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Bhullar gets first taste of NBA

A very big man made a little bit of history Sunday. Former NMSU center Sim Bhullar became the first Indian-origin player to appear in an NBA Summer League game.

Seven earthquakes shake Oklahoma in two days

(CNN) -- On Saturday and Sunday in Oklahoma, there were seven earthquakes. You read that right. Not tornadoes. Earthquakes.

Inside Texas Politics: Children at the Border

On this week's edition of WFAA-TV's Inside Texas Politics, I talked with host Jason Whitely and Fort Worth Star-Telegram columnist Bob Ray Sanders about last week's announcement that UT-Austin President Bill Powers will step down ne

Summer 'Polar Vortex' headed our way?

You remember the polar vortex the country experienced in January right? Well it's now summer and we are about to experience another one again... right?

Chihuahuas Break El Paso’s Minor League Attendance Record

As of last night’s game, the El Paso Chihuahuas set a new single-season attendance record for Minor League Baseball in El Paso, as 334,978 guests have come through the Southwest University Park gates since the historic April 28th opening.

Canelo Alvarez wins split-decision over Lara

Canelo Alvarez won a close split-decision victory over Erislandy Lara in the SHOWTIME PPV main event in front a sold-out pro-Canelo crowd at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.

Salt Lake beats Chihuahuas in 10 innings

The El Paso Chihuahuas scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth to tie the game but lost 6-5 in extra innings to the Salt Lake Bees Saturday night at Southwest University Park.

Climate scientists: Texas is missing an opportunity


Lower Valley residents frustrated with yearly flooding

For the Lower Valley neighborhood near Franklin Loop, rain means water covered streets and puddles that last for days. 

O’Rourke talks Obama lawsuit, border crisis on CNN

El Paso Democrat Congressman Beto O’Rourke made an appearance on the CNN Sunday morning show “State of the Union” offering his take on the crisis at the Texas Border, and  the Republican plans to file a lawsuit against Pr

Sole survivor in Texas shooting looks for hope amid her horror

(CNN) -- Cassidy Stay has seen the worst -- the brutal killings of her parents and siblings, ages 4 to 13, in their Texas home.

Las Cruces PD investigates officer-involved shooting

A Las Cruces man was shot after a standoff with police. Officers say they were trying to serve 21-year-old Davalous Brown with a warrant, when he barricaded himself inside a home on the 5200 block of Melody Ln.

Man on cross country bike ride to raise awareness about veteran suicide

Every 65 minutes a United States combat veteran commits suicide. According to the VA, 22 veterans commit suicide every single day in our country, a number some say that far too little are aware of.

Davis Presses Attack on Abbott Over Chemical Plant Ruling

Wrapping up her five-day “Texans Deserve to Know” tour, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis went on the offensive Saturday, telling supporters in Austin that her Republican opponent, Attorney General Greg Abbott, was an &

Did you miss last night's Super Moon?

Across the world, people tweeted and facebooked impressive pictures of the Super Moon on Saturday morning. The astronomical phenomenon known as the “supermoon” lit up the sky early on Saturday.