Las Cruces

Mother charged in child abuse case

An ongoing investigation of an alleged incident of child abuse has now resulted in the arrest of the toddler's mother. The four-year-old toddler is currently in a medically-induced coma.

Alleged burglary suspect believed to be back in Doña Ana County after fleeing to Mexico

Doña Ana County Sheriff's deputies are searching for an alleged burglary suspect believed to be back in Doña Ana County after fleeing to Mexico.

Increased patrols will target illegal fireworks in Las Cruces

The Las Cruces fire and police departments have scheduled increased patrols this year in order to combat the use of illegal fireworks within city limits.

Dona Ana County fire stations stocked with sandbags in anticipation of rains

With the onset of the monsoon seasons in southern New Mexico, the Doña Ana County Fire and Emergency Services Department has authorized each of its 16 Volunteer Fire Districts to stock and distribute sandbags.

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.