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7 hrs ago | El Paso Times

Davenport Elementary School teacher under investigation resigns

A Canutillo teacher being investigated on an allegation of inappropriate behavior with a student resigned Tuesday before the school board could discuss his possible termination, a school district spokesman said.

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Related Topix: Canutillo, TX, Education Etc.

12 hrs ago | El Paso Times

Horizon City rape suspect may have had contact with other teens, sheriff's officials say

El Paso County sheriff's investigators want to speak with anyone who may have had contact with a Horizon City man suspected of kidnapping and raping a 12-year-old girl last week.

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Related Topix: Horizon City, TX, El Paso, TX

Yesterday | El Paso Times

Beating homicide

An El Paso man has been arrested on a murder charge after allegedly using an aluminum baseball bat to beat his girlfriend, who died at a hospital on Sunday, police officials said Monday.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

KVIA-TV El Paso

Commissioners discuss possible tax increase, sidewalks

Hold onto your wallet - El Paso County's tax rate could be on the verge of a sharp hike.

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Related Topix: Tax, Westway, TX, Sparks, TX

Judicial Watch

The Strange Case of Deputy Jesus "Eddie" Campa

The peculiar story of a Texas senior law enforcement official remains shrouded in mystery and intrigue after claims by federal, state and municipal law enforcement sources that the top cop was criminally indicted for embezzling millions of dollars in Homeland Security funds.

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Related Topix: Texas, Education Etc., Odessa, TX, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, El Paso, TX, Weird

Sun Aug 24, 2014

El Paso Times

Man arrested for allegedly kidnapping, sexually assaulting 12-year-old Horizon girl

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office Crimes Against Persons detectives have arrested a 43-year-old man who allegedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl, the Sheriff's Office said Sunday.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

El Paso Times

Search database: El Paso County residents fined for failure to appear for jury duty

Search this database of people who have paid fines and court costs for failure to appear for jury duty in El Paso since 2003.

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El Paso Times

El Paso County Sheriff's Office seek man who allegedly kidnapped, sexually assaulted 12-year-old girl

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in finding a man who allegedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl in Horizon City.

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Related Topix: Horizon City, TX, Education Etc.

Fri Aug 22, 2014

El Paso Times

Study: Nearly 100,000 in El Paso County rely on food banks

One in eight people in El Paso County turn to food pantries and meal-service programs to feed their families, a recently published study found.

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Related Topix: El Paso, TX

Texas Highways

Western Specters

Concordia Cemetery in central El Paso doesn't look like much at first sight. The disparate collection of headstones, crosses, and mausoleums stakes out a 52-acre expanse of dusty desert in the shadows of residential neighborhoods, a carpet wholesale warehouse, and Interstate 10. But when you step inside Concordia's iron gates, the cemetery's ... (more)

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Related Topix: El Paso, TX, West, TX, World News, Mexico,

El Paso Times

County to begin talks with new company on jail study

El Paso County Sheriff Richard Wiles provides County Judge Veronica Escobar, background, and commissioners with information on costs associated with operating the Downtown Jail during a special meeting Thursday.

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Related Topix: Prison, El Paso, TX, Plano, TX

Thu Aug 21, 2014

El Paso Times

El Paso police: Man allegedy caught with stolen Benz, fights officers

A New Mexico man allegedly tried to fight El Paso police officers after they found him with a stolen vehicle Wednesday night in the Cielo Vista Mall parking lot.

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Related Topix: El Paso, TX, Cielo Vista, TX

El Paso Times

Take 5: Five ways to get out this weekend

100K bike ride starts at 7:30 a.m.; 5K Run/Walk at 8 a.m. and the 50K Bike Ride at 9 a.m. $40 for the 50K and 100K rides and $30 for the 5K Run/Walk.

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Related Topix: El Paso, TX

El Paso Times

Autopsy is pending in El Paso State Supported Living Center death

An autopsy for a resident who died Sunday at the El Paso State Supported Living Center is pending, Olga Arciniega, the center's director, said Wednesday.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

El Paso Times

El Paso businessman Adrian Pena pleads guilty to fraud charges

Adrian Pena walked toward the federal courthouse along with his attorney in March 2013 for a hearing where he asked that the records pertaining to the government's recusal of the U.S. Attorney's Office be unsealed.

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Related Topix: El Paso, TX, Federal Prisons, Prison

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KLTV Tyler

Marshall gets new police chief

The Marshall Police Department has a new chief of police. On Monday, Jesus E. Campa was sworn in as chief, the department shared.

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Related Topix: Health

El Paso Times

Man who allegedly left child in car while in a bar, wanted for missing court date

A man who allegedly left his young child sleeping in a car while he was in a bar is now wanted for missing his court date.

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Related Topix: Socorro, TX

Sun Aug 17, 2014

El Paso Times

El Paso businessman charged with public corruption to plead guilty again

An El Paso businessman who successfully fought to withdraw his guilty pleas to public corruption charges last year is scheduled to plead guilty again Tuesday.

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Related Topix: El Paso, TX, Federal Prisons, Prison

Sat Aug 16, 2014

El Paso Times

Operation HOPE, El Paso food bank and community leaders held backpack, shoe and food supply giveaway

Operation HOPE officials and community leaders gathered Saturday morning in East El Paso to hand out backpacks, shoes and food to needy families as the new school year begins.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

El Paso Times

El Paso Children's Hospital CEO Ray Dziesinski resigns

The chief executive officer of the El Paso Children's Hospital, which is in the middle of a financial dispute with the University Medical Center of El Paso, is stepping down, a hospital spokeswoman said Friday.

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Related Topix: El Paso, TX, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Nursing

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