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Study links teen pot use to dropping out of school

A study published this week says teenagers who use marijuana daily before age 17 are 60 percent less likely to graduate high school than kids who have never used pot.

Socorro City Council member Joseph 'Chito' Bowling passes away at age 83

Socorro City Council Member, Joseph E. "Chito" Bowling passed away overnight according to a representative with the City of Socorro, he was 83.

Duchess of Cambridge cancels public engagements due to morning sickness

LONDON (CNN) -- Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, will not attend Wednesday's opening ceremony or subsequent competitions in the Invictus Games for injured veterans in London, Kensington Palace said.

Residents say they're keeping an eye out on accounts after recent hacks

Home Depot joins the list of large retailers affected by a data breach in the past year. The home improvement giant confirmed the hack on Monday.

South Carolina father held in deaths of five children

Timothy Jones Jr. told neighbors in South Carolina last week that he was moving his children from their home near Lexington to another state.

5 ways you pay more for health insurance

Health care spending growth may be at record lows in recent years, but employees are shelling out way more for premiums, deductibles, doctors' visits and drugs.

Dollar store fight gets nastier

The dollar store battle is getting nastier. Dollar General says it is taking its $9.1 billion offer for rival Family Dollar directly to the company's shareholders, making it a hostile bid for the company.

Despite huge warchest, Abbott still fundraising


UPDATE: Experts say deadly Las Cruces plane crash could have been prevented

The cause of a deadly plane crash near Las Cruces is a mystery no more.

Are you, your family prepared for an emergency or disaster?

Every September for the last 11 years, the Federal Emergency Management Agency kicks off National Preparedness Month and more than 3,000 organizations -- national, regional and local, public and private organizations -- follow suit to offer inf

Program enables surgeons to save sawed-off thumb

Homer Mora had the afternoon off, so decided he'd check a "honey do" item off his list. Rodents had been getting into the trash on his ranch, so his plan was to build a trash can bin they couldn't breach.

Homeless shelter zoning ordinance approved

City council has approved a new ordinance limiting where homeless shelters can call home. Initially, council wanted to keep all halfway houses and homeless shelters at least 1,000 feet away from schools daycares and churches.

Former Fort Bliss soldier who stabbed pregnant woman says he was an evil person that day

The former Fort Bliss soldier who stabbed a woman in her home, all while her deployed husband watched via webcam, took the stand Tuesday before a jury decides his punishment.

Fort Bliss commander reiterates security hike not tied to ISIS rumors

The commanding general of Fort Bliss wants to make it clear that the recent security changes on post are not the result of any specific threat, though he admits the timing isn't helpful.

Could Cruz's immigration move lead to shutdown fight?

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said Tuesday Congress should "use all means necessary" to prevent President Barack Obama from granting what Cruz considers amnesty to more immigrants who are in the country illegally.