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Jose Villegas was convicted of the 2001 stabbing deaths of his girlfriend, her child and her mother. (Getty Images)

Man Executed For Killing 3 Members Of A Corpus Christi Family

Jose Villegas was put to death shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to stay the execution.

04/16/2014

Houston police say a young girl darted into traffic and was fatally struck by a vehicle. (Getty Images)

7-Year-Old Boy Dies After Television Falls On Him At Day Care

A 7-year-old South Texas boy has died after a television fell on him while he was at a day care facility in Corpus Christi.

03/18/2014

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Man Falls From Ninth Floor Of Hotel Dies

A Central Texas man has died after falling from the ninth floor of the atrium of a Corpus Christi hotel.

03/18/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Gets 10 Years After Traveling To Texas To Have Sex With 15-Year-Old

Prosecutors say an Ohio man who traveled to South Texas to meet a girl he chatted with online and sought for sex must serve 10 years in prison.

02/19/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Convicted Of Smuggling Teen Bound For NJ

A Texan has been convicted in a human smuggling case in which a teen says she was forced to wear revealing clothes and sexually assaulted while bound for New Jersey.

12/10/2013

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Ex-Guards In Texas Get Prison Time Over Smuggling, Slipping Inmates Cellphones

More than a dozen former Texas prison guards have been sentenced over a racketeering and smuggling ring involving drugs and cellphones slipped to inmates.

11/01/2013

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Police: South Texas Store Owner Arrested After Killing Robber

The owner of a South Texas convenience store has been arrested for murder after shooting a man attempting to steal beer from his shop.

09/29/2013

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Appeals Court Hears Transgender Widow’s Fight

The transgender widow of a fallen South Texas firefighter is asking a state appeals court to reverse a ruling that their marriage wasn’t legally binding.

09/19/2013

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Texas Man Gets 15 Years For Meth In Shampoo Bottle

A bus passenger in South Texas has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for trying to smuggle methamphetamine across the border in a shampoo bottle.

07/24/2013

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Corpus Christi Judge Found Dead From Gunshot Wound

Authorities say a state district judge in Corpus Christi was found dead from a gunshot wound in his chambers.

07/15/2013

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