Hotel ousts singer Gretchen Wilson following noise complaint
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Country music star Gretchen Wilson, whose hit song, "Here for the Party," features the lyrics, "And I ain't leaving till they throw me out," was ousted from a New Mexico...
Congresswoman Torres Small continues to outraise GOP foes
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Xochitl Torres Small continues to outraise her Republican opponents in southern New Mexico's closely watched U.S. House race, new federal documents...
The Latest: Challenger raises more cash than top Senator
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on political fundraising efforts in New Mexico (all times local):
A Democratic primary election challenger is raising more campaign cash than...
New Mexico forecast to lead US in pecan production in 2019
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is expected to lead the U.S. in pecan production this year as growers prepare for the upcoming harvest.
New Mexico State school gets grant to tackle opioid epidemic
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The nursing school at New Mexico State University has received a three-year $1.35 million grant to help address the opioid epidemic.
Report: New Mexico State sees jump in rapes, drug cases
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A new report says violent crimes are increasing at New Mexico State University.
KVIA-TV in El Paso, Texas, reports that the university's 2019 Annual Security Report...
GOP US House hopeful in key New Mexico race sees money surge
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Claire Chase, an oil executive and Republican candidate for a critical U.S. House race in New Mexico, is reporting a fundraising surge just days into her...
Mack’s late TD run helps Liberty beat New Mexico State 20-13
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Joshua Mack ran for a 4-yard touchdown with six minutes left and Liberty held off New Mexico State for a 20-13 victory on Saturday night.
Lost California dog found in southern New Mexico
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A lost dog who belonged to a Los Angeles-area family has been found in southern New Mexico followed a three-state journey.
GOP hopefuls for key US House seat dismiss impeachment talk
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Republican candidates competing for a key U.S. House seat in southern New Mexico are dismissing impeachment talk around President Donald Trump and criticizing the...
New Mexico GOP hits US House hopeful for ‘false statements’
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The Republican Party of New Mexico is sharply criticizing one of its candidates in a closely watched GOP primary for a U.S. House seat in the southern part of the...
Fresno State beats New Mexico State 30-17
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Jalen Cropper ran for 118 yards and a touchdown, Wylan Free caught two interceptions and Fresno State beat New Mexico State 30-17 on Saturday night.
Dona Ana authorities investigate shooting involving deputy
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Dona Ana County authorities say a shooting involving a sheriff's deputy is under investigation.
The Sheriff's Office said a man was transported to a hospital with...
New Mexico State may hire firm to land football conference
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State athletic director Mario Moccia says the school may hire an outside consulting firm to help its football team join an athletic conference.
New Mexico university gets second $5M energy grid grant
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A team of researchers at New Mexico State University has received a second $5 million award from the National Science Foundation to continue with smart grid...
Southern New Mexico city fire chief indicted on embezzlement
SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — The fire chief of a New Mexico city hit by corruption in recent years has been indicted for embezzlement.
KVIA-TV reports a grand jury in Las Cruces on Thursday...
San Diego State runs over New Mexico State 31-10
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Chance Bell and Jordan Byrd each ran for over 100 yards to lead San Diego State to a 31-10 victory over New Mexico State on Saturday night.
Archives of New Mexico history professor to be preserved
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The archives of a former history professor known for leading efforts to restore the first African American Church in Las Cruces are being donated to the city's museum...
Fatal shooting of Las Cruces suspect found to be justified
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Law enforcement officers involved in the fatal shooting of a suspect outside a Las Cruces Home Depot will not be charged.
Chile farmers in southern NM say weather delayed harvest
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Chile farmers in southern New Mexico say extreme shifts in weather have affected the harvest.
Alonso Grajeda of Grajeda Farms says a cold snap early in the season and...
Ex-Las Cruces school chief wants state probe of district
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The former superintendent for Las Cruces Public Schools is calling for the state to investigate a school board member's alleged abuse of power.
New Mexico Borderscene Film Festival to offer online option
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Organizers say the Borderscene Film Festival is set to return for a second year in New Mexico with the option to view films online.
New Mexico accountant accused of defrauding clients of $1M
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Federal court records show a New Mexico accountant faces charges stemming from accusations he defrauded two clients of more than $1 million.
2 free online schools continue to operate in New Mexico
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Two tuition-free online schools continue to operate in New Mexico despite efforts to close them.
The New Mexico Connections Academy in Santa Fe and Pecos Connections...
Sheriff investigates jail inmate’s death in New Mexico
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate at a southern New Mexico jail died after becoming ill and collapsing in his cell.
New Mexico agencies seek combined leverage on drug pricing
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A new consortium of public agencies in New Mexico has begun efforts to leverage the state's purchasing power to reduce consumer costs for prescription drugs.
Deputies: New Mexico man attacked another with a frying pan
CHAPARRAL, N.M. (AP) — A southern New Mexico man is facing charges after authorities say he hit another man over the head with a frying pan.
The Las Cruces Sun-News reports Jeremy Fritz was...
Las Cruces schools facing possible legal fight from ex-chief
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A southern New Mexico school district now headed by the recently fired state secretary of education may face a legal fight from its former superintendent.
New Mexico proposes ban on wildlife trapping near cities
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New restrictions on wildlife traps and wire snares were proposed Thursday by regulators seeking to address conflicts over trapping traditions and evolving attitudes about...
Fired state education secretary to lead Las Cruces schools
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Karen Trujillo, the former New Mexico public education secretary who was fired just six months into her job, was chosen Tuesday to lead Las Cruces Public Schools.
New Mexico suspect in fatal mobile home fire ordered held
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico woman accused of setting a mobile home fire that killed an 8-year-old girl has been ordered held until her trial.
New Mexico State saw jump in ticket sales last year
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State is reporting a five-year high in athletic ticket sales thanks to excitement around football and basketball.
New Mexico man accused of animal abuse; vet says cat on meth
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Police in Las Cruces say charges against a man accused of battering his girlfriend and mistreating two pets have been upgraded after his cat tested positive for...
New Mexico State University may delay opening new dorm
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State University's newest dormitory may not be open in time for the start of the fall semester.
The university said Monday it's notifying students who...
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A Roswell man arrested on federal firearms and explosives charges is facing a preliminary and detention hearings.
Joshua Daniel Vaughn made his initial appearance...
New Mexico city rejects federal border security grant
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico city has rejected a grant of more than $48,000 that supports cooperation between local law enforcement and federal agents on security efforts along the...
US Border Patrol checkpoints in New Mexico reopen
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Border Patrol checkpoints in New Mexico have reopened.
The Border Patrol announced Tuesday that the inland checkpoints that were closed earlier this year are...
Las Cruces to digitize permanent museum collection
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A southern New Mexico city will be able to digitize its permanent museum collection with the help of a $50,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation American Art...
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Video of an assault on two corrections officers at a New Mexico prison shows inmates throwing punches and rushing them while inside a pod before the altercation moves into...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Several public transportation systems in New Mexico are reporting declining ridership that officials are attributing to low gas prices and broader economic...
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Prosecutors say seven inmates have been indicted in an attack on two prison guards last month at the Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Las Cruces.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Senate president announced Wednesday that she'll seek re-election against two Democratic primary challengers.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Xochitl (ZOH'-cheel) Torres Small continues to outraise her Republican opponents in her re-election bid for a key Congressional seat in southern New...
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — An annual policy conference named after former U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici of New Mexico will take a break in 2019.
The Las Cruces Sun-News reports the New Mexico State...
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico woman is facing charges after police say she ordered food from a Sonic and told a server, "This one's on God," before fleeing.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — One southern New Mexico city has activated its cooling stations as high temperatures near triple digits.
Las Cruces officials say the cooling stations will be open...
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Officials say two guards were taken to a hospital after they were attacked by inmates at a New Mexico prison.
The Las Cruces Sun-News reports the Southern New Mexico...