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Santa Teresa to get first ever Catholic parish

The Las Cruces Catholic Diocese is adding it's first new parish in decades.

Hueco Tanks State Park's public use restriction being questioned

It’s one of the most popular rock climbing destinations for people from around the world. Because of its popularity, you might not be able to see its beauty.

‘Imperial’ Brigade conducts suicide prevention training

Maintaining total Army readiness remains a top priority for the Army and is reflected in the principles of the Ready and Resilient Campaign.

Rock the Fort tickets on sale

Tickets are on sale for the seventh annual Rock the Fort event at Biggs Park, featuring the rock band Theory of a Deadman.

El Paso woman living in Juarez reported missing

Three woman were reported missing in Juarez, including one woman from El Paso who was living in Juarez.

Affidavit: Catholic diocese employee admits to child porn

An affidavit alleges an El Paso Catholic Diocese employee and school board member admitted to downloading child porn.

NMSU Football practice report from Day #7

The New Mexico State football team completed fall camp practice No. 8 on the football practice field, Thursday, Aug. 7 on the football practice field on the campus of NM State.

NCAA gives 'Big 5' autonomy, UTEP reacts

Today, the NCAA Board of Directors voted to give the five BCS conferences, "the big five", autonomy when it comes to their own rules.

Nolan Richardson to Naismith HOF Friday

Former Bowie Bear Nolan Richardson will be formally inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday, August 8, in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Escalante off ESPN Fight Card, to box Sep. 6

Boxer Antonio Escalante will not meet Jose Pedraza on ESPN's Friday Night Fights in Santa Ynez, California on Friday, August 15. Instead, Pedraza will meet Juan Carlos Martinez for the IBO Super Featherweight title.

Chihuahuas' Cody Decker on ESPN's "Olbermann"

El Paso Chihuahuas fan favorite Cody Decker made his ESPN debut Wednesday night appearing as a special guest on "Olbermann" hosted by Keith Olbermann.

Federal jury rules in favor of LCPD officers

A jury on Wednesday ruled in favor of two Las Cruces Police officers in a federal lawsuit filed by a man arrested in 2010.

NMSU makes strides as LGBT friendly campus

New Mexico State University has been awarded 4.5 out of 5 stars in its latest ranking for being a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender friendly school by campuspride.org. The university began as a 2.5-star school in 2009.

Man arrested for allegedly tattooing teenage girl

An El Paso man was arrested and charged with tattooing a 16-year-old girl in his home without a license to operate a tattoo shop.

Las Cruces Fire Department hazmat team places second at annual challenge

The Las Cruces Fire Department Hazardous Materials Response Team (HMRT) placed second in the Overall Division after competing last week in the 18th Annual Los Alamos National Laboratories Hazmat Challenge.