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  • CCPD officers respond to a shooting

    CCPD officers respond to a shooting

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 10:47 PM EDT2017-06-28 02:47:15 GMT
    Police respond to a shooting Tuesday night.Police respond to a shooting Tuesday night.

    Corpus Christi police officers have responded to calls of a shooting. The incident was reported around 9:10 Tuesday evening near Devon and Maryland Drive. 

    Corpus Christi police officers have responded to calls of a shooting. The incident was reported around 9:10 Tuesday evening near Devon and Maryland Drive. 

  • 6 Investigates Follows-Up: Taft residents sound off on City Hall, Police

    6 Investigates Follows-Up: Taft residents sound off on City Hall, Police

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 9:52 PM EDT2017-06-28 01:52:55 GMT
    Taft Police Chief Klaus Mansion is back on duty.Taft Police Chief Klaus Mansion is back on duty.

    Taft Police Chief Klaus Mansion is back on the job. Not everyone in town is happy about it. Several residents and business people tell 6 Investigates that Mansion, who recently came off paid leave following an official oppression indictment, isn't fit to hold such a position of authority over them. Mansion has been the subject of several KRIS 6 News Investigations in recent months involving allegations of abuse of office, but, appears to have unwavering support from key community m...

    Taft Police Chief Klaus Mansion is back on the job. Not everyone in town is happy about it. Several residents and business people tell 6 Investigates that Mansion, who recently came off paid leave following an official oppression indictment, isn't fit to hold such a position of authority over them. Mansion has been the subject of several KRIS 6 News Investigations in recent months involving allegations of abuse of office, but, appears to have unwavering support from key community m...

  • Danaher reacts to gracing cover of Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine

    Danaher reacts to gracing cover of Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 9:43 PM EDT2017-06-28 01:43:53 GMT
    This is what happens when you become the winningest coach in Texas high school football history. Calallen's Phil Danaher joins an elite company as one of the few high school coaches to ever grace the cover the legendary Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine. And how about that headline? The KING in big bold letters. "I was a little embarrassed about the way they described it you know, " said Danaher. "It was a good year and we did break the record but you know I thin...
    This is what happens when you become the winningest coach in Texas high school football history. Calallen's Phil Danaher joins an elite company as one of the few high school coaches to ever grace the cover the legendary Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine. And how about that headline? The KING in big bold letters. "I was a little embarrassed about the way they described it you know, " said Danaher. "It was a good year and we did break the record but you know I thin...
  • Senate vote on health care bill delayed

    Senate vote on health care bill delayed

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 9:28 PM EDT2017-06-28 01:28:18 GMT
    A vote on the Senate bill to replace Obamacare has been delayed.A vote on the Senate bill to replace Obamacare has been delayed.

    A vote on the Senate bill to replace Obamacare has been postponed until after the July 4th holiday, amid a lack of Republican support for the legislation. At least five Republican Senators are holding out, including Texas's Ted Cruz.

    A vote on the Senate bill to replace Obamacare has been postponed until after the July 4th holiday, amid a lack of Republican support for the legislation. At least five Republican Senators are holding out, including Texas's Ted Cruz.

  • Business growth along Ennis Joslin attributed to growing student population at TAMUCC

    Business growth along Ennis Joslin attributed to growing student population at TAMUCC

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 7:11 PM EDT2017-06-27 23:11:46 GMT

    Ennis Joslin Road not only runs along the campus of A&M Corpus Christi, it is playing a big role in the school's expansion. Lots of University students call many of the apartments along Ennis Joslin 'home' and with the University expanding, so is the housing market.  Driving along Ennis Joslin this is what you'll see: brand new apartment complexes, restaurants, bars and other businesses. 

    Ennis Joslin Road not only runs along the campus of A&M Corpus Christi, it is playing a big role in the school's expansion. Lots of University students call many of the apartments along Ennis Joslin 'home' and with the University expanding, so is the housing market.  Driving along Ennis Joslin this is what you'll see: brand new apartment complexes, restaurants, bars and other businesses. 

  • Uber returns to Corpus Christi

    Uber returns to Corpus Christi

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 7:10 PM EDT2017-06-27 23:10:06 GMT

    Uber is coming back to Corpus Christi, it hasn't been officially announced, but we spoke to a driver who says Uber has already been notifying them. "It's extra cash it's extra money for my wife and I," said Brent Pritchart a registered for Uber and Lyft.  Pritchart is a registered driver for both Uber and Lyft here in Corpus Christi. He got on board with both companies when the governor approved a bill that changed the requirements for rideshare companies. He showed u...

    Uber is coming back to Corpus Christi, it hasn't been officially announced, but we spoke to a driver who says Uber has already been notifying them. "It's extra cash it's extra money for my wife and I," said Brent Pritchart a registered for Uber and Lyft.  Pritchart is a registered driver for both Uber and Lyft here in Corpus Christi. He got on board with both companies when the governor approved a bill that changed the requirements for rideshare companies. He showed u...

  • New DWI law change aims to help first time offenders

    New DWI law change aims to help first time offenders

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 7:04 PM EDT2017-06-27 23:04:09 GMT

    A new state law that goes into effect on September 1st will conceal DWI arrests from the records of some first time offenders. One DWI can have a huge impact on someone's life, especially when it comes to employment. It's something Defense Attorney Kyle Hoelscher has seen numerous times.  "It shows right up on your background check. And so any employer, even if it's just for something that has nothing to do with driving, can look it up and see that DWI and reject you from ...

    A new state law that goes into effect on September 1st will conceal DWI arrests from the records of some first time offenders. One DWI can have a huge impact on someone's life, especially when it comes to employment. It's something Defense Attorney Kyle Hoelscher has seen numerous times.  "It shows right up on your background check. And so any employer, even if it's just for something that has nothing to do with driving, can look it up and see that DWI and reject you from ...

  • Welcome back meeting held for Uber

    Welcome back meeting held for Uber

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 5:41 PM EDT2017-06-27 21:41:36 GMT

    The rideshare service is expected to be back in operation on Thursday, June 27. To welcome Uber back, the City of Corpus Christi is celebrating with a "Transportation Thursday" meeting.

    The rideshare service is expected to be back in operation on Thursday, June 27. To welcome Uber back, the City of Corpus Christi is celebrating with a "Transportation Thursday" meeting.

  • TAMU-CC nursing students provide health care to Colonias residents

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-06-27 21:00:53 GMT
    TAMUCC nursing students are providing health care services to thousands of Colonias residents in Webb County.TAMUCC nursing students are providing health care services to thousands of Colonias residents in Webb County.

    The nursing students teamed up with the Army and the Texas A&M Colonias Program to offer health care services to thousands of people living in Colonias. 

    The nursing students teamed up with the Army and the Texas A&M Colonias Program to offer health care services to thousands of people living in Colonias. 

  • Police look for jewelry thief suspect

    Police look for jewelry thief suspect

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 4:15 PM EDT2017-06-27 20:15:46 GMT
    A unknown man takes jewelry from Amans Jewelers last month. (Courtesy: Corpus Christi Police Department)A unknown man takes jewelry from Amans Jewelers last month. (Courtesy: Corpus Christi Police Department)

    Detectives say they need your help in finding a man who stole jewelry from Amans Jewelers last month. The crime happened May 23, 2017, in the 5400 Block of South Padre Island Drive around 10:30 am Tuesday morning. Surveillance video shows a man running up to the jewelry counter, grabbing two ring displays, and running off with the jewelry.

    Detectives say they need your help in finding a man who stole jewelry from Amans Jewelers last month. The crime happened May 23, 2017, in the 5400 Block of South Padre Island Drive around 10:30 am Tuesday morning. Surveillance video shows a man running up to the jewelry counter, grabbing two ring displays, and running off with the jewelry.

  • KRIS 6 News takes on Rib-Eating Contest

    KRIS 6 News takes on Rib-Eating Contest

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 2:53 PM EDT2017-06-27 18:53:25 GMT
    Photo courtesy: TwitterPhoto courtesy: Twitter

    Who will win the Rib-Eating Contest? The Texas Roadhouse located on 2029 S. Padre Island Drive at 2:30 p.m. will have a contest with Corpus Christi police officers, firefighters, local media personalities, and our very own reporter Anayeli Ruiz.  Immediately following the contest, from 3-8:30 p.m., officers, and firefighters will serve tables and collect tips. All tips will be donated to  Special Olympics Texas at the end of the night.  The public is welcomed to chee...

    Who will win the Rib-Eating Contest? The Texas Roadhouse located on 2029 S. Padre Island Drive at 2:30 p.m. will have a contest with Corpus Christi police officers, firefighters, local media personalities, and our very own reporter Anayeli Ruiz.  Immediately following the contest, from 3-8:30 p.m., officers, and firefighters will serve tables and collect tips. All tips will be donated to  Special Olympics Texas at the end of the night.  The public is welcomed to chee...

  • Man who died in river identified

    Man who died in river identified

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 1:37 PM EDT2017-06-27 17:37:23 GMT

    The Medical Examiner's office has identified the man who died in the Nueces River Monday morning. Everardo Villarreal, 50,  was fishing with friends just before 7 a.m., Monday when they say he went into the water, was swept under and never came back up. 

    The Medical Examiner's office has identified the man who died in the Nueces River Monday morning. Everardo Villarreal, 50,  was fishing with friends just before 7 a.m., Monday when they say he went into the water, was swept under and never came back up. 

  • Trial date reset for man accused in fatal hit-and-run

    Trial date reset for man accused in fatal hit-and-run

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 10:01 AM EDT2017-06-27 14:01:09 GMT
    Alexis Derise in a Nueces County courtroom. June 27, 2017Alexis Derise in a Nueces County courtroom. June 27, 2017

    A local man accused in a fatal hit-and-run accident appeared in court today, after he skipped his court hearing last week. Officers with the Corpus Christi Police Department arrested Alex Derise Monday for failure to appear. The trial was set to begin Tuesday but with Derise's failure to appear for court dates last week, it is unclear if the trial will still begin today. We have a crew in the courtroom and will post updates as they come in.  Derise is accused of hitting bi...

    A local man accused in a fatal hit-and-run accident appeared in court today, after he skipped his court hearing last week. Officers with the Corpus Christi Police Department arrested Alex Derise Monday for failure to appear. The trial was set to begin Tuesday but with Derise's failure to appear for court dates last week, it is unclear if the trial will still begin today. We have a crew in the courtroom and will post updates as they come in.  Derise is accused of hitting bi...

  • Power outage affecting over 1,000 homes, businesses

    Power outage affecting over 1,000 homes, businesses

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 9:10 AM EDT2017-06-27 13:10:17 GMT
    More than 1,000 homes and businesses are without power in the Carroll Lane and Staples area, according to AEP Texas. We are receiving reports that a transformer blew near that intersection.  Estimated restoration time is around 10:30 a.m., according to the AEP Texas website.  AEP crews are on their way to the scene to investigate.  The KRISTV.COM application is available now on the App Store™ and Android App Store. Apple, the Apple logo, iPod, and iTunes ar...
    More than 1,000 homes and businesses are without power in the Carroll Lane and Staples area, according to AEP Texas. We are receiving reports that a transformer blew near that intersection.  Estimated restoration time is around 10:30 a.m., according to the AEP Texas website.  AEP crews are on their way to the scene to investigate.  The KRISTV.COM application is available now on the App Store™ and Android App Store. Apple, the Apple logo, iPod, and iTunes ar...
  • Tip A Cop/Firefighter to support Special Olympics Texas

    Tip A Cop/Firefighter to support Special Olympics Texas

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 6:51 AM EDT2017-06-27 10:51:13 GMT
    Tip A Cop/Firefighter annual fundraiser. (File photo)Tip A Cop/Firefighter annual fundraiser. (File photo)

    Have dinner while helping local athletes live their dreams. Tuesday is the annual Tip A Cop/Firefighter fundraiser for Special Olympics Texas (SOTX). Corpus Christi police officers and firefighters will be at Texas Roadhouse Tuesday to wait tables and collect tips for SOTX).  The event will begin with a rib-eating contest between law enforcement at 2:30 p.m. Immediately following the contest, from 3-8:30 p.m., officers and firefighters will serve tables and collect tips. All ti...

    Have dinner while helping local athletes live their dreams. Tuesday is the annual Tip A Cop/Firefighter fundraiser for Special Olympics Texas (SOTX). Corpus Christi police officers and firefighters will be at Texas Roadhouse Tuesday to wait tables and collect tips for SOTX).  The event will begin with a rib-eating contest between law enforcement at 2:30 p.m. Immediately following the contest, from 3-8:30 p.m., officers and firefighters will serve tables and collect tips. All ti...

  • CHRISTUS Health opposes plans to replace ACA

    CHRISTUS Health opposes plans to replace ACA

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 5:20 AM EDT2017-06-27 09:20:06 GMT
    Christus Health opposes congressional plans to replace the Affordable Care Act.Christus Health opposes congressional plans to replace the Affordable Care Act.

    The largest health care system has come out against plans to repeal and replace Obamacare.  Christus Health System says that they fear many Texans will lose coverage over the proposed Senate or House version of the new health care bill.  The Congressional Budget Office released a report Monday detailing the possible effects of the law. The report suggests that 22 million more people would be left uninsured by 2026 than President Barack Obama's law.  A recent Facebook...

    The largest health care system has come out against plans to repeal and replace Obamacare.  Christus Health System says that they fear many Texans will lose coverage over the proposed Senate or House version of the new health care bill.  The Congressional Budget Office released a report Monday detailing the possible effects of the law. The report suggests that 22 million more people would be left uninsured by 2026 than President Barack Obama's law.  A recent Facebook...

  • Texas inmate set to die in October for prison officer death

    Texas inmate set to die in October for prison officer death

    Monday, June 26 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-06-27 02:38:08 GMT

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A 37-year-old prisoner on Texas death row for the slaying of a corrections officer has received an execution date for later this year. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark says the agency has received court documents setting Robert Pruett for lethal injection Oct. 12.

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A 37-year-old prisoner on Texas death row for the slaying of a corrections officer has received an execution date for later this year. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark says the agency has received court documents setting Robert Pruett for lethal injection Oct. 12.

  • Juvenile Justice Center replaces boot camp with rehabilitation

    Juvenile Justice Center replaces boot camp with rehabilitation

    Monday, June 26 2017 9:36 PM EDT2017-06-27 01:36:20 GMT
    Three new rehabilitation programs are replacing boot camp at the Nueces County Juvenile Justice Center.Three new rehabilitation programs are replacing boot camp at the Nueces County Juvenile Justice Center.

    The center is launching three new rehabilitation programs for general offenders, drug users, and girls who have experienced trauma. 

    The center is launching three new rehabilitation programs for general offenders, drug users, and girls who have experienced trauma. 

  • Reported abduction of young girl may have been made up

    Reported abduction of young girl may have been made up

    Monday, June 26 2017 8:56 PM EDT2017-06-27 00:56:57 GMT
    Police investigating a reported abduction.Police investigating a reported abduction.

    Friday's reported abduction of a young girl may have been made up. Police later said there was no abduction, and now, are investigating the case as a possible false report.

    Friday's reported abduction of a young girl may have been made up. Police later said there was no abduction, and now, are investigating the case as a possible false report.

  • City under a water observation period

    City under a water observation period

    Monday, June 26 2017 7:35 PM EDT2017-06-26 23:35:46 GMT

    Choke Canyon and Lake Corpus Christi combined levels dropped below 50 percent last Thursday.  This means that the city could now enter stage 1 of the drought contingency plan but after a 15-day observation period. But with millions of gallons of water evaporating daily in the summer heat can the city afford to wait that long before deciding what to do next? Water conservation is something more of us may be asked to do by the city if we go into the first stage of the dr...

    Choke Canyon and Lake Corpus Christi combined levels dropped below 50 percent last Thursday.  This means that the city could now enter stage 1 of the drought contingency plan but after a 15-day observation period. But with millions of gallons of water evaporating daily in the summer heat can the city afford to wait that long before deciding what to do next? Water conservation is something more of us may be asked to do by the city if we go into the first stage of the dr...

  • Man involved in fatal-hit-and-run accident arrested again Monday afternoon

    Man involved in fatal-hit-and-run accident arrested again Monday afternoon

    Monday, June 26 2017 7:02 PM EDT2017-06-26 23:02:38 GMT

    Corpus Christi police confirm that accused hit-and-run driver Alexis Derise Jr. was arrested Monday afternoon after a warrant was issued when he didn't show up in court last week. Senior Officer Travis Pace, a Corpus Christi Police Officer, says Alexis Derise Jr. was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Violent Offender and Fugitive Task Force and taken into custody.

    Corpus Christi police confirm that accused hit-and-run driver Alexis Derise Jr. was arrested Monday afternoon after a warrant was issued when he didn't show up in court last week. Senior Officer Travis Pace, a Corpus Christi Police Officer, says Alexis Derise Jr. was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Violent Offender and Fugitive Task Force and taken into custody.

  • 6 Investigates: Questions raised about judge's past cases

    6 Investigates: Questions raised about judge's past cases

    Monday, June 26 2017 6:24 PM EDT2017-06-26 22:24:35 GMT
    Judge Young Min Burkett signed several arrest warrants involving felony cases. When her status as a judge in question, the DA's office asked how that could affect those cases. (KRIS 6 News)Judge Young Min Burkett signed several arrest warrants involving felony cases. When her status as a judge in question, the DA's office asked how that could affect those cases. (KRIS 6 News)

    A municipal court judge temporarily off the bench because she's not a U.S. citizen has some asking what that means for the people she's sent to jail.

    A municipal court judge temporarily off the bench because she's not a U.S. citizen has some asking what that means for the people she's sent to jail.

  • U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of 15-year-old Mexican National killed by Border Patrol Agent

    U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of 15-year-old Mexican National killed by Border Patrol Agent

    Monday, June 26 2017 3:59 PM EDT2017-06-26 19:59:51 GMT
    PHOTO: US Supreme Court Building in Washington DC, Photo Date: 4/9/2017PHOTO: US Supreme Court Building in Washington DC, Photo Date: 4/9/2017

    U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of 15-year-old Mexican National killed by Border Patrol Agent The United States Supreme Court rejected the opinion of the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and said that a fifteen-year-old Mexican national, standing on Mexican soil and killed by a border patrol agent standing in the United States, may indeed have Fourth Amendment legal protections.  Sergio Adrian Hernandez Guereca was shot and killed on June 7, 2010, while he was playing w...

    U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of 15-year-old Mexican National killed by Border Patrol Agent The United States Supreme Court rejected the opinion of the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and said that a fifteen-year-old Mexican national, standing on Mexican soil and killed by a border patrol agent standing in the United States, may indeed have Fourth Amendment legal protections.  Sergio Adrian Hernandez Guereca was shot and killed on June 7, 2010, while he was playing w...

  • Dive team recovers body from Nueces River

    Dive team recovers body from Nueces River

    Monday, June 26 2017 1:53 PM EDT2017-06-26 17:53:36 GMT
    Emergency crews are responding to a possible drowning in the Nueces River.Emergency crews are responding to a possible drowning in the Nueces River.

    Dive teams are searching the Nueces River for a man that witnesses say went underwater and never came back up early this morning. It was just before 7 a.m. when emergency crews responded to the possible drowning call on County Road 73 off of FM 624. This is a developing story and full details are not yet known. Check back to kristv.com for updates as they come in.  The KRISTV.COM application is available now on the App Store™ and Android App Store. Apple, th...

    Dive teams are searching the Nueces River for a man that witnesses say went underwater and never came back up early this morning. It was just before 7 a.m. when emergency crews responded to the possible drowning call on County Road 73 off of FM 624. This is a developing story and full details are not yet known. Check back to kristv.com for updates as they come in.  The KRISTV.COM application is available now on the App Store™ and Android App Store. Apple, th...

  • DPS investigating plane on fire at airport in Aransas Pass

    DPS investigating plane on fire at airport in Aransas Pass

    Monday, June 26 2017 1:40 PM EDT2017-06-26 17:40:34 GMT
    Viewer Photo.Viewer Photo.

    Many photos and videos have been sent in to our KRIS 6 News Facebook page showing a plane that is on fire at the McCampbell-Porter Airport in Aransas Pass. In the photos, a plane and possibly another object can be seen shooting flames and black smoke into the air. The Department of Public Safety tells us they are on scene and investigating. There are not many details at this time. We have a crew on the way to the scene and will update this story as soon as the information comes in.&

    Many photos and videos have been sent in to our KRIS 6 News Facebook page showing a plane that is on fire at the McCampbell-Porter Airport in Aransas Pass. In the photos, a plane and possibly another object can be seen shooting flames and black smoke into the air. The Department of Public Safety tells us they are on scene and investigating. There are not many details at this time. We have a crew on the way to the scene and will update this story as soon as the information comes in.&

  • Texas inmate set to die in October for prison officer death

    Texas inmate set to die in October for prison officer death

    Monday, June 26 2017 1:36 PM EDT2017-06-26 17:36:43 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A 37-year-old prisoner on Texas death row for the slaying of a corrections officer has received an execution date for later this year. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark says the agency has received court documents setting Robert Pruett for lethal injection Oct. 12. Pruett was set to die last August, but the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals halted the punishment after Pruett's lawyers appealed a trial court ruling on new DNA testing in...
    HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A 37-year-old prisoner on Texas death row for the slaying of a corrections officer has received an execution date for later this year. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark says the agency has received court documents setting Robert Pruett for lethal injection Oct. 12. Pruett was set to die last August, but the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals halted the punishment after Pruett's lawyers appealed a trial court ruling on new DNA testing in...
  • Funnel clouds spotted in the area

    Funnel clouds spotted in the area

    Monday, June 26 2017 12:21 PM EDT2017-06-26 16:21:46 GMT

    According to the National Weather Service, the atmosphere is favorable for funnel clouds in the following counties: Kleberg, Nueces, San Patricio, Refugio, Aransas and Calhoun, including the cities of Corpus Christi, Ingleside, Aransas Pass, Kingsville, Sinton, Mathis Rockport, Woodsboro and Port Lavaca.

    According to the National Weather Service, the atmosphere is favorable for funnel clouds in the following counties: Kleberg, Nueces, San Patricio, Refugio, Aransas and Calhoun, including the cities of Corpus Christi, Ingleside, Aransas Pass, Kingsville, Sinton, Mathis Rockport, Woodsboro and Port Lavaca.

  • Abduction case now being investigated as a possible false report

    Abduction case now being investigated as a possible false report

    Monday, June 26 2017 11:04 AM EDT2017-06-26 15:04:08 GMT

    KRIS 6 News has learned that the investigation into a possible abduction that happened last Friday is now being investigated as a possible false police report. Officers with the Corpus Christi Police Department say that there was no abduction attempt and there is no search for a suspect.  Several people are now being questioned that may have been involved in the incident.  It began near the Corpus Christi Trade Center around 8:30 p.m. Friday when officers received a call ...

    KRIS 6 News has learned that the investigation into a possible abduction that happened last Friday is now being investigated as a possible false police report. Officers with the Corpus Christi Police Department say that there was no abduction attempt and there is no search for a suspect.  Several people are now being questioned that may have been involved in the incident.  It began near the Corpus Christi Trade Center around 8:30 p.m. Friday when officers received a call ...

  • Inaugural CCPD Appreciation Night

    Inaugural CCPD Appreciation Night

    Monday, June 26 2017 10:39 AM EDT2017-06-26 14:39:05 GMT

    Bj's Brewhouse & Restaurant is hosting the inaugural CCPD Appreciation Night tonight from 5:00 to 10:30. 

    Bj's Brewhouse & Restaurant is hosting the inaugural CCPD Appreciation Night tonight from 5:00 to 10:30. 

  • Virus affecting marine life has made its way to the Texas Coast

    Virus affecting marine life has made its way to the Texas Coast

    Monday, June 26 2017 8:20 AM EDT2017-06-26 12:20:14 GMT
    These are cancerous tumors caused by a herpes virus in sea turtles.These are cancerous tumors caused by a herpes virus in sea turtles.

    This virus is relatively new to the Texas coast, and scientists at the Texas Sealife Center are now performing multiple surgeries a week.

    This virus is relatively new to the Texas coast, and scientists at the Texas Sealife Center are now performing multiple surgeries a week.

  • Weekly road closures for June 26 to June 30

    Weekly road closures for June 26 to June 30

    Monday, June 26 2017 6:18 AM EDT2017-06-26 10:18:36 GMT
    New road closures will begin to affect traffic beginning Monday. A few major streets are being worked on, so take your time and have patience on your commute. Here is a full list of lane reductions and closures from the city: New - Greenwood Drive and Gollihar Road Beginning Monday, June 26 through Wednesday, June 28, weather permitting, AT&T contractors will be working inside a utility manhole at the intersection of Greenwood Drive and Gollihar Road.  As this work is ongoin...
    New road closures will begin to affect traffic beginning Monday. A few major streets are being worked on, so take your time and have patience on your commute. Here is a full list of lane reductions and closures from the city: New - Greenwood Drive and Gollihar Road Beginning Monday, June 26 through Wednesday, June 28, weather permitting, AT&T contractors will be working inside a utility manhole at the intersection of Greenwood Drive and Gollihar Road.  As this work is ongoin...
  • Surf Camp for the Disabled needs volunteers

    Surf Camp for the Disabled needs volunteers

    Monday, June 26 2017 5:50 AM EDT2017-06-26 09:50:59 GMT
    Photo: coastalbend.surfrider.orgPhoto: coastalbend.surfrider.org
    It is said that water activities can be therapeutic for those with disabilities and today, 15 campers with disabilities will get the chance to let loose in our local waters. For 18 years, the Coastal Bend chapter of the Surfrider Foundation has hosted a camp that teaches kids with disabilities how to surf on the beaches of Port Aransas.  Each June, the campers come down from Oklahoma City where they take part in a program called Make Promises Happen. They meet up with volunteer...
    It is said that water activities can be therapeutic for those with disabilities and today, 15 campers with disabilities will get the chance to let loose in our local waters. For 18 years, the Coastal Bend chapter of the Surfrider Foundation has hosted a camp that teaches kids with disabilities how to surf on the beaches of Port Aransas.  Each June, the campers come down from Oklahoma City where they take part in a program called Make Promises Happen. They meet up with volunteer...
  • Hooks beat the Frisco Roughriders on Star Wars Night at Whataburger Field

    Hooks beat the Frisco Roughriders on Star Wars Night at Whataburger Field

    Monday, June 26 2017 12:05 AM EDT2017-06-26 04:05:39 GMT
    Hooks beat Frisco 4-2. JD Davis hits a two run homer to propel the Hooks.
    Hooks beat Frisco 4-2. JD Davis hits a two run homer to propel the Hooks.
  • King High's 1967 state championship baseball team honored by Hooks

    King High's 1967 state championship baseball team honored by Hooks

    Sunday, June 25 2017 11:59 PM EDT2017-06-26 03:59:22 GMT

    The 1967 King Mustang baseball team was honored at the Hooks game. The Mustangs won the state baseball title 50 years ago.

    The 1967 King Mustang baseball team was honored at the Hooks game. The Mustangs won the state baseball title 50 years ago.

  • Flight makes an emergency landing at Corpus Christi Airport

    Flight makes an emergency landing at Corpus Christi Airport

    Sunday, June 25 2017 5:43 PM EDT2017-06-25 21:43:21 GMT

    A Southwest flight was diverted to Corpus Christi after an emergency situation arose on the aircraft. According to Southwest Airlines, Flight 4519 was scheduled to go from Los Angeles International Airport to William P. Hobby Airport in Houston when a potential threat in the cabin diverted the flight to Corpus Christi International Airport (CCIA) after 1:30 p.m. 

    A Southwest flight was diverted to Corpus Christi after an emergency situation arose on the aircraft. According to Southwest Airlines, Flight 4519 was scheduled to go from Los Angeles International Airport to William P. Hobby Airport in Houston when a potential threat in the cabin diverted the flight to Corpus Christi International Airport (CCIA) after 1:30 p.m. 

  • Heat Stroke vs Heat Exhaustion

    Heat Stroke vs Heat Exhaustion

    Sunday, June 25 2017 2:32 PM EDT2017-06-25 18:32:57 GMT
    The temperatures will only continue to rise in South Texas, do you know how to prevent yourself from heat illnesses? Do you also know the differences between heat exhaustion and heat stroke? Heat Exhaustion symptoms will include, faint or dizziness, excessive sweating, cool or clammy skin, nausea or vomiting, rapid heart rate, and muscle cramps. The best way to combat this is to move yourself to a cooler conditioned place, drink plenty of water, and take a cool shower, if possible. ...
    The temperatures will only continue to rise in South Texas, do you know how to prevent yourself from heat illnesses? Do you also know the differences between heat exhaustion and heat stroke? Heat Exhaustion symptoms will include, faint or dizziness, excessive sweating, cool or clammy skin, nausea or vomiting, rapid heart rate, and muscle cramps. The best way to combat this is to move yourself to a cooler conditioned place, drink plenty of water, and take a cool shower, if possible. ...
  • Texas wife sentenced to prison for killing officer husband

    Texas wife sentenced to prison for killing officer husband

    Sunday, June 25 2017 12:39 PM EDT2017-06-25 16:39:18 GMT

    The 27-year-old Lopez had pleaded guilty in April to failure to stop and render aid resulting in death. Prosecutors say she intentionally drove her SUV into Ernesto Vasquez in December 2015. Vasquez died several months later after being hospitalized.

    The 27-year-old Lopez had pleaded guilty in April to failure to stop and render aid resulting in death. Prosecutors say she intentionally drove her SUV into Ernesto Vasquez in December 2015. Vasquez died several months later after being hospitalized.

  • Texting and driving incident lands car in water

    Texting and driving incident lands car in water

    Sunday, June 25 2017 11:21 AM EDT2017-06-25 15:21:25 GMT

    A woman was driving southbound on 181 by Indian Point Park when her car went into the water around 9:20 a.m.  The woman was able to crawl out of the car with minor injuries. She told police that she was texting and driving and was not paying attention.  The woman went back into the water to retrieve some of her belongings. 

    A woman was driving southbound on 181 by Indian Point Park when her car went into the water around 9:20 a.m.  The woman was able to crawl out of the car with minor injuries. She told police that she was texting and driving and was not paying attention.  The woman went back into the water to retrieve some of her belongings. 

  • Local Archery Competition

    Local Archery Competition

    Sunday, June 25 2017 10:27 AM EDT2017-06-25 14:27:24 GMT
    With archery being one of the oldest sports in the world, Corpus Christi has one of the hardest ranges in the country to practice and compete on.  Tejas Bowmen Archery Club is a non-profit organization that brings shooters from all ages together for, “The enjoyment, mastery and furtherance of archery as a sport through cooperation and good fellowship.” The club has been around since 1938 and holds tournaments frequently throughout the year.  KRIS 6 had a c...
    With archery being one of the oldest sports in the world, Corpus Christi has one of the hardest ranges in the country to practice and compete on.  Tejas Bowmen Archery Club is a non-profit organization that brings shooters from all ages together for, “The enjoyment, mastery and furtherance of archery as a sport through cooperation and good fellowship.” The club has been around since 1938 and holds tournaments frequently throughout the year.  KRIS 6 had a c...
  • King High's 1967 State Champion baseball team is honored at the Hooks game

    King High's 1967 State Champion baseball team is honored at the Hooks game

    Sunday, June 25 2017 3:01 AM EDT2017-06-25 07:01:14 GMT

    Hooks beat Frisco tonight 11-4. Before the game, the 1967 King High state champion baseball team is honored.

    Hooks beat Frisco tonight 11-4. Before the game, the 1967 King High state champion baseball team is honored.

  • CCPD did submit request for Amber Alert

    CCPD did submit request for Amber Alert

    Saturday, June 24 2017 11:41 PM EDT2017-06-25 03:41:49 GMT

    Following the alleged abduction of 11-year-old Sophia Casso on June 23, many Corpus Christi residents have asked why no Amber Alert was issued. So KRIS 6 News followed up to determine why...

    Following the alleged abduction of 11-year-old Sophia Casso on June 23, many Corpus Christi residents have asked why no Amber Alert was issued. So KRIS 6 News followed up to determine why...

  • Accident at SPID and Hwy 361

    Accident at SPID and Hwy 361

    Saturday, June 24 2017 8:55 PM EDT2017-06-25 00:55:38 GMT

    Emergency crews responded an accident at SPID and Highway 361 at the Packery Channel Bridge, northbound. Police said a white Toyota Tundra was parked on an incline while the occupants were fishing. The truck flipped onto its side and had...

    Emergency crews responded an accident at SPID and Highway 361 at the Packery Channel Bridge, northbound. Police said a white Toyota Tundra was parked on an incline while the occupants were fishing. The truck flipped onto its side and had...

  • Flood Advisory across Coastal Bend

    Flood Advisory across Coastal Bend

    Saturday, June 24 2017 4:01 PM EDT2017-06-24 20:01:27 GMT
    Storms roll through South TexasStorms roll through South Texas

    The National Weather Service in Corpus Christi has issued a flood advisory for Northwestern Nueces County in South Central Texas; Southwestern San Patricio County and Northeastern Jim Wells County until 5:15 p.m. At 2:10 p.m. Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area. Radar estimates up to two inches of rain have already fall around Orange Grove.  Some locations that may experience flooding include Mathis, ...

    Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area. Radar estimates up to two inches of rain have already fall around Orange Grove.  Some locations that may experience flooding include Mathis, ...

  • Stop mosquitoes before they bite

    Stop mosquitoes before they bite

    Saturday, June 24 2017 2:33 PM EDT2017-06-24 18:33:02 GMT
    (Cropped Photo: James Gathany / CDC / MGN) The Zika virus  is a mosquito-borne virus.(Cropped Photo: James Gathany / CDC / MGN) The Zika virus is a mosquito-borne virus.

    Living in South Texas, we see and feel mosquitoes everyday. It is so common, yet are we as safe in preventing these bites as much as we could be? Pest Control Experts from Mosquito Joe's told us, "The females, they bite to lay the eggs. Once they get enough blood in them they'll go look for a teaspoon of water and lay their eggs." On the Coastal Bend there is always still water around town, so what are some of the best ways to keep these biting mosquitoes away? ...

    Living in South Texas, we see and feel mosquitoes everyday. It is so common, yet are we as safe in preventing these bites as much as we could be? Pest Control Experts from Mosquito Joe's told us, "The females, they bite to lay the eggs. Once they get enough blood in them they'll go look for a teaspoon of water and lay their eggs." On the Coastal Bend there is always still water around town, so what are some of the best ways to keep these biting mosquitoes away? ...

  • Jeep rolls over on SPID

    Jeep rolls over on SPID

    Saturday, June 24 2017 2:21 PM EDT2017-06-24 18:21:20 GMT

    CCPD is responding to an accident involving a jeep on SPID between Everhart and Staples.

    Police say one of four vehicles involved rolled. No word yet on possible injuries.

    Please avoid the area. This is a developing story.

    CCPD is responding to an accident involving a jeep on SPID between Everhart and Staples.

    Police say one of four vehicles involved rolled. No word yet on possible injuries.

    Please avoid the area. This is a developing story.

  • Choke Canyon Reservoir, Lake Corpus Christi levels drop

    Choke Canyon Reservoir, Lake Corpus Christi levels drop

    Saturday, June 24 2017 11:01 AM EDT2017-06-24 15:01:50 GMT

    Lake Corpus Christi and Choke Canyon are in need of water after the two reservoirs water levels have fallen below the 50% line according to city water management officials. Now the city water department has to decide on what to do. Managers with the water's utility department say for the next 15 days, and the city will evaluate the combined storage levels before the possibility of initiating stage-1 of the revised drought contingency plan.

    Lake Corpus Christi and Choke Canyon are in need of water after the two reservoirs water levels have fallen below the 50% line according to city water management officials. Now the city water department has to decide on what to do. Managers with the water's utility department say for the next 15 days, and the city will evaluate the combined storage levels before the possibility of initiating stage-1 of the revised drought contingency plan.

  • "Rock and Roll Up Your Sleeve" event held Saturday

    "Rock and Roll Up Your Sleeve" event held Saturday

    Saturday, June 24 2017 10:10 AM EDT2017-06-24 14:10:50 GMT

    Organizers with the Coastal Bend Blood Center are gearing up for today's Rock-N-Roll up your sleeve summer blood drive. The event is aimed to help stock up blood at the Coastal Bend Blood Center. Organizers say it's hard to get donors to donate during the summer time and they see a decline in their blood storage levels.

    Organizers with the Coastal Bend Blood Center are gearing up for today's Rock-N-Roll up your sleeve summer blood drive. The event is aimed to help stock up blood at the Coastal Bend Blood Center. Organizers say it's hard to get donors to donate during the summer time and they see a decline in their blood storage levels.

  • Suspected intoxicated driver kills six cows, injures law enforcement officer

    Suspected intoxicated driver kills six cows, injures law enforcement officer

    Saturday, June 24 2017 9:10 AM EDT2017-06-24 13:10:28 GMT
    DPS Troopers say a woman driving a silver car, slammed into six cows and a law enforcement officer who was leading the cows off of the road.DPS Troopers say a woman driving a silver car, slammed into six cows and a law enforcement officer who was leading the cows off of the road.

    Texas Department of Public and Safety Troopers say a suspected intoxicated driver drove her car into several cows and injured a Deputy with the Nueces County Sheriff's Office. The crash happened at Farm Market 70 and County Road 14, in Bishop around 1:00 am Saturday morning. 

    Texas Department of Public and Safety Troopers say a suspected intoxicated driver drove her car into several cows and injured a Deputy with the Nueces County Sheriff's Office. The crash happened at Farm Market 70 and County Road 14, in Bishop around 1:00 am Saturday morning. 

  • Local Body Paint Festival

    Local Body Paint Festival

    Saturday, June 24 2017 8:57 AM EDT2017-06-24 12:57:11 GMT
    Texas Body Paint FestivalTexas Body Paint Festival

    The Texas Body Paint Festival is here in Corpus Christi to show off different creations from local artists, as they compete for the best body paint artwork. Doors open at 6 p.m. at House of Rock, and anyone and everyone is welcome to get their faces, arms, or body painted by a few body paint artists! There will also be a fashion show to showcase the different artists work on their models, this will help give the artist time to talk about what each of their masterpieces are about and ...

    The Texas Body Paint Festival is here in Corpus Christi to show off different creations from local artists, as they compete for the best body paint artwork. Doors open at 6 p.m. at House of Rock, and anyone and everyone is welcome to get their faces, arms, or body painted by a few body paint artists! There will also be a fashion show to showcase the different artists work on their models, this will help give the artist time to talk about what each of their masterpieces are about and ...

  • Teen-thought-to-be-abducted-is-safely-at-home

    Teen thought to be abducted is safe at home

    Teen thought to be abducted is safe at home

    Saturday, June 24 2017 3:27 AM EDT2017-06-24 07:27:47 GMT

    A teen thought to have been abducted last night is safe with her family this morning.

    A teen thought to have been abducted last night is safe with her family this morning.

  • Local boxer hopes for a Junior Olympic National Title

    Local boxer hopes for a Junior Olympic National Title

    Saturday, June 24 2017 12:07 AM EDT2017-06-24 04:07:43 GMT

    Corpus Christi may have a national boxing champion soon.

    Angelina Zaragoza is leaving on Saturday to fight for the Junior Olympic National title .

    Corpus Christi may have a national boxing champion soon.

    Angelina Zaragoza is leaving on Saturday to fight for the Junior Olympic National title .

  • Coast Guard to continue searching for missing man

    Coast Guard to continue searching for missing man

    Friday, June 23 2017 11:10 PM EDT2017-06-24 03:10:28 GMT

    The Coast Guard is continuing its search for a missing man this morning after suspending the search last night due to darkness. 

    The Coast Guard is continuing its search for a missing man this morning after suspending the search last night due to darkness. 

  • New Chief of Naval Air Training

    New Chief of Naval Air Training

    Friday, June 23 2017 8:22 PM EDT2017-06-24 00:22:22 GMT
    Rear Admiral Dell Bull announces he is no longer Chief of Naval Air Training after being directed to lead a team in Washington, DC.Rear Admiral Dell Bull announces he is no longer Chief of Naval Air Training after being directed to lead a team in Washington, DC.

    Rear Admiral Dell Bull, who was Chief of Naval Air Training, announced he's been directed to report to Washington, DC. In a letter to his staff, Rear Admiral Bull says he'll lead a team to solve problems with Navy and Marine Corps fighter jets.

    Rear Admiral Dell Bull, who was Chief of Naval Air Training, announced he's been directed to report to Washington, DC. In a letter to his staff, Rear Admiral Bull says he'll lead a team to solve problems with Navy and Marine Corps fighter jets.

  • Number of rideshare drivers increases locally

    Number of rideshare drivers increases locally

    Friday, June 23 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-06-23 21:57:14 GMT

    Rideshare drivers say there's too much supply and not enough demand.  William Thompson has been a rideshare driver for the last two years in Corpus Christi. Thompson says, when he first started driving there were only a handful of drivers which worked out great, for the amount of passengers. But now that the rideshare law has changed and made it easier to become a driver, Thompson says, there's been a spike in number of drivers. 

    Rideshare drivers say there's too much supply and not enough demand.  William Thompson has been a rideshare driver for the last two years in Corpus Christi. Thompson says, when he first started driving there were only a handful of drivers which worked out great, for the amount of passengers. But now that the rideshare law has changed and made it easier to become a driver, Thompson says, there's been a spike in number of drivers. 

  • Doctors graduating Spohn Hospital

    Doctors graduating Spohn Hospital

    Friday, June 23 2017 5:33 PM EDT2017-06-23 21:33:03 GMT
    Area hospitals have been struggling to hold on to doctors for some time now. A graduation ceremony was held Friday for a group of doctors wrapping up their residency with Christus Spohn. Turns out 3 out of the 20 doctors graduating today will be staying here. That's good news for hospitals that are having a hard time holding on to doctors and nurses who prefer to work in bigger cities. One of the doctors who decided to stay in Corpus Christi is doctor Alma McDaniel. She came to Corp...
    Area hospitals have been struggling to hold on to doctors for some time now. A graduation ceremony was held Friday for a group of doctors wrapping up their residency with Christus Spohn. Turns out 3 out of the 20 doctors graduating today will be staying here. That's good news for hospitals that are having a hard time holding on to doctors and nurses who prefer to work in bigger cities. One of the doctors who decided to stay in Corpus Christi is doctor Alma McDaniel. She came to Corp...
  • Port Aransas rolls out the carts

    Port Aransas rolls out the carts

    Friday, June 23 2017 5:19 PM EDT2017-06-23 21:19:21 GMT

    Out in Port Aransas, getting around town on a golf cart is a common utilization of transportation. 

    Out in Port Aransas, getting around town on a golf cart is a common utilization of transportation. 

  • 6 Investigates Follows-Up: Taft City Council Reinstates Police Chief

    6 Investigates Follows-Up: Taft City Council Reinstates Police Chief

    Friday, June 23 2017 5:07 PM EDT2017-06-23 21:07:02 GMT
    Taft Police Chief Klaus Mansion is back on duty.Taft Police Chief Klaus Mansion is back on duty.

    The Taft Police Chief once charged with official oppression has been returned to duty in a special called meeting of the Taft City Council, today. 

    The Taft Police Chief once charged with official oppression has been returned to duty in a special called meeting of the Taft City Council, today. 

  • Copano Bay fishing pier closed to public

    Copano Bay fishing pier closed to public

    Friday, June 23 2017 3:43 PM EDT2017-06-23 19:43:51 GMT

    The Texas Department of Transportation today recommended the immediate closure of both sides of the Copano Bay Fishing Pier until an assessment of its physical condition can be performed.

    The Texas Department of Transportation today recommended the immediate closure of both sides of the Copano Bay Fishing Pier until an assessment of its physical condition can be performed.

  • Olympic Day celebrated throughout the Coastal Bend

    Olympic Day celebrated throughout the Coastal Bend

    Friday, June 23 2017 3:17 PM EDT2017-06-23 19:17:07 GMT

    Olympic Day celebrates the birth of the Olympic Games which started in 1894. Organizations were able to sign up to host a 2017 Olympic Day event throughout the year through Team USA's website. Each organization is associated with a certain National Governing Body (NGB). Guest speakers and different activities will be going on during the time of their Olympic Day event.  

    Olympic Day celebrates the birth of the Olympic Games which started in 1894. Organizations were able to sign up to host a 2017 Olympic Day event throughout the year through Team USA's website. Each organization is associated with a certain National Governing Body (NGB). Guest speakers and different activities will be going on during the time of their Olympic Day event.  

  • Vehicle traffic reopens on Padre Island National Seashore

    Vehicle traffic reopens on Padre Island National Seashore

    Friday, June 23 2017 1:59 PM EDT2017-06-23 17:59:10 GMT

    Vehicle traffic has been reopened to the North and South beaches on Padre Island National Seashore. 

    Vehicle traffic has been reopened to the North and South beaches on Padre Island National Seashore. 

  • Early morning accident leaves young woman hospitalized

    Early morning accident leaves young woman hospitalized

    Friday, June 23 2017 12:38 PM EDT2017-06-23 16:38:43 GMT

    An early morning accident leaves a young woman in the hospital. 

    An early morning accident leaves a young woman in the hospital. 

  • Red, White & Blue Review to honor our military

    Red, White & Blue Review to honor our military

    Friday, June 23 2017 12:07 PM EDT2017-06-23 16:07:40 GMT
    7:00 PM Sunday, June 25th at the First United Methodist Church (900 S. Shoreline Blvd.)7:00 PM Sunday, June 25th at the First United Methodist Church (900 S. Shoreline Blvd.)

    An evening of patriotic musical favorites honoring our military will be the theme of this year's Red, White & Blue Review - An American Salute.

    An evening of patriotic musical favorites honoring our military will be the theme of this year's Red, White & Blue Review - An American Salute.

  • Firearms Safety in Corpus Christi

    Friday, June 23 2017 9:21 AM EDT2017-06-23 13:21:40 GMT
    There have been plenty of misconceptions about firearms and firearm safety. Such as, how to properly hold a firearm, the different techniques while using and handling a gun, as well as what to expect if ever in a life or death situation. The crew at APT Firearms Academy here in Corpus Christi, really know how to train a person with no gun experience, into a person that feels confident no matter what may come their way.  APT Firearms Academy showed KRIS 6 proper defense mechanism...
    There have been plenty of misconceptions about firearms and firearm safety. Such as, how to properly hold a firearm, the different techniques while using and handling a gun, as well as what to expect if ever in a life or death situation. The crew at APT Firearms Academy here in Corpus Christi, really know how to train a person with no gun experience, into a person that feels confident no matter what may come their way.  APT Firearms Academy showed KRIS 6 proper defense mechanism...
  • Wave Run to help basketball program for girls

    Wave Run to help basketball program for girls

    Friday, June 23 2017 6:20 AM EDT2017-06-23 10:20:14 GMT

    CCLI is a non-profit organization working to prepare young athletes for the next level of basketball.

    CCLI is a non-profit organization working to prepare young athletes for the next level of basketball.

  • City Evacuation Exercise

    City Evacuation Exercise

    Friday, June 23 2017 4:36 AM EDT2017-06-23 08:36:56 GMT

    The City of Corpus Christi will join the RTA, CCISD, Salvation Army and American Red Cross as well as 211 Texas for an important emergency training exercise Friday afternoon.

    The City of Corpus Christi will join the RTA, CCISD, Salvation Army and American Red Cross as well as 211 Texas for an important emergency training exercise Friday afternoon.

  • Hooks beat the Frisco Roughriders in series opener

    Hooks beat the Frisco Roughriders in series opener

    Friday, June 23 2017 12:34 AM EDT2017-06-23 04:34:26 GMT
    Hooks beat the Roughriders 6-5 in 11
    Hooks beat the Roughriders 6-5 in 11
  • Chamber Orchestra to perform final season concert at Del Mar College

    Chamber Orchestra to perform final season concert at Del Mar College

    Friday, June 23 2017 12:12 AM EDT2017-06-23 04:12:45 GMT
    The Corpus Christi Chamber Orchestra performs free concerts each year. Photo: CCCO / FacebookThe Corpus Christi Chamber Orchestra performs free concerts each year. Photo: CCCO / Facebook

    Music lovers of all ages will have one more chance this season to see the Corpus Christi Chamber Orchestra, as they perform the season's final show at Del Mar College Friday evening.

    Music lovers of all ages will have one more chance this season to see the Corpus Christi Chamber Orchestra, as they perform the season's final show at Del Mar College Friday evening.

  • TCEQ, city officials now investigating sand blown onto Island roadways

    TCEQ, city officials now investigating sand blown onto Island roadways

    Thursday, June 22 2017 9:49 PM EDT2017-06-23 01:49:36 GMT
    TCEQ says its received 7 complaints since March regarding unsafe driving conditions from the sand.TCEQ says its received 7 complaints since March regarding unsafe driving conditions from the sand.

    A construction site on Padre Island has drawn the attention of the city and state regulators after numerous complaints from residents.

    A construction site on Padre Island has drawn the attention of the city and state regulators after numerous complaints from residents.

  • Lots of low-income Americans fear Senate health care plan

    Lots of low-income Americans fear Senate health care plan

    Thursday, June 22 2017 9:38 PM EDT2017-06-23 01:38:41 GMT
    Senate Republicans introduced their health care plan today.Senate Republicans introduced their health care plan today.

    A lot of struggling Americans are scared of the Senate plan to replace Obamacare (The Affordable Care Act). Senate Republicans introduced their health care bill today, after weeks of writing the legislation in secret.

    A lot of struggling Americans are scared of the Senate plan to replace Obamacare (The Affordable Care Act). Senate Republicans introduced their health care bill today, after weeks of writing the legislation in secret.

  • TAMUCC researcher says too soon to know if TS Cindy affecting shoaling at Packery Channel

    TAMUCC researcher says too soon to know if TS Cindy affecting shoaling at Packery Channel

    Thursday, June 22 2017 8:02 PM EDT2017-06-23 00:02:16 GMT

    Cindy really churned up the waters along the Gulf Coast and that raises a question, what will we find when the high waters recede? In some cases, the impact will be pretty obvious. But in the case of the shoaling increase at Packery Channel, it'll take a while to determine if TS Cindy had any impact at all.   A team of researchers with the Conrad Blucher Institute have been monitoring Packery Channel on a regular basis. 

    Cindy really churned up the waters along the Gulf Coast and that raises a question, what will we find when the high waters recede? In some cases, the impact will be pretty obvious. But in the case of the shoaling increase at Packery Channel, it'll take a while to determine if TS Cindy had any impact at all.   A team of researchers with the Conrad Blucher Institute have been monitoring Packery Channel on a regular basis. 

  • Auto burglars targeting Island residents

    Auto burglars targeting Island residents

    Thursday, June 22 2017 7:37 PM EDT2017-06-22 23:37:22 GMT

    Island residents say their usually easy-going lifestyle is being disrupted by a recent crime trend as multiple auto burglaries are reported throughout the area.

    Island residents say their usually easy-going lifestyle is being disrupted by a recent crime trend as multiple auto burglaries are reported throughout the area.

  • Power outage affects Padre Island, Port Aransas

    Power outage affects Padre Island, Port Aransas

    Thursday, June 22 2017 7:32 PM EDT2017-06-22 23:32:16 GMT
    Large areas of the islands were without power Thursday afternoon. Photo: AEP / GoogleLarge areas of the islands were without power Thursday afternoon. Photo: AEP / Google

    Thousands of customers were without power on Padre Island, Mustang Island, Port Aransas and the surrounding areas on Thursday afternoon.

    Thousands of customers were without power on Padre Island, Mustang Island, Port Aransas and the surrounding areas on Thursday afternoon.

  • Former Beeville teacher indicted for child sexual assault

    Former Beeville teacher indicted for child sexual assault

    Thursday, June 22 2017 6:34 PM EDT2017-06-22 22:34:32 GMT
    The former math teacher was charged for sexually assaulting a child, according to police.The former math teacher was charged for sexually assaulting a child, according to police.

    A former Beeville math teacher has been charged for sexually assaulting a child.

    A former Beeville math teacher has been charged for sexually assaulting a child.

  • HaloFlight airlifts driver after head-on collision on FM 665

    HaloFlight airlifts driver after head-on collision on FM 665

    Thursday, June 22 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-06-22 22:00:12 GMT
    Vehicle debris and skid marks covered the roadway after a head-on collision that sent one man to the hospital in serious condition.Vehicle debris and skid marks covered the roadway after a head-on collision that sent one man to the hospital in serious condition.

    A man from Alice is in the hospital with serious injuries sustained during a head-on collision with a dump truck on FM 665.

    A man from Alice is in the hospital with serious injuries sustained during a head-on collision with a dump truck on FM 665.

  • Two restaurant employees arrested for sexual assault

    Two restaurant employees arrested for sexual assault

    Thursday, June 22 2017 5:14 PM EDT2017-06-22 21:14:40 GMT
    Portland Police say two employees at the popular A-1 Steakhouse have been arrested in connection to a reported sexual assault incident. Photo: GooglePortland Police say two employees at the popular A-1 Steakhouse have been arrested in connection to a reported sexual assault incident. Photo: Google

    Two employees of a popular Portland restaurant have been arrested on accusations of sexual assault.

    Two employees of a popular Portland restaurant have been arrested on accusations of sexual assault.

  • Police arrest suspect accused in up to five robberies

    Police arrest suspect accused in up to five robberies

    Thursday, June 22 2017 4:38 PM EDT2017-06-22 20:38:16 GMT
    Police say the suspect was involved in as many as five robberies, including this one at Times Market on Ayers.Police say the suspect was involved in as many as five robberies, including this one at Times Market on Ayers.

    A man police say could be responsible for as many as five robberies has been arrested.

    A man police say could be responsible for as many as five robberies has been arrested.

  • Couple indicted for leaving child in locked van at movie theater

    Couple indicted for leaving child in locked van at movie theater

    Thursday, June 22 2017 4:05 PM EDT2017-06-22 20:05:26 GMT
    Police recovered an infant from a locked vehicle in a local theater parking lot back in February.Police recovered an infant from a locked vehicle in a local theater parking lot back in February.

    A couple accused by police of leaving a child in a parked vehicle back in February have been indicted, according to officials.

    A couple accused by police of leaving a child in a parked vehicle back in February have been indicted, according to officials.

  • Undocumented immigrants found dead in Brooks County

    Undocumented immigrants found dead in Brooks County

    Thursday, June 22 2017 1:03 PM EDT2017-06-22 17:03:55 GMT
    These items belonged to an undocumented immigrant who is believed to have succumbed to the heatThese items belonged to an undocumented immigrant who is believed to have succumbed to the heat

    The bodies of three undocumented immigrants were discovered by Border Patrol agents in Brooks County. 

    The bodies of three undocumented immigrants were discovered by Border Patrol agents in Brooks County. 

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  • 6 Investigates Follows-Up: Taft residents sound off on City Hall, Police

    6 Investigates Follows-Up: Taft residents sound off on City Hall, Police

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 9:52 PM EDT2017-06-28 01:52:55 GMT
    Taft Police Chief Klaus Mansion is back on duty.Taft Police Chief Klaus Mansion is back on duty.

    Taft Police Chief Klaus Mansion is back on the job. Not everyone in town is happy about it. Several residents and business people tell 6 Investigates that Mansion, who recently came off paid leave following an official oppression indictment, isn't fit to hold such a position of authority over them. Mansion has been the subject of several KRIS 6 News Investigations in recent months involving allegations of abuse of office, but, appears to have unwavering support from key community m...

    Taft Police Chief Klaus Mansion is back on the job. Not everyone in town is happy about it. Several residents and business people tell 6 Investigates that Mansion, who recently came off paid leave following an official oppression indictment, isn't fit to hold such a position of authority over them. Mansion has been the subject of several KRIS 6 News Investigations in recent months involving allegations of abuse of office, but, appears to have unwavering support from key community m...

  • 6 Investigates: Questions raised about judge's past cases

    6 Investigates: Questions raised about judge's past cases

    Monday, June 26 2017 6:24 PM EDT2017-06-26 22:24:35 GMT
    Judge Young Min Burkett signed several arrest warrants involving felony cases. When her status as a judge in question, the DA's office asked how that could affect those cases. (KRIS 6 News)Judge Young Min Burkett signed several arrest warrants involving felony cases. When her status as a judge in question, the DA's office asked how that could affect those cases. (KRIS 6 News)

    A municipal court judge temporarily off the bench because she's not a U.S. citizen has some asking what that means for the people she's sent to jail.

    A municipal court judge temporarily off the bench because she's not a U.S. citizen has some asking what that means for the people she's sent to jail.

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  • Danaher reacts to gracing cover of Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine

    Danaher reacts to gracing cover of Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 9:43 PM EDT2017-06-28 01:43:53 GMT
    This is what happens when you become the winningest coach in Texas high school football history. Calallen's Phil Danaher joins an elite company as one of the few high school coaches to ever grace the cover the legendary Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine. And how about that headline? The KING in big bold letters. "I was a little embarrassed about the way they described it you know, " said Danaher. "It was a good year and we did break the record but you know I thin...
    This is what happens when you become the winningest coach in Texas high school football history. Calallen's Phil Danaher joins an elite company as one of the few high school coaches to ever grace the cover the legendary Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine. And how about that headline? The KING in big bold letters. "I was a little embarrassed about the way they described it you know, " said Danaher. "It was a good year and we did break the record but you know I thin...
  • Popularity of NBA three pointers hitting hard for local HS teams

    Popularity of NBA three pointers hitting hard for local HS teams

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    This time of year, you will find hundreds of kids taking part in basketball camps all over the area. Just like this one here at Calallen High School run by long time coach Randy Lowrance. The bottom line to these camps of course is to learn the fundamentals. But with the way the game is played now, it's changed the way it's played, even in high school.  "I think with the success that the Golden St. Warriors have had from the three point line, that comes down to the high sch...
    This time of year, you will find hundreds of kids taking part in basketball camps all over the area. Just like this one here at Calallen High School run by long time coach Randy Lowrance. The bottom line to these camps of course is to learn the fundamentals. But with the way the game is played now, it's changed the way it's played, even in high school.  "I think with the success that the Golden St. Warriors have had from the three point line, that comes down to the high sch...
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