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CCPD officer not indicted in shooting

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A Nueces County grand jury decided not to indict Corpus Christi police officer Jose Hasette for shooting Dewboy Lister, Sr. during a traffic stop last month which escalated into a fight.

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Fatality rate in Corpus Christi surpasses last year, CCPD launches program to put a stop to that number

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It's a number that we'd all like to see go down but in 2017, we've had more fatalities in Corpus Christi than last year. And the Corpus Christi Police Department, wants to put a stop to it. Last year there were 31 fatalities for the entire year. To date, we've surpassed that number with 35 fatalities. The most recent fatality struck earlier this week, when police determined a man was speeding and caused an accident that claimed the life of three people, including his own.  

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Getting Cooler by Sunday

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Still warm today and a stronger sea breeze but a cold front should come in by Saturday night. The front will bring some gusty north winds. Those winds will cool us down significantly by Sunday when high temperatures will only climb to 68. Cooler weather for most of next week. Today: AM fog. Partly cloudy and warm. High 85. Saturday: Partly cloudy and warm. Cold front by sundown. Windy. High 85. Sunday: Fair and cooler. Low 55. High 68. Monday: Sunny and cool. High 70. 

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Rockport family gets mobile home from state after Harvey

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It was a happy day for one Rockport family. This morning, the Carettini family got the keys to their new manufactured home. The family is just one of many in need for temporary housing assistance after Harvey.

Rene and Eugene Carettini were more than happy when they stepped in their new home, but they didn't expect that to happen for months.

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Del Mar enrollment drops as students recover from Harvey

Nearly 500 students at Del Mar College had to put their education on hold this semester as they recover from Hurricane Harvey. Nearly 500 students at Del Mar College had to put their education on hold this semester as they recover from Hurricane Harvey.
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Enrollment at Del Mar College is down by about 500 students this fall after students dropped out to focus on their families and finances after Hurricane Harvey.

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Nueces County Sheriff's Department new boat

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The Nueces County Sheriff's Department is trying to make sure everyone stays safe, not only on the streets, but in the water as well. What better way to patrol than with new equipment? Deputies now have a new boat. This is just another way to help keep the community safe and cut down on crime here on Padre Island. The long arm of the law will be stretching even further - out to the middle of the upper Laguna Madre, and this time, the Nueces County Sheriff's Department will be travel...

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Holiday traveling made easy

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Are you traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday? Does all of the traveling stress you out? According to AAA, an estimated 50.9 million will travel 50 miles or more to get to their destination over the Thanksgiving weekend. That's 1.6 million more people than in 2016.  There will be 5% more passengers this year flying, and sometimes the biggest struggle when booking holiday flights is the price. According to Kim Bridger-Hunt, Marketing Manager at Corpus Christi Internati... More>>

TABC investigating death of Texas State University student

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SAN MARCOS - The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission has opened an investigation into the Nov. 13 death of Texas State University student Matthew Ellis.  Ellis, a 20-year-old pledge with the university's Phi Kappa Psi fraternity, was pronounced dead at a San Marcos apartment following a fraternity event the night before.  "This is an incredibly tragic event, and TABC extends its sympathies to the family, friends, and classmates of Matthew Ellis," TABC Chairman Ke... More>>

Accident on Harbor Bridge involving three cars backs up northbound traffic

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An accident involving three vehicles backs up traffic heading northbound on the Harbor Bridge. At this time, traffic heading northbound is moving very slowly and entrance ramps onto the northbound side of the bridge are closed temporarily.

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Rare comic showing Superman’s 1st appearance to be auctioned

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A well-preserved issue of the 1938 comic book to feature Superman is heading to the auction block. Profiles in History announced Friday that it will sell a copy of Action Comics #1 at a Dec. 19 auction in Los Angeles. The comic, which features Superman hoisting a car over his head on its cover, is expected to sell for between $800,000 to $1.2 million.

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VW to spend $40B on electric cars, technology through 2022

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Volkswagen says it plans to spend more than 34 billion euros ($40 billion) over the next five years on developing electric cars, autonomous driving and other new technologies. The German automaker released the figure Friday after its supervisory board discussed the company’s plans for the 2018-2022 period. It said most of the money will go into the electrification and hybridization of all its brands’ models. Volkswagen in September announced a long-te...

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GOP closer to big win with House tax vote; Senate unclear

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Republicans have stretched closer to delivering the first big legislative victory for President Donald Trump and their party, whisking a $1.5 trillion overhaul of business and personal income taxes through the House. Thorny problems await in the Senate, though. The House passage of the bill Thursday on a mostly party-line 227-205 vote also brought nearer the biggest revamp of the U.S. tax system in three decades.

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Close new Earth-size world, where year lasts under 10 days

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Astronomers have discovered a close new world about the size of Earth, where a year lasts just under 10 days. At a distance of 11 light-years, Ross 128 b is the second-closest planet to be detected yet outside our solar system with surface temperatures potentially similar to ours. Ross 128 b is very near its star, thus the short orbit. But it doesn’t get broiled because the red dwarf star is cool. The star is also quiet, meaning no radiation f...

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20 injured in fire at Pennsylvania senior living community

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A massive fire at a senior living community in Pennsylvania injured at least 20 people and forced dozens more, many of whom were unable to walk, into the cold night air. The blaze was reported around 11 p.m. Thursday at Barclay Friends Senior Living Community in West Chester, about 35 miles (56 kilometers) west of Philadelphia. The fire quickly spread to multiple buildings and flames could be seen shooting from the roofs and windows of the structures. ...

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Franken faces ethics probe after woman says he groped her

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Minnesota Sen. Al Franken faces a storm of criticism and a likely ethics investigation after a Los Angeles radio anchor accused him Thursday of forcibly kissing her and groping her during a 2006 USO tour. 

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Thursday H.S. Football Playoff Scoreboard Local & Statewide

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High School Football Playoff Scores From Thursday. Class 4A Sinton 49 Raymondville 28 Class 3A Dilley 28  Hebbronville 27 Class 2A Regugio 57  Ben Bolt 0 Woodsboro 39 Runge 6 Falls City 65  Agua Dulce 14 Thursday's Scores By The Associated Press      PREP FOOTBALL      Class 6A Division 1      Region 1 Bi-District      Arlington Lamar 49, FW Haltom 12      Class 6A Division 1  &nb... More>>

Two cold fronts in the seven day forecast

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Drier air will move back into the Coastal Bend the next couple of days ahead of our next cold front arriving Saturday before sunset. Much cooler air will rapidly move into the area for Sunday and Monday followed bit another moderate cold front on Tuesday. 

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Pro boxing returns to Corpus Christi

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As we first reported on Tuesday, big time pro boxing is coming back to Corpus Christi. Today, Top Rank legendary promoter Bob Arum was in town and held a press conference to officially announce that Gilberto "Zurdo" Ramirez will defend his world super middleweight title against Habib "Wild Hurricane" Ahmed February 3rd at the American Bank Center.   The bout will be televised by ESPN. 

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Texas county sues chemical plant owner over fires, blasts

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The county that's home to Houston has asked a state court to order safeguards and fine the owner of a chemical plant that partially exploded during Hurricane Harvey.      In a lawsuit filed Thursday, the Harris County Attorney's Office says Arkema Inc.'s facility in Crosby violated Texas environmental laws by releasing toxic chemicals during flooding and fires, sickening responders and residents.      The county said air tests detected volat...

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Big House victory for GOP tax plan, but Senate fate unclear

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Republicans rammed a $1.5 trillion overhaul of business and personal income taxes through the House Thursday, edging toward the code's biggest rewrite in three decades and the first major legislative triumph for President Donald Trump and the GOP after 10 bumpy months of controlling government.      The mostly party-line 227-205 vote masked more ominous problems in the Senate. There, a ...

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Suspect dances for Texas officers before police dog ends jig

A suspect in the back of a police patrol car in Austin managed to shoot himself while handcuffed. A suspect in the back of a police patrol car in Austin managed to shoot himself while handcuffed.
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A man who led police on a nearly 20-mile chase through Houston was taken into custody only after dancing for a time once he stepped out of his car.      The unidentified suspect came to a stop early Thursday before striking spike strips police had laid across Interstate 45.      He eventually complied with police orders to step out of his car but rather than lay on the ground the man began a dance with arms held high.      Th...

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White House to submit $45 billion disaster request Friday

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By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press      WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is sending Congress an approximately $45 billion disaster aid request Friday that will fall short of demands from hurricane-slammed Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico.      Congressional aides briefed on the request required anonymity to discuss it in advance of its release.      The request, President Donald Trump's third since hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria slammed th... More>>

Killer Charles Manson alive as reports swirl of ill health

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For nearly 50 years Charles Manson has been the living personification of evil, a demonic presence captured in scores of photos, each of them marked by his piercing dark eyes and the crude Nazi swastika he carved into his forehead.      That personification returned to the public consciousness again this week, complete with a prison mug shot of a now-elderly but still evil-looking Manson, after a rep...

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Tesla wants to electrify big trucks, adding to its ambitions

Tesla's electric semi truck nicknamed "The Beast" Tesla's electric semi truck nicknamed "The Beast"
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After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs - and, more recently, solar panels - Tesla Inc. wants to electrify a new type of vehicle: big trucks.      The company will unveil its new electric semitractor-trailer Thursday night near its design center in Hawthorne, California.      The move fits with Tesla CEO Elon Musk's stated goal for the company of accelerating the shift to sustain...

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No indictment in Dewboy Lister shooting

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A Nueces County Jury Grand Jury today did not indict CCPD Officer Jose Hasette following an investigation into the shooting of 55-year-old Dewboy Lister. Hasette shot Lister as the two men scuffled the night of October 19. Lister died early the next morning. Nueces County District Attorney Mark Gonzalez tells KRIS-6 the case is closed, pending new evidence. We will update this story as new information becomes available.

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New Veterans Court Judge

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There are big changes coming to the Nueces County Veterans Court, and one change was very visible today. Judge Jack Pulcher is now in charge of that court. The Veterans Court program gives vets who commit a crime a chance to avoid jail time. Judge Pulcher says he wants to remove convictions on some of those vets so they can have a better shot at making it in society. “As far as I'm concerned, we are trying to get these people back out there, and it's a lot harder for th... More>>

Two arrested in death of 88-year-old Skidmore woman

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The Bee County Sheriff's Office has announced that 2 suspects in the death investigation of an elderly Skidmore woman have been arrested. Christopher Diaz, 17 and Ruben Echavarria, 18 both of Skidmore have surrendered to authorities and are charged with the Capital Murder of 88-year-old Dora Koop. Investigators with the Bee County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas Rangers conducted an investigation after deputies were called out for a welfare check at a residence in the...

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Del Mar College mascot gets his name

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As a present for his first birthday, the Del Mar College mascot is getting his very own name. Valdar, the name of an ancient Viking ruler, was the name selected through a “Name the Mascot” contest. Del Mar student Alexandra Lasso submitted the winning name, and received a $1,000 check for her efforts. Lasso says she just Googled “old Viking names” and Valdar was the first thing that came up.

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University of Houston to create College of Medicine

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The University of Houston announced today that school’s Board of Regents has approved the creation of the UH College of Medicine. The university says the college will focus on preparing primary care doctors to practice in underserved urban and rural communities in Houston and across Texas. UH will soon seek medical degree approval from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and begin the process for accreditation. The college would admit its first class in 2020. BR... More>>

Keystone pipeline leaks 210K gallons of oil in South Dakota

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AMHERST, S.D. (AP) - TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone pipeline leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil in northeastern South Dakota, the company and state regulators reported Thursday.      Crews shut down the pipeline Thursday morning and activated emergency response procedures after a drop in pressure was detected resulting from the leak south of a pump station in Marshall County, TransCanada said in a statement. The cause was being investigated.      Of... More>>

Trump reverses ban on importing elephants killed as trophies

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is lifting a federal ban the importation of body parts from African elephants shot for sport.      The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued a written notice on Thursday saying that allowing elephants in Zimbabwe and Zambia to be killed will enhance the survival of the threatened species by raising money for conservation programs from wealthy trophy hunters who pay to shoot them.      The change overrides a ban i...

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Nueces Co. explores suing opioid manufacturers

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Nueces County Commissioners Tuesday hired two law firms to represent the county in a potential lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies who make opioid medications.

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Radio anchor says Franken forcibly kissed her amid USO tour

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     ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A Los Angeles radio news anchor says Democratic Sen. Al Franken forcibly kissed her during a 2006 USO tour. The anchor says Franken posed for a photo with his hands on her breasts as she slept.     

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Holiday Book Sale to help local libraries

Nov. 16-18 at the Neyland Library (1230 Carmel Pkwy.) Nov. 16-18 at the Neyland Library (1230 Carmel Pkwy.)
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The local chapter of the American Association of University Women is holding a Holiday Book Sale at the Neyland Library this weekend.

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Democratic mega donor Mostyn dies amid 'mental health issue'

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By WILL WEISSERT Associated Press      AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Democratic mega donor Steve Mostyn, a powerful Texas trial lawyer and prominent backer of liberal causes and candidates, has died after what his wife called "a sudden onset and battle with a mental health issue." He was 46.      In a statement Thursday, Amber Mostyn didn't confirm a cause of death. But she said: "If you or a loved one are thinking about suicide, or experiencing a h... More>>

USGS reports quake off Mexican coast

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The United States Geological Survey is reporting a Magnitude 4.8 Earthquake off the coast of Mexico

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75-year old man makes 120-mile round trip to donate blood

Edmund Garza, 75, of Clegg, Tx travels 120 miles round trip to donate blood every two months. Edmund Garza, 75, of Clegg, Tx travels 120 miles round trip to donate blood every two months.
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If you've ever considered donating blood, this is a great weekend to do so. The Coastal Bend Blood Center is hosting its 5th annual Hunting for Donors blood drive. The event will take place Saturday, Nov. 18, outside Cavender"s Boot City from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Every donor will receive a t-shirt and other gifts, plus they'll be entered for a chance to win multiple additional prizes, including a dove hunt, Visa gift card, and Pelican cooler. The blood center supplies area medical ...

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Parks and Recreation's very own free comic convention, Rec Con 2

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If you're into superheroes, villains, and any kind of characters, then you are aware of Comic Con. However, the prices at Comic Con come at a high rate. So high, that many families are not able to enjoy the event.  Corpus Christi's Parks and Recreation Department is trying to out do their last Rec Con, with more prizes, a Magic card tournament, Cosplay contests for all ages and plenty more.  It is a FREE event, and the Parks and Recreation Department just want to do someth...

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K9 Officer awarded Purple Heart for heroic service

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A Florida Police Dog has received a Purple Heart for his heroic service. K9 Officers Casper works for the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. He was shot by an armed robbery suspect in May. The bullet lodged in his hip muscle.  The suspect who shot Casper died in a shootout with deputies. Casper was awarded the Purple Heart at a special ceremony in Palm Beach on Wednesday. 

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Cards Against Humanity says it's fighting border wall

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HOUSTON (AP) - The party game Cards Against Humanity says it's bought U.S.-Mexico border land and hired a lawyer to try to stop President Donald Trump's proposed border wall.    A promotion called "Cards Against Humanity Saves America" offered 150,000 subscribers to its game a map of the land and a "certificate of our promise to fight the wall."    To build sections of the existing border fence, the U.S. government took hundreds of private lan... More>>

Suicide bomber kills 9 at political meeting

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A suicide bomber killed nine people at a political gathering in the Afghan capital on Thursday in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.      Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said the attacker detonated his payload at the entrance to a wedding hall where the event was being held, killing seven police and two civilians, and wounding another nine people.

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Ingleside cracking down on illegal dumping

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An alert is going out: Be on the lookout for anyone dumping trash and debris alongside the road. It's illegal, and a growing problem in Ingleside. If you venture down any of the roads in Ingleside, you can see the garbage that has been illegally dumped. "We got anything from shingles, mattresses, larger debris that is being piled up in various areas. We don't know who is doing that dumping, but we are working on a solution for that. We have patrols on the streets currently, an...

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Benefit, funeral services announced for victims of car accident

Aujuni Anderson (left) and her grandmother, Tamara Kindred (right). Both were killed in a car accident. Photo: GoFundMe Aujuni Anderson (left) and her grandmother, Tamara Kindred (right). Both were killed in a car accident. Photo: GoFundMe
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The mother of a teenager that was killed in a fatal accident on SPID and Kostoryz, who is also the daughter of a woman that was killed in the same accident, has announced funeral services for her family members. Elizabeth Anderson says the viewings for her daughter, 16-year-old Aujuni Anderson, and her mother, 59-year-old Tamara Kindred, will be at the Corpus Christi Christian Fellowship on Monday, Nov. 20 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 10:30 a.m....

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Panel approves new rules for transgender student athletes

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Transgender high school athletes in New Jersey no longer have to prove their gender identity.

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New hoverboards recalled after house fires, one fatal

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The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced a LayZ Board Hoverboard warning and seven new recalls for various other hoverboards, following two more house fires.   The recalls come after two house fires were ignited by faulty LayZ Hoverboards this year. One of those fires was fatal. The CPSC is warning consumers to not use LayZ Hoverboards and has announced recalls for hoverboards under seven brand names: Sonic Smart Wheels Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards R...

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Still Warm, Coolness Ahead

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A few more warm days before we finally get some November weather.  high through Saturday will remain in the mid 80s. The cold front is expected late on Saturday. By Sunday much cooler north winds will bring a big cool down to the region. Should stay cool all they way through Thanksgiving weekend. Today: Sunny and warm. High 84. Friday: Sunny and warm. High 85. Saturday: Partly cloudy and warm. Cold front late in the day. High 85. 

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Texas State Aquarium to unveil new sea turtle rehabilitation facility

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 has a new facility specifically created to help sick or injured sea turtles. The rehabilitation facility is housed in the refurbished Wildlife Rescue & Recovery Center, and this upgraded facility will now serve as the Coastal Bend's epicenter of sea turtle rehabilitation and show how cutting edge technology and highly-skilled staff will provide quality medical care and recovery for endangered and vulnerable sea turtle species in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Cowboys’ Elliott drops appeal, will serve rest of 6-game ban

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Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is ending his legal fight with five games remaining on a six-game suspension over alleged domestic violence. Elliott’s agents said Wednesday the decision by last year’s NFL rushing leader “is in no way an admission of wrongdoing.” Elliott had a hearing set in a federal appeals court on Dec. 1, four games into the suspension. Wednesday was the 96th day since Commissioner Roger Goodell annou...

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Police knew ‘madman’ had guns before killing rampage

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Police on Wednesday called the deadly shooting rampage in California a clear case of “a madman on the loose” while defending their decision not to arrest the man for previously violating a court order prohibiting him from having guns. At a tense news conference, police conceded that neighbors had repeatedly complained about Kevin Neal firing hundreds of rounds from his house among other erratic and violent behavior. Tehama Count...

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Silence from Trump as Moore-Alabama storm grows louder

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President Donald Trump dodged questions about the turmoil in the Alabama Senate race on Wednesday, declining to join national Republicans who’ve called for Roy Moore to abandon the race amid allegations of sexual impropriety with teenage girls. Far from surrendering, Moore’s camp challenged the credibility of one of the accusers. Trump, who withstood allegations of sexual assault weeks before his own election, was uncharacteristically silent when f...

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Friday Night Fever Marquee Matchup: Flour Bluff at San Antonio Southside

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The Flour Bluff Hornets will travel to San Antonio to play Southside in the opening round of the high school football playoffs Friday. The Hornets beat Southside last year in Flour Bluff. They are rolling after a big 63 to 27 win over Ray in the zone playoffs last week. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. Keep it tuned to KRIS 6 Sports for complete game coverage.   

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TM Cherokees depart for volleyball state tournament

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For the second straight year, the Tuloso-Midway Cherokees have qualified for the volleyball state tournament. Following a special pep rally, the team departed for Garland Wednesday morning. They will play Prosper in the semi-finals Friday afternoon at 3 p.m. . The championship game is set for Saturday at 4 p.m.  Keep it tuned to KRIS 6 Sports for highlights. 

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Construction begins on 650-mile long natural gas pipeline

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Construction has begun for what's being called the "natural gas super-highway." The 650-mile long pipeline called the EPIC NGL Pipeline spans from New Mexico through Texas... to Corpus Christi. The natural gas pipeline is expected to produce 375,000 barrels per day and will be run by EPIC Y Grade Pipeline in connection with BP Energy. 

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Staying warm through Saturday

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Increasing moisture from the Gulf will result in a slight down-turn in our beautiful weather with a little rain tomorrow and definitely more clouds before sunshine and warmer temperatures return for Friday and Saturday. 

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Trump: China agrees North Korea nuclear weapon freeze not enough

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By MATTHEW PENNINGTON Associated Press      WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the U.S. and China agree that North Korea cannot just freeze its nuclear weapons program in exchange for concessions and that it must eliminate its arsenal.      Trump was restating a long-standing U.S. position but suggested that China now concurred with Washington that a "freeze-for-freeze" agreement was unacceptable.      Ch... More>>

Staffing still a concern at new Corpus Christi fire station

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Time and money has been an issue for the City's new fire station since the beginning. However, the city and the fire department came up with a fix that allowed them to open Fire Station 18 at Ayers St. And Saratoga St.

Voters approved the building of the station in 2008. Nine years later, the station is now up and running. For equipment, the station is set to get a new fire truck soon, tax free. But staffing the new building hasn't been an easy fix.

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Family of man killed in barge explosion suing barge owners

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The family of the captain of the barge that exploded off Port Aransas last month is suing the company that owns the barge. 28-year-old Zach Jackson of Salt Lake City was one of two crew members killed. 

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Tuloso-Midway High School sends off Volleyball team to state championship

Tuloso-Midway High School held a pep rally for the school's volleyball team. Tuloso-Midway High School held a pep rally for the school's volleyball team.
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The Tuloso-Midway High School Volleyball team is on their way to North Texas to take part in the state championship. On Wednesday morning, Tuloso-Midway High School held a pep rally to send off the 5A team. This is the second time the team, that is predominately made up of seniors, is heading to state. Their coach Jamie Gill said, "I couldn't be more happy for this group of girls and the hard work they put in the last four years. They deserve everything that they have accomplish...

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Corpus Christi Natatorium will be ready to open mid-December

Work on the C.C.I.S.D. Natatorium is expected to be complete by December 15th. Work on the C.C.I.S.D. Natatorium is expected to be complete by December 15th.
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Corpus Christi Independent School District officials say work on the natatorium is expected to be complete by December 15th. It has been closed since June 26, 2017 so that crews could renovated the facility. Crews are placing new tile in the pool and the locker rooms. They're placing a new surface around the pool. They're also raising the current bleachers by three feet for better viewing. All the improvements cost about $1.5 million. There's no word yet on when the natatorium will...

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U.S. Education Secretary surveys damage at Port Aransas ISD

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Secretary Betsy DeVos saw the storm damage firsthand and reassured that the federal government will help with long-term recovery. 

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Bee County Sheriff: Death of 88-year-old woman 'suspicious'

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Officials are investigating the death of an 88-year-old woman that investigators are calling suspicious.  Bee County Sheriff Southmayd said deputies were called to a residence on the east side of Skidmore. When they arrived, they found the woman dead inside her home. Texas Rangers and Bee County investigators are working the scene of the death.  Sheriff Southmayd would like to assure the residents of Skidmore that there are no signs of danger to the community or the school...

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Texas Farm Bureau Thanksgiving Meal Report shows price decrease

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(WACO, Texas)—Consumers have good news to chew on this Thanksgiving as prices dropped 4.3 percent from last year. According to the Texas Farm Bureau, a traditional, Texas-style Thanksgiving dinner for 10 will cost $46.75 this year, according to the special Texas Farm Bureau Thanksgiving Meal Report. The survey records the cost of 10 holiday staples—including turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce and pecan pie. The 2017 report shows the average cost ... More>>

Three Rivers ISD employee accused of improper relationship

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A Three Rivers ISD employee has been accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student. Maegan Harless, 24, turned herself in to the Live Oak Sheriff's Office last week after a warrant was issued for her arrest.

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Ingleside Renaissance Faire back on schedule

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The Ingleside Chamber of Commerce announced today that the Ingleside Renaissance Faire is back on schedule. The Renaissance Faire, which was previously canceled due to damages caused by Hurricane Harvey, is once again scheduled for December 9 and 10 at Ingleside’s Live Oak Park. According to the Chamber of Commerce, when some of the events long-time performers heard of the cancellation, they, along with organizers at the Texas Renaissance Festival, offered to provide support...

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City to begin accepting applications for Operation Heat Help

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Corpus Christi’s Gas Department and Utility Business Office, along with the Nueces County Department of Social Services are offering the annual Operation Heat Help program for citizens in need. 

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Ezekiel Elliott will serve his full suspension and drop all appeals

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By Mike Florio NBC Sports It’s finally over. Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has decided to drop any remaining appeals and to serve his full six-game suspension. “In consultation with the NFLPA and his lawyers, and after careful deliberation and review of the recent Second Circuit decisions, Mr. Elliott has decided to forego any further appeals and will serve the remaining suspension,” agent Rocky Arceneaux and lawyer Frank Salzano said in a statem...

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Crime of the Week: November 15th

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Police are asking for your help in putting this cell phone thief behind bars.  It's the Crime of the Week. On August 19, 2017 Officers were called out a store located on the 1200 block of Flour Bluff Drive for a theft. The man walked into the store, stole at least one cell phone and then ran out through an emergency exit door near the back of the store. An employee told police the man had stolen a phone at least twice in one week. If you can identify the theft suspect,...

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Coast Guard briefs Port officials on barge explosion "lessons learned"

The Coast Guard briefs Port officials on what was done well and what could have been improved in the response to last month's barge explosion. The Coast Guard briefs Port officials on what was done well and what could have been improved in the response to last month's barge explosion.
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Coast Guard Captain Jason Smith says the successes were swift response, solid communication, and effective use of resources. 

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Pet of the Week: Mila

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The good people of Corpus Christi Animal Care Services are looking for permanent homes for several animals this week, including the sweetheart who is being featured as our Pet of the Week.

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Small explosion at private company heard, felt throughout Beeville

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A small explosion rocked the town of Beeville early this morning.  One resident of Beeville said they were at their residence when the whole house suddenly shook. The Beeville Police Department says that shortly before 11 a.m., a small explosion happened at a private company west of Beeville that shook buildings all over town.  Only minor damage occurred at the scene and two minor injuries were reported, according to the Beeville Police Department.  Officials say th...

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Goose Island State Park to reopen boat ramp

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The boat ramp at Goose Island State Park is scheduled to reopen for general public use on Saturday.  The park received significant damage during Hurricane Harvey and access has been limited during clean up and while repairs were being made.  

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People names Blake Shelton its Sexiest Man Alive 2017

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NEW YORK (AP) - People magazine named Blake Shelton its Sexiest Man Alive for 2017 on Tuesday, but it took some convincing by his girlfriend Gwen Stefani to get her guy on board.    The country music superstar and coach on NBC's "The Voice" hates being the center of attention, the magazine said.    "She goes, 'Listen to me,'" recalled the 6-foot-5, Oklahoma-bred Shelton. "'You're going to regret this for the rest of your life if you don't... More>>

Dangerous Hawaii psychiatric patient flew to California

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HONOLULU (AP) - A man acquitted of a 1979 murder by reason of insanity escaped from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital over the weekend, took a taxi to a chartered plane in Honolulu bound for the island of Maui and then boarded another plane to San Jose, California, police said.    Randall Saito, believed to be in Northern California, is considered extremely dangerous and should not be approached, Honolulu police said late Tuesday.   Saito left the state hospital outside H... More>>

5 House Dems introduce impeachment articles against Trump

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Five Democrats have introduced articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, a long-shot effort that stands little chance in the Republican-led House.    The five articles accused the president of obstruction of justice, undermining the independence of the federal judiciary and other offenses.    Rep. Steve Cohen of Tennessee led the effort, saying in a statement Wednesday "the time has come to make clear to the American people an... More>>

Del Mar College hosts job fair

A picture of the side of a Del Mar College building. A picture of the side of a Del Mar College building.
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Looking for a career change? A local job fair happening Wednesday could help you decide. The job fair will be at Del Mar College's West campus today from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Those who attend will learn about job opportunities across the Coastal Bend as well as summer employment opportunities and internships. The job fair is open to everyone and will be held in the Coleman Center at Del Mar College West Campus at 4101 Old Brownsville Road.  More>>

CCFD: New fire station to decrease response times

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The City of Corpus Christi has a new fire station: Fire Station #18.  The new station will serve the west side and a part of the south side area of Corpus Christi.  Fire Station #18, which was a part of the 2008 bond package item that was approved by voters, is a straightforward two-bay station with living quarters, office space and a training room. The building cost $1.8 million.  "Some of the areas that are going to see improved coverage is the intersection ar...

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CCPD: Two people shot, home 'looks to have been targeted'

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Officers with the Corpus Christi Police Department are investigating a possible shooting on the city's west side this morning. Multiple emergency officials are on the 4000 block of Breckenridge where possibly two people have been shot. We have a crew on the scene and will update this article as soon as more information is known.

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WATCH releases '10 Worst Toys' for 2017 holiday season

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The holidays are upon us and some of the season's most popular toys may be dangerous for children.  World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. (WATCH) has issued their "10 Worst Toys of 2017" for the upcoming holiday season.  There were over 254,200 toy-related injuries in 2015 and between 2010 and 2015, 72 children died in toy-related accidents, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. WATCH says these injuries can be prevented if consumers know what they...

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Toss a turkey, win cash prizes at C101's Turkey Bowl

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Hurl the bird and win some cash! Local radio station C101 has invited the community to their 24th annual Turkey Bowl. Participants will toss turkeys for a chance to win up to $1,000. The Turkey Bowl will be held from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. this morning at the Corpus Christi Harley Davidson at 502 South Padre Island Drive. 

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Family funeral for a third of Texas church shooting victims

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SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) - One of the survivors of a mass shooting at a small Texas church will hold a funeral Wednesday for his pregnant wife and three of her children, his parents, a brother and a toddler niece.    John Holcombe has arranged a public funeral for his family at an event center in Floresville, Texas, about 12 miles from the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, where the shooting occurred. A procession of hearses will travel from the funeral home... More>>

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  • 6 Investigates: TWIA process leaves Portland homeowner feeling shorted, slighted.

    6 Investigates: TWIA process leaves Portland homeowner feeling shorted, slighted.

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 9:41 AM EST2017-11-14 14:41:22 GMT
    6 Investigates: Low-balled.6 Investigates: Low-balled.

    Ann Thorn's Portland home suffered serious damage during Hurricane Harvey. The pool, the fence, the roof - all need repairs or replacement. But Thorn insists Harvey did more than just damage the exterior.  She says Harvey's winds were enough to shift the house on the foundation. 

    Ann Thorn's Portland home suffered serious damage during Hurricane Harvey. The pool, the fence, the roof - all need repairs or replacement. But Thorn insists Harvey did more than just damage the exterior.  She says Harvey's winds were enough to shift the house on the foundation. 

  • 6 Investigates: Wanna ride the RTA? Better take a book.

    6 Investigates: Wanna ride the RTA? Better take a book.

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 2:04 PM EST2017-11-08 19:04:11 GMT
    Wanna ride the RTA? Better take a good book.Wanna ride the RTA? Better take a good book.

    The Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority runs on about $35 million a year. And yet, revenues from people actually riding buses barely tops $2 million a year.   The taxpayers make up the difference. As a result, increasing ridership is a big priority at the RTA.  But, as the RTA will tell you - they've pretty much the saturated the market for non-choice ("dependent") riders. That means they've got to look elsewhere to grow the numbers, and that me...

    The Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority runs on about $35 million a year. And yet, revenues from people actually riding buses barely tops $2 million a year.   The taxpayers make up the difference. As a result, increasing ridership is a big priority at the RTA.  But, as the RTA will tell you - they've pretty much the saturated the market for non-choice ("dependent") riders. That means they've got to look elsewhere to grow the numbers, and that me...

  • SportsMore>>

  • Thursday H.S. Football Playoff Scoreboard Local & Statewide

    Thursday H.S. Football Playoff Scoreboard Local & Statewide

    Friday, November 17 2017 12:06 AM EST2017-11-17 05:06:52 GMT
    High School Football Playoff Scores From Thursday. Class 4A Sinton 49 Raymondville 28 Class 3A Dilley 28  Hebbronville 27 Class 2A Regugio 57  Ben Bolt 0 Woodsboro 39 Runge 6 Falls City 65  Agua Dulce 14 Thursday's Scores By The Associated Press      PREP FOOTBALL      Class 6A Division 1      Region 1 Bi-District      Arlington Lamar 49, FW Haltom 12      Class 6A Division 1  &nb...
    High School Football Playoff Scores From Thursday. Class 4A Sinton 49 Raymondville 28 Class 3A Dilley 28  Hebbronville 27 Class 2A Regugio 57  Ben Bolt 0 Woodsboro 39 Runge 6 Falls City 65  Agua Dulce 14 Thursday's Scores By The Associated Press      PREP FOOTBALL      Class 6A Division 1      Region 1 Bi-District      Arlington Lamar 49, FW Haltom 12      Class 6A Division 1  &nb...
  • Pro boxing returns to Corpus Christi

    Pro boxing returns to Corpus Christi

    Thursday, November 16 2017 9:49 PM EST2017-11-17 02:49:16 GMT

    As we first reported on Tuesday, big time pro boxing is coming back to Corpus Christi. Today, Top Rank legendary promoter Bob Arum was in town and held a press conference to officially announce that Gilberto "Zurdo" Ramirez will defend his world super middleweight title against Habib "Wild Hurricane" Ahmed February 3rd at the American Bank Center.   The bout will be televised by ESPN. 

    As we first reported on Tuesday, big time pro boxing is coming back to Corpus Christi. Today, Top Rank legendary promoter Bob Arum was in town and held a press conference to officially announce that Gilberto "Zurdo" Ramirez will defend his world super middleweight title against Habib "Wild Hurricane" Ahmed February 3rd at the American Bank Center.   The bout will be televised by ESPN. 

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