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El Pasoan Shawn Jordan gets UFC win

Riverside grad and former LSU fullback Shawn Jordan won a UFC heavyweight bout by TKO over Jack May Saturday at UFC Fight Night 47 in Bangor, Maine.

Cowboys fall to Ravens in Romo's return

It was not perfect but the offense looked promising in Tony Romo's return in the Cowboy's 37-30 preseason loss to Baltimore Saturday.

YISD hosts Back To School Rally, backpack giveaway

The Ysleta Independent School District helped gear up their students for the upcoming school year. YISD gave away 2,500 backpacks Saturday morning full of school supplies which students said will help their families save some money.

Perry fires back, calls indictment a political ploy

 

After Perry indictment, Democrats look to pounce

Following a grand jury indictment of Gov. Rick Perry on charges of abuse of power and coercion, Texas Democrats on Friday jumped to paint the longest-serving governor of the state as the standard-bearer for a corrupt party.

Perry had already faced gap with Cruz in 2016 talk

One week before a grand jury in liberal Travis County indicted Gov. Rick Perry on two felony counts, he and U.S. Sen.

Perry calls indictment politically motivated, vows to fight it

Texas Gov. Rick Perry vowed Saturday to fight charges that he abused his power by trying to pressure a district attorney to resign, saying in a televised news conference the indictment was politically motivated.

Doña Ana County: No money to cover major flood control projects in areas like La Union

Trash, dirt, and sediment now sit where a river runs through Rosa Guerrero's front yard in La Union, New Mexico earlier this week.

Chihuahuas rally to beat Nashville

The El Paso Chihuahuas scored five runs in the seventh inning, including three with two outs, in their 7-3 come-from-behind win against the Nashville Sounds Friday night at Southwest University Park.

Actor Robert Wagner honored at Plaza Film Festival

Actor Robert Wagner is in town for the Plaza Film Festival. The classics movie star was honored for his body of work, including a 65 year career in movies and television.

Detainee allegedly overdoses after hiding drugs in body cavity

A Doña Ana County Detention Center inmate is in critical condition after what appears to be an overdose.

New hybrid cardiovascular operating room opens in El Paso

The new Hybrid Cardiovascular Operating Room at Del Sol Medical Center officially opened Friday.  The hospital said the new $3.5 million state-of-the-art facility will give patients faster, and less invasive, treatment.

Free backpacks for all El Paso area students

Thousands of local students are getting a big back to school gift. Today, students from the Bel-Air and Hanks High School JROTC programs spent the afternoon stuffing 2,500 backpacks with school supplies.

Canutillo experiencing population boom and influx of new businesses, including Nautica store

The western and northwestern portions of El Paso County are welcoming a “flood” of new stores, restaurants, service providers and residents according to County Commissioner Patrick Abeln.