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Three charged with murder in connection to 18th Street shooting

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Three men have been arrested in connection to a murder over the weekend. Gilberto Sierra III was shot and killed Saturday night at a park on the 1400 block of 18th Street. Witnesses told officers there was supposed to be a fight at the park. Just before 8:30 p.m., officers say a vehicle slowly drove by and fired several shots at a group of people.  Sierra was fatally shot in the chest.  Officers arrested 22-year-old Tyler Farmer, 18-year-old James Lockhart, and 19-year... More>>

Murder warrant issued for suspect in Copper Mountain Drive shooting

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A murder warrant has been issued for a local woman who authorities say was involved in the killing 44-year-old Frederick Ramsey. 43-year-old Pamela Duhart is wanted by the Corpus Christi Police Department after an investigation into what began as a report of a burglary at a home on the 7000 block of Copper Mountain Drive on Thursday, Nov. 9.  Ramsey was killed during the incident.  Two men have also been arrested in relation to the crime.  If you have any informatio...

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Pieces of Heaven: Help create 'Angel Gowns' for grieving families

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Every year, Driscoll Children's Hospital in Corpus Christi treats hundreds of newborn babies; but many of those babies never make it home. That's where the Bereavement Committee steps in. They want make sure that even in tragedy, the families of those babies receive a special gift. However, they need the help of seamstresses to continue to do it.  "I always tell everybody, it's my heartbeat. I lost my only child as well, and after that it kind of changed everything even mo...

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Nice Thanksgiving Week

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Finally some fall weather for Thanksgiving week.  Nice and cool for today with a brief warm up on Tuesday. but another cold front comes in on Wednesday to keep things cool for Thanksgiving Day. Travel weather for most of the state will be very cooperative. The weak front will only produce a few showers in East Texas. Today: Sunny and mild. High 72. Tuesday: Sunny and warmer. High 80. Wednesday: Partly cloudy.  Cold front early with gusty north winds. High 70. 

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Holiday Card sale to help Driscoll Children's Hospital patients

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The 2017 Driscoll Children's Hospital Holiday Cards are ready to go!

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Investigators looking into 'suspicious package' found at Texas Tech University

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Students over at Texas Tech University received an alert from the college about a suspicious package that was being investigated by a bomb squad. A message was sent out via the college's Twitter account around 2:55 p.m. Monday afternoon.

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CCPD: Elderly man's leg run over, pinned underneath vehicle

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There were tense moments for one elderly couple after an elderly man had his leg run over and fell underneath a vehicle inside a parking lot. The incident happened around 2:20 p.m. Monday afternoon at a business near Gollihar and Evelyn Road.

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Human skull found in Portland park

Someone found a human skull at Sunset Lake in Portland Sunday night. Someone found a human skull at Sunset Lake in Portland Sunday night.
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Someone made a disturbing discovery in Portland. Someone found a human skull at Sunset Lake near the Indian Point Pier Sunday night.

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City releases Thanksgiving holiday schedule

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Most City of Corpus Christi offices including City Hall, Public Libraries, Animal Care Services and Municipal Court will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th. Here's a complete list of City office closings and schedules: Solid Waste Services: Garbage Collection: Thursday, November 23rd routes will be collected Saturday, November 25th.                                ... More>>

The Latest: Officials say border agent was killed in attack

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VAN HORN, Texas (AP) - The Latest on the death in Texas of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent (all times local):    8:50 a.m.    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Sen. Ted Cruz have characterized it as an attack that caused the weekend death of a border agent and injuring of a second.    The Republican senator said in a statement Sunday that 36-year-old Agent Rogelio Martinez died as a result of the attack earlier that day near Van Horn, which is about...

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Pets pause for pictures with Santa

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Now that Santa is back in town, he's ready to pose for pictures with your pet!

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3- 2-1, BAM! Georgia Dome imploded in downtown Atlanta

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ATLANTA (AP) - One of the nation's largest domed stadiums collapsed Monday into a pile of jagged concrete and a vast cloud of smoke in a scheduled implosion in downtown Atlanta.    Nearly 5,000 pounds of explosives were used to blast the Georgia Dome in Atlanta to smithereens at 7:30 a.m. Onlookers gathered at skyscrapers' windows, at a revolving hotel-top restaurant, in parking lots and on nearby streets to watch the controlled destruction of the landmark stadium. 

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What your teeth can tell you about diabetes

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Living with diabetes means paying close attention to what you eat, taking care of your eyes and even being more mindful of your feet. But another part of your body that requires attention is your mouth, more specifically your teeth. You'd probably be surprised to hear from your dentist  that you might have type 2 diabetes. But new research finds that severe gum disease may be a sign the illness is present and undiagnosed. The study found that nearly one in five people with se...

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Alabama inmate escapes custody for 2nd time in under 30 days

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ROCKFORD, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama man has escaped custody for the second time in less than one month.    Coosa County Sheriff Terry Wilson told news outlets that 27-year-old Shane Anthony Vernon "physically circumvented the security of the jail and escaped the facility" on Sunday around 2:30 p.m. Vernon had previously escaped Oct. 29 by forcibly removing his restraints and running while being booked into the county jail. He was recaptured the next day.   ...

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A tale of two turkeys: Virgil and Homer prepare to be pardoned

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Two very lucky turkeys spent the night in a luxurious Washington D.C. hotel Sunday night. The two turkeys, expected to make an appearance at the White House later this week, spent the night at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel in Washington. The pair of gobblers will be pardoned by President Trump in the annual tradition that goes back decades. The two birds, who look very comfortable in their own well made beds, came from Ohio and are nicknamed Virgil and Homer, but the First Fam... More>>

Hard to believe: Some consumers find free health insurance

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Consumers are getting the word that taxpayer-subsidized health plans are widely available for next year for no monthly premium or little cost, and marketing companies say they're starting to see an impact on sign-ups.    "Free Obamacare Coverage in 2018," says an online pitch from insurance broker eHealth, showing a young woman with a big smile. "See if you qualify."    HealthSherpa, a private website that focuses on signing ... More>>

Self-taught rocket scientist plans to launch over ghost town

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By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer    The countdown to launch creeps closer and there's still plenty for self-taught rocket scientist Mad Mike Hughes to do: Last-second modifications to his vessel. Pick up his flight suit. Leave out enough food for his four cats - just in case anything happens.    Hughes is a 61-year-old limo driver who's spent the last few years building a steam-powered rocket out of salvage parts in his garage. His project has cost him a total of $... More>>

CCFD monitors scene of overnight building fire

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The Corpus Christi Fire Department is at the scene of a commercial building fire at Agnes and Villa. The call came in at 11:40 Sunday night. A police officer passing by said he could see flames coming from the building. Several first responders are on scene.  We do have a crew headed to the area and will update this story as details become available.

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Milder weather to start the new work week

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Surface high pressure that finally brought some cooler temperatures to the area will move east resulting in a brief warmup ahead of our next cold front Tuesday night. We will get a glancing blow of some Canadian air resulting in some fine weather for Thanksgiving through the weekend. 

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Charles Manson, whose cult slayings horrified world, dies

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(AP)  Charles Manson, the hippie cult leader who became the hypnotic-eyed face of evil across America after orchestrating the gruesome murders of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others in Los Angeles during the summer of 1969, died Sunday after nearly a half-century in prison. He was 83. 

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Cowboys suffer ugly loss to Eagles, 37-9

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Carson Wentz threw for two touchdowns and three 2-point conversions after Philadelphia lost kicker Luke Elliott to a head injury, and the Eagles all but wrapped up the NFC East with a 37-9 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night.      The Eagles (9-1) outscored the Cowboys 30-0 in the second half while extending their winning streak to eight games, their longest since 2003-04 and tied with New Orleans for the best current run in the NFL. ... More>>

Isles fall at Georgia 68-65

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ATHENS, Ga. – A tale of two halves saw Texas A&M-Corpus Christi shake off one of the lowest scoring halves in program history to erase a 19-point deficit in the second half and come one shot shy of upsetting the Georgia Bulldogs in a 68-65 game at Stegeman Coliseum Sunday afternoon.   After shooting just 25.9 percent in the opening half, the Islanders (1-3) hit at a 58.6 percent clip in the second 20 minutes to send Georgia (3-0) reeling. Joseph Kilgorescored ... More>>

TransCanada sends more crews to Keystone pipeline leak

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AMHERST, S.D. (AP) - TransCanada Corp. says the company has sent additional crews and equipment to the site of a 210,000-gallon oil spill in South Dakota from its Keystone pipeline.

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Trump tweets about death of Border Patrol agent

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Van Horn Texas (AP) - President Donald Trump says those responsible for the death one U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent and the serious injury of another will be brought to justice. The president made the comment on Twitter Sunday n...

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Tambor doesn't see how he can return to 'Transparent'

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(AP) - Following two allegations of sexual harassment against him, actor Jeffrey Tambor says he doesn't see how he can return to the Amazon series "Transparent."

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6 Investigates: Another TWIA claim, ignored.

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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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First Presbyterian Church in Portland holds last service

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Sunday morning was the end of a weekly tradition that lasted more than 60 years. The First Presbyterian Church in Portland held its last service. A decrease in numbers of people attending and loss of leadership led the church to make the tough decision.

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Wife mourns husband killed in shooting

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A Corpus Christi wife is speaking out after her husband was shot Saturday night. Corpus Christi Police Department responded to a shooting at a park in the 1400 block of 18th Street, near Allen Elementary School last night 8:00 p.m. Saturday night.

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Local man fights to open CCISD high school tracks to public

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A local runner is going the extra mile to get the Corpus Christi Independent School District to re-open all of its high school running tracks.   

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Aide says Trump 'discomfort' why he's not stumping for Moore

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WASHINGTON (AP) - A White House aide says President Donald Trump isn't campaigning for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore due to "discomfort" with allegations that the former judge initiated sexual contact with teenage girls decades ago.

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Round Two High School Playoff Schedule

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Here is the schedule for round two of the high school football playoffs.  Class 5A (All games Friday) Calallen (11-0) vs. Mercedes (9-2) 2pm at Javelina Stadium Mission Veterans Memorial (10-1) at Flour Bluff (9-1) 7:30 pm Veterans Memorial (10-1) vs. Brownsville Veterans Memorial 6pm at Buc Stadium Mission Sharyland (9-2) at Alice (8-3) 4 pm Class 4A (All games Friday) Sinton (8-2) vs. Wimberley (10-1) 7pm at Floresville Kingsville (7-4) vs. Waco La Vega (11-0) 2pm ... More>>

Houston suspect decides to bust a move on the freeway in front of police

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(CNN) A chase suspect busted a move in Houston Thursday after police busted him for trying to flee. Police say he sped away after being pulled over for a traffic violation. The chase ended when the suspect saw road spikes police had set up. The initially refused to exit the vehicle. When he finally did step out, he had on his dancing shoes.

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Texans snap three game skid, beat Cardinals 31-21

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HOUSTON (AP) - Rookie D'Onta Foreman had the best game of his young career on Sunday, running for two fourth-quarter touchdowns to help the Houston Texans to a win over the Arizona Cardinals.      But in a season of disappointment, that high was followed with another low as Foreman was carted off the field with an ankle injury after his second touchdown.                      Foreman's big day helped the Texans, who ... More>>

Country Music Legend Mel Tillis passes away at 85

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Country music legend Mel Tillis died Sunday morning at a hospital in Florida. According to his publicist, Tillis battled intestinal problems since early 2016 and never fully recovered. 

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U.S. Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew fishing illegally

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Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew engaged in illegally fishing in federal waters Saturday morning off southern Texas. Coast Guard crews stopped one lancha with a total of five Mexican fishermen engaged in illegal fishing.

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Treasury chief a Bond villain? Mnuchin OK with comparison

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The treasury secretary says he had no idea that a photo of him and his wife posing with a sheet of newly printed money would go viral. And he says he's not bothered that some commentators suggested the pair looked like James Bond villains.

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Thieves target S.A. non-profit and steal a mobile kitchen

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Organizers with a San Antonio non-profit mobile kitchen are trying to figure out how they are going to feed families on Thanksgiving after their mobile kitchen was stolen. KABB Fox News 29 reports thieves stole the mobile kitchen from the  'Get Up' community center in San Antonio.

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Trump era sparks fresh debate about nuclear war authority

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(AP) - It's hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday - the day America gets into a nuclear shooting war. No detail seems to have been overlooked.

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Pope devotes Mass to poor, calls indifference a 'great sin'

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VATICAN CITY (AP) - Celebrating Mass with poor people, Pope Francis is denouncing "indifference" as a great sin. St. Peter's Basilica on Sunday was filled with poor people as well as prelates as the Catholic church marked its first "World Day for the Poor."

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Some Alabamians won’t quit Moore because he never quit them

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Alabama’s Christian conservatives see Roy Moore as their champion. He has battled federal judges and castigated liberals, big government, gun control, homosexuality, Muslims and anything else that doesn’t fit the evangelical mold. The Republican Senate candidate has long stood with them, and now, as he faces accusations of sexual impropriety including the molestation of a 14-year-old girl, they are standing with him. That steadfastness is sh...

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Victim from shooting on 18th Street Saturday night dies from injuries

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A man has died after being shot Saturday night at a park near Allen Elementary School just after 8 p.m.

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Much Cooler Today

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 We are waking up to some breezy and much cooler weather conditions across the Coastal Bend. Saturday brought us record heat with an afternoon high of 90 degrees. The forecast for today calls for sunny and windy weather with a daytime high only in the upper 60's. Tonight look for partly cloudy skies and cooler conditions with an overnight low around 48 degrees. We will see a gradual warm up for the start to the week.

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87 year old Calallen football fan

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How big of a high school football fan are you? Meet Joe Shaw, or Mr. Shaw, he lives in a nursing home in Calallen and has been a Calallen Wildcat football fan for years. He watches and listens to every game and makes his own predictions for what the outcomes may be. Mr. Shaw also loves to just sit and tell some of his favorite football stories.  Friday morning, Mr. Shaw got a great surprise from a few Calallen football players. He laughed and chatted with them as they talke... More>>

Local Flea Market moves outdoors to make room for FEMA

Local merchants gather on Saturdays and Sundays for the weekly flea market. Local merchants gather on Saturdays and Sundays for the weekly flea market.
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In the days following Hurricane Harvey's landfall in the Coastal Bend, crews with FEMA have been a constant presence in the area, and that includes a local flea market.

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A Cold Front Rolling In

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It was a rather warm start to our weekend here in the Coastal Bend. We saw a record high of 90 degrees this afternoon. However, we are going to see some drastic changes to our weather for the end to the weekend. A strong cold front will be rolling through tonight. It's going to bring us very gusty winds and cooler temperatures. A small craft advisory is in effect through tomorrow morning. 

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CCPD: Man shot in the torso early Saturday morning

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A man is recovering in the hospital after police say he was shot in the torso near a downtown bank. The shooting happened near the intersection of Carancahua and Leopard street around 5:30 a.m., just outside a Wells Fargo bank.

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Thomas J. Henry and crew hands out thousands of turkeys

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It was a hot November day, but a perfect day to hand out turkeys. Today, Thomas J. Henry and his crew gave away thousands of turkeys to people in the Coastal Bend.

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Police make arrest in connection to a shooting investigation

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A Corpus Christi police officer was involved in a brief car chase on the city's Northside. The incident happened around 1:45 p.m. Saturday afternoon near 19th Street and Agnes.

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Honda recalls 900,000 Odyssey minivans

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(NBC) Honda is recalling hundreds of thousands of its "Odyssey" minivans due to a problem with the second-row seat. The recall was announced on Saturday and will cover Odyssey models dating from 2011 to 2017.

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'Chainsaw Nun' honored for her display of community service

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(NBC) A Florida nun who became known as the "Chainsaw Nun"  was honored Friday in Miami. Sister Margaret Ann was surprised during a pep rally at Archbishop Coleman Carroll High School for her display of community service during Hurricane Irma.

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U.S. Navy: Tugboat collides with Navy destroyer

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(NBC) A U.S.Navy Destroyer collided with a Japanese tugboat during a towing exercise in Japanese waters Saturday. The Navy said in a statement that the USS Benfold sustained minimal damage, including scrapes on its side, during the incident.

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Texas neighborhood does Halloween again for girl with cancer

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While many people are planning for Thanksgiving dinners next week, in one neighborhood, it's October 31st...all for one special girl. 8-year-old Willow Kreitz missed Halloween with her friends this year because she was in the hospital battling leukemia.

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Cowboys' Jerry Jones apologizes for racial remark in video

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FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has apologized after a gossip website posted a 4-year-old video of him making a racially insensitive comment. 

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Co-founder of rock band, AC/DC, dies

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Malcolm Young, one of the co-founders of the rock band AC/DC, has passed away. A Facebook page managed by the rock group announced Young passed after suffering from dementia for several years.

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Football Scores & Highlights - Friday Night Fever

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Another week of football season in South Texas is at an end, but if you've still got the FEVER, we've got you covered!

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Russia vetoes extension of chemical experts in Syria

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Russia again vetoed a U.N. resolution Friday that would extend the mandate of the expert body charged with determining responsibility for chemical weapons attacks in Syria, dooming its operation and making it exceedingly difficult to hold anyone accountable for the deaths of hundreds of civilian victims...

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Area DEA head says cartels diminished, not defeated

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The new head of the Drug Enforcement Administration's Houston Division has a clear goal in the fight against illegal drugs.

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Medicare 'Part B' premiums to increase for many in 2018

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Many Medicare beneficiaries will pay higher monthly premiums next year for outpatient coverage, an expense that will eat away at an increase in their Social Security checks, the government announced late Friday afternoon.

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First-ever Turkeys for Troops was a hit

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It was a day of giving thanks to Mike Shaw Toyota and Walmart. The two teamed up for the first ever Turkey for Troops giveaway on Friday. It was for all veterans and active military members.

The event started at 10 a.m., but cars were lining up as early as 6 in the morning. For those who wanted a holiday bird, a military I.D. had to be shown.

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Adoption Day joins 14 children with new forever homes

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November is National Adoption month, and this holiday season, at least 14 children will receive the gift of a forever family. "Today is the day we get to make families and join kids with their forever homes," Judge Timothy McCoy told KRIS 6 News. Last year, there were 187 children who were adopted in South Texas. However, as of the end of September 2017, 83 children from Nueces County are still waiting to become matched to their forever family. The entire Vanloo family co...

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Tuloso Midway Cherokees Volleyball season comes to an end

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State Tournament Update: TM girls volleyball loses game 3 to the Prosper Eagles. Season ends for the Lady Cherokees.

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LIVE Football Scores - Friday Night Fever

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It's that time again...another week of high school football in South Texas is upon us, and Friday Night Fever is here with the latest straight from the field, right on this web page!

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Corpus Christi man arrested for distributing child pornography

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A 24-year-old Corpus Christi man has been charged with distribution of child pornography According to an announcement made by Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez, authorities arrested Randy Michael Ramirez today.  

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Texas governor: White House disaster aid bill 'inadequate'

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Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is criticizing as "completely inadequate" the Trump administration's $44 billion disaster aid request to Congress.      Speaking at a Texas Capitol news conference Friday, Abbott said the request "does not live up to what the president wants to achieve" even though it came from Trump's administration.      Speaking alongside Abbott, Republican Texas Sen. John Cornyn, the chamber's ...

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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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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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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>>

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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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>>

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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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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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>>

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

Christopher Diaz and Ruben Echavarria Christopher Diaz and Ruben Echavarria
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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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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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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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  • 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.

  • 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. 

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  • Cowboys suffer ugly loss to Eagles, 37-9

    Cowboys suffer ugly loss to Eagles, 37-9

    Sunday, November 19 2017 11:46 PM EST2017-11-20 04:46:48 GMT
    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Carson Wentz threw for two touchdowns and three 2-point conversions after Philadelphia lost kicker Luke Elliott to a head injury, and the Eagles all but wrapped up the NFC East with a 37-9 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night.      The Eagles (9-1) outscored the Cowboys 30-0 in the second half while extending their winning streak to eight games, their longest since 2003-04 and tied with New Orleans for the best current run in the NFL. ...
    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Carson Wentz threw for two touchdowns and three 2-point conversions after Philadelphia lost kicker Luke Elliott to a head injury, and the Eagles all but wrapped up the NFC East with a 37-9 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night.      The Eagles (9-1) outscored the Cowboys 30-0 in the second half while extending their winning streak to eight games, their longest since 2003-04 and tied with New Orleans for the best current run in the NFL. ...
  • Isles fall at Georgia 68-65

    Isles fall at Georgia 68-65

    Sunday, November 19 2017 11:39 PM EST2017-11-20 04:39:13 GMT
    Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders logo.Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders logo.
    ATHENS, Ga. – A tale of two halves saw Texas A&M-Corpus Christi shake off one of the lowest scoring halves in program history to erase a 19-point deficit in the second half and come one shot shy of upsetting the Georgia Bulldogs in a 68-65 game at Stegeman Coliseum Sunday afternoon.   After shooting just 25.9 percent in the opening half, the Islanders (1-3) hit at a 58.6 percent clip in the second 20 minutes to send Georgia (3-0) reeling. Joseph Kilgorescored ...
    ATHENS, Ga. – A tale of two halves saw Texas A&M-Corpus Christi shake off one of the lowest scoring halves in program history to erase a 19-point deficit in the second half and come one shot shy of upsetting the Georgia Bulldogs in a 68-65 game at Stegeman Coliseum Sunday afternoon.   After shooting just 25.9 percent in the opening half, the Islanders (1-3) hit at a 58.6 percent clip in the second 20 minutes to send Georgia (3-0) reeling. Joseph Kilgorescored ...
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