ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - While no New Mexicans hit the record Powerball jackpot, they still helped to send kids to in-state colleges.
People hoping to strike it rich lined up in stores all across the state this weekend for Saturday night's drawing.
Although no one scored the ultimate prize, it's still a win for New Mexico teens.
"Our revenues go back to the Legislative Lottery Scholarship programs," Tom Romero, CEO of New Mexico Lottery, said. "So it's a great beneficiary. The money goes back to the revenues."
Lottery officials encourage New Mexicans to keep playing to keep sending kids to college.
A District Court judge has ordered city leaders respond to a petition filed by an animal activist on the city's trap-neuter-return approach of managing feral cats.
Police responded to dozens of weather-related crashes in only a matter of hours Sunday.
A small plane crashed at about 8 a.m. Sunday morning on the Canyon Rim Trail near N.M. 502 and the entrance of Los Alamos.
Sunday night in Albuquerque and around the world people gathered for candlelight vigils to remember the loss of their children.
Department of Agriculture officials are warning customers to not get burned when buying firewood.
Church groups, parents and teachers met Sunday at the 20th annual Albuquerque Interfaith Convention. State education reform was their central focus.