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El Paso man found guilty in fatal 2016 drug deal shooting

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - A jury found an El Paso man guilty in the shooting death of a 20-year-old during a drug deal in 2016. Marcelo Mailland was on trial for capital murder in connection with the slaying of Christian Jorjorian on Aug. 15, 2016, at a West El Paso park.


Police find 68 running, unattended vehicles in Northeast El Paso; teen arrested for theft

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - Police arrested a teenager for vehicle theft Tuesday morning as the department continues cracking down on unattended running vehicles. According to a news release, Antonio Baires, 17, allegedly stole a running gray Nissan that was parked on the 5500 block of Dearborne at abou


El Paso Sheriff's office tackles issue of stray dogs in San Elizario

SAN ELIZARIO - This past Monday Licon Dairy was forced to close their petting zoo after two dogs attacked and killed ten of their animals and injured three others. Both dogs, a German Shepard and Pit Bull mix, were not chipped and had no tags.


El Paso Coyotes face Dallas Sidekicks on Saturday at Coliseum

The El Paso Coyotes will kick off a five-game homestand as they take on the Dallas Sidekicks in a Major Arena Soccer League match. El Paso, now 2-5 and coming off a 7-4 loss to the San Diego Sockers, will take on a strong 4-5 Dallas team, who has beaten the Coyotes three times so far this season.


BREAKING: Police investigating drive-by shooting in Northeast El Paso

Police are on the scene of a drive-by shooting that occurred Friday afternoon in Northeast El Paso. According to El Paso Fire dispatch, one person suffered a gun shot wound and was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.


Sentencing for Bliss soldier guilty of killing transgender woman postponed

El Paso, Texs - The sentencing phase in the trial of the Fort Bliss soldier found guilty of murdering a transgender woman has been postponed until Tuesday, January 22, 2018. Thursday, Anthony Michael Bowden was found guilty of murder for stabbing Erykah Tijerina 24 times in August 2016.


Police arrest men for cocaine possession during traffic stop

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - Two men are in jail after officers discovered them in possession of cocaine during a traffic stop on Thursday. According to a news release, police pulled over a car driving on the 10400 block of Lambda at about 6:20 p.m. because its license plate light was out.


AARP foundation providing free tax preparation at parks and recreation locations

EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) — The AARP Foundation is offering free income tax preparation for low to moderate-income persons at various Parks and Recreation Centers from February 1 to April 12.


Semi-truck hanging off the edge of I-10 to Loop 375 ramp

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - UPDATE:. The Loop 375 South exit ramp near I-10 East at Americas has reopened following a semi-truck rollover, TxDOT announced at about 3:15 p.m. A semi-truck is hanging off the side of a freeway overpass in East El Paso.


El Paso Electric chief named deputy chair of Dallas Fed board

The Federal Reserve Board of Governors has named Mary Kipp deputy chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas board of directors. Kipp is president and CEO of El Paso Electric. She was appointed to the Dallas Fed board in 2018 and previously served on the bank’s El Paso branch board from 2016 to 201


Volunteers wanted to help clean up an El Paso landmark

A group of volunteers is part of a community effort to help keep an El Paso landmark clean. On Saturday, dozens are expected to meet at Transmountain Road and pick up trash in the surrounding areas.


Local air traffic controller details government shutdown struggles

EL PASO, Texas - Air traffic control specialist Cesar Cordero has two young children. As the record-long government shutdown enters its fifth week, and the possibility of missing another paycheck looms, Cordero knows he needs to tighten his belt financially.


Gymboree, retailer with two locations in El Paso, to close stores nationwide

EL PASO, Texas - As part of a nationwide shutdown, Gymboree will reportedly be closing two of its stores in El Paso. The San Francisco company said Wednesday it will close all of its Gymboree and Crazy 8 stores natiowide, and attempt sell its Janie and Jack business, intellectual property and online


El Paso woman in her mid 20s dies of the flu; had been vaccinated against influenza virus

EL PASO, Texas - An El Paso woman in her mid 20s - and who had been vaccinated against the influenza virus - is the second flu-related death in the area this season, the El Paso Department of Public Health announced Thursday.


Local student among finalists in 'Take Care of Texas' video contest

EL PASO, Texas - A Pebble Hills High School student is a finalist in a statewide contest for a scholarship. Dominique Barraza submitted a video to the Take Care of Texas contest, which promotes enviromentally friendly practices.


‘Patriots from the Barrio’ author returns to El Paso

Author Dave Gutierrez, who wrote the story of El Paso’s famed Company E, will give a lecture alongside some relatives of the veterans in his book. “It was these families from El Paso who made the story and the book possible,” Gutierrez said in a statement.


El Paso Vendor offers CBD and other Aromatherapy Treatments

El Paso, Texas - There are all types of natural treatments people use to cure their ills. A common practice is Aromatherapy. Moises Macias is a distributor of the air treatment products and runs Moe-bile Air Oxygen Bar Rentals.


El Paso’s Magoffin Home

Saturday, Jan. 26, on “The El Paso Radio History Show” with Jackson Polk and Melissa Sargent, find out about the fascinating history of El Paso’s Magoffin Home, a state historic site.


Texas GOP Congressman Calls Trump’s Border Wall “Third-Century Solution To 21st Century Problem”

Republican Congressman Will Hurd of Texas, who represents hundreds of miles along the border with Mexico, has defiantly stepped forward to challenge President Trump calling any claims of a border crisis a “myth.”


Weather Authority Alert: Wind advisory in effect for today

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - A Wind Advisory will go into effect from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday. A Pacific winter storm coming in from our West will increase wind speeds today. Winds will come from the West at 10-15 mph in the morning, and then increasing to 25-35 mph in the afternoon. Gusts will be betwe