El Paso City Council approves new rules for halfway houses

El Paso City Council approved new rules for halfway houses Tuesday. The new ordinance requires halfway houses to apply for a special permit every two years, which would allow for community input.

Amid fundraising onslaught, Obama set to lambast Republicans over lawsuit

Days before Congress' summer break begins, President Barack Obama planned to use a morning speech here to lambast Republicans who are preparing to sue him rather than taking action on some of his agenda items.

Congressman saves toddler choking on plane

San Antonio toddler Cash Flippen, 3, has quite the story to tell when he's older; about the time a congressman saved his life.

AG Files Brief Supporting Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Attorney General Greg Abbott’s office filed a brief on Monday arguing that Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage is constitutionally sound and a matter for voters, not courts, to decide.

State representative fighting trolley project

It's full steam ahead on a plan to bring trolleys back to the Sun City, although a Texas lawmaker is fighting it. State Representative Joe Pickett sent a letter to his constituents expressing his reservations.

Federal court says no to shutting down Mississippi's lone abortion clinic

(CNN) -- Mississippi's lone abortion clinic can stay open, after a federal appeals court Tuesday ruled against a law that effectively would have shut it down -- contending that it's not right to simply pass the buck to other states.

Rain hits El Paso

Rain pounded parts of the borderland overnight -- and some residents saw flooding.

Convicted teen murderer awaiting sentence

A convicted teen murderer could spend the rest of his life in prison. The jury in 19-year-old Juan Gonzalez's murder trial are now deciding just how much time he will spend behind bars.

Engineers developing safer, more accurate tracer round

Engineers at Picatinny Arsenal are researching a way to develop a new type of tracer round that not only would perform its function during the day as well as night, but also improve shooter accuracy and keep Soldiers safer by reducing their vis

Senate confirms Allyn as Army vice chief

Gen. Daniel B. Allyn has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the next vice chief of staff of the Army.

Senate confirms Robert McDonald as VA secretary

The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed Robert McDonald, a former corporate CEO and an ex-Army officer, as the next Veterans Affairs secretary.

Mother, ACLU sue Border Patrol over son's 'brazen and lawless' shooting

U.S. Border Patrol agents who killed a Mexican teenager should be brought to justice, a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday argues, claiming the agents used excessive force when they opened fire.

Woman hopes to remind parents to not leave kids in cars with decal

An El Paso woman is making it her mission to make sure no more children are left behind in hot cars. Tuesday, El Paso City Council recognized Hortencia Chavez's “Do Not Forget Me” campaign that is selling window decals.

Martin excited for practice to start

NMSU head coach Doug Martin is excited for the start of preseason practice on Friday, August 1. Martin has six quarterbacks on the roster, but one stands out... tune in to hear from the coach!

Former Miner smashes Commonwealth Games 100M record

UTEP Track and Field alum Blessing Okagbare commanded the track as she secured Nigeria its first Athletics gold medal of the XX Commonwealth games in Glasgow, Scotland, on July 28.