EL PASO — Here's some of today's top local stories at KTSM for Thursday, March 28th:
Several more school administrators may soon be out of a job. The EPISD school board on Tuesday will vote whether to fire principals at Austin, Burges, and El Paso High Schools, as well as at the Center for Careers and Technology Education. Assistant principals at Burges, Jefferson, Austin, and El Paso high schools are also under review.
The greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce is working to bring awareness to the upcoming EPISD school board election. They're partnering with media entities like KTSM and our sister station KDBC to put on a public forum next month that will feature each candidates running. Election day is May 11th.
Las Cruces police say 34 year-old Cornelius Renteria was found around midnight sleeping in a dirt lot after a passerby saw him. According to police, he is the man accused of shooting a woman yesterday morning in Las Cruces. He will be charged with attempted murder for allegedly firing multiple shots. The woman is expected to be ok.
During the past few weeks there have been more reports of car break-ins at Fort Bliss. According to officials, warmer weather and school being on break is the pattern. The Fort Bliss police department says crime on post are taken very seriously and if caught, punishment can range from counseling to an entire family being removed from post housing.