KTEP Newscast

KTEP Newscast

Newscast from Monday through Friday from the KTEP Newsroom. Hosted by Aaron Montes with direction from Angela Kocherga, KTEP News Director.


April 22, 2024 4 mins
A judge said the state of Texas did not have enough evidence to charge 140 migrants with “riot participation.” The migrants were part of a group that climbed over temporary border fencing set up by the state of Texas on April 12.
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The El Paso County Commissioners court postponed its vote to extend a contract with an outside attorney and environmental expert reviewing Marathon Petroleum’s applications for operation with the state and federal government.
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April 15, 2024 4 mins
The El Paso Police Department’s Crimes Against Persons unit is investigating the death of a man following his arrest. Multiple officers responded to a call Sunday afternoon about a man walking in and out of traffic.
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April 12, 2024 3 mins
The El Paso Independent School District school board unanimously voted in favor of appointing businessman Jack Loveridge to fill a trustee vacancy.
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April 11, 2024 3 mins
Juries sentenced two men and one woman to life in prison without a chance for parole for charges of capital murder. The cases are part of separate jury trials that finished over the last three weeks.
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April 10, 2024 3 mins
The El Paso City Council approved a $4.76 million dollar purchase of the former Bonham Elementary School from the El Paso Independent School District. The city will repurpose the property and 13-acres for a new police department central regional command center.
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April 9, 2024 3 mins
A coalition of elected officials, business owners, and nonprofits are urging the Biden administration to expand work for long-term undocumented immigrants.
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April 8, 2024 3 mins
Just over one-hundred people were at the El Paso Community College campus in Far East El Paso for a viewing party of the partial solar eclipse. Students, children, parents and grandparents put their solar eclipse glasses on to look at the moon that slowly hid more and more of the sun’s rays on the Earth.
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April 5, 2024 3 mins
The El Paso City of Council will vote on whether to approve the purchase of the former Bonham Elementary School on Tuesday. The sale is valued at $4.76 million dollars for the property and 13 acres on Cielo Vista Drive.
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April 4, 2024 5 mins
The city’s proposed multipurpose performing arts and entertainment center is back on the City Council’s agenda for next Tuesday. City planners are waiting on a decision from the council on where to designate a new location for the project.
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April 3, 2024 4 mins
Attorneys for the state of Texas and the Biden administration were back in court today arguing over the legality of a state law that permits local and state law enforcement officer to arrest someone suspected of being in the country illegally.
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April 2, 2024 3 mins
Attorneys for the state of Texas will be in a federal appeals court in New Orleans Wednesday to make their case for why Texas’ controversial immigration-enforcement law should go into effect.
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April 1, 2024 3 mins
More than 200 migrants are facing charges for being part of the crowd that knocked down a chain link fence at the border. The migrants then rushed past Texas National Guard soldiers to reach Border Patrol and turn themselves into agents.
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March 29, 2024 3 mins
El Pasoans have until Sunday to provide feedback on the search for city manager candidates. Recruitment firm Baker Tilly is looking for input for the community before conducting a national search for the city’s new executive.
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March 28, 2024 4 mins
The city of El Paso’s finance office is not recommending any issue of debt this year or for next year’s budget… meaning less need to increase the tax rate for fiscal year 2025.
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March 27, 2024 4 mins
A federal appeals court denied on Tuesday night the state’s request to reinstate SB4. Texas initially sought to have the law active while a pending lawsuit moved through the courts. The groups who sued the state are celebrating the appeals court’s ruling.
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March 26, 2024 3 mins
Outgoing Socorro Independent School District superintendent Nate Carman is now on paid administrative leave after a vote from the school board.
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March 25, 2024 5 mins
Kelli Childress, chief public defender for El Paso County talked to KTEP's Aaron Montes about how her office will defend migrants arrested on unauthorized re-entry felony charges.
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March 25, 2024 3 mins
The El Paso City Council is scheduled to discuss and possibly vote on the new proposed site for its multipurpose performing arts and entertainment center tomorrow.
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March 22, 2024 4 mins
El Paso County District Attorney Bill Hicks said he does not expect to see many cases related to SB4 Texas’ new immigration enforcement law.
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