Members of the NBCDFW and Telemundo crews tell their personal stories from the border.
The drug war makes it dangerous to cross over like so many Texans fondly remember doing.
NBCDFW Chief Photojournalist Victor Dominguez returns to his hometown of El Paso and shows why so many people love where they live.
The Bowie Bakery in El Paso has been standing for more than half a century, serving up some of the best treats in town.
NBCDFW's Susy Solis is a University of Texas El Paso graduate, and went back to her alma mater to see how the drug war in neighboring Cuidad Juarez is affecting perception of the university.
The owner of Crisostomo in El Paso says crossing the border from Juarez was about building the American dream and staying alive.
The strong ties between Juarez and El Paso have shaped many lives, including the life of Telemundo anchor Norma Garcia.
El Paso and Juarez once felt like one big community but now a fence separates the safest city in America from the most dangerous city in the world.
The parents of NBCDFW reporter Susy Solis have a love story that stretched the Rio Grande and gave way to an American dream, but now that same border is tearing her family apart.
For the class of 2014 at Franklin High School in El Paso life is not so carefree, many students are watching a violent drug war take place right before their eyes.