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State Rep. Joe Pickett comes out against $97 million El Paso trolley project

State Rep. Joe Pickett has come out against the proposed $97 million trolley project, saying that he “cannot, in good faith, support this type of project at this time with so little input from the…

Special Report: I-10 reconstruction project looming

SPECIAL REPORT I-10 reconstruction looming

The interstate is in line for a major reconstruction that will cause some major traffic snarls. ABC-7 recently sat down with Bob Bielek, the district engineer of El Paso's Texas Department of…

Update: El Paso Police say teen was speeding and distracted when crash happened Monday night

El Paso Police say that a 17-year-old driver was speeding and was distracted when he lost control and crashed Monday night.

Police say the crash sent a passenger in the vehicle to the hospital.


Efforts continue to raise minimum wage to more than $10 in Las Cruces

Could Las Cruces see it's minimum wage rise again?

As ABC-7 has reported, Las Cruces City Council has approved an ordinance earlier this summer raising the wage to  $8.50 by 2016.

Las Cruces City…

Sentencing phase continues in murder trial of Johnny Gonzelz

Gonzalez found guilty of murder

It's been an emotional day of testimony in the courtroom today as the sentencing phase continues in the murder trial of Juan "Johnny" Gonzalez.

Monday night, jurors found him guilty of murder in the…

UMC proposes tax hike to pay for $60M deficit

University Medical Center held its first day of budget hearings for fiscal year 2015 Monday afternoon.

U.S. immigration system no good for children, lawyers say


Most of the thousands of unaccompanied children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border have no chance of winning legal status in the U.S. if the government does not provide them with lawyers,…

Immigrant Influx: House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

Speaker of the House John Boehner


House Republicans have agreed to vote on a slimmed-down bill to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding unaccompanied migrant youths…

Obama mulls large-scale move on immigration



Even as they grapple with an immigration crisis at the border, White House officials are making plans to act before November's mid-term elections to grant work permits to potentially millions of…

Humane Society Telethon Preview

The El Paso Humane Society hosts their 21st annual Annual Humane Society Save-a-Life Telethon. Saturday, Aug. 2. Last year, the telethon raised $118,000.  This year, their goal is to raise $130,000.

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