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Cops identify people behind ice bucket prank on autistic teen

Police have identified those involved in an incident in which the ice bucket challenge trend was used to trick an autistic teenager into being drenched with a bucket of urine, feces and spit.

Rice University stays in Top 20 in U.S. News rankings

Despite falling a spot in this year’s U.S. News & World Report college rankings, Rice University remained the only Texas university to crack the top 20.

Joe Allbaugh gets piece of pot business

Former FEMA director Joe Allbaugh, who took the reins of Gov.

Ray Rice's wife slams his punishment for violence against her

Janay Rice, wife of suspended NFL player Ray Rice, apparently posted a statement Tuesday on Instagram calling the situation a "nightmare."

Penn State 'bowl ban' lifted by NCAA

The Penn State Football team is now eligible for a Bowl Game this season and will have all its scholarships returned, beginning next year.

If bigger is better, then Apple users are in for a treat

If bigger is better, then Apple users may be feeling happy later today (Tuesday). The company is expected to unveil a larger version of the popular iPhone, with screens measuring between 4.7 and 5.5 inches. The iPhone 5-S is four inches long.

Who is buying your personal information?

What do political candidates, debt collectors, insurers and thieves have in common? They are all buying your most personal information from data brokers. Here's what they are using it for.

Home Depot confirms months-long hack

Home Depot on Monday confirmed that hackers indeed broke into its payment systems -- maybe as far back as April.

NTSB: Plane that crashed in Las Cruces killing 4 was pumped with wrong kind of fuel

 NTSB’s Preliminary Report Disclaimer “This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors.

Alamogordo seeks flooding assistance

The city of Alamogordo has put a price tag on all the damaged caused by a big storm earlier this summer.

Sean Kugler talks Texas Tech, challenges faced vs NMSU

UTEP Football Media Luncheon Quotes Sept. 8, 2014 Head Coach Sean Kugler

UTEP women's golf starts season in Colorado

The new-look UTEP women's golf team began its season on Monday at the Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic in Fort Collins, and the Miners are in 15th place through two rounds of the 54-hole tournament.

Las Cruces council raises minimum wage in city

Thousands of Las Cruces residents will soon see larger pay checks. In a 4 to 3 vote, city council decided today to raise the minimum wage in the city to $10.10 an hour.

General Mills buys Annie's for $820 million

General Mills announced Monday that it's looking to bulk up on organic snacks. It's buying natural food company Annie's Homegrown for $820 million.