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Friday, October 17, 2014 - 11:31am

El Paso

Mass held to honor service, sacrifice of law enforcement officers

Law enforcement officers put their lives on the line every day, and those killed in the line of duty were remembered at St. Patrick's Cathedral in Central El Paso Monday.

Doctors: Think twice about 'the pill' for teen birth control

When it comes to effective birth control for teens, "the pill" might be considered a reproductive relic.

Manhunt Monday: Repeat offender sought by authorities

This week's Manhunt Monday wanted fugitive is a man who has been featured twice before on Manhunt Monday for unrelated offenses.

El Paso man sentenced for stealing firearms out of EPPD patrol unit

 An El Paso man was sentenced to 46-months in federal prison for his role in the theft of two guns from an unmarked El Paso Police Unit in October of 2013.

UTEP Updates: Campus work centers on 'transformation' projects

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is gearing up for its Centennial Celebration, and crews continue their progress on projects around campus.

Another Union Plaza building may see renovation

Union Plaza, one of Downtown El Paso’s most unique neigh-borhoods, could see the renovation of another of its historic buildings according to concept images posted online.

Volunteers fix playground for children from violent families

Local volunteers spent Sunday morning fixing a playground for children from violent families. The Center Against Family Violence is a local organization with the goal of preventing domestic violence and sexual abuse.

CDC arrives in El Paso following 5 positive TB tests

Representatives with the Centers for Disease Control were scheduled to arrive Sunday, a day after the El Paso Department of Public Health confirmed five local babies tested positive for Tuberculosis.

Chile Pepper Challenge held today in La Union, NM

If you were out near La Union New Mexico today, you probably saw hundreds of cyclists particpating in the 33rd annual Chile Pepper Challenge. This is the borderland's largest cycling event.

El Paso Sheriff's Office burns your documents for free

Today the El Paso County Sheriff's Office held an event aimed at helping residents protect themselves against identity theft.

Cocktails & Jewelry Benefit for Center Against Family Violence

El Paso's Center Against Family Violence invites you to enjoy a fun evening of cocktails, food and jewelry shopping at its fourth Lend Us Your Ear.

San Elizario woman charged with murder in connection to husband's death

Martha Acevedo, 61, of San Elizario has been charged with Murder in connection to the death of her husband, Jose Acevedo.

Traffic Alert: I-10 east closed at Vinton, expect delays

I-10 east is currently completely shut down at Vinton due to a crash. An El Paso County Sheriff's spokesperson says that the crash happened when a driver attempted to avoid debris on the road and struck a semi-truck.

Dewhurst tells D.C. crowd prayer rugs found on Border

In a speech in Washington, D.C., on Friday, outgoing Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst doubled down on claims that Muslim prayer rugs had been found on the Texas-Mexico border.

Weekend Road Closures: I-10, downtown bridges and Paisano

Drivers through Downtown El Paso will encounter multiple road closures this weekend, beginning Friday evening on Paisano.