Las Cruces

22 cadets graduate from LCPD academy

After 20 weeks of so-called blood, sweat and tears, the Las Cruces Police Department has 21 new cadets and one firefighter. The first responders graduated Friday.

76-year-old man attacked when trying to pay electric bill

Las Cruces Police were called to the El Paso Electric parking lot around 10:30 Thursday morning for a robbery in progress.

Las Cruces grandmother charged with child abuse maintains her innocence

 A Las Cruces grandmother maintains her innocence, despite being charged with intentional child abuse.

Residents living with wastewater puddles looking for help

A small community in Vado is living with a health hazard. Aging septic systems in the Sleepy Farms subdivision continually leaves the ground soaked with wastewater.

25 years later, Bowling Alley Massacre remains an active case

Detectives are continuing to investigate the February 1990 mass-shooting at a Las Cruces bowling alley that claimed four lives that day and left three others critically injured.

Voters approve bond and mill levy for DACC

Voters in Doña Ana County overwhelmingly said yes to a bond measures and mill levy Tuesday for Doña Ana Community College. Unofficial results for all 150 precincts are in.

Cotton Hall of Fame inducts cotton industry, NMSU alum

Everyone calls Morgan Nelson Mr. Cotton. The 1941 New Mexico State University alum is a legend in the New Mexico cotton business, and in January, was inducted into the newly formed Cotton Research and Promotion Program Hall of Fame in St.

DASO investigating death of 10-day-old baby boy

Dona Ana County Sheriff's investigators are looking into the death of a 10-day-old infant who was found unresponsive after sharing a twin-size bed with his mother early Monday morning.

New Mexico House unanimously passes legislation to expand Amber Alert System

In what is being call a victory for New Mexico’s children, the House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation that will require cell phone and pager companies to issue Amber Al

Increase in vaccine exemptions has health officials worried about measles outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control said 14 states, including Texas, are reported to have had cases of measles in January thanks - in part - to the outbreak linked to Disneyland. 

Man arraigned for 2006 murder in Chaparral

A man accused of murdering a woman nearly a decade ago is finally being arraigned for the crime.

Fire crews battle overnight house fire

Las Cruces fire crews battled a house fire over the weekend.

Las Cruces murderer sentenced to 39 years in prison

39 years in prison. That was the sentence handed down today by a Las Cruces judge to a man convicted of beating another man to death with a baseball bat.

Phone app drawing criticism for police tagging feature

A smartphone app is helping shorten a lot of driver’s commutes – but it also has

Man arrested after allegedly trying to flee Las Cruces police during traffic stop

Las Cruces Police arrested a 23-year-old man suspected of running a stop sign and leading police on a chase before allegedly trying to hide his car inside his family's garage.