Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 4:56pm

East El Paso park gets facelift

A popular East El Paso park is getting a facelift. Crews this week cut down two big mulberry trees at Blackie Chesher Park.

Combat aviators host tribute to Holocaust victims, survivors

For more than 70 years, Holocaust victims and their descendants have shared haunting tales of a hidden war – a war of imprisonment, torture and genocide.

WTB Soldiers partner with emergency services

Retired Staff Sgt. Richard Wilson is grateful for a partnership between the Directorate of Emergency Services and the Warrior Transition Battalion.

Severe sentence handed down in consulate killings

A U.S. Federal judge handed down 10 life sentences for the man convicted of killing an El Paso County Sheriff's detention officer and his wife, a U.S. consulate employee in 2010.

Soldier from El Paso killed in military training accident

An El Paso soldier is dead after a bizarre military training accident Tuesday in Guatemala. The victim has been identified as SPC Hernaldo Beltran, Jr., who was an army radio operator.

Dallas Cowboy honors Mayfield Students

It takes a Cook to know a good cook, and that’s what’s happened at Mayfield High School Thursday as Dallas Cowboys center/guard Ryan Cook visited the school to congratulate its student chefs for winning the LCPS High School Breakfas

UTEP Softball Inks Another for 2015 Season

UTEP softball head coach Tobin Echo-Hawk announced the addition of Kaitlin Ryder for the 2015 season on Thursday.

NMSU women's basketball signs recruiting class

New Mexico State Women’s Basketball head coach Mark Trakh announced Thursday the signing of guard Emily Hardin, power forward Kassandra Harris and point guard Shanice Davis to National Letters of Intent to play basketball for the Aggies b

Lamar Hunt Cup begins without El Paso Patriots

The competition format and pairings for the first two rounds of the 2014 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup are set with the largest field in the tournament's modern era (1995-present), kicking off on May 7 with eight matches.

NMSU women's golf set for WAC Championships

The New Mexico State women’s golf team concludes its spring schedule with a trip to Mesa, Ariz., to compete in the 2014 WAC Women’s Golf Championship, which will be played at the par-72, 6,163-yard Longbow Golf Club from Friday thro

NMSU drops doubleheader at #10 Arizona

The New Mexico State softball team dropped both games in their double header against the University of Arizona on Wednesday, April 23, in Tucson, Ariz. The Aggies record drops to 26-21 (8-4) on the season.

Loretto Academy Senior named Gates Millennium Scholar

One of the 1,000 2014 Gates Millennium Scholars is Loretto Academy Senior Noheli Gabriela Romero. Romero maintained high grades through her 4 years at Loretto.

Raccoon attacks Texas infant in his home

A newborn is recovering and his mother faces possible criminal charges after police say a pet raccoon attacked the infant. Police officers were called to the Kountze, Texas home on April 12.

Lower Valley residents concerned about flooding

A flood of frustrations in the Lower Valley -- after weekend rains fail to drain. Last weekend's storm brought an inch of rain to the Lower Valley and residents claimed a pump station in their area is simply not working.

Beck concertgoers should be aware of downtown street closures

Portions of Santa Fe Street in Downtown El Paso are closed to motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists through Monday, April 28 2014 at 6:00 a.m.