El Paso County Newswire

El Paso County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for El Paso County, TX.

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  1. Memorial tree No. 3 planted at Putnam ElementaryRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    For the third time, a tree has been planted at Putnam Elementary School in honor of El Paso County Constable Robert White after the first two trees died earlier this year. Tree No.

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  2. Children's Hospital says rent money not meant for rentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | El Paso Times

    ... was a tacit agreement, Vogel said, that any rent paid would not go to UMC's bottom line. "The taxpayers of El Paso County have already paid for that building," she said. "There's no need for Children's Hospital to pay for it again." She said that as ...

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  3. El Paso's most wanted fugitives of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | El Paso Times

    Crime Stoppers of El Paso each week releases photos and descriptions of El Paso's most wanted fugitives for the El Paso Police Department and El Paso County Sheriff's Office. Anyone with information on the profiled fugitives may call 566-8477.

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  4. Police shooting autopsyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | El Paso Times

    A man killed by El Paso police earlier this year that drew the attention of the Mexican government was shot twice in the back and once in a buttock, according to an autopsy report obtained Friday. Erik Emmanuel Salas Sanchez, 22, died from "multiple gunshot wounds" fired at "indeterminate range" by police during a burglary case on April 29 in the Lower Valley, stated an autopsy report by Dr. Mario A. Rascon, the chief medical examiner for El Paso County. 2 comments

  5. El Paso County may have lost $1M in FAA fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | El Paso Times

    El Paso County might have lost more than $1 million in federal money to improve the Fabens Airport in the past decade. Every year, the county receives up to $150,000 from the Federal Aviation Administration for rural airport improvement projects - but officials said the last time improvements were made in Fabens was in 2003.

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  6. Children's hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | El Paso Times

    ... against the cash Children's Hospital continues to spend. Mott denied a similar effort earlier this month. The El Paso County Commissioners Court appoints the UMC board and has power over its budget. It's considering whether to force UMC to cut vital ...

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  7. Vinton policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | El Paso Times

    The Village of Vinton will not have a police department starting Sept. 30, but will continue to be patrolled by the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, officials said.

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  8. U.S. Rep. Hurd to speak at CBA luncheon in El PasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | El Paso Times

    Texas Republican Congressman Will Hurd, who represents a portion of El Paso County, is the featured speaker at Friday's Central Business Association luncheon, the group reported. Hurd, a former CIA agent, was elected last November to represent a 29-county congressional district stretching from Horizon City to his hometown of San Antonio. 1 comment

  9. Ex parte: Anna KnelsenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | FindLaw

    ... her husband, Johan Knelsen, were entering the United States through the Bridge of Americas port of entry in El Paso County, Texas. 1 a Immigration and Customs Enforcement searched the Knelsens' vehicle and found more than thirty pounds of marihuana ...

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  10. Elderly El Paso man dies after contracting West Nile virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | El Paso Times

    ... Public Health Director Robert Resendes said in a statement. No West Nile-related deaths were reported in El Paso County last year, but the area saw two deaths related to the mosquito-borne virus in 2013. Last year, 15 cases of the virus were ...

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  11. Vinton's one-person police department dismantledRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | El Paso Times

    The Village of Vinton will not have a police department starting Sept. 30 but will continue to be patrolled by the El Paso County Sheriff's Department, officials said in a news release.

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  12. Ascarate deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | El Paso Times

    One man is dead and another in jail after the car they were driving in crashed and rolled into Ascarate Lake just as the popular hangout closed Tuesday night. Angel Omar Sanchez, 21, died after the car in which he was a passenger rolled into the lake at the south end of the park at 6900 Delta, according to an El Paso County Sheriff's Office press release.

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  13. Former El Paso County sheriff's deputy indicted in fondling caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | El Paso Times

    A former El Paso County sheriff's deputy assigned to the Vinton station was indicted on suspicion that he fondled a woman in 2014 while she was in his custody. According to the July 23 grand jury indictment, Fraire on Feb. 8, 2014 "did then and there intentionally engage in sexual contact with , who was in custody, by touching the breast of with intent to arouse or gratify the sexual desire of said defendant , and the said defendant was then and there a peace officer." 6 comments

  14. Deputies find meth stash near Horizon CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | El Paso Times

    El Paso County sheriff's deputies found a large methamphetamine stash Tuesday at a home in the Horizon City area, sheriff's officials said. A deputy on patrol saw a house that appeared to have been burglarized, officials said.

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  15. Driver arrested after passenger dies at Ascarate Park lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | El Paso Times

    A 21-year-old man has died after the car he was riding in crashed and rolled into the lake at Ascarate Park Tuesday night, officials said today. The driver of the black Saturn, 19-year-old Diego Gamez, was arrested on a charge of intoxicated manslaughter in the death of his passenger Angel Omar Sanchez, according to a news release from the El Paso County Sheriff's Office.

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  16. County considers move to cut EPCH subsidies off for goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | KTSM-AM El Paso

    The El Paso County Commissioners Court put off passing a 2016 budget proposal once again for University Medical Center. That's because the court is weighing a proposal to cut all subsidies for the El Paso Children's Hospital.

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  17. EP County pay raiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | El Paso Times

    ... or Court of Criminal Appeals earns between $168,000 and $170,500 annually. A county probate court judge in El Paso County makes $170,189 a year without benefits. Perez has said that while congressmen and state representatives have a flat salary ...

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  18. El Paso County employees in line for pay raiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | El Paso Times

    ... or Court of Criminal Appeals earns between $168,000 and $170,500 annually. A county probate court judge in El Paso County makes $170,189 a year without benefits. Perez has said that while congressmen and state representatives have a flat salary ...

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  19. County Puts Limit on Number of Medical Marijuana Plants People Can GrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | KKTV

    A big lope hole has been closed when it comes to growing medical marijuana. Until now, there was no limit on how many plants a person could grow in their home in El Paso County.

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  20. Affidavit says argument over women sparked El Paso shootingRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Stars and Stripes

    ... attempted murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Hall and Provoid on Monday remained at the El Paso County Jail. Hall is jailed under a $250,000 bond. Provoid's bond was set at $40,000. Their jail booking photos have not been released. ...

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