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  1. US Southwest sizzles as temperatures near 120 degreesRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    Temperatures approached 120 degrees in parts of the U.S. Southwest on Monday, and forecasters said this week could bring the region's hottest weather of the year. Phoenix reached a sweltering 115 degrees , which broke the previous daily record, according to the National Weather Service.


  2. Texas man gets prison for drug trafficking in New MexicoRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    A Texas man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for heroin and methamphetamine trafficking in New Mexico. Prosecutors say 39-year-old Jesus Gerardo Prieto Jr. of El Paso was sentenced Monday in federal court in Las Cruces.


  3. New Mexico girl, 11, selling lemonade for mom's transplantsRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    An 11-year-old New Mexico girl is trying to raise money through her weekend lemonade stand to help her mother get kidney and pancreas transplants.


  4. Feds announce charges from drug trafficking investigationRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    Federal authorities say a multi-agency investigation in New Mexico and in three other states has produced drug trafficking and money laundering charges against 16 people. The U.S. Attorney's Office for New Mexico said Thursday the investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration and Homeland Security Investigations centered on southern New Mexico and west Texas but also extended to Tennessee and South Carolina.


  5. Sessions takes fight on border enforcement to New MexicoRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    Aaron Hull, chief patrol agent of the U. S. Customs and Border Protection's El Paso Sector, speaks where construction on a new segment of the border wall will be built, near Santa Teresa, N.M., Monday, April 9, 2018. Hull says the troops could help with air support, surveillance and repairs of infrastructure along the border so that Border Patrol agents have more time to enforce immigration law.


  6. US awards $73M contract for border wall work in New MexicoRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    The U.S. government has awarded a Montana-based company a contract worth more than $73 million to design and build replacement fencing along 20 miles of the U.S.-Mexico border in southern New Mexico, officials confirmed Wednesday. Existing vehicle barriers west of the Santa Teresa port of entry will be replaced with taller bollard-style barriers under the contract awarded in January to Barnard Construction Co.


  7. Pecan weevil has New Mexico authorities on guardRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2017 | The Brownsville Herald

    Pecans are stored in large containers in the San Saba Pecan plant. A press conference was held Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, at San Saba Pecan where the quarantine of pecans coming into New Mexico along with thefts of pecans in the county was discussed.


  8. Aerospace company CEO in New Mexico arrested for fraudRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2017 | The Brownsville Herald

    The head of a New Mexico company that drew national attention for developing an electronic flying vehicle has been arrested for fraud and embezzlement. KVIA-TV in El Paso, Texas, reports Dumitru Popescu was arrested in Jonesboro, Georgia, last week and then extradited to southern New Mexico.


  9. Woman carrying sledge-ax fatally shot by reserve deputyRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2017 | The Brownsville Herald

    Authorities say a southern New Mexico reserve sheriff's deputy fatally shot a woman approaching the deputy while carrying a sledge-ax. The Dona Ana County Sheriff's Department says the woman was shot Tuesday night when she came out of a shed after officers responded to 911 calls about an unidentified woman telling Las Cruces-area homeowners that somebody was trying to kill her.


  10. The Latest: Texas, New Mexican men killed in plane crashRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2017 | The Brownsville Herald

    Authorities say men from Texas and New Mexico were killed when a single-engine plane crashed and burned in rugged terrain in southern New Mexico. The New Mexico State Police say 67-year-old David Glenn Hancock of El Paso, Texas, and 77-year-old Morris Douglas Newton of Las Cruces, New Mexico, were killed when the plane crashed Thursday night about 4 miles northeast of the Las Cruces airport.


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