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  1. New Mexico county takes another step toward spaceport roadRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2017 | KOB-TV

    The Las Cruces Sun-News reports that improving the southern route to the remote desert outpost would dramatically cut travel time from Las Cruces, the nearest large city. Dona Ana County commissioners recently approved an agreement with several government entities involved in the road project that spells out parameters and how historical and cultural sites will be protected during construction.


  2. Minimum wage in some NM cities to increaseRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2017 | KOB-TV

    Millions of Americans will have more money in their pockets as higher minimum wage goes into effect in 19 states. New Mexico is not one of those states, though some lawmakers are looking to change that.


  3. Amber Alert issued for missing 2-year-old near Las CrucesRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2017 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    An Amber Alert has been issued out of southern New Mexico for a 2-year-old boy who authorities say was forcibly taken from a residence in southern New Mexico. Authorities say the boy, Ethan Jacquez, was taken from his home on Powell Place Road in La Mesa near Las Cruces.


  4. Dona Ana County treasurer appeals corruption convictionRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2016 | KOB-TV

    The former Dona Ana County treasurer who was removed from office after being convicted of public corruption and gross immorality is appealing. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports that an attorney for David Gutierrez last week filed a notice in state District Court to appeal the judgment that led to Gutierrez's firing.


  5. Planning could lead to new international rail crossingRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2016 | KOB-TV

    A large-scale study in the works could lead to the eventual relocation of railroad tracks in southern Dona Ana County and the establishment of a new international rail crossing west of the Santa Teresa Port of Entry. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports options are being considered in conjunction with a bigger-picture proposal to relocate rail shipping yards of major railways from downtown El Paso, Texas, to Santa Teresa.


  6. Carlsbad pharmacy tech pleads guilty to drug possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Federal authorities say a 31-year-old former pharmacy technician pleaded guilty to stealing the powerful drug known as oxycodone in Carlsbad. Amber Kay Otero pleaded guilty on Tuesday in Las Cruces to a misdemeanor offense of unlawfully possessing a controlled substance.


  7. Roswell senior wins Game Day Player of the WeekRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The New Mexico Game Day Player of the Week for Dec. 13 gave basketball fans in the metro area a sneak peak of things to come at The Pit. Future Lobo Jaedyn de la Cerda put on quite a display in Rio Rancho at the Mel Otero Invite last week.


  8. Williams practices after missing two gamesRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    New Mexico forward Tim Williams returned to practice Thursday after he took a blow to the head against Abilene Christian on Nov. 30 and suffered a concussion. Williams went through concussion protocol, and a decision will be made on Saturday afternoon if he can go against New Mexico State Saturday night in Las Cruces.


  9. Brown's drills jumper in final seconds; Lobos beats UTEPRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Elijah Brown's 17-foot jumper with 5.8 seconds left helped stave off a remarkable UTEP comeback and give New Mexico a 78-77 victory on Wednesday night. With 30 seconds left, Deon Barrett's seventh 3-pointer of the second half with 30 seconds left broke a 74-74 tie.


  10. Ex-Las Cruces school bus driver facing prison in rape caseRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2016 | KOB-TV

    Prosecutors say a former Las Cruces school bus driver is facing up to a three-year prison sentence after pleading no contest to a rape charge. Dona Ana County District Attorney Mark D'Antonio says Pete pleaded no contest with no agreement to sentencing or reduction in charges to two counts of criminal sexual penetration of a minor.


  11. Dona Ana treasurer convicted; allegedly made offer of money for sex to co-workerRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2016 | KOB-TV

    Dona Ana County Treasurer David Gutierrez has been convicted of public corruption and gross immorality for allegedly offering $2,000 to a female office employee to have sex with him. Prosecutors say the District Court jury verdict Wednesday means Gutierrez has been effectively removed from office.


  12. Warm autumn delays pecan harvest in southern New MexicoRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2016 | KOB-TV

    The Las Cruces Sun-News reports equipment is sitting idle and farm workers are eagerly awaiting a deep freeze to prep trees and nuts in Dona Ana County. Some farmers say depending on the weather, the start of the harvest could be a couple of weeks away.


  13. New Mexico school district offers prizes to grow bus ridershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A southern New Mexico school district is trying to entice students to ride the bus with free televisions, drones, and tablets. KVIA-TV in El Paso, Texas reports the Las Cruces Public School District is offering prizes to students who ride the bus on two specific days to increase ridership.


  14. New Mexico farmers brace for another dry yearRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The Las Cruces Sun-News reports that key water storage reservoirs such as Elephant Butte Lake and Caballo Reservoir have low levels, meaning farmers will have to rely on snowmelt runoff next spring in northern New Mexico and southern Colorado. Snowmelt isn't looking promising either, as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts warm weather and low precipitation over the next 90 days in those areas.


  15. Work progresses on Dona Ana County veterans courtRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2016 | KOB-TV

    A veterans court in Dona Ana County is a few months away from its start as officials put the last pieces of infrastructure for the program. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports the court would allow veterans or active-duty military members who are charged with crimes to choose treatment programs rather than jail time.


  16. New Mexico couple found dead in apparent murder-suicide ID'dRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2016 | KOB-TV

    Authorities have identified an elderly couple who were found shot to death inside their southern New Mexico home in what appears to be a murder-suicide. Dona Ana County Sheriff's officials say the bodies of 77-year-old Everts Moulton and 78-year-old Suzanne New were discovered at their home near Mesilla on Monday.


  17. Drone summit to take inaugural flight at Spaceport AmericaRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2016 | KOB-TV

    Hundreds of drone enthusiasts will converge for a first-ever drone summit later this month at Spaceport America , a sign of the New Mexico facility's effort to diversify its offerings. Spaceport officials are hoping to attract between 500 and 1,000 participants and spectators for the three-day event, which starts Nov. 11. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports the facility is opening its doors for various activities to better engage the public.


  18. Pence makes another visit to New MexicoRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2016 | KOB-TV

    Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence made another visit to New Mexico on Wednesday. He's making one more pitch to voters, about choosing Donald Trump for president.


  19. Trump's NM push continues: Pence, Trump Jr. at events this weekRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    As the presidential race nears the finish line, Donald Trump told supporters in Albuquerque he believes he will win New Mexico's five electoral votes. His campaign looks to increase those chances here with more campaign stops in the state this week one from Trump's running mate and another from his son.


  20. Man accused of Killing Officer Jose Chavez wants trial location movedRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The man accused of killing Officer Jose Chavez in Hatch has filed to have his trial moved out of Dona Ana County.


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