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Hunt Companies announces new CEO, transition in leadership

Hunt Companies, Inc., announced the appointment of Chris Hunt to Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2015. The company, which was founded in 1947, is a national developer, investor and manager of real assets. Since 1977, Woody L.

Roswell police lend a helping hand

A Roswell, New Mexico father faced a tough decision - to steal baby formula or let his child starve.

Sex offender Santa

Police were called to a Baytown, Texas fast food restaurant after a registered sex offender was found playing the role of Santa Claus inside.

Elderly man accused of hitting twin girls with pick-up truck

An elderly Las Cruces man is facing charges after he allegedly hit two 16 year-old girls with his truck and then took off.

Firefighters respond to 2 separate fires in East El Paso

Emergency crews responded to a house fire in the 3200 block of Vogue Dr. near Yarbrough and Pebble Hills in East El Paso. Firefighters were called shortly before 9 p.m.

El Paso County Commissioners select first-ever Chief Administrator

El Paso County Commissioners appointed Steve Norwood as the county's first-ever Chief Administrator, a position similar to that of a county manager.

Murray has surgery on fractured hand

Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray had surgery today to repair a broken bone in his hand.

Coaches head to town prior to 81st Hyundai Sun Bowl

Arizona State's Todd Graham and Duke's David Cutcliffe were in El Paso Monday to discuss the upcoming Hyundai Sun Bowl and their matchup on December 27.

Fire destroys Chaparral home over the weekend

A Chaparral family is homeless today after a wood stove ignited a fire that destroyed their home.

Miners return to court Tuesday against SE Louisiana

The UTEP basketball team (5-3) returns to action following an eight-day break between games, tackling the Southeastern Louisiana Lions (2-7) on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Haskins Center.

Padres GM highlights Chihuahuas Winter Banquet

AJ Preller, the General Manager for the San Diego Padres, has been added to the Chihuahuas Inaugural Winter Banquet program.

Elderly man tasered during Texas traffic stop

At 76-years-old, Pete Vasquez stands just five-feet-five-inches tall and weighs a slight 145 pounds. Now he is at the center of a police dash cam video that is causing outrage in Victoria, Texas.

Trees for Troops delivers holiday cheer at Fort Bliss

Trees for Troops and Fedex are celebrating their 10th year delivering Christmas cheer, giving away over 17,000 Christmas trees to military families this December. About 400 of those trees have made their way to Fort Bliss. 

This week in NMSU men's and women's hoops

The New Mexico State athletics department has a few events for Aggie fans this week. Remember to follow the Aggies on Twitter (@nmstateaggies), Facebook (NM State Aggies), and Instagram (nmstateaggies).

NMSU sophomore earns Player of the Week award

New Mexico State sophomore Moriah Mack has been named the Western Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Dec. 8-14, the conference announced Monday.