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NM authorities search for man accused of beating girlfriend

A Mesilla Park man is wanted by authorities today after they allege he beat his girlfriend so severely that she suffered an orbital fracture to her skull.

Group rallies at Congressman Pearce's office for climate change discussion

A group of Las Cruces community leaders rallied at U.S. Congressman Steve Pearce's Las Cruces office Thursday for an explanation on the congressman's stance on climate change.

Economists forecast slow but positive growth

Only a few years removed from the great recession, residents still cast a wary eye toward the economy and ask if the country has recovered.

Woman caught stealing more than $1,200 in jewelry

Las Cruces Police arrested a woman suspected of stealing jewelry and watches from a local department store. 

Research rally celebrates partnership for the advancement of cancer research

New Mexico State University and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Wash., received a $9 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to support cancer research, internships and outreach activities in the span of five yea

Mayor Miyagishima delivers State of the City address

Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima will deliver his annual State of the City Address at 12:15 p.m. today, Wednesday, Feb. 19. The public is invited to attend, it will be held at Council Chambers at City Hall, 700 N. Main St.

Homeless man arrested for Valentine's Day machete attack

Las Cruces Police have arrested a 39-year-old homeless man suspected of attacking two people on Valentine's Day.

Las Cruces Police investigate sexual assault case

A Las Cruces neighborhood is on edge after an alleged sexual assault of one of their neighbors last week.

City of Las Cruces will not renew red light camera contract

The City of Las Cruces announced late Tuesday afternoon they will not renew their contract with Redflex Traffic Systems who managed the city's red light camera intersections for five years.

McClure Road in Las Cruces to close for seven days

McClure Road between Alameda Boulevard and Reymond Street will be closed to through traffic for approximately seven days beginning Thursday, Feb. 20, at 7 a.m.

Compress Road in Las Cruces will close for two days

McClure Road between Alameda Boulevard and Reymond Street will be closed to through traffic for approximately seven days beginning Thursday, Feb. 20, at 7 a.m.

Las Cruces woman charged with writing fraudulent checks

Las Cruces Police arrested 28-year-old Laura E. Maestas after they allege she was writing fake checks at an area convenience store.

NMSU professor answers 10 myths about cockroaches

People say that if the world came to an end, the only survivors would be cockroaches. Is that possible?

LC Crime Stoppers offering $1,000 reward for information on sex assault case

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers are asking the community's assistance for information that helps identify a man suspected of sexually assaulting a 46-year-old Las Cruces woman last week.

NMSU DanceSport Company advances to nationals

Thirteen members of the New Mexico State University DanceSport Company earned 10 first-place finishes and seven second-place finishes at the USA Dance Southwest Regional Championships in Los Angeles, earlier this month.