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$1,000 reward offered for Las Cruces cell phone burglar

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information about a man who is suspected of throwing a rock through a Las Cruces area business and getting away with over $18,000 in merchandise.

EPPD looking for driver who hit & killed man in Lower Valley

El Paso Police continue their search for the driver they say hit and killed a man in the Lower Valley on Friday night.

Murdered Fort Bliss soldier identified, suspect arrested in Arizona

El Paso Police say they have arrested the man suspected of murdering a 20-year-old Fort Bliss soldier in her Central El Paso apartment Thursday.

Dona Ana County man convicted of aggravated assault with intent to kill officer

A Dona Ana County man was convicted of Aggravated Assault on a Peace Officer with intent to Kill, Tampering with Evidence and Resisting, Evading & Obstructing stemming from an April 2013 incident with a DACSO Sheriff's Sergeant.

Las Cruces psychiatrist charged for alleged abuse of former patient

A Las Cruces psychiatrist was arrested and charged with abusing a former patient after a reportedly violent confrontation in the Behavioral Health Services parking lot Tuesday.

Boxer Antonio Escalante arrested for suspicion of DWI, again

Boxer Antonio Escalante, Jr. Has been arrested for suspicion of DWI for the fourth time this year. The latest arrest came Wednesday at the same convenience store as his first DWI arrest in February.

Missing East Texas football coach found murdered near Terlingua

UPDATE: The third person wanted in connection to Sands' death, Charles Morrow, 30, reportedly turned himself into police in Martin County, TX, near Midland. Officials are working to extradite Morrow back to Brewster County at this time.

LC Crime Stoppers: Reward offered for man with assumed identity

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers are offering a $1,000 reward for a man who has posed as a 30-year-old Texas man and worked in the Las Cruces area since 2009.

CBP agents make massive 540 pound marijuana bust

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the El Paso port of entry made a massive 540 pound marijuana seizure bust Tuesday afternoon at the El Paso Port of Entry.

WANTED: EPPD make one arrest, search for second suspect in Lower Valley murder

El Paso Police have arrested one person in connection to the drive-by shooting death of 38-year-old David Gomez in El Paso's Lower Valley on November 22, but are still looking for a second man in connection with his death.

Texas Most Wanted: Violent sex offender sought by DPS

The reward for Jeffrey Ortiz, 37, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $8,000 for information leading to this capture if the tip comes in during the month of December.

Albuquerque Police seek mystery gunman

Police in Albuquerque, New Mexico turned up nothing Monday in their search for a heavily armed man that witnesses said was firing shots as he walked down a busy street.

Gadsden High teacher on leave, under criminal investigation

A teacher at Gadsden High School is on administrative leave pending the results of a criminal investigation, Gadsden Independent School District officials confirmed Monday afternoon.

EPPD identifies victim in late November Lower Valley murder

El Paso Police have finally confirmed the identity of the man who was killed over a week ago in El Paso's Lower Valley.