Las Cruces

LCPD: Suspect in identity theft case a registered sex offender from Texas

The man suspected of stealing the identity of a Central Texas man and using it to live and work in the Las Cruces area was arrested in Santa Fe on Tuesday, but his arrest may have solved a 5-year-long manhunt in the Texas panhandle.

Doña Ana County employees to get pay raise, holiday pay preserved

Several elected officials in Doña Ana County are about to get a raise. County commissioners today voted 4 to 1 to increase the salaries of many elected county officials by 15 percent, but did not give themselves a raise.

New Las Cruces City Attorney named

Las Cruces City Manager Robert Garza announced that Deputy City Attorney William "Rusty" Babington will take over as city attorney for the City of Las Cruces on Monday, December 15.

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$1,000 reward offered for Las Cruces cell phone burglar

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information about a man who is suspected of throwing a rock through a Las Cruces area business and getting away with over $18,000 in merchandise.

Las Cruces woman and daughter arrested for allegedly shoplifting at Walmart

A Las Cruces woman and her 21-year-old daughter were arrested Wednesday for allegedly shoplifting at Walmart.

Dona Ana Community College selects new VP for Academic Affairs

Dona Ana Community College President Dr. Renay Scott today announced that Dr. Mónica Torres, has been selected as Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA) at DACC. She is 54 years old. Torres will begin December 16, 2014.

UPDATE: Missing Las Cruces teen found safe

UPDATE: The missing 16-year-old who was last seen leaving his home early Saturday morning has been located according to the Las Cruces Police Department.  He has returned home and is reportedly in good condition.

Las Cruces psychiatrist charged for alleged abuse of former patient

A Las Cruces psychiatrist was arrested and charged with abusing a former patient after a reportedly violent confrontation in the Behavioral Health Services parking lot Tuesday.

LC Crime Stoppers: Reward offered for man with assumed identity

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers are offering a $1,000 reward for a man who has posed as a 30-year-old Texas man and worked in the Las Cruces area since 2009.

'12 Days of Spay' discount set for Dona Ana County

The Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley (ASCMV) is offering a sterilization special to help control the pet population in Doña Ana County and to promote responsible pet ownership.

NTSB releases preliminary report in crash that killed Francis Aviation CEO

The National Transportation Safety Board has issued their preliminary information report on the crash that killed Francis Aviation CEO Tyler Francis last Monday morning.

New Mexico State and Oklahoma State reach agreement on NMSU’s use of the Classic Aggie

New Mexico State University and Oklahoma State University today announced they have signed a licensing agreement allowing NMSU to continue using the Classic Aggie image on a limited number of materials.

NMSU’s doctorate in nursing practice program receives national accreditation

New Mexico State University’s doctorate in nursing practice in the College of Health and Social Services’ School of Nursing received national accreditation for five years from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

WWE plans first show of 2015 in Las Cruces

Westling fans, unite! The WWE will return to the Pan American Center for their first show of the year on January 30, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, December 5, 2014.