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51 min ago | Las Cruces Sun-News
LAS CRUCES >> Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that helps identify the person or person who may have set fire to a commercial building two days before Thanksgiving.
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51 min ago | Las Cruces Sun-News
LAS CRUCES >> The Las Cruces woman and man accused of murder for the late November beating death of her live-in boyfriend are facing additional felony charges, most of them related to their alleged efforts to hide the killing.
2 hrs ago | Lamar Daily News
Well-behaved, leashed dogs are invited to attend the fourth annual "A Critter Christmas" gala from 6-10 p.m. Thursday at the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave. This fun event features food, music, entertainment, dog costume contests, dog treat buffet, photo booth, no-host bar and more, and benefits the Animal Service Center of the ... (more)
7 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News
LAS CRUCES >> Leslie Endean-Singh, a Democrat running for Congress in New Mexico's 2nd congressional district, will have a meet and greet 4-6 p.m. Dec. 19 at MVS Studios, 535 N. Main Street.
LAS CRUCES >> The film/television industry spent about $93 million in Albuquerque during the last fiscal year and more than $200 million in the state.
LAS CRUCES >> A prominent Las Cruces surgeon, who died during a weekend hunting trip, was remembered Monday for his skill, humor and compassion.
Sun-News photo Officials with the Animal Service Center of the Mesilla Valley are hoping a proposed overhaul of Dona Ana County pet ordinances will help reduce the number of stray cats, such as this one, being euthanized each year.
LAS CRUCES >> A murder trial started Monday afternoon for the Las Cruces man accused of shooting a housemate more than five years ago.
Sizzling Platter, a Utah-based restaurant management company, owns and operates the location at 3835 E. Lohman Ave. Suite 100 - between Pioneer Bank and Jason's Deli.
LAS CRUCES >> The DVD of the movie "Despicable Me 2" is scheduled to be released on Tuesday and one Las Cruces Walmart plans to celebrate the event.
According to a news release, crews were dispatched to the 1300 block of Lynx Trail at 1:45 a.m. Monday after reports of a residential structure fire.
Joselynn Vallejo, 11, gathers with other students to learn mariachi music at the dual-language charter school La Academia Dolores Huerta.
SILVER CITY >> The Walmart Foundation has provided additional funding that has allowed Roadrunner Food Bank to increase its hunger programs to seniors through its Senior Helpings Program and senior specific Mobile Food Pantry sites in six New Mexico counties - Dona Ana, Luna, Grant, Hidalgo, Otero and Sierra counties.
LAS CRUCES >> You're on the way out the door to your family holiday gathering when you realize you forgot to buy a present for Aunt Ethel .
"Mixed-Media Octopus," by Monte Vista Elementary School fifth grader Isaac Silva, is among works by regional student artists currently on exhibit at the Dona Ana County Government Center.
Las Cruces >> Officials in Dona Ana and Sierra Counties are about to consider formal stances against a state lawmaker proposal that has implications for Spaceport America sales-tax dollars going to local public schools.