Las Cruces

Regional
5:17 pm
Sat December 8, 2012

Bikers Raise Abuse Awareness, Arrive in Las Cruces

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Regional
12:32 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

Red Ribbon Bash Raises Money, Hope for HIV/AIDS

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PUENTES
11:16 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

With Cases On The Rise, A Benefit For Area Children With Autism

 

Las Cruces - March 31, 2012 - On this edition of PUENTES, Emily Guerra bridges the community with Chair of the Hearts for Autism Board, Abel Covarrubias, and with Camp New Amigos Liaison, Amanda Morton to talk about this year’s benefit for area children with autism. 

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PUENTES
11:14 pm
Mon March 19, 2012

Dona Ana County Commissioner, Billy Garrett, 2012 J. Paul Taylor Quality of Life Symposium

 Las Cruces - March 20, 2012 - On this edition of PUENTES, Emily Guerra bridges the community with Dona Ana County Commissioner, Billy Garrett. He is also the Co-Chair of the "8th Annual J. Paul Taylor Social Justice Symposium." The first symposium began in 2005 at New Mexico State University in honor of J. Paul Taylor’s lifelong commitments to the community. Scholars, students, community stakeholders, and policy makers from across the state and region come together each spring to explore, learn and work in unity on strategies for justice and reform.

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Regional
3:56 pm
Tue March 13, 2012

Arrest Made In 2010 Murder

 

Investigators with the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department have made an arrest in the 2010 murder of a homeless man.

Arnold Hofeldt, 52, was located Tuesday morning in El Paso County, Colorado. According to investigators, Hofeldt was a person of interest in the murder of Kermit E. Feazelle, whose body was found Nov. 16, 2010, in a desert area east of I-25 near the Doña Ana exit.

Hofeldt voluntarily agreed to speak with investigators regarding Feazelle’s disappearance on Jan. 4, 2011, but failed to show for a polygraph test the following day.

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Regional
5:01 pm
Thu March 1, 2012

Six Charged In Las Cruces Phony Check Operation

 

Las Cruces Police have charged four women and two men for their involvement in creating and cashing counterfeit checks that appeared to be from several local businesses.

Aubrey Faith Savage, 32, Glenda Marie Young, 47, Theresa R. Yanez, 38, John Anthony Brinsfield, 37, and 25-year-olds Barbara J. Kyle and Matthew Enriquez have all been arrested in the past several weeks.

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Regional
3:28 pm
Thu March 1, 2012

High-Tech Visionary Speaks At NMSU Las Cruces Tuesday

The man who helped to shape the digital world as we know it and is often referred to as the father of virtual reality once claimed New Mexico State University as his personal playground.

Jaron Lanier, a computer scientist, musician and author, is this year's featured speaker at the University Speaker Series, sponsored by the Honors College and the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost. The event takes place on Tuesday, March 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Atkinson Recital Hall on the NMSU campus.

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Regional
10:02 am
Thu March 1, 2012

Las Cruces Nanny Charged With Child Abuse

 

A woman hired to care for a couple’s infant son has been charged with child abuse after investigators learned of a nanny camera that recorded her shoving a used baby wipe inside the toddler’s mouth.

Elvira Talavera Perez, 43, also known as Elvira Torres, is charged with three counts of negligent child abuse. All three counts are third-degree felonies.

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Regional
8:52 am
Thu March 1, 2012

75 Citations Issued As Las Cruces Police Continue Traffic Sweeps

 

Las Cruces Police issued 75 citations on Wednesday during a second consecutive day of traffic enforcement operations. Officers handed out 64 citations and made one felony arrest during a two-hour traffic enforcement operation on Tuesday.

Today’s two-hour traffic enforcement operation began at 11 a.m. and was held onMissouri Avenue near Triviz Drive. The operation yielded 25 citations to drivers who were using a cell phone and another 16 to motorists who were not properly buckled-up. One person was arrested on a misdemeanor charge.

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Regional
1:42 pm
Fri February 17, 2012

Shelter Staff Struggles With Spike In Puppy Population

A Chihuahua mix, brought to the shelter as a stray that was reportedly living under an abandoned trailer, awaits adoption with her three puppies at the Animal Services of the Mesilla Valley. The family is part of a recent influx of puppies brought to the

 

         Shelter staff, concerned about a sudden spike in the number of puppies brought to the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley this week, are hoping their efforts to find the puppies permanent homes are successful.

            There are currently more than 40 puppies at the shelter, ranging in age from day-old newborns to 12 weeks. Population Supervisor Curtis Herring says some were brought in with their mothers as strays, while others were motherless – surrendered by their owners who reportedly had no means to care for them.

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Regional
1:28 pm
Fri February 17, 2012

County Moves Forward On Emergency Facility

 

           As the southern population of Dona Ana County continues to grow alongside a multi-million dollar railroad hub in Santa Teresa, the county is putting in place a modern, state-of-the-art facility with the capabilities of handling a variety of hazardous-materials emergencies.

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