El Paso County Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Tax assessor resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | El Paso Times

    ... in his life," Ortiz said. "We wish him the best and to us he would always be the tax assessor collector for El Paso County." The Tax Assessor Collectors office has 65 county employees, and oversees another 50 employees with the contract offices ...

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  2. El Paso County longtime tax assessor Victor A. Flores resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | El Paso Times

    Victor A. Flores, the county's longtime tax assessor/collector, has resigned because of health issues, he told the El Paso Times today. His resignation is effective March 1. El Paso County Commissioners are expected to discuss how to replace him during Monday's meeting, County Judge Veronica Escobar said.

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  3. Former El Paso County parks manager arrested on suspicion of stealing entrance feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | El Paso Times

    Former Ascarate Park manager Reynaldo "Ray" Chavez was arrested this morning on suspicion of stealing thousands of dollars collected from the park's entrance fees. Chavez, who was placed on paid administrative leave in December and was fired on Jan. 15, was arrested by El Paso Sheriff's Office detectives after a warrant was issued charging him with theft of more than $20,000 and less than $100,000 by a public servant.

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  4. State officials continue preemptive measures to keep rabies virus level low in El PasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | El Paso Times

    ... wild mammals will bite them, releasing the vaccine. (Rudy Gutierrez / El Paso Times) State officials say El Paso County has been lucky the past few years because the spread of rabies has been kept to a minimum in wildlife and they want to keep it ...

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  5. Man surrenders after allegedly taking two people hostage in far East El PasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | El Paso Times

    A man was taken into custody early this morning after he allegedly took two others hostage for several hours in a far East El Paso home, officials said. El Paso County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a shots fired call as part of a family violence-related situation at about 10:45 p.m. on Monday at a home on the 13900 block of Bradley Road, officials said.

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  6. New historic surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | El Paso Times

    ... exactly what we have Downtown and a full understanding of the area," said Max Grossman, vice chair of the El Paso County Historical Commission. The organization, composed of historians, architects and preservationists, worked with city officials ...

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  7. Texas State Rep. Marisa Marquez files statewide school-transparency billRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | El Paso Times

    State Rep. Marisa Marquez, D-El Paso, wants to expand a requirement that school-board members file personal financial statements. In the wake of multiple scandals at several El Paso County school districts, Marquez in 2013 sponsored a law requiring such disclosures by board members there.

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  8. El Paso woman's death still unsolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | El Paso Times

    According to El Paso County sheriff's investigators, Monge, 49, often drifted from home to home, relying on friends for shelter. She distanced herself from relatives, who eventually moved out of El Paso while Monge stayed here.

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  9. The #1 bull rider in the World to Join Tuff Hedeman in El PasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | PRLog US Entertainment

    PRLog - Feb. 2, 2015 - EL PASO, Texas -- The undisputed number one bull rider in the world, 20 year old CBR and PRCA World Champion Sage Steele Kimzey, is set to ride next week in the annual Casa Ford Tuff Hedeman Championship Bull Riding presented by the Casino at Sunland Park Racetrack. On February 7th in the El Paso County Coliseum, bull riding fans will have the rare opportunity to see Kimzey, who won the El Paso event here last year which launched his quest for the CBR World Championship he won in July in Cheyenne.

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  10. Michael Kelly: Recess is a must at schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | El Paso Times

    ... advocate for your child's recess time. The Paso del Norte Health Foundation polled 11 school districts in El Paso County and Southern New Mexico about recess policy and practice. The good news is that all the polled school districts reported ...

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  11. El Paso Sheriffs Office looking for a sexual predatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | KHEY-AM El Paso

    EL PASO, Texas -- Detectives from the El Paso County Sheriff's Office are looking for the sexual predator who has been spotted in Far East El Paso County.

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  12. Editorial: Chamber takes important step with school board electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | El Paso Times

    ... board elections are among the most important in any community, but often get scant attention. Turnout in El Paso County school elections often falls into the single digits. Focused attention by groups like the chamber should bring more people into ...

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  13. Man arrested in firearms burglary case in east El Paso CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | El Paso Times

    El Paso County sheriff's deputies late Thursday night arrested a young man on suspicion of stealing firearms during a home burglary in November, officials said. Nicholas Bryan Chavez, 18, was arrested at his parents' home in the 1500 block of De Gaulle Place in the El Paso Hills area, sheriff's officials said.

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  14. Cobos pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | El Paso Times

    Anthony Cobos, the former El Paso County judge convicted of public corruption in 2013, wants his conviction and sentence thrown out, alleging a federal judge improperly involved himself in plea negotiations. Court documents show Cobos filed a request Dec. 29 asking for a vacated conviction on his own behalf.

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  15. Ex-El Paso County Judge Anthony Cobos asks to withdraw pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | El Paso Times

    Anthony Cobos, the former El Paso County judge convicted of public corruption in 2013, wants his conviction and sentence vacated, alleging a federal judge improperly involved himself in plea negotiations. Court documents show Cobos filed a request asking for a vacated conviction on Dec. 29 pro se, or on his own behalf.

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  16. Sex offender, wanted for allegedly failing to report, arrested at El Paso WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | El Paso Times

    A registered sex offender who failed to report a change of address to El Paso County Sheriff's Office officials was arrested earlier this month at an El Paso Walmart. Jeffrey Allen Smith, 19, was wanted after deputies conducted a home verification check and were unable to find him, officials said.

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  17. El Paso DA Jaime Esparza roasted at annual comedy eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | El Paso Times

    On Thursday night, Esparza willingly let himself become the center of jokes and ridicule during the fourth annual League of United Latin American Citizens's comedy roast. Three of Esparza's closest friends - local lawyer Enrique Moreno, El Paso County Sheriff Richard Wiles and Center Against Family Violence executive director Stephanie Dodson - made fun of Esparza's height, his love of kale juice and his Toyota Prius, as well as Esparza's 22-year tenure as district attorney.

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  18. HSI Officials: Key to stopping human trafficking is through the public's helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | El Paso Times

    ... the men, Timothy McCullouch Jr., was a former University of Texas at El Paso football player who worked as an El Paso County juvenile probation officer at the Samuel F. Santana Challenge Academy. McCullouch met two of the underage victims at the ... 7 comments

  19. El Paso fugitive sex offender arrested in MidlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | El Paso Times

    A convicted child molester among this week's El Paso's most-wanted fugitives has been arrested in Midland, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office said Thursday. Steven Brown, 56, was sought on a parole violation and for failing to register as a sex offender.

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  20. Popular stand-up comedian Katt Williams brings tour to EPRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | El Paso Times

    Tickets are now on sale to see television, movie and stand-up comedy star Katt Williams perform in El Paso, officials announced today. Williams brings his "Born Again...Again" tour to the El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano, at 8 p.m. March 6. Tickets, which will cost $45, $55, $75 and $120, are available at the El Paso County Coliseum Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 800-745-3000 and online at ticketmaster.com.

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