December 12 Morning Rush: Suspect arrested in fatal NW Albuquerque stabbing


1. New details are emerging about a fatal stabbing that has left one man facing an open count of murder. Police say investigators are serving a search warrant at a house near Montano and Second Street. That’s where police say they got calls of a woman screaming for help. Police say they found a man covered in blood in the driveway. They say paramedics rushed him to UNM Hospital where he later died. Authorities say Valley Field officers and a detective were able to find a man near Fourth Street they say matched witness description. That suspect was arrested and booked.

Full story: Details surface in fatal NW Albuquerque stabbing

2. Bernalillo County Sheriff’s deputies will soon see more money on their paycheck. This comes as county commissioners unanimously approved a pay raise. With the $3 pay raise approval most deputies will soon earn $30 an hour. That’s more than APD officers who make $29 an hour. The county says deputies will also see pay increases for longevity. If they’re canine handlers, training officers, SWAT officers or certified bilingual officers.

Full story: Bernalillo County Commissioners approve deputy pay increase


3. A mostly to partly sunny Wednesday ahead with afternoon highs climbing well into the 40s, 50s and 60s in most locales. Big changes arrive late day as strong winds take over the area.

Full story: Kristen’s Wednesday Morning Forecast


4. New development plans are moving forward this morning for the massive proposed project called Sunport South. Developers say once completed, it could set Albuquerque apart from other growing cities. A developer says the plans include bringing in a warehouse, providing e-commerce and logistics companies. They also hope the location’s proximity to the Sunport, railroad and Big-I will bring in big business. At full capacity, Sunport South would employee 15,00 people and the development could bring in $900 million in economic growth over the next 30 years.

Full story: New, massive project could turn the metro into transportation hub

5. You will soon be able to get your hands on a specially brewed beer that will help out the California wildfire victims. Sierra Nevada Crewing Company sits about 15 miles from Paradise, California. They began brewing their special Resilience IPA to benefit the victims of California’s deadliest wildfire, the Camp Fire. The company reached out to other breweries around the country asking for help. Steel Bender Brewyard, Canteen Brewery and Marble Brewery all answered the call and will soon be serving the beer.

Full story: New Mexico breweries aid California wildfires with specialty brew


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