Las Cruces

Grandmother of Las Cruces infant indicted for child abuse

The grandmother of an 11-month old boy who was allegedly neglected while in her care inside of a reportedly filthy home filled with feces was indicted by a Dona Ana County grand jury on the charge of child abuse intentionally caused.

Las Cruces officers involved in police beating placed on administrative duty

Two Las Cruces police officers have been taken off patrol after beating a man inside a holding cell back in December.

LCPD investigates tasing incident

Police in Las Cruces are investigating one of their own: an officer who tased a woman after she escaped Mountain View Regional Medical Center Monday.

Aggies Wins 20th of Season

The New Mexico State Aggies had to spend four extra days in south Texas before playing Texas-Pan American, but Tshilidzi Nephawe made it payoff as the Aggies beat the Broncs 69-48 Wednesday night at UTPA Fieldhouse.

Las Cruces man to file $12.5 mil lawsuit over LCPD cell incident

A Las Cruces man and his attorney are preparing to file a $12.5 million lawsuit that accuses two LCPD officers of using excessive force during an incident inside of a department holding cell late last year.

LCPD: ‘Spring Ahead’ Sunday with properly working smoke alarms

Daylight saving time begins Sunday and the Las Cruces Fire Department reminds residents to install fresh batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide detectors when they spring ahead one hour.

Three LCPD officers cleared in deadly December shooting

The Dona Ana District Attorney's Office has cleared three Las Cruces Police Officers involved in an hours-long standoff resulting in the death of 29-year-old Jose Salas just days before Christmas.

8 NMSU soccer players leave team after suspended coach reinstated

Freddy Delgado, the head coach for the New Mexico State University women's soccer team, was suspended late last year, but nobody knew why. When he returned to his job, players started leaving the team.

LCPS: Students looking to opt out of PARCC have 'major decision' ahead

It was back to school and back to protesting for some Las Cruces teens, one day after about 950 Las Cruces Public Schools students walked out of class in protest of New Mexico's new PARCC standardized testing.

School to start early for more young students in Las Cruces

More young students in Las Cruces will be able to get a head start on their education next school year. The Kindergarten through 3rd grade Plus Program provides an additional 25 days of instruction in early in August.

NMSU history professor receives NEH fellowship

A New Mexico State University professor has received a prestigious grant to spend her sabbatical completing her manuscript “Armchair Travelers and the Venetian Discovery of the New World.”

New Mexico called Mexico on New York Times Magazine cover

The cover of a New York Times Magazine has many New Mexican steaming. It features a man painting over every country on the globe except the United States.

Las Cruces students walkout over controversial PARCC exam

Thousands of students across New Mexico got up and left the classroom Monday morning to protest a new state mandated exam, which determines whether or not they get their diplomas. 

Man sentenced for role in molestation, videotaping of sexual acts with young family member

A 35-year-old Las Cruces man was sentenced to 21 and a half years in prison after molesting a family member over an extended period of time and allowing his boyfriend to engage in sexual acts with the young boy while he recorded the encounters.

Band needs your help finding Borderland woman dying of cancer

 A California cover band needs your help finding a mystery woman after they played a show in Las Cruces on January 24th at Hurricane Alley.