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LCPD: Unlocked doors, open windows lead to most auto burglaries

Las Cruces Police has investigated 84 auto burglaries in the past two months and the overwhelming majority were considered crimes of opportunity since vehicle windows were left down or doors unlocked.

$566,400 worth of heroin seized at Paso Del Norte crossing

A 21-year-old El Paso man was turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents Monday after CBP Officers discovered 17.7 pounds of heroin at an estimated street value of $566,400 in his car.

El Paso Christians celebrate Jewish Passover

Hundreds of El Pasoans gathered Monday night to celebrate the Jewish Passover. The Word of Life Church in east El Paso was one of a handful of area Christian churches to celebrate the seder meal on the first night of Passover.

Second Las Cruces car burglary suspect arrested

Las Cruces Police arrested a second man in connection with several car break-ins in Las Cruces last Wednesday.

NMSU student monitors fish movement using ear bone

An entire life history spilling details from a metabolic standpoint, water temperature and the locations of fish at a given age can be determined from information on a shard of ear bone smaller than a grain of rice.

Pets seeking forever homes

The Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley will have dog, cat, puppy and kitten adoptions this Saturday, April 19.

13 to graduate Doña Ana County fire academy

Thirteen new firefighters will be sworn in Friday after having successfully completed the 10th Doña Ana County Fire and Emergency Services Firefighter Academy.

Calculator directive for 8th-graders draws concerns

     

EPISD students protest schedule change, teacher displacements

 Dozens of H.S. Hut Brown Middle School students stayed after school Monday, but they didn't have detention, they were holding a demonstration.

Non-profit seeks to provide resources for pregnant teens, young adults

For 12 years, the House of Hope has tried to reach out to pregnant teens and young adults in hopes of getting them more informed before they make the biggest choice: to parent, or to abort.

Fort Bliss historian helps others ride with Pancho Villa

In the predawn hours of March 9, 1916, Francisco “Pancho” Villa and his band of several hundred villistas descended upon the town of Columbus, N.M., in hopes of obtaining needed military equipment, supplies and horses in the hands o

Monday marks one year anniversary of demolition of city hall

One year ago Monday downtown El Paso looked a little like a ghost town as city hall came tumbling down.

UTEP celebrates Track & Field history with Vandeburg, Beamon

The man credited with turning the UTEP track & field program into a national power, Wayne Vandeburg served as the head coach of the men's track & field team from 1967-72.

El Paso man convicted of aggravated assault faces 80 years

An El Paso man acquitted of murder will learn his fate by Friday. Last Friday, 21-year-old Miguel Tinoco was found not guilty of murder but found guilty of four counts of aggravated assault.

Smokers may lose out on job opportunities

If you smoke you will not get hired. This is the new policy El Paso County Sheriff Richard Wiles is implementing at the Sheriff’s Office.