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Ascarate Park employee charged with 24 counts of forgery

A 32-year-old El Paso woman is behind bars this afternoon, charged with 25 counts of forgery in connection to an ongoing investigation into improper handling of county documents and funds at Ascarate Park.

FBI: Shooter was ex-VA employee, had threatened slain doctor before

The gunman who shot and killed a psychologist at the Fort Bliss VA clinic on Tuesday was an ex-employee who had previously threatened the doctor, according to the FBI.

Facebook argument leads to Las Cruces shooting

A heated Facebook argument may have lead to the shooting of a Las Cruces teen early Wednesday morning according to investigators.

El Paso couple headed to federal prison for prostitution ring

In El Paso, 45-year-old Maria Blake (aka “Jessica”, “Yvonne”) and her 45–year-old husband, Ronald, were sentenced to 30 months and six months in federal prison respectively inducing foreign or interstate travel for

Man shot in 2011 by off-duty EPPD officer dies

The man who was shot by an off-duty El Paso Police Officer in the parking lot of an East El Paso McDonalds has died, according to his family.

Manhunt after 2 New York police officers shot

An armed robbery call nearly turned deadly for two New York police officers, leading to an exchange of gunfire that ended with the officers hospitalized, a manhunt and fresh scrutiny surrounding the United States' most populated city -- spe

Checking in on El Paso's 'panhandling ordinance'

There was a time when John Fleek was one of the faces you'd see standing by a red light, a 'professional panhandler.'

CBP reports $2.7 million meth bust at El Paso Port of Entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and U.S. Border Patrol agents working at the El Paso port of entry seized 85.9 pounds of methamphetamine worth an estimated $2,748,800 Sunday.

Dona Ana County man charged with taking naked toddler into freezing temperatures

A Las Cruces area man was arrested early Saturday after he allegedly hid in the desert with his naked two-year-old daughter in freezing temperatures after an argument with his girlfriend.

Baby found dead in California after abduction; her parents shot

A 3-week-old girl abducted after her mother, father and uncle were shot has been found dead, authorities in California said.

Gunman holds up Northeast El Paso Family Dollar

El Paso Police are looking for the armed suspect who held up a Family Dollar store in Northeast El Paso Sunday night.

Las Cruces woman arrested for alleged brass knuckles attack

Dona Ana County Sheriff's Investigators have arrested a 23-year-old woman who allegedly stabbed her ex-boyfriend with a knife before Christmas.

'NO DUI' initiative results in 15 drunken driving related arrests New Year's Eve

The El Paso Police Department says they made fifteen drunken driving related arrests overnight as part of their 'NO DUI' New Year initiative.

Amber Alert canceled for 1-year-old TX boy after being found safe, parents dead

An Amber Alert has been canceled after a missing one-year-old baby boy was found safe in Arkansas. However, the father, who police say abudcted the child a week ago is dead.

Arrest Affidavit: Driver admitted to drinking at least five beers, two shots before fatal crash

The arrest affidavit for Joel Garcia, Jr., the 24-year-old El Paso boxer accused of running a red light, slamming into a car killing three young El Pasoans during the early morning hours of Christmas Eve indicates that Garcia admitted to drinki