Monday, November 24, 2014 - 2:16pm

Las Cruces

NMSU to see nearly $5M in cuts

Cuts are coming to New Mexico State University to make up for a big decline in enrollment. University President Garrey Carruthers says the university has identified about $4.8 million in cuts.

Man faces felony charges for allegedly hitting two LCPD officers

A Las Cruces man is behind bars after he allegedly hit and kicked two Las Cruces Police Officers during an arrest Sunday evening.

Dona Ana County to hold indigent funeral service Thursday

Officials with Dona Ana County are hoping to give twelve people a funeral with dignity. The twelve individuals are described as indigent, and none of their family members have come forward to claim their bodies for a funeral.

Police Are Not Soliciting Money or Credit Info

The Las Cruces Police Department has received three reports today of a perpetrator calling local residents, claiming to be a representative of law enforcement, and demanded money or credit information in exchange for avoiding arrest.

Las Cruces man arrested in stabbing death of teen

A Las Cruces man has been arrested today after an investigation by the Doña Ana County Sheriff's Office into the stabbing death of 17-year old David Escamilla during a house party.

UPDATE: Man arrested after threatening girlfriend with machete

UPDATE: Dona Ana County Sheriff's Deputies were able to locate Ysidro Garcia, 45, after a tip came in as to his whereabouts.

UPDATE: Teen killed in rollover near NMSU campus identified

UPDATE: Las Cruces Police are asking for anyone who may have witnessed the crash to call LCPD investigators at (575) 526-0795. EARLIER:

NMSU's band, wind symphony, and Sundancers to play half-time show at Broncos game Sunday

A group of New Mexico State University students are packing their bags and headed to Denver for the performance of a life time.

NMSU’s Branson Library hosts Domenici Photo Exhibit

New Mexico State University’s Branson Library will host the Domenici Photo Exhibit until the beginning of the fall 2015 semester.

DASO: Man charged with violent, drug fueled attack on elderly mother

A 40-year-old Las Cruces man was arrested after an alleged violent drug-fueled attack on his 71-year-old mother with a knife and a barstool Sunday night.

UPDATE: Motorcyclist dies from injuries sustained in crash

UPDATE: Las Cruces Police confirmed that 74-year-old Raymond H. Jones died on Wednesday afternoon at UMC in El Paso as a result of injuries sustained in the crash on Triviz drive last Thursday.

NMSU ranks as a leading Hispanic degree producer

New Mexico State University has been honored as a top university for awarding degrees to Hispanic students for the fifth consecutive year.

NMSU Physical Science Lab tests unmanned aircraft over active mine

New Mexico State University’s Physical Science Laboratory Unmanned Aircraft Flight Test Center acquired a Certificate of Authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration to perform aeronautical research on an unmanned aircraft syste

WANTED: Las Cruces arson suspect

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers are upping the ante in order to identify the person who set fire to a popular clothing shop on west Picacho Ave. in June.

WANTED: Suspect in Chamberino armed robbery who escaped custody

Dona Ana County Sheriff's investigators have obtained a warrant for a woman they say robbed a couple at knife point and escaped sheriff's custody last week.