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Report: Texas' Rate of Uninsured Dips Slightly

The sky-high rate of Texans without health insurance has dropped only slightly since the launch of the federal Affordable Care Act’s online health insurance marketplace, according to a new report from Rice University’s Baker Institu

Pasodale Elementary parents question "inappropriate" homework assignment

Many parents are scratching their heads over a 4th grade homework assignment handed out on Tuesday but not because they can't understand it.

EPPD confirms man who escaped custody has been captured

UPDATE: A spokesman for the El Paso Police Department confirmed that the man who escaped police custody early Wednesday morning has been captured by authorities.

UPDATE: Power restored to Northeast El Paso customers

UPDATE: El Paso Electric Crews now say that they were able to restore power to the affected residents at approximately 11:23 a.m. The affected area was around Gschwind Ave and Yvette Ave near Rushing and Woodrow Bean.

Court thwarts Sierra Club's radioactive waste challenge

A state appeals court has thwarted a challenge to a low-level radioactive waste disposal site in West Texas – a ruling that signals growing difficulties for those trying to scrutinize the decisions of Texas environmental regulators.

NMSU Regents give final approval for revenue bonds

At a special meeting April 16, the New Mexico State University Board of Regents gave final approval to issue $15.9 million in system subordinate lien revenue bonds.

Abraham Chavez & Plaza Theatre top venues in Texas

Destination El Paso announced that Venues Today Magazine has recognized the Plaza Theatre and the Abraham Chavez Theatre as two of the Top Five Venues in Texas, with a capacity of 5,000 seats or fewer.

Driver crashes car into front fence of home overnight

El Paso Police are investigating a hit and run car crash in Northeast El Paso. We're told the driver crashed their car into a fence of a home on the corner of Hondo Pass and Vicksburg just before 2:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Burglar caught on tape watching baby sleep

A burglar was caught on surveillance video creeping through a baby’s room in a Houston-area home.

Concerned parents, custodial staff pack EPISD meeting

 It's starting to become a regular thing.

Chihuahuas fall in first game in Albuquerque, 11-6

The Albuquerque Isotopes hit four home runs on their way to an 11-6 victory over the El Paso Chihuahuas Tuesday night in Albuquerque.

Rhinos hope for another title at the National Championships

The El Paso Rhinos stormed through the Thorne Cup playoffs last week in El Paso, winning the cup by defeating their opponents...

Boy Named Lou wins $50,000 Getaway Stakes

Boy Named Lou picked a lucrative time to break his maiden by unleashing a wire to wire score in the $50,000 Getaway Stakes racing 870 yards at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino on closing day Tuesday.

NMSU freshman golfer named WAC golfer of the week

New Mexico State freshman golfer Camille Orito has been named the WAC Women’s Golfer of the Week for the week of April 7-13, the conference announced Tuesday.

NM Governor working to create rural area Veterans' cemeteries

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez is working on a plan to create cemeteries for rural area veterans.