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Fire Destroys 2 Mobile Homes in Fabens

Fabens Fire

13 people are homeless after a fire destroyed two mobile homes, according to a spokeswoman with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office.

Texas House opts not to cut veterans education benefits

Texas State Capitol

Texas lawmakers on Sunday opted to water down a major attempt to reduce the rising costs of a program offering free college tuition to veterans' children.

Flash floods in Texas, Oklahoma kill 2; Hundreds of homes gone

Central Texas Flooding

Record rainfall was wreaking havoc across a swath of the U.S. Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people to flee.…

Commissioners considering next steps for pretrial office

El Paso County commissioners approved the creation of a pretrial office a couple of weeks ago. But now, they need to take steps to actually make it happen before it's supposed to start operations in…

Man Acquitted of Raping Las Cruces Woman

Cody Gregory Highfill Acquitted

 El Paso attorney Randolph Ortega says 20-year-old Cody Gregory Highfill was found not guilty of criminal sexual penetration by a jury on Thursday.

Boy dies in rollover near Carlsbad, 8 survivors brought to El Paso

New Mexico State Police say a boy has died and eight others, including six children, were injured in a rollover crash in Eddy County.
Sgt. Elizabeth Armijo says 31-year-old Angela Sotelo, of…

Bees Attack 5 People in Montana Vista, 3 Hospitalized

Three People Hospitalized After Bee Attack

A local beekeeper tells ABC-7  bees are more active during the summer months. If you come across a bee hive, turn around and walk away.

SUV crash leaves Upper Valley residents without power

Residents in El Paso's Upper Valley were without power early Saturday morning.

Highlights from around the state Capitol

Texas Legislature


The first state budget under Republican Gov. Greg Abbott spends lavishly on border security, defunds one of Rick Perry's signature initiatives and includes the biggest tax cuts in a decade

House delays vote on cutting veteran education benefits

A Texas lawmaker has pushed back a vote on a much-watched bill that would make cuts to a free college tuition program for veterans' children.

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