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  1. Mexico investigates inmate hanging in Texas border jailRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 15 | KRGV

    Mexican consular officials are investigating the hanging death of a West Texas jail inmate arrested for crossing the border illegally. The El Paso Times reports Norberto Santa Cruz died Saturday after he was found hanging in the El Paso County Jail.

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  2. Former CEO sentenced to prison for nationwide coupon fraudRead the original story

    Friday Mar 10 | KRGV

    The former CEO of the nation's largest coupon clearinghouse has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and more than $65 million in restitution on wire fraud and conspiracy charges. Sixty-three-year-old Thomas Balsiger of El Paso, Texas, was CEO of International Outsourcing Services.

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  3. Texas man convicted in 2006 killing of Oklahoma manRead the original story

    Friday Mar 3 | KRGV

    A Texas man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the 2006 killing of a 74-year-old Oklahoma man. A jury in McClain County convicted 56-year-old Howard Mason Jr. Thursday on one count of first-degree murder for the death of Burney Ray Bounds.

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  4. El Paso man set for trial this week for 2005 McAllen slayingRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 26 | KRGV

    An El Paso man is set for trial this week in the Rio Grande Valley for the slaying of a McAllen man more than a decade ago. Claudio Alberto Morales could be sentenced to life in prison if convicted of the robbery-slaying of 62-year-old Arturo Noe Sanchez.

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  5. Supreme Court to hear case of teen slain across borderRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2017 | KRGV

    The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal from the parents of a Mexican teenager who was killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent. The case could help define when foreigners outside the U.S. have access to American courts.

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  6. Hundreds of Mexicans protest with 'human wall' on US borderRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2017 | KRGV

    Hundreds of people in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez have gathered on the edge of the Rio Grande river to form a "human wall" to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's plans for a wall between the countries. The demonstrators held aloft on Friday colorful swatches of cloth and waved to the residents of the neighboring city of El Paso, Texas.

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  7. Fort Bliss soldier gets 15 months for immigrant smugglingRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2017 | KRGV

    A Fort Bliss soldier must serve 15 months in federal prison for trying to smuggling two immigrants through a South Texas border checkpoint. Cleveland in November pleaded guilty to conspiracy-related human smuggling counts. 3 comments

  8. El Paso man gets 35 years in prison for foster baby's deathRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2017 | KRGV

    A West Texas foster father must serve 35 years in prison after being convicted of what prosecutors say was the 2012 stomping death of a baby in his care. Antonio Lopez of El Paso was sentenced Wednesday in a plea deal in the penalty phase of his retrial.

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  9. Texas judge cited after allegedly making obscene gestureRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2017 | KRGV

    A state district judge in El Paso is accused of shaking his middle finger at another judge in a fit of anger and now has a court date after being charged with disorderly conduct. State District Judge Patrick Garcia is scheduled for trial in April after the El Paso County district attorney's office determined the misdemeanor case should be prosecuted.

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  10. Man wanted for Milwaukee slayings in July arrested in TexasRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2017 | KRGV

    A man placed on the FBI's list of 10 most-wanted fugitives after authorities said he killed two men in Milwaukee has been arrested in Texas. The FBI says 24-year-old Terry A.D. Strickland was arrested in El Paso.

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  11. Planning could lead to new international rail crossingRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2016 | KRGV

    A large-scale study in the works could lead to the eventual relocation of railroad tracks in southern Dona Ana County and the establishment of a new international rail crossing west of the Santa Teresa Port of Entry. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports options are being considered in conjunction with a bigger-picture proposal to relocate rail shipping yards of major railways from downtown El Paso, Texas, to Santa Teresa.

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  12. Ex-boyfriend convicted of killing Wisconsin woman, daughterRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2016 | KRGV

    A Wisconsin jury has convicted a 38-year-old man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and her daughter and setting their New Richmond home on fire last year. The St. Croix County jury on Tuesday found Cristian Nunez guilty of two counts of first-degree homicide in the stabbing deaths of 30-year-old Courtney Bradford and her 10-year-old daughter, Jasmine.

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  13. US gas prices jump 6 cents over 2 weeks to $2.26 a gallonRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2016 | KRGV

    The average price of regular-grade gasoline has jumped 6 cents nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.26 a gallon. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday the hike mostly results from an agreement Nov. 30 by major oil-producing countries to slash output.

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  14. 2nd immigrant holding facility opening at Texas borderRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2016 | KRGV

    Federal immigration officials say they are opening a second temporary holding facility on the Texas border to deal with a surge in arrivals of families and unaccompanied children fleeing violence and poverty in Central America. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a news release emailed Wednesday that temporary shelters at the international bridge in the Rio Grande Valley city of Donna will hold up to 500 people.

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  15. New Mexico school district eyes prizes to grow bus ridershipRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2016 | KRGV

    A southern New Mexico school district is trying to entice students to ride the bus with free televisions, drones, and tablets. KVIA-TV in El Paso, Texas reports the Las Cruces Public School District is offering prizes to students who ride the bus on two specific days to increase ridership.

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  16. Prosecutors: Driver in fatal crash near airport was drunkRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2016 | KRGV

    Authorities say the driver of a car that struck a hotel shuttle van near Boston's airport and killed two visitors from Texas was drunk. Steven Birenbaum, of Swampscott, was released on $5,000 bail after pleading not guilty at his arraignment Monday to several charges, including two counts of manslaughter while driving drunk.

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  17. Texas man arrested in alleged Minnesota road rage incidentRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2016 | KRGV

    The Watonwan County Sheriff's Office says authorities responded to a reported road rage incident on a road south of St. James on Thursday evening. The caller said a man in another vehicle pointed a gun out the window and fired a single shot in his direction. 4 comments

  18. New Mexico, West Texas advocates eye immigration campaignRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | KRGV

    Advocates in southern New Mexico and West Texas are launching a campaign aimed at defending immigrants amid uncertainty after the presidential election. The Border Network for Human Rights and the Reform Immigration for Texas Alliance are scheduled Wednesday to announce in El Paso, Texas, plans to educate immigrants on their rights and fight potential proposals by President-elect Donald Trump.

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  19. Dioceses in Texas, New Mexico to hold El Paso border MassRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2016 | KRGV

    Catholic dioceses along the U.S.-Mexico border near El Paso are scheduled to hold a border Mass in honor of migrants who died while trying to cross. The dioceses from El Paso, Las Cruces, and Ciudad Juarez are slated Saturday to celebrate Mass at a Rio Grande levee and call for immigrant rights. 6 comments

  20. 100 Haitian migrants being held in New Mexico county prisonRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2016 | KRGV

    Volunteers say around 100 Haitian immigrants suspected of entering the U.S. illegally are being held in a New Mexico county prison. Immigration and Customs Enforcement told KVIA-TV in El Paso, Texas, last week the agency has detained the men in partnership with the Otero County Prison Facility.

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