Nueces County

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    Suspect Arrested In May 4 Rap Shooting

    Jordan Wilson, the former member of the Alief-area rap group FDAB charged with murder in the May 4 shooting death of his ex-bandmate Toyurean "T.O.Y." Young, has been arrested, the Houston Police Department said this morning. According to HPD, Wilson, who had reportedly been feuding with Young on T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2012

    Tawanya Rabb: Strong Early Contestant for Year's Dumbest (Alleged) Criminal

    Our state seems to be home to many of the nation's dumbest and lamest counterfeiters, but Corpus Christi's Tawanya Rabb might just beat them all. The 26-year-old had a traffic warrant, so Monday afternoon, she walked up to the pay window inside Nueces County's municipal courthouse, dug deep in her ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    Scott Hochberg: Politically Extinct Due To Redistricting?

    Scott Hochberg has a target on his back​A marathon session in the state House of Representatives has produced a proposed redistricting map, and it's bad news for two Houston Democrats: Scott Hochberg and Hubert Vo. Houston loses one district under the map, and in the game of musical chairs, i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    Robert Salyer: Attacks Stepdaughter's Boyfriend With Samurai Sword

    Nueces County JailRobert Salyer takes some lip.​There are no tears in Robert Salyer's dojo. Neither does this 40-year-old Corpus Christi ninja tolerate domestic disturbances involving his stepdaughter and her boyfriend. Police there say that Salyer brought to a close a squabble between the tw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Morris Edwin Burnett: Reckless, Boozy Jerk Threatens Mom, Son He Almost Ran Over with Bronco

    Nueces County SOMorris Burnett: The goatee is the new mullet​All along the Texas coast, the weather has been glorious, and Wednesday morning in Corpus, a 63-year-old mom and her 40-year-old son decided to take advantage by taking their dog for a walk on an isolated road near the beach. Accord ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Bruce McCain: One Of Texas' Top 10 Sex Offenders Wanted In Houston

    Photo courtesy DPSBruce McCain, wanted man​The Department of Public Safety really wants to get its hands on Bruce McCain, 51. He escaped from a Houston halfway house last week, and he's a violent sex offender.DPS has named him one of the Top 10 sex offenders and Crime Stoppers is offering a $5,000 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Samantha Michelle Hamilton: Iced Tea Heist Could Equal Many Years In Prison

    Photo courtesy Nueces County SOSamantha Hamilton needed her iced tea​If you're gonna take an aggravated robbery charge, whatever it is that you robbed most aggravatedly should be worth it. After all, this is a first degree felony we're talking here, punishable by five to 99 years or life in pris ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2010

    June Trial Set For Brownsville Murder of Barry Horn, '70s Houston's Answer To Truman Capote

    Photo courtesy Nueces County SOErnesto Martinez​A June trial date has been set for the suspect in the Brownsville murder of Barry Horn, a former Channel 13 TV news personality who was at the time of his death the executive director of the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art.The 59-year-old Horn, once ... More >>

  • News

    May 16, 2002

    The Dutiful Son

    Galveston prosecutors say David Hisey stole more than $700,000 from his elderly parents, murdered them, then lived with their dead bodies. David says he did what his parents wanted.

  • News

    July 20, 2000

    Suck-Up Time

    Court on a hot tin roof