Las Cruces

Las Cruces man charged with burglarizing neighbors' home

Las Cruces Police have arrested and charged a 34-year-old man with aggravated burglary and theft of a credit card after they allege he broke into a neighbors' home and stole credit cards and jewelry from the residence.

Las Cruces elementary school raises money for leukemia society

At Jornada Elementary School, on a beautiful Friday morning in March 2014, one student from each of the school’s 29 classrooms and the winning classroom's teacher were able to throw a pie in the face of Principal Julio Martinez.

Report: Transient found burned on NMSU campus likely died of natural causes

The New Mexico State Police have released the findings from the Office of the Medical Investigator in Albuquerque regarding the 55-year-old transient who was found burned in a culvert near the NMSU campus.

Doña Ana County Sheriff's Office seeks fake attorney victims

DONA ANA COUNTY SHERIFF'S INVESTIGATORS ARE SEARCHING FOR A MAN WHO THEY SAY PRETENDED TO BE AN ATTORNEY..

NMSU Regents give final approval for revenue bonds to support energy savings

At a special meeting April 16, the New Mexico State University Board of Regents gave final approval to issue $15.9 million in system subordinate lien revenue bonds.

Doña Ana liquor store robbery caught on camera

Doña Ana County Sheriff's Office deputies are looking for a man who walked into a north valley liquor store Monday evening, stole a 12-pack of beer and threatened to kill the clerk. The man was caught on surveillance video.

Professor receives multi-million dollar grant for smart grid technology

A New Mexico State University professor will help launch research to develop technologies for smart grids. Smart grids are like power grids, but use digital data and communications technology to operate.

LCPD: Unlocked doors, open windows lead to most auto burglaries

Las Cruces Police has investigated 84 auto burglaries in the past two months and the overwhelming majority were considered crimes of opportunity since vehicle windows were left down or doors unlocked.

Second Las Cruces car burglary suspect arrested

Las Cruces Police arrested a second man in connection with several car break-ins in Las Cruces last Wednesday.

NMSU student monitors fish movement using ear bone

An entire life history spilling details from a metabolic standpoint, water temperature and the locations of fish at a given age can be determined from information on a shard of ear bone smaller than a grain of rice.

Pets seeking forever homes

The Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley will have dog, cat, puppy and kitten adoptions this Saturday, April 19.

13 to graduate Doña Ana County fire academy

Thirteen new firefighters will be sworn in Friday after having successfully completed the 10th Doña Ana County Fire and Emergency Services Firefighter Academy.

Las Cruces mother and son suspected of using stolen credit cards, checks

A 22-year-old Las Cruces man is behind bars suspected of using stolen credit cards at a local Kohl's Department store, while his mother, who police allege is his accomplice, is still on the run.

$1,000 reward offered in Las Cruces armed robbery case

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that helps them identify a man who pulled off a daring armed robbery Sunday morning.

Fourth Las Cruces Municipal employee charged in probe

A fourth employee of the city’s Transportation Department has been charged in an investigation that began from an anonymous tip last August.