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King High School students in Nueces County Jail for suspicion of terroristic threats

Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, is in custody after authorities say he opened fire at Santa Fe High School May 18, 2018 and killed 10 people. One officer and several others are also wounded.Natalia Contreras/Caller-Times

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-05-24 20:57:00

It's official — the old Nueces County Courthouse has finally been sold

The developer has paid $1.5 million in back taxes owed on the building as part of the sale, county officials said, and the city of Corpus Christi last week approved $3 million in Type A grant funds for the restoration project.

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-05-24 17:32:00

Road rage incident in Kingsville turns into racist tirade

KINGSVILLE — A racist tirade that took place in Kingsville earlier this month was caught on video, with a 24-year-old Texas A&M University-Kingsville student being told, 'You sound like a (expletive) Arab."


Texas Rangers investigate officer-involved shooting in Mathis leaving one man dead

Sgt. Nathan Brandley, a spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety, said the shooting happened Tuesday night.

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-05-23 16:24:00

Premont ISD breaks ground on new school; severs alliance with Texas A&M-Kingsville

After making painful sacrifices, like canceling interscholastic athletics to save the school, the Premont community began to see a silver lining when it weathered its first closure threat from the Texas Education Agency.


Woman charged with multiple counts of fraud, forgery

"These are the kinds of cases that affect all walks of life, and the kinds of cases that really concern us in this information age," First Assistant District Attorney Matt Manning said.

KIII TV3 - 2018-05-23 23:10:34

Two Alice High School students arrested, charged with arson

An abandoned home in Alice, Texas, went up in flames Tuesday night and as a result, two Alice High School students are behind bars.

KIII TV3 - 2018-05-23 23:06:10

New witness in Lance Taylor's murder case prompts trial to be put on hold

“There is additional work that the defense is going to have to do because of potential impeachment issues involving Kevin Miller, who the court is aware is currently on the stand undergoing cross examination,” defense attorney Eric Perkins said.

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-05-23 18:12:00

Kleberg County Sheriff's Office: Phone scam demands ransom for kidnapped relative

(Photo: (Photo: contributed))Residents in Kleberg County may have answered a troubling phone call.On the other end of the line is someone telling them they have kidnapped their relative, according to a news release from the county sheriff's office.The sheriff's office determined that this is a scam.


'This Isn’t Pakistan, Bitch': Video Captures Driver’s Racist Rant

Ali Alghamdi, a 24-year-old engineering student at Texas A&M University, was running an errand early this month in Kingsville, Texas, when he noticed the car in front of him running a stop sign.


Texas A&M student, 24, films cowboy hat-wearing man racially abuse him

A Texas man was seen yelling that 'this is notPakistan,Afghanistanor Kuwait' at an engineering student during a road rage incident.Ali Alghamdi, 24, was driving in Kingsville, Texas, earlier this month, when he noticed that the car in front of him sped through a stop sign.The engineering student fro


Bishop police officer killed in hit-and-run

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New Nueces County Drug Task Force seizes $82,000 during bust

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Jurors vetted for trial of Corpus Christi man charged in Noemi Villarreal's killing

According to an indictment, the possible causes of Villarreal's death include Taylor striking Villarreal with his hand or an unknown object, strangling her, setting her on fire or placing her in a container, causing her to suffocate, along with any combination of the above.


Man sentenced in robbery of Kingsville branch of IBC Bank at gunpoint

Mario Martinez, 26, was sentenced to 25 years in prison after a two-day sentencing hearing before 105th District Judge Jack Pulcher, court officials confirmed. Martinez also must pay more than $49,000 in restitution.


Pregnant woman taken to hospital after suffering gunshot wound

Corpus Christi police Patrol Lt. David Saldana said the incident stemmed from a disturbance involving two separate groups. During the disturbance, someone in one vehicle shot at another vehicle, and police began to respond after a call around 7:10 p.m. Saldana said the incident started the area on M


Four injured in farm road wreck

By Tim DelaneyAdvance-Guard Press staffFour Bayside residents were injured when the car they were in and a concrete truck, making a left turn on Farm-to-Market Road 1360 collided on Wednesday, May 9.


Grand jury indicts suspects on drug, evading arrest charges

•Juan Morales Martinez, 23, of Beeville on a charge of evading arrest/detention with a motor vehicle.


Fire crews respond to brush fire

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Militia say they help Border Patrol catch immigrants in South Texas ranch lands

About five miles north of the nearest Border Patrol checkpoint in Falfurrias, Texas, and 75 miles north of the border with Mexico, is the Vickers Ranch.