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Happy Apple Brand Caramel Apples are being recalled because there may be a connection between the Listeria Outbreak and the apples they were supplied. The recall affects thirty-one states including New Mexico.
The Centers for Disease Control is speaking about a lab tech who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus. In a statement they say the person is being monitored and there is no risk to the public.
A man in Deming found a nearly 75-year-old license plate on a construction site. According to the Deming Headlight, Alfred Castillo found the plate. The plate recognized the 400 year anniversary since Spanish explorer Francisco Coronado came through New Mexico.
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- An unruly passenger forced an emergency landing, in Albuquerque on Thursday. Authorities say the passenger caused the disruption mid-flight after a Delta plane left Atlanta heading for L.A. A Sunport spokesperson tells KRQE News 13, he was detained and then released by aviation police. They said he won’t face any charges. It’s unclear what he did to force the landing.
- KRQE News 13 now has the name of the woman found dead on Christmas Eve in southwest Albuquerque. The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office said she is 26-year-old Idali Reyes. They said she suffered blunt force trauma and puncture wounds to her upper body. She was found dead near Harzman Road and Goff Boulevard. So far, investigators have not released any information about a suspect.
- Sony Pictures’ “The Interview” is a huge hit in Santa Fe. The Jean Cocteau Cinema held its first show yesterday afternoon. Two other theaters in New Mexico are also showing the film. Those theaters are Icon Cinema in Roswell and the Starmax Deming Cinemas. There are more shows in all three locations today into the weekend.
- An ice rink in downtown Albuquerque is scheduled to open Friday. The city had struck a deal with Isleta Pueblo to borrow its synthetic ice rink in exchange for advertising, but the deal fell through. The new one is from the BioPark Society. If you want to try it out, the rink’s set to open later today and should stay open through February. Skating is free.
- Snow is expected to fall across the state.