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Gas station in Las Cruces collapses due to weather
LAS CRUCES, N.M. —A gas station in Las Cruces collapsed on Thursday night due to the weather.The gas station that collapsed is Chucky's Gas Station which is located at 161 E. Madrid.There were heavy showers and storms in the Las Cruces area Thursday night and about 4,000 people were without power fo
Storm debris was still seen across Las Cruces after Thursday evening showers
Chucky's Food Mart had its canopy over the gas pumps knocked over by the strong winds. Syed Ashraf, the store's owner, says he got a call last night after it happened.
NMSU helps inmates grow skills at Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility
LAS CRUCES - Carleous McDaniel shifted the overflowing foliage on top of a raised garden bed made of refabricated wood pallets to get a better a look at the patch of melons growing underneath. He lowered his head slightly, inspected a fading green tendril on a miniature yellow watermelon about the s
Man suspected of breaking windows, damaging vehicle at ex-girlfriend's home
Salvador Portillo, 30, has been charged with one third-degree felony count of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, a fourth-degree felony count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a fourth-degree felony count of breaking and entering, a fourth-degree felony count of criminal damage to pr
City to inspect recycling bins for contamination
LAS CRUCES - “The top three types of contamination we see in blue recycling bins in Las Cruces are 1) recyclables in bags, 2) “tanglers” like garden hoses, wire extension cords, and 3) Styrofoam,” said Tarkeysha Burton, recycling coordinator for the South Central Solid Waste Authority (SCSWA). “If w
PED: 40 percent of Las Cruces schools at D or F
LAS CRUCES - Annual school report cards released by the New Mexico Public Education Department on Friday issued grades of D or F to 40 percent of Las Cruces public schools, slightly below the state average, with five A grades compared to four last year.
Video shows man charging Las Cruces police with baseball bat before he was fatally shot
LAS CRUCES - James Bishop, aluminum bat in his hands, rushed at two Las Cruces police officers as they entered his family home late Friday night.
Group donates thousands to Las Cruces public high school football programs
The Burger Time High School Football Foundation donated $7,500 to each of the city's public high school football programs: Centennial, Oñate, Las Cruces and Mayfield.
New Mexico Department of Agriculture is inspecting chile products statewide
LAS CRUCES, N.M. – It’s that “chile” time of year, and the New Mexico Department of Agriculture Standards and Consumer Services inspectors will be out in full force conducting a “chile blitz” around the state.
Las Cruces school district have teacher shortage, looking to hire 44 teachers
“What really is gonna ensure your success in school is if you have consistency in personnel that are dealing with you, so you have a chance to bond with them, and also consistency in scheduling and regularity because that’s how little kids learn and thrive in school,” Holmes said.
Montwood High in El Paso gets new Ram logo with an edge to boost school spirit
The logo, which highlights the school's Ram mascot, will be used to boost school spirit around the campus, officials said.
Registration open for city's Neighborhood Leadership Academy
“The past two semesters of the Neighborhood Leadership Academy have been well received,” said Jamey Rickman, community outreach manager. “Each semester we’ve had a waiting list of people wanting to attend. We’ve also had really good reviews from participants after each semester.”
WATCH LIVE: Las Cruces police to address deadly shooting
Just after 10:30 p.m. on August 3rd, police say 29-year-old James Bishop injured one officer, so another officer shot and killed him inside Bishop's house on Arlington Avenue near Camino Del Rex.
ONLY ON ABC-7: City of Las Cruces to discuss future of "eyesore" building
LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - For ten years, a commercial property on Amador Avenue and Main Street in Las Cruces has been fenced off, under construction and seemingly abandoned to the public.
Security Overhaul: No more parking in front of Highland Elementary
LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - New parking and traffic rules are in place around Highland Elementary, prohibiting parking along Emerald Street and allowing a single crosswalk instead of the former two.
Las Cruces Beer Festival and Salsa Fest join forces on downtown plaza
What happens when two established festivals join forces for one night? The results are epic. The Las Cruces Summer Beer Festival and Salsa Fest will be teaming up for the first time on Saturday, Aug. 18at the Plaza de Las Cruces. And there's no better way to heat up the last days of Summer than with
Filming Las Cruces: How local businesses benefit when Hollywood visits
LAS CRUCES - "Welcome to my museum!" was how Jacquie Toth greeted a visitor to City Line Pawn Antiques, Collectibles and Fine Jewelry last week.
LCPD: Officer shot mentally ill man after taser failed to neutralize him
The Las Cruces Police Department held a news conference Wednesday morning to address the officer-involved shooting. Just after 10:30 p.m. on August 3rd, police say 29-year-old James Bishop injured one officer, so another officer shot and killed him inside Bishop's house on Arlington Avenue near Cami
Las Cruces woman accused of breaking apartment window, punching paramedic
Police said Alexa Monet Rodriguez, 29, used a rock to smash a window of an apartment and cut her hand.
Las Cruces home sales on near-record pace
According to an Aug. 13 report from the Las Cruces Association of Realtors, local brokers sold 216 new and existing homes, townhomes and condominiums during July, bringing the total number of sales closed through the first seven months of the year to 1,247 units.