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NMSU releases men's basketball schedule

A challenging non-conference slate, 17 home games and an appearance on ESPN’s 24-hour College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon highlight the 2014-15 New Mexico State men’s basketball schedule.

LCPD alerts residents on scam telephone calls

The Las Cruces Police Department (LCPD) has received at least one report that a perpetrator is calling local residents claiming to be an officer from LCPD and demanded money or credit information in exchange for avoiding arrest.

El Paso Electric encourages recycling refrigerators

El Paso Electric has been notifying El Pasoans about saving energy and making the earth a greener place by recycling a old refrigerator.

NMSU hosts Aggie Welcome and Orientation Week

With the start of fall classes less than two weeks away, New Mexico State University will host a variety of events during Aggie Welcome and Orientation week to introduce students to campus life.

Couple charged with attempted murder after Las Cruces car chase

An ongoing dispute between two parties led to a Wednesday evening vehicle chase with gunshots fired and the arrest of a couple on attempted murder charges.

NMSU School of Nursing to host White Coat Ceremony

The New Mexico State University School of Nursing is one of only 100 schools to be selected to host a White Coat Ceremony.

1-10 closure forces Sun Metro to detour

Due to the complete closure of Interstate-10, Sun Metro will be required to detour Routes 18, 42 and 59 beginning at 5 am this Sunday, August 10. This detour will be in effect until 6 am Monday, August 11.

Tip leads to arrest of 'Most Wanted' man inside west El Paso bar

A 22-year-old El Paso man was arrested inside of a popular west El Paso bar early Friday morning after a tip led investigators to him.

In Panhandle, a growing need for a shallow lake's water

In a sign of just how strapped the Texas Panhandle and South Plains are for water supplies, water systems in the region last week started drawing from a once-empty lake that is now just over

Analysis: Timing of speculation not on Van de Putte's side

This tale begins with a denial. “Under no circumstance will I be running for mayor of San Antonio. I will be in the Senate come January 2015.”

CBP officers seize nearly $429,000 in cocaine hidden in a Ford Focus

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Gateway International Bridge intercepted a load of alleged cocaine. CBP officers discovered the alleged cocaine, valued at approximately $428,800 hidden within a Ford Focus.

Texas may refuse to follow climate rules


Tax-Free Weekend in Texas is underway

The annual tax free weekend in Texas runs from Friday through Sunday.

Fort Bliss soldier 'shocked' after Army gives him and dozens of others notice to leave service

They may have survived combat abroad but thousands of soldiers are caught in the crossfire of a budget battle at home.

Texas may refuse to follow climate rules

Texas’ top environmental regulator suggested Thursday that the state may ignore a proposed directive from the Obama administration in June to reduce carbon emissions from power plants.