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CCPD investigating fatal crash off of the Crosstown Expressway

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Corpus Christi police are investigating a major fatal accident this Thanksgiving evening. The crash happened around 6:25 p.m. along the Crosstown Expressway just after Morgan Avenue exit.

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DPS: State Trooper shot and killed in Freestone County

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DPS Troopers say one of their own was shot and killed this Thanksgiving holiday. The shooting happened around 4:00 p.m. south of Fairfield Texas, which is East of Waco Texas, on Interstate 45, according to Navarro County's EMS office.

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VP of Corpus Christi CITGO refinery detained in Venezuela corruption probe

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CARACAS, Venezuela - Alirio Zambrano, vice president and general manager of Corpus Christi Citgo refinery, was among five high-ranking officials arrested in Venezuela amid an anti-corruption sweep of its state-owned oil company's U.S.-based subsidiary, according to reports by Reuters and The Washington Post. Two people with direct knowledge of the case on Wednesday confirmed to The Associated Press the dual citizenship of five of six Citgo officials detained a day earlier in Venezuel...

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Rockport families in tents celebrate Thanksgiving

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For this holiday season, many hurricane Harvey victims will spend Thanksgiving without the comfort of their own home. In Rockport, about 30 people are still living in tents. Their homes for the holidays are at Rockport Relief Camp. But on Thanksgiving Day, the storm victims gave thanks for the little things, like a warm, Thanksgiving meal. 

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Burn victim lends a hand to recovering 3-year-old

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In August, KRIS 6 News told you about a little girl who was severely burned in a barbecue pit accident. One of our viewers saw that story and felt the need to help.

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Militants assault worshippers in Sinai, killing at least 200

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EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) - The Latest on mosque attack in Egypt (all times local):    3:30 p.m.    Egyptian state news agency MENA reports that 155 people have been killed in a bombing and shooting attack on a Sufi mosque in the volatile northern Sinai Peninsula, in what appeared to be the latest attack by the area's local Islamic State affiliate.    Citing official sources, MENA said 120 people were also wounded in the attack on the al-Rawdah mosque in the...

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Mattress Firm, Blood Center teaming up to give so that others may live

Those who donate will receive a free T-Shirt. Those who donate will receive a free T-Shirt.
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Mattress Firm South Texas will join the Coastal Bend Blood Center this weekend to host a blood drive at Moore Plaza (5425 S.P.I.D.).

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'Twelve Days of Christmas' gift prices increase for 2017

Photo: PNC Christmas Price Index Photo: PNC Christmas Price Index
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For more than 30 years, PNC Financial Services Group has calculated the prices of the twelve gifts from the classic carol "The Twelve Days of Christmas."  The result is the PNC Christmas Price Index (CPI), a unique and whimsical holiday tradition that makes learning about the economy fun. The cost of this year's CPI rose ever so slightly, by 0.6%, driven by the cost increases for the Pear Tree, the increased demand for Golden Rings and wage increases for the Lords-a-L...

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Study to determine number of red snapper in the Gulf

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OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) - A team of 21 scientists will conduct a study to estimate the number of red snapper in the U.S. waters of the Gulf of Mexico.    The Sun Herald reports that the panel of researchers from universities and state and federal agencies was convened by the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, and awarded $9.5 million in federal funds. The project will receive another $2.5 million from the universities.    In a news release last week, U.S... More>>

Surgeon: North Korea's latest defector a quiet, pleasant man who likes American TV

South Korean hospital workers rush Oh inside after he arrived by helicopter. South Korean hospital workers rush Oh inside after he arrived by helicopter.
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(NBC News) - North Korea's latest defector, a young soldier known only by his family name Oh, is, according to his surgeon, a quiet, pleasant man who has nightmares about being returned to the North. "He is pretty nice guy. (I had) a lot of talking with him," surgeon John Cook-Jong Lee said. "I was able to realize that a couple of things about him." Oh has become a focus of worldwide attention after he was badly wounded by fellow North Korean soldiers as he scram... More>>

Trump wants to end welfare as Bill Clinton knows it

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Overhauling welfare was one of the defining goals of Bill Clinton's presidency, starting with a campaign promise to "end welfare as we know it," continuing with a bitter policy fight and producing change that remains hotly debated 20 years later.    Now, President Donald Trump wants to put his stamp on the welfare system, apparently in favor of a more restrictive policy. He says "people are taking advantage of the system."    ... More>>

Warming Up This Weekend

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It's been another chilly start to the day here in the Coastal Bend. Most areas are waking up to temperatures in the lower 40's. A few upper 30's are being reported in our inland areas. However, this will give way to abundant sunshine with warmer temperatures this afternoon. Expect a daytime high around 76 degrees. Winds will be light out of the south at 10 to 15 miles per hour. It won't be quite as cold tonight. 

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Oscar Pistorius' sentence increased to 13 years, 5 months

PHOTO: Oscar Pistorius in court PHOTO: Oscar Pistorius in court
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SOMERSET WEST, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius' prison sentence was more than doubled to 13 years and five months on Friday, a surprisingly dramatic intervention by South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal in the Olympic athlete's fate after the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.    In an announcement that took a matter of minutes, Supreme Court Justice Willie Seriti said a panel of judges unanimously upheld an appeal by prosecutors against Pistorius' original six-year... More>>

K-9 officer warms up to catch criminals

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Gulf Shores, Alabama police posted this cute video of officers and a K-9 named Nitro doing push-ups. The department said they were warming up and "ready to apprehend any bad guys that break the law!" Gulf Shores Police Department The post has been viewed 47,000 times and shared 1,100 times on Facebook. More>>

Washington couple accused of DWI after they crash a car, with a baby inside, while having sex

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A Washington couple is accused DWI after they crashed a car while allegedly having sex during the crash. Police say a 3-month-old baby was also inside the vehicle at the time of the incident.

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Las Vegas pot dispensaries offer Black Friday deals

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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Big-box stores won't be the only ones offering discounts to shoppers in Las Vegas this Black Friday. Marijuana dispensaries are rolling out deals, too.

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Man accused of gunning down Texas State Trooper is arrested

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Deputies with the Waller County Sheriff's Office have caught the suspect in the fatal Thanksgiving Day shooting of a Texas State Trooper at a traffic stop. Law enforcement officials have arrested 32-year-old Dabrett Montreal Black of Lindale after several hours after the shooting.

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Navy search for three missing sailors has ended

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(AP) - The search has ended for three sailors missing in the Philippine Sea since a U.S. Navy aircraft crashed on Wednesday, the navy said Friday.

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S.A. family mourns shooting death of 10-year-old girl on Thanksgiving Day

PHOTO: Picture of Delilah Hernandez, a ten-year-old San Antonio girl who was shot and killed Thanksgiving morning. (Courtesy: WOAI) PHOTO: Picture of Delilah Hernandez, a ten-year-old San Antonio girl who was shot and killed Thanksgiving morning. (Courtesy: WOAI)
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A San Antonio family is speaking out about the shooting death of a ten-year-old girl, who was killed Thanksgiving morning. The shooting happened just after 7:00 a.m. Thursday morning at a home in a Northside San Antonio neighborhood.

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Shoppers head out for Thanksgiving bargains

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They came in with full bellies, and left with empty wallets.  For hundreds of shoppers coming to Best Buy Thursday evening meant getting a jump on Black Friday shopping.

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Great Fall weather continues

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Surface high pressure and northwesterly flow aloft will dominate our weather the next several days. A very weak cold front will ease into the area Sunday with only a slight drop in temperatures. Our winds will continue to be light. Tonight will be clear calm and cold with a low of 41 on light and variable winds. 

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Vice President of Corpus Christi Citgo refinery detained in Venezuela

Alirio Zambrano and five other Citgo executives were arrested for suspected embezzlement. Alirio Zambrano and five other Citgo executives were arrested for suspected embezzlement.
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Alirio Zambrano and five other Citgo executives were arrested for suspected embezzlement. 

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Driver of stolen car leads police on a high-speed chase

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(NBC) - A Thanksgiving Day high-speed chase in California ended peacefully, but there were some harrowing moments before it was all over. LAPD says the driver of a stolen car led them on a high-speed chase this morning from the San Fernando Valley to West L.A.

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As shoppers mobilize on Thanksgiving, retailers branch out

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(AP) - Shoppers are hitting the stores on Thanksgiving and will be finding some surprises: toys and TVs at J.C. Penney, Barbies at Best Buy, kitchen appliances like wine refrigerators at B.J.'s.

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Light pollution increasing worldwide

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(NBC) The world's nights are getting alarmingly brighter and bad news for all sorts of creatures, humans included. A German-led team reported yesterday (Wednesday) that light pollution is threatening darkness almost everywhere.

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SAPD: Ten-year-old girl killed while watching TV on Thanksgiving Day

Photo: Crime scene tape surrounds a home where a ten-year-old girl was shot and killed. (Courtesy: WOAI) Photo: Crime scene tape surrounds a home where a ten-year-old girl was shot and killed. (Courtesy: WOAI)
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A San Antonio family is in mourning this Thanksgiving Day after a ten-year-old girl was shot and killed. The incident happened just after 7:00 a.m. Thursday morning at a home in a North-side San Antonio neighborhood.

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Man found at local motel with two gunshot wounds

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Police were called to the Cactus Motel on Leopard this morning and found a man there with two gunshot wounds. It was just around 7:30 a.m. when officers arrived at the motel on the 5400 block of Leopard Street. They found the man in one of the rooms with gunshot wounds to the arm and abdomen. Officers say the shooting did not happen at the motel and the victim is not giving them any information.  "He's not giving us a location, he's not giving much of anything," Lt. ... More>>

Local Black Friday shopping hours

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Black Friday is almost here and that means extended hours for some local stores as crowds of people rush to find the best deals for the holiday season.  Some stores will even open on Thanksgiving this year. Here is a list of Black Friday retail hours around the Coastal Bend: BEST BUY Thanksgiving 5PM- 1AM Friday 8AM- 10PM TOYS R US Thanksgiving 5PM-midnight Friday midnight-11PM TARGET Thanksgiving 6PM-midnight Friday 6AM-midnight LA PALMERA  Thanksgiving Closed (JCPenne...

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Avoid the holiday shopping headache

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CORPUS CHRISTI - This holiday season, H-E-B Plus! on Saratoga has streamlined the shopping process to make your errands easier.  All the ingredients necessary for Thanksgiving cooking have been placed in a central area just near the meat market.  No more wandering up and down the aisles!  H-E-B chefs are also offering their secrets to the perfect side dishes that even your mother-in-law will appreciate.  At sample stations, recipe cards are available, accom...

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CCFD investigating south side car fire

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Residents near Veterans Memorial High School woke up to the the sound of an explosion, prompting many calls to the local police department. When officers with the Corpus Christi Police Department arrived at around 11:30 p.m., they found a car completely covered in flames in a nearby subdivision on Kleberg and Garza, near the high school.  Fire crews say that fuel from the gas tank kept the fire burning. An investigator with the fire department was called to the scene to try and...

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Native Americans marking Thanksgiving with day of mourning

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PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) - Members of Native American tribes from around New England are gathering in the town where the Pilgrims settled for a solemn National Day of Mourning observance.    Thursday's noon gathering in downtown Plymouth, Massachusetts, will recall the disease, racism and oppression that European settlers brought.    It's the 48th year that the United American Indians of New England have organized the event on Thanksgiving Day.    Moonanum... More>>

The 74th Annual Joe Salem Thanksgiving Dinner

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Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for what we have and give to others who may be less fortunate.  And across Nueces County, many have donated food, money and their time to bring the holiday to those less fortunate members of the community at the annual Joe Salem Thanksgiving Day dinner. If you do not have plans for Thanksgiving Day dinner, you are in luck.  The 74th annual free Turkey dinner will start at noon. All members of the community are invited to...

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Border agent injured in West Texas incident out of hospital

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DALLAS (AP) - A Border Patrol agent injured in an incident that left a fellow agent dead has been discharged from an El Paso hospital.    A U.S. Customs and Border Protection spokesman says the agent was discharged Wednesday from the University Medical Center in El Paso.  Spokesman Doug Mosier declined to identify the agent and referred to the FBI all questions about the status of the investigation into Saturday night's incident near Van Horn that left agent Rogelio M... More>>

Nice Thanksgiving Weather

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A terrific streak of pleasant weather for Thanksgiving weekend. High pressure and dry north winds will give us cool nights and mild days.A weak front on Saturday will continue the dry air. Another front next Tuesday may bring us some clouds and light rain. Today: Sunny and cool.  High 70. Friday: Sunny and pleasant. High 75. Saturday: Sunny and warmer. High 82. Sunday: Sunny and pleasant. High 78. Monday: Sunny and warmer. High 80.

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Judge Guy Williams facing two complaints of sexual harassment

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A state district judge who's been removed from the bench after being indicted in a road rage incident is also facing complaints of sexual harassment by two separate women.

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Chef to serve free Thanksgiving meals to Port Aransas storm victims

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Two months ago, a popular Port Aransas chef named, Billy Joe Wilson served thousands of free meals to victims struggling after hurricane Harvey.

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Veterans Band Director expected to lead football team after being released from hospital

PHOTO: Veterans Band director Ramiro "Ram" Chavez PHOTO: Veterans Band director Ramiro "Ram" Chavez
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The Director of the Veterans Band of Corpus Christi was just released from the hospital and is expected to lead the Veterans Memorial Football team this Friday night. Ramiro "Ram" Chavez's family says they were all honored by the sweet sentiment and love from the team.

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State attorneys general argue against National Park fee increase

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(AP) - A group of state attorneys general on Wednesday urged the National Park Service to scrap its proposal to more than double the entrance fee at 17 popular national parks.

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Attorney General orders review of gun background check system

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(AP) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ordered a far-ranging review of the FBI database used to check the backgrounds of prospective gun buyers, after the Air Force failed to report the criminal history of the gunman who slaughtered more than two dozen people at a Texas church.

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Fed. Judge blocks Texas ban of common abortion procedure

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(AP) - A federal judge on Wednesday blocked a new Texas law seeking to ban a commonly used abortion method, the latest in a string of court defeats to the Legislature's attempts to make getting an abortion as difficult as possible in America's second most-populous state.

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FCC moves closer to ending net neutrality rules

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In just a couple of short weeks, the Federal Communications Commission is set to vote on a plan to kill net-neutrality rules, and as of this week, we now have a formal draft of that proposal.

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Public invited to weigh in on downtown traffic plan

The City is asking for public input on traffic flow downtown. The City is asking for public input on traffic flow downtown.
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The city is holding a town hall meeting with consultants to discuss recommendations about how to improve traffic flow and access to downtown businesses. 

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Much cooler the next couple of nights

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Chilly Canadian high pressure will dominate our weather over much of the Holiday weekend. As upper level high pressure moves back over the region our temperatures will gradually warm up ahead of the next cold front next Tuesday evening. 

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Rockport family honors late family member known as "The Christmas Lady"

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It was a bittersweet day for one Rockport Family. The home of Fidel and Leonor Solis was bulldozed over the weekend because of damages from Harvey. 

Fidel Solis, a World War II veteran now lives next door with his daughter. His wife, Leonor, passed away in 1999. ?

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Fire intentionally set inside a Cedar Park Walmart

Cell phone video of a fire inside a Cedar Park Walmart (Courtesy: WOAI & Jackie Sinclair/Facebook) Cell phone video of a fire inside a Cedar Park Walmart (Courtesy: WOAI & Jackie Sinclair/Facebook)
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Video of a fire burning inside a Walmart is going viral after investigators said it was intentionally set. The inside happened inside a Cedar Park Walmart, west of Round Rock Texas, just after 1:30 a.m Wednesday morning.

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Rescue group receives 101 homemade dalmatians for upcoming Christmas parade

Photo: Mrs. Leota Gaines donating 101 handmade Dalmatians to the Nueces County ESD #2. (Courtesy: Nueces County ESD #2) Photo: Mrs. Leota Gaines donating 101 handmade Dalmatians to the Nueces County ESD #2. (Courtesy: Nueces County ESD #2)
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For the fifth year in a row, a Coastal Bend resident is thinking about others and donating just before the holidays pick up. According to the Nueces County Emergency Services District Facebook page, Ms. Leota Gaines donated 101 stuffed dalmatians to the emergency group.

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US Rep. Joe Barton apologizes for nude photo

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DALLAS (AP) - Texas Congressman Joe Barton is apologizing after a nude photo of him circulated on social media.      Barton released a statement Wednesday to the Texas Tribune acknowledging that while separated from his second wife, prior to their divorce, he had sexual relationships "with other mature adult women."     

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City to begin debris collection in Area 4

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Another round of Hurricane Harvey debris collection begins on Monday. Crews from the city will start picking up debris from Area 4, which includes areas from Ocean drive to Holly road between Weber Road and Everhart Road, as well as the area from South Padre Island Drive to Saratoga Boulevard between Everhart and Airline Roads. 

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TWIA: $823 million in Harvey claims, and counting

Storm damage from Hurricane Harvey in Port Aransas, near Corpus Christi. Storm damage from Hurricane Harvey in Port Aransas, near Corpus Christi.
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Hurricane Harvey payouts under policies insured by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association top $823 million, Jennifer Armstrong, TWIA's vice president of communications and legislative affairs, tells KRIS-6 News. 

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South Texas Border Patrol Agents arrest three gang members

Border Patrol rescued three in RGV. (October 16, 2017) Border Patrol rescued three in RGV. (October 16, 2017)
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Border Patrol Agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector arrested three international gang members in separate incidents over the last few days.  Agents assigned to the Weslaco Border Patrol Station arrested a Salvadoran national on November 18, as he attempted to illegally enter the United States near Pharr. While being interviewed, the man admitted to being a member of the Mara Salvatrucha gang, also known as MS-13. The following day, Kingsville agents interdicted a smuggling a... More>>

Car show set to roar to life in Aransas Pass

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As bad as Hurricane Harvey was, it could not ultimately stop the 5th Annual Coastal Bend Custom & Classic Car Show & Food Truck Rally. 

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Texas State Aquarium to provide free Thanksgiving meal to guests

The Texas State Aquarium reports a record number of spring break visitors. The Texas State Aquarium reports a record number of spring break visitors.
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The Texas State Aquarium is offering a complimentary turkey meal with their admission to the aquarium on Thanksgiving.    The Aquarium will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday and will be treating guests to a meal of turkey, dressing, gravy, vegetables and homemade cobbler while supplies last.  

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Michigan gymnastics doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

PHOTO: Former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar who is accused of Sexual Abuse, Photo Date: Nov. 21, 2016 PHOTO: Former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar who is accused of Sexual Abuse, Photo Date: Nov. 21, 2016
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By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press    LANSING, Mich. (AP) - A sports doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison.    Dr. Larry Nassar, 54, was charged with molesting seven girls, mostly under the guise of treatment at his Lansing-area home and a campus clinic. All but one of his accusers was a gymnast. He faces... More>>

Bars see big jump in sales on Thanksgiving Eve, or 'Blackout Wednesday'

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Thanksgiving is not the only day people get together in November. It is said that the Wednesday before Thanksgiving is the biggest drinking day of the year.  As of 2015, this Wednesday has been known as "Blackout Wednesday" or "drinksgiving".  This came in part when many restaurants and bars realized the amount of business they were getting the night before Thanksgiving.  According to Upserve, a restaurant management platform, they said that on th...

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Corpus Christi resident decorates Hurricane Harvey debris pile for the holidays

Christina Harrison decorated the pile of Hurricane Harvey debris for the holidays. Christina Harrison decorated the pile of Hurricane Harvey debris for the holidays.
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A Corpus Christi resident has decided to decorate for Christmas in an unusual way that's gaining attention from neighbors. Instead of putting decorations on her house, Christina Harrison decided to decorate her Hurricane Harvey debris pile.  Harrison says she was having trouble getting into the Christmas spirit following the hurricane and she was on the phone with her niece when the idea came up.  "I was telling her how I couldn't decorate the house because the roofe...

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Source: Gymnastics doctor set to plead guilty to sex charges

PHOTO: Former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar who is accused of Sexual Abuse, Photo Date: Nov. 21, 2016 PHOTO: Former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar who is accused of Sexual Abuse, Photo Date: Nov. 21, 2016
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DETROIT (AP) - A sports doctor accused of molesting several girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University will plead guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault and face at least 25 years in prison, a person with knowledge of the agreement said.    The person was not authorized to publicly discuss the agreement ahead of a Wednesday court hearing for Dr. Larry Nassar in Michigan's Ingham County and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymi... More>>

Trump labels father of UCLA player an 'ungrateful fool'

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PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A feud between President Donald Trump and the father of a UCLA basketball player detained for shoplifting in China reached a fever pitch Wednesday, with the president labeling LaVar Ball an "ungrateful fool."    Continuing a volley of insults over social media that has gone on for over a week, Trump took after LaVar Ball, the father of UCLA basketball player LiAngelo Ball, in a series of tweet sent early Wednesday.    It wasn&r... More>>

Read the original AP article published the day of the assassination of President Kennedy

PHOTO: Secret Service agent Clinton Hill shielding the occupants of President Kennedy's limousine, Photo Date: 11/22/1963 PHOTO: Secret Service agent Clinton Hill shielding the occupants of President Kennedy's limousine, Photo Date: 11/22/1963
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EDITOR'S NOTE - On Nov. 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated while visiting Texas with his wife.    AP photographer James "Ike" Altgens was near the president, and relayed the news to Dallas bureau chief Bob Johnson, who filed the first AP news bulletin on the shooting.    It read: "President Kennedy was shot today just as his motorcade left downtown Dallas. Mrs. Kennedy jumped up and grabbed Mr. Kennedy. She cried, 'Oh, no!' The mo...

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Holiday travel: Making sure your car is road ready

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If you're traveling over the Thanksgiving holiday, you'll have even more company than last year. It is predicted that more than 45 million Americans will travel by car between today and the Sunday after Thanksgiving.  Overheating is the No. 1 cause of breakdowns says the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). Make sure your radiator is adequately filled with coolant at the right concentration - usually a 50/50 mix of water and antifreeze, but check your car...

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N. Korea criticizes US over designation as terror sponsor

Soldiers march in a military parade on the centenary of the birth of Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, North Korea, Photo Date: 4/15/2012 Soldiers march in a military parade on the centenary of the birth of Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, North Korea, Photo Date: 4/15/2012
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea has called U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to relist it as a state sponsor of terrorism a "serious provocation" that justifies its development of nuclear weapons.    The North's official Korean Central News Agency said Wednesday that the country has no connection to terrorism and "doesn't care whether or not the United States places the hat of terrorism on our heads."    It said the U.S. action show... More>>

Shop local: Downtown Farmers' Market offers locally harvested Thanksgiving produce, foods

Local farmers market will be held Wednesday night with special Thanksgiving foods. Local farmers market will be held Wednesday night with special Thanksgiving foods.
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What's even better than a Thanksgiving meal with family and friends? A Thanksgiving meal made from locally harvested and prepared food with family and friends. The Corpus Christi Downtown Farmers' Market is inviting everyone to shop local for Thanksgiving. On this Thanksgiving Eve, vendors are bringing and increased amount of 'thanksgiving foods' that have all been prepared right here in the Coastal Bend.  "This is what Thanksgiving is all about. Seasonal, locally har...

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US Navy plane with 11 aboard crashes into Pacific; 8 found

PHOTO: The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) enters Apra Harbor, Guam, Photo Date: 8/21/11 PHOTO: The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) enters Apra Harbor, Guam, Photo Date: 8/21/11
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TOKYO (AP) - A plane carrying 11 crew and passengers crashed into the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday while on the way to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier, the Navy said.    Eight of the people on board have been found, Japan's defense minister told reporters, but it was unclear whether they were alive. The Defense Ministry said it had no information on their condition.    The Navy's Japan-based 7th Fleet said in a statement that a search and rescue operation wa...

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Holiday shopping hacks that could save you hundreds

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(NBC News) Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Gray November...sales are now staggered throughout the holiday season, and it can be overwhelming to chase down deals.  Having a list and checking it twice can help you avoid impulse purchases.  "When you make that list find the retail price of all of those items, so that when a deal does pop up you know that its a deal," says CNET's Lindsey Turrentine.  To see what deals will be offered ahead of time, follow retai... More>>

Dramatic video shows escape, shooting of N. Korean defector

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The U.S.-led U.N. command has released a dramatic video showing the desperate dash to freedom, shooting, and rescue of a North Korean soldier. The video released Wednesday shows the soldier speeding down a tree-lined road before he crashes his jeep.

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FNF Marquee Matchup: Mission Vets at Flour Bluff

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Flour Bluff will host Mission Veterans Memorial Friday night at 7:30 p.m. It is round two of the 5A Division I playoffs. It is a rematch from a year ago when Vets beat the Hornets. KRIS 6 Sports will be reporting live from Hornet Stadium at 5, 6 & 10.

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Progress continues in Port Aransas after Harvey, including construction at the local IGA

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Everyday, more progress is made in towns that were hit hard by Hurricane Harvey and even though many Port Aransas residents lost everything, seeing one particular business open has made them feel a little more at "Home". "Doing without it for a little while makes us really appreciate it." Said Una Farley whose lived in Port Aransas for more than sixty years.   

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CCPD announces holiday shopping safety initiative

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Corpus Christi Police unveiled their 2017 holiday season safety initiative Tuesday. 

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Teen idol David Cassidy, 'Partridge Family' star, dies at 67

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(AP) - Former teen idol David Cassidy of "The Partridge Family" fame has died at age 67, publicist says. (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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US trade rep concerned after latest round of NAFTA talks

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(AP) - The United States' trade representative has expressed concerns on a lack of progress in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement at the conclusion of the fifth round of talks in Mexico City.

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Uber reveals cover-up of hack affecting 57M riders, drivers

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(AP) - Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers.

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Sheriff's patrol boat aims to curb theft on Padre Island

A new patrol boat owned by the Nueces County Sheriff's Department is patrolling waterways and canals on Padre Island. A new patrol boat owned by the Nueces County Sheriff's Department is patrolling waterways and canals on Padre Island.
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Two Sheriff's deputy will be on the boat, and it will patrol Padre Island's canals and waterways both day and night. 

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Fact Check: Anyone can make and sell tamales from home, right?

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Who doesn't love tamales? And, thanks to social media, it's easier than ever to pick up a dozen of abuelita or tia's homemade tamales for the holidays. After all, it's a fact that anyone can turn their kitchen into a cottage industry, right?  Turns out, this is fiction. Here's why:

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Family and friends build new tiny home for Rockport woman

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A Rockport woman's rental home was destroyed during Hurricane Harvey, but thanks to the ingenuity of her children and close friends, she now has a secure place to live. Like so many others in Rockport, Pat Cady's home was heavily damaged by Harvey. The roof came clean off and the water damage was beyond repair, so her son, along with other siblings and friends stepped in. “We just had to find a different place for her to go,” said Troy Cady. Then, a team o...

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CCPD "Skywatch Tower" is in operation

Photo: CCPD Skywatch tower (Courtesy:Mike Alanis @CCPDAlanis/Twitter) Photo: CCPD Skywatch tower (Courtesy:Mike Alanis @CCPDAlanis/Twitter)
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If you're driving along SPID, you might notice a new mini-tower near La Palmera Mall. That is actually a new tool run by the Corpus Christi Police Department to keep residents safe this holiday season.

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Woman wanted in Copper Mountain Drive shooting in custody

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A Corpus Christi woman wanted for killing her ex-husband is in custody at the Nueces County Jail today. Pamela Duhart, 43, turned herself in earlier today after a warrant was issued for her arrest. 

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Two Nueces County jailers indicted on assault charges

Raul Flores (left) and Anthony Munoz (right) are accused of assaulting a Nueces County Jail inmate while on duty. Both have since resigned. Raul Flores (left) and Anthony Munoz (right) are accused of assaulting a Nueces County Jail inmate while on duty. Both have since resigned.
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Two Nueces County Jailers have been indicted on charges of Aggravated Assault by a Public Servant. 

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Trump pardons Thanksgiving turkeys Drumstick and Wishbone

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By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press      WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is using his pardon power to keep a pair of turkeys from the Thanksgiving roaster.      Trump continued the annual presidential tradition during an event Tuesday in the White House Rose Garden. The act of leniency means 47-pound Drumstick and 36-pound Wishbone will instead get to live the rest of their lives at a Virginia farm. First lady Melania Trump and son Barron join...

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FCC chairman sets out to repeal 'net neutrality' rules

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is following through on his pledge to repeal 2015 regulations designed to ensure that internet service providers treat all online content and apps equally.    The concept, known as net neutrality, imposed utility-style regulation on ISPs such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to prevent them from favoring their own digital services over their rivals.    Pai believes the net neutrality rules adop...

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Venezuela arrests Citgo chief in anti-corruption dragnet

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Venezuelan authorities detained the acting president of Citgo, the state-owned oil company's U.S. subsidiary, and five other executives for their alleged involvement in a corruption scheme, officials said Tuesday.      Jose Pereira and five Citgo vice presidents have been detained on suspicion of embezzlement stemming from a $4 billion agreement to refinance company bonds, chief prosecutor Tar...

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USDA: Don't wash your turkey before cooking it

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If you usually wash your turkey before cooking the meal, it turns out your putting your family and loved ones at risk according to the USDA, The U.S. Department of Agriculture does not recommend washing raw meat and poultry before you start cooking.

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Man sentenced after illegally selling turtles to Corpus Christi agent

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A Louisiana man has been convicted and fined for attempting to illegally selling Louisiana  box turtles to an undercover agent in Corpus Christi. Byron Paul Pitre, 34, pleaded guilty today to violating the Lacey act, and was sentenced to three years of probation and fined $2,500 by Senior U.S. District Judge John D. Rainey. The sale and transportation of wild box turtles from Louisiana to Texas is illegal under Louisiana state law. In May 2017, agents executed a search warrant... More>>

President Trump discounts accusations against Roy Moore

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(AP) - President Donald Trump is discounting accusations of sexual misconduct against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, telling voters not to support his "liberal" rival.

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Public Invited to Town Hall meeting

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The City of Corpus Christi is inviting the public to a Town Hall event to discuss recommendations about how to improve traffic flow and access to downtown businesses; strengthen the connectivity in the Marina Arts and SEA Districts once the Harbor Bridge is relocated; potential redevelopment opportunities; and needed infrastructure projects, programs, and operational improvements in the downtown area.

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Caught on Camera: Brazil shootout while officer holds his infant son

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A police officer confronting two robbery suspects might not seem like an unusual story. But security cameras in Brazil captured the harrowing moment where a cop stopping two bad guys came with a baby in the mix.

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Former Police Chief and Mayor Henry Garrett undergoes major surgery

Former Corpus Christi Police Chief and Former Mayor Henry Garrett underwent major surgery Tuesday morning. Former Corpus Christi Police Chief and Former Mayor Henry Garrett underwent major surgery Tuesday morning.
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Former Corpus Christi mayor and Police Chief Henry Garrett is hospitalized while undergoing major surgery. We're told the operation began early Tuesday morning at Christus Spohn Shoreline Hospital. No other details are being released at this time. Henry Garrett served as Corpus Christi Police Chief from 1989 to 1995. He also served as Corpus Christi's mayor from 2005 to 2009.

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Self-harm, suicide attempts climb among US girls, study says

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CHICAGO (AP) - Attempted suicides, drug overdoses, cutting and other types of self-injury have increased substantially in U.S. girls, a 15-year study of emergency room visits found.    It's unclear why, but some mental health experts think cyberbullying, substance abuse and economic stress from the recent recession might be contributing. The rising rates "should be of concern to parents, teachers, and pediatricians. One important reason to focus on reducing self-harm ... More>>

People hurt in cosmetics factory explosions, fire tops 125

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NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) - Officials say the number of people treated for injuries after two explosions and a fire at an upstate New York cosmetics factory has topped 125.    Authorities initially said one employee was killed and up to 35 people, including seven firefighters, were injured when two blasts erupted Monday morning inside the Verla International plant in the town of New Windsor, 55 miles (88 kilometers) north of New York City.    A spokeswoman for S... More>>

Melania Trump, son Barron receive White House Christmas tree

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Melania Trump and son Barron joined in a time-honored tradition of receiving the official White House Christmas tree, which will become the showstopper for a president who has vowed to put Christmas back at the center of the winter holidays.    A military quartet played holiday tunes Monday as a horse-drawn wagon carried the 19 1/2-foot (5.9-meter) Balsam fir from Wisconsin up the White House driveway.    The first lady, wearing a red turtleneck... More>>

Attorneys filing Vegas shooting lawsuits with 450 plaintiffs

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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Attorneys who filed one of the first lawsuits after the Oct. 1 mass shooting that killed 58 concert-goers and left hundreds injured on the Las Vegas Strip filed four new negligence cases Monday on behalf of more than 450 victims.    This time, however, Houston-based lawyers Chad Pinkerton and Mo Aziz filed the cases in Los Angeles against companies including MGM Resorts International, the corporate owner of both the Mandalay Bay resort and the Route 91 Harv... More>>

Alaska sky lit up by northern lights

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Early this morning, Alaska residents were treated with an amazing light show. The Alaskan sky lit up and bathed the area in a green glow from the northern lights. This time lapse was captured by a weather camera in Anchorage. The light show could be seen in various parts of the state giving nearly everyone a light show that only mother nature could provide. Northern lights occur when the sun shoots charged particles that collide with the earth's atmosphere. The most common co... More>>

Don't set your turkey feast on fire!

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Thanksgiving means eating as much as you possibly can. But, you can only do that when you have an entire feast of different home-cooked dishes. Sometimes slaving away in the kitchen can be overwhelming, and with the hustle and bustle of the holidays, distractions are common. According to the National Fire Protection Association, the day before and day of Thanksgiving are the most common days of the year for house fires. And, unattended cooking is by far the leading contributing facto...

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Padre Island car break-ins on the rise

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Residents on Padre Island are fed up, as car after car gets broken into over the past month.  The Padre Isles Property Owners Association is holding meetings to address the growing number of car break-ins on Padre Island.  In September 14 vehicles were broken into, but in October, those numbers jumped up to 31 auto larcenies.  "Your next door neighbor is the best pseudo police officer around so they can watch what is going on in the community and talk to all... More>>

Thanksgiving tips: Cooking the juiciest, tastiest turkey ever

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(NBC News) With two days until Thanksgiving, it is important for people to know what not to do when preparing their turkey.  One of the worst things you can do while prepping a Thanksgiving turkey is rinsing it off.  "That's really a no-no. First of all, washing the turkey will do nothing to get rid of the pathogens or the bacteria that's on the turkey," says Carmen Rottenberg of the United States Department of Agriculture.  What it does do is splash th... More>>

Big Tobacco's anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delay

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies return to prime-time television this weekend - but not by choice.    Under court order, the tobacco industry for the first time will be forced to advertise the deadly, addictive effects of smoking, more than 11 years after a judge ruled that the companies had misled the public about the dangers of cigarettes.    But years of legal pushback by the industry over every detail m... More>>

AP source: Authorities believe border agent may have fallen

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DALLAS (AP) - A U.S. official with knowledge of the investigation into the death of a border patrol agent said that the surviving agent who radioed in for help doesn't remember what happened.    The official, who was briefed on the investigation but is not authorized to speak publicly and spoke on the condition of anonymity, said Monday that Rogelio Martinez was found at the bottom of a 14-foot culvert and that investigators believe he may have fallen. The official said the...

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Texas sheriff added to woman's crude anti-Trump truck decal

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HOUSTON (AP) - A woman whose pickup truck displays an expletive-filled message to President Donald Trump and his supporters has added an identical rant aimed at a suburban Houston sheriff.

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FEMA extends application deadline

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FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, has extended the deadline for Hurricane Harvey victims to apply for assistance.

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Farenthold confident of more federal hurricane aid

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Governor Abbott asked the federal government for $61 billion to help rebuild Texas after Hurricane Harvey. Monday, the White House asked Congress for $44 billion to be split primarily between Texas and Florida.

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Judge permanently blocks Trump sanctuary cities order

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(AP) - A federal judge on Monday permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.

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  • 6 Investigates: 7,000+ citations later, is the Hands-Free Ordinance making for safer streets?

    6 Investigates: 7,000+ citations later, is the Hands-Free Ordinance making for safer streets?

    Monday, November 20 2017 9:15 PM EST2017-11-21 02:15:32 GMT

    Click here to open our searchable database of those who've received hands-free citations. Then, hit "Ctrl + F" to pull up the search window. Search by last name. The city passed the hands-free ordinance in October, 2013. More than 7,000 citations later, 6 Investigates follows up: Is the ordinance making our streets safer? Here's the story:

    Click here to open our searchable database of those who've received hands-free citations. Then, hit "Ctrl + F" to pull up the search window. Search by last name. The city passed the hands-free ordinance in October, 2013. More than 7,000 citations later, 6 Investigates follows up: Is the ordinance making our streets safer? Here's the story:

  • 6 Investigates: Another TWIA claim, ignored.

    6 Investigates: Another TWIA claim, ignored.

    Sunday, November 19 2017 10:39 PM EST2017-11-20 03:39:04 GMT
    6 INVESTIGATES: Another TWIA Claim6 INVESTIGATES: Another TWIA Claim

    Donna Durham's brick home was fine when she bought it about a year ago. But after Hurricane Harvey, the mortar is weakening. Now, bricks are becoming to come loose. A big problem, and it's only getting worse.

    Donna Durham's brick home was fine when she bought it about a year ago. But after Hurricane Harvey, the mortar is weakening. Now, bricks are becoming to come loose. A big problem, and it's only getting worse.

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  • FNF Marquee Matchup: Mission Vets at Flour Bluff

    FNF Marquee Matchup: Mission Vets at Flour Bluff

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 10:56 PM EST2017-11-22 03:56:36 GMT

    Flour Bluff will host Mission Veterans Memorial Friday night at 7:30 p.m. It is round two of the 5A Division I playoffs. It is a rematch from a year ago when Vets beat the Hornets. KRIS 6 Sports will be reporting live from Hornet Stadium at 5, 6 & 10.

    Flour Bluff will host Mission Veterans Memorial Friday night at 7:30 p.m. It is round two of the 5A Division I playoffs. It is a rematch from a year ago when Vets beat the Hornets. KRIS 6 Sports will be reporting live from Hornet Stadium at 5, 6 & 10.

  • Calallen preps for rematch with Mercedes

    Calallen preps for rematch with Mercedes

    Monday, November 20 2017 9:17 PM EST2017-11-21 02:17:31 GMT

    For the second straight year, Calallen will play Mercedes in a rematch during the playoffs. The Wildcats took care of the Tigers in week one 35 to 7. Calallen is still perfect at 11-0. Mercedes has lost just one game since.  The rematch will take place Friday afternoon at Javelina Stadiuim in Kingsville at 2pm.

    For the second straight year, Calallen will play Mercedes in a rematch during the playoffs. The Wildcats took care of the Tigers in week one 35 to 7. Calallen is still perfect at 11-0. Mercedes has lost just one game since.  The rematch will take place Friday afternoon at Javelina Stadiuim in Kingsville at 2pm.

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