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Socorro ISD accepting nominations for name of new Far East El Paso elementary school

A new elementary school in the Socorro Independent School District is scheduled to open in July 2015 near the Montana area in Far East El Paso and the school district is taking suggestions for a name.

Dona Ana County officials look into emergency response times, working to decrease wait

In an emergency situation, a minute can make all the difference between life and death. And some residents in rural areas in New Mexico claim they’re having to wait longer for emergency responders to arrive.

Jury selection for man accused of stabbing pregnant Fort Bliss wife set for Friday

The trial of the man who is accused of stabbing a pregnant Fort Bliss wife will get underway this Friday, September 5.

Arrest Affidavit: Brutal beating brought on after brother skipped work

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.

PREVIEW: UTEP Football 2014 season

There are 128 BCS football teams this season and every one of them will be in trouble if the starting quarterback is lost to injury. That’s true for all 128 teams but it carries significantly more weight at UTEP.

Athletic History of UTEP

Very few schools in the desert southwest have the athletic history quite like the University of Texas at El Paso, even the schools to the west in the much larger Pac-12 Conference.

Firefighters to be honored at Medal Day Ceremony

For outstanding service, a distinct group of firefighters will be honored in a Medal Day Ceremony on Thursday Sept. 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the Chamizal National Memorial Theater located at 800 South San Marcial Street.

Details emerge on east El Paso's 'Montana Commons'

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Onix apartments take shape on El Paso's west side

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Police investigating possible mountain lion sighting in Central El Paso

El Paso Police are investigating reports of a possible mountain lion sighting near Alabama and Jackson streets in Central El Paso early Tuesday morning.

Emergency crews respond to a serious car crash involving a semi

El Paso police and El Paso firefighters responded the a serious car crash involving a semi-truck.

Chihuahuas end season with win, top 548,000 fans for season

Like a hit to left field, the El Paso Chihuahuas’ inaugural season has sailed away. The Sun City’s new Triple-A baseball team ended its season with a Labor Day win, finishing the year with 42 wins and 42 losses.

Teens recovering after falling out of thrill ride

A night of fun turned into a night of terror Sunday as two teens were thrown from a high speed amusement ride at a local church event.

El Paso Hispanic Chamber announces Oakland A's GM, subject of "Moneyball" film, as guest speaker

The El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is bringing in Oakland A's General Manager Billy Beane as the guest speaker for the organization's 24th Annual Fiesta Celebration.

Chihuahuas End Season With Win

The El Paso Chihuahuas scored eight runs on nine hits in the third inning Monday in their 10-4 win over the Salt Lake Bees. It was the most runs the Chihuahuas scored in a single inning of their inaugural season.