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NMSU equestrian earns 3rd seed at UEC Championships

New Mexico State carries the No. 3 seed into this weekend’s United Equestrian Conference Championship at the Student Horse Center in Fresno, Calif.

Fallen EPPD Officer Arellano laid to rest

"Law enforcement is a pretty tight knit community. When one of us goes down, we all feel it," said Sgt. Ron Martin, President of the El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association.

First Tee receives donation from Ladies Golf Association

El Paso has always been known as a bit of a golf city and after days like today, you now know why.

Update: Hiker rescued from McKelligon Canyon

UPDATE: One hikers in his 20s called for help around 3:30 Tuesday after walking off a designated trail at  McKelligon Canyon. 

Man's disappearance may be suspicious

The El Paso Police Department is currently investigating the disappearance of a 21-year-old male that occurred 3 days ago and are requesting assistance in locating Jerry Castillo.

NMSU cheerleaders sweep national competition

The New Mexico State cheer team swept the 21st Annual USA Collegiate Cheerleading and Dance Championships held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif., March 21-22.

Report: Many with Alzheimer's never get the diagnois

More than half a million Americans will develop Alzheimer's disease in 2015, but as many as half will never learn their diagnosis. That's according to a new report released by the Alzheimer's Association.

This week in NMSU Athletics

The New Mexico State athletics department continues with its spring sports highlighted by a home series for Aggie softball this weekend. Find schedules, rosters, results and recaps online at www.NMStateSports.com.

Miners place third at Lone Star Invitational

The UTEP men’s golf team fired its second-consecutive under-par round on Tuesday at the Briggs Ranch Golf Course to propel them to a third-place finish; the Miners finished at 14-under par (294-274-282-850).

NMSU senior leads Aggies in Lone Star Invitational

New Mexico State senior Pat Beyhan, an Albuquerque native, fired a 6-under-par 210 (71-68-71) to lead the Aggie men’s golf team to an eighth place finish at the Lone Star Invitational, Tuesday, March 24 in San Antonio, Texas.

Manhattan Heights rapist sentenced to additional 30 years

The man known as the Manhattan Heights rapist who sexually assaulted three woman in their homes during the summer of 2013 was back in court Tuesday afternoon where he was sentenced to an additional 30 years in prison.

Roadway fight leads to stabbing in Las Cruces, police say

Las Cruces Police tell NewsChannel 9 an altercation on a Las Cruces roadway ended with a 33-year-old man getting stabbed Monday night.

UTEP sophomore earns first weekly honor

Aiyanna Stiverne was awarded her first-career Conference USA Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week honor on Tuesday.

Minor League Baseball announces changes to game in 2015

Minor League Baseball today announced rules and procedures aimed at improving the pace of play in games at the Triple-A and Double-A levels.

Padilla adds national honor in softball

A day after being named the Western Athletic Conference Hitter of the