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TX inmate executed, U.S. Supreme Court denies request for stay of execution

Texas has executed inmate Jose Villegas, who fatally stabbed three members of one family; a 24-year-old woman, her 3-year-old son, and her 51-year-old mother in 2001. 

Chihuahuas Fall To Albuquerque

Dodgers’ pitching prospect Zach Lee threw six shutout innings in the Albuquerque Isotopes 3-1 victory over the El Paso Chihuahuas Wednesday in Albuquerque.

Bhullar to enter Draft?

NBC Sports ran the following story on its website Wednesday evening.  New Mexico State officials have not commented.

Gov. Martinez caught on tape making unflattering comments

New Mexico Governor Susanna Martinez finds herself at the center of controversy.

El Paso Children's Hospital CEO Resigns

The CEO of El Paso Children's Hospital has resigned. Larry Duncan says he is retiring.

Doña Ana County Sheriff's Office seeks fake attorney victims

DONA ANA COUNTY SHERIFF'S INVESTIGATORS ARE SEARCHING FOR A MAN WHO THEY SAY PRETENDED TO BE AN ATTORNEY..

Nava found guilty of manslaughter for hitting bicyclist

An El Paso jury Wednesday found a 29 year old woman guilty of manslaughter. Araceli Nava will be sentenced on Thursday. A jury reached their decision Wednesday afternoon after a night of being sequestered.

Declining enrollment and budget shortfalls differ for EPISD, YISD

The El Paso Independent School District is seeing a $12 million-dollar budget shortfall after seeing declining enrollment over the last two years. But they're not the only large local school district to lose students.

New Mexico eliminates conjugal visits for inmates

Conjugal visits will soon be a thing of the past in New Mexico.  The New Mexico Corrections Department has made changes to the family visit policy, and some of those changes include the elimination of overnight family visits.  The cha

ASARCO cleanup on schedule, on budget

The skyline has definitely changed near the site of the old ASARCO copper smelter. So has the ground below. 

Bel Air students win 1st and 2nd place at state firefighting competition

Two Bel Air high school seniors are the best in the state when it comes to firefighting.

Menzies Draws Interest From Tulsa

A pair of Tulsa Media outlets now make Marvin Menzies the favorite to become the new head basketball coach of the Golden Hurricanes.

UTEP runner named to Bowerman Watch List

Two-time national champion Anthony Rotich was named to the 2014 Bowerman Men’s Watch List announced the committee on Wednesday.

Sunland Derby (Gr. III) winner Chitu named Horse of the Meet

$800,000 Sunland Derby (Gr. III) winner Chitu was named the Horse of the Meet and top three-year-old Thoroughbred for the recently concluded live racing season at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino.

Free Medical Living Wills offered at community center

The El Paso County Attorney’s office, University Medical Center, and the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (HACEP) joined forces Wednesday, offering free Advance Medical Directives (living wills) and medical Powers of Attorney to t