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Prosecutors can't seek execution in case against immigrant

Jul. 5, 2019 6:20 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Prosecutors can no longer seek the death penalty against a Mexican immigrant charged with murder in the 2015 shooting death of a convenience store clerk in a Phoenix suburb because the accused is intellectually disabled, a judge has ruled. The ruling Wednesday means Apolinar Altamirano will...

Supreme Court agrees to hear US-Mexico border shooting case

May. 28, 2019 2:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Tuesday it will decide whether families of Mexican teenagers who were shot to death by American border agents can sue for damages in U.S. courts. The justices said they will hear arguments in the fall in a case from Texas involving an agent who fired shots across...