Nueces County Newswire

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

    Friday Oct 17 | 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.

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

    Tuesday Oct 14 | 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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  3. Reprieve for Texas prisoner facing executionRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | 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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  4. Local Coast Guardsman's Flu-Like Symptoms Cause Ebola ScareRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | 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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  5. Texas man kills mom, sexually assaults corpseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Houston Chronicle

    ... reported the killing took place in the 4300 block of Kostoryz Road in Corpus Christi. An 18-year-old from Nueces County was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for killing his mother with a hammer and sexually assaulting her corpse. Kevin Jazrael ...

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  6. Texas Teen Who Killed Mother, Defiled Corpse, SentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | KWTX

    A Nueces County jury deliberated for less than an hour Wednesday in deciding the life sentence for Kevin Jazrael Davis, 18, who pleaded guilty earlier in the week to killing Kimberly Hill. Prosecutors say Davis in March struck his mother about 20 times with a hammer and then sexually assaulted her corpse.

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  7. Texas man gets life sentence for killing mother with hammer, defiling her corpseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... reported the killing took place in the 4300 block of Kostoryz Road in Corpus Christi. An 18-year-old from Nueces County was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for killing his mother with a hammer and sexually assaulting her corpse. Kevin Jazrael ...

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  8. Texas man kills mom with hammer, sexually assaults corpseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    An 18-year-old from Nueces County was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for killing his mother with a hammer and sexually assaulting her corpse.

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  9. Soil testing campaigns underway in South TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Southwest Farm Press

    ... Kennedy, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio counties, according to Jason Ott, AgriLife Extension agent for Nueces County in Robstown. "Soil testing is a critical tool for farmers and ranchers," Ott said. "With rising costs of everything from land ...

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  10. Next steps for $1 billion Corpus Christi bridgeRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... including Interstate 37 and the city's Crosstown Expressway. The existing bridge has a 138-foot clearance. Nueces County Public Works Director Glen Sullivan tells the Corpus Christi Caller-Times ( http://bit.ly/1rTqJvV ) it will be the most ...

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  11. Blotter 16 minutes ago Arrested VICTORIA -Allyon Abete, 28, of...Read the original story

    Friday Oct 3 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... in a burglary of habitation case. VICTORIA -Luissa Maria Roque, 32, of Robstown, by troopers Thursday on a Nueces County warrant charging her with assault causing bodily injury. VICTORIA - A 23-year-old Victoria woman by officers Thursday on ...

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  12. Coastal Bend soil testing campaign runs through Nov. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Ag Professional

    The Coastal Bend Soil Testing Campaign began Oct. 1 and will run through Nov. 17 to help row crop farmers and ranchers with improved pastures prepare for next year's growing season, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service personnel. Soil testing will determine the soil nutrient status of fields and pastures for producers in Aransas, Jim Wells, Kleberg, Kennedy, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio counties, according to Jason Ott, AgriLife Extension agent for Nueces County in Robstown.

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  13. Texas man 60 years in death of ex-girlfriendRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... (uh-RAN'-zuhs) Pass was convicted of murder in his retrial in the death of 16-year-old Jenna Hernandez. A Nueces County jury last November deadlocked in the case. Another jury in Corpus Christi on Wednesday found the 20-year-old Mireles guilty in ...

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  14. Man charged with killing 3 found dead in jail cellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Click2Houston

    Authorities say a 63-year-old man charged with fatally shooting three neighbors and injuring a child at a South Texas trailer park last weekend has killed himself in a Corpus Christi jail. Senior Officer Marc Harrod says Nueces County deputies found Sammuel Everett Toomey used his pants to hang himself in his jail cell Thursday night.

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  15. Woman gets new trial in salt-poisoning caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... a rehearing, but I don't think they will. I am waiting for them to decide what they want to do," she said of Nueces County prosecutors. "She doesn't know yet. The warden wouldn't let me speak to her, but she is going to call home tonight, and her ...

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  16. Corpus Christi hospital could be demolished for medical expansion plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Click2Houston

    A 70-year-old South Texas county hospital could be demolished to make way for a new clinic and expansion of another health care facility. The deal involves the Christus Spohn Health System and the Nueces County Hospital District, which last week also approved the plan.

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  17. 3 adults dead, 1 child hurt in shooting at Corpus Christi trailer parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Click2Houston

    ... Toomey is charged with capital murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He was being held at the Nueces County jail on $3.1 million bond. Toomey made a brief court appearance Monday and was assigned a court-appointed attorney. He had ...

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  18. Hospital in Corpus Christi could be demolishedRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | KXXV-TV Waco

    A 70-year-old South Texas county hospital could be demolished to make way for a new clinic and expansion of another health care facility. Nueces County commissioners on Monday approved a property agreement toward closing Christus Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi-Memorial.

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  19. Man Jailed After Three Killed in Trailer Park ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | KWTX

    ... with capital murder of multiple persons and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He's being held at the Nueces County jail on a $3.1 million bond. Police say when officers arrived at the trailer park Sunday evening, they found a 32-year-old ...

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  20. Master Naturalists: Birds prepare for fall migration an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... clear, the tail winds can really move the birds along. Because of a quirk in geography, a tiny county park in Nueces County, Hazel Bazemore Park, is the best place in the U.S. to watch raptor migration. The migration season started mid-August and ...

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