Top Story Top Story en-us Copyright 2014, All Rights Reserved. Feed content is not avaialble for commercial use. () () Tue, 2 Sep 2014 09:09:01 GMT Synapse CMS 10 144 25 T.D. # 5 Forms But Is No Threat Top Story Mon, 1 Sep 2014 8:36:51 PM Chief Meteorologist Dale Nelson T.D. # 5 Forms But Is No Threat

CORPUS CHRISTI- Nearly our entire forecast hinges on the movement, path and strength of the tropical depression #5 in the S.W. Gulf. The depression will probably become "Dolly" on Tuesday and move inland well south of here in Mexico on Wednesday and is no threat to this area. The system organizing will rob us of some of our rain as rich tropical moisture is drawn into the central of circulation and away from the Coastal Bend. In spite of that we will continue to see an increase in tropical moisture and some rain with Wednesday7 being the wettest.

Tonight will be breezy very warm and sticky with a low of 79 and an isolated shower near the coast.

Tuesday expect variable sunshine hot and humid in and around isolated thundershowers and a high of 93.

Tuesday night expect coastal showers warm and sticky with a low of 76.

Wednesday expect lots of clouds with scattered to numerous thundershowers ( a few with locally heavy rain) not as hot but very humid with a high of only 87.

Less rain on Thursday and very humid.


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FBI Investigating Nude Celebrity Photo Leaks Top Story Mon, 1 Sep 2014 5:31:48 PM FBI Investigating Nude Celebrity Photo Leaks

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online.

The agency did not say what actions it was taking to investigate who was responsible for posting naked photos of Lawrence and other stars. Apple said Monday it was looking into whether its online photo-sharing service had been hacked to obtain the intimate images.

Lawrence, a three-time Oscar nominee who won for her role in "Silver Linings Playbook," contacted authorities after the images began appearing Sunday.

Naked images purporting to be of other female stars were also posted, although the authenticity of many couldn't be confirmed. The source of the leak was unclear.

"This is a flagrant violation of privacy," Lawrence's publicist Liz Mahoney wrote in a statement. "The authorities have been contacted and will prosecute anyone who posts the stolen photos of Jennifer Lawrence."

The FBI said it was "aware of the allegations concerning computer intrusions and the unlawful release of material involving high profile individuals, and is addressing the matter."

"Any further comment would be inappropriate at this time," spokeswoman Laura Eimiller wrote in a statement.

Apple Inc. spokeswoman Natalie Kerris said the company was investigating whether any iCloud accounts had been tampered with, but she did not give any further details.

"We take user privacy very seriously and are actively investigating this report," she said.

Actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead also confirmed that nude photos of her were posted online.

"To those of you looking at photos I took with my husband years ago in the privacy of our home, hope you feel great about yourselves," Winstead posted on Twitter. Winstead, who starred in "Final Destination 3" and "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter," wrote that she thought the images had been destroyed.

"Knowing those photos were deleted long ago, I can only imagine the creepy effort that went into this," Winstead wrote.

The FBI has investigated previous leaks of nude celebrity images, including leaks involving Scarlett Johansson, Mila Kunis, Christina Aguilera and footage of television sports reporter Erin Andrews in a Tennessee hotel room. Those cases resulted in convictions.

How widespread the hacking of celebrities photos was is not immediately clear. Some of the images were quickly denounced as fakes.

Some cybersecurity experts speculated that hackers may have obtained a cache of private celebrity images by exploiting weaknesses in an online image-storing platform.

"It is important for celebrities and the general public to remember that images and data no longer just reside on the device that captured it," security researcher Ken Westin wrote in a blog post Monday. "Once images and other data are uploaded to the cloud, it becomes much more difficult to control who has access to it, even if we think it is private."

Private information and images of celebrities are frequent targets for hackers. Last year, a site posted credit reports, Social Security numbers and other financial info on celebrities, including Jay Z and his wife Beyonce, Mel Gibson, Ashton Kutcher and many others.

Johansson, Kunis and Aguilera were hacked by a Florida man, Christopher Chaney, who used publicly available information to hack into the email accounts of more than 50 people in the entertainment industry.

"I have been truly humiliated and embarrassed," Johansson said in a tearful videotaped statement played in court at Chaney's sentencing in December 2012.

"That feeling of security can never be given back and there is no compensation that can restore the feeling one has from such a large invasion of privacy," Aguilera wrote in a statement before Chaney's sentencing.


Associated Press writers Raphael Satter in London and Mae Anderson in New York contributed to this report.

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Funeral Dispute Between Family of 6-year-old Xadrian Martinez Top Story Mon, 1 Sep 2014 5:33:50 PM Caroline Flores - Funeral Dispute Between Family of 6-year-old Xadrian Martinez

PORT LAVACA - It's been nearly a week since the death of 6-year-old Xadrian Martinez.

A candle light vigil was held in Port Lavaca last night. The community there turned out for that vigil as Xadrian's biological father, Ruben Saenz, and other family members held that memorial.

They wanted Xadrian to be remembered as a happy, spunky little boy. They also wanted to raise awareness about child abuse. Family says about 150 people turned out for the vigil.

His mother and her boyfriend are in jail on capital murder charges but now something new is tearing that family apart. Both sides of the boy's family want custody of his body.

"I mean... He should've been done... Being resting already in peace," said Xadrian's Cousin Jeremy Gonzales.

Instead little Xadrian Martinez's body is still at the Nueces County Medical Examiners office. That's because both sides of Xadrian's family want the little boy buried in their home town. The mother's side of the family is from Corpus Christi. The biological father, Ruben Saenz, is from Port Lavaca. To try and resolve the situation, the Saenz family has hired an attorney.

"We're really just trying to get him back to Port Lavaca because, you know, this is where his real family... that really raised him, they loved him, they cared for him," said Gonzales.

Xadrian's father's side believes he should be buried in a place, like Port Lavaca, that doesn't hold horrifying memories.

"Well we feel... You know what. His life was taken over there. How it was taken, that's the sad part," said Gonzales.

Gonzales says it's sad that it had to get to the point of getting lawyers involved. But it's for the best.

"We don't really see too much over there in Corpus, but bad memories. Especially this last one that... What happened with him," said Gonzales.

Their family is expected to hear from their attorney tomorrow, to find out if little Xadrian's final resting place will with them in Port Lavaca or Corpus Christi.

The family has set up a Facebook Page called "Justice for Xadrian". If you like to "like" it, or just take a look at it - CLICK HERE.


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Tropical Depression 5 Heading Towards Eastern Mexico Top Story Mon, 1 Sep 2014 3:53:28 PM Tropical Depression 5 Heading Towards Eastern Mexico

MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say a tropical depression has formed off the Gulf coast of Mexico with tropical storm warnings issued from Tuxpan in the state of Veracruz north to La Pesca.

The National Hurricane Center in Miami says maximum sustained winds are at 30 mph (45 kph) Monday afternoon. The storm is about 255 miles (410 kilometers) east-southeast of Tuxpan. It is moving west-northwest at 13 mph (20 kph).

The center of the storm is expected to approach the coast by Tuesday night with some strengthening forecast.

The storm is expected to dump 3 to 6 inches of rain with 10 inches possible across southern Tampaulipas, northern Veracruz and eastern San Luis Potosi through Wednesday. The rain could cause flash floods and mud slides.

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Woman and Man Stabbed, Attacker Still At Large Top Story Mon, 1 Sep 2014 4:37:31 AM Woman and Man Stabbed, Attacker Still At Large

CORPUS CHRISTI - Officers are still working to piece together the details of an early morning stabbing.

The victims were found at the Knights Inn in the 2800 block of north Shoreline.

Police say a woman was stabbed in the arm and a man was stabbed in the lower torso.

Right now, it appears this started off with some type of argument between the victims and the attacker.

Officers are planning to talk to the victims at the hospital to get more information.

So far, there have been no arrests.

If the attacker is caught, police say that person will face a charge of aggravated assault.


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