Hot car challenge, Las Cruces group shows dangers of leaving children in hot car

 It was a challenge to beat the heat and raise awareness.

UPDATE: House, two vehicles catch fire in East El Paso

EPFD put the fire out at 8:53p.m. They said "crews remained on the scene overhauling the house and assisting with investigation." Update:

Emergency landing on Florida beach kills beachgoer

A father was killed and his daughter critically injured Sunday when an airplane struck them as they walked along a Florida beach.

Texas has highest number of unaccompanied minors being released to sponsors

 4280 unaccompanied minors were released to sponsors in Texas through July 7th, the highest number in the country, according to data from the U.S. Health and Human Services Department.

NMSU names new dean for Honors College

New Mexico State University has selected Miriam Chaiken, a distinguished achievement professor and academic department head of the NMSU Anthropology Department, as the next dean of its Honors College. 

New Mexico HPV vaccine coverage above national average

The New Mexico Department of Health announced today that coverage levels for the three vaccines routinely recommended for adolescent boys and girls increased in 2013.

Police: Three teens stabbed at East Side house party

El Paso Police say three teenagers are recovering at a hospital after being stabbed at a house party on the East Side early Sunday morning.

Sisters arrested for DWI; driver and passenger allegedly switched seats before being stopped

El Paso Police arrested two sisters on charges of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) after authorities say the driver switched seats with her passenger before being pulled over.

Police: Burglars caught on camera stealing from Northeast recreation center

Two suspects are caught on camera breaking into a Northeast El Paso recreation center and now police need your help locating the suspected burglars.

Boy with inoperable tumor gets 6th birthday wish: Lots of mail

(CNN) -- New England Patriots players sang "Happy Birthday" to a 6-year-old boy with an inoperable brain tumor Saturday.

Campaigns test conventional wisdom with summer ads


Vote Chico for Best Mascot

Chico is vying for your vote! He's running to be named the best mascot in Minor League Baseball. Sixteen other mascots are competing for the title.

BuzzFeed fires editor for plagiarizing

Confronted by charges of plagiarism, BuzzFeed on Friday fired Benny Johnson, the viral politics editor whose work often typified the website's energetic storytelling style.

Hundreds of El Pasoans gather to talk about health care problems in the Borderland

Texas is at the top of the list for having the highest percentage of uninsured people in country, but on Saturday, El Pasoans got together to do something about it.

Borderland educators discuss issues, possible solutions

Lone Star educators met in El Paso Saturday to identify and find solutions to the problems facing public education before the upcoming legislative session.