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Investigators say broken rail caused Canutillo train derailment

Investigators with the El Paso Fire Department say a broken rail is to blame for Monday's train derailment in Canutillo. Emergency crews were dispatched to the train tracks near Doniphan and Talbot around 1 p.m.

Sales Tax Plan Would Redefine School District Wealth

As the conservative idea of replacing property taxes with sales taxes comes under political scrutiny in Texas, the practical complications pile up quickly.

Sun Metro moving into new facility

Sun Metro East Side headquarters will have a new home. The company currently takes residen ce in Downtown El Paso.

Trial begins for man accused of driving into a group of people, killing woman

The trial for a man accused of driving his car into a group of people at a party two years ago killing a woman started Monday.

Dona Ana County man suspected of stealing tools turns himself in

A 43-year-old man from Las Cruces who was accused of stealing tools from a residence where he was working with a landscaping crew.

LCPD: Pregnant woman, man dead in afternoon shooting

Las Cruces Police have confirmed that they are investigating the shooting death of a 30-year-old pregnant woman at the Sexton Apartments located at 1850 Sexton St. in Las Cruces.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Train derailment at Doniphan and Talbot

El Paso Fire Department is currently on the scene of a train derailment at the intersection of Doniphan and Talbot, along with a neighboring, serious condition four, three-alarm fire.

Nolan Richardson named to 2014 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

El Paso native Nolan Richardson will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on August 8, 2014. The announcement came on Monday morning, and includes nine other inductees into the Basketball Hall of Fame.

El Paso Engineering and Construction Management Department schedules move

The City of El Paso’s Engineering and Construction Management Department will begin serving the citizens of El Paso from its new home on Monday, April 14, 2014.

Woman shot by stray bullet after fight breaks out at quinceanera party

Houston police are searching for two armed men who opened fire at a 15 year-old's birthday party. A woman was injured after she was struck by a stray bullet, Gianna Caserta reports.

Work zone safety awareness week

The week of April 7th marks National Work Zone Awareness Week, which is also the official start of the roadway construction season across most of the country.

Arrests made in connection with teen's death at east El Paso house party

The El Paso Police Department's Crimes Against Persons unit has charged two people in connection with an east side stabbing at a house party that left

77-year-old Wilson County man missing

Wilson County Sheriff’s Office is searching for 77 year-old, Emilio Valdez Flores. He was last seen at 9 a.m. Sunday at 911 B Street in Floresville driving a 2009 Chevrolet Impala with a Texas license plate reading BC5K927.

Sales tax plan would redefine school district wealth


GM begins to replace faulty ignition switch

General Motors will begin repairs on the millions of vehicles at the center of a controversial recall. The owners of six GM models can take their vehicles to a dealer to fix the ignition switch starting Monday.