Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 4:56pm

Lawmakers to Examine Rehab of Mentally Ill, Addicted Inmates

Prison officials and advocacy groups told lawmakers on Tuesday that when it comes to ensuring that inmates with substance abuse and mental illness issues don’t commit more crimes, they should focus on providing services outside of prisons

Hundreds of volunteers needed for city cleanup

The City of El Paso Environmental Services Dept. is encouraging locals to get out into the community and help clean up the hundreds of thousands of pounds of trash that litter the Sun City each year.

Chihuahuas use record nine pitchers in 21-9 loss

The El Paso Chihuahuas tied a Pacific Coast League record Tuesday afternoon by using nine different pitchers in their 21-9 loss to the Las Vegas 51s at Cashman Field.

UTEP Special Events to hold 'Glow Run'

UTEP Special Events announced today that they will host a new event on the UTEP campus as part of the Centennial Celebration of the University. The Glory Road Glow Run is the first of its kind to take place on the UTEP Campus.

McDonalds All-Star Showcase to be played at Haskins Center

The McDonalds High School Senior Basketball Showcase will be on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at the Don Haskins Center at UTEP.

UTEP falls two spots at C-USA Championships

The UTEP women's golf team fell to 12th place on day two of the Conference USA Championship on Tuesday in Gulf Shores, Ala.

NMSU to host WAC tennis championships

The 2014 Western Athletic Conference Men’s Tennis Tournament is scheduled to be played at the NM State Tennis Center as the New Mexico State men’s and women's tennis teams will host the three-day conference tournament this weeke

Tire disposal event on Saturday

Several organizations teamed up to provide free tire disposal on Saturday, April 26th from 7a.m. to noon.

Gladiators return home, ‘THAAD’ uncases colors

The “Gladiators” of Battery A, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense), 11th ADA Brigade, returned home recently after an unprecedented deployment to Guam last April.

AUSA honors outstanding Soldiers, civilians, community leaders

More than 200 Soldiers and El Paso citizens attended the Association for the U.S. Army’s General Omar N. Bradley Leadership Awards banquet at the Fort Bliss Centennial Banquet and Conference Center, April 10.

No new answers from BOP on Garcia early prison release

Congressman Beto O'Rourke is still trying to get an explanation from the the U.S.

EPFD respond to large brush fire near El Paso HS

Update: As of 5:43 p.m. Tuesday evening, a spokesman with the El Paso Fire Department says that the brush fire is under control and fire crews are beginning to pickup and are controlling hot spots in the area.

City of El Paso approves $10 million Funding Swap

A combined ten million dollar effort to improve pedestrian roadways and bridges in Central El Paso is approved Tuesday but not before sharp debate in city council.

Trial for El Paso police officer charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon rescheduled

The trial for an officer charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon has been rescheduled. This is the fourth time Jorge Gonzalez's trial date has been pushed back.

Meb Keflezighi is American, and so am I

Editor's note: Haimy Assefa is a CNN news assistant in New York City covering breaking news in the Northeast region. She has a background in international affairs and multimedia storytelling.