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  1. New Mexico snubbed: Jimmy Fallon gives Nevada credit for world's largest nacho dishRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The Tonight Show host, Jimmy Fallon, snubbed New Mexico when referencing the world's largest nacho dish that was served up in Las Cruces. "Over the weekend, a city in Nevada broke a world record, making a 5,000 pound serving of nachos.


  2. Actor-comedian George Lopez faces misdemeanor battery chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Actor-comedian George Lopez reportedly is facing a misdemeanor count of battery after a scuffle with a man last month at a New Mexico restaurant. According to the newspaper, Lopez was in Las Cruces filming a movie and the alleged victim recorded the Oct. 14 incident on his cellphone.


  3. Las Cruces Diocese releases names of accused priestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The Catholic Diocese of Las Cruces has released the names of 28 priests who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing children. The diocese announced Thursday it was handing over the names to the New Mexico attorney general's office two months about the department asked all Roman Catholic church officials for files.


  4. Torres Small pulls off upset in 2nd Congressional District raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    In a stunning turn of events, Democrat Xochitl Torres Small, 33, has been declared the winner of New Mexico's 2nd Congressional District race. "The votes have been counted and voices of people in New Mexico's 2nd Congressional District have been heard," Torres Small said to a small group of supporters in Las Cruces after learning she beat Republican Yvette Herrell.


  5. Southern New Mexico churches eye expanding migrant sheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A network of churches in southern New Mexico is seeking to expand the number of temporary shelters for immigrants amid an expected jump in demand. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports a Catholic-run project in Las Cruces that offers short-term refugee housing says the rise of Central American refugees to the U.S.-Mexico border and a recent change in federal practice in housing asylum-seekers is putting a strain on the current number of shelters.


  6. New Mexico man in Trump T-shirt told to zip up jacket while votingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | KOB-TV

    Officials say that because of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in June, it was a mistake for a worker at a Las Cruces early voting station to tell a man that he had to cover up his President Donald Trump T-shirt. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports David Merry showed up to vote Tuesday, wearing a shirt that has the face of Trump, with the message "Trump 2016."


  7. 3rd church in southern New Mexico reportedly hit by vandalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    TV in El Paso, Texas, reports church officials say a vandal threw a rock into windows of the University United Methodist Church earlier this week. That attack came after police say the Unitarian Universalist Church of Las Cruces was hit with racist graffiti and the Basilica of San Albino in Mesilla reported someone throwing a rock through a window, breaking a statue and urinating on the church's doorsteps.


  8. Vote 4 NM: The minimum wage debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The minimum wage around New Mexico continues to be a hot topic and both candidates for governor have completely different viewpoints. If elected, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Michelle Lujan Grisham said she would immediately raise the state's minimum wage to $10 an hour, then increase it to $12 over four years.


  9. Guilty verdict for man who hid cameras in bathroomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A Dona Ana County man is facing time behind bars for hiding video cameras in bathrooms and capturing video of victims using the restroom, showering, and changing clothes. A jury found 55-year-old Paul Ikard guilty of one count of Sexual Exploitation of Children and two counts of Voyeurism.


  10. Texas man pleads guilty to meth trafficking in New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Prosecutors say 29-year-old Robert Isaac Banda of El Paso entered his plea Tuesday in federal court in Las Cruces. They say Banda is facing a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years in federal prison and could get a life prison term.


  11. Hearings cover rules for hemp cultivation in New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | KOB-TV

    The New Mexico Department of Agriculture is hosting a series of public hearings around the state on a proposed rule regarding the cultivation of hemp. The first meeting was held Friday in Las Cruces.


  12. New Mexico woman reports young son missing; remembers he was staying with a friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2018 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A Las Cruces woman who reported her 4-year-old son missing over the weekend is accused of misleading police. They say 25-year-old Martha Alicia Guerrero-Rivas has been arrested on suspicion of one misdemeanor count of making a false report.


  13. 4 Investigates: AG may take legal action against 3 dioceses that missed disclosure deadlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The three Catholic dioceses in New Mexico missed a disclosure deadline imposed by New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas, Balderas told KOB 4 Investigates. On September 4, Balderas made an unprecedented move by sending letters to the Archbishop of Santa and the bishops of the Dioceses of Las Cruces and Gallup that demanded they turn over all documentation related to clergy abuse and how church leaders handled the abuses.


  14. Pope Francis names temporary leader to Las Cruces DioceseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | KOB-TV

    The Las Cruces Sun-News reports Rev. Gerald Kicanas was named last week as the administrator for the southern New Mexico diocese until a new bishop is named.


  15. Lawsuit: New Mexico apartments plagued by rats, bed bugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A southern New Mexico apartment complex has been hit with a class-action lawsuit by former tenants who say the place was plagued with bed bugs and rats. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports a lawsuit recently filed in state district court by three former tenants said Desert Palms Apartments in Las Cruces, New Mexico, did nothing to stem the tide of bed bugs, rodents, and roaches.


  16. Aggies beat UTEP on the road, win first game of 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2018 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. In a battle of winless programs Saturday evening in Sun Bowl Stadium, it was the New Mexico State Aggies who tallied their first win of 2018 on the gridiron, beating the University of Texas at El Paso 27-20. The Aggie defense played a big role in the victory, sacking Miners quarterback Kai Locksley eight times and intercepting him once.


  17. Virgin Mary statue in New Mexico reportedly 'cries'... againRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The Hobbs News-Sun reports parishioners say the bronze Our Lady of Guadalupe statue at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Hobbs was seen weeping for the fifth time since May. The stories of the tears have brought visitors from around the American Southwest to the church and sparked an investigation by the Catholic Diocese of Las Cruces.


  18. Sunspot Observatory reopens as mystery surrounding closure continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | KOB-TV

    The Sunspot Observatory in southern New Mexico reopened Monday. However, the FBI is still not saying why it was closed and nearby homes and businesses were evacuated for 11 days.


  19. Las Cruces mulling new idea to draw film productions to southern New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2018 | KOB-TV

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. Las Cruces may become the first city in New Mexico to offer financial incentives to bring film producers to town. Most productions in the Land of Enchantment tend to shoot in Albuquerque or Santa Fe.


  20. Davis rushes for 4 TDs, Lobo football defeats Aggies 42-25 in Rio Grande RivalryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2018 | KOB-TV

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. In a game started by their third-string quarterback, the New Mexico Lobos on Saturday returned to their typically reliable rushing attack of offenses past to down New Mexico State 42-25 in Las Cruces. UNM's Ahmari Davis reached the end zone four times while rushing for 74 yards in the latest chapter of the Rio Grande Rivalry.


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