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Pedestrian hit by El Paso Police patrol unit

A 26-year-old man from Juarez, Mexico was hit by an El Paso Police Department unit around 1:15 a.m. Sunday morning in the 6700 block of Delta Street. 

Police need your help locating missing couple

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Virginia and Hector Betancourt.

Vaporizer and E-cigarette ban takes effect Monday

Starting Monday, e-cigarettes and vaporizers are forbidden from use in public places within the City of El Paso.

Man charged with beating his half brother to death

El Paso Police have arrested and charged 29-year old Orlando Yazzie with murder after they say he beat his half brother to death inside an apartment in Far East El Paso.

Fort Bliss changes access to post due to recent security concerns

UPDATE: Fred Wilson gate - WBAMC - remains open to all travelers  Original story:

Miners Escape Albuquerque With 31-24 Win

Aaron Jones ran for a career-high 237 yards and three touchdowns, and UTEP gained 333 yards rushing on its way to outlasting New Mexico, 31-24, on Saturday at University Stadium.

Johnson leads Mayfield past Hobbs

Mayfield Senior QB Kavika Johnson was brilliant Saturday in a 55-35 win over Hobbs with 11-for-20 passing for 189 yards, 2 TDs and had 177 yards rushing and 2 TDs.

Chihuahuas hang on to swat Bees

The El Paso Chihuahuas beat the Salt Lake Bees 9-7 Saturday, wrapping up their sixth win in their last seven tries.

Aggies Lose Final Two Matches of Utah Classic

The New Mexico State volleyball team suffered its first two defeats of the season on Saturday as the Aggies started the day by losing to Montana State in four sets, 25-19, 25-20, 18-25, 25-18, and finished play at the Utah Classic by losing to

UTEP Volleyball falls in straight sets

In the 41st meeting between the UTEP Miners and New Mexico Lobos, the Miners fell, 3-0 (8-25, 16-25-12) to its I-25 rival on Saturday to conclude the Lobo Classic. UTEP is now 0-3 overall.

Commissioners OK Betting on Historical Horse Races

Updated Aug. 29, 2:15 p.m.: The Texas Racing Commission is moving forward with a plan to install historical racing machines at racetracks in the state despite opposition from a Fort Worth lawmaker.

Sun City Music Festival kicks off in El Paso

One of the largest electronic dance music festivals is taking place this weekend right here in El Paso.

Texas Tribune: Abbott opinion murky on plastic bag bans

Do plastic bag bans and restrictions in cities like Austin, Laredo, and Brownsville violate Texas law?

Abbott opinion murky on plastic bag bans

    Do plastic bag bans and restrictions in cities like Austin, Laredo, and Brownsville violate Texas law?

Police confirm woman hit by a train twice is dead

Update: Police have confirmed a woman, who was hit by a train twice, has died. Update: El Paso Fire disptachers say a train hit a woman twice near Copia St. and Rosa Ave. in Central El Paso.