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Missing Las Cruces man may be in danger

LAS CRUCES, NM (KTSM) - A 53-year-old Las Cruces man walked away from Memorial Medical Center on Monday and hasn't been seen or heard from since. Now LCPD is asking the community to help find the man who may be in danger. Arturo Jacquez, 53, who also goes by the name Ray Jacquez, was discharged from

ELPASOPROUD.COM - 2017-09-23 00:12:48

Las Cruces man catches burglars in the act

The Las Cruces man whose brother was killed during a home invasion on New Year's Eve 2014 has been arrested for burglary. Dona Ana County sheriff's deputies arrested Raymond Garces and Gabriel Polanco Wednesday after they were caught in the act of burglarizing a home. It happened on Barred Rock Cour

KFOX 14 - 2017-09-21 22:45:21

Fugitive captured at Las Cruces motel

A man on New Mexico's most wanted list was captured Wednesday. Jorge Ramos was wanted for fleeing law enforcement and cutting off his ankle monitor, along with a lengthy criminal record, according to the U.S. Marshals Service. Ramos was spotted in Las Cruces at a Comfort Inn. After a brief chase, he

CBS4LOCAL.COM - 2017-09-22 13:21:39

Mexico raises earthquake death toll to 293, relatives keep vigil amid search for survivors

Rescue personnel look through a photo album as they work in rescue operations in the rubble of a building felled by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake, in the Ciudad Jardin neighborhood of Mexico City, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Thousands of professionals and volunteers are working frantically at dozens of w

KFOX 14 - 2017-09-22 17:06:51

City of Las Cruces employees to pick up weeds in two-month-long project

LAS CRUCES - The city will engage in a massive, city-wide weed removal project called "Just Weed It" beginning Monday, Sept. 24, it announced in a news release. "You will see between 50 and 60 city employees from the Parks & Recreation Department, Codes Enforcement, and Streets & Traffic Operations

LAS CRUCES SUN-NEWS - 2017-09-23 00:28:39

Las Cruces facility makes contaminated groundwater drinkable

LAS CRUCES - Paul Gamboa and Pascual Rodriguez are part of a team of water experts who oversee a water treatment facility in Las Cruces that processes about 300,000 gallons of contaminated groundwater a day, making it suitable for drinking. Gamboa and Rodriguez work in the water production division

LAS CRUCES SUN-NEWS - 2017-09-22 00:20:40

Las Cruces sailor serving aboard U.S.S. John C. Stennis

Community snapshot: Seaman William Rosencrans from Las Cruces instructs a fellow sailor on how to steer the ship John C. Stennis, which is underway conducting carrier qualifications in the Pacific ocean and training for future operations after completing flight deck certification. To submit an item

LAS CRUCES SUN-NEWS - 2017-09-22 00:04:48

Las Cruces community members to strut their stuff during NMSU's Look Who's Dancing!

LAS CRUCES - Eight couples will showcase their best dance moves during the 10th season of Look Who's Dancing!, the principle fundraiser for New Mexico State University's Dance Program. This year, Look Who's Dancing! will begin at 3 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Pan Am Center. Advance tickets are $15 for adult

LAS CRUCES SUN-NEWS - 2017-09-22 20:39:30

Las Cruces lawmaker calls for inquiry into investment deals

SANTA FE - A Democratic state lawmaker called Thursday for an investigation after questions were raised about political donations from financial firms that have been selected to manage hundreds of millions of dollars in investments by the state of New Mexico. Rep. Bill McCamley, chairman of the New

LAS CRUCES SUN-NEWS - 2017-09-21 21:32:02

Las Cruces synagogue raises $52K for new Torah scroll

LAS CRUCES - A local Jewish congregation announced Tuesday it had successfully raised more than $50,000 this week to buy a new Torah scroll. Chabad of Las Cruces and Southern New Mexico launched a campaign Sunday to raise $50,000 in 50 hours for the purchase of a Torah scroll, which contains sacred

LAS CRUCES SUN-NEWS - 2017-09-21 22:04:42

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman says he's 'Stronger' than before

Jeff Bauman is a survivor of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the center of a Hollywood film. (Credit: Circa) (CIRCA) - Jeff Bauman never imagined he'd become an American hero, nonetheless, the center of a Hollywood film. But that's where life has taken the now 31-year-old following the 2013 Bos

KFOX 14 - 2017-09-22 18:56:21

Disabled war veteran reunited with lost dog after two years

Vietnam War veteran John Adams and his dog, Rocky Joe, were reunited two years after someone took Rocky Joe from Adams' yard. (WSYX/WTTE) It's a reunion two years in the making. John Adams waited anxiously Thursday afternoon for the return of the miniature Doberman Pinscher he fondly refers to as hi

KFOX 14 - 2017-09-22 18:28:12

New questions about whether social media sites like Facebook should be regulated

FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook has unwittingly allowed groups backed by the Russian government to target users with ads. Now it is under siege, facing questions from lawmakers and others seeking to rein in its power and de

KFOX 14 - 2017-09-22 18:27:22

Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking

The Department of Homeland Security is telling officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their election systems last year. Screen shot of video inside a polling place (WACH) The federal government is telling election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems last year, although i

KFOX 14 - 2017-09-22 18:12:34

Tennessee man found guilty of murdering 20-year-old nursing student Holly Bobo

Zach Adams in court for his jury trial in the kidnapping, rape, and murder of nursing student Holly Bobo on April 13, 2011. PHOTO: WZTV FOX 17 News Nashville. NASHVILLE, Tenn.--On April 13, 2011 the rural Tennessee town of Darden became the scene of a search and rescue mission, one the family of Hol

KFOX 14 - 2017-09-22 17:51:24

Police search for suspect of high school shooting in Colorado Springs

WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) - Police are looking for the suspect responsible for a shooting at Doherty High School in Colorado Springs. A police department spokesperson said the area was currently secure but the search for the suspect was ongoing. School District 11 told Sinclair that the

KFOX 14 - 2017-09-22 17:26:44

Rollover crash closes I-10 west at Hawkins

All lanes closed on I-10 west at Hawkins following crash. (Courtesy: Rebecca Rendon) A rollover crash forced the closure of all lanes on I-10 west near Hawkins Boulevard Friday afternoon. The Texas Department of Transportation sent an alert about the crash just after 4:30 p.m. Injuries are unknown a

KFOX 14 - 2017-09-22 16:50:25

Juno the elephant undergoes second cancer treatment

Juno the elephant is undergoing a unique cancer treatment after she was diagnosed with a malignant tumor in January 2016. (Credit: El Paso Zoo) Juno the elephant underwent her second round electrochemotherapy on Friday. Juno was diagnosed with a malignant mass in her right mammary gland in January.

KFOX 14 - 2017-09-22 16:23:43

Raccoon jumps on moving Colorado police van, takes a ride

This Wednesday, Sept 20, 2017, image released by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows a van dash camera showing a raccoon on a windshield. Officer Chris Frabbiele was responding to an accident scene in a van used by police to investigate crashes when the raccoon landed on it late Wednesday n

KFOX 14 - 2017-09-22 16:07:53

Charmin offers year's supply of toilet paper to 'Mad Pooper' if she turns herself in

(Charmin) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sinclair Broadcast Group) - Charmin is offering a year's supply of toilet paper to the woman who has been defecating outside a Colorado family's home if she turns herself in. The Budde family, of Colorado Springs, says the suspect they call "The Mad Pooper" has be

KFOX 14 - 2017-09-22 15:50:15