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200 neglected horses to remain in SPCA care

About 200 neglected horses seized from a Houston-area ranch will remain with an animal protection group and the owners must pay $485,000 in care costs.


Turtle release Saturday could be last

The public release of Kemp’s ridley sea turtles at 6:45 a.m. Saturday at Padre Island National Seashore could be the season’s last.


Back-to-school shopping is tax-free in 18 states

Eighteen states have tax holidays that can help back-to-school shoppers stretch their money


Accused San Pat commissioner will attend meeting

Accused San Patricio County Commissioner Jim Price is expected to attend a special Commissioners Court meeting today.


Medics seeing new dangerous drug concoctions

The new "cool" drug in Corpus Christi is synthetic marijuana, or K2, soaked in embalming fluid — chemicals used to preserve corpses, medical officials are seeing.


Search for new police chief begins

Finalists in the running for Corpus Christi's new police chief are expected late November, city officials said.


CCISD appoints new King, Baker principals

New principals for King High and Baker Middle schools were selected Thursday, a Corpus Christi ISD news release states.


Kingsville hospital wing gets face lift

Christus Spohn Hospital Kleberg unveiled about $600,000 worth of upgrades to the labor and delivery wing Thursday.


Police search for purse thief

A man stole a woman's purse from her vehicle as she was pumping gas.


Tablets off table for county inmates, for now

A new telecommunications contract for the Nueces County Jail will not include tablets after all, county officials confirmed.


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