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George Dieter Surface Restoration Project

EL PASO — A construction project to give a segment of George Dieter Drive a smoother riding surface will begin on Wednesday, according to the City of El Paso Department of Transportation.

Sheriff's Captain Earns "Community Hero" Title

DOÑA ANA COUNTY — A captain with the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department has been named the 2012 Community Hero by the Anthony Rotary Club, an honor that was given at the District Conference in Albuquerque May 18.

Zimmerman to Request New Bond Hearing

George Zimmerman's lawyers have vowed to file a motion asking a Florida judge for a new bond hearing for their client Monday, a day after the murder suspect returned to jail on a judge's order.

Canadian Dismemberment Suspect Arrested in Germany

(CNN) — Police in Berlin say they believe they have arrested the Canadian porn actor accused by investigators of killing and dismembering a man, and then mailing parts of the body to politicians.

Crime Stoppers Seeks Info on Deadly Hit-and-Run

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a $2,000 reward for information that leads to the identity of the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a man Friday evening.

Northeast Shooting Ends in Murder

Mark Hernandez, 33, is behind bars after turning himself in for the shooting death of 27-year-old Daniel Nunez at house party in northeast El Paso. Hernandez faces murder charges with a $1M bond.

Consolidated Tax Office Relocates

EL PASO — Beginning Monday, the Consolidated Tax Office was operating out of the Wells Fargo Building, 3rd floor, 221 N. Kansas, Suite 300.

Animal Services Joins Facebook Ranks

EL PASO — The City of El Paso Animal Services takes to Facebook to promote adoption awareness, in addition to revamping its website.

U.S. Border Patrol, Local Law Enforcement and Government of Mexico Join Efforts for Border Safety Initiative

The El Paso Sector of the U.S. Border Patrol, along with local law enforcement and the Government of Mexico, will host a Border Safety Initiative (BSI) Campaign on Monday.

Manhunt Monday: Juan Solis Wanted for Inappropriately Touching 12-Year-Old Girl

EL PASO — Juan Solis, 21, is wanted on charges of indecency with a child. Solis is accused of inappropriately touching a 12-year-old girl at a house in Montana Vista.

Benefit Concert Held In Honor of Northeast Pedestrian Accident Victims

EL PASO -- About two weeks since a 3-year-old boy and an 8-year-old girl were killed after being hit by a car, the Mission Riders motorcycle club is hosting a benefit concert in their honor.

Stabbing in West El Paso

EL PASO - A man drives up to another man in front of a bar, offers him a ride and then stabs him in the face early this morning on the Westside.

Shooting Suspect Turns Himself Into Police

UPDATE: The suspect in a shooting in Northeast El Paso is in police custody.  El Paso Police Spokesman Darrel Petry confirmed that Mark Hernandez turned himself into police early Monday morning. Martinez escaped a 6-hour SWAT standoff on Porter Ave. on Sunday where officers had reason to believe that Hernandez was hiding inside a home. Investigators believe Hernandez shot a 27-year-old man in the head at a party on Sanders Ave. on Saturday night. The victim remains in critical condition.   EL PASO, TX — Police investigate a shooting in northeast El Paso, which leaves one man in critical condition.

Police Arrest Man with 19 Bags of Cocaine

Police arrested a man reportedly carrying 19 baggies of crack cocaine in his pocket.

115 Amtrack Passengers Stranded In El Paso

EL PASO- Over a hundred Amtrack passengers are stranded in El Paso after a train derails outside Fort Hancock.