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Freshman Jackson leaves UTEP

After just a week on campus, UTEP Freshman Mar'Qywell Jackson has decided to leave the program. A source close to the situation told NC9 Thursday morning that Jackson had become homesick and wanted to be closer to his family.

Rodriguez ready for the ring

David Rodriguez is ready for the ring.  He's 36-1 overall, and in a heavyweight battle, he will face Raymond Ochieng Friday, July 18 at Southwest University Events Center, 6500 Montana.  Doors open at 6:30pm, fights start at 8:00p

Oktoberfest returns to Fort Bliss, tickets on sale in August

Oktoberfest will continue at Fort Bliss this year, despite the exit of the German Air Force, which used to host the event.

Obama visit becomes talking point in governor's race

 

El Paso Parks and Rec to hold public swim league championships

The City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department will highlight another activity during National Parks and Recreation Month as the Department will host the two largest swim meets in the city over the next two weekends..

Texas company to pay millions over "predatory" lending

     

Germany or Argentina? EP Zoo's Mexican Burro to make World Cup prediction

Well, the experts say that fans of Mexico's World Cup Team tend to put their support behind Argentina for the World Cup Final this Sunday. I guess we'll just have to wait and see.

Tougher enforcement netting hundreds of citations, arrests of dozens

Law enforcement in New Mexico have been targeting busy intersections with more crashes for traffic violations. The extra enforcement began in January this year, in smaller communities with less police presence.

Details emerge in Texas man's slaying of 4 children, 2 adults

A man shot and killed four children and two adults Wednesday at a Houston-area home belonging to relatives of his estranged wife, authorities said.

Care for immigrants costing local hospitals thousands

Just more than 100 Central American immigrants have been treated in local hospitals. Sierra Providence Health Network hospitals have treated 50 immigrants brought in by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Talented CBP dog makes another half million dollar bust

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office officers and U.S. Border Patrol agents seized 656 pounds of marijuana during a single drug bust on early Tuesday morning. Agents estimate the street value of the drugs at $524,800.

Texas father defends mom in daughter's beating death

Marine Chris Moore is feeling a pain like no other after learning about the brutal death of his 19-month-old daughter, Tylea. It's a father's loss, and a father's fear.

Thieves steal two trailers loaded with merchandise

El Paso Crime Stoppers are asking for the community's help to identify the person or people responsible for stealing two trailers loaded with merchandise from an east El Paso business on April 26, 2014.

Summertime Borderland Yard & Garden Care Tips

We have made it through the June excessive heat and our Borderland “monsoon” is in full swing!

NMSU Board of Regents to meet July 22 and 23

The New Mexico State University Board of Regents will meet for the purpose of strategic planning at 7:30 a.m. July 22 in the Business Complex Room 108 on the Las Cruces campus.