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LCPD: Unlocked doors, open windows lead to most auto burglaries

Las Cruces Police has investigated 84 auto burglaries in the past two months and the overwhelming majority were considered crimes of opportunity since vehicle windows were left down or doors unlocked.

EPPD files additional charges in 2013 financial crimes case

The El Paso Police Department has filed additional charges against a man who is accused of holding fake job fairs in order to obtain people's personal information throughout El Paso.

$566,400 worth of heroin seized at Paso Del Norte crossing

A 21-year-old El Paso man was turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents Monday after CBP Officers discovered 17.7 pounds of heroin at an estimated street value of $566,400 in his car.

NMSU student monitors fish movement using ear bone

An entire life history spilling details from a metabolic standpoint, water temperature and the locations of fish at a given age can be determined from information on a shard of ear bone smaller than a grain of rice.

Smart grid technology research to earn NMSU multi-million dollar grant

A New Mexico State University professor will help launch research to develop technologies for smart grids. Smart grids are like power grids, but use digital data and communications technology to operate.

Trucking business sees arson

El Paso County Sheriff's deputies are investigating an arson and theft at a trucking business in far east El Paso County.

Pets seeking forever homes

The Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley will have dog, cat, puppy and kitten adoptions this Saturday, April 19.

13 to graduate Doña Ana County fire academy

Thirteen new firefighters will be sworn in Friday after having successfully completed the 10th Doña Ana County Fire and Emergency Services Firefighter Academy.

Calculator directive for 8th-graders draws concerns

 

UTEP celebrates Track & Field history with Vandeburg, Beamon

The man credited with turning the UTEP track & field program into a national power, Wayne Vandeburg served as the head coach of the men's track & field team from 1967-72.

Monday marks one year anniversary of demolition of city hall

One year ago Monday downtown El Paso looked a little like a ghost town as city hall came tumbling down.

El Paso man convicted of aggravated assault could be imprisoned for 80 years

An El Paso man acquitted of murder will learn his fate by Friday. Last Friday, 21-year-old Miguel Tinoco was found not guilty of murder but found guilty of four counts of aggravated assault.

Smokers may lose out on job opportunities

If you smoke you will not get hired. This is the new policy El Paso County Sheriff Richard Wiles is implementing at the Sheriff’s Office.

Fort Bliss historian helps others ride with Pancho Villa

In the predawn hours of March 9, 1916, Francisco “Pancho” Villa and his band of several hundred villistas descended upon the town of Columbus, N.M., in hopes of obtaining needed military equipment, supplies and horses in the hands o