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  • 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...
  • Health officials say Zika still a concern

    Health officials say Zika still a concern

    Friday, April 28 2017 4:46 PM EDT2017-04-28 20:46:50 GMT
    South Texans continue to be on the alert for signs of the Zika virus.South Texans continue to be on the alert for signs of the Zika virus.

    Leaders with the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District are on the offensive when it comes to reminding residents of how to protect themselves against the Zika virus.

    Leaders with the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District are on the offensive when it comes to reminding residents of how to protect themselves against the Zika virus.

  • Early Voting times, places for upcoming special election

    Early Voting times, places for upcoming special election

    Friday, April 28 2017 3:42 PM EDT2017-04-28 19:42:05 GMT
    April 24th - May 2ndApril 24th - May 2nd

    Early voting will soon be available for those who plan to participate in the May 6th Corpus Christi special election for Mayor.

    Early voting will soon be available for those who plan to participate in the May 6th Corpus Christi special election for Mayor.

  • 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...
  • Art Gallery invites guests to get 'Wet, Wild & Wiggy'

    Art Gallery invites guests to get 'Wet, Wild & Wiggy'

    Thursday, April 27 2017 3:07 PM EDT2017-04-27 19:07:19 GMT
    Saturday, April 29th 8:00 PM to MidnightSaturday, April 29th 8:00 PM to Midnight

    As they have demonstrated in years past,  K Space Contemporary knows how to put the 'FUN' in fundraiser, and it looks like they are doing it again.

    As they have demonstrated in years past,  K Space Contemporary knows how to put the 'FUN' in fundraiser, and it looks like they are doing it again.

  • 181 deaths in construction work sites in Texas

    181 deaths in construction work sites in Texas

    Thursday, April 27 2017 8:14 AM EDT2017-04-27 12:14:14 GMT
    The Texas Department of Transportation is asking drivers to slow down, especially as they approach construction work zones.  That is the purpose of a new statewide TxDot campaign to help get the message out and protect the traveling public. TxDOT wants to focus not only on construction workers, but also on the safety of our drivers.  More than 90 percent of work zone accidents last year ended with the driver being injured. “One thing that may be surp...
    The Texas Department of Transportation is asking drivers to slow down, especially as they approach construction work zones.  That is the purpose of a new statewide TxDot campaign to help get the message out and protect the traveling public. TxDOT wants to focus not only on construction workers, but also on the safety of our drivers.  More than 90 percent of work zone accidents last year ended with the driver being injured. “One thing that may be surp...
  • Pets of the Week: Henry and Scotch

    Pets of the Week: Henry and Scotch

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 11:12 AM EDT2017-04-26 15:12:48 GMT
    Henry and ScotchHenry and Scotch

    These brothers are 3-months-old and ready to be immediately adopted from Corpus Christi Animal Care Services.

    These brothers are 3-months-old and ready to be immediately adopted from Corpus Christi Animal Care Services.

  • Annual Red Cross Giving Day

    Annual Red Cross Giving Day

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 8:10 AM EDT2017-04-26 12:10:57 GMT
    The American Red Cross is asking for something they normally give, help. Today is Red Cross Giving Day. It is a time when the non-profit asks for donations from the public in order to continue to provide the services it does for hundreds of thousands of families across the country.  Whether there's a fire or natural disaster, you will always see the friendly faces of American Red Cross volunteers on hand to help with shelter, food, or a comforting hug. Every yea...
    The American Red Cross is asking for something they normally give, help. Today is Red Cross Giving Day. It is a time when the non-profit asks for donations from the public in order to continue to provide the services it does for hundreds of thousands of families across the country.  Whether there's a fire or natural disaster, you will always see the friendly faces of American Red Cross volunteers on hand to help with shelter, food, or a comforting hug. Every yea...
  • BBB: That email from your boss could be a scam

    BBB: That email from your boss could be a scam

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 10:37 AM EDT2017-04-25 14:37:47 GMT

    Be careful! It may be best to do some checking before carrying out an email request from your company CEO.

    Be careful! It may be best to do some checking before carrying out an email request from your company CEO.

  • Auto insurance rates continue to climb

    Auto insurance rates continue to climb

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 8:04 AM EDT2017-04-25 12:04:15 GMT
    If you’ve bought car insurance during the past few years, you’ve probably suffered through the annual increases that have outpaced inflation. Unfortunately, that trend is likely to continue in the year ahead.  Auto insurance rates in South Texas continue to climb. Insurance agents say there are a few reasons for the increase. “There are three major reasons. One is the traffic. Traffic has really gotten busy here in the Coastal Bend area, especially around the ...
    If you’ve bought car insurance during the past few years, you’ve probably suffered through the annual increases that have outpaced inflation. Unfortunately, that trend is likely to continue in the year ahead.  Auto insurance rates in South Texas continue to climb. Insurance agents say there are a few reasons for the increase. “There are three major reasons. One is the traffic. Traffic has really gotten busy here in the Coastal Bend area, especially around the ...
  • Rodeo Corpus Christi rides into town with new concert series

    Rodeo Corpus Christi rides into town with new concert series

    Monday, April 24 2017 9:37 AM EDT2017-04-24 13:37:58 GMT
    April 27-30 at the American Bank Center ArenaApril 27-30 at the American Bank Center Arena

    It is a sure sign that Buc Days is once again lighting up the Coastal Bend! Rodeo Corpus Christi is hitting the dirt April 27th through 30th at the American Bank Center Arena.

    It is a sure sign that Buc Days is once again lighting up the Coastal Bend! Rodeo Corpus Christi is hitting the dirt April 27th through 30th at the American Bank Center Arena.

  • Local doctors residency programs

    Local doctors residency programs

    Monday, April 24 2017 8:46 AM EDT2017-04-24 12:46:28 GMT
    Becoming a doctor is a lifetime commitment, and it includes years of school and training. The requirements for becoming a doctor in the U.S. may vary by specialty. In general, doctors complete a 4-year undergraduate degree program, spend four years in medical school and then complete 3-7 years of residency training before they are eligible for medical licensing.  We’re fortunate to have local residency programs here in Corpus Christi. As the U.S. population grows and ages...
    Becoming a doctor is a lifetime commitment, and it includes years of school and training. The requirements for becoming a doctor in the U.S. may vary by specialty. In general, doctors complete a 4-year undergraduate degree program, spend four years in medical school and then complete 3-7 years of residency training before they are eligible for medical licensing.  We’re fortunate to have local residency programs here in Corpus Christi. As the U.S. population grows and ages...
  • Thumbs Up: Daniel Esparza hands out water on warm afternoon

    Thumbs Up: Daniel Esparza hands out water on warm afternoon

    Friday, April 21 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-04-22 03:43:06 GMT

    Friday turned out to be a warm day around the Coastal Bend. Daniel Esparza wanted to make sure people stayed cool, so he handed out water bottles. 

    Friday turned out to be a warm day around the Coastal Bend. Daniel Esparza wanted to make sure people stayed cool, so he handed out water bottles. 

  • Golf Tournament to help Aransas County ISD students, teachers

    Golf Tournament to help Aransas County ISD students, teachers

    Friday, April 21 2017 9:44 AM EDT2017-04-21 13:44:55 GMT

    It is nearly time to tee it up to help students and teachers in the Aransas County ISD.

    It is nearly time to tee it up to help students and teachers in the Aransas County ISD.

  • Pops in the park back at Whataburger Field

    Pops in the park back at Whataburger Field

    Friday, April 21 2017 8:32 AM EDT2017-04-21 12:32:48 GMT
    For those new to classical music, a symphony performance may seem daunting. Put your mind at ease, the most important aspect of attending any symphony performance, regardless if it’s the first time, or if one is a seasoned concert-goer, is to relax, listen, watch, and enjoy yourself. Saturday, April 22nd  The Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra will host their sixth annual Pops in the Park concert. Once again, 71 talented musicians will perform ...
    For those new to classical music, a symphony performance may seem daunting. Put your mind at ease, the most important aspect of attending any symphony performance, regardless if it’s the first time, or if one is a seasoned concert-goer, is to relax, listen, watch, and enjoy yourself. Saturday, April 22nd  The Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra will host their sixth annual Pops in the Park concert. Once again, 71 talented musicians will perform ...
  • Thumbs Up: CCPD Chief Markle reads to students for National Library Week

    Thumbs Up: CCPD Chief Markle reads to students for National Library Week

    Thursday, April 20 2017 11:00 PM EDT2017-04-21 03:00:50 GMT
    CCPD Chief Mike Markle posed for a picture with students and staff at Garcia Elementary School. (KRIS)CCPD Chief Mike Markle posed for a picture with students and staff at Garcia Elementary School. (KRIS)

    Our local police earn a "Thumbs Up" everyday for their protection and service to our community. But we're giving a special "Thumbs Up" to Corpus Christi Police Chief Mike Markle. 

    Our local police earn a "Thumbs Up" everyday for their protection and service to our community. But we're giving a special "Thumbs Up" to Corpus Christi Police Chief Mike Markle. 

  • Adopt-A-Beach Cleanup this Saturday

    Adopt-A-Beach Cleanup this Saturday

    Thursday, April 20 2017 4:35 PM EDT2017-04-20 20:35:36 GMT

    Earth Day is is Saturday, April 22nd. Not coincidentally, so is the 31st Annual Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup, hosted by the Texas General Land Office.

    Earth Day is is Saturday, April 22nd. Not coincidentally, so is the 31st Annual Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup, hosted by the Texas General Land Office.

  • Rattlesnake pet vaccination shots

    Rattlesnake pet vaccination shots

    Thursday, April 20 2017 8:26 AM EDT2017-04-20 12:26:22 GMT

    It is always rattlesnake season here in South Texas. And some local veterinarians are reminding dog owners to get their animals vaccinated.  Rattlesnakes aren't just dangerous for people; our pets are also at risk. Most humans know to walk the other way if they hear a rattlesnake's warning rattle, but man's best friend may not. Charlie has been bitten a few times. When he was a young pup, he was bitten twice by a rattlesnake.  If not for the rattlesnake vaccine, Charlie w...

    It is always rattlesnake season here in South Texas. And some local veterinarians are reminding dog owners to get their animals vaccinated.  Rattlesnakes aren't just dangerous for people; our pets are also at risk. Most humans know to walk the other way if they hear a rattlesnake's warning rattle, but man's best friend may not. Charlie has been bitten a few times. When he was a young pup, he was bitten twice by a rattlesnake.  If not for the rattlesnake vaccine, Charlie w...

  • Take an 'American Road Trip' at Pops in the Park

    Take an 'American Road Trip' at Pops in the Park

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 11:25 AM EDT2017-04-19 15:25:20 GMT

    When it comes to family entertainment, nothing beats the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra's annual Pops in the Park, an event KRIS Communications is proud to help sponsor.

    When it comes to family entertainment, nothing beats the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra's annual Pops in the Park, an event KRIS Communications is proud to help sponsor.

  • Pets of the Week: Lizzy and…kittens!

    Pets of the Week: Lizzy and…kittens!

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-04-19 14:00:22 GMT

    The KRIS 6 crew always looks forward to being surprised by the Pets of the Week the folks at Corpus Christi Animal Care Services bring to the studio. This week, we got more than even we were expecting.

    The KRIS 6 crew always looks forward to being surprised by the Pets of the Week the folks at Corpus Christi Animal Care Services bring to the studio. This week, we got more than even we were expecting.

  • Museum to host dinner with an international flair

    Museum to host dinner with an international flair

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 10:43 AM EDT2017-04-18 14:43:51 GMT
    The museum is located in the Lichtenstein House (1617 N. Chaparral St.) at Heritage Park.The museum is located in the Lichtenstein House (1617 N. Chaparral St.) at Heritage Park.

    Some of the best foods from the Hispanic world will be available at the Instituto de Cultura Hispanica de Corpus Christi's annual International Dinner.

    Some of the best foods from the Hispanic world will be available at the Instituto de Cultura Hispanica de Corpus Christi's annual International Dinner.

  • BBB: Card skimmers becoming more sophisticated

    BBB: Card skimmers becoming more sophisticated

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 10:19 AM EDT2017-04-18 14:19:37 GMT

    Skimming devices are designed to steal your money and are becoming more difficult to spot.

    Skimming devices are designed to steal your money and are becoming more difficult to spot.

  • Anglers to help those living with autism

    Anglers to help those living with autism

    Monday, April 17 2017 10:50 AM EDT2017-04-17 14:50:34 GMT

    A group of anglers is hosting a fishing tournament later this month to help the Autism Spectrum Resource Center of Corpus Christi.

    A group of anglers is hosting a fishing tournament later this month to help the Autism Spectrum Resource Center of Corpus Christi.

  • Stations of the Cross re-enactment draws hundreds

    Stations of the Cross re-enactment draws hundreds

    Friday, April 14 2017 11:07 PM EDT2017-04-15 03:07:36 GMT
    The annual re-enactment highlighted the stations of the cross, in honor of Easter.The annual re-enactment highlighted the stations of the cross, in honor of Easter.

    Hundreds gathered for an annual event highlighting the final days of Jesus.

    Hundreds gathered for an annual event highlighting the final days of Jesus.

  • Health District reminds residents to guard against Zika

    Health District reminds residents to guard against Zika

    Friday, April 14 2017 10:05 AM EDT2017-04-14 14:05:17 GMT
    South Texans continue to be on the alert for signs of the Zika virus.South Texans continue to be on the alert for signs of the Zika virus.

    Leaders with the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District on the alert, and on the offensive when it comes to reminding residents of how to protect themselves against the Zika virus.

    Leaders with the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District on the alert, and on the offensive when it comes to reminding residents of how to protect themselves against the Zika virus.

  • Become a superhero for children in foster care

    Become a superhero for children in foster care

    Thursday, April 13 2017 2:48 PM EDT2017-04-13 18:48:33 GMT
    Saturday, May 6th at 8:00 AM at Heritage ParkSaturday, May 6th at 8:00 AM at Heritage Park

    Although there has not been a major crime wave to speak of, superheroes by the hundreds will take to the streets of Corpus Christi soon to show their support for CASA of the Coastal Bend.

    Although there has not been a major crime wave to speak of, superheroes by the hundreds will take to the streets of Corpus Christi soon to show their support for CASA of the Coastal Bend.

  • Pet of the Week: Gracie

    Pet of the Week: Gracie

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 11:20 AM EDT2017-04-12 15:20:56 GMT
    GracieGracie

    The Easter weekend is approaching and what better time for Corpus Christi Animal Care Services to offer a bunny rabbit as our Pet of the Week?

    The Easter weekend is approaching and what better time for Corpus Christi Animal Care Services to offer a bunny rabbit as our Pet of the Week?

  • BBB: Consumers getting burned by summer travel deals

    BBB: Consumers getting burned by summer travel deals

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-04-11 14:00:38 GMT

    It is important to do your homework carefully before planning your summer vacation!

    It is important to do your homework carefully before planning your summer vacation!

  • Unique CCISD school looking for more students

    Unique CCISD school looking for more students

    Monday, April 10 2017 10:17 AM EDT2017-04-10 14:17:18 GMT
    The application deadline for this school is Monday, April 17th.The application deadline for this school is Monday, April 17th.

    For parents who are looking for a creative schooling alternative for their children, Corpus Christi's Metro E and Metro Prep certainly fit the bill.

    For parents who are looking for a creative schooling alternative for their children, Corpus Christi's Metro E and Metro Prep certainly fit the bill.

  • Earth Day Bay Day at Heritage Park

    Earth Day Bay Day at Heritage Park

    Friday, April 7 2017 10:52 AM EDT2017-04-07 14:52:36 GMT

    The Coastal Bend Bays Foundation's 18th annual Earth Day Bay Day is set for Saturday, April 8th.

    The Coastal Bend Bays Foundation's 18th annual Earth Day Bay Day is set for Saturday, April 8th.

  • It is time to apply for Head Start

    It is time to apply for Head Start

    Thursday, April 6 2017 10:23 AM EDT2017-04-06 14:23:18 GMT
    Nuces County Community Action Agency Birth-to-Five Head Start ProgramNuces County Community Action Agency Birth-to-Five Head Start Program

    For many, the Head Start Program is a valuable tool when it comes to giving parents a hand in raising their children. But it is just that - a tool.

    For many, the Head Start Program is a valuable tool when it comes to giving parents a hand in raising their children. But it is just that - a tool.

  • CCSO to showcase final Conductor candidate

    CCSO to showcase final Conductor candidate

    Wednesday, April 5 2017 11:16 AM EDT2017-04-05 15:16:41 GMT
    Maestro Richard BuckleyMaestro Richard Buckley

    The Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra continues its search for a new Conductor, with the final candidate appearing this week.

    The Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra continues its search for a new Conductor, with the final candidate appearing this week.

  • Pet of the Week: Clifford

    Pet of the Week: Clifford

    Wednesday, April 5 2017 10:17 AM EDT2017-04-05 14:17:16 GMT
    CliffordClifford

    Our Corpus Christi Animal Care Services Pet of the Week is just a young'un -- and a pretty cute one, at that!

    Our Corpus Christi Animal Care Services Pet of the Week is just a young'un -- and a pretty cute one, at that!

  • Passion Play celebrates diamond anniversary

    Passion Play celebrates diamond anniversary

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 11:21 AM EDT2017-04-04 15:21:50 GMT
    Performers acting out a scene from the play. (File photo)Performers acting out a scene from the play. (File photo)

    At 75 years of age, the Easter Sunrise Passion Play shows no signs of slowing down, and Corpus Christi area residents wouldn't have it any other way.

    At 75 years of age, the Easter Sunrise Passion Play shows no signs of slowing down, and Corpus Christi area residents wouldn't have it any other way.

  • Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

    Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 5:48 AM EDT2017-04-04 09:48:38 GMT
    Have breakfast with the Easter Bunny this morning at La Palmera Mall.Have breakfast with the Easter Bunny this morning at La Palmera Mall.
    Bunny pajamas and slippers will be the dress code at La Palmera today as the Easter Bunny hops in to make an appearance.  Parents are encouraged to bring their little ones out for "Breakfast with the Easter Bunny," a special Tide Turners Kids Club event.  Breakfast will begin at 10 a.m. There will be arts and crafts, story time and plenty of refreshments for the whole family.  After the event, stick around the food court to enjoy a live viewing of KRIS 6 Ne...
    Bunny pajamas and slippers will be the dress code at La Palmera today as the Easter Bunny hops in to make an appearance.  Parents are encouraged to bring their little ones out for "Breakfast with the Easter Bunny," a special Tide Turners Kids Club event.  Breakfast will begin at 10 a.m. There will be arts and crafts, story time and plenty of refreshments for the whole family.  After the event, stick around the food court to enjoy a live viewing of KRIS 6 Ne...
  • South Texas Lighthouse for the Blind ready to expand

    South Texas Lighthouse for the Blind ready to expand

    Monday, April 3 2017 11:17 AM EDT2017-04-03 15:17:33 GMT

    They are calling it "The Event," and it certainly fits the South Texas Lighthouse for the Blind's continuing mission to Employ, Educate and Empower those in our area who are blind or visually impaired.

    They are calling it "The Event," and it certainly fits the South Texas Lighthouse for the Blind's continuing mission to Employ, Educate and Empower those in our area who are blind or visually impaired.

  • CC Ballet to present a new production of an old tale

    CC Ballet to present a new production of an old tale

    Friday, March 31 2017 10:09 AM EDT2017-03-31 14:09:22 GMT

    New backgrounds, new costumes and new choreography will be featured in the Corpus Christi Ballet's adaptation of Snow White.

    New backgrounds, new costumes and new choreography will be featured in the Corpus Christi Ballet's adaptation of Snow White.

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