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Manhunt Monday fugitive arrested

The man who was on El Paso County Sheriff's Office Manhunt Monday this week after he allegedly dragged a El Paso Police Officer with his car was arrested by members of the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force Friday afternoon at a home in the 3800

Good Friday trek up Mount Cristo Rey draws thousands

In honor of Jesus Christ's crucifixion on Good Friday, an estimated 12,000 Christians in the borderland paid tribute to the Son of God's sacrifice by making the 5-mile pilgrimage up Mount Cristo Rey.

'Go Nuts Tour' stops in El Paso

Two men are cycling across the country, educating the public and raising awareness of testicular cancer.

A local woman heads back to Boston to finish what she couldn't last year

 A record breaking 36,000 runners will participate in this year’s Boston Marathon on Monday, Olga Rodriguez, an El Pasoan will be one of them.

Las Cruces man charged with burglarizing neighbors' home

Las Cruces Police have arrested and charged a 34-year-old man with aggravated burglary and theft of a credit card after they allege he broke into a neighbors' home and stole credit cards and jewelry from the residence.

Fire restrictions to begin on the Gila

The Gila National Forest will begin campfire and smoking restrictions Tuesday, April 22 at 8:00 a.m. These restrictions are deemed necessary to provide for public safety and help prevent human-caused fires. The restrictions are:

Las Cruces elementary school raises money for leukemia society

At Jornada Elementary School, on a beautiful Friday morning in March 2014, one student from each of the school’s 29 classrooms and the winning classroom's teacher were able to throw a pie in the face of Principal Julio Martinez.

Area Easter services, activities

As Easter weekend begins, several community churches and community centers are hosting Easter activities.

Easter egg hunt at Elephant Butte Lake

New Mexico State Parks has been tracking the Easter Bunny’s whereabouts all week and is happy to report he will be at Elephant Butte Lake State Park on Saturday, April 19, from 10-noon.

New location for car rental return lot

The El Paso International Airport (EPIA) will relocate the Car Rental Ready-Return Lot effective 12 noon on Saturday April 19, 2014. The temporary location will be at the west end of the short term parking lot.

DPS suspends use of new handgun over "concerns"

 

Northeast El Paso neighborhood gets hit with water main break

The El Paso Fire Department was busy overnight putting a stop to a water main break in Northeast El Paso. It happened around 1:30 a.m. Friday Wren and Montgomery, a few streets away from Irvin High School.

Miley Cyrus hospitalized for 'extreme allergic reaction'

A rep for Miley Cyrus said the singer may be on medical rest for another three weeks after having an "extreme allergic reaction" to an antibiotic prescribed for a sinus infection.

Game day traffic will put a strain on police, says EPPD

The El Paso Police Department is bracing itself for thousands of baseball fans expected to flock downtown.

Judge grants a continuance in Daniel Villegas' 3rd trial

Daniel Villegas' fate remains up in the air. At a hearing Thursday, Judge Sam Medrano Jr. granted a continuance to give both the prosecutors and defense attorneys more time to sift through 800 hours of telephone calls.