No new answers from BOP on Garcia early prison release

Congressman Beto O'Rourke is still trying to get an explanation from the the U.S.

EPFD respond to large brush fire near El Paso HS

Update: As of 5:43 p.m. Tuesday evening, a spokesman with the El Paso Fire Department says that the brush fire is under control and fire crews are beginning to pickup and are controlling hot spots in the area.

City of El Paso approves $10 million Funding Swap

A combined ten million dollar effort to improve pedestrian roadways and bridges in Central El Paso is approved Tuesday but not before sharp debate in city council.

Trial for El Paso police officer charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon rescheduled

The trial for an officer charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon has been rescheduled. This is the fourth time Jorge Gonzalez's trial date has been pushed back.

Meb Keflezighi is American, and so am I

Editor's note: Haimy Assefa is a CNN news assistant in New York City covering breaking news in the Northeast region. She has a background in international affairs and multimedia storytelling.

Las Cruces prescription drug take-back is Saturday

The Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday with nine locations around Las Cruces where unused pills and medications can safely be discarded.

Stanton begins final contract with El Paso Firemen & Policemen’s Pension Fund

After 13 years of service to the El Paso Firemen & Policemen’s Pension Fund, Executive Director Robert J. Stanton will leave the Fund when his new contract expires in October 2015.

Advocates urge more resources for art therapy in prison

During the seven years Penney Hunt spent behind bars for attacking an alleged stalker, she had to be more than just creative to produce her art — she had to be resourceful.

City Council proclaims Tuesday as 'Ruben Salazar Day'

Tuesday, the El Paso City Council recognized April 22, 2014 as “Ruben Salazar Day.” Today’s proclamation marks the first time that El Paso has recognized Ruben Salazar for his contributions and significance to our city, our co

Former UTEP student to inspire others to dream big

Sonny Melendrez sees himself as a cheerleader of life. He believes that it doesn’t matter where you come from, you can do anything.

NMSU undergraduate research, creative arts projects in the spotlight

When you think about research in an academic setting, it’s often the purview of faculty members, doctoral candidates or those working toward a master’s degree.

FBI seeking tips on child predator who taught in American schools overseas

The FBI is asking for the public’s help to identify victims of a suspected serial child predator who taught in private American schools overseas in nine different countries beginning in 1972 and whose young victims—believed to be bo

Man seriously injured after early morning stabbing

El Paso Police have arrested a 24-year-old man in connection with an overnight stabbing that sent a 22-year-old man to the hospital with life-threatening injuries Tuesday morning.

Spring cleaning can mean new dangers for accidental poisoning

      The sun is out and the weather is getting warmer, and for some that means it’s time to start cleaning.

Volunteer coach gets 10 days in Steubenville rape case

An assistant high school football coach was found guilty of two misdemeanors in connection with the Steubenville, Ohio, rape case that captured national attention, the state attorney general's office said Tuesday.