1. A U.S. Marshal has been taken to a local hospital after being struck by a vehicle Thursday. Authorities say the officer was struck by a vehicle while trying to apprehend a fleeing homicide suspect near Coronado Center. The suspect was taken into custody.
2. High pressure locked over the state will continue to produce very warm temps. The heatwave will last through Saturday. Albuquerque could hit 100° either Friday or Saturday. By Sunday a wet cold front will move in from east to west. The result will be increasing storms and cooler temps.
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3. Key evidence in the case of a Durango father accused of killing his son will be allowed in trial. Mark Redwine is accused of killing 13-year-old Dylan in 2012 during a court-ordered visit. Dylan’s partial remains were found the following summer.
4. He’s known to create a scene in public, but he went too far outside a popular Albuquerque restaurant, waving a hatchet at customers on the patio. Roger Schafer’s had a string of run-ins with the law. Although he put people through a bit of a scare, he got out of jail in just days.
5. Two inmates at a southern New Mexico correctional facility are facing attempted murder charges, accused of attacking and injuring two corrections officers. Those two are identified as Gabriel Sedillo and Rico Sena.
The Evening’s Top Stories
- American warship destroys Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz
- Video: Man suspected of driving while high crashes into law enforcement academy
- AFR responds to fire at well-known abandoned Nob Hill church
- City installs flashing traffic sign at problem intersection
- US lawmakers propose ban on export of tribes’ sacred items
- Report: US nuclear lab gives New Mexico economy $3B boost
- Albuquerque little league pushes the city for fair treatment
- APS approves contract with firm to help fill substitute shortage
- NMSU under fire for new policy regarding student-athletes
- Belen prepares for grand opening of new Judy Chicago museum
- CNM ‘Flex’ program allows students to learn at their own pace
- Richard Branson inspired by Apollo, his own space shot soon