Monday, August 25, 2014 - 5:28pm

Las Cruces

NMSU Aggie football, Facilities and Services, team up to plant trees

New Mexico State University Aggie football players and NMSU Facilities and Services Grounds department employees teamed up Thursday morning to plant 35 trees in honor of New Mexico’s observance of Arbor Day.

Woman wanted for questioning in Dona Ana County burglaries

Authorities with the Dona Ana County Sheriff's office are now looking for a woman in connection with a rash of burglaries that have been linked to a

NM inmate caught in alleged heroin smuggling attempt

An inmate at the Dona Ana Detention Center is facing criminal charges of possession of a narcotic after jail personnel foiled his plan to bring heroin into the detention facility on Thursday.

Artificial turf could replace grass at Aggie Memorial Stadium

Aggie Memorial Stadium could be getting artificial turf for the upcoming football season after the NMSU Board of Regents approved request for the turf on Friday.

Comcast opens new Xfinity Customer Center in Las Cruces

Comcast opened a new location to better serve it's customers in Las Cruces Thursday and they also presented the Boys and Girls Club with a donation.

LCPD: Pepper spray incident disrupts middle school classroom

A 8th grade classroom at Lynn Middle School located at 950 Walnut St. in Las Cruces had to be evacuated Thursday afternoon after a 14-year-old student discharged pepper spray from an OC canister inside of the classroom.

Las Cruces mom accused of shaking baby

Las Cruces Police have arrested a 22-year-old woman after authorities at the Memorial Medical Center suspected that her infant son had been abused.

ACLU holds "Know your Rights' session for Border Patrol Checkpoints

The American Civil Liberties union held a 'Know your rights' information session just north of Las Cruces Wednesday afternoon in hopes of informing travelers of what they can be asked when passing through a Border Patrol Checkpoint.

Cruces canines hosting pet social event

A people and pet social will be hosted by Cruces Canines, Thursday, April 3rd. The "Spring Bark Break" event will be held at Andeles Dog House (1983 Calle del Norte in Old Mesilla), from 5:30pm-8:00 pm.

Two men accused of sexual crimes against children

Two men are charged with sexual crimes against children: one is in jail, the other is on the loose.

Aggies head to Spokane for NCAA Tournament

The NMSU Men's Basketball team left Las Cruces Tuesday for their first round NCAA Tournament matchup against San Diego State in Spokane on Thursday.

Woman arrested for alleged pool theft

Deputies with Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 28-year-old woman from Las Cruces who was allegedly trespassing onto her mother-in-law's property to take back her own belongings and also to reportedly sell a stolen ab

Man charged with exposing himself to women, may have done it before

A 30-year-old Las Cruces man has been arrested and charged with exposing himself to at least two different women in separate parking lots over a four-day period earlier this month.

USDA service center in Las Cruces moves to a new location

The USDA Service Center which houses the Farm Service Agency (FSA), the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Rural Development (RD) in Las Cruces has moved to a new office.

Cat rescued from atop power pole

It took a coordinated effort Monday afternoon to rescue a cat named Athena after being stuck atop an electric pole for about four days.