Video: Morning News, Tuesday, April 15, 2014

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) –  It’s April 15, income tax day. Don’t forget, you have until midnight to file taxes or an extension. The main post office in Albuquerque on Broadway near Lomas is open until 7 p.m. There are plenty of tax day deals and freebies out there. To get a list, click here.

Death threats against Albuquerque police officers are surfacing. There was a flyer reading, “Save a life, Kill a Cop,” found inside a number of Albuquerque Journals on Sunday at a newsstand along Central and Lomas near UNM Campus. Some of the flyers were found plastered on light poles. One was delivered to an officer’s home. The Journal is investigating what it calls vandalism of its property.

New Mexico welfare recipients can no longer use their EBT cards at strip clubs, liquor stores or casinos. Gov. Susana Martinez made a new state rule banning EPT card use at these types of businesses after legislators failed to pass a bill to do it during the session. Martinez says she had to or the state could’ve lost out on $5 million in federal funding.

Ashley Montano is in jail after investigators say she beat her boyfriend’s 2-year-old daughter so badly, the toddler’s brain was bleeding and she had to be rushed to emergency surgery. Police say Montano told them she did it because the child was having a temper tantrum.

Internet giant Google is buying Moriarty’s Titan Aerospace, a solar-powered drone manufacturer. Google wants to use the drones to help take the Internet into remote parts of the world. Right now about 30 people work for Titan, but that’s expected to grow to a couple hundred.

The UNM North Golf Course reopens for business Tuesday after being closed months for improvements. The greens are done but more work needs to be done on the walking trails around the course.

Did you see the moon overnight? At times, it was blood red. The Blood Moon is part of the total lunar eclipse. If you missed it, you’ll have three more changes to catch it again within the next year. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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