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UTEP softball heads to Florida Atlantic

After pulling off a home sweep of Middle Tennessee, UTEP softball will travel to Boca Raton, Fla. to take on Florida Atlantic on April 18-19 at FAU Softball Stadium.

NMSU track and field heads to San Antonio

The New Mexico State track and field team continues its 2014 outdoor season when it travels to San Antonio, Texas to compete at the UTSA Invitational.

UTEP golfer earns spot on C-USA All-Academic Team

UTEP junior Camino Sardinero was one of six student-athletes named to the Conference USA Women’s Golf All-Academic Team on Thursday. Sardinero has a 3.84 grade point average and is a Pre-Business major.

EPPD confirms man who escaped custody has been captured

The man who escaped El Paso Police custody early Wednesday morning has been identified as 23-year-old Ismael Valdez of the 300 block of Cebada in El Paso.

UT: Maroon bluebonnets will not be removed

The University of Texas announced Wednesday they will not pull maroon-colored wildflowers planted in gardens on their campus.

As the “Dew Point” Rises, So Do Our Rain Chances

I am currently doing my weekly forecast, figuring out the high and low temperatures, wind speeds and rain chances.

DPS releases Texas Gang Threat Assessment

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has released the updated Texas Gang Threat Assessment, which was developed to provide a broad overview of gang activity in the state of Texas.

Dynamic Women 2 Women networking event

The Women’s Business Border Center (a joint partnership with the El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce & the U.S. Small Business Administration) invites you to participate in this month’s Dynamic Women H2O Women.

Polling Center: Leaving tests behind

Amid the monumental advancements celebrated during last week’s Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library, George W.

Traffic Alert: I-10 Westbound at Paisano

A crash on the right shoulder of I-10 at the Paisano exit is backing up traffic to Geronimo at this hour. Crews are working to clear the scene, but motorists should expect significant backups in the immediate area.

DPS suspends use of new handgun over "concerns"

The Texas Department of Public Safety confirmed Wednesday that it has stopped using its newest service firearm after “concerns” were reported by state trooper recruits who were the first to use the new Smith

Border corruption back in focus after guilty plea

For a region trying to salvage its reputation after being labeled a hotbed of public corruption, the news in Hidalgo County this week wasn’t good.

Judge denies relief for El Paso abortion clinic

A federal judge on Wednesday denied an El Paso abortion clinic temporary relief from a new state requirement that physicians who provide abortions obtain admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of an abortion facility.

This salute goes out to SSG Porfirio Bernal

Thursday's Service Salute was sent in by Selina Bernal. She said she wanted to honor her amazing husband, Staff Sergeant Porfirio Bernal. He is currently stationed in Afghanistan on his fourth tour.

Tons of events for the whole family to enjoy!

THURSDAY - SUNDAY Sesame Street Live: Make a New Friend April 17 - April 20 Abraham Chavez Theatre Tickets: Plaza Theatre Box Office & Ticketmaster