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Albuquerque church helping immigrants in Las Cruces

A church in Albuquerque spent the weekend taking donations for children who have come into the United States illegally. Parishioners brought toys, clothes and non-perishable food to be taken to the catholic diocese of Las Cruces.

City cashing in on popularity of Chihuahuas team

El Paso leaders say there's proof the ballpark is padding the city's coffers. So far the city has collected $48,000 in parking revenue from the Convention Center and Union Plaza transit terminal lots.

An Urban & Arroyo Flood Advisory for El Paso til 10 P.M.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO HAS ISSUED AN * URBAN AND ARROYO FLOOD ADVISORY FOR... CENTRAL EL PASO COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST TEXAS... * UNTIL 1000 PM MDT

Escalante in hot water... again

Boxer Antonio Escalante was arrested earlier this month on suspicion of DWI after an El Paso Police Officer observed 'defective vehicle equipment' on the vehicle that Escalante was driving.

Sheriffs weigh selling E-cigarettes to inmates

 

Several Padres join the Chihuahuas on rehab stints

San Diego Padres infielders Everth Cabrera, Yonder Alonso and Jedd Gyorko are with the Chihuahuas this week on rehabilitation assignments.  All have played roles with the San Diego Padres, and now due to injury, they will play with the Chi

El Paso teen qualifies for AAU National Taekwondo team

Ashlyn Scoutt Colon from Franklin High School has qualified for the AAU National Taekwondo team.

Miners prep for C-USA Media Day

Conference USA's 2014 Football Media Day is set for Wednesday, July 23, in Irving, Texas. The league's head coaches and two student-athletes from each school will be on hand to preview the upcoming season.

Three New Mexico teens charged with killing homeless men

Three teens admitted to police they attacked two homeless men who were found dead in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Saturday, police said.

Israeli soldier killed in clashes with Hamas had south Texas connection

An Israeli soldier, killed in the current clash with Hamas, had a South Padre Island connection.

Texas Lawmakers react to Governor's proposal to send Guard Troops to border

Governor Rick Perry proposed sending in 1,000 National Guard troops to help secure the Texas - New Mexico Border on Monday. After the reaction, statewide lawmakers began to issue statements and reactions on the proposal.

New Mexico Department of Health reports new plague case

The New Mexico Department of Health is reporting a case of plague in a 43-year-old woman from Rio Arriba County who is currently hospitalized. Confirmatory testing was conducted at the Department’s Scientific Laboratory Division.

Perry will activate up to 1,000 Guard Troops

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Texas cities pushing back on Border surge

City Councilwoman Heidi Thiess of League City swung into action shortly after she saw media reports of Central American children sleeping in cramped detention centers along the Texas-Mexico border.