ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - It was a family affair in another controversial coyote killing contest in southeastern New Mexico.
The event was held over the weekend and was sponsored by Larry's Discount Gun Shop and Sporting Goods in Roswell.
They say several hundred people participated and the winning team was a father daughter team who killed nine coyotes, more than 100 coyotes in all were killed during the contest.
The winning team took home a pair of ar-15 semi-automatic rifles.
Ranchers say the coyote problems so bad there some ranchers have stopped raising sheep because the coyotes are killing them.
An animal rights group is backing a bill against the killing contest to eliminate prizes.
Albuquerque police have obtained an arrest warrant for the many investigators say held up a Home Depot store last month.
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As the first week of December arrived, so did a storm bringing snow, ice and freezing temperatures.
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Meeting 211 goes to the University of New Mexico Lobos. The Lobos and New Mexico State renewed their rivalry on a basketball court Wednesday night with the Lobos winning 79 to 70.