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

    Oct 4, 2017 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

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

    Nov 21, 2017 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

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

    Nov 21, 2017 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    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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  4. Questions remain on cause of death of border agent in TexasRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2017 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    Authorities haven't offered an official explanation of what happened when a U.S. border agent died and another was badly injured while working over the weekend in West Texas, and a border patrol supervisor says reports they were attacked are "speculation." Several elected officials, including President Donald Trump, have called the death of Rogelio Martinez, 36, an attack.

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

    Nov 20, 2017 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    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.

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  6. The Latest: Trump expresses sorrow over border agent's deathRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2017 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    President Donald Trump has offered condolences to the family of a Border Patrol who was killed in an apparent attack in West Texas. Trump says a second officer injured Sunday was "brutally beaten and badly, badly hurt" but "looks like he'll make it."

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

    Oct 10, 2017 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    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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