Las Cruces

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.

LCPD invesigating shooting of 38-year-old man

Las Cruces Police are hoping to piece together the events that happened before a 38-year-old man was dropped off at an area hospital with a gunshot wound Thursday night.

NMSU to fill in Lottery Scholarship gaps

New Mexico State University announced Thursday that they will be committing close to $250,000 to try and make up for a shortfall in the New Mexi

FOUND: Woman reported missing by ex-husband located in Las Cruces

UPDATE: Starla Renea Cherryhomes, the 49-year-old woman whose ex-husband reported her missing, was located Thursday afternoon in Las Cruces and appears to be in good condition.

UPDATE: Charges filed against grandmother of 11-month-old Las Cruces boy

Las Cruces Police have charged the 57-year-old grandmother of an 11-month-old Las Cruces boy with intentional child abuse in the ongoing investigation involving a father who was arrested on meth charges inside a feces-infested home earlier this

NMSU commemorates Black History Month with several events

New Mexico State University will celebrate Black History Month with a number of events scheduled throughout the month of February.

Lawyer wants test of 'powdery substance' found in deceased deputy's wallet

The lawyer for a former Santa Fe County deputy accused of killing a fellow deputy is requesting a test of a "white powdery substance" found in the deceased deputy's wallet, and has raised questions about the police's investiga

Las Cruces shooting suspect taken into custody

The 17-year-old man accused of shooting and critically injuring his neighbor inside a Las Cruces trailer park on January 15, was detained at the U.S - Mexico border crossing on Monday.

Man electrocuted while pruning pecan trees identified by authorities

UPDATE: Dona Ana County Sheriff's invesitgators have identified the man electrocuted while trimming pecan trees Monday afternoon as 76-year-old Freddy Covington.

Las Cruces tattoo artist charged with stabbing teen customer with broken bottle

Las Cruces Police have arrested an area tattoo artist after he allegedly got into a fight with a customer and stabbed him with a glass bottle.

Doña Ana Community College $20 million bond proposal

Press release from the Doña Ana Community College: