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El Paso teenager accused in deadly Juárez crash

An El Paso teenager is accused of causing a crash in Ciudad Juárez that left two people dead.

Miners Win Tourney Title

Vince Hunter posted 18 points and 16 rebounds to earn MVP honors at the WestStar Bank Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational as UTEP topped Kent State, 78-75, for the championship on

Suspected arsonist of at auto repair shop arrested

A suspected arsonist is behind bars. Rosaura Barron, 24, is accused of setting three vehicles on fire at the J and J Auto Repair Collision, 8049 N. Loop, back on September 10th.

NMSU races past Northern, 78-39

Five players scored in double figures as New Mexico State used a balanced offensive attack to upend Northern New Mexico 78-39 Monday evening at the Pan American Center.

Miners guard named C-USA Freshman of the Week

UTEP point guard Lulu McKinney has been named the Conference USA Freshman of the Week, the league office revealed Monday. She is the first Miner to be so recognized since Irene Gari achieved the distinction on Dec. 10, 2012.

It's a Pre-Christmas Texas Cold Front

If you're hoping for a white Christmas here in Texas, you'll have to wish a just little harder next year. If you're hoping for a lot of cold, gusty wind right before Christmas, then, my friend, this is your forecast gift!

Unemployment rate sees lowest since 2008

Some good news on the El Paso job front to close out 2014. According to the Texas Workforce Commission, November's unemployment rate in the city dipped to 5.8 percent, the lowest since May 2008.

Tips to taking better holiday pictures

Most all of us will be busy taking pictures over the holidays, but before you snap away, the Doña Ana Photography Club has a few tips to make sure you're not disappointed by your photos.

Hollywood stars to lecture at NMSU

Class will soon get a lot more exciting for some students at NMSU. Several Hollywood stars will be lecturing on campus.

Traffic stop turns into $2m pot bust

A simple traffic stop by El Paso Police officers turns into a multi-million dollar marijuana bust.

LCPD: Suspect in shots fired incident has died

UPDATE 12/23/14: LCPD has identified the man involved in Monday's shooting as 29-year-old Jose Salas of Las Cruces. NewsChannel 9 has confirmed with Police Chief Montoya that Salas has died.

Getting 2014 taxes on track

Getting your tax documents in order might not be on your to-do list this time of year, especially in the midst of all the glitz and glitter surrounding the holidays.

UTEP sophomore wins third C-USA Player of the Week honor

For the third time this season, UTEP sophomore forward Vince Hunter has been chosen the Conference USA Player of the Week.

This week in NMSU Athletics

The New Mexico State Athletics department wants to wish all and very Happy Holiday Season.

Free Christmas tree recycling begins December 26

Beginning Friday, December 26, citizens can bring their fresh live trees to any of the Environmental Services Department’s five Citizen Collection Stations, located at the following addresses: