Corpus Christi - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Corpus Christi Judge again finds discrimination in Texas' voter ID law AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A judge Monday again ruled that Republican lawmakers deliberately designed a strict voter ID law to disadvantage minorities and effectively dampen their growing electoral power. It amounted to the second finding of intentional discrimination in Texas election laws in as many months — a separate court in March ruled that Republicans racially gerrymandered... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 02:58:00 GMT 2017-04-11T02:58:00Z Investigator: Suspect in Texas mosque fire feared Muslims CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A man suspected of burning down a Texas mosque believed its worshippers were terrorists and may have been looking for other mosques to target, authorities alleged during a hearing pertaining to an unrelated case against the man. Marq Vincent Perez, 25, hasn't been charged in the Jan. 28 fire that destroyed the Islamic center i... Fri, 10 Mar 2017 22:48:00 GMT 2017-03-10T22:48:00Z Texas judge allows lawsuit against Selena widower to proceed CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge says a lawsuit against the widower of slain Tejano star Selena can proceed as her father seeks to block a TV series about her. Selena's father, Abraham Quintanilla, opposes the show. It's based on what he calls an unauthorized book, "To Selena With Love," by Selena's husband, Chris Perez. Lawye... Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:11:00 GMT 2017-02-18T16:11:00Z Corpus Christi lifts water ban after tests find no corrosive CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A nearly four-day ban on drinking the water in Corpus Christi, Texas, was lifted on Sunday after test results showed no contamination due to a chemical leak, the city's mayor announced. Mayor Dan McQueen said residents could resume using the city's water supply for drinking, bathing and cooking. "It is all full use but we are ... Sun, 18 Dec 2016 20:48:00 GMT 2016-12-18T20:48:00Z Official: Texas city had 3 reports of dirty water before ban CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — There were three reports of dirty water before the 300,000 residents of Corpus Christi were told not to drink the city's water due to a chemical leak at an asphalt plant, city officials said Saturday, adding that the city hasn't found evidence of water contamination. Mayor Dan McQueen said he won't know until Sunday whether a ... Sun, 18 Dec 2016 05:34:00 GMT 2016-12-18T05:34:00Z Report: Chemical leak reported week before public was warned DALLAS (AP) — A chemical leak from an asphalt plant that led Corpus Christi officials to warn its 300,000 residents not to drink the water this week was apparently reported a week earlier, according to an email from a state environmental official. The internal email sent Wednesday by Susan Clewis, a regional director for the Texas Commission on Environmen... Sat, 17 Dec 2016 15:40:00 GMT 2016-12-17T15:40:00Z The Latest: Lawsuits filed over Corpus Christi water problem CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Corpus Christi residents being warned not to use the city's tap water (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Several lawsuits have been filed after a chemical leak from an asphalt plant led Corpus Christi officials to warn residents this week not to drink the water. The Corpus Christi ... Sat, 17 Dec 2016 03:59:00 GMT 2016-12-17T03:59:00Z Texas city's water deemed unsafe due to chemical leak CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A harmful chemical from an industrial plant leaked into the water supply in Corpus Christi, forcing school closures, disrupting commerce and causing a run on bottled water at supermarkets in the Gulf Coast city. As the frustrations grew late Thursday night — a day after the spill — the mayor said he didn't think the release of... Fri, 16 Dec 2016 04:05:00 GMT 2016-12-16T04:05:00Z Father of slain Tejano icon Selena sues to stop TV series CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The father of slain Tejano star Selena has filed a lawsuit to stop production of a television series based on what he calls an unauthorized book by the singer's widower, Chris Perez. Abraham Quintanilla filed the lawsuit Friday in Nueces County District Court against Perez, Blue Mariachi Productions, LLC, and the production co... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:00:00 GMT 2016-12-06T19:00:00Z