1. Hobbs police say a babysitter is behind bars accused of leaving a child in a hot car for several hours, resulting in the child’s death. She was arrested and charged with abandonment or child abuse of a child that resulted in death.
2. There still have been no arrests in connection to the death of Renezmae Calzada, but for the first time, New Mexicans are hearing from the parents of the 5-year-old whose body was discovered in the Rio Grande in Espanola.
3. A man did donuts in the busy intersection of Central and San Mateo, then did the same thing up at Lomas and San Mateo, gun in hand, according to witnesses. All the while, drivers were calling 911 in fear and disbelief.
4. A city councilor is pushing for a new law that will affect virtually every pet owner in Albuquerque. She wants to make it a law to microchip every dog and cat. Right now, people in Albuquerque are supposed to be getting licenses for their pets every year. That would become a thing of the past.
5. Dry air continues to work into New Mexico leading to few if any afternoon storms. Storms will be equally hard to come by on Wednesday with highs in the mid 80’s. On Thursday, the flow over the state will become more southerly leading to an uptick in storms.
Full Story: Mark’s Tuesday Evening Forecast
The Evening’s Top Stories
- Two NMMI cadets accused of rape
- Man wanted for attempted drive-thru bank robbery
- Bernalillo County woman dies of West Nile virus
- Report: New Mexico needs to boost mental health services
- Hikers discover New Mexico’s first Jurassic crocodile fossil
- Albuquerque pledges support for the Southwest Chief
- APS shows off Eldorado High’s new soccer field
- Film companies help provide funds to New Mexico colleges
- Albuquerque Isotopes respond to ‘mean tweets’