Las Cruces

$1,000 reward offered for Las Cruces cell phone burglar

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information about a man who is suspected of throwing a rock through a Las Cruces area business and getting away with over $18,000 in merchandise.

Las Cruces woman and daughter arrested for allegedly shoplifting at Walmart

A Las Cruces woman and her 21-year-old daughter were arrested Wednesday for allegedly shoplifting at Walmart.

Dona Ana Community College selects new VP for Academic Affairs

Dona Ana Community College President Dr. Renay Scott today announced that Dr. Mónica Torres, has been selected as Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA) at DACC. She is 54 years old. Torres will begin December 16, 2014.

UPDATE: Missing Las Cruces teen found safe

UPDATE: The missing 16-year-old who was last seen leaving his home early Saturday morning has been located according to the Las Cruces Police Department.  He has returned home and is reportedly in good condition.

Las Cruces psychiatrist charged for alleged abuse of former patient

A Las Cruces psychiatrist was arrested and charged with abusing a former patient after a reportedly violent confrontation in the Behavioral Health Services parking lot Tuesday.

LC Crime Stoppers: Reward offered for man with assumed identity

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers are offering a $1,000 reward for a man who has posed as a 30-year-old Texas man and worked in the Las Cruces area since 2009.

'12 Days of Spay' discount set for Dona Ana County

The Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley (ASCMV) is offering a sterilization special to help control the pet population in Doña Ana County and to promote responsible pet ownership.

NTSB releases preliminary report in crash that killed Francis Aviation CEO

The National Transportation Safety Board has issued their preliminary information report on the crash that killed Francis Aviation CEO Tyler Francis last Monday morning.

New Mexico State and Oklahoma State reach agreement on NMSU’s use of the Classic Aggie

New Mexico State University and Oklahoma State University today announced they have signed a licensing agreement allowing NMSU to continue using the Classic Aggie image on a limited number of materials.

NMSU’s doctorate in nursing practice program receives national accreditation

New Mexico State University’s doctorate in nursing practice in the College of Health and Social Services’ School of Nursing received national accreditation for five years from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

WWE plans first show of 2015 in Las Cruces

Westling fans, unite! The WWE will return to the Pan American Center for their first show of the year on January 30, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, December 5, 2014.

Implementation of Las Cruces minimum wage hike to be delayed

Las Cruces city council Monday decided to delay full implementation of its new minimum wage ordinance by two years.

Doña Ana Commissioners to consider eliminating 3 paid holidays for county employees

Three paid holidays are on the chopping block for Doña Ana County employees.  About 850 Doña Ana County employees could have to show up to work on the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and New Year's Eve starting in

NMSU international hospitality pilot program concludes in December

Since late April, New Mexico State University has hosted 14 high school graduates from Ecuador as part of a pilot project to teach the students English and the hospitality industry.

NMSU helps minority students succeed

A program designed to impact minority college students in New Mexico is celebrating its success.