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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:42am

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Las Cruces man accused of beating father with brick over prescription drugs

Andrew John Garcia, 34, is accused of hitting his father over the head repeatedly with a small brick after allegedly stealing his dad's prescription medication.

Pedestrian walkway installed at Las Cruces High School

 Las Cruces’ original high school is getting a multi million dollar makeover, and on Friday one of the highlights was set in place.

Man arrested, charged in abduction and sexual assault of woman from truck stop

Dona Ana County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a 62-year-old man after a woman alleged that he abducted her from a local truck stop and sexually assaulted her.

Father arrested for child abuse after three toddlers found wandering in the street

A 35-year-old father has been arrested and charged with negligent child abuse after three toddlers were found wandering around a Mesilla Park neighborhood Wednesday morning.

Crash closes portion of Highway 70 in Las Cruces

UPDATE: LCPD opened Highway 70 to traffic just after 3:30 p.m. Friday afternoon. EARLIER:

New details in the death of 7-month-old Las Cruces baby

 Court documents are revealing disturbing details about a Las Cruces mother charged in the death of her baby girl.

Tougher enforcement netting hundreds of citations, arrests of dozens

Law enforcement in New Mexico have been targeting busy intersections with more crashes for traffic violations. The extra enforcement began in January this year, in smaller communities with less police presence.

NMSU Board of Regents to meet July 22 and 23

The New Mexico State University Board of Regents will meet for the purpose of strategic planning at 7:30 a.m. July 22 in the Business Complex Room 108 on the Las Cruces campus.

NMSU graduate students provide speech therapy to children in Peru

Marlene Salas-Provance, department head of Special Education and Communication Disorders in New Mexico State University’s College of Education, has always dreamed of taking students abroad to provide speech therapy, and because of NMSU&rs

REMINDER: Water will shut off in certain areas

Crews are cutting off water supply to certain areas to add a new water main connection. The areas affected are Colorado Avenue between San Pedro Street and Campo Street, and Campo Street between Texas Avenue and Arizona Avenue.

Man arrested for allegedly shoplifting with girlfriend's teenage son

Police arrested a man and his girlfriend's 13-year-old son for allegedly stealing DVDs at a Walmart.

Las Cruces pair accused of shoplifting, contributing to delinquency of a minor

Las Cruces Police arrested two people who are suspected of shoplifting at Kmart while the woman's young daughter accompanied them on Sunday afternoon. .

DASCO: Man arrested after allegedly threatening to kill brother and nephew with knife

Doña Ana County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 39-year-old La Mesa man Tuesday after he allegedly chased his brother and nephew with a knife and threatened to kill them.

Finalists named for dean of NMSU honors college

After an internal search, four New Mexico State University faculty members have been named finalists to serve as the next dean of the NMSU Honors College.

Fire officials investigate cause of duplex fire

Las Cruces fire officials are investigating the cause of a duplex fire. The blaze broke out on Tuesday night on the 2300 block of Dr. King Way in Las Cruces.