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2 El Paso Educators Suspended, Face Firing Over Test Scandal

Leaders of a West Texas school district embroiled in a testing scandal have suspended two administrators as part of the firing process.

03/13/2013

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Texas Man Arrested For Smuggling 8,600 Ammo Rounds, $1M In Military Equipment To Mexico

The ex-owner of a law enforcement uniform shop in West Texas has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for smuggling ammunition into Mexico.

02/28/2013

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West Texan Accused Of Tricking Minor Into Sex

West Texas officials say a man has been arrested after he was accused of inducing an underage girl to have sex with him with the promise of help in becoming an adult film star.

01/14/2013

Sherman Hemsley plays DEACON ERNEST FRYE in the NBC show Amen.  
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Sherman Hemsley Remembered At Funeral Services In West Texas After Burial Delay

Friends and family are remembering actor Sherman Hemsley at his funeral service in West Texas by showing video clips of his best known role as George Jefferson on the TV sitcom “The Jeffersons.”

11/21/2012

An El Paso attorney is expected to plead not guilty to charges he laundered over $600 million in Mexican drug cartel money. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Lawyer Charged With Laundering $600M In Drug Cartel Money

A West Texas lawyer is expected to enter a no guilty plea at a detention hearing for charges that he laundered more than $600 million in drug profits for a Mexican drug cartel.

11/08/2012

An El Paso superintendent is being sentenced this week for accepting federal money and failing students to do better on standardized tests. (Photo credit should read SAMUEL KUBANI/AFP/GettyImages)

Superintendent Could Get 3.5 Years For Failing Students For Federal Money

A former superintendent is scheduled to be sentenced Friday for his part in a scheme to fraudulently improve high-stakes school testing scores in the El Paso Independent School District by getting rid of students likely to fail.

10/05/2012

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Judge Orders DNA Test On Main Claiming To Be Sherman Hemsley’s Brother

A probate judge in West Texas has ordered DNA testing on a man who claims to be the brother of actor Sherman Hemsley.

09/25/2012

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Man Pleads Guilty To Hacking School District Computers

A man from Mississippi has pleaded guilty to hacking the computers of a West Texas school district.

09/20/2012

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Controversy Brews Over Sherman Helmsley’s Will, Burial

The embalmed body of actor Sherman Hemsley, who became famous for his role as television’s George Jefferson, will be kept in refrigeration at an El Paso funeral home until a local court rules on the validity of his will.

08/30/2012

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Ex-county Commissioner Pleads Guilty In Drug Case

A former El Paso County commissioner has pleaded guilty to drug charges in a federal drug trafficking case.

08/18/2012

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