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A controversial proposal would punish city employees for being part of white supremacist groups. A controversial proposal would punish city employees for being part of white supremacist groups.

Ethics commission member proposal would punish city employees for being part of certain hate groups Video included

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A controversial proposal would punish city employees for being members of certain hate groups. The proposal specifically targets white supremacist groups like the Ku Klux Klan.

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Special legislative session wraps, new bills signed into law Video included

The special legislative session wrapped this week, and 11 bills have become law. The special legislative session wrapped this week, and 11 bills have become law.
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The Texas legislature passed several pro-life bills, but the 'bathroom bill' and property tax reform never made it to the Governor's desk. 

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Boaters warned of shallow water in Packery Channel Video included

Shoaling in Packery Channel means shallow areas in the spring and summer. Boaters are advised to use caution when navigating the area. Shoaling in Packery Channel means shallow areas in the spring and summer. Boaters are advised to use caution when navigating the area.
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Boaters are advised to use caution in Packery Channel due to shallow waters caused by shoaling, according to officials.

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Authorities rescue 17 puppies from outdoor puppy mill

Jim Wells County Sheriffs deputies rescued 17 puppies from an outdoor mill in Ben Bolt. Jim Wells County Sheriffs deputies rescued 17 puppies from an outdoor mill in Ben Bolt.
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A Ben Bolt resident is facing animal cruelty charges after authorities found more than a dozen puppies being kept in a chicken coop.

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Local newborn is first in Corpus Christi to get stem cell procedure

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All parents have one thing in common: they want to keep their children safe from danger or getting sick. Two parents in Corpus Christi got a very early start on that. Their newborn is the first in Corpus Christi to get a procedure aimed at keeping her healthy.  Marcos and Linda Castaneda welcomed their daughter, Everly, at 2:03 p.m., Friday. Minutes after she was born, they gave her a gift named Evercord.  https://www.natera.com/evercord The procedure removed stem cells f... More>>

Fact Check: Does light-colored clothing keep you cool?

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The South Texas heat has been relentless this summer and that means high heat indexes along with high danger for those working outside.

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Friday night scrimmages: Ray vs. Rockport-Fulton, Moody vs. Orange Grove Video included

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Ray took on Rockport-Fulton at Buc Stadium while Moody played host to Orange Grove at Cabaniss.  More>>

Less wind but lots of heat Video included

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Dry upper level high pressure is now back on top of South Texas and will result in our mainly dry and baking hot conditions continuing. The tropics are active but nothing that poses a threat to our area at this time nor is it likely to be a problem. Harvey is way south in the eastern Caribbean while 92L remains in the Atlantic. 

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Land around Schlitterbahn back on foreclosure list

More than 270 acres of land around the Corpus Christi Schlitterbahn Waterpark is back on the foreclosure list. (KRIS 6 News) More than 270 acres of land around the Corpus Christi Schlitterbahn Waterpark is back on the foreclosure list. (KRIS 6 News)
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More than 270 acres of land around the Schlitterbahn waterpark is back on the foreclosure list. This comes months after mounting legal troubles with Upper Padre Partners - the group who built the Corpus Christi waterpark with plans to transform 500 acres of island real estate into a waterfront attraction similar to the San Antonio Riverwalk. The partnership is made up of the Henry family, which owns Schlitterbahn, and real estate investor Paul Schexnailder. The lender Axys Capital,...

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Strategist Steve Bannon leaves White House

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Steve Bannon, a forceful but divisive presence in President Donald Trump's White House, is leaving.  

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City Ethics Committee Member proposing to make it a city violation for city employees to be a member of a hate group

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In light of what happened in Charlottesville, Virginia one city ethics committee member is proposing a controversial change to the city's ethics code of conduct.  Ethics committee members, Craig Rogers, is proposing, "to make it an ethical violation for any city employee to be a member of the klu klux klan, the Nazi party, or any white supremacy group." 

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How early is too early for SAT/ACT prep? Video included

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Getting back into school mode means preparing for the SAT and ACT tests. Many teachers say that the best way to prepare students is to take higher level courses, beginning in middle school. Ms. Rose Perez, College and Career Readiness Counselor at Tuloso-Midway High School says, " The best time to start the course rigor would be at middle school and then followed up through high school with AP, Pre AP, dual credit courses." However, for many students that did not start tho...

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Five year old makes record catch

Jaxon Chadwick caught the record tilapia at Lake Corpus Christi Wednesday night. Jaxon Chadwick caught the record tilapia at Lake Corpus Christi Wednesday night.
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An Orange Grove boy has quite a story to tell when he goes back to school. Five-year old Jaxon Chadwick and his father Josh were fishing Wednesday night at Lake Corpus Christi when he pulled a record tilapia. The fish weighed 1.06 pounds that breaks the lake's record by three tenths of a pound. Roy's Bait and Tackle certified the catch and the Chadwicks are sending off the paperwork to Texas Parks and Wildlife. Josh tells KRIS 6 News Jaxon caught it with a live earthw... More>>

Over 250 arrested in Houston sex trafficking sting

More than 250 alleged sex traffickers and buyers were arrested in a Houston area sting operation. Photo: MGN More than 250 alleged sex traffickers and buyers were arrested in a Houston area sting operation. Photo: MGN
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HOUSTON (AP) - More than 250 sex buyers and traffickers have been arrested in the Houston area during a monthlong sting operation, authorities said Friday.

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Aurora Arts Theatre brings Broadway favorite to Corpus Christi

Fiddler on the Roof runs through September 10th Fiddler on the Roof runs through September 10th
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Fiddler on the Roof  is in production at the Aurora Arts Theatre through September 10th.

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Spain manhunt deepens as Barcelona insists ‘I am not afraid'

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Spanish authorities said the back-to-back vehicle attacks were related and the work of a large terrorist group. 

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Another FREE back to school bash with plenty of giveaways! Video included

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For many parents that are still working on checking off their back to school list, think about spending your Friday evening at Petey's Back To School Bash! Hosted by the Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation, this is a free event with many giveaways, a raffle every 5 minutes and a mascot dance-off! The fun starts at 4 p.m. and will be in the parking lot of the Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation, on the intersection of Cain and Staples.  The Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation mobile truc...

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North Carolina police shoot, injure stabbing suspect

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A North Carolina police officer shot and wounded a suspect fleeing the scene of a double stabbing.

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Search area expands for Army helicopter missing off Hawaii

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The U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday it was now searching up to 50 miles off Hawaii for five soldiers missing after their Black Hawk helicopter crashed during nighttime training.

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Tech companies banishing extremists after Charlottesville

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It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence.

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Hot Today, Showers Next Week

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It's a hot weekend with hope for more reasonable weather beginning on Sunday. The persistent high pressure system shows signs of weakening while a weather system will approach the coast Monday with a good chance of scattered showers. Then we will have to watch the tropics as TS Harvey approaches the Yucatan and another tropical system moves into the Bahamas. Today: Sunny, hot and humid. High 95. Saturday: Mostly sunny, hot and humid. High 94. Sunday: Partly cloudy and very warm. Hi... More>>

CCPD officers find more than expected serving federal warrant.

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What began as an arrest for a felony warrant ended hours later in a drug and weapons raid. 

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Why hate came to the progressive island of Charlottesville

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The white nationalists behind last weekend’s violent rally found an appealing target in the historic town where Thomas Jefferson founded a university and an outspoken, progressive mayor declared his city the “capital of the resistance” to President Donald Trump. 

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Warship captain in collision that killed 7 to lose command

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Poor seamanship and flaws in keeping watch contributed to a collision between a Navy destroyer and a commercial container ship that killed seven sailors, Navy officials said, announcing that the warship captain will be relieved of command and more than a dozen other sailors will be punished. 

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Spanish police kill 5 suspects linked to Barcelona attack

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Spanish police on Friday shot and killed five people carrying bomb belts who were connected to the Barcelona van attack that killed at least 13, as the manhunt intensified for the perpetrators of Europe’s latest rampage claimed by the Islamic State group.

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The real revolution in NKorea is rise of consumer culture

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Three generations into the Kim family’s ruling dynasty, markets have blossomed and a consumer culture is taking root.

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Under fire from GOP Trump digs in on Confederate icons

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With prominent Republicans openly questioning his competence and moral leadership, President Donald Trump on Thursday burrowed deeper into the racially charged debate over Confederate memorials and lashed out at members of his own party in the latest controversy to engulf his presidency.

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Spacewalking cosmonauts release 3-D-printed satellite

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Spacewalking cosmonauts set free the world’s first satellite made almost entirely with a 3-D printer on Thursday.

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TAMUCC to open campus food pantry for students Video included

The on-campus pantry will provide free food to students in need. The on-campus pantry will provide free food to students in need.
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Students in need at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi (TAMUCC) will soon have access to a food pantry on campus.

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Kids grow up wanting to be Alice Coyotes Video included

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Kyle Atwood is the third head football coach the school has had in the last three years. You would think that would would take a lot for the kids to get adjusted to, but Atwood says the transition has been smooth so far. It's always difficult for kids and coaching staff as well whenever you're making a transition into a program; but the kids have accepted us and its been good," said Atwood. One would think with three different coaches in three years that learning a new program...

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Charter Bank customers closing accounts after discrimination lawsuit

Four members of the Saldana family received compensation offers from Charter Bank, after the DOJ determined they could have been paying more interest than they should have on loans. Four members of the Saldana family received compensation offers from Charter Bank, after the DOJ determined they could have been paying more interest than they should have on loans.
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Some people who have received compensation offers from the bank following a discrimination lawsuit are now shutting down their accounts. 

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USA Gymnastics faces change amid sex abuse scandal

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - On the floor of the Honda Center, the USA Gymnastics championships are imbued with a sense of normalcy and routine.

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Local woman was down the street from terror attack in Barcelona Video included

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A local woman experienced the recent horror in Barcelona first hand, as people ran from the scene. Her name is Samantha Galvan-Topper, and she's a Taft native. She never thought she'd end up down the street from a terrorist attack.

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After seven years, detectives refuse to give up on "cold case" Video included

Despite seven years passing, detectives aren't giving up on the case of Henry Lozano's murder. Despite seven years passing, detectives aren't giving up on the case of Henry Lozano's murder.
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Investigators in Corpus Christi havn't given up on a seven-year-old cold case and are asking for anyone with information to come forward.

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Spohn Hospital Shoreline expansion nears major milestone Video included

Construction crews work 24/7 on the Spohn Shoreline expansion project. Construction crews work 24/7 on the Spohn Shoreline expansion project.
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An expansion project at Spohn Hospital on Shoreline is nearing a major milestone as construction continues on new facilities.

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High heat continues

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Our pressure gradient (wind producer) is slowly going away while upper level high pressure returns to South Texas. Decreasing winds will result in hotter than normal daytime highs along with more sunshine and no significant rainfall through the weekend. In the tropics Harvey has formed near the windward islands and is moving westward and invest 92 further east in the Atlantic may develop slowly but neither system is a threat. 

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Del Mar College awards new nursing scholarship Video included

Del Mar College awarded a new scholarship at a press conference Thursday. Del Mar College awarded a new scholarship at a press conference Thursday.
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Del Mar College nursing program announces new scholarship while celebrating its 50 year anniversary. At a press conference Thursday, Del Mar College's RN program celebrated its 50 year anniversary but also announced a brand new scholarship for its students. The Del Mar College Foundation presented the first ever "Retired Lieutenant Colonel Maria Del Carmin Solis Nursing Scholarship" at the conference. It was awarded to student Janet Macias, who said she was thrilled to hav...

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Texas Attorney General opens voter fraud investigation into Robstown election Video included

The Texas Attorney General's Office is investigating voter fraud allegations in Robstown. This comes after 6 Investigates aired a story in March about a utility board candidate talking to voters waiting in line and helping some cast their ballots. The Texas Attorney General's Office is investigating voter fraud allegations in Robstown. This comes after 6 Investigates aired a story in March about a utility board candidate talking to voters waiting in line and helping some cast their ballots.
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The Texas Attorney General's Office has opened an investigation into allegations of voter fraud in Robstown. This comes after a 6 Investigates report in March showed an election candidate on surveillance video loitering inside the polls and assisting voters at the voting booth. 

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Tropical Storm Harvey forms near eastern Caribbean Video included

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After an aircraft survey, the National Hurricane Center has determined that Tropical Storm Harvey has formed in the Atlantic.

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Texas police chiefs begin adapting to sanctuary cities law

Governor Greg Abbott, seen after signing SB4 into law. Photo: Office of the Gov. Greg Abbott / Facebook Governor Greg Abbott, seen after signing SB4 into law. Photo: Office of the Gov. Greg Abbott / Facebook
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HOUSTON (AP) - Even as a new Texas law targeting so-called sanctuary cities remains in legal limbo, police chiefs and sheriffs are making changes to comply, rewriting training manuals and withdrawing policies that prevented officers from asking people whether they are in the United States illegally.

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Nobel winner shot for promoting education to study at Oxford

PHOTO: Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate. Photo Date: 3/8/14 PHOTO: Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate. Photo Date: 3/8/14
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LONDON (AP) - Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by a Taliban gunman for speaking out for girls' rights to an education, has been accepted by the University of Oxford.    The 20-year-old activist shared word of her acceptance on Twitter and included the screenshot of her "Congratulations" notice. She plans to major in philosophy, politics and economics, the favored degree of many of Britain's top leaders.    "So excited to go t... More>>

Van plows into crowd in Barcelona; Police view it as terror Video included

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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - A white van jumped the sidewalk in Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas district on Thursday, crashing into a summer crowd of residents and tourists and injuring several people, police said.    In a photograph shown by public broadcaster RTVE, three people were lying on the ground in the street of the northern Spanish city Thursday afternoon, apparently being helped by police and others. Videos of the scene recorded people screaming as they fled. 

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Lucky carrot: Alberta woman finds mother-in-law's lost ring Video included

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CAMROSE, Alberta (AP) - A Canadian woman who lost her engagement ring 13 years ago while weeding her garden on the family farm is wearing it proudly again after her daughter-in-law pulled it from the ground on a misshapen carrot.    Mary Grams, 84, said she can't believe the lucky carrot actually grew through and around the diamond ring she had long given up hope of finding.    Grams said she never told her husband, Norman, that she lost the ring, but told her so... More>>

US factory output down in July on tumbling auto production

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WASHINGTON (AP) - A slump in the auto industry drove U.S. factory output down in July and has kept it flat for months.    The Fed said Thursday that factory production dropped 0.1 percent last month, pulled down by a 3.5 percent plunge in output of cars, trucks and auto parts. Auto production has dropped for three straight months and is down 5 percent over the past year. Auto sales, which have been strong in recent years, skidded 7 percent in July.    The drop in... More>>

The Peddler Show returns to Robstown this weekend Video included

RMB Regional Fairgrounds August 18th-20th RMB Regional Fairgrounds August 18th-20th
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Looking for a unique local shopping experience? If so, the make plans to drop by The Peddler Show this weekend.

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Zumbathon Charity Event happening this Saturday Video included

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Another big charity event to help our youth get involved with the YMCA!  Zumbathon is happening this Saturday, August 19th from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Admission is $10 and all the money helps raise funds for Partners with Youth, "Partner With Youth Campaign make YMCA programs accessible by providing financial support to kids, teens, families, senior citizens and others who have financial need." This event is formed by one of the Zumba Instructors at the Y, Frank Morale... More>>

Campus Crime Stoppers are here to protect our campuses Video included

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Corpus Christi ISD Police have kept the standards high for the campus Crime Stoppers. Campus Crime Stoppers is available for any student or parents who would want to report a crime. Crimes can be of any kind of importance, drugs, property stolen, bringing guns to school, or even if someone is intoxicated.  Officer Andrew Carrizales of CCISD PD says, "We rely on Campus Crime Stoppers to help us, in the effort to keeping our students and staff safe." With Campus Crime S...

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Natalee Holloway's father discovers human remains in Aruba: 'I was shocked'

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(NBC) Twelve years after Natalee Holloway's disappearance on a graduation trip to Aruba, her father is hoping a recent discovery will yield a major break in the case of what happened to his daughter. Dave Holloway and private investigator T.J. Ward announced on TODAY Wednesday that an 18-month investigation has led them to discover human remains that are being DNA tested to confirm if they are Natalee's. "When we determined these remains were human, I was shocked,'' Holloway to... More>>

Science Says: DNA test results may not change health habits

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NEW YORK (AP) - If you learned your DNA made you more susceptible to getting a disease, wouldn't you work to stay healthy?    You'd quit smoking, eat better, ramp up your exercise, or do whatever else it took to improve your odds of avoiding maladies like obesity, diabetes, heart disease or cancer, right?    The scientific evidence says: Don't bet on it.    DNA testing for disease risk has recently expanded in the U.S. The company 23andMe recently star... More>>

Eclipse safety: Do's and Don'ts Video included

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(NBC News) It's been pretty well established that you should never look directly at the sun.  The problem is, next Monday, people all over the country will be tempted to do just that during the solar eclipse. Solar glasses block 99-percent of the sun's harmful UV rays. They are the only safe way to look directly at the sun. Certified glasses will be stamped with the code: Iso 12312-2.  D-I-Y solar filters are not recommended. "People have done a lot of strange thing...

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$2 million Powerball ticket sold near Houston, jackpot climbs

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While there was no Powerball jackpot winner Wednesday night, someone in the Houston area is waking up with an extra $2 million in their bank account this morning after matching 5 numbers on their ticket. The winning ticket was sold at a gas station near Bush Airport on FM 1960.  The numbers drawn were 9,15,43,60,64 with a Powerball of 4. The grand prize jumped from $430 million to $510 million Wednesday night. This will be the 8th largest lottery prize jackpot of all time... More>>

Driver of Texas trailer indicted for 10 passengers' deaths

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The driver of a tractor-trailer packed with people illegally entering the United States in an alleged human smuggling operation was indicted Wednesday on charges related to the deaths of 10 people inside.    James Matthew Bradley Jr. was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury in San Antonio on five counts, including a count of illegally transporting immigrants for financial gain, resulting in death, and a separate count of conspiracy to transport immi... More>>

Hot, Tropics Busy

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Little change into the weekend with hot and humid conditions. By early next week, temperatures should back down a bit as we pick up enough movement to allow for afternoon showers. The tropics are busy with two potential tropical storms.  The first storm should be in the Caribbean by next week while the second will follow close behind and move into the Bahamas. Both bear watching for the United States. Today : Sunny, hot and humid. High 96. Friday: Sunny, hot and humid. High 95.... More>>

US soldier killed in battle with IS in Afghanistan

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The U.S. military says an American soldier was killed and several others wounded in a battle with Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan.    The military said in a statement that several Afghan forces were also wounded in the fighting on Wednesday in the Achin district of the Nangarhar province, a militant stronghold. It did not specify how many forces were wounded.    Islamic State militants have gained a foothold in recent year... More>>

Local food truck robbed by two men with a gun Video included

The 'Mi Terra' Food Truck on Shawnee and Baldwin was robbed by two men with a gun. The 'Mi Terra' Food Truck on Shawnee and Baldwin was robbed by two men with a gun.
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A local food truck was robbed overnight and officers are still searching for the men responsible.  Officers say just before midnight, two black men with a gun forced themselves into the Mi Terra Food Truck on the 3700 block of Baldwin. A few employees and a child were in the truck at the time.  The men then demanded money from the victims. Lieutenant David Saldana with the Corpus Christi Police Department said the victims did the right thing by following the criminals' in...

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Scientists potentially narrow MH370 search area to 3 spots

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Scientists have potentially narrowed the search area for the missing Malaysian airliner to three specific locations in the southern Indian Ocean through new satellite and drift analysis.

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Trump isolation growing as business panels dismantled

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President Donald Trump abruptly dismantled two of his White House business councils Wednesday —an attempt to manage his increasing isolation and the continued fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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5 missing after Army helicopter crash near Hawaii

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HONOLULU (AP) - A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii on Wednesday for five soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise.

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Trump strategist: "no military solution in North Korea"

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BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) - President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon says there's no military solution to the threat posed by North Korea and its nuclear ambitions, despite the president's recent pledge to answer further aggression with "fire and fury."

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Officials urge action on Corpus Christi Ship Channel project Video included

Deepening the Corpus Christi Ship Channel by just 10 feet is said to be enough to allow supertankers into the Port of Corpus Christi. Deepening the Corpus Christi Ship Channel by just 10 feet is said to be enough to allow supertankers into the Port of Corpus Christi.
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The Texas Railroad Commissioner has asked the Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize a project to deepen the Corpus Christi Ship Channel.

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GP football is bound and determined to make the playoffs Video included

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There's an old saying that says good things happen to those who work hard and that's exactly the attitude the wildcats from Gregory Portland.  "They have done everything we've asked them to do. They come out they practice hard.  They play hard  and that's the whole key. You've got to put in the hard work that it takes to be successful," said head football coach Rick Rhoades.  There is however one question mark on the team.. and that's at quarterbac...

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Hispanics receive compensation offer from local bank after discrimination lawsuit Video included

Charter Bank was accused of discriminating against Hispanic customers in a lawsuit filed by the Department of Justice. Charter Bank was accused of discriminating against Hispanic customers in a lawsuit filed by the Department of Justice.
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The Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against Charter Bank alleging Hispanics paid higher interest fees on loans than non-Hispanic borrowers. 

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Driscoll patients get turn at playing doctor Video included

Patients turned the tables on some stuffed companions for the Teddy Bear Hospital clinic. Patients turned the tables on some stuffed companions for the Teddy Bear Hospital clinic.
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Patients at Driscoll Children's Hospital had a chance to turn the tables and play physician Wednesday, well, for a few stuffed friends that is.

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Federal judges order local voting district redrawn Video included

A look at the current Congressional District 27 boundaries. A look at the current Congressional District 27 boundaries.
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Federal judges say Hispanic voters in Nueces County are being cheated. A three judge panel in San Antonio has ruled our congressional district needs to be redrawn before the 2018 election.

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Aransas County attorney refuses all cases from Rockport PD Video included

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Aransas County prosecutors won't be accepting cases from the Rockport Police Department due to an ongoing dispute they said relates to the accuracy of case reports.

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Budget cuts proposed for the City Engineering Department Video included

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Budget cuts are occurring across the board within the City of Corpus Christi. Nearly every department is having to get rid of positions. One of those is City Engineering.  

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It's never too early to utilize tutoring services Video included

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It's usually something parents consider after a child has been in school for a bit, but did you know that using tutoring services at the start of school year could have an even greater benefit? 

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Motorcycle Officer involved in traffic accident Video included

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CCPD is reporting a motorcycle police officer is involved in a traffic accident on westbound SPID near Paul Jones Ave. 

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Lawmakers increase penalties for mail-in ballot voter fraud Video included

Texas lawmakers approve stiffer penalties for mail-in ballot voter fraud. Locally, there are two active voter fraud investigations that involve mail-in ballots, said Nueces County Clerk Kara Sands. Texas lawmakers approve stiffer penalties for mail-in ballot voter fraud. Locally, there are two active voter fraud investigations that involve mail-in ballots, said Nueces County Clerk Kara Sands.
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Locally, there are three active voter fraud investigations by the Texas Attorney General’s Office. Two of those involve mail-in ballots, said Nueces County Clerk Kara Sands.

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Ingleside appoints interim police chief

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The City of Ingleside announced today that Brent Stroman has been appointed as Ingleside's Interim Police Chief.

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SeaWorld veterinarians euthanize sick orca

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 (AP) - SeaWorld says that veterinarians at its San Diego park had to euthanize an orca estimated to be nearly 42 years old.     

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Express Scripts to limit opioids; doctors concerned

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(AP) - The nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users as part of a wide-ranging effort to curb an epidemic affecting millions of Americans.      

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Thousands of Calallen ISD students head back to school Video included

More than 4,000 Calallen ISD students returned to school on Wednesday. More than 4,000 Calallen ISD students returned to school on Wednesday.
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Today is the first day of school for thousands of students in Calallen ISD. On Wednesday morning, several parents walked their children to class at Wood River Elementary. 

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Special session ends one day early, Gov. could call another Video included

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By: Wes Rapaport KXAN Austin, TX (AP/KXAN)–The Texas Legislature has adjourned for good, ending its month-long special session a day early. The Senate gaveled out around 10 p.m. Tuesday. That came hours after the state House surprised everyone by adjourning and declaring that it wasn’t coming back, even though the session didn’t end until midnight Wednesday. House members quit to force the Senate to accept their version of a contentious property tax bill. But the ...

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Westside homes evacuated in suspected bomb scare Video included

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Gun powder caused a bomb scare at a home on the city's westside late yesterday. Police went to a home on the 1000 block of Linda Vista just after 1:00 p.m. yesterday to arrest a suspect in an aggravated assault. 

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A.B. Quintanilla ordered into custody Video included

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A.B. Quintanilla was taken into custody during a hearing this morning to address non-payment of child support.  Judge Missy Madery: I want you to think about your responsibility as a father, and I want you to think about the rights of your child. Related Stories: A.B. Quintanilla arrives at courthouse

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Border Patrol agents seize nearly $11 million worth of drugs at Sarita Checkpoint

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U.S. Border Patrol agents at the Sarita Checkpoint recently stopped a massive narcotic shipment from passing through. On Monday, agents encountered a vehicle, occupied by two United States Citizens, traveling north toward Houston. 

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5 missing after Army helicopter goes down off Hawaii Video included

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 (AP) - U.S. Coast Guard and military crews are searching the ocean off Hawaii for five crewmembers of an Army helicopter that reportedly went down during a training exercise, authorities said Wednesday.      

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Pet of the Week: Cam Video included

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Our Pet of the Week features a beautiful dog with a great temperament!

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A.B. Quintanilla arrives at courthouse Video included

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Abraham Quintanilla III, or A.B., arrived at the Nueces County Courthouse Wednesday morning after he was a no-show to his last scheduled court date. 

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Federal court orders Texas voting map changes ahead of 2018 Video included

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 (AP) - A federal court has ruled that Texas' congressional maps are still flawed by racial gerrymandering and must be partially redrawn before the 2018 elections.      The decision Tuesday ordered changes to two of Texas' 36 congressional districts. One is held by Democrat Lloyd Doggett of Austin and the other by Republican Blake Farenthold.    

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Support group helps teen girls practice life skills Video included

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The deadline is fast approaching for girls ages 11 to 14 who want to join a teen support group being put together by the Children’s Advocacy Center of the Coastal Bend.

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A Heat Advisory is in effect for the Coastal Bend and Coastal Plains this afternoon

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The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the Coastal Bend and Coastal Plains.  Hot temperatures and high humidity will lead to dangerously high heat index values across the Coastal Bend and southern Coastal Plains this afternoon. 

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Victim in city's most recent homicide identified, suspect in jail

Jehova Gonzalez turned himself in to CCPD at the scene of a fatal shooting. Jehova Gonzalez turned himself in to CCPD at the scene of a fatal shooting.
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The victim's name in the city's latest homicide has been released. The Nueces County medical examiner identified the man as 38-year-old Jose Cruz.  Cruz died from multiple gunshot wounds to the head, according to the medical examiner.  The fatal shooting happened just after 12:20 a.m. Tuesday morning inside the parking lot of a bar near the intersection of Port Avenue and Horne Road. Cruz was pronounced dead at the scene. Officers on scene say a disturbance inside t...

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$28.75 charge to visit Elvis' grave during vigil upsets fans

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - For nearly four decades, fans of the late singer Elvis Presley have made a solemn procession past his grave at his Graceland mansion during the annual candlelight vigil commemorating his death, without paying a penny.    This year, on the 40th anniversary of the rock 'n' roll icon's death, it cost them $28.75.    Many fans were not happy.    Visitors attending the vigil that began Tuesday night and runs into Wednesday had to have ... More>>

Charlottesville to mourn woman killed at rally in memorial

Heather Heyer, 32, was killed when a driver slammed into a crowd of counter protesters during a rally in Charlottesville (Facebook)) Heather Heyer, 32, was killed when a driver slammed into a crowd of counter protesters during a rally in Charlottesville (Facebook))
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Mourners will gather in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Wednesday to honor the woman who was killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally.    A memorial service for Heather Heyer is scheduled Wednesday morning at a downtown Charlottesville theater. Attendees were asked to wear purple, Heyer's favorite color, in her memory.    The 32-year-old was a Charlottesville resident and legal assistant. Heyer... More>>

A.B. Quintanilla expected to address child support woes Video included

A warrant was issued for A.B. Quintanilla's arrest after he failed to appear in court on August 4. A warrant was issued for A.B. Quintanilla's arrest after he failed to appear in court on August 4.
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Abraham Quintanilla III, or A.B., is expected to appear in court Wednesday morning after he was a no-show to his last scheduled court date. Quintanilla, who is the brother of Corpus Christi legend and late tejano star Selena, made headlines recently when he was featured on the Nueces County Sheriff's Office Top 10 Most Wanted list for non-payment of child support.  He was scheduled to appear in court on August 4 but according to his lawyer, he did not show up because he wa... More>>

No more bongs! Big Ben to fall silent for 4 years of repairs

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LONDON (AP) - The bongs will soon be gone.    Big Ben - the huge clock bell of Britain's Parliament - will fall silent next week as a four-year restoration project gets underway.    The bongs of the iconic bell will be stopped after chiming noon on Aug. 21 to protect workers during a 29-million-pound ($38 million) repair project on the Queen Elizabeth Tower, which houses Big Ben and its clock. It isn't due to resume regular service until 2021.    Steve... More>>

'Bathroom bill' dies again in Texas as session abruptly ends Video included

The 'bathroom bill" cleared first vote in Texas. The 'bathroom bill" cleared first vote in Texas.
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A Texas "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people died again late Tuesday along with many of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's summer demands as an already bruising legislative session was derailed by Republican backbiting that could preview an even nastier 2018 primary season.    It is the second time that North Carolina-style bathroom restrictions have failed to pass in Texas, and Abbott gave no indication he would order weary lawmakers to st... More>>

The City Council approves water utilities rate increase Video included

Some City Council members are against raising water rates and think it is unfair after the city's water boil history. Some City Council members are against raising water rates and think it is unfair after the city's water boil history.
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In a 6-3 vote the Council approved a water rate increase, but some say the new model will save most Corpus Christi residents money. 

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Wilkinson is the leader of the pack Video included

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Javelinas head football coach Daren Wilkinson is a former college quarterback from Colorado State. He led them to the WAC championship in 1995 so he knows how to develop qb's. He is looking for a new starting qb this year and he is using his past experience to help develop a new leader of the offense. "Our offense is such that we don't need a qb who must wins games,"said Wilkinson. "We need a guy who can't lose games for us. He has to manage things, get the ball t... More>>

CCPD bomb squad called out to west side home Video included

CCPD Bomb Squad called to residence at Linda Vista CCPD Bomb Squad called to residence at Linda Vista
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Corpus Christi bomb squad was called out to check a suspicious package at a westside home. Police were called to the 1000 block of Linda Vista Drive just before 3:00 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, connected to a disturbance call. 

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CCISD police train for active shooter on campus Video included

CCISD police officers go through active shooter training. CCISD police officers go through active shooter training.
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An active shooter at their child's school is one of every parent's worst fears. That's why Corpus Christi ISD police want to be ready, just in case. Today, officers went through some pretty intense active shooter training.

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Texas Legislature approves new do-not-resuscitate rules

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 (AP) - The Texas Legislature has approved a bill requiring explicit patient approval before doctors can act on hospital do-not-resuscitate orders.      The Senate voted 21-10 late Tuesday to approve House changes made to the original bill. That sends it to Gov. Greg Abbott, who is expected to sign it into law.      

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Korea fight is latest conflict for indigenous people of Guam

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(AP) - The threatened missile attack by North Korea on Guam has prompted calls for peace from the island's indigenous people, who are weary of yet another conflict after enduring centuries of hostilities.     

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Defiant Trump insists anew: Blame both sides for violence Video included

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(AP) - Combative and insistent, President Donald Trump declared anew Tuesday "there is blame on both sides" for the deadly violence last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, appearing to once again equate the actions of white supremacist groups and those protesting them.   

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  • Land around Schlitterbahn back on foreclosure list

    Land around Schlitterbahn back on foreclosure list

    Friday, August 18 2017 8:02 PM EDT2017-08-19 00:02:39 GMT
    More than 270 acres of land around the Corpus Christi Schlitterbahn Waterpark is back on the foreclosure list. (KRIS 6 News)More than 270 acres of land around the Corpus Christi Schlitterbahn Waterpark is back on the foreclosure list. (KRIS 6 News)

    More than 270 acres of land around the Schlitterbahn waterpark is back on the foreclosure list. This comes months after mounting legal troubles with Upper Padre Partners - the group who built the Corpus Christi waterpark with plans to transform 500 acres of island real estate into a waterfront attraction similar to the San Antonio Riverwalk. The partnership is made up of the Henry family, which owns Schlitterbahn, and real estate investor Paul Schexnailder. The lender Axys Capital,...

    More than 270 acres of land around the Schlitterbahn waterpark is back on the foreclosure list. This comes months after mounting legal troubles with Upper Padre Partners - the group who built the Corpus Christi waterpark with plans to transform 500 acres of island real estate into a waterfront attraction similar to the San Antonio Riverwalk. The partnership is made up of the Henry family, which owns Schlitterbahn, and real estate investor Paul Schexnailder. The lender Axys Capital,...

  • Texas Attorney General opens voter fraud investigation into Robstown election

    Texas Attorney General opens voter fraud investigation into Robstown election

    Thursday, August 17 2017 5:53 PM EDT2017-08-17 21:53:35 GMT
    The Texas Attorney General's Office is investigating voter fraud allegations in Robstown. This comes after 6 Investigates aired a story in March about a utility board candidate talking to voters waiting in line and helping some cast their ballots.The Texas Attorney General's Office is investigating voter fraud allegations in Robstown. This comes after 6 Investigates aired a story in March about a utility board candidate talking to voters waiting in line and helping some cast their ballots.

    The Texas Attorney General's Office has opened an investigation into allegations of voter fraud in Robstown. This comes after a 6 Investigates report in March showed an election candidate on surveillance video loitering inside the polls and assisting voters at the voting booth. 

    The Texas Attorney General's Office has opened an investigation into allegations of voter fraud in Robstown. This comes after a 6 Investigates report in March showed an election candidate on surveillance video loitering inside the polls and assisting voters at the voting booth. 

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  • Friday night scrimmages: Ray vs. Rockport-Fulton, Moody vs. Orange Grove

    Friday night scrimmages: Ray vs. Rockport-Fulton, Moody vs. Orange Grove

    Friday, August 18 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-08-19 03:46:26 GMT
    Ray took on Rockport-Fulton at Buc Stadium while Moody played host to Orange Grove at Cabaniss. 
    Ray took on Rockport-Fulton at Buc Stadium while Moody played host to Orange Grove at Cabaniss. 
  • Kids grow up wanting to be Alice Coyotes

    Kids grow up wanting to be Alice Coyotes

    Thursday, August 17 2017 11:49 PM EDT2017-08-18 03:49:09 GMT

    Kyle Atwood is the third head football coach the school has had in the last three years. You would think that would would take a lot for the kids to get adjusted to, but Atwood says the transition has been smooth so far. It's always difficult for kids and coaching staff as well whenever you're making a transition into a program; but the kids have accepted us and its been good," said Atwood. One would think with three different coaches in three years that learning a new program...

    Kyle Atwood is the third head football coach the school has had in the last three years. You would think that would would take a lot for the kids to get adjusted to, but Atwood says the transition has been smooth so far. It's always difficult for kids and coaching staff as well whenever you're making a transition into a program; but the kids have accepted us and its been good," said Atwood. One would think with three different coaches in three years that learning a new program...

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