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Man dies in crash following 'medical event'

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - A driver has died after suffering a "medical event" behind the wheel Saturday evening, according to police. Police say Donald Gilmore Plummer, 58, was driving south on the 3400 block of Global Reach at about 7:30 p.m. when it happened. When Plummer became unconscious, the veh

EL PASO NEWS - 2018-03-18 15:27:48

Memorial signs dedicated to man killed in DWI crash

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - More than three years after a man was killed by a drunk driver on Highway 28, the Mesilla Valley DWI Resource Center is working to remind drivers to stay sober behind the wheel. On Friday, the organization dedicated memorial signs on the highway in remembrance of Patrick Niet

EL PASO NEWS - 2018-03-18 17:43:18

El Pasoans turnout despite Sunday's wind gusts

EL PASO, Texas - Hundreds of people braved Sunday's wind gusts while shopping at the Upper Valley Artist and Farmers Market on Doniphan near Mesa. Vendors told KTSM they prepared for windy conditions. Sergio Aldrete runs a kettle corn business and said, "I woke up early this morning and checked th

EL PASO NEWS - 2018-03-19 01:45:20

New emergency center coming to Northeast El Paso

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - Northeast El Pasoans will soon no longer have to travel to another side of town to receive emergency medical treatment. Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare will open its third freestanding emergency center at 4740 Loma Del Sur, located inside North Hills Crossing, this fall. Accord

EL PASO NEWS - 2018-03-18 19:16:37

Anthony man dies in East El Paso crash

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - An Anthony man has died after being involved in a crash in East El Paso Friday night. Police say Manuel Garcia, 56, was driving from a parking lot onto the 1700 block of Zaragosa at about 9:30 p.m. when another car hit him. He later died at the hospital. The passengers in Gar

EL PASO NEWS - 2018-03-17 16:34:28

6-week I-10 ramp closure starts in West El Paso

EL PASO, Texas - The Sunland Park flyover ramp to eastbound Interstate 10 is scheduled to shut down for six weeks Monday, Texas Department of Transportation officials said. Crews will be demolishing and rebuilding portions of the ramp until the April 30 scheduled completion. Drivers can continue sou

KVIA - 2018-03-19 11:40:46

Crime of the Week: Driver sought in wreck that killed CBP officer

The search continues for a driver who caused a January car wreck that killed a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer and then fled the scene. El Paso Police Department officials are asking for the public's help in finding the driver of a car who caused the fatal wreck Jan. 23 in the 12700 block

EL PASO TIMES - 2018-03-18 13:00:09

Police say 16 year old driver causes crash that killed Anthony man

El Paso police say a crash Friday night on Zaragoza at Golden Gate killed an Anthony NM man. Special Traffic Investigators say a Chevy Camaro driven by a 16 year old male was heading south on Zaragoza moving from the left lane to the right and back again when it collided with a Nissan Armada that e

KVIA - 2018-03-17 17:34:08

ABC-7 FIRST ALERT: Windy, some dust this afternoon

El Paso, TX - The ABC-7 StormTRACK Weather team has issued a First Alert for wind gusts up to 45 mph this afternoon along the eastern slopes of the Franklin and Organ Mountains. A cold front will move through today, bringing gusty winds and cooler afternoon temperatures. Expect upper 60s in El Paso

KVIA - 2018-03-18 12:41:21

EPPD: Repeat DWI driver found passed out behind wheel of stolen car

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - A 37-year-old man who was allegedly passed out behind the wheel of a stolen car early Friday morning is facing a slew of charges by the El Paso Police Department. Jose Luis Tarin is charged with 3rd DWI or More, Possession of Marijuana Under 2 ounces, Unauthorized Use of a Mo


Woman convicted of kidnapping, drugging 20-year-old victim

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - A federal jury convicted an El Paso woman Friday for kidnapping a 20-year-old woman last month. According to a news release, Norma Juarez Taha, 36, went into the victim's house during the overnight hours of Feb. 13. and lured her out by saying her family was in danger of bein


Overnight crash on Zaragoza leaves one dead

Crash on the 1700 block of Zaragoza kills one man. One man is dead after a collision last night in east El Paso. According to the El Paso Police Department, a vehicle attempting to switch lanes hit a car merging onto the 1700 block of Zaragoza from a parking lot. The car switching lanes was southbo


El Paso County school tech chief arrested for stealing iPads

CLINT, Texas (AP) - The 37-year-old chief technology officer for an El Paso County school district has been arrested for stealing as many as 150 iPads from the school system and reselling them. El Paso County sheriff's officials say investigators searched the home of Phillip Acosta last week and fou

KTEN.COM - 2018-03-18 20:23:00

Mexican man charged for allegedly trafficking heroin

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - A Mexican man will spend ten years to life in federal prison on heroin trafficking charges, according to a news release. Border Patrol agents arrested Roberto Esmerardo Lopez-Gaxiola, 35, Wednesday after seizing more than nine pounds of heroin from his vehicle during an inspe


Story+Gallery: As City Grows; Facebook Group Keeps El Paso's Past Alive

Ft. Bliss continues to grow, adding new people to the mix of our daily lives. When Juarez became too violent, we opened our collective arms and welcomed in whoever sought refuge from the drug wars and daily shootings. People who once visited El Paso on holiday have decided to come back and make it t

ELPASOHERALDPOST.COM - 2018-03-18 03:11:04

ABC-7 First Alert: Breezy tonight, windy and dusty tomorrow afternoon

EL PASO, Texas - The ABC-7 StormTRACK Weather Team issued an ABC-7 First Alert for strong wind gusts that will impact your Sunday afternoon plans. In the meantime, it will be breezy and mild tonight with a few spotty showers to the southeast of El Paso. These will be very isolated in nature so I exp

KVIA - 2018-03-18 00:58:18

One dead in Central El Paso crash

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - El Paso Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash in a residential neighborhood in Central El Paso. The crash happened at 3:30 p.m. in the 3500 block of Nations Avenue at Byron St. According to police, one person is dead at the scene. No other patients were transported fr


Clint ISD employee charged with stealing dozens of iPads

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - A Clint ISD employee was arrested and charged with Theft of Property after an investigation revealed he was allegedly stealing iPads from the district and reselling them for a profit. Philip Acosta, 37, is the Chief Technology Officer for the Department of Technology and Inf


Microsoft picks El Paso, 5 other areas for new TechSpark economic development program

High-tech company to invest in 'signature project' for this area El Paso will be one of six areas in the United States to be in Microsoft's TechSpark economic development program, officials with the Seattle-area company announced Friday. The TechSpark program, launched by Microsoft in October, seeks


El Paso bars, booze and big bucks

EL PASO, Texas - Nightlife sales in El Paso shot up last year, mixing up the list of hotspots. Our news partners at El Paso Inc. reported Sun City residents spent $139 million on alcohol at bars and restaurants throughout the city between January and November 2017. Around $1.9 million was spent at