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Despite huge warchest, Abbott still fundraising

 

UPDATE: Experts say deadly Las Cruces plane crash could have been prevented

The cause of a deadly plane crash near Las Cruces is a mystery no more.

Homeless shelter zoning ordinance approved

City council has approved a new ordinance limiting where homeless shelters can call home. Initially, council wanted to keep all halfway houses and homeless shelters at least 1,000 feet away from schools daycares and churches.

Former Fort Bliss soldier who stabbed pregnant woman says he was an evil person that day

The former Fort Bliss soldier who stabbed a woman in her home, all while her deployed husband watched via webcam, took the stand Tuesday before a jury decides his punishment.

Fort Bliss commander reiterates security hike not tied to ISIS rumors

The commanding general of Fort Bliss wants to make it clear that the recent security changes on post are not the result of any specific threat, though he admits the timing isn't helpful.

Could Cruz's immigration move lead to shutdown fight?

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said Tuesday Congress should "use all means necessary" to prevent President Barack Obama from granting what Cruz considers amnesty to more immigrants who are in the country illegally.

El Paso teacher wins grant for innovative teaching

An El Paso teacher won a $2,000 grant for his innovative teaching approach. Travis Duckworth from El Paso Academy High School is one of four teachers in the state to be selected for the 2014 Voya Unsung Heroes Award.

Authorities have found a Las Cruces girl reported missing

Nizhoni J Thompson, 20 was found in Gallup, NM Tuesday night.

Death Row Appeal Alleges Execution Drugs Have Expired

Editors note: This story has been updated throughout.

UTEP's Rotich earns another C-USA honor

Cross-country runner Anthony Rotich has been named the Conference USA Athlete of the Week. This is the eighth time in his outstanding career that he has received this award.

Dona Ana County Commissioners pass 'safe community' resolution, prohibits employees from asking residents' immigration status

A new county resolution in Dona Ana county prohibits any county employee, including sheriff’s deputies, from using resources or funds to ask a resident about their immigration status.

NMSU runners were named WAC Players of the Week

Seniors Diana Hawk and Hab Rubio were both named WAC Player of the Week after their strong performance at the UNM Lobo Invitational on Sat., Sept. 6. Both Hawk and Rubio completed personal bests during the invite.

Glory Road Glow Run to come to UTEP's campus

The Glory Road Glow Run, hosted by UTEP Special Events as part of the Centennial Celebration of the University, is just weeks away.

NMSU women's golf brings home title in Utah

The New Mexico State women’s golf team won the Hobble Creek Fall Classic with a team score of 577 during two rounds of play on the Hobble Creek Golf Course in Springville, Utah, Sept. 8.

UTEP women's golf finishes 15th in Colorado

The UTEP women's golf team finished 15th at the Ptarmigan Ram Classic on Tuesday in Fort Collins, Colo. The Miners fired a 54-hole total of 937 (308-316-313).