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Convicted Starr County J-P Facing New Charges After Positive Drug Test

Suspended Starr County Justice of the Peace Salvador Zarate is to be arraigned Monday after apparently violating his probation in connection with a previous bribery conviction. Zarate was arrested and jailed over the weekend when the District Attorney’s Office moved to revoke his probation after Zarate allegedly failed two drug tests. A drug patch Zarate […]


Navy: Blue Angels Will Resume Flight Demonstrations July 2

(AP) — Navy officials say its Blue Angels will resume performances a month after one of their pilots was killed in a crash while practicing for an air show.  In a statement Saturday, Cmdr. Ryan Bernacchi said the elite flight demonstration squadron was grateful for its fans’ patience as it “navigated through this very difficult […]


Pope: Gays And Others Marginalized Deserve An Apology

(AP) — Pope Francis says gays — and other people marginalized by the church like the poor and the exploited — deserve an apology.  Francis was asked Sunday en route home from Armenia if he agreed with one of his top advisers, German Cardinal Karl Marx, who told a conference in Dublin in the days […]