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Phone thief takes unexpected selfie, EPPD says

El Paso police are looking for a cell phone thief who they say took an unexpected selfie thanks to a security feature on the phone he allegedly ripped off.

CBP officers stop marijuana smuggling attempts

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operation officers working at the El Paso port of entry made three marijuana seizures Wednesday. CBP officers confiscated 185 pounds of the drug in the trio of busts.

1 dead, 3 injured in I-35 bridge collapse near Salado

Emergency crews are on the scene of a major bridge collapse on I-35 near Salado. According to TxDOT, I-35 is closed in both directions north of Salado until further notice.

Aggies baseball visits WAC Champ Sacramento State

The New Mexico State baseball team heads to Sacramento, Calif. for three-game Western Athletic Conference series versus the defending WAC Champion Sacramento State baseball team.

UTEP tennis heads to Mississippi

The UTEP women’s tennis team will travel to Hattiesburg, Miss. to take on Louisiana-Monroe on March 27 (9 a.m. MT), William Carey on March 28 (11 a.m.) and Conference USA foe Southern Miss on March 29 (9 a.m.).

9 ONLINE: Zayn Malik is leaving One Direction

Facebook has outlined several new features and enhancements set to launch on its platforms very soon. The most recent unveiling includes Messenger For Business.A  way for retailers to track online purchases.

"Project Vida" Servers Robbed

      A local health center says they've experience a robbery of their computer servers but “Project Vida” is assuring people that their personal information is not at risk.

The Easter Bunny needs your help!

Easter is just around the corner and one of our media partners is making sure kids get an Easter basket this year! 

Honoring an ambitious young man

Thursday's Service Salute was sent in by Denise and Tim Brice. They told us we are looking at their son, Saul Villalobos.

Alamogordo Police warn residents of phone scam

Alamogordo Police are warning residents of a telephone scam circulating. They said someone is calling people and saying they are affiliated with the IRS and telling the victim they owe the IRS a sum of money for back taxes.

Master plan for Eastside Regional Park revealed

The master plan for the 92 acre Eastside Regional Park was revealed at El Dorado High School Wednesday evening. 

El Paso group protests against border security bills in Texas legislature

A statewide movement condemning what they call anti-immigrant Texas proposals made some noise in El Paso. A couple dozen people gathered at Cleveland Square downtown just before lunch Thursday, including some elected officials.

Seniors recognized for volunteer work

They're senior citizens, volunteers, and now they're award winners, too. The Centro de Salud Familiar La Fe recognized many of its volunteers Wednesday with a banquet at the Camino Real hotel.

Thursday: We Cool Down; Much of Texas, Heavy Rain or Dust

An early Spring cold front is pushing through western Texas Wednesday night and will produce several t-showers over much of the state on Thursday.

James Butler Spring Games held today

It's one of the biggest events of the school year. Today the Annual James Butler Spring Games were held at the Socorro ISD Student Activities Complex.