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UPDATE: Missing man with Dementia located

UPDATE: El Paso Police said David Wayne Simmons, 56, was located at University Medical Center where he was receiving treatment.  No foul play is suspected. ORIGINAL STORY:

Abbott: Immigration Lawsuit Could Come in Two Weeks

A state lawsuit challenging President Obama’s executive order shielding as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation could come from Texas in the next two weeks, Gov.-elect Greg Abbott said during a Monday press conferenc

El Paso Commissioner questions transparency after UMC CEO says 'No bonuses paid in 2014.'

El Paso County Commissioner Carlos Leon expressed concerns about transparency regarding bonuses received by University Medical Center President and CEO Jim Valenti and his staff.

NMSU names Moccia as new athletics director

Mario Moccia has been appointed New Mexico State University’s new Director of Athletics. Moccia, an NMSU graduate, has served as Director of Athletics at Southern Illinois University since 2006.

Changes coming to Fort Bliss' Cassidy and Sheridan gates

Based on the enduring security measures implemented October 20, 2014 and our continuing goal of providing the highest levels of safety and security to Fort Bliss, the following access control point changes will be effective December 22, 2014.

Analysis: Election Season Headed for Overtime

  The Texas Legislature will start the 2015 session with a handful of empty chairs and unfinished elections.

$15 donation will sponsor a wreath at Fort Bliss National Cemetery as part of 'Wreaths Across America'

The El Paso Composite Squadron of Civil Air Patrol wants the 45,000+ graves at Fort Bliss National Cemetery to be adorned with wreaths for the holidays as part of the Wreaths Across America program.

CBP encourages you to be a 'ready traveler' this Thanksgiving Holiday

U.S. Customs and Border Protection El Paso port of entry is reminding members of the traveling public when all inspection lanes are staffed under the All Lanes Open Initiative.

'Trees for Troops' spreads free holiday cheer

For soldiers serving away from home, it’s the little things that make the holidays easier. There’s an effort underway to ship 17,000 Christmas trees to soldiers around the world. Some of those trees are headed to Fort Bliss.

NMSU student charged with attempted murder of two NMSU students

A 23-year-old NMSU student has been charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder after he allegedly shot two men early Sunday morning.

Seniors knit stockings for El Paso children in need

Senior citizen residents at Royal Estates Assisted Living Center spend so much time on these stockings, it's as if they're knitting them for their own grandchildren.

Police believe 61-year-old found dead on Transmountain Road was hit by car

Police have identified 61-year-old Alejandro Cobarrubio from Las Cruces, NM as the man who was found dead at the summit on Transmountain Road early Sunday morning.

Police believe 61-year-old found dead on Transmountain Road was hit by car

Police have identified 61-year-old Alejandro Cobarrubio from Las Cruces, NM as the man who was found dead at the summit on Transmountain Road early Sunday morning.

Crash causes power outage in east El Paso

UPDATE:  EP Electric Crews were able to restore power to residents in the area shortly before 10 a.m. Monday morning. EARLIER:

Cross-country kitty

How did a kitten travel all the way from New Mexico to Maine? It's a mystery to her owner and the shelter where she's been staying.