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He Helped Cop Killer Flee. Now He’s Headed to Prison.

Conrado Virgen Mendoza, 37, a citizen of Mexico living in Chowchilla, was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison in Fresno federal court for his role in helping his brother try to flee to Mexico after murdering Newman Police Cpl. Ronil Singh during a 2018 tra...
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Supreme Court Declines to Hear Border Wall Challenge

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is leaving in place a decision that rejected environmental groups' challenge to sections of wall the Trump administration is building along the U.S. border with Mexico. The high court on Monday declined to hear an appeal invol...
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450 Miles of Border Wall by Next Year? In Arizona, It Starts

YUMA, Ariz. — On a dirt road past rows of date trees, just feet from a dry section of Colorado River, a small construction crew is putting up a towering border wall that the government hopes will reduce — for good — the flow of immigrants who cross the U.S.-Me...
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Democrats Using Veterans Bill to Try to Block Border Wall

WASHINGTON — Democrats controlling the House are trying to use a popular veterans measure to block President Donald Trump from transferring $3.6 billion from military base construction to build his long-sought wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Tuesday's mo...