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NMSP investigate officer-involved shooting in Artesia

ARTESIA, N.M. (KRQE) - New Mexico State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting involving the Eddy County Drug Task Force in Artesia.NMSP says the shooting occurred at the 1900 block of Villa Street.No officers were injured.The suspect was uninjured and successfully taken into custody.

KRQE NEWS 13 - 2018-10-16 03:38:15

Mick Rich stumps in Eddy County

Mike Smith can be reached at 575-628-5546, or by email at MSmith@currentargus.com, or @ArgusMichae on Twitter.

CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS - 2018-10-16 20:19:00

Crime of the Week: Money and firearm stolen from Carlsbad home

Estimated loss is nearly $2,200.Buy Photo(Photo: File Photo Current-Argus)CrimeStoppers of Eddy County is asking for assistance in solving an aggravated burglary and larceny of a firearm.Eddy County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a residential burglary on Oct. 6 at 1538 Picacho Street south of Carl

CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS - 2018-10-15 20:37:00

$700 worth of art supplies stolen from local business

An officer was dispatched to a 4500 block North Main Street business at 11:16 a.m. Oct.9 in reference to a shoplifting. Rubber stamps, sterling silver, art supplies, paper crafts, jewelry and totes with an outstanding stolen value of $700 were reported stolen.

RDRNEWS.COM - 2018-10-15 22:09:37

Carlsbad man killed in Lea County crash

Andrew Beatty, 29, of Carlsbad and Alan Knight, 31, of Idaho were ejected from a 2008 Chevrolet Impala that was traveling east on 62/180 at a high rate of speed.

CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS - 2018-10-15 19:04:00

Leaked Video Shows Alleged Roswell Alien Transported By Military Personnel?

However, the military in a public statement told everyone that the object and the debris were from a weather balloon. But this didn’t put an end to the speculation, yes some were quick to buy the explanation while others suspected a cover-up was going on and that aliens did crash on earth.

MEDIUM - 2018-10-15 21:04:41

Developers propose nuclear waste facility east of Carlsbad

CARLSBAD, N.M. (KRQE - Federal regulators are seeking more information from developers who have proposed building a facility to house nuclear waste, 35 miles east of Carlsbad.

KRQE NEWS 13 - 2018-10-16 14:00:30

Wood County grand jury indicts New Mexico man on sex trafficking charges

Terry Gene Roark, of Artesia, NM, is charged with trafficking of persons. He was booked in jail on Saturday and is being held on a $300,000 bond.

KLTV - 2018-10-15 16:21:00

Artesia man charged with alleged sex crimes against minors

The child was allegedly told if they didn’t participate they would get hit, and if anyone was told they would be killed, per a complaint.


Winter blast moves across New Mexico

Currently, there is nothing major happening with the storm in the East Mountains, but light snow and gusty winds will reduce visibility and may cause problems for morning commuters.

KRQE NEWS 13 - 2018-10-15 11:40:29

Men from New Mexico, Idaho killed in rollover in New Mexico

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico State Police say two men have been killed after a rollover accident west of Hobbs.They say the crash occurred around 7 a.m. Saturday and 29-year-old Andrew Beatty of Carlsbad, New Mexico, and 31-year-old Alan Knight of Rexburg, Idaho, were declared dead at the scene.Sta


New Mexico State Police searching for missing runaway teen

Cali Victoria Toye was last seen in Ramah, N.M. on October 12, 2018 wearing dark gray spandex pants with gray and black Under Armor high top shoes.


Roswell mayor speaks out about re-naming of rec center

Now, Mayor Dennis Kintigh,in a candid chat with the Roswell Daily Record,says he would have voted to retain the name had there been a tie vote.


Housing: Mayor's Progress report

Last week, we covered our plans to move forward with housing and infrastructure. This week is a good opportunity to go over the development going on in Carlsbad right now. Here are some of our newest developments that have come through our Planning, Engineering and Regulation department.


Shannon plans to continue giving back

Charles Shannon has been a pharmacist for 45 years. Thirty-five of those years have been at Primm Drug where he has served Roswell alongside his wife Jana. (Submitted Photo)Charles Shannon is a community-minded man. Roswell has been his community of choice for 35 years now.“We moved to Roswell in 19


Oñate routed by Carlsbad, falls to 0-8

The Cavemen (4-3-1, 2-2 District 3-6A) jumped out to a 20-0 lead, but Oñate cut it to 20-6 when Nasiem Alabayad capped off a long drive with a 1-yard touchdown run.


9 days of fear: Carlsbad haunted house to terrify visitors

“There’s been haunted houses that popped up here and there, but we’ve always heard that there’s never been a really big, good one like there would be in a major city,” he said. “We wanted to bring one to Carlsbad. It’s just really cool.”


Winter weather makes its way into New Mexico

Current model projections call for up to a foot of snow in high mountain communities to the north places like Red River, Questa, Angel Fire, and Eagle Nest. The high peaks of the northern mountains could pick up over 2 feet of snow by Monday afternoon. The heaviest snow will set in Sunday afternoo


Louisiana offense storms past New Mexico State

The Aggies dropped to 2-5 on the season and will host another former Sun Belt Conference rival, Georgia Southern, next week.


Cleaning the community: Carlsbad volunteers pick up trash at Six Mile Dam

Buy PhotoVolunteers clean up Six Mile Dam, Oct. 13, 2018 in Carlsbad.Adrian Hedden | Current-ArgusFullscreen