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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 1:20am

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Despite huge warchest, Abbott still fundraising

 

Plane crash kills five people in Northern Mexico

Five people died when a small plane crashed in northern Mexico Tuesday. The plane, a private Cessna, was left completely charred, when it went down in the state of Sinaloa. Everyone on board was killed.

UPDATE: Experts say deadly plane crash was preventable

The cause of a deadly plane crash near Las Cruces is a mystery no more.

NMSU brings their 2-0 record to the Sun Bowl vs UTEP

NM State will head south Saturday to face off against UTEP in the I-10 rivalry game. The Aggies head into the game coming off of a win against Georgia State (34-31, Sept. 6) and are 2-0 on the season.

Mayfield's Johnson named NC9's Academy Sports Right Stuff Player to Watch

This week's Academy Sports Right Stuff Player to Watch is Mayfield senior quarterback Kavika Johnson.

Fort Bliss soldier who stabbed pregnant woman says he was an evil person that day

The Fort Bliss soldier who stabbed a woman in her home, all while her deployed husband watched via webcam, took the stand Tuesday before a jury decides his punishment.

Could Cruz's immigration move lead to shutdown fight?

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said Tuesday Congress should "use all means necessary" to prevent President Barack Obama from granting what Cruz considers amnesty to more immigrants who are in the country illegally.

Fort Bliss commander reiterates security hike not tied to ISIS rumors

The commanding general of Fort Bliss wants to make it clear that the recent security changes on post are not the result of any specific threat, though he admits the timing isn't helpful.

Authorities have found a Las Cruces girl reported missing

Nizhoni J Thompson, 20 was found in Gallup, NM Tuesday night.

Death Row Appeal Alleges Execution Drugs Have Expired

Editors note: This story has been updated throughout.

UTEP's Rotich earns another C-USA honor

Cross-country runner Anthony Rotich has been named the Conference USA Athlete of the Week. This is the eighth time in his outstanding career that he has received this award.

NMSU runners were named WAC Players of the Week

Seniors Diana Hawk and Hab Rubio were both named WAC Player of the Week after their strong performance at the UNM Lobo Invitational on Sat., Sept. 6. Both Hawk and Rubio completed personal bests during the invite.

Bowie at Canutillo is FSN's DQ Big Game of Week

This week’s match between the Canutillo High School Eagles and the Bowie High School Bears will be featured on national television as the “DQ Big Game of the Week.”

Glory Road Glow Run to come to UTEP's campus

The Glory Road Glow Run, hosted by UTEP Special Events as part of the Centennial Celebration of the University, is just weeks away.

NMSU women's golf brings home title in Utah

The New Mexico State women’s golf team won the Hobble Creek Fall Classic with a team score of 577 during two rounds of play on the Hobble Creek Golf Course in Springville, Utah, Sept. 8.