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El Paso native in CA reacts to 4.4 magnitude earthquake near Los Angeles

A 4.4 magnitude earthquake struck just west of Los Angeles on Monday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Service Salute: Robert Kauts, U.S. Navy

The photo in today's Service Salute was sent in by Rose Mary and Mary Ann who wanted to share how proud they are of their father, Robert Kautz, who served in the U.S. Navy during WWII on the U.S.S. Leoni. 

Manhunt Monday: 2 men accused of vandalizing, burglarizing cars

El Paso County Sheriff's Deputies are looking for two men accused of vandalizing several cars in the Zebra Show Bar parking lot in February.

Closing of Gateway Hotel raises concerns on other Downtown El Paso buildings

This week's closure of the Gateway Hotel is raising some new concerns for Downtown El Paso. Some are pointing out that it's not the only building in dire need of repair.

El Pasoans want more street lights in Northeast after teen dies crossing road

A teen is dead after a car hit him in Northeast El Paso as he was crossing a busy intersection. The crash happened around 8:30 Friday night at the intersection of Dyer and Sun Valley.

Colorado man killed in rollover near Alamogordo

Francisco Hernandez Silva, 54, of Rocky Ford, Colorado died Friday in a crash on State Road 54 near Alamogordo, New Mexico.

City of Sunland Park hiring to fill 10 vacant positions

The City of Sunland Park is moving forward to meet the demands of its residents, and they're starting by filling 10 different positions.

Chihuahuas Inaugural Promotional Schedule Released

The Famous San Diego Chicken, the ZOOperstars!, 12 nights of fireworks extravaganza and more than 20 giveaways, highlight the El Paso Chihuahuas inaugural promotional schedule.

UPDATE: Power restored to EPE customers in the Lower Valley

UPDATE: Power has been restored to El Paso Electric customers in the Lower Valley. According to an El Paso Electric Spokesperson, a bird landed one a breaker at the substation near Ascarate Park. ORIGINAL STORY:

Smuggling charges dropped against pastor

It appears the charges against a pastor arrested for smuggling an illegal immigrant into the U.S. have been dropped. Ciro Cruz, of the Primera Iglesia del Nazareno was released from the county jail Thursday.

Border Patrol Union, TX ACLU respond to U.S. Border Patrol changes to use of deadly force

U.S. Border Patrol agents are now being told to avoid using deadly force as a response to having objects, including rocks, thrown at them. 

Enjoy jazz and poetry? Here's a fun event for you

If you don't have plans for this weekend, here's a fun event.

Pastor arrested for human smuggling

A pastor of a small South Central El Paso church was arrested this week accused of trying to smuggle an immigrant into the United States.

City recommends demolishing Downtown Gateway Hotel

The Gateway Hotel should be demolished, that what the city's code enforcement office is recommending for the extended stay hotel with a checkered past.

U.S. Attorney General supports plan to reduce some drug-related sentences

U.S Attorney General Eric Holder is endorsing a plan that would mean shorter prison sentences for certain non-violence drug traffickers, ultimately trimming the prison population and cutting federal spending.