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Efforts continue to raise minimum wage to more than $10 in Las Cruces

Could Las Cruces see it's minimum wage rise again?

As ABC-7 has reported, Las Cruces City Council has approved an ordinance earlier this summer raising the wage to  $8.50 by 2016.

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Tyson Food closing plant in Santa Teresa, NM; 200 to lose jobs

Tyson Foods Inc. says it's closing three U.S. plants, employing a total 950 workers, which have struggled financially as the company's product needs have changed.
    
Tyson, the biggest U.S. meat…

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Visit Dona Ana County exhibit with art made by students

An art exhibit featuring the rich heritage of New Mexico's Native American tribes and pueblos as well as fashion sculptures are on display at the Dona Ana County government center. 

No charges filed against Las Cruces MMA Fighter

Las Cruces MMA Fighter will not be charged in deadly home invasion case

A Las Cruces MMA Fighter who fought off four men who allegedly broke into his home New Year’s Day, will not face any charges.

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DA won't file charges against MMA fighter alleged to have killed home invader

The Third Judicial District Attorney's Office has decided not to file charges against Joseph Torrez, a mixed martial artist who deputies say killed a man suspected of breaking into his home.

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…

El Paso Police / Las Cruces Police

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.

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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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