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  1. The Latest: Trump praises NRA ahead of appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 4 | KSL-TV

    Trump spoke to reporters Friday aboard Air Force One as he flew to Dallas to address the organization's annual convention for the fourth consecutive time. Trump's appearance comes after he temporarily strayed from NRA dogma opposing stronger gun control after the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, earlier this year - only to return to the fold.

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  2. The Latest: Texas guard members seen in border imagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | KSL-TV

    But the state's National guard did not return phone and email messages Monday seeking comment on how many have arrived. The Texas National Guard had said Friday that 250 of its members would be deployed to the border within three days as part of President Donald Trump's plan to fight illegal immigration with up to 4,000 National Guard members.

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  3. ACLU sues Trump administration to stop family separationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | KSL-TV

    The American Civil Liberties Union filed a class-action lawsuit Friday accusing the U.S. government of broadly separating immigrant families seeking asylum. The lawsuit follows action the ACLU took in the case of a Congolese woman and her 7-year-old daughter, who the group said was taken from her mother "screaming and crying" and placed in a Chicago facility.

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  4. ACLU accuses US of broadly separating immigrant familiesRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2018 | KSL-TV

    The American Civil Liberties Union filed a class-action lawsuit Friday accusing the U.S. government of broadly separating immigrant families seeking asylum. The lawsuit follows action the ACLU took in the case of a Congolese woman and her 7-year-old daughter, who the group said was taken from her mother "screaming and crying" and placed in a Chicago facility.

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  5. Autopsy: Head trauma killed agent; cause of trauma unknownRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2018 | KSL-TV

    A newly released autopsy report sheds little new light on how a U.S. Border Patrol agent was fatally injured when found beside a remote West Texas highway. In a report issued Tuesday night, the El Paso medical examiner's office said agent Rogelio Martinez had severe head trauma and multiple bone fractures when he and another injured agent were found on Nov. 18 in a culvert beside Interstate 10 near Van Horn, Texas.

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  6. Texas youth prison workers arrested amid abuse investigationRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2018 | KSL-TV

    Investigators looking into the Texas youth prison system that has been upended by abuse and misconduct allegations arrested four current and former corrections officers Thursday on charges that include excessive force, theft and document tampering. A fifth Texas Juvenile Justice Department employee is also wanted but remains at large, the Texas Department of Public Safety said in a statement, bringing the total number of juvenile correction workers facing criminal charges in the past year to at least nine.

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  7. Body of hiker from Oregon found in park in West TexasRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2018 | KSL-TV

    Searchers have recovered the body of a hiker who was missing more than a week at Big Bend National Park in West Texas. The Presidio County Sheriff's Office says the body of 65-year-old Tim Reed of Portland, Oregon, was located Wednesday upriver from the mouth of Closed Canyon.

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

    Dec 11, 2017 | KSL-TV

    Advocates for a Mexican journalist detained in a remote West Texas facility asked the U.S. government 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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  9. The Latest: FBI offers reward for solving agent's deathRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2017 | KSL-TV

    The Latest on the Nov. 18 death of a U.S. Border Patrol agent in West Texas : The FBI has announced that it is offering a $45,000 reward for information leading to solving the mystery surrounding the death of a U.S. Border Patrol agent in West Texas. An FBI statement issued Thursday announced a new digital billboard campaign to promote the reward for answers to questions surrounding the death of Border Patrol agent Rogelio Martinez, He was found dead and another agent was found injured in a culvert on Interstate 10 near Van Horn, about 110 miles southeast of El Paso.

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  10. Crew of Air Force jet that crashed in West Texas identifiedRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2017 | KSL-TV

    The Air Force has identified the two crew members of a jet trainer that crashed earlier this week, killing one and injuring the other. The Air Force released a statement Wednesday saying 32-year-old Capt.

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  11. The Latest: Father of dead agent says son's head 'destroyed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | KSL-TV

    The father of a U.S. Border Patrol agent who died while on patrol in remote West Texas says his son suffered serious injuries that left his head "destroyed." Jose Martinez told the El Paso Times on Monday that doctors said his son, 36-year-old Rogelio Martinez, suffered repeated cardiac arrest before he died Sunday.

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

    Nov 20, 2017 | KSL-TV

    A U.S. official with knowledge of the investigation into the death of a border patrol agent said 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 Monday that Rogelio Martinez was found at the bottom of a 14-foot culvert and that investigators believe he may have fallen.

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  13. Air Force training jet crashes in West TexasRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2017 | KSL-TV

    The Air Force says in a statement that the jet assigned to Laughlin Air Force Base near Del Rio went down about 4 p.m. Monday about 14 miles northwest of the base. The T-38 Talon is a twin-jet, two-seat training aircraft.

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  14. The Latest: Student charged in killing of Texas Tech officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | KSL-TV

    A 19-year-old student at a West Texas university has been charged with capital murder of a peace officer in the shooting of a campus officer at the school's police headquarters. Texas Tech University officials identified the gunman as Hollis Daniels, who was booked into the Lubbock County jail early Tuesday.

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  15. Driver of Texas trailer indicted for 10 passengers' deathsRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2017 | KSL-TV

    The driver of a tractor-trailer packed with people illegally entering the United States in an alleged human smuggling operation was indicted Wednesday on charges related to the deaths of 10 people inside. James Matthew Bradley Jr. was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury in San Antonio on five counts, including a count of illegally transporting immigrants for financial gain, resulting in death, and a separate count of conspiracy to transport immigrants illegally, resulting in death.

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  16. 20 immigrants found locked in a semitrailer in West TexasRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2017 | KSL-TV

    A Border Patrol spokesman says the immigrants from Mexico, El Salvador and Guatemala were in good condition after being found early Monday at the Interstate 10 checkpoint in Sierra Blanca, about 85 miles southwest of El Paso. The spokesman says they appeared to be in the United States illegally.

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  17. New Mexico land office goes after Texas 'dirt bandits'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | KSL-TV

    The New Mexico State Land Office is going after a West Texas county after it was learned that loads of dirt, sand and gravel were disappearing from a parcel of state trust land along the border. An investigation found that Hudspeth County crews have been using material from the site for road improvements, Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn said.

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  18. Fuselage splits as vintage plane crash lands in TexasRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2017 | KSL-TV

    Federal authorities say the fuselage of a restored Korean War-era plane came apart as the aircraft crash-landed just short of the runway at a West Texas airport, but that the pilot and passenger survived.

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