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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:42am

Las Cruces

Women stay active, healthy through NMSU

If you drop into the New Mexico State University Grant County Cooperative Extension Service office in Silver City on any Monday, Wednesday or Friday morning, you will likely see a group of women in fitness clothing sharing a laugh.

Hundreds celebrate Organ Mountains Desert Peaks National Monument

Hundreds of people came out to celebrate the Organ Mountains at Onate High School in Las Cruces. President Barack Obama officially declared the mountains the Organ Mountains Desert Peaks National Monument on Wednesday.

Man shot at Las Cruces park Thursday afternoon

Las Cruces Police are responding to a shooting at Apodaca Park, located on N Solano and E Madrid.  One person was shot at the park and was taken to a hospital in Las Cruces.

LCFD offers tips for safe outdoor cooking

With the backyard cooking and grilling season heating up, the Las Cruces Fire Department is reminding weekend chefs of some tips that can help keep them safe.

$1,000 offered for information in Las Cruces pizza store robbery

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that helps identify two men suspected in Tuesday evening’s armed robbery of a pizza restaurant.

$1,000 reward offered for suspect in 2013 Berino beating death

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that will help them locate a 36-year-old man who is suspected of beating a man to death in Berino, NM over a year ago.

Employee Council gives “A” Mountain staff award to ICT technology support technician

The New Mexico State University Employee Council honored Alan Lambeth, a lead technology support technician for information and communications technologies, with the “A” Mountain staff award for spring 2014.

Shelter struggles to fill spay/neuter appointments

Despite population numbers that continue to grow and an abundance of puppy and kitten litters at the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley this spring, shelter director Dr.

Drowning Prevention Week: Swimming Pool Safety

You saw the story on NewsChannel 9. A nurse managed to save her nephew's life through CPR, after he was found lifeless under the water of her pool.

Pavement rehabilitation for NM 28, Mesilla to Texas State Line

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District One Maintenance office will be performing pavement rehabilitation on NM 28 from Mesilla, NM to the Texas state line.

Dona Ana County resumes fish giveaway to combat mosquito population

Doña Ana County Vector Control is once again offering free gambusia fish to anyone living in Las Cruces or Doña Ana County to help curb the mosquito population and reduce the potential for West Nile virus, encephalitis and other d

Firefighters quickly contain forest fire near Cloudcroft

Firefighters have controlled a fire that started Sunday morning in the Lincoln National Forest. The Chippeway Fire was reported at 10:46 a.m. Sunday and was burning five miles southeast of Cloudcroft, New Mexico.

Former Las Cruces municipal employee charged with embezzlement

A former cashier for the City of Las Cruces Utilities Department was arrested Thursday on suspicion of skimming several hundred dollars from her cash drawer.

Las Cruces man charged with battery, child abuse, DUI

A Las Cruces man suspected of being intoxicated, and shoving his wife and daughter to the floor was arrested late Wednesday evening and charged with a pair of felonies.

Early voting sites to open in Doña Ana County

Early voting in advance of the June 3 Primary Elections continues at the Doña Ana County Government Center through Saturday, May 31.