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Texas Lawmakers react to Governor's proposal to send Guard Troops to border

Governor Rick Perry proposed sending in 1,000 National Guard troops to help secure the Texas - New Mexico Border on Monday. After the reaction, statewide lawmakers began to issue statements and reactions on the proposal.

Boxer Antonio Escalante charged with DWI, third arrest in 2014

Boxer Antonio Escalante was arrested earlier this month on suspicion of DWI after an El Paso Police Officer observed 'defective vehicle equipment' on the vehicle that Escalante was driving.

Mobile food vendors offer healthier food choices

Don't eat from mobile food vendors because of fatty foods?

Las Cruces man accused of killing mom with sword set to appear in court

The Criminal Complaint against a 35-year-old Las Cruces man accused of brutally murdering his mother with a sword was obtained by NewsChannel 9 on Monday morning.

New Mexico Department of Health reports new plague case

The New Mexico Department of Health is reporting a case of plague in a 43-year-old woman from Rio Arriba County who is currently hospitalized. Confirmatory testing was conducted at the Department’s Scientific Laboratory Division.

5 stores in 5 years, Burritos Crisostomo

Burritos Crisostomo opened the doors to their first El Paso restaurant located on the west side on N. Mesa Street.

Prom donations needed to benefit individuals with special needs

Prom is a time for individuals to dress their best, dance to their favorite songs, and enjoy the company of friends while making wonderful memories. 

Perry will activate up to 1,000 Guard Troops

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Texas cities pushing back on Border surge

City Councilwoman Heidi Thiess of League City swung into action shortly after she saw media reports of Central American children sleeping in cramped detention centers along the Texas-Mexico border.

A woman in TX says she was shot in her head over her cell phone

A Texas woman is recovering after being shot in the head by a would be thief. She tells Drew Karedes she was taking out the trash, when a man with a gun demanded her cell phone, which she refused to give up.

Four plead guilty in Houston to sex trafficking, harboring and money laundering

Four people entered guilty pleas Thursday to conspiracy to harbor illegal aliens relating to their roles in a sex trafficking, harboring and money laundering organization, announced U.S.

Albuquerque teens charged in homeless murders

Albuquerque, New Mexico police have arrested three teens in the murder of two homeless men sleeping in a field on the city's west side.

Manhunt Monday: Two fugitives wanted on separate offenses

El Paso County Sheriff's Deputies are searching for two fugitives wanted on unrelated cases.

Chihuahuas shut out in Fresno

Fresno starter Chris Heston pitched 7.2 shutout innings Sunday in the Grizzlies 6-0 win over the El Paso Chihuahuas. The Chihuahuas won the first game of the series Thursday but dropped the last three meetings.

FDA pushes for more research on male breast cancer

A surprising new demographic could be added to breast cancer treatment trials: men. On Monday, the FDA urged drug companies to include males in their trials.