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Thousands make trek up Mount Cristo Rey for Good Friday

In honor of Jesus Christ's crucifixion on Good Friday, an estimated 12,000 Christians in the borderland paid tribute to the Son of God's sacrifice by making the 5-mile pilgrimage up Mount Cristo Rey.

Manhunt Monday fugitive arrested

The man who was on El Paso County Sheriff's Office Manhunt Monday this week after he allegedly dragged a El Paso Police Officer with his car was arrested by members of the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force Friday afternoon at a home in the 3800

'Go Nuts Tour' stops in El Paso

Two men are cycling across the country, educating the public and raising awareness of testicular cancer.

A local woman heads back to Boston to finish what she couldn't last year

A record breaking 36,000 runners will participate in this year’s Boston Marathon on Monday, Olga Rodriguez, an El Pasoan will be one of them. 

Calling all filmmakers: evolveFCU acepting submission for 2014 evolution Film Festival

For the third year, evolve Federal Credit Union is hosting the evolution Film Festival this July, and we want submissions from talented lmmakers in the region.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Rollover crash at US-54 South at Diana

Emergency crews are en route to a rollover crash on US-54 southbound at Diana. All southbound lanes of US-54 are closed at Diana. Traffic is currently diverted onto Gateway South. Estimated clearing time: 1 hour.

Las Cruces man charged with burglarizing neighbors' home

Las Cruces Police have arrested and charged a 34-year-old man with aggravated burglary and theft of a credit card after they allege he broke into a neighbors' home and stole credit cards and jewelry from the residence.

UPDATE: SWAT situation in central El Paso over, man in custody

UPDATE: The El Paso Police has now opened up the area around Virginia and Montana to Yandell after authorities were able to reach a man who was possibly suicidal inside of a store. He was taken into custody for medical treatment.

Rain Showers and Some Thunderstorms Are Headed to the Borderland

Good weather news on Good Friday! The Borderland finally has chance rain starting Friday evening.  I am watching out Interactive radar right now and there is a large area of showers traveling our way from Arizona!

Fire restrictions to begin on the Gila

The Gila National Forest will begin campfire and smoking restrictions Tuesday, April 22 at 8:00 a.m. These restrictions are deemed necessary to provide for public safety and help prevent human-caused fires. The restrictions are:

Las Cruces elementary school raises money for leukemia society

At Jornada Elementary School, on a beautiful Friday morning in March 2014, one student from each of the school’s 29 classrooms and the winning classroom's teacher were able to throw a pie in the face of Principal Julio Martinez.

Easter egg hunt at Elephant Butte Lake

New Mexico State Parks has been tracking the Easter Bunny’s whereabouts all week and is happy to report he will be at Elephant Butte Lake State Park on Saturday, April 19, from 10-noon.

Area Easter services, activities

As Easter weekend begins, several community churches and community centers are hosting Easter activities.

New location for car rental return lot

The El Paso International Airport (EPIA) will relocate the Car Rental Ready-Return Lot effective 12 noon on Saturday April 19, 2014.

DPS suspends use of new handgun over "concerns"