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SOTX announces events for Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day

For the fifth-straight year, Special Olympics will celebrate the life, mission and accomplishments of its founder, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, around the world by designating Saturday, September 27 as EKS Day.

Advanced Sky Warn class offered at Dona Ana County Extension office

When severe weather occurs having qualified weather spotters to identify and report the conditions to the NOAA’s National Weather Service is critical.

Healthy dessert that won't affect your waistline

We all know dessert can be yummy but it can also be full of calories but there is a way to satisfy those cravings while maintaining your waistline. Here are two healthy treats to satisfy your hunger:

Despite huge warchest, Abbott still fundraising

*Correction appended

Willie Tyrone Trottie faces execution

*Correction appended A Texas death row inmate who fatally shot his estranged girlfriend and her brother in 1993 is scheduled to be executed Wednesday night in Huntsville.

Socorro City Council member Joseph 'Chito' Bowling passes away at age 83

Socorro City Council Member, Joseph E. "Chito" Bowling passed away overnight according to a representative with the City of Socorro, he was 83.

Residents say they're keeping an eye on accounts after recent hacks

Home Depot joins the list of large retailers affected by a data breach in the past year. The home improvement giant confirmed the hack on Monday.

Despite huge warchest, Abbott still fundraising

 

Plane crash kills five people in Northern Mexico

Five people died when a small plane crashed in northern Mexico Tuesday. The plane, a private Cessna, was left completely charred, when it went down in the state of Sinaloa. Everyone on board was killed.

UPDATE: Experts say deadly plane crash was preventable

The cause of a deadly plane crash near Las Cruces is a mystery no more.

Homeless shelter zoning ordinance approved

City council has approved a new ordinance limiting where homeless shelters can call home. Initially, council wanted to keep all halfway houses and homeless shelters at least 1,000 feet away from schools daycares and churches.

NMSU brings their 2-0 record to the Sun Bowl vs UTEP

NM State will head south Saturday to face off against UTEP in the I-10 rivalry game. The Aggies head into the game coming off of a win against Georgia State (34-31, Sept. 6) and are 2-0 on the season.

Mayfield's Johnson named NC9's Academy Sports Right Stuff Player to Watch

This week's Academy Sports Right Stuff Player to Watch is Mayfield senior quarterback Kavika Johnson.

Fort Bliss soldier who stabbed pregnant woman says he was an evil person that day

The Fort Bliss soldier who stabbed a woman in her home, all while her deployed husband watched via webcam, took the stand Tuesday before a jury decides his punishment.

Could Cruz's immigration move lead to shutdown fight?

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said Tuesday Congress should "use all means necessary" to prevent President Barack Obama from granting what Cruz considers amnesty to more immigrants who are in the country illegally.