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  • BBB: Parents targeted by scammers over season's hot toy

    BBB: Parents targeted by scammers over season's hot toy

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 1:59 PM EST2017-12-12 18:59:42 GMT
    Fingerlings are among the hottest toys of the Christmas Season.Fingerlings are among the hottest toys of the Christmas Season.

    When stores run out of those must-have toys, it opens the door for con-artists to sell counterfeit versions, or take money for orders they never intend to fill.

    When stores run out of those must-have toys, it opens the door for con-artists to sell counterfeit versions, or take money for orders they never intend to fill.

  • West Oso ISD tours all-girls academy being considered for Corpus Christi

    West Oso ISD tours all-girls academy being considered for Corpus Christi

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 10:11 AM EST2017-12-12 15:11:57 GMT

    On Monday, the West Oso ISD Superintendent, two school board members, and other community leaders toured the Young Women's Leadership Academy in San Antonio. It's an all-girls school that includes grade levels 6 through 12. A similar school is being considered for Corpus Christi through the West Oso ISD. KRIS 6 News Anchor Jennifer Lira was part of the tour , to find out what the all-girls academy could mean for young ladies in Corpus Christi.

    On Monday, the West Oso ISD Superintendent, two school board members, and other community leaders toured the Young Women's Leadership Academy in San Antonio. It's an all-girls school that includes grade levels 6 through 12. A similar school is being considered for Corpus Christi through the West Oso ISD. KRIS 6 News Anchor Jennifer Lira was part of the tour , to find out what the all-girls academy could mean for young ladies in Corpus Christi.

  • RSV symptoms you can watch out for

    RSV symptoms you can watch out for

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 5:18 AM EST2017-12-12 10:18:58 GMT

    People of all ages can contract Respiratory Syncytial Virus, or RSV, a common virus that infects the lungs and is very contagious.  It can lead to serious health problems and can be deadly for babies born prematurely. Respiratory Syncytial (sin-SISH-uhl) Virus, is a common respiratory virus that usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms. Most people recover in a week or two, but RSV can be serious, especially for infants and older adults.  In fact, RSV is the most ...

    People of all ages can contract Respiratory Syncytial Virus, or RSV, a common virus that infects the lungs and is very contagious.  It can lead to serious health problems and can be deadly for babies born prematurely. Respiratory Syncytial (sin-SISH-uhl) Virus, is a common respiratory virus that usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms. Most people recover in a week or two, but RSV can be serious, especially for infants and older adults.  In fact, RSV is the most ...

  • Hardknocks to host Educators Appreciation Party

    Hardknocks to host Educators Appreciation Party

    Monday, December 11 2017 3:13 PM EST2017-12-11 20:13:10 GMT
    Hardknocks Sports Lounge and Grill will be hosting an Educators Appreciation Party this weekend to show their gratitude for Coastal Bend educators. The event, in coordination with No Child Goes Hungry, South Texas Catering and Bad Boyz Tailgaterz, will be held at Hardknocks at 5862 Everhart Road on Saturday, December16 from 2 to 6 p.m. and will offer free food and a cash bar. Hardknocks says they want to take time to celebrate Coastal Bend Educators and thank them for everything the...
    Hardknocks Sports Lounge and Grill will be hosting an Educators Appreciation Party this weekend to show their gratitude for Coastal Bend educators. The event, in coordination with No Child Goes Hungry, South Texas Catering and Bad Boyz Tailgaterz, will be held at Hardknocks at 5862 Everhart Road on Saturday, December16 from 2 to 6 p.m. and will offer free food and a cash bar. Hardknocks says they want to take time to celebrate Coastal Bend Educators and thank them for everything the...
  • Family Fun Day to include a Christmas Tree Forest

    Family Fun Day to include a Christmas Tree Forest

    Thursday, December 7 2017 2:04 PM EST2017-12-07 19:04:28 GMT
    Take a stroll through the Christmas Tree Forest.Take a stroll through the Christmas Tree Forest.

    A free Family Fun Day is expected to draw children of all ages to The Art Museum of South Texas this weekend.

    A free Family Fun Day is expected to draw children of all ages to The Art Museum of South Texas this weekend.

  • CASA needs more volunteers

    CASA needs more volunteers

    Thursday, December 7 2017 5:32 AM EST2017-12-07 10:32:20 GMT

    CASA for Children of the Coastal Bend is thrilled to announce that 14 new volunteers will become Court Appointed Special Advocates on December 8th.  After completing 2 weeks of a rigorous volunteer training program, the new members will finally be able to take the CASA Volunteer Oath and take that first step to help make a difference in the lives of children and youth in foster care. “We now have 14 individuals who will give children in foster care a strong ...

    CASA for Children of the Coastal Bend is thrilled to announce that 14 new volunteers will become Court Appointed Special Advocates on December 8th.  After completing 2 weeks of a rigorous volunteer training program, the new members will finally be able to take the CASA Volunteer Oath and take that first step to help make a difference in the lives of children and youth in foster care. “We now have 14 individuals who will give children in foster care a strong ...

  • Pet of the Week: Delia

    Pet of the Week: Delia

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 2:00 PM EST2017-12-06 19:00:34 GMT
    DeliaDelia

    Corpus Christi Animal Care Services is looking for permanent homes for the animals they care for, including our featured Pet of the Week.

    Corpus Christi Animal Care Services is looking for permanent homes for the animals they care for, including our featured Pet of the Week.

  • Guest Conductor with local ties to lead CCSO holiday concert

    Guest Conductor with local ties to lead CCSO holiday concert

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 1:58 PM EST2017-12-06 18:58:24 GMT

    The Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra comes Home for the Holidays this Saturday.

    The Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra comes Home for the Holidays this Saturday.

  • BBB: Protect yourself from online shopping scams

    BBB: Protect yourself from online shopping scams

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 1:47 PM EST2017-12-05 18:47:07 GMT

    Although it is hard to top the convenience of purchasing gifts without ever leaving the house, online shopping often provides opportunities for thieves to dampen the holiday spirit.

    Although it is hard to top the convenience of purchasing gifts without ever leaving the house, online shopping often provides opportunities for thieves to dampen the holiday spirit.

  • Seasonal stress: Avoiding Holiday Heart Attacks

    Seasonal stress: Avoiding Holiday Heart Attacks

    Monday, December 4 2017 8:44 AM EST2017-12-04 13:44:12 GMT

    While the holidays are a joyous time when friends and family gather to celebrate the season, there can be significant health dangers lurking. Studies show heart attacks and strokes can increase this time of year which can make the holiday season an especially dangerous time. For many years researchers have been intrigued by a disturbing pattern: Deadly heart attacks increase during the winter holiday season. One study even found distinct spikes around Christmas and New Year’s ...

    While the holidays are a joyous time when friends and family gather to celebrate the season, there can be significant health dangers lurking. Studies show heart attacks and strokes can increase this time of year which can make the holiday season an especially dangerous time. For many years researchers have been intrigued by a disturbing pattern: Deadly heart attacks increase during the winter holiday season. One study even found distinct spikes around Christmas and New Year’s ...

  • Volunteers sweep through Cole Park at Operation Bayfront Cleanup

    Volunteers sweep through Cole Park at Operation Bayfront Cleanup

    Saturday, December 2 2017 10:26 PM EST2017-12-03 03:26:03 GMT
    Volunteers took to Cole Park with the goal of cleaning things up for Operation Bayfront Cleanup.Volunteers took to Cole Park with the goal of cleaning things up for Operation Bayfront Cleanup.

    Thanks to a group of volunteers, a popular bayfront park in Corpus Christi and the nearby waters are a bit cleaner Saturday evening.

    Thanks to a group of volunteers, a popular bayfront park in Corpus Christi and the nearby waters are a bit cleaner Saturday evening.

  • Festival Navideño coming to Heritage Park

    Festival Navideño coming to Heritage Park

    Friday, December 1 2017 1:48 PM EST2017-12-01 18:48:06 GMT

    Corpus Christi's Museum of Hispanic Culture will be hosting Festival Navideño at Heritage Park Friday, December 8th.

    Corpus Christi's Museum of Hispanic Culture will be hosting Festival Navideño at Heritage Park Friday, December 8th.

  • "A Tree For All" event delivers trees and all the trimmings for locals

    "A Tree For All" event delivers trees and all the trimmings for locals

    Friday, December 1 2017 12:03 AM EST2017-12-01 05:03:31 GMT

    It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas for some local families who received a holiday tree with all the holiday trimmings at no cost.

    It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas for some local families who received a holiday tree with all the holiday trimmings at no cost.

  • USO gifts Texas State Aquarium tickets to active duty military

    USO gifts Texas State Aquarium tickets to active duty military

    Thursday, November 30 2017 4:56 PM EST2017-11-30 21:56:39 GMT

    USO South Texas will be gifting free Texas State Aquarium tickets to Active Duty Military in Corpus Christi and Kingsville to celebrate family time together throughout the month of December. Valero’s “Reel it in for Kids” event provided the funds for this program. USO South Texas The program is restricted to Active Duty Military families with children age 12 and under. One adult and up to three child tickets will be available to each military...

    USO South Texas will be gifting free Texas State Aquarium tickets to Active Duty Military in Corpus Christi and Kingsville to celebrate family time together throughout the month of December. Valero’s “Reel it in for Kids” event provided the funds for this program. USO South Texas The program is restricted to Active Duty Military families with children age 12 and under. One adult and up to three child tickets will be available to each military...

  • Islander Lights Celebration to kick-off December at TAMU-CC

    Islander Lights Celebration to kick-off December at TAMU-CC

    Thursday, November 30 2017 1:45 PM EST2017-11-30 18:45:51 GMT

    Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will host the 12th annual Islander Lights Celebration on Friday, December 1st from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

    Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will host the 12th annual Islander Lights Celebration on Friday, December 1st from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

  • Pet of the Week: Cruiser

    Pet of the Week: Cruiser

    Wednesday, November 29 2017 9:20 AM EST2017-11-29 14:20:53 GMT
    Meet our Pet of the Week, Cruiser!Meet our Pet of the Week, Cruiser!

    The holiday season is in full swing, so what better time to add to your family?

    The holiday season is in full swing, so what better time to add to your family?

  • 20th Tree of Angels to remember victims of violent crime

    20th Tree of Angels to remember victims of violent crime

    Tuesday, November 28 2017 4:40 PM EST2017-11-28 21:40:02 GMT
    Tree of Angels, Wednesday, December 6th at 5:30 PMTree of Angels, Wednesday, December 6th at 5:30 PM

    For two decades now, the annual Tree of Angels gathering in Nueces County has provided a way for those families -- and others -- to remember, include and support victims of crime.

    For two decades now, the annual Tree of Angels gathering in Nueces County has provided a way for those families -- and others -- to remember, include and support victims of crime.

  • Christmas Tour of Homes this weekend

    Christmas Tour of Homes this weekend

    Monday, November 27 2017 1:47 PM EST2017-11-27 18:47:58 GMT
    Christmas Tour of Homes in Portland Saturday, December 2ndChristmas Tour of Homes in Portland Saturday, December 2nd

    Selected homes and a historic library will be decked out for Christmas and available for walk-thrus in Portland this Saturday.

    Selected homes and a historic library will be decked out for Christmas and available for walk-thrus in Portland this Saturday.

  • Downtown scavenger hunt for small business shoppers

    Downtown scavenger hunt for small business shoppers

    Saturday, November 25 2017 10:15 PM EST2017-11-26 03:15:46 GMT

    Huge crowds turned out for Black Friday deals and on Saturday, the long holiday shopping weekend continued.

    Huge crowds turned out for Black Friday deals and on Saturday, the long holiday shopping weekend continued.

  • Art Bazaar offers a creative touch from local businesses

    Art Bazaar offers a creative touch from local businesses

    Saturday, November 25 2017 9:19 PM EST2017-11-26 02:19:15 GMT
    Small businesses gathered to share and sell creative gifts at the first Art Bazaar of the holiday season.Small businesses gathered to share and sell creative gifts at the first Art Bazaar of the holiday season.

    Black Friday may get the hype, but for a touch of something a little more local, Small Business Saturday offers a personal touch.

    Black Friday may get the hype, but for a touch of something a little more local, Small Business Saturday offers a personal touch.

  • Mattress Firm, Blood Center teaming up to give so that others may live

    Mattress Firm, Blood Center teaming up to give so that others may live

    Friday, November 24 2017 1:32 PM EST2017-11-24 18:32:34 GMT
    Those who donate will receive a free T-Shirt.Those who donate will receive a free T-Shirt.

    Mattress Firm South Texas will join the Coastal Bend Blood Center this weekend to host a blood drive at Moore Plaza (5425 S.P.I.D.).

    Mattress Firm South Texas will join the Coastal Bend Blood Center this weekend to host a blood drive at Moore Plaza (5425 S.P.I.D.).

  • Burn victim lends a hand to recovering 3-year-old

    Burn victim lends a hand to recovering 3-year-old

    Thursday, November 23 2017 7:30 PM EST2017-11-24 00:30:58 GMT

    In August, KRIS 6 News told you about a little girl who was severely burned in a barbecue pit accident. One of our viewers saw that story and felt the need to help.

    In August, KRIS 6 News told you about a little girl who was severely burned in a barbecue pit accident. One of our viewers saw that story and felt the need to help.

  • Car show set to roar to life in Aransas Pass

    Car show set to roar to life in Aransas Pass

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 11:59 AM EST2017-11-22 16:59:32 GMT

    As bad as Hurricane Harvey was, it could not ultimately stop the 5th Annual Coastal Bend Custom & Classic Car Show & Food Truck Rally. 

    As bad as Hurricane Harvey was, it could not ultimately stop the 5th Annual Coastal Bend Custom & Classic Car Show & Food Truck Rally. 

  • Holiday Card sale to help Driscoll Children's Hospital patients

    Holiday Card sale to help Driscoll Children's Hospital patients

    Monday, November 20 2017 10:21 AM EST2017-11-20 15:21:07 GMT

    The 2017 Driscoll Children's Hospital Holiday Cards are ready to go!

    The 2017 Driscoll Children's Hospital Holiday Cards are ready to go!

  • Pets pause for pictures with Santa

    Pets pause for pictures with Santa

    Monday, November 20 2017 10:05 AM EST2017-11-20 15:05:27 GMT
    Pet Night with SantaPet Night with Santa

    Now that Santa is back in town, he's ready to pose for pictures with your pet!

    Now that Santa is back in town, he's ready to pose for pictures with your pet!

  • Local Flea Market moves outdoors to make room for FEMA

    Local Flea Market moves outdoors to make room for FEMA

    Saturday, November 18 2017 9:16 PM EST2017-11-19 02:16:34 GMT
    Local merchants gather on Saturdays and Sundays for the weekly flea market.Local merchants gather on Saturdays and Sundays for the weekly flea market.

    In the days following Hurricane Harvey's landfall in the Coastal Bend, crews with FEMA have been a constant presence in the area, and that includes a local flea market.

    In the days following Hurricane Harvey's landfall in the Coastal Bend, crews with FEMA have been a constant presence in the area, and that includes a local flea market.

  • Holiday Book Sale to help local libraries

    Holiday Book Sale to help local libraries

    Thursday, November 16 2017 1:50 PM EST2017-11-16 18:50:51 GMT
    Nov. 16-18 at the Neyland Library (1230 Carmel Pkwy.)Nov. 16-18 at the Neyland Library (1230 Carmel Pkwy.)

    The local chapter of the American Association of University Women is holding a Holiday Book Sale at the Neyland Library this weekend.

    The local chapter of the American Association of University Women is holding a Holiday Book Sale at the Neyland Library this weekend.

  • Pet of the Week: Mila

    Pet of the Week: Mila

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 1:37 PM EST2017-11-15 18:37:30 GMT
    MilaMila

    The good people of Corpus Christi Animal Care Services are looking for permanent homes for several animals this week, including the sweetheart who is being featured as our Pet of the Week.

    The good people of Corpus Christi Animal Care Services are looking for permanent homes for several animals this week, including the sweetheart who is being featured as our Pet of the Week.

  • King Ranch serving breakfast the cowboy way

    King Ranch serving breakfast the cowboy way

    Monday, November 13 2017 1:57 PM EST2017-11-13 18:57:13 GMT
    Saturday, Nov. 18th from 7:00-11:00 AMSaturday, Nov. 18th from 7:00-11:00 AM

    Want to experience an authentic cowboy breakfast served outdoors? If so, then plan to attend the Ranch Hand Breakfast at the historic King Ranch.

    Want to experience an authentic cowboy breakfast served outdoors? If so, then plan to attend the Ranch Hand Breakfast at the historic King Ranch.

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