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Is El Paso in danger of becoming 'Gringolandia?'

EL PASO, Texas - El Paso City Council Representative Cassandra Hernandez Brown told KTSM she was disappointed and offended by comments made by Texas state Rep. Jose Rodriguez. Recently, Rodriguez told Texas Monthly that El Paso was in danger of becoming 'Gringolandia' and accused city council membe

ELPASOPROUD.COM - 2017-09-23 01:14:47

Jury convicts man in connection to 2014 shooting death of El Paso teenager

Miguel Bygoytia EL PASO, Texas - A jury has convicted a second man in connection to the October 2014 shooting death of Aaron Ochoa. Miguel Bygovtia, identified by police as one of the shooters, was found guilty of murder Friday. The El Paso Times reports Bygoytia faces 99 years to life in prison. T

KVIA - 2017-09-22 22:15:57

Firefighters battle Northeast residential fire

EL PASO, TEXAS - Firefighters were called to a residential fire in Northeast El Paso, Saturday evening. Officials say the fire started in the shed behind the home around 4:20 p.m. on the 3300 block of Van Buren Avenue. Crews were able to extinguish the fire within 10 minutes. Fire dispatch tells ABC

KVIA - 2017-09-24 00:18:31

Mexico raises earthquake death toll to 293, relatives keep vigil amid search for survivors

Rescue personnel look through a photo album as they work in rescue operations in the rubble of a building felled by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake, in the Ciudad Jardin neighborhood of Mexico City, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Thousands of professionals and volunteers are working frantically at dozens of w

CBS4LOCAL.COM - 2017-09-22 17:06:51

El Paso franchisee opens first Pieology Pizzeria

El Paso entrepreneur Jesus Reza opened a Pieology Pizzeria franchised outlet in West El Paso Sept. 20. It's the first Pieology in El Paso for the Los Angeles-based chain featuring a build-your-own pizza concept. It's at 6951 N. Mesa St., across the street from Whole Foods Market. It employs about 40

EL PASO TIMES - 2017-09-22 17:12:26

Illinois sexual assault suspect arrested in El Paso

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - An man wanted in Illinois for allegedly sexually assaulting a young woman in July is now behind bars -- in El Paso. Members of the U.S. Marshals Service's Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested Jorge Tugnon, 37, Thursday afternoon outside of his East El Paso home. Officials s

ELPASOPROUD.COM - 2017-09-23 19:13:31

Former Zumba instructor wanted in Metropolis rape case arrested in El Paso

A former Zumba instructor accused of sexually assaulting a young woman in Illinois was arrested Thursday afternoon in far East El Paso, the U.S. Marshals Service said. Jorge Alfredo Tugnon, 37, was living with family in El Paso when he was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshal's Lone Star Fugitive

EL PASO TIMES - 2017-09-22 20:34:46

New hotels coming online in downtown El Paso

EL PASOm Texas - El Paso is an international business center but right now our city simply can't hold very many people who come to visit, something downtown organizers say is changing soon. "What's been lacking is a quality convention room inventory in close proximity, so this brings us up to a more

KVIA - 2017-09-23 00:24:54

Agent won't face perjury charge in controversial El Paso courthouse arrest

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A U.S. Border Patrol agent won't be prosecuted for allegedly lying about a transgender woman's arrest in the El Paso County Courthouse earlier this year, an immigrant rights group said The Border Network for Human Rights on Friday called for greater accountability

EL PASO TIMES - 2017-09-23 00:06:03

El Paso Community College Reports STEM Education Scholarship Success

El Paso Community College (EPCC), is proud to announce the success of the Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) Program. "We are proud to share with all of you that our S-STEM Program was able to exceed its original goal to provide educational opportunities to eco

ELPASOHERALDPOST.COM - 2017-09-22 18:49:31

El Paso Zoo's Juno undergoes second cancer treatment

Juno the elephant is undergoing a unique cancer treatment after she was diagnosed with a malignant tumor in January 2016. (Credit: El Paso Zoo) Juno the elephant underwent her second round electrochemotherapy on Friday. Juno was diagnosed with a malignant mass in her right mammary gland in January.

CBS4LOCAL.COM - 2017-09-22 16:27:33

El Paso teen starts food pantry at elementary school

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger's mobile food pantry stopped at Zavala Elementary School in South-Central El Paso. EL PASO, Texas - All month long, ABC-7 will profile efforts in the community to combat childhood hunger in the borderland as part of its joint campaign with Albertsons grocery stores, It's A

KVIA - 2017-09-22 17:09:39

EPISD Pre-K Classes offer El Paso Parents Options

The lifelong habit of learning begins early in EPISD with 4 and even 3-year-olds engaged in active learning and discovery. Enrollment for prekindergarten continues this fall throughout the District, giving EPISD's littlest students a head start on their education. "Their little brains are sponges at

ELPASOHERALDPOST.COM - 2017-09-23 06:56:46

South El Paso Street: Broadway of the Southwest Exhibit Extended Through Oct. 15

Due to popular demand, the El Paso Museum of History announces a two-week extension to the exhibit South El Paso Street: Broadway of the Southwest, which will now run through October 15. "From capacity crowds who joined the walking tours to learn more about theaters like The Estrella, The Colon and

ELPASOHERALDPOST.COM - 2017-09-22 19:01:45

Department of Commerce Invests in Entrepreneurship Efforts at UTEP, El Paso County tRIAC in Fabens

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced that UTEP has been awarded a $500,000 grant to create and expand cluster-focused proof-of-concept and commercialization programs through the Economic Development Administration's (EDA) Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) program. "The engineering program at

ELPASOHERALDPOST.COM - 2017-09-23 06:48:39

ABC-7 FIRST ALERT: Strong storms bring the potential for flooding

The ABC-7 StormTrack weather team has issued an ABC-7 first alert for potential flooding. Areas impacted could be Eastern El Paso County, Hudspeth County and Culberson county. The ABC-7 StormTrack weather team has issued an ABC-7 first alert for potential flooding. Areas impacted could be Eastern El

KVIA - 2017-09-23 13:47:16

Iran tests new ballistic missile hours after showing it off at military parade

(CNN) - Iran tested a new ballistic missile that is reportedly capable of carrying multiple warheads, the nation's state-run broadcaster announced Saturday. Iran unveiled the ballistic missile Friday at a military parade in Tehran and successfully tested it the same day, Press TV reported. It said I

ELPASOPROUD.COM - 2017-09-23 07:57:29

Texas Congressmen Talk Immigration and Health Care

United States Representatives Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas (16th District), and Will Hurd, R-Texas (23rd District) speak at the Texas Tribune Festival 2017 on Sept. 23, 2017. (Nexstar Photo/Wes Rapaport) AUSTIN, Texas - Two congressmen from Texas took to the airwaves to share their thoughts on important i

ELPASOPROUD.COM - 2017-09-24 00:20:01

Drones more helpful than ever in hurricane-ravaged Texas, Florida

Unmanned aircraft small and large swooped in during the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey to get a glimpse of the devastation. ATLANTA (CNNMoney) - The view from the ground after a devastating hurricane is heartbreaking. The view from the sky is more revealing. Unmanned aircraft - small and la

ELPASOPROUD.COM - 2017-09-23 21:04:53

NMSU pulling away in the Battle of I-10

Saturday afternoon New Mexico State University's parking lot was packed with cars and tailgaters. University of Texas at El Paso fans made the trek from El Paso to support their UTEP Miners. "I've been coming to these for 40 years now," said Larry Chavaria. Tailgaters carefully watched the meat on t

KVIA - 2017-09-24 02:55:31