- Revitalized El Paso ready to show off for papal tourists Updated: Feb-11-16 8:42 pm
EL PASO, Texas - No longer the desolate space it was a few years ago, downtown El Paso is ripe with new hotels, bars, restaurants - and bulldozers that herald the planned construction of a streetcar, a children's museum, a Mexican-American cultural center and new mixed-used buildings.
- 5 Things to Know about the pope's trip to Mexico Updated: Feb-11-16 11:31 am
VATICAN CITY - History's first Latin American pope travels to Mexico on Friday for a weeklong tour of some of the most violent, poverty-stricken and peripheral places in the Americas. He'll be bringing a message of hope and solidarity to victims of drug violence, trafficking and discrimination - a message the Vatican hopes will also resonate north of the border.
- 2 West Texans accused in Mexican ammunition smuggling case Updated: Feb-11-16 8:43 am
EL PASO, Texas - Two West Texas residents have been accused of trying to buy about 80,000 rounds of ammunition online to be smuggled into Mexico.
- Diocese of Gallup to get Ciudad Juarez Papal Mass tickets Updated: Feb-11-16 5:01 am
GALLUP, New Mexico - The Diocese of Gallup says it also will be getting tickets to a Papal Mass in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
- UTEP honors Texas Western's historic title 50 years later Updated: Feb-06-16 11:09 pm
EL PASO, Texas - Willie Worsley says he doesn't talk to his high school players in New York about being on the 1966 Texas Western team that had the first all-black starting lineup in an NCAA championship game and beat all-white Kentucky for the title.
- UTEP rallies to dump Western Kentucky 93-89 in OT Updated: Feb-06-16 8:12 pm
EL PASO, Texas - Earvin Morris scored a career-high 32 points and Texas-El Paso rallied past Western Kentucky 93-89 in overtime on Saturday.
- Once-stalled border bridge dedicated near El Paso Updated: Feb-04-16 8:09 pm
TORNILLO, Texas - An international bridge over the Rio Grande near El Paso opened for the first time Thursday after years of construction delays, giving officials hope it would be a boon for Texas-Mexico border commerce.
- 2 Fort Bliss soldiers arrested in killing of 16-year-old boy Updated: Feb-04-16 7:34 am
EL PASO, Texas - Two Fort Bliss soldiers have been arrested and charged in the killing of a 16-year-old boy in El Paso County.
- Catholic leaders: El Paso faithful to receive papal blessing Updated: Feb-01-16 5:40 pm
EL PASO, Texas - Roman Catholic leaders in El Paso, Texas, say those attending a Sun Bowl telecast of Pope Francis' Mass in neighboring Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, will share in the papal blessing to be bestowed in Juarez.
- 5 finalists for New Mexico Tech presidency visiting campus Updated: Feb-01-16 11:25 am
SOCORRO, New Mexico - New Mexico Tech says the five finalists for its presidency are visiting the Socorro university and that the Board of Regents will make a selection on Feb. 19.
- Police: Man wanted in abuse of dog in Indiana found in Texas Updated: Feb-01-16 8:02 am
MICHIGAN CITY, Indiana - Authorities say a man wanted in connection to a severely beaten dog found on Christmas Day in Michigan City has been arrested in El Paso, Texas.
- El Paso leaders approve plans for Pope visit to border Updated: Jan-26-16 8:26 pm
EL PASO, Texas - Declaring it an "unparalleled high profile event," the El Paso City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a set of plans for Pope Francis' visit to neighboring Ciudad JuÃ¡rez.
- Former father-in-law charged in El Paso professor's death Updated: Jan-26-16 7:59 am
EL PASO, Texas - The former father-in-law of an El Paso Community College professor has been charged in the man's death.
- Immigration is high-priority issue for New Hampshire voters Updated: Jan-26-16 7:45 am
BROOKLINE, New Hampshire - People in New Hampshire live nearly 2,400 miles from El Paso, Texas, one of the busiest crossings on America's Southern border. And it's only home to about 10,000 people living illegally in the U.S. - a far cry from states like California, Texas or Florida.
- New Mexico State Police: El Paso man killed in hit-and-run Updated: Jan-25-16 2:05 pm
ANTHONY, New Mexico - Authorities say a 22-year-old Texas man was fatally injured in a hit-and-run accident in southern New Mexico over the weekend.
- El Paso man gets 10 years over shoes smuggled to Mexico Updated: Jan-23-16 10:21 am
EL PASO, Texas - A Texas businessman must serve 10 years in a U.S. prison for a $100 million trade scam involving shoes smuggled across the border without paying Mexican tariffs.
- Officers in Texas seize $763K of marijuana in shingles load Updated: Jan-22-16 2:44 pm
EL PASO, Texas - Federal officers in West Texas have confiscated nearly a half ton of marijuana being smuggled in a load of roofing shingles from Mexico.
- Border officials in Texas, New Mexico, prep for pope visit Updated: Jan-21-16 3:20 pm
EL PASO, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials in Texas and New Mexico are preparing for more visitors heading to Mexico when Pope Francis visits next month.
- Former baseball coach in El Paso convicted in cocaine case Updated: Jan-21-16 8:21 am
EL PASO, Texas - A former high school baseball coach in El Paso has been convicted of cocaine possession and could be sentenced to 10 years in prison.
- El Paso-area schools to close for pope's visit to Juarez Updated: Jan-20-16 7:50 am
EL PASO, Texas - El Paso-area school districts will cancel classes Feb. 17 for Pope Francis' visit to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, a city directly across the U.S. border.
- Former Texas judge found guilty of embezzlement Updated: Jan-14-16 2:33 pm
LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - A former El Paso County, Texas, judge has been found guilty of embezzlement in New Mexico.
- Could Mt. Cristo Rey start New Mexico trail? Updated: Jan-13-16 10:07 am
LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - An El Paso museum group pitched an idea in the first week of the year to a state commission that met in Las Cruces: An in-the-works Rio Grande hiking trail could start at the foot of Mount Cristo Rey in Sunland Park.