Monday, August 25, 2014 - 5:28pm

Las Cruces

Man injured, dog killed as a result of Las Cruces house fire Tuesday morning

Las Cruces firefighters responded to two fires early Tuesday morning.

Las Cruces man given maximum sentence for shooting, near fatal pistol-whipping of girlfriend

A Las Cruces man received the maximum 33 1/2 year sentence after a jury found him guilty of attempted first degree murder, aggravated burglary, child abuse and felon in possession of a firearm.

Doña Ana County looks to fill seats on valuation protest board

Doña Ana County is accepting applications for positions on the Doña Ana County Valuation Protest Board.

Rules in place for Las Cruces yard and garage sales

Las Cruces residents who host a garage or yard sale are reminded that the city has ordinances regulating the frequency of such sales and posting of signs that advertise them.

Comic Convention coming to Las Cruces in the Fall

A new popular culture and comic convention, Las Cruces Comic Con, is being held at the Las Cruces Convention Center on September 5 – September 7, 2014.

Mesilla woman charged with dousing baby with pepper spray

A Mesilla woman has been charged with child abuse after she allegedly doused a one-year-old baby with pepper spray during a domestic dispute.

Three arrested in connection with Doña Ana County burglaries

Dona Ana County Sheriff's investigators have made three arrests in connection with a pair of burglaries in the North Valley.

Dona Ana County Sheriff ending term, candidates prepare for November elections

 Voters in New Mexico decided who will be running in the general election. Many people had their eyes on the heated race for Dona Ana County Sheriff.

Dona Ana County Cooperative Extension office accepting applications for Master Gardeners

New Mexico State University’s Dona Ana County Cooperative Extension office is accepting applications for certified Master Gardeners. The weekly classes begin Aug. 21.

State FFA members gather for convention held at NMSU June 3-5

New Mexico State University will host FFA members and visitors from across the state during the 86th annual State FFA Convention June 3-5.

City of Las Cruces passes minimum wage hike

 The minimum wage in Las Cruces is going up.

Sample Ballots: New Mexico voters head to polls Tuesday

Voters in the state of New Mexico will head to the polls on Tuesday to decide who the candidates for multiple state elections will be, along with several local races being decided.

Sobriety Checkpoints and Saturation Patrols Announced

The Las Cruces Police Department will hold four sobriety checkpoints, three saturation patrols and three Operation Buckle Down seatbelt checks within city limits during the month of June.

Six years later: Dona Ana County investigators clear homeowners in massive home explosion

The nearly six year investigation into an explosion that leveled a Dona Ana County home in the early morning hours of October 23, 2008 is complete, and Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office has officially closed the case without filing

NMSU School of Nursing to screen 'The American Nurse' on campus Saturday

The New Mexico State University School of Nursing and the New Mexico Nurses Association, District 14 have teamed up to screen a film, "The American Nurse: Photographs and Interviews by Carolyn Jones" to the community on Saturday, May