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Texas Among States Facing "Raise the Age" Debate

  If you’re 17 years old and arrested for a crime, where you go depends mostly on what state you happen to live in.

UT Regents still eyeing President candidates

  Editor's note: This story has been updated to include official comment.

LCPD: ‘Spring Ahead’ Sunday with properly working smoke alarms

Daylight saving time begins Sunday and the Las Cruces Fire Department reminds residents to install fresh batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide detectors when they spring ahead one hour.

Three LCPD officers cleared in deadly December shooting

The Dona Ana District Attorney's Office has cleared three Las Cruces Police Officers involved in an hours-long standoff resulting in the death of 29-year-old Jose Salas just days before Christmas.

Restoration bidding process to begin on historic streetcars

Nine historic streetcars which will soon be part of El Paso's Street Car Project have been relocated from their dusty graves and into the Global Reach Science and Technology Park on El Paso International Airport property in order to allow c

Completion of downtown "Chroma Booster" sculpture nearing completion

A new public art project is nearing completion in Downtown El Paso. The "Chroma Booster" is a 60-foot tall, interactive steel sculpture designed by artist Matthew Geller.

City reports third flu-related death of the season

As the number of flu cases in El Paso continue to rise, the Department of Health confirms that an elderly man has become the third person in the county to die of flu-related complications this season.

DASO: Chaparral man allows 15-year-old to blow into interlock device, drive vehicle

A repeat DWI offender was arrested in Chaparral, New Mexico on Monday -- but this time, he wasn't behind the wheel.

Fort Bliss soldier seriously injured in overnight rollover crash

A Fort Bliss soldier is fighting for his life after a  rollover crash in Central El Paso early Wednesday morning.

Accused Mexico Zetas leader captured

Mexican authorities have captured alleged drug trafficker Omar Trevino Morales, the reputed leader of the Zetas drug cartel, CNNMexico reported, citing

Countdown to Opening Day: Rangers giveways

Part of the ballpark experience is the nightly giveaways!

LCPD holding cell incident caught on camera

A New Mexico man is accusing two police officers of using excessive force inside of a Las Cruces Police holding cell.

Does Daylight Saving Time really work?

We are approaching Spring and you know what that means, the start to Daylight Saving Time. We all know it was initially brought up in an effort to save energy and to benefit the farmers.   

Regents Meeting on Next UT-Austin President

With the search narrowed down to three candidates, the University of Texas System Board of Regents will meet Wednesday to discuss a replacement for Bill Powers as president of the University of Texas at Austin. 

Texas Priest Taking Confessions Over Snapchat

     Instead of turning to church to confess your sins , would you instead turn to your phone? A Texas priest is doing just that by offering confessions through the APP "Snapchat."