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  1. One of El Paso's most wanted fugitives arrested after standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    One of El Paso's most-wanted fugitives was arrested Tuesday after a standoff at a home in the far East Side, El Paso County sheriff's officials said Thursday. Tristian Adrian Escobedo, 22, was sought on warrants on charges of assault-family violence, theft and failure to identify, officials said.

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  2. One of El Paso's most wanted fugitives arrested after standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | El Paso Times

    One of El Paso's most-wanted fugitives was arrested Tuesday after a standoff at a home in the far East Side, El Paso County sheriff's officials said Thursday. Tristian Adrian Escobedo, 22, was sought on warrants on charges of assault-family violence, theft and failure to identify, officials said.

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  3. Jury selection set to begin in former Socorro city Rep. Jesus "Jesse" ...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    ... a part of San Elizario, according to an indictment. The other two charges stem from an investigation by the El Paso County Sheriff's Office which allegedly found that Gandara and Socorro police Sgt. Refugio Orta improperly sought reimbursement for ...

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  4. 11th Annual Dump & Donate Day is a No-Cost Waste Disposal Event...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ... The Colorado Springs Fire Department will take tree branches up to 9 inches in diameter for chipping. El Paso County will be on hand to collect items such as hazardous waste, paints, lawn and garden liquids and other products, automotive liquids, ...

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  5. El Paso Children's Hospital files for bankruptcy protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | El Paso Times

    ... "Today's reckless decision by the El Paso Children's Hospital board is a slap in the face to all El Paso County taxpayers who have been financially supporting the Children's Hospital for months by providing critical services to help keep the ...

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  6. 3 El Paso bars closed following narcotics investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | El Paso Times

    Three El Paso bars have been closed permanently after law-enforcement officials confirmed they had ties to the violent Barrio Azteca gang, according to the El Paso County Attorney's office. The Golden Nugget Bar, 5711 Trowbridge; the Doll House Bar, 5715 Trowbridge; and the George Washington Lounge, 3900 Montana, surrendered their Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission licenses on Monday as part of a pre-trial settlement reached last week in the 327th District Court, officials said.

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  7. Local officials react to El Paso Children's Hospital filing for bankruptcy protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | El Paso Times

    ... the answer." "Today's reckless decision by the El Paso Children's Hospital board is a slap in the face to all El Paso County taxpayers who have been financially supporting the Children's Hospital for months by providing critical services to help ...

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  8. Video: Soldier who died in police custody called out 'I can't breathe'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chron

    Sgt. James Brown, a Fort Bliss soldier, died in custody at the El Paso County Jail in July 2012. He had reported to the jail to serve a two-day sentence for DWI, according to KFOX14, which obtained a video made in the jail.

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  9. Border Agents: Smugglers More Violent, Illegals More NumerousRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | News Max

    ... in trunks, in stereo compartments and even sewn into car seats. KVUE said about 30,000 vehicles enter from El Paso county alone each day, with smugglers using such heavy traffic as cover to slip into the U.S. Even as agents decry the violence and ...

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  10. James Brown, Army soldier, repeatedly screamed 'I can't breathe' before dying in Texas jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Washington Times

    An Army combat soldier who checked into the El Paso County Jail for a two-day DWI sentence in 2012 repeatedly screamed "I can't breathe" as he was being pinned down by officers before his abrupt death, according to newly released video. Video obtained by a local Fox News affiliate shows Sgt.

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  11. Final Moments Of Army Sgt. James Brown's Life Captured In GRAPHIC Jail VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Switched

    New graphic video from El Paso County Jail in Texas shows the confusing and terrifying last minutes of Brown's life , KFOX reports. Brown, who reportedly suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder, can be seen thrashing in his cell as officers in riot gear subdue him.

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  12. TABC permanently closes 3 El Paso bars because of gang activityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | KYTX-TV News

    ... orders stemming from a nuisance abatement lawsuit filed by the County Attorney's Office. TABC approached the El Paso County Attorney's Office to seek restraining orders and injunctions against the three bars using the Texas Nuisance Abatement ... 9 comments

  13. County looking for more funds, solutions for indigent defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | KVIA-TV El Paso

    The number of poor defendants who need court-appointed lawyers is on the rise. El Paso County is trying to figure out how to pay for it.

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  14. UMC gives El Paso Children's Hospital its 'final offer'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | KVIA-TV El Paso

    ... to accept or reject the offer. Monday's meeting went directly behind closed doors. A week and a half ago, El Paso County Judge Veronica Escobar told ABC-7 UMC's "due diligence" process of Children's financial records was about 90 percent complete, ...

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  15. Elected EPISD trustees take officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | El Paso Times

    ... to turn them lose and let them go," he said. He then invited the trustees to the front of the room, where El Paso County Judge Veronica Escobar commented on the festive atmosphere of the meeting before administering the oath of office. "I will ...

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  16. UMC boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | El Paso Times

    ... any payments or assume any debt on behalf of Children's Hospital. VICTOR CALZADA-EL PASO TIMES Steve DeGroat, El Paso County Hospital lDistrict Board of Managers Chair, talked with Chief Legal Officer Edward Sosa at the conclusion of Monday's ...

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  17. Bill would allow El Paso County to have 24/7 magistrateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | El Paso Times

    A proposed change to a state law would allow El Paso County to have a magistrate judge available 24 hours, seven days a week to more efficiently process people who have been arrested. State law currently allows magistrate judges to work only from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Magistrates inform people who have been arrested of their constitutional rights and the charges brought against them, and also set a bail amount.

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

    Sunday May 17 | 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 the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. Anyone with information on the profiled fugitives may call 566-8477.

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  19. Watch: Soldier's worsening respiratory distress before in-custody deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | EMS1

    ... an open mind to the nature of illness KFOX TV reports that Brown, a Fort Bliss soldier, self-reported to the El Paso County Jail for a two-day DWI sentence. According to Brown's family, Brown informed jail staff that he had been diagnosed with PTSD. ...

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  20. Video of soldier shows moments before his death while in police custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | TBD.com

    EL PASO, Texas An active-duty Fort Bliss soldier self-reported for a two day DWI sentence at the El Paso County Jail in 2012 but died before he saw the light of day or his family again. In July 2012, KFOX14 anchor Erika Castillo reported on the story of the mysterious circumstances surrounded the death of Sgt. 4 comments