This week in NMSU athletics

The New Mexico State track and field team continues its 2014 outdoor season when it travels to Houston, Texas to compete at the Rice Owls Invitational on April 26.

Non-profit opens adoption center

An organization whose hope is to find homes for stray dogs and cats has found their own home... ACTion Program for Animals in Las Cruces is moving to 800 W. Picacho and will open in May.

Powdered alcohol could be in the mix

Alcohol has been whipped, vaporized, canned into energy drinks and mixed into Jell-O shots. Now, meet powdered alcohol.

April is National Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month

Across the United States, April is recognized as National Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month.

Military moving overseas? POV shipping program changes May 1

The Personal Property directorate at Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command manages the Department of Defense's Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program and wants service members to know there are several changes in the progra

Nava sentenced to 10 years in prison for hitting bicyclist

Update: Araceli Nava was sentenced to 10 years in prison and ordered to pay a $10,000 fine after being found guilty of manslaughter in court on Monday. Earlier:

Maybe immigration reform isn't dead after all

Conventional political wisdom suggests that immigration reform in a midterm election year has a snowball's chance in July of getting any traction. But maybe that wisdom isn't so conventional.

New mixed-use housing complex could be built in west El Paso

New housing could soon be built in west El Paso. The mixed-use apartment complex would go up on De Leon just off of Mesa. The plan is to build two, four story buildings that will include a total of 16 apartments.

Fugitive charged with 1981 murder found serving as Texas church deacon

You can run, the saying goes. Joseph Lewis Miller spent more than 33 years hiding, ducking police for a murder charge out of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, according to a statement from U.S. Marshal Martin Pane.

Mineola church deacon arrested, connected to 1981 homicide

The U.S. Marshals Service arrested a Pennsylvania fugitive in East Texas who was wanted for more than 30 years on a 1981 murder charge.

Free shredding event April 26

The Better Business Bureau is sponsoring a free shredding event April 26 as part of Secure Your ID Day.

Barber sculps detailed haircuts for die-hard San Antonio Spurs fans

In San Antonio, a barber/die hard basketball fan is using his talents to support his team in the NBA playoffs. Rogelio Mares takes a look at some devoted fans who wear their team spirit, on their heads.

Husband charged with killing mother of 4 in Jacksonville

A mother of four was found dead Sunday morning in the driveway of her home. Police say the husband was responsible for her death.