Wearing a chile-pepper bikini and holding a sign that read, "Spice Up Your Life - Go Vegan," PETA's sexy señorita, Kristina Addington, handed out free chile pepper-shaped vegan chocolates on Wednesday in Downtown El Paso.
New UTEP head basketball coach Tim Floyd posed for a photo shoot for the El
Paso Times in the Don Haskins Center Wednesday, April 28. Floyd. 56,
walked into a familiar arena - formerly known as the Special Events Center
when he served as an assistant coach there under legendary coach Don Haskins
from 1978 to 1986. He was named head coach of the Miners March 30.
Staff writer Zahira Torres takes readers inside the high-dollar world of college
basketball with a look at what new UTEP coach Tim Floyd could make. Her
story is also chock full of details about former coach Tony Barbee's
contract. Barbee recently left UTEP for Auburn. See the story in Sunday's
print edition of the El Paso Times.
killed more than 20 people -- eight in one slaying -- on Wednesday in
one of the bloodiest days of the year. There were multiple
shootings outside a nightclub, outside a convenience store and outside
an elementary school as the violence flared up with fury. Juárez
police reported shootings as the night wore on, but it was not
immediately known how many were dead. One news outlet dubbed the event
"Black Wednesday." More than 40 homicides have occurred since
Monday despite a heavy presence of federal police and soldiers in the
city. Photos Special to the El Paso Times
A total of 29 bodies were unloaded from an unmarked truck as they waited to be buried in a mass grave at the San Rafael Cemetery in the outskirts of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico on the afternoon of April 20, 2010. Twenty five men and four women of various ages rested under the afternoon sun before being unloaded into their respective final burial grounds. These are part of the many unclaimed bodies that pile up on the city morgue each month. Every three to four months, the city moves these bodies to one of a handful of cemeteries that serve as the final resting site for those who's family members have not stepped forward to lay claim to them.
A genetic map is performed to each body, in the eventuality that relatives might come forward in the future to lay claim to their loved ones. Each coffin, made out of compressed and recycled wood, is assigned a serial number to help officials determine the identity of the remains as they compare this to their assigned DNA map.
Some of the bodies buried on this day, were from people who were originally from other parts of the country.
Here is a 6-week time lapse of the construction of the 48-lane bowling center for the USBC Women's Championship's starting this Saturday. My camera has been at the Judson F. Williams Convention Center for 6 weeks capturing between 10 frames and 4 frames per hour, depending on the day's construction. The final show crams 2,068 images into a five minute stop animation show. We are still shooting until the ladies take to the lanes and begin bowling so look for the updated final edition of the slide show.
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