KTSM News Channel 9 | News, Weather and Sports | El Paso, Las Cruces, Juarez http://www.ktsm.com/feeds/news.rss en Award-winning playwright Mark Medoff to be honored at NMSU gala http://www.ktsm.com/news/school-yard/award-winning-playwright-mark-medoff-be-honored-nmsu-gala <p>&ldquo;Mark Medoff: Far From Finished&rdquo; will honor Tony award-winning playwright Mark Medoff and fund an endowment in his name at New Mexico State University.</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/school-yard/award-winning-playwright-mark-medoff-be-honored-nmsu-gala" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The School Yard Las Cruces Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:22:57 +0000 alitton 92590 at http://www.ktsm.com Abbott to call for credit for massive online courses http://www.ktsm.com/news/school-yard/abbott-call-credit-massive-online-courses <p>Republican gubernatorial candidate <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/greg-abbott/">Greg Abbott</a> will call for students to receive college credit for taking massive open online courses &mdash; often referred to as &quot;MOOCs&amp;quo</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/school-yard/abbott-call-credit-massive-online-courses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The School Yard Elections Statewide News Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:18:57 +0000 alitton 92579 at http://www.ktsm.com Analysis: Ruling provides candidates a talking point http://www.ktsm.com/news/analysis-ruling-provides-candidates-talking-point <p>Give this to state district Judge John Dietz: He gave the next Legislature a purpose. This year&rsquo;s general election campaigns, to be fair, are just getting started.</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/analysis-ruling-provides-candidates-talking-point" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Statewide News Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:01:47 +0000 alitton 92577 at http://www.ktsm.com Texas singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen set to play benefit concert for Marfa Public Radio http://www.ktsm.com/news/texas-singer-songwriter-robert-earl-keen-set-play-benefit-concert-marfa-public-radio <p>Texas singing legend Robert Earl Keen is set to play Alpine&#39;s Granada Theater to help raise funds for Marfa Public Radio in late September.</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/texas-singer-songwriter-robert-earl-keen-set-play-benefit-concert-marfa-public-radio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Statewide News Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:39:04 +0000 alitton 92589 at http://www.ktsm.com Woman who was texting while driving is impaled by light pole in the buttocks http://www.ktsm.com/news/woman-who-was-texting-while-driving-impaled-light-pole-buttocks <p>Many people know the dangers of texting while driving, but they do it anyway. A Colorado woman is lucky to be alive after she was in a serious accident while texting, Meagan Fitzgerald has the story.</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/woman-who-was-texting-while-driving-impaled-light-pole-buttocks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Web Exclusive National News Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:41:50 +0000 alitton 92588 at http://www.ktsm.com ISIS video shows beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff http://www.ktsm.com/news/isis-video-shows-beheading-american-journalist-steven-sotloff <p>The ISIS terror group has published a video titled &quot;A second message to America,&quot; showing the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff.</p> <p> The video also threatens the life of British captive, David Haines.</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/isis-video-shows-beheading-american-journalist-steven-sotloff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News World News Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:38:01 +0000 alitton 92587 at http://www.ktsm.com PREVIEW: UTEP Football 2014 season http://www.ktsm.com/sports/utep/preview-utep-football-2014-season <p>There are 128 BCS football teams this season and every one of them will be in trouble if the starting quarterback is lost to injury.</p> <p> That&rsquo;s true for all 128 teams but it carries significantly more weight at UTEP.</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/sports/utep/preview-utep-football-2014-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> UTEP Sports El Paso Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:06:32 +0000 alitton 92584 at http://www.ktsm.com Athletic History of UTEP http://www.ktsm.com/sports/utep/athletic-history-utep <p>Very few schools in the desert southwest have the athletic history quite like the University of Texas at El Paso, even the schools to the west in the much larger Pac-12 Conference.</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/sports/utep/athletic-history-utep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> UTEP Sports El Paso Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:52:11 +0000 alitton 92583 at http://www.ktsm.com Firefighters to be honored at Medal Day Ceremony http://www.ktsm.com/news/positively-el-paso/firefighters-be-honored-medal-day-ceremony <p>For outstanding service, a distinct group of firefighters will be honored in a Medal Day Ceremony on Thursday Sept. 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the Chamizal National Memorial Theater located at 800 South San Marcial Street.</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/positively-el-paso/firefighters-be-honored-medal-day-ceremony" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Positively El Paso El Paso Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:36:40 +0000 mgonzalez 92582 at http://www.ktsm.com Reward increased for $10,000 for Texas Most Wanted Fugitive http://www.ktsm.com/news/reward-increased-10000-texas-most-wanted-fugitive <p>The reward for Israel Aguirre, 33, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month&rsquo;s featured fugitive, has been increased to $10,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of September.</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/reward-increased-10000-texas-most-wanted-fugitive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Local News Statewide News Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:32:24 +0000 mgonzalez 92581 at http://www.ktsm.com