23, Jul 2014 - El Paso, TX Hospital settles with New Mexico woman over search - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A Texas hospital and its emergency room physicians have reached a $1.1 million settlement with a New Mexico woman who sued them and U.S. customs officials after she was subjected to a body cavity search, her attorneys said Monday.
23, Jul 2014 - El Paso, TX Hospital settles with New Mexico woman over search
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A Texas hospital and its emergency room physicians have reached a $1.1 million settlement with a New Mexico woman who sued them and U.S. customs officials after she was subjected to a body cavity search, her attorneys said Monday.
23, Jul 2014 - El Paso, TX Texas hospital reaches $1.1 million settlement with New Mexico woman over body cavity search
EL PASO, Texas — A Texas hospital and its emergency room physicians have reached a $1.1 million settlement with a New Mexico woman who sued them and U.S. customs officials after she was subjected to a body cavity search, her attorneys said Monday.
23, Jul 2014 - El Paso, TX US court: Constitution protects teen on Mexican soil shot by US Border Patrol agent
EL PASO, Texas — A federal appeals court ruled Monday that a Mexican teenager killed by a Border Patrol agent was protected by the U.S. Constitution, even though the teen was on Mexican soil when he was shot.
23, Jul 2014 - El Paso, TX Former El Paso County assistant district attorney sentenced to federal prison for bribery scheme
By: Jamel Valencia EL PASO, Texas - Former El Paso County assistant district attorney Antonio Reyes was sentenced to two years and nine months in federal prison in connection with a bribery scheme announced by the FBI. Reyes was sentenced Thursday morning. ...
22, Jul 2014 - Court: Teen in Mexico shot by US agent had rights
EL PASO, Texas (AP) A federal appeals court ruled Monday that a Mexican teenager killed by a Border Patrol agent was protected by the U.S. Constitution, even though the teen was on Mexican soil when he was shot.The ruling from...
22, Jul 2014 - El Paso, TX Texas Lawyers Achieve Historic Civil Rights Victory In Shooting Death Of 15-Year-Old By U.S. Border
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bob Hilliard and Steve Shadowen, principals at Texas law firm Hilliard Munoz Gonzales LLP, and Hilliard Shadowen, LLP win a historic civil rights victory for the family of a 15-year-old boy killed by United States Border Patrol agents in El Paso. In a ruling today by the U.S. Court of Appeals in New Orleans, the court rejected the Border ...
21, Jul 2014 - Robinson, TX Local political consultant facing felony charges in El Paso, Arizona
A political consultant was paid tens of thousands of dollars to work for prominent political candidates in El Paso in the past year while awaiting trial on felony charges in Arizona and Texas.
20, Jul 2014 - El Paso, TX Woman accused of killing soldier in drunken crash sentenced to prison
EL PASO, Texas â A woman accused of killing a Fort Bliss soldier in a wrong-way crash was sentenced to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to intoxicated manslaughter. In January 2012, Cynthia Dominguez was driving on the wrong side of Airway Boulevard when her vehicle struck and killed a soldier riding his motorcycle. ...
20, Jul 2014 - El Paso, TX Texan gets nearly 19 years for child porn video
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A West Texas man has been sentenced to nearly 19 years in federal prison for directing two children to perform sex acts as he made a pornography video. Federal agents last August raided the El Paso man's home and seized more than 90 computers, accessories and other electronic devices.
20, Jul 2014 - El Paso, TX Former EPISD interim superintendent appointed to oversee troubled Beaumont ISD
(Photo Courtesy of the El Paso Times) By: Jesse Martinez EL PASO, Texas â A former El Paso School District interim superintendent was appointed as interim superintendent for a troubled Beaumont, Texas, school district. Texas Education Agency Commissioner Michael Williams appointed Vernon Butler as Beaumont Independent School Districtâs interim superintendent and he will join a newly-installed ...
20, Jul 2014 - El Paso, TX Man sentenced to prison in child pornography production case
By: Jesse Martinez EL PASO, Texas â An El Paso man was sentenced to 18 years in prison for producing child pornography, federal officials said. Homeland Security Investigations agents executed a search warrant at Tomas Steven Quinones' home on Aug. ...
19, Jul 2014 - Ukrainian detainee released from prison; shares horror story after immigration arrest
By: Bill Melugin EL PASO, Texas - Ukrainian national Oleksandra Bronova was released from Otero County Prison Thursday, hours after KFOX14 reported on her situation and almost one week after she was detained at the Santa Teresa port of entry while trying to enter the United States from Mexico with her American husband, Brian Price. ...
19, Jul 2014 - Ex-El Paso school chief to be freed from prison
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The former El Paso School District superintendent sentenced to 42 months in prison for his role as mastermind of a test-cheating scandal has been moved to a halfway house as the end of his prison term approaches. At the sentencing in October 2012, U.S. District Judge David Briones ordered Garcia to take part in a drug rehabilitation program and said that the defendant could ...
04, Apr 2014 - El Paso, TX Public defender fee increase could raise taxes, force county budget cuts
By: Bill Melugin EL PASO, Texas â The El Paso County Council of Judges reaffirmed its desire to raise indigent attorney fees $15 per hour at a meeting on Thursday. The change is set to begin on April 1, and would raise out-of-court fees to $75 per hour, and in-court fees to $90 per hour. ...
04, Apr 2014 - El Paso, TX Texas Indigent Defense Commission to review El Paso County's program
The Texas Indigent Defense Commission has agreed to examine El Paso's indigent-defense system to make sure there are no irregularities in spending and how lawyers are assigned cases.
04, Apr 2014 - Ramos Court families claim emotional damages in 2011 canal flood
By: Stacey Welsh EL PASO, Texas -- A group of families affected by flooding on Ramos Court in El Paso's Lower Valley want a payout from the El Paso County Water Improvement District No. 1 for emotional damages. Many homes in the area are still condemned. ...
04, Apr 2014 - El Paso, TX Audit request of El Paso County indigent defense practices would be fourth in Texas in 12 years
Commissioner Vince Perez's request for a comprehensive review of the indigent defense practices in El Paso County would be the fourth of its kind made by a Texas elected official in the last 12 years, said Jim Bethke, executive director of the Texas Indigent Defense Commission.
04, Apr 2014 - El Paso, TX El Paso County DWI program receives national recognition
By: Stacey Welsh EL PASO, Texas -- The El Paso County DWI Drug Court Intervention and Treatment Program is one of only four drug courts in the country to be named a National Academy Court. The award means the program could receive more funding at the state and federal level to put more offenders through the program. ...
02, Apr 2014 - Laredo, TX Bond reduced for Jeffrey Farrey
By: Jamel Valencia EL PASO, Texas - The bond for the father of a missing 5-month-old boy whose body was found in the New Mexico desert was reduced. Judge Patrick Garcia ruled on Wednesday that Jeffrey Farreyâs bond to a $1 million surety bond and a $500,000 personal recognized bond. ...
01, Apr 2014 - El Paso, TX Update: Police officer arrested on domestic violence charge
EL PASO, Texas â An officer with the El Paso police department was arrested on a domestic violence charge, police said. According to court records, Gilbert Melendez was booked on the charge Thursday, and was released Friday after posting a $2,500 bond. ...
01, Apr 2014 - Houston lawyer spends big money in El Paso races
AUSTIN >> Texas' top campaign contributor says he is committed to building a Democratic majority in Texas.
19, Dec 2013 - El Paso, TX Willie Gandara Sr. sentenced to 42 months in prison
By: Ruben Veloz and Jamel Valencia EL PASO, Texas - Willie Gandara Sr. was sentenced Thursday for his role in the large-scale public corruption scheme. A federal Judge sentenced Gandara to 42 months in prison, three years supervised release, a $25,000 fine and $5,575. ...
16, Dec 2013 - El Paso, TX Former EPISD trustee heading to prison
By: Melissa Gundersen EL PASO, Texas -- After 17 years of accepting bribes and bribing others, a former El Paso Independent School District trustee is sentenced to three years in prison. Monday a federal judge sentenced Sal Mena, 67, to three years in prison and three years' supervised release. ...
02, Mar 2012 - El Paso, TX Willie Gandara Jr.'s Intent To Resign Letter To County Judge
EL PASO, Texas -- Editor's Note: Below is the text of Joe Spencer's intent to resign letter to El Paso County Judge Veronica Escobar on behalf of his client, Guillermo "Willie" Gandara Jr.
12, Dec 2011 - High court to look at state immigration laws - El Paso Times
WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court agreed Monday to rule on Arizona's controversial law targeting illegal immigrants. The justices said they will review a federal appeals court ... and new electoral maps for Texas' legislature and congressional ...