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Village of Ruidoso moves to Level I fire restrictions

Because of recent moisture from the monsoons, the Village of Ruidoso has moved to Level I Fire Restrictions. Although the restrictions are being downgraded, please continue to be vigilant and call 911 if you see any signs of smoke.

Metal icons Judas Priest coming to Don Haskins Center

Ever since it was announced that metal icons Judas Priest would be unleashing their 17th studio album overall, Redeemer of Souls (on July 8, 2014), their legion of fans have been wondering if the band would be launching a supporting tour.

Task force continues investigation into Las Cruces area officer-involved shooting

A multi-agency  Officer-involved incident task force continues to investigate an officer involved shooting from Saturday.

Texas child, 9, wakes up to man molesting her

Parker County Sheriff's Deputies arrested 35-year-old Israel Andrade Saturday morning and charged him with burglary of a habitation, with the intent to commit indecency with a child, a first-degree felony.

Child rescued after being locked inside safe

A 4-year-old child is safe after being rescued from being locked inside a safe at a Beaumont business Friday afternoon.

Las Cruces home rehabilitation program

The City of Las Cruces partners with the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to help low to moderate-income families update or remodel their homes creating a safer and healthier environment.  

LCFD investigate fire at Denny's Restaurant

Las Cruces firefighters investigate a fire in a local Denny’s restaurant early Monday morning. The fire department responded to the restaurant, located at 740 S Main St. and saw flames coming from the roof. 

Ex-captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl being assigned to job on Texas Army post

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has finished undergoing therapy and counseling at an Army hospital in San Antonio and could return to an Army unit on a Texas post as early as Monday, a defense official tells CNN.

Chihuahuas avoid sweep; Famous San Diego Chicken Entertains sell-out crowd

The El Paso Chihuahuas fell behind by three runs early but scored four unanswered runs to come back and beat the Salt Lake Bees 5-4 Sunday at Southwest University Park.

Bhullar gets first taste of NBA

A very big man made a little bit of history Sunday. Former NMSU center Sim Bhullar became the first Indian-origin player to appear in an NBA Summer League game.

New private medical school coming to NMSU

New Mexico State University will get a private medical school. Governor Susana Martinez will make the announcement Monday.

Police: Suspect holds up northeast convenience store at gun point

 El Paso police are looking for a man they say held up a northeast convenience store at gun point. It happened back on June 24 at the Circle K store on McCombs St.

The Great River Raft Race held today

El Pasoans looking to get wet took the challenge to ride down the Rio Grande.

Inside Texas Politics: Children at the Border

On this week's edition of WFAA-TV's Inside Texas Politics, I talked with host Jason Whitely and Fort Worth Star-Telegram columnist Bob Ray Sanders about last week's announcement that UT-Austin President Bill Powers will step down ne

Chihuahuas Break El Paso’s Minor League Attendance Record

As of last night’s game, the El Paso Chihuahuas set a new single-season attendance record for Minor League Baseball in El Paso, as 334,978 guests have come through the Southwest University Park gates since the historic April 28th opening.