• Man charged in securities fraud case pleads guilty

    One of two men involved in a 2011 scheme to sell fraudulent securities to an elderly Carlsbad couple pleaded guilty to two felony charges. Manuel…

  • Carlsbad man pleads guilty to narcotics, firearms charges

    A Carlsbad man pleaded guilty Thursday afternoon in federal court in Las Cruces to violating federal narcotics trafficking and firearms laws. Under the terms of…

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    BBO wins big in Seagraves

    The Brothers By Orange (BBO) fourth-grade travel basketball team took first place with an undefeated record last weekend at a tournament in Seagraves, Texas. Pictured…

  • Former physician pleads guilty to unlawfully distributing painkillers

    A former physician pleaded guilty Thursday morning in federal court in Las Cruces to the unlawful dispensing of controlled substances and healthcare fraud. Pawankumar Jain,…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Feb. 12 SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE 12:21 a.m. – Officer dispatched to Legacy Inn in reference to a suspicious vehicle. DWI 1:14 a.m. –…

  • Missing woman found unharmed

    Ashley Saiz, 20, the Artesia woman who was reported missing Tuesday, has been found. Cmdr. Lindell Smith with the Artesia Police Department said Saiz was…

  • Senate Finance Committee approves bipartisan REAL ID bill

    A key committee in the New Mexico Senate tonight unanimously approved House Bill 99, a bipartisan compromise  to bring the state’s driver’s licenses into compliance…

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    Accident at Seventh and Mahone

    Artesia Police Department officers and EMS crews respond Thursday evening to the scene of a two-vehicle accident at Seventh Street and Mahone Drive. The APD…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Feb. 11 ALARM 1:49 a.m. – Officer dispatched to West Main Chevron in reference to a burglary alarm. SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT 1:58 a.m.…

  • Police seeking suspects in burglary

    A report of a potentially armed subject evolved into a residential burglary late Wednesday evening. A reporting party at 304 S. Second St. reported seeing…