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He was brought back to Nueces County the following day. Two others, 20-year old Ausencio Acosta and Adrian Olivarez, were arrested earlier this week. Then late Wednesday afternoon, it was discovered that 31-year-old Ismael Castillo was arrested. Robert Angel Lopez Jr. is the only suspect that remains ...
According to Texas Health and Human Services there were 1,174 opioid related deaths in Texas in 2015. 36 of those deaths occurred in Nueces County. The Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation is taking steps to prevent an increase in overdoses by providing free Overdose Prevention classes and ...

Ferrer stood in front of Judge Bobby Galvan in the 94th District Court last week, this time to plead guilty to money laundering and human trafficking. The Texas Attorney General personally worked with our local human trafficking prosecutor on two other similar cases here in Nueces County against Jovan ...
Nueces County plays role in website's shutdown. Unable to load video. After 14 years of being a marketplace for illegal activity and a place where predators could easily find ads involving children and women being solicited for sex is no more.
Nueces County Judge Loyd Neal will be hospitalized on Tuesday to undergo a non-invasive heart procedure. County officials issued a press release on Monday announcing Neal's pending hospitalization, which is necessary for the procedure that will adjust a recently detected arrhythmia. According to the ...
Nueces County Commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday to approve a $250,000 settlement for a federal lawsuit brought by a man who claimed he was sexually assaulted at the Nueces County Jail. Commissioners met in closed session for about 20 minutes to discuss the proposed settlement.

Nueces County Judge Loyd Neal was seen receiving oxygen after falling ill during commissioners court Wednesday and leaving the meeting early. Neal, 80, is still recovering from the effects of pneumonia that left him hospitalized for about two weeks in January. He has been limited in his mobility since ...
Corpus Christi police received a call around 7 a.m. Monday about a horse running loose on I-37. The horse had apparently run away from its stable. The Nueces County Sheriff's Office responded to the call and, rope in hand, corralled the horse to safety. It took them just about five minutes. "Some of the ...
Nueces County is taking the issue of mental health seriously, especially as it relates to its population at the county jail. A new $2 million program that involves a massive collaborative effort between local law enforcement agencies, mental health professionals, judges and the Nueces County Hospital District ...
For some time, Nueces County Tax Assessor-Collector Kevin Kieschnick has been searching for his birth parents. That mystery has been solved thanks to a simple DNA test. For his entire life, Kieschnick has wanted to know who his birth parents were, so he sent off for an online DNA test. It finally provided ...

It's been a topic on the table for years and now, Nueces County Commissioners say they're just waiting for a check and the deal will be done. A special meeting was held at commissioners court on Wednesday for a signing ceremony that gave Nueces County Judge Lloyd Neal the authority to represent the ...
The Texas Water Development Board today approved $7.8 million in funding for a water project that they say will go a long way toward helping ensure families in Northwest Nueces County receive reliably clean water. The money, from the TWDB's Drinking Water State Revolving Fund, will be used to ...
After months of waiting, the sale of the old Nueces County Courthouse is nearly complete. Nueces County commissioners on Wednesday voted unanimously to finalize a sale agreement with Nueces County Development Partners LLC. The company has plans to return the aging courthouse — built in 1914 ...
Few details have been released about the arrest of longtime Nueces County Constable Robert "Bobby" Sherwood. The precinct 4 constable was arrested Thursday and is facing charges of bribery, engaging in organized crime and two counts of tampering with a witness. He was booked into the Nueces ...
Nueces County District Attorney Mark Gonzalez posted his response to a video that was released to KRIS 6 News after an open records request. Mark Gonzalez posted a video on his Facebook account Wednesday afternoon and started the video off by saying,"Good afternoon, I wanted to respond to the ...
A 27-year-old man that died in the Nueces County Jail was shocked by a stun gun before dying at a Corpus Christi hospital Monday, according to Texas Rangers. Daniel Perez, assistant chief deputy of the sheriff's office, said in an email early last week that 27-year-old Daniel Carrillo, who was an inmate at ...
A third suspect out of Robstown who was indicted for voter fraud in Nueces County has been arrested. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Wednesday that he is prosecuting three Robstown residents who were recently indicted by a San Patricio County Grand Jury for nine counts of voter fraud ...
A 27-year-old man has died at the Nueces County Jail, according the Nueces County Medical Examiner's Office. Hugo Stimmler, the chief medical investigator with the Nueces County Medical Examiner's Office, told the Caller-Times on Monday about the death, but referred all questions seeking more detail ...
An emotional Nueces County Judge Loyd Neal said when he went into the hospital Jan. 18 for pneumonia, his kidneys were failing and he “didn't know if I was coming out.” It's the first the judge has publicly spoken about the severity of the illness that sidelined him for weeks.
The Nueces County District Attorney's Office has started a drug interdiction unit. For District Attorney Mark Gonzalez, the office's new unit is about stopping drugs from coming into the area and preventing money from going out. It's also about generating revenue for the office. "For far too long, drugs have ...


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