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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.

Details emerge in Texas man's slaying of 4 children, 2 adults

A man shot and killed four children and two adults Wednesday at a Houston-area home belonging to relatives of his estranged wife, authorities said.

Care for immigrants costing local hospitals thousands

Just more than 100 Central American immigrants have been treated in local hospitals. Sierra Providence Health Network hospitals have treated 50 immigrants brought in by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Talented CBP dog makes another half million dollar bust

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office officers and U.S. Border Patrol agents seized 656 pounds of marijuana during a single drug bust on early Tuesday morning. Agents estimate the street value of the drugs at $524,800.

Texas father defends mom in daughter's beating death

Marine Chris Moore is feeling a pain like no other after learning about the brutal death of his 19-month-old daughter, Tylea. It's a father's loss, and a father's fear.

Thieves steal two trailers loaded with merchandise

El Paso Crime Stoppers are asking for the community's help to identify the person or people responsible for stealing two trailers loaded with merchandise from an east El Paso business on April 26, 2014.

Summertime Borderland Yard & Garden Care Tips

We have made it through the June excessive heat and our Borderland “monsoon” is in full swing!

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

NM Department of Health warns residents about Tularemia in wake of recent case

The New Mexico Department of Health announced today a laboratory confirmed case of tularemia in a 65 year-old woman from Bernalillo County.

El Paso drainage issues for July 24 public meeting

The United States Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission (USIBWC) has scheduled a public meeting for July 24. 2014.

Las Cruces woman arrested, charged in 7-month-old child’s death

A 33-year-old Las Cruces woman has been charged in the death of her infant daughter.

El Paso Museum of Art announces summer camps

The Museum School is happy to announce the 2014 summer camps for children alonng with classes for adults. Camp topics include drawing, recycled art, wax batik, cartooning, printmaking, watercolor painting, and bookmaking.

Roswell bank error: 'It's their mess up'

A Roswell, New Mexico man suddenly had more money than he'd ever imagined, thanks to a big "bank mistake." He deposited a check for $430, instead he got credit for $43,000.

Six dead in Houston shooting

A Texas man is in custody after allegedly shooting and killing six people, including four children, during a domestic dispute in Spring. 33-year-old Ron Lee Haskell surrendered Wednesday night after an hours-long standoff.