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  • Calallen freshman wins big at Nueces Co. Junior Livestock Show

    Calallen freshman wins big at Nueces Co. Junior Livestock Show

    Saturday, January 20 2018 5:26 PM EST2018-01-20 22:26:11 GMT
    Nueces Co. Junior Livestock Show.Nueces Co. Junior Livestock Show.

    While only some students walked away with cash prizes and ribbons, all competitors took away valuable life skills.

    While only some students walked away with cash prizes and ribbons, all competitors took away valuable life skills.

  • Two taken to hospital for smoke inhalation after house fire

    Two taken to hospital for smoke inhalation after house fire

    Friday, January 19 2018 11:34 PM EST2018-01-20 04:34:19 GMT

    Two elderly residents were taken to a local hospital for smoke inhalation after being removed from a burning home by firefighters.

    Two elderly residents were taken to a local hospital for smoke inhalation after being removed from a burning home by firefighters.

  • Vets Memorial student still recovering after Christmas Eve fireworks accident

    Vets Memorial student still recovering after Christmas Eve fireworks accident

    Friday, January 19 2018 11:04 PM EST2018-01-20 04:04:32 GMT

    Fireworks may dazzle crowds the world over, but they're not without their dangers.

    Fireworks may dazzle crowds the world over, but they're not without their dangers.

  • Islamic Center of CC holding winter clothing drive

    Islamic Center of CC holding winter clothing drive

    Friday, January 19 2018 10:42 PM EST2018-01-20 03:42:16 GMT

    The Islamic Center of Corpus Christi is asking for your help during their winter clothing drive. The Islamic Center and the Corpus Christi Immigration Coalition have teamed up to collect gently used winter clothing, blankets and toys to send to refugee camps in Lebanon and Jordan. Helping Hands for Relief and Development is collecting supplies for Syrian refugees fleeing violence in their country.   “We have a lot of Syrian refugees both in Jordan and in Lebanon, and t...

    The Islamic Center of Corpus Christi is asking for your help during their winter clothing drive. The Islamic Center and the Corpus Christi Immigration Coalition have teamed up to collect gently used winter clothing, blankets and toys to send to refugee camps in Lebanon and Jordan. Helping Hands for Relief and Development is collecting supplies for Syrian refugees fleeing violence in their country.   “We have a lot of Syrian refugees both in Jordan and in Lebanon, and t...

  • Police continue search for suspect who reportedly stole car with infant inside

    Police continue search for suspect who reportedly stole car with infant inside

    Friday, January 19 2018 7:23 PM EST2018-01-20 00:23:24 GMT

    Police continued to search Friday for a person who stole a car with a toddler inside of it and later abandoned the car.

    Police continued to search Friday for a person who stole a car with a toddler inside of it and later abandoned the car.

  • Man accused of killing father in front of wife and baby appears in court

    Man accused of killing father in front of wife and baby appears in court

    Friday, January 19 2018 5:57 PM EST2018-01-19 22:57:27 GMT
    Romualdo GonzalezRomualdo Gonzalez

    A man accused of shooting and killing a father in front of his wife and baby was in court today. Romualdo Gonzalez pleaded guilty today charges of murder and aggravated assault, and asked that his trial date be set.   Gonzalez is accused of fatally shooting 23-year-old Gilbert Trevino at a motel on Leopard Street in September of 2017. Gonzalez remains in the Nueces County Jail on a $1 million bond.        

    A man accused of shooting and killing a father in front of his wife and baby was in court today. Romualdo Gonzalez pleaded guilty today charges of murder and aggravated assault, and asked that his trial date be set.   Gonzalez is accused of fatally shooting 23-year-old Gilbert Trevino at a motel on Leopard Street in September of 2017. Gonzalez remains in the Nueces County Jail on a $1 million bond.        

  • Driver hits tree head-on after reportedly arguing on the phone while driving

    Driver hits tree head-on after reportedly arguing on the phone while driving

    Friday, January 19 2018 5:28 PM EST2018-01-19 22:28:09 GMT
    Police said a driver collided with a tree in the yard of a nearby residence after losing control of his vehicle during an argument on the phone.Police said a driver collided with a tree in the yard of a nearby residence after losing control of his vehicle during an argument on the phone.

    A male driver told police he was arguing with his girlfriend and had been drinking prior to crashing his car into a tree.

    A male driver told police he was arguing with his girlfriend and had been drinking prior to crashing his car into a tree.

  • Warrants issued for two wanted in connection to Robstown convenience store robbery

    Warrants issued for two wanted in connection to Robstown convenience store robbery

    Friday, January 19 2018 5:23 PM EST2018-01-19 22:23:52 GMT
    The Robstown Police Department has identified two people suspected of robbing a Snappy’s convenience store on Wednesday. Police say warrants have been issued for 28-year-old Jessica Lynn Sandoval and 37-year-old Juan Carlos Moreno in connection to the robbery. According to RPD, Moreno is currently in Hidalgo County Jail on an unrelated charge. Anyone with information on Sandoval’s whereabouts are asked to contact Robstown police at 361-387-3531.
    The Robstown Police Department has identified two people suspected of robbing a Snappy’s convenience store on Wednesday. Police say warrants have been issued for 28-year-old Jessica Lynn Sandoval and 37-year-old Juan Carlos Moreno in connection to the robbery. According to RPD, Moreno is currently in Hidalgo County Jail on an unrelated charge. Anyone with information on Sandoval’s whereabouts are asked to contact Robstown police at 361-387-3531.
  • CCPD looking for stolen car with baby inside

    CCPD looking for stolen car with baby inside

    Friday, January 19 2018 2:48 PM EST2018-01-19 19:48:41 GMT

    UPDATE 11:20 a.m.: CCPD reports that the vehicle and baby have been located, and the baby is safe. Police say they are still looking for the suspect.

    Corpus Christi Police are looking for a car that was stolen with a baby inside. Police say a Red 1996 Honda Accord, 4 door, possible license plate TX JBD0840 The vehicle has a dent on the passenger side door. Police say the car was stolen at about 10:12 a.m. from 5800 Everhart.

    UPDATE 11:20 a.m.: CCPD reports that the vehicle and baby have been located, and the baby is safe. Police say they are still looking for the suspect.

    Corpus Christi Police are looking for a car that was stolen with a baby inside. Police say a Red 1996 Honda Accord, 4 door, possible license plate TX JBD0840 The vehicle has a dent on the passenger side door. Police say the car was stolen at about 10:12 a.m. from 5800 Everhart.

  • Coast Guard, Signet Maritime conduct rescue training

    Coast Guard, Signet Maritime conduct rescue training

    Friday, January 19 2018 2:10 PM EST2018-01-19 19:10:52 GMT

    A Coast Guard aircrew from Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi conducted the first-ever training evolution with a Signet Maritime Corporation tugboat Thursday in Corpus Christi Bay.  The Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew and the crew of the Signet Polaris conducted hoist training as part of a new mutual training agreement between Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi and Signet Maritime Corporation.  

    A Coast Guard aircrew from Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi conducted the first-ever training evolution with a Signet Maritime Corporation tugboat Thursday in Corpus Christi Bay.  The Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew and the crew of the Signet Polaris conducted hoist training as part of a new mutual training agreement between Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi and Signet Maritime Corporation.  

  • Jailers accused of assaulting an inmate appear in court

    Jailers accused of assaulting an inmate appear in court

    Friday, January 19 2018 11:29 AM EST2018-01-19 16:29:54 GMT
    Raul Flores and Anthony Munoz are facing a charge of aggravated assault by a public servant.Raul Flores and Anthony Munoz are facing a charge of aggravated assault by a public servant.

    Two former Nueces County jail guards were in court Friday morning.       Raul Flores and Anthony Munoz are charged with aggravated assault by a public servant. Both pleaded not guilty to the charge and asked Judge Inna Klein for a jury trial.       Flores and Munoz are accused of assaulting an inmate on October 23, 2017. Both men are out on bond.

    Two former Nueces County jail guards were in court Friday morning.       Raul Flores and Anthony Munoz are charged with aggravated assault by a public servant. Both pleaded not guilty to the charge and asked Judge Inna Klein for a jury trial.       Flores and Munoz are accused of assaulting an inmate on October 23, 2017. Both men are out on bond.

  • Robstown woman believed to be linked to murder appears in court

    Robstown woman believed to be linked to murder appears in court

    Friday, January 19 2018 11:28 AM EST2018-01-19 16:28:14 GMT
    Rhonda Reyna is accused in the January 2016 murder of Franco Bucato.Rhonda Reyna is accused in the January 2016 murder of Franco Bucato.

    A Robstown woman arrested in connection with a 2016 murder appeared in court. Rhonda Reyna was arraigned in the 214th District Court Friday morning. Robstown Police say she was involved in a fight on Nebraska Street on January 31, 2016. Moments later, she asked her boyfriend Maurice Leonard Solomon to come to the home. Officers say when Solomon arrived, he began fighting with 27-year old Franco Bucato eventually shooting and killing him. Solomon was arrested on January 4, 2018. Reyn...

    A Robstown woman arrested in connection with a 2016 murder appeared in court. Rhonda Reyna was arraigned in the 214th District Court Friday morning. Robstown Police say she was involved in a fight on Nebraska Street on January 31, 2016. Moments later, she asked her boyfriend Maurice Leonard Solomon to come to the home. Officers say when Solomon arrived, he began fighting with 27-year old Franco Bucato eventually shooting and killing him. Solomon was arrested on January 4, 2018. Reyn...

  • Fun Friday Forecast

    Fun Friday Forecast

    Friday, January 19 2018 10:58 AM EST2018-01-19 15:58:32 GMT

    There is a lot to do around the Coastal Bend this weekend. The Nueces County Junior Livestock Show in Robstown, is in its final weekend. The market steer judging and calf scramble are later today out at the Richard M. Borchard Fairgrounds, the parade of champions and blue ribbon sale are on Saturday. The carnival, however, won't close until Sunday. Today marks opening weekend for "Clue: The Musical!" at the Harbor Playhouse on North Chaparral Street. Friday's opening nigh...

    There is a lot to do around the Coastal Bend this weekend. The Nueces County Junior Livestock Show in Robstown, is in its final weekend. The market steer judging and calf scramble are later today out at the Richard M. Borchard Fairgrounds, the parade of champions and blue ribbon sale are on Saturday. The carnival, however, won't close until Sunday. Today marks opening weekend for "Clue: The Musical!" at the Harbor Playhouse on North Chaparral Street. Friday's opening nigh...

  • The Compassion Experience stops in Corpus Christi

    The Compassion Experience stops in Corpus Christi

    Friday, January 19 2018 5:27 AM EST2018-01-19 10:27:03 GMT

    The national organization Compassion International has made its way to Corpus Christi to host interactive tours to help people understand the struggles of children living in poverty across the world. This organization is dedicated to helping children in poverty and trying to make an impact through experience. Compassion International is a child sponsorship organization that works in 25 countries around the world by helping children out of extreme poverty. The id...

    The national organization Compassion International has made its way to Corpus Christi to host interactive tours to help people understand the struggles of children living in poverty across the world. This organization is dedicated to helping children in poverty and trying to make an impact through experience. Compassion International is a child sponsorship organization that works in 25 countries around the world by helping children out of extreme poverty. The id...

  • Rezoning request leads council to look at Airbnb

    Rezoning request leads council to look at Airbnb

    Friday, January 19 2018 12:06 AM EST2018-01-19 05:06:29 GMT

    At Tuesday's meeting, the council heard a rezoning request from Lydia Rios.  Ms. Rios sought a special permit under Section 8.5.2 of the city's Unified Development Home, reclassifying her property a "Bed and Breakfast Home".

    At Tuesday's meeting, the council heard a rezoning request from Lydia Rios.  Ms. Rios sought a special permit under Section 8.5.2 of the city's Unified Development Home, reclassifying her property a "Bed and Breakfast Home".

  • Volunteer group helping Harvey recovery efforts in need of housing

    Volunteer group helping Harvey recovery efforts in need of housing

    Thursday, January 18 2018 10:30 PM EST2018-01-19 03:30:52 GMT
    The volunteer group All Hands and Hearts has been in the area since September 2017 helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.The volunteer group All Hands and Hearts has been in the area since September 2017 helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

    A group of volunteers helping South Texas rebuild after Hurricane Harvey is in need of a place to stay.

    A group of volunteers helping South Texas rebuild after Hurricane Harvey is in need of a place to stay.

  • Police Athletic League gym reopened after rennovation

    Police Athletic League gym reopened after rennovation

    Thursday, January 18 2018 9:52 PM EST2018-01-19 02:52:17 GMT
    The CCPAL gym had been closed for about a year for remodeling, but officials say it'll be worth the wait.The CCPAL gym had been closed for about a year for remodeling, but officials say it'll be worth the wait.

    Corpus Christi children now have a new place to unwind and play a game or two thanks to the city's law enforcement community.

    Corpus Christi children now have a new place to unwind and play a game or two thanks to the city's law enforcement community.

  • Port Aransas looking at rebuilding destroyed city structures at higher elevation

    Port Aransas looking at rebuilding destroyed city structures at higher elevation

    Thursday, January 18 2018 9:13 PM EST2018-01-19 02:13:47 GMT
    Port Aransas city leaders want to rebuild city structures at a higher elevation than FEMA requires.Port Aransas city leaders want to rebuild city structures at a higher elevation than FEMA requires.

    FEMA requires buildings around Port Aransas to be elevated 8 or 9 feet above the ground, but after flooding destroyed several structures during Harvey city leaders do not think that is enough. 

    FEMA requires buildings around Port Aransas to be elevated 8 or 9 feet above the ground, but after flooding destroyed several structures during Harvey city leaders do not think that is enough. 

  • Robstown: San Pedro Elementary School nominated for national honor

    Robstown: San Pedro Elementary School nominated for national honor

    Thursday, January 18 2018 7:45 PM EST2018-01-19 00:45:06 GMT

    San Pedro Elementary School in Robstown is in the running for a national honor. The school is one of 26 Texas schools nominated for the 2018 National Blue Ribbon Honors, a U.S. Department of Education program. Curriculum, instruction and assessment is what Robstown ISD has been focusing on the past five years. Those efforts from the school board and staff led San Pedro Elementary School to being recognized for closing achievement gaps among its students. Laura Cu...

    San Pedro Elementary School in Robstown is in the running for a national honor. The school is one of 26 Texas schools nominated for the 2018 National Blue Ribbon Honors, a U.S. Department of Education program. Curriculum, instruction and assessment is what Robstown ISD has been focusing on the past five years. Those efforts from the school board and staff led San Pedro Elementary School to being recognized for closing achievement gaps among its students. Laura Cu...

  • Nueces County Judge Loyd Neal to be hospitalized for pneumonia

    Nueces County Judge Loyd Neal to be hospitalized for pneumonia

    Thursday, January 18 2018 7:32 PM EST2018-01-19 00:32:31 GMT
    According to Nueces County officials, Judge Loyd Neal is heading to the hospital to be treated for pneumonia.According to Nueces County officials, Judge Loyd Neal is heading to the hospital to be treated for pneumonia.

    Nueces County Judge Loyd Neal is heading to the hospital to be treated for pneumonia. According to a press release, Neal will be checking into a local hospital Thursday afternoon after Neal's doctor found Neal had pneumonia of the left lung. He's expected to undergo routine treatment. In the meantime, the Senior Commissioners, County Judge’s Staff, and Office of Commissioners Court Administration will handle day to day operations in the Judge’s absence.

    Nueces County Judge Loyd Neal is heading to the hospital to be treated for pneumonia. According to a press release, Neal will be checking into a local hospital Thursday afternoon after Neal's doctor found Neal had pneumonia of the left lung. He's expected to undergo routine treatment. In the meantime, the Senior Commissioners, County Judge’s Staff, and Office of Commissioners Court Administration will handle day to day operations in the Judge’s absence.

  • Corpus Christi teens wanted for outlet mall theft

    Corpus Christi teens wanted for outlet mall theft

    Thursday, January 18 2018 7:31 PM EST2018-01-19 00:31:52 GMT
    Isaiah Munguia (left) and Gerardo Ybarra (right) were identified as suspects in the theft of an estimated $2,000 in clothes from the Outlets at Corpus Christi Bay. Photo: Robstown Police DepartmentIsaiah Munguia (left) and Gerardo Ybarra (right) were identified as suspects in the theft of an estimated $2,000 in clothes from the Outlets at Corpus Christi Bay. Photo: Robstown Police Department

    Robstown Police have identified two men caught on camera stealing thousands of dollars worth of clothing from the outlet mall. Robstown Police say on January 9th, Gerardo Ybarra and Isaiah Mungia, both of Corpus Christi, walked into the Nike store at the Outlets at Corpus Christi Bay. They grabbed six stacks of shirts from a table before running off. Store employees estimate the shirts to be worth more than $2,000. If you know where these men are, you're asked to call Robstown Poli...

    Robstown Police have identified two men caught on camera stealing thousands of dollars worth of clothing from the outlet mall. Robstown Police say on January 9th, Gerardo Ybarra and Isaiah Mungia, both of Corpus Christi, walked into the Nike store at the Outlets at Corpus Christi Bay. They grabbed six stacks of shirts from a table before running off. Store employees estimate the shirts to be worth more than $2,000. If you know where these men are, you're asked to call Robstown Poli...

  • Joseph Tejeda enters not guilty plea in Breanna Wood murder

    Joseph Tejeda enters not guilty plea in Breanna Wood murder

    Thursday, January 18 2018 7:31 PM EST2018-01-19 00:31:07 GMT
    Joseph Tejeda is accused of killing Breanna Wood.Joseph Tejeda is accused of killing Breanna Wood.

    The man accused in the murder of Breanna Wood and his alleged accomplice have both pleaded not guilty to the charges against them.

    The man accused in the murder of Breanna Wood and his alleged accomplice have both pleaded not guilty to the charges against them.

  • 6 Investigates Follows Up: Fracking Beneath Choke Canyon?

    6 Investigates Follows Up: Fracking Beneath Choke Canyon?

    Thursday, January 18 2018 7:30 PM EST2018-01-19 00:30:03 GMT

    The federal government is moving ahead on a plan to lease oil and gas parcels in and around Choke Canyon reservoir, despite protests from the City of Corpus Christi and an environmental watchdog group. Concerns that fracking activities might lead to groundwater - and reservoir - contamination are fueling those protests. 

    The federal government is moving ahead on a plan to lease oil and gas parcels in and around Choke Canyon reservoir, despite protests from the City of Corpus Christi and an environmental watchdog group. Concerns that fracking activities might lead to groundwater - and reservoir - contamination are fueling those protests. 

  • Disaster Unemployment Assistance for Hurricane Harvey to end in February

    Disaster Unemployment Assistance for Hurricane Harvey to end in February

    Thursday, January 18 2018 6:15 PM EST2018-01-18 23:15:56 GMT
    The Texas Workforce Commission is reminding people receiving Disaster Unemployment Assistance that payments will end next month. According to TWC, the final payable week for the Disaster Assistance Period is February 24, 2018, and in accordance with federal guidelines, benefits will not be paid for any week after this date. TWC says they have mailed notification letters to affected individuals, informing them of the end of the disaster assistance period, and that the decision is not...
    The Texas Workforce Commission is reminding people receiving Disaster Unemployment Assistance that payments will end next month. According to TWC, the final payable week for the Disaster Assistance Period is February 24, 2018, and in accordance with federal guidelines, benefits will not be paid for any week after this date. TWC says they have mailed notification letters to affected individuals, informing them of the end of the disaster assistance period, and that the decision is not...
  • Local drug trafficker and distributor sentenced to federal prison

    Local drug trafficker and distributor sentenced to federal prison

    Thursday, January 18 2018 5:08 PM EST2018-01-18 22:08:17 GMT
    Photo: MGN OnlinePhoto: MGN Online

    Two Corpus Christi men have been sentenced to prison following their conviction for conspiring to possess, with intent to distribute, methamphetamine, cocaine and cocaine base. According to U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick, 39-year-old Julio Cesar Sala Stripling and 30-year-old Martin Lee Rodriguez pleaded guilty to the charges in October 2017. Today, U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales sentenced Stripling to 264 months in federal prison, whil Rodriguez received a 120-month sentence. Bo...

    Two Corpus Christi men have been sentenced to prison following their conviction for conspiring to possess, with intent to distribute, methamphetamine, cocaine and cocaine base. According to U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick, 39-year-old Julio Cesar Sala Stripling and 30-year-old Martin Lee Rodriguez pleaded guilty to the charges in October 2017. Today, U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales sentenced Stripling to 264 months in federal prison, whil Rodriguez received a 120-month sentence. Bo...

  • CCISD to release students early on Friday

    CCISD to release students early on Friday

    Thursday, January 18 2018 2:38 PM EST2018-01-18 19:38:21 GMT
    The Corpus Christi Independent School District is reminding parents and students that Friday is a scheduled half-day teacher work day and early release for all students. CCISD says that classes on Friday will be on the following schedule: Pre-K AM: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Pre-K PM: 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Elementary: 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Middle and High Schools: 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. For more information, visit CCISD online at www.ccisd.us
    The Corpus Christi Independent School District is reminding parents and students that Friday is a scheduled half-day teacher work day and early release for all students. CCISD says that classes on Friday will be on the following schedule: Pre-K AM: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Pre-K PM: 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Elementary: 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Middle and High Schools: 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. For more information, visit CCISD online at www.ccisd.us
  • Corpus Christi Post Office lobby hours to change

    Corpus Christi Post Office lobby hours to change

    Thursday, January 18 2018 2:20 PM EST2018-01-18 19:20:17 GMT

    Lobby hours at Corpus Christi Post Offices will be changing beginning January 27. The U.S. Postal service says that due to an increase in overnight acts of vandalism and many Corpus Christi Posts Office locations, lobby hours will change to: Monday through Friday: 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday: 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday: 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. According to USPS, the decision was made based on the safety of customers and employees as well as the security of the mail. Postal service officials...

    Lobby hours at Corpus Christi Post Offices will be changing beginning January 27. The U.S. Postal service says that due to an increase in overnight acts of vandalism and many Corpus Christi Posts Office locations, lobby hours will change to: Monday through Friday: 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday: 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday: 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. According to USPS, the decision was made based on the safety of customers and employees as well as the security of the mail. Postal service officials...

  • Rialto opens season with 'Guys on Ice'

    Rialto opens season with 'Guys on Ice'

    Thursday, January 18 2018 1:44 PM EST2018-01-18 18:44:46 GMT

    The historic Rialto Theater in Aransas Pass (327 South Commercial Street) is set to premier a comedy as the staff and performers there welcome a new season.

    The historic Rialto Theater in Aransas Pass (327 South Commercial Street) is set to premier a comedy as the staff and performers there welcome a new season.

  • Border Patrol in Laredo arrest 10 Bangladeshi nationals

    Border Patrol in Laredo arrest 10 Bangladeshi nationals

    Thursday, January 18 2018 1:14 PM EST2018-01-18 18:14:37 GMT

    Border Patrol Agents in Laredo arrested a total of 10 illegal aliens last week from the country of Bangladesh. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, agents in the Laredo sector have apprehended 29 Bangladeshi nationals since December 1, 2017.

    Border Patrol Agents in Laredo arrested a total of 10 illegal aliens last week from the country of Bangladesh. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, agents in the Laredo sector have apprehended 29 Bangladeshi nationals since December 1, 2017.

  • Disaster case managers available to assist residents facing issues after Harvey

    Disaster case managers available to assist residents facing issues after Harvey

    Thursday, January 18 2018 12:14 PM EST2018-01-18 17:14:54 GMT
    Texas has an estimated $200 billion in damages from Hurricane Harvey.Texas has an estimated $200 billion in damages from Hurricane Harvey.

    Disaster case managers from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will be meeting with folks starting Thursday, Jan. 18, in Port Aransas to assist with various issues residents may be facing after Hurricane Harvey. The case managers will be assisting residents starting today, Thursday, Jan. 18, from 4 to 8 p.m., at H.G. Olsen Elementary School portable classroom No. 6. Disaster case managers can assist with the following: Information on what resources are available&nbs...

    Disaster case managers from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will be meeting with folks starting Thursday, Jan. 18, in Port Aransas to assist with various issues residents may be facing after Hurricane Harvey. The case managers will be assisting residents starting today, Thursday, Jan. 18, from 4 to 8 p.m., at H.G. Olsen Elementary School portable classroom No. 6. Disaster case managers can assist with the following: Information on what resources are available&nbs...

  • Rescue teams continue to find cold-stunned sea turtles

    Rescue teams continue to find cold-stunned sea turtles

    Thursday, January 18 2018 10:45 AM EST2018-01-18 15:45:57 GMT

    This freezing weather is also tough on our marine life.   Today (Wednesday), the National Park Service is back out searching for cold-stunned green sea turtles. They'll continue to look for the next few days, then take the turtles to the lab to recover and eventually release them.  The rescue team from Sea World San Antonio is also in town searching for cold-stunned turtles.  

    This freezing weather is also tough on our marine life.   Today (Wednesday), the National Park Service is back out searching for cold-stunned green sea turtles. They'll continue to look for the next few days, then take the turtles to the lab to recover and eventually release them.  The rescue team from Sea World San Antonio is also in town searching for cold-stunned turtles.  

  • Corpus Christi International Airport hosting TSA PreCheck enrollment event

    Corpus Christi International Airport hosting TSA PreCheck enrollment event

    Thursday, January 18 2018 5:36 AM EST2018-01-18 10:36:41 GMT

    Travelers have the chance to make their flights through the United States go a little smoother.  The Transportation Security Administration, or TSA, is accepting applications for the TSA PreCheck program. The Corpus Christi International Airport will be hosting a TSA PreCheck enrollment event, January 23rd through 25th. We know that going through airport security can sometimes be a real headache,  but there is one way you can fast-track your way through the long lines. By...

    Travelers have the chance to make their flights through the United States go a little smoother.  The Transportation Security Administration, or TSA, is accepting applications for the TSA PreCheck program. The Corpus Christi International Airport will be hosting a TSA PreCheck enrollment event, January 23rd through 25th. We know that going through airport security can sometimes be a real headache,  but there is one way you can fast-track your way through the long lines. By...

  • Chimney fire spreads through attic in Corpus Christi home

    Chimney fire spreads through attic in Corpus Christi home

    Thursday, January 18 2018 12:43 AM EST2018-01-18 05:43:31 GMT
    CCFD used ladders and other resources to overcome obstacles posed by the building's design and extinguish the fire.CCFD used ladders and other resources to overcome obstacles posed by the building's design and extinguish the fire.

    A house fire that spread through a Corpus Christi home's attic began in the chimney, according to officials.

    A house fire that spread through a Corpus Christi home's attic began in the chimney, according to officials.

  • Officials hope new law cuts down on voter fraud

    Officials hope new law cuts down on voter fraud

    Thursday, January 18 2018 12:26 AM EST2018-01-18 05:26:51 GMT

    Nueces County Commissioners Wednesday heard witness, after witness, after witness; describe how they've been affected by voter fraud in Robstown.

    Nueces County Commissioners Wednesday heard witness, after witness, after witness; describe how they've been affected by voter fraud in Robstown.

  • Family says veteran was shot to death for trying to defend teenage daughter

    Family says veteran was shot to death for trying to defend teenage daughter

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 10:39 PM EST2018-01-18 03:39:27 GMT
    Family and friends of Joel Cunha say the military veteran was shot to death for trying to defend his 14-year-old daughter.Family and friends of Joel Cunha say the military veteran was shot to death for trying to defend his 14-year-old daughter.

    The murder victim's family says their loved one was killed after the suspect made lewd comments towards his young daughter then tried to follow them home. 

    The murder victim's family says their loved one was killed after the suspect made lewd comments towards his young daughter then tried to follow them home. 

  • AEP: Energy conservation is important, even when its cold

    AEP: Energy conservation is important, even when its cold

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 8:01 PM EST2018-01-18 01:01:45 GMT

    Overnight, temperatures dropped into the 20's, leaving about 1,000 people without power. The cold weather followed by an increase in demand, triggered the outages across the Coastal Bend.

    The good news, as a customer, you can do your part by conserving energy to help reduce the chance of outages, and make restoring power easier.

    Omar Lopez, of AEP Texas Corporate Communications, says there are a number of ways to conserve energy.

    Overnight, temperatures dropped into the 20's, leaving about 1,000 people without power. The cold weather followed by an increase in demand, triggered the outages across the Coastal Bend.

    The good news, as a customer, you can do your part by conserving energy to help reduce the chance of outages, and make restoring power easier.

    Omar Lopez, of AEP Texas Corporate Communications, says there are a number of ways to conserve energy.

  • For brother and sister competitors, Livestock Show is a family affair

    For brother and sister competitors, Livestock Show is a family affair

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 7:52 PM EST2018-01-18 00:52:35 GMT

    For some, Nueces County Junior Livestock Show is a contest for areas outside the city limits of nearby Corpus Christi. In reality, that's just not the case.

    For some, Nueces County Junior Livestock Show is a contest for areas outside the city limits of nearby Corpus Christi. In reality, that's just not the case.

  • Fire crews respond to apartment fire on Glazebrook

    Fire crews respond to apartment fire on Glazebrook

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 7:22 PM EST2018-01-18 00:22:26 GMT
    Photo: Viewer photo, courtesy Jennifer Mifflin, via Facebook.Photo: Viewer photo, courtesy Jennifer Mifflin, via Facebook.

    A large fire broke out at an apartment along Glazebrook Street near Swantner Drive Wednesday afternoon.

    A large fire broke out at an apartment along Glazebrook Street near Swantner Drive Wednesday afternoon.

  • Family says murder victim was killed for defending his daughter

    Family says murder victim was killed for defending his daughter

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 7:21 PM EST2018-01-18 00:21:47 GMT
    Joel Cunha was injured while serving in the military and went into training with the Army Reserves.Joel Cunha was injured while serving in the military and went into training with the Army Reserves.

    Family members of the man who was shot and killed on Mistletoe Drive Monday night are speaking out. Joel Cunha's sister, Kathleen Garza, says that Cunha was at a local convenience store when another man began making "disgusting" remarks to Cunha's 14-year-old daughter. Police say there was then some sort of confrontation inside the store. When Cunha and his daughter left, Garza said that the man followed them. Garza said Cunha passed his house to avoid letting the man know...

    Family members of the man who was shot and killed on Mistletoe Drive Monday night are speaking out. Joel Cunha's sister, Kathleen Garza, says that Cunha was at a local convenience store when another man began making "disgusting" remarks to Cunha's 14-year-old daughter. Police say there was then some sort of confrontation inside the store. When Cunha and his daughter left, Garza said that the man followed them. Garza said Cunha passed his house to avoid letting the man know...

  • AEP continuing work to resolve power outages in Corpus Christi District

    AEP continuing work to resolve power outages in Corpus Christi District

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 3:58 PM EST2018-01-17 20:58:00 GMT
    AEP Texas is continuing work to restore power to approximately 750 local customers. In a release this afternoon, AEP says the largest concentration of outages is located in the Corpus Christi District. AEP Texas is asking customers without power to turn off large appliances, like heating and air conditioning systems, dishwashers, washing machines and dryers. AEP says that turning off these appliances will reduce the possibility that breakers will trip again when power is restored. ...
    AEP Texas is continuing work to restore power to approximately 750 local customers. In a release this afternoon, AEP says the largest concentration of outages is located in the Corpus Christi District. AEP Texas is asking customers without power to turn off large appliances, like heating and air conditioning systems, dishwashers, washing machines and dryers. AEP says that turning off these appliances will reduce the possibility that breakers will trip again when power is restored. ...
  • Border Patrol Agents continue rescue efforts despite freezing temperatures

    Border Patrol Agents continue rescue efforts despite freezing temperatures

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 3:18 PM EST2018-01-17 20:18:14 GMT
    File: U.S. Border Patrol patchFile: U.S. Border Patrol patch

    Border Patrol agents rescued four illegal aliens in a ranch northwest of Laredo yesterday. According to Customs and Border Protection, the subjects had called for assistance after they became lost in the brush.

    Border Patrol agents rescued four illegal aliens in a ranch northwest of Laredo yesterday. According to Customs and Border Protection, the subjects had called for assistance after they became lost in the brush.

  • TAMU-CC to offer free Personal Skills Group

    TAMU-CC to offer free Personal Skills Group

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 1:32 PM EST2018-01-17 18:32:24 GMT

    A free counseling program will begin this month, designed to help community members overcome obstacles in their personal lives and build up their self-image.

    A free counseling program will begin this month, designed to help community members overcome obstacles in their personal lives and build up their self-image.

  • Two wanted in Robstown convenience store robbery

    Two wanted in Robstown convenience store robbery

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 1:15 PM EST2018-01-17 18:15:35 GMT

    Robstown Police are looking for two people who robbed a convenience store last night. According to police, a man and woman entered the Snappy’s convenience store around 4:05 a.m. Police say the woman threatened the store clerk and claimed she had a gun, while reaching around to the lower part of her back. The woman demanded the clerk giver her all of the money in the cash register, before reaching over the counter, grabbing approximately $50 from the register and leaving the ...

    Robstown Police are looking for two people who robbed a convenience store last night. According to police, a man and woman entered the Snappy’s convenience store around 4:05 a.m. Police say the woman threatened the store clerk and claimed she had a gun, while reaching around to the lower part of her back. The woman demanded the clerk giver her all of the money in the cash register, before reaching over the counter, grabbing approximately $50 from the register and leaving the ...

  • Sea World rescue teams assist with cold-stunned turtles

    Sea World rescue teams assist with cold-stunned turtles

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 9:23 AM EST2018-01-17 14:23:59 GMT
    Rescue teams from Sea World San Antonio are making their way back to our area to assist with cold-stunned turtles. During the last cold snap, and unprecedented number of green sea turtles were stunned by the cold weather and rescued from area beaches.  The Sea World team includes veterinarians that will help make sure the turtles are healthy before being released again at a later time. The Sea World team will be working alongside staff at the Padre Island National Seashore.
    Rescue teams from Sea World San Antonio are making their way back to our area to assist with cold-stunned turtles. During the last cold snap, and unprecedented number of green sea turtles were stunned by the cold weather and rescued from area beaches.  The Sea World team includes veterinarians that will help make sure the turtles are healthy before being released again at a later time. The Sea World team will be working alongside staff at the Padre Island National Seashore.
  • Adjusted school schedules due to winter weather

    Adjusted school schedules due to winter weather

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 7:16 AM EST2018-01-17 12:16:19 GMT

    In preparation for the below-freezing temperatures expected with this week's cold front, area schools are monitoring conditions and may announce school closures or delayed class start times.  KRIS 6 News will post current information on school closures or delayed starts here. Check back for the most up-to-date-information.  Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Corpus Christi: Classes Canceled for Tuesday, January 16

    In preparation for the below-freezing temperatures expected with this week's cold front, area schools are monitoring conditions and may announce school closures or delayed class start times.  KRIS 6 News will post current information on school closures or delayed starts here. Check back for the most up-to-date-information.  Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Corpus Christi: Classes Canceled for Tuesday, January 16

  • Avoid grid overload: Be smart with your energy use

    Avoid grid overload: Be smart with your energy use

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 7:08 AM EST2018-01-17 12:08:23 GMT
    AEP Texas crews.AEP Texas crews.

    Be smart with your energy use. AEP wants customers to know that the electrical grid can be overloaded. Earlier this month, thousands of households went without power for hours after an overload. AEP says it takes three times more energy to heat a house than to cool it. They recommend avoid using large appliances and to set the thermostat at a reasonable temperature. The peak times of the day when it comes to energy use are from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. And 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. And customers sh...

    Be smart with your energy use. AEP wants customers to know that the electrical grid can be overloaded. Earlier this month, thousands of households went without power for hours after an overload. AEP says it takes three times more energy to heat a house than to cool it. They recommend avoid using large appliances and to set the thermostat at a reasonable temperature. The peak times of the day when it comes to energy use are from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. And 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. And customers sh...

  • Residents concerned about routine flaring on refinery row

    Residents concerned about routine flaring on refinery row

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 7:01 AM EST2018-01-17 12:01:53 GMT
    Flaring at Lyondell BasellFlaring at Lyondell Basell
    Emergency services received dozens of calls from concerned citizens overnight about a large flare at the Lyondell Basell plant. The flaring has continued this morning, tinting the dark sky orange north of the city. Residents in the area have been concerned about a fire, and one coastal bend resident told KRIS 6 he could see the flaring all the way from bishop around 2:30 this morning.       This is routine flaring, and it happens often, but residents say this flam...
    Emergency services received dozens of calls from concerned citizens overnight about a large flare at the Lyondell Basell plant. The flaring has continued this morning, tinting the dark sky orange north of the city. Residents in the area have been concerned about a fire, and one coastal bend resident told KRIS 6 he could see the flaring all the way from bishop around 2:30 this morning.       This is routine flaring, and it happens often, but residents say this flam...
  • Good Samaritan Rescue Mission providing shelter from the storm

    Good Samaritan Rescue Mission providing shelter from the storm

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 8:09 PM EST2018-01-17 01:09:45 GMT

    The Good Samaritan Rescue Mission on Alameda Street predicts that the cold weather months will extend to early March this year. They also anticipate a large influx of people any time cold weather rolls in.  Typically, the center's resident count is around 185, but due to inclement weather overnight, that has changed. 

    The Good Samaritan Rescue Mission on Alameda Street predicts that the cold weather months will extend to early March this year. They also anticipate a large influx of people any time cold weather rolls in.  Typically, the center's resident count is around 185, but due to inclement weather overnight, that has changed. 

  • TxDOT, city monitoring road conditions as temperatures drop below freezing

    TxDOT, city monitoring road conditions as temperatures drop below freezing

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 6:48 PM EST2018-01-16 23:48:26 GMT
    Bridges, overpasses and elevated roadways become icy first and pose the greatest risks to drivers in freezing weather.Bridges, overpasses and elevated roadways become icy first and pose the greatest risks to drivers in freezing weather.

    Bridges, overpasses, and elevated roadways freeze first and pose the greatest risk to drivers. 

    Bridges, overpasses, and elevated roadways freeze first and pose the greatest risk to drivers. 

  • RTA adjusting service schedules in response to winter weather

    RTA adjusting service schedules in response to winter weather

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 6:45 PM EST2018-01-16 23:45:21 GMT

    The Corpus Christi Regional Transit Authority will be running on a reduced service schedule due to inclement winter weather conditions.  RTA says beginning at 1 p.m. today, through 12 p.m. January 17, bus frequency will be reduced to one hour.  Bus services will be be suspended from 6 p.m. tonight through 8 a.m. January 17.  RTA is advising riders to expect delays during this reduced service period. 

    The Corpus Christi Regional Transit Authority will be running on a reduced service schedule due to inclement winter weather conditions.  RTA says beginning at 1 p.m. today, through 12 p.m. January 17, bus frequency will be reduced to one hour.  Bus services will be be suspended from 6 p.m. tonight through 8 a.m. January 17.  RTA is advising riders to expect delays during this reduced service period. 

  • Cold weather forces early move-in of livestock show animals

    Cold weather forces early move-in of livestock show animals

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 6:44 PM EST2018-01-16 23:44:21 GMT

    The cold weather has forced the Nueces County Junior Livestock Show to change things up. Organizers asked students participating in the show to check in their pigs, hogs, lamb and goats throughout the day Tuesday. Since the weather took a turn for the worse, they asked everyone to bring their animals first thing Tuesday morning. Many students were happy to oblige, especially fifth grader Gage Arredondo, who's showing off his pig Wilbur. Arredondo said, "It's really cool. Sometim...

    The cold weather has forced the Nueces County Junior Livestock Show to change things up. Organizers asked students participating in the show to check in their pigs, hogs, lamb and goats throughout the day Tuesday. Since the weather took a turn for the worse, they asked everyone to bring their animals first thing Tuesday morning. Many students were happy to oblige, especially fifth grader Gage Arredondo, who's showing off his pig Wilbur. Arredondo said, "It's really cool. Sometim...

  • Travelers urged to check flight schedules

    Travelers urged to check flight schedules

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 5:09 PM EST2018-01-16 22:09:17 GMT
    Due to the winter weather that is materializing over much of Texas, local air travelers are being urged to check flight schedules before heading to the Corpus Christi International Airport.  According to CCIA Marketing Manager Kim Bridger-Hunt, most flights have been canceled for the day. The airports says travelers scheduled to fly to or through CCIA in the next 48 hours should be in contact with their airline.    The runways at CCIA are open and will rem...
    Due to the winter weather that is materializing over much of Texas, local air travelers are being urged to check flight schedules before heading to the Corpus Christi International Airport.  According to CCIA Marketing Manager Kim Bridger-Hunt, most flights have been canceled for the day. The airports says travelers scheduled to fly to or through CCIA in the next 48 hours should be in contact with their airline.    The runways at CCIA are open and will rem...
  • SeaWorld San Antonio team to assist with rescue of cold stunned turtles

    SeaWorld San Antonio team to assist with rescue of cold stunned turtles

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 4:58 PM EST2018-01-16 21:58:30 GMT

    With temperatures reaching record lows again this week, members of the SeaWorld San Antonio Rescue Team are traveling to the Padre Island National Seashore area, where they will be helping rescue cold stunned green sea turtles. An estimated 2,100 cold stunned green turtles were documented on the Texas coast in the first week of January, according to the Sea Turtle Stranding and Salvage Network. 

    With temperatures reaching record lows again this week, members of the SeaWorld San Antonio Rescue Team are traveling to the Padre Island National Seashore area, where they will be helping rescue cold stunned green sea turtles. An estimated 2,100 cold stunned green turtles were documented on the Texas coast in the first week of January, according to the Sea Turtle Stranding and Salvage Network. 

  • CCPD: Can you help identify this robbery suspect

    CCPD: Can you help identify this robbery suspect

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 2:53 PM EST2018-01-16 19:53:20 GMT
    Screen grab of armed robbery suspect.(Courtesy: CCPD)Screen grab of armed robbery suspect.(Courtesy: CCPD)

    Corpus Christi Detectives have released surveillance video of three armed robberies. The first one happened back on December 29, 2017, and two other robberies that happened this past weekend in the 1600 block of S. Port and in the 3700 block of Leopard. 

    Corpus Christi Detectives have released surveillance video of three armed robberies. The first one happened back on December 29, 2017, and two other robberies that happened this past weekend in the 1600 block of S. Port and in the 3700 block of Leopard. 

  • BBB: Use caution when searching for a tax professional

    BBB: Use caution when searching for a tax professional

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 2:20 PM EST2018-01-16 19:20:25 GMT
    This year's tax deadline is April 17th.This year's tax deadline is April 17th.

    As workers receive their W-2 forms, many will immediately begin the process of preparing their taxes. For some, that will include searching for a qualified tax preparer.

    As workers receive their W-2 forms, many will immediately begin the process of preparing their taxes. For some, that will include searching for a qualified tax preparer.

  • City office, Parks and Rec closures due to winter weather

    City office, Parks and Rec closures due to winter weather

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 1:43 PM EST2018-01-16 18:43:15 GMT

    CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - Due to impending winter weather, the City of Corpus Christi will close most City offices including City Hall, Municipal Court, and public libraries at 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, Jan. 16. Other programs and offices are also being affected including: ·  Latchkey has been canceled for today and is working with area school districts on closures.  All trials and hearings scheduled for Municipal Court will be rescheduled. If you were notified to a...

    CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - Due to impending winter weather, the City of Corpus Christi will close most City offices including City Hall, Municipal Court, and public libraries at 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, Jan. 16. Other programs and offices are also being affected including: ·  Latchkey has been canceled for today and is working with area school districts on closures.  All trials and hearings scheduled for Municipal Court will be rescheduled. If you were notified to a...

  • NASCC, CCAD announce early release, delayed start

    NASCC, CCAD announce early release, delayed start

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 1:35 PM EST2018-01-16 18:35:21 GMT
    Naval Air Station Corpus Christi and the Corpus Christi Army Depot are adjusting schedules due to inclement winter weather.  NASCC will be closing to all non-essential workers at 12 p.m. today and will have a 3 hour delayed report on January 17. All personnel should report no later than 11 a.m. CCAD will release all personnel at 12:30 p.m. today, second and third shifts have been canceled.  CCAD says administrative leave is approved for this period and that all personnel ...
    Naval Air Station Corpus Christi and the Corpus Christi Army Depot are adjusting schedules due to inclement winter weather.  NASCC will be closing to all non-essential workers at 12 p.m. today and will have a 3 hour delayed report on January 17. All personnel should report no later than 11 a.m. CCAD will release all personnel at 12:30 p.m. today, second and third shifts have been canceled.  CCAD says administrative leave is approved for this period and that all personnel ...
  • Harbor Bridge remains open, TxDOT monitoring situation

    Harbor Bridge remains open, TxDOT monitoring situation

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 1:17 PM EST2018-01-16 18:17:59 GMT

    As winter weather rolls through the area, there have been many concerns about the Harbor Bridge and other major roadways. TxDOT says they are not shutting down the bridge at this time and continue to monitor the situation. The Harbor Bridge was treated Monday with a brine solution. The solution is made with 23% salt and water. TxDOT says the solution will prevent ice from forming as quickly. TxDOT also pre-treated bridges, overpasses and elevated structures including I-37, US 77 an...

    As winter weather rolls through the area, there have been many concerns about the Harbor Bridge and other major roadways. TxDOT says they are not shutting down the bridge at this time and continue to monitor the situation. The Harbor Bridge was treated Monday with a brine solution. The solution is made with 23% salt and water. TxDOT says the solution will prevent ice from forming as quickly. TxDOT also pre-treated bridges, overpasses and elevated structures including I-37, US 77 an...

  • Mistletoe shooting now a murder investigation

    Mistletoe shooting now a murder investigation

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 1:16 PM EST2018-01-16 18:16:19 GMT

    One man is dead after an argument that began at a convenience store ended in a shooting. Joel Cunha, 38, was shot several times on the 4400 block of Mistletoe after an argument at a nearby Stripes, according to officers with the Corpus Christi Police Department. Cunha later died at a local hospital. Officers arrested 38-year-old Aldo Naranjo. Naranjo has been charged with murder.  Related Stories: CCPD: Man found with multiple gunshot wounds

    One man is dead after an argument that began at a convenience store ended in a shooting. Joel Cunha, 38, was shot several times on the 4400 block of Mistletoe after an argument at a nearby Stripes, according to officers with the Corpus Christi Police Department. Cunha later died at a local hospital. Officers arrested 38-year-old Aldo Naranjo. Naranjo has been charged with murder.  Related Stories: CCPD: Man found with multiple gunshot wounds

  • Fight at local high school leads to stabbing

    Fight at local high school leads to stabbing

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 12:42 PM EST2018-01-16 17:42:04 GMT

    A school yard fight turned into a stabbing at Alice High School on Monday. Alice Independent School District Superintendent Willie Ruiz says he could not confirm what type of weapon was used, but the fight happened after school hours between two current Alice HS students. 

    A school yard fight turned into a stabbing at Alice High School on Monday. Alice Independent School District Superintendent Willie Ruiz says he could not confirm what type of weapon was used, but the fight happened after school hours between two current Alice HS students. 

  • Eastbound SPID ramp reversal begins

    Eastbound SPID ramp reversal begins

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 12:02 PM EST2018-01-16 17:02:31 GMT

    Backups at Eastbound South Padre Island Drive (TX-358) exits are nothing new, but TX DoT's latest project should get things running smoothly. 

    Backups at Eastbound South Padre Island Drive (TX-358) exits are nothing new, but TX DoT's latest project should get things running smoothly. 

  • Nueces County Junior Livestock show still on despite arctic blast

    Nueces County Junior Livestock show still on despite arctic blast

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 12:02 PM EST2018-01-16 17:02:00 GMT

    Frigid temperatures could be creating challenges for some farm animals in this years 83rd annual Nueces County Junior Livestock show in Robstown.  Experts say farm animals can endure cold winter conditions but need extra attention to stay healthy and productive.  It's not just humans who will be affected by the freezing weather.Agricultural experts say farm animals are fine in the cold but not when the weather changes quickly. If it's 70 degrees one day and 35 the next...

    Frigid temperatures could be creating challenges for some farm animals in this years 83rd annual Nueces County Junior Livestock show in Robstown.  Experts say farm animals can endure cold winter conditions but need extra attention to stay healthy and productive.  It's not just humans who will be affected by the freezing weather.Agricultural experts say farm animals are fine in the cold but not when the weather changes quickly. If it's 70 degrees one day and 35 the next...

  • 6 Investigates: An off-the-books deal at the city's tennis center

    6 Investigates: An off-the-books deal at the city's tennis center

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 11:25 AM EST2018-01-16 16:25:57 GMT
    A 2 day tournament at the HEB Tennis Center.A 2 day tournament at the HEB Tennis Center.

    An off-the-books deal at the city's H-E-B Tennis Center has leaders asking questions about the way the place is being managed. The deal involves the way facility rental fees - which can gross thousands of dollars a week - are accounted for and paid out.  Chief Investigative Reporter Rick Spruill has the story:

    An off-the-books deal at the city's H-E-B Tennis Center has leaders asking questions about the way the place is being managed. The deal involves the way facility rental fees - which can gross thousands of dollars a week - are accounted for and paid out.  Chief Investigative Reporter Rick Spruill has the story:

  • CCPD: Man found with multiple gunshot wounds

    CCPD: Man found with multiple gunshot wounds

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 9:36 AM EST2018-01-16 14:36:38 GMT

    Corpus Christi police are investigating a shooting in a neighborhood near Weber and Gollihar Road. According to police, the shooting happened in the 4400 block of Mistletoe Drive just after 8:00 p.m. Monday night.

    Corpus Christi police are investigating a shooting in a neighborhood near Weber and Gollihar Road. According to police, the shooting happened in the 4400 block of Mistletoe Drive just after 8:00 p.m. Monday night.

  • Winter weather causes airline cancellations

    Winter weather causes airline cancellations

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 8:51 AM EST2018-01-16 13:51:01 GMT

    As winter weather rolls through the area, we are keeping a close eye on cancellations of all sorts. Some United Airlines flights out of the Corpus Christi International Airport have been canceled.  Departing times for canceled United flights are as follows: 5:51 a.m. to Houston 5:25 a.m. to Houston 11:40 a.m. to Houston Two flights arriving from Houston have also been canceled: 11:06 a.m. and 1:33 p.m. Stay with KRIS 6 News throughout the day as we continue to monitor t...

    As winter weather rolls through the area, we are keeping a close eye on cancellations of all sorts. Some United Airlines flights out of the Corpus Christi International Airport have been canceled.  Departing times for canceled United flights are as follows: 5:51 a.m. to Houston 5:25 a.m. to Houston 11:40 a.m. to Houston Two flights arriving from Houston have also been canceled: 11:06 a.m. and 1:33 p.m. Stay with KRIS 6 News throughout the day as we continue to monitor t...

  • Corpus Christi remembers MLK legacy

    Corpus Christi remembers MLK legacy

    Monday, January 15 2018 8:26 PM EST2018-01-16 01:26:14 GMT
    People from around the Coastal Bend gathered today to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. The 32nd annual MLK Commemorative March, sponsored by the Corpus Christi Alumnae Chapter of the  Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, began at the Nueces County Courthouse and headed to the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd . For many participants, the march was symbolic of Dr. King’s message of unity. "For us, it’s holding up the banner for all people,&rd...
    People from around the Coastal Bend gathered today to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. The 32nd annual MLK Commemorative March, sponsored by the Corpus Christi Alumnae Chapter of the  Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, began at the Nueces County Courthouse and headed to the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd . For many participants, the march was symbolic of Dr. King’s message of unity. "For us, it’s holding up the banner for all people,&rd...
  • Police, driving instructors offer tips on driving on ice

    Police, driving instructors offer tips on driving on ice

    Monday, January 15 2018 7:34 PM EST2018-01-16 00:34:18 GMT
    Police handled several accidents caused by icy roads during a cold spell last month.Police handled several accidents caused by icy roads during a cold spell last month.

    Ice on the roads creates hazardous driving conditions, and there are some things drivers can do to try to stay safe. 

    Ice on the roads creates hazardous driving conditions, and there are some things drivers can do to try to stay safe. 

  • CCACS taking steps to keep animals safe ahead of winter weather

    CCACS taking steps to keep animals safe ahead of winter weather

    Monday, January 15 2018 7:32 PM EST2018-01-16 00:32:48 GMT

    As custodians of approximately 80 dogs and 20 cats, Corpus Christi Animal Services take extra precautions any time there is a threat of severe cold weather. “We get the animals inside the buildings, we'll close all the guillotine doors,” said CCPD animal cruelty investigator,  Christina Brown. Closed doors prevent freezing wind bursts from entering the facilities. “We have the heaters on at a comfortable temperature for the animals to keep them nice...

    As custodians of approximately 80 dogs and 20 cats, Corpus Christi Animal Services take extra precautions any time there is a threat of severe cold weather. “We get the animals inside the buildings, we'll close all the guillotine doors,” said CCPD animal cruelty investigator,  Christina Brown. Closed doors prevent freezing wind bursts from entering the facilities. “We have the heaters on at a comfortable temperature for the animals to keep them nice...

  • City preparing for icy conditions, setting out barricades

    City preparing for icy conditions, setting out barricades

    Monday, January 15 2018 7:31 PM EST2018-01-16 00:31:10 GMT
    City crews are setting out barricades in preparation for the icy road conditions expected later this week.City crews are setting out barricades in preparation for the icy road conditions expected later this week.

    The City of Corpus Christi is preparing for possible icy conditions later this week. On Monday morning, the Office of Emergency Management contacted the Texas Department of Public Safety. D.P.S. is advising the City of Corpus Christi on which roadways will need to be blocked once precipitation begins to fall in our area.  On Monday morning, the City Streets Department placed barricades in various parts of town, including the North Staples overpass at Interstate-37...

    The City of Corpus Christi is preparing for possible icy conditions later this week. On Monday morning, the Office of Emergency Management contacted the Texas Department of Public Safety. D.P.S. is advising the City of Corpus Christi on which roadways will need to be blocked once precipitation begins to fall in our area.  On Monday morning, the City Streets Department placed barricades in various parts of town, including the North Staples overpass at Interstate-37...

  • CCPD: Man drives wrong way on freeway, creates dangerous situation for officers

    CCPD: Man drives wrong way on freeway, creates dangerous situation for officers

    Monday, January 15 2018 6:55 PM EST2018-01-15 23:55:23 GMT
    Kevin LandKevin Land

    A man is facing several charges after police say he went the wrong way on the freeway, performed several U-turns on the highway, and escaped custody after he was arrested. The incident happened Sunday night around 9:10 p.m. 

    A man is facing several charges after police say he went the wrong way on the freeway, performed several U-turns on the highway, and escaped custody after he was arrested. The incident happened Sunday night around 9:10 p.m. 

  • City to delay opening of pools due to winter weather

    City to delay opening of pools due to winter weather

    Monday, January 15 2018 6:54 PM EST2018-01-15 23:54:05 GMT
    The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department says it will delay the opening of its pools on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 16 and 17, due to frigid winter weather conditions. Collier Pool, located at 3801 Harris Drive, will open for lap swim from 11:30am-1:30pm and 4:30pm-7:30pm. Corpus Christi Natatorium, located at 3202 Cabaniss Parkway, will open from 6pm-8pm for lap swim. For more information, call the Parks & Recreation Office at (361) 826-3460
    The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department says it will delay the opening of its pools on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 16 and 17, due to frigid winter weather conditions. Collier Pool, located at 3801 Harris Drive, will open for lap swim from 11:30am-1:30pm and 4:30pm-7:30pm. Corpus Christi Natatorium, located at 3202 Cabaniss Parkway, will open from 6pm-8pm for lap swim. For more information, call the Parks & Recreation Office at (361) 826-3460
  • Weather to delay opening of City's Senior Centers

    Weather to delay opening of City's Senior Centers

    Monday, January 15 2018 5:48 PM EST2018-01-15 22:48:31 GMT

    The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department says it will delay the opening of all City senior centers from 8a.m. to 10a.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 16 and 17, due to winter weather conditions.  In addition, Tuesday night activities have been canceled at the centers.

    The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department says it will delay the opening of all City senior centers from 8a.m. to 10a.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 16 and 17, due to winter weather conditions.  In addition, Tuesday night activities have been canceled at the centers.

  • Dollar General employee who opened fire in store could face charges

    Dollar General employee who opened fire in store could face charges

    Monday, January 15 2018 5:12 PM EST2018-01-15 22:12:39 GMT
    Corpus Christi Police say a clerk shot at a couple he thought was shoplifting Saturday afternoon.Corpus Christi Police say a clerk shot at a couple he thought was shoplifting Saturday afternoon.

    The dollar store employee who shot at two suspected shoplifters this weekend could face charges. According to the Corpus Christi Police Department, on Saturday afternoon, an employee shot at a couple who may have been shoplifting from Dollar General in the 2700 block of South Staples Street in the Bel-Aire Shopping Center. He was cited for discharging a weapon inside city limit. Police said charges could be upgraded after one of the victims showed up at the Christus Spohn Shoreline ...

    The dollar store employee who shot at two suspected shoplifters this weekend could face charges. According to the Corpus Christi Police Department, on Saturday afternoon, an employee shot at a couple who may have been shoplifting from Dollar General in the 2700 block of South Staples Street in the Bel-Aire Shopping Center. He was cited for discharging a weapon inside city limit. Police said charges could be upgraded after one of the victims showed up at the Christus Spohn Shoreline ...

  • Woman killed in weekend rollover accident identified

    Woman killed in weekend rollover accident identified

    Monday, January 15 2018 3:21 PM EST2018-01-15 20:21:20 GMT
    Denise LazoDenise Lazo
    The woman killed in a rollover accident on I-37 on Sunday morning has been identified. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, 30-year-old Denise Lazo, of Corpus Christi, was killed when her SUV drove into the median and rolled over on I-37 between McCoy and Campbellton, Texas. Lazo was taken by EMS to Methodist Hospital South in Jourdanton where DPS says she was pronounced dead. Investigators say the three children, two young boys, and a young girl, who were in the veh...
    The woman killed in a rollover accident on I-37 on Sunday morning has been identified. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, 30-year-old Denise Lazo, of Corpus Christi, was killed when her SUV drove into the median and rolled over on I-37 between McCoy and Campbellton, Texas. Lazo was taken by EMS to Methodist Hospital South in Jourdanton where DPS says she was pronounced dead. Investigators say the three children, two young boys, and a young girl, who were in the veh...
  • CCPD: Woman arrested for trying to stab medics

    CCPD: Woman arrested for trying to stab medics

    Monday, January 15 2018 3:03 PM EST2018-01-15 20:03:58 GMT
    Victorious ShockleyVictorious Shockley

    A Corpus Christi woman is facing steep charges after police say she tried to stab two medics while they were treating her. Medics were called out for a report of an unconscious woman on a bus stop around 6:30 p.m. Sunday night at the intersection Leopard Street and Westchester Drive.

    A Corpus Christi woman is facing steep charges after police say she tried to stab two medics while they were treating her. Medics were called out for a report of an unconscious woman on a bus stop around 6:30 p.m. Sunday night at the intersection Leopard Street and Westchester Drive.

  • City to hold Bond 2014 Prop 2 Flato Road public meeting

    City to hold Bond 2014 Prop 2 Flato Road public meeting

    Monday, January 15 2018 2:58 PM EST2018-01-15 19:58:16 GMT

    The City of Corpus Christi Engineering Services will host a public meeting of the Bond 2014 Prop 2 Flato Road Improvement Project from Agnes Street to Bates Road. According to the city, the public meeting is an opportunity for stakeholders in and around the project to ask questions regarding the latest project design.

    The City of Corpus Christi Engineering Services will host a public meeting of the Bond 2014 Prop 2 Flato Road Improvement Project from Agnes Street to Bates Road. According to the city, the public meeting is an opportunity for stakeholders in and around the project to ask questions regarding the latest project design.

  • Lane closures expected on Crosstown Expressway as bridge construction continues

    Lane closures expected on Crosstown Expressway as bridge construction continues

    Monday, January 15 2018 2:12 PM EST2018-01-15 19:12:07 GMT
    Rendering of new Harbor Bridge. (File photo)Rendering of new Harbor Bridge. (File photo)

    More lane closures are expected next week as construction continues on the Harbor Bridge Project. Project coordinators say closures will occur in the western end of the project area and will not affect traffic on the Harbor Bridge. The Laredo Street entrance ramp to the Crosstown Expressway will be closed at 8 a.m. January 22 through 10 p.m. January 25. Beginning January 29 to February 2, the entrance ramp to the Crosstown Expressway from Interstate 37will be reduced to one lane fr...

    More lane closures are expected next week as construction continues on the Harbor Bridge Project. Project coordinators say closures will occur in the western end of the project area and will not affect traffic on the Harbor Bridge. The Laredo Street entrance ramp to the Crosstown Expressway will be closed at 8 a.m. January 22 through 10 p.m. January 25. Beginning January 29 to February 2, the entrance ramp to the Crosstown Expressway from Interstate 37will be reduced to one lane fr...

  • Two are better than one at the NCJLS

    Two are better than one at the NCJLS

    Monday, January 15 2018 10:44 AM EST2018-01-15 15:44:13 GMT

    It's all in the family for the Saenz sisters who are competing in the Nueces County Junior Livestock Show for the first time this year.

    It's all in the family for the Saenz sisters who are competing in the Nueces County Junior Livestock Show for the first time this year.

  • Procedure offers long-term relief for acid reflux

    Procedure offers long-term relief for acid reflux

    Monday, January 15 2018 7:24 AM EST2018-01-15 12:24:53 GMT

    More than 61 million Americans experience heartburn each month. Most people can find relief for this uncomfortable, burning sensation by taking over-the-counter medications. Others struggle daily with a severe type of heartburn called GERD.  When drug therapy has failed, a surgical procedure may be the best course of treatment for GERD. If you have heartburn twice a week or more, you may have acid reflux disease, also known as Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). He...

    More than 61 million Americans experience heartburn each month. Most people can find relief for this uncomfortable, burning sensation by taking over-the-counter medications. Others struggle daily with a severe type of heartburn called GERD.  When drug therapy has failed, a surgical procedure may be the best course of treatment for GERD. If you have heartburn twice a week or more, you may have acid reflux disease, also known as Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). He...

  • Dollar Cinemas thanks movie-goers with special message

    Dollar Cinemas thanks movie-goers with special message

    Monday, January 15 2018 1:17 AM EST2018-01-15 06:17:44 GMT

    Instead of movie times or theater deals, the business was honoring; a particular message was displayed for movie fans over the weekend display. The marquee stated, "Thank you for 30 years of business. It was an honor serving you at Dollar Cinemas."

    Instead of movie times or theater deals, the business was honoring; a particular message was displayed for movie fans over the weekend display. The marquee stated, "Thank you for 30 years of business. It was an honor serving you at Dollar Cinemas."

  • CCPD looking for man who robbed two retail stores back-to-back

    CCPD looking for man who robbed two retail stores back-to-back

    Monday, January 15 2018 12:18 AM EST2018-01-15 05:18:50 GMT

    Corpus Christi police officers are looking for a gunman who robbed to Family Dollar stores back to back. The first armed robbery happened just after 8:30 p.m. Sunday night at the Family Dollar store near Port Avenue and Baldwin Boulevard.

    Corpus Christi police officers are looking for a gunman who robbed to Family Dollar stores back to back. The first armed robbery happened just after 8:30 p.m. Sunday night at the Family Dollar store near Port Avenue and Baldwin Boulevard.

  • "Rebuild Port Aransas, Texas Recovery Needs" donates to Harvey survivors

    "Rebuild Port Aransas, Texas Recovery Needs" donates to Harvey survivors

    Sunday, January 14 2018 11:34 PM EST2018-01-15 04:34:15 GMT

    Many in Port Aransas are still recovering after Hurricane Harvey, but thanks to a Facebook group, those recovery efforts may be going a little easier for some folks. A page called “Rebuild Port Aransas, Texas Recovery Needs,” is doing their part to help out the community after Harvey. Each day, they hand out donated goods to people in need. The founder of the page, LeAnna Morgan, posts about donated goods everyday to see who needs them. Whoever responds and is a Port Aran...

    Many in Port Aransas are still recovering after Hurricane Harvey, but thanks to a Facebook group, those recovery efforts may be going a little easier for some folks. A page called “Rebuild Port Aransas, Texas Recovery Needs,” is doing their part to help out the community after Harvey. Each day, they hand out donated goods to people in need. The founder of the page, LeAnna Morgan, posts about donated goods everyday to see who needs them. Whoever responds and is a Port Aran...

  • Coast Guard catches four Mexican fisherman illegally fishing

    Coast Guard catches four Mexican fisherman illegally fishing

    Sunday, January 14 2018 8:02 PM EST2018-01-15 01:02:35 GMT
    Coast Guard law enforcement crews interdict Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas Jan. 11, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo)Coast Guard law enforcement crews interdict Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas Jan. 11, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew engaged in illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Thursday morning.

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew engaged in illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Thursday morning.

  • The thrill of the hunt

    The thrill of the hunt

    Sunday, January 14 2018 7:14 PM EST2018-01-15 00:14:48 GMT
    Steve Arnold left the newspaper business to do estate sales and hunt antiquesSteve Arnold left the newspaper business to do estate sales and hunt antiques

    Steve Arnold was a familiar face at the Corpus Christi Caller-Times for more than 2 decades. But these days he's no longer in the newspaper game . He and his wife Jeni now run an estate sale and auction business. 

    Steve Arnold was a familiar face at the Corpus Christi Caller-Times for more than 2 decades. But these days he's no longer in the newspaper game . He and his wife Jeni now run an estate sale and auction business. 

  • Rollover crash claims life of Corpus Christi mother, children hospitalized

    Rollover crash claims life of Corpus Christi mother, children hospitalized

    Sunday, January 14 2018 6:33 PM EST2018-01-14 23:33:48 GMT

    A rollover crash has claimed the life of a Corpus Christi resident and sent her three children to the hospital. The crash happened just after 10:00 Sunday morning along I-37 in between McCoy and Campbellton Texas.

    A rollover crash has claimed the life of a Corpus Christi resident and sent her three children to the hospital. The crash happened just after 10:00 Sunday morning along I-37 in between McCoy and Campbellton Texas.

  • Man's body found underneath I-37 overpass

    Man's body found underneath I-37 overpass

    Sunday, January 14 2018 5:39 PM EST2018-01-14 22:39:40 GMT

    Corpus Christi police made a grim discovery under an overpass along a major highway. Officers were called to the I-37 and US-77 interchange after a passerby noticed the body of a man lying motionless around 11:50 a.m. Sunday morning.

    Corpus Christi police made a grim discovery under an overpass along a major highway. Officers were called to the I-37 and US-77 interchange after a passerby noticed the body of a man lying motionless around 11:50 a.m. Sunday morning.

  • Multiple firefighting agencies called to battle fire in San Patricio

    Multiple firefighting agencies called to battle fire in San Patricio

    Sunday, January 14 2018 4:49 PM EST2018-01-14 21:49:21 GMT

    Several firefighting agencies were called to assist firefighters in San Patricio County after a house fire started a fast-moving brush fire. Firefighters were called around 11:50 a.m. Sunday morning to a home along County Road 2567 in Odem.

    Several firefighting agencies were called to assist firefighters in San Patricio County after a house fire started a fast-moving brush fire. Firefighters were called around 11:50 a.m. Sunday morning to a home along County Road 2567 in Odem.

  • Firefighters battle large brush fire outside city limits

    Firefighters battle large brush fire outside city limits

    Sunday, January 14 2018 2:53 PM EST2018-01-14 19:53:56 GMT

    Multiple firefighters were called out for a massive moving brush fire. The flames broke out just before 1:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon near Farm Market 624 past County Road 73 near Calallen.

    Multiple firefighters were called out for a massive moving brush fire. The flames broke out just before 1:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon near Farm Market 624 past County Road 73 near Calallen.

  • Firefighters called out to battle overnight house fire

    Firefighters called out to battle overnight house fire

    Sunday, January 14 2018 1:44 PM EST2018-01-14 18:44:09 GMT

    An overnight house fire temporarily leaves a family without a home. The incident happened around 4:00 a.m. Sunday morning on the 1500 block of Humble Road off of Graham Road.

    An overnight house fire temporarily leaves a family without a home. The incident happened around 4:00 a.m. Sunday morning on the 1500 block of Humble Road off of Graham Road.

  • Craft beer connoisseurs gather for "Merdude" brew launch party

    Craft beer connoisseurs gather for "Merdude" brew launch party

    Saturday, January 13 2018 10:34 PM EST2018-01-14 03:34:22 GMT

    A local business taking off in the Coastal Bend is now bringing a signature brew statewide.

    A local business taking off in the Coastal Bend is now bringing a signature brew statewide.

  • Family of Alex Torres holds memorial 3 years after his murder

    Family of Alex Torres holds memorial 3 years after his murder

    Saturday, January 13 2018 10:19 PM EST2018-01-14 03:19:25 GMT

    It marks three years since 13-year-old Alex Torres was shot and killed when he opened the door of his home at Treyway Apartments.

    It marks three years since 13-year-old Alex Torres was shot and killed when he opened the door of his home at Treyway Apartments.

  • CCPD: Man struck by a pickup truck trying to cross street

    CCPD: Man struck by a pickup truck trying to cross street

    Saturday, January 13 2018 10:18 PM EST2018-01-14 03:18:37 GMT

    A man is recovering in the hospital after he was struck by a pickup truck. The accident happened just after 3:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon near the intersection of Rodd Field Road and Williams Drive.

    A man is recovering in the hospital after he was struck by a pickup truck. The accident happened just after 3:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon near the intersection of Rodd Field Road and Williams Drive.

  • Employee fires gun at alleged shoplifter

    Employee fires gun at alleged shoplifter

    Saturday, January 13 2018 10:17 PM EST2018-01-14 03:17:45 GMT

    Corpus Christi police were called to the Bel Aire Shopping Center after 911 dispatchers received reports of gunshots heard near a Dollar General store. The incident happened around 12:45 p.m. Saturday afternoon in the 2700 block of South Staples and Annapolis Drive.

    Corpus Christi police were called to the Bel Aire Shopping Center after 911 dispatchers received reports of gunshots heard near a Dollar General store. The incident happened around 12:45 p.m. Saturday afternoon in the 2700 block of South Staples and Annapolis Drive.

  • Explosive used to try to break into ATM at Texas bank

    Explosive used to try to break into ATM at Texas bank

    Saturday, January 13 2018 11:09 AM EST2018-01-13 16:09:33 GMT

    FALLS CITY, Texas (AP) - Authorities in South Texas are looking for a man who used explosives to try to break into a bank's drive-up automated teller machine.

    FALLS CITY, Texas (AP) - Authorities in South Texas are looking for a man who used explosives to try to break into a bank's drive-up automated teller machine.

  • FEMA hotel stays extended through March 12

    FEMA hotel stays extended through March 12

    Friday, January 12 2018 11:41 PM EST2018-01-13 04:41:20 GMT
    FEMAFEMA

    Many coastal bend families are still without a home, following Hurricane Harvey and several are in hotels paid for by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.  The money for those hotels was set to run out next week, but not anymore.

    Many coastal bend families are still without a home, following Hurricane Harvey and several are in hotels paid for by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.  The money for those hotels was set to run out next week, but not anymore.

  • West Oso students prepping for industry careers get a hand with safety

    West Oso students prepping for industry careers get a hand with safety

    Friday, January 12 2018 11:28 PM EST2018-01-13 04:28:19 GMT

    Students at West Oso High School received a big donation today to help them out in the classroom and it's all about safety.

    Students at West Oso High School received a big donation today to help them out in the classroom and it's all about safety.

  • Judged as professionals, welding students put their skills to the test

    Judged as professionals, welding students put their skills to the test

    Friday, January 12 2018 11:10 PM EST2018-01-13 04:10:32 GMT

    Sparks flew as high school students from around the Coastal Bend put their welding skills to the test.

    Sparks flew as high school students from around the Coastal Bend put their welding skills to the test.

  • Benefit concert to raise funds to rebuild ACISD school music programs

    Benefit concert to raise funds to rebuild ACISD school music programs

    Friday, January 12 2018 10:39 PM EST2018-01-13 03:39:22 GMT

    School music programs in the area where Hurricane Harvey's eye made landfall are getting a major lift in their recovery efforts thanks to local music production companies.

    School music programs in the area where Hurricane Harvey's eye made landfall are getting a major lift in their recovery efforts thanks to local music production companies.

  • Corpus Christi expects storm-debris pickup to cost $9 million

    Friday, January 12 2018 10:17 PM EST2018-01-13 03:17:44 GMT

    Solid Waste Operations says the city expects to spend $9 million dollars on debris removal caused by Harvey.

    Solid Waste Operations says the city expects to spend $9 million dollars on debris removal caused by Harvey.

  • Four in the hospital after three-car chain-reaction crash

    Four in the hospital after three-car chain-reaction crash

    Friday, January 12 2018 9:58 PM EST2018-01-13 02:58:57 GMT
    Police said one of three vehicles involved rolled over after trying to merge into the highway's slow lane.Police said one of three vehicles involved rolled over after trying to merge into the highway's slow lane.

    Four people were taken to a hospital after a three-car accident on TX 358 in Corpus Christi.

    Four people were taken to a hospital after a three-car accident on TX 358 in Corpus Christi.

  • Employee found tied up inside convenience store after armed robbery

    Employee found tied up inside convenience store after armed robbery

    Friday, January 12 2018 7:47 PM EST2018-01-13 00:47:09 GMT

    A store employee suffered a terrifying experience after he was reportedly found tied up inside his convenience store hours after it was robbed.

    A store employee suffered a terrifying experience after he was reportedly found tied up inside his convenience store hours after it was robbed.

  • TAMUCC takes precautions to fight the spread of flu on campus

    TAMUCC takes precautions to fight the spread of flu on campus

    Friday, January 12 2018 7:26 PM EST2018-01-13 00:26:26 GMT
    TAMUCC is taking precautions to fight the spread of flu on campus.TAMUCC is taking precautions to fight the spread of flu on campus.

    The extreme flu season of 2017-2018 has already taken lives. Local university, Texas A&M Corpus Christi health officials are taking extra precautions to avoid a serious outbreak.

    The extreme flu season of 2017-2018 has already taken lives. Local university, Texas A&M Corpus Christi health officials are taking extra precautions to avoid a serious outbreak.

  • Dangers of prolonged sitting

    Dangers of prolonged sitting

    Friday, January 12 2018 7:25 PM EST2018-01-13 00:25:06 GMT

    According to various online statistics, the average American spends up to 10 hours a day planted in a chair. That's 10 hours a day -- sitting down -- getting almost no activity at all.  

    According to various online statistics, the average American spends up to 10 hours a day planted in a chair. That's 10 hours a day -- sitting down -- getting almost no activity at all.  

  • DWI victims sue drunk driver, southside bar

    DWI victims sue drunk driver, southside bar

    Friday, January 12 2018 6:47 PM EST2018-01-12 23:47:43 GMT

    Two men who were nearly killed by a drunk driver are now suing him, a local sports bar and a convenience store. In March 2014, Johans Bravo and James Thompson were pushing a stalled car off Staples Street near Lipes Boulevard when they were hit by Adrian Garza. Garza ran to his mother's house nearby and she immediately took him back to the scene to turn him in. Bravo, who was a semi-pro football player, lost his left leg. 

    Two men who were nearly killed by a drunk driver are now suing him, a local sports bar and a convenience store. In March 2014, Johans Bravo and James Thompson were pushing a stalled car off Staples Street near Lipes Boulevard when they were hit by Adrian Garza. Garza ran to his mother's house nearby and she immediately took him back to the scene to turn him in. Bravo, who was a semi-pro football player, lost his left leg. 

  • Vehicle towing RV rolls over on IH37 near Mathis

    Vehicle towing RV rolls over on IH37 near Mathis

    Friday, January 12 2018 6:42 PM EST2018-01-12 23:42:42 GMT
    A vehicle towing an RV could be seen upside down on the IH37 roadside.A vehicle towing an RV could be seen upside down on the IH37 roadside.

    A vehicle towing a RV on IH 37 near Mathis overturned on Friday afternoon, causing some minor traffic disruption.

    A vehicle towing a RV on IH 37 near Mathis overturned on Friday afternoon, causing some minor traffic disruption.

  • Port Aransas ferry system to limit large vehicle access due to low tides

    Port Aransas ferry system to limit large vehicle access due to low tides

    Friday, January 12 2018 5:45 PM EST2018-01-12 22:45:53 GMT

    Due to low tides, the Port Aransas ferry system will be limiting access to certain types of vehicles including RVs, fifth-wheel and other trailers.

    Due to low tides, the Port Aransas ferry system will be limiting access to certain types of vehicles including RVs, fifth-wheel and other trailers.

  • One dead; two injured in early morning rollover

    One dead; two injured in early morning rollover

    Friday, January 12 2018 12:46 PM EST2018-01-12 17:46:01 GMT

    One person is dead and two others hospitalized after an early morning accident. It happened at the intersection of North Port Ave. and Leopard St. when a car traveling toward the downtown area ran off the road, rolling over about 200 feet and ejecting a passenger. CCPD says the ejected passenger was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver and other passenger were transported to an area hospital. Their conditions are not known at this time. The names of the three victims have no...

    One person is dead and two others hospitalized after an early morning accident. It happened at the intersection of North Port Ave. and Leopard St. when a car traveling toward the downtown area ran off the road, rolling over about 200 feet and ejecting a passenger. CCPD says the ejected passenger was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver and other passenger were transported to an area hospital. Their conditions are not known at this time. The names of the three victims have no...

  • Do you know these men? Robstown PD searches for Outlets shoplifters

    Do you know these men? Robstown PD searches for Outlets shoplifters

    Friday, January 12 2018 11:04 AM EST2018-01-12 16:04:20 GMT

    The Robstown Police Department is asking for the public's help to locate two suspected shoplifters. On Jan. 9 just before 3:30 p.m. two men walked into the Nike Store at the Outlets at Corpus Christi Bay ad grabbed six stacks of shirts from one of the tables and ran out of the store.   Nike Associates estimate the value of the property at around $2,000 to $2,700.   Robstown Police Department is asking the public for assistance in identifying the two men in the a...

    The Robstown Police Department is asking for the public's help to locate two suspected shoplifters. On Jan. 9 just before 3:30 p.m. two men walked into the Nike Store at the Outlets at Corpus Christi Bay ad grabbed six stacks of shirts from one of the tables and ran out of the store.   Nike Associates estimate the value of the property at around $2,000 to $2,700.   Robstown Police Department is asking the public for assistance in identifying the two men in the a...

  • Driver slams into back of parked 18-wheeler

    Driver slams into back of parked 18-wheeler

    Friday, January 12 2018 10:13 AM EST2018-01-12 15:13:41 GMT
    One person was taken to the hospital this morning after slamming into the back of an 18-wheeler. The accident happened on FM 624 just before 8 a.m.  A State Trooper on scene said the driver of an 18-wheeler pulled over to the shoulder  on the east bound side of FM 624 and put on his hazard lights because he was blinded by the sun.  The driver of Cadillac then veered into the shoulder and struck the 18-wheeler from behind. The impact caused the Cadillac to spin around...
    One person was taken to the hospital this morning after slamming into the back of an 18-wheeler. The accident happened on FM 624 just before 8 a.m.  A State Trooper on scene said the driver of an 18-wheeler pulled over to the shoulder  on the east bound side of FM 624 and put on his hazard lights because he was blinded by the sun.  The driver of Cadillac then veered into the shoulder and struck the 18-wheeler from behind. The impact caused the Cadillac to spin around...
  • CCSO to auction violins transformed by local artists

    CCSO to auction violins transformed by local artists

    Friday, January 12 2018 9:32 AM EST2018-01-12 14:32:09 GMT
    Friday, January 19th at the Corpus Christi Country ClubFriday, January 19th at the Corpus Christi Country Club

    The Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra is offering an exclusive opportunity to purchase unused instruments given new life by local artists.

    The Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra is offering an exclusive opportunity to purchase unused instruments given new life by local artists.

  • Multiple shots fired during home invasion

    Multiple shots fired during home invasion

    Friday, January 12 2018 7:20 AM EST2018-01-12 12:20:17 GMT

    The Corpus Christi Police Department is on the scene of a robbery of a home on the 1000 block of Chamberlain St., near Ray High School. Officers were dispatched to the area just after 4 a.m. No one was injured in the robbery, officers with the Corpus Christi Police Department confirm. There is limited information at this time, stay with KRIS 6 throughout the morning for updates.

    The Corpus Christi Police Department is on the scene of a robbery of a home on the 1000 block of Chamberlain St., near Ray High School. Officers were dispatched to the area just after 4 a.m. No one was injured in the robbery, officers with the Corpus Christi Police Department confirm. There is limited information at this time, stay with KRIS 6 throughout the morning for updates.

  • The Compassion Experience coming to Corpus Christi

    The Compassion Experience coming to Corpus Christi

    Friday, January 12 2018 5:16 AM EST2018-01-12 10:16:44 GMT

    A national organization is bringing the daily struggles of children living in poverty across the world to Corpus Christi. Compassion International will host  interactive tours next week to help people understand what these children go through. This organization is dedicated to helping children in poverty and trying to make an impact through experience. Yorktown Baptist Church at 5025 Yorktown Blvd is hosting “The Compassion Experience” from January 19t...

    A national organization is bringing the daily struggles of children living in poverty across the world to Corpus Christi. Compassion International will host  interactive tours next week to help people understand what these children go through. This organization is dedicated to helping children in poverty and trying to make an impact through experience. Yorktown Baptist Church at 5025 Yorktown Blvd is hosting “The Compassion Experience” from January 19t...

  • Alex Torres' family speaks, three years after his murder

    Alex Torres' family speaks, three years after his murder

    Thursday, January 11 2018 11:55 PM EST2018-01-12 04:55:33 GMT
    Alex Torres was shot and killed at his home back in January 2015. File photo.Alex Torres was shot and killed at his home back in January 2015. File photo.

    It doesn't get any easier for a Corpus Christi family that's recounting something so painful.  This Saturday marks three years since the murder of 13 year-old Alex Torres. Someone shot and killed him when he answered the door at his home, in the Treywey Apartments.   Back in 2016, investigators charged two people in the crime, but the case hasn't gone to trial. 

    It doesn't get any easier for a Corpus Christi family that's recounting something so painful.  This Saturday marks three years since the murder of 13 year-old Alex Torres. Someone shot and killed him when he answered the door at his home, in the Treywey Apartments.   Back in 2016, investigators charged two people in the crime, but the case hasn't gone to trial. 

  • Rockport leaders unveil economic recovery plan

    Rockport leaders unveil economic recovery plan

    Thursday, January 11 2018 11:54 PM EST2018-01-12 04:54:34 GMT

    As Rockport-Fulton leaders met to discuss their community's future, many in the Rockport's Emergency Operations Center thought about the last time so many people were in the room.

    As Rockport-Fulton leaders met to discuss their community's future, many in the Rockport's Emergency Operations Center thought about the last time so many people were in the room.

  • Wind-driven fire breaks out on restaurant rooftop

    Wind-driven fire breaks out on restaurant rooftop

    Thursday, January 11 2018 11:53 PM EST2018-01-12 04:53:35 GMT
    CCFD was able to extinguish the fire quickly, but the wind reportedly drove the fire to spread across the rooftop, causing significant damage.CCFD was able to extinguish the fire quickly, but the wind reportedly drove the fire to spread across the rooftop, causing significant damage.

    A Corpus Christi restaurant is closed until further notice after a fire broke out on the building's roof during high winds.

    A Corpus Christi restaurant is closed until further notice after a fire broke out on the building's roof during high winds.

  • Alice 'Door Check' initiative aims to curb auto burglaries

    Alice 'Door Check' initiative aims to curb auto burglaries

    Thursday, January 11 2018 11:33 PM EST2018-01-12 04:33:35 GMT

    Police in Alice are encouraging the public to be more mindful of vehicle break-ins with a new "Door Check" initiative.

    Police in Alice are encouraging the public to be more mindful of vehicle break-ins with a new "Door Check" initiative.

  • Cheech Marin's Chicano artwork collection on display in Corpus Christi

    Cheech Marin's Chicano artwork collection on display in Corpus Christi

    Thursday, January 11 2018 10:56 PM EST2018-01-12 03:56:54 GMT
    Artwork from Cheech Marin's private collection on display at Art Museum of South TexasArtwork from Cheech Marin's private collection on display at Art Museum of South Texas

    Chicano artwork is on display at the Art Museum of South Texas thanks to the efforts of comedian and actor, Cheech Marin.

    Chicano artwork is on display at the Art Museum of South Texas thanks to the efforts of comedian and actor, Cheech Marin.

  • Ongoing legal dispute in Port Aransas puts taxpayer money at stake

    Ongoing legal dispute in Port Aransas puts taxpayer money at stake

    Thursday, January 11 2018 9:10 PM EST2018-01-12 02:10:21 GMT
    The city of Port Aransas is in an ongoing legal dispute with a resident related to claims of an illegal recording.The city of Port Aransas is in an ongoing legal dispute with a resident related to claims of an illegal recording.

    The city dropped its lawsuit against a resident, but taxpayer dollars could be used to cover more legal proceedings or else pay for the defendant's legal fees. 

    The city dropped its lawsuit against a resident, but taxpayer dollars could be used to cover more legal proceedings or else pay for the defendant's legal fees. 

  • Hospital workers take precautions to protect themselves from the flu

    Thursday, January 11 2018 9:06 PM EST2018-01-12 02:06:49 GMT

    This year’s flu outbreak shows no signs of slowing down. The end of the season is still months away, so health care workers need to take precautions to keep themselves safe.

    This year’s flu outbreak shows no signs of slowing down. The end of the season is still months away, so health care workers need to take precautions to keep themselves safe.

  • Former Diocese youth center employee arrested for sex assault

    Former Diocese youth center employee arrested for sex assault

    Thursday, January 11 2018 9:00 PM EST2018-01-12 02:00:37 GMT
    Photo: Corpus Christi Police DepartmentPhoto: Corpus Christi Police Department

    A man who was reportedly a former employee at a Diocese of Corpus Christi youth center has been arrested on sexual assault charges.

    A man who was reportedly a former employee at a Diocese of Corpus Christi youth center has been arrested on sexual assault charges.

  • Moody Strong: High school shows support for principal recovering from stroke

    Moody Strong: High school shows support for principal recovering from stroke

    Thursday, January 11 2018 6:15 PM EST2018-01-11 23:15:32 GMT

    Moody High School principal, Dr. Sandra Clement, is the essence of Trojan pride. When she suffered a stroke last month, Moody High School students and staff were devastated. 

    Moody High School principal, Dr. Sandra Clement, is the essence of Trojan pride. When she suffered a stroke last month, Moody High School students and staff were devastated. 

  • Police release sketch of suspect in jogger assault case

    Police release sketch of suspect in jogger assault case

    Thursday, January 11 2018 5:52 PM EST2018-01-11 22:52:04 GMT
    Image: CCPDImage: CCPD

    Investigators have released a sketch of a suspect wanted in connection to the assault of a female jogger on Corpus Christi's southside.

    Investigators have released a sketch of a suspect wanted in connection to the assault of a female jogger on Corpus Christi's southside.

  • American Airlines flight makes emergency stop at CCIA

    American Airlines flight makes emergency stop at CCIA

    Thursday, January 11 2018 5:26 PM EST2018-01-11 22:26:21 GMT
    American Airlines A320 / Flight AwareAmerican Airlines A320 / Flight Aware

    A flight bound for Houston had to make an unscheduled stop at the Corpus Christi International Airport today. An air conditioning problem and low fuel caused American Airlines flight 2077 headed to Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport form Charlotte, North Carolina to divert to CCIA. Airport officials say the plane, an Airbus A320 carrying 130 people, landed safely at the airport at 2:26 p.m. The aircraft was refueled and departed for Houston just before 4 p.m.

    A flight bound for Houston had to make an unscheduled stop at the Corpus Christi International Airport today. An air conditioning problem and low fuel caused American Airlines flight 2077 headed to Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport form Charlotte, North Carolina to divert to CCIA. Airport officials say the plane, an Airbus A320 carrying 130 people, landed safely at the airport at 2:26 p.m. The aircraft was refueled and departed for Houston just before 4 p.m.

  • AEP to rebuild transmission line damaged by Hurricane Harvey

    AEP to rebuild transmission line damaged by Hurricane Harvey

    Thursday, January 11 2018 4:40 PM EST2018-01-11 21:40:41 GMT

     AEP Texas announced today that they will expedite the rebuilding of a vital powerline in the Coastal Bend that the company says was devastated by Hurricane Harvey. 

     AEP Texas announced today that they will expedite the rebuilding of a vital powerline in the Coastal Bend that the company says was devastated by Hurricane Harvey. 

  • CCPD finds homeless camp inside former church

    CCPD finds homeless camp inside former church

    Thursday, January 11 2018 3:20 PM EST2018-01-11 20:20:42 GMT
    A tip led Corpus Christi Police to the discovery of a homeless camp inside an abandoned church. Inside the former church in the 600 block of Furman Avenue, police found what they described as an elaborate living set up, where homeless people had set up a dining room, sleeping area and even a place to relax and lounge around.   Seven people were found inside the building this morning, but police say they believe more may have been calling it home. Two of the people found ...
    A tip led Corpus Christi Police to the discovery of a homeless camp inside an abandoned church. Inside the former church in the 600 block of Furman Avenue, police found what they described as an elaborate living set up, where homeless people had set up a dining room, sleeping area and even a place to relax and lounge around.   Seven people were found inside the building this morning, but police say they believe more may have been calling it home. Two of the people found ...
  • 6 Investigates Follows-Up: TWIA disputes drag on

    6 Investigates Follows-Up: TWIA disputes drag on

    Thursday, January 11 2018 2:34 PM EST2018-01-11 19:34:40 GMT
    6 INVESTIGATES: Another TWIA Claim6 INVESTIGATES: Another TWIA Claim
    Donna Durham's Portland home hasn't been the same since Hurricane Harvey:  bricks are beginning to loosen and fall away from the walls and there's substantial damage to her roof and ceilings in the house. We featured Durham in November, when she wanted answers on why the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association ignored the part of her claim dealing with the bricks. We checked back with Durham and found that, though we're in a new year, it's the same old problem: TWIA maintain...
    Donna Durham's Portland home hasn't been the same since Hurricane Harvey:  bricks are beginning to loosen and fall away from the walls and there's substantial damage to her roof and ceilings in the house. We featured Durham in November, when she wanted answers on why the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association ignored the part of her claim dealing with the bricks. We checked back with Durham and found that, though we're in a new year, it's the same old problem: TWIA maintain...
  • Selena Quintanilla's family developing TV series inspired by late singer's legacy

    Selena Quintanilla's family developing TV series inspired by late singer's legacy

    Thursday, January 11 2018 2:18 PM EST2018-01-11 19:18:44 GMT
    (KPRC) - Selena Quintanilla's family is developing a television series inspired by the musical legacy of the late singer. Houston’s KPRC reports the series centers around Alex Guerra, a chart-topping, award-winning pop star who has been estranged from her family for five years. The story will follow Guerra after a crisis forces her to return home to Texas, where she'll juggle a love triangle, the demands of her career and the dark secrets of t...
    (KPRC) - Selena Quintanilla's family is developing a television series inspired by the musical legacy of the late singer. Houston’s KPRC reports the series centers around Alex Guerra, a chart-topping, award-winning pop star who has been estranged from her family for five years. The story will follow Guerra after a crisis forces her to return home to Texas, where she'll juggle a love triangle, the demands of her career and the dark secrets of t...
  • Texas State Aquarium treats, releases more than 700 cold-stunned sea turtles

    Texas State Aquarium treats, releases more than 700 cold-stunned sea turtles

    Thursday, January 11 2018 1:40 PM EST2018-01-11 18:40:53 GMT

    Since the beginning of the year, the Texas State Aquarium has admitted and cared for nearly 800 cold-stunned sea turtles, releasing more than 700 sea turtles back into their natural habitat. Marking an all-time record for the aquarium’s wildlife rehabilitation team, the aquarium took in more than a third of sea turtles recovered in Texas’ recent cold snap.

    Since the beginning of the year, the Texas State Aquarium has admitted and cared for nearly 800 cold-stunned sea turtles, releasing more than 700 sea turtles back into their natural habitat. Marking an all-time record for the aquarium’s wildlife rehabilitation team, the aquarium took in more than a third of sea turtles recovered in Texas’ recent cold snap.

  • Girl Scout Cookie sales begin this weekend

    Girl Scout Cookie sales begin this weekend

    Thursday, January 11 2018 1:39 PM EST2018-01-11 18:39:08 GMT

    Think of Girl Scouts, and you likely think of cookies. And soon, boxes of those familiar tasty treats will be available across our area, as the group begins their second century of selling cookies.

    Think of Girl Scouts, and you likely think of cookies. And soon, boxes of those familiar tasty treats will be available across our area, as the group begins their second century of selling cookies.

  • Westside home hit during apparent drive-by shooting

    Westside home hit during apparent drive-by shooting

    Thursday, January 11 2018 1:37 PM EST2018-01-11 18:37:46 GMT

    Police said an investigation was ongoing after an apparent drive-by shooting struck a Westside home in Corpus Christi.

    Police said an investigation was ongoing after an apparent drive-by shooting struck a Westside home in Corpus Christi.

  • Narcotics and firearms charges result in prison for five local men

    Narcotics and firearms charges result in prison for five local men

    Thursday, January 11 2018 12:18 PM EST2018-01-11 17:18:58 GMT
    Photo: TwitterPhoto: Twitter
    Five members of a local drug trafficking organization are headed to federal prison following their convictions on drug and firearms charges. Sentences ranged from 138-420 months in federal prison. According to U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick, Longino Castillo, 27, and Isaiah Martinez, 20, both pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. Castillo was also convicted of poss...
    Five members of a local drug trafficking organization are headed to federal prison following their convictions on drug and firearms charges. Sentences ranged from 138-420 months in federal prison. According to U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick, Longino Castillo, 27, and Isaiah Martinez, 20, both pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. Castillo was also convicted of poss...
  • Old medicine has new use for patients in pain

    Old medicine has new use for patients in pain

    Thursday, January 11 2018 9:39 AM EST2018-01-11 14:39:32 GMT

    If you or someone you know has been affected by severe depression, PTSD, bipolar disorder or even chronic pain syndrome, there is a new up-and-coming way to treat these disorders. The doctors at Kalypso Wellness Centers have developed innovative treatments that could end needless suffering by simply using Ketamine. Ketamine was developed in the 1950’s and was FDA-approved in 1970 as a general anesthetic for surgery. Over the past two decades, excitement has built around t...

    If you or someone you know has been affected by severe depression, PTSD, bipolar disorder or even chronic pain syndrome, there is a new up-and-coming way to treat these disorders. The doctors at Kalypso Wellness Centers have developed innovative treatments that could end needless suffering by simply using Ketamine. Ketamine was developed in the 1950’s and was FDA-approved in 1970 as a general anesthetic for surgery. Over the past two decades, excitement has built around t...

  • Businesses say retro-themed walk will show community all that Sunrise Mall still has to offer

    Businesses say retro-themed walk will show community all that Sunrise Mall still has to offer

    Thursday, January 11 2018 5:41 AM EST2018-01-11 10:41:20 GMT

    Daniel Perez is the man behind the idea, to "walk around sunrise mall like it's the 80s" and the idea is catching on. More than three 3,000 people on Facebook are interested in donning their best 80s attire for the occasion. Perez said, "I'm going to have a lot of photographers coming, I even have a person from Austin coming with an old fashioned video camera who's going to be taking video." Stores inside the mall are gearing up as well.  

    Daniel Perez is the man behind the idea, to "walk around sunrise mall like it's the 80s" and the idea is catching on. More than three 3,000 people on Facebook are interested in donning their best 80s attire for the occasion. Perez said, "I'm going to have a lot of photographers coming, I even have a person from Austin coming with an old fashioned video camera who's going to be taking video." Stores inside the mall are gearing up as well.  

  • Local hospitals feel the side effects of the flu outbreak

    Local hospitals feel the side effects of the flu outbreak

    Thursday, January 11 2018 12:21 AM EST2018-01-11 05:21:25 GMT

    The numbers are up and area hospitals and minor emergencies are feeling the side effects from the flu outbreak.  Dr. Brian Price at Driscoll Children's Hospital said "So our volume is increased about 30-50%."  That sudden spike in patients filling the emergency rooms, has resulted in longer wait times and potential risk to other viruses. Medical Director for the Corpus Christi Medical Center says his hospital is prepared. 

    The numbers are up and area hospitals and minor emergencies are feeling the side effects from the flu outbreak.  Dr. Brian Price at Driscoll Children's Hospital said "So our volume is increased about 30-50%."  That sudden spike in patients filling the emergency rooms, has resulted in longer wait times and potential risk to other viruses. Medical Director for the Corpus Christi Medical Center says his hospital is prepared. 

  • Local businessmen envision Riverwalk-style attraction in Corpus Christi

    Local businessmen envision Riverwalk-style attraction in Corpus Christi

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 11:46 PM EST2018-01-11 04:46:13 GMT

    A pair of local businessmen want to make Corpus Christi's Sports, Entertainment, and Arts District a premier entertainment destination venue.  They say the path to that goal is through a San Antonio Riverwalk-style attraction.

    A pair of local businessmen want to make Corpus Christi's Sports, Entertainment, and Arts District a premier entertainment destination venue.  They say the path to that goal is through a San Antonio Riverwalk-style attraction.

  • Port Aransas high school and elementary school students return to school buildings

    Port Aransas high school and elementary school students return to school buildings

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 8:17 PM EST2018-01-11 01:17:22 GMT

    Harvey-hit towns like Port Aransas are taking recovery efforts, day-by-day. People are still cleaning up and re-building, but the town has showed a lot of signs of progress this week.  The CVS in Port A, brought in a trailer to serve as a temporary pharmacy, and the city dump is also open if you're looking to get rid of trash. But one of the biggest positives, high school and elementary school students have returned to their school buildings. Jim Potts, the Port Arans...

    Harvey-hit towns like Port Aransas are taking recovery efforts, day-by-day. People are still cleaning up and re-building, but the town has showed a lot of signs of progress this week.  The CVS in Port A, brought in a trailer to serve as a temporary pharmacy, and the city dump is also open if you're looking to get rid of trash. But one of the biggest positives, high school and elementary school students have returned to their school buildings. Jim Potts, the Port Arans...

  • Corpus Christi to begin Area 10 hurricane debris collection

    Corpus Christi to begin Area 10 hurricane debris collection

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 6:05 PM EST2018-01-10 23:05:28 GMT

    Debris collection from Hurricane Harvey moves into a new area of Corpus Christi on Monday, January 15.

    Debris collection from Hurricane Harvey moves into a new area of Corpus Christi on Monday, January 15.

  • Community to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Community to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 1:46 PM EST2018-01-10 18:46:51 GMT
    Monday, January 15thMonday, January 15th

    Our YWCA and local members of the Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will continue the tradition of organizing Annual MLK Day activities.

    Our YWCA and local members of the Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will continue the tradition of organizing Annual MLK Day activities.

  • Pet of the Week: Paris

    Pet of the Week: Paris

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 1:45 PM EST2018-01-10 18:45:20 GMT
    ParisParis

    Looking to add a pet to your family? Then check with the people at Corpus Christi Animal Care Services. They are looking for permanent homes for the animals in their care.

    Looking to add a pet to your family? Then check with the people at Corpus Christi Animal Care Services. They are looking for permanent homes for the animals in their care.

  • BBB: Create a budget, control your debt

    BBB: Create a budget, control your debt

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 2:59 PM EST2018-01-09 19:59:48 GMT

    A tight personal financial outlook may be a clear signal that some work needs to be done now in order to get back on track for the new year.

    A tight personal financial outlook may be a clear signal that some work needs to be done now in order to get back on track for the new year.

  • Help needed for Coastal Bend Community Theatres

    Help needed for Coastal Bend Community Theatres

    Monday, January 8 2018 11:39 AM EST2018-01-08 16:39:46 GMT

    Community Theatres of the Coastal Bend will join together for an evening designed to benefit area venues damaged or forced to temporarily close due to Hurricane Harvey.

    Community Theatres of the Coastal Bend will join together for an evening designed to benefit area venues damaged or forced to temporarily close due to Hurricane Harvey.

  • Wedding Fair offers one-stop shopping

    Wedding Fair offers one-stop shopping

    Saturday, January 6 2018 5:56 PM EST2018-01-06 22:56:02 GMT
    Sunday, January 7th at the American Bank Center.Sunday, January 7th at the American Bank Center.

    Billed as the largest bridal show in South Texas, the Wedding Fair showcases everything from fashion and photography, to food, flowers and music.

    Billed as the largest bridal show in South Texas, the Wedding Fair showcases everything from fashion and photography, to food, flowers and music.

  • CCIA to host TSA Pre Check Enrollment

    CCIA to host TSA Pre Check Enrollment

    Thursday, January 4 2018 1:57 PM EST2018-01-04 18:57:14 GMT

    The Corpus Christi International Airport is hosting an enrollment event for the popular TSA Pre Check expedited screening program, January 23rd through 25th.

    The Corpus Christi International Airport is hosting an enrollment event for the popular TSA Pre Check expedited screening program, January 23rd through 25th.

  • Pet of the Week: Olive

    Pet of the Week: Olive

    Wednesday, January 3 2018 1:41 PM EST2018-01-03 18:41:46 GMT
    OliveOlive

    Our Pet of the Week comes to us from Corpus Christi Animal Care Services, and she brings with her a rather unique look.

    Our Pet of the Week comes to us from Corpus Christi Animal Care Services, and she brings with her a rather unique look.

  • YWCA offers new fitness classes for men, women

    YWCA offers new fitness classes for men, women

    Wednesday, January 3 2018 1:37 PM EST2018-01-03 18:37:29 GMT

    As the new year begins, gyms across the Coastal Bend are likely to be packed with folks following up on their fitness goals, and the YWCA is certainly glad to see them!

    As the new year begins, gyms across the Coastal Bend are likely to be packed with folks following up on their fitness goals, and the YWCA is certainly glad to see them!

  • BBB: Weigh your fitness resolution carefully

    BBB: Weigh your fitness resolution carefully

    Tuesday, January 2 2018 1:35 PM EST2018-01-02 18:35:35 GMT

    Beginning a new year seems like a natural time to set new goals. For many, that means taking steps toward becoming more fit.

    Beginning a new year seems like a natural time to set new goals. For many, that means taking steps toward becoming more fit.

  • Looking to return that not-so-perfect gift?

    Looking to return that not-so-perfect gift?

    Tuesday, December 26 2017 7:47 PM EST2017-12-27 00:47:02 GMT

    Everyone loves a good gift, but the truth is not every present purchased is a slam dunk for the person that receives the gift. Luckily, there are several options for those gifts gone wrong. When it comes to holiday gifting, it’s the thought that counts. However, your chance to return said gift is on a countdown. 

    Everyone loves a good gift, but the truth is not every present purchased is a slam dunk for the person that receives the gift. Luckily, there are several options for those gifts gone wrong. When it comes to holiday gifting, it’s the thought that counts. However, your chance to return said gift is on a countdown. 

  • Thousands join for "Feast of Sharing"

    Thousands join for "Feast of Sharing"

    Saturday, December 23 2017 11:09 PM EST2017-12-24 04:09:54 GMT

    Thousands gathered for a massive holiday feast at the American Bank Center on Saturday, on H-E-B's tab.

    Thousands gathered for a massive holiday feast at the American Bank Center on Saturday, on H-E-B's tab.

  • Area kids get new rides thanks to "Bikes for Kids"

    Area kids get new rides thanks to "Bikes for Kids"

    Saturday, December 23 2017 10:37 PM EST2017-12-24 03:37:21 GMT

    Struggling parents are getting a big gift under the tree this holiday season thanks to several local organizations.

    Struggling parents are getting a big gift under the tree this holiday season thanks to several local organizations.

  • "Christmas in Bee County" helps over 100 families with groceries and toys

    "Christmas in Bee County" helps over 100 families with groceries and toys

    Friday, December 22 2017 7:58 PM EST2017-12-23 00:58:25 GMT

    For the 11th consecutive year, "Christmas in Bee County," will help over 100 families and 300 children who need a little extra help this holiday season.  For over a decade, Aztec Chevrolet in Beeville has led the charge in providing a better Christmas for local families. 

    For the 11th consecutive year, "Christmas in Bee County," will help over 100 families and 300 children who need a little extra help this holiday season.  For over a decade, Aztec Chevrolet in Beeville has led the charge in providing a better Christmas for local families. 

  • Fun Friday Forecast

    Fun Friday Forecast

    Friday, December 22 2017 2:05 PM EST2017-12-22 19:05:14 GMT
    There is a lot to do around the Coastal Bend this weekend, including ice skating! That’s right. Ice skating. The American Bank Center is transforming into a winter wonderland Friday and Saturday, and it's just $10. Also at the Bank Center this weekend, the feast of sharing. Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., H-E-B will provide holiday meals and good cheer to residents of the coastal bend. In addition to a delicious holiday meal, there will be music, arts and crafts, and a ...
    There is a lot to do around the Coastal Bend this weekend, including ice skating! That’s right. Ice skating. The American Bank Center is transforming into a winter wonderland Friday and Saturday, and it's just $10. Also at the Bank Center this weekend, the feast of sharing. Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., H-E-B will provide holiday meals and good cheer to residents of the coastal bend. In addition to a delicious holiday meal, there will be music, arts and crafts, and a ...
  • 6 Investigates Follows-Up: Farenthold's $84,000 repayment to taxpayers "on hold."

    6 Investigates Follows-Up: Farenthold's $84,000 repayment to taxpayers "on hold."

    Wednesday, December 20 2017 6:30 PM EST2017-12-20 23:30:59 GMT

    U.S. Representative Blake Farenthold's plan to repay $84,000 in taxpayer funding used to settle a lawsuit against his office is on hold, according to Chief of Staff Bob Hauter.

    U.S. Representative Blake Farenthold's plan to repay $84,000 in taxpayer funding used to settle a lawsuit against his office is on hold, according to Chief of Staff Bob Hauter.

  • 6 Investigates Follows-Up: Still waiting on FEMA

    6 Investigates Follows-Up: Still waiting on FEMA

    Monday, December 11 2017 7:43 PM EST2017-12-12 00:43:27 GMT

    FEMA told Dwyane Porter the check was in the mail, more than a month ago. The money is to help him bounce back from repairs to his Corpus Christi home and property. He's still waiting.  Here's the follow-up:

    FEMA told Dwyane Porter the check was in the mail, more than a month ago. The money is to help him bounce back from repairs to his Corpus Christi home and property. He's still waiting.  Here's the follow-up:

  • 6 Investigates Follows-Up: CITGO arrests

    6 Investigates Follows-Up: CITGO arrests

    Thursday, December 7 2017 11:36 AM EST2017-12-07 16:36:53 GMT
    Alirio Zambrano and five other Citgo executives were arrested for suspected embezzlement.Alirio Zambrano and five other Citgo executives were arrested for suspected embezzlement.

    The arrest of six CITGO executives, including one from Corpus Christi, raises questions on the company's future. That's because the refinery is part of the U.S. arm of Venezuela's state-owned oil company. Now, as a new regime in Caracas struggles asserts its control over the Venezuelan economy, we asked an oil and gas expert whether the arrests cast uncertainty on CITGO's future. Here's what she said:

    The arrest of six CITGO executives, including one from Corpus Christi, raises questions on the company's future. That's because the refinery is part of the U.S. arm of Venezuela's state-owned oil company. Now, as a new regime in Caracas struggles asserts its control over the Venezuelan economy, we asked an oil and gas expert whether the arrests cast uncertainty on CITGO's future. Here's what she said:

  • 6 Investigates: Unmapped Sex Offenders Raise Questions

    6 Investigates: Unmapped Sex Offenders Raise Questions

    Monday, December 4 2017 7:51 PM EST2017-12-05 00:51:35 GMT
    6 Investigates Texas DPS Sex Offender Maps6 Investigates Texas DPS Sex Offender Maps

    A KRIS-6 News investigation has the Texas Department of Public Safety adding a disclaimer to state sex offender maps as well as looking for a way to improve the software it uses to generate them. Here's Chief Investigative Reporter Rick Spruill with the story.

    A KRIS-6 News investigation has the Texas Department of Public Safety adding a disclaimer to state sex offender maps as well as looking for a way to improve the software it uses to generate them. Here's Chief Investigative Reporter Rick Spruill with the story.

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  • 6 Investigates Follows Up: Fracking Beneath Choke Canyon?

    6 Investigates Follows Up: Fracking Beneath Choke Canyon?

    Thursday, January 18 2018 7:30 PM EST2018-01-19 00:30:03 GMT

    The federal government is moving ahead on a plan to lease oil and gas parcels in and around Choke Canyon reservoir, despite protests from the City of Corpus Christi and an environmental watchdog group. Concerns that fracking activities might lead to groundwater - and reservoir - contamination are fueling those protests. 

    The federal government is moving ahead on a plan to lease oil and gas parcels in and around Choke Canyon reservoir, despite protests from the City of Corpus Christi and an environmental watchdog group. Concerns that fracking activities might lead to groundwater - and reservoir - contamination are fueling those protests. 

  • 6 Investigates: An off-the-books deal at the city's tennis center

    6 Investigates: An off-the-books deal at the city's tennis center

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 11:25 AM EST2018-01-16 16:25:57 GMT
    A 2 day tournament at the HEB Tennis Center.A 2 day tournament at the HEB Tennis Center.

    An off-the-books deal at the city's H-E-B Tennis Center has leaders asking questions about the way the place is being managed. The deal involves the way facility rental fees - which can gross thousands of dollars a week - are accounted for and paid out.  Chief Investigative Reporter Rick Spruill has the story:

    An off-the-books deal at the city's H-E-B Tennis Center has leaders asking questions about the way the place is being managed. The deal involves the way facility rental fees - which can gross thousands of dollars a week - are accounted for and paid out.  Chief Investigative Reporter Rick Spruill has the story:

  • SportsMore>>

  • Moody's Rodriguez ranked #8 nationally in wrestling

    Moody's Rodriguez ranked #8 nationally in wrestling

    Friday, January 19 2018 9:36 PM EST2018-01-20 02:36:59 GMT

    One of the top female wrestlers in the country walks the halls at Moody High School. Senior Kacie Rodriguez is ranked number eight in the nation in the 200 pound class. And for good reason because she is 25 and 1 this year and has dominated her opponents.  It's kind of ironic because she never really considered trying out for wrestling, it was more of a dare. "I started my freshman year and it was more like a joke in a way because my sister did wrestling too," sa...

    One of the top female wrestlers in the country walks the halls at Moody High School. Senior Kacie Rodriguez is ranked number eight in the nation in the 200 pound class. And for good reason because she is 25 and 1 this year and has dominated her opponents.  It's kind of ironic because she never really considered trying out for wrestling, it was more of a dare. "I started my freshman year and it was more like a joke in a way because my sister did wrestling too," sa...

  • Omar Lopez chosen as new Hooks manager

    Omar Lopez chosen as new Hooks manager

    Friday, January 19 2018 3:38 PM EST2018-01-19 20:38:43 GMT
    CORPUS CHRISTI – Omar Lopez will manage the Corpus Christi Hooks for the 2018 Texas League season, the Houston Astros player development department announced Friday. Lopez, who is now the seventh field chief in the 14-year history of the Hooks, enters his 20th campaign in the Astros organization, and his 11th as a minor-league skipper. Lopez will be assisted by pitching coach Bill Murphy, hitting coach Troy Snitker, and development coach Mycal Jones.  Last season, Lop...
    CORPUS CHRISTI – Omar Lopez will manage the Corpus Christi Hooks for the 2018 Texas League season, the Houston Astros player development department announced Friday. Lopez, who is now the seventh field chief in the 14-year history of the Hooks, enters his 20th campaign in the Astros organization, and his 11th as a minor-league skipper. Lopez will be assisted by pitching coach Bill Murphy, hitting coach Troy Snitker, and development coach Mycal Jones.  Last season, Lop...
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