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Suspended Starr County JP Denied Request For New Trial

Suspended Starr County Justice of the Peace Salvador Zarate has had his request for a new trial shot down.  A judge this week rejected his attorney’s claims that prosecutors did not provide enough evidence to support a conviction.  Zarate had been found guilty of bribery in April.  The Precinct 3 Place 1 J-P was found […]


Update: 1 San Diego Officer Dead Another Injured

(AP)- One police officer has died and another remains in surgery after being shot in a San Diego neighborhood, authorities said early Friday. The San Diego Police Department gave an update on the officers on its Twitter account, but offered no additional details. The shooting occurred late Thursday night. There was no immediate word on […]


Pope Visits Auschwitz Death Camp

(AP) – Pope Francis paid a somber visit to the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau Friday, becoming the third consecutive pontiff to make the pilgrimage to the place where Adolf Hitler’s forces killed more than 1 million people, most of them Jews. Francis entered the camp on foot, walking slowly beneath the notorious gate […]