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 2021-02-19 20:11 

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El Paso homeless waiting on COVID-19 vaccines delayed due to winter weather...

Some providers that were expected to receive a shipment of COVID-19 vaccines from the state report that they are waiting longer because of the winter storm that hit Texas. RECOMMENDED: White House: 6 million coronavirus vaccine doses have been delayed in ...

 2021-02-19 19:54 

KFOX

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Gov. Abbott to hold press conference Friday on Texas' continued response to winter weather...

As things look to improve from the severe winter storm, Governor Greg Abbott is expected to give a live address Friday on the state's continued response to the weather. The press conference will begin at 2 p. m. at the Alternate State Operations Cente...

 2021-02-19 18:44 

KFOX

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El Paso Community College Fire Tech Program to give away smoke detectors...

The El Paso Community College Fire Technology Program and State Farm are teaming up to give away free smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors. Anyone in the community can attend the drive-up events for free equipment:Saturday, February 20th from 9:0...

 2021-02-19 17:12 

KFOX

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Texas grid operators say electrical system back to normal...

Texas' grid operators said Friday that the electrical system has returned to normal for the first time since a winter storm knocked out power to more than 4 million customers. Smaller outages still remained Friday. But Bill Magness, president of the E...

 2021-02-19 16:11 

KFOX

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Texas governor's biggest donors: Energy industry that failed...

As frozen Texas reels under one of the worst electricity outages in U. S. history, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has blamed grid operators and iced-over wind turbines but gone easier on another culprit: an oil and gas industry that is the state's domina...

 2021-02-19 13:12 

KFOX

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3 men in their 40s among the 12 more COVID-19 deaths reported in El Paso...

The El Paso Department of Public Health reported 183 new COVID-19 cases and 12 deaths on Friday. The city said the deaths happened over a period of more than four months and that the patients reportedly had underlying health conditions. 3 males in their 4...

 2021-02-19 12:40 

KFOX

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El Pasoans travel hundreds of miles to other Texas cities for COVID-19 vaccine...

With demand for the COVID-19 vaccine outpacing supply, El Pasoans have decided to travel hundreds of miles to get their shots. Mark Mendoza, who lives in El Paso, said he registered to receive the COVID-19 vaccine through the City of El Paso in December, ...

 2021-02-19 12:00 

KFOX

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COVID-19 community vaccine survey helps the city in more ways than one...

The COVID-19 health survey is still available on EPStrong. org and continues to help the city's health officials determine the need for a vaccine. The survey went live on the site back in November of 2020 and was first used as a tool to measure the pu...

 2021-02-19 04:56 

KFOX

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El Paso last stop for truck drivers to fill up on fuel due to gas shortage...

This week's winter storm has caused gas shortages across the state, but not in El Paso. El Pasoans have seen long lines at gas stations, as the Borderland panics over concerns of a gas shortage. Truck drivers said the reality is that El Paso's got...

 2021-02-19 04:13 

KFOX

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7-year-old El Paso girl birthday wish to hug grandparents comes true...

A 7-year-old El Paso girl's birthday wish came true in a unique way. She wanted to hug her grandparents after not being able to for a year due to the pandemic. For almost a year most of us have lived in isolation. People have had to miss out on hugs a...

 2021-02-19 03:05 

KFOX

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El Paso man accused of breaking into auto shop, stealing auto parts...

A man was arrested and accused of breaking into an auto parts yard shop and stealing auto parts. Deputies with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office arrived at the business located at 133000 Montana Avenue on February 5. Deputies made contact with the v...

 2021-02-19 02:29 

KFOX

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Family displaced after house fire in far east El Paso...

A family has been displaced after a large house fire in far east El Paso Thursday night. The fire has since been under control. The fire broke out at1942 Aviation Way. Officials said a family was inside the house at the time of the fire but were safely ev...

 2021-02-19 00:37 

KFOX

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Serious injuries reported in east El Paso crash involving pedestrian...

One person was seriously injured after a crash involving a pedestrian in east El Paso Thursday. Officials said the crash happened in the 1200 block of Bob Hope Drive just after 4:30 p. m. This is a developing story. Check back for updates....

 2021-02-19 00:30 

KFOX

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Family, community remembers veteran Las Cruces fire lieutenant who died from COVID-19...

Doa Ana County is mourning the loss of a long time public servant who lost his life to COVID-19. The family of Fire Lieutenant Edward Vasquez is remembering a father, husband, brother and son, who lived his life to help others. Edward Vasquez with his wif...

 2021-02-19 00:00 

KFOX

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El Paso County looks at creating redistricting commission...

El Paso County lawmakers are starting to take on the complicated process of redistricting since the 2020 Census is complete. In Texas, cities can delegate their redistricting responsibilities but counties cannot. In an effort to keep the process as non-pa...

 2021-02-18 23:54 

KFOX

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AAA: El Paso has highest average gas prices in Texas...

Gas prices in El Paso are predicted to get more expensive as refineries across Texas are crippled by the freezing winter storm. Most gas stations had an average number of customers on Thursday. However, big-box stores such as Sam's Club saw long lines...

 2021-02-18 22:58 

KFOX

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More than two thirds of New Mexico COVID-19 cases recovered...

An additional 411 COVID-19 cases were confirmed in New Mexico Thursday and 18 new deaths related to the virus were reported by the New Mexico Department of Health. Meanwhile an additional 1,382 people have recovered from the disease, according to state of...

 2021-02-18 22:42 

KFOX

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TTUHSC El Paso nursing student receives 1-year free car lease after riding bike to school...

A Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso nursing student received a one-year lease of a 2021 Nissan Kicks. On Thursday, TTUHSC El Paso, Casa Nissan andL&F Distributors announced the student chosen was Angela Lopez. For Lopez, a first-year nu...

 2021-02-18 21:10 

KFOX

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Gov. Abbott gives update on Texas' response as residents still reeling from winter storm...

Title: Gov. Abbott to give update. Start time: 02/18/2021 02:09:20 PM. End time: 02/21/2021 02:09:20 PM. As officials say progress is being made to restore power to several residents across Texas amid the severe winter storm, Governor Greg Abbott is set t...

 2021-02-18 20:04 

KFOX

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Drivers in El Paso being warned of winter weather across other parts of Texas...

The cold temperatures are sticking around Thursday, but other parts of Texas are still dealing with snow and ice. A spokesperson with the Texas Department of Transportation tells KFOX14 that if you plan a road trip to other parts of the state, plan before...

 2021-02-18 18:40 

KFOX

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Tornillo man arrested on suspicion of striking, killing neighbor's dog with metal rod...

A man accused of killing a dog by striking it with a metal rod has been arrested by the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. A dog owner in the 19000 block of Tierra Dr. in Tornillo, Texas reported that a man in the neighborhood had killed their dog on Mo...

 2021-02-18 17:27 

KFOX

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Man suspected of kidnapping woman in Las Cruces arrested in Sierra County...

A man suspected of kidnapping a woman in Las Cruces on Saturday was arrested Wednesday evening in Sierra County. Patrick Fernandez, 36, is charged on suspicion of kidnapping, aggravated stalking, three counts of aggravated battery against a household memb...

 2021-02-18 16:24 

KFOX

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AP source: Cruz on vacation in Mexico as storm slams Texas...

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has traveled to Mexico for a family vacation as his home state struggles with a powerful winter storm that left many residents without power or safe drinking water. The high-profile Republican lawmaker went with his family for a long-p...

 2021-02-18 12:00 

KFOX

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Youth sports in El Paso County get green light for 2021 season...

After months of being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, coaches of El Paso's youth sports leagues can register their teams on February 18. Coaches need to make appointments by email with the County's Parks and Recreation department. Appointment...

 2021-02-18 05:23 

KFOX

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Migrants on the move again in Mexico and Central America...

TENOSIQUE, Mexico (AP) — In the first Mexican shelter reached by migrants after trekking through the Guatemalan jungle, some 150 migrants are sleeping in its dormitories and another 150 lie on thin mattresses spread across the floor of its chapel. O...

 2021-02-18 05:09 

KFOX

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Texas DSHS says outages affecting COVID-19 cases, deaths reporting...

Officials with the Texas Department of State Health Services said the weather and outages have affected the reporting of COVID-19 cases and deaths. State health officials said new cases will be artificially low until reporting resumes. Officials said they...

 2021-02-18 04:06 

KFOX

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City of El Paso, non-profit organizations prepare for migrants to enter US...

El Paso is potentially 48 hours away from beginning to bring in migrants once again. But El Paso leaders say the exact start date is still unknown. In Ciudad Juarez, thousands of migrants in the Remain in Mexico program have gotten the green light to ente...

 2021-02-18 04:00 

KFOX

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El Paso culture keeps restaurants open during COVID-19 pandemic....

Restaurants took the hardest hits from the COVID-19 pandemic, but in El Paso, the culture to embrace food has played a part in keeping restaurants open. In El Paso, Texas there is a beautiful blend of Mexican and American culture, culture that shines brig...

 2021-02-18 04:00 

KFOX

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El Paso culture keeps restaurants open during COVID-19 pandemic...

Restaurants took the hardest hits from the COVID-19 pandemic, but in El Paso, the culture to embrace food has played a part in keeping restaurants open. In El Paso, Texas there is a beautiful blend of Mexican and American culture, culture that shines brig...

 2021-02-18 03:38 

KFOX

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El Pasoans living in other Texas cities struggling amid power outages...

Freezing cold temperatures are keeping much of Texas without basic utilities, such as water and electricity. Some people in the eastern parts of Texas are going on day three without power, some without water. The freeze has caused nearly 2 1/2 million out...

 2021-02-18 03:34 

KFOX

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UMC receives Pfizer second dose COVID-19 vaccine...

University Medical Center announced Wednesday night the Pfizer second dose has arrived. Officials with UMC said your appointment date for your second dose of the Pfizer vaccine should be on yourCenters for Disease Control and Prevention card. They ask you...

 2021-02-18 00:28 

KFOX

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Diocese of El Paso, funeral homes lift some restrictions on funeral masses, vigils...

The Catholic Diocese of El Paso is lifting restrictions on the celebration of funeral masses and vigils. The move comes as the COVID-19 numbers in El Paso, as well as hospitalizations, fall. The Diocese said it has worked with funeral home directors to de...

 2021-02-17 23:43 

KFOX

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El Paso public projects to be funded through $93 million of non-voter approved debt...

City officials this week announced their intentions to borrow $93 million through certifications of obligation that will go towards completing capital improvement projects and helping to fund existing quality of life programs. "A lot of all these proj...

 2021-02-17 23:38 

KFOX

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'She was an angel': Fellow educators remember Las Cruces teacher who died of COVID-19...

When you walk into Mesa Middle School, you're greeted with a memorial in honor of Elizabeth Placencio. Placencio was a longtime educator with the Las Cruces Public School District. She taught at Mesa Middle School for more than 10 years. The memorial ...

 2021-02-17 22:58 

KFOX

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New Mexico reports more than 1,500 recoveries from COVID-19, less than 300 new cases...

An additional 281 COVID-19 cases were confirmed in New Mexico Wednesday and 12 new deaths related to the virus were reported by the New Mexico Department of Health. Meanwhile an additional 1,557 people have recovered from the disease, according to state o...

 2021-02-17 22:46 

KFOX

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Border Patrol rescues 200 migrants along Texas border, many abandoned by smugglers in cold...

U. S. Border Patrol agents in the Big Bend Sector are working through the winter storm to save lives of many migrants found to have been abandoned by smugglers. The Border Patrol said the winter storm has prolonged freezing temperatures between Sierra Bla...

 2021-02-17 22:43 

KFOX

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City of El Paso issues declaration of disaster to recover expended funding from state...

The City of El Paso issued a declaration of disaster in order to recover expended funding from the state of Texas. City officials said crews worked around the clock on prevention efforts to mitigate danger to El Pasoans resulting from severe winter weathe...

 2021-02-17 22:15 

KFOX

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Ciudad Juarez COVID-19 cases grow by 6; 2 new deaths...

On Wednesday, 6new cases of COVID-19 and two deaths related to the virus were reported in Ciudad Juarez. The report from the Chihuahua state health officials brings the total number of COVID-19 cases reported in Ciudad Juarez to 28,489 cases and 2,571 dea...

 2021-02-17 21:55 

KFOX

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El Paso County Parks & Recreation opens registration for youth sports...

The El Paso County Parks & Recreation is resuming all independent, outdoor Youth Sports and activities at all County Parks. Parks and Recreation will follow all current COVID-19 guidelines as well as health and safety protocols implemented by the Public H...

 2021-02-17 21:44 

KFOX

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WBAMC prepares secondary vaccination site on Fort Bliss...

William Beaumont Army Medical Center is preparing to open a second vaccination site at Stout Gym on Fort Bliss, Texas. The second site will begin providing COVID-19 vaccinations to TRICARE beneficiaries and DoD personnel Friday, Feb. 19. The categories of...

 2021-02-17 18:41 

KFOX

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El Paso Zoo cares for Frigatebird displaced by winter storm...

The El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens is currently rehabilitating a Magnificent Frigatebird or man o' war seabird displaced by the winter storm affecting the majority of the state. A Good Samaritan found the seabird in El Paso and brought it to zoo ve...

 2021-02-17 18:21 

KFOX

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Alamogordo man accused of shooting at officer arrested after standoff...

An Alamogordo man who is accused of shooting at an officer from the Alamogordo Police Department seven times has been arrested. According to New Mexico State Police, the officer responded to a neighbor dispute on Stanford Avenue in Alamogordo, New Mexico ...

 2021-02-17 17:04 

KFOX

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Gov. Abbott to provide update on winter weather in Texas, including massive power outages...

Governor Greg Abbott will provide an update on Wednesday on the state's response to a crippling winter storm that's left millions of Texans without heat or power for days. Abbott has harshly criticized the state's energy grid operator, ERCOT, ...

 2021-02-17 12:57 

KFOX

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Second highest number of COVID-19 deaths reported in El Paso...

The El Paso Department of Public Health reported 182 new COVID-19 cases and 41 deaths on Wednesday. Wednesday's COVID-19 deaths are the second highest number reported since December 10, 2020 when 44 deaths were reported. The city also reported 26 dela...

 2021-02-17 12:34 

KFOX

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El Paso business owner helps other businesses stay afloat during COVID pandemic...

Small businesses in El Paso continue to feel the impacts of COVID-19. Places like the Alamo Auto Shop and Mesa Street Grill were hit hard at the start of the pandemic, forced to choose between safety and paying the bills. "Given the financial pressure...

 2021-02-17 12:34 

KFOX

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El Paso business owner helps other businesses stay afloat during COVID pandemic...

Small businesses in El Paso continue to feel the impacts of COVID-19. Places like the Alamo Auto Shop and Mesa Street Grill were hit hard at the start of the pandemic, forced to choose between safety and paying the bills. "Given the financial pressure...

 2021-02-17 12:00 

KFOX

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COVID-19 changes traditional Ash Wednesday...

El Paso churches can expect to see many church-goers observing Ash Wednesday on February 17 but the tradition will look different this year. The biggest change to the traditional observance is ministers will be sprinkling ashes on people's heads inste...

 2021-02-17 06:36 

KFOX

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One person injured in East El Paso Shooting...

El Paso Police responded to a shooting in east El Paso Tuesday night. It happened in the "Las Estancia Apartments" located on the 7900 block of Viscount near the Cielo Vista Mall. Police say one male victim was transported to the hospital. Their c...

 2021-02-17 04:00 

KFOX

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El Pasoans frustrated after COVID-19 vaccine shipments delays...

El Pasoans who spoke with KFOX14 said it was an extremely frustrating day Tuesday. Those who were expecting to receive their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at the El Paso County Coliseum were turned away after the vaccine shipment was delayed by the ...

 2021-02-17 04:00 

KFOX

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While millions of Texas homes face rolling blackouts, experience keeps El Paso's lights on...

As the rest of Texas battles rolling blackouts, this week's winter storms haven't impacted El Paso's electricity. That's because the Borderland is on a different system, and one that's prepared for a freeze like this one. Caption: Keen...

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