18, Dec 2014 - El Paso, TX Purchases by PSB may benefit jailed El Paso lawyer
The independent appraiser the Public Service Board hired to appraise three properties that the board ultimately purchased was disciplined in May by the state Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB) in Austin.
18, Dec 2014 - El Paso, TX Man accused of killing wife in Northeast over two years ago sentenced
EL PASO, Texas – A man who was accused of murdering his wife more than two years ago was sentenced Monday after entering a guilty plea. Antonio Tanez Brown, 32, was sentenced to 50 years in prison for the murder of 32-year-old Yanira Caballero. Ca
18, Dec 2014 - Texas commission finds irregularities in El Paso's indigent defense appointment process
The Texas Indigent Defense Commission found irregularities in the way El Paso district and county judges appoint private defense lawyers to represent the poor in court.
18, Dec 2014 - El Paso, TX Ex-Fort Bliss soldier gets 6 months for theft
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A former Fort Bliss soldier must serve six months in federal prison for stealing about $30,000 worth of Army gear while deployed to Afghanistan. Ex-Sgt. Dexroy Germaine Hamilton was sentenced in El Paso in a case that prosecut
18, Dec 2014 - El Paso, TX Special Report: Interference with child custody not enforced in Texas
By: Bill Melugin EL PASO, Texas – A KFOX14 special assignment has discovered it is the unwritten policy of Texas law enforcement to not make arrests or charge persons with the crime of interference with child custody.
18, Dec 2014 - Report: El Paso indigent suspects wait for lawyers
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Authorities in El Paso County failed to give indigent suspects access to lawyers in a timely manner and didn't fairly distribute cases among attorneys, according to a report by a state panel. The Texas Indigent Defense Commission found that whereas large counties like El Paso should appoint attorneys to poor suspects no later than a day after the request is made, that ...
18, Dec 2014 - In immigration news: Executive action details, GOP backlash, a 'disproportionate' effect in
A boys shows a U.S. flag as President Barack Obama speaks on immigration at the Chamizal National Memorial on May 10, 2011 in El Paso, Texas.
18, Dec 2014 - El Paso, TX Ruling still pending for evidence hearing for Daniel Villegas
EL PASO, Texas - Daniel Villegas was back in court Thursday for a hearing on his upcoming murder retrial. The hearing will determine whether a signed confession will be presented as evidence. Vill
18, Dec 2014 - El Paso, TX Woman says man sexually assaulted her still free
By: Genevieve Curtis EL PASO, Texas -- It's one of the most underreported crimes and local attorneys said it's also the hardest case to win in a courtroom.
17, Dec 2014 - Dallas, TX Telethons, hotlines set up for Texas immigrants
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Attorneys and immigration groups in Texas are setting up telethons and hotlines to serve immigrants who may qualify under a new White House plan to protect them from deportation. Groups in Houston, Dallas, El Paso, San Antonio, Austin and elsewhere also organized gatherings ...
17, Dec 2014 - Dallas, TX Groups setting up telethons, hotlines for Texas immigrants
EL PASO — Attorneys and immigration groups in Texas are setting up telethons and hotlines to serve immigrants who may qualify under a new White House plan to protect them from deportation.
15, Dec 2014 - Finalists selected for El Paso County first chief administrator
EL PASO, Texas - El Paso county commissioners selected the four finalists Thursday from which they will choose the county's first chief administrator.County Judge Veronica Escobar said the four finalists bring a wide variety of civic management experience
15, Dec 2014 - El Paso, TX Man, 34, sentenced to 30 years in prison for child pornography case
EL PASO, Texas – A 34-year-old man who admitted to using computers at the El Paso Public Library to exchange child pornography was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison, officials said. Berry Jay Miller admitted to emailing the images to other peo
15, Dec 2014 - El Paso, TX Man involved in 2006 Bravo Cadillac shooting turned over to El Paso police
EL PASO, Texas – Eight years after a shooting at an El Paso car dealership, police said they have the suspected shooter in custody. Police said Marcio Beltran-Rosas, 27, was taken into custody by the El Paso Police Department’s Crimes Against
15, Dec 2014 - El Paso, TX Attorney to file class action lawsuit against EP Fitness following KFOX14 report
EL PASO, Texas – One week after KFOX14 investigated popular gym EP Fitness’ questionable billing and cancellation policies, a local attorney has informed us he will file a class action lawsuit against the gym. As we reported, EP Fitness Presi
14, Dec 2014 - Convicted El Paso serial killer loses appeal
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has rejected a claim by convicted El Paso serial killer David Leonard Wood that he should not be put to death because he claims he is mentally disabled.
14, Dec 2014 - El Paso, TX Civil rights advocate, attorney call for end of grand jury process
The grand jury system is "easily manipulated" by prosecutors, especially in cases where police are accused of crimes, and should be abandoned, according to a Texas civil rights advocate and an attorney for the family of an unarmed, handcuffed man shot and killed by an El Paso police officer.
12, Oct 2014 - After setback, abortion-rights backers vow to take appeal of tough Texas law to Supreme Court
EL PASO, Texas — Abortion-rights lawyers are predicting "a showdown" at the U.S. Supreme Court after federal appellate judges allowed full implementation of a law that has closed more than 80 percent of Texas' abortion clinics.
12, Oct 2014 - Texas Abortion Law May Go to Supreme Court
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Abortion-rights lawyers are predicting "a showdown" at the U.S. Supreme Court after federal appellate judges allowed full implementation of a law that has closed more than 80 percent of Texas' abortion clinics.
12, Oct 2014 - Melissa, TX Trial begins for alleged drug cartel bodyguard
By: Melissa GundersenEL PASO, Texas -- A special agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration took the stand Wednesday afternoon in the trial for a man accused of being a bodyguard in the Sinaloa drug cartel, where he told jurors about an in-depth inter
11, Oct 2014 - El Paso, TX Cesar Chavez Express toll lane's free trial leads to questions -- like free rides
By: Genevieve CurtisEL PASO, Texas - El Paso drivers have been able to make a practice run at the city's first toll road, and it's raising some questions.The toll lane along the Border Highway opened Thursday on a drive it and try it for free basis.K
11, Oct 2014 - El Paso, TX Man found guilty of rape in El Paso gets life in prison
EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- The Manhattan Heights rapist was sentenced to life in prison on all three counts of aggravated sexual assault and one count of aggravated robbery.Twenty-six-year-old Arturo Valtierra-Payan was found guilty Tuesday.Prosecutors said V
11, Oct 2014 - Fort Bliss soldier pleads guilty to stabbing attack on pregnant military wife
By: Bill MeluginEL PASO, Texas - The Fort Bliss soldier accused in the stabbing attack of a pregnant military wife pleaded guilty in court on Monday.It was the first day of trial for Corey Bernard Moss. He's charged with burglary of habitation with intent
11, Oct 2014 - El Paso, TX Farrey trial postponed in El Paso until March
EL PASO, Texas - The trial of an El Paso man who fled to Escanaba last year and was later arrested in connection with the death of his baby in El Paso has been postponed until March, according to the El Paso Times.
10, Oct 2014 - El Paso, TX Man claims ex-wife continues to receive taxpayer benefits after state investigation revealed fraud
By: Bill Melugin EL PASO, Texas – An El Paso man believes the state of Texas is biased against fathers after a state investigation found his ex-wife submitted fraudulent documents to get state-issued health benefits for their daughter, even though
10, Oct 2014 - El Paso, TX Texas abortion law may head for Supreme Court 'showdown'
EL PASO, Texas — Abortion-rights lawyers are predicting "a showdown" at the U.S. Supreme Court after federal appellate judges allowed full implementation of a law that has closed more than 80 percent of Texas' abortion clinics. As of Friday, abortion services for many Texas women required a round trip of ...
10, Oct 2014 - El Paso, TX Abortion clinic closes after confusion over ruling
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The only remaining abortion clinic in Texas west of San Antonio has closed following days of confusion over the interpretation of a federal court ruling.
10, Oct 2014 - El Paso, TX District Attorney will not prosecute El Paso woman accused of defrauding state for benefits
By: Bill Melugin EL PASO, Texas – The El Paso District Attorney’s office has decided not to prosecute a woman accused of defrauding the state of Texas to receive taxpayer funded healthcare benefits. “The charge is tampering with a gove
09, Oct 2014 - El Paso, TX Special Assignment: El Paso attorney pushes for stricter common-law marriage legislation
BY Crystal PriceEL PASO, Texas -- For most couples, marriage often begins with walking down the aisle and exchanging vows. However, for some couples in the Borderland marriage doesn't always begin with "I do." Another type of marriage, known as common-l