What president would you invite to your July 4th BBQ?

For many Americans, Independence Day is a time for family, friends and barbecuing, but what if your July 4th celebration included a very patriotic guest star, say a recent commander-in-chief? Who would you invite?

Soldiers urged to stay safe over Independence Day weekend

Army leadership urges all Soldiers, family members and Army civilians to incorporate safety into their 4th of July celebrations in order to minimize any unwanted incidents during America's birthday celebration.

Future vertical lift capability focuses on tech demo

The Army-led Future Vertical Lift program is being developed to replace the service's aging helicopter fleet, and the aircraft of other services, at some point in the future.

FAA finds no flight interference by singer Justin Bieber

(CNN) -- Federal officials have cleared singer Justin Bieber and his fellow air passengers after an investigation into whether they interfered with a flight crew in January.

Arrest of suspected EPCC shooter caught on camera

Some student journalists at El Paso Community College got quite a surprise yesterday when the man they were speaking with was arrested mid-interview.

July 4 White House ceremony: Military members become citizens

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Barack Obama sought to put a human face on the heated political debate over immigration on Friday when he oversaw a naturalization ceremony for members of the military.

Local immigration attorney opens center for undocumented children

Images of children without their parents, draped in donated blankets, and sleeping on the cold, concrete floors of overcrowded federal holding cells, spurred an El Paso couple to help them.

Juarez officials want residents in a south Juarez neighborhood to evacuate

Some families in a south Juarez neighborhood are being told to evacuate their homes.

El Paso criminal defense attorney Joseph 'Sib' Abraham passes away

Top El Paso criminal defense attorney Joseph Sib Abraham passed away Friday morning after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

World Cup Update

Half the semi-final field is set at the World cup; it will be Brazil against Germany on Tuesday. Germany shut down France 1-0 while Brazil hung on against Colombia 2-1.

More protests as Southern California town expects new immigrant transfers

MURRIETA, California (CNN) -- On a holiday marking the birth of a nation of immigrants, protesters and counterprotesters began a new round of angry demonstrations Friday in a California town that was scheduled to receive new busloads of migrant

Emergency closures at Forks/Grapevine area

During the summer and fall of 2013, the Gila River reached record flow rates.  This caused extensive damage to the riverbanks and flood plains along the river. 

YISD students learn about solar energy and water

A camp all about water and solar energy. The Environmental Science Academy at Ysleta High School took science to the next level.

Oh say can you...sing?

As you catch a ball game or fireworks display this 4th of July weekend you're probably going to hear the Star Spangled Banner, a song that can be inspiring when sung well but when it's sung poorly... ouch!

Hot dog! Reigning champ gets engaged, chows down on 61 franks

Joey "Jaws" Chestnut, reigning king of the world's most famous hot dog eating contest, may have had an extra boost of confidence Friday. With a hug and kiss, his girlfriend of three years accepted his marriage proposal.