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The city of Albuquerque is preparing to welcome hundreds of asylum seekers passing through. To avoid migrant encampments, Mayor Keller says the city and county are already looking at potential housing sites that have facilities, beds and kitchens. (4/21/19)

A view of St. Sebastian's Church damaged in blast in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019. More than hundred were killed and hundreds more hospitalized with injuries from eight blasts that rocked churches and hotels in and just outside of Sri Lanka's capital on Easter Sunday, officials said, the worst violence to hit the South Asian country since its civil war ended a decade ago. (AP Photo/Chamila Karunarathne) (Chamila Karunarathne)

Six-year-old  Freddie Drake who was reported missing Monday morning has been located, according to the Valencia County Sheriff's Office. The boy was reportedly abducted by his non-custodial mother Arlene Drake. (4/22/19)

Albuquerque Police confirmed Tuesday 47-year old Jose Hernandez, a USPS mail carrier, was shot to death in a neighborhood near 98th Street and Tower Road. The suspect accused in the shooting, 17-year old Xavier Zamora, is now facing an open count of murder. (4/23/19)

Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige, from left, poses with members of the cast of "Avengers: End Game," Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo at a hand and footprint ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP) (The Associated Press)

On Wednesday, Sydney Forestal recalled the heartbreaking moments she sprinted after two people in a truck she said took her beloved pet pig named Barbie. Forestal described the suspects as two Hispanic men who fled in a lifted black truck with a silver tool chest in the back. (image courtesy Sydney Forestal 4/24/19) (Jackie Kent)

Mourners gather outside the home of 5-year-old Andrew "AJ" Freund for a vigil Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Crystal Lake, Ill. Andrew's body was found in a wooded area in Woodstock Wednesday, and the boy's parents have been charged with his murder. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune via AP) (John J. Kim)

 A park meant to honor the victims of the West Mesa murders has some people upset about what the park includes and what it leaves out. What troubles Barber is how much more visitors can read about Dan Valdez and Rucca, than the actual victims. (4/25/19)

Police have said four people were killed on Thursday after a semi-truck plowed into vehicles on the interstate, causing a fire so intense that it melted the roadway and metal off of cars. The truck driver, 23-year-old Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos, has been arrested on suspicion of vehicular homicide. (4/25/19)

The historic snowpack in northern New Mexico is barely starting to melt but it's already causing serious flooding near the metro, leading to a months-long closure of popular bosque trails. (4/26/19)

President Donald Trump arrives to speak to the annual meeting of the National Rifle Association, Friday, April 26, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Former Eldorado Eagle, Zach Gentry was picked up by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 4th round of this year's NFL Draft. Gentry was the 141st pick. 4/2/19 (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

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Synagogue members console one another outside of the Chabad of Poway Synagogue Saturday, April 27, 2019, in Poway, Calif. Several people were injured in a shooting at the synagogue. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

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