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Residents prepare for hurricane season at Coastal Bend Storm Expo

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It's safe to say the Coastal Bend hopes for a quieter hurricane season this year, but many are taking steps to get a leg up on the next storm...

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First-ever Women Veterans Day ceremony held in Corpus Christi

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Local women who've served in the military were celebrated on Saturday at the first-ever Women Veterans Day ceremony in Corpus Christi...

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Juneteenth festivities include help for residents in path of Harbor Bridge

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Each year, Juneteenth commemorates the day slaves in Texas first learned of the Emancipation Proclamation, abolishing the slave trade...

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Bobcat seen wandering through brush near south side neighborhoods

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A Corpus Christi resident got a little surprise when taking a walk yesterday on the south side of town.  Marilyn Arellano said she was walking on Dunbarton Oak Drive, behind the Wal Mart on Saratoga, when she spotted a bobcat lurking through the brush of a fenced-off lot just after 7 p.m. Thursday. According to the Texas Parks and Wildlife website, bobcats can be found throughout the state and are abundant in the South Texas brush country. However, these animals are normall...

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City leaders and business owners trained on gun safety

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"An informed public is a safe public."

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Badly needed rain on the increase

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We finally picked up a few hundredths of an inch of rain this morning out at Corpus Christi International Airport.  Six-hundredths to be exact.  Obviously not much, but a sure sign that our dry and sunny weather pattern is beginning to crumble. Upper-level high pressure has move into the eastern United States and has allowed a tropical wave in the Gulf of Mexico to slowly push westward the last several days. We’ve seen mainly stray to isolated activity for the la... More>>

Public pool temporarily closed due to vandalism

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City officials say vandalism is the cause of a public pool to remain temporarily closed this summer.

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Galapagos volcano erupts

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(NBC) Officials from the Galapagos National Park said Saturday that a volcano erupted, spewing out lava in the Galapagos Islands, and threatening wildlife.

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2 in Dallas charged with murder after 2 bodies found in car

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DALLAS (AP) - Two men are charged with capital murder in the shooting deaths of two men found in stuffed last month in the trunk of a Cadillac near a West Dallas park. 

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Police: Taxi driver who hit 8 Moscow pedestrians fell asleep

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MOSCOW (AP) - The suspect in a taxi crash near Red Square that injured two Mexican soccer fans and six other pedestrians as Russia hosts the World Cup told interrogators he fell asleep at the wheel, Moscow city police said Sunday.  

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1 dead, 22 injured in New Jersey arts festival shooting

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - An all-night arts and music festival turned deadly Sunday morning when gunfire erupted in a crowd, sending people stampeding and leaving one suspect dead and 22 people injured, authorities said. 

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Relative says Southeast Texas man, woman and son, 5, slain

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ANGLETON, Texas (AP) - A relative of a Southeast Texas couple says the man and woman and their 5-year-old son missing for a week are believed to have been found dead. 

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Houston warehouse eyed as shelter for immigrant children

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HOUSTON (AP) - An agency in Texas that contracts with the federal government to house thousands of immigrant children has signed a lease to turn a Houston warehouse into a temporary shelter.

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Cruz edges Kimmel in Blobfish basketball challenge

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HOUSTON (AP) - Sen. Ted Cruz has triumphed over late night TV comedian Jimmy Kimmel in their much-hyped charity basketball game Kimmel dubbed the Blobfish Basketball Classic. 

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Afghan bomber kills 18, Taliban rejects cease-fire extension

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A suicide bomber struck in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 18 people in the second attack in as many days targeting Taliban fighters, security forces and civilians celebrating a holiday cease-fire. The Taliban later rejected an extension to the cease-fire.

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Texas college student killed during Siberian study hike

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A Texas Tech University student participating in a University of Texas study program in Russia has died in a fall. University of Texas officials say Elmer Arrieta, a graduate student at Texas Tech's College of Architecture, has been killed while hiking on Olkhon Island in Eastern Siberia.

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Isolated Showers This Morning

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   We are starting to see some increasing moisture from a tropical wave in the Gulf of Mexico. This will lead to more widespread rain showers this afternoon and the next several days. 

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NCAA settles CTE lawsuit filed by widow of Texas player

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(AP) - The NCAA settled a lawsuit Friday with the family of a former University of Texas football player that accused the organization of being responsible for his brain injuries and death decades after his playing career...

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Jury selection begins for ex-Texas cop charged with murder

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(AP) - The jury selection process began Friday in the trial of a white former suburban Dallas police officer charged with murder after fatally shooting a black teenager...

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State appeals court reinstates California's right-to-die law

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(AP) - A state appeals court has reinstated - at least for now - California's law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives...

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Man suspected of defrauding more than 1,000 Walmart stores

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YUMA, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say a man suspected of making fraudulent returns at more than 1,000 Walmart stores across the U.S. has been arrested in Arizona...

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Texas congressman says youth shelter reflects flawed immigration plan

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DALLAS (AP) - A Republican congressman from Texas who toured a tent-like shelter for hundreds of minors who entered the country illegally said Saturday the facility is a byproduct of a flawed immigration strategy...

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Drive Clean Texas event a reminder on significance of vehicle pollution

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The Texas Department of Transportation reminded Coastal Bend residents to be aware of the emissions released by their cars for their Drive Clean Texas event...

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Foster youth hit the soccer fields this summer thanks to fundraiser

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Coastal Bend children and youth in the foster care system got a chance to play soccer this summer thanks to a partnership led by CASA of the Coastal Bend...

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Showers Likely Tomorrow

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 Tropical moisture will be on the increase as move into the end of this Father's Day weekend. It was hot and humid today with an afternoon high of 92 degrees. We also had a few isolated showers pop up this morning and afternoon here in the Coastal Bend. 

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AMC: Chris Hardwick's talk show on hold amid allegations

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(AP) - AMC Networks says Chris Hardwick's talk show is on hold and he has withdrawn as moderator of AMC and BBC America's Comic-Con panels...

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Actor says husband's Tesla car shot flames in traffic

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(AP) - Actor Mary McCormack has shared video of her husband's Tesla car shooting flames while in Southern California traffic...

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AZ Officer captured on camera, diving over fence to catch suspect

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A police chase in Arizona continued when the suspect lost control of his car and spun out.

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Despite cancer, McCain's maverick ways press on in tweets

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PHOENIX (AP) - Sen. John McCain's legacy was thrust into focus nearly one year ago when he announced his brain cancer diagnosis.

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6 police officers shot dead in central Mexico

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MEXICO CITY (AP) - Six police officers have been shot dead in the central Mexico state of Puebla by suspected fuel thieves. 

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Warner Bros. crackdown puts Dark Mark over Potter festivals

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Warner Bros. is cracking down on local Harry Potter fan festivals around the country, saying it's necessary to halt unauthorized commercial activity. Fans, however, liken the move to Death Eaters sucking the joy out of homegrown fun, while festival directors say they'll transmogrify the events into generic celebrations of magic.

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Two Florida cooling towers imploded

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(NBC) Two giant landmarks in Jacksonville, Florida are no more. Two 462-foot-tall cooling towers at the St. Johns River Power Plant were imploded at the same time Saturday morning.

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Body found identified as missing woman

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According to Nueces County Medical Examiner's Office, 28-year old Yvonne Villanueva's body was found late Wednesday along County Road 63 and County Road 20, just South of Petronila.

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California moves to clear coffee of cancer-risk stigma

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(AP) - California officials, having concluded coffee drinking is not a risky pastime, are proposing a regulation that will essentially tell consumers of America's favorite beverage they can drink up without fear.

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Kim for President? 'Never say never' says Kardashians star

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(CNN) - Kim Kardashian West says she hasn't ruled out going into politics.

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Tropical Moisture Moving Closer

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   It looks like tropical moisture is going to be on the increase as we move through this Father's Day weekend.

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Trump holds unexpected news conference on White House lawn

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(AP) - President Donald Trump gives few news conferences, and when one came Friday it was sudden, unexpected and chaotic...

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Gov. Abbott's school safety plan meets pushback

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(AP) - Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday told his party that gun rights are safe on his watch amid worries by some conservatives over his response to last month's mass shooting at a high school near Houston that killed 10 people...

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Thernaos CEO Elizabeth Holmes charged with criminal fraud

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(AP) - Federal prosecutors indicted Elizabeth Holmes on criminal fraud charges for allegedly defrauding investors, doctors and the public as the head of the once-heralded blood-testing startup Theranos...

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US poised to leave UN's human rights council

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GENEVA (AP) - The United States is about to quit the United Nation's main human rights body, primarily over Washington's claim that the Human Rights Council is biased against Israel, a Western and a U.S. diplomat say...

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California moves to declare coffee safe from cancer risk

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - California health officials are proposing a regulation change that would declare coffee doesn't present a significant cancer risk...

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Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr pleads not guilty to rape, kidnapping

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VISTA, Calif. (AP) - Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. has been jailed without bail after pleading not guilty to multiple counts of kidnapping, rape and other charges...

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Ex-'Silk Road' website adviser extradited from Thailand

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(AP) - A Canadian man who federal authorities say earned hundreds of thousands of dollars working for the notorious "Silk Road" drug-dealing website was extradited from Thailand...

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World Record Powerlifter

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South Texas is the home of a new world record powerlifter. Meet 18 year old Andres Ramos. One year ago, he won the state powerlifting championship while attending Ingleside High School. And here is he now, a college student still making a name for himself. He just returned from the International Powerlifting Federation World Championships in Canada, and he won the gold medal in the 130 pound class. Along the way he set a new world record in his weight class. A combined total of ...

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Most significant rain of the year in the forecast

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The wettest week of the year will bring 2-6 inches of badly needed rain (with isolated higher amounts) as a tropical wave approaches then moves into the area beginning on Sunday lasting at least through next Thursday. Tonight will be tropical and stuffy with a few coastal showers and a low of 76. Saturday expect only

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West Guth Park visitors upset with trash, park upkeep

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People who visit West Guth Park say they're upset about what they see. Visitors say trash and other items line the park, and it has even found its way to the water at the pond.

Cynthia Madrigual lives near West Guth Park, and enjoys running there at least a few times a week. But lately, her and other park visitors haven't been enjoying what they see.

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City draining new water tower

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You can't tell from looking outside, but city crews are draining their brand-new 3,000,000 gallon water tank. The new tank had been filled for two weeks for testing.  City officials always planned on having to drain and refill it before the tank went operational.

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Apple announces multi-year content deal with Oprah Winfrey

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(AP) - Apple says it has reached a multiyear deal with Oprah Winfrey to create original programs for its streaming service...

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US, China set to impose tariffs in 'trade war'

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(AP) - President Donald Trump just imposed tariffs on hundreds of Chinese products - from X-ray tubes to incinerators. And Beijing is striking back by targeting U.S. soybeans, beef, seafood and other products...

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'Cash me outside girl' Danielle Bregoli, coming to Concrete Street

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Danielle Bregoli, otherwise known as the 'Cash me Outside girl' and Bhad Barbie, is coming to Corpus Christi. A social media post made the announcement on the Concrete Street Amphitheater Facebook page.

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Judge jails ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort ahead of trial

Paul Manafort arrives for a court date on June 15, 2018. Paul Manafort arrives for a court date on June 15, 2018.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is going to jail.     Paul Manafort arrives at a court hearing on June 15, 2018 Paul Manafort was ordered into custody Friday after a federal judge revoked his house arrest, citing newly filed obstruction of justice charges. The move by U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson came after prosecutors accused Manafort and a longtime associate of witnesses tampering.    Manafort is the first Tru...

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Kawhi Leonard wants out of San Antonio

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There are multiple reports stating that San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard wants to leave San Antonio.

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Summer swim lessons available in Corpus Christi

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The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department is offering a way to stay cool this summer while learning a valuable skill.

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Family gives update on local doctor rescued from gulf waters

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Family members of a local doctor who was found unconscious in the waters off of Padre Island have given an update on his condition.  Alonso Mackrizz posted an updated to Facebook that his dad, Dr. Mackrizz, is in stable condition but is still in a coma.  Alonso Mackrizz Dr. Luis Mackrizz was pulled from the surf at J.P Luby beach just before 8:30 a.m. Thursday near the Zahn Road entrance. We're told a surfer spotted Mackrizz and called 911. Macrizz is an avid surfer... More>>

Local foster agency seeking donations with zumba fundraiser

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'A World For Children' is a foster agency that has helped over 26,000 children throughout Texas. In the Corpus Christi area, there are currently 50 children under the care of A World For Children, and there are 31 foster homes in the Coastal Bend area. Krystal Quiroga, Region Director, says "we really need fosters right now. In 2017 alone, just with our agency, A world For Children, we turned away 13-hundred kids. So, there is definitely a need for families whether it be to ...

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Trump: North Korea starts returning remains of US soldiers

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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says North Korea has started returning the remains of US soldiers missing during the Korean War. Speaking with Fox News on the North Lawn of the White House, Trump defended his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying "they are already starting to produce the remains of these great soldiers."    The president also said returning a military salute to a North Korean three-star general was being respectful. Says Tr... More>>

Trump says he won't sign 'moderate' GOP immigration bill

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By MATTHEW DALY, KEVIN FREKING and JILL COLVIN Associated Press   WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump said Friday he would not sign a "moderate" immigration bill being finalized by House Republicans, igniting confusion on Capitol Hill over a GOP bill that Trump's allies believed had his support.    House Speaker Paul Ryan has said that Trump backs the emerging immigration compromise between the party's battling conservative and moderate wings. GOP aides... More>>

US announces tariffs on $50B in China imports, China announces equal penalties

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is announcing a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese imports, escalating a trade dispute between the world's two largest economies.    President Donald Trump has vowed to clamp down on what he calls China's unfair trade practices. China has said that it will retaliate with $50 billion in tariffs in response, rattling financial markets.    It comes in the aftermath of Trump's nuclear summit with North Ko...

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School district cuts valedictorian's microphone during speech

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A high school valedictorian is speaking publicly after school officials shut off her microphone during her graduation speech. Back on June 2nd, Petaluma High school Valedictorian Lulabel Seitz took to the podium at her graduation. A few minutes into her speech, the honors student deviated from her prepared remarks.  She expressed frustration with how she says the school handled her claims of being sexually assaulted by another student and that's the moment the school turned off... More>>

Riders plunge 34 feet, 6 injured in roller coaster derail

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Two passengers fell 34 feet (10 meters) to the ground Thursday night when a roller coaster derailed and authorities had to pull eight others to safety high above the Daytona Beach Boardwalk.    #DBFD Removing riders from rollercoaster pic.twitter.com/ilFDDeikra — DaytonaBeachFireDept (@DaytonaBeachFD) June 15, 2018 "The front car which was holding four passengers completely came off the tracks," said Daytona Beach Fire spokeswo... More>>

George Strait part of Hurricane Harvey recovery campaign

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ROCKPORT, Texas (AP) - Country star George Strait is leading a new tourism campaign for a South Texas community that was hard-hit by Hurricane Harvey. Officials with the Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce say Strait is participating free of charge. The singer has owned a house in the community for years. Strait is part of a radio and TV campaign called "Find Yourself in Rockport-Fulton." He says the coastal area is one of his favorite places and encourages tourists to ret... More>>

US to open temporary shelter in Texas for immigrant children

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By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press   HOUSTON (AP) - The U.S. government will open a temporary shelter for unaccompanied immigrant children in far west Texas, as existing facilities for children reach capacity under the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy on migrants and the resulting separation of families.    A spokesman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Thursday that the department selected the Tornillo port of entry as a... More>>

Texas EMS Academy opens in Corpus Christi

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It is a profession crucial to saving lives, but one that often goes under-served. We are talking about Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT). And with a shortage of paramedics, a local E.M.T. academy has opened and hopes to help with this problem.   The Texas EMS Academy has set up a fast-track program that can get you certified in 14 days.  This new program requires some commitment, and you have to have a desire to serve others; however, it's an opportunity to take that fir...

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Kellogg recalls Honey Smacks cereal due to possible salmonella risk

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Kellogg Company has issued a voluntary recall for its Honey Smacks brand cereal due to the possible presence of salmonella...

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Ex-doctor arrested in 1988 Texas attack, recent death

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(AP) - An ex-physician has been charged with capital murder in the February death of a woman who was left incapacitated in 1988 after being sexually assaulted and strangled in a case that a team of prosecutors, investigators and victim advocates funded by a federal cold case grant helped reinvigorate...

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Ex-Navy man sentenced for taking classified information

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(AP) - A former member of the U.S. Navy has been sentenced to prison for illegally keeping classified national defense information, including that of some U.S. nuclear operations...

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Utah LGBT groups allowed in July Fourth parade after uproar

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Organizers of a prominent Utah July Fourth festival struck a deal to allow five LGBT organizations to participate in the parade Thursday, reversing an initial rejection given just hours after signing a nondiscrimination agreement with Provo city leaders...

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Trump's halt of 'war games' could weaken defenses in Korea

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(AP) - President Donald Trump's decision to suspend major U.S. military exercises in South Korea could weaken allied defenses, depending on the length and scope of the hiatus. But the potential for diplomatic damage seems even greater...

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Texas abortion clinics sue to undue laws dating back decades

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(AP) - Texas abortion providers who won a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 2016 that blocked a new wave of anti-abortion efforts are now using that decision to try to undo laws on the books for decades in a lawsuit filed Thursday...

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Heat stroke vs heat exhaustion: What are the signs?

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The heat the Coastal Bend has seen lately, isn't just a nuisance. It can also pose serious health risks, like heat exhaustion or heat stroke.

Dr. Lamar Moody, who works in the emergency room at CHRISTUS Spohn Shoreline, says it's important to know the warning signs of these heat-related emergencies.

Most people experience heat exhaustion, the more common of the two and less severe emergency. Dr. Moody weighs in on some of the symptoms.

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Warrant issued for murder suspect after missing woman's body found

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Corpus Christi police are looking for a man accused of killing a 28-year-old woman.

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6 Investigates: Packery Channel has a history of failures

The collapsed walls of the Packery Channel are part of a pattern of re-occurring problems that trace back to its construction. (KRIS 6 News) The collapsed walls of the Packery Channel are part of a pattern of re-occurring problems that trace back to its construction. (KRIS 6 News)
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The collapsed walls of the Packery Channel are part of a pattern of problems that trace back to its construction. While the most recent damage was caused by Hurricane Harvey, city leaders are asking what can be done to prevent it from happening again. And that includes criticism of the design. "We know it doesn't work,” said Greg Smith, Corpus Christi City Councilman in District 4. “I think it's in the design. This is not a typical design for a gulf jetty that...

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Robstown resident pleads guilty to unlawfully assisting a voter

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A Robstown woman who committed voter fraud will be spending part of the summer in jail. 76-year old Rosita Torres Flores pleaded guilty to a charge of unlawfully assisting a voter. 

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Employees suing city for on-call pay

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Juan Garza worked for the city's Wastewater Department for 27 years.  Before retiring last year, Garza spent countless weekends on call.  Weekends Garza claims he was never paid for.

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Sessions cites Bible to defend separating immigrant families

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(AP) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions cited the Bible on Thursday in his defense of his border policy that is resulting in hundreds of immigrant children being separated from their parents after they enter the U.S. illegally...

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CHRISTUS Spohn: Medical records among items stolen in April theft

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Medical records for some patients from CHRISTUS Spohn medical centers in Corpus Christi were among the items stolen from an employee, the organization reported.

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Trump accused in lawsuit of misusing charitable foundation

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By JENNIFER PELTZ  Associated Press   NEW YORK (AP) - New York's attorney general filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing Donald Trump of illegally using money from his charitable foundation to settle disputes involving his business empire and to burnish his image during his run for the White House.    The president blasted the case as politically motivated.   The lawsuit seeks $2.8 million in restitution and the dissolution of the foundation.    T...

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CCPD: Suspect uses piece of wood and knife during robbery

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Police say they are on the lookout for a woman who used a large piece of wood and a knife during a robbery.

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Local doctor recovering after being pulled from waters

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A local doctor is recovering after near drowning incident Thursday morning.

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Nueces County Jail trustee escapes while cleaning offices

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A jail trustee is facing felony charges after escaping from custody this morning.  Nueces Co. Sheriff's Department Assistant Chief Deputy Martin Arnold said 30-year-old Alicia Dent was cleaning offices at the Sheriff's Department as a trustee but was outside of the secured perimeter at the jail when she decided to run.  Local law enforcement, including Corpus Christi police and Nueces County deputies, went on an intense but brief manhunt for the woman. Two parking enforcem...

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Rescue crews pull unconscious man from the water

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A man has been taken to a local hospital after he was found unconscious in the water near JP Luby Park. A surfer saw a person in the water at mile marker 207 just after 8 a.m. and called for rescue crews, according to officials on scene. Medics arrived and pulled the man out of the water around 8:20 a.m. He was unconscious. The man, who officers say is 63-years-old, was taken to Bay Area Hospital.  The condition of the man is unknown at this time and details are limited. ...

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  • Midwestern states endure flash flooding, heat wave

    Midwestern states endure flash flooding, heat wave

    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-06-17 21:04:04 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-06-17 23:11:19 GMT
    Thunderstorms crawled across northern Minnesota and northern Wisconsin after flooding washed out roads and highways, and a heat wave sent temperatures into the high 90s elsewhere in the Midwest.
    Thunderstorms crawled across northern Minnesota and northern Wisconsin after flooding washed out roads and highways, and a heat wave sent temperatures into the high 90s elsewhere in the Midwest.
  • The Latest: Event on verge of being shut down before gunfire

    The Latest: Event on verge of being shut down before gunfire

    Sunday, June 17 2018 7:59 AM EDT2018-06-17 11:59:36 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-06-17 23:11:17 GMT
    Police say at least one person has been killed and 20 injured when shooting broke out at an all-night cultural festival in Trenton, New Jersey.
    Police say at least one person has been killed and 20 injured when shooting broke out at an all-night cultural festival in Trenton, New Jersey.
  • Arson suspected at bar where Zach Randolph's brother killed

    Arson suspected at bar where Zach Randolph's brother killed

    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-06-17 21:19:46 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-06-17 23:11:14 GMT
    Investigators have determined a fire likely was intentionally set at an Indiana bar, one day after the brother of NBA star Zach Randolph was fatally shot there.
    Investigators have determined a fire likely was intentionally set at an Indiana bar, one day after the brother of NBA star Zach Randolph was fatally shot there.
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  • 6 Investigates: Packery Channel has a history of failures

    6 Investigates: Packery Channel has a history of failures

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:20 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:20:00 GMT
    The collapsed walls of the Packery Channel are part of a pattern of re-occurring problems that trace back to its construction. (KRIS 6 News)The collapsed walls of the Packery Channel are part of a pattern of re-occurring problems that trace back to its construction. (KRIS 6 News)

    The collapsed walls of the Packery Channel are part of a pattern of problems that trace back to its construction. While the most recent damage was caused by Hurricane Harvey, city leaders are asking what can be done to prevent it from happening again. And that includes criticism of the design. "We know it doesn't work,” said Greg Smith, Corpus Christi City Councilman in District 4. “I think it's in the design. This is not a typical design for a gulf jetty that...

    The collapsed walls of the Packery Channel are part of a pattern of problems that trace back to its construction. While the most recent damage was caused by Hurricane Harvey, city leaders are asking what can be done to prevent it from happening again. And that includes criticism of the design. "We know it doesn't work,” said Greg Smith, Corpus Christi City Councilman in District 4. “I think it's in the design. This is not a typical design for a gulf jetty that...

  • 6 Investigates: Scamming the scammers

    6 Investigates: Scamming the scammers

    Monday, June 11 2018 7:26 PM EDT2018-06-11 23:26:38 GMT

    Chief Investigative Reporter Rick Spruill turned the table on a phone scam targeting South Texans, intended to make victims believe they owe the IRS money. Here's what happened, and what you can learn about how these scammers operate. But, beware: the language gets pretty rough.

    Chief Investigative Reporter Rick Spruill turned the table on a phone scam targeting South Texans, intended to make victims believe they owe the IRS money. Here's what happened, and what you can learn about how these scammers operate. But, beware: the language gets pretty rough.

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  • World Record Powerlifter

    World Record Powerlifter

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:03 PM EDT2018-06-16 02:03:12 GMT

    South Texas is the home of a new world record powerlifter. Meet 18 year old Andres Ramos. One year ago, he won the state powerlifting championship while attending Ingleside High School. And here is he now, a college student still making a name for himself. He just returned from the International Powerlifting Federation World Championships in Canada, and he won the gold medal in the 130 pound class. Along the way he set a new world record in his weight class. A combined total of ...

    South Texas is the home of a new world record powerlifter. Meet 18 year old Andres Ramos. One year ago, he won the state powerlifting championship while attending Ingleside High School. And here is he now, a college student still making a name for himself. He just returned from the International Powerlifting Federation World Championships in Canada, and he won the gold medal in the 130 pound class. Along the way he set a new world record in his weight class. A combined total of ...

  • Kawhi Leonard wants out of San Antonio

    Kawhi Leonard wants out of San Antonio

    Friday, June 15 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-06-15 18:57:20 GMT
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    There are multiple reports stating that San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard wants to leave San Antonio.

    There are multiple reports stating that San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard wants to leave San Antonio.

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