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Alberto is 2018's first named tropical system

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MIAMI (AP) - The first named tropical weather system of the 2018 hurricane season has formed. The National Hurricane Center says a disturbance moving toward the Gulf of Mexico is now Subtropical Storm Alberto.    Alberto had top sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph) early Friday and was located 55 miles (90 kilometers) south of Cozumel, Mexico.  The storm was moving north-northeast at 6 mph (9 kph). The storm is expected to bring heavy rain to the Yucatan Peninsula, west... More>>

CVB: Elevated bacteria levels in area waters subject to change

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The beach is a popular spot this Memorial Day Weekend. Texas Beach Watch on Thursday reported high levels of fecal bacteria at one location in the Coastal Bend, Cole Park, and several locations with medium levels of fecal bacteria.  According to the Corpus Christi Convention and Visitors Bureau, these levels are subject to change today.  "The areas identified with high and medium bacteria levels typically clear within a 24 hour period," said Meredith Darden, Visi... More>>

Robstown Early College High School unveils newest additions

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The staff at Robstown Early College High School recently unveiled the newest additions to the campus.  Beginning next school year, a new 40,000 square foot building will provide students unique learning opportunities as they finish their high school career.

Maria Vidaurri, the Robstown ISD superintendent says the renovations are part of an on-going effort to prepare by the district to prepare students...

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Experts predict gas prices to continue rising all summer

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For many, Memorial Day Weekend means road trips.  But this holiday weekend, filling up to hit the road means paying more at the pump.

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Fact Check: Pay History

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If you're hunting for a summer job, today's fact check will be of particular interest to you. Our Fact Check question today asks, fact or fiction... are prospective employers allowed to ask about your pay history when you apply for a job?

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Texas man charged after woman found tied up on Louisiana roadside

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LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A Texas man has been arrested for kidnapping after Louisiana police found a woman tied up at the side of a road.

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New charges declined against woman who lied about Texas trooper

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WAXAHACHIE, Texas (AP) - New charges won't be filed against a woman who accused a Texas trooper of sexual assault during a traffic stop.

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Court: Montana minimizes impact of gold mining near Yellowstone

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A gold exploration proposal near Yellowstone National Park faced a significant setback as a judge blamed Montana officials for understating the potential for mining to harm land, water and wildlife.

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Senate orders Pentagon to review child-on-child sex abuse

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The Senate committee that oversees the U.S. military ordered an independent investigation of how the Defense Department handles sexual violence among children on bases as part of legislation that would overhaul how the Pentagon must respond when assaults are reported.

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Container problem spurs evacuation at nuclear waste site

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Workers had to evacuate the U.S. government's only underground nuclear waste repository after finding a container of waste misaligned inside its packaging, but officials confirmed Friday that no radiation was released.

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'Sesame Street' makers sue over new Melissa McCarthy puppet movie

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(AP) - The makers of "Sesame Street" are suing the promoter of a new Melissa McCarthy movie, saying it's abusing the famed puppets' sterling reputation to advertise the R-rated film.

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Driver survives 700 foot fall from California roadway

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CRESTLINE, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California driver managed to call for help after her car plunged 700 feet (213 meters) off a road in the San Bernardino Mountains, and rescuers marveled at her survival.

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SGA advances to state for a third straight year, Friday playoff scoreboard

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High School Baseball & Softball Playoff Scores From Friday. Baseball- Class 5A Kerrville Tivy 3 Carroll 0 (Antlers sweep series 2-0) Class 3A Gateway Prep 4 Falfurrias 0 (series tied 1-1) Softball SGA 16 San Diego 2 (SGA wins series 1-0, advances to state)

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H-E-B Plus! Saratoga shows off remodels with event and giveaways

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CORPUS CHRISTI - H-E-B Plus! Store on Saratoga is holding a Customer Appreciation event on Saturday, May 26th, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 5313 Saratoga Blvd. to thank customers for enduring the last few months of change in various departments.  

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The heat is on for the Holiday weekend

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Synopsis: Upper level and surface high pressure will continue to produce sinking air over South Texas resulting in hot dry weather for the Coastal Bend the next several days and keep developing Alberto well to our east with minimal to no effect on us here. 

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Border Patrol seizes over $2M worth of marijuana

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Agents assigned to the Harlingen Border Patrol station discovered over 2,700 pounds of marijuana. US Border Patrol agents made the seizure Thursday after they say they received a report of several subjects loading bundles of narcotics into a vehicle near Los Indios, Texas. 

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Yellow lab gives birth to eight puppies

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(NBC) It was an exciting day at Tampa's airport as a service dog went into labor.

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Texas military veteran arrested for allegedly mailing bombs

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BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - Federal authorities say a 40-year-old military veteran has been arrested in connection with two explosive devices found in southeast Texas in recent weeks. 

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Explosion in Canadian restaurant wounds 15 people

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(AP) - Canadian police say an explosion set off deliberately in a restaurant has wounded at least 15 people, some of them critically.

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Rachel Dolezal accused of welfare fraud after race scandal

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A once prominent black civil rights leader in Washington state who was later exposed as white is facing charges of welfare fraud.

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Houston's Chris Paul out for Game 6 vs Warriors with injury

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HOUSTON (AP) - Houston's Chris Paul will miss Game 6 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night because of a hamstring injury.    Paul was injured in the fourth quarter of Houston's win over the Warriors on Thursday night. The win gave the Rockets a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series.    The Rockets say Paul's strained right hamstring will be re-evaluated after the team returns to Houston following Game 6. (Copyright 2... More>>

"Active shooter" taken into custody at Indiana middle school

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NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Authorities have detained someone in what they described as an "active shooter" situation at a suburban Indianapolis middle school.    The Noblesville Fire Department tweeted Friday morning that it was on an "active shooter" scene at Noblesville West Middle School and that a suspect was in custody. It didn't say whether anyone had been shot or provide any other details.    TV helicopter footage shows students being led...

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Fiat Chrysler warns 4.8M owners: Don't use the cruise

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By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer    DETROIT (AP) - Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles in the U.S. because in rare but terrifying circumstances, drivers may not be able to turn off the cruise control.    The company is warning owners not to use cruise control until the cars, SUVs and trucks can be fixed with a software update.    Fiat Chrysler says the condition can occur if the cruise control accelerates at the same time an electrical short-ci... More>>

CC Women's Golf Association hosts City Championship

The 2018 Women's City Championship will be held at the Lozano Golf Center June 7-9. The 2018 Women's City Championship will be held at the Lozano Golf Center June 7-9.
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Since at least 1961, the Corpus Christi Women's Golf Association has been the driving force behind the City Championship. If recent history is any indication, this year's effort should be exciting!

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YWCA offers summer camp opportunity

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Leadership Camps take place throughout the summer from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM at the YWCA Corpus Christi (4601 Corona Drive).

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Harvey Weinstein arrives to surrender in sex assault probe

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By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press    NEW YORK (AP) - Harvey Weinstein turned himself in to police Friday morning to face the first criminal charges to be filed against him after months of sexual abuse allegations from scores of women that destroyed his career and set off a national reckoning known as the #MeToo movement.    Weinstein, 66, stepped from a black SUV and walked slowly into a Manhattan police station before a crowd of news cameras. He didn't answer resp... More>>

Volunteers needed to place flags on grave sites of fallen heroes

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Do you have plans later today? You're invited to come help place Memorial Day flags on the gravesites for our fallen heroes.  The Veterans Band of Corpus Christi and the Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery are extending an invitation to members of the community.  The placing of the flags at gravesites is a tradition for the cemetery since opening their doors in 2012.  Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery is looking for volunteers to help with a Memorial Day traditio...

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Very Hot, Possible Alberto

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The long holiday weekend will be feeling the mid summer as very high temperatures are expected. Look for afternoon high from 95 to 100, High pressure will dominate Texas and lower pressure, associated with what might become Tropical Storm Alberto, moves into the eastern Gulf of Mexico. The tropical system is not expected to make landfall until  Monday  near Biloxi, MS. Today: AM Clouds. Sunny and hot. SE winds 10 -15 mph. High 92. Saturday: Sunny and hot. SE winds 10 - 15 ...

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Military mom surprises son on last day of Pre-K

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Grab the tissues. A military mom in the Austin area pulled off a big surprise on her son's last day of Pre-K. Air Force Staff Sergeant Mariana Chapman showed up at his school in Taylor on Thursday. 4-year-old John Michael Savarese had no idea his mom was coming home. His teachers were in on the plan, making sure that Chapman came in when he was on stage. Sergeant Chapman was deployed to South Korea in December, but she arranged a last-minute trip home for her son's last day of... More>>

Memorial Day: Honoring, remembering the fallen

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What does Memorial Day really stand for? Ran Chavez, Director of the Veterans Band of Corpus Christi says, "Memorial Day first of all is not for me. It's not for us. It's for them." 'Them,' are those who have died fighting for our country. Memorial Day is a day to remember the fallen.  Although Memorial Day is usually the weekend that kicks off summer, it is not a "happy" holiday. You should never say, "Happy Memorial Day." "Please, don't sa...

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2nd man admits to kidnapping, raping Kansas sheriff's deputy

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OLATHE, Kan. (AP) - A second man has pleaded guilty to kidnapping and raping a suburban Kansas City sheriff's deputy.

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Trump signs bill easing post-2008 crisis restraints on banks

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(AP) - President Donald Trump on Thursday signed into law a measure that loosens key restraints for banks imposed after the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession.

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Farenthold keeps job at Calhoun Port Authority in midst of lawsuit

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Despite a legal dispute over his hiring at the Calhoun Port Authority, Blake Farenthold is still in on the job.  The Authority's board met Thursday to discuss the lawsuit and the former congressman's new position. 

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H.S. Baseball & Softball Playoff Scores From Thursday

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High school baseball & softball playoff scores from Thursday. Baseball- Class 5 Veterans Memorial 6 Boerne Champion 3 (Eagles lead series 1-0) Tivy 4 Carroll 1 (Antlers lead series 1-0) Class 4A Fredericksburg 12 Beeville 3 (Billies lead series 1-0) Class 3A Falfurrias 5 Gateway Prep 1 (Jerseys lead series 1-0) Class 2A Riviera 2 Thorndale 1 (Seahawks lead series 1-0) Softball- Class 4A Beeville 4 Cuero 0 (Saleen Flores tosses no-hitter. Beeville leads series 1-0) Cl... More>>

H-E-B issues precautionary recall for 'Ode to Olives' product

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A precautionary recall has been issued for an H-E-B branded olive product over concerns of glass contamination.

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Workforce Solutions helping teens get summer jobs

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It's about that time; your kids are about to finish the school year and they want to work. Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend has a program to help them reach their goals.  

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Multi-rollover accident shuts down SPID

Police shut down SPID as emergency crews worked to free trapped drivers from a two vehicle rollover. Police shut down SPID as emergency crews worked to free trapped drivers from a two vehicle rollover.
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A rollover accident involving two vehicles shut down South Padre Island Drive on Thursday night while rescue crews worked to free two trapped drivers.

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Our warming trend continues

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There is very little change in our weather pattern with upper level high pressure becoming more dominate in our weather through early next week. This will also keep the developing tropical system in the Western Caribbean well away from south Texas. Tonight will be mainly clear calm and quiet with a low of 71 and 

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Village of tiny houses for the homeless in the works in Corpus Christi

These structures will be transformed into tiny shelters as Corpus Christi community leaders move forward with plans to build a village for the homeless. These structures will be transformed into tiny shelters as Corpus Christi community leaders move forward with plans to build a village for the homeless.
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Fifteen tiny structures were donated by the SkillsUSA competition, and now Del Mar College students are making them inhabitable. 

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DA, CCISD Police taking King HS threats seriously

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Three King High School students were charged after a social media video showed them making threats against the school. 

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6 Investigates Follows-Up on the HEB Tennis Center

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City auditors released their deep-dive into the HEB Tennis Center's finances and what they found worries city leaders, including Audit Committee Chairman and City Councilman Greg Smith. ""The city can - should - do better.," Smith tells 6 Investigates. "What we saw (in the audit) is unacceptable in contract management, in my opinion."? Read the audit report, below: The audit came in response to 6 Investigate's reporting earlier this year, when we found th...

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Texas waves passing rules, fines firm after testing glitches

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - After glitches during statewide standardized testing, Texas is excusing students affected from some passing requirements and fining the firm that administers the exams.      Last month, 41,702 students were booted for about 20 minutes from the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness, or STAAR exam. Then, earlier this month, 29,307 students taking it were affected by about 90 minutes of connectivity slowdowns.      Education Co...

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Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

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(AP) - Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday to face charges involving at least one of the women who have accused him of sexual assault, two law enforcement officials told The Associated Press.

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Bond set for local students accused of making school terroristic threats

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The three King High School students accused of making terrorist threats on social media appeared in magistrate court Thursday morning. Nineteen year-old Ezekiel Barrera, 17-year old Eric Alfaro and 17-year old William Arias were arrested Wednesday afternoon. They all appeared in magistrate court and have been charged with making a terroristic threat, which a third degree felony. Their bond was set at $25,000. Their cases have been assigned to the 214th District Court. On W...

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King High School students accused of school threat appear in court

William Arias appeared before Judge Inna Klein Thursday afternoon. William Arias appeared before Judge Inna Klein Thursday afternoon.
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The three King High School students accused of making terrorist threats on social media appeared before a judge Thursday afternoon. Seventeen-year old William Arias, 17-year old Eric Alfaro and 19-year old Ezekiel Barrera didn't have money to pay for an attorney. So, a hearing was held to appoint attorneys to their cases. Judge Inna Klein appointed attorney Epimenio Ysassi to represent Arias. Christopher Dorsey was assigned Alfaro's case and Adam Rodrigue was appointed to r...

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AAA: Texas, US retail gasoline prices continue upward trend

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COPPELL, Texas (AP) - Retail gasoline prices in Texas and across the country continue to climb upward. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump statewide rose 6 cents to $2.76 per gallon. Drivers across the U.S. are paying an average $2.96 per gallon, also up 6 cents from a week ago.

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Volunteers needed at Coastal Bend Veterans Cemetery

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With Memorial Day weekend upon us, the Coastal Bend Veterans Cemetery is asking for volunteers to help honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their nation. Starting tomorrow, the cemetery is asking for help placing flags on each grave, and with thousands of graves at the cemetery help is certainly needed.

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Annual Artfest to set up in Port Aransas

Artfest is May 26-27 at Jerry McDonald Field in Port Aransas. Artfest is May 26-27 at Jerry McDonald Field in Port Aransas.
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Need a reason to visit Port Aransas this weekend? Then consider checking out the 13th annual Artfest.

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Sold: Closing paperwork signed on 1914 Nueces County Courthouse

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The sale of the historic 1914 Nueces County Courthouse will be finalized today. The old courthouse is being sold to an Ohio-based group called the Nueces County Development Partners LLC. The group will pay the county $1.5 million in back taxes. The group wants to turn the building into an upscale 200-room hotel. The public is invited to attend the signing of the closing documents at 10 a.m. on Thursday in the Judge James E. Klager Central Jury Room of the Nueces County Courthou...

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Police: Hit and run driver responsible for two morning accidents

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Police are looking for a hit and run driver who caused two separate accidents this morning. The first accident happened on the Crosstown Expressway, when a man clipped the rear end of an SUV near the Gollihar exit. The driver of the SUV got off of the freeway and pulled into an auto parts store on Horne Road. She attempted to get the suspect’s license plate number, but he ran a red light, and while doing so, hit a Suburban that was going through the intersection, causing it to...

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Coastal Bend camp serves children with asthma

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Once again this year, a special camp will be whistled into session near Rockport.

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SeaWorld offers free admission to U.S. veterans and families

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Beginning today through July 4, 2018, U.S. veterans and up to three guests may enjoy free admission to SeaWorld San Antonio as well as other SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment properties across the U.S.  This new offer joins the ongoing Waves of Honor program that offers complimentary admission to any U.S. active duty military, activated or drilling reservist, or National Guardsman once per year, for the military personnel and as many as three direct dependents. "As Memoria... More>>

Trump cancels June 12 summit with North Koreal

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Trump cancels June 12 summit with North Korea's Kim, citing 'tremendous anger and open hostility' in recent statement. (Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)  

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US forecasters expect 10-16 tropical storms in active season

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(AP) - U.S. government forecasters said Thursday that they were expecting an active Atlantic hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecast calls for 10 to 16 named storms, with five to nine hurricanes.

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Security troops on US nuclear missile base took LSD

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By ROBERT BURNS AP National Security Writer    WASHINGTON (AP) - One airman said he felt paranoia. Another marveled at the vibrant colors. A third admitted, "I absolutely just loved altering my mind."    Meet service members entrusted with guarding nuclear missiles that are among the most powerful in America's arsenal. Air Force records obtained by The Associated Press show they bought, distributed and used the hallucinogen LSD and other mind-altering il... More>>

Chances for first tropical system of year up to 80 percent

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MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say chances are increasing for the first tropical weather system of the year in the Gulf of Mexico.    The National Hurricane Center said Thursday a mass of low pressure in the western Caribbean is becoming better defined and will likely become a subtropical or tropical depression by late Saturday.    They're putting the chances of formation at 80 percent over the next five days.    The system is currently off the southeastern ... More>>

State owes counties $2.6 billion for indigent defense costs

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SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) - Texas county commissioners say the state of Texas owes its 254 counties about $2.6 billion for the cost of providing indigent defendants a proper trial defense. The San Angelo Standard-Times reported the figure was highlighted by Tom Green County Precinct Commissioner Ralph Hoelscher, who mentioned it at a Commissioners Court meeting Tuesday and told commission colleagues that the West Texas county alone is owed $18.5 million dating to the 2001 start of the s... More>>

Rockport Wine and Food Festival to benefit Texas Maritime Museum

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The 22nd Annual Rockport Wine and Food Festival is happening this Memorial Day Weekend.  A fundraiser by The Texas Maritime Museum, who just re-opened about a month ago after Hurricane Harvey. This is their first fundraiser since last years festival, and are really hoping for a strong tourist turnout.  There will be hundreds of wines, Hawaiian food, beer and live music. You can purchase wine by the taste, glass, and even bottle.   This years theme is "Aloha ... More>>

Getting Hotter, Tropics Active

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This Memorial Day Weekend will be a hot one. Higher pressure is expected over Texas. As a result our highs will hover near 95. That will put most inland areas at or near 100. Overnight lower only dropping into the mid 70s. In the tropics, an area of low pressure has developed off the coast of Cancun. The system will likely strengthen to a tropical depression.  All indications are that the system will head to the Florida panhandle early next week. Heavy rains expected for Florida....

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Help fight child poverty with Red Nose Day

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Today is Red Nose Day here in the United States. Odds are you're one of the many Americans who don't know exactly what that means.  The short explanation: It's a campaign to raise money to fight child poverty.   In the United States alone, 15 million children, or 21 percent of all the children in the country, suffer from childhood poverty.  Child poverty doesn't just mean a lack of resources or money. It also means hunger, an inability to receive education or healthc...

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North Korea demolishes what it says is nuclear test site

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PUNGGYE-RI, North Korea (AP) - North Korea has carried out what it says is the demolition of its nuclear test site in the presence of foreign journalists.    The demolition happened Thursday at the site deep in the mountains of the North's sparsely populated northeast.    The planned closing was previously announced by leader Kim Jong Un ahead of his planned summit with U.S. President Donald Trump next month.    The North's decision to close the site h...

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Hawaii volcano produces methane and 'eerie' blue flames

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By AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press    HONOLULU (AP) - Scientists in Hawaii have captured rare images of blue flames burning from cracks in the pavement as Kilauea volcano gushes fountains of lava in the background, offering a look at a new dimension in the volcano's weeks-long eruption.    The volcano produces methane when hot lava buries and burns plants and trees. The gas flows through the ground and up through existing cracks.    "It's very d... More>>

Kushner given security clearance after background check

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(AP) - A security clearance has been granted to President Donald Trump's adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, after a lengthy background check.

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Georgia jury awards $1 billion after guard convicted for teen's rape

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(AP) - A Georgia jury has awarded an eye-popping $1 billion verdict against a security company after an apartment complex guard was convicted of raping a 14-year-old girl...

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FBI may have disrupted major cyberattack on Ukraine

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LONDON (AP) - The FBI has put a spoke in the wheel of a major Russian digital disruption operation potentially aimed at causing havoc in Ukraine, evidence pieced together from researchers, Ukrainian officials and U.S. court documents indicates.

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Fundraiser from Jonathan McComb nets $15K for hospital trauma center

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Thursday will mark three years since the historic floods in Wimberley that killed 12 people. Eight of the victims were from Corpus Christi. The lone local survivor continues to honor the memories of the loved ones he lost by giving back to our community.  

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Stand or stay out of sight: NFL takes on anthem protesters

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(AP) - Looking to quell a national debate that was sparked by Colin Kaepernick, stoked by President Trump and some say chipped away at the very popularity of America's game, NFL owners approved a new policy Wednesday that allows players to protest during the national anthem by staying in the locker room but forbids them from sitting or taking a knee if they're on the field.

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The Rise School of Corpus Christi: helping students 'rise' to kindergarten

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The Rise School of Corpus Christi aims to educate all students, including those with a developmental disability. Now, that mission is about to expand. 

Come next school year, The Rise School will move into a new 10,000 sq. foot building. With six newly-furnished classrooms, the school hopes to provide preschool education to even more children.

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Local star players help lead Javelinas to world series

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The excitement is building for Javelina baseball as they get set to play in their first ever division II world series.  They held their final workout this afternoon before taking off for Cary, North Carolina tomorrow. The Javelinas are the number six seed and they will open up against third seeded University of California at San Diego Sunday afternoon at 2pm Nine players from the coastal bend have played key roles this year. 

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Special Report: Tiny home village offers model for lifting homeless off the streets

Community First! Village rests on 27 acres, and has 135 micro homes and 100 RVs. Community First! Village rests on 27 acres, and has 135 micro homes and 100 RVs.
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A village of tiny houses in Austin is helping the homeless get off the streets, and Corpus Christi wants to adopt a similar model.

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Fact Check: Are internet claims about a Texas teenager facing the death penalty true?

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An online rumor about two murder suspects is the focus of today’s KRIS 6 News Fact Check. An image of a pair of mug shots, side by side, is circulating on the internet.   The image shows Taymor McIntyre, a 17-year-old arrested in connection to two separate capital murders in Texas. The other mug shot is Dimitrios Pasourtzis, the suspect in last week’s mass shooting at Santa Fe High School that left 8 students and two teachers dead. The photo shows similarities betw...

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Three King High School students arrested after alleged online threats

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Police in Corpus Christi have arrested three students of a local high school on charges of allegedly making terroristic threats on social media.

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District 27 primary winners turn attention to general election

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Both Michael Cloud and Eric Holguin had surreal, yet busy mornings. “I woke up to over a hundred plus notifications, emails,” said Holguin.  “People were calling me at 3:30 a.m. to congratulate me.” I'm certainly still processing it all,” said Cloud. 

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6 Investigates: "Bulletproof" Backpacks

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As hard is it is to contemplate a world in which they're necessary, people are turning to so-called "bulletproof" backpacks to give their kids a fighting chance if ever there's an active shooter on-campus. 6 Investigates put one of these Kevlar-lined packs to the test and discovered that, while it was able to stop some bullets, it couldn't stop them all. Take a look:

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Border Patrol agent involved in fatal shooting of illegal alien, 3 others arrested

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A Laredo-area Border Patrol agent was reportedly involved in the fatal shooting of an illegal alien, according to officials.

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Holiday weekend brings increased demand at Coastal Bend Blood Center

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Anytime a holiday weekend approaches the need for blood donations increases. Such is the case right now. With Memorial Day weekend upon us, blood donations are in need. 

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Premont ISD celebrates TAMUK alliance, breaks ground on new school

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The Premont Independent School District held a groundbreaking today for its new Ernest H. Singleton Premont Early College Academy  and a ceremony celebrating its educational alliance with Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

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Communities In Schools helping kids stay in school

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Keeping kids from dropping out of school. That's the goal of a non-profit called Communities in School of the Coastal Bend. It's a program that is in 42 schools in the Coastal Bend, including 13 school districts like Kingsville, Premont, Brooks County and CCISD. Communities in schools helps students graduate by giving them a community of support. Bridget Lamoreaux, Assistant Principal at Miller High school says "we have a lot of kids who working till 2 a.m. just to support t...

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'Angels' help foster youth lead normal lives

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2,500 kids in South Texas are in foster care. These children are often put in difficult situations when it comes to getting the things they need or want to lead normal lives. It can be even more difficult when a child ages out of the foster system and doesn't have a support system. That's where the Foster Angels of South Texas come in.  "Through no fault of their own, these children are placed in situations no adult or child should live with," Leslie McClanahan, P...

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15 contestants vying for a chance to become Freer Rattler royalty

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Over in Freer, Texas, the ever popular rattlesnake round-up is only a few weeks away, and Sunday night, the town crowned a new king and queen in the 53rd annual Freer Rattler Royalty Pageant.

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  • Subtropical Storm Alberto still chugging toward Gulf

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    A storm moving slowly through the Caribbean Sea is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, mudslides, and flash floods to parts of Mexico, Cuba, Florida and the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast this weekend.
    A storm moving slowly through the Caribbean Sea is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, mudslides, and flash floods to parts of Mexico, Cuba, Florida and the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast this weekend.
  • USC president agrees to step down amid gynecologist scandal

    USC president agrees to step down amid gynecologist scandal

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:52 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:52:19 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 5:25 AM EDT2018-05-26 09:25:10 GMT
    The president of the University of Southern California has agreed to step down amid a sex scandal involving a school gynecologist.
    The president of the University of Southern California has agreed to step down amid a sex scandal involving a school gynecologist.
  • Police: Suspected gunman spoke online about demon possession

    Police: Suspected gunman spoke online about demon possession

    Saturday, May 26 2018 4:03 AM EDT2018-05-26 08:03:37 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 5:25 AM EDT2018-05-26 09:25:04 GMT
    (Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman via AP). Police officers stand at the scene of a shooting on the east side of Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 24, 2018. A man armed with a pistol walked into Louie’s On The Lake restaurant at the dinner hour and ...(Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman via AP). Police officers stand at the scene of a shooting on the east side of Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 24, 2018. A man armed with a pistol walked into Louie’s On The Lake restaurant at the dinner hour and ...
    Authorities say a Facebook page in which a man claims his television is possessed by the devil belongs to the man suspected of shooting three people at an Oklahoma City restaurant before being killed by two armed...
    Authorities say a Facebook page in which a man claims his television is possessed by the devil belongs to the man suspected of shooting three people at an Oklahoma City restaurant before being killed by two armed bystanders.
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  • 6 Investigates Follows-Up on the HEB Tennis Center

    6 Investigates Follows-Up on the HEB Tennis Center

    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:27 PM EDT2018-05-24 23:27:58 GMT
    City audit reveals "loose controls" at the HEB Tennis CenterCity audit reveals "loose controls" at the HEB Tennis Center

    City auditors released their deep-dive into the HEB Tennis Center's finances and what they found worries city leaders, including Audit Committee Chairman and City Councilman Greg Smith. ""The city can - should - do better.," Smith tells 6 Investigates. "What we saw (in the audit) is unacceptable in contract management, in my opinion."? Read the audit report, below: The audit came in response to 6 Investigate's reporting earlier this year, when we found th...

    City auditors released their deep-dive into the HEB Tennis Center's finances and what they found worries city leaders, including Audit Committee Chairman and City Councilman Greg Smith. ""The city can - should - do better.," Smith tells 6 Investigates. "What we saw (in the audit) is unacceptable in contract management, in my opinion."? Read the audit report, below: The audit came in response to 6 Investigate's reporting earlier this year, when we found th...

  • 6 Investigates: "Bulletproof" Backpacks

    6 Investigates: "Bulletproof" Backpacks

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:25:01 GMT

    As hard is it is to contemplate a world in which they're necessary, people are turning to so-called "bulletproof" backpacks to give their kids a fighting chance if ever there's an active shooter on-campus. 6 Investigates put one of these Kevlar-lined packs to the test and discovered that, while it was able to stop some bullets, it couldn't stop them all. Take a look:

    As hard is it is to contemplate a world in which they're necessary, people are turning to so-called "bulletproof" backpacks to give their kids a fighting chance if ever there's an active shooter on-campus. 6 Investigates put one of these Kevlar-lined packs to the test and discovered that, while it was able to stop some bullets, it couldn't stop them all. Take a look:

  • SportsMore>>

  • SGA advances to state for a third straight year, Friday playoff scoreboard

    SGA advances to state for a third straight year, Friday playoff scoreboard

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-05-26 03:05:44 GMT

    High School Baseball & Softball Playoff Scores From Friday. Baseball- Class 5A Kerrville Tivy 3 Carroll 0 (Antlers sweep series 2-0) Class 3A Gateway Prep 4 Falfurrias 0 (series tied 1-1) Softball SGA 16 San Diego 2 (SGA wins series 1-0, advances to state)

    High School Baseball & Softball Playoff Scores From Friday. Baseball- Class 5A Kerrville Tivy 3 Carroll 0 (Antlers sweep series 2-0) Class 3A Gateway Prep 4 Falfurrias 0 (series tied 1-1) Softball SGA 16 San Diego 2 (SGA wins series 1-0, advances to state)

  • Houston's Chris Paul out for Game 6 vs Warriors with injury

    Houston's Chris Paul out for Game 6 vs Warriors with injury

    Friday, May 25 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-05-25 17:06:23 GMT
    HOUSTON (AP) - Houston's Chris Paul will miss Game 6 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night because of a hamstring injury.    Paul was injured in the fourth quarter of Houston's win over the Warriors on Thursday night. The win gave the Rockets a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series.    The Rockets say Paul's strained right hamstring will be re-evaluated after the team returns to Houston following Game 6. (Copyright 2...
    HOUSTON (AP) - Houston's Chris Paul will miss Game 6 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night because of a hamstring injury.    Paul was injured in the fourth quarter of Houston's win over the Warriors on Thursday night. The win gave the Rockets a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series.    The Rockets say Paul's strained right hamstring will be re-evaluated after the team returns to Houston following Game 6. (Copyright 2...
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