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Las Cruces man suspected of sexually assaulting toddler

A 30-year-old Las Cruces man has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a 3-year-old boy after the toddler reported the alleged assault to a babysitter.

EPPD: Driver hit city employee on sidewalk, fled scene

A Code Enforcement Officer with the City of El Paso's Environmental Services Department was seriously injured after being struck while working on a sidewalk in El Paso's Lower Valley this morning.

EPCSO receives grant that will increase the number of deputies patrolling in 2015

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, through the Texas Department of Transportation, awarded the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office a comprehensive grant that will supplement the number of deputies patrolling the streets.

Power restored to 7,000 Las Cruces customers

UPDATE: At approximately 2:30 p.m., power was fully restored to customers in Las Cruces. EP Electric says that a bird got into electrical equipment and caused the outage. Horizon customers also had their power restored around 2:10 p.m.

More than 40 officers at Fort Bliss lose their jobs

At least 44 Army officers within the 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss were selected for involuntary separation or early retirement and more could be notified this week. 

More than 40 officers at Fort Bliss lose their jobs

At least 44 Army officers within the 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss were selected for involuntary separation or early retirement and more could be notified this week. 

Chihuahuas celebrate Independence Day week with fireworks

Celebrate America with the Chihuahuas! Two Fireworks Spectacular shows and the Chihuahuas Stars and Stripes caps and jerseys highlight the final two games of the homestand versus the Albuquerque Isotopes (Los Angeles Dodgers).

DASCO: Las Cruces man tells girlfriend he'd been abducted, was really at neighborhood bar

A Las Cruces man is behind bars after he told his girlfriend he had been abducted at knifepoint when he had really been at an area bar with a group of co-workers.

Alvarez talks about matchup with Lara

Five days before he heads to Las Vegas, popular Mexican superstar and former WBC and WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez participated in a media workout Tuesday before dozens of TV cameras, print and internet reporters, blogger

NMSU rodeo brings home national honor

New Mexico State University’s rodeo team competed at the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming, June 15-21, bringing home a national victory.

Rainfall, Wind and Hail Numbers from the Recent Storms

Finally some good rain! Yesterday’s late day, evening and nighttime and this morning’s thunderstorms brought welcome relief to parts of the Borderland. Now we did need to catch up all at once !

Police identify mother and son who were found dead in Upper Valley home

El Paso Police have released the identities of the two people who were found dead inside an Upper Valley home on June 19, 2014.

Sun Metro Detours 4 routes for two Independence Day parades

Sun Metro will be required to detour Routes 13, 14, 15 and 53 beginning at 9 a.m. Friday, July 4, due to two Independence Day parades in West and East El Paso.

Roswell man receives $43,000 credit after bank error

Imagine depositing a check at your local bank for $430 but getting credit for $43,000. Police say that's what happened to a Roswell, New Mexico man.

Save a life, adopt a pet this summer

ACTion Programs For Animals (APA) will celebrate it's grand opening this July at 800 W. Picacho.