May 8 Evening Rush: Suspects’ drug histories will not be allowed in Victoria Martens trial


1. A judge is denying the state’s motion to include the prior drug history of suspects in the Victoria Martens murder trial. 

Full Story: Judge denies request to include drug histories in Victoria Martens case

2. The New Mexico Department of Health is investigating a possible case of measles in southern New Mexico. Health officials say an individual in Sierra County could possibly be infected with the highly contagious virus. 

Full Story: Department of Health investigates first possible measles case in New Mexico

3. A series of storms will continue to spread rain and high mountain snow across the state through the weekend. Northern mountain areas could pick up well over a foot by the time we hit Saturday. 

Full Story: Mark’s Wednesday Evening Forecast

4. Students are devastated after an annual 4-H event was suddenly booted from Expo New Mexico. That’s because the dorms at the State Fairgrounds are being reserved for immigrants seeking asylum.

Full Story: 4-H event moved from NM Expo to accommodate asylum seekers

5. Albuquerque Public Schools is cracking down on cell phone use on campus and at school events. The district wants the rules about cell phone use, currently tucked away on the APS website, to be added to the student handbook for the coming year.

Full Story: APS looks to add cell phone policy to student handbook

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