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Las Cruces teen headed to burn center following lightning strike

A 13-year-old Las Cruces boy will be transferred to a burn center following a lightning strike during 8th grade football practice at Picacho Middle School, according to police.

Las Cruces teen headed to burn center following lightning strike

A 13-year-old Las Cruces boy will be transferred to a burn center following a lightning strike during 8th grade football practice at Picacho Middle School, according to police.

Homeless shelter zoning ordinance introduced at council

El Paso city council reintroduced an ordinance limiting where homeless shelters can stand.

UTEP to kick off season Friday at home

The UTEP soccer team will kick off its 19th season in program history when it plays host to Texas State at University Field 7 p.m. Friday.

Defiant Rick Perry at courthouse: 'We will prevail'

A defiant Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, was booked on Tuesday on two felony charges related to his handling of a local political controversy.

City of El Paso approves FY 2015 budget, no cuts

Homeowners expect to pay $26 more for property taxes. The City Of El Paso officially adopted a $862-million budget for Fiscal Year 2015.

Las Cruces victims' assistance unit seeks volunteers

Las Cruces Police Department’s Victims’ Assistance Unit is accepting applications for volunteers interested in joining the Crisis Intervention Response Team.

EPPD investigating the discovery of body behind Lower Valley lounge

El Paso Police are investigating the discovery of a body behind a Lower Valley lounge Tuesday morning.

Las Cruces man recovering after baggie of heroin allegedly bursts while in custody

A Las Cruces man is back in the medical wing of the Dona Ana County Detention Center this afternoon after he was hospitalized last Thursday evening when he was found unresponsive in a jail cell.

UNM women's soccer team alleges brutal hazing

Members of the Univerity of New Mexico women's soccer team are alleging they were hazed by teammates Sunday night.

Las Cruces woman allegedly head-buts officer during medical call

A Las Cruces woman was arrested after she allegedly head-butted an officer while he was responding to a medical call Saturday evening.

Free Estate Planning Workshop

A free Estate Planning Workshop will be held on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 from 2pm to 3:30pm at the Women’s Intercultural Center located at 303 Lincoln Street in Anthony, NM 88021.  

The annual DPS vehicle auction happening this weekend

The annual New Mexico Department of Public Safety Auction in Santa Fe is happening this Saturday, August 23rd.  

Vacant building in Union Plaza to be revamped

A vacant building in the historic Union Plaza in downtown El Paso is about to get a breath of fresh air.