Senate confirms Allyn as Army vice chief

Gen. Daniel B. Allyn has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the next vice chief of staff of the Army.

Senate confirms Robert McDonald as VA secretary

The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed Robert McDonald, a former corporate CEO and an ex-Army officer, as the next Veterans Affairs secretary.

Mother, ACLU sue Border Patrol over son's 'brazen and lawless' shooting

U.S. Border Patrol agents who killed a Mexican teenager should be brought to justice, a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday argues, claiming the agents used excessive force when they opened fire.

Woman hopes to remind parents to not leave kids in cars with decal

An El Paso woman is making it her mission to make sure no more children are left behind in hot cars. Tuesday, El Paso City Council recognized Hortencia Chavez's “Do Not Forget Me” campaign that is selling window decals.

Martin excited for practice to start

NMSU head coach Doug Martin is excited for the start of preseason practice on Friday, August 1. Martin has six quarterbacks on the roster, but one stands out... tune in to hear from the coach!

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.