Deaths in hot cars claim 8 children so far this spring Investigators say that 1-year-old Noah Tamez was found dead inside his uncle’s truck in Corpus Christi Texas last month. He was among seven children in four states to die in May after being left in hot cars. At least eight children — mostly babies and toddlers younger than age 2 — have died this […]

Cattlewomen left no children, but left a legacy

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Cattlewoman and philanthropist Clara Driscoll never had children. Yet in her twilight, she yearned to help South Texas children afflicted with polio and stricken with tuberculosis — those being turned away from hospitals with few treatment options. Driscoll traveled the world, helped to preserve the Alamo, wrote plays performed in […]