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A Plea Deal Is Struck In Headless Body Case

One of two brothers of a Border Patrol agent charged in a suspected drug cartel-related murder has struck a plea deal which would clear him of the murder charge in exchange for his testimony against his siblings. In a Brownsville courtroom Thursday, Fernando Luna, the older brother of agent Joel Luna, pleaded guilty to drug […]


Officials: Zika Spread Through Sex By Man With No Symptoms

(AP) – U.S. health officials are reporting the first case of Zika spread through sex by a man with no symptoms of the disease.  In earlier cases of sexual transmission, the virus was spread by someone who at some point had symptoms. Zika is mainly spread by mosquitoes, and causes only a mild illness in […]


Death Toll In Italy Quake Rises To 278

(AP) – Italian authorities say the death toll in central Italy’s devastating earthquake has risen to 278.  Civil protection officials gave the updated toll at a briefing Friday afternoon, adding that 238 other people caught up in the quake were rescued. The death toll in the Arquata area of the earthquake zone has stabilized with […]