Chicago's $8 million push to protect students from gangs

Anxiety simmered in the days before Chicago's school year began.

Is the Internet killing religion?

We can blame the Internet for plenty: the proliferation of porn, our obsession with cat videos, the rise of teen trends like -- brace yourself -- eyeball licking.

Country star Rodney Atkins to perform at Freedom Crossing

Freedom Crossing at Fort Bliss announced that country music star Rodney Atkins will be the first concert of their annual Let Freedom Sing Concert Series, on Friday, May 23rd, 2014. The concert is free and open to the public.

China's embrace of tequila affects TX, Mexican markets

*Correction appended. A whiff of tequila may conjure images of blue-green agave fields in the Mexican countryside, a raucous Texas dance hall or even a college frat house after a homecoming game.

Polling Center: Threading the needle on education

The trench warfare of the 2014 gubernatorial election has recently turned to education, as Republican Greg Abbott and Democrat

Local teams prepare for the Moonbuggy Race Competition in Alabama

The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Outreach Canter in the New Mexico State University College of Education supports the two teams from LCPS high schools that are competing in the new NASA Human Exploration Rover Challen

City Development extends first mobile app to Android users

The Android version of the Build El Paso Inspection app is now available in the Google Play store.

Stephen Colbert to succeed David Letterman as host of 'The Late Show'

Stephen Colbert will succeed David Letterman as the host of "The Late Show," CBS announced on Thursday, one week after Letterman told his audience that he would retire sometime in 2015.

Helicopter crashes on roof of Albuquerque hospital, pilot injured

A pilot was injured Wednesday after the helicopter he was flying crashed on the roof of University of New Mexico hospital in Albuquerque.

Child obesity rates continue to rise

It appears the childhood obesity problem is ballooning upward. A new study from Jama Pediatrics said the percentage of overweight and obese children in the U.S. has been rising over the past 15 years.

Are you shelling out more cash to pay for a place to live?

We all know the cost of living can get pricey but if you think the cost of rent has been skyrocketing in the Sun City, you're right. has listed El Paso second in the nation for fastest growing rent.

Do opposites really attract? Maybe not

A new study shows that opposites don't really attract. It seems, generally you like people who are like you and couples who are mismatched don't last.

You are paying WHAT for your child to go to prom?

Designer gowns, oversized limousines and over the top spending. It's become quite the norm in recent years when it comes to senior proms, but a new survey suggests the prom spending bubble has popped.

UTEP considering hikes in tuition and fees for 2014-2015 school year

Many parents dream of their kids going to college but dread making the payments, and now, those payments could soon get more expensive.

Las Cruces principal and teacher camp out on roof of school

A Las Cruces school prinicpal and a P.E. teacher are taking enthusiasm for their students to new heights, by camping out on the roof of their school.