Las Cruces

Las Cruces Shelter holding off-site pet adoption events

You can now adopt a furry friend as you shop for groceries or at a closer location in Las Cruces! Animal Services Center will facilitate dog, cat, puppy, and kitten adoptions this Saturday, August 2nd.

NMSU names new dean for Honors College

New Mexico State University has selected Miriam Chaiken, a distinguished achievement professor and academic department head of the NMSU Anthropology Department, as the next dean of its Honors College. 

New Mexico HPV vaccine coverage above national average

The New Mexico Department of Health announced today that coverage levels for the three vaccines routinely recommended for adolescent boys and girls increased in 2013.

New Mexico school grades released, LCPS a mixed bag

 The report cards are in for New Mexico public schools as Governor Susana Martinez's administration has rated each sc

Update: MMA fighter Joe Torrez will not be charged in home invasion case

Las Cruces MMA fighter Joseph Torrez will not face charges in connection to a deadly New Year's Day home invasion in Doña Ana County.

Self defense classes offered to community health workers

The New Mexico Department of Health Office of Border Health and partners offer a no cost self-defense class in Spanish for local community health workers (promatoras) on Friday, July 25th at Gold Medal Taekwondo at 519 E.

Shelter will hold pet adoptions Saturday

Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley staff and volunteers will facilitate dog, cat, puppy and kitten adoptions this Saturday, July 26.

Toddler walks out of daycare, mother questions facility procedures

A Las Cruces daycare is under fire after a mother says her little boy wandered off on his own under their care and now the family is planning legal action.

Man charged with trying to stab mother

A man is accused of trying to stab his mother in her car according to Las Cruces Police. Anthony Jaramillo, 24, of the 1500 block of La Fonda Dr., was jailed on a charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

Friends remember Lisa Cano, woman allegedly murdered by son with sword

A Las Cruces man appeared in court for the first time Monday, just days after he allegedly murdered his own mother with a sword.

NMSU Head Start receives grant

The New Mexico State University Dona Ana County Head Start has been awarded a Head Start and Early Head Start grant.

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.