At a special Town Hall held at Alma de Arte Charter School May 23, local legislators met with constituents to discuss the special legislative session called by Gov. Susanna Martinez to concerning the state budget and tax reform. District 36 Sen. Jeff Steinborn, District 36 Rep. Nathan Small and District 35 Rep. Angelica Rubio participated, although Small left early for another event in Hatch. When asked if they thought issues could be resolved by the special session, the legislators looked grim and ... CONTINUE
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Police arrested a man suspected of snatching a purse from a 60-year-old woman outside a Las Cruces Walgreens store. Richard Gerald Kimpel III, 19, of the 2200 block of Stone Pine Drive, is charged with a third-degree felony count of robbery. At about 7 p.m. on Monday, March 26, Las Cruces police were dispatched to the report of a strong-arm robbery that occurred outside the Walgreens store at 1256 El ... CONTINUE
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Bulletin report Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Oscar Cantú as the Coadjutor Bishop of San Jose, California, according to a press release from Diocese of Las Cruces. Cantú will succeed the present bishop of San Jose, Most Reverend Patrick McGrath, upon his retirement. A Mass of Welcome is scheduled for Bishop Cantú on Friday, Sept. 28, in San Jose. Bishop Cantú remains the bishop of Las Cruces until that date. “From my ... CONTINUE
A special project of the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department Traffic Division recorded 170 citations between Oct. 3 and Oct. 7 along a targeted section of U.S. 70 between Roadrunner Parkway and the exit to the NASA Test Facility. The initiative was in response to complaints from residents along U.S. 70 and the East Mesa area of constant speeding and other traffic violations. In all, 78 citations were written for speeding, two for failure to properly use child restraints, ... CONTINUE