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Sun City residents react to possibility of open carry of handguns

Governor elect Greg Abbott, is a supporter of open carry laws and has stated he will sign an open carry bill if one is presented to him.

Christmas comes early for students at Beall Elementary

Some lucky kids in the city's southside got a visit from Santa a week before Christmas. Kindergarteners at Beall Elementary were called up one by one to meet Santa and his helpers to get their gifts.

Earth's Changing Magnetic Field=Very Tired Compass

Most phones have a compass. Pull it out and play with it for a moment. Most people know that a compass works by pointing in the direction of the invisible magnetic field lines that run generally North and South, from North Pole to South Pole.

Man sentenced for attempting to shoot DASO Deputy

A Las Cruces man was sentenced to 21-years in prison for attempting to shoot a Dona Ana County Sheriff's Deputy during a traffic stop in 2013.

CBP launches Border Wait Time app

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today launched the Border Wait Time app making it easier for travelers to plan their trip across the border.

Three transported to area hospitals after crash involving Border Patrol transport bus

A spokesperson with the El Paso Border Patrol confirms that a contract transport unit was involved in a crash on I-10 near Anthony this afternoon.

RAW AUDIO: Listen to 911 recording of deadly smoke shop shooting

NewsChannel 9 got hold of a copy of the 911 recording from Sunday night's deadly shooting at a Las Cruces smoke shop. Police said a store clerk fired on an armed intruder, killing him.

Regulators Pan Study on Methane Gas in Wells

Texas regulators say they put little stock in recent research suggesting that poorly drilled gas wells are allowing methane to seep into a North Texas aquifer, and will not re-examine the high-profile contamination case.

Fire tears through elderly woman's home days before Christmas

 If not for observant neighbors, things could have been worse. 

El Paso Museum of Art receives $65,000 Art Works Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced on December 2, 2014 that the El Paso Museum of Art (EPMA) was one of only 919 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant.

Texas A&M may name building after Rick Perry


Chihuahuas 'Days of Giving' underway

With the holiday season approaching the Chihuahuas are keeping with the holiday spirit, as they are proud to present the Days of Giving to take place starting today and will run through Dec. 23, benefiting six local charities.

Bus Transportation Help for Vets

     A new program is helping to make public transportation much easier to find. Sun Metro and Project Amistad partnered up for "My Vet Ride," which is online and has a hotline too.

Sentence for Former Las Cruces Police Officer

     A former Las Cruces police detective who sexually assaulted two girls including a high school intern now knows how long he will be behind bars.