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Coaches head to town prior to 81st Hyundai Sun Bowl

Arizona State's Todd Graham and Duke's David Cutcliffe were in El Paso Monday to discuss the upcoming Hyundai Sun Bowl and their matchup on December 27.

Fire destroys Chaparral home over the weekend

A Chaparral family is homeless today after a wood stove ignited a fire that destroyed their home.

Two arrested in connection with overnight shooting

El Paso Police arrested two men from Northeast El Paso after a man was found with multiple gunshot wounds in an apartment in Central El Paso overnight.

Miners return to court Tuesday against SE Louisiana

The UTEP basketball team (5-3) returns to action following an eight-day break between games, tackling the Southeastern Louisiana Lions (2-7) on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Haskins Center.

Padres GM highlights Chihuahuas Winter Banquet

AJ Preller, the General Manager for the San Diego Padres, has been added to the Chihuahuas Inaugural Winter Banquet program.

Manhunt Monday: Registered sex offender also wanted on federal probation violation

El Paso County Sheriff's are asking the community's help in capturing a registered sex offender who is also wanted on a federal probation violation.

Elderly man tasered during Texas traffic stop

At 76-years-old, Pete Vasquez stands just five-feet-five-inches tall and weighs a slight 145 pounds. Now he is at the center of a police dash cam video that is causing outrage in Victoria, Texas.

Trees for Troops delivers holiday cheer at Fort Bliss

Trees for Troops and Fedex are celebrating their 10th year delivering Christmas cheer, giving away over 17,000 Christmas trees to military families this December. About 400 of those trees have made their way to Fort Bliss. 

This week in NMSU men's and women's hoops

The New Mexico State athletics department has a few events for Aggie fans this week. Remember to follow the Aggies on Twitter (@nmstateaggies), Facebook (NM State Aggies), and Instagram (nmstateaggies).

NMSU sophomore earns Player of the Week award

New Mexico State sophomore Moriah Mack has been named the Western Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Dec. 8-14, the conference announced Monday.

LCPD identifies robbery suspect killed in smoke shop

Las Cruces Police have identified the alleged robbery suspect who was shot and killed inside a Las Cruces smoke shop on Sunday evening as 24-year-old Luciano Acuna.

Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office offers new online reporting system

Victims of certain crimes that happen within Doña Ana County can now file a report with the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office using a new online system.

Teen calls for help after man allegedly attempts to drown mother

A 14-year-old Dona Ana County teen reportedly saved his mother from serious harm at the hands of her live-in boyfriend, and known Sprint car driver over the weekend.

Brenham Synagogue moving to Austin, and a new life

 

Caught on Cam: Cops to the rescue

Police officers have been in the spotlight lately for some questionable behavior caught on camera. But two Tukwila, Washington police officers were caught on camera doing a very good thing: saving a man's life.