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November 20, 2020

Avoid a DWI This Holiday Season

During the holiday season, more people will be out eating, drinking, and being merry. So, the odds of getting arrested for a DWI are higher. Alcohol-related driving fatalities are more common from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, which is one of the most disturbing statistics.

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October 18, 2020

Punishments for Possession and Trafficking of Marijuana

The laws for marijuana use have changed at a rapid pace in the United States, especially in recent years. This has left people confused about what is and isn’t legal in different parts of the country.

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September 15, 2020

Crime Trends and Statistics in Corpus Christi from the Last Decade

In 2018, the Corpus Christi crime rate was 411 per 100,000, which was 1.5 times higher than that national average. This was also higher than 91.9% of U.S. cities and was an 8% increase compared to the previous year.

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August 11, 2020

Top 5 Crimes Committed in the State of Texas

The Texas Department of Public Safety provides crime reports and statistics for each year, which allows residents to keep up with the most common crimes. When people are aware of the most common crimes being committed in their state, they can take measures to protect themselves.

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July 15, 2020

How You Can Get an Early Termination of Your Probation in the State of Texas

If you have been charged with a crime in the State of Texas and took a probation, you might be able to get an early termination. But to qualify, you need to complete at least a third or two years of your probation (whichever is less).

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June 30, 2020

Corpus Christi resident files lawsuit against former employer after she was let go for failing to report to work after she claimed to have COVID-19

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The lawsuit filed in federal court on June 5 claims Cimarron Place Health and Rehabilitation violated the family’s first act when it fired one of its CNAs. Attorney for the plaintiff Amie Augenstein said her client contacted several clinics as well as the health department. She was administered a test for […]

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June 15, 2020

How You Can Protect Yourself and Your Family from Drunk Drivers

You might think you’re helpless when it comes to protecting yourself and your family from the damage that a drunk driver can cause, but there are some things you can do to stay safer while you’re on the road.

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May 8, 2020

How You Can Get a Loved One Out of Jail

You never want to get that call. But if you do, your loved one may need your help. Bailing someone out of jail can be scary. If you have never done it before, you might even feel intimidated.

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May 3, 2020

Businesses re opening, but not yet back to normal. Experts weigh in on how to safely get back to business

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — While Governor Greg Abbott says businesses will be reopening step-by-step, what do owners and employees need to be thinking about?

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April 12, 2020

How the Term “Aggravated” Can Affect Your Case and Level of Punishment in the State of Texas

The definition of an aggravated crime will vary from state to state, which is why many people wonder what it means when it’s used in the criminal justice system. Is there really a difference between a robbery and an aggravated robbery in Texas, and is one worse than the other?

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