May 14 Evening Rush: Number of traffic stops in Albuquerque on the rise


1. For years traffic stops and writing tickets have been a low priority for Albuquerque cops. Now, numbers show that traffic stops are up – way up from just a couple years ago.

Full Story: APD nearly doubles number of traffic stops since previous administration

2.  High pressure will slowly shift to our east over the next couple days. The result will be fewer showers across the state. Highs on Wednesday will be in the 80s with mostly sunny skies. 

Full Story: Mark’s Tuesday Evening Forecast

3. The mayor’s office held a news conference Tuesday celebrating what they call major improvements in the Animal Welfare Department, but it’s still unclear if their new approach to dealing with negligent animal owners is working.

Full Story: Animal Welfare eliminates calls for service backlog

4.  Intel Rio Rancho announced it will be adding more than 300 new jobs this year as it continues to move beyond its traditional PC and server businesses into data-rich markets.

Full Story: Intel adding more than 300 jobs at its Rio Rancho plant

5. Some alert parents who saw something that wasn’t right helped get that man behind bars. A man who keeps failing to follow the rules but has remained free, until now.

Full Story: Convicted sex offender back in jail after parents alert deputies

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