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Padres promote Jeff Francoeur from Chihuahuas

The Padres on Wednesday will add veteran outfielder Jeff Francoeur to the 25-man roster, selecting the contract of the 30-year-old outfielder from Triple-A El Paso.

Sean Kugler Conference USA Media Day Quotes

UTEP football head coach Sean Kugler Conference USA Media Day quotes from member of the press in Dallas, Texas on July 23, 2014.

Stiverne Set to Compete at World Junior Championships

UTEP track and field sprinter Aiyanna Stiverne will represent the United States in the women’s 4x400m relay at the 2014 World Junior Championships on Saturday.

Man uses cloned credit cards at various businesses

A man stole more than $2,000 dollars in business property using cloned credit cards at several businesses throughout El Paso.

Jeff Francoeur pranked by Chihuahuas teammates, again

For the second time this season, Chihuahuas outfielder Jeff Francoeur was the subject of a prank orchestrated by his El Paso teammates and documented on video by ringleader/utility player Cody Decker.

El Paso Police: Deadly Transmountain crash ruled suicide

El Paso police said the man killed Monday night in a crash on Transmountain committed suicide.

Chihuahuas fall in 13-inning pitchers duel, 3-2

Shane Peterson’s bases loaded infield single with two outs in the top of the 13th inning provided the decisive run in Sacramento’s 3-2 win over the El Paso Chihuahuas at Southwest University Park Tuesday night.

Self defense classes offered to community health workers

The New Mexico Department of Health Office of Border Health and partners offer a no cost self-defense class in Spanish for local community health workers (promatoras), Friday July 25th at Gold Medal Taekwondo, 519 E.

Crews extinguish morning fire at Western Refining

A fire at Western Refining Wednesday morining caused a brief shutdown of Trowbridge Drive as crews fought the blaze.

Temporary closure Cherry Creek and McMillan Campgrounds

The Silver City Ranger District implemented a temporary closure for Cherry Creek and McMillan Campgrounds located off New Mexico State Highway 15 effective immediately.

Shelter will hold pet adoptions Saturday

Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley staff and volunteers will facilitate dog, cat, puppy and kitten adoptions this Saturday, July 26.

Drinking water systems draw federal concerns

 

Parents are spending hundreds on back to school shopping

As summer quickly comes to an end, parents and kids are getting ready for school to start up again. School supply shopping is at the top of the "to-do" list. 

Officers shot in South Texas standoff

A man suspected of shooting two South Texas police officers is "presumed dead" in the Rio Grande valley town of La Joya.

Fruit recall affects Costco, Trader Joe's, Walmart, Kroger stores

If you've picked up fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's, Kroger or Walmart stores recently, keep reading.