Las Cruces

Las Cruces cab driver found not guilty of attempted murder

A jury found a Las Cruces cab driver not guilty of attempted murder, but they did convict 48-year-old Darren Henry of lesser crimes, including tampering with evidence and aggravated battery.

UPDATE: Man suspected of running from NMSP during traffic stop located, detained

UPDATE: The man suspected of running from a New Mexico State Police traffic stop Thursday morning has been located and detained.

Las Cruces Police unharmed after struggle with armed suspect

A Las Cruces Police officer was able to walk away unharmed on Tuesday after he got into a struggle with a suspected drug dealer armed with a handgun.

LCPD: Feces, meth found inside teen dad's home

A Las Cruces teen father is accused of exposing his 11-month-old baby to meth and abusing his 21-year-old live-in girlfriend, the child's mother.

Harsher punishments could come for child abusers

Those convicted of child abuse could face tougher penalties in New Mexico if a bill is passed this legislative session.

Trial for Las Cruces taxi driver accused of attempted murder underway

The trial for a Las Cruces taxi cab driver accused of shooting his ex-girlfriend's boyfriend in February 2013 got underway in Dona Ana District Court on Tuesday.

Las Cruces city leaders moving forward with proposed downtown civic plaza

City leaders in Las Cruces are looking to bring life back to downtown thanks to a proposed civic plaza.

Governor Martinez unveils proposed state budget

 Governor Susana Martinez was in Dona Ana Monday to announce her proposed $6.8 billion state budget for the 2016 fiscal year.

Health departments run events to keep flu from spreading

As the El Paso Dept. of Health announces the city's second death attributed to the flu, borderland health departments also announce plans to combat the virus.

Drought threatens New Mexico chile farmers

It's hard to imagine the Land of Enchantment without those world famous green chiles.

"The Biggest Loser" RunWalk returns to Las Cruces

“The Biggest Loser” RunWalk returns to Las Cruces for its second year running on January 18, 2015.

Dona Ana County couple without heat, running water charged with child abuse

A Las Cruces couple has been arrested for child abuse after officers discovered their two year old in a home without heat or running water during a domestic disturbance call earlier this week.

NMSU named to U.S. News & World Report list for 2015 Best Online Programs

For the third consecutive year, New Mexico State University has been ranked as one of the Best Online Education Programs according to U.S. News & World Report.

NMSU sees high student satisfaction in NSSE survey

New Mexico State University students pointed to good experiences in areas such as learning with their peers and the academic challenges they were offered while attending NMSU, according to a national study.

LCPD search for couple who dropped dead man off at area hospital

Las Cruces Police are hoping to find a couple who drove a dead man to an area hospital and left without talking to anyone at the scene.