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Las Cruces teen remains in critical condition after being hit by truck

A 16 year-old Las Cruces girl remains in critical condition after she and her twin sister were both hit by a pick-up truck. It happened Monday afternoon on Picacho Avenue, right near Melendres Street.

Neon Desert to span three days in 2015

A big change is being made to the Neon Desert Music Festival in El Paso. It'll be a day longer next year. The 2015 event will run three days – from May 22nd through the 24th.

Aggie Women Win

The New Mexico State women’s basketball team used a 14-0 run midway through the second half to break open a tight game and win its f

Animal Services captures fox with rabies that came in contact with El Paso dog

A dog in El Paso came in contact with a fox that tested positive for rabies, according to El Paso Animal Services.  Officials said the fox had bat strain rabies, which is a known strain in El Paso.

Stricter regulations will make it harder for civilians to access Fort Bliss

Stricter regulations at Fort Bliss will soon make it more difficult for civilians to get on post. Directions from the Secretary of the U.S. Army call for stricter security guidelines when accessing military installations.

UMC, Commissioners to meet quarterly

Every three months, county commissioners will have to meet with leaders at University Medical Center.

Autopsy report: man killed by police was shot seven times

A man who was killed by police outside an El Paso hotel two months ago was shot 7 times. That's according to an autopsy report now released.

No restrooms for San Jacinto Plaza

A big multimillion dollar renovation of San Jacinto Plaza will not include restrooms.

Bathroom complaint raises questions about El Paso schools & transgender students

A recent complaint involving a local transgender student is raising questions about how El Paso-area school districts handle gender identity.

Texas A&M may name building after Rick Perry

 

Sun City residents react to possibility of open carry of handguns

Governor elect Greg Abbott, is a supporter of open carry laws and has stated he will sign an open carry bill if one is presented to him.

Christmas comes early for students at Beall Elementary

Some lucky kids in the city's southside got a visit from Santa a week before Christmas. Kindergarteners at Beall Elementary were called up one by one to meet Santa and his helpers to get their gifts.

Earth's Changing Magnetic Field=Very Tired Compass

Most phones have a compass. Pull it out and play with it for a moment. Most people know that a compass works by pointing in the direction of the invisible magnetic field lines that run generally North and South, from North Pole to South Pole.

Man sentenced for attempting to shoot DASO Deputy

A Las Cruces man was sentenced to 21-years in prison for attempting to shoot a Dona Ana County Sheriff's Deputy during a traffic stop in 2013.