Las Cruces

Unique Doctor of Economic Development program at NMSU looks to expand its reach

A doctoral program at New Mexico State University that is unique in the nation is looking to increase its visibility and expand its pool of qualified applicants.

NMSU sustainability project receives regional and national recognition

A group of New Mexico State University researchers received regional and national recognition for a sustainability project that aims to conserve water.

Local law enforcement benefit from surplus war equipment

They say one man's trash is another man’s treasure. Well that's true when it comes to the United States military and local law enforcement.

Traffic Alert: Rollover on I-10 east at Geronimo

Emergency crews are responding to a rollover crash on I-10 eastbound before Geronimo. At this time, two inside lanes are blocked so that emergency crews can work in the area. It is unknown if anyone was injured in the crash.

NMSU Corona research center to host field day July 19

Ranchers will have an opportunity to learn about the research being conducted at New Mexico State University’s Corona Range and Livestock Research Center during a field day on Saturday, July 19.

Update: Missing Las Cruces woman located

UPDATE: LCPD notified us that 33-year-old Rebecca Hogan has been found in good condition. They would like to thank the community for their assistance in helping to locate her. EARLIER:

Family of three displaced in early Las Cruces fire

Las Cruces Fire Department responded to an attic fire in a central Las Cruces neighborhood early on Independence Day.

Man convicted of stealing collectible coins for drugs

An El Paso man was found guilty of third-degree felony theft in a Dona Ana County court Wednesday evening after stealing thousands of dollars worth of collectible coins from his boss six years ago.

Church opens doors to Central American immigrants

The Las Cruces Diocese prepared to receive busloads of immigrants at their newly established shelter at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Cathedral on Espina.

Las Cruces man suspected of sexually assaulting toddler

A 30-year-old Las Cruces man has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a 3-year-old boy after the toddler reported the alleged assault to a babysitter.

Power restored to 7,000 Las Cruces customers

UPDATE: At approximately 2:30 p.m., power was fully restored to customers in Las Cruces. EP Electric says that a bird got into electrical equipment and caused the outage. Horizon customers also had their power restored around 2:10 p.m.

DASCO: Las Cruces man tells girlfriend he'd been abducted, was really at neighborhood bar

A Las Cruces man is behind bars after he told his girlfriend he had been abducted at knifepoint when he had really been at an area bar with a group of co-workers.

Save a life, adopt a pet this summer

ACTion Programs For Animals (APA) will celebrate it's grand opening this July at 800 W. Picacho.

Las Cruces Diocese announces 'Project Oak Tree;' a humanitarian mission for immigrants

Las Cruces Catholic Diocese Bishop Cantu held a press conference Tuesday at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church to announce a humanitarian program called Project Oak Tree.

Mother charged in child abuse case

An ongoing investigation of an alleged incident of child abuse has now resulted in the arrest of the toddler's mother. The four-year-old toddler is currently in a medically-induced coma.