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NMSU Police search for man who made threat against DACC student

UPDATE: Classes will resume at DACC East mesa Campus Wednesday after a threat was made against a student on Tuesday afternoon. NMSU Police are now actively searching for the woman's ex-boyfriend, Jaime Duran.

Pair of suspected Las Cruces purse snatchers arrested

Las Cruces Police arrested a pair of suspected purse snatchers on Monday afternoon near the Video 4 cinema on El Paseo Road.

LCPD: Scuffle between three homeless men in Walmart parking lot leaves two with stab wounds

A fight between three homeless men inside a Las Cruces Walmart parking lot left two of them with stab wounds early Tuesday morning.

Teen brothers accused of attacking LCPD officers

Two teenage brothers found themselves in hot water after allegedly hitting and spitting on a group of Las Cruces Police officers Sunday afternoon.

How much are you willing to pay for improved roads?

A New Mexico lawmaker is hoping you’ll volunteer to pay more at the pump every time you fill up - so long as you get something out of it in return.

2 charged with murder in Las Cruces double-shooting

Las Cruces Police have arrested two suspects in Saturday’s double-shooting that killed one man and critically injured his brother. 

Shooting in Las Cruces leaves one dead

Las Cruces Police are responding to a shooting that has left one person dead and another injured. Police were called out to the area of Claude Dove and Delano Street at around 1:45 p.m. in reference to a gunshot victim.

Camera captures Las Cruces mall evacuation suspect

Surveillance camera footage captured the image of the armed robber who prompted a full evacuation of Mesilla Valley Mall on Friday afternoon.

Mesilla Valley Mall evacuated after reported armed robbery

Las Cruces Police have cleared Mesilla Valley Mall in Las Cruces after reports of an armed robbery inside one of the stores.

Las Cruces Assistant City Manager announces retirement

Las Cruces City Manager Robert Garza announced today that Brian Denmark, Assistant City Manager/Chief Operating Officer (ACM/COO), submitted his letter of retirement effective May 29, 2015, after more than 29 years of service with the City of L

Former Centennial HS teacher indicted on sexual assault charges

Phillip Hernandez, the former Centennial High School Theater teacher accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with one of his students was indicted after more than seven months of investigation.

Man arrested for attacking girlfriend

A Las Cruces man is behind bars accused of attacking his girlfriend.

Las Cruces woman wins $2 million in lottery

A Las Cruces woman just got the surprise of her life. Romana Ssaavedra won $2 millions in the lottery back around Thanksgiving, but didn't realize it until just this past week.

LCPD hopes new actions will lead to more stolen property returns

Last year more than 3,300 thefts and burglaries occurred in Las Cruces. Out of those cases, only 36 of them had stolen property returned to its rightful owner.

LCPD charges man with fraud in vehicle title scheme

Las Cruces Police have arrested a man who they say is behind a complicated scheme to defraud a woman of the title of her travel trailer and sell it illegally.