1. The New Mexico Department of Health has confirmed a case of the measles in a 1-year-old child from Sierra County.
2. The New Mexico Public Education Department says summer vacation is about to be cut short for more than 101,000 New Mexico students.
Full Story: Many APS schools to start two weeks early
3. Bottomless Lakes State Park is being evacuated due to a fire that is burning on private land east of Roswell, New Mexico.
4. A weak weather disturbance spreading spot snow and rain will move across the north Saturday. Meanwhile, the rest of the state should remain sunny and cool with the side of the state becoming windy with gusts topping 40 mph.
Full Story: Mark’s Friday Evening Forecast
5. Several events are causing a parking nightmare at The Pit. The Ty Murray Professional Bullriding Invitational is expected to draw up to 30,000 people over three days. Across the street, the Isotopes will be playing Friday night and Saturday.
The Evening’s Top Stories:
- ACLU questions State Police presence in ABQ after two shootings
- Suspect in shooting of UNM baseball player detained in two cases
- NTSB report: Pilot blamed himself for deadly helicopter crash
- ‘Vision Zero’ safety plan introduced in Albuquerque
- Construction continues on I-25 Rio Bravo Interchange Project
- New Mexico Dept. of Transportation warns residents to ‘Click it or Ticket’
- Tickets now available for Zoo Music and Summer Nights concert series
- New mural unveiled at Animal Care and Resource Center