Aug, 27

Shooting by 9-year-old girl with Uzi stirs debate over guns

PHOENIX (AP) – “All right, full auto,” the firing-range instructor tells a 9-year-old girl. She braces the Uzi submachine gun and opens fire at a black-silhouette target. But the recoil wrenches the fully automatic weapon upward, and the instructor is shot in the head and killed.

Aug, 27

4 new confirmed cases of West Nile Virus in El Paso

El Paso has four new confirmed cases of West Nile virus, city public health officials said today.

Aug, 27

Texas father acquitted in slaying of driver who killed sons

ANGLETON, Texas (AP) – A jury on Wednesday acquitted a southeast Texas man of murder in the fatal shooting of a drunken driver who had just caused an accident that killed the man’s two sons.

Aug, 27

El Paso’s Franklin High School ranked in Daily Beast’s top schools list

Franklin High School in West El Paso has been listed among the nation’s 700 Top High Schools of 2014 by the Daily Beast online news and opinion site.

Aug, 27

Texas teen sentenced 20 years for crash that killed nine undocumented immigrants

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) – A South Texas teenager was sentenced to 20 years in prison after being convicted in a 2012 accident that killed nine immigrants.

Aug, 27

Downtown El Paso ballpark email case will be appealed to Texas Supreme Court

AUSTIN – A lawsuit over city officials’ emails regarding the Downtown ballpark will be appealed to the Texas Supreme Court, a lawyer in the case said today.

Aug, 27

FBI raids Anamarc College

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is at two Anamarc College sites this morning, apparently raiding the troubled school. FBI officials are taking boxes from the Dyer Street location in Northeast El Paso and are outside the East Side Campus

Aug, 27

El Paso City Council selects Victor Salas as new municipal judge

Victor Salas promised the El Paso City Council a smooth transition after he was appointed the Municipal Court No. 4 judge on Tuesday.