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

    11 hrs ago | 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.


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

    Yesterday | 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.


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

    Thursday Dec 1 | 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.


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

    Tuesday Nov 29 | 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.


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

    Tuesday Nov 29 | 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.


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

    Friday Nov 25 | 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.


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

    Sunday Nov 13 | 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.


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

    Tuesday Nov 8 | 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.


  9. 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.


  10. 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.


  11. 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.


  12. 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.


  13. Arizona man convicted of marijuana trafficking in New MexicoRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Prosecutors say 57-year-old John Wayne Hargrove, of Pearce, was convicted Tuesday after a two-day trial in Las Cruces. Hargrove and four Mexican nationals were arrested in February on a criminal complaint charging them with conspiracy and possession of nearly 298 pounds of marijuana.


  14. Man arrested in Las Cruces in killing of Nambe-area womanRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2016 | KOB-TV

    New Mexico state police have arrested a 57-year-old man accused of killing a Santa Fe-area woman whose dead body was found in her blood-splattered bathroom of her home. State police say Robert Mondrian-Powell was booked into the Dona Ana County jail after detectives arrested him Friday in Las Cruces on a murder charge in the death of 67-year-old Elvira Segura of Nambe.


  15. Las Cruces QB takes Game Day Player of the WeekRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Tuesday's New Mexico Game Day Player of the Week comes from down south. He accounted for more than 400 yards of offense and six scores in a district game.


  16. Counterfeit money manufacturing ring busted in New MexicoRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Dona Ana County Sheriff's detectives say they've have uncovered a counterfeit money manufacturing ring and one suspect in the case is facing 104 counts of forgery. The investigation began last month after the manager of a Las Cruces pizza delivery company reported fake bills used in a transaction between a driver and a customer.


  17. More creepy clown sightings reported in New MexicoRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Roswell police say some residents have reportedly spotted clowns walking in different parts of the city. In some cases, the clowns were said to have been seen carrying baseball bats and other items.


  18. Las Cruces woman allegedly leaves her child alone in vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | KOB-TV

    A Las Cruces woman has been arrested for allegedly leaving her 3-month-old child alone in a vehicle for up to 45 minutes. Police say 39-year-old Jenny Merta is being held without bond in the Dona Ana County Detention Center on suspicion of one count each of child abandonment and battery on a peace officer.


  19. Las Cruces police: 9-year-old boy tests positive for cocaineRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Police say a Las Cruces woman whose 9-year-old son tested positive for cocaine has been accused of negligent child abuse. They say 31-year-old Mary Lou Barela has been booked into the Dona Ana County Detention Center and more charges against her are pending.


  20. Mother convicted in 2002 child abuse case to be released from prisonRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The Las Cruces mother convicted in one of New Mexico's most brutal child abuse cases will be released from prison Tuesday. Five-month-old Brianna was beaten, bitten and sexually assaulted in Las Cruces in 2002.


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