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Las Cruces Diocese announces 'Project Oak Tree;' a humanitarian mission for immigrants

Las Cruces Catholic Diocese Bishop Cantu held a press conference Tuesday at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church to announce a humanitarian program called Project Oak Tree.

Central Texas access to airport PreCheck is on the way

    Last month, Brant Mittler and his wife, Louise Mandel, drove more than 100 miles from their San Antonio home to Victoria, near the Gulf Coast.

Chihuahuas game rescheduled after rain fall

There are some disappointed Chihuahua fans and it's all thanks to mother nature.

Immigrant influx having little effect on El Paso dockets, says attorney

The recent influx of undocumented immigrants from Central America is having little affect on El Paso's immigration courts according to a local attorney.

Anamarc College shutters campuses, sends staff packing

Summer break came early for the nearly 500 students of El Paso’s Anamarc College. Amid rumors of bankruptcy, the medical technical school’s campuses closed Tuesday due to “cash flow” problems.

Bus Driver Shot and Killed While on the Job

A city bus driver in Juarez was shot and killed while on the job. It happened early this morning on the city's south side.

Man accused of beating elderly couple with hammer enters plea

A man accused of beating an elderly Las Cruces couple with a hammer during a violent home invasion pleaded not guilty Monday to a long list of felony charges. Guy Jaime Young allegedly chose the couple at random on June 11th.

Dinner and dance fundraiser to help cancer patients afford treatment

A fundraiser aiming to help continue care for hundreds diagnosed with cancer and cannot afford treatment will take place next week.

'Dawgs game postponed, Doubleheader Wednesday

Due to inclement weather, tonight’s Chihuahuas game versus the Albuquerque Isotopes (Los Angeles Dodgers) has been postponed. The two teams will play in a doubleheader tomorrow (July 2) starting at 5:05 p.m.

Mother charged in child abuse case

An ongoing investigation of an alleged incident of child abuse has now resulted in the arrest of the toddler's mother. The four-year-old toddler is currently in a medically-induced coma.

Alleged burglary suspect believed to be back in Doña Ana County after fleeing to Mexico

Doña Ana County Sheriff's deputies are searching for an alleged burglary suspect believed to be back in Doña Ana County after fleeing to Mexico.

Severe Thunderstorms, Flash flooding possible tonight

Las Cruces is already experiencing severe thunderstorms with locally heavy rainfall causing some localized street flooding. High wind and hail is also possible on I-10 between Las Cruces & El Paso.

NMSU soccer to host tryout

The New Mexico State soccer team is hosting walk-on tryouts, Aug. 9, for the 2014 season, first year head coach Freddy Delgado announced Wednesday. The tryout is set for 6-8 p.m. at the NM State Soccer Complex.

City approves plan to remove property from Lincoln Center

The process to begin preserving historical items from the Lincoln Center got the thumbs up from City Council Tuesday. The center had been under the threat of demolition by TxDot, which owns the property, to make way for a freeway connector.