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Fourth Las Cruces Municipal employee charged in probe

A fourth employee of the city’s Transportation Department has been charged in an investigation that began from an anonymous tip last August.

'Meowvelous' art show to benefit Humane Society

The Sunland Gallery is featuring purrfect art show on Saturday evening. Linda Noack is a local artist who has volunteered to paint portraits of cats for the new and remodeled cattery at the El Paso Humane Society.

Slow down, pay attention for workers’ safety and your own

or National Work Zone Awareness Week, Texas Department of Transportation employees gathered in East El Paso to remember Ciro Lozano.  Lozano, 41, was hit by a driver and killed while working on U.S. 54 last June.

Tsunami, earthquakes and volcanoes, Oh My!

Tsunami, earthquakes and volcanoes, Oh My! As I continue to learn about the fascinating world of Meteorology, I am discovering many different fun facts.

Fabens man arrested following narcotics search

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office narcotics unit along with the assistance of the SWAT and Strike team arrested a 32-year-old Fabens man after an ongoing narcotics investigation.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Diesel spill Gateway East at Yarbrough

Emergency crews are responding to a diesel spill on Gateway East between Yarbrough and Lomaland, almost directly in front of the Barnet Harley Davidson dealership.

UTEP women's basketball to be celebrated Saturday

The 2013-14 UTEP women’s basketball team captured El Pasoans’ hearts with a march to 29 wins and the championship game of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament (WNIT).

Prosecutors, Better Business Bureau concerned about email scam that orders people to court

The Better Business Bureau is warning people to beware of an e-mail scam that includes a fake court summons and creates a virus on computers.

Las Cruces car burglary suspect captured

A 20-year-old Las Cruces man was arrested and charged with two counts of auto burglary, two counts of conspiracy and two counts of larceny Wednesday evening after a resident allegedly caught him breaking into his car along the 2100 block of Ros

Crews battling fires in the Lincoln, Gila National Forests

Fire crews are battling fires in both the Lincoln and Gila National Forest Friday afternoon. The first fire, named the Bensen Fire, was reported around 2:00 pm.

Thirty Miners Garner C-USA Medals for Academic Excellence

Thirty UTEP student athletes have earned Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Medals for the 2013-14 academic year.

Miners set to host Middle Tennessee in softball

The UTEP softball team returns to Conference USA action as it will play a three-game series against Middle Tennessee April 12 and 13. Saturday’s doubleheader will start at 2 p.m.

NMSU changes time of games for softball series

Due to high winds expected for Saturday, April 12, the New Mexico State softball series against Bakersfield will now have a double header played on Friday, April 11 and one game on Saturday, April 12.

El Paso County Sheriff child support roundup

El Paso County Sheriff Richard Wiles and local constables have arrested 10 El Paso County parents who violated court orders requiring them to pay child support.