Three people were arrested in Eunice after authorities found methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia inside a home this week.
Elderly residents in Eunice will be getting a break on their water bills soon. On Tuesday, city officials gave the green later to creating a $5 dollar base rate for people who are 65 or older.
A body found by a hunter in Eddy County last week has been identified. It belongs to a woman who went missing from Seminole.
A Hobbs man remains behind bars after he and another man raped a young girl at a party. Officers were told that the 15-year-old victim had tried to commit suicide on Friday night and was rushed to the hospital.
City officials in Eunice are cracking down on park vandals in a big way. According to the Hobbs News-Sun, they've decided to put in cameras to monitor several public facilities.
A man wanted for kidnapping in Missouri was caught in Lea County on Tuesday. The Lea County Drug Task Force got a tip about a warrant for 47-year-old Vincent Shannon White out of Arnold, Missouri.
Three people got into hot water with authorities in Hobbs after being spotted in a stolen truck. Lea County Drug Task Force agents got the call on Monday and found a Ford Pickup on Church Street.
Three people got into hot water with authorities in Hobbs after being spotted in a stolen truck. Lea County Drug Task Force agents got the call on Monday and found a Ford Pickup on Church Street.
The body that was found at in a freezer at an abandoned home in Hobbs has been identified. A medical examiner says the body of 22-year-old Everette Wilford was discovered at the home in the 1400 block of East Dunham.
A suspicious package found in Hobbs put three people from North Carolina behind bars. 44-year-old David Boles, 30-year-old Gina Helms and 50-year-old Charles Miller were all arrested at the Days Inn Hotel on North Marland on Wednesday.
A Hobbs man was caught with cocaine early Tuesday morning and tried to pin it on his mother. 22-year-old Ricky Mendoza is facing several charges including possession of drug paraphernalia.
A Hobbs inmate is accused of raping his cell mate. According to the criminal report, 28-year-old Michael Vallez asked his roommate, 40-year-old Christopher Castillo, to come to his bunk to talk.
A high speed chase in Carlsbad ended with one man behind bars. According to the Carlsbad Current-Argus, deputies that were responding to a family dispute at a home on Sandoval Street were tipped off that 22-year-old Corey Robinson left the area.
A Silver Alert has been issued out of Carlsbad. Police need help finding 75-year-old Susan Carrell. She was last seen on Sunday in Carlsbad.
Police in Roswell need your help to find a person of interest and a suspect in an armed robbery investigation. Police are looking for 21-year-old Hector Alonzo and a warrant has been obtained for 31-year-old George Ortiz.
Carlsbad Police are investigating a suspicious shooting that happened over the weekend. Officers got a call to the hospital about a 48-year-old gunshot victim on Sunday.
One woman is in hot water with authorities after it was revealed that she had stolen money from her employer. 42-year-old Chrisann Arnold was arrested for embezzlement charges last Wednesday.
Police in Carlsbad need your help to track down the people who shot at a car earlier this month. On October fifth, two men followed another vehicle in their car on Canal Street.
If you live in Hobbs or Lovington and haven't gotten a flu shot yet, listen up. The New Mexico State Department of Health will be hosting flu shot clinics at their public health offices in Hobbs and Lovington.
Two people suspected in a string of burglaries have been caught in Eunice. Police say 35-year-old Cheo Noble and 25-year-old Nathan Garcia worked with a group to break into homes.
Police in Hobbs are continuing to investigate a body that was found in a freezer last month. Police say back on September third, they were called out to an abandoned house in the 1400 block of East Dunnam after neighbors say there was something suspicious.
New details have been released in connection with a listeria outbreak from tainted cantaloupes two years ago. You'll recall a Hobbs woman was one of 33 people who died from the outbreak.
Carlsbad Police are trying to track down the other victims of a creepy caller who may have had up to 30 victims. 21-year-old Anthony Hernandez was locked up over the weekend for several charges including 10 counts of criminal child
A Hobbs man is behind bars after shooting a woman and her boyfriend. It all started when officers pulled over Priscilla Carrasco and Garrett Smith because they were traveling at a high rate of speed.
An early morning fight between four men ended with gunfire in Carlsbad. Police say two men were going into the Wal-Mart around 2 a.m. Monday morning when they got into an argument with two other men outside the store.
Hobbs Police are investigating a shooting that happened last month. They have the shooter's accomplice but are still looking for the shooter.
A Lovington man is now behind bars for fleeing the scene of a fatal wreck last weekend. 24-year-old Cody Ruiz is facing multiple charges including two counts of homicide by vehicle.
A threat to kill a student forced Carlsbad High School into lockdown. Police say the guy behind it was already on campus waiting to speak to the principal.
Christmas has come early for the Carlsbad Police. The department received 10 shiny new Dodge Chargers for new patrol units.
Carlsbad Police used tear gas to get a robber out of a home on Monday morning. Police caught him at a house on West Luckey Street.
Authorities in Lovington need your help to track down a person of interest who may be involved in a crash that happened over the weekend.
The last two Carlsbad men accused in a string armed robberies fessed up to the crimes. 19-year-old Tyler Williams and 23-year-old Mario Muro plead guilty in federal court on Friday.
People in New Mexico are waiting it out just north of the flooding. About 730 people are at the PR Leyva Junior High in Carlsbad and the Rec Center in Artesia.
A Hobbs couple remains behind bars for trafficking methamphetamine. 42-year-old Eliah Rodriguez and Yvonne Zaragosa are facing felony charges of conspiracy and trafficking a controlled substance.
Carlsbad police are looking for a thief who made off with several thousand dollars' worth of jewelry in one of the most awkward heists ever.
A Hobbs man who was on Tennessee's Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitives List was captured on Tuesday. 46-year-old David Jenkins is facing multiple charges including murder and unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.
A Lovington man died Thursday night in the Lincoln National Forest when he fell down a sinkhole. Authorities say 40-year old Brett Smith was rappelling into the 40 foot sinkhole when his ropes got stuck on the edge of the hole.
A Hobbs man thought he cheated the system but it eventually caught up to him. Jose Candia is charged with computer access to defraud and embezzle.
A Hobbs man is behind bars after police found drugs on him following a foot chase. Police got a call on Sunday about a man standing outside a home that he did not live at.
A tragic death in Carlsbad. Police say a 15-year-old boy shot his 12-year-old cousin dead. The shooting happened Wednesday morning at a home on North Olive Street.
Authorities in Hobbs are trying to put the pieces together after a body was found at a home on Tuesday.
A woman was arrested early Monday morning in Hobbs for driving drunk with a baby in her car. According to the arrest report, police pulled over 22-year-old Jamie Swindle around 2 a.m.
An Andrews girl was killed in a car accident in Lincoln County, New Mexico. The accident happened on Friday.
A Hobbs man is accused of robbing another man at gunpoint at a motel. The victim told police he got into an argument with 26-year-old Victor Navarrette in his room at the Hobbs Inn.
An accident in Hobbs took the life of one teen. The accident happened on Sunday morning. Hobbs Police tell NewsWest 9, the teen was driving when he was T-boned by another car.
Lea County Sheriff's deputies had an extremely busy week. With the help of U.S. Marshals and New Mexico Department of Corrections, four arrests were made in compliance checks earlier this week.
The Lea County Drug Force has been cracking down on meth traffickers over the past couple weeks. 55-year-old Carlos Sandoval, 54-year-old Kevin Lowe, 31-year-old Robert Davis and Luis Gonzales were all arrested.
A woman that was kidnapped from her home in Hobbs last week has been safely returned. The man that took her is now behind bars. Bobby Morales is charged with kidnapping, aggravated assault and having a gun as a felon.
A Carlsbad man is dead after a jet ski accident on the Pecos River. The accident happened this week under the Canal Street Bridge.
We're learning more details about a SWAT stand-off situation that took place on Thursday in Hobbs. We're told the standoff was in reference to a kidnapping that began on Gulf Street.
Hobbs Police need your help locating an armed robbery suspect. The robbery happened on July 27 at the Dollar General Store in the 500 block of East Bender just before 10 p.m.
Two smoke shops in Hobbs were busted for selling illegal drugs. The Up in Smoke Shop and the S&S Smoke Shop have been ordered to shut down for the next week.
A Carlsbad man was sentenced to a little more than five years in prison for having child porn. 34-year-old Theodore Larsen received that sentence after cutting a plea deal.
Police in Carlsbad shot and killed a 61-year-old man on Tuesday. Police found the man armed with a gun when they showed up to investigate a disturbance.
The search is over for a former Clovis CPA wanted for failure to appear and embezzlement charges. The Texas Rangers caught 54-year-old Charles Fleming on Monday afternoon in Lubbock.
The Eddy County Detention Center lost their health service facility accreditation. This comes after an accreditation commission faulted the jail for not having a physician.
Two people lost their lives in a crash in Artesia on Tuesday night. The accident happened on Highway 285 and Blevins Road.
Authorities in Lea County have made an arrest in connection with a shooting that left four people injured. The Lea County Sheriff's Office tells NewsWest 9, 20-year-old Parrish Chee of Hobbs has been arrested on charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and shooting at a building.
Five men were arrested in Hobbs over the weekend for trying to pick up prostitutes. Officials tell NewsWest 9, Adrian Rivera, Oscar Gomez, Gerardo Ramirez, Martin Sanchez and Noel Talvera were arrested.
An argument between cousins in Carlsbad on Sunday has left one of them hoping to see again. Police say David Hinojos threw a crushed beer bottle at Klaudia Methola.
Carlsbad Caverns National Park is back open after being evacuated on Wednesday. The rain caused the walnut canyon park road to flood.
A Hobbs gun shop owner and his parents are facing federal charges. Carlos Cruz, who owns the Hobbs Satellite Company Guns and Ammo, is facing several violations and his parents are going down with him.
A Hobbs teen was arrested on Thursday night for shooting another man. The shooting happened around 6 p.m. at an apartment in the 1200 block of East Broadway. That's where they found the victim with a gunshot wound in his left calf.
Officials in Lea County are helping folks in their area to spray for mosquitos this summer. The Hobbs News Sun reports that crews have already been spraying wherever there is standing water.
A New Mexico man was locked up last weekend after Artesia Police say he beat a sleeping man with nunchucks. The strange beating happened on Saturday when Steven Banda used the weapons on a man who was resting on a couch.
A Hobbs representative is coming under fire for an expensive trip on the taxpayer's dime. Steve Pearce is accused of wasteful government spending.
When Independence Day comes around, it will be a quiet night across most of New Mexico. Governor Susana Martinez has announced that all fireworks and campfires are banned.
Two men are behind bars in Hobbs after police found them with a large amount of methamphetamines over the weekend. 44-year-old Craig Brown of Levelland, Texas, and 35-year-old Tommy Wedgeworth of Hobbs are both facing felony charges.
A new phone scam has been reported in Hobbs and it's mainly targeting senior citizens. Hobbs Police say the scammer claims to be from the United Publishing Company and they need money to send to an injured family member.
An Eddy County man has been arrested for a stabbing that took place in Carlsbad on Monday. 37-year-old Eric Hoggs is facing felony charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and intimidating a witness.
A former accountant in Jal pled guilty to multiple charges of fraud and identity theft on Wednesday. 31-year-old Roger Baeza was indicted for the crimes back in October.
Child pornography landed two Carlsbad men behind bars. 29-year-old Brian Adamo and 25-year-old Braden Klein are each facing more than 15 counts of sexual exploitation of children.
We're learning new information about the Xcel Energy employee that was electrocuted in Carlsbad this past weekend. It turns out that he was a survivor of the Columbine shootings in 1999.
The heat is on and now one Lea County organization needs your help to cool things off. The United Way 211 is asking for the community to donate fans for families battling the summer heat.
A Carlsbad, New Mexico, man driving with a stab wound caused a crash on Sunday that knocked out power to parts of the city. 24-year-old Edward Olivas told authorities that he fell on his knife driving it two inches deep into his ribs.
An early morning accident in Hobbs killed one person and injured two others early Saturday morning. The two car collision happened west of the intersection of West Sanger Street and North Tasker Street.
Trying to smuggle drugs into a Hobbs prison landed one woman behind bars. Ramona Lucero was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of bringing contrabands into a correctional facility.
A six month investigation has landed a group of New Mexico people behind bars. Police say the six individuals went around robbing five different stores in New Mexico.
A New Mexico man lost his life in an industrial accident on Monday. We're told 23-year-old David Duran and his coworkers had just finished their work around 2:45 p.m. at an oil rig southeast of Carlsbad.
An argument between a Carlsbad couple went too far and ended with a stabbing. 36-year-old Theresa Bennett told police, she and her boyfriend, Brian Williams, had been arguing at a bar.
A Carlsbad woman is facing charges after using a Christmas holiday favorite as a weapon. 51-year-old Norma Moreno is accused of stabbing a wheelchair bound man in the eye with a plastic candy cane.
Federal agents shut down a pawn shop in Hobbs on Wednesday. That shop is being investigating for selling firearms illegally. According to the Hobbs News Sun, ATF agents were seen taking boxes of paperwork and guns out of HSC Gun and Ammo on West Marland.
An ex-con from Carlsbad will spend the next six and a half years in a federal prison for having a firearm. 29-year-old Basilio Flores pled guilty to the crime.
A Hobbs man was arrested for being a bad dad on Tuesday. Police pulled over William Mower late Tuesday night when they got a report that he was driving intoxicated with a child in the car and that the child was wearing no seatbelt.
A Hobbs, New Mexico, woman is behind bars after allegedly stealing a truck and nearly running a man down. 46-year-old Paula Long was slapped with felony charges of car theft and aggravated assault.
A Hobbs woman was arrested over the weekend for reportedly selling drugs. 37-year-old Jennifer Jones was arrested after security officers at the Black Gold Casino at Zia Park spotted her making deals in the parking lot.
The Eunice Fire Department is collecting various items for the victims of the Oklahoma tornado. They're asking for water, diapers, canned goods, clothing and monetary donations.
It just keeps getting worse for a Lovington man. He was already charged for stealing from his family. Now, he's accused of ripping off a church group.
A Hobbs man is behind bars on charges of raping a girl at a party earlier this month. 19-year-old Justin Ward is also accused of helping another man rape the same victim.
A Hobbs Smoker's Outlet is being shut down after they were caught selling synthetic drugs. The Smoker's Outlet on East Main in Hobbs was served a cease and desist order on Wednesday afternoon.
A Hobbs, New Mexico, mother had her children taken away from her on Mother's Day after officers say they found a despicable living situation.
A Carlsbad man remains behind bars for selling drugs out of his home. Joe Perez was arrested on Thursday and faces a number of charges including drug trafficking and resisting arrest.
A storage room was set on fire in Carlsbad to cover up a crime. According to the Carlsbad Current Argus, the blaze sparked up around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday morning at the electrical supply company of Carlsbad.
A Hobbs man is back behind bars after trying to make an escape from jail on Tuesday. We're told 29-year-old Billy Rodriguez Junior attacked an officer that was escorting him back to his cell.
Authorities in Roswell need your help to find a man who may have been involved with a woman that was set on fire. We're told 49-year-old Patrick Smith is a person of interest in the case.
A two-car crash in Eddy County led to some traffic delays over the weekend. The accident happened on Saturday around 9 p.m.
Authorities in Carlsbad are searching for a shooter that opened fire on a home early Tuesday morning. According to the Carlsbad Current Argus, the shooting happened in the 1000 block of North Main Street around 3 a.m.
A large amount of heroin is off the streets in Hobbs after a drug bust in Lea County. The Lea County Drug Task Force got a tip that Ismael Gonzales was trafficking a large amount of heroin around Hobbs.
Officials at the Carlsbad Caverns National Park say one of their pipelines needs to be replaced and soon. The pipeline stretches more than a mile and carries drinking water to the visitor center, employee housing and park offices.
Having sex with an underage girl put a Hobbs teen in jail. Police say they pulled over 19-year-old Ashton Edwards for running a stop sign last month. He had a 14-year-old girl with him.
City commissioners in Hobbs are giving officers incentives to attract and keep them on the job. The incentives will go to officers who are bilingual or who volunteer for their SWAT team.
One man is behind bars after officers responded to a stabbing call. Officials were called out to the 1300 block of East Clinton on Thursday morning around 9:45 a.m. When officers arrived, they found a 29-year-old male with a stab wound to the abdomen.
Salmonella cases have been reported in New Mexico. We know of seven cases so far and that includes people in Eddy and Lea Counties. The other counties are Curry, Luna, Otero and Taos County.
Two people from El Paso lost their lives in a rollover accident in Eddy County on Monday. The accident happened around 7:30 a.m. on U.S. 62/180.
Calling in fake bomb threats put a Hobbs teen in jail. Police say teen called 911 on Saturday afternoon, claiming there were explosives near the Humphrey House.
A $1 million bond has been set for a man in Hobbs accused of shooting and killing his girlfriend last week. 34-year-old Marshall Jackson has been charged with several crimes including murder.
A Hobbs woman is in trouble with the law after causing problems at the motor vehicle division office. We're 24-year-old Taja Hodge apparently cut in front of several people in line to get her driver's license.
One person is dead following an early morning shooting in Hobbs, New Mexico. Details are limited at this time but Hobbs Police tell NewsWest 9, the shooting happened in the 1800 block of East Snyder around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.
What began as a party ended up with a group of underaged drinkers in Carlsbad getting more than they were hoping for. It began when officers got a call around 11:30 p.m. Sunday night.
A Hobbs man was caught with more than 700 images of child pornography at his home. 50-year-old Gailard Barker is charged with 20 counts of sexual exploitation of children. Each count could earn him nine years in prison.
A family feud ended with a father throwing down a cop in Hobbs. Police say 49-year-old Velmond Hughes and his son were arguing over shooting a neighbor. When police arrived, Hughes pointed and started cussing at them.
The City of Hobbs wants to recruit more officers to their police force and now they're adding some pretty big reasons to take a second look. An incentive package was approved by the City Council this week.
The Lea County Sheriff's Department is investigating after a shooting that left a man dead near Hobbs. Last night, deputies were dispatched to a report of a shooting in the 3200 block of West Jones Road. When deputies arrived, they found a victim of a fatal gunshot wound.
A fatal wreck in Carlsbad took the life of one woman over the weekend. The accident happened Saturday around 3 p.m. on U.S. Highway 285 and Ferguson Road. Authorities say Aurora Alvarado was trying to cross over Highway 285 from Ferguson Road when her truck was hit by a car.
A convoy of stolen trucks and ATV's were stopped in their tracks in Lea County. It all started with a tip that two pickups were hauling stolen 4-wheelers and a dune buggy. But officers found more than that when they pulled them over.
New Mexico State Police tell NewsWest 9, agents with the Pecos Valley Drug Task Force traveled to the Motel 6 in Carlsbad, N.M. Agents were looks for 35-year-old Wesley Davis of Artesia, N.M., who had an outstanding felony narcotics warrant.
Crime scene tape was still blocking a back portion of a Motel 6 in Carlsbad on Monday evening. New Mexico State Police say the Pecos Valley Task Force was executing an arrest warrant around noon when a confrontation escalated to gunfire.
A Hobbs man remains behind bars on charges of beating another man with a metal pry bar. Police say 39-year-old Eric Lopez was going over to a friend's house to take her to the store when he saw the victim, Alex Rojas.
Authorities in Eddy County need your help to find a rapist. The attack happened earlier this month in Carlsbad in the 1800 block of Callaway Drive. The 22-year-old victim said a man she didn't know attacked her as she was going into her apartment.
After a long drought with no foreseeable end in sight, the city of Carlsbad, New Mexico, is taking action. Starting next month, residents will have to cut back on their water usage by following a watering schedule.
The Hobbs City Park has been chosen as the perfect spot for a new elementary school. It's all to help overcrowding. Schools officials are planning to meet with city officials in the coming weeks to discuss the idea.
A Carlsbad mother is furious after her three year old son was attacked by a bobcat. It happened on Monday at the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park.
A tasteless crime in Carlsbad. Police are looking for suspects who stole tires and a battery from the scene of a fatal crash. The crash happened on Wednesday morning at an irrigation canal, about half a mile south of Lea Street.
A former Lea County Sheriff's Deputy has been sentenced for first degree criminal sexual penetration of a minor child. We're told 62-year-old Danny Surratt was sentenced to 18 years behind bars on Wednesday morning.
A tragic accident took the life of a teen in Eddy County. Investigators say 16-year-old Trenton Ryan Vasquez was helping his parents at their business when it happened.
The Carlsbad Police Association is determined to get the mayor booted from office. You'll remember last week they sent a statement saying they have "no confidence" in Carlsbad, New Mexico, Mayor Dale Janway.
A strange scene at a mobile home fire in Hobbs. Police say 49-year-old Tracy Carpnter yelled at them and even pretended he had a gun when they showed up.
A Hobbs teenager was shot in the head and killed on Sunday. The Lea County Sheriff's Office was called out to a home in the 700 block of West Martin on Sunday afternoon for a shooting. When they got there, they found 19-year-old Michael Burns dead.
There's been a crack in the counterfeit money case in Hobbs. A man was caught red handed with some of that funny money. Police say 46-year-old Chalie Miles paid for gas with a fake $20 bill.
Police in Carlsbad, New Mexico, are not happy with their mayor and now they're asking for his resignation. The city's Police Officer Association sent out a press release on Monday morning stating they have "no confidence" in Mayor Dale Janway.
There seems to be a lot of fake money floating around Hobbs, New Mexico. Now authorities are on the hunt for the person passing out those bills.
A 21-year-old from New Mexico is accused of stabbing another woman in the chest. Priscilla Mesquita is charged with aggravated battery. Police say she stabbed a 32-year-old woman in Artesia on Monday during an argument.
A violent murder in Hobbs, New Mexico and police say a child saw it all. Police say 27-year-old Timmithy Stover gave his girlfriend meth right before a fight.
Authorities in Lea County were able to make a heroin bust at their prison over the weekend, all by monitoring phone calls. 44-year-old Yepa Emma is accused of trying to smuggle the drugs in to her boyfriend 34-year-old inmate Johan Neaman.
Eddy County sheriff's deputies are continuing to investigate the death of a Carlsbad man who was found on Friday. The body of 48-year-old Lester Howell was found at about 8:30 p.m. at an oilfield waste water disposal site just south of U.S. 285.
If you live in Lea or Eddy County, you may have seen more officers on the roads. Officials say they've added 24 officers to patrol both counties. It's all to drive down the number of wrecks involving commercial vehicles.
The City of Lovington is considering an ordinance that would ban synthetic drugs. City Commissioners got their first look at the ban at their meeting on Monday night.
A Hobbs man who was shot on Tuesday is expected to recover. Police got a call from the victim, 26-year-old Sammy Pinon, around 8 a.m. saying he had been shot.
Police are investigating after an early morning shooting in Hobbs. Hobbs Police tells NewsWest 9, they received several 911 calls in reference to shot being fired in the area of Pecos and Brazos.
A Hobbs teen who killed an elderly woman will have to wait to find out how long he'll spend in prison. Sentencing for 17-year-old Juan Rivas, Junior has been put off until March. His attorney asked for more time.
One man is behind bars accused of murder. Police arrested 32-year-old Woodrow Dunn, Junior after investigators say he shot 52-year-old David Rogers of Hobbs in the head. We're told Rogers was giving Dunn a ride from an oilfield site to Lovington.
There's a war on synthetic drugs in our communities. However, there are still some that don't quite understand the power of the illegal substance.
The body of a man found in the Pecos River has been identified. Carlsbad Police say it was 42-year-old Andres Romero from Taos, New Mexico.
A suspect escaped from police in Jal, New Mexico, but not before being tased and assaulting an officer. Police are looking for Jesse Armando Tapia.
A former Lea County deputy was will be heading to prison for molesting a family member. The guilty verdict came down this evening for 61-year-old Danny Surratt after jurors deliberated for six hours. He now faces 18 years behind bars.
A Hobbs couple led police on a wild chase early Friday morning. Officers were called out to an apartment complex after they heard a woman was breaking into cars and stealing items. Officers eventually spotted the suspect's vehicle and it turned into a high speed chase.
A Carlsbad man stumbled onto a disturbing sight on Tuesday after he found a body in the Pecos River. Police got the call around 4:30 p.m. They met with Mike Depler in the 1000 block of South Canal.
With tax season here, this story might make you question just who it is looking over your receipts. Last week, a Lovington tax preparer was arrested for fraud. According to a Lovington business, 70-year-old Millard Yancey spent 30 years preparing their taxes.
Hobbs is tweaking their ban against synthetic drugs. They're adding more chemicals to their forbidden list. That's because manufacturers are constantly changing the formulas to avoid their products being illegal.
There's a manhunt in Hobbs for a fugitive on the loose. They're looking for 32-year-old Arturo Jordan who is wanted for kidnapping. Police tell NewsWest 9 that Jordan is considered dangerous so don't approach him.
The City of Lovington is preparing to take the first step to build a new downtown plaza. The building for the plaza could start as soon as April.
If you enjoy gambling at Zia Park in Hobbs then we have some good news for you. A new hotel is on the way. Construction on the $26 million project is expected to begin later this year.
Texting and driving may have caused the wreck that killed a Hobbs man on Friday. We're told 23-year-old Rodney Rudy, Junior, was on West County Road, north of the Carlsbad Highway intersection, when he swerved into traffic hitting an 18-wheeler head on.
A standoff in one Hobbs neighborhood has come to a close. The standoff began on Tuesday morning around 11:30 a.m. Central Time near the 500 block of east White Street. We're told a man had barricaded himself in the home.
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