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Electrical Workers Trained In Las Cruces Area Fill Needs in Communities

Las Cruces -- Imagine there is a thunder-storm and the electricity goes off. Who is on the job to fix the problems?. Chances are, some of the workers who fix downed power lines or other electrical emergencies received their training and certificates at Doña Ana Community College (DACC) as part of th


Work Continues At Young Park Pond In Las Cruces

The City of Las Cruces continues to work on the pond at Young Park located at 1905 Nevada Avenue. Here is a statement from the city:. The pond was drained at the end of January for cleaning and repair and installation of a new aeration system.


Las Cruces Walmart shopper stops shoplifter who allegedly stabbed employee

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - A man who allegedly stabbed a Walmart employee was stopped by a good Samaritan Wednesday night in Las Cruces. James Lawrence, 43, allegedly stabbed a Walmart employee at about 6:30 p.m. after the employee tried to prevent Lawrence from leaving the store, a Las Cruces Polie De


Las Cruces International Film Festival welcomes George Lopez

LAS CRUCES, NM (KTSM) - Students and members of the community filled the NMSU auditoriums on Thursday hoping to catch a glimpse of the actor and comedian George Lopez. The event was all a part of the Las Cruces International Film Festival. Lopez was brought to the city not only to promote some of hi


Grow with Google Initiative Coming to Branigan Memorial Library in Las Cruces

Google is coming to Las Cruces as part of the tech company’s Grow with Google initiative, which aims to help create economic opportunity in communities across the United States. Here is a statement from the city:


Bill that would keep New Mexico on daylight saving time year round passes Senate

Las Cruces, NM - A bill that would keep New Mexico on mountain daylight time throughout the year passed the senate on Thursday 25 to 17. If this bill were to get signed into law, that would mean Southern New Mexico would be on a different time than El Paso four months out of the year.


Teenager accused of killing New Mexico man

CARLSBAD, N.M. (KRQE) - Police in Carlsbad have arrested a teenager for murder. Tyler Riley, 18, is accused of shooting 49-year-old Melvin Mason at a home near Alta Vista Middle School on Monday night.


February 22 Morning Rush: New Mexico prepares for another winter storm

1. New Mexico's next big weather maker will cross the state Friday bringing with it rain, snow and strong winds. Snow showers will favor northern and western New Mexico through the day with central and eastern New Mexico getting in on the storm action late afternoon and evening. These showers will i


New Research Lab in Las Cruces at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine

LAS CRUCES, NM – The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) is expanding its research capabilities and opening a new research facility that includes 4,500 square feet of laboratory and office space for faculty and student researchers. Here is a statement from the College:


Water contamination puts New Mexico dairy farmer out of business

CLOVIS, N.M. (KRQE) - A New Mexico dairy farmer says he may have to kill thousands of his cows and he's dumping out tens of thousands of gallons of their milk daily. He says it's all a result of the water contamination caused by Cannon Air Force Base and the firefighting foam they used.


3 things you don't want to miss at the 2019 Las Cruces Arts Fair

The Doña Ana Arts Council’s (DAAC) Las Cruces Arts Fair is returning for the ninth year to the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University, March 1-3, and will be displaying the area’s most well-known collection of art and fine crafts.


Columbia Elementary in Las Cruces to be Demolished

LAS CRUCES, NM (KTSM) - Las Cruces Public Schools voted to demolish Columbia Elementary School due to mold damage. The report surfaced on the Las Cruces Sun News Tuesday night following a recommendation by the district superintendent. According to the report, the plan is to construct a new campus ri


Actor-Comedian George Lopez to speak at NMSU

LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - George Lopez is expected to speak at New Mexico State University's Corbett Center on Thursday. The comedian and Hollywood star should address students and the public at the university auditorium at 2 p.m. CLICK HERE to watch live at 2 p.m.


New Mexico Girls Make Movies inspires female filmmakers

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - New Mexico Girls Make Movies (NMGMM) is a free statewide program that provides education and job training to New Mexico girls and young women ages 12 – 25. Through filmmaking programs, screenwriting competitions, grants, internships, set placement, and networking, we empow


Lawmaker hopes to boost rainfall in New Mexico via weather modification

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - A state lawmaker is trying to make it rain. No, really—a House Democrat is hoping the legislature will fund a weather modification program that will help squeeze precipitation from clouds over New Mexico.


New Mexico State Police to host car seat clinic

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - New Mexico State Police and Safer New Mexico would like to invite the public to join them for a car seat clinic in Albuquerque. Public Information Officer Dusty Francisco and Jerremy Manzanares, resource center manager of Safer NM Injury Prevention visited the studio to di


Diving Deep Into Poetry With New Mexico Students

In early March, ten young people representing high schools across New Mexico will stand on the stage of the St. Francis Auditorium in Santa Fe, before a panel of judges, to recite poetry. The competition is part of a national program called Poetry Out Loud, created by the National Endowment for the


The World’s First Commercial Spaceport Is Right Here In New Mexico

New Mexico is home to some of the country’s richest history, but history isn’t just in the past for the Land of Enchantment. Just a few years ago, the world’s first purpose-built commercial spaceport was built in our great state, and now you can tour it and learn about what’s to come. We dream of a


Snowstorm moving across New Mexico headed for Albuquerque

CUBA, N.M. (KRQE) - A snowstorm is moving across the state, and it's headed right for the metro. Friday afternoon, KRQE News 13 had a crew following the storm from the Laguna Pueblo. Going east on I-40 the snow was fairly light with no significant accumulation on the road. However, closer to town ju


NHSO concert marks orchestral debut of two Las Cruces musicians

Violist Julio Campos and violinist Amalia Zeitlin grew up making music in Las Cruces, played in the Las Cruces High School Chamber Orchestra, and decided to make music their careers. This Sunday, they will make their orchestral debut together when they perform Mozart’s “Sinfonia Concertante” with th