5 Things You Need To Know Before You Go | May 17, 2013

May 17th, 2013 at 6:15 am by under 5 Things, Morning Show

5. Later this morning you see the parents of a little girl killed in the Sandy Hook Shooting talk about school safety on our sister station 2 KASA Fox. Emilie Parker’s parents will be on New Mexico Style at 8. They’re in town because the school where their daughter went for a few months in Rio Rancho dedicated a garden to her.

4. We could be looking at the biggest Powerball jackpot ever this weekend. Right now it’s at $550 million with a one-time payout of $350.1 million. The biggest Powerball pot ever was last year and that was $587.5 million.

3. Today you can sign up to get your kids free swimming lessons for the summer through the YMCA of Central New Mexico. The “Y” got a grant for $11-thousand to give the lessons to underprivileged kids. Go to KRQE Links for more information.

2. Today will be sunny, with a high near 89. Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 55 with southwest wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

1. The guy accused of kidnapping a little girl in Albuquerque this week is set to be in court later today. Police say David Hernandez turned himself in yesterday and is now in jail without bond. Investigators say he kidnapped a girl Wednesday and let her go when her mom started chasing him.

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