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  • Improving Weather Today

    Improving Weather Today

    Sunday, April 30 2017 6:37 AM EDT2017-04-30 10:37:50 GMT

    A cold front moved through South Texas overnight. It triggered some rather big thunderstorms primarily north of the city. The heaviest rainfall and hail came down in northern areas of Live Oak and Bee counties. We also saw some big thunderstorms sweep across parts of Refugio county. We are seeing a few lingering showers this morning. However this will give way to sunny and cooler conditions this afternoon. 

    A cold front moved through South Texas overnight. It triggered some rather big thunderstorms primarily north of the city. The heaviest rainfall and hail came down in northern areas of Live Oak and Bee counties. We also saw some big thunderstorms sweep across parts of Refugio county. We are seeing a few lingering showers this morning. However this will give way to sunny and cooler conditions this afternoon. 

  • Parents of missing UK girl still hopeful she's 'out there'

    Parents of missing UK girl still hopeful she's 'out there'

    Sunday, April 30 2017 6:06 AM EDT2017-04-30 10:06:40 GMT

    LONDON (AP) - The parents of Madeleine McCann, the 3-year-old British girl who vanished during a family vacation to Portugal in 2007, say they are still hopeful they will one day be reunited with their daughter as they mark the 10th anniversary of her disappearance. 

    LONDON (AP) - The parents of Madeleine McCann, the 3-year-old British girl who vanished during a family vacation to Portugal in 2007, say they are still hopeful they will one day be reunited with their daughter as they mark the 10th anniversary of her disappearance. 

  • Thousands without power

    Thousands without power

    Sunday, April 30 2017 3:14 AM EDT2017-04-30 07:14:50 GMT

    Thousands of people across Corpus Christi are without power at this time. 

    Thousands of people across Corpus Christi are without power at this time. 

  • OFFICIALS: 5 dead following tornadoes in Van Zandt County

    OFFICIALS: 5 dead following tornadoes in Van Zandt County

    Sunday, April 30 2017 1:40 AM EDT2017-04-30 05:40:26 GMT
    Photo courtesy Twitter: @SkySPOT97Photo courtesy Twitter: @SkySPOT97

    Tyler, Texas (KETK-TV) - During a press conference Saturday night, the Canton Fire Department said there were five confirmed fatalities following Saturday night's storms. 

    Tyler, Texas (KETK-TV) - During a press conference Saturday night, the Canton Fire Department said there were five confirmed fatalities following Saturday night's storms. 

  • Absent Trump, journalists honor press freedom at correspondents dinner

    Absent Trump, journalists honor press freedom at correspondents dinner

    Saturday, April 29 2017 11:49 PM EDT2017-04-30 03:49:06 GMT
    Prominent Washington journalists, if not Hollywood stars, celebrated the First Amendment during the annual White House Correspondents Dinner. Photo: MGNProminent Washington journalists, if not Hollywood stars, celebrated the First Amendment during the annual White House Correspondents Dinner. Photo: MGN

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Prominent Washington journalists, if not Hollywood stars, celebrated the First Amendment during the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, an event that lacked the glitter of past years because of the absence of the president of the United States.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Prominent Washington journalists, if not Hollywood stars, celebrated the First Amendment during the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, an event that lacked the glitter of past years because of the absence of the president of the United States.

  • City of Mathis issues water boil order

    City of Mathis issues water boil order

    Saturday, April 29 2017 11:35 PM EDT2017-04-30 03:35:48 GMT
    The City of Mathis has issued a water boil advisory for all residents until further notice.The City of Mathis has issued a water boil advisory for all residents until further notice.

    Officials with the City of Mathis confirmed Saturday night that a water boil order had been issued for city residents.

    Officials with the City of Mathis confirmed Saturday night that a water boil order had been issued for city residents.

  • All-female art exhibition features 75 artists

    All-female art exhibition features 75 artists

    Saturday, April 29 2017 10:13 PM EDT2017-04-30 02:13:38 GMT

    An all-female art exhibition featuring 75 artists, several local, was showcased in front of the La Retama Library.

    An all-female art exhibition featuring 75 artists, several local, was showcased in front of the La Retama Library.

  • Thousands raised at benefit for CCPD officer

    Thousands raised at benefit for CCPD officer

    Saturday, April 29 2017 10:05 PM EDT2017-04-30 02:05:08 GMT
    The benefit was held in honor of Senior Officer Jesse Cruz, who has been with CCPD for over ten years.The benefit was held in honor of Senior Officer Jesse Cruz, who has been with CCPD for over ten years.

    Corpus Christi Police Officers joined with fellow community members Saturday to help a fellow officer who was recently diagnosed with leukemia.

    Corpus Christi Police Officers joined with fellow community members Saturday to help a fellow officer who was recently diagnosed with leukemia.

  • Benefit held for spring break accident victim's family

    Benefit held for spring break accident victim's family

    Saturday, April 29 2017 9:44 PM EDT2017-04-30 01:44:45 GMT
    15-year-old Casey Daley died following a car accident while he and his family were returning from a Spring Break vacation in New Mexico.15-year-old Casey Daley died following a car accident while he and his family were returning from a Spring Break vacation in New Mexico.

    A benefit was held in Port Aransas on Saturday on behalf of a family who lost a teenage son in a car accident after Spring Break.

    A benefit was held in Port Aransas on Saturday on behalf of a family who lost a teenage son in a car accident after Spring Break.

  • DEA prescription drug take-back day

    DEA prescription drug take-back day

    Saturday, April 29 2017 6:33 PM EDT2017-04-29 22:33:19 GMT

    Saturday is national prescription drug take-back day. The Drug Enforcement Agency set up camp at various locations around the city where people could turn in their expired or unused drugs. DEA officials say through programs like this, they hope to offer a safe and responsible way to dispose of drugs to avoid them ending up in the wrong hands such as children. 

    Saturday is national prescription drug take-back day. The Drug Enforcement Agency set up camp at various locations around the city where people could turn in their expired or unused drugs. DEA officials say through programs like this, they hope to offer a safe and responsible way to dispose of drugs to avoid them ending up in the wrong hands such as children. 

  • A Cold Front Overnight

    A Cold Front Overnight

    Saturday, April 29 2017 6:29 PM EDT2017-04-29 22:29:12 GMT

    It was a warm and windy start to our weekend here in the Coastal Bend. We saw a peak wind gust of 46 miles per hour today with an afternoon high of 92 degrees. A small craft advisory will be in place through tomorrow afternoon. We are watching a cold front that is going to move through South Texas overnight. There is a slight chance of an isolated shower with the frontal passage. 

    It was a warm and windy start to our weekend here in the Coastal Bend. We saw a peak wind gust of 46 miles per hour today with an afternoon high of 92 degrees. A small craft advisory will be in place through tomorrow afternoon. We are watching a cold front that is going to move through South Texas overnight. There is a slight chance of an isolated shower with the frontal passage. 

  • USO of South Texas hosts motorcycle ride fundraiser

    USO of South Texas hosts motorcycle ride fundraiser

    Saturday, April 29 2017 4:17 PM EDT2017-04-29 20:17:50 GMT

    The USO of South Texas is holding a motorcycle fundraiser event called “Freedom Ride- Passport to Home”. This ride started at the Harley-Davidson business in the 500 Block of S.P.I.D. at 10:00 am Saturday morning.

    The USO of South Texas is holding a motorcycle fundraiser event called “Freedom Ride- Passport to Home”. This ride started at the Harley-Davidson business in the 500 Block of S.P.I.D. at 10:00 am Saturday morning.

  • Storybook parade and art celebration held at La Retama Central Library

    Storybook parade and art celebration held at La Retama Central Library

    Saturday, April 29 2017 3:54 PM EDT2017-04-29 19:54:12 GMT
    A storybook parade is held in front of the La Retama Library Saturday afternoon.A storybook parade is held in front of the La Retama Library Saturday afternoon.

    Characters came to life at a storybook parade held at La Retama Central Library. The march started at 9:30 am Saturday morning and kicked off an all-day event celebrating books, art, and music. The parade was hosted by the United Way of the Coastal Bend and children dressed up as their favorite book characters.

    Characters came to life at a storybook parade held at La Retama Central Library. The march started at 9:30 am Saturday morning and kicked off an all-day event celebrating books, art, and music. The parade was hosted by the United Way of the Coastal Bend and children dressed up as their favorite book characters.

  • Ex-Baylor athletic director denies mishandling assault claim

    Ex-Baylor athletic director denies mishandling assault claim

    Saturday, April 29 2017 3:52 PM EDT2017-04-29 19:52:50 GMT
    Former Baylor athletic director, Ian McCaw defended himself in court by denying that he failed to properly respond to sexual assault allegations. Graphic: MGNFormer Baylor athletic director, Ian McCaw defended himself in court by denying that he failed to properly respond to sexual assault allegations. Graphic: MGN

    (AP) - A former athletic director for Baylor University defends himself in a court filing by denying that he failed to properly respond to sexual assault allegations against a football player.

    (AP) - A former athletic director for Baylor University defends himself in a court filing by denying that he failed to properly respond to sexual assault allegations against a football player.

  • N. Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes

    N. Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes

    Saturday, April 29 2017 1:21 PM EDT2017-04-29 17:21:26 GMT
    Another North Korean missile test failed shortly after launchAnother North Korean missile test failed shortly after launch

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday...

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday...

  • Hacker threatens to release stolen copies of Netflix series

    Hacker threatens to release stolen copies of Netflix series

    Saturday, April 29 2017 10:53 AM EDT2017-04-29 14:53:59 GMT
    Photo: NETFLIXPhoto: NETFLIX

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A hacker claims to have stolen the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black," and is asking for an unspecified ransom to not release the entire fifth season online. The hacker, who goes by the name The Dark Overlord, has already purportedly uploaded the first episode to an illegal file-sharing service.

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A hacker claims to have stolen the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black," and is asking for an unspecified ransom to not release the entire fifth season online. The hacker, who goes by the name The Dark Overlord, has already purportedly uploaded the first episode to an illegal file-sharing service.

  • 3 killed when air ambulance crashes in Texas Panhandle

    3 killed when air ambulance crashes in Texas Panhandle

    Saturday, April 29 2017 9:57 AM EDT2017-04-29 13:57:22 GMT
    AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - Authorities say three people are dead after an air ambulance crashed overnight in Texas just south of the airport in Amarillo.AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - Authorities say three people are dead after an air ambulance crashed overnight in Texas just south of the airport in Amarillo.

    AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - Authorities say three people are dead after an air ambulance crashed overnight in Texas just south of the airport in Amarillo.      

    AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - Authorities say three people are dead after an air ambulance crashed overnight in Texas just south of the airport in Amarillo.      

  • US probes GM headlight failures, may add vehicles to recall

    US probes GM headlight failures, may add vehicles to recall

    Saturday, April 29 2017 9:46 AM EDT2017-04-29 13:46:18 GMT
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    DETROIT (AP) - The U.S. government is investigating whether General Motors should add about 312,000 vehicles to a 2015 recall for headlights that can suddenly go dark. 

    DETROIT (AP) - The U.S. government is investigating whether General Motors should add about 312,000 vehicles to a 2015 recall for headlights that can suddenly go dark. 

  • Experts: Long road ahead for Trump offshore drilling order

    Experts: Long road ahead for Trump offshore drilling order

    Saturday, April 29 2017 9:35 AM EDT2017-04-29 13:35:02 GMT

    President Donald Trump's executive order seeking to find new ocean expanses in the Atlantic and the Arctic for offshore drilling isn't likely to reach its goals anytime soon, but instead will kick off a yearslong review and legal battle.   

    President Donald Trump's executive order seeking to find new ocean expanses in the Atlantic and the Arctic for offshore drilling isn't likely to reach its goals anytime soon, but instead will kick off a yearslong review and legal battle.   

  • Investigators looking into cause of overnight fire

    Investigators looking into cause of overnight fire

    Saturday, April 29 2017 8:54 AM EDT2017-04-29 12:54:38 GMT

    Investigators are working to determine the cause of a house fire in the Calallen area. 

    Investigators are working to determine the cause of a house fire in the Calallen area. 

  • Hot & Breezy Today

    Hot & Breezy Today

    Saturday, April 29 2017 7:05 AM EDT2017-04-29 11:05:57 GMT

    It's going to be a very hot and windy start to our weekend here in the Coastal Bend. Look for an afternoon high around 95 degrees with the winds blowing out of the southeast at 20 to 25 miles per hour. A small craft advisory and coastal flood watch are in place for today. A cold front will move through South Texas in the overnight hours. 

    It's going to be a very hot and windy start to our weekend here in the Coastal Bend. Look for an afternoon high around 95 degrees with the winds blowing out of the southeast at 20 to 25 miles per hour. A small craft advisory and coastal flood watch are in place for today. A cold front will move through South Texas in the overnight hours. 

  • Art exhibit closes out with celebration

    Art exhibit closes out with celebration

    Saturday, April 29 2017 6:17 AM EDT2017-04-29 10:17:51 GMT

    The Chicas Bonitas art exhibition wraps up Saturday at La Retama Library, and organizers are ending it on a high note. 

    The Chicas Bonitas art exhibition wraps up Saturday at La Retama Library, and organizers are ending it on a high note. 

  • Friendly fire may have killed 2 Army Rangers in Afghanistan

    Friendly fire may have killed 2 Army Rangers in Afghanistan

    Saturday, April 29 2017 5:01 AM EDT2017-04-29 09:01:47 GMT
    Sgt. Joshua Rodgers, left, and Sgt. Cameron Thomas were killed while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan. Photo courtesy U.S. Army.Sgt. Joshua Rodgers, left, and Sgt. Cameron Thomas were killed while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan. Photo courtesy U.S. Army.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Two Army Rangers killed during a raid on an Islamic State compound in eastern Afghanistan may have died as a result of friendly fire during the opening minutes of the fierce, three-hour firefight...

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Two Army Rangers killed during a raid on an Islamic State compound in eastern Afghanistan may have died as a result of friendly fire during the opening minutes of the fierce, three-hour firefight...

  • Suspected scammers going door to door

    Suspected scammers going door to door

    Friday, April 28 2017 10:40 PM EDT2017-04-29 02:40:26 GMT
    Corpus Christi officials are warning residents that scammers may be impersonating City employees to gain entry to homes.Corpus Christi officials are warning residents that scammers may be impersonating City employees to gain entry to homes.
    Be careful who you open your door to. Several residents have reported suspicious people dropping by their homes, claiming to be workers with the City of Corpus Christi. It appears they may be scammers. According to the city, it's happened several times this week in neighborhoods all across the city. KRIS 6 is told the imposters are passing themselves off as city water employees. Here's how it works: They knock on your door, claim they need to test your tap water, and then gain acce...
    Be careful who you open your door to. Several residents have reported suspicious people dropping by their homes, claiming to be workers with the City of Corpus Christi. It appears they may be scammers. According to the city, it's happened several times this week in neighborhoods all across the city. KRIS 6 is told the imposters are passing themselves off as city water employees. Here's how it works: They knock on your door, claim they need to test your tap water, and then gain acce...
  • Murder suspect missing since 2013 arrested in Laredo

    Murder suspect missing since 2013 arrested in Laredo

    Friday, April 28 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-04-29 02:38:59 GMT
    Eusebio De Leon is accused of beating his wife to death in 2012 in Falfurrias. He is in a Laredo jail.Eusebio De Leon is accused of beating his wife to death in 2012 in Falfurrias. He is in a Laredo jail.

    A murder suspect who has been on the run since 2013 was arrested in Laredo, according to officials.

    A murder suspect who has been on the run since 2013 was arrested in Laredo, according to officials.

  • Concert series draws record crowds to rodeo

    Concert series draws record crowds to rodeo

    Friday, April 28 2017 10:31 PM EDT2017-04-29 02:31:23 GMT
    Country singer Aaron Watson is singing is classics at the rodeo Friday.Country singer Aaron Watson is singing is classics at the rodeo Friday.

    Opening night on Thursday drew three times as many people as opening night last year. 

    Opening night on Thursday drew three times as many people as opening night last year. 

  • Local illustrator signed to create original Star Wars art

    Local illustrator signed to create original Star Wars art

    Friday, April 28 2017 10:06 PM EDT2017-04-29 02:06:54 GMT

    A Corpus Christi artist has been chosen to work with Lucas films.  Trent Westbrook will be creating trading cards for the Star Wars Franchise.

    A Corpus Christi artist has been chosen to work with Lucas films.  Trent Westbrook will be creating trading cards for the Star Wars Franchise.

  • Bond set for suspect in elder assault

    Bond set for suspect in elder assault

    Friday, April 28 2017 9:57 PM EDT2017-04-29 01:57:34 GMT
    Bond has been set for a woman accused of assaulting an elderly person earlier this week.Bond has been set for a woman accused of assaulting an elderly person earlier this week.

    A judge has set bond for a suspect accused of assaulting an elderly person earlier this week at $75,000.

    A judge has set bond for a suspect accused of assaulting an elderly person earlier this week at $75,000.

  • Republicans again moving towards House vote on Obamacare repeal

    Republicans again moving towards House vote on Obamacare repeal

    Friday, April 28 2017 9:44 PM EDT2017-04-29 01:44:58 GMT
    Republicans are again moving towards a House vote on replacing Obamacare.Republicans are again moving towards a House vote on replacing Obamacare.

    The Republican plan to replace Obamacare is alive again as the party considers controversial changes to the bill.

    The Republican plan to replace Obamacare is alive again as the party considers controversial changes to the bill.

  • Oldest retired CCPD officer passes away

    Oldest retired CCPD officer passes away

    Friday, April 28 2017 8:16 PM EDT2017-04-29 00:16:17 GMT

    The City of Corpus Christi has lost a war hero and its oldest retired officer.

    The City of Corpus Christi has lost a war hero and its oldest retired officer.

  • Technology Olympics for visually impaired students

    Technology Olympics for visually impaired students

    Friday, April 28 2017 7:15 PM EDT2017-04-28 23:15:15 GMT

    30 kids from around the Coastal Bend gathered at the Education Service Center on Water Street this morning for the Technology Olympics. This competition was designed for blind or visually impaired students from grades kindergarten to 12.

    30 kids from around the Coastal Bend gathered at the Education Service Center on Water Street this morning for the Technology Olympics. This competition was designed for blind or visually impaired students from grades kindergarten to 12.

  • CASA preparing major goodie bags for next week's race

    CASA preparing major goodie bags for next week's race

    Friday, April 28 2017 6:54 PM EDT2017-04-28 22:54:49 GMT
    CASA of the Coastal Bend will pass out 800 goodie bags.CASA of the Coastal Bend will pass out 800 goodie bags.

    The Court Appointed Special Advocates group CASA of the Coastal Bend is gearing up for its Big 5k walk-run next weekend. They'll be passing out goodie bags to the first 800 people who show up. They're packed with lots of prizes including t-shirts, koozies, snacks and coupons for free hot dogs, cheesecake and free rounds of mini gulf.       

    The Court Appointed Special Advocates group CASA of the Coastal Bend is gearing up for its Big 5k walk-run next weekend. They'll be passing out goodie bags to the first 800 people who show up. They're packed with lots of prizes including t-shirts, koozies, snacks and coupons for free hot dogs, cheesecake and free rounds of mini gulf.       

  • CASA in need of volunteers

    CASA in need of volunteers

    Friday, April 28 2017 6:45 PM EDT2017-04-28 22:45:20 GMT
    CASA is in need of volunteers to help with abused and neglected children.CASA is in need of volunteers to help with abused and neglected children.

    The Court Appointed Special Advocates group is in need of more volunteers. It is holding an information meeting for new volunteers on Wednesday, May 3rd at noon at its office at 2602 Prescott Drive. The session will last 45 minutes. CASA will provide attendees with a look at what they do and how you will be helping kids in foster care. CASA Communications Director Diana Booth said, "We are a volunteer-based organization and our volunteers bring a really strong voice to foster c...

    The Court Appointed Special Advocates group is in need of more volunteers. It is holding an information meeting for new volunteers on Wednesday, May 3rd at noon at its office at 2602 Prescott Drive. The session will last 45 minutes. CASA will provide attendees with a look at what they do and how you will be helping kids in foster care. CASA Communications Director Diana Booth said, "We are a volunteer-based organization and our volunteers bring a really strong voice to foster c...

  • North Korea test-fires ballistic missile

    North Korea test-fires ballistic missile

    Friday, April 28 2017 6:28 PM EDT2017-04-28 22:28:37 GMT
    On Friday, North Korea carried out another ballistic missile test despite being barred from doing so, according to reports.On Friday, North Korea carried out another ballistic missile test despite being barred from doing so, according to reports.

    On Friday, North Korea carried out another banned ballistic missile test, the latest provocation amid increased tensions.

    On Friday, North Korea carried out another banned ballistic missile test, the latest provocation amid increased tensions.

  • Horace Caldwell and Bob Hall pier lighting upgrades completed

    Horace Caldwell and Bob Hall pier lighting upgrades completed

    Friday, April 28 2017 5:24 PM EDT2017-04-28 21:24:49 GMT
    Lighting upgrades at Horace Caldwell and Bob Hall piers have been completed.Lighting upgrades at Horace Caldwell and Bob Hall piers have been completed.

    The view will be a little brighter at two local fishing hotspots, thanks to state-of-the-art lighting upgrades.

    The view will be a little brighter at two local fishing hotspots, thanks to state-of-the-art lighting upgrades.

  • Man pleads guilty to possession of child pornography

    Man pleads guilty to possession of child pornography

    Friday, April 28 2017 2:58 PM EDT2017-04-28 18:58:32 GMT

    A Corpus Christi man has admitted to U.S. Attorneys, that he had child pornography. 

    A Corpus Christi man has admitted to U.S. Attorneys, that he had child pornography. 

  • Search for wanted man who took off from police

    Search for wanted man who took off from police

    Friday, April 28 2017 2:40 PM EDT2017-04-28 18:40:26 GMT

    Corpus Christi Police are searching for a man who took off from officers on his motorcycle. 

    Corpus Christi Police are searching for a man who took off from officers on his motorcycle. 

  • Dog food recalled because it may contain euthanasia drug

    Dog food recalled because it may contain euthanasia drug

    Friday, April 28 2017 2:21 PM EDT2017-04-28 18:21:29 GMT
    Photo courtesy Party AnimalPhoto courtesy Party Animal

    Pet food maker Party Animals is recalling two lots of its Cocolicious dog food. Some cans in Texas tested positive for pentobarbital, a chemical used to euthanize animals. 

    Pet food maker Party Animals is recalling two lots of its Cocolicious dog food. Some cans in Texas tested positive for pentobarbital, a chemical used to euthanize animals. 

  • Rodeo crew surprises patients at Driscoll Children's Hospital

    Rodeo crew surprises patients at Driscoll Children's Hospital

    Friday, April 28 2017 2:08 PM EDT2017-04-28 18:08:10 GMT
    The bullfighters, rodeo queens and clown taking part in the Buc Days Rodeo visited with patients at Driscoll Children's Hospital Friday morning.The bullfighters, rodeo queens and clown taking part in the Buc Days Rodeo visited with patients at Driscoll Children's Hospital Friday morning.
    Some cowboys and cowgirls visited the kids at Driscoll Children's Hospital. The children's faces lit up as the rodeo clowns, bull fighters and the rodeo queens came into their rooms Friday morning. The group spoke to the young patients in the rodeo and then signed some autographs. The children's parents were very happy including, Stephanie De Los Santos, from Victoria. De Los Santos says the surprise visit definitely lifted her two year old daughter, Esmeralda's spirits. De Los Sant...
    Some cowboys and cowgirls visited the kids at Driscoll Children's Hospital. The children's faces lit up as the rodeo clowns, bull fighters and the rodeo queens came into their rooms Friday morning. The group spoke to the young patients in the rodeo and then signed some autographs. The children's parents were very happy including, Stephanie De Los Santos, from Victoria. De Los Santos says the surprise visit definitely lifted her two year old daughter, Esmeralda's spirits. De Los Sant...
  • Concrete plant set up on city's westside for new Harbor Bridge

    Concrete plant set up on city's westside for new Harbor Bridge

    Friday, April 28 2017 1:02 PM EDT2017-04-28 17:02:32 GMT
    The concrete batch plant on Flato Road will mix all the concrete for the new Harbor Bridge.The concrete batch plant on Flato Road will mix all the concrete for the new Harbor Bridge.
    There's another sign of work on the Harbor Bridge.       Flatiron Dragos, the contractor building the bridge has set up a concrete batch plant on Flato Road near West Oso High School. Crews will use the area to mix all the concrete for the new bridge. That concrete will be used for the bridge's foundation and roadway. The company has also set up a location in Robstown to create the pile-ons. By the way, the new Harbor Bridge is expected to be completed by Spring 2020. ...
    There's another sign of work on the Harbor Bridge.       Flatiron Dragos, the contractor building the bridge has set up a concrete batch plant on Flato Road near West Oso High School. Crews will use the area to mix all the concrete for the new bridge. That concrete will be used for the bridge's foundation and roadway. The company has also set up a location in Robstown to create the pile-ons. By the way, the new Harbor Bridge is expected to be completed by Spring 2020. ...
  • US urges new sanctions on NKorea and warns of catastrophe

    US urges new sanctions on NKorea and warns of catastrophe

    Friday, April 28 2017 12:17 PM EDT2017-04-28 16:17:33 GMT

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United States called for new sanctions on North Korea Friday and threatened to punish international companies doing banned business with the pariah nation's nuclear and missile programs. 

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United States called for new sanctions on North Korea Friday and threatened to punish international companies doing banned business with the pariah nation's nuclear and missile programs. 

  • House OKs bill averting Saturday gov't shutdown, Senate next

    House OKs bill averting Saturday gov't shutdown, Senate next

    Friday, April 28 2017 11:51 AM EDT2017-04-28 15:51:58 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - With just hours to spare, the House easily approved a short-term spending bill Friday that would prevent a partial federal shutdown over the weekend. 

    WASHINGTON (AP) - With just hours to spare, the House easily approved a short-term spending bill Friday that would prevent a partial federal shutdown over the weekend. 

  • New additions to Rodeo Corpus Christi adds to the success

    New additions to Rodeo Corpus Christi adds to the success

    Friday, April 28 2017 8:58 AM EDT2017-04-28 12:58:24 GMT

    People are saying this years rodeo Corpus Christi is the biggest and the best ever.

    The reason, there are so many new things going on.

    People are saying this years rodeo Corpus Christi is the biggest and the best ever.

    The reason, there are so many new things going on.

  • New target for scammers: millennials

    New target for scammers: millennials

    Friday, April 28 2017 8:50 AM EDT2017-04-28 12:50:48 GMT
    (NBC News) - Millennials are six times more likely to give away credit card information to fraudsters than any other age group.(NBC News) - Millennials are six times more likely to give away credit card information to fraudsters than any other age group.

    (NBC News) - Millennials are six times more likely to give away credit card information to fraudsters than any other age group. 

    (NBC News) - Millennials are six times more likely to give away credit card information to fraudsters than any other age group. 

  • Social media is helping the Texas Park and Wildlife Department.

    Social media is helping the Texas Park and Wildlife Department.

    Friday, April 28 2017 8:27 AM EDT2017-04-28 12:27:11 GMT
    No matter how private you think those social media photos might be, they have ways of being seen by people you'd like to hide them from. Like the Texas Game Warden. Don’t mess with Texas. And especially don’t mess with Texas game wardens. They mean business, and they will go the extra mile to get their man. And their social media pages are just another tool for them and the public. “We get a lot of calls about people seeing things either on social media, or anywher...
    No matter how private you think those social media photos might be, they have ways of being seen by people you'd like to hide them from. Like the Texas Game Warden. Don’t mess with Texas. And especially don’t mess with Texas game wardens. They mean business, and they will go the extra mile to get their man. And their social media pages are just another tool for them and the public. “We get a lot of calls about people seeing things either on social media, or anywher...
  • Special event to honor young lady, who's legacy lives on

    Special event to honor young lady, who's legacy lives on

    Friday, April 28 2017 8:22 AM EDT2017-04-28 12:22:16 GMT
    On Friday, April 28th "Brooke's Blossoming Hope for Childhood Cancer Foundation" is hosting a fundraiser centered on childhood cancer.On Friday, April 28th "Brooke's Blossoming Hope for Childhood Cancer Foundation" is hosting a fundraiser centered on childhood cancer.

    On Friday, April 28th "Brooke's Blossoming Hope for Childhood Cancer Foundation" is hosting a fundraiser centered on childhood cancer. Board Member, Jennifer Haynes says, the floral-themed party is to put a bright light on a dark topic that needs more attention, time and funding. "We continue the fight everyday, for every single one of the fighters, the ones who haven't even started their fight yet and the ones that have gone," Haynes said. Fighters, like Brooke ...

    On Friday, April 28th "Brooke's Blossoming Hope for Childhood Cancer Foundation" is hosting a fundraiser centered on childhood cancer. Board Member, Jennifer Haynes says, the floral-themed party is to put a bright light on a dark topic that needs more attention, time and funding. "We continue the fight everyday, for every single one of the fighters, the ones who haven't even started their fight yet and the ones that have gone," Haynes said. Fighters, like Brooke ...

  • Facing a pro-gun government, anti-gun movement feels defiant

    Facing a pro-gun government, anti-gun movement feels defiant

    Friday, April 28 2017 8:15 AM EDT2017-04-28 12:15:53 GMT

    The NRA enjoys a post-election payoff moment Friday when Trump becomes the first president to appear at its convention since Ronald Reagan in 1983.
        

    The NRA enjoys a post-election payoff moment Friday when Trump becomes the first president to appear at its convention since Ronald Reagan in 1983.
        

  • Trump won't get House OK of health bill before his 100th day

    Trump won't get House OK of health bill before his 100th day

    Friday, April 28 2017 8:04 AM EDT2017-04-28 12:04:05 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump seems destined to serve his 100th day in office without House passage of a major Republican health care bill or enactment of a budget financing the government for the rest of this year. 

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump seems destined to serve his 100th day in office without House passage of a major Republican health care bill or enactment of a budget financing the government for the rest of this year. 

  • Take that, Washington! Texas looks to nullify federal laws

    Take that, Washington! Texas looks to nullify federal laws

    Friday, April 28 2017 7:50 AM EDT2017-04-28 11:50:33 GMT

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Republicans who control Congress and the White House have promised to slash the size of the federal government while easing regulations on guns, the environment and energy production.

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Republicans who control Congress and the White House have promised to slash the size of the federal government while easing regulations on guns, the environment and energy production.

  • Barbecue benefit for animal shelter

    Barbecue benefit for animal shelter

    Friday, April 28 2017 6:27 AM EDT2017-04-28 10:27:18 GMT

    This weekend, you can help P.A.L.S. continue its mission to find homes for animals of all kinds. 

    This weekend, you can help P.A.L.S. continue its mission to find homes for animals of all kinds. 

  • Prescription drug takeback day

    Prescription drug takeback day

    Friday, April 28 2017 5:58 AM EDT2017-04-28 09:58:51 GMT
    Image Courtesy: Wiki Commons / MGNImage Courtesy: Wiki Commons / MGN

    The Drug Enforcement Agency is helping to safely get rid of unwanted medications. 

    The Drug Enforcement Agency is helping to safely get rid of unwanted medications. 

  • Search for people involved in suspected stabbing

    Search for people involved in suspected stabbing

    Friday, April 28 2017 5:54 AM EDT2017-04-28 09:54:02 GMT

    Corpus Christi Police are searching for two people who they say are involved in a suspected stabbing. 

    Corpus Christi Police are searching for two people who they say are involved in a suspected stabbing. 

  • Texas asking president for hurricane wall

    Texas asking president for hurricane wall

    Friday, April 28 2017 5:29 AM EDT2017-04-28 09:29:08 GMT

    A Texas lawmaker is asking President Donald Trump to build a different type of wall. This one would protect the cities of Houston and Galveston from a hurricane's powerful storm surge.

    A Texas lawmaker is asking President Donald Trump to build a different type of wall. This one would protect the cities of Houston and Galveston from a hurricane's powerful storm surge.

  • Backpack carrier recalled for fall hazard

    Backpack carrier recalled for fall hazard

    Friday, April 28 2017 5:06 AM EDT2017-04-28 09:06:35 GMT
    Photo courtesy USCPSCPhoto courtesy USCPSC

    More than 87,000 child backpack carriers are being recalled, for a fall hazard.

    More than 87,000 child backpack carriers are being recalled, for a fall hazard.

  • New scrutiny of timeline after Arkansas executes 4th inmate

    New scrutiny of timeline after Arkansas executes 4th inmate

    Friday, April 28 2017 4:46 AM EDT2017-04-28 08:46:27 GMT
    Photo courtesy Arkansas Dept. of CorrectionsPhoto courtesy Arkansas Dept. of Corrections

    VARNER, Ark. (AP) - The last of four Arkansas executions over an eight-day period has prompted calls for investigations after the inmate lurched and convulsed while strapped to the gurney. 

    VARNER, Ark. (AP) - The last of four Arkansas executions over an eight-day period has prompted calls for investigations after the inmate lurched and convulsed while strapped to the gurney. 

  • Rodeo rides bring risk of concussions for athletes

    Rodeo rides bring risk of concussions for athletes

    Thursday, April 27 2017 10:43 PM EDT2017-04-28 02:43:40 GMT

    Cowboys and bull riders from across the country are showing off their skills, and hoping for a shot at victory as the Corpus Christi Rodeo gets underway, but like many sports, there is a dangerous side for those athletes: concussions.

    Cowboys and bull riders from across the country are showing off their skills, and hoping for a shot at victory as the Corpus Christi Rodeo gets underway, but like many sports, there is a dangerous side for those athletes: concussions.

  • South Texas judge arrested in Robstown

    South Texas judge arrested in Robstown

    Thursday, April 27 2017 10:06 PM EDT2017-04-28 02:06:25 GMT
    Judge Jerry Miller was arrested Thursday morning in Robstown.Judge Jerry Miller was arrested Thursday morning in Robstown.

    A Kenedy County Justice of the Peace is behind bars.

    On Thursday morning, Robstown police arrested Judge Jerry Miller this morning because he had three warrants for his arrest out of Kenedy County.

    A Kenedy County Justice of the Peace is behind bars.

    On Thursday morning, Robstown police arrested Judge Jerry Miller this morning because he had three warrants for his arrest out of Kenedy County.

  • Suspect in custody for Treyway Lane stabbing

    Suspect in custody for Treyway Lane stabbing

    Thursday, April 27 2017 9:47 PM EDT2017-04-28 01:47:49 GMT
    A suspect was arrested in connection to a murder that occurred last week on Treyway Lane, according to CCPD.A suspect was arrested in connection to a murder that occurred last week on Treyway Lane, according to CCPD.

    Corpus Christi Homicide Investigators advised that a suspect was arrested on charges related to a murder that occurred last week on Treyway Lane.

    Corpus Christi Homicide Investigators advised that a suspect was arrested on charges related to a murder that occurred last week on Treyway Lane.

  • Former CC Hooks player Danry Vasquez now in violation of court deal

    Former CC Hooks player Danry Vasquez now in violation of court deal

    Thursday, April 27 2017 9:21 PM EDT2017-04-28 01:21:47 GMT
    Danry Vasquez is accused of assaulting his girlfriend.Danry Vasquez is accused of assaulting his girlfriend.
    The former Corpus Christi Hooks baseball player who allegedly assaulted his girlfriend last year, has violated the terms of the deal offered to him by the Nueces County District Attorney's office. Danry Vasquez was in his home country of Venezuela when the deal was made in February 2017. District Attorney Mark Gonzalez says Vasquez is now stuck in Venezuela due to political unrest in that country. The district attorney says he understands Vasquez is trying to get a visa to get b...
    The former Corpus Christi Hooks baseball player who allegedly assaulted his girlfriend last year, has violated the terms of the deal offered to him by the Nueces County District Attorney's office. Danry Vasquez was in his home country of Venezuela when the deal was made in February 2017. District Attorney Mark Gonzalez says Vasquez is now stuck in Venezuela due to political unrest in that country. The district attorney says he understands Vasquez is trying to get a visa to get b...
  • Leadership C.C. donates to local non-profits

    Leadership C.C. donates to local non-profits

    Thursday, April 27 2017 9:18 PM EDT2017-04-28 01:18:05 GMT
    Leadership Corpus Christi donates money to the ARK and The Rise School.Leadership Corpus Christi donates money to the ARK and The Rise School.

    Leadership Corpus Christi Class 45 donated money to two non-profit organizations Thursday morning. The group held a silent auction and raised more than $10,000.

    Leadership Corpus Christi Class 45 donated money to two non-profit organizations Thursday morning. The group held a silent auction and raised more than $10,000.

  • Del Mar College unveils new mascot

    Del Mar College unveils new mascot

    Thursday, April 27 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-04-28 01:03:42 GMT
    Del Mar College's new mascot design was the result of a campaign that gathered input from students.Del Mar College's new mascot design was the result of a campaign that gathered input from students.

    Del Mar College unveiled its new, official mascot Thursday, with an updated image designed through student input.

    Del Mar College unveiled its new, official mascot Thursday, with an updated image designed through student input.

  • TX House passes ban on cities that offer protections to undocumented immigrants

    TX House passes ban on cities that offer protections to undocumented immigrants

    Thursday, April 27 2017 8:24 PM EDT2017-04-28 00:24:00 GMT

    The Texas House of Representatives has approved a ban on cities that offer protections to undocumented immigrants. The bill passed after 15 hours of heated and emotional debate that started yesterday and finished early this morning.

    The Texas House of Representatives has approved a ban on cities that offer protections to undocumented immigrants. The bill passed after 15 hours of heated and emotional debate that started yesterday and finished early this morning.

  • Port Aransas to be featured in state-based TV show

    Port Aransas to be featured in state-based TV show

    Thursday, April 27 2017 7:17 PM EDT2017-04-27 23:17:50 GMT
    Port Aransas will be featured in an upcoming episode of the Texas-based program called  "The Daytripper". If you're not familiar with the PBS show, it features various cities across Texas and highlights local attractions. The episode featuring Port Aransas was shot late last year and it will focus on Port A's beautiful beaches. But businesses like Winton's Candy Shop, Ash's Cart Rental and some of the souvenir shops will also get some coverage. The Port A episode airs...
    Port Aransas will be featured in an upcoming episode of the Texas-based program called  "The Daytripper". If you're not familiar with the PBS show, it features various cities across Texas and highlights local attractions. The episode featuring Port Aransas was shot late last year and it will focus on Port A's beautiful beaches. But businesses like Winton's Candy Shop, Ash's Cart Rental and some of the souvenir shops will also get some coverage. The Port A episode airs...
  • Police make arrest in elderly assault case

    Police make arrest in elderly assault case

    Thursday, April 27 2017 5:45 PM EDT2017-04-27 21:45:57 GMT
    Police detectives arrested a suspect in connection to the assault of a 69-year-old female. Photo: CCPDPolice detectives arrested a suspect in connection to the assault of a 69-year-old female. Photo: CCPD

    Detectives with Corpus Christi Police Department have made an arrest in the case involving an assault of a 69-year-old female.

    Detectives with Corpus Christi Police Department have made an arrest in the case involving an assault of a 69-year-old female.

  • Ayers construction will start soon

    Ayers construction will start soon

    Thursday, April 27 2017 5:43 PM EDT2017-04-27 21:43:09 GMT

    Part of the Bond 2014 construction project will soon begin. The bond's area will affect Ayers from Ocean Drive to Alameda.

    Part of the Bond 2014 construction project will soon begin. The bond's area will affect Ayers from Ocean Drive to Alameda.

  • City warns of potential city employee imposters

    City warns of potential city employee imposters

    Thursday, April 27 2017 4:44 PM EDT2017-04-27 20:44:40 GMT
    Corpus Christi officials are warning residents that scammers may be impersonating City employees to gain entry to homes.Corpus Christi officials are warning residents that scammers may be impersonating City employees to gain entry to homes.

    Officials are warning citizens in Corpus Christi about possible scammers posing as city employees to gain access to homes.

    Officials are warning citizens in Corpus Christi about possible scammers posing as city employees to gain access to homes.

  • United Airlines settles with dragged passenger for undisclosed amount

    United Airlines settles with dragged passenger for undisclosed amount

    Thursday, April 27 2017 4:16 PM EDT2017-04-27 20:16:58 GMT
    A Kentucky doctor who was dragged from a United Airlines flight has settled with the company for an undisclosed amount. Photo: MGNA Kentucky doctor who was dragged from a United Airlines flight has settled with the company for an undisclosed amount. Photo: MGN

    (AP) - A Kentucky doctor who was dragged off a United flight after he refused to give up his seat to employees of a partner airline reached a settlement Thursday with United for an undisclosed amount of money.

    (AP) - A Kentucky doctor who was dragged off a United flight after he refused to give up his seat to employees of a partner airline reached a settlement Thursday with United for an undisclosed amount of money.

  • 6 Investigates: City re-routes large gas line found under new home

    6 Investigates: City re-routes large gas line found under new home

    Thursday, April 27 2017 3:38 PM EDT2017-04-27 19:38:46 GMT
    A high-pressure city gas line recently discovered underneath a new home has the city considering a change to its inspection process to avoid another dangerous situation. (KRIS 6 News)A high-pressure city gas line recently discovered underneath a new home has the city considering a change to its inspection process to avoid another dangerous situation. (KRIS 6 News)

    A high-pressure city gas line recently discovered underneath a new home has the city considering a change to its inspection process to avoid another dangerous situation.

    A high-pressure city gas line recently discovered underneath a new home has the city considering a change to its inspection process to avoid another dangerous situation.

  • 205 students absent from Humble ISD after illness outbreak

    205 students absent from Humble ISD after illness outbreak

    Thursday, April 27 2017 2:48 PM EDT2017-04-27 18:48:17 GMT
    Photo courtesy KPRC-TVPhoto courtesy KPRC-TV

    (KPRC-TV) - The Humble Independent School District is investigating the reason why 205 of its 581 students, and five staff members were absent from an elementary school Thursday. 

    (KPRC-TV) - The Humble Independent School District is investigating the reason why 205 of its 581 students, and five staff members were absent from an elementary school Thursday. 

  • Exxon fined $20 million for emissions from Texas plant

    Exxon fined $20 million for emissions from Texas plant

    Thursday, April 27 2017 2:26 PM EDT2017-04-27 18:26:00 GMT

    BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) - A judge has ordered Exxon Mobil to pay a penalty of nearly $20 million for releasing 10 million pounds of pollutants into the air over the course of eight years...

    BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) - A judge has ordered Exxon Mobil to pay a penalty of nearly $20 million for releasing 10 million pounds of pollutants into the air over the course of eight years...

  • Toyota recalls 250K Tacoma pickups; rear wheels can lock up

    Toyota recalls 250K Tacoma pickups; rear wheels can lock up

    Thursday, April 27 2017 2:19 PM EDT2017-04-27 18:19:06 GMT
    Toyota Logo.Toyota Logo.

    DETROIT (AP) - Toyota is recalling about 250,000 small pickup trucks mainly in North America because the rear wheels have the potential to lock up, causing drivers to lose control.

    DETROIT (AP) - Toyota is recalling about 250,000 small pickup trucks mainly in North America because the rear wheels have the potential to lock up, causing drivers to lose control.

  • Trump tax plan leaves Congress, Ryan with heavy lift

    Trump tax plan leaves Congress, Ryan with heavy lift

    Thursday, April 27 2017 10:52 AM EDT2017-04-27 14:52:25 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's tax plan leaves much of the heavy lifting to Congress, while ignoring years of hard work by the guy who will have to do a lot of that lifting: House Speaker Paul Ryan.    The one-page proposal outlined by the Trump administration Wednesday has something for everyone - massive tax cuts for businesses and a bigger standard tax deduction for middle-income families, lower investment taxes for the wealthy, and an end to the federal esta...
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's tax plan leaves much of the heavy lifting to Congress, while ignoring years of hard work by the guy who will have to do a lot of that lifting: House Speaker Paul Ryan.    The one-page proposal outlined by the Trump administration Wednesday has something for everyone - massive tax cuts for businesses and a bigger standard tax deduction for middle-income families, lower investment taxes for the wealthy, and an end to the federal esta...
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