KJACK News Update October 22nd 2018

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Posted: Monday, October 22, 2018 8:00 am

I’m Aidan Lindgren with KJACK news and these are your top headlines for Monday, October Twenty Second

Large groups of Central American migrants are continuing to surrender to Border Patrol agents in Arizona. The arrival of one recent group included 108 people, while other migrant groups marching towards the U.S have been reaching numbers in the thousands. President Donald Trump has warned Mexican Officials to stop the migrants before they reach the U.S. border.

The retrial of a former Northern Arizona University student charged in a fatal shooting on the Flagstaff campus will move ahead as scheduled. Steven Jones will be tried in March on murder and other charges related to the October 2015 shooting. The jury in Jones' first trial was deadlocked on the charges, Coconino County Superior Court Judge Dan Slayton affirmed the start of the three-week retrial at a hearing Friday.

More hikers trekking through the Santa Catalina Mountains near Tucson have noticed the presence of more bighorn sheep, showing that an effort to reintroduce the animals is paying off. Desert bighorns began disappearing from the Catalinas in the 1990s. An advisory committee recommended in 2013 that the department reintroduce bighorns to the mountain range. A survey taken this month estimates that up to 66 bighorn sheep now live in the area.

Looking at weather now, you may want to keep an umbrella handy. Today well be seeing some morning thunderstorms with a high of 58 degrees and a low of 40. Scattered thunderstorms will continue tomorrow at a high of 57 degrees and a low of 36. Wednesday will be mostly sunny with a high of 58 degrees and a low of 35.

Those were your top headlines, I’m Aidan Lindgren with KJACK News