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Las Cruces woman arrested, charged in 7-month-old child’s death

A 33-year-old Las Cruces woman has been charged in the death of her infant daughter.

Woman sentenced to twelve years for intoxication manslaughter death of Fort Bliss Soldier

An El Paso woman was sentenced to twelve years in prison for intoxicated manslaughter Wednesday afternoon in the 205th District Court for her role in the 2012 death of a Fort Bliss Soldier.

Man sentenced to ten years for deadly West El Paso crash

An El Paso man was sentenced to ten years in prison in connection with a DWI motorcycle crash that killed his passenger, 26-year-old Diane Valdez Bernal on June 11, 2013.

Obama, Perry meet in Texas amid 'urgent humanitarian situation'

President Barack Obama spoke about the immigration crisis on the southern border Wednesday in Texas, urging Congress to focus on solving the problem swiftly, saying it has the capacity to do so by approving his emergency $3.7 billion proposal.<

Anamarc students enroll in other Borderland colleges

There's still no answers Wednesday night -- regarding the future of financially strapped Anamarc College but that should change come Friday.

Las Cruces pair accused of shoplifting, contributing to delinquency of a minor

Las Cruces Police arrested two people who are suspected of shoplifting at Kmart while the woman's young daughter accompanied them on Sunday afternoon. .

Texas man dies in hiking accident

A Texas man fell 75 feet to his death Monday, while hiking in southern New Mexico. It happened in Rockhound State Park south of Deming.

Cigarroa: Powers to resign effective June 2

University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa issued a statement on Wednesday announcing that UT-Austin President Bill Powers will resign effective June 2, 2015.

Immigrant rights groups participate in "border reality checkpoint"

Members of ACLU of New Mexico and Paso Del Norte Civil Rights Project hit the streets for a "border reality checkpoint".

NM man allegedly threatens brother, nephew with knife

Doña Ana County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 39-year-old La Mesa man Tuesday after he allegedly chased his brother and nephew with a knife and threatened to kill them.

Mesa Street Grill says farewell to old location

On Saturday, July 12, Mesa Street Grill will be closing the doors of their old location (2525 N. Mesa) in anticipation of opening the new Mesa Street Grill at 3800 N. Mesa.

Finalists named for dean of NMSU honors college

After an internal search, four New Mexico State University faculty members have been named finalists to serve as the next dean of the NMSU Honors College.

Aftershocks continue to shake New Mexico - Arizona Border

Residents of Southern New Mexico and Eastern Arizona continue to report aftershocks in the wake of the 5.2 earthquake that struck just northwest of Lordsburg, NM on June 27, 2014.

Some worry traffic issues will stem Texas' growth

 

Campers enjoy! Campfires now allowed in the Gila National Forest

If you plan on heading to the Gila National Forest anytime soon, you'll be able enjoy a campfire. The summer rain has prompted Gila National Forest officials in New Mexico to lift fire restrictions.