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Crunch Fitness health order violation

Albuquerque,NM (KKOB) — A Las Cruces business devoted to helping customers stay healthy has been cited by the state for defying the public health orders. Crunch Fitness in Las Cruces was served with a notice on Saturday of the states intent to fine them $5,000 for remaining open despite the health order closure of non-essential…MORE

5 Juveniles, Ages 12-15, Charged in Armed Robbery in Las Cruces

(PRESS RELEASE)   Las Cruces, NM (KKOB)–Las Cruces police, with assistance from a Dona Ana County Sheriff’s Office deputy, arrested five juveniles suspected in a Thursday evening joyride that resulted in shots fired during an incident of road rage and the armed robbery of a woman. The suspects are two 14-year-old boys, a 15-year-old boy,…MORE

Mother suspected of exposing children to meth, failing to report abuse

(PRESS RELEASE)   Las Cruces, NM (KKOB) Police arrested a Las Cruces woman suspected of exposing her young daughters to methamphetamine and interfering with the investigation of sexual assault allegations made against her uncle, who was arrested in October. Kaylee Robyn Scoughton, 25, of the 200 block of Branding Iron Circle, is charged with four…MORE

Las Cruces mobile morgue

Albuquerque,NM (KKOB) —  Many of us have seen the video footage of the growing assembly of mobile morgues in the city of El Paso, now it appears that the trail of those morgues is pointing north. Last week, the Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces received its first mobile morgue, this one in addition to…MORE

Las Cruces body camera purchase

Albuquerque,NM (KKOB) — Legislation passed during the special legislative session this summer requires all New Mexico state and local law enforcement officers to wear body cameras while on duty and record footage when interacting with the public. To that effect the Las Cruces City Council yesterday (MONDAY) voted 6-0 to approve a $1.8 million sole…MORE

Lac Cruces woman scorned

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) —  A Las Cruces woman was in no mood to discuss the matter of being scorned. 25 year old Amanda Gonzales has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and a felony count of criminal damage to property of more than $1,000 dollars. Investigators say that Gonzales…MORE

Cruces cop stabbed

Las Cruces, NM (KKOB)–A Las Cruces police lieutenant is expected to survive after being stabbed Monday morning. It happened as the officer, who wasn’t named, was assisting in the apprehension of a rape suspect. The Las Cruces Police Department says the lieutenant was transported to the hospital for a stab wound to his upper torso,…MORE

Las Cruces funeral home cited

Albuquerque,NM  (KKOB) —  New Mexico State Police have cited the Getz Funeral Home in Las Cruces for failing to comply with the governor’s public health order. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports that about 60 people showed up to attend a funeral service for Tom Mobley who had died from complications from Covid-19. The manager of…MORE

New Mexico nursing shortage

Albuquerque,NM (KKOB) —- The Las Cruces Sun News reports that Dona Ana County is leading the state of New Mexico in the statewide shortage of nurses. At a Health and Human Services committee meeting earlier this month, officials said that the deficit of nurses throughout the state is shocking. Currently, Dona Ana County is short…MORE

Las Cruces coronavirus funds

Albuquerque,NM (KKOB) — They have been slow to pick up the cash in Las Cruces. A $1.4 million sum of coronavirus aid was approved by the city council there on August 27th from the “Telshor Facility Fund” . Those funds meant to aid a variety of local nonprofits, involved with housing assistance and meals programs.…MORE

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