Las Cruces

Dispute between neighbors over car sale leads to arrest

A Las Cruces man is behind bars, charged with one count of robbery, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, tampering with evidence, and battery after a fight with a neighbor escalated Sunday night.

LCPD plans sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols in July

The Las Cruces Police Department will hold four sobriety checkpoints and two saturation patrols within city limits during the month of July.

Doña Ana County launches social media initiative

Starting July 1, Doña Ana County will have a new social media presence with the launch of its profiles on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

NMSU biology professor helps students discover their potential

After 22 years at New Mexico State University, Regents Professor Elba Serrano’s philosophy about student success remains rooted in the beliefs that have nurtured her own career.

Las Cruces 4th of July celebration

There is still time to enter the City of Las Cruces Electric Light Parade Presented by Wells Fargo. The parade is at 9 p.m. on Thursday, July 3.

New tax rate effective July 1st in Las Cruces

The City of Las Cruces reminds business owners and residents that the Gross Receipts Tax collected on the sale of goods and services will increase from the current 7.5625% to 7.9375% on Tuesday, July 1, 2014.

Dona Ana 'car surfing' incident leads to arrest of man for drunk driving, child abuse

A 23-year-old Las Cruces man is behind bars today after being accused of allowing a 14-year-old to 'car surf' while he allegedly did 'donuts' by the river levee while intoxicated.

NM inmate found guilty of murdering fellow inmate in 2006

A Dona Ana County Detention Center inmate was convicted of brutally murdering a fellow inmate on Wednesday afternoon.

Youth elk licenses for sale in July

More than 2,000 youth antlerless elk licenses will go on sale through the Department of Game and Fish’s Online License System at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 9.

Fire officials investigate commercial building fire

Las Cruces fire investigators are looking into the cause of a commercial building fire.

Woman arrested by LCPD after allegedly assaulting young female family member

A Las Cruces woman was arrested by police after a series of events that led to her being arrested and charged with sexually assaulting and kidnapping a family member.

Las Cruces 4th of July parade

There is still time to enter the City of Las Cruces Electric Light Parade Presented by Wells Fargo. The parade is at 9 p.m. on Thursday, July 3 in downtown Las Cruces.

Overnight fire damages Las Cruces home, vehicles

Las Cruces Fire Department were able to extinguish a fire at a home just after 1 a.m. before it caused more substantial damage to the home.

Las Cruces man wants stricter laws for pet owners after dog mauling

 A Las Cruces man’s award winning dogs are dead after a neighbor’s pit bull jumped a fence and attacked them.