Mexico's president unveils new police force

One of Mexico's President Peña Nieto's promises during his campaign was to create a new national police force. On Friday, he unveiled a 5,000 member force. They will be stationed in mostly rural areas.

Popular West El Paso restaurant opens in new location

After 15 years at the same location, Mesa Street Grill reopened in a new location in West El Paso.

Detective: Couple lured Amish girls with dog, planned on enslaving them

A puppy was used to lure two Amish girls into a car in upstate New York, with the captors plotting to enslave the sisters, authorities said.

Teen struck by lightning is slowly making improvements according to his parents

The parents of a Las Cruces teen who was most seriously hurt after being struck by lightning earlier this week said he is slowly making improvements.

Lauryn Hill releases song in support of Ferguson

Lauryn Hill has been performing her song "Black Rage" in concert for years, but on Wednesday she released a recording of the song in support of the residents of Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of the Michael Brown incident.

Hispanic Business names UTEP College of Business Administration #1 in the nation

The University of Texas at El Paso’s College of Business Administration and College of Engineering are rated among the best graduate schools in the country for Hispanics by HispanicBusiness.com.

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers need help solving a 6-year-old cold case

In the six years since 72-year-old James Francis Wilson was found brutally bludgeoned to death inside his own home, Las Cruces law enforcement officials have failed to bring his murderer to justice.

Minerpalooza 2014 music lineup revealed

Since it began 24 years ago, Minerpalooza has become the largest, loudest and most energetic pep rally in El Paso.

Scott Weiland: I'm not in jail

Well played, fake Scott Weiland.

NMSU events: August 22- September 5

BARNES AND NOBLE OPEN MIC NIGHTS Barnes & Noble at NMSU will continue the popular Open Mic performances from 5 to 7 p.m. Fridays.

Perry lawyers will challenge indictment next week

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Attorneys struggling to help migrants navigate legal system

As images of Central American minors huddled on detention center floors or crowded atop a northbound freight train are being replayed around the country, Texas immigration lawyers are scrambling to coordinate representation for the migrants.

Efforts to raise teacher certification standards falter

A billboard that periodically springs up along Texas highways asks two questions: Want to teach? When can you start?

Mayor Miyagishima striving to end Veteran homelessness

Mayor Ken Miyagishima has joined First Lady Michelle Obama in committing to end veteran homelessness in Las Cruces by the end of 2015.

5th Annual Stephanie Olivo Run/Walk Fundraiser

The Fifth Annual Stephanie Olivo Memorial 5K Run/1 Mile Walk to benefit the American Red Cross will be Saturday, August 23, 2014 beginning at 8:00 a.m.