Friday’s Morning Rush Video, 5 Facts: Community disgusted by rape allegations against Moriarty coach

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The 5 Facts You Need to Know

1. The assistant Moriarty High School football coach arrested this week is set to appear in court Monday. Damien Hyatt, 24, faces 24 charges, 12 of them for rape. The case involves three female students who accuse Hyatt of buying them alcohol, pressuring them for sex and even trying to blackmail one of them. Hyatt is currently behind bars. The superintendent of Moriarty Schools says Hyatt has been fired.

Full Story: Shockwaves ripple through New Mexico town after football coach arrested for rape


2. One of two runways shut down at New York’s Laguardia Airport after an incident involving Vice Presidential nominee Mike Pence’s plane, is back open for morning flights. The FAA is set to resume its investigation Friday into what caused the plane to skid off the runway. The pilot slammed on the brakes and travelers say they could smell burning rubber. Pence was on board, but no injuries were reported.

Full story: No injuries after Pence plane slides off runway in NYC


3. Friday, mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70’s to lower 80’s. Friday night, partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40’s to lower 50’s.

Video: Chris’ Friday Morning Forecast


4. Albuquerque’s city tourism logo has a fresh new look. The new campaign is called, “Change your perspective.” Visit Albuquerque plans to use the more colorful design, which includes hot air balloons, in marketing efforts outside the city.

Full story: Big changes made to iconic Visit Albuquerque logo


5. Videos of a spooky image at the University of New Mexico are getting a lot of attention online. Students taking a challenge to walk across the duck pond bridge blindfolded at night say video sometimes captures a ghost girl in the background. The eerie videos are being shared on the  UNM Hauntings Facebook page.

Full story: ‘Ghostly’ figure appears at UNM ahead of Halloween

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