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Drones used to smuggle people across US-Mexico border caught on video

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - Smugglers are taking to the sky to move migrants across the U.S.-Mexico border, according to the Border Patrol. A news release from the agency said that an agent was recently using an infrared camera to monitor the border and night when he noticed an "airborne object" crossin


El Paso Sector Border Patrol Encounters New Tactics as Smugglers Keep Sending in Families and Felons

Agents have discovered a new tactic in counter surveillance as they continue to apprehend large groups and gang members attempting to illegally enter the United States. According to a press release from the Border Patrol, agents using an infrared camera to monitor the border at night observed some u


Two registered sex offenders wanted by El Paso Sheriff's Office

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - El Paso County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help located two wanted sex offenders with ties to our area. Jorge Sosa was released from the Jim Rudd Transfer Facility in Brownfield, Texas on Friday, April 12 and was scheduled to arrive in El Paso and check into the


O'Rourke family sues government to lower taxes on shopping center

The lawsuit comes after the 2020 hopeful argued for shifting more tax burden to commercial and industrial properties as a city council member. Back when he served on the El Paso City Council, Beto O'Rourke prodded his hometown to shift more of its property tax burden from homeowners to commercial pr


Third Rudy's opening in El Paso and the first 100 customers get a free gift card

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - A third Rudy's "Country Store" will be opening its doors in El Paso this week. The chain restaurant will open the new location at 7 a.m. on Thursday at 3550 Joe Battle.


Jury sentences former Fort Bliss Soldier to 85 years for 2018 murder

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - A former Fort Bliss soldier will now spend 85 years behind bars after a jury sentenced him for the 2018 murder of Frank Hernandez, 21, on Tuesday afternoon.


Mother of Texas man who contracted deadly brain-eating amoeba sues surf park

The mother of a New Jersey man who died last year after contracting a rare brain-eating amoeba is suing the Texas water park where health officials say he caught the infection.


Texas woman arrested, charged with capital murder after baby found dead in flower pot: report

A Texas woman was arrested after her newborn child was found buried in a flowerpot in a cemetery, officials said. Jazmin Lopez, 18, identified herself as the mother of the baby, who was found by a caretaker at Perry Cemetery on March 11, Fox station KDFW reported.


Wednesday Weather on the go: Wind Advisory, rain/ possible thunderstorm chances today

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - A Wind Advisory to go in effect today, as well as rain and possible thunderstorm chances. A Wind Advisory will go into effect today from 2:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. This means we will see winds come from the west at 25-35 mph and gusts 45 mph.


DHS Advisory Council warns migrant surge about to explode, urges Congress to act now

EL PASO, Texas - Th Department of Homeland Security's Advisory Council is urging lawmakers to change immigration laws in order to stem an "unprecedented" surge of immigrants coming to the U.S.


Firefighters battling Central El Paso blaze on Yandell

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - The El Paso Fire Department is battling a blaze at a Central El Paso neighborhood. The fire is near the intersection of Yandell and Dallas and more units are on their way.


Burn Your Stuff In El Paso County’s Incinerator For Free

Do you have stuff that you need to get rid of? Personal stuff. There is nothing like personal stuff lying around to get you in trouble. Get your mind out of the gutter, I'm talking about personal documents.


Rodriguez returns to El Paso as a Chihuahua

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - There's no place like home. Those are words Fernando Rodriguez kept telling himself Tuesday morning as he made the short ten minute drive to Southwest University Park. The ballpark is just a hop, skip and a jump from his home in West El Paso.


BACK BEHIND BARS: Man acquitted in kidnapping of BP agent arrested by Feds

Las Cruces, NM - Within a few hours, the man accused of kidnapping and brutally attacking an off-duty Border Patrol agent went from being declared innocent to finding himself behind bars on federal charges.


El Paso R&B artist Khalid on Time 100 list of most influential people

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - Straight from the 915 to the Time 100. El Paso's Khalid is among the 100 most influential people in the world, according to Time Magazine. The annual list was released on Wednesday and the rising music star was listed among the artists along with Dwayne Johnson (also known as


Neighbors spending hours in traffic to get to their South Central homes

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - A new construction project "I-10 Connect Project" aimed at easing traffic from I-10 to the Bridge of the Americas port of entry is causing traffic headaches for some neighbors.


Loophole in Texas law related to police records could change after KFOX14 investigation

El Paso, TX — A change to the Texas Public Information Act targets the release of police records. That change comes after chief investigative reporter Genevieve Curtis discovered a loophole in the law while fighting to obtain police records three years ago.


BREAKING: SWAT team responds to Far East El Paso home after possible shots fired call

EL PASO, Texas - The El Paso Police Department's SWAT Team, along with a Crisis Intervention Team has been dispatched to a home in Far East El Paso, for a possible shots fired call.


Man accused in Tennessee kidnapping apprehended in Texas

DALLAS – Authorities in Texas have apprehended a car salesman accused of kidnapping a paralyzed Tennessee man and forcing him to hand over nearly $200,000 cash. Cedar Hill police Lt. Colin Chenault said Wednesday that a federal task force took 42-year-old Daniel Clayton Bryant into custody Sunday at


El Paso roofer warns public over roofing scams

El Paso, Texas (KTSM) - After the high winds the Borderland saw last week, your roof may have suffered some damage. Experts at "Done Right" roofing in Central El Paso told KTSM it's important to check up on any roof damage right away, but be extremely aware of who you choose to fix it.