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  • BREAKING NEWS: Nueces County sheriff confirms judge found dead at courthouse

    07/15/2013 7:58:03 PM PDT · by Nachum · 106 replies
    caller,com ^ | 7/115/13 | Rhiannon Meyers, Katherine Rosenberg
    CORPUS CHRISTI — State District Judge Tom Greenwell was found dead from a gunshot wound Monday night in his chambers, Nueces County Sheriff Jim Kaelin confirmed. Corpus Christi police, medics and Nueces County Sheriff's Office deputies responded about 7 p.m. to the courthouse after a report that a man was found with a gunshot wound to the head.The courthouse closed at 5 p.m. It was unclear how a gun could have passed through security or been within the county building, equipped with security personnel and a metal detector. Attorneys, judges, and some media outlets who have courthouse identification badges typically...
  • Battle of Nueces recalled 150 years later

    08/14/2012 2:04:39 AM PDT · by Lattero · 30 replies
    San Antonio Express-News ^ | 8/10/2012 | Scott Huddleston
    A little known battle and massacre happened in the Texas Hill Country during the Civil War 150 years ago. The date was Aug. 10, 1862. On or around Aug. 1, 68 mostly German immigrants gathered at Turtle Creek near Kerrville and began what they thought was going to be a straight-forward trail to Mexico, where they could join the ranks of the Union army just across the Rio Grande. As fate would have it, they were intersected by Confederate troops on the banks of the Nueces River in Kinney County. Just after midnight on Aug. 10,, a short, fierce battle...
  • Group files lawsuit against county GOP about rules

    08/31/2008 11:23:20 AM PDT · by lqcincinnatus · 1 replies · 101+ views
    Corpus Christi Caller Times ^ | Saturday, August 30, 2008 | Mary Ann Cavazos
    CORPUS CHRISTI — A group that wants the Nueces County Republican Convention declared illegal sued local party leaders and others this week, saying the elected delegates should be barred from participating in the national convention. Visiting Judge Richard Terrell on Friday denied a request from the group to grant a temporary restraining order that would have kept the national delegates from attending next week's Republican National Convention in Minnesota. About 40 people walked out of the Nueces County Republican Convention on March 29, with some accusing local party leaders of violating several rules, including illegally seating delegates. The group conducted...
  • John Kerry answers the need for change (CC Caller-Times BARF ALERT!)

    10/24/2004 1:21:15 PM PDT · by Paleo Conservative · 26 replies · 458+ views
    Corpus Christi Caller-Times ^ | October 24, 2004 | Editorial Staff,1641,CCCT_840_3278146,00.htm John Kerry answers the need for change The course of the war in Iraq and the growing deficit raise questions about Bush's ability to correct past mistakes. October 24, 2004 On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, President George W. Bush faced a challenge unlike that any other president had ever faced before him. With the taking of 2,984 American lives in a coordinated terrorist attack on U.S. soil, the nation stood ready and united to follow its president. Members of Congress gathered on the steps of the Capitol to sing "God Bless America." There were no party labels...