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Statewide News

Big XII Conference announces new branding initiatives, reveals new logo

As the calendar turns to July 1 and a new athletic season, the Big 12 Conference has undertaken a new set of branding

ICE removes twice deported undocumented immigrant, convicted felon wanted for murder in Mexico

A Mexican man wanted in his native country for murder was deported Tuesday, June 24, by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).

Immigrant's decomposed body identified

Authorities are working to get the body of a Guatemalan boy back to his family.

Alcohol use in U.S-Mexico border states

The Borderland has a drinking problem -- and a UTEP professor is trying to find out why.

Body found near border ID'd as 11-year-old Guatemalan boy

A decomposed body found in Texas near the border with Mexico earlier this month has been identified as an 11-year-old undocumented immigrant from Guatemala, the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office said Monday.

Dallas County preparing for 2,000 immigrant children

Dallas County could house up to 2,000 immigrant children now being held by the Department of Homeland Security on the Texas-Mexico border, Cou

Texas Democrats rally around Davis, Van de Putte

Wendy Davis and Leticia Van de Putte shared the spotlight at the Texas Democratic Party convention on Friday night, promising to change the di

Police: Texas chase ends in fatal, fiery crash

Police in San Marcos, Texas, released dash camera video of a chase ending in a fiery crash. Two people were killed.

Immigrant surge fueled by rumors, misinformation


Congressman O'Rourke addresses VA wait times at town hall meeting

Congressman Beto O'Rourke (D-TX 16th District) spoke to residents at his monthly town hall meeting. One of the most pressing topics for attendees and O'Rourke was the VA wait time scandal that's affected El Paso veterans.

Dallas county preparing for 2,000 immigrant children


100 El Paso army applicants turned away because of tattoos

The Army Recruiting Command in Phoenix said about 100 army applicants in El Paso were turned away because of tattoos.

Volunteers provide care, shelter to incoming immigrants


Texas Exams May Delay Graduation for Some in 2015

Almost 20 percent of rising high school seniors in Texas — the first to graduate under a new, more rigorous state testing regime — are at risk of not earning their diplomas on time because they have yet to pass one or more of five r

Youth elk licenses for sale in July

More than 2,000 youth antlerless elk licenses will go on sale through the Department of Game and Fish’s Online License System at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 9.