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Arrest affidavit: Teen abducted at gunpoint, forced into two hour ordeal at hands of alleged rapist

An arrest affidavit for the man who allegedly kidnapped and raped a 12-year-old Horizon City girl Friday afternoon reveals the chilling details in the pre-teen's alleged assault at the hands of 43-year-old Carlos A. Holcombe.

Free 5K walk/run and health fair to bring awareness to child obesity

The City of El Paso Parks & Recreation Department will host a 5K Walk/Run and Health Fair at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday September 27, 2014 at Marty Robbins Recreation Center, 11620 Vista Del Sol St.

Analysis: Crime, politics and Travis County

The Travis County district attorney’s office, with its unusual power to police the crimes of public officials, has a decidedly mixed record.

Sun Metro hosts busing with Beto

U.S. Representative Beto O’Rourke will be conducting a mobile Town Hall meeting via two popular Sun Metro routes on Tuesday, Aug.

TxDOT back to school driving trips

The end of summer means millions of Texas children will soon return to school. TxDOT reminds drivers to be extra cautious as school zones become more active.

West Texas energy bills show boom’s unexpected costs

Jeff Salmon had never put much thought into the electric grid.

Truck collides with cattle on Interstate 10

Three cows were killed when a semi-truck slammed into them Sunday night on Interstate 10 near Clint.

Parkland Football not satisfied

The Matadors went 6-5 and finished in the Bi-District playoffs in 2013. But simply reaching the playoffs is not good enough.

Aggies Soccer Fall in Home Opener, 2-1

Senior Jennae Cambra scored her second goal of the season, but it wasn’t enough as Texas State squeaked past New Mexico State, 2-1, Sunday afternoon at the Soccer Athletic Complex.

Chihuahuas Win First Game in Colorado Springs

The El Paso Chihuahuas scored five runs in the top of the seventh inning Sunday to overcome a three-run deficit and beat the Colorado Springs Sky Sox, 9-7. Chihuahuas catcher Adam Moore went 3-for-5 with a home run and two RBIs in the win.

German’s Golden Goal Propels UTEP Past Abilene Christian

Senior Mackenzie German finished a feed from sophomore Bri Barreiro at 97:26 to send UTEP to a 1-0 road overtime win against Abilene Christian at a hot Shotwell Field Sunday afternoon.

Bears release ex-Miner QB Jordan Palmer

The Bears released former UTEP quarterback Jordan Palmer on Sunday as they got the roster down to 75 players. Palmer had the No. 2 spot on the depth chart for much of the offseason.

UTEP welcomes new students to campus

The school year is kicking off Monday morning for a lot of students around the Borderland and UTEP rolled out the welcome mat on Sunday.

Driver charged in deadly I-10 motorcycle crash

El Paso Police have charged a man with Intoxication Manslaughter following a chain reaction crash that left a motorcyclist dead.

Thousands lose cars amid calls for loan restrictions