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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.

KFOX 14 - 2018-08-17 16:42:43

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

LAS CRUCES SUN-NEWS - 2018-08-18 19:34:00

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

LAS CRUCES SUN-NEWS - 2018-08-18 00:44:00

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

LAS CRUCES SUN-NEWS - 2018-08-18 19:35:00

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.

LAS CRUCES SUN-NEWS - 2018-08-18 22:52:00

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.

DEMING HEADLIGHT - 2018-08-17 16:00:00

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.

EL PASO TIMES - 2018-08-17 19:21:00

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.”

LAS CRUCES SUN-NEWS - 2018-08-17 23:41:00

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.

KVIA - 2018-08-17 20:53:00

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.