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Sheriffs weigh selling E-cigarettes to inmates

 

City of El Paso reveals photos of public art sculpture at new Airway/I-10 Interchange

Construction to beautify the Airway/Interstate 10 interchange is well underway and on Monday the City of El Paso revealed photos of the sculpture that will go up as part of the Public Art Program.

Several Padres join the Chihuahuas on rehab stints

San Diego Padres infielders Everth Cabrera, Yonder Alonso and Jedd Gyorko are with the Chihuahuas this week on rehabilitation assignments.  All have played roles with the San Diego Padres, and now due to injury, they will play with the Chi

El Paso teen qualifies for AAU National Taekwondo team

Ashlyn Scoutt Colon from Franklin High School has qualified for the AAU National Taekwondo team.

Miners prep for C-USA Media Day

Conference USA's 2014 Football Media Day is set for Wednesday, July 23, in Irving, Texas. The league's head coaches and two student-athletes from each school will be on hand to preview the upcoming season.

Three New Mexico teens charged with killing homeless men

Three teens admitted to police they attacked two homeless men who were found dead in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Saturday, police said.

El Paso County votes to reorganize operation, $254,000 to hire new Chief Administrator

Lots of changes are coming to El Paso County -- costing taxpayers $254,000.

Man arrested after allegedly attempting to break into San Elizario Catholic church

A man is facing a slew of charges after being arrested by El Paso County Sheriff's Deputies early on Friday morning for allegedly attempting to break into a San Elizario church.

NMSU Head Start receives grant

The New Mexico State University Dona Ana County Head Start has been awarded a Head Start and Early Head Start grant.

Teen critically injured in overnight motorcycle crash

A 19-year-old man is fighting for his life after a motorcycle accident in Northeast El Paso early Monday morning.

El Paso Zoo joins fight to stop illegal ivory trade

The El Paso Zoo will honor World Elephant Day, which is on August 12, by spreading awareness of the ongoing ivory crisis in Africa to the community of El Paso.

Israeli soldier killed in clashes with Hamas had south Texas connection

An Israeli soldier, killed in the current clash with Hamas, had a South Padre Island connection.

Texas Lawmakers react to Governor's proposal to send Guard Troops to border

Governor Rick Perry proposed sending in 1,000 National Guard troops to help secure the Texas - New Mexico Border on Monday. After the reaction, statewide lawmakers began to issue statements and reactions on the proposal.

Boxer Antonio Escalante charged with DWI, third arrest in 2014

Boxer Antonio Escalante was arrested earlier this month on suspicion of DWI after an El Paso Police Officer observed 'defective vehicle equipment' on the vehicle that Escalante was driving.