1. She wasn’t getting the job done leading the state’s public schools. The governor is giving new insight into why she fired her Public Education Secretary, Karen Trujillo.
2. KRQE News 13 has learned an Albuquerque man who was recently charged with two rapes was recently hired as a security guard. For the last few days, he’s been patrolling buildings late at night for a private security company.
3. Tonight’s thunderstorms are looking somewhat flimsy as a high pressure inches closer to the metro area. This high pressure will make it difficult for storms to develop on Wednesday. The northern mountains will be the exception.
Full Story: Connor’s Tuesday Evening Forecast
4. Albuquerque police were out along the ART bus route Tuesday catching people who cannot seem to follow the rules. After KRQE News 13 spotted several drivers breaking the law Monday, APD conducted an enforcement operation.
Full Story: Police crackdown on ART lane violators
5. An Albuquerque woman who admitted to killing her mother-in-law will spend three decades behind bars. Alissa Bickett and her son Drake Bickett pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Marilyn Gandert.
The Evening’s Top Stories
- Man found shot, killed in southeast Albuquerque park
- USDA rule would cut food stamp benefits for 3.1 million
- Business owner seeks help finding people who dumped debris
- APS to host job fair at Rio Grande High School
- Sandoval County Fair hopes safety measures prevent spread of livestock disease
- Wife of candidate Joe Biden to raise money in New Mexico
- BioPark visitors say new Penguin Chill exhibit was worth the wait
- Albuquerque Animal Welfare hosts ‘Christmas in July’ adoption event
- New Mexicans in Colorado giving chile-roasting lessons
- Women in Wildland Fire Boot Camp seeks applicants
- Albuquerque named among top spots for quick vacation