Millions awarded to Texas veteran support programs

The Texas Veterans Commission recently awarded 38 organizations $6.95 million in General Assistance, Housing4TexasHeroes, and Veterans Mental Health grants from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance.

Glitches threaten ACA coverage for some immigrants

 

New apps help fight bullying

The U.S. Department of Education is taking a new approach to stop bullying. They've launched a new app called "Know Bullying" which helps parents spot warning signs, and talk to their kids about the topic.

Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte returns Monday

We might as well just call it the "cup of fall." Mark your calendars, because according to reports, Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte returns August 25, 2014! It's so popular that it even has it's own Twitter page.

Feeling lucky? Might want to pick up a "Mega Millions" ticket

If you're feeling lucky, you might want to pick up a "Mega Millions" ticket.

Twinkie bakery to close, putting 400 out of work

Just 13 months after Twinkies made their celebrated comeback to store shelves, one of the four bakeries that make the cream-filled treats is closing.

Two people killed in multiple car crash

El Paso Police are investigating a deadly car crash in Far East El Paso. The crash happened around 9:15 p.m. Wednesday on I-10 West near Joe Battle. Police said several vehicles were involved including a semi-truck.

Chihuahuas defeat the Red Hawks, 2-1

El Paso second baseman Taylor Lindsey made a diving play to preserve a late lead, leave a runner on in scoring position and end the bottom of the eighth inning in the Chihuahuas 2-1 win in Oklahoma City Wednesday night.

Former Aggie Sim Bhullar celebrates Indian Heritage in NYC with Kings owner

Former Aggie Sim Bhullar made his first official appearance as a member of the Sacramento Kings this week celebrating Indian Heritage in New York City with his owner, Vivek Ranadivé, a native of India.

Americas' Q Drennan commits to New Mexico

All it took was one visit to Albuquerque and the campus at the University of New Mexico for Q Drennan to know where he would continue his collegiate career.

Cowboys are most valued team in NFL

Once again, Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboys have proved that winning isn't always a prerequisite for cashing in.

Dr. Boston's contract extended at NMSU

The employment agreement for New Mexico State University Athletics Director McKinley Boston has been extended until Dec. 31, when he will step down from his post.

Three Miners named to Earl Campbell Watch List

Nathan Jeffery, Aaron Jones and Jameill Showers were named to the second annual Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List on Wednesday.

Sean Kugler radio show to begin Thursday

The Sean Kugler Radio Show will have its season premiere on Thursday as the UTEP head coach will provide an inside look at training camp and preview the 2014 campaign.

Florida town passes law banning saggy pants

A Florida town has banned people -- let's face it, young people -- from wearing saggy pants. A councilwoman for Ocala pushed for passage of the law, but the town's Mayor Kent Guinn may ultimately veto the fashion police.