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Monday, November 24, 2014 - 2:16pm

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Tyler Francis, CEO of Francis Aviation, killed in Las Cruces plane crash

New Mexico State Police identified the man killed in a Monday afternoon plane crash as 29-year-old Tyler Francis, CEO of Francis Aviation and the grandson of former El Paso mayor Larry Francis.

Aggies flatten the Hatters

Freshman Pascal Siakam scored 10 points and grabbed 17 rebounds for his first career double-double and New Mexico State powered past Stetson 88-68 Monday evening at the Pan American Center.

Satellite TV Network hiring 150 in El Paso

One local company is looking for 150 new employees. DISH Network needs customer service representatives at its customer care center on the east side.

Autopsy report: Two Las Cruces plane crash victims survived initial hit

Autopsy reports have been released for the four people killed in August in a plane crash near the Las Cruces International Airport.

Jones Selected as Semifinalist for Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award

Aaron Jones was selected as one of the 16 semifinalists for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award the committee announced on Monday.

EPCC Cross Country Women win NJCAA Half Marathon Championship

This past Saturday, November 22, 2014, the EPCC Women’s Cross Country team won its second consecutive NJCAA Women's Half Marathon Championship at Lake Shawnee outside of Topeka, Kansas.

UTEP to Close Out 2014 Regular Season

UTEP (6-5, 4-3 Conference USA) will host Middle Tennessee (6-5, 5-2 C-USA) on Senior Night in the Sun Bowl on Saturday. Kickoff is set for 5 p.m. 26 seniors will be honored prior to the contest.

Chihuahuas Inaugural Winter Banquet Tickets On Sale Today

The El Paso Chihuahuas Inaugural Winter Banquet, A Night of Giving presented by Team 600 ESPN El Paso goes on sale to the public today.

UTEP To Play In 2014 Hardwood Tournament Of Hope In Puerto Vallarta

UTEP will spend the week of Thanksgiving in beautiful Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, while competing in the 2014 Hardwood Tournament of Hope from Nov. 25-27.

UPDATE: Missing man with Dementia located

UPDATE: El Paso Police said David Wayne Simmons, 56, was located at University Medical Center where he was receiving treatment.  No foul play is suspected. ORIGINAL STORY:

Abbott: Immigration Lawsuit Could Come in Two Weeks

A state lawsuit challenging President Obama’s executive order shielding as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation could come from Texas in the next two weeks, Gov.-elect Greg Abbott said during a Monday press conferenc

El Paso Commissioner questions transparency after UMC CEO says 'No bonuses paid in 2014.'

El Paso County Commissioner Carlos Leon expressed concerns about transparency regarding bonuses received by University Medical Center President and CEO Jim Valenti and his staff.

NMSU names Moccia as new athletics director

Mario Moccia has been appointed New Mexico State University’s new Director of Athletics. Moccia, an NMSU graduate, has served as Director of Athletics at Southern Illinois University since 2006.

Changes coming to Fort Bliss' Cassidy and Sheridan gates

Based on the enduring security measures implemented October 20, 2014 and our continuing goal of providing the highest levels of safety and security to Fort Bliss, the following access control point changes will be effective December 22, 2014.

Analysis: Election Season Headed for Overtime

  The Texas Legislature will start the 2015 session with a handful of empty chairs and unfinished elections.