Economy

Ruidoso Fire at Zero Percent Containment

RUIDOSO, NM — The Little Bear wildfire continues to burn out of control in the Ruidoso area. The fire has destroyed an estimated 36 structures and forced the evacuation of hundreds of people and has burned more than 35,000 acres.

Hurricane Katrina Victim Found Dead, Next of Kin Sought

EL PASO — A Hurricane Katrina victim displaced to El Paso was found dead in his apartment on Fort Boulevard last Sunday.

Victim Speaks Out in Sandusky Trial

BELLEFONTE, Pennsylvania-- Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky routinely had a then-teenage boy perform oral sex on him while the two showered together on the school's campus and elsewhere, the alleged victim testified

University Shooting In Alabama

(CNN)- Alabama authorities Monday held two men accused of hindering prosecution in the weekend shooting that killed three people near Auburn University, but the man accused of pulling the trigger remained at large.

Sheriff: Man At Large Threatens Murder Suicide

DOÑA ANA COUNTY — A nationwide warrant was issued Monday morning for the arrest of a man who is alleged to have held his girlfriend against her will and threatened her with a .25 caliber semi-automatic handgun.

Apple Announces High-Res Laptops, a Smarter Siri

SAN FRANCISCO (CNN) — Faster, thinner laptops with hi-res screens. FaceTime video chatting over cellular networks. And a smarter Siri. But no upgrades to Apple TV.

Man Allegedly Shoots Friend During Drug Money Chase

LAS CRUCES — Las Cruces Police arrested a man suspected of firing a handgun Saturday evening that injured a friend who was going to purchase narcotics for him.

Criminal Investigation Pending Against Emergency Safety District Board Members

EL PASO — The Sheriff’s Office is confirming they are conducting an investigation regarding criminal allegations against El Paso County Emergency Safety District Board Member Carlos Sandoval, and former ESD Board Member Robert Ostre

After .xxx, here come .sex and .porn sites

CNN — The .xxx Web domain was a controversial lightning rod -- both religious organizations and a porn industry trade group fought against it. Now, the company behind the adult-themed domain wants to launch .sex, .porn and .adult.

Police Searching For Driver in Overnight Hit and Run Crash

EL PASO — Police are searching for the driver involved in a hit and run crash in East El Paso.    

Truck Fire Slows Traffic on I-10 Westbound

DOWNTOWN EL PASO — The El Paso Fire Department responded to I-10 West in downtown El Paso on Sunday night after an 18-wheeler started on fire.

Music Under The Stars Kicks Off

EL PASO- Folks in The Borderland enjoyed the summer kick-off of Music Under the Stars at Chamizal National Memorial Park.

Ruidoso tourism slumps as Little Bear Wildfire grows

RUIDOSO, N.M. -- The town of Ruidoso, New Mexico is experiencing a decrease in tourism as the Little Bear Wildfire continues to grow to 26,000 acres and 0 percent containment.

County Commissioners to Vote on Bond

Monday, El Paso County Commissioners will vote on a $110 million bond. $44 million would expand and improve the El Paso County Jail annex and $27 million would go to the completion of the Tornillo-Guadalupe port of entry.

County Commissioners to Discuss Vacant Medical Examiner Position

El Paso County Commissioners may be a step closer to hiring a medical examiner. Monday, County Commissioners will discuss the selection and hiring of a candidate for the medical examiner for the county of El Paso.