1. A judge is denying the state’s motion to include the prior drug history of suspects in the Victoria Martens murder trial.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
The Evening’s Top Stories:
- City plans community meeting to help residents identify ‘drug houses’
- APS bus crashes in northwest Albuquerque
- Guild Cinema seeks help purchasing new equipment to play films
- Santa Fe city council expected to vote on temporary e-scooter ban
- I-25 southbound off ramp to Gibson closed for bridge maintenance
- Prestigious grant program helps APS increase art education in schools
- City of Albuquerque, PNM work to convert LED streetlights
- Call for Original Artwork for Two Bernalillo County Events
- Ultimate Meow Wolf Experience Sweepstakes
- Santa Fe elementary student challenges police chief to footrace