Lab management company announces layoffs
ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - The continuing government shutdown is now causing defense contractors to lay off workers.
Among them is Lockheed Martin, which operates Sandia National Laboratories.
Lockheed Martin said it will furlough 3,000 employees on Monday and that number will rise weekly if the shutdown continues.
Read the rest of the story (HERE).
Mistreatment claimed at animal shelters
ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - There are new allegations that the city is mistreating animals at its two shelters.
Those allegations come from a worker at the shelters, and he has some disturbing pictures that he says prove it.
The employee says he came forward with them because he wants the abuse to stop.
The photos are tough to look at.
Among the allegations: He says photos show a sick dog right next to dogs ready to be adopted out and dogs held in metal cages without water or blankets. READ IT (HERE).
Body found in middle of Coors Bypass
ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Albuquerque police are investigating a possible hit-and-run fatality after a body was found in the middle of northbound Coors Bypass NW Friday night.
The body was in the northbound lanes near Eagle Ranch Road, according to a report from the scene. READ IT (HERE).
READY TO PROTECT AND SERVE (REALLY?)
According to Berry's buddies at the Albuquerque Journal, "APD graduated 10..."
Let's do the math: APD is down 300 police officers and Berry's APD graduates 10. That means they replaced 3% of those missing offices. At this rate it should only take 30 years to replace all 300 provided not one else leaves APD...
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