Fort Bliss deployments to Afghanistan uncertain
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 19 Jun 2013 01:12:46 MDT
A turning point has been reached in the decade-plus war in Afghanistan, which has taken a big toll on Fort Bliss over the years.
10 suspects arrested in Juárez extortion case
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 19 Jun 2013 00:00:46 MDT
Chihuahua state investigators have arrested the alleged members of an extortion gang suspected of demanding weekly payments from more than 300 Juárez businesses during the past five years, officials said.
MPD: Man assaults female family member, police officer
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 18 Jun 2013 20:33:00 -0500
A Midland man was arrested Sunday for assaulting a police officer after biting, slapping and striking a female family member, according to his arrest affidavit.
Afghan Taliban claim they killed 4 US troops
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 19 Jun 2013 00:11:38 MDT
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Taliban have claimed responsibility for an attack in Afghanistan that killed four U.S. troops just hours after the insurgent group announced it would hold talks with the Americans on finding a political solution to ending the nearly 12-year war.
Drowning Prevention Coalition hosts The World’s Largest Swim Lesson
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 19 Jun 2013 00:00:33 MDT
The World's Largest Swim Lesson, trying to break the world record, was hosted by the Drowning Prevention Coalition Tuesday morning at Wet N' Wild Waterworld. The event was held in conjunction with other swim lessons across the country being held at the same time. ›› Photos: The World's Largest Swim Lesson
Felony arrests for Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 18 Jun 2013 19:07:00 -0500
Ruben Belloc, 31, of Odessa, was arrested Monday on a charge of violation of probation.
LeBron James helps Heat stave off elimination in Game 6
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 19 Jun 2013 00:00:52 MDT
MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James led a title-saving charge, and now his crown will be on the line one more time in Game 7.
CBO: Senate Immigration bill would help economy
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 19 Jun 2013 00:00:19 MDT
WASHINGTON (AP) - About 8 million immigrants living unlawfully in the United States would gain legal status under sweeping legislation moving toward a vote in the Senate, the nonpartisan
Editorial: Poll shows Cruz, not Perry, is favorite of GOP voters
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 18 Jun 2013 21:17:00 -0500
It’s certainly no secret that Gov. Rick Perry is currently entertaining thoughts of another run for president of these United States, so it must be a bit disconcerting for Perry to learn he’s not even
Midland zoning board approves townhomes, ‘windowpane’ area
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 18 Jun 2013 20:16:00 -0500
More housing may be coming to northeast Midland as the city's Planning and Zoning Commission approved zoning for townhomes on North Lamesa Road on Monday.
MPD: Midland man breaks into home through ‘doggy door’
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 19 Jun 2013 00:31:00 -0500
A Midland man was arrested early Monday for breaking into a woman’s home through a “doggy door” while she was out of town, according to his arrest affidavit.
Jozy Altidore scores, US beats Honduras 1-0
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 19 Jun 2013 00:00:40 MDT
SANDY, Utah (AP) - Jozy Altidore scored a goal in his fourth consecutive international match, enough for the United States to edge Honduras 1-0 in a World Cup qualifying game Tuesday night.
MISD trustees allot $3.5 million for manufactured home development
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 18 Jun 2013 21:33:00 -0500
Some Midland ISD teachers could soon have new housing options after district trustees authorized expenditures up to $3.5 million for the creation of a 70-unit temporary housing development Tuesday.
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