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Las Cruces man arrested after day-long SWAT standoff

A 23-year-old Las Cruces man was arrested after a seven-hour long SWAT standoff Tuesday evening.

Obamacare Cash Helps Pay State's Medicaid Bill

Texas Republicans have long considered the Affordable Care Act a favorite political punching bag.

Health Check March 25th

     Eyelash extensions are a popular way for women to accentuate their eyes but there can be major health risks if they are applied incorrectly.

Healthy Life, Happy Life: Colon Cancer screenings

Healthy Life, Happy Life - Could you be having a heart attack? Uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, or pain in the center of your chest, pain or discomfort in one or both arms, cold sweat, nausea, or lightheadedness are all signs.

Honoring an El Pasoan and Navy Petty Officer

In Wednesday's Service Salute, we honored Navy Petty Officer Laura Olague.

Council approves incentives package for Douglas Steel

El Paso city reps are now satisfied with the wages that workers at a planned new steel facility will be paid. Council gave the final green light Tuesday for a grant package for Douglas Steel.

Ted Cruz: I'm no back bencher, but Obama was

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El Paso man accused of selling fake auto insurance cards

An El Paso man is accused of selling fake auto insurance cards. Investigators with the County Constable’s Office arrested William Byers, 75, on Friday. He bonded out that same day.

Rams get past 'Blazers in Loya Baseball Series

The El Paso Chihuahuas and Fred Loya Insurance are giving local high school baseball athletes the opportunity to play on a Triple-A baseball field as part of the Fred Loya High School Baseball Series, with 14 schools participating in its inaugu

Aggies double up rival Lobos, 12-6

The New Mexico State softball team got back on the winning track on Tuesday by defeating its in-state rival New Mexico, 12-6, at the Lobo Softball Field.

NMSU coach talks about future of program

On Tuesday, Arizona State fired head coach Herb Sendek.  Usually, regional coaching openings at big programs will attract the name of New Mexico State's Marvin Menzies, but in this particular instance, the job opening did not.

Ysleta wrestler named Student Athlete of the Week

Valerie Gonzalez finished third in district 2-5A, but Valerie meant more to the Indians wrestling program than just wins and losses.  Valerie was a four year varsity letterman, a three year captain, and signed a scholarship to wrestle at W

State Legislation bills could bring money to the Sun City

In Austin, a couple of bills that could bring millions of dollars' worth of projects to El Paso are moving forward in the state legislature.

UTEP receives donation from local credit union

EL PASO, TEXAS (KTSM) UTEP has some more scholarship money to hand out thanks to a local credit union. G-E-C-U presented the university with a check for 40 thousand dollars this morning on campus.

Miners ready for 88th Texas Relays

The UTEP track and field team will head to Austin to compete in the historic Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays this week. This will be the 88th running of the Texas Relays and is set to take place from March 25-28 at Mike A. Myers Stadium.