Video: Morning News, Monday, August 18, 2014


ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A possible case of the Ebola virus has UNM Hospital taking extra precautions this morning while doctors await the results of tests on a 30-year-old woman. She recently returned from Africa, and checked herself into the hospital after experiencing Ebola-like symptoms. The woman is currently in an isolation unit. Stay tuned to KRQE on air and online for the latest developments.

Albuquerque City Council has a full agenda tonight which includes a number of important issues. They include: a measure to reduce penalties for pot possession on the ballot; an increase sales tax in Albuquerque by an eighth of a percent; also, the council will vote on dueling proposals to revamp the Police Oversight Commission.

Missouri’s governor is calling out the National Guard to help get people in Ferguson under control after another night of violent rioting. Violence has been ongoing for more than a week now after an officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager last weekend. Police say people were shooting guns and throwing Molotov cocktails.

It’s 50-cent hot dog night at the Isotopes Park tonight. The ‘topes take on Nashville at 6:35 p.m. The Isotopes have just six home games left this season. 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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