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Man accused of murdering girlfriend enters guilty plea

A man accused of stabbing his wife to death is expected to changed his plea.

911 Hang Ups

MVRDA explains 911 hang up procedure after study suggests to re-evaluate

How should dispatchers handle 911 hang up calls? 

It's a question causing controversy after a staffing study of the Dona Ana County Sheriff's Department suggests the department should re-evaluate its…

Study finds Sheriff s Office not under staffed

Study finds DASO not understaffed, deputies fire back

A study paid for by Dona Ana County finds the sheriff's department is not understaffed, they just need to coordinate things differently. Those findings had dozens of deputies and officials firing…

Rudolfo Anaya's "Bless Me, Ultima" to be made into an opera

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Rudolfo Anaya's famed novel "Bless Me, Ultima," one of the most recognizable works of Mexican-American Literature, is being made into an opera.

17-year-olds register to vote

More than 800 teens in New Mexico register to vote for June primary

Hundreds of teens are registering to vote in New Mexico now that a new state law allows 17-year-olds who will be 18 the day of the general election to vote in the June primary.


Doña Ana County settles discrimination lawsuit

 Doña Ana County has settled a discrimination lawsuit with a former employee for almost half-a-million dollars.

Criminal sexual contact of a minor charges against Gadsden ISD Assoc. Superintendent

ABC-7 confirmed with a Gadsden ISD spokesman that Richard Chavez, the district's Assoc. Superintendent for Support Services, is on administrative leave with pay following his arrest Thursday.

Motorcyclist killed while riding between side-by-side semis

Authorities say a motorcyclist was fatally injured when he lost control of his bike while riding between two tractor-trailer rigs traveling side by side on a southern New Mexico highway.

Investigation into jail boss spawned thousands of documents, no charges

Four binders full of documents and several man hours were put into the investigation of Dona Aña County Jail Administrator Chris Barela.

DNA test orders for man who says he's Johnny Tapia's father

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man who claims to be the biological father of the late boxer Johnny Tapia will need a DNA test to prove it.

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Tentative agreement reached between bus drivers employer

Tentative agreement reached between bus drivers, employer

A strike has been averted after a tentative agreement was reached between the Bus Drivers Union and its employer, STS New Mexico.

Mount Cristo Rey Pilgrimage

Mount Cristo Rey Pilgrimage

Reporter: Andrew J. Polk

Crowbar killing in North Las Cruces

By ABC-7 Producer Joe Villasana

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