April 24 Evening Rush: Search continues for teen accused of killing mailman


1. The manhunt continues for a teen accused of killing a mailman who was on his route when he tried to break up a fight between the boy and his mother in front of their home. The family of Jose Hernandez, the postal carrier killed while on-duty Monday, says he lived by the key principles of duty, honor and helping others.

Full Story: Family shares memories of postal carrier killed while on duty

2. High pressure will continue to build in across New Mexico over the next few days. The results will be partly sunny skies and warming temperatures into the 80s.

Full Story: Mark’s Wednesday Evening Forecast

3. A car theft victim could be facing criminal charges after tailing the suspected thief, then firing off shots at him. Albuquerque Police then took over the chase and shot the thief. That car theft victim, Amber Trujillo, tried to take matters into her own hands to get her car back, and she could be in trouble for it.

Full Story: Car theft victim could be charged after shooting at suspected thief

4. Maggie Toulouse Oliver has filed to run for the seat that is being vacated by Senator Tom Udall, next year. Toulouse Oliver is up against current six-term U.S. Representative Ben Ray Lujan and business owner Giovanni Alexander Haquani for the Democratic nomination. 

Full Story: Toulouse Oliver to run for U.S. Senate

5. Workers at an Albuquerque community center say they find dozens of hypodermic needles in their park, daily. With summer right around the corner, they’re about to have hundreds of kids playing there every day. 

Full Story: Park littered with needles nearly one year after SHARP program

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