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Valtierra-Payan guilty on all counts in Manhattan Heights rape trial

It took jurors just three hours to convict Arturo Valtierra-Payan on all five counts relating the rape of a woman in Central El Paso's Manhattan Heights neighborhood.

LIST: State Fair of Texas announces food finalists

Many folks are salivating, dreaming about all the unhealthy fried concoctions making their way to this year's State Fair. In previous years, everything from Fried Coke, to Fried Twinkies made the list of things to try.

Doña Ana Community College Dental Health Clinic provides reduced cost services and student training

The Doña Ana Community College Dental Health Clinic provides services to the community at a reduced rate while teaching its students.

Borderland heavy area rainfall before our Labor Day Weekend

There is an abundant amount of moisture streaming up from Mexico again today. I am writing this at around noon Wednesday, August 26th and an area of showers and storms are pushing our way from Mexico from the south and west.

UTEP soccer to host NMSU in Battle of I-10

The UTEP soccer team will play host to New Mexico State in the FirstLight Federal Credit Union Battle of I—10 at 7 p.m. at University Field Wednesday.

'Dawgs earn 4-3 win in rain delayed game

Tyler Greene’s ninth inning sacrifice fly broke a late tie and helped the El Paso Chihuahuas beat the Colorado Springs Sky Sox 4-3 Monday night.

Senators to get update on state exam passing rates

The 2014 results of state standardized exams — and the continued rollout of a comprehensive 2013 law that changed hig

Crazy Texas cat rampage

A Houston, Texas man says a neighborhood cat attacked him Monday morning as he was walking his dogs.

Cougars to lean on defense in 2014

The Franklin High School football team limped to a 6-5 record in 2013, mainly because the defense could not keep up with opposing teams offenses.  The Cougars averaged nearly 45 points a game in 2013, but gave up an average of nearly 38 PP

TX Department of Public Safety launches mobile app

The Texas Department of Public Safety launched a mobile app Monday designed to give Texas residents instant access to the state's sex offender registry and the Texas 10 Most Wanted program.

El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame 2014 Inductees

The El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame today announced their 2014 El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame inductees. (Pictured is last year's class) They are:

I-10 East shut down following pedestrian crash (Update)

El Paso Police blocked off all lanes of traffic on I-10 East following an incident near Yarbrough on Monday evening.

Arrest Affidavit: Alleged murderer is both cousin and boyfriend of victim

El Paso police have made an arrest in what they said is the city’s latest murder. Thursday, they said they were called to an apartment at 4430 Wyoming in central El Paso around 10 a.m.

Major Democratic operative joins Rick Perry legal team

Texas Gov. Rick Perry added another high-powered lawyer to his team fighting a felony indictment against him, but this addition is just as much about sending a message than winning the case.

This week in NMSU athletics

FOOTBALL The home opener is on Thursday, Aug. 28 at 6 p.m. (MT) and is being marketed as Ag Day, with over 40 New Mexico agriculture companies on display during tailgating. The Aggies will play host to Cal Poly.