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El Paso businessman pleads guilty to fraud charges
Adrian Peña, the local businessman who pleaded guilty to public corruption charges in 2011 but later successfully fought to withdraw those pleas, again admitted his guilt in court on Tuesday.
Activists to embark on 100-mile Border Walk to protest National Guard deployment
Twenty-four members of the Border Network for Human Rights will embark on a 100-mile Border Walk from Las Cruces to far East El Paso on Thursday to oppose militarization of the border and in favor of immigration reform.
Police investigate stabbing in Northeast El Paso
El Paso police are investigating a stabbing this evening in the Northeast.
UTEP football: Miners working to improve on returns
UTEP's return games ended last season in two vastly different places, and in a season of so much change, that much has stayed constant.
›› Photos: UTEP football practice Tuesday at Glory Field
Texas Gov. Rick Perry booked on two felony counts
AUSTIN — Gov. Rick Perry was unbowed Tuesday as he appeared at Travis County's Blackwell Thurman Detention Center to be booked on two felony charges that he misused his office last year in an attempt to get Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg to quit.
$21,000 falls off money truck after Atlantic City casino pickup
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Nearly $21,000 is missing after the cash fell from the roof of an armored truck that had picked it up from a soon-to-be-closed Atlantic City casino.
El Paso City Council approves fee increase for water utilities, $826.2 million budget
The City Council today approved increasing water bills for non-residential customers as a way to close a $3.5 million revenue gap in the city budget for fiscal year 2015.
›› Replay live Twitter updates: El Paso City Council meeting
US trying to verify video of American journalist's killing
WASHINGTON (AP) - A video by Islamic State militants Tuesday purported to show the cold-blooded execution of American journalist James Foley as retribution for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. The White House, his family and employer said they could not determine the video's authenticity and were attempting to confirm if he had been killed.
Watch live: Texas Gov. Rick Perry reports to Austin courthouse for booking
Governor Rick Perry will turn himself in after he was indicted by a jury in the state last week.
Body found outside Lower Valley bar
The body of a man was found today behind a bar in the Lower Valley.
Gov. Rick Perry's legal team launches attack on charges, claims they are politically motivated
Gov. Rick Perry's legal team introduced itself to the press Monday by mounting a spirited attack on the legal case against the governor and on Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg, a Democrat.
University of Texas System's Board of Regents expected to keep tuition flat
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The University of Texas System's Board of Regents will vote this week on a plan to avoid tuition increases for in-state students.
Ferguson pledges efforts at reconciliation
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - The city of Ferguson, Missouri, says it working hard to better connect with the community and learn from the "discord and heartbreak" that followed the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer.
Longtime 'Saturday Night Live' announcer Don Pardo dies at 96
NEW YORK (AP) - Few would recognize his face, but most knew his voice: the booming baritone that for nearly four decades heralded "Saturday Night Live."
Downtown El Paso parking meter rates to increase, remain free in shopping district Saturdays
Parking meter rates in Downtown El Paso will increase from 75 cents to $1 an hour, but will remain free within the shopping district south of Paisano Drive on Saturdays.

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