Economy

Ortegon Gets Scholarship

Adrian Ortegon had a great senior season at Santa Teresa and now he has a college scholarship to play basketball at The University of the Southwest in Hobbs.  Ortegon was named the 4A State playoff MVP after helping Santa Teresa to their f

UTEP's Rotich Advances at NCAA Championships

Rotich Advances to NCAA Championship Final Des Moines, Iowa – Freshman Anthony Rotich qualifies for the men’s 3,000m steeplechase final at the 2012 NCAA Track and Field Outdoor Championships at Drake Stadium.

Solovieva Wins In Straight Sets

On another blistering hot day at Tennis West, Valeria Solovieva got her work done quickly at the Hunt USTA Pro Women's Classic. Here are the results, with the winner on the left side:

UTEP Students Claim Abuse from Juarez Police

JUAREZ - Two University of Texas at El Paso students are claiming Juarez police officers beat them up.

Same-Sex Ceremony on Army Post Draws Fire

FORT POLK, LA — A same-sex ceremony between an enlisted woman and a civilian woman on a U.S. Army post last month drew protests from lawmakers Thursday.

Keeping Students Sharp Through the Summer

(CNN) -- Call it the summer slide, the seasonal slump, the brain drain or the summer slowdown. Just don't call it new: The two-month period when students lose some of their academic edge has been observed for over a century.

Sharp as a laser

(CNN) -- Researchers at the University of Colorado have made a breakthrough that may one day help doctors detect disease earlier and with more accuracy.

New NCAA Legislation Gives Miners an Early Jump on 2012-13 Season

All 16 members of the 2012-13 UTEP men’s basketball team will arrive on campus this weekend, in time for the start of summer school on Monday.

WAC Announces 2012 ESPN Football Television Schedule

The Western Athletic Conference announced today that a minimum of 13 football games will be televised on multiple ESPN platforms this fall. The season opens with a Thursday night contest on Aug.

Diablos Aquire Two Veterans

The El Paso Diablos have added two experienced veteran players to join the roster. The Diablos acquired ex-major leaguer Enrique Cruz in a trade with the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, as well as AAA veteran Jimmy Rohan coming in as a free agent.

Boxing Event Saturday in Las Cruces

The public is invited to attend Southwest Explosion IV this Saturday, June 9th at the Sammy Burke Youth Boxing Center in Las Cruces. The event will be hosted by the Las Cruces Police Athletic League (PAL) Boxing Club.

Double Homicide Suspect Captured in Juarez, Extradited to El Paso

Labeled one of El Paso's Most Wanted Fugitives, 2009 double homicide suspect Ricardo Zuniga, 37, was arrested in Juarez Tuesday. He was turned over to detectives later that night and placed under arrest for capital murder.

"National Get Outdoors Day" Prompts Fee Waivers

SILVER CITY, NM — In recognition of National Get Outdoors Day celebrated on June 9, 2012, the Forest Service is waiving fees at recreation sites that normally charge a day-use or overnight camping fee.

Fort Worth Man Faces El Paso DWI Charge

EL PASO — A Fort Worth man is arrested for a 3rd DWI Wednesday when police responded to a call of a “Subject Down at the Wheel.”

Horse Caused Man's Death

EL PASO — A man living and working near an auto salvage yard off W. Picacho Avenue died from injuries caused by a horse, an autopsy concluded.