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Friday, October 17, 2014 - 11:31am

Local News + Statewide News + El Paso + Las Cruces

Traffic Alert: Southbound US-54 lanes closed Monday evening

Texas Department of Transportation was forced to reschedule a major closure on Sunday night due to the thunderstorm. Now, they're trying to complete the closure Monday night.

Serial killer with ties to Texas confesses

Authorities in northwestern Indiana have arrested a man who has admitted to killing at least seven people.

EPSO deputies identify couple killed in Far East El Paso wreck

El Paso County Sheriff's Deputies have identified the couple killed Sunday evening in a three-vehicle crash on I-10  in far East El Paso.

EPSO deputies identify couple killed in Far East El Paso wreck

El Paso County Sheriff's Deputies have identified the couple killed Sunday evening in a three-vehicle crash on I-10  in far East El Paso.

Texas high school coaches association Week 8 regional poll

Here is The Texas High School Coaches Association coaches poll released by TheAthleticsDepartment.com. The poll is voted on by a panel of THSCA members.

Man faces felony charges for allegedly hitting two LCPD officers

A Las Cruces man is behind bars after he allegedly hit and kicked two Las Cruces Police Officers during an arrest Sunday evening.

Quotes from Sean Kugler's UTEP press conference

UTEP Football Media Luncheon Quotes Oct. 20, 2014 Head Coach Sean Kugler (Opening Statement)

This week in NMSU athletics

The New Mexico State Athletics Department has several events going on during the week of Oct. 20-26. Read below to find out what is going on in the world of Aggie Athletics this week.

UTEP back to preparation for UTSA after bye

UTEP (3-3, 1-1 Conference USA) and UTSA (2-5, 1-2 C-USA) will meet on Saturday in the Alamodome. Kickoff is set for 5 p.m. MT.

Analysis: Behind voter ID, federal pre-clearance

Strange things show up in the footnotes of federal court rulings.

Dona Ana County to hold indigent funeral service Thursday

Officials with Dona Ana County are hoping to give twelve people a funeral with dignity. The twelve individuals are described as indigent, and none of their family members have come forward to claim their bodies for a funeral.

Aggies golf to host Herb Wimberly Invitational

The New Mexico State men’s golf team is hosting the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate at the NM State Golf Course, Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 20-21 with 13 teams participating in the event.

Police Are Not Soliciting Money or Credit Info

The Las Cruces Police Department has received three reports today of a perpetrator calling local residents, claiming to be a representative of law enforcement, and demanded money or credit information in exchange for avoiding arrest.

Autopsy Report: Questions remain in Downtown murder

[Note: Some details may be graphic to some readers.] Questions remain in the death of Gerardo Luna, the man who was found bound, gagged and burned in the basement of a Downtown El Paso building on September 5, 2014.

The Mediterranean House Gecko: Friend or Foe?

All the rain we had in September and again last night has made many desert creatures come out from hiding and they are getting noticed!  I have written recently in “Weather Talk” about our desert frogs and the not so attractive