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City of Socorro declines commenting on Ruben Reyes' arrest

SOCORRO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) — Socorro city leaders met in executive session to discuss a council member's arrest. City representative Ruben Reyes was arrested August 11 for DWI and unlawful carrying of a weapon. City officials didn't disclose what was discussed Thursday. "The city will not comment further to protect...
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Three victims threatened with AR-15 in Eastside El Paso

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – On Wednesday, August 17th, officers from the Pebble Hills Regional Command were dispatched to the 1000 Block of Gambel Quail due to a deadly conduct call. According to the City of El Paso, the investigation revealed that Andrew Paul Avila and Crystal Amanda King both went to a residence on Gamble […]
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Semi-trucks go up in flames threatening Horizon business

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM)- Multiple semi-trucks go up in flames at a truck yard in Horizon City. Several fire units responded to the scene around 7:47 Wednesday morning. The Horizon Fire Chief, Chris Menendez told KTSM they are working to determine what sparked the blaze on the 12800 block of Grande River Dr. near Peyton […]
HORIZON CITY, TX
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El Paso man arrested for DWI; fell asleep in intersection

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – El Paso Police Department officers were dispatched on August 14, at approximately 11 p.m. to conduct a welfare check to the intersection of Woodrow Beam and Kenworthy. Officers found a man who fell asleep on the wheel at a traffic light and when officers arrived, saw a truck with the […]
EL PASO, TX

Mansion party house closed temporarily by County attorney

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The El Paso County Attorney’s Office has obtained a temporary restraining order to stop for-profit parties, known as mansion parties, from happening at a far East Side residence. The County Attorney’s Office alleges illegal activities have been happening at the property of 5081 Fort Defiance in the unincorporated part of […]
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Socorro ISD school board fires district police chief

The Socorro school board voted late Tuesday to fire the district police chief of five years, siding with the superintendent’s recommendation to terminate the chief’s contract for “good cause.”. The 4-2 vote came after the board discussed Jose Castorena’s termination behind closed doors for more than an...
SOCORRO, TX

Free baby diapers, wipes for Texas residents

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Guiding Star El Paso will be in Fabens to provide free baby diapers, wipes and more on Saturday, August 20th, from 7am to12 pm. The nonprofit Women’s Resource Medical Center will be providing free baby diapers, wipes and other essential items to families that are eligible. The event will be […]
FABENS, TX
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Socorro ISD refuses to comment why district's police chief was fired

SOCORRO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) — The Socorro Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Nate Carman addressed the contract termination of the chief of police Jose Castorena. "The process now is that he can either accept or he can choose within 15 days to appeal and ask for a hearing in front...
SOCORRO, TX
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Almost 100 cases dismissed at El Paso County Court; more pending dismissal

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – El Paso County Public Defender’s office and Jail Magistrate dismissed almost 100 cases in court hearings on Monday. Chief Public Defender Kelly Childress-Diaz confirmed her office has filed motion to dismiss 435 cases, including the 98 that were already dismissed on Monday. The cases in question, or how Childress-Diaz explained, […]
EL PASO COUNTY, TX
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El Paso County welcomes new chief human resources officer

Minnie Holguin has joined El Paso County as its chief human resources officer. Holguin has 20 years of experience in human resources. Most recently, she was the senior HR business partner at Charles Schwab and operated a consulting business, ValoriHR. Before that, she was the human resources director at the El Paso Police Department. Holguin has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from St. Mary’s University.
EL PASO COUNTY, TX
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1 person dies after crash in Socorro

SOCORRO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) — One person died after a crash in Socorro on Sunday. The crash happened in the Alameda and Passmore area. Police officials said one person died in the crash. The identity of the person was not provided. All lanes on Alameda have since reopened. Check back...
SOCORRO, TX
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Making the grade: Anthony, Ysleta join Canutillo as A-rated districts

The Ysleta and Anthony independent school districts celebrated a shared first Monday: They both were A-rated districts in the eyes of the state for the first time. “Under the best of circumstances, an A rating is an incredible accomplishment … but the fact that we are in this rating in the aftermath of one of the most uncertain and challenging times in modern history is truly phenomenal,” Ysleta Independent School District Superintendent Xavier De La Torre said in a promotional video posted on the district’s website.
CANUTILLO, TX
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After decades of broken promises, a Texas “donut hole” community will get running water

The New Lede Growing up near the Texas-Mexico border, 25-year-old Joaquin Duran always wondered what it would be like to have running water. Before he was born, Duran’s parents moved from Juarez, Mexico, to a small community called Cochran that lies within El Paso County. They hoped the enclave of Mexican American families would be a safe place to raise their children and offer advantages not easily attained in Mexico.
EL PASO COUNTY, TX
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Near 100 Monday; Heavy Rain Threat from Tropical Moisture Begins Tuesday Evening — Your 9-Day Forecast

Below is a t-shower near Socorro captured by Weather Watcher Omar Franco. No, we won’t be able to photograph anything like that on Monday. Monday will be hot and dry with only a slight chance of a stray shower. But we’ll be able to see something like it late Tuesday and Wednesday. A surge of tropical moisture from the Gulf of Mexico raises the threat of heavy rainfall Tuesday night through Wednesday. Here’s your forecast…
SOCORRO, TX
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DPS conducts joint operation to suppress crime in El Paso

The following is a press release from the Texas DPS:. EL PASO, Texas (PRESS RELEASE) — On August 9-11,2022, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Highway Patrol (THP) and Criminal Investigations Division (CID) in conjunction with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), U.S. Border Patrol (USBP), and El Paso Police Department (EPPD) conducted a surge operation focusing on crime suppression in El Paso. The joint operation involved the arrests of wanted fugitives, drug offenders, human smugglers and those operating stash houses. Investigations also led to the apprehension of numerous undocumented non-citizens.
EL PASO, TX
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