ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – We expect to learn more today about a deadly shooting involving a Bernalillo County Sheriff’s deputy. It happened Monday night near Coors Boulevard and Gun Club Road. Deputes say a suspect they were after kept ramming a deputy’s car when the deputy shot and killed the man.
Job seekers, the Gobs of Jobs career fair is being held today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Pyramid Marriott at 5151 San Francisco Northeast in Albuquerque. Twenty-six companies will at the career fair. Applicants are encouraged to register and post their resumes at jobing.com prior to attending the career fair.
APD is asking for help in an overnight shooting in northwest Albuquerque. One person is hospitalized in critical condition suffering a gunshot wound and another person, who police say was not shot, is hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. Police are looking for a third person in connection with the shooting. It happened around midnight on Rice near Rio Grande and Indian School.
How can Albuquerque prevent the kind of flooding that happened downtown Friday night, and keep people from getting stranded in flood water? City officials are tackling that topic right now. Some of the ideas being floated include installing signs to warn people in low-lying areas about the possibility of flooding. There’s also discussion about rebuilding the underpass at Central Avenue and the train tracks where cars can become completely submerged.
At least one of Albuquerque’s City Councilors wants city residents to vote on reducing penalties for marijuana possession in the Duke City. Rey Garduño says it’s not fair that the city told a group it needs more petition signatures than they were originally told to get the issue on the November ballot. Councilor Garduño wants the council to vote on the issue at their next meeting.
Have you seen the video of one of Albuquerque’s most popular UFC fighters getting into it at a news conference? Yesterday, Jon Bones Jones was supposed to be promoting his fight with Daniel Cormier when Cormier pushed him, and a big brawl started.