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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%.

Homeless woman swept into drain during Saturday storm

El Paso Fire Department officials say a homeless woman was left in critical condition after being swept away into a Northeast El Paso drain during Saturday's hail storm.

Rhinos reach UHU National Championship

The Rhinos will play for the Junior Hockey National Championship after routing the Soo Firebirds Saturday, 12-2 in Las Vegas. The United Hockey Union Title game will be a rematch of this season's Thorne Cup Championship.

Dog dies in Lower Valley house fire, cause unknown

Firefighters are investigating what caused a house fire in the Lower Valley. Crews responded to Wilcox and Winslow, near Hawkins, around 6:15 p.m. Officials say smoke was coming from the home.

County garage may accommodate El Paso baseball fans

County commissioners may extend their parking garage hours to accommodate Chihuahua baseball fans.

Crimson Tops White in Spring Football Game

The New Mexico State football team wrapped up its annual spring football game on Saturday, April 19, at Aggie Memorial Stadium. The crimson team won the contest outscoring the white team 53-46.

NM State Softball Falls to Grand Canyon 3-2

The New Mexico State softball team lost a tough matchup to the Grand Canyon Antelopes, 3-2, Saturday afternoon during the series finale at Stapleton-Pierson Field.

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. 

Easter cupcake idea that's quick, easy, and fun for the kids

It's Easter weekend which means plenty of quality time with the family and an excuse to eat lots of dessert.

CBP extends lane hours at El Paso international bridges for Easter weekend

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is expanding its "All Lanes Open" initiative at El Paso's international bridges for Easter weekend.

Judge denies relief for El Paso abortion clinic


Man charged following deadly Far East El Paso crash

El Paso police say a man has been charged following a deadly crash that killed a young woman in Far East El Paso early Saturday morning.

Gang unit charges two in South-Central stabbing

The El Paso Police Department's gang unit arrested two men for their alleged involvement in last weekend's stabbing in South-Central El Paso.

Creepy baby prowler arrested

A man accused of lurking over a child's crib after breaking into a family's home has been charged.