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.

UTEP football set for fall; practice closed to public

The UTEP football team will commence its annual training camp on Monday. The Miners will practice in El Paso from August 4-5 before departing to “Camp Alpine” for a 10-day stay.

Greg Abbott 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 court

El Paso Chihuahuas’ Chico, UTEP’s Paydirt Pete to meet fans at Centennial Museum

El Paso Chihuahuas mascot Chico and UTEP Miners mascot Paydirt Pete will be available for a meet-and-greet from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1 at UTEP’s Centennial Museum.

VIDEO: Bishop Seitz sings 'God Bless America' at Chihuahuas game

Even the El Paso Chihuahuas could use a little spiritual guidance from to time. That's why El Paso Catholic Diocese Bishop Mark Seitz took a break from his incredibly busy schedule to sing 'God Bless America' on Monday evening.

Police: East Texas man sets girlfriend on fire

An East Texas man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly setting his girlfriend on fire.

TSTC launches center for employability outcomes

With the launch of a new initiative Monday, the Texas State Technical College System could help revolutionize how colleges align their curriculum with workforce demands and help their students match up better with employers’ needs.

Immigration, defense, Washington gridlock headline NMSU’s 2014 Domenici Conference

The issues that dominate today’s news – the debate on immigration reform, the legislative stalemate in Washington and the future of our national defense strategy – are among the pressing state and national policy topics set to

Yet another child dies in a hot car; a foster father is arrested

The death of a 10-month-old girl left in a hot car in Wichita, Kansas -- the latest in a string of hot-car child deaths in the United States -- triggered the quick arrest of the girl's foster father and on Friday prompted state officials to

VIDEO: 44,000 pot plants discovered in East Texas by deer hunter

Texas authorities are having a "high time" looking the growers of tens of thousands of marijuana plants.

NCAA settlement reached over handling of head injuries

$75 million settlement reached between the NCAA and dozens of college athletes will change the way athletic teams handle players who suffer head injuries, the NCAA said Tuesday.

20-year-old ejected from vehicle in Monday evening crash

El Paso Police have released additional information in a serious crash on I-10 between Sunland Park and Executive that snarled traffic for hours overnight.

Expect roadblocks statewide during fall hunting seasons

The Department of Game and Fish will conduct roadblocks throughout the state during fall hunting seasons to collect harvest data and to detect wildlife law violations.

El Paso County Sheriff's Explorers receive awards at national competition

A group of young El Pasoans have something to be extremely proud of this week!

Texas Historical Commission offers Cold War Oral history training

The Texas Historical Commission (THC), in conjunction with the Fort Bliss and Old Ironsides Museums and the El Paso County Historical Commission, will co-host a free oral history training workshop at the Fort Bliss and Old Ironsides Museums on