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Friday, October 17, 2014 - 11:31am

Las Cruces

Parents push for new athletic policies after lightning injures six at Picacho football practice

Hunter Keffer, 13, remained hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday night, after he and five others were struck by lightning during football practice at Picacho Middle School in Las Cruces the previous evening.

Las Cruces teen headed to burn center following lightning strike

A 13-year-old Las Cruces boy will be transferred to a burn center following a lightning strike during 8th grade football practice at Picacho Middle School, according to police.

Las Cruces victims' assistance unit seeks volunteers

Las Cruces Police Department’s Victims’ Assistance Unit is accepting applications for volunteers interested in joining the Crisis Intervention Response Team.

Las Cruces woman allegedly head-buts officer during medical call

A Las Cruces woman was arrested after she allegedly head-butted an officer while he was responding to a medical call Saturday evening.

NMSU and Memorial Medical Center to offer public health courses to medical residents

Beginning in fall 2014, the Department of Public Health Sciences in the New Mexico State University College of Health and Social Services and the Southern New Mexico Family Medicine Residency Program at Memorial Medical Center will offer reside

Hospital network hacked, 4.5 million records stolen

NewsChannel 9 has confirmed the following hospitals in our area are CHS Hospitals, at this time we are awaiting comment from hospital administration to see if local hospitals were affected.

Detainee allegedly overdoses after hiding drugs in body cavity

A Doña Ana County Detention Center inmate is in critical condition after what appears to be an overdose.

Las Cruces man receives 30 year sentence after admitting to assaulting child

A 56-year-old man was sentenced to 30 years behind bars after admitting to sexually assaulting a 7-year-old family member in a Las Cruces court Thursday.

Man hospitalized following serious crash in front of Mayfield HS

A 25-year-old Las Cruces man is fighting for his life in an El Paso hospital this afternoon following a serious crash in front of Mayfield High School yesterday afternoon.

DASCO: Man wanted for fraudulent business deals

Investigators with the Dona Ana County Sheriff's Office are looking for a many they say tried to buy several cars with fraudulent bank accounts.

Las Cruces man arrested for 8th DWI

A Las Cruces man was arrested and charged with his 8th DWI offense after he allegedly disabled his vehicle's interlock device and caused a crash around 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

Missing El Paso man located in Las Cruces

UPDATE: El Paso County Sheriff's Deputies were able to locate missing 56-year-old Jesus Castillo in Las Cruces early Wednesday morning. They advised us that they are working to reunite him with his family.

NMSU's Domenici Conference announces change to second day schedule

Organizers of the 2014 Domenici Public Policy Conference, hosted by New Mexico State University and set for Sept.

Las Cruces teen named D.A.R.E. youth advisor

The New Mexico Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Officers’ Association held its annual training conference in Silver City this month, which was attended by D.A.R.E.

Anthony, NM man allegedly throws kitchen knife at twin brother during argument

Doña Ana County Sheriff's deputies arrested Gerardo Luis Cruz, 25, of Anthony, New Mexico on Monday night after Cruz allegedly threw a kitchen knife at his twin brother during an argument.