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Chicago Cubs airplane diverted to Albuquerque for medical problem

Friday, Oct. 13, 2017|10:13 a.m.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.– A flight carrying the Chicago Cubs to Los Angeles was diverted to New Mexico early Friday due to a medical issue on board.

The plane was on its method to California once again within a few hours.

Albuquerque International Sunport representative Daniel Jiron stated the plane landed in Albuquerque around 5:30 a.m. Friday. Jiron says the individual with the medical concern was transferred to a health center, but he did unknown if it was a player.

Jiron states the crew flying the aircraft “timed out” and didn’t have anymore flying time left, so a second crew had to be brought in to take the flight to Los Angeles. He states the aircraft left Albuquerque around 10:30 a.m.

. The Cubs are set to play the Dodgers on Saturday in Video game 1 of the NL Champion Series.

2 houses from '' Breaking Bad ' for sale in Albuquerque

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This 3,500-square foot, 4-bedroom home in the Albuquerque’s Nation Club area that was utilized in AMC’s TELEVISION series “Breaking Bad” is up for sale, Wednesday, July 29, 2015.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015|5:39 p.m.

ALBUQUERQUE– Two homes included on the hit AMC-TV series “Breaking Bad” are up for sale in Albuquerque.

A mother-daughter realty team stated today they are assisting sell the house where the fictitious Jesse Pinkman made methamphetamine.

The two-story, 3,500-square foot, four-bedroom home in Albuquerque’s Nation Club location is noted for $1.6 million.

The sales team developed a website to promote your houses, which includes the caveat “Meth laboratory not included.”

Susan C. Feil and Alicia Feil Peterson of Coldwell Lender Tradition list another home that appeared in the series finale in Albuquerque’s North Valley for $2.65 million. That house is where the show’s primary character, Walter White, played by Bryan Cranston, threatened his former company partner with 2 phony assassins.

“Breaking Bad” follows former high school teacher Walter White as he manufactures meth with a previous student, Jesse Pinkman, played by Aaron Paul.

The program ended in 2013, but tourism business in Albuquerque still accept the drug-addled series and offer “Breaking Bad” tours showcasing spots made popular in the program.

The city’s visitors bureau even includes a map of the show’s well-known places on its site.

A prequel to the show, “Much better Call Saul,” is shooting its 2nd season and just recently shot scenes near the Albuquerque bureau of The Associated Press.

“Better Call Saul” follows a struggling attorney, played by Bob Odenkirk, as he safeguards drug lords, petty bad guys and people who declare they were hurt in traffic accidents.

'' Breaking Bad ' star running for county commissioner in Albuquerque

LOS ANGELES–“Breaking Bad” actor Steven Michael Quezada is tossing his hat into the ring for county commissioner in Albuquerque, N.M., the Associated Press reports.

“I believe I bring a new face to the Democratic Celebration,” stated Quezada, who is seeking the seat in Bernalillo County. “We need to reach out to our youths– the young Chicanos, the young Latinos– and get them associated with this procedure and let them know this is very important.”

Quezada played DEA representative Steven Gomez in the AMC series, which was set and recorded in Albuquerque. He presently sits on the Albuquerque school board, and is anticipated to face at least three challengers for the open seat in 2016.

The actor and comedian is operating on a platform for more Mexican-American political leaders and against urban spread. Bernalillo County is presently in the middle of debate relating to advancement and water shortage.

In addition to “Breaking Bad,” the Albuquerque native has actually also appeared in the films “First Snow,” “Beerfest” and “Kites.”

Quezada is anticipated to formally announce his candidacy on Tuesday.