Las Cruces

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.

Voting begins in primaries Saturday

Early voting in Doña Ana county gets underway this weekend. El Paso native Gov. Susana Martinez is safe from a challenge in the primary, running uncontested.

DACSO urges citizens to keep kids and pets safe this summer

As the official start to summer arrives with the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office is reminding residents to talk to their kids, be on guard against crime and keep pets out of the searing summer he

Las Cruces man charged with threatening woman with handgun

Las Cruces Police arrested a man who is suspected of threatening a woman with a handgun.

Las Cruces AIDS Candlelight Memorial

The New Mexico Department of Health joins the Southwest Action Group (SWAG) to participate in the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, Sunday May 18th from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Young Park, 1905 Nevada Ave. in Las Cruces, NM.

Owls bring turf installation to halt

A few owls are now calling New Mexico State University home, putting a university project on halt.

Las Cruces couple arrested for burglarizing car in Walgreens parking lot

A man and woman suspected of an early morning auto burglary were arrested within minutes by Las Cruces Police.

Lucky Mayfield HS student wins car for good attendance

One lucky Mayfield High School student drove away as the winner in this year's Count Me In! car giveaway event in Las Cruces Thursday evening.

Alamogordo Museum of Space History and IMAX theater to close temporarily

The New Mexico Museum of Space History and Clyde W. Tombaugh Imax Theater will be temporarily closed on Friday, May 9, as the City of Alamogordo works to repair an aging sewer line that broke late Wednesday afternoon.

Las Cruces woman charged with forgery, illegally using debit card

A woman suspected of trying to cash another person’s check and fraudulently using a credit account has been charged with multiple felonies.