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Socorro ISD students participate in robotics camp

The Socorro ISD recently purchased robotics kits for students in the district. 48 fourth and fifth grade students at Benito Martinez Elementary got to try them out Thursday at a special robotics camp.

5th Circuit Refuses to Reconsider Abortion Lawsuit

*Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout.

Ebola response puts Jenkins in spotlight, again


EPISD takes step into 21st century

Student's backpacks are about to weigh a whole lot less at El Paso Independent School District. 

'Immediate jeopardy' to patients removed at Providence, still out of compliance

Providence Memorial Hospital received word from the State Health Services Thursday that 'immediate jeopardy to patients has been removed' following a tuberculosis exposure at the hospital.

Estranged husband kills self after attempted murder in North Texas

A Fort Worth man shot and killed himself Thursday morning in Whitehouse after a failed murder attempt.

Questions arise over alleged inappropriate relationship

Cynthia Mendoza died Wednesday, following a drunk driving crash that happened on Sunday. The driver, David Zavala, has been charged with intoxicated manslaughter.

5th Circuit Refuses to Reconsider First HB 2 Lawsuit

*Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout.

Dr. Deepak Chopra to speak in El Paso as part of new UMC series

Renowned author, public speaker and physician Deepak Chopra will visit El Paso to kick off the University Medical Center Foundation Health & Wellness Speaker Series. 

GECU presents 7th Annual Chalk the Block Public Arts Festival kicks off October 10th

On October 10-12, 2014, the City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD) in partnership with the El Paso Community Foundation will host the 7th Annual Chalk the Block Public Arts Festival sponsored by GECU.

NMSU guard named publication's Preseason WAC Player of the Year

College Sports Madness announced on Thursday that New Mexico State senior guard Daniel Mullings is its Preseason Western Athletic Conference Player of the Year.

Ebola test results come back negative on Dallas County deputy

UPDATE: According to DSHS, testing of the specimen submitted by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital was completed on Thursday with a negative result for Ebola.

MountainStar Sports launches MLS campaign

MountainStar Sports Group announced today that it has gone live with initiatives aimed at fostering grassroots support to bring Major League Soccer (MLS) to the Borderplex region.

Iron Boy Fighters visit El Paso Children's Hospital

Today, four Iron Boy 16 fighters visited kids at El Paso Children's Hospital, and Iron Boy Promotions plans to make an ongoing commitment to assisting in hospital events and visiting the kids.

Ground breaks Thursday for Campbell Apartments near Downtown

A South El Paso neighborhood near Downtown will see a brand new apartment building rise within about twelve months, just one block south of Paisano Drive.