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Feb. 10 Marks 27-year Anniversary of Bowling Alley Massacre

Friday marks the 27th year anniversary of the Las Cruces Bowl mass-shooting that claimed four lives that day and one other, several years later, who died from complications related to her injuries. The Las Cruces Bowl mass-shooting on Feb. 10, 1990, is considered one of the most hideous crimes in the city’s history as gunmen…

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14-year-old Boy went Missing 30 Years Ago

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that helps locate Victor Trejo who went missing 30 years ago at the age of 14. Trejo was last seen on April 7, 1986, at a friend’s house on Ethel Avenue. Police followed several leads in 1986 but were unsuccessful in locating Trejo who,…

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Human Remains Possibly Identified, Homicide Investigation Continues

Doña Ana County Sheriff’s detectives accompanied the remains of an unidentified person Tuesday to the University of New Mexico Office of the Medical Examiner in Albuquerque, hoping to learn more information about the identity of the person and how s/he might have died. A possible identification was made, but next of kin have yet to…

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20 Years Later, Family of Murder Victim Pleads for Clues

On June 28, 1994, 43-year-old Robert Rocha got in his 1985 Ford pickup and headed out to a shady area near the Rio Grande River south of Las Cruces. He was looking for a nice spot to have a party for his niece, who was getting ready to go to college. Just as the sun…