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NMSU to conduct two FDA required food-processing classes in August

Stories about food contamination are frequently in the news. To help food processors avoid being the subject of such newscasts, New Mexico State University’s Food Technology Program will conduct two workshops in August.

New Mexico woman charged with hate crime

A realative of a 17-year-old girl was arrested and charged with abuse and a hate crime by the Dona Ana County Sheriffs after her alleged reaction to a teenage relative's sexual orientation.

New Mexico State Police set up on State Road 136

Last week, Mexican customs officials dramatically reduced the availability of lanes at the Santa Teresa Port of Entry for transit by used vehicle exporters. 

New medical school to offer Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree, not M.D.

The private medical school that is coming to New Mexico State University's Las Cruces campus is slated to open in fall 2016 and will award the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree.

Clean-up effort scheduled on July 17 in San Miguel, NM

Several departments within Doña Ana County will join together Thursday, July 17, to canvas the rural community of San Miguel to educate residents on how to clean up their neighborhoods and properly care for their animals.

Las Cruces Fire Department cancels burn ban

Enough rain appears to have fallen in recent weeks to allow the Las Cruces Fire Department to rescind fire restrictions that were imposed on June 6.

NMSU campus to host brand new private medical school

 A brand new medical school will soon call Las Cruces home.

Las Cruces Utilities customers target of scam

Las Cruces Utilities is warning area residents of a scam that is targeting customers.

Task force continues investigation into Las Cruces area officer-involved shooting

A multi-agency Officer-involved incident task force continues to investigate an officer involved shooting from Saturday..

Las Cruces home rehabilitation program

The City of Las Cruces partners with the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to help low to moderate-income families update or remodel their homes creating a safer and healthier environment.  

LCFD investigate fire at Denny's Restaurant

Las Cruces firefighters investigate a fire in a local Denny’s restaurant early Monday morning. The fire department responded to the restaurant, located at 740 S Main St. and saw flames coming from the roof. 

Las Cruces man accused of beating father with brick over prescription drugs

Andrew John Garcia, 34, is accused of hitting his father over the head repeatedly with a small brick after allegedly stealing his dad's prescription medication.

Pedestrian walkway installed at Las Cruces High School

 Las Cruces’ original high school is getting a multi million dollar makeover, and on Friday one of the highlights was set in place.

Man arrested, charged in abduction and sexual assault of woman from truck stop

Dona Ana County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a 62-year-old man after a woman alleged that he abducted her from a local truck stop and sexually assaulted her.

Father arrested for child abuse after three toddlers found wandering in the street

A 35-year-old father has been arrested and charged with negligent child abuse after three toddlers were found wandering around a Mesilla Park neighborhood Wednesday morning.