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Reputed boss of Zetas drug cartel captured in Mexico

(CNN) -- Mexican authorities have captured Omar Trevino Morales, the reputed leader of the Zetas drug cartel, CNNMexico reported, citing federal and state government sources.

Will It Work: EXStatic Hairbrush

In Wednesday's Will It Work, Monica Cortez tested out the EXStatic Hairbrush.

Regents Meeting on Next UT-Austin President

With the search narrowed down to three candidates, the University of Texas System Board of Regents will meet Wednesday to discuss a replacement for Bill Powers as president of the University of Texas at Austin.

City, firefighters union to continue negotiations

A new proposal from the City is on the table for the International Association of Firefighters Local 51. El Paso voters could settle the dispute over firefighter salary, healthcare and drug testing as early as May. 

Detention Officer accused of sexual assault

A detention officer with the El Paso County Sheriff's office was arrested Tuesday following accusations of sexual assault.

8 NMSU soccer players leave team after suspended coach reinstated

Freddy Delgado, the head coach for the New Mexico State University women's soccer team, was suspended late last year, but nobody knew why. When he returned to his job, players started leaving the team.

LCPS: Students looking to opt out of PARCC have 'major decision' ahead

It was back to school and back to protesting for some Las Cruces teens, one day after about 950 Las Cruces Public Schools students walked out of class in protest of New Mexico's new PARCC standardized testing.

Senators consider ditching business franchise tax

 

Eagles soar past Bel Air and into 5A Sweet 16

You may have to look pretty far back in the archives to find a bigger game than the Region 1 Quarterfinals coming up next week between #4 Bel Air and #5 Andress boys.

Johnson named Student Athlete of the Week

San Elizario runner Michael Johnson has racked up the awards over the years, including three state medals and a Cross Country State Team Championship with the Eagles, and now as a senior, Michael has the fastest time in the nation in the 800-Me

Aggies fall to Wildcats in Tucson

The New Mexico State baseball team fought for nine innings but fell 6-2 to Arizona at Hi Corbett Field in Tucson, Ariz., Tuesday, March 3. The Aggies fall to 1-11 after the loss and U of A moves to 11-4 this season.

Montwood HS names baseball field

It was a surprise celebration at Montwood High School today as the baseball field was officially named in honor of the school's longtime coach.

Montwood HS names baseball field

It was a surprise celebration at Montwood High School today as the baseball field was officially named in honor of the school's longtime coach.

Why Do I Stop Sneezing When It Rains?

Lots of people LOVE rainy weather. A good rain shower makes everything so fresh and makes the plants come alive with color. If you suffer from allergies, it's possible you love the rain even more!

School to start early for more young students in Las Cruces

More young students in Las Cruces will be able to get a head start on their education next school year. The Kindergarten through 3rd grade Plus Program provides an additional 25 days of instruction in early in August.