December 13 Morning Rush: New Mexico sees some snow but it won’t last long


1. Snow showers will continue to shift south Thursday morning. By 1 p.m. there shouldn’t be any rain or snow left in New Mexico.

Full story: Connor’s Thursday Morning Forecast

2. Officers remain on scene in the area of San Pedro and Comanche where a suspect was shot and killed in a backyard after at least one APD officer fired her weapon. Police say it began as an armed robbery call around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Officers say they found a man who matched the callers’ description hiding in an arroyo, but then he bolted. Jumping from one backyard to the next. APD says the suspect shot and killed a dog in one backyard. That’s when things escalated and at least one officer fired her weapon, fatally shooting the suspect. APD says a gun was found near the suspect’s body.

Full story: Armed robbery suspect shot dead during confrontation with APD officers

3. A man is waking up in jail accused of fatal stabbing his father outside a north valley home.  APD says officers found 60-year-old Luis Sanchez bleeding in a front yard Tuesday night. He later died at UNM Hospital. Witnesses told police his son, 25-year-old Dominic Lucero Sanchez was seen kneeling over his father covered in blood. Police arrested Lucero-Sanchez a few blocks away from the scene

Full story: Son charged in father’s fatal NW Albuquerque stabbing

4. Changes are coming to the ART bus stops at least while the city waits for the fleet of new buses to arrive which could take up to 18 months. The city says the stops are going to soon serve another purpose. They’re working on a permitting process for businesses and other events such as marathons, or platforms for bands…and maybe even pop up events.

Full story: Mayor proposes pop-ups, events for empty ART stations, bus lanes

5. Happening Thursday night, the third annual angel tree lighting at Civic Plaza is taking place.  The angel tree honors the lives of children lost to violence and abuse.

Full story: Civic Plaza to hold Third Annual Angel Tree Lighting

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