UTEP to host Border Shootout starting Friday

The UTEP soccer team will play host to Incarnate Word (7 p.m. Friday) and Houston Baptist (1 p.m. Sunday) as part of the Fifth-Annual Border Shootout at University Field this weekend.

Fort Hood shooter writes to ISIS leader, asks to become 'citizen' of Islamic State

The Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people at Fort Hood has written a letter to the leader of ISIS, asking to become a citizen of the Islamic State's caliphate, his attorney said Thursday.

Mexican government bans U.S. shoe imports

If you live in Juarez, expect to pay more for your next pair of sneakers. The Mexican government is banning all imports of shoes from the United States.

Admission prices rising at El Paso Zoo

It'll now cost you more to visit the El Paso Zoo. Admission prices will rise next week from $10 to $12 for adults, and from $6 to $7.50 for kids. Infants are still free.

Obama on ISIS in Syria: 'We don't have a strategy yet'

It's too soon to say what steps the United States will take against ISIS in Syria, President Barack Obama said Thursday.

El Paso Public Library rolling out 2 new Bookmobiles

The El Paso Public Library will roll out two brand new vehicles in September that will take mobile library services to areas of El Paso that do not have easy access to the current branches.

Man arrested after Philip Seymour Hoffman death avoids jail time

Prosecutors on Thursday dropped a drug possession with intent to sell charge against a musician who was arrested earlier this year in connection with the heroin overdose death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Students at Mission Ridge Elementary receive free books

'Today a reader, tomorrow a leader' handed out a free book to all students at Mission Ridge Elementary Thursday.

Power outage causes class cancellation at community college campus

Due to a power outage in the Lower Valley, all classes at the El Paso Community College's Administrative Services Center, 9050 Viscount St., have been cancelled. No other campuses are affected.

Chihuahuas close out first season at home

The historic inaugural season is coming to an end for the El Paso Chihuahuas, as they kickoff the final five games of the 2014 campaign against the Salt Lake Bees (Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim) at Southwest University Park today.

NMSU volleyball to begin season in Utah

THIS WEEK: Head coach Mike Jordan and the Aggie volleyball team begin the 2014 season with a trip to Salt Lake City, Utah, to participate in the Utah Classic hosted by the University of Utah.

MCAD awards 58 grants to local artists, organizations

The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD) MCAD 's Cultural Funding Program is awarding $296,750 in support to 58 local non-profit cultural organizations and artists for performances, services and works throughout El

Miners score often in 5-0 win over Aggies

Bri Barreiro scored twice (26:48, 55:28), Aleah Davis (1:09), Hannah Nicholson (3:40) and Angela Cutaia (21:37) each found the back of the net and senior Sarah Dilling made seven saves to help the UTEP soccer team light up New Mexico State, 5-0

Judge: Texas school finance system unconstitutional

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UTEP volleyball to open season at Lobo Invite

The UTEP volleyball team will open the 2014 season by competing at the Lobo Classic on Friday and Saturday in Albuquerque, New Mexico.