Las Cruces

Teen allegedly hits mother, threatens brother with stolen handgun

A Las Cruces teenager was arrested Wednesday for allegedly threatening his mom and brother with a stolen gun after he came home from school drunk.

Etsy co-founder featured in 2nd annual Startup Weekend

Etsy co-founder and New Mexico Statue University alumni, Jared Tarbell will be featured for the Startup Weekend event on October 24th to 26th which will take place at the New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Park and will be sponsored

NMSU Pecan production course set for October 20-22

The in-class portion of the Western Pecan Production Short Course will take place at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Museum Oct. 20 and 21.

LCPD: 92 traffic citations issued on Hwy 70 in three hours

Officers from Las Cruces Police, New Mexico State Police and the New Mexico Motor Transportation Department combined to issue 92 citations in less than three hours Tuesday morning during a special traffic operation along U.S. Highway 70.

DASO warns of recent spike in Dona Ana County burglaries

Dona Ana County Sheriff's investigators are warning citizens of a recent outbreak in robberies in two separate areas within Dona Ana County.

LCPD: Men rob home with baseball bats, lead police on chase

Three men are facing charges in connection with a pair of aggravated robberies that ended in a high-speed chase at speeds of over 100 miles-per-hour early Sunday morning.

Alleged drunk driver arrested after attempting to steal car at house party

An Anthony, NM man was arrested early Sunday morning after Sheriff's Deputies say he committed the ultimate party foul by allegedly stealing a car from a party and attempting to drive away in it while intoxicated.

Save a life, adopt a pet this holiday season

ACTion Programs for Animals (APA) has teamed with thousands of animal organizations from around the world to participate in the annual Blue Buffalo Home 4 the Holidays pet adoption drive, founded by Helen Woodward Animal Center.  

NM State Police: Officer shot first in standoff

We're learning more about the standoff in Las Cruces that left a 33-year-old El Paso man dead last Friday.

Hispanic poetry at NMSU on Oct. 2

New Mexico State University's Center for Latin studies will host a talk on current trends of Hispanic poetry on Thursday, October 2nd featuring Jose Kozer.

El Salvador ambassador to visit NMSU

NMSU’s Model U.N. students in the College of Arts and Sciences are excited to be able to meet and discuss issues with the Salvadoran ambassador to the United Nations, Ruben Zamora.

NMSU Physical Science Lab tests small unmanned aircraft in dusk, night conditions

The New Mexico State University Unmanned Aircraft Systems Flight Test Center and the NMSU Department of Psychology just completed a series of three, week-long, experimental tests to evaluate the safety of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS)

Three arrested for allegedly attacking elderly couple in Las Cruces home

Las Cruces Police are praising an alert neighbor who provided authorities with information needed to arrest three people who allegedly broke into an elderly couple's home and tied the two up early Tuesday morning.

NMSU begins 'Tough Enough to Wear Pink' campaign

The New Mexico State University campus shows its support for breast cancer awareness and will hold events to raise money to fund breast cancer research in New Mexico.

NMSU Science Center explores winter canola as alternative crop

New Mexico State University has a research project that points out dual-purpose canola is an excellent alternative for farmers preparing to plant winter crops.