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Shelter will hold pet adoptions Saturday

Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley staff and volunteers will facilitate dog, cat, puppy and kitten adoptions this Saturday, July 26.

Toddler walks out of daycare, mother questions facility procedures

A Las Cruces daycare is under fire after a mother says her little boy wandered off on his own under their care and now the family is planning legal action.

Man charged with trying to stab mother

A man is accused of trying to stab his mother in her car according to Las Cruces Police. Anthony Jaramillo, 24, of the 1500 block of La Fonda Dr., was jailed on a charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

Friends remember Lisa Cano, woman allegedly murdered by son with sword

A Las Cruces man appeared in court for the first time Monday, just days after he allegedly murdered his own mother with a sword.

NMSU Head Start receives grant

The New Mexico State University Dona Ana County Head Start has been awarded a Head Start and Early Head Start grant.

Las Cruces man accused of killing mom with sword set to appear in court

The Criminal Complaint against a 35-year-old Las Cruces man accused of brutally murdering his mother with a sword was obtained by NewsChannel 9 on Monday morning.

New details about Las Cruces man arrested after allegedly using a sword to kill his mother

Las Cruces Police arrested 35-year-old Joshua Hunt after he allegedly killed his mother with a sword. Hunt is charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of tampering with evidence.

Las Cruces Mother indicted for death of 6 month old daughter

Yesterday, Thursday, July 17th, Annette Smith was indicted on one count of Child Abuse Intentional (resulting in death), one count of Child Abuse Negligent, six counts of Abuse of a Child and one count of tampering with evidence.

Las Cruces man arrested after allegedly using a sword to kill his mother

Las Cruces Police have arrested a man suspected of using a sword to kill his mother early on Friday morning. Joshua J. Hunt, 35, is charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of tampering with evidence.

NMSU to conduct two FDA required food-processing classes in August

Stories about food contamination are frequently in the news. To help food processors avoid being the subject of such newscasts, New Mexico State University’s Food Technology Program will conduct two workshops in August.

New Mexico woman charged with hate crime

A realative of a 17-year-old girl was arrested and charged with abuse and a hate crime by the Dona Ana County Sheriffs after her alleged reaction to a teenage relative's sexual orientation.

New Mexico State Police set up on State Road 136

Last week, Mexican customs officials dramatically reduced the availability of lanes at the Santa Teresa Port of Entry for transit by used vehicle exporters. 

New medical school to offer Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree, not M.D.

The private medical school that is coming to New Mexico State University's Las Cruces campus is slated to open in fall 2016 and will award the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree.

Clean-up effort scheduled on July 17 in San Miguel, NM

Several departments within Doña Ana County will join together Thursday, July 17, to canvas the rural community of San Miguel to educate residents on how to clean up their neighborhoods and properly care for their animals.

Las Cruces Fire Department cancels burn ban

Enough rain appears to have fallen in recent weeks to allow the Las Cruces Fire Department to rescind fire restrictions that were imposed on June 6.