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Good Morning El Paso: 07.02.15

from our new mexico mobile newsroom. a chapter in a las cruces home invasion trial is almost over. what the jury decided in just a matter of hours. / “”and we want to preserve th mission. we are all in this to preserve the mission, umc, children’s,” -mediation fails again and everyone is being ordered not to talk about the latest details in the umc and el paso children’s case this morning—so what’s next and how does it affect youthe taxpayer? and– the government has launched a civil antitrust investigation into whether airlines illegally conspired to limit seats in an effort to boost fairs. a very good morning el paso, las cruces, and juarez. i’m stephanie valle. and i’m hillary floren. good morning, everyone. good morning! we’re tracking a day of change today. instead of just dry conditions as we’ve seen the last few days, today we’ll start dry and last dry through most of the afternoon. however, extra moisture will start to shift over higher elevations and spread to lowland storm potential late day and particularly overnight. right now things are beautiful outside! we’ll talk about the weekend forecast, including the 4th coming up! now things are beautiful outside! we’ll talk about the weekend forecast, including the 4th coming up! to round the clock coverage out of las cruces. police are investigating a shooting that happened overnight at the sunny acres r-v park. this is new video from the scene. details are limited at this time. our newsroom is still working to confirm the latest details. stay with abc-7 as more information as soon as it becomes available.. it took just two days to present the case … and just a few hours for the jury to reach a verdict. abc-7’s jamie warren was at the final day of the home invasion trial yesterday in las cruces— she has the latest details from our new mexico mobile newsroom. / :48-:59 1:04-1:11 1:11-1:19 a chapter in a new years day 2014 home invasion is almost over. today calvillo was convicted on lesser charges for his part in the break in sot judge fernando macias we find the defendent not guilty of attempt to commit the crime of first degree murder a deliberate killing as charged in count one calvillo was found not guilty of attempted murder and conspiracy of murder but he was found guilty of other charges which included aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and aggravated burglary leonard was very calm in court he gave a hug to his attorney and smiled at family as he was taken into custody his defense attorney says all along this was two men who agreed to fight. a prosecutor tells us the verdict today should send a strong message to the community sot cynthia clark deputy district attorney we want the community to know that people are not allowed to just enter people’s residences and assault them scare their children and make fear and terror sot mario carreon defense attorney given the evidence that was presented to the jury this was the best scenario for us given that he was looking at so much time in jail and now you know theres a light at the end of the tunnel for him sot cj mcelhinney torrez’s attorney i spoke with joe joe is relieved that this is over that this whole ordeal is over hes relieved that mr calvillos going to face justice how does the county plan to protect taxpayers now that the mediation between the el paso children’s hospital and university medical center has collapsed? this was the third failed attempt at mediation. the two sides will now go before a judge. county judge veronica escobar said el paso children’s hospital made its first payment on tuesday to u-m-c for services rendered. umc claims children’s owes it more than a hundred million dollars … but children’s disputes that number. escobar says there are a couple of things that give her comfort as the whole thing heads back to the courts: “money is coming back into umc, there’s a clock essentially, there’s a finite period of time for this process to reach its conclusion.” escobar says that period of time is up to the judge, but could be as little as 120 days. we also continue our complete coverage of the possible tuberculosis exposure at frank macias elementary school. 17 students still need to be tested. as for the 146 students at the horizon city school… the test results are already coming in. the students and 8 staff members were potentially exposed to tuberculosis. the health department announced last week someone at the school had active t-b and the school’s second graders could be at risk. / new this morning– summer is a time for the entire family to have fun together. parents with children who have learning disabilities are no exception– and a local organization is helping make that happen. good morning el paso’s denise olivas is live with more on this story…denise? families with children who have disabilities many times have to carefully plan family outings. this summer– emergence health network reserves a portion of memorial park so families can let loose and have some fun: “music playing” every wednesday through august 19th– emergence health network sets up this safe place for families with music, food and games for people of all ages who live with disabilities. it is in a fenced area of the park. organizers say parents feel at ease here because they don’t have to worry about their children wandering off. one father we spoke with who helped start this summer program three years ago says it’s a time to relax for him and his 26-year-old daughter: “sometimes when you take your kids or children, people stare at them, there’s no staring here, the only reason we stare at them is because we’re clapping at them… along with them” this event is free, every wednesday from 4:30 to 9:30. packed planes, higher fares and those ever increasing fees. the justice department is now investigating whether those frustrations for travelers are the result of “potentially unlawful coordination” b what are now the four major airlines — united, delta, american and southwest — controlling 80 percent of the market after a series of mergers. this morning the airlines deny the accusation– saying through their trade association — “it is customers who decide pricing, voting every day with their wallets on what they value and are willing to pay.” we’ll have more on this developing story coming up a little later. now it’s time to take a look at the tx-dot traffic cams… a part of utep history is coming down– but to make room for a new facility that will attract a whole new group of faculty and research teams. and later— it was the first game in a three game series for the el paso chihuahuas back home. we’ll let you know how it went after the break. meteorologist krystal klei has your detailed forecast. krystal… and this is abc-7, where news comes first! a new website has high

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