1. He pleaded guilty to kidnapping, raping and murdering 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike in a case that shocked New Mexico. Now, her killer wants to take it all back because he’s developmentally disabled.
2. The monsoon flow will continue to draw moisture up into the state through the rest of the work week. The result will be scattered to numerous afternoon showers.
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3. An Iraqi man who took sanctuary in an Albuquerque church to avoid deportation is finally getting a second chance. It comes after a years-long battle with immigration officers.
4. New Mexico border communities could soon get help housing migrants. The U.S. Senate has approved bipartisan legislation that provides $4.6 billion. Some of that would help communities that are housing migrants.
5. He’s been a nuisance for months at a local Walmart, even getting banned from the premises. But that didn’t keep him from coming back and causing a scary commotion in the busy store.
The Evening’s Top Stories
- ACLU claims local judge violated deaf woman’s rights
- APS seeks to block access from problem park to Freedom HS
- Dexter Schools considers drug testing students in extra-curricular activities
- New law allows Sandia Labs to help more small businesses
- Officials go ‘shopping’ for US Capitol Christmas tree in Carson NF
- Coach Greg Jackson announces expansion of New Mexico Experience
- Santa Fe National Forest reports numerous abandoned campfires
- Camp Kirtland, APD help kids of all abilities enjoy summer