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El Paso New York Life office set to hire 35 agents

New York Life’s El Paso office is seeking to increase its field force with 35 agent appointments in 2014.

Ex-captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl being assigned to job on Texas Army post

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has finished undergoing therapy and counseling at an Army hospital in San Antonio and could return to an Army unit on a Texas post as early as Monday, a defense official tells CNN.

Houston murder suspect was 'class clown'

A Texas man accused of killing six members of a Houston area family was voted homecoming king and class clown during his senior year at Chugiak High School in Eagle River, Alaska.

The Texas Showdown Tattoo & Music Festival is returning to the Sun City

Are you ready for the Texas Showdown Tattoo and Music Festival? It's happening this weekend at the El Paso County Coliseum and it's going to be bigger and better than ever.

New private medical school coming to NMSU

New Mexico State University will get a private medical school. Governor Susana Martinez will make the announcement Monday.

World Cup final draws hundreds of El Paso soccer fans

This is the second time Germany and Argentina met in a final World Cup match. The game was scoreless for two hours until Germany’s Mario Gotze fired a goal in the 113th minute.

Police: Suspect holds up northeast convenience store at gun point

El Paso police are looking for a man they say held up a northeast convenience store at gun point. It happened back on June 24 at the Circle K store on McCombs St.

Chihuahuas avoid sweep; Famous San Diego Chicken Entertains sell-out crowd

The El Paso Chihuahuas fell behind by three runs early but scored four unanswered runs to come back and beat the Salt Lake Bees 5-4 Sunday at Southwest University Park.

Bhullar gets first taste of NBA

A very big man made a little bit of history Sunday. Former NMSU center Sim Bhullar became the first Indian-origin player to appear in an NBA Summer League game.

The Great River Raft Race held today

El Pasoans looking to get wet took the challenge to ride down the Rio Grande.

Seven earthquakes shake Oklahoma in two days

(CNN) -- On Saturday and Sunday in Oklahoma, there were seven earthquakes. You read that right. Not tornadoes. Earthquakes.

Inside Texas Politics: Children at the Border

On this week's edition of WFAA-TV's Inside Texas Politics, I talked with host Jason Whitely and Fort Worth Star-Telegram columnist Bob Ray Sanders about last week's announcement that UT-Austin President Bill Powers will step down ne

Summer 'Polar Vortex' headed our way?

You remember the polar vortex the country experienced in January right? Well it's now summer and we are about to experience another one again... right?

Chihuahuas Break El Paso’s Minor League Attendance Record

As of last night’s game, the El Paso Chihuahuas set a new single-season attendance record for Minor League Baseball in El Paso, as 334,978 guests have come through the Southwest University Park gates since the historic April 28th opening.

Canelo Alvarez wins split-decision over Lara

Canelo Alvarez won a close split-decision victory over Erislandy Lara in the SHOWTIME PPV main event in front a sold-out pro-Canelo crowd at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.