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Chihuahuas defeat Reno in 'home' opener

The El Paso Chihuahuas beat the Reno Aces 2-1 Friday, and in the process won back-to-back games for the first time. Reno scored the first run of the game in the second inning on an RBI single by Roger Kieschnick.

Piano prodigy returns for concert in Sun City

Emily Bear began playing piano and composing music at age 3.

UTEP caps spring football with Orange and Blue game

The UTEP football team put the finishing touches on 2014 spring ball with a 90-minute scrimmage on Friday night in the Sun Bowl.

Padres OF Cameron Maybin joins Chihuahuas on injury rehab assignment

San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin will join the El Paso Chihuahuas on a Major League injury rehab assignment starting tonight. Maybin is currently on San Diego’s disabled list with a left biceps tendon injury.

More clinics, more scrubs

With the medical industry growing in the Sun City comes a greater need for scrubs. Uniform Connection, 2260 Joe Battle Blvd., opened its doors today in far East El Paso.

Borderland Congressman discusses arming teachers with weapons

One local congressman is speaking out about security in schools and the need to keep our kids safe.

Beaumont welcomes Dwyer as new senior enlisted advisor

More than 100 attended the William Beaumont Army Medical Center change of responsibility ceremony, on the Northeast Lawn, April 4.

El Paso Counsel of Judges will not increase indigent defense attorney pay

The County of El Paso will not increase indigent defense attorney's pay for now. The Counsel of Judges made the decision Friday.

Girlfriend convicted of killing with stiletto heel gets life in prison

(CNN) -- Ana Trujillo, convicted of killing her Texas boyfriend by repeatedly stabbing him with a stiletto heel, has been sentenced to life in prison, a legal assistant to her attorney said Friday.

El Dorado HS heightens security after man reportedly sneaks on campus, makes inappropriate comments to students

A Socorro High School is on alert after a "suspicious" man reportedly managed to sneak onto campus and scare several students.

University of Texas targeted in clever flower prank

Landscapers at the University of Texas at Austin think the school may be the target of a plant prank from their rival, Texas A&M.

Andress High School principal announces resignation, plans to retire

El Paso Independent School District officials announced Friday the principal of Andress High School has resigned and now plans to completely retire from the district.

EPCSO adopts zero-tolerance nicotine policy

El Paso County Sheriff Richard Wiles implemented a zero tolerance nicotine policy anywhere on Sheriff's Office property April 8th. The new policy applies to all employees, volunteers, interns and reserve deputies.

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.