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Three New Mexico teens charged with killing homeless men

Three teens admitted to police they attacked two homeless men who were found dead in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Saturday, police said.

El Paso County votes to reorganize operation, $254,000 to hire new Chief Administrator

Lots of changes are coming to El Paso County -- costing taxpayers $254,000.

Man arrested after allegedly attempting to break into San Elizario Catholic church

A man is facing a slew of charges after being arrested by El Paso County Sheriff's Deputies early on Friday morning for allegedly attempting to break into a San Elizario church.

NMSU Head Start receives grant

The New Mexico State University Dona Ana County Head Start has been awarded a Head Start and Early Head Start grant.

Teen critically injured in overnight motorcycle crash

A 19-year-old man is fighting for his life after a motorcycle accident in Northeast El Paso early Monday morning.

El Paso Zoo joins fight to stop illegal ivory trade

The El Paso Zoo will honor World Elephant Day, which is on August 12, by spreading awareness of the ongoing ivory crisis in Africa to the community of El Paso.

Israeli soldier killed in clashes with Hamas had south Texas connection

An Israeli soldier, killed in the current clash with Hamas, had a South Padre Island connection.

Texas Lawmakers react to Governor's proposal to send Guard Troops to border

Governor Rick Perry proposed sending in 1,000 National Guard troops to help secure the Texas - New Mexico Border on Monday. After the reaction, statewide lawmakers began to issue statements and reactions on the proposal.

Boxer Antonio Escalante charged with DWI, third arrest in 2014

Boxer Antonio Escalante was arrested earlier this month on suspicion of DWI after an El Paso Police Officer observed 'defective vehicle equipment' on the vehicle that Escalante was driving.

Mobile food vendors offer healthier food choices

Don't eat from mobile food vendors because of fatty foods?

Las Cruces man accused of killing mom with sword set to appear in court

The Criminal Complaint against a 35-year-old Las Cruces man accused of brutally murdering his mother with a sword was obtained by NewsChannel 9 on Monday morning.

New Mexico Department of Health reports new plague case

The New Mexico Department of Health is reporting a case of plague in a 43-year-old woman from Rio Arriba County who is currently hospitalized. Confirmatory testing was conducted at the Department’s Scientific Laboratory Division.

5 stores in 5 years, Burritos Crisostomo

Burritos Crisostomo opened the doors to their first El Paso restaurant located on the west side on N. Mesa Street.

Prom donations needed to benefit individuals with special needs

Prom is a time for individuals to dress their best, dance to their favorite songs, and enjoy the company of friends while making wonderful memories. 

Perry will activate up to 1,000 Guard Troops

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