|
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 5:28pm

Las Cruces

LCPD: Unlocked doors, open windows lead to most auto burglaries

Las Cruces Police has investigated 84 auto burglaries in the past two months and the overwhelming majority were considered crimes of opportunity since vehicle windows were left down or doors unlocked.

Second Las Cruces car burglary suspect arrested

Las Cruces Police arrested a second man in connection with several car break-ins in Las Cruces last Wednesday.

NMSU student monitors fish movement using ear bone

An entire life history spilling details from a metabolic standpoint, water temperature and the locations of fish at a given age can be determined from information on a shard of ear bone smaller than a grain of rice.

Pets seeking forever homes

The Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley will have dog, cat, puppy and kitten adoptions this Saturday, April 19.

13 to graduate Doña Ana County fire academy

Thirteen new firefighters will be sworn in Friday after having successfully completed the 10th Doña Ana County Fire and Emergency Services Firefighter Academy.

Las Cruces mother and son suspected of using stolen credit cards, checks

A 22-year-old Las Cruces man is behind bars suspected of using stolen credit cards at a local Kohl's Department store, while his mother, who police allege is his accomplice, is still on the run.

$1,000 reward offered in Las Cruces armed robbery case

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that helps them identify a man who pulled off a daring armed robbery Sunday morning.

Fourth Las Cruces Municipal employee charged in probe

A fourth employee of the city’s Transportation Department has been charged in an investigation that began from an anonymous tip last August.

Las Cruces car burglary suspect captured

A 20-year-old Las Cruces man was arrested and charged with two counts of auto burglary, two counts of conspiracy and two counts of larceny Wednesday evening after a resident allegedly caught him breaking into his car along the 2100 block of Ros

Local teams prepare for the Moonbuggy Race Competition in Alabama

The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Outreach Canter in the New Mexico State University College of Education supports the two teams from LCPS high schools that are competing in the new NASA Human Exploration Rover Challen

NMSU Board of Regents to hold a special meeting April 16

The New Mexico State University Board of Regents will hold a special meeting at 9:15 a.m.

NMSU hosts workforce development summit

New Mexico State University’s School of Social Work prepares social workers for the reality of possible complexities in their chosen profession. Social workers are often advocates for children or chronically ill patients.

LCPD: Man charged with sexually assaulting relative

Las Cruces Police arrested a man suspected of forcing an adult relative to submit to sexual intercourse. Oscar Chavira, 45, is charged with one count each of criminal sexual penetration and battery against a household member.

Las Cruces woman charged with threatening to run over girlfriend

A woman suspected of threatening to run over her girlfriend was arrested Sunday by Las Cruces Police. Vanessa Flores, 44, of the 1300 block of Magoffin Place, is charged with one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Las Cruces woman charged with stabbing, restraining boyfriend

A 44-year-old Las Cruces woman was arrested Sunday morning after she allegedly beat and held her boyfriend against his will in their apartment.