CBS: Border Patrol killings face renewed scrutiny

CBS: Border Patrol killings face renewed scrutiny

By Anna Werner Dallas - Drug shootings are common along the border. But 16-year-old Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez was not gunned down by Mexican criminals. He was shot eight times in the back by a U.S. border patrol agent who fired from behind this fence. “What were they doing?” a Mexican dispatcher asked. “They were throwing rocks,” […]

Mexicans Shot on Own Soil by Border Patrol Given Hope in Legal Quest for Justice

Mexicans Shot on Own Soil by Border Patrol Given Hope in Legal Quest for Justice

Over the last four years, a half dozen Mexican families have suffered the loss of one of their family members as a result of Border Patrol shootings. All of the fatalities were of unarmed men, were Mexican and in Mexican territory. The Supreme Court will likely decide the fate of legal efforts to hold the […]

AZ Central: 1 dead in Border Patrol shootout on reservation

AZ Central: 1 dead in Border Patrol shootout on reservation

By Bob Ortega One person was killed and another man was on the loose after a shootout Friday morning with two Border Patrol agents, according to an FBI release. The incident occurred on the northern edge of the Tohono O’odham Reservation, about 10 miles southwest of Tucson. The first man died at the scene, the […]