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2 years 4 months ago

US won't pursue charges in border agent shooting

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Federal prosecutors say there is insufficient evidence to pursue charges against a U.S. Border Patrol agent in the shooting death of a 15-year-old Mexican national in 2010. The Justice Department released a statement Friday saying the agent didn't act inconsistently with Border Patrol policy or...

4 years 1 month ago

Border Patrol sees spike in suicides

U.S. Border Patrol agents are killing themselves in greater numbers, after nearly four years without one suicide. Records obtained by The Associated Press show that at least 15 agents have taken their own lives since February 2008. It's the largest spike in suicides the agency has seen in at...

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