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Rep. Mary Gonzalez appointed to Interim Committee on Border Wait Times

Speaker Joe Straus has appointed State Representative Mary Gonzalez to the Interim Committee on the wait time issues the border has been having lately.

Jurors read capital murder trial defendant's Facebook message hours after fatal beating

A 19-year-old El Paso man’s capital murder trial is underway. Juan Antonio Gonzalez is accused of beating an off-duty El Paso Police Officer to death in 2012 in Central El Paso.

NMSU Regents approve changes to undergraduate admission requirements

At a regular meeting Wednesday, July 23, the New Mexico State University Board of Regents approved changes to undergraduate admissions requirements subject to the approval of an implementation plan, which will be presented to the board in Decem

UTEP golfer named All-America scholar

UTEP junior Martin Simonsen was one of 207 Division I players to be named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar on Wednesday.

Award Ceremony for Socorro Officers in saving infant's life

On July 17th around 4 p.m., Socorro Police dispatch received an anonymous call reporting a child left inside of a locked vehicle on the 10600 block of N. Loop. The only description of the

El Paso agents search Rio Grande following deadly Juárez police ambush

Two Juárez policemen and a young girl were shot on Wednesday afternoon, which prompted an armed U.S. response on the El Paso side of the border.

Padres promote Jeff Francoeur from Chihuahuas

The Padres on Wednesday will add veteran outfielder Jeff Francoeur to the 25-man roster, selecting the contract of the 30-year-old outfielder from Triple-A El Paso.

Sean Kugler Conference USA Media Day Quotes

UTEP football head coach Sean Kugler Conference USA Media Day quotes from member of the press in Dallas, Texas on July 23, 2014.

Stiverne Set to Compete at World Junior Championships

UTEP track and field sprinter Aiyanna Stiverne will represent the United States in the women’s 4x400m relay at the 2014 World Junior Championships on Saturday.

Man uses cloned credit cards at various businesses

A man stole more than $2,000 dollars in business property using cloned credit cards at several businesses throughout El Paso.

Jeff Francoeur pranked by Chihuahuas teammates, again

For the second time this season, Chihuahuas outfielder Jeff Francoeur was the subject of a prank orchestrated by his El Paso teammates and documented on video by ringleader/utility player Cody Decker.

El Paso Police: Deadly Transmountain crash ruled suicide

El Paso police said the man killed Monday night in a crash on Transmountain committed suicide.

Chihuahuas fall in 13-inning pitchers duel, 3-2

Shane Peterson’s bases loaded infield single with two outs in the top of the 13th inning provided the decisive run in Sacramento’s 3-2 win over the El Paso Chihuahuas at Southwest University Park Tuesday night.

Self defense classes offered to community health workers

The New Mexico Department of Health Office of Border Health and partners offer a no cost self-defense class in Spanish for local community health workers (promatoras) on Friday, July 25th at Gold Medal Taekwondo at 519 E.

Crews extinguish morning fire at Western Refining

A fire at Western Refining on Wednesday morning caused a brief shutdown of Trowbridge Drive as crews fought the blaze.