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El Paso 6th grader ranked #1 in US for age bracket

El Pasoan Gianna Pielet won the Girl’s 12s Singles Winter National Championships in Tucson, Arizona on January 2 — one of the Highest Junior Achievement in American Tennis.

White House celebrates 2014 NBA Champion Spurs

The nation's top basketball fan welcomes the country's top team to the White House. The 2014 NBA champions, the San Antonio Spurs, gifted President Obama a "POTUS" jersey, and a signed ball. Mr.

Boxer indicted, bond reduction denied for suspect in Christmas Eve fatal crash

Despite the request, the bond remains unchanged for an El Paso boxer accused of driving while intoxicated, running a red light and killing three young El Pasoans on Christmas Eve.

(UPDATE) Fort Bliss Freedom Crossing evacuation lifted

UPDATE: According to Fort Bliss, first responders determined the suspicious package was an unattended briefcase and not dangerous. The alert was lifted shortly after 6 p.m.

El Paso sees nearly 60 percent increase in flu cases, second confirmed death

A second El Paso County resident has died as a result of the flu, according to The City of El Paso Health Department officials. The case involves an elderly woman who had underlying medical conditions.

Arrest Warrant issued for suspected driver in fatal I-10 crash

El Paso County Sheriff's Special Traffic Investigators are asking for the community's help locating a man suspected in causing a fatal crash on I-10 east near the Eastlake exit on January 3, 2015.

Tuff Hedeman CBR returns to El Paso for 10th year

Bull Riding Icon, El Paso native, Tuff Hedeman, and Championship Bull Riding (CBR) will return to El Paso for the 10th year, Saturday, February 7th, 2015.

19 NMSU student athletes named to All-WAC team

A total of 19 New Mexico State student-athletes were named to the fall sports 2014 Academic All-WAC team on Thursday, Jan. 8 as announced by the Western Athletic Conference office.

UTEP freshman honored by C-USA for third time

For the third time this season, UTEP guard Lulu McKinney has been voted as the Conference USA Women’s Basketball Freshman of the Week.

This week in NMSU Athletics

The New Mexico State Athletics Department invites you to support all Aggie sports this week. For all updates on NM State athletics, go to www.NMStateSports.com.

El Paso property tax deadline quickly approaching

The deadline to pay property taxes in El Paso county is just around the corner, and the City of El Paso is hoping to remind taxpayers of their payment options this year.

Two Albuquerque officers charged with murder in shooting of homeless man

Two Albuquerque Police officers have each been charged with an open count of murder in connection to the shooting death of an unarmed homeless camper in the Albuquerque foothills last March.

Habits to Help Women Avoid Heart Attacks

Keeping to six basic healthy habits could help prevent heart attacks in women.

Study: Why TV is Linked to Bad Healthy Habits

     A new study has linked television use to unhealthy eating habits. Previous research suggests people tend to snack more while watching television but scientists wanted to know why.

Session a Mix of New Faces and Uncertainty

You can make a case that the legislative session starting this week will be unremarkable, that the new people at the top will get along well and that those who are wringing their hands about change are manufacturing fake drama.