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Police: East Texas man sets girlfriend on fire

An East Texas man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly setting his girlfriend on fire.

TSTC launches center for employability outcomes

With the launch of a new initiative Monday, the Texas State Technical College System could help revolutionize how colleges align their curriculum with workforce demands and help their students match up better with employers’ needs.

Greg Abbott files brief supporting same-sex marriage ban

Attorney General Greg Abbott’s office filed a brief on Monday arguing that Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage is constitutionally sound and a matter for voters, not court

Martin excited for practice to start

NMSU head coach Doug Martin is excited for the start of preseason practice on Friday, August 1.  Martin has six quarterbacks on the roster, but one stands out... tune in to hear from the coach!

Former Miner smashes Commonwealth Games 100M record

UTEP Track and Field alum Blessing Okagbare commanded the track as she secured Nigeria its first Athletics gold medal of the XX Commonwealth games in Glasgow, Scotland, on July 28.

UTEP football set for fall; practice closed to public

The UTEP football team will commence its annual training camp on Monday. The Miners will practice in El Paso from August 4-5 before departing to “Camp Alpine” for a 10-day stay.

VIDEO: 44,000 pot plants discovered in East Texas by deer hunter

Texas authorities are having a "high time" looking the growers of tens of thousands of marijuana plants.

Expect roadblocks statewide during fall hunting seasons

The Department of Game and Fish will conduct roadblocks throughout the state during fall hunting seasons to collect harvest data and to detect wildlife law violations.

Texas Historical Commission offers Cold War Oral history training

The Texas Historical Commission (THC), in conjunction with the Fort Bliss and Old Ironsides Museums and the El Paso County Historical Commission, will co-host a free oral history training workshop at the Fort Bliss and Old Ironsides Museums on

'Hot Seat' saves kids

The city of Albuquerque, New Mexico has honored an Eldorado High School student for inventing a device with life-saving potential.

El Paso Ends Homestand With Loss

El Paso took an early 4-0 lead Monday but Fresno came back to beat the Chihuahuas 9-4. The Grizzlies hit three home runs in the come-from-behind win. The two teams split the four-game series.

Hospital board looks at alternatives to raising taxes

After four hours of talks, the El Paso County Hospital District Board may decide not to raise taxes after all. Last week University Medical Center announced layoffs affecting 56 employees, while facing a $60 million deficit.

Officials blindsided by proposed undocumented immigrant shelter in Clint

The small town of Clint could soon possibly play a big role in the immigration crisis. A New York based company wants to build the country's largest shelter for immigrants, just outside the town.

Expansion could bring more jobs to Doña Ana County

A big change in Doña Ana County could bring dozens of new jobs to the region.

Chihuahuas Break 400,000 In Attendance

Weeks after breaking the all-time Minor League single-season attendance record for El Paso baseball, the Chihuahuas are proud to announce that more than 400,000 fans have walked through the Southwest University Park gates.