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Las Cruces home rehabilitation program

The City of Las Cruces partners with the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to help low to moderate-income families update or remodel their homes creating a safer and healthier environment.  

LCFD investigate fire at Denny's Restaurant

Las Cruces firefighters investigate a fire in a local Denny’s restaurant early Monday morning. The fire department responded to the restaurant, located at 740 S Main St. and saw flames coming from the roof. 

Ex-captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl being assigned to job on Texas Army post

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has finished undergoing therapy and counseling at an Army hospital in San Antonio and could return to an Army unit on a Texas post as early as Monday, a defense official tells CNN.

Chihuahuas avoid sweep; Famous San Diego Chicken Entertains sell-out crowd

The El Paso Chihuahuas fell behind by three runs early but scored four unanswered runs to come back and beat the Salt Lake Bees 5-4 Sunday at Southwest University Park.

Bhullar gets first taste of NBA

A very big man made a little bit of history Sunday. Former NMSU center Sim Bhullar became the first Indian-origin player to appear in an NBA Summer League game.

New private medical school coming to NMSU

New Mexico State University will get a private medical school. Governor Susana Martinez will make the announcement Monday.

Police: Suspect holds up northeast convenience store at gun point

 El Paso police are looking for a man they say held up a northeast convenience store at gun point. It happened back on June 24 at the Circle K store on McCombs St.

The Great River Raft Race held today

El Pasoans looking to get wet took the challenge to ride down the Rio Grande.

Inside Texas Politics: Children at the Border

On this week's edition of WFAA-TV's Inside Texas Politics, I talked with host Jason Whitely and Fort Worth Star-Telegram columnist Bob Ray Sanders about last week's announcement that UT-Austin President Bill Powers will step down ne

Chihuahuas Break El Paso’s Minor League Attendance Record

As of last night’s game, the El Paso Chihuahuas set a new single-season attendance record for Minor League Baseball in El Paso, as 334,978 guests have come through the Southwest University Park gates since the historic April 28th opening.

Canelo Alvarez wins split-decision over Lara

Canelo Alvarez won a close split-decision victory over Erislandy Lara in the SHOWTIME PPV main event in front a sold-out pro-Canelo crowd at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.

Salt Lake beats Chihuahuas in 10 innings

The El Paso Chihuahuas scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth to tie the game but lost 6-5 in extra innings to the Salt Lake Bees Saturday night at Southwest University Park.

Lower Valley residents frustrated with yearly flooding

For the Lower Valley neighborhood near Franklin Loop, rain means water covered streets, and puddles that last for days.

O’Rourke talks Obama lawsuit, border crisis on CNN

El Paso Democrat Congressman Beto O’Rourke made an appearance on the CNN Sunday morning show “State of the Union,” offering his take on the crisis at the Texas Border, and Republican plans to file a lawsuit against President O

UPDATE: Train death may be suicide

A man who was struck early July 12, Saturday morning by a train may have committed suicide, the El Paso Police Department stated in a press release Sunday. Alcohol may have also been a factor in the man's death.