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El Paso shakes, experts remind residents to prepare for earthquakes

The rippling effects of a 5.2 earthquake are felt right here in El Paso. Earthquakes are rare in the Sun City, so are we well prepared if one hits?

UMC: 11 undocumented immigrants medically examined and released

Eleven undocumented immigrants were evaluated and released from UMC Sunday. A spokesperson with UMC says four adults and seven children were treated for minor illnesses and released back to U.S. Border Patrol officials.

Stolen vehicles set on fire in East El Paso County desert

El Paso police are searching for the suspect, or suspects, accused of setting vehicles on fire in the desert in Far East El Paso County.

Fans excited about the possibility of an MLS team in the Sun City

As they cheer on teams in the world cup, many fans in the Sun City are also rooting for a Major League Soccer (MLS) team to call El Paso its home.

Rainiers Win Marathon Game 2 Saturday

The El Paso Chihuahuas brought the tying run to the plate in the bottom of the 13th inning in Saturday night’s comeback-filled game but lost to the Tacoma Rainiers 15-12 at Southwest University Park.

Second earthquake strikes close to Lordsburg

Another Earthquake struck on Sunday, on June 29,2014 at about 8:30 a.m. according to the USGS website.

Immigrant surge fueled by rumors, misinformation


5.2 magnitude earthquake near Lordsburg felt in El Paso

Some El Pasoans were able to feel a magnitude 5.2 earthquake that struck near the New Mexico-Arizona border late Saturday night according to the National Weather Service.

UPDATE: Police identify man killed in East El Paso motorcycle wreck

UPDATE: El Paso police identified the motorcyclist killed Saturday night as Alfonso Ramirez, 43, of East El Paso. ORIGINAL:

Police looking for suspects in Northeast shooting

El Paso Police say they're looking for a pair of would-be car burglars accused of shooting at a man. Investigators say it happened at about 9:30p.m. on Friday on the 6,000 block of Sorrento in Northeast El Paso.

Trying to control the pet population in Doña Ana County

 Every year thousands of cats and dogs are taken in to the Animal Service Center in Las Cruces.

No warrant, no smartphone search

In a unanimous 9-0 ruling on Wednesday, the nation's highest court decided police cannot search smartphones of those they arrest without a warrant.

UPDATE: TX Gas Service adds odorant to gas system

Texas Gas Service announced Saturday it is adding odorants into the gas system in El Paso after the utility warned customers the day before that odorant levels were low in the area.

Car plunges into canal in South Central El Paso

El Paso Police are trying to figure out how a car ended up in a canal in South Central El Paso.

"Rise of Champions" Boxing Results

Here are the results from Antonio Escalante Promotion's "Rise of Champions" Boxing at the El Paso County Coliseum. Adam Vazquez def. Javier Nuñez, Unanimous Decision