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Eagles prep for State Semifinals and Ennis

The Canutillo High School Football team was back at practice on Monday, in preparation for Ennis at the 5A Division II State Semifinals.  Canutillo will face Ennis Friday, December 12 at Plains Capital Park in Lubbock.  Canutillo defe

El Paso officer fired after shooting handcuffed prisoner

An El Paso police officer who shot and killed a handcuffed prisoner last year has been fired.

Thousands of toys to be given away to children in need

More than 17,000 brand-new toys will be donated to nearly 10,000 children in the community Saturday at the El Paso County Coliseum.

UPDATE: Woman hit by vehicle dies from injuries

UPDATE: The woman who was hit by the driver of a vehicle Monday evening has died from her injuries. Her identity is still unknown. It will be released once her next of kin is notified.

O'Rourke introduces bill to help Fort Bliss service members in Africa

Congressman Beto O'Rourke today introduced the Operation United Assistance Tax Exclusion Act (H.R. 5804). This bill is companion legislation to S.2965, introduced by Senator Cruz and co-sponsored by Senator Cornyn.

EPPD looking for Ford Mustang involved in deadly hit and run

UPDATE: El Paso Police have released the name of the man who was killed in a hit and run accident last Friday in the Lower Valley.

Man killed in head-on Anthony Gap crash

A 33-year-old Anthony man was killed when the vehicle he was a passenger in crossed the center median and struck another car head-on at mile marker 3 on NM 404 Anthony Gap  Sunday night.

"Halo around the sun or moon, means rain or snow soon!"

This past Friday, December 5th, we received numerous phone calls from viewers alerting us a ring or halo around the moon.

$1,000 reward offered for Las Cruces cell phone burglar

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information about a man who is suspected of throwing a rock through a Las Cruces area business and getting away with over $18,000 in merchandise.

Canutillo ISD cancels classes for Texas football semifinals

The Canutillo Eagles have done something no other El Paso area school has done before. They've made it to the UIL 5-A State Semifinal Championship game.

Analysis: Cruz, business joust over online Taxes

  Who knew a conservative politician could get criticized by business for opposing a tax bill?

Santa stopping by local libraries for stories, pictures

Jolly old Saint Nick will be digging his nose into some good books this week. Starting Thursday at the Westside Branch, 125 Belvidere, Santa will be visiting El Paso libraries to take photos with kids.

Abbott says education will be top policy priority

 

This week in NMSU Athletics

New Mexico State basketball action continues this week as the fall semester wraps up.

Parade of open-carry bills exposes divide in ranks

  As momentum grows behind a push to let Texans carry handguns openly, the biggest fight may be among Second Amendment advocates themselves.