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Get rid of old tires for free

Several organizations teamed up to provide free tire disposal on Saturday, April 26th from 7a.m. to noon.

Heroin use spiking in the Borderland

Nearly every day another Borderland resident gets hooked on heroin. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health there are now close to two million users nationwide, and the number of heroin users has almost doubled since 2007.

Gladiators return home, ‘THAAD’ uncases colors

The “Gladiators” of Battery A, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense), 11th ADA Brigade, returned home recently after an unprecedented deployment to Guam last April.

AUSA honors outstanding Soldiers, civilians, community leaders

More than 200 Soldiers and El Paso citizens attended the Association for the U.S. Army’s General Omar N. Bradley Leadership Awards banquet at the Fort Bliss Centennial Banquet and Conference Center, April 10.

Congressman still seeking answers in Garcia early release

Congressman Beto O'Rourke is still trying to get an explanation from the the U.S.

EPFD responding to large brush fire across from El Paso High

Update: As of 5:43, a spokesman with the El Paso Fire Department says that the brush fire is under control and fire crews are beginning to pickup and are controlling hot spots in the area. Earlier:

City of El Paso approves $10 million Funding Swap

A combined ten million dollar effort to improve pedestrian roadways and bridges in Central El Paso is approved Tuesday but not before sharp debate in city council.

Las Cruces Country Music Festival kicks off this weekend

The second annual Las Cruces Country Music Festival and Rodeo will be headlined by the legendary Charlie Daniels Band and rising country music superstar Cassadee Pope.

UTEP Special Events to hold 'Glow Run'

UTEP Special Events announced today that they will host a new event on the UTEP campus as part of the Centennial Celebration of the University. The Glory Road Glow Run is the first of its kind to take place on the UTEP Campus.

NASA one step closer to finding "habitable" planet

Happy Earth Day everyone! It's been a rough 4.54 billion years, but we've made it this far! Speaking of which, what better way to commemorate Earth Day, than by mentioning other planets that could hold life?

McDonalds All-Star Showcase to be played at Haskins Center

The McDonalds High School Senior Basketball Showcase will be on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at the Don Haskins Center at UTEP.

UTEP falls two spots at C-USA Championships

The UTEP women's golf team fell to 12th place on day two of the Conference USA Championship on Tuesday in Gulf Shores, Ala.

NMSU to host WAC tennis championships

The 2014 Western Athletic Conference Men’s Tennis Tournament is scheduled to be played at the NM State Tennis Center as the New Mexico State men’s and women's tennis teams will host the three-day conference tournament this weeke

Trial for El Paso police officer charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon rescheduled

The trial for an officer charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon has been rescheduled. This is the fourth time Jorge Gonzalez's trial date has been pushed back.

Stanton begins final contract with El Paso Firemen & Policemen’s Pension Fund

After 13 years of service to the El Paso Firemen & Policemen’s Pension Fund, Executive Director Robert J. Stanton will leave the Fund when his new contract expires in October 2015.