Friday’s Top Stories
- Lawsuit alleges CYFD cover-up over 4-year-old’s death
- Albuquerque senior volunteers making a difference in the community
- Bosque fire raises questions about origin, public safety
- “Take down, take down:” An inside look at catching shoplifters
- City of Hobbs bans some fireworks
- Officer accused of raping woman while on duty to stay behind bars
- Santa Fe County deputies take large amount of fentanyl off streets
- APD: 2 in custody after standoff at northwest Albuquerque gas station
- New Mexico State University names new police chief
Friday’s Five Facts
 Students protest gun violence following latest school shooting – Local students in Albuquerque are standing together to speak out against gun violence and are demanding change in school safety. Thursday, students at Cottonwood Classical Preparatory School held a walkout saying this is only the beginning of their fight for change while still fearing for the worst. Students at Rio Grande High School also protested by setting up 21 empty chairs outside the school then rang 21 bells, symbolizing the 19 children and two teachers killed in Uvalde, Texas.
 Albuquerque fire crews fully contain bosque fire near Montaño – After working hard to contain the fire in the bosque, fire teams are continuing their investigation into what caused it. The fire in the bosque broke out around 6 p.m. Wednesday near Coors and Montaño. It grew to about 30 acres and burned close to homes. The trails and the nature park in the area will remain closed while crews clean up.
 Windy and hot Memorial Day weekend – Friday morning is quiet, mild and clear. Today will be breezier with southwest winds at 15-25 mph. Temperatures will heat up another 5-10 degrees, with highs in the 80s, 90s and 100s. We will stay hot Saturday, but temperatures will start dropping a few degrees Sunday and Monday as a cold front moves in.
 UNM installing radios to make it easier for law enforcement to communicate – The University of New Mexico is investing in an upgrade to make campus safer. UNM is installing land mobile radio for law enforcement to better communicate in their buildings. The system would help prevent first responders from being vulnerable in dangerous situations. The system is expected to be up and running in July or August.
 The Wheelwright Museum will be kicking off its 85th anniversary year Friday night with the Native American Composer Apprentice Project. The public event will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and will feature multiple artists who will not only play music but also share the stories behind their compositions. General admission seating is $10 and can be purchased through the Wheelwright Museum website.