Las Cruces

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.

A five year plan to reduce the asthma burden in New Mexico

The New Mexico Council on Asthma (NMCOA) and the New Mexico Department of Health are pleased to announce the recent publication of a five-year plan to be used as a guide to reduce the burden of asthma and improve asthma outcomes in New Mexico.&

NMSU computer science department head named interim associate dean

Enrico Pontelli, computer science professor and department head, will take the position of interim associate dean in New Mexico State University’s College of Arts and Sciences as of July 1.

Las Cruces man charged with stabbing teen during party melee

The man suspected of stabbing a 16-year-old boy during a brawl at a party early Friday morning has been arrested by Las Cruces Police. Pascual Jose Diaz, 25, is charged with one count of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

LCPD: Truck driver arrested, accused of kidnapping Louisiana woman

Las Cruces Police arrested a long-haul truck driver from California on Thursday after a woman entered the TravelCenters of America saying she had been held against her will.