Vinton Municipal Court Judge Roger Rodriguez and his wife are alleged to have pressured an Aug. 3, 2019, shooting victim’s family into sending an email they drafted that criticized Sam Medrano Jr., the state judge assigned to the case.
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El Paso Matters met with EPISD Superintendent Diana Sayavedra to discuss her first year at the city’s largest school district.
Hundreds of El Pasoans gathered Thursday to pay tribute to El Paso Police Chief Greg Allen at the Judson F. Williams Convention Center on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023.
Hundreds of El Pasoans paid their respects to the late El Paso Police Chief Greg Allen Thursday evening.
After 15 years of service, El Paso County Attorney Jo Anne Bernal announced that she will not seek reelection; also, the city is looking to register, permit and tax short-term rental properties.
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An outside attorney is referring an ethics complaint filed against city Rep. Brian Kennedy to the city’s ethics commission – which hasn’t met since 2021.
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