1. It was a deadly head-on crash that killed nine people on a Greyhound bus on I-40 last August. Now, lawsuits from the victims’ families are winding their way through the courts and say there’s no shortage of blame to go around for the tragedy.
2. A billionaire charged with sex trafficking has ties to New Mexico. According to court documents unsealed Monday, from 2002 to 2005, 66-year-old Jeffery Epstein and his employees sexually exploited dozens of minors in his homes in New York and Florida. Epstein also has a mansion on a ranch in southern Santa Fe County.
3. A dry westerly flow will push what remaining moisture that is still over New Mexico out over the next 24 hours. The result will be sunny skies and warm temps through Thursday.
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4. A new report is raising questions about how the city tracks millions of dollars it uses to spur on development around Albuquerque. The city’s Office of the Internal Audit just looked at the so-called Fund 275, or Metropolitan Redevelopment Fund.
5. A second suspect in a deadly house-party shooting is now behind bars. U.S. Marshals arrested 17-year-old Timothy Malek on Monday. He and another 17-year-old, Angel Grado, are accused of opening fire at a home where kids as young as 14 were partying.
The Evening’s Top Stories
- New Mexico man arrested after standoff with police
- Rio Rancho Police investigating suspicious death
- Stepdad of Omaree Varela could face less prison time
- Forest officials see decline in abandoned campfires
- Neighbors fed up with tree blocking sidewalk, street view
- Woman killed in Roswell explosion identified
- Roswell firefighter continues to recover following medical scare
- Tickets for SOMOS ABQ go on sale Friday
- New Mexico kids take part in Zookeeper Day Camp
- Animal Welfare’s longest resident gets forever home with the woman who originally found him