The City of Las Cruces, Roadrunner sculpture on the City’s West Mesa, has received national television exposure and was recently featured by NBC News. A video story about the Roadrunner sculpture, created by artists Olin Calk and Dan Smith, can be viewed online at NBC’s dateline website. The sculpture is
The city may raise rates for residential curbside trash pickup because of a money shortage. Yesterday, at a work session, Utilities Director Jorge Garcia said rates for weekly trash pickup need to rise to keep up with the department’s current operating costs which are projected at a million dollars higher
22 year old Adolfo Angel Gurrola-Romero of Mesquite is the man police say killed 18 year old Luis Mendez while driving drunk. He is being held without bond in the County Detention Center. In addition to vehicular homicide, he also faces charges of aggravated driving under the influence, reckless driving
Dona Ana Community College will host an Expo to provide information about existing childcare resources for parents including those attending DACC. The Expo will take place in the commons area of the Student Resources Building on the East Mesa campus February 20th from 10 am to 1 pm. According to
A 21-year-old New Mexico homicide suspect has been arrested in Nevada and awaits extradition, authorities said. The Eddy County Sheriff’s Office said Preston Thompson was sought in the shooting death of 26-year-old Carlie Overturff, who was found dead on a dirt road last September. Clark County Detention Center records indicate
A Las Cruces soldier was among two U.S. Army soldiers killed in combat in Afghanistan over the weekend, the U.S. Department of Defense said Sunday. Sgt. 1st Class Antonio Rey Rodriguez, of Las Cruces and Sgt. 1st Class Javier Jaguar Gutierrez, of San Antonio, Texas, died Saturday from injuries they
A Las Cruces police officer allegedly engaged in a sexual” relationship with a student participating in an internship at the police department. The alleged affair occurred last year, the 18-year-old Mayfield High School student was enrolled in a program formerly known as the EXCEL program, it was rebranded in 2018.