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Corpus man sentenced to 30 years in prison

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. – A Corpus Christi man who evaded capture was sentenced to 30 years behind bars last week. Manuel Cabrera, 27, accepted a plea deal with the Tyler County District Attorney’s Office on charges of evading...
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CCPD Disrupted Major Drug Operation

CORPUS CHRISTI (News Release) - Officers with the CCPD Narcotics & Vice Investigations Division (NVID) believe they have disrupted a major drug distribution operation, after serving a search warrant on Friday, January 20, 2023, at a residence located on the 7500 blk of Wooldridge. The search warrant was the culmination of a months-long undercover investigation.

Mathis girls split pair of games

The Mathis Lady Pirates fell to the Odem Lady Owls 36-34 in a District 29-3A game on Jan. 10 in Odem. Clarisa Martinez led Mathis with nine points. Ansleigh Solis and Marissa Cortez each added six points, while teammates Josette Aparicio and Alexis Saldivar scored five apiece. Davianna Mendez tossed in four.

The Coronet Club to disband after teen accuses members of racism

A club for high school students is disbanding after drawing criticism over its response to alleged racist bullying. The Coronet Club of Corpus Christi was an invitation-only organization for local female high school students. In a recent social media video, an African American Ray High School student who was a member of the organization described an incident in which other members taunted her with racial slurs and monkey noises while in the restroom at a Coronet Club event in December.