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Good Morning El Paso: 06.15.15

breaking overnight— a crash north of las cruces sends several people to the hospital this morning – also- the latest details on a woman who has been taken off life support following an alleged assault by her boyfriend “”we don’t know if they ar still in the immediate area or if they are in mexico by now.” it is now day ten in the massive manhunt for two escaped prisoners leaving more than 800 members of law enforcement stumped this morning on where they could be. a very good morning el paso, las cruces, and juarez. i’m hillary floren. good morning, everyone. a live look at stormtrack doppler radar is showing us there isn’t rain yet! we do have additional moisture that’s moving our way. that will help us realize chances of rain this afternoon starting limited and extended in strength potential. the chance today starts at only 10%. as for sky conditions? they’ll move into the scattered clouds range this afternoon. currently around our region temperatures are mostly in the 70s at the lower elevations. the temps will still rise up to the 90s later on today! only a slight cool down in store for the 7 day forecast. then things get very very very hot! we’ll talk more about what to expect for the rest of this work week and the weekend ahead coming up in your full forecast. let’s get to our round the clock news coverage this morning. new mexico state police. are investigating a overnight crash overnight that happened near hatch north of las cruces. it happened just before midnight on interstate 25 near mile marker 26. our round the clock news team heard through scanner traffic that three children and two adults were flown to university medical center. we are working to confirm that information. no word on how many vehicles were involved or the extent of the vicitims’ injuries. we will update you with the latest information as soon as it becomes available. / a plane crash over the weekend sends one person to the hospital. the crash happened near van horn … about an hour and a half east of el paso. d-p-s investigators say at least on person was injured in the crash the person was airlifted to el paso for treatment at university medical center. we are still working to confirm the name of the pilot and where the airplane was heading. a baby in northeast el paso is still in the hospital this morning after e-m-s crews rushed her to the hospital sunday. they responded on the 52-hundred block of vice-roy street. emergency crews told us they administered c-p-r on the 4 month old child who they found unresponsive. police are investigating but no foul play or wrong doing is suspected. we’ve learned the woman who police say was attacked by her boyfriend near a gas station wednesday has saved the lives of five people through organ donations. tonya renee brewer was found passed out near a shell gas station in east el paso wednesday night. the 38-year- old was brain dead and kept on life support for several days following the attack. her family was waiting to find matches for all of her organs. 45-year-old eddie estep has been charged with murder. police say he was brewer’s boyfriend. abc-7 spoke with her family in kentucky. they tell us brewer traveled throughout the country, though it’s unclear how long she lived in el paso. detectives say estep allegedly attacked her, causing her head to hit the ground. brewer told police he assaulted her because he was tired of her abusing him. police are still investigating whether or not estep sexually assaulted brewer. el paso’s bomb squad responded to a call of a suspicious package in the lower valley. police say the call came in shortly after six in the evening, of a suspicious package on the 8100 block of staghorn. we’re told there several police officers and members of the bomb squad assisted. just after our ten o’clock newscast the el paso police tweeted that no explosives were located and that everything checked ok. fire marshals are still trying to find out how five dumpsters caught fire sunday morning. this happened on the 300 block of florence in downtown el paso. this all happened around 10 a-m sunday morning. fortunatley no structures other than the dumpsters were damaged and thankfully no one was injured. investigators are not ruling out arson. new york governor andrew cuomo plans to announce a formal investigation into the factors that allowed two convicted murders to escape. he’ll announce the inquiry later today. meantime, the search continues in new york for the men, as schools re-open and an alleged accomplice appears in court. kim hutcherson has the latest. day ten of a massive new york manhunt dawns … with convicted murders richard matt and david sweat still on the loose. despite the involvement of more than 800 members of local, state and federal law agencies, authorities admit they don’t know where the men are. “we don’t know if they are stil in the immediate area or if they are in mexico by now.” saranac central schools — which lie within five miles of the clinton correctional facility — will re- open monday, with outdoor activities suspended. school officials say police will be present on their campuses between seven a-m and five p-m. and patrols will be increased while buses are picking up and dropping off kids. but families are encouraged to allow their children to wait indoors for buses … especially in active search areas. joyce mitchell – accused of helping matt and sweat escape — will make another appearance in court at 8:30 a-m. she was arrested friday. she pleaded not guilty to a felony count of promoting prison contraband and a misdemeanor count of criminal facilitation — but may face additional charges. officials say mitchell told them she was supposed to meet the men after their escape to drive them out of the area, but changed her mind. “she never indicated to us wher that location was. it was just that that was the information that she was told by matt and sweat that it was about seven hours away. she did indicate that one of the reasons why she didn’t show up was because she did love her husband and she didn’t want to do this to him.” i’m ki hutcherson reporting at , here’s a look at how your commute is shaping up this morning. the tx-dot traffic cams at … the 84th legistlative session is in the books. among the discussions– education reform, transportation and border issues. on last night’s abc-7 xtra el paso representatives talked about what was accomplished– and what wasn’t– this session. good morning el paso’s denise olivas is live … education was a top priority in the 84th legislative session. while democratic senator jose rodriguez says the legislature did not fix a broken education finance system… representative marisa marquez said there were some wins. representative marquez says the win was in the house budget with about three billion dollars approved for education. she says the conversations were long in trying to make changes to the state’s education finance system. but marquez says unfortunately many of the education funding increases were slashed: “so when the budget came back t the house …added into education” the legislation session did bring the legislation session did bring back seven million for the utep pharmacy program and texas tech got more than 75 million dollars for texas tech to add new facilities. a long-expected announcement finally coming . jeb bush launched his campaign with this video, released just ahead of officially declaring his candidacy later today in miami. we’ll have the latest on his officail presidential race coming up in just a bit. still ahead on good morning el paso flooding in the capital of tbilisi has flooding in one europe capital has left many dead, the floods also affect the zoo, we have the images after these messages. but first – stormtrack weather! meteorologist krystal kleihas your complete forecast. krystal… and this is abc-7, where news comes first!

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