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New adoption center hopes to find homes for strays

An organization whose hope is to find homes for stray dogs and cats has found their own home... ACTion Program for Animals in Las Cruces is moving to 800 W. Picacho and will open in May.

El Paso dentist to reward good deed with new iPad

An area dentist is trying to recognize all of the best kids in El Paso by offering a free, brand new iPad to a lucky kid.

Final coaches show to be held Tuesday

The final Keitha Adams radio show this year will be held at 5 p.m. at Tortuga Sports Lounge (126 Shadow Mountain Drive) Tuesday.

NMSU softball to hit road for matchup with #9 Arizona

NM State (26-19; 8-4 WAC) takes on No. 9 Arizona for a doubleheader on Wednesday, April 23 at 5 and 7 p.m. Both games can be heard live on KSNM AM570 beginning at 5 p.m.

Maybe immigration reform isn't dead after all

Conventional political wisdom suggests that immigration reform in a midterm election year has a snowball's chance in July of getting any traction. But maybe that wisdom isn't so conventional.

New mixed-use housing complex could be built in west El Paso

New housing could soon be built in west El Paso. The mixed-use apartment complex would go up on De Leon just off of Mesa. The plan is to build two, four story buildings that will include a total of 16 apartments.

Fugitive charged with 1981 murder found serving as Texas church deacon

You can run, the saying goes. Joseph Lewis Miller spent more than 33 years hiding, ducking police for a murder charge out of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, according to a statement from U.S. Marshal Martin Pane.

Nava sentenced to 10 years in prison for hitting bicyclist

Update: Araceli Nava was sentenced to 10 years in prison and ordered to pay a $10,000 fine after being found guilty of manslaughter in court on Monday. Earlier:

Husband charged with killing mother of 4 in Jacksonville

A mother of four was found dead Sunday morning in the driveway of her home. Police say the husband was responsible for her death.

Man charged following deadly Far East El Paso crash

El Paso Police released a mugshot of 27-year-old Brian Gamero, who is accused of driving while intoxicated and crashing into the back of 22-year-old Crystal Saldana's Mazda MX3 early Saturday morning in far east El Paso.

UTEP women's golf opens C-USA Championships in 10th

The UTEP women's golf team is in 10th place through 18 holes of the Conference USA Championship on Monday in Gulf Shores, Ala.

This week in NMSU athletics

The New Mexico State track and field team continues its 2014 outdoor season when it travels to Houston, Texas to compete at the Rice Owls Invitational on April 26.

Barber sculps detailed haircuts for die-hard San Antonio Spurs fans

In San Antonio, a barber/die hard basketball fan is using his talents to support his team in the NBA playoffs. Rogelio Mares takes a look at some devoted fans who wear their team spirit, on their heads.

Mineola church deacon arrested, connected to 1981 homicide

The U.S. Marshals Service arrested a Pennsylvania fugitive in East Texas who was wanted for more than 30 years on a 1981 murder charge.