November 15 Morning Rush: Body cam footage shows disruptive passenger’s Sunport arrest


1. New cell phone video will likely be used in the case against a man accused of forcing a plane to make an emergency landing at the Sunport. Flight attendants tell police when they confronted 29-year-old Justin Brafford over allegations of unwanted advances on a female passenger he yelled at them. The early October flight from L.A. to Dallas made the unexpected stop in Albuquerque where Brafford was taken into federal custody.

Full story: Video shows disruptive passenger’s arrest after emergency landing at Sunport

2. The three victims who were gunned down by a co-worker Monday night are still at UNM Hospital. One listed as stable, the other two remain in critical condition. The update comes as more details about the Ben E. Keith foods warehouse shooting surface. KRQE News 13 found out that the company had private security just a few weeks before the shooting but not the day of. APD Police Chief Mike Geier called the attack “spontaneous” by a disgruntled employee, Waid Melton, who may have been passed up for a promotion.

Full story: Company stopped private security services just weeks before warehouse shooting


3. Afternoon temperatrues will be a few degrees warmer on Thursday with highs climbing well into the 40s, 50s and 60s across the state.

Full story: Kristen’s Thursday Morning Forecast


4. Three members of a Santa Fe based fire crew are in California fighting the Camp Fire.  According to The Santa Fe New Mexican, Michael Martinez is the leader of the Wildfire Support Team which is a 30-person federally contracted crew. On Friday, the U.S. Forest Service called Martinez for help. Another member of the team Christian Carter tells the New Mexican, they have been trying to clear brush around homes and trying to help contain the massive blaze.
A seven-truck, 25-person New Mexico task force is also in California fighting the Woolsey Fire.

Full story: New Mexican firefighters assist in fight against CA Camp Fire


5. The Lobo men’s basketball team is preparing for another showdown in the Pit on Saturday
but before tip-off, they’re getting a little hype help from their fans. UNM students, staff and fans gathered at Dreamstyle Arena last night to help the basketball team make their intro video meant to hype up the crowd before the game. Saturday’s matchup will be against New Mexico State.

Full story: Fans featured in new intro video for Lobo men’s basketball


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