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Jury deliberations resume in Tinoco trial

UPDATE: The jury was sequestered Wednesday evening after a little under four hours of deliberations.

LCPD: Man charged with sexually assaulting relative

Las Cruces Police arrested a man suspected of forcing an adult relative to submit to sexual intercourse. Oscar Chavira, 45, is charged with one count each of criminal sexual penetration and battery against a household member.

Las Cruces woman charged with threatening to run over girlfriend

A woman suspected of threatening to run over her girlfriend was arrested Sunday by Las Cruces Police. Vanessa Flores, 44, of the 1300 block of Magoffin Place, is charged with one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Las Cruces woman charged with stabbing, restraining boyfriend

A 44-year-old Las Cruces woman was arrested Sunday morning after she allegedly beat and held her boyfriend against his will in their apartment.

Police identify people involved in apparent murder-suicide in Las Cruces

Las Cruces Police have identified the two people involved in the apparent murder-suicide Monday afternoon in an apartment complex on Sexton St.

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office to ask citizens to rate their encounters

Citizens who have encounters with El Paso County Sheriff’s Deputies will soon be able to rate how they felt their interaction went as part of a University Of Illinois Chicago study.

Dona Ana County man suspected of stealing tools turns himself in

A 43-year-old man from Las Cruces who was accused of stealing tools from a residence where he was working with a landscaping crew.

LCPD investigating possible murder-suicide involving pregnant woman

Las Cruces Police have confirmed that they are investigating the shooting death of a 30-year-old pregnant woman at the Sexton Apartments located at 1850 Sexton St. in Las Cruces.

CBP Officers seize $184,000 in marijuana over weekend

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations was able to make two separate marijuana busts at the Presidio port of entry over the weekend, ultimately yielding 231 pounds of marijuana.

Juvenile, teen charged in connection with far east El Paso party stabbing

The El Paso Police Department's Crimes Against Persons unit has charged two people in connection with an east side stabbing at a house party t

21-year-old accused of driving into party crowd heads to trial

Trial proceedings began Friday for the 21-year-old man accused of driving his car into a crowd outside of a Lower Valley house party in 2012, according to El Paso County court records.

Two El Paso Dentention Officers charged with Official Oppression

Two El Paso County Detention Officers have been arrested and charged with Official Oppression, after they allegedly beat an inmate at the El Paso County Jail Annex, located at 12501 Montana Ave., on March 24, 2014, according to El Paso County S

LC Crime Stoppers looking for info on animal cruelty case

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is once again asking for the community's assistance in identifying the person or persons who set fire to a cat in Las Cruces last October.

El Paso observes National Crime Victims' Rights week

The week of April 6-12, 2014 is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week in the United States.

Warrant issued for Dona Ana County man accused of stealing tools

Dona Ana County Sheriff's Deputies obtained a warrant for a 43-year-old man who is accused of stealing tools from a home in the 4200 block of Escondido in Dona Ana County.