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Email alleges ABC-7 guest violated court order in alleged Walmart shooter’s case

EL PASO, Texas -- An email sent to various local newsrooms claimed an ABC-7 guest violated a gag order placed by the 409th District Court. Former Assistant District Attorney Amanda Enriquez was part of ABC-7's Aug. 3rd coverage and was criticized by their statements during our newscasts. The sender mentioned it filed complaints with the The post Email alleges ABC-7 guest violated court order in alleged Walmart shooter’s case appeared first on KVIA.
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Former Fort Bliss soldier pleads guilty to sexually abusing six-year-old child

EL PASO, Texas -- A former Fort Bliss soldier pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a six-year-old child at a home on Fort Bliss. According to court documents, Trevor Dylan Lehew, 28, sexually abused the child between November 2014 and December 2015. Officials say Lehew was an active duty soldier at the time. When Lehew was The post Former Fort Bliss soldier pleads guilty to sexually abusing six-year-old child appeared first on KVIA.
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Afternoon downpour hits Las Cruces

LAS CRUCES, New Mexico -- A slow-moving rainstorm flooded streets in Las Cruces Monday afternoon. The storm showed signs of weakening as it moved southwest at 2 miles per hour. Roadways affected included N. Alameda, Spruce, I-25, N. Valley and Elks Drive. Share your weather pics here. The post Afternoon downpour hits Las Cruces appeared first on KVIA.
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Report of body found in Las Cruces

UPDATE: According to Las Cruce police, the death appears to be natural. The body will undergo an autopsy. LAS CRUCES, New Mexico -- Las Cruces Police are investigating a report of a body found on the 2000 block of Lohman Ave. This is a developing news story. Download the KVIA news app to get alerts The post Report of body found in Las Cruces appeared first on KVIA.
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El Paso Police warn of “house party” dangers; say anyone who attends risks their own “demise”

EL PASO, Texas -- El Paso Police are issuing an urgent warning to teenagers, twenty-somethings, parents and homeowners about the dangers of "house" or "mansion" parties that have been promoted on social media platforms. The police department says numerous shootings and stabbings have occurred at these parties, and that's led to retaliatory violence at the The post El Paso Police warn of “house party” dangers; say anyone who attends risks their own “demise” appeared first on KVIA.
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WATCH: “Jane Doe” homicide victim identified after 37 years says Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office

DOÑA ANA COUNTY, New Mexico -- The Sheriff's Office identified the remains of "Jane Doe" as 16-year-old Dorthy Harrison. Doña Ana County Sherriffs believe her estimated time of death was between September 10, 1984, to January 10, 1985. Harrison was from Wichita, Kansas. The 37 year- old cold case was revisited in 2021. DASO worked The post WATCH: “Jane Doe” homicide victim identified after 37 years says Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office appeared first on KVIA.
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El Paso philanthropist dies

EL PASO, Texas - El Paso philanthropist Dede Rogers has died. Isha Rogers Santamaria confirmed her sister's death in a Facebook post. Rogers was an El Paso native, daughter of Patricia Murchison Rogers and Johnathan Rogers, who was a former El Paso mayor and founder of WestStar Bank. Her impact in the Borderland goes far The post El Paso philanthropist dies appeared first on KVIA.
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WATCH: New Mexico Lieutenant Governor Howie Morales helps rescue man from rolled truck; realizes it’s his friend

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, New Mexico -- Lt. Governor Howie Morales was driving from Doña Ana county to Las Vegas, NM Friday to present a commencement speech for New Mexico Highlands University's graduation. As he was coming up over a hill just south of Truth or Consequences, he saw a white truck roll over. "It was The post WATCH: New Mexico Lieutenant Governor Howie Morales helps rescue man from rolled truck; realizes it’s his friend appeared first on KVIA.
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Suspect involved in Las Cruces road rage shooting that injured 3-year-old girl turns himself in

LAS CRUCES, New Mexico -- Officials with the Las Cruces Police Department said the man involved in Friday's road rage shooting incident has been identified. The shooting resulted in a 3-year-old girl getting struck by gunfire. 24-year-old Estevan Miguel Jimenez turned himself in to police Sunday afternoon. On Friday, the occupants of a dark blue The post Suspect involved in Las Cruces road rage shooting that injured 3-year-old girl turns himself in appeared first on KVIA.
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Person taken into custody after altercation at east El Paso church

EL PASO, Texas -- El Paso police officials said one person was taken into custody during mass at St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Catholic Church in Vista de Sol Drive. According to officials with the Catholic Diocese of El Paso, an altercation broke out between two people outside the church building outside of the sanctuary. Police The post Person taken into custody after altercation at east El Paso church appeared first on KVIA.
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El Paso Police investigating “unknown problem” near Sunland Park Mall

EL PASO, Texas -- El Paso Police are investigating an unknown problem in the area of 750 Sunland Park, near the Sunland Park Mall. Officials said a victim was rushed to a nearby hospital with injuries. ABC-7 is working to learn what the problem is. This is a developing story. Check back for updates. The post El Paso Police investigating “unknown problem” near Sunland Park Mall appeared first on KVIA.
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Jackknifed semi-truck leads to major backup in downtown El Paso

EL PASO, Texas -- A jackknifed semi-truck resulted in a major traffic delay on the I-10 eastbound lanes. According to emergency reports, the incident happened around 5:45 p.m. The semi-trailer jackknifed and hit the barrier, according to officials. The crash involved a vehicle and a semi-trailer. No injuries have been reported. All lanes have been The post Jackknifed semi-truck leads to major backup in downtown El Paso appeared first on KVIA.
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New Mexico cannabis sales: How Texans are impacting the state’s revenue

CHAPARRAL, New Mexico -- Astro Buds in Chaparral, just a mile from the Texas border, has only been operating for two weeks, but the amount of traffic coming in and out made it look like it's been around for a lot longer. They've already generated $15,000 in tax revenue for the state of New Mexico The post New Mexico cannabis sales: How Texans are impacting the state’s revenue appeared first on KVIA.
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SISD working on new bus tracking system after 6 students were dropped off at wrong locations

EL PASO, Texas -- The superintendent of the Socorro Independent School District is speaking out after multiple students were dropped off at wrong locations. Superintendent Nate Carman admitted to ABC-7 that six students were accidentally dropped off at the wrong location. He said the incidents happened in the first four days of school. On Thursday, The post SISD working on new bus tracking system after 6 students were dropped off at wrong locations appeared first on KVIA.
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3-year-old girl injured in Las Cruces after shooting in possible road rage incident

LAS CRUCES, New Mexico -- A 3-year-old girl was rushed to University Medical Center after being injured following a shooting that Las Cruces police say may be a result of road rage. Police say the incident happened around 3:30 p.m near the corner of Amador Avenue and Valley Drive. Police ask anyone with information to The post 3-year-old girl injured in Las Cruces after shooting in possible road rage incident appeared first on KVIA.
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New Mexico breaks record in cannabis sales

LAS CRUCES, New Mexico --New Mexico's Cannabis Control Division revealed a record-breaking $40 million in sales of cannabis for the month of July. This surpassed the state's previous high of $39 million. This was in April for the first month of legalized use. Albuquerque sold the most with $14.58 million in combined total sales. Santa The post New Mexico breaks record in cannabis sales appeared first on KVIA.
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7-year-old El Paso girl dropped off at wrong bus stop, found hours later; parents want answers

EL PASO, Texas – The parents of a 7-year-old girl are speaking out after they say their daughter was dropped off at the wrong bus stop, waiting for hours until her parents found her. On Tuesday, the girl was going to take the bus after school for the first time, according to her parents. The The post 7-year-old El Paso girl dropped off at wrong bus stop, found hours later; parents want answers appeared first on KVIA.
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The Great Khalid Foundation to distribute backpacks to Riverside Middle School students

EL PASO, Texas — The Great Khalid Foundation is back to help students with the new school year.  The foundation will be at Riverside Middle School tomorrow distributing backpacks to every 6th grade student.  Not only will your 6th grader get a backpack but the backpack will come with some essential items so your student can be The post The Great Khalid Foundation to distribute backpacks to Riverside Middle School students appeared first on KVIA.
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Finding the right match at the El Paso Humane Society shelter

EL PASO, Texas -- As animal shelters get crowded, the need for volunteers and food goes up. The Humane Society of El Paso will host its annual telethon this weekend. One family says they're thankful for the Humane Society's help in adopting "Sweet boy." The decision to adopt was made almost a year ago. The The post Finding the right match at the El Paso Humane Society shelter appeared first on KVIA.
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Family of 5 shot at while driving; El Paso man charged with aggravated assault

EL PASO, Texas -- An El Paso man was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after police say he fired upon a family of five inside a car in east El Paso. Police say the incident happened July 11 at 6500 Airport Road at 6:55 p.m. According to investigators, 42-year-old Gilbert Rodelas of The post Family of 5 shot at while driving; El Paso man charged with aggravated assault appeared first on KVIA.
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