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Las Cruces man accused of killing mom with sword set to appear in court

The Criminal Complaint against a 35-year-old Las Cruces man accused of brutally murdering his mother with a sword was obtained by NewsChannel 9 on Monday morning.

New details about Las Cruces man arrested after allegedly using a sword to kill his mother

Las Cruces Police arrested 35-year-old Joshua Hunt after he allegedly killed his mother with a sword. Hunt is charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of tampering with evidence.

Las Cruces Mother indicted for death of 6 month old daughter

Yesterday, Thursday, July 17th, Annette Smith was indicted on one count of Child Abuse Intentional (resulting in death), one count of Child Abuse Negligent, six counts of Abuse of a Child and one count of tampering with evidence.

Las Cruces man arrested after allegedly using a sword to kill his mother

Las Cruces Police have arrested a man suspected of using a sword to kill his mother early on Friday morning. Joshua J. Hunt, 35, is charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of tampering with evidence.

NMSU to conduct two FDA required food-processing classes in August

Stories about food contamination are frequently in the news. To help food processors avoid being the subject of such newscasts, New Mexico State University’s Food Technology Program will conduct two workshops in August.

New Mexico woman charged with hate crime

A realative of a 17-year-old girl was arrested and charged with abuse and a hate crime by the Dona Ana County Sheriffs after her alleged reaction to a teenage relative's sexual orientation.

New Mexico State Police set up on State Road 136

Last week, Mexican customs officials dramatically reduced the availability of lanes at the Santa Teresa Port of Entry for transit by used vehicle exporters. 

New medical school to offer Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree, not M.D.

The private medical school that is coming to New Mexico State University's Las Cruces campus is slated to open in fall 2016 and will award the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree.

Clean-up effort scheduled on July 17 in San Miguel, NM

Several departments within Doña Ana County will join together Thursday, July 17, to canvas the rural community of San Miguel to educate residents on how to clean up their neighborhoods and properly care for their animals.

Las Cruces Fire Department cancels burn ban

Enough rain appears to have fallen in recent weeks to allow the Las Cruces Fire Department to rescind fire restrictions that were imposed on June 6.

NMSU campus to host brand new private medical school

 A brand new medical school will soon call Las Cruces home.

Las Cruces Utilities customers target of scam

Las Cruces Utilities is warning area residents of a scam that is targeting customers.

Task force continues investigation into Las Cruces area officer-involved shooting

A multi-agency Officer-involved incident task force continues to investigate an officer involved shooting from Saturday..

Las Cruces home rehabilitation program

The City of Las Cruces partners with the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to help low to moderate-income families update or remodel their homes creating a safer and healthier environment.  

LCFD investigate fire at Denny's Restaurant

Las Cruces firefighters investigate a fire in a local Denny’s restaurant early Monday morning. The fire department responded to the restaurant, located at 740 S Main St. and saw flames coming from the roof.