U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers had a busy day at the Bridge of the Americas on Wednesday. Officers there made five separate drug seizures which totaled 319 pounds of marijuana and 5.1 pounds of cocaine.
An El Paso man who is accused of brutally beating his half-brother, ultimately causing his death allegedly became enraged with his brother after he skipped work, according to the arrest affidavit obtained Tuesday.
A jury sentenced the man dubbed as the 'Manhattan Heights Rapist' Thursday morning. He was sentenced to three life sentences for each aggravated sexual assault charge and an additional life sentence for the aggravated robbery charge.