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Friday, December 26, 2014 - 8:58am

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Three local hospitals penalized for "avoidable mistakes"

Three local hospitals out of 721 nationwide will be penalized by Medicare for what's being called "high rates of potentially avoidable mistakes that can harm patients."

Three local hospitals penalized for "avoidable mistakes"

Three local hospitals out of 721 nationwide will be penalized by Medicare for what's being called "high rates of potentially avoidable mistakes that can harm patients."

Stabbing investigation leads to arrest of alleged child predator

The investigation of a stabbing earlier this month led Doña Ana County Sheriff’s investigators on the trail of an alleged predator, after piles of child pornography were found inside the man’s Mesilla Park home.

Firefighter injured in early morning blaze

Just after midnight, the El Paso Fire Department was called to a house on Calle Parque Drive when the occupants reportedly noticed the fire from their wood-burning chimney was spreading to the roof.

Hall of Fame Adds Aggie

Kris (Veatch) Nolan, forme

Task force to investigate deadly police shooting

We're getting our first look at a man who was shot and killed by Las Cruces police earlier this week.

Policy change could boost blood donations in Borderland

The Food and Drug Administration is one step closer to overturning a decades old ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.

El Paso among top cities for food

      El Paso is on the map as the 38th best city for food in the country. This list of 40 cities was made by an online magazine called Thrillist.  

Wedgewood Drive reopen to traffic

Right on schedule, Wedgewood Drive reopened to all traffic this week. "It's great now, it's a lot clearer," Jason Montoya said. He lives in the area.

Santa Claus has gone Cyber

"We got one night to do the whole earth, you got that dancer?," said Santa. Santa Claus is already a busy man, and his schedule is about to be even more hectic.

El Paso boxer charged in 3 deaths after fiery Far East crash

El Paso Police have identified the driver now charged with three counts of Intoxicated Manslaughter following a fiery crash in Far East El Paso early Wednesday morning.

NMDOT warns of high winds

The District One office for the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will be monitoring roadways this week as a high wind advisory will be in effect.

Holiday safety tips from El Paso Fire Department

While decorative lights and holiday decorations add to the splendor of the season, the El Paso Fire Department would like to remind the public that they can increase the risks of fire and electrical injuries if not used safely.

Does Santa Take Weather Flying Safety Precautions With His Sleigh and Reindeer?

I was thinking this morning about all the safety precautions Santa Claus must take to fly around the world with his reindeer. Is Reindeer fur a natural “deicer”? Does he have to deal with a lot of turbulence?

Man Killed by Las Cruces Police Identified

We now know the name of a man killed during a SWAT stand-off with Las Cruces Police. It happened Monday afternoon near a drainage canal at Colorado and Alamo in Las Cruces. Police say the suspect was 29-year-old Jose Salas.