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Police: New Mexico man attacked mom with Bible after prayer

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man is facing a battery charges after police said he repeatedly hit his mother with a Bible following a prayer session.

Las Cruces man accused of stealing ATVs, samurai sword, diesel fuel

Doña Ana County Sheriff's detectives have arrested a Las Cruces man who they allege is responsible for a string of burglaries that were reported in the past several weeks to the sheriff's office,…

Gadsden Independent School District to close day of Pope's visit

A spokesman for the Gadsden Independent School District confirmed with ABC-7 on Thursday that all schools within the district will close the day of Pope Francis' visit to Juarez on February 17.

Bishop Oscar Cantu representing US Bishops

Las Cruces Bishop Oscar Cantu to represent U.S. during Pope's visit

Las Cruces Bishop Oscar Cantu is preparing to accompany Pope Francis during his visit to Mexico February 12-17.

Cantu is one of two bishops chosen to represent the U.S. during the historic trip.


Peter Dillon Lucero Trial Day 1

Peter Lucero admits guilt for raping nursing home resident

Peter Dillon Lucero, 25, was visiting a relative at the Good Samaritan Society Center, near Memorial Medical Center, when he entered the room of a 50-year-old woman and raped her.

Investigators: Woman struck, killed after being stranded on I-25

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a woman got hit by a vehicle and is dead after she argued with her boyfriend and was stranded on Interstate 25 south of Albuquerque.

Sheriff v County

Dona Ana County sheriff files petition for temporary restraining order against county

Once again, Dona Ana County Sheriff Kiki Vigil is firing back at the county, this time he alleges, for improperly suspending two employees and preventing him from hiring another.

Sunland Park mayor delivers state-of-the-city address

Sunland Park Mayor Javier Perea acknowledged recent problems the town has experienced during his state of the city of the city address.

UFC champ Holly Holm too busy to see New Mexico Legislature

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — UFC bantamweight champion Holly Holm just can't find time to visit the New Mexico Legislature for a possible memorial in her honor.

Otero County Commissioners approve weapons in workplace

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — Otero County employees will be able to carry weapons in the workplace.

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