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  1. 'Mannequin Skywalker' rides Blue Origin's new crew capsuleRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2017 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Blue Origin's 'Mannequin Skywalker' has rocketed almost all the way to space, just in time for the new Star Wars movie. The aerospace company led by Amazon's Jeff Bezos launched its New Shepard rocket Tuesday from West Texas for the seventh time.

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  2. Detained by US, Mexican journalist fears death if deportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Advocates for a Mexican journalist detained in a remote West Texas facility asked the U.S. government on Monday to grant him asylum instead of deporting him to a country where he believes he'll be killed. Emilio Gutierrez Soto fled to the United States a decade ago after articles he wrote alleging corruption in the Mexican military caused his name to end up on a hit list.

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  3. The Latest: FBI says officer's death a 'potential assault'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | CBS 3 Springfield

    FBI officials say they are investigating the death of a border patrol agent and injuring of another in West Texas as a "potential assault," but they wouldn't rule out that they were injured in some other way. Special Agent in Charge Emmerson Buie Jr. said during a news conference at the FBI's El Paso office Tuesday that the bureau is offering a reward of $25,000 for information that might lead to a resolution of the case.

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  4. The Latest: Agent's mom says she doesn't know how he diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | CBS 3 Springfield

    The mother of a U.S. Border Patrol agent who died while on patrol in West Texas says her family still doesn't know the details surrounding his death. Elvira Martinez told The Associated Press on Tuesday that her son, 36-year-old Rogelio Martinez, was very accomplished and loved his job.

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  5. AP source: Authorities believe border agent may have fallenRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2017 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Investigators believe a border patrol agent who died in West Texas after suffering extensive injuries to his head and body may have fallen down a 14-foot culvert, and his partner, who radioed for help, has no memory of what happened, according to a U.S. official with knowledge of the investigation. FBI spokeswoman Jeanette Harper said in a statement Monday that both agents were found late Saturday night in a culvert near Van Horn and that both had traumatic head injuries.

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  6. AP source: Border patrol agent may have fallenRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2017 | CBS 3 Springfield

    A U.S. official with knowledge of the investigation into the death of a border patrol agent said Monday that the surviving agent who radioed in for help doesn't remember what happened. The official, who was briefed on the investigation but is not authorized to speak publicly and spoke on the condition of anonymity, said Rogelio Martinez was found at the bottom of a 14-foot culvert and that investigators believe he may have fallen.

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  7. The Latest: AP source: Border patrol agent may have fallenRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2017 | CBS 3 Springfield

    A U.S. official with knowledge of the investigation into death of a border patrol agent says the surviving agent who radioed in for help doesn't remember what happened. The official, who was briefed on the investigation but is not authorized to speak publicly and spoke on the condition of anonymity, said Monday the late Rogelio Martinez was found at the bottom of a 14-foot culvert and that investigators believe he may have fallen.

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  8. The Latest: Official says border agent hit by rock or rocksRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2017 | CBS 3 Springfield

    A union official says a U.S. border agent who died while on patrol in West Texas appears to have been struck in the head with a rock or rocks. Chris Cabrera, a spokesman for the National Border Patrol Council, said Monday that U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents who responded to the scene Sunday described it as "grisly" and said the dead agent, 36-year-old Rogelio Martinez, and his partner had "extensive injuries."

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  9. The Latest: Texas offers reward in border agent's deathRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2017 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Texas is offering a $20,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or people who killed a U.S. border agent and injured another. Gov. Greg Abbott announced the reward in a statement Monday in which he expressed gratitude to U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents.

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  10. Patrolling US border agent killed in apparent Texas attackRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2017 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Authorities were scouring West Texas on Monday for those behind an apparent attack that killed one U.S. border agent and injured another. U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a statement Sunday that was thin on details about what happened, saying the two agents "were responding to activity" while on patrol near Interstate 10 in the area of Van Horn, which is about 30 miles from the border with Mexico and about 110 miles southeast of El Paso. 7 comments

  11. The Latest: Affidavit reveals student admits to shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Emergency personnel stage at an intersection across from Talkington Hall on the Texas Tech University campus in Lubbock, Texas, Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. Police apprehended a 19-year-old student accused of f... .

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  12. Texas student charged with murder in campus officer's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | CBS 3 Springfield

    A Texas Tech University police officer has been shot and killed at the campus police headquarters, prompting a lockdown of the campus on Monday, ... . Emergency personnel stage at an intersection across from Talkington Hall on the Texas Tech University campus in Lubbock, Texas, Monday, Oct. 9, 2017.

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  13. Former Democratic Texas Gov. Mark White dies at 77Read the original story

    Aug 5, 2017 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Former Texas Gov. Mark White, a Democrat who championed public education reforms that included the landmark "no-pass, no-play" policy for high school athletes during his single term in office, has died. He was 77. The former governor, who fought kidney cancer for years, died Saturday in Houston shortly after waking up and feeling uncomfortable, according to his wife, Linda Gale White, and his son Andrew White.

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  14. Correction: Severe Weather-Southern Plains storyRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2017 | CBS 3 Springfield

    In a story March 29 about a fatal wreck that killed three storm chasers, The Associated Press incorrectly identified a driver and passenger involved in the collision. Corbin Lee Jaeger was the driver of a Jeep that was struck by a Suburban on Tuesday at a rural crossroads in West Texas.

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  15. 3 storm chasers die in crash during Southern Plains stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | CBS 3 Springfield

    The storms spawned multiple funnel clouds and... . Texas Department of Public Safety troopers investigate a two-vehicle crash that left several storm chasers dead Tuesday, March 28, 2017, near Spur, Texas.

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  16. 3 storm chasers killed in crash during West Texas stormsRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2017 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Three storm chasers were killed when their vehicles collided at a rural crossroads during severe West Texas storms on Tuesday. The storms spawned multiple funnel clouds and an occasional tornado in open areas of West Texas on Tuesday afternoon.

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  17. EPA delays chemical storage rule amid terrorism fearRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2017 | CBS 3 Springfield

    The Trump administration is delaying a new rule tightening safety requirements for companies that store large quantities of dangerous chemicals. The rule was imposed after a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, exploded in 2013, killing 15 people.

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