1. State Police say a Valencia County man pointed a gun at deputies before they opened fire and killed him. Police say the suspect, 37-year-old Isaac Pineda, had stolen a gun and threatened to harm his own family. Pineda let the family leave the house, but State Police say he came out with his rifle drawn. Deputies then shot Pineda.
2. A backdoor cold front will move into eastern New Mexico tonight. It will bring moisture in the form of clouds across most of eastern New Mexico. Here in the Albuquerque area, we will see partly cloudy skies on Thursday with gusty morning winds thanks to the front.
Full Story: Mark’s Wednesday Evening Forecast
3. Captured on police lapel video, a New Mexico man goes on an anti-America, pro-terrorist rant after police say he shoved rags into gas pump nozzles and threatened to set them on fire.
5. As the Albuquerque Police Department continues to try to bring down the crime rate in the city, their detectives are trying to catch up and solve almost 500 cold cases, some of them dating back to the ’70s.
Full Story: Albuquerque police have 488 cold cases to solve
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