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NMSU freshman golfer named WAC golfer of the week

New Mexico State freshman golfer Camille Orito has been named the WAC Women’s Golfer of the Week for the week of April 7-13, the conference announced Tuesday.

Chihuahuas add pitcher to the DL, bring up player from San Antonio

RHP Burch Smith placed on the 7-day DL.  RHP Matt Branham transferred from Double-A San Antonio to Triple-A El Paso

New changes on the way for El Paso public housing

By 2019, all 6,100 public housing units in El Paso will be renovated.

Update: Fire crews battle south-central El Paso fire

Update: El Paso fire investigators are working to find out what sparked a massive blaze in south central El Paso Tuesday afternoon.

Rotich named Conference USA athlete of the week

Two-time National Champion Anthony Rotich was named Conference USA’s Male Athlete of the Week on Tuesday.

Give input on New Mexico big-game hunting rules

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish invites hunters and wildlife enthusiasts in the Raton area to give comments on several big-game hunting rules during a public meeting at 6 p.m.

Abundant recreation opportunities on the Gila National Forest

Spring is a great time to get outdoors and enjoy recreation opportunities across the Gila National Forest.

Professor receives multi-million dollar grant for smart grid technology

A New Mexico State University professor will help launch research to develop technologies for smart grids. Smart grids are like power grids, but use digital data and communications technology to operate.

EPPD files additional charges in 2013 financial crimes case

The El Paso Police Department has filed additional charges against a man who is accused of holding fake job fairs in order to obtain people's personal information throughout El Paso.

Thornton invited to Washington Mystics training camp

UTEP women’s basketball senior forward Kayla Thornton has been invited to the WNBA’s Washington Mystics training camp.

UTEP tennis heads to Conference USA Championships

The UTEP women’s tennis team will travel to Norfolk, Va. to battle UAB at the 2014 Conference USA Women’s Tennis Championship April 16-20.

Scorpions rugby headed to the playoffs

The El Paso Scorpions have a huge week coming up. After a rough and hard fought second half of the season, the Scorpions have made playoffs.

County trucking business set on fire

El Paso County Sheriff's deputies are investigating an arson and theft at a trucking business in far east El Paso County.

Chihuahuas tie series with 5-3 win

The El Paso Chihuahuas scored four runs in the fourth inning against former Major League All-Star Randy Wolf in their 5-3 win over the Reno Aces Monday night in Tucson.

LCPD: Unlocked doors, open windows lead to most auto burglaries

Las Cruces Police has investigated 84 auto burglaries in the past two months and the overwhelming majority were considered crimes of opportunity since vehicle windows were left down or doors unlocked.