El Paso

New El Paso unemployment numbers have some optimistic for future

For the first time in nearly six years, El Paso's unemployment rate is below the national average. El Paso's rate fell to 6.7% in March, that's just below the national rate of 6.8%.

New Information on 22-year-old woman killed by accused drunk driver

El Paso Police identified the woman allegedly killed by a drunk driver early Saturday morning as 22-year-old Crystal Saldana. 

UTEP Professor; Four Others to be Recognized as Outstanding Educators

John Hadjimarcou, Ph.D., chair of UTEP’s Department of Marketing and Management, will be inducted into The University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers during a ceremony on Tuesday, April 22.

Manhunt Monday fugitive arrested

The man who was on El Paso County Sheriff's Office Manhunt Monday this week after he allegedly dragged a El Paso Police Officer with his car was arrested by members of the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force Friday afternoon at a home in the 3800

Calling all filmmakers: evolveFCU acepting submission for 2014 evolution Film Festival

For the third year, evolve Federal Credit Union is hosting the evolution Film Festival this July, and we want submissions from talented lmmakers in the region.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Rollover crash at US-54 South at Diana

Emergency crews are en route to a rollover crash on US-54 southbound at Diana. All southbound lanes of US-54 are closed at Diana. Traffic is currently diverted onto Gateway South. Estimated clearing time: 1 hour.

UPDATE: SWAT situation in central El Paso over, man in custody

UPDATE: The El Paso Police has now opened up the area around Virginia and Montana to Yandell after authorities were able to reach a man who was possibly suicidal inside of a store. He was taken into custody for medical treatment.

Easter egg hunt at Elephant Butte Lake

New Mexico State Parks has been tracking the Easter Bunny’s whereabouts all week and is happy to report he will be at Elephant Butte Lake State Park on Saturday, April 19, from 10-noon.

New location for car rental return lot

The El Paso International Airport (EPIA) will relocate the Car Rental Ready-Return Lot effective 12 noon on Saturday April 19, 2014.

Water main break causes damage to neighborhood

The El Paso Fire Department was busy overnight putting a stop to a water main break in Northeast El Paso. It happened around 1:30 a.m. Friday Wren and Montgomery, a few streets away from Irvin High School.

Salute to a member of the U.S. Army

We want to thank one of our Facebook fans for sending us Friday's salute.

Judge grants a continuance in Daniel Villegas' 3rd trial

Daniel Villegas' fate remains up in the air.  At a hearing Thursday, Judge Sam Medrano Jr. granted a continuance to give both the prosecutors and defense attorneys more time to sift through 800 hours of telephone calls.

Eating healthy on a budget: Coronado High students develop program to help

With food prices soaring, can we really afford to eat low fat? Some say the answer is yes.

Cross Border Cuisine serving up healthy lifestyles through cooking

With food prices soaring, can we really afford to eat low fat? Some say the answer is yes.

NMSU celebrates Earth Day

Though Earth Day is officially April 22, New Mexico State University has been celebrating the preservation of the planet throughout most of the month.