Las Cruces

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.

Free Glow Sticks Available for Kids on Halloween

As part of the Las Cruces Fire Department’s effort to ensure that children have a safe Halloween, firefighters are offering free glow sticks for kids who will be trick-or-treating.

Intel hosts Aggie Innovation Design Challenge at NMSU

Twenty-one engineering students from New Mexico State University participated in a recent Aggie Innovation Design Challenge sponsored by Intel Corp.

UPDATE: Reward doubles in LCHS construction site burglary

UPDATE: Wooten Construction, the company responsible for the renovation of Las Cruces High School has just upped the ante in an attempt to identify the people responsible for stealing $35,000 worth of construction equipment from a construction

'Rescued By Wine' to benefit local rescue dogs

Cherished K9 All Breed Dog Rescue is partnering with Amero Winery for "Rescued by Wine" on Saturday, November 1st.

MISSING: Las Cruces Police need help locating missing 20-year-old

Las Cruces Police are asking the community for help locating a missing 20-year-old who went missing from his home in north Las Cruces Monday morning.

Las Cruces Police issues 72 citations in less than 3 hours

In less than 3 hours the Las Cruces Police and New Mexico Police issued 72 citations. It happened this morning during a special traffic operation along Elks Drive.

LCPD seek additional witnesses to deadly crash near NMSU campus

Investigators Seek Witnesses to University Avenue Crash

NMSU to see nearly $5M in cuts

Cuts are coming to New Mexico State University to make up for a big decline in enrollment. University President Garrey Carruthers says the university has identified about $4.8 million in cuts.

Man faces felony charges for allegedly hitting two LCPD officers

A Las Cruces man is behind bars after he allegedly hit and kicked two Las Cruces Police Officers during an arrest Sunday evening.

Dona Ana County to hold indigent funeral service Thursday

Officials with Dona Ana County are hoping to give twelve people a funeral with dignity. The twelve individuals are described as indigent, and none of their family members have come forward to claim their bodies for a funeral.

Police Are Not Soliciting Money or Credit Info

The Las Cruces Police Department has received three reports today of a perpetrator calling local residents, claiming to be a representative of law enforcement, and demanded money or credit information in exchange for avoiding arrest.

Las Cruces man arrested in stabbing death of teen

A Las Cruces man has been arrested today after an investigation by the Doña Ana County Sheriff's Office into the stabbing death of 17-year old David Escamilla during a house party.