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NC9 Special Report: Heroin use spiking in the Borderland

A huge spike in heroin use across this country has law enforcement scrambling to react. The number of users has almost doubled in the U.S. over the past decade, while overdose deaths here in Texas have more than tripled.

Clemency changes could reduce El Paso federal drug sentences

Thousands of federal drug prisoners could be out of prison sooner than expected. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced new clemency rules Wednesday that could potentially shorten felony drug sentences.

NMSU drops doubleheader at #10 Arizona

The New Mexico State softball team dropped both games in their double header against the University of Arizona on Wednesday, April 23, in Tucson, Ariz. The Aggies record drops to 26-21 (8-4) on the season.

Buckaloo leads Andress to Softball Bi-District Playoffs

In a battle of Eagles, Canutillo and Andress face off Friday in the softball bi-district playoffs. For the second year in a row, Jose Ramos will depend on an underclassman to extend the bi-district championship streak to 5 for Andress.

Heroin becoming cheaper and more accessible, fueling spike in addicts

Law Enforcement may be winning the battle against prescription pill abuse, but at the expense of another dangerous drug.

Ten Cathedral High students named Gates Millennium Scholars

Cathedral High School Center for Advanced Studies will honor 10 of its students on April 24, 2014, who were named 2014 Gates Millennium Scholars.

Texas town outlaws large yards

A Texas town votes to limit the size of yards on new homes. That's because in Georgetown, Texas an incredible amount of water is used to water lawns.

Cowboys release their 2014 schedule

Preseason schedule Aug. 7-10 at San Diego Chargers Aug. 14-18 vs BALTIMORE RAVENS Aug. 21-24 at Miami Dolphins Aug. 28 vs DENVER BRONCOS

Freeway cracking? Not a problem, says TxDOT

A large portion of newly poured concrete along Interstate 10 is cracking.

Former Chihuahua headed to the Texas Rangers

Former El Paso Chihuahuas OF/INF Daniel Robertson has been traded by the San Diego Padres to the Texas Rangers and was in uniform for the Rangers game against the Oakland A’s today.

Dry camping available at Manzano Mountains State Park

New Mexico State Parks that announces that although Manzano Mountains State Park is open for recreation after being closed for two years, the park is currently experiencing issues with the water lines and is working diligently towards getting t

Holloman AFB to close main gate

Officials with the 49th Wing are advising military personnel and visitors to avoid the Main Gate on Thursday, April 24.

Wait times for doctor appointments in El Paso are the longest in the top 50 cities

The Vitals Index annual report shows El Paso has the longest wait times at doctors’ offices in the top 50 cities.

Sardinero leads Miners at C-USA Championships

Camino Sardinero finished in fourth place with a career-low 214, helping the UTEP women's golf team conclude its season in a tie for 10th place at the Conference USA Championship on Wednesday.

UTEP volleyball signs five in recruiting class

UTEP head volleyball coach Holly Watts signed Kylie Baumgartner, Coline Coessens, April Luther, Brooke Packard and Dalainee Perry for the 2014-2015 season.