AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has surpassed 20,000 confirmed coronavirus deaths as COVID-19 continues to surge in the United States. Researchers with Johns Hopkins University say the death count, reached Monday, is the second highest in the country, behind New York. Texas has the 22nd highest death count per capita
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A man in New Mexico has been sentenced to nearly two years in federal prison for impersonating a Border Patrol agent. Prosecutors say 45-year-old James Christopher Benvie received a 21-month prison term after being convicted in the case in March.
Smuggling activity west of Santa Teresa, New Mexico prompts spot checks, additional border wall construction COLUMBUS, New Mexico (Border Report) — The U.S. Border Patrol is deploying temporary highway checkpoints as needed in Southern New Mexico, the agency said on Wednesday.
EL PASO, Texas – The Department of Emergency Medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso plays a major role in preparing physicians and first responders for mass casualty incidents like the Aug. 3, 2019, shooting at the Cielo Vista Walmart in El Paso. The attack killed 23
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Republican Gov. Greg Abbott says the Texas Panhandle has “turned a corner” after an coronavirus outbreak erupted around meatpacking plants.
On Monday, the El Paso City Council unanimously approved extending an emergency ordinance that extended the disaster declaration. The Council also unanimously approved to extend a second emergency ordinance establishing emergency measures. Both ordinances were first issued on March 13, 2020 and were set to expire May 13, 2020. They
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- Societal and cultural norms may be contributing to the rise in cases of COVID-19 on the Navajo Nation.
The City of El Paso Department of Public Health (DPH) is reporting one (1) additional COVID-19 death, bringing the total number of deaths to seven (7). The patient is a male in his 60s with underlying health conditions.
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