The top law enforcement official in Hidalgo County pled guilty to money laundering charges—here’s what that means for the Valley.
A county commissioner was accused of distributing 110 pounds of marijuana, a tenured UTEP professor violated university policies, a suburban mayor dined at Hooters with city money, and mayoral candidate got a lap dance in his campaign office.
Mexico appears to have elected a dashing new president, Enrique Peña Nieto, heralding a return to rule by the Institutional Revolutionary Party.
The El Paso Times reported that as Juárez’s murder rate drops, funeral homes suffer, a story that elicited horrified reactions from the community.
The film 8 Murders a Day focuses on El Paso’s sister city, which has seen 10,000 drug war-related murders since 2007.