The 5 Facts You Need to Know
1. Four of the five teens involved in a dangerous chase that ended in a crash, injuring a police officer and a deputy, appeared in juvenile court Tuesday. According to a criminal complaint, they range in age from 13 to 19. Investigators say deputies spotted the group on the road after they lured another man to a home Friday, held him and gunpoint and took his car. The 16-year-old driver led police on a chase before crashing into an off-duty officer.
2. A decision over whether accused cop killer Davon Lymon is guilty of gun charges is now in the hands of a federal judge. Lymon’s trial wrapped up Tuesday, ending with testimony from a 17-year-old who police say was with Lymon the night he’s accused of shooting and killing Officer Daniel Webster last year. If convicted, Lymon faces up to 10 years for being a felon with a gun. He has not been charged with murder yet.
3. Wednesday, sunny. Highs in the mid 70’s to lower 80’s. Wednesday night, clear. Lows in the 40’s. Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph after midnight.
4. Crews are continuing their work on the Albuquerque Rapid Transit project after a Federal Appeals Court rejected an emergency motion Tuesday aimed at halting it. The city is asking people not to jaywalk through the middle of Central in Nob Hill to get to their favorite spots across the street and get in the habit of walking around.
5. A Rio Rancho man is likely all smiles after his team won the first game in this year’s World Series. The Cleveland Indians fan was at the World Series the last time they won in 1948. At 14-years-old, Allen Broyles won a newspaper contest to become a bat boy for the team. He’s still got baseballs and uniform given to him by the team.
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