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El Pasoans to see several utility fee hikes in coming months

Your electric bill could go up next year because El Paso Electric needs to cover the cost of new facilities.

Lawyer wants test of 'powdery substance' found in deceased deputy's wallet

The lawyer for a former Santa Fe County deputy accused of killing a fellow deputy is requesting a test of a "white powdery substance" found in the deceased deputy's wallet, and has raised questions about the police's investiga

Autopsy reveals cause of death of man shot and paralyzed by off duty officer

Andrez "Andy" Elias Cortez, was shot an paralyzed by an off duty El Paso Police Department officer in 2010. Cortez died Jan.2, 2015. An autopsy revealed Cortez died from bronchopneumonia.

Case against former Gov. Perry to proceed

    * Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout.

Seven MORE Reasons the Sun Is Good for Our Health

I know what you're thinking: "How in the world could you be so happy, Rob, when you're wearing a $3 pair of plastic sunglasses?" True, my nuclear furnace radiation protective eye devices are very cheap (and even fell apart 7 s

Infill project planned for vacant Downtown property along I-10

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El Paso sees 51% increase in flu cases in 2015

The El Paso Department of Health reports a 51% increase in flu cases in the El Paso area this season, compared to last year.

UTEP 2nd at Arizona Intercollegiate

The UTEP men’s golf team registered its best finish of the year Tuesday afternoon at the Arizona Intercollegiate. The Miners finished in second place with a one-under par 851 (283-286-282).

Las Cruces shooting suspect taken into custody

The 17-year-old man accused of shooting and critically injuring his neighbor inside a Las Cruces trailer park on January 15, was detained at the U.S - Mexico border crossing on Monday.

Man electrocuted while pruning pecan trees identified by authorities

UPDATE: Dona Ana County Sheriff's invesitgators have identified the man electrocuted while trimming pecan trees Monday afternoon as 76-year-old Freddy Covington.

Victim identified in deadly Downtown El Paso pedestrian accident

A woman was killed Tuesday morning after being hit by the driver of an SUV in Downtown El Paso. We've learned the name of the victim. According to Maribel Gonzalez, her mother, Alicia Mendoza, 74, was the victim.

Las Cruces tattoo artist charged with stabbing teen customer with broken bottle

Las Cruces Police have arrested an area tattoo artist after he allegedly got into a fight with a customer and stabbed him with a glass bottle.

Rotich earns another C-USA Athlete of the Week award

Anthony Rotich was named the male Conference USA Indoor Track Athlete of the Week, as announced by the league office Tuesday afternoon.

Lt. Gov. Patrick on Open Carry: The Votes Aren't There

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick cast doubt Tuesday on the possibility that a bill legalizing the open carry of handguns could pass during the current legislative session.

El Paso Marathon to finish 9th year at Southwest Univ. Park

As the 2015 Michelob ULTRA El Paso Marathon, sponsored bty L&F Distributing, will take place Sunay, February 22, starting at Transmountain and ending at Southwest University Park in downtown El Paso.  L&F Distributing donated $20,0