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Perry Urges Mexican President to Visit Texas Border

Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday invited Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to witness for himself the operations of the National Guard patrolling the Texas side of the Rio Grande.

Odile's effects felt in Deming, Columbus

As Deming neighborhoods dried out from Tuesday night’s torrential Odile-fueled rains, a new threat loomed Wednesday from south of border.

EPISD leaders knock on doors to get dropouts back in school

El Paso Independent School District Superintendent Juan Cabrera walked through El Paso neighborhoods Wednesday, alongside city leaders, to knock on doors and convince high school dropouts to get back in the classroom.

Woman Executed for Boy's 2004 Starvation Death

Editor's note: This story has been updated after Lisa Ann Coleman's execution.

Santa Teresa housing market faring well

With Sunland Park's talk of annexing Santa Teresa Country Club property real estate agents claim potholes and overgrown weeds are not stopping consumers from purchasing property in that area.

Rapper Wiz Khalifa enters “not guilty” plea through attorney

Wiz Khalifa, whose real name is Cameron Thomaz, didn't show up for his first court hearing on drug charges, and he didn’t show up Wednesday.

Ysleta looking to continue success into District

The Indians are off and running to a strong start and hope to take their early success into the start of District play Thursday. Ysleta is 2-1 through the first 3 games and outscoring opponents 108-48 in the process.

El Paso businessman convicted for SBA contract fraud scheme

A 55-year-old man, Thomas Gregory Harris of Friendswood, TX, who was a fomer Sr. Vice President of Luster National Inc. was convicted yesterday afternoon of 16 counts of wire fraud.

'No Smoking' decals available from El Paso Dept. of Health

El Paso residents now have restrictions on where they smoke their electronic cigarettes.

UTEP Soccer Ready For Rebels

The UTEP soccer team will wrap up the non-conference portion of its schedule by challenging UNLV (5 p.m. Friday) and Northern Arizona (5:30 p.m. Sunday) as part of the 15th-Annual Border Shootout at University Field.

Holcombe indicted for allegedly kidnapping, sexually assaulting Horizon City girl

The Horizon City man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl near Horizon High School was indicted on aggravated kidnapping and sexual assault of a child charges in an El Paso court last week.

Is it time to ditch Texas' key man Grand Jury system?

When Texas Gov.

I-25 Rivalry Extends To Volleyball

The New Mexico State volleyball team (3-5) will participate in its final tournament before beginning conference play next week.  The Aggies travel to Durham, N.H., this weekend to play three matches during the Holly Young Invitational host

Paying it forward at Chick-Fil-A

Employees at one Abilene, Texas Chick-fil-A say they are used to seeing customers pay it forward, but they never expected to see such a large act of generosity as they did on Monday night.

EPE: Power restored to 862 customers in Central El Paso

UPDATE: El Paso Electric Crews were able to restore power to all 862 customers in Central El Paso around 2:53 pm Wednesday afternoon. Crews are still working to determine the cause of the outage. EARLIER: