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Texas bikers know how to be heard at Capitol

Hundreds of motorcycles roared down Congress Avenue on Monday, headed for the Capitol where a mass of bikers in jeans, leather vests and baseball caps gathered on the south steps to rev their collective political engine before the new Legislatu

Police report: VA shooter first threatened psychologist at grocery store

An El Paso psychologist shot and killed last month at the VA clinic feared for his life. That's according to a police report just obtained by Newschannel 9.

County awards contract to build sidewalks in Sparks

 After years of planning, people in the small community of Sparks will now have sidewalks installed, allowing people to walk in the neighborhood safely.

NMSU freshman earns WAC Player of the Week honor

New Mexico State forward Pascal Siakam had a pair of strong performances last week and was rewarded today by being named the Western Athletic Conference Player of the Week.

DASO hoping to identify people involved in car wash burglary

Doña Ana County Sheriff’s investigators are hoping to identify three people involved in the burglary of a Mesilla Park car wash earlier this month.

Aggies to face 10 ranked opponents in 2015

The New Mexico State softball team will play 10 games this season versus teams that are ranked in the recently released USA Today/NFCA (National Fastpitch Coaches’ Association) Preseason Top 25 Poll.

Cheer coach no longer employed with UTEP following December DWI arrest

Officials with UTEP confirm that David Vasquez, the cheerleading coach who was arrested in Albuquerque, NM in mid-December for suspicion of DWI is no longer employed with the university.

CBP reports significant increase in border traffic in 2014

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection's year-end data on the 2014 fiscal year indicates that trade and border crossings at El Paso area ports are increasing.

Air Force dubs UTEP engineer Promising Young Investigator

The Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) has named Pavana Prabhakar, Ph.D., assistant professor of mechanical engineering at The University of Texas at El Paso, as an exceptional young investigator.

Tickets for Juan Gabriel's El Paso concert set to go on sale Friday

The legendary Juan Gabriel will return to El Paso on Wednesday, February 18 at the Don Haskins Center.

East coast storm still an inconvenience in the borderland

The same system that left a blanket of snow and ice in the borderland has now made it's way to the east coast.

This week in NMSU Athletics

It’s a busy week for New Mexico State Athletics. Fans and followers are encouraged to go to the official website of NM State Athletics for updates, rosters, biographies and schedules at www.NMStateSports.com.

Current Angels player to meet Aggie fans at Alumni game

Head baseball coach Brian Green and the 2015 baseball team invite all New Mexico State baseball fans out to the Annual Alumni Game and Inaugural Fan Fest, Saturday, Jan.

Widespread rainfall expected towards the end of the week

The long range computer forecast models from the National Weather Service predicted a colder and wetter winter for our region. Since the end of December that is forecast has been pretty much on track.

Death at the dog park

A dog shot at a Houston, Texas area dog park on Sunday has died.