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Good Morning El Paso 04.11.16

and i’m stephanie valle. the time now, 6:?? on your — morning. mostly sunny skies and near seasonal temperatures will prevail for monday. however… another at home in east el paso making an arrest. they confirmed they are on the 33-hundred block of i-ta-sca. this may be in relation to a man who threatened to shoot up fort bliss over the weekend. this is video of the scene from our round the clock news team where you can see a fort bliss unit as well as police at the home. our newsroom has been receiving messages from viewers about a possible threat to fort bliss. we called fort bliss dispatch who did not confirm the information but did say the public affairs office will address the situation later. we will update you with more information as soon as it becomes available.. / las cruces kids who take the bus to school will have a ride this morning. that’s because buses will be running — and the drivers are not going to strike ….for now. a spokesman from the bus drivers union says this comes after a handshake agreement was made with the bus company. both sides will go back to the bargaining table. if talks break down and nothing is agreed upon – the union says drivers could strike tomorrow. happening today … a murder suspect is set to stand trial. 43-year-old luis rodriguez is accused of working with two other men — to kill 32-year old luis antonio fierro and 19-year old roberto renteria. fierro and renteria were found dead near a canal in socorro in august of 2012. investigators say an argument over leadership in the barrio azteca gang led to the killings. firefighters have been up all night long after an abandoned building caught fire in far east el paso. it started yesterday evening on the 12- thousand 7-hundred block of hueco club road off of rich beem drive. it wasn’t until about 1 this morning that the fire department tweeted it was over. but crews are still on the scene, making sure the flames don’t start up again. no word on a cause… but a spokesman tells us there was some suspicious activity in the area. investigators will be at the scene later this morning. el paso police are investigating a shooting that sent one person to the hospital. this happened last night at the paseo parks apartment complex… on the 11- thousand block of rojas near pendale drive. police tell us the victim was taken to del sol medical center with serious injuries. police tell us that the gang unit is responding. it’s unclear if any arrests were made. new this morning— the el paso police department is asking for your help finding this man. 19- year-old tristan lee mina was last seen on saturday around 2 a.m. by a family member. according to police, mina did not show up to work over the weekend. crimes against persons has taken over the investigation. if you have any information on where he might be you are asked to call police at 564-70- 10. happening today … dona ana county’s jail director will be back on the job. chris barela was cleared last week of fraud and embezzlement charges surrounding the misuse of money meant for inmates. our new mexico mobile newsroom will speak with barela later this morning. police still not identifying the man killed while crossing i-10. it happened on saturday near the porfirio diaz overpass. police say a 71-year-old man was walking aross i- 10 when he was struck by a car. police say the driver wasn’t able to stop in time. the pedestrian was taken to university medical center where he later died. the name of the man has not been released since they have not been able to notify his family. city officials were in our studio last night to talk jobs on abc-7 xtra. so what is being done to keep more el pasoans in town? one official says it’s more than just bringing new jobs. good morning el paso’s denise olivas is live with a recap …denise? last week there was a major announcement from fred loya– it’s bringing more than 500 jobs to the city. mayor oscar leeser says the city has approved financial incentives to companies like fred loya– which has put trust in el paso to continue to invest and expand. according to the insurance company, the average starting salary will be around 30-thousand dollars. dave & busters which opens today– brings about 200 new jobs to el paso. the city’s economic managing director says developers are doing a fantastic job at bringing big market businesses like dave & busters. he’s says that’s key to a city like el paso: “all those kinds of amenities…job becomes a second priority” not only did dave and busters bring 200 jobs to the city and an improvement to quality of life– the restaurant’s general manager says dave and busters is going to help revitalize bassett and this part of central el paso. and now to complete coverage of the election. it’s your voice, your vote… the candidates are battling it out for the delegate-rich state of new york. donald trump is bristling at suggestions that ted cruz, john kasich or even a non-candidate like paul ryan could win the g-o-p nomination at the convention. on the democratic side — hillary clinton said the vision of her republican challengers is dillusional. while bernie sanders took a different walk through memory lane, reliving a youth spent at coney island–enjoying the roller-coaster. / secretary of state john kerry today visited the memorial in hiroshima, japan. it honors the 140- thousand japanese who were killed when the u.s. dropped the atomic bomb in 1945. kerry is the most senior u.s. official to travel to hiroshima since world war ii. no serving u.s. president has visited the site. it took 65 years for a u-s ambassador to attend hiroshima’s annual memorial service. more u-s troops may be heading to syria. the obama administration is considering sending 250 u-s special forces into the region to advise rebel groups. the pentagon made the recommendation as a way to increase the pace of operations against is in syria and iraq. if approved, 50 additional troops would add to the u.s. special operations effort in syria. there’s now a criminal investigation into sunday’s deadly fire at a temple in southern india. police have detained five people for questioning… and are seeking at least ten more. authorities say a firework ignited a stockpile of other fireworks at the temple during celebrations for the hindu new year. more than 100 people died. more than 500 others were injured. police say the temple did not have permission for the fireworks display. new this morning– a group of central american migrants who have been victims of the region’s war on drugs — gathered in mexico city to protest their treatment. ‘the caravan for peace, life and justice’ started their journey in honduras in late march — and has travelled through el salvador, guatemala and mexico – some of the places most affected by the war on drugs. the group plans on attending a special session of the u-n general assembly on drugs next week. mostly sunny skies and near seasonal temperatures will prevail for monday. however… another upper level disturbance will bring rain showers to southwest new mexico late tonight…while a backdoor cold front moves into the rio grande valley before dawn tuesday. widespread showers and thunderstorms will affect southern new mexico through tuesday…with isolated showers in far west texas. fair weather will prevail through the middle of the week with increasingly breezy conditions heading into friday. let’s check out the traffic situation again . the tx-dot traffic cams, showing . meantime we have a check of the estimated wait times at the international bridges… and we can tell you highway 70 is expected to be open all day. we still have much more to come here on good morning el paso—- a change to how some women can get birth control—more details after the break.

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