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.
A probate judge in West Texas has ordered DNA testing on a man who claims to be the brother of actor Sherman Hemsley.
A man from Mississippi has pleaded guilty to hacking the computers of a West Texas school district.
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.
A former El Paso County commissioner has pleaded guilty to drug charges in a federal drug trafficking case.
Police say a foster parent in West Texas has been charged with the death of an infant in his care.
A passenger bus from Mexico with only the driver on board has yielded nearly 860 pounds of marijuana at a Texas border crossing.
Authorities say a 73-year-old Mexican man has been arrested for trying to enter the U.S. with an object designed to look like a bomb in an incident that led to a four-hour shutdown at a West Texas border crossing.
A former El Paso schools superintendent has pleaded guilty to federal conspiracy charges from a probe into alleged misuse of federal money intended for school programs.
Authorities say three West Texas men have received federal prison sentences and another is on probation for stealing $290,000 worth of aviation fuel from the Army.