Video: Morning News, Wednesday, May 7, 2014

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Thousands of people are checking out the chaos at Monday’s Albuquerque City Council meeting online at They’re logging online to see the raw video and pictures of protesters taking over the council chambers. Now the City Council is considering adding security for a special meeting scheduled for Thursday night to talk about taking the power to hire a police chief away from the mayor.

The City of Albuquerque and its taxpayers could be on the hook for millions. Lawyers for the estate of James Boyd say they’re going to sue and they want this one to hurt. Boyd is the homeless man who was shot and killed by APD in the foothills in March. Attorney Joe Kennedy says the City has failed to properly hire and train officers, and APD mishandled the standoff with Boyd.

This could be a big day for New Mexico’s economy. Car maker Tesla could announce whether it’s going to build its massive billion dollar battery plant in New Mexico. The car company is announcing its quarterly earnings report this afternoon, and in past years, big announcements have accompanied the report. Stay tuned to KRQE and for the latest developments.

A Roswell woman says two strangers pulled her into a home and raped her. The suspects, Cody Hairston and Rodolfo Ronquillo admit talking with her, but deny attacking her. 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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