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Las Cruces law enforcement confiscates $2,500 in illegal fireworks

Las Cruces fire, police and codes enforcement confiscated an estimated $2,500 worth of illegal fireworks and responded to several hundred calls related to fireworks during the 2014 season when vendors were allowed to sell their products.

Ysleta ISD names new director, new principal for Hillcrest Middle

The Ysleta Independent School District (YISD) announced new administrators to its team on Tuesday morning.

Unique Doctor of Economic Development program at NMSU looks to expand its reach

A doctoral program at New Mexico State University that is unique in the nation is looking to increase its visibility and expand its pool of qualified applicants.

One person dead, three injured in Hudspeth County semi crash

UPDATE: Texas Department of Public Safety has identified the man who died in a crash on I-10 in Hudspeth County early Monday morning as 48-year-old Salvador Lozano Delgado.

NMSU center named to Rimington Award watch list

The Rimington Trophy Committee has released its 2014 Fall Watch List, which features 66 of the best centers in Division I football, including New Mexico State’s Valerian Ume-Ezeoke.

UTEP Tight End named to Mackey Award watch list

Senior Eric Tomlinson was named to the 2014 John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List on Tuesday. The award is given annually to the most outstanding collegiate tight end.

2013-14 leading scorer dismissed from NMSU women's basketball

New Mexico State head women’s basketball coach Mark Trakh announced Tuesday that senior Danesia Williamson has been dismissed from the team due to academic ineligibility.

NMSU football releases new turf design

The NM State athletic department today released the final design of the synthetic turf that is currently being installed at Aggie Memorial Stadium.

What is the Recipe for a Thunderstorm?

Just like when you are baking the perfect dessert or making that special dish,  you need the correct ingredients in the precise amounts mixed together in the right order in order for the food to come out tasting the way it should.

Texas city to vote on ordinance banning illegal immigrant housing

In League City, Texas, officials are considering a ban on housing illegal immigrants within the city limits.

$5,000 reward offered for most wanted sex offender

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Randy Hofstetter, 28, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

Timeline: A history of lethal drug use in Texas

For nearly 30 years, Texas used the same three-drug lethal injection cocktail to execute death row inmates: sodium thiopental, an anesthetic, followed by pancuronium bromide, a muscle relaxant, and then potassium chloride, which brings about ca

NMSU sustainability project receives regional and national recognition

A group of New Mexico State University researchers received regional and national recognition for a sustainability project that aims to conserve water.

UTEP students prepare for flight aboard NASA's aircraft

Five University of Texas at El Paso students will travel to Ellington Field at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston July 10-11 to conduct experiments aboard a reduced gravity aircraft.

Million-dollar settlement paid in body cavity search

A New Mexico woman was paid $1.1 million after reaching a settlement with University Medical Center of El Paso and two Texas Tech University physicians according to the woman's attorneys with the ACLU of New Mexico and Texas.