• El Pasoan to be featured on Discovery Channel’s ‘Fast ‘N Loud’ show

    Thirty year old El Pasoan Carlos “C-Low” Mijares and his 1961 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia, also known as “Betty Rusty” will be featured on “Fast ‘N Loud” tonight on the Discovery Channel.
    The show and their host, Richard Rawlings were in El Paso last year to film a segment, which features El Paso and several other Texas cities. Rawlings offered Mijares $7,500. Betty was sold.
    A watch party will be hosted at B-2 Bombers Oyster Pub, 12798 Edgemere, D at 7 p.m
  • There’s a megachurch going up in Northwest El Paso

    Megachurches are relatively new to El Paso.
    But at Abundant Living Faith Center, a nondenominational church, the huge complexes are anything but new. They’re working on their second auditorium-like church, complete with 1,800 seats in Northwest El Paso, near Transmountain and I-10. Their current campus on the Eastside, located at 1000 Valley Crest seats 3,620 guests, or in comparison; 1,120 more seats than the Abraham Chavez Theater in downtown El Paso.
    The building is going up
  • As expected, Morrissey has canceled his El Paso concert, again

    What the hell, man? Morrissey has once again let El Paso down.
    This time, due to a “scheduling conflict,” according to a phone call from his representatives made to El Paso 411 this morning. The pop star from New England was set to perform at the Abraham Chavez Theater on November 23. With just a month away, this is the third time in the last three years that he’s canceled or postponed a performance in El Paso.
    Morrissey last performed in El Paso in March of 2013, however
  • Former El Pasoan accuses Donald Trump of sexual assault

    A former El Pasoan is the eleventh woman to claim that Presidential Candidate Donald Trump touched her inappropriately without her consent.
    Jessica Drake is now an adult porn star. On Saturday, Drake said that she went to Trump’s suite in Lake Tahoe, Nevada in 2006 after a Charity event, along with two other women because she didn’t feel comfortable attending alone.
    “He grabbed each of us tightly, in a hug and kissed each one of us without asking permission,” said D
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  • Everyone is freaking out over this portion of I-10 West in El Paso

    After nearly two years of construction, two new lanes were opened on I-10 from Viscount and the Americas Interchange back in March.
    The new lanes have provided much needed relief on both sides of the freeway. But when you’re driving on the interstate going west just before the Lee Trevino bridge, the road curves all sorts of ways, leaving cars swerving and nearly crossing into the next lane. During rush hour, this can get a little tricky.
    Have you experienced this?
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  • El Paso Fun Fest is fun for the whole family

    El Paso kiddos can get one last day of outdoor fun before the cold weather kicks in.
    The El Paso Fun Festival returns to Marty Robbins Park, 11620 Vista del Sol, Saturday, October 22 at 11 a.m. The event invites all El Paso families to participate in more than fifty free activities, including more than a dozen jumping balloons, obstacle courses, live games and arts & crafts. Admission is free, however other activities will cost a fee.
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  • El Paso’s Whole Foods is so popular, there’s nowhere to park, tow trucks taking advantage

    Whole Foods Market is a huge hit in El Paso.. the parking lot can’t handle the excitement.
    Cars are pouring onto the streets and into parking lots around the store. Unfortunately, those parking lots are off limits and tow trucks are working around the clock to make a profit out of those too excited to read the signs.
    So if you’re planning a visit to the new Whole Foods, here are some tips:
    Plan your Trip
    1. Bring your shopping list to make your trip a little faster.2. Show up early!
  • El Paso’s Whole Foods is so popular, there’s no where to park, tow trucks taking advantage

    Whole Foods Market is a huge hit in El Paso.. the parking lot can’t handle the excitement.
    Cars are pouring onto the streets and into parking lots around the store. Unfortunately, those parking lots are off limits and tow trucks are working around the clock to make a profit out of those too excited to read the signs.
    So if you’re planning a visit to the new Whole Foods, here are some tips:
    Plan your Trip
    1. Bring your shopping list to make your trip a little faster.2. Show up early!
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  • Top spots to see a ghost in El Paso

    We’ve all heard of those creepy ghost stories in El Paso, many of us swear that we’ve even seen one. Some areas have been reported to have more paranormal activity than others. Check out our list of El Paso’s best spots to see a ghost.
    1. Concordia CemeteryThis spot is literally a city for the dead, dating back to 1856, it is the final resting place for more than 65,000 bodies, spread across 52 acres, which includes a children’s cemetery. Many say they have seen a l
  • It’s a normal day in El Paso, Texas.. and then this creepy thing pops into the sky

    It seems as if random things have been popping up in the El Paso sky lately.
    Many of our readers have been submitting so many photos and video that we eventually stopped reporting on it. But now this new video of some random black thing has been uploaded to Youtube, and it’s creeping the hell out of thousands of people. More than 21,000 people have seen the video since it was uploaded three days ago.
    Now I know what you’re thinking: it’s a stupid bird.. it’s a smudge on
  • Downtown El Paso arena will transform future of entertainment for city, see rendering

    Remember when Six Flags came to El Paso and the city voted it down and everyone was so pissed? Yeah me either (because it never really happened.)
    Well compare that to the new downtown arena. El Paso now has a real opportunity to finally transform the quality of entertainment that we get to experience right here in our own backyard. Many large concerts and shows are eager to come to El Paso, however they’re forced to skip us because we don’t have a quality venue for them. Don Ha
  • Donald Trump won’t come to El Paso because he’s a pussy

    He loves to criticize the border, he talks as if he lives in El Paso.. but he’s never even been here.
    At least not since he’s announced that he is running for President. In the last year, Donald Trump has been to Dallas, Austin, Houston, San Antonio, and even Albuquerque… but no El Paso. Why?
    El Paso would be a great place for Trump to stop by and share whatever ideas he has for the border. He’s failed to acknowledge that our city is the safest in the nation, even
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  • Heavy metal power groups Slayer, Anthrax, Death Angel to rock El Paso

    Slayer is ready to thrash the Sun City.
    The longtime, popular heavy metal band, joined by Anthrax and Death Angel, will rock the El PasoCounty Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano, at 7 p.m. Oct. 27. The trio of rockers kicked off the North American tour in September.
    Tickets are $36.50 and are available at the El Paso County Coliseum Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, by phone at 800-745-3000 and online at ticketmaster.com. “It’s always super fun for us to tour with Anthrax,
  • El Paso just made it into the Urban Dictionary… again

    Ay ay.
    Two short words that are regularly heard here in the borderland. So much that it’s pretty much a part of our vocabulary. But now the Urban Dictionary has officially included them among all their other random words that aren’t included in the official Merriam-Webster Dictionary.
    “Used heavily in El Paso, Texas, USA and Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico, ‘ay ay’ is the repetition of the Spanish word ‘ay’ which is equivalent to
  • A look inside El Paso’s new Whole Foods Market

    It’s the moment so many of us have been waiting for: El Paso’s first Whole Foods Market opens their doors for the first time ever at 9 a.m. tomorrow.
    And even though we’re just hours away, thousands of El Pasoans can’t wait to get a glimpse of what is the company’s newest, most modern store yet. So, we made a few calls (or they called us) and off we went on an exclusive tour of the store. Here it is El Paso, our shiny new Whole Foods Market, in photos.Note: There i
  • Watch: El Paso dude tell off his boss on Jimmy Kimmel Live

    Yesterday was National Boss Day, and in honor of the holiday, Jimmy Kimmel took to the streets to have random strangers express how they feel about their boss in a segment called Hide and Speak, where guests wear a mask and pretty much talk sh*t.
    El Paso was represented.
    Meet Andrew. A server at a local Village Inn, according to the show. When asked if he had anything to say to his boss, Andrew had plenty. “What’s your problem? Why don’t you let me help people?,&rdqu
  • The city of El Paso is watching you

    Going downtown to party? Get ready to be on candy cam.
    For the El Paso Police that is. The department has installed 42 cameras in and around downtown, including 24 in Union Plaza and 18 at San Jacinto Plaza. They are intended to “ensure citizens safety while in that area,” according to the El Paso Police Department.
    They have the ability to record 24 hours a day and are monitored at all times by staff at police headquarters. The cameras can even tilt, zoom and focus into nearly any p
  • ‘Greetings from El Paso’ mural showcases city landmarks

    El Paso is joining other major cities as home to a massive postcard mural.
    “Greetings from El Paso,” it reads. It’s located at The Substation, 145 Sunset Drive and Doniphan and features unique El Paso landmarks including Hotel Paso del Norte, ASARCO, the Star on the Mountain, the El Paso Streetcar, UTEP, and Southwest University Park.
    Local artist Dave “Grave” Herrera and developer Will Harvey coordinated the El Paso stop as part of Ving and Beg
  • Topgolf is coming to El Paso

    Topgolf is moving into El Paso.
    The company is known for their fun point-scoring golf games, designed for all skill levels, complete with an upscale bar and restaurant. It will be located at Montecillo in west El Paso, according to city documents obtained by El Paso 411. The El Paso city council may vote to approve a tax incentive deal as soon as next Tuesday. It will cost $15.7 million and will begin construction immediately, with a grand opening date around January 2018. The documen
  • El Paso ranks among best cities to trick or treat

    It’s that spooky time of year, when you dress up and walk the streets of El Paso begging your neighbors for food. Okay, maybe you’re one of the neighbors that gives out the food instead (kidding.)
    No matter how you participate in Halloween, the point is that you do, in some way partake in the activities. That’s according to new information compiled by Smartassett. Our city was ranked number 8 in the nation when it comes to trick or treating, according to the company.
  • Three spooky El Paso ghost tours you have to try

    Ghosts? I don’t believe in ghosts!
    A ghost tour? Screw that! (No que no..) It’s October and many of us are feeling a little extra brave given that Halloween is just a few weeks away. For those of us brave enough, this is the time of year that we step outside of our comfort zone and go on a ghost hunt.
    There are three organizations in El Paso that offer an interesting look at our city’s history, and the hundreds of souls that haunt it. Sightings of the paranormal have
  • The best haunted houses in El Paso

    Halloween is around the corner and El Pasoans are gearing up to celebrate by seeking a good scare at one of several haunted houses around town.
    Here’s the official list, check them out and let us know which were your favorite in the comments!
    1. Terror Trail Haunted HouseA unique experience in terror is happening in the El Paso. The Terror Trail starts you off in an old barn that housed thousand of chickens waiting for their death, the trail weaves through 2 acres of chilling
  • El Paso Water just got a new logo, and it’s so pretty

    The El Paso Water Utilities has a new look, and a new name.
    Joining the 21 century is now El Paso Water and their new logo, a water drop with the famous Franklin Mountains in the front and a sun peeking out from the horizon.
    “This logo is simple, modern and easily recognizable. Along with a new name, the logo reflects our efforts to provide diverse and innovative water resources to a growing El Paso region,” said El Paso Water President and CEO John Balliew.
    The company provide
  • Giant fire-breathing dragon, 50+ artists to entertain 40,000 this weekend

    The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD), along with the El Paso Community Foundation, invites everyone to attend the ninth annual Chalk the Block (CTB) Public Art Festival presented by Rudolph Dealerships from Friday, October 14, to Sunday, October 16, in Downtown El Paso.
    Chalk the Block is the largest arts festival in the region, drawing more than 40,000 El Pasoans and visitors to downtown each year. The festival offers visitors a chance to see sidewalk chalk a
  • Boo at the Zoo returns with extended hours

    Lions, tigers and bears – oh my! (I had to do it.)
    Boo at the Zoo returns Saturday, October 29 through Sunday, October 30 at the El Paso Zoo, located at 4001 E. Paisano. The family friendly event will feature El Paso’s wildest trick-or-treat in town. Guests are encouraged to wear their costumes. Tons of activities include pumpkin smashing, where animals will enjoy pumpkin enrichment treats as they celebrate the fun with guests, a creepy crawly glow in the dark bug room wit
  • EL PASO PRIME TIME: Mental Health and your Gut

    KTEP's Tummy Doctor, Dr. Richard McCallum, is joined by Sandra Vexler from the Department of Psychiatry at Texas Tech University Health Science Center at El Paso, to talk about the relationship between our gut and our mental health. They talk about fascinating studies into fecal transplants which hint that transplanting healthy microbiota into the digestive tracts of unhealthy individuals leads to recovery and possibly improved mental health. Aired Oct. 8, 2016
  • That time Hillary Clinton came to El Paso

    She captured the hearts of El Pasoans back in 2008… the only presidential candidate that has visited our city in recent memory.
    So we did some digging and found several photos of Hillary Clinton’s campaign stop at the Don Haskins Center on February 12, 2008. The event drew a sold out crowd. Here are a few photos of Hillary Clinton in El Paso.This is not a political advertisement.
  • Second creepy clown spotted in downtown El Paso

    The creepy clown phenomenon continues in El Paso.
    This time, a tall, white-faced, red-haired monster was spotted running into the streets of Oregon and Mills near San Jacinto Plaza. Someone snapped a photo of it and shared it on Facebook and Snapchat, where fans have began to organize a “Neighborhood Clown Watch Program,” according to a comment on the El Paso 411 Facebook page.
    It seems the El Paso clowns are peaceful, simply standing in place or walking on a sidewalk. There ha
  • The El Paso/Juárez video that Donald Trump does not understand

    Living in El Paso, we can sometimes forget that Mexico is just a stone-throw away.
    But when we glance over to the south, we’re quickly reminded that our community extends much further past that 21-foot wall that split our community into two back in 2006.
    A video by AJ+, a global news community, shows the impact the border wall has had on families here in El Paso and Juárez. It’s called Hugs without Borders, a project by Hope Borde Institute, where for just a moment, fami
  • This El Paso restaurant serves Menudo 24/7

    El Pasoans love Menudo. It’s listed on most menus in town, and for the most part we’re all pros at making it.
    But when we don’t have any at home and the craving hits in the middle of the night, there is one place that is always ready to serve that wonderful bowl of white posole and chunks of delicious meat soaked in the red soup.
    Jaimes Hut Inn, located at 598 N Yarbrough is the place to go. They serve menudo all day long, as well as breakfast… and it’s
  • There’s a huge hole in the gay club downtown

    It’s been five months since a car crashed into a downtown El Paso gay club, leaving a giant hole in the wall.
    Well, that hole is still there, and it’s making our city look bad. The Edge is located at the 600 block of N. Mesa Street, near Wyoming Avenue, an area with high traffic and where visitors travel to get to downtown. Someone crashed into the building back in May, but that hasn’t kept the club from operating. They’ve been open for business every weekend since
  • Official List of 2016 Corn Mazes in El Paso

    It’s time to get lost, literally – at one of three area corn mazes in and around El Paso.
    Get ready to twist, turn, and dodge around the human size puzzles. Yes, the mazes are back! All locations offer intricately carved mazes that take around 30 minutes to navigate.
    Not the type to get lost in a field of corn? No worries! There is plenty to do at all of the locations, including pumpkin patches, petting zoos and much more. So grab your date, family and friends and check ou
  • New video teaches El Pasoans how to drive around emergency vehicles

    You’re at a red light and you hear sirens. A fire truck is racing behind you on Mesa street and you’re stuck in traffic, what do you do?
    The El Paso Fire Department and Irvin High School broadcasting department have teamed up to share a public service announcement on what to do when an emergency vehicle is behind you. The video was filmed and edited in El Paso by 18-year old Josh Roman and his advisor Mariel Torres-Tobias.
    Take a look at the video and share it to
  • The creepy clowns have arrived in El Paso

    Lock your cars and hide your kids.
    The creepy clown phenomenon has finally hit the borderland… and it’s seriously creepy as hell. Social media users in El Paso have spotted the clowns along El Paso street in downtown and the Pebble Hills neighborhood.
    The epidemic began a few weeks ago when a clown was spotted roaming the streets of Green Bay, Wisconsin in the middle of the night. Copycats have since popped up in cities around the nation.
    Where will the clowns pop up next
  • EL PASO PRIME TIME: Police Chief Greg Allen

    Richard Dayoub talks with El Paso Police Chief Greg Allen about El Paso's Safe City status, the aging police force, traffic safety, and much more. Aired Oct. 1, 2016
  • Only on ABC-7: Dental school's impact on El Paso's health

    Dr. Richard Lange, the president of Texas Tech, told ABC-7 in an exclusive sit-down interview that the university has hired one of the dental school's first faculty members: Dr. Richard Black, a local dentist with an extensive resume of serving the local and state dental community.
  • Only on ABC-7: Texas Tech dental school to expand services, recruit local students

    The president of El Paso's Texas Tech Health Sciences Center told ABC-7 in an exclusive sit-down interview that the gears are in motion in the long process of opening a new school.
  • Judge: Sheriff did not have authority to takeover jail

    Doña Ana County Sheriff Enrique "Kiki" Vigil did not have the authority to take over jail operations last December, ruled District Judge Manuel Arrieta Tuesday.
  • Las Cruces murder suspect had alleged criminal past, including child abuse allegations

    24-year-old Adrian Banda is facing multiple felony charges after state police said a man was found dead in the trunk of a burning car last Thursday.
  • Man accused of killing Hatch police officer pleads "not guilty"

    The man accused of killing Hatch Police Officer Jose Chavez is maintaining his innocence.
  • EL PASO PRIME TIME: EPCC Hispanic Heritage

    Jaime Chavez and Kathleen Bombach from El Paso Community College join us to tell us about upcoming Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations at EPCC. Events include a Veterans event at the Valle Verde Campus on Sept 27 from 10am to 2pm...Read-Ins at the Valle Verde CAmpus on October 15 from 11am-1pm...and a Mentor's Dinner on Oct 14 at the EPCC AdDministrative Services Center. For more details, visit EPCC on Facebook or call 915-831-3324. Aired Sept. 24, 2016
  • EL PASO PRIME TIME: Casa Emmanuel

    Jorge Aguilar, embassador for Casa Emmanuel Children's Home in Ciudad Juarez, joins us to talk about the important work the Children's Home does in providing a stable environment for children and their parents by providing meals, classes, and other comforts. Casa Emmanuel is in need of financial donations, as well as donations of toiletries, clothes, and nonperishable food. To schedule a donation, contact Jorge Aguilar at jorgeluisaguilarcruz@gmail.com, and learn more about Casa Emmanuel on Face
  • INFORMATION: Doña Ana County voter-registration drive

    The Doña Ana County Clerk's Office has organized a voter-registration drive for students, teachers and parents at seven area high schools in celebration of National Voter Registration Day, which is September 27th.
  • Two arrested after wounded woman escapes burning vehicle; man found dead in trunk

    Two arrested after wounded woman escapes burning vehicle, man found dead in trunk
  • Classic Rock Legend Foreigner to Perform at the Plaza Theatre

    Foreigner is set to perform at the Plaza Theatre on January 31, 2017 at 8 p.m.
    With ten multi-platinum albums and sixteen Top 30 hits, Foreigner is universally hailed as one of the most popular rock acts in the world with a formidable musical arsenal that continues to propel sold-out tours and album sales, now exceeding 75 million. Responsible for some of rock and roll’s most enduring anthems including “Juke Box Hero,” “Feels Like The First Time,” “Urgent,&rd
  • HACEP project update to El Paso County shows move into next major phase

    There's definitely a lot of construction going on around the El Paso region. There's some on the roads, but also a lot of building work that you might not have noticed but could make a big impact.
  • Taos man accused of assaulting baby's mom for breast-feeding

    Taos police are searching for a man accused of slapping his newborn daughter and punching the mother because the woman was breast-feeding in front of a male doctor.
  • Walk puts faces on mental health

    Hundreds are hoping to end the stigma against mental health issues and help people seek help

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