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3 hrs ago | KVIA-TV El Paso

Man involved in July 12 Dona Ana County SWAT situation allegedly bit...

Davalous Brown was arrested in January 2013 for allegedly attempting to take an El Paso Police officer's weapon among other charges.

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5 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

Amigo Airsho fans will land spots in new Santa Teresa parking lot

The 2014 Amigo Airsho is scheduled to feature the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, pictured here, and the U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute team, among other acts Nov. 1-2.

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Related Topix: Santa Teresa, NM, Las Cruces, NM

9 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

Do a Ana County's 14th annual blood drive Aug. 1

LAS CRUCES >> Dona Ana County employees and the public will have the opportunity on Friday, Aug. 1, to give blood in honor of the late Judy Price, who died Sept.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Las Cruces, NM

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Electric rates to rise with Do a Ana County adoption of fee hike

LAS CRUCES >> El Paso Electric customers who live in unincorporated areas of Dona Ana County - which doesn't include Las Cruces - will see their monthly electric bills increase.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM

KVIA-TV El Paso

Las Cruces private school administrator arrested for failure to...

Las Cruces Police have arrested a physician and operator of a private school who they say failed to report child abuse and neglect that ultimately led to the death of 7-month-old Shania Smith.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Documents: Man shot by authorities later bit Las Cruces police dog

LAS CRUCES >> The man shot by authorities this month is facing new charges for scuffling with a sheriff's deputy and later biting a police dog, according to recently filed court documents that divulge new details of the fight but not the shooting.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM

Las Cruces Sun-News

Do a Ana County exhibit to display student art

LAS CRUCES >> A Dona Ana County Government Center exhibit will feature artwork by students from J. Paul Taylor Academy and Hatch Public Schools.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM, Hatch, NM

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Do a Ana County's busy Magistrate Court could get judge soon

The new magistrate judgeship - the local court's seventh - became available July 1, the start of the fiscal year, according to a bill passed earlier this year by the Legislature in Santa Fe.

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Related Topix: Santa Fe, NM, Susana Martinez, US Governors, Dona Ana, NM

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Advocate

Mom Accused of Sexually Assaulting Daughter for Being Gay

Police are investigating as a possible hate crime allegations that a 40-year-old woman in Las Cruces, N.M., physically abused and sexually assaulted her daughter after learning the teenager was gay.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM

Las Cruces Sun-News

Las Cruces mom indicted in baby daughter's death

LAS CRUCES >> A Dona Ana County grand jury has officially charged a Las Cruces mother accused of fatal child abuse after allegedly piling inches of blankets onto her baby girl, not feeding her and squeezing her hard enough to fracture the child's ribs.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Criminal Defense Law

Fri Jul 18, 2014

El Paso Times

Son allegedly uses sword to slay mother in Las Cruces home

Joshua J. Hunt. 35, is charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of tampering with evidence.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM

Las Cruces Sun-News

Las Cruces mom indicted in baby daughter's death

LAS CRUCES >> A Dona Ana County grand jury has officially charged a Las Cruces mother accused of fatal child abuse after allegedly piling inches of blankets onto her baby girl, not feeding her and squeezing her hard enough to fracture the child's ribs.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Criminal Defense Law

Advocate

Mom Accused of Sexually Assaulting Daughter for Being Gay

Police are investigating as a possible hate crime allegations that a 40-year-old woman in Las Cruces, N.M., physically abused and sexually assaulted her daughter after learning the teenager was gay.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM

Las Cruces Sun-News

Editorial: New county position will help residents

When Julia Brown was hired as county manager for Dona Ana County more than six months ago, one of the many ongoing problems she inherited was a growing disconnect between county government and the residents it serves.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Dripping Springs will feature characters of the past on July 26

LAS CRUCES >> The Las Cruces district office for the Bureau of Land Management is hosting a hike at the Dripping Springs Natural Area on Saturday, July 26, that will give visitors a blast from the past.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM

El Paso Times

Female prisoner jumps of railing in Do a Ana County

A 24-year-old female detainee at the Dona Ana County Detention Center has been hospitalized after jumping from a second-floor railing headfirst onto the concrete floor below, according to a county news release.

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KOB-TV

Female inmate hospitalized after jumping off railing

The Dona Ana County Detention Center reports a 24-year-old female inmate was hospitalized after jumping from a second-floor railing.

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EDGE

NM Woman Allegedly Beat and Sexually Assaulted Teen Daughter for Being Gay

A New Mexico woman has been arrested for allegedly physically and sexually abusing her 17-year-old daughter for being gay.

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EDGE

NM Woman Allegedly Beat and Sexually Assaulted Teen Daughter for Being Gay

A New Mexico woman has been arrested for allegedly physically and sexually abusing her 17-year-old daughter for being gay.

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Las Cruces Sun-News

Deliberations continue into night on development near "A" Mountain

LAS CRUCES >> The Extra-Territorial Zoning Authority met into the night Wednesday to consider whether to approve commercial zoning for a 15.98-acre parcel near Tortugas Mountain, more commonly known as "A" Mountain.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM, New Mexico State University

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