KTSM News Channel 9 | News, Weather and Sports | El Paso, Las Cruces, Juarez http://www.ktsm.com/feeds/news.rss en TxDOT plans to research futuristic tech http://www.ktsm.com/news/txdot-plans-research-futuristic-tech <p>&nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> The state could fund research into self-driving cars, jet packs and hover cars if a new proposal by the Texas Department of Transportation is funded.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ktsm.com/news/txdot-plans-research-futuristic-tech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Statewide News Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:50:11 +0000 JYu 91271 at http://www.ktsm.com New Mexico's tax free weekend is underway http://www.ktsm.com/news/new-mexicos-tax-free-weekend-underway <p>Back to school shopping means spending some big bucks, but those in New Mexico have the chance to save some money this weekend.&nbsp;</p> <p> New Mexico&#39;s 10th annual tax free weekend runs from Friday to Sunday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ktsm.com/news/new-mexicos-tax-free-weekend-underway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Local News Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:42:00 +0000 JYu 91270 at http://www.ktsm.com Local church cleanup from Monday storms continues as a second round of heavy rains heads to the area http://www.ktsm.com/news/local-church-cleanup-monday-storms-continues-second-round-heavy-rains-heads-area <p>Monsoon storms have rolled through the Borderland and the inch of rain that hit Las Cruces on Monday was enough to flood the basement of one local church in Do&ntilde;a Ana County.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ktsm.com/news/local-church-cleanup-monday-storms-continues-second-round-heavy-rains-heads-area" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Local News Fri, 01 Aug 2014 05:36:33 +0000 arasta 91269 at http://www.ktsm.com El Paso Catholic Bishop discusses immigration influx http://www.ktsm.com/news/el-paso-catholic-bishop-discusses-immigration-influx <p>The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday to start debating a $2.7 billion emergency bill aimed at addressing the surge of unaccompanied children crossing our border.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ktsm.com/news/el-paso-catholic-bishop-discusses-immigration-influx" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Local News Fri, 01 Aug 2014 05:12:55 +0000 kharsha 91268 at http://www.ktsm.com 911 dispatcher mistakenly gave lower priority to deadly FSU shooting http://www.ktsm.com/news/911-dispatcher-mistakenly-gave-lower-priority-deadly-fsu-shooting-0 <p>MIAMI (CNN) -- A mistake by a 911 dispatcher is the latest twist in a two-week-old mystery -- the killing of a nationally renowned law professor found shot in the head in his own garage.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div 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roofs El Paso Fri, 01 Aug 2014 03:51:36 +0000 jdeng 91266 at http://www.ktsm.com Cowboys RB Murray headed to Sun City http://www.ktsm.com/news/cowboys-rb-murray-headed-sun-city <p>A Dallas Cowboy will be coming to El Paso next year.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ktsm.com/news/cowboys-rb-murray-headed-sun-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News El Paso Fri, 01 Aug 2014 03:30:17 +0000 aalvarez 91265 at http://www.ktsm.com Is El Paso seeing a spike in health problems because of undocumented immigrants? http://www.ktsm.com/news/el-paso-seeing-spike-health-problems-because-immigrants <p>A spokesperson for El Paso&#39;s Border Patrol Union says 153 undocumented immigrants have been admitted to area hospitals in recent months, and that&#39;s not counting admissions in the past two weeks.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ktsm.com/news/el-paso-seeing-spike-health-problems-because-immigrants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Local News Fri, 01 Aug 2014 03:26:12 +0000 kharsha 91264 at http://www.ktsm.com USO El Paso donates lunch to service members http://www.ktsm.com/news/military-news/fort-bliss/uso-el-paso-donates-lunch-service-members <p>Combined efforts between USO El Paso, Subway and volunteers from ADP company, resulted in free lunch for Reserve and National Guard service members currently mobilized and training at Forward Operating Base Westbrook July 17.</p> <div class="field field-type-text 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