Jan, 29

Former EPISD administrator sentenced to five years supervised probation for role in cheating scandal

A federal judge today sentenced former El Paso Independent School District administrator Myrna Gamboa to five years supervised probation and a $5,000 fine for her role in the scheme to artificially

Jan, 29

El Paso Zoo orangutans expecting first offspring this spring

The world’s orangutan population — which is in danger of going extinct — is about to grow by one at the El Paso Zoo. Zookeepers announced Wednesday that Ibu and Butch — a pair of Sumatran orangutans — are expecting their first baby in May.

Jan, 29

House fire causes $65,000 in damage in El Paso’s Lower Valley today; no injuries reported

An early morning house fire in the Lower Valley today caused about $65,000 in damage, fire officials said.

Jan, 29

CST Brands opens 38th Corner Store in El Paso

CST Brands, which operates conveniences stores in the Southwest and other areas, opened its 38th Corner Store in El Paso Thursday, the company reported.

Jan, 29

McDonald’s CEO steps down as sales decline

NEW YORK (AP) – McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson is stepping down as the world’s biggest hamburger chain fights to hold onto customers and transform its image.

Jan, 29

Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce to endorse school board candidates

The Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce is breaking from tradition and will endorse candidates in school board elections for the first time this spring.

Jan, 29

Alleged gang members arrested in New Mexico smuggling case

Border Patrol agents arrested four alleged gang members during a drug smuggling attempt Sunday in Southern New Mexico, officials said Wednesday.

Jan, 29

El Paso mayor speaks about city’s progress at business luncheon

El Paso Mayor Oscar Leeser was all pumped up Wednesday when he talked about the city’s good fortunes in reducing the jobless rate, recruiting new companies and how the new baseball stadium is