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NMSU regents approve higher admissions standards

New Mexico State University's admissions requirements will be going up.
    
The NMSU regents on Wednesday voted to increase the minimum grade-point average during high school to 2.75, up from 2.5, in…

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Man involved in July 12 Dona Ana County SWAT situation allegedly bit police dog, tried to take El Paso cop's weapon in 2013

ABC-7 has obtained the criminal complaint against a man involved in a SWAT situation in Dona Ana County, New Mexico.

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Las Cruces Police arrest woman for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend

Las Cruces Police arrested a woman for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend following an argument this past weekend.

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Las Cruces private school administrator arrested for failure to report alleged child abuse that led to death

Las Cruces Police have arrested a physician and operator of a private school who they say failed to report child abuse and neglect that ultimately led to the death of 7-month-old Shania Smith.

Las Cruces man allegedly kills mother with sword

Las Cruces man allegedly kills mother with sword

Police say Joshua J. Hunt, 35, allegedly used a sword to kill his mother, Lisa J. Cano, 56, early Friday morning in the East Mesa in Las Cruces.

Hero girl speaks

Family displaced after fire, 'hero' daughter speaks to Abc-7

All that remains of the Escobedo's mobile home is debris and charred furniture, following Wednesday's early morning fire at Mesilla Park. 

Medical school to open on NMSU campus

Medical school to open on NMSU campus

NMSU will soon be home to a new medical school, the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine. It’s an 85-million dollar project and is completely funded by private investors.

New Mexico State Police

New Mexico State Police arrest El Paso man in fatal crash near T or C, NM

New Mexico State Police have arrested 26-year-old Enrique Gomez Portillo of El Paso in connection with a fatal traffic collision near Truth or Consequences, New Mexico.

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Las Cruces rescinds burn ban

The Las Cruces Fire Department is rescinding fire restrictions imposed on June 6 because of rain in recent weeks.

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Las Cruces High skywalk installed

Once completed it will be the cities first pedestrian bridge and the state's first public school to install one. 

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Mesilla Park Fire

5-year-old girl saves family from mobile home fire

A Mesilla Park family is homeless, but fortunate to be alive this evening. A fire destroyed their mobile home early this morning. ABC-7's Nichole Gomez explains.

Protect yourself against West Nile virus

Protect yourself against West Nile virus

When dealing with West Nile virus, prevention is your best bet. ABC-7's Nichole Gomez provides you with a few helpful tips.

Biofuels plant fire Day 2

Biofuels plant fire Day 2

Biofuels plant fire Day 2: owner talks about what went wrong -- and right.

Santa Teresa s rail hub impact in El Paso

Santa Teresa's rail hub impact in El Paso

Santa Teresa's rail yard impact in El Paso

Santa Teresa s massive rail yard hub

Santa Teresa's massive rail yard hub

Santa Teresa's massive rail yard hub

New Mexico teacher evaluations

New Mexico teacher evaluations

It's report card time in Las Cruces. not for students, but for teachers! They're awaiting the results of a first-year evaluation system implemented by governor Susana Martinez's education…

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