CORPUS CHRISTI, Tex. — The coronavirus pandemic has led to a balancing act with the scales of justice as judges and others must consider public safety along with inmates’ rights to a hearing.Read More
All of Nueces County is counting down to 11:59 tonight.Read More
The decision has left many parents scrambling, trying to figure out how they can make this work with their job and wondering just how long this will last.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Several school districts in the Coastal Bend made the decision to close schools this week in an effort to hinder the spread of COVID-19.Read More
In the United States, you’re considered innocent until you’re proven guilty. So, the burden of proof is on the prosecution — not you.Read More
If you’re facing a DWI in Texas (whether it’s an arrest or a conviction), there are a number of things you have to consider. Will you have to spend time in jail?Read More
White-collar crimes can be committed for a few different reasons. They could be influenced by money, influence, or even power.Read More
Many states treat assault and battery as two separate crimes, while others treat them as the same charge. And the reason for this is because the two offenses are closely related. The term “assault” refers to any action that puts someone else under threat of bodily injury, while “battery” refers to any type of physical contact.Read More
Trinidad Perez accepted a deal Monday morning, pleading guilty to one charge of abuse of a corpse, and was sentenced, according to Nueces County First Assistant District Attorney Matt Manning.
The other two charges he was facing, murder and tampering with physical evidence, were dismissed pending further review.Read More
Knowing the different types of parole violations in the State of Texas can help you to determine if you’re risk of a parole revocation.Read More
A pretrial diversion is an alternative to prosecution that’s meant to circumvent the standard criminal justice process by entering a program that involves supervision and other services administered by the U. S. Probation Service.Read More