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Largest cocaine seizure since 2010 at Columbus POE found in cement

A 60-year-old Las Cruces man was arrested at the Columbus Port of Entry on Friday for allegedly attempting smuggle over thirteen pounds of cocaine valued at $435,000 hidden in joint cement.

East Point Elementary's 'precautionary lockdown' lifted

Officials with Ysleta ISD confirm to NewsChannel 9 that the lockdown at East Point Elementary, on the city's eastside, has been lifted.

Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services, Inc. to host annual fundraising dinner

Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services, Inc. (DMRS) will hold its 6th Annual Fundraising Dinner on February 5, 2015 at 5:30 PM at the Camino Real Hotel located at 101 South El Paso Street.

Passwords you shouldn't be using in 2015

Almost all your important information in life these days is proctected by a password, sometimes a simple one to crack.

McCaul plan would fund Guard, aid Border Patrol


Inmates involved in deadly TDCJ bus crash released from Odessa hospital

Three of the inmates who were injured in last week's deadly Texas Department of Criminal Justice bus crash were released from the Odessa hospital where they had been treated on Wednesday.

Horizon City PD nabs alleged home burglar from California

A 39-year-old California man was arrested early Wednesday morning as he was allegedly trying to enter a Horizon City home with a gun.

First Texas execution of 2015 set for Wednesday


Healthy Food Substitutes for Fattening Food

 Have you been putting off that New Year's diet? Well, it's not too late to start. A few changes in your ingredients can make a big difference on your waistline.

How to safely drive on Black Ice

We are tracking a storm system that could potentially create icy weather starting Thursday through Friday. This means driving conditions could get a little tricky as some of this rain/ice could create black ice on the roads.

Providence Memorial opening new geriatric mental illness unit

A local hospital is focusing on the care of the elderly. Providence Memorial Hospital has opened a unit to help treat elderly patients with mental illness.

'Put'em in a Coffin': The new, destructive social media game

"Put him in a coffin," it's the latest social media driven, destructive, attention getting prank to hit the internet. You can find it all over YouTube.

Will It Work: Cover Blubber

In Wedneday's Will It Work, Monica Cortez tested the Cover Blubber.

Catholic school enrollment down in El Paso

The St. Matthew Catholic School library was the spot to be on Tuesday afternoon, at least if you were one of the school's 4th graders.