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Hanks names new boys basketball coach

Christopher Mora, assistant varsity coach at Hanks High School, has been selected as the school’s new head boys’ basketball coach, effective Monday.

Butler moving to Beaumont ISD

The man who took the reins of the El Paso Independent School District while its superintendent went to prison is moving to east Texas according to new letters from the Texas Education Agency.

Albuquerque 5-year-old shoots gun

During an arrest on Monday a 5-year-old fired one round of a gun he found behind a bench in his father's front yard.

Clean-up effort scheduled on July 17 in San Miguel, NM

Several departments within Doña Ana County will join together Thursday, July 17, to canvas the rural community of San Miguel to educate residents on how to clean up their neighborhoods and properly care for their animals.

El Paso Police investigate deadly overnight shooting

El Paso Police are investigating a homicide that occurred in Northeast El Paso overnight.

Escalante to fight for IBO world title

Antonio Escalante prepares for what its a key fight in his career. Escalante has lost two of his last three fights by the fast track to Roberto Marroquin and Rocky Juarez.

El Paso Parks and Rec to hold private league swim championships

The City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department will highlight another activity during National Parks and Recreation Month as the Department will host the largest swim meet in the city this weekend.

July 9th Chihuahuas-Isoptopes game ruled a 'Dawgs victory

The Pacific Coast League has announced an official change to the result of the July 9 game between the El Paso Chihuahuas and Albuquerque Isotopes.

An Upper Wave Increases Borderland Heavy Rainfall Chances

There as been much needed rainfall around the Borderland and the metro areas this past weekend through Monday. Good news! We have more headed our way! Most of Las Cruces received good, soaking rain on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday!

Border Patrol seeing increase in 'fake families'

The influx of unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the border may be triggering yet another problem for Border Patrol agents--fake family units.

Las Cruces Fire Department cancels burn ban

Enough rain appears to have fallen in recent weeks to allow the Las Cruces Fire Department to rescind fire restrictions that were imposed on June 6.

Texas man violently kills girlfriend in front of her 4 children

A Texas man is accused of stabbing his girlfriend several times, then throwing her off a balcony-- all in front of her four young children. The victim died later at the hospital, and the boyfriend is now in jail being held without bond.

Reporter Jose Vargas, symbol of immigration debate, detained at McAllen airport

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and undocumented immigrant Jose Antonio Vargas was detained at a Texas airport Tuesday morning, his spokesman said.

Shoppers smash window to save 2 kids inside hot car while mother got a haircut

Some brave shoppers jump into action, smashing open a car, after spotting children inside. It happened Monday in Katy, Texas as temperatures hovered above 90 degrees and as Rucks Russell shows us, the rescue was caught on camera.

Texas utilities preparing for new EPA regulations