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  1. South Texas Officers Disciplined After ArrestRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | KRGV

    ... s head. Toomey was charged with capital murder before authorities say he used his pants to hang himself in the Nueces County jail on Sept. 18.

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  2. Nueces County leaders approve $12M for new bridgeRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

    Nueces County has pledged at least $12 million toward a new Harbor Bridge in Corpus Christi that could cost as much as $1 billion. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports San Patricio County, Corpus Christi and the Port of Corpus Christi also are providing funds, right of way authorization or other contributions.

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  3. Texas woman free on bond in salt poisoning caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Hannah Overton, center, smiles as attorneys Cynthia Orr, left, and John Raley escort her out of the Nueces County Jail Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2015 following a bail hearing at the Nueces County Courthouse in Corpus Christi, Texas.

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  4. Texas woman free on bond in 4-year-old's salt poisoning caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Attorney Cynthia Orr, left, hugs Hannah Overton after Judge Mario Ramirez reduced Overton's bond during a bail hearing at the Nueces County Courthouse in Corpus Christi, Texas on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2015. In September, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals overturned Overton's capital murder conviction in the 2006 salt poisoning death of her 4-year-old foster son, citing ineffective counsel at her 2007 trial for the death of Andrew Burd.

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  5. 13th biennial quilt showRead the original story

    Tuesday | Alice24-7.com

    ... quilt, wearable arts, and needlework. Proceeds of the Coastal Star quilt support creative arts students at the Nueces County Junior Live Stock Show. Vendors, live demos, country store, door prizes, and auction also highlight the event. Quilt ...

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  6. Texas cop resigns after putting woman in chokeholdRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... placing her in a choke hold. Corpus Christi Senior Officer Jerry Lockhart and an off-duty officer for the Nueces County Attorney's Office detaining her for "Interference with Public Duties," after she did not show an ID and recorded the officers. A ...

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  7. Texas investigator resigns over chokehold incidentRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The Nueces County District Attorney says an investigator who placed a woman in a chokehold outside of a fast food restaurant has resigned in order to avoid being fired. Mark Skurka says the district attorney investigator asked to resign Wednesday during the firing process, which stemmed from the off-duty incident.

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  8. Officer disciplined for asking video to be deletedRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A Corpus Christi officer has been disciplined after asking a woman to delete a video of being put in a chokehold. Lanessa Espinosa recorded a video in August during the incident with an off-duty investigator with the Nueces County district attorney's office.

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  9. Texas officer asked for chokehold video to be deletedRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    A Corpus Christi officer has been disciplined after asking a woman to delete a video of being put in a chokehold. Lanessa Espinosa recorded a video in August during the incident with an off-duty investigator with the Nueces County district attorney's office.

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  10. Texas county DA to review investigator's chokeholdRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | KTEN-TV Denison

    The Nueces County district attorney says he'll look into the circumstances that led an off-duty investigator to put a woman in a chokehold in August. An investigator with the district attorney's office was patrolling the restaurant while off duty.

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  11. Patrol Report - Corpus Christi PoliceRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Family Badge

    ... who told officers that he had a warrant. Alexander was checked and found to have a warrant for forgery out of Nueces County. He was arrested ant transported to The City Detention Center. Officers arrived in the area of 400 Ashland to investigate a ...

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  12. Prosecutor: Texas inmate faked Ebola reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Click2Houston

    Prosecutors in South Texas plan to charge an inmate who they say caused an approximately five-hour lockdown at a county jail after claiming to have come into contact with the Ebola virus. Nueces County District Attorney Mark Skurka told The Corpus Christi Caller-Times on Monday that the 49-year-old man will be charged with giving a false report.

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  13. Prosecutor: Texas inmate faked Ebola reportRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Prosecutors in South Texas plan to charge an inmate who they say caused an approximately five-hour lockdown at a county jail after claiming to have come into contact with the Ebola virus. Nueces County District Attorney Mark Skurka told The Corpus Christi Caller-Times on Monday that the 49-year-old man will be charged with giving a false report.

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  14. Homicide Suspect Arrested in Bee CountyRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Family Badge

    ... ee County by the US Marshals Task Force. He was detained in the Bee County Jail and is awaiting extradition to Nueces County.

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  15. Settled Into GOP, Lozano Hopes to Hold DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... can understand growing up and changing as a person," said Kim Gonzalez, 34, an assistant district attorney in Nueces County. But Lozano changed parties "when the lines were redrawn. My issue with him switching is that he's basically coasted along ...

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  16. State Rep. Jose Manuel Lozano, R-Kingsville, (l) faces Democrat Kim Gonzalez in HD 43.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Texas Tribune

    ... can understand growing up and changing as a person," said Kim Gonzalez, 34, an assistant district attorney in Nueces County. But Lozano changed parties "when the lines were redrawn. My issue with him switching is that he's basically coasted along ...

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  17. Prosecutors to retry woman in foster child's deathRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Prosecutors say they'll retry a South Texas woman whose capital murder conviction in the 2006 salt poisoning death of her 4-year-old foster son was overturned. Nueces County District Attorney Mark Skurka said Friday that he has ordered a new trial for Hannah Overton of Corpus Christi, who had served seven years of a prison sentence of life without parole. 1 comment

  18. Fitch Affirms Robstown, Texas' GOs at 'BBB'; Outlook Revised to StableRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | Business Wire

    ... debt burden relative to its tax base could also lead to downward pressure on the rating Robstown is located in Nueces County, about 15 miles northwest of downtown Corpus Christi. The 2013 population of 11,688 represents a decline of about 8% since ...

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  19. Reprieve for Texas prisoner facing executionRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has given him a reprieve to resolve a 1997 filing with his trial court in Nueces County. The judges said Monday in a three-page ruling that the filing never was decided by the trial court and was never properly ...

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  20. Local Coast Guardsman's Flu-Like Symptoms Cause Ebola ScareRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | KIII

    ... Health Department released the following statement regarding the coast guardsman's status: "The Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District reports they did have a person under investigation to rule out Ebola this morning. The person did not ...

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