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Chile art auction raises funds for hospice care

Hospice El Paso's 6th annual Art from the Heart fundraiser showed off its well-known southwestern flare.

Kings sign former Aggie Sim Bhullar

The NBA dream became closer to a reality for former NMSU center Sim Bhullar Thursday after signing a contract with the Sacramento Kings. The 7-foot-5, 360 pound big man posted on his twitter account:

Once a Soldier, always a mentor, for VA education chief

Inspiring, mentor, professor, Soldier, entertaining, a planner. His business card is embossed with the words “Together, Maintaining Excellence through Empowerment.”

El Paso's first mixed-income complex opens

El Paso's first mixed-income, mixed finance apartments opened Thursday. Eastside Crossing celebrated the grand opening of its 188 energy efficient apartments.

More than 100 fugitives arrested in sting operation

More than 100 area fugitives are behind bars tonight following a multi-agency sting operation.

Two of four units at the Montana Power Station will go online next year

El Paso electricity is about to get an upgrade. The first two units of the Montana Power Station are scheduled to be online by March 2015 just in time to meet the summer 2015 peak.

Lt. Governor candidate calls for subsidized community college

State Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor, says the state should pay college students’ tuition and fees for two years if they attend a public community college in the state.

Camp Alpine Report: Defense much improved in year 2 under Stoker

August 2013, only four weeks before the start of the regular season, UTEP Defensive Coordinator Scott Stoker got to hold his first official practice with the Miners.

NMSU volleyball releases TV and radio schedule

New Mexico State volleyball fans in the Las Cruces area will have plenty of opportunities to follow their Aggies as the team will have six matches produced for live television and 14 matches broadcast live over the radio airwaves.

DASCO: Man wanted for fraudulent business deals

Investigators with the Dona Ana County Sheriff's Office are looking for a many they say tried to buy several cars with fraudulent bank accounts.

El Paso man seriously injured in Culberson Co. crash

UPDATE: Family of 27-year-old Julio Hernandez reached out to NewsChannel 9 late Thursday afternoon to let us know that Hernandez has suffered a fractured ankle, but is otherwise stable.

EPPD makes large pot bust in Northeast El Paso

El Paso Police made a large pot bust Tuesday evening in Northeast El Paso thanks to work from the Source City Metro Narcotics Task Force and West Texas H.I.D.T.A.

Man driving 90 mph on I-10 allegedly tried to run from police

A 21-year-old El Paso man found himself behind bars early Thursday morning after El Paso Police say that he was arrested for driving 90 MPH on I-10, and then ran from the officers.

UTEP football to hold fan appreciation day

UTEP's annual Football Fan Appreciation Day is set for Saturday, Aug. 23 at 12:30 p.m. And for the first time ever, the event will be held at the UTEP Bookstore.