Road rage suspect who killed deputy was in US illegally
The road rage suspect who killed a sheriff's deputy, wounded a police officer and died in a central Washington state shootout this week was living in the United States illegally, the federal government said Thursday. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Juan Manuel Flores Del Toro, 29, was a citizen of ...
Update: Man who killed deputy was in US illegally
The Latest on a sheriff's deputy killed in Washington state (all times local):2:45 p.m.The federal government says the man who killed a sheriff's deputy and wounded a police officer in a central Washington state shootout was in the United States illegally.This undated photo released by the Kittitas County Sheriff's Office ...
US border agent pleads not guilty to killing 4 Texas women
A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas has pleaded not guilty to capital murder and other charges in the September killings of four women who prosecutors say were sex workers.Juan David Ortiz entered the pleas Thursday before a judge in the border city of Laredo. He is accused of killing ...
Border Patrol agent charged with capital murder in Texas
A U.S. Border Patrol agent who confessed to shooting four women in the head and leaving their bodies on rural Texas roadsides has been indicted on a capital murder charge, a prosecutor said Wednesday.A grand jury decided to upgrade the charge against Juan David Ortiz , Webb County District Attorney ...
Report: Driver fatigue contributed to fatally Texas bus crash
A bus driver with "acute sleep deficit" failed to stay in his lane and caused his vehicle to careen out of control, resulting in a wreck that killed nine people and injured nearly 40 others in 2016, federal safety investigators said in a report released Tuesday. The National Transportation Safety Board ...
Border agent arrested in deaths of 4 women wants lower bond
An attorney representing a U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of killing four women in Texas is asking a judge to reduce his client's bond, claiming that conditions in jail amount to cruel and unusual punishment.An affidavit filed late last week says Juan David Ortiz has been denied clothing, eyeglasses and ...
Relatives: Women killed in Texas more than troubles endured
Janelle Ortiz dreamed of becoming famous. Melissa Ramirez imagined a day when the street wasn't home and drugs not her preoccupation. Claudine Luera just ached to see her children do better than she had.A framed photo of Melissa Ramirez sits at the end of a makeshift altar in her mother's ...
Women slain in Border Patrol case endured trying lives
Janelle Ortiz dreamed of becoming famous. Melissa Ramirez imagined a day when the street wasn't home and drugs not her preoccupation. Claudine Luera just ached to see her children do better than she had.All of these women, bound by difficulties in life, met an eerily similar death: They were shot ...
Arrest shows challenge of keeping rogues off Border Patrol
HOUSTON (AP) — The arrest of a Border Patrol supervisor on allegations that he killed four women calls new attention to the agency's problems keeping rogue officers off its force as it faces intense pressure to hire thousands more agents.
The Latest: Border Patrol agent targeted vulnerable women
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a Border Patrol accused of killing four women (all times local):
Police: Border agent targeted victims for vulnerability
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor charged in the killings of four women knew the victims and targeted them for their vulnerability, authorities said Monday, as some feared more deaths at the hands of the agent remained undiscovered.
$2.5M bond for Border Patrol agent in killings of 4 in Texas
HOUSTON (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor was jailed Sunday on $2.5 million bond in Texas, accused of killing at least four women and injuring a fifth who managed to escape.
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