17,000 Las Cruces elementary and middle school students will receive breakfast and lunch meals for Thanksgiving break. Nearly $125,000 of state funding given to LCPS was used to provide students with nine days worth of perishable food as a part of the Governor of New Mexico’s Hunger Initiative. Elementary andRead More →

Alamogordo Police Department placed two Chaparral Middle School students in custody for possession of unloaded handguns on school property. KVIA TV is reporting Wednesday at 11:20 in the morning, administrators at Chaparral Middle School, were alerted that two students, aged 13, were in possession of firearms. The two students allegedlyRead More →

Police arrested a Las Cruces man suspected of violently attacking and sexually assaulting a former girlfriend during a night-long incident in which he held the woman against her will. 22 year old Marcos Alvarado Jr., was charged with two first-degree felony counts of criminal sexual penetration, two counts of first-degreeRead More →

The Las Cruces City Council has approved design and build contracts for four General Obligation Bond projects. The council voted to award three of the four contracts to Highland Enterprises. The project includes walking, jogging, biking and recreational trail projects, and improvements to be made at Maag Park, Harty BallfieldRead More →

A special audit unveiled by State Auditor Brian Col√≥n showed millions of dollars of taxpayer money was spent in Susana Martinez administration to pay at least a dozen legal settlements without much investigation or documentation to justify them. Many of those settlements were secret until this year. Of 18 settlementsRead More →