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A warrant was executed at a home on Mike Godwin Drive in East El Paso, and Galindo was arrested, police said. On Monday, neighbors told KFOX14 that a SWAT team was in the area, and police were seen closing off a portion of the road. Police said officers were serving a high-risk warrant and one ...
EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14) —. A man died after accidentally shooting himself in northeast El Paso, according to police. The shooting happened on the 12400 block of Desert View Drive. Police responded to a shots fired call just before 1 a.m. Tuesday. Police initially reported the incident as a homicide, but ...

AUSTIN — Now that Texas is allowed to enforce most of its ban on so-called sanctuary cities, officials in El Paso County are grappling with how to implement the law while at the same time abiding by a federal court settlement preventing law enforcement officers from asking about people's immigration ...
A portion of a bridge collapsed onto vehicles on U.S. 54 South in Northeast El Paso after an excavator truck with a crane struck it Tuesday, officials said. According to the Texas Depart of Transportation, an excavator truck struck a pedestrian bridge and knocked a "considerable amount" of debris on the ...
In an August 2015 photo, Curtis Boggess, a welder for Paso del Norte Trackworks, rechecks the alignment of the last portion of rail and prepares it for the 404th thermite weld, which signaled the completion and end of the rail work phase for the El Paso Streetcar Project in El Paso, Texas. Much work ...
EL PASO, Texas - The Sunland Park flyover ramp to eastbound Interstate 10 is scheduled to shut down for six weeks Monday, Texas Department of Transportation officials said. Crews will be demolishing and rebuilding portions of the ramp until the April 30 scheduled completion. Drivers can continue south ...

(KUTV) -- Delta Airlines announced Monday that beginning Oct. 1 its customers will have a new way to access El Paso, Texas, with nonstop service from the airline's hub at Salt Lake City International Airport. "Transportation is essential to a growing community such as ours, we welcome the investments that our airline ...
“I'm excited to be part of the TechSpark initiative in El Paso,” Jonathan Childress, the TechSpark Texas manager, said in a statement. “I was born and raised here and am eager to pair my experience as an entrepreneur with my passion for civic engagement to help foster greater economic opportunity and ...
The University of Texas System Board of Regents approved tuition and fee increase proposals for all eight UT System academic institutions including The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) on Monday. Here is a statement issued by UTEP: The approved increases range from one to eight percent.
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A federal judge in Shreveport has sentenced a Texas man to 10 years in prison in connection with a methamphetamine distribution ring. Twenty-two-year-old Carlos Delarosa of Dallas had pleaded guilty in August to one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and ...
EL PASO, Texas - According to the state's Department of Public Safety, there are more than 200 sexual assault kits waiting to be tested in El Paso. Recently, a spokesperson for DPS told KTSM, “The DPS El Paso crime lab currently has 210 sexual assault cases pending the completion of DNA analysis.
EL PASO, Texas - A judge reduced bond Friday for a teen accused of killing her newborn child. Erica Gomez, wearing a red jail jumpsuit, stood quietly before Jail Magistrate Judge James Callan hoping to get her $800,000 reduced. Gomez was arrested Feb. 24 for the alleged murder of her newborn baby ...
But even as congratulatory messages from around the country keep trickling in, Escobar said she still has to win the general election before she can be called El Paso's first congresswoman. “More than my name out there, for me, what's exciting is the opportunity to tell El Paso's story,” said Escobar, ...
EL PASO, Texas - The number of flu-related deaths in El Paso now stands at 18, and a boy under the age of 5 is one of the latest victims of the virus. On Thursday, the city of El Paso Department of Public Health confirmed three more flu-related deaths. Health officials said the boy who died had underlying ...
A robbery suspect was among three fugitives on the El Paso most-wanted list arrested Wednesday at separate locations in Northeast El Paso, sheriff's officials said. Matthew Wayne Hawthorne ... Gray was wanted on a parole violation warrant out of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. He was jailed ...
EL PASO, Texas - Police officers with the El Paso Independent School District arrested a student in connection with a "threat of violence" made against Coronado High School this week. As a result of the latest threat, all backpacks have been banned at Coronado High School "until further notice," the district ...
Car flees from police after a hit-and-run near UTEP parking lot in Downtown El Paso ... Courtesy of Crime Stoppers of El Paso. El Paso police car ... A car chase that began with a Tuesday afternoon hit-and-run crash at the University of Texas at El Paso ended with an arrest in Downtown, El Paso police said.

City parking meters will be going up in Kern Place and near the University of Texas at El Paso under a new ordinance passed by the City Council on Tuesday. The council unanimously approved the ordinance that allows the city to create new parking-benefit districts — areas where the city would install ...
Former El Paso County Judge Veronica Escobar easily won the Democratic nomination in the race for the 16th Congressional District seat Tuesday, avoiding a primary runoff on her way to becoming Texas' first Latina in Congress. Even before all the election day ballots were counted, Escobar had received ...
Beto O'Rourke claimed easy victories Tuesday night, setting the stage for a general election showdown that some experts believe could be Texas' most ... When he announced his intentions to challenge Cruz, he was seen not only as an underdog, but an underdog who was unknown beyond El Paso ...
During their two-day meeting in El Paso, regents discussed the El Paso university's strategic plan and its performance. Total enrollment has grown from 40 students in 2009 to 662 in 2017. More than 40 percent of the students are Hispanic. Texas Tech physicians saw more than 113,000 patients in 2017.
Early voting turnout in Texas Primary feeds excitement among Democrats, Republican concern ... AUSTIN – In a major political role reversal, Texas Republicans are approaching Tuesday's primaries concerned they'll be outvoted by Democrats, ... Beto O'Rourke (Photo: Ruben R. Ramirez/El Paso Times).
EL PASO, Texas - Two water facilities in the borderland are getting an upgrade after nearly 30 years. The John T. Hickerson Water Reclamation Facility is a water waste treatment plant located on I-10 and Executive, and the Jonathan W. Rogers Water Treatment Plant is located in southeast El Paso.
... dining and entertainment destination located at I-10 and Paseo del Norte. Opening in late 2018 or early 2019, the West Towne location will be one of several Flix Brewhouse plans to open in Texas in 2018 and 2019, and part of the cinema-dining chain's aggressive expansion throughout the southwest ...
EL PASO, TEXAS (KTSM) - An 8th grade student at Morehead Middle School got a sweet surprise for Valentine's Day after getting asked to go to the school's dance by a cheerleader. Eighth-grader Aylin Pulido asked Pablo Emiliano Ayala to attend the school dance with him using a poster board she had ...
EL PASO, Texas - After discovering their time together is running out, a young El Paso couple has tied the knot. The impromptu proposal led to a remarkable wedding. There was the familiar song, flower girls and anxious family members. But this was not your average wedding. It was Lydia Dominguez's ...
Amy Hernandez, who has a bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Texas at El Paso, is the facility's director of nursing. Hernandez opened El Paso's first freestanding ER on the Westside four years ago. The hospital was granted its license two weeks ago, according to Morris, and is pursuing ...
The 2018 primary elections in Texas are March 6, when hundreds of candidates will be vying for public office for statewide, congressional and legislative offices, as well as some county offices. Check out the El Paso Times' Voter Guide below to help guide you through the process, including sample ballots, ...
If an effort from the district to appeal the state's decision is unsuccessful, Sierra Blanca ISD would be forced to close in July and its more than 120 students would be consolidated into a neighboring school district, which could include those in El Paso, Hudspeth or Culberson counties. The state chose to ...
Chris Williston, president and CEO of the Independent Bankers Association of Texas, and other officials were in El Paso on Wednesday to meet with local community bankers. The meeting at Hotel Indigo was part of a Texas road tour that association officials make every year to brief community bankers on ...
El Paso Mayor Dee Margo, a former Republican state representative, joined The Texas Tribune on Wednesday to talk about key issues facing El Paso and the ... He later said he was never in favor of the “bathroom bill” that would've put restrictions on which public bathrooms transgender Texans could use.
EL PASO, Texas - A new report from AAA found that the number of crashes caused by sleepy drivers is eight times higher than federal estimates. Using dashcam video from more than 700 crashes, researchers analyzed drivers' faces in the three minutes leading up to a crash – looking to see how long ...
EL PASO, TEXAS (KTSM) - El Paso is now catching up to a new national food trend with the opening of another Poke restaurant. Poke is a Hawaiian meal with a rice or salad base, raw fish and veggies. Poke3 is now the third establishment in El Paso to open with this concept. "El Paso saw the trend with ...
A 20-year-old Clint man was killed in an early-morning crash south of Alpine, Texas, in Brewster County. Noah Wise, an 18-year-old from Alpine, was driving south on State Highway 118 at 2:30 a.m. Sunday about five miles south of Alpine, officials with the Texas Department of Public Safety reported.
EL PASO, Texas - If you're in Kern Place, you may notice the new lights, archway and street improvements in the area. Residents checked out the renovations at the neighborhood's very first Sunday morning farmer's market. There was yoga, food and plenty of different vendors. Residents who live nearby ...
Zone Forecast Product for Southwest-Southcentral New Mexico-Far West Texas. National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM. 308 PM MST Sun Jan 28 2018. TXZ418-419-291115-. Western El Paso County-Eastern/Central El Paso County-. Including the cities of Downtown El Paso, West El Paso ...
The winner of next year's race for the U.S. Senate in Texas will be an Ivy League-educated guy in his mid-40s with a picture-book family — the similarities ... Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso, raised $2.4 million between October and December last year — the largest quarterly haul yet of his 10-month campaign to ...
EL PASO, Texas - El Paso Police have identified the man killed in a crash overnight Friday. The crash happened just before midnight Friday on I-10 West at Lee Trevino. Police say 21-year-old Jacob Bernaldez was driving with two other passengers when for an unknown reason, the car left the roadway ...
In between all that activity, about 600 miles to the northwest, Texas Department of Transportation officials reported a cave-in while working on the roads near El Paso's Chihuahuita neighborhood. That cave-in was caused by the presence of an abandoned subterranean tunnel, according to another CPB ...
EL PASO, Texas - Authorities are working to determine the origin and purpose of a 75-foot tunnel discovered near downtown El Paso on Thursday. The tunnel was discovered after a cave-in occurred as employees from the Texas Department of Transportation constructed a roadway. TxDOT employees ...
Most of Franklin's peaks have been protected since 1981, when Texas Parks and Wildlife acquired 24,000 acres within El Paso city limits—making it the largest urban park in the United States. But the Castner section, a rugged patch of the Chihuahuan Desert, was left out of the park plan. The 7,081-acre ...
Commentator: El Paso fencing in 2010 drove down violent crime, illegal crossings and drug smuggling ... New York Post commentary that the fencing, described as completed in 2010, explains a dramatic decrease in violent crime in the West Texas city and plummets in illegal crossings and drug smuggling.
President Donald Trump took office a year ago promising to ramp up border security. New data from the Hope Border Institute and the Borderland Immigration Council show the situation for asylum-seekers has gotten worse. The U.S. can't turn away migrants who express fear of persecution; they're legally ...
About 500 women and men, of all ages, joined together for El Paso's take on the Women's March, a national grassroots effort now in its second year. They braved stiff winds and cool temperatures, gathered at Centennial Plaza at the University of Texas at El Paso and then walked to San Jacinto Plaza in ...
The political arm of the Texas AFL-CIO has declined to endorse U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso, in his campaign to unseat U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, after O'Rourke did not appear at its convention this past weekend in Austin. On Sunday, the labor group released a list of statewide candidates it had ...
El Paso County sheriff's investigators arrested two men on Thursday after Kush marijuana was seized on a raid at a home in Northeast El Paso, officials said. The high-grade marijuana was found as part of an investigation that began with a telephone tip, sheriff's officials said. Deputies first found a pound of ...
Office of Personnel Management records show a little more than 8 percent of U.S. federal employees are in Texas and New Mexico. That's more than 154,000 people who are waiting on the edge of their seats to find out if a deal has been struck. Jon Monahan is the president of the local National Treasury Employees Union, ...
El Paso businessman Mo Panjawani in December opened his first franchised Wienerschnitzel hot dog location in Fabens, just off Interstate 10, in El Paso County. Panjawani said in a statement that he plans to open other Wienerschnitzel franchised locations in Texas. He also owns shopping centers, gas ...
EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - Three of the newest members of Texas DPS are furry and four-legged. Three trooper and canine teams graduated from an eight-week training program on Friday, according to a news release. Officials say the newly-trained dogs -- whose breeds include Labrador Retriever, ...
EL PASO, Texas - The person behind a SWAT standoff Friday night at a Northeast El Paso apartment was taken into custody and charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child, police said. About 7:30 p.m. Friday, a spokesman for the El Paso Police Department said officers were executing search and ...


 

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