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O.J. Simpson officially granted parole

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O.J. Simpson will be paroled after serving nine years in prison for a botched bid to retrieve sports memorabilia in Las Vegas.

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Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington dies at 41

The iconic singer was best known for his work with Linkin Park. Photo: Photo: suran2007 / CC BY 2.0 / MGN The iconic singer was best known for his work with Linkin Park. Photo: Photo: suran2007 / CC BY 2.0 / MGN
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The Los Angeles County coroner says Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington, who sold millions of albums with a unique mix of hard rock, hip-hop and rap, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday. He was 41.

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Plea hearing for man charged with capital murder Video included

Truanser Hughes faces capital murder charges in connection with a deadly shooting at a gun shop. Truanser Hughes faces capital murder charges in connection with a deadly shooting at a gun shop.
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One man who is charged will killing a local gun shop owner will be in court Thursday. Truanser Hughes will face a plea hearing just one day after his co-defendant, Jeremiah Jenkins, learned his capital murder case will go to trial in February.  Hughes is also facing a capital murder charge. He is one of four men charged in the case. Shooter's Depot gun store owner George Koumbis died and an employee was injured when the men allegedly robbed the store, firing off several shots.... More>>

Motorcycle, 18-wheeler accident kills Robstown resident Video included

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A Robstown resident is dead following an accident involving a motorcycle and 18-wheeler. The accident happened around 7 p.m. Wednesday on FM 892, just south of Robstown. The driver of the motorcycle crashed into the side of the 18-wheeler after the truck failed to yield when turning right onto Highway 77, according to investigators. The driver of the 18-wheeler was at fault and was taken for a blood test. He was not injured. The 54-year-old driver of the motorcycle died at the scen...

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'Munchies' bus prepares for Food Truck Summerfest Video included

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Get your stretchy pants ready for the City's 2nd Annual Food Truck Summerfest! We caught up with one bus, that's ready to bust out orders. Preparations are underway for tons of food trucks, including Munchies. Owner and Operator, Hank Harrison and Eddy Corona say they're ready to satisfy those South Texas munchies!  "You really kind of got to psych yourself out, because this is one of the biggest crowds that you're going to see all year with food truck in Corpus,"... More>>

City to get $2.75 million in financial assistance to help with desalination planning

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The City of Corpus Christi is getting some help moving forward with a seawater desalination project. The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approved Thursday $2.75 million in financial assistance for the city through a deferred financing loan from the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT).  The City could save approximately $458,000 over the life of the loan by using the SWIFT program, according to a press release from the TWDB. The financial assistance will allo...

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New downtown mural breath of fresh air

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A local artist unveiled his latest work yesterday - a 30 by 60 foot mural depicting a sea turtle rising to the surface to take air. His canvas? The south wall of the Braswell Building. He said it's symbolic of the new life he envisions and hopes to inspire for Corpus Christi - the place he "loves" and is "proud to call home."

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AEP reports more than 1,700 homes, businesses without power

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AEP is reporting a power outage that is affecting over 1,700 households and businesses in Corpus Christi. The outage run along the north side of SPID to Pharaoh Drive and from Ennis Joslin to Nile. According to AEP's website, the estimated restoration time is 12:30 p.m.  We will update this story as new information comes in.  The KRISTV.COM application is available now on the App Store™ and Android App Store. Apple, the Apple logo, iPod, and iTunes are trademark... More>>

Texas man loses 230lbs to fulfill dream of joining Army Video included

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(KRBC) An Abilene, Texas man fulfilled his childhood dream after losing over 200 pounds in order to join the United States Army. William Guinn Jr. was officially sworn in to the Army during a ceremony that took place in Dallas on Thursday - a proud moment that's been over a year in the making. Guinn told KTAB and KRBC he looked in the mirror in February of 2016 and decided he was tired of being overweight, so he went to a local gym and began working with trainers and nutrition speci... More>>

World’s plastic waste could bury Manhattan 2 miles deep

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Study shows there is enough plastic exists to bury Manhattan under more than two miles of trash.

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Drug case dismissed, 53 others to be reviewed after cop allegedly plants drugs Video included

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(WBAL) A 90-second clip of a Baltimore police body camera video led to the dismissal of a drug case, and 53 other cases that involve the same officer might be under review. There's controversy over a Baltimore City police body-camera video and whether it shows an officer tampering with evidence. The 90-second clip led to the dismissal of a drug case, and 53 other cases that involve the same officer might be under review. The clip is a snapshot of what appears to be an officer misha...

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Senior centers offering free clinics on available Medicare savings programs

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Seniors 60 and older can get assistance in applying for Medicare savings programs.

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Nelson Mandela Day at Heritage Park on Saturday Video included

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On July 18, it would have been Nelson Mandela's 99th birthday. People all over the world are helping celebrate him in a huge way and right here in Corpus Christi there will be an event dedicated to just him and the principles he advocated through his life. The 3rd Annual Mandela Day Festival will be held at Heritage Park on Saturday July 22 at 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. The theme this year is Unification, Honor and Peace. There will be a Candlelight Vigil to pray for our count...

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Islanders online nursing program ranked 17 in nation Video included

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Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) online program has been recognized among the top 50 colleges in the nation by College Values Online, placing 17 out of 50. “That has to do a lot with the professors. They are willing to go above and beyond to help us do what we need to do to get our education. They are always available, and I think that really helps us to learn and grow,” said Family Nurse Practitioner student Lea... More>>

Mice seen running around Texas Chipotle restaurant Video included

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A few rodents ruined the lunch for some Chipotle customers in Dallas. Mice can be seen running around the restaurant in a video shared by a customer. Some people left the restaurant immediately while others continued to eat.  Restaurant workers used a broom to get rid of the rodents.  Chipotle says this is an extremely isolated incident. They say the mice got in through small cracks in the building which they are working to fix as soon as possible.

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Dallas hires Detroit officer as its 1st female police chief

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DALLAS (AP) - Dallas announced Wednesday that it has hired a Detroit deputy police chief to be its first female police chief and lead a department that saw several officers killed last summer when a gunman opened fire during a protest.    U. Renee Hall, who starts Sept. 5, will step into the role tasked with hiring hundreds of officers.    "I am honored to be chosen to lead the Dallas Police Department at this critical time in its history," Hall said in... More>>

Heat is On Video included

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Well it's here. The heat wave will begin today and last into early next week. Outdoor, strenuous activity should be reduced during peak heating as the heat index will be hovering near 110. Daytime highs near 100 and night time lows near 80. No change until middle of next week when more tropical air returns. Today: Mostly sunny and very warm. High 96. Friday: Sunny and hot. High 97. Saturday: Sunny and hot. High 98. Sunday: Sunny and hot. High 98. Monday: Sunny and hot. High 98. ... More>>

Man beats odds of catching blue lobster, donates to science

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Man catches extremely rare blue lobster.

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Dallas police suspend probe into incident involving Elliott

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Dallas Police suspend recent assault case against Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott.

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OJ Simpson drawing world attention during plea for freedom Video included

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World's eyes on OJ Simpson as he asks for his freedom after serving nine years of 33 year sentence.

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CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital holding 'Look Before You Leave' demonstration

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CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital partners with the the Corpus Christi Police Department and Child Protective Services for an important reminder about hot cars and kids.
 

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Fans flood San Diego Comic-Con at Wednesday’s preview night

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San Diego Comic-Con fans with four-day passes to the annual pop-culture convention were treated to a preview of the showroom floor Wednesday night.

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Winkelman loses no hit bid with two outs in ninth Video included

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CORPUS CHRISTI – Alex Winkelman pitched 8 2/3 innings of no-hit baseball as Corpus Christi blanked Frisco 6-0 Wednesday night at Whataburger Field before 5,139. Back out for the ninth with a pitch count of 94, Winkelman (1-5) retired Michael De Leon and Scott Heineman on fly balls to the outfield before Andy Ibanez spoiled his bid for the first individual nine-inning no-hit game in Hooks history. Ibanez slapped a 1-1 pitch up the middle for the lone RoughRiders hit of the night... More>>

In interview, Trump bashes Sessions over recusal

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(AP) - President Donald Trump told The New York Times in an interview Wednesday that he never would have appointed Jeff Sessions as attorney general had he known Sessions would recuse himself from overseeing the Russia investigation.

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Local teachers to receive smaller bonus than expected Video included

Teachers at Kostoryz Elementary said they've seen improvements every year since the grant program began. Teachers at Kostoryz Elementary said they've seen improvements every year since the grant program began.
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Despite already putting in hours of extra work, a group of local teachers and staff say they won't be getting a large part of a hard-earned bonus after state changes to a federal grant program.

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First house demolished in Harbor Bridge buyout program Video included

A home on West Broadway was torn town Wednesday after its former owners accepted a buyout offer and relocated. A home on West Broadway was torn town Wednesday after its former owners accepted a buyout offer and relocated.
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The demolition is the first visual symbol of change for Hillcrest residents whose homes are near the path of the new Harbor Bridge. 

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Sen. John McCain diagnosed with brain tumor Video included

Senator John McCain, seen here in his official congressional photo. Courtesy: U.S. Congress Senator John McCain, seen here in his official congressional photo. Courtesy: U.S. Congress
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(AP) - Arizona Sen. John McCain has been diagnosed with a brain tumor after doctors removed a blood clot above his left eye last week, his office said in a statement Wednesday.

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American Bank Center calls for major expansion Video included

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Last week, we reported the largest convention to come to the American Bank Center isn't coming back.

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Less rain more sun and hotter Video included

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Upper level high pressure will assert its dominance over south Texas as it strengthens and drifts slowly south. Sinking air around the high will produce more surface wind less to no rain and therefore hotter temperatures through the weekend. 

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6 Investigates Follow-Up: VA to allow more nursing home options for veterans Video included

The VA has reopened its contract process to allow for more nursing home options in Corpus Christi. That comes after a KRIS 6 Investigation exposed the neglectful conditions at some local nursing homes under contract with the VA. (KRIS 6 News) The VA has reopened its contract process to allow for more nursing home options in Corpus Christi. That comes after a KRIS 6 Investigation exposed the neglectful conditions at some local nursing homes under contract with the VA. (KRIS 6 News)
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Veterans could soon have more local nursing home options following a KRIS 6 investigation that exposed neglectful conditions at some facilities under contract with the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs. The investigation also uncovered the fact that veterans in the Corpus Christi area only have two choices for nursing homes, and both are poorly rated by a federal agency. On Friday, the VA officially re-opened its nursing home contract process in Nueces County. That process now inc...

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Man accused of killing gun shop owner appears in court Video included

Jenkins was accused and charged in connection to the murder of a local gun shop owner during a robbery. Jenkins was accused and charged in connection to the murder of a local gun shop owner during a robbery.
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A trial date has been set for one of the men accused of killing a local gun shop owner.

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Residents concerned with drivers not stopping at the Blevins and Florida intersection Video included

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Residents who live along Blevins Street say they want something done about drivers running stop signs. 

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Ginobili returning for 16th season

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - As the clock ticked down on the Spurs' season and Manu Ginobili was pulled from the game, a thunderous roar from the home crowd guided him to the bench.      Ginobili wore an appreciative but quizzical look on his face as he put a warmup shirt back on and prepared to head off into the summer. Clearly, the fans were saying goodbye to one of the most popular players in Spurs history.      Ginobili was not ready to do the same: The Argenti... More>>

Coastal Fishing Report

If you're headed for the water this summer, Texas Game Wardens have a few reminders you'll want to take heed of. If you're headed for the water this summer, Texas Game Wardens have a few reminders you'll want to take heed of.
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     NORTH SABINE: Trout are fair to good under birds and pods of shad on soft plastics. Redfish are good in the cuts and drains leading to the marsh on shrimp and Gulps.      SOUTH SABINE: Trout are fair to good while drifting the reefs on live shrimp and topwaters. Redfish and trout are good at the jetty.      BOLIVAR: Trout are good on the south shoreline on Bass Assassins, Trout Killers and Sand Eels. Black drum, sand trout and redfish ... More>>

Texas A&M's "Healthy South Texas" program makes Zika prevention kits Video included

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To help in the fight against the Zika Virus, one local group is putting together "Zika prevention kits".

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Girl reunited with her family after wandering out of home overnight Video included

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A young girl has been reunited with her family after Corpus Christi police were alerted to a child seen barefoot and wandering near Wilson Elementary School around 6:30 a.m. 

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Illinois sheriff IDs another victim of John Wayne Gacy Video included

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By DON BABWIN Associated Press   CHICAGO (AP) - An Illinois sheriff's office said Wednesday that it has identified a Minnesota runaway as one of the victims of serial killer John Wayne Gacy.    In a news release, the Cook County Sheriff's Department said that the remains of a person whose body was found under the crawl space of Gacy's Chicago area home in 1978 were those of 16-year-old James "Jimmie" Byron Haakenson. The teenager had left his home in 1976 an... More>>

Construction set to begin on Ayers St improvement project Video included

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Construction is set to begin on the Bond 2014 Ayers Street Improvement Project, and the city is advising drivers in the area to expect delays, and if possible, to seek alternate routes.  

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Hundreds of Tuloso-Midway ISD students head back to school Video included

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Wednesday marks the first day of school for students who attend Tuloso-Midway Independent School District. On Wednesday morning, staff members at Tuloso-Midway Primary School directed traffic so the children could arrive to class safely. Several parents and their kids were happy to be at school. One parent Jose Flores was dropping off his daughter, Eliana, for her first day of school. Flores said, "We're more excited that the kids don't have to be at home doing nothing anymore.... More>>

Pet of the Week: Sally Video included

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Looking for a companion who will be there for the long haul? If so, then look no further than our Pet of the Week.

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Homeownership simplified at free event Video included

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Local groups are teaming up to open the doors for those who dream of owning their own home.

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9-year-old becomes CEO of Make-A-Wish for a day Video included

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(WLWT) A 9-year-old boy took over as CEO of the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Adrian McKinney is winning a battle with sickle cell disease. On Monday, his wish was granted by the Make-a-Wish Foundation of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana: He became CEO of the nonprofit for a day. Adrian may be small, but he's making a massive impact. The Cincinnati-area native took over as head of Make-a-Wish OKI Monday in an effort to help others. The 9-year-old is no stranger to the Make-a-Wish program. Las... More>>

Schlitterbahn celebrating city and county employees Video included

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Schlitterbahn Riverpark Corpus Christi is celebrating the city and county employees in our area with, City and County Employee Appreciation Week! All week until Sunday July 23, employees of the Corpus Christi City and Nueces County can bring up to 6 family members and get a special discount when shown with an issued ID.  Monday to Friday - $19.99 for guests 3+ Saturday & Sunday - $24.99 for guests 3+ For more information you can head to www.schlitterbahn.com/home/cor... More>>

Warrant issued for man accused of leaving child in car at movie theater Video included

A passerby took cell phone video of officers who arrived at the Starplex movie theater and found a baby alone in a van in February. A passerby took cell phone video of officers who arrived at the Starplex movie theater and found a baby alone in a van in February.
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A local judge has issued an arrest warrant for the father of the baby girl who was left inside a vehicle at a local movie theater. It was back in February when Corpus Christi Police Department officers responded to a 911 call at the Starplex Theater off of Greenwood related to a child locked inside a van in the parking lot. Officers popped the lock to the van to get the 8-month-old out just as the parents came out of the movie theater. Surveillance footage showed the parents had lef... More>>

Corpus Christi Comic Con hosts local superheroes Video included

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Corpus Christi Comic Con celebrates everything from comics to tv, film, games and more.

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Beekeeping has taken off in popularity Video included

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The buzzing that most people might consider a nuisance is a sweet and welcome sound to many backyard beekeepers. With widening attention on environmental issues like food sources and bees’ health, more people like Michael Leidner believe beekeeping is worth the effort and the occasional sting. “In the last ten years beekeeping has exploded. Personally, I started about seven or eight years ago, and many people are starting everyday. It is done in a... More>>

Apple patents discreet emergency call technology

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Apple is making moves that will help users secretly call 911 in emergencies. The company has patented a process that would allow users to discreetly dial for help using only your fingerprint. The patent was published Tuesday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. When the feature is used, the location of the phone will be given to emergency responders. Authorities would also be able to pull live audio and video from the phone when the feature is activated.  Apple suggests th... More>>

2 Shooter's Depot capital murder suspects to appear in court Video included

Left: Jeremiah Jenkins. Right: Filamir Gomez. Both charged with capital murder. Left: Jeremiah Jenkins. Right: Filamir Gomez. Both charged with capital murder.
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A shooting during a robbery at a local gun shop in September 2016 left the owner of the shop dead and a worker there seriously injured. The crime happened at the Shooter's Depot on the 5500 block of Leopard Street. Store owner George Koumbis died after he was transported to the hospital. Two suspects who were arrested for the crime are set to appear in court Wednesday. A plea deadline hearing is scheduled for Jeremiah Jenkins, who turned himself into authorities after the shooting.... More>>

House to vote on Trump's $1.6B border wall request next week

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WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans are moving next week to fund President Donald Trump's $1.6 billion request to begin construction of his oft-promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.    Aides said Tuesday evening that GOP leaders have decided to attach the money - to build 74 miles of fencing and levee wall in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas and near San Diego - to a spending bill for the Defense Department and a handful of other agencies like the Department of Veterans... More>>

Much Warmer Ahead Video included

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A few sea breeze showers possible today but after that it looks like a long hot weekend. High pressure is building in and will make for a very hot weekend.  Highs along the coast will be in the upper 90s with most inland areas in the low 100s. Today: Partly cloudy with isolated afternoon shower. High 95. Thursday: Mostly sunny and very warm. High 95. Friday: Sunny and hot. High 98. Saturday: Sunny and hot. High 98. Sunday: Sunny and hot. High 98. Monday: Sunny and hot. Hig... More>>

Man severely burned in overnight townhome fire Video included

The Corpus Christi Fire Department quickly extinguished a townhome fire overnight. The Corpus Christi Fire Department quickly extinguished a townhome fire overnight.
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An elderly man suffered third degree burns as a result of an overnight townhome fire.  Crews from the Corpus Christi Fire Department (CCFD) responded to the call just before 3 a.m. on the 1400 block of Corban Drive.  The fire was contained to one unit and was quickly put out. The man was found outside of his townhome with severe burns to both of his legs. He was taken to Spohn Shoreline for treatment, according to officials with the CCFD. Officials are not sure what may ...

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Water's Edge Park features food truck area, dog park Video included

The Water's Edge Park is almost complete. The Water's Edge Park is almost complete.
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Water's Edge Park is nearing completion! We got a look at all the bells and whistles on the 30 acres, set to wow visitors and tourists alike. Fulton Construction Estimator Roger Mellado says the latest addition is the dual bathroom facilities set to be open in the next couple weeks. "Those two are men's and women's bathrooms and they'll also have showers as part of the amenities," Mellado said. He says, the plan to reactivate the area through the 2008 Bond Project is... More>>

Texas begins special session highlighted by 'bathroom bill' Video included

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A special legislative session in Texas ordered by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott began Tuesday with loud protests over a revived "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people, renewed hostilities about a crackdown on immigration and GOP infighting that could keep demands of influential social conservatives again out of reach.    Frustrations ratcheted quickly in a likely sign of things to come over the next 30 days, during which Abbott says he wil... More>>

Former city judge moves closer to getting back on the bench Video included

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A Corpus Christi city judge, who was removed because she was not a U.S. Citizen in May, could have a shot at getting her old job back. Late Tuesday evening, the city council voted in favor to reinstate Young Min Burkett. 

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Coast Guard budget cuts could impact readiness Video included

President Trump's proposed budget for FY2018 would cut Coast Guard funding by $1.3  billion, about 12 percent of their operating budget. President Trump's proposed budget for FY2018 would cut Coast Guard funding by $1.3 billion, about 12 percent of their operating budget.
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President Trump's proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year calls for a $1.3 billion dollar cut to the Coast Guard's $9 billion operating budget. 

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Judge removed for not being US citizen could be reinstated Video included

Judge Burkett was sworn in as a U.S. Citizen Friday. (File photo) Judge Burkett was sworn in as a U.S. Citizen Friday. (File photo)
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The Municipal Court judge who was recently removed from the bench after it was discovered she was not a United States citizen could possibly get her job back today.  Judge Young Min Burkett has been on unpaid leave since the city discovered she was not a citizen in May. Burkett has since become a United States citizen.  Burkett says that giving up her South Korean citizenship to become an American was difficult because she often visits her sick parents. "My dad just...

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Summer-time warming trend

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Upper level low pressure in northern Mexico will pull tropical moisture into the area for one more day resulting in another round of isolated shower activity. After the system pushes inland upper level high pressure will build back over the area producing sweltering heat and rather dry windy conditions thru the weekend. Tropical storm Don continues to weaken near the Windward islands. 

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Kameron Fernandez- Only 9 years old, but a rising tennis star Video included

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Corpus Christi has produced a lot of great tennis players and another one appears on the way. Meet 9 year old Kameron Fernandez, a fourth grader at IWA  who could be the next great player. He is coached by legendary tennis pro Ken de Koning, who now at age 70 refuses to slow down. "Well, I discovered him in Flour Bluff when I saw him hit with his dad," said de Koning. We were doing a program over there and I saw this little man hit on the far court. And I said who is h... More>>

Bicyclist sought as witness to Minneapolis shooting

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Investigators examining the fatal shooting of an Australian woman by a Minneapolis police officer say they want to talk to a bicyclist who stopped and watched as officers gave medical aid to the woman.   Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension investigators say they're looking for the man who is white and 18 to 25 years old for help as a possible witness.

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Search for man turning into body-recovery effort

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TONTO NATIONAL FOREST, Ariz. (AP) - Officials say they believe the search for a man who was swept away in a flash flood at a swimming hole in central Arizona is turning into an effort to recover his body. Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management spokeswoman Tiffany Davila says crews had hoped that Hector Garnica would still be alive. 

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Trump had second conversation with Putin in Germany

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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump had a second, previously undisclosed conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit in Germany earlier this month. White House spokesman Sean Spicer says Trump and Putin spoke during a world leaders' dinner at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg.

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Texas officials warn of increase in food-borne illness

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - State health officials are warning of an increase in Texas in the number of people who've contracted a food-borne illness often linked to imported produce. The Department of State Health Services says 68 cases of cyclosporiasis have been reported in the last month and officials are asking health care providers to pursue testing and report any additional cases.

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Murder charge dropped in fatal stabbing of Houston boy, 11

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HOUSTON (AP) - A murder charge has been dropped against a homeless man accused of fatally stabbing an 11-year-old Houston boy as the child walked home from school last year, prosecutors announced on Tuesday. DNA tests prosecutors received this week were inconclusive and there wasn't enough evidence to try 28-year-old Andre Timothy Jackson Jr. for murder, said Harris County First Assistant District Attorney Tom Berg. 

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Correa injures thumb, out 6-8 weeks

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     HOUSTON (AP) - All-Star shortstop Carlos Correa of the AL West-leading Houston Astros is expected to miss six to eight weeks because of a torn ligament in his left thumb.      The Astros put Correa on the 10-day disabled list Tuesday, a day after he hurt himself taking a swing against Seattle. They expect to have him back in the lineup for the stretch run in September.      The Astros opened the day with a 15 ½-game lead over Se... More>>

Increase in assaults against Border Patrol Agents Video included

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What is already a high-risk job is getting more dangerous for border patrol agents. Assaults against agents are on the increase around the country and also on the rise in South Texas. Border Patrol agents never know what they'll run into. One day it may be drug smugglers, the next illegal immigrants trying to get into the country. Now assaults are becoming a daily concern. "It's a big increase in something that we are monitoring and something we are concerned abo... More>>

Crime scene investigators called to a death investigation Video included

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Corpus Christi police have started a death investigation after the body of a man was found inside a home Tuesday afternoon. Police were called around 3:45 p.m. to the 1000 block of Bluntzer Street.

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Nightly lane closures on Oso Bay Bridge coming

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Work requiring alternating lane closures is scheduled to begin on the Oso Bay Bridge on the eastbound side of South Padre Island Drive at 7 p.m.  

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Chick-fil-A adds menu options, testing three cities

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Chicken fast food restaurants are watching Chick-fil-A, as the company is offering family style meals in three cities. Chick-fil-A is testing four person meals that include an entree, two side, and eight mini rolls. According to the fast food restaurant's website, it's a meal kit designed by parents (who worked directly with Chick-fil-A) for parents and other groups looking for an easier way to get meals to-go and connect while they're eating together. 

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New traffic light installed near Tuloso Midway HS

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A new traffic signal has been installed on McKenzie Road, near Tuloso Midway High School and Haven Drive. 

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Port Authority says trade sanctions would negatively impact Citgo

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President Trump is now threatening to take economic action against the ruling government in Venezuela and the threats of sanctions is what has Port Commissioners worried. This morning Port Commissioners agreed to send a letter to President Trump. It warns that sanctions against Venezuela could hurt The Port economically and even affect the price that U.S. consumers pay for gasoline and local jobs. 

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3rd Texan pleads guilty in $6.4M diamond investment scam

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DALLAS (AP) - A third Texas man has pleaded guilty over what federal prosecutors call a more than $6 million diamond investment scam. Craig Allen Otteson of McKinney pleaded guilty Tuesday to mail fraud. The 65-year-old Otteson appeared before a judge in Dallas over a scheme that investigators say ran from March 2011 to late 2013.

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Port Commissioners approve sending letter to the White House Video included

Port officials hope the internship program helps the Coastal Bend retain a talented workforce. Port officials hope the internship program helps the Coastal Bend retain a talented workforce.
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Commissioners at the Port of Corpus Christi have approved sending a letter to President Donald Trump expressing their concerns over possible sanctions against Venezuela.  

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CCTV captures explosion in China Video included

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(CNN) - A violent explosion went off when a van hit a parked semi-trailer on an expressway near Hangzhou of East China's Zhejiang province early on Monday. Nobody got hurt in the incident while police are investigating into the cause of the blast. Surveillance footage showed the van taking a bend, but it brushed onto the semi-trailer parked on the shoulder of the expressway. 

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Jerry Jones- Cowboys still exploring latest Elliott incident

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FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says the club is still gathering details over Ezekiel Elliott's involvement in an altercation at a Dallas bar, the latest off-field incident for the star running back.      Elliott, who was already facing a potential suspension over the NFL's investigation of a year-old domestic case, was involved in a dispute Sunday night that led to a man getting punched in the nose and being taken to a hospital.     ... More>>

Former Corrections Officer Sentenced

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(AP) - A South Texas man has been sentenced to prison for accepting bribes as a corrections officer to smuggle contraband into a federal prison facility. 

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Girl accused of faking abduction released, mother speaks out Video included

The 11 year old girl who was believed to have been abducted on June 23rd has been released from the Juvenile Justice Center. The 11 year old girl who was believed to have been abducted on June 23rd has been released from the Juvenile Justice Center.
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The 11-year-old girl who investigators say faked her own abduction is back home after spending nearly a week at the Juvenile Justice Center. 

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Man killed in shooting at Corban Townhomes identified

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The Nuecess County Medical Examiner's Office has released the identity of the man who was fatally shot just after midnight on Monday in the 1400 block of Corban Drive near South Port Avenue.

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South Texas Cold Storage: Sunday's Ammonia leak result of maintenance Video included

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The owner of South Texas Cold Storage, Eddie Meza, is responding to Sunday's Ammonia leak that was causing concern for residents in the area.  In a statement, Meza said the leak was a result of maintenance activity. 

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BBB: Online romance may turn out to be a losing proposition Video included

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Online dating seems to be more popular than ever. Unfortunately, it also provides an opportunity for online cons.

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CCPD asks for help locating wanted man

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The Corpus Christi Police Department is asking for 28 year-old Philip Michael Sanders to turn himself in or call officers for a "peaceful surrender and booking." Sanders is accused of credit card abuse and a warrant was issued for his arrest late last month. The CCPD asks that if anyone knows the whereabouts of Sanders to call the non-emergency line at 886-2600. Sanders is a 5 feet 8 inches tall, 140 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.  The KRISTV.COM applicatio... More>>

Cowboys' Whitehead: Dognapping and ransom is 'sickening'

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DALLAS (AP) - Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead is asking for help locating his pitbull Blitz after burglars took the dog and demanded a $10,000 ransom.    Whitehead told NBC 5 in Dallas that he was in Florida last week when Blitz was taken from his Texas home, along with some shoes and bags. Whitehead has since gotten phone calls demanding he "cut a check" if he wants to get Blitz back alive, but he refused to pay $10,000 without first getting proof that...

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Motorcycle thefts state-wide are increasing Video included

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Last year more than 3,000 motorcycles were stolen in the state of Texas. And just a few months back, we had a string of motorcycles thefts here in Corpus Christi. “So motorcycle thefts state-wide, the numbers are increasing. About 6 to 8 months ago, we had a crew working here in the city. They were hitting up apartment complexes. They were taking high-end motorcycles, high-end Harley Davidsons, Kawasaki, and Yamaha,“ said  C.C.P.D. Auto Theft Task Force Lt.... More>>

Health care bill collapse leaves divided GOP at crossroads Video included

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The implosion of the Senate Republican health care bill leaves a divided GOP with its flagship legislative priority in tatters. Now, a wounded President Donald Trump and congressional leaders face dicey decisions about addressing their perhaps unattainable seven-year-old promise of repealing President Barack Obama's law.    Two GOP senators - Utah's Mike Lee and Jerry Moran of Kansas - sealed the measure's doom late Monday when each announced he would vote... More>>

TAMUCC study aims to decrease debris in local waters after rain events Video included

Trash that flowed into the bay through the storm water drains. Trash that flowed into the bay through the storm water drains.
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Corpus Christi is widely known as the Sparkling City by the Sea. However, littered shorelines have become an eyesore and even a hazard. Trash in local waters can be life-threatening for sea life. After it rains, storm water picks up scattered debris and empties it into the Corpus Christi Bay.  Texas A&M- Corpus Christi (TAMUCC) is asking to partner with the City of Corpus Christi to study the way this debris ends up in Corpus Christi Bay and help change the amount of trash ... More>>

Transgender Texan posts photo with Abbott to decry bill

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A transgender Texan has posted an all-smiles photo with Gov. Greg Abbott to protest a "bathroom bill" that state lawmakers will again consider during a special legislative session beginning Tuesday.    Ashley Smith posed with Abbott after he announced his re-election campaign Friday in San Antonio.    She later identified herself in the photo as "trans-woman" and posted it on Facebook with #BATHROOM BUDDY.  Smith, wh... More>>

Patient concerned about surgeon convicted of drunk driving three times Video included

Dr. Melissa Macias was arrested for drunk driving in 2016, 2014, and 1991. Dr. Melissa Macias was arrested for drunk driving in 2016, 2014, and 1991.
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Dr. Melissa Macias' convictions do not appear on her Texas Medical Board record. 

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Keuchel turns in successful rehab outing at Whataburger Field Video included

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A near sellout crowd watched Astros ace Dallas Keuchel turn in a successful rehab start Monday night at Whataburger Field. He pitched three innings, allowed no runs, on two hits, struck out three and walked just one. Keuchel has been bothered by a pinch nerve in his neck but showed no signs of discomfort. He looked strong throughout his outing.  More>>

8 hurt in 10-vehicle wreck during West Texas dust storm

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MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - Authorities blame a West Texas dust storm for a 10-vehicle pileup that left eight people hurt, including one traveler in critical condition. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the accident happened late Sunday afternoon on Highway 349 about 15 miles (24 kilometers) north of Rankin. The National Weather Service reports gusts topped 40 mph during scattered storms. Upton County Sheriff Dan Brown says nearby fields were...

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Feds taking over Texas National Guard mission along border

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The billions of dollars that Texas has spent on border security in recent years will no longer include a lengthy Texas National Guard deployment. Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Monday that Guard members who remain on the U.S.-Mexico border will begin taking federal orders this month.

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Ex-Texas officer indicted on murder charge in teen's death

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DALLAS (AP) - A white former police officer has been indicted on a murder charge in the April shooting death of a black teenager who was a passenger in a car that was leaving a party in suburban Dallas, prosecutors said Monday.

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Goat breaks Colorado business window door

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(NBC) - Employees at a polyurethane manufacturer in Louisville, Colorado got quite the surprise this morning when they showed up to work. Employees at Argonics Inc. thought someone might have tried to break into their facility, when they discovered the front door shattered. But after watching security footage, they discovered a hoofed culprit was to blame.  Footage shows the goat ramming into the door, several times, before scattering off. 

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Woman awarded $43.6 million after being run over in Walmart parking lot

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A Sinton woman, who was run over in a Walmart parking lot, has been awarded nearly $44 million, after suing Walmart and the driver who hit her. 

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  • 6 Investigates Follow-Up: VA to allow more nursing home options for veterans

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    Wednesday, July 19 2017 6:24 PM EDT2017-07-19 22:24:55 GMT
    The VA has reopened its contract process to allow for more nursing home options in Corpus Christi. That comes after a KRIS 6 Investigation exposed the neglectful conditions at some local nursing homes under contract with the VA. (KRIS 6 News)The VA has reopened its contract process to allow for more nursing home options in Corpus Christi. That comes after a KRIS 6 Investigation exposed the neglectful conditions at some local nursing homes under contract with the VA. (KRIS 6 News)

    Veterans could soon have more local nursing home options following a KRIS 6 investigation that exposed neglectful conditions at some facilities under contract with the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs. The investigation also uncovered the fact that veterans in the Corpus Christi area only have two choices for nursing homes, and both are poorly rated by a federal agency. On Friday, the VA officially re-opened its nursing home contract process in Nueces County. That process now inc...

    Veterans could soon have more local nursing home options following a KRIS 6 investigation that exposed neglectful conditions at some facilities under contract with the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs. The investigation also uncovered the fact that veterans in the Corpus Christi area only have two choices for nursing homes, and both are poorly rated by a federal agency. On Friday, the VA officially re-opened its nursing home contract process in Nueces County. That process now inc...

  • 6 Investigates: Port A developer says city 'turning blind eye' to fire code

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    The city limits line for Port Aransas used to be evident by the welcome sign along State Highway 361. Now – all one has to look for is an army of earth movers making room for another high-end beachfront community. It’s one of several dozen new subdivisions recently built or under construction. But that rapid development has led to inconsistencies with enforcement of fire code regulations, said developer Julie Shodrok. 6 Investigates found several new subdivisions that d...

    The city limits line for Port Aransas used to be evident by the welcome sign along State Highway 361. Now – all one has to look for is an army of earth movers making room for another high-end beachfront community. It’s one of several dozen new subdivisions recently built or under construction. But that rapid development has led to inconsistencies with enforcement of fire code regulations, said developer Julie Shodrok. 6 Investigates found several new subdivisions that d...

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  • Dallas police suspend probe into incident involving Elliott

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    Dallas Police suspend recent assault case against Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott.

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  • Winkelman loses no hit bid with two outs in ninth

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    CORPUS CHRISTI – Alex Winkelman pitched 8 2/3 innings of no-hit baseball as Corpus Christi blanked Frisco 6-0 Wednesday night at Whataburger Field before 5,139. Back out for the ninth with a pitch count of 94, Winkelman (1-5) retired Michael De Leon and Scott Heineman on fly balls to the outfield before Andy Ibanez spoiled his bid for the first individual nine-inning no-hit game in Hooks history. Ibanez slapped a 1-1 pitch up the middle for the lone RoughRiders hit of the night...
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