Las Cruces

Dona Ana County credit card theft suspects sought

Authorities with the Dona Ana County Sheriff's Department are asking for the community's assistance in identifying a couple who is suspected of trying to use a stolen credit card at a gas pump around 1:30 a.m. June 8.

Aerial fireworks ban in effect through 4th of July holiday

Doña Ana County Commissioners have banned aerial and ground audible fireworks for the next month due to the extreme drought conditions.

Las Cruces Fire Department shares tips on flammable liquids

Tuesday morning’s fire on Windsor Place has prompted the Las Cruces Fire Department to remind residents to exercise caution when handling or storing flammable liquids.

NMSU alum establishes endowment for electric utility graduate students

One of the first graduates from New Mexico State University’s Electric Utility Management Program has returned to establish an endowed scholarship.

NMSU graduate student contributes to new neonatal data in desert bighorn sheep research

The desert bighorn sheep was taken off New Mexico’s threatened and endangered species list in 2011.

New Mexico to implement new test standards for future educators

Some major changes are being made -- to try and improve education in New Mexico. Governor Susana Martinez was in Las Cruces to discuss the reforms Tuesday.

Dona Ana County Sheriff: Man suspected of fondling 10-year-old family member arrested

Authorities in Dona Ana County have arrested and charged 29-year-old with Jose Luis Melendez with criminal sexual penetration after he allegedly fondled a 10-year-old family member.

Las Cruces massage therapist charged with violating therapy client

A Las Cruces massage therapist is behind bars after Dona Ana County Sheriff's Deputies allege that he violated a client during a massage therapy session earlier this month.

Man injured, dog killed as a result of Las Cruces house fire Tuesday morning

Las Cruces firefighters responded to two fires early Tuesday morning.

Las Cruces man given maximum sentence for shooting, near fatal pistol-whipping of girlfriend

A Las Cruces man received the maximum 33 1/2 year sentence after a jury found him guilty of attempted first degree murder, aggravated burglary, child abuse and felon in possession of a firearm.

Doña Ana County looks to fill seats on valuation protest board

Doña Ana County is accepting applications for positions on the Doña Ana County Valuation Protest Board.

Rules in place for Las Cruces yard and garage sales

Las Cruces residents who host a garage or yard sale are reminded that the city has ordinances regulating the frequency of such sales and posting of signs that advertise them.

Comic Convention coming to Las Cruces in the Fall

A new popular culture and comic convention, Las Cruces Comic Con, is being held at the Las Cruces Convention Center on September 5 – September 7, 2014.

Mesilla woman charged with dousing baby with pepper spray

A Mesilla woman has been charged with child abuse after she allegedly doused a one-year-old baby with pepper spray during a domestic dispute.

Three arrested in connection with Doña Ana County burglaries

Dona Ana County Sheriff's investigators have made three arrests in connection with a pair of burglaries in the North Valley.