Las Cruces

Grand Jury issues indictment for ex-Santa Fe Deputy

A Grand Jury has returned a True Bill, New Mexico's equivalent of an indictment, on Ex-Santa Fe Deputy Tai Chan for First Degree murder.

Missing Las Cruces man located

UPDATE: Las Cruces Police says that 86-year-old Angel Martinez has been located and is in good condition. Thank you to the community for your help in locating Martinez.

GENERAL ELECTION: New Mexico Election Results

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$1,000 reward offered for information on Halloween robbery suspect

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that helps identify the armed robbery suspect who stole cash from a Dollar General store on Halloween evening.

New child abuse charge in deadly stabbing

A Las Cruces man is facing a new charge in the stabbing death of a 17-year-old at a house party last month. It happened just after midnight October 19th in the 5200 block of Bravo Rd.

LCPD identifies teen killed in weekend motorcycle crash

Las Cruces Police have identified the 19-year-old motorcyclist killed over the weekend as Michael Angel Perez of Mesilla park.

Amigo Airsho back in action at new venue

After taking a year off, and finding a new home, the Amigo Airsho is back in action. "It was amazing, it was really awesome. I loved every bit of it," said fan Debby Melendez.

NM Press Association Foundation grant expands NMSU journalism project

Blending high tech and old school, New Mexico State University’s journalism department and the more than a century old New Mexico Press Association are partnering to help students and working professionals expand their skills.

Driver flees police, leaves girlfriend and two children behind

A Las Cruces motorist was arrested Thursday afternoon after a relatively minor traffic stop led police to make an unusual arrest.

Criminal Complaint: Santa Fe Deputy was on phone with girlfriend as he fired at fellow deputy

EDITOR'S NOTE: An earlier version of this story identified Tai Chan's friend as a Las Cruces Police Officer.

LCFD extinguishes fire in two-story apartment Tuesday evening

Swift thinking by Las Cruces Firefighters helped prevent a fire from spreading at a two-story apartment Tuesday evening.

UPDATE: Deputy charged with murder after shooting fellow deputy

The Santa Fe County Sheriff's Deputy suspected of shooting and killing a fellow deputy early Tuesday morning has been charged with an open count of murder.

Las Cruces inmate sentenced for killing fellow inmate

A Las Cruces murderer got 26 more years tacked onto his sentence for killing a fellow inmate. Dominic Montoya was found guilty by a jury back in June of this year over the murder of Adam Avalos in 2006.  

Two arrested in connection with weekend armed robbery

The man suspected of committing the October 9 armed robbery that resulted in a SWAT callout and temporary closure of a portion of Amador Avenue was arrested Saturday evening.

Las Cruces moving forward with $10.10 minimum wage, for now

Las Cruces City Council decided Monday to stay the course on a plan to push the city's minimum wage past $10 per hour.