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Police continue search for suspect who reportedly stole car with infant inside

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Police continued to search Friday for a person who stole a car with a toddler inside of it and later abandoned the car.

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Two taken to hospital for smoke inhalation after house fire

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Two elderly residents were taken to a local hospital for smoke inhalation after being removed from a burning home by firefighters.

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Driver hits tree head-on after reportedly arguing on the phone while driving

Police said a driver collided with a tree in the yard of a nearby residence after losing control of his vehicle during an argument on the phone. Police said a driver collided with a tree in the yard of a nearby residence after losing control of his vehicle during an argument on the phone.
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A male driver told police he was arguing with his girlfriend and had been drinking prior to crashing his car into a tree.

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Man accused of killing father in front of wife and baby appears in court

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A man accused of shooting and killing a father in front of his wife and baby was in court today. Romualdo Gonzalez pleaded guilty today charges of murder and aggravated assault, and asked that his trial date be set.   Gonzalez is accused of fatally shooting 23-year-old Gilbert Trevino at a motel on Leopard Street in September of 2017. Gonzalez remains in the Nueces County Jail on a $1 million bond.        

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Warrants issued for two wanted in connection to Robstown convenience store robbery

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The Robstown Police Department has identified two people suspected of robbing a Snappy’s convenience store on Wednesday. Police say warrants have been issued for 28-year-old Jessica Lynn Sandoval and 37-year-old Juan Carlos Moreno in connection to the robbery. According to RPD, Moreno is currently in Hidalgo County Jail on an unrelated charge. Anyone with information on Sandoval’s whereabouts are asked to contact Robstown police at 361-387-3531. More>>

Pelosi rejects fallback plan for short-term bill

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WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is rejecting a fallback plan by Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to pass a short-term spending plan through Feb. 8. Pelosi says "there's no point" in approving a short-term bill unless both sides agree on how to move forward.

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Across the globe, rallies against Trump, sexual misconduct

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NEW YORK (AP) - Across the globe, people are hitting the streets on the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration, marching against his policies and in support of the #MeToo movement against sexual assault and harassment.

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Dense Fog Advisory

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  We are waking up to some pretty thick fog and patchy drizzle here in the Coastal Bend. A Dense Fog Advisory has been issued through 10 am. The clouds will stick with us much of the day. However, we could see a few sun breaks in the afternoon. Look for a daytime high near 70 degrees. Tonight the clouds and fog will return with an overnight low around 61 degrees. 

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Facebook to emphasize ‘trustworthy’ news via user surveys

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Facebook is taking another step to try to make itself more socially beneficial, saying it will boost news sources that its users rate as trustworthy in surveys. In a blog post and a Facebook post from CEO Mark Zuckerberg Friday, the company said it is surveying users about their familiarity with and trust in news sources.

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US flu season gets worse, has ‘lot more steam’ than expected

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The flu season in the U.S. is getting worse. Health officials last week said flu was blanketing the country but they thought there was a good chance the season was already peaking. But the newest numbers out Friday show it grew even more intense. “This is a season that has a lot more steam than we thought,” said Dr. Dan Jernigan of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

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Manson follower Leslie Van Houten denied parole by governor

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The governor of California once again denied parole Friday for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson who blamed herself at her parole hearing for letting him control her life. Gov. Jerry Brown said in his decision that Van Houten still lays too much of the blame on Manson, who died two months ago at 83. 

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In run-up to shutdown, an erosion of trust derailed talks

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In a single, baffling message, he suggested he wasn’t on board with his party’s plan to avert a government shutdown Friday night. His allies in Congress were confused, frustrated and unnerved by the tweet. Republicans picked up the phones to the White House.

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After confusing tweets, Trump signs surveillance law

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(AP) - President Donald Trump on Friday signed a bill into law to renew a foreign intelligence surveillance program, announcing his action in the latest in a series of confusing tweets about the spy program.

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Vets Memorial student still recovering after Christmas Eve fireworks accident

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Fireworks may dazzle crowds the world over, but they're not without their dangers.

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Islamic Center of CC holding winter clothing drive

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The Islamic Center of Corpus Christi is asking for your help during their winter clothing drive. The Islamic Center and the Corpus Christi Immigration Coalition have teamed up to collect gently used winter clothing, blankets and toys to send to refugee camps in Lebanon and Jordan. Helping Hands for Relief and Development is collecting supplies for Syrian refugees fleeing violence in their country.   “We have a lot of Syrian refugees both in Jordan and in Lebanon, and t...

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Improving and warmer weather for the weekend

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Warm air aloft will not be able to mix down to the surface until Saturday afternoon. This will result in clouds fog drizzle and mist overnight and early Saturday. Once the warm air reaches the surface we will see some sunshine and dramatically warmer except near the chilly Gulf waters. A Pacific cold front arrives 

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Moody's Rodriguez ranked #8 nationally in wrestling

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One of the top female wrestlers in the country walks the halls at Moody High School. Senior Kacie Rodriguez is ranked number eight in the nation in the 200 pound class. And for good reason because she is 25 and 1 this year and has dominated her opponents.  It's kind of ironic because she never really considered trying out for wrestling, it was more of a dare. "I started my freshman year and it was more like a joke in a way because my sister did wrestling too," sa...

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Damaged Navy ship arrives in Mississippi for repairs

The destroyer USS Fitzgerald struck a commercial ship off the waters of Japan in June, killing seven U.S. Sailors. The destroyer USS Fitzgerald struck a commercial ship off the waters of Japan in June, killing seven U.S. Sailors.
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PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - Greeted by sailors and flag-waving residents, a U.S. Navy destroyer damaged in a June collision that killed seven sailors arrived Friday for two years of repairs at a Mississippi shipyard.      The transport vessel Transshelf sailed up the Pascagoula River on Friday morning carrying the USS Fitzgerald. The June 17 collision with a Philippine-flagged container ship off Japan caved in parts of the Fitzgerald above and below the waterline. Water gu... More>>

Supreme Court to rule on Trump travel ban

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the United States by residents of six majority-Muslim countries.      The issue pits an administration that considers the restrictions necessary for Americans' security against challengers who claim it is illegally aimed at Muslims and stems from Trump's campaign call for a "complete shutdown of Muslims" entering the U.S. ... More>>

San Antonio officer arrested, accused of shoplifting at mall

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A veteran San Antonio police officer has been charged with theft after being accused of shoplifting at a mall while off-duty.      San Antonio police on Friday announced 40-year-old Officer Stephanie Solis was put on administrative leave amid the investigation. 

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Judge orders mass overhaul of Texas foster care system

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(AP) - A judge ordered Texas to make sweeping changes to its foster care system on Friday, two years after she found it unconstitutionally broken.

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Omar Lopez chosen as new Hooks manager

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CORPUS CHRISTI – Omar Lopez will manage the Corpus Christi Hooks for the 2018 Texas League season, the Houston Astros player development department announced Friday. Lopez, who is now the seventh field chief in the 14-year history of the Hooks, enters his 20th campaign in the Astros organization, and his 11th as a minor-league skipper. Lopez will be assisted by pitching coach Bill Murphy, hitting coach Troy Snitker, and development coach Mycal Jones.  Last season, Lop... More>>

CCPD looking for stolen car with baby inside

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UPDATE 11:20 a.m.: CCPD reports that the vehicle and baby have been located, and the baby is safe. Police say they are still looking for the suspect.

Corpus Christi Police are looking for a car that was stolen with a baby inside. Police say a Red 1996 Honda Accord, 4 door, possible license plate TX JBD0840 The vehicle has a dent on the passenger side door. Police say the car was stolen at about 10:12 a.m. from 5800 Everhart.

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Blame game, but no agreement after Trump, Schumer meet

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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer met Friday afternoon in an eleventh-hour effort to avert a government shutdown, with a bitterly divided Washington locked in partisan stare-down over politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported. 

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Coast Guard, Signet Maritime conduct rescue training

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A Coast Guard aircrew from Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi conducted the first-ever training evolution with a Signet Maritime Corporation tugboat Thursday in Corpus Christi Bay.  The Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew and the crew of the Signet Polaris conducted hoist training as part of a new mutual training agreement between Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi and Signet Maritime Corporation.  

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Jailers accused of assaulting an inmate appear in court

Raul Flores and Anthony Munoz are facing a charge of aggravated assault by a public servant. Raul Flores and Anthony Munoz are facing a charge of aggravated assault by a public servant.
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Two former Nueces County jail guards were in court Friday morning.       Raul Flores and Anthony Munoz are charged with aggravated assault by a public servant. Both pleaded not guilty to the charge and asked Judge Inna Klein for a jury trial.       Flores and Munoz are accused of assaulting an inmate on October 23, 2017. Both men are out on bond.

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Robstown woman believed to be linked to murder appears in court

Rhonda Reyna is accused in the January 2016 murder of Franco Bucato. Rhonda Reyna is accused in the January 2016 murder of Franco Bucato.
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A Robstown woman arrested in connection with a 2016 murder appeared in court. Rhonda Reyna was arraigned in the 214th District Court Friday morning. Robstown Police say she was involved in a fight on Nebraska Street on January 31, 2016. Moments later, she asked her boyfriend Maurice Leonard Solomon to come to the home. Officers say when Solomon arrived, he began fighting with 27-year old Franco Bucato eventually shooting and killing him. Solomon was arrested on January 4, 2018. Reyn...

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Fun Friday Forecast

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There is a lot to do around the Coastal Bend this weekend. The Nueces County Junior Livestock Show in Robstown, is in its final weekend. The market steer judging and calf scramble are later today out at the Richard M. Borchard Fairgrounds, the parade of champions and blue ribbon sale are on Saturday. The carnival, however, won't close until Sunday. Today marks opening weekend for "Clue: The Musical!" at the Harbor Playhouse on North Chaparral Street. Friday's opening nigh...

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Good dog, bad dog ... Delta wants to know before you board

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By DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines Writer   DALLAS (AP) - Delta Air Lines says for safety reasons it will require owners to provide more information before their animal can fly in the passenger cabin, including an assurance that it's trained to behave itself.    The airline says complaints about animals biting or peeing and pooping have nearly doubled since 2016.    Starting March 1, Delta will require owners to show proof of their animal's health or vaccinations ... More>>

Trump's alleged vulgar Africa comment morphs into tourism campaigns

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) - First, there was outrage in Africa at President Donald Trump's vulgar comment about the continent. Now some governments and tourism operators are humorously exploiting it to promote Africa's many attractions.    Trump referred to African nations as "shithole countries" last week during a meeting in Washington, according to several participants. The president denied using that language.    The Gondwana Collection, a private tourism op... More>>

Clues sought in copter crash that killed Zimbabwean leader

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RATON, N.M. (AP) - A husband and wife who pushed for political change in Zimbabwe, an adventurous Texas investor and a pair of decorated pilots died in a fiery helicopter crash in a remote area in the U.S. state of New Mexico.    Investigators will comb through the charred wreckage in search for clues as to why the helicopter carrying the group of prominent friends went down after dark Wednesday.    #PressReleaseNMSP New Mexico State Police Respond to Fatal Hel... More>>

Congress likely racing toward a government shutdown

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WASHINGTON (AP) - A bitterly-divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported.    Democrats in the Senate have served notice they will filibuster a four-week, government-wide funding bill that passed the House Thursday evening, seeking to shape a subsequent measure but exposing themselves to ch... More>>

Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes--and save Big Tobacco

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By MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer    WASHINGTON (AP) - Imagine if cigarettes were no longer addictive and smoking itself became almost obsolete; only a tiny segment of Americans still lit up. That's the goal of an unprecedented anti-smoking plan being carefully fashioned by U.S. health officials.    But the proposal from the Food and Drug Administration could have another unexpected effect: opening the door for companies to sell a new generation of alternative t...

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Damp Today, Warmer Weekend

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Humid Gulf air returns today and gives us a pretty sloppy day. Look for steady rain all day with a few thundershowers. Warmer into the weekend. Saturday should see a few breaks in the cloud deck. Sunday will be warmer until a cool Pacific front moves in late in the day. By Monday look for a few days and clear and cooler weather. Today: Cloudy with rain all day. High 52. Saturday: AM fog. Partly cloudy and mild. High 70. Sunday: Partly cloudy and mild. High: 75. 

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The Compassion Experience stops in Corpus Christi

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The national organization Compassion International has made its way to Corpus Christi to host interactive tours to help people understand the struggles of children living in poverty across the world. This organization is dedicated to helping children in poverty and trying to make an impact through experience. Compassion International is a child sponsorship organization that works in 25 countries around the world by helping children out of extreme poverty. The id...

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EPA official discusses risk of climate change to toxic waste sites

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(AP) - A top manager who supervises the Environmental Protection Agency program responsible for cleaning up the nation's most contaminated properties and waterways told Congress on Thursday that the government needs to plan for the ongoing threat posed to Superfund sites from climate change.

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Rezoning request leads council to look at Airbnb

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At Tuesday's meeting, the council heard a rezoning request from Lydia Rios.  Ms. Rios sought a special permit under Section 8.5.2 of the city's Unified Development Home, reclassifying her property a "Bed and Breakfast Home".

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Hooks honor J.D. Davis as player of the year

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The Hosted their annul South Texas Winter Baseball Banquet Thursday night at The Ortiz Center. Lot's of awards were handed out to area high school and college players and coaches. The Hooks honored J.D. Davis as their player of the year. The Hook's all-time home run leader with 44, crushed 21 in just 87 games this past season while batting nearly 300.  While playing for Fresno, he was called up to Houston where he helped lead the Astros to the postseason. He did not participate ...

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Volunteer group helping Harvey recovery efforts in need of housing

The volunteer group All Hands and Hearts has been in the area since September 2017 helping victims of Hurricane Harvey. The volunteer group All Hands and Hearts has been in the area since September 2017 helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.
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A group of volunteers helping South Texas rebuild after Hurricane Harvey is in need of a place to stay.

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Police Athletic League gym reopened after rennovation

The CCPAL gym had been closed for about a year for remodeling, but officials say it'll be worth the wait. The CCPAL gym had been closed for about a year for remodeling, but officials say it'll be worth the wait.
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Corpus Christi children now have a new place to unwind and play a game or two thanks to the city's law enforcement community.

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Port Aransas looking at rebuilding destroyed city structures at higher elevation

Port Aransas city leaders want to rebuild city structures at a higher elevation than FEMA requires. Port Aransas city leaders want to rebuild city structures at a higher elevation than FEMA requires.
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FEMA requires buildings around Port Aransas to be elevated 8 or 9 feet above the ground, but after flooding destroyed several structures during Harvey city leaders do not think that is enough. 

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Wetter but with a warming trend

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Our temperatures will slowly improve as warm air over-rides the cold surface air and in the process creates drizzle and periods of light rain tonight through Friday night making for milder but sloppy outside conditions. As a Pacific cold front approaches from the west this weekend are temperatures will continue to rise to above normal levels due to increasing southerly winds. The frontal passage will result in lower humidity and pleasant weather through the middle of next week. Tonig...

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Robstown: San Pedro Elementary School nominated for national honor

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San Pedro Elementary School in Robstown is in the running for a national honor. The school is one of 26 Texas schools nominated for the 2018 National Blue Ribbon Honors, a U.S. Department of Education program. Curriculum, instruction and assessment is what Robstown ISD has been focusing on the past five years. Those efforts from the school board and staff led San Pedro Elementary School to being recognized for closing achievement gaps among its students. Laura Cu...

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Nueces County Judge Loyd Neal to be hospitalized for pneumonia

According to Nueces County officials, Judge Loyd Neal is heading to the hospital to be treated for pneumonia. According to Nueces County officials, Judge Loyd Neal is heading to the hospital to be treated for pneumonia.
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Nueces County Judge Loyd Neal is heading to the hospital to be treated for pneumonia. According to a press release, Neal will be checking into a local hospital Thursday afternoon after Neal's doctor found Neal had pneumonia of the left lung. He's expected to undergo routine treatment. In the meantime, the Senior Commissioners, County Judge’s Staff, and Office of Commissioners Court Administration will handle day to day operations in the Judge’s absence.

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Corpus Christi teens wanted for outlet mall theft

Isaiah Munguia (left) and Gerardo Ybarra (right) were identified as suspects in the theft of an estimated $2,000 in clothes from the Outlets at Corpus Christi Bay. Photo: Robstown Police Department Isaiah Munguia (left) and Gerardo Ybarra (right) were identified as suspects in the theft of an estimated $2,000 in clothes from the Outlets at Corpus Christi Bay. Photo: Robstown Police Department
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Robstown Police have identified two men caught on camera stealing thousands of dollars worth of clothing from the outlet mall. Robstown Police say on January 9th, Gerardo Ybarra and Isaiah Mungia, both of Corpus Christi, walked into the Nike store at the Outlets at Corpus Christi Bay. They grabbed six stacks of shirts from a table before running off. Store employees estimate the shirts to be worth more than $2,000. If you know where these men are, you're asked to call Robstown Poli...

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Joseph Tejeda enters not guilty plea in Breanna Wood murder

Joseph Tejeda is accused of killing Breanna Wood. Joseph Tejeda is accused of killing Breanna Wood.
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The man accused in the murder of Breanna Wood and his alleged accomplice have both pleaded not guilty to the charges against them.

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6 Investigates Follows Up: Fracking Beneath Choke Canyon?

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The federal government is moving ahead on a plan to lease oil and gas parcels in and around Choke Canyon reservoir, despite protests from the City of Corpus Christi and an environmental watchdog group. Concerns that fracking activities might lead to groundwater - and reservoir - contamination are fueling those protests. 

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Disaster Unemployment Assistance for Hurricane Harvey to end in February

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The Texas Workforce Commission is reminding people receiving Disaster Unemployment Assistance that payments will end next month. According to TWC, the final payable week for the Disaster Assistance Period is February 24, 2018, and in accordance with federal guidelines, benefits will not be paid for any week after this date. TWC says they have mailed notification letters to affected individuals, informing them of the end of the disaster assistance period, and that the decision is not... More>>

Local drug trafficker and distributor sentenced to federal prison

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Two Corpus Christi men have been sentenced to prison following their conviction for conspiring to possess, with intent to distribute, methamphetamine, cocaine and cocaine base. According to U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick, 39-year-old Julio Cesar Sala Stripling and 30-year-old Martin Lee Rodriguez pleaded guilty to the charges in October 2017. Today, U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales sentenced Stripling to 264 months in federal prison, whil Rodriguez received a 120-month sentence. Bo...

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House unveils plan to overhaul harassment reporting

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Lawmakers on Thursday unveiled a bipartisan bill to overhaul how sexual harassment claims are handled on Capitol Hill.

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Boy's H.S. Basketball: Ray and Veterans Memorial Stay Unbeaten in Zone Play

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Ray defeated Miller 66 to 46 to stay unbeaten in 30-5A zone play Wednesday Night. Veterans Memorial knocked off Flour Bluff 67 to 41 to stay undefeated in the south zone. 

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CCISD to release students early on Friday

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The Corpus Christi Independent School District is reminding parents and students that Friday is a scheduled half-day teacher work day and early release for all students. CCISD says that classes on Friday will be on the following schedule: Pre-K AM: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Pre-K PM: 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Elementary: 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Middle and High Schools: 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. For more information, visit CCISD online at www.ccisd.us More>>

Corpus Christi Post Office lobby hours to change

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Lobby hours at Corpus Christi Post Offices will be changing beginning January 27. The U.S. Postal service says that due to an increase in overnight acts of vandalism and many Corpus Christi Posts Office locations, lobby hours will change to: Monday through Friday: 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday: 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday: 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. According to USPS, the decision was made based on the safety of customers and employees as well as the security of the mail. Postal service officials...

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Rialto opens season with 'Guys on Ice'

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The historic Rialto Theater in Aransas Pass (327 South Commercial Street) is set to premier a comedy as the staff and performers there welcome a new season.

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Border Patrol in Laredo arrest 10 Bangladeshi nationals

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Border Patrol Agents in Laredo arrested a total of 10 illegal aliens last week from the country of Bangladesh. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, agents in the Laredo sector have apprehended 29 Bangladeshi nationals since December 1, 2017.

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Police: 5 killed, 1 injured in New Mexico helicopter crash

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RATON, N.M. (AP) - A helicopter crashed in a mountainous rural area of northern New Mexico, killing five people and seriously injuring the sixth person aboard, a New Mexico State Police spokeswoman said Thursday.    Lt. Elizabeth Armijo confirmed the five deaths and one injury about 14 hours after the helicopter went down about 6 p.m. Wednesday about 15 miles (24 kilometers) east of the small city of Raton near the Colorado state line.    Armijo said no additiona... More>>

Disaster case managers available to assist residents facing issues after Harvey

Texas has an estimated $200 billion in damages from Hurricane Harvey. Texas has an estimated $200 billion in damages from Hurricane Harvey.
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Disaster case managers from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will be meeting with folks starting Thursday, Jan. 18, in Port Aransas to assist with various issues residents may be facing after Hurricane Harvey. The case managers will be assisting residents starting today, Thursday, Jan. 18, from 4 to 8 p.m., at H.G. Olsen Elementary School portable classroom No. 6. Disaster case managers can assist with the following: Information on what resources are available&nbs...

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Attorney: Slain Ohio teen grew upset when arrest threatened

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A teen fatally shot by a deputy during an Ohio courthouse scuffle had become upset when the deputy threatened to arrest him at the end of a hearing, the boy's lawyer said.    The Wednesday scuffle broke out when her client, Joseph Haynes, resisted the deputy, attorney Jennifer Brisco told The Columbus Dispatch. The shooting happened around the corner from the courtroom where the hearing was held.    "Joseph was a little out of sorts bec... More>>

Rescue teams continue to find cold-stunned sea turtles

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This freezing weather is also tough on our marine life.   Today (Wednesday), the National Park Service is back out searching for cold-stunned green sea turtles. They'll continue to look for the next few days, then take the turtles to the lab to recover and eventually release them.  The rescue team from Sea World San Antonio is also in town searching for cold-stunned turtles.  

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Drone helps rescue swimmers off Australian coast

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A drone helped save two teenage swimmers struggling in powerful surf on the Australian coastline Thursday, in what the local authorities called a "world first". Just before midday local time, a member of the public spotted the 16 and 17-year-old boys caught in a rip current in rough seas off Lennox Head, a beach popular with surfers. A Westpac Little Ripper Lifesaver Drone was quickly launched and directed to the boys' location, where it deployed a life raft then used ... More>>

District Attorney says multiple officers injured in Pennsylvania shooting

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HARRISBURG, PA (WGAL) Multiple police officers were shot in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania this morning, according to Dauphin County District Attorney Fran Chardo. The shootings happened along the 1800 block of Mulberry Street around 6:30 a.m.  The area is a residential neighborhood. There is a very large police presence at the scene, including the Community Emergency Response (CERT team), multiple officers and ambulances.  This is a developing story. Stay with KRIS 6 for upda...

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Trump admin. moves to bar Haitians from agricultural, seasonal worker visas

Haitians displaced by the massive earthquake that devastated their country form a long line to wait for UN-distributed meals. Photo by Logan Abassi Haitians displaced by the massive earthquake that devastated their country form a long line to wait for UN-distributed meals. Photo by Logan Abassi
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by SUZANNE GAMBOA The Trump administration is moving to prohibit people from Haiti - which the president allegedly insulted in a meeting last week - from applying for visas for seasonal and farm workers. The Department of Homeland Security has given notice it plans to prohibit people from Haiti, as well as Belize and Samoa, from applying for H-2A and H-2B visas, which are temporary. Those visas allow businesses to bring in workers from other countries. The H-2A visa is for agricultu...

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. warns drivers to stay off roads after sliding into tree

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. is warning North Carolina drivers not to venture out into a snowstorm after he slid off the road and hit a tree.  Earnhardt said on his Twitter account Wednesday that he had just used his winch to help a sedan out of a ditch in snowy weather when he himself drove off the road and into a tree.  NC stay off the roads today/tonight. 5 minutes after helping these folks I center punched a pine tree. All good. Probably just needs a new alignment. pic.twitter... More>>

Grandparents shocked by reports of 13 starved grandchildren

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - The grandparents of 13 starved and tortured children say their son's family looked happy and healthy when they last visited California six years ago.    "They were just like any ordinary family," said Betty Turpin, the 81-year-old mother of David Turpin.   "And they had such good relationships. I'm not just saying this stuff. These kids, we were amazed. They were 'sweetie' this and 'sweetie' that to each other." Betty Turpin and...

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San Juan students, teachers celebrate power restoration to school

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On September 20, Hurricane Maria, a powerful Category 4 hurricane, made direct landfall on Puerto Rico. The island was drenched in feet of rain. Since the hurricane, much of the island has been either without power, or power has come and gone.  One school, after 112 days without power, saw their power restored early this week, and the celebrations were caught on tape. Most of the island is expected to have power by the end of February. 

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Corpus Christi International Airport hosting TSA PreCheck enrollment event

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Travelers have the chance to make their flights through the United States go a little smoother.  The Transportation Security Administration, or TSA, is accepting applications for the TSA PreCheck program. The Corpus Christi International Airport will be hosting a TSA PreCheck enrollment event, January 23rd through 25th. We know that going through airport security can sometimes be a real headache,  but there is one way you can fast-track your way through the long lines. By...

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Chimney fire spreads through attic in Corpus Christi home

CCFD used ladders and other resources to overcome obstacles posed by the building's design and extinguish the fire. CCFD used ladders and other resources to overcome obstacles posed by the building's design and extinguish the fire.
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A house fire that spread through a Corpus Christi home's attic began in the chimney, according to officials.

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Officials hope new law cuts down on voter fraud

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Nueces County Commissioners Wednesday heard witness, after witness, after witness; describe how they've been affected by voter fraud in Robstown.

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Despite injuries, Isles women crush Nicholls St. 76-55

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - A return home to Dugan Wellness Center did wonders for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi this Wednesday, as the Blue and Green rolled over Nicholls in a 76-55 final on the Island.

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Amber Alert issued for missing Houston-area teen

An Amber Alert was issued for missing teen Jazmine Samantha Johnson after police say she was taken from her home near Houston by an unknown suspect. An Amber Alert was issued for missing teen Jazmine Samantha Johnson after police say she was taken from her home near Houston by an unknown suspect.
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The Missouri City, Texas police department is searching for missing teenager Jazmine Samantha Johnson, who is believed to be in immediate danger.

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Is it news? Ansari story triggers media ethics debate

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What makes a private sexual encounter newsworthy? A little-known website raised that very question after publishing an unidentified woman's vivid account of comedian Aziz Ansari's sexual advances while the two were on a date.

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Family says veteran was shot to death for trying to defend teenage daughter

Family and friends of Joel Cunha say the military veteran was shot to death for trying to defend his 14-year-old daughter. Family and friends of Joel Cunha say the military veteran was shot to death for trying to defend his 14-year-old daughter.
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The murder victim's family says their loved one was killed after the suspect made lewd comments towards his young daughter then tried to follow them home. 

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Boston 'psychic' paid millions for exorcisms sentenced for tax evasion

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(AP) - A purported psychic who charged an elderly Massachusetts woman $3.5 million for exorcisms and "spiritual cleansing" has been sentenced for evading taxes.

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AEP: Energy conservation is important, even when its cold

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Overnight, temperatures dropped into the 20's, leaving about 1,000 people without power. The cold weather followed by an increase in demand, triggered the outages across the Coastal Bend.

The good news, as a customer, you can do your part by conserving energy to help reduce the chance of outages, and make restoring power easier.

Omar Lopez, of AEP Texas Corporate Communications, says there are a number of ways to conserve energy.

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For brother and sister competitors, Livestock Show is a family affair

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For some, Nueces County Junior Livestock Show is a contest for areas outside the city limits of nearby Corpus Christi. In reality, that's just not the case.

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Fire crews respond to apartment fire on Glazebrook

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A large fire broke out at an apartment along Glazebrook Street near Swantner Drive Wednesday afternoon.

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  • Big towers to rise near historic Jamestown: $90M in payouts

    Big towers to rise near historic Jamestown: $90M in payouts

    Saturday, January 20 2018 9:16 AM EST2018-01-20 14:16:29 GMT
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    Towers _ some nearly as tall as Statue of Liberty _ to be built to string power lines visible at Jamestown Island, Virginia, site of first permanent British settlement in North America; $90 million in payouts to...
    Towers _ some nearly as tall as Statue of Liberty _ to be built to string power lines visible at Jamestown Island, Virginia, site of first permanent British settlement in North America; $90 million in payouts to blunt impact on historic area.
  • Protesters gather near Trump's Florida home, bow their heads

    Protesters gather near Trump's Florida home, bow their heads

    Saturday, January 20 2018 11:57 AM EST2018-01-20 16:57:26 GMT
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    Organizers of a New York City rally and march for women's rights say tens of thousands of people were ready to hit the streets on the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration.
    Organizers of a New York City rally and march for women's rights say tens of thousands of people were ready to hit the streets on the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration.
  • Small-town budgets hurting from loss of mini Walmarts

    Small-town budgets hurting from loss of mini Walmarts

    Saturday, January 20 2018 10:56 AM EST2018-01-20 15:56:38 GMT
    Saturday, January 20 2018 1:18 PM EST2018-01-20 18:18:20 GMT
    Arkansas-based Walmart's closing of its Express stores in small towns across the Midwest and South has affected basic government services from police protection to parks.
    Arkansas-based Walmart's closing of its Express stores in small towns across the Midwest and South has affected basic government services from police protection to parks.
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  • 6 Investigates Follows Up: Fracking Beneath Choke Canyon?

    6 Investigates Follows Up: Fracking Beneath Choke Canyon?

    Thursday, January 18 2018 7:30 PM EST2018-01-19 00:30:03 GMT

    The federal government is moving ahead on a plan to lease oil and gas parcels in and around Choke Canyon reservoir, despite protests from the City of Corpus Christi and an environmental watchdog group. Concerns that fracking activities might lead to groundwater - and reservoir - contamination are fueling those protests. 

    The federal government is moving ahead on a plan to lease oil and gas parcels in and around Choke Canyon reservoir, despite protests from the City of Corpus Christi and an environmental watchdog group. Concerns that fracking activities might lead to groundwater - and reservoir - contamination are fueling those protests. 

  • 6 Investigates: An off-the-books deal at the city's tennis center

    6 Investigates: An off-the-books deal at the city's tennis center

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 11:25 AM EST2018-01-16 16:25:57 GMT
    A 2 day tournament at the HEB Tennis Center.A 2 day tournament at the HEB Tennis Center.

    An off-the-books deal at the city's H-E-B Tennis Center has leaders asking questions about the way the place is being managed. The deal involves the way facility rental fees - which can gross thousands of dollars a week - are accounted for and paid out.  Chief Investigative Reporter Rick Spruill has the story:

    An off-the-books deal at the city's H-E-B Tennis Center has leaders asking questions about the way the place is being managed. The deal involves the way facility rental fees - which can gross thousands of dollars a week - are accounted for and paid out.  Chief Investigative Reporter Rick Spruill has the story:

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  • Moody's Rodriguez ranked #8 nationally in wrestling

    Moody's Rodriguez ranked #8 nationally in wrestling

    Friday, January 19 2018 9:36 PM EST2018-01-20 02:36:59 GMT

    One of the top female wrestlers in the country walks the halls at Moody High School. Senior Kacie Rodriguez is ranked number eight in the nation in the 200 pound class. And for good reason because she is 25 and 1 this year and has dominated her opponents.  It's kind of ironic because she never really considered trying out for wrestling, it was more of a dare. "I started my freshman year and it was more like a joke in a way because my sister did wrestling too," sa...

    One of the top female wrestlers in the country walks the halls at Moody High School. Senior Kacie Rodriguez is ranked number eight in the nation in the 200 pound class. And for good reason because she is 25 and 1 this year and has dominated her opponents.  It's kind of ironic because she never really considered trying out for wrestling, it was more of a dare. "I started my freshman year and it was more like a joke in a way because my sister did wrestling too," sa...

  • Omar Lopez chosen as new Hooks manager

    Omar Lopez chosen as new Hooks manager

    Friday, January 19 2018 3:38 PM EST2018-01-19 20:38:43 GMT
    CORPUS CHRISTI – Omar Lopez will manage the Corpus Christi Hooks for the 2018 Texas League season, the Houston Astros player development department announced Friday. Lopez, who is now the seventh field chief in the 14-year history of the Hooks, enters his 20th campaign in the Astros organization, and his 11th as a minor-league skipper. Lopez will be assisted by pitching coach Bill Murphy, hitting coach Troy Snitker, and development coach Mycal Jones.  Last season, Lop...
    CORPUS CHRISTI – Omar Lopez will manage the Corpus Christi Hooks for the 2018 Texas League season, the Houston Astros player development department announced Friday. Lopez, who is now the seventh field chief in the 14-year history of the Hooks, enters his 20th campaign in the Astros organization, and his 11th as a minor-league skipper. Lopez will be assisted by pitching coach Bill Murphy, hitting coach Troy Snitker, and development coach Mycal Jones.  Last season, Lop...
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