Monday, August 25, 2014 - 5:28pm

El Paso

YISD educator wins Region 19 Teacher of the Year

Ysleta Independent School District teacher Marlene R. Gallegos has been named the 2014-2015 Secondary Teacher of the Year by the Education Service Center (ESC)-Region 19, and will now compete for Texas Teacher of the Year honors in October.

First case of West Nile confirmed in El Paso

The City of El Paso Department of Public Health confirmed the first El Paso area case of West Nile Virus in 2014 on Monday afternoon.

Arrest Affidavit: Mom of 2-year-old was possibly intoxicated night of her death

The arrest affidavit for the 25-year-old mother who is charged with injury of a child by omission and criminal negligent homicide reveals details about last night that the toddler was alive in early July.

Immunize El Paso advises up-to-date vaccinations for back to school kids

Back-to-school season is here. Time for parents to gather supplies and back packs. It’s also the perfect time to make sure your kids are up to date on their vaccines.

Pair arrested during San Elizario house party

Two San Elizario men were arrested after a house party allegedly got out of control early Sunday morning.

Arrest affidavit outlines disturbing injuries to child

The arrest affidavit for 27-year-old Jason Walters outlines disturbing injuries to the 23-month-old girl he was supposed to be caring for the night she sustained serious injuries.

Fourteen arrested in separate DWI cases over the weekend

El Paso Police arrested fourteen people over the weekend, and three of those arrests came within 21 minutes of each other early on Monday morning.

Attorney General Abbott Recovers $19.5 Million for State of Texas, U.S.

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott secured a $19.5 million agreement with Taro Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.

Controversial energy drink “flying off shelves” at Quick Mart

Cannabis Energy Drink, a canned beverage from Austria that contains hemp seed extract, is currently sold at only one store in El Paso but has already caught the attention of hundreds of local customers – and critics.

El Paso man attacked by neighbor's pit bull, say witnesses

An El Paso man was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after witnesses said a neighbor’s pit bull attacked him by biting him on the neck.

Socorro pushing for dams and concrete lining to reduce flooding

The city of Socorro is consistently one of the hardest hit areas during monsoon season in the Borderland and plans to line areas north of the I-10 freeway with concrete barriers in order to protect residents from flooding.

KTSM signal temporarily weakened due to power outage

KTSM experienced a power disruption to its mountain transmitter overnight Friday.

Proposed rules would allow alcohol at Texas gun shows

The Texas agency that regulates alcohol sales is considering a rule change that would allow alcohol to be served at gun shows, as long as all the guns are disabled and there is no live ammunition on the premises.

Far East residents building dirt levees to protect homes from flooding

As El Paso prepares for more storms and potential flooding Friday night, residents are coming up with new ways to protect their homes that don't involve sandbags - which some complained were bursting in their yards, becoming breeding ground

'Guardians of the Galaxy' is out of this world

[Editor's Note: Felipa Solis' film reviews appear special to NewsChannel 9]