Several patrol deputies, along with officers from Las Cruces Police, will lead the motorcade procession carrying fallen soldier SFC Antonio Rodriguez after his body arrives in town today. The private transfer will take place on the tarmac at Las Cruces International Airport. From there, the motorcade will head eventually into
A bill authorizing the state to pursue the importation of lower-cost wholesale prescription drugs from Canada received final legislative approval Sunday when it passed the House of Representatives by unanimous vote. Senate Bill 1, sponsored by Sen. Mary Kay Papen and Rep. Debbie Armstrong, authorizes the New Mexico Department of
Deputies with the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office crash reconstruction team are putting together the details off a car crash that killed 21-year-old Ryly Getz early Saturday morning. She was pronounced dead shortly after first responders were called to the 300 block of Bamert Road just after 7 a.m. Deputies
Some members of the University of New Mexico community have voiced support for a proposal to build a homeless shelter on university property, but, behind closed doors, school leaders are warning that moving forward could be disastrous. The Albquerque Journal is reporting the UNM’s Campus Safety Council overwhelmingly voted last
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Monday signed into law a bill that will provide $8 million in emergency funding for statewide U.S. Census preparation efforts. The first-term Democratic governor said it’s crucial as many New Mexico residents as possible be counted in the once-per-decade census, which is used to draw
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 former Catholic priest, accused of raping a six-year-old boy, was found not guilty, according to a spokesperson with the attorney general’s office. The Albquerque Journal is reporting Prosecutors claimed 81 year old Marvin Archuleta, raped the boy in 1986 inside Holy Cross Catholic Church in Santa Cruz. The former
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.