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Super tanker, 'Anne', successfully docks in Ingleside Video included

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It was quite the show today (Friday) in the port aransas area as super taker Anne made its way through the jetties, down the Ship Channel and finally to her destination at Oxychem's Ingleside facilities. Oxychem and others hope Anne will continue to put on an impressive show, like it did today.  Today (Friday) marks the first time a super tanker of this size has successfully docked in a U.S. Port. 

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$1 million in cocaine seized from bus toilet Video included

Border Patrol officials said over $1 million in cocaine was found in the toilet of a commercial bus. Photo: U.S. Customs & Border Patrol Border Patrol officials said over $1 million in cocaine was found in the toilet of a commercial bus. Photo: U.S. Customs & Border Patrol
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Border Patrol agents at a checkpoint in Sarita made a sizable seizure of cocaine from the restroom of a commercial bus Thursday afternoon.

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Residents in Flour Bluff upset with constant power outages Video included

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Residents in Flour Bluff say power outages are a constant problem for them, and express concern that the issues don't seem to be going away.

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25th ANNUAL Coastal A's & Rods Fun Run Video included

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An organization to help promote street rodding in South Texas. Coastal A's and Rods is a local club here in Corpus Christi, and every Memorial Day Weekend they get together to show off some of the best hot rods around the Coastal Bend. This years 25th Annual Coastal A's and Rods Fun Run lasts all weekend with fun prizes, a show and shine to show off the cars, and plenty of games to keep the community entertained!  Registration starts at 3PM at the Holiday Inn Hotel- Airport.

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Troopers looking for unsafe, drunk drivers Video included

If you're heading elsewhere this holiday weekend, make sure to buckle up and drive safely. If you're heading elsewhere this holiday weekend, make sure to buckle up and drive safely.
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Law enforcement officers across the Coastal Bend are gearing up to keep drivers safe on the road this Memorial Day weekend. 

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Melania Trump's pricey jacket draws attention in Sicily

First lady Melania Trump, wearing a Dolce & Gabbana coat, arrives at Chierici Palace in Catania, Italy. (Associated Press/Domenico Stinellis) First lady Melania Trump, wearing a Dolce & Gabbana coat, arrives at Chierici Palace in Catania, Italy. (Associated Press/Domenico Stinellis)
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TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) - Melania Trump's first outing in the Sicilian sunshine was in a colorful floral applique jacket by Dolce & Gabbana that sells for $51,000...

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Hot & Humid Again Today

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It's going to be a hot and humid start to our holiday weekend here in the Coastal Bend. Look for an afternoon high around 92 degrees with heat index values between 105 and 109 degrees. It's also going to be rather windy again today with the winds blowing from the south at 15 to 20 miles per hour. Tonight we will see the clouds rolling back in with an overnight low around 79 degrees. 

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If FBI wants to talk to Kushner, lawyer says he's ready

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WASHINGTON (AP) - If the FBI wants to talk to Jared Kushner about his Russian contacts, they won't have to track down the president's son-in-law. 

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UK police arrest 2 more bomb suspects, raising total to 11

British Police and Soldiers provide security around the United Kingdom. Operation Temperer, Photo Date: 5/23/2017 British Police and Soldiers provide security around the United Kingdom. Operation Temperer, Photo Date: 5/23/2017
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MANCHESTER, England (AP) - Police arrested two more suspects Saturday over the deadly Manchester concert bombing, as Britons began a sunny holiday long weekend under heightened security.    

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SGA advances to state, Beeville wins, Friday playoff scoreboard Video included

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H.S. Softball Playoffs from Friday Class 4A Beeville 7 Rio Hondo 4 (in 8 innings) Lady Trojans lead series 1-0 Class 3A SGA 11 Jourdanton 5 (Lady Lions advance to state) H.S. Baseball Playoffs Georgetown Gateway 4 Falfurrias 1 (BOTTOM 9th) More>>

Proposed federal food stamp cuts scaring Americans Video included

A man gets food at the Food Bank of Corpus Christi. A man gets food at the Food Bank of Corpus Christi.
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President Trump's first budget proposal has a lot of Americans worried they won't be able to feed their families. The plan includes deep cuts to the federal food stamp program, which is something millions of Americans rely on to put food on the table.

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Local man has one of the finest classic cars in the world Video included

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Billy Thomas is the owner of Hot Rod Heaven. "I named it as such because I want to go to heaven everyday," said Billy Thomas Thomas was raised in Corpus Christi. In fact, he was raised in the automobile industry. His grandfather owned and operated a junk yard right here in town. "Growing up in the junk yard, I would get an old car fix it up drive it and invariably someone would come in and want to buy it and I had to sell it," said Thomas. That was only the beg... More>>

Reports find high levels of fecal bacteria along bayfront Video included

Sites along the Corpus Christi bayfront continue to test high for fecal bacteria. Sites along the Corpus Christi bayfront continue to test high for fecal bacteria.
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A number of locations continue to test high for fecal bacteria along the Corpus Christi bayfront, according to reports from Texas Beach Watch.

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Flags placed at the headstones of fallen veterans Video included

A girl scout places a flag at the headstone of a veteran. A girl scout places a flag at the headstone of a veteran.
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Ahead of Memorial Day, American flags now adorn the graves of fallen veterans. 

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Another weak cold front incoming Video included

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A weak late season cold front will sink slowly southward toward South Texas over the holiday weekend. As it approaches our winds will slowly weaken as moisture increases. By Monday as the front stalls it touch off numerous showers and thundershowers with locally heavy rain making Saturday and Sunday the best days of the weekend for outdoor plans.

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Vietnam veteran continues search for man who saved his life Video included

Former Marine Joe Elizondo was close to death in Vietnam, and believes he can find the man who rescued him somewhere in Corpus Christi. Former Marine Joe Elizondo was close to death in Vietnam, and believes he can find the man who rescued him somewhere in Corpus Christi.
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The Marine was close to death in Vietnam and six decades later he is still searching for the man that rescued him, and he thinks he will find him in Corpus Christi. 

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Ingleside area now host to supertanker Video included

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The Coastal Bend is hosting a very big VIP! Her name is "Anne," and she's a supertanker! 

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Park damaged overnight

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Park officials are trying to figure out what happened to Waters Edge Park overnight. 

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Crash forces closure of I-37 lanes

CCPD are closing several lanes of I-37 near Violet Rd. CCPD are closing several lanes of I-37 near Violet Rd.
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Corpus Christi Police had to close several lanes of Interstate 37 near the Violet Rd. exit Friday afternoon, following a crash.

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New Mexico advocates to join Texas immigration law protest

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Dozens of immigrant advocates from New Mexico are heading to Texas to protest that state's new law allowing police officers to ask about a person's immigration status.      

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Mom furious after teacher names daughter 'most likely to become a terrorist'

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(KPRC-TV) - "Most likely to be a terrorist." Those are the words one seventh-grader at Lance Cpl. Anthony Aguirre Junior High School brought home from her teacher. 

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GOP Montana win may be blip in Democrats' anti-Trump hopes

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BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - A Montana Republican businessman won the state's U.S. House seat after being charged with assaulting a reporter on the eve of the election, a victory that may temper Democrats' hopes for a massive anti-Trump wave next year.    

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Police warn against leaving guns in vehicles Video included

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It’s a disturbing trend in the Corpus Christi crime scene. Now, police are telling residents to lock those cars and protect those valuables because auto burglaries are happening everywhere. Many result in stolen jewelry and electronics, but just as common are firearms.  Just last year, Corpus Christi Police Department saw a high number of stolen firearms from vehicles. According to a report from CCPD, last year from January to October 120 were reported. And ...

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University suspends fraternity investigated for sex assaults

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Drexel University fraternity under investigation for three reported sexual assaults has been suspended by the Philadelphia school for five years for alcohol violations.     

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Militants attack Christians in Egypt, killing at least 26

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CAIRO (AP) - Masked militants riding in three SUVs opened fire Friday on a bus packed with Coptic Christians...

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Miss Black Texas 2016 wants police chief fired over 'Wrongful Arrest'

Carmen Ponder, Miss Black Texas 2016. Photo courtesy Facebook Carmen Ponder, Miss Black Texas 2016. Photo courtesy Facebook
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(KXAS-TV) - The winner of Miss Black Texas 2016 says she was harassed and berated by a North Texas police chief who she said called her a "black b----," and then was unlawfully detained and arrested. 

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Be prepared: windstorm insurance Video included

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For those of us that live in South Texas we know that the wind is always howling.  Winds here can gust up to 50 mph at times, and those gusty winds can cause significant damage to properties. Ed Cantu, with Farmers Insurance, says having homeowner's insurance is a good thing when the winds start blowing. But it's important to keep an eye on exactly what your homeowner's insurance says in regards to damage. “In South Texas, if it’s in Nueces County, San Patricio Coun... More>>

Stressing child passenger seat safety Video included

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The Texas Department of Transportation has been stressing seat belt safety all week long. However, traffic safety specialists like Stephanie Christina want to emphasize safety for young passengers.

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Supertanker to arrive at Port of Corpus Christi Friday Video included

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Officials at the Port of Corpus Christi are set to welcome the largest vessel to call on a port in the Gulf of Mexico. 

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Baytown officer accused of offering to scrap tickets for nude photos indicted on bribery charge Video included

Michael Coppock is accused of trying to exchange tickets for sexually suggestive photos Michael Coppock is accused of trying to exchange tickets for sexually suggestive photos
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(KPRC-TV) - A former Baytown officer accused of trying to exchange tickets for sexually suggestive photos has been indefinitely suspended. 

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Grilling hotline dishes advice for Memorial Day cookouts

If you're planning to grill out this holiday weekend, here's a number you can call for some master advice. If you're planning to grill out this holiday weekend, here's a number you can call for some master advice.
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If you're planning to grill out this Memorial Day weekend and need a little advice, there's a number you can dial for just that. F

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Ronald Gray, on military Death Row, loses latest appeal

Ronald Gray leaves a courtroom escorted by military police at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, on April 6, 1988. Photo courtesy Marcus Castro/AP File Ronald Gray leaves a courtroom escorted by military police at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, on April 6, 1988. Photo courtesy Marcus Castro/AP File
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(NBC News) - A serial rapist and murderer who could be the first inmate put to death by the military in more than 50 years has lost his latest appeal. 

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Trump travel ban showdown headed for Supreme Court

The Trump administration is pledging a Supreme Court showdown over its travel ban The Trump administration is pledging a Supreme Court showdown over its travel ban
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump's administration is pledging a Supreme Court showdown over his travel ban after a federal appeals ruled that the ban "drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination."   

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Suspected DWI driver crashes into two vehicles

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A woman is heading to jail while another one is thankful to be alive after a suspected DWI vehicle crash. The accident happened after 11:15 pm Thursday evening near the intersection of Holly Road and Betty Jean between Everhart and Staples.

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SGA crushes Jourdanton 10-2, Thursday playoff scoreboard Video included

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High School Baseball Playoffs from Thursday night. Class 5A Kerrville Tivy 2 Moody 0 (Tivy leads series 1-0) Ray 6 Dripping Springs 5 (Texans lead series 1-0) Class 4A Sinton 9 Boerne 5 (Pirates lead series 1-0) Robstown 5 Sealy 4 (Cottonpickers lead series 1-0) Class 3A Lago Vista 2 Bishop 1 (Vista leads series 1-0) Class 2A Refugio 5 Thorndale 1 (Bobcats lead series 1-0) H.S. Softball Playoffs from Thursday night SGA 10 Jourdanton 2 (SGA leads series 1-0) More>>

CCISD Athletic fields are ahead of schedule Video included

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The  2016 bond the voters passed in November gave over 20 million dollars in improvements and additions to the districts athletic facilities. All 6  high schools will have turf fields to practice on. The first high school whose practice field will be complete is Carroll. "Moody will follow right behind them on the 31st. We plan to have all the fields completed before the first day of practice so all the 5 high schools will get AstroTurf and they should be done b...

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Saint Elizabeth in Alice starts news program for students Video included

There's a new news station in town, and its run by students at Saint Elizabeth School in Alice. There's a new news station in town, and its run by students at Saint Elizabeth School in Alice.
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There's a new news station in town and its run by students at Saint Elizabeth School in Alice. Bobcast News is a program started by the Parent Teacher Organization at the school.

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Perfect attendance pays off for local graduate Video included

The lucky winners of SAMES Ford's perfect attendance raffle, seen with their grand prize. The lucky winners of SAMES Ford's perfect attendance raffle, seen with their grand prize.
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A local student was honored for their flawless attendance record after graduation this year with a special prize: a brand new car.

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JP courts filled with truancy cases Video included

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School districts across Texas are just now beginning to implement a new anti-truancy law that was approved by state lawmakers in 2015. Under that law, truancy cases are now civil, not criminal cases. Another change, ten absences are now required before a student's case can be sent to civil court. It used to be three absences. Justice of the Peace Courts that now handle truancy cases are seeing a packed house and outside the court, parents and students are lined up waiting for a ...

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City plan would extend warranty period on newly built streets Video included

The city says this street is currently under warranty. The city says this street is currently under warranty.
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The city council is considering a plan to better protect tax dollars when it comes to street repair, but it's something that could cost some home-buyers more money.

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Game Wardens enforce safety as boating season begins Video included

If you're headed for the water this summer, Texas Game Wardens have a few reminders you'll want to take heed of. If you're headed for the water this summer, Texas Game Wardens have a few reminders you'll want to take heed of.
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Memorial Day weekend kicks off the start of boating season here in South Texas, and Texas Game Wardens are stepping up their enforcement this year.

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Game Wardens prep for big holiday weekend Video included

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The Memorial Day holiday weekend is the start of the boating season here in Texas and Texas Game Wardens are stepping up their enforcement efforts. Local Game Wardens are already out on the water, checking boaters as they head out or come in with their catch. They're also checking for required safety gear like fire extinguishers and life jackets. 

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More development coming to Port Aransas with Cinnamon Shore expansion Video included

Developers will expand Cinnamon Shore Resort with a new community a mile down the highway. Developers will expand Cinnamon Shore Resort with a new community a mile down the highway.
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The $1 billion project will bring in more vacation homes as well as retail space, restaurants, a golf cart bridge and a lake with a surrounding boardwalk. 

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Jared Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia Probe

NBC News reports that Jared Kushner is under scrutiny from the FBI in the agency's Russia probe. Photo: MGN NBC News reports that Jared Kushner is under scrutiny from the FBI in the agency's Russia probe. Photo: MGN
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NBC News reports that Jared Kushner, a senior advisor and the son-in-law of President Donald Trump has come under scrutiny by the FBI in its Russia investigation.

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Cooked sausage recalled due to metal

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Armour Eckrich Meats has recalled nearly 100,000 pounds of sausage products that may contain metal. 

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CCPD welcomes newest K-9 Video included

Harry, a two-and-a-half-year-old Belgian Malinois, is originally from Poland and understands Czech. Harry, a two-and-a-half-year-old Belgian Malinois, is originally from Poland and understands Czech.
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Corpus Christi Police Department welcomed the newest member of their K-9 team at a formal introduction ceremony on Thursday.

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City details Memorial Day holiday schedule

Many City of Corpus Christi offices will be closed for Memorial Day. Many City of Corpus Christi offices will be closed for Memorial Day.
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Many City of Corpus Christi offices, including City Hall, will be closed for Memorial Day on Monday, May 29, 2017.

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6 Investigates: Veterans sent to nursing home with history of neglect Video included

A KRIS 6 News investigation has found the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs continues to place veterans in a local nursing homes with a history of neglect. (KRIS 6 News) A KRIS 6 News investigation has found the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs continues to place veterans in a local nursing homes with a history of neglect. (KRIS 6 News)
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A local veteran who needed help during the final years of his life instead ended up in one of the city’s worst-rated nursing homes. A KRIS 6 News investigation has found the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs continues to place veterans in that nursing home despite being aware of its past problems with neglecting patients.

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Man in ICU after trying to rob store clerk at gunpoint Video included

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HALO-Flight is transporting a patient to the hospital after an incident at the Snappy convenience store in Robstown. This is a developing story and not much information is known at this time but crime scene tape has gone up around the entire store.  We have a crew on the scene and will bring you more information as soon as it comes in. The KRISTV.COM application is available now on the App Store™ and Android App Store. Apple, the Apple logo, iPod, and iTunes are tra...

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Florida joins other states in ending 'tampon tax'

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida will eliminate taxes charged on tampons under a measure signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott.      

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Texas Rangers seek information on cold case murder of local teen Video included

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Helen Kilgore, 13, was reported missing from Corpus Christi on April 13, 1984. Several days later, her body was found on the side of a rural road more than 200 miles away, wrapped in a heavy blanket. She had been shot to death.  Her killer was never caught. Now, the Texas Department of Public Safety is asking for the public's help in solving this cold case.  A reward up to $6,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible, if that tip i...

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CCSO prepares for a new season with a new conductor Video included

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Following a long and sometimes arduous 2-year process, the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra now has a new man at the helm.

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Highway Department of Safety new report Video included

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Deadly traffic incidents tend to rise during summer road trips. "A lot of people driving more at night, driving more on roads they're not familiar with, and those are riskier types of driving," said Chuck Farmer. The Highway Department of Safety has released a new report that shows the rise of deadly traffic accidents during those months. So, before you gas up, buckle up and hit the highway for the long holiday weekend...be aware.  Chuck Farmer and colleagues at the ... More>>

RED Nose Day Video included

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Red Nose Day has donated services like meals for children, vaccines, clean water and access to education, among many other ways to help children in need. Raising money for children across the world has made big impacts in their lives, over 2.5 million children were impacted through Red Nose Day in 2016. In the last 25 years over $1 billion has been donated globally.  To donate you can go online on rednoseday.org or head to your local Walgreens! 

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Texas one of the top states for child drownings Video included

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Water is a great way to beat the heat, but summer is also when children are most likely to drown. Drowning is a leading cause of accidental death for kids under the age of 5, and toddlers are especially at risk. Texas has been reported as the deadliest state in the United States and ranked in the top 3 among all states for child pool and spa drownings, both of the last two years. National statistics show that 75 Texas children drowned in 2015, nearly half of which occurred... More>>

Police chief: Manchester searches turn up valuable info

PHOTO: Explosion at Manchester Arena, Photo Date: 5/22/2017 PHOTO: Explosion at Manchester Arena, Photo Date: 5/22/2017
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MANCHESTER, England (AP) - Home searches across Manchester have uncovered important items for the investigation into the concert bombing that left 22 people dead...

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Office chairs recalled for fall hazard

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More than 47,000 office chairs are being recalled because the nuts and bolts can disconnect. 

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Video appears to show Texas officer striking teenage girl Video included

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The San Antonio Police Department is reviewing body camera footage after a bystander posted video online that appears to show an officer punching an eighth-grade girl three or four times outside of a birthday party last weekend.    Mayor Ivy Taylor issued a statement saying the video "is hard to watch and listen to" and that the department is reviewing the police body camera footage to determine exactly what happened.    The grainy fo...

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Texas voucher clash kills sweeping school finance fix

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A standoff between Texas' Republican-majority House and Senate over a modest school voucher program has killed a bipartisan, $1.6 billion plan to begin overhauling the troubled way the state pays for public education. 

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Robstown murder suspects in court Thursday

Steve Rivera was killed following a shooting at his home. (KRIS 6 NEWS) Steve Rivera was killed following a shooting at his home. (KRIS 6 NEWS)
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Three people believed to be connected to the murder of a Robstown man are due in court. 

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Local organization looking to house more families in need Video included

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Earlier this month, we told you about "Habitat for Humanity" and the organization's constant effort to house local families. Turns out, they're actually building so many homes, that now they're looking for families to live in them. Executive Director Barb Sweeney says, nailing down digs for families in need is what Habitat for Humanity volunteers, do best. "They just need a little bit of that boost and we're there to give them that boost to get to home ownership, so t... More>>

Texas approves hunting feral hogs by hot air balloon

Texas lawmakers have approved hunting feral hogs from hot air balloons Texas lawmakers have approved hunting feral hogs from hot air balloons
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas lawmakers have approved hunting feral hogs and coyotes from hot air balloons.     

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2017 hurricane outlook released Thursday

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Hurricane experts will provide a better picture on this year's storm outlook.

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GOP candidate charged with misdemeanor assault of reporter Video included

Greg Gianforte. Photo courtesy NBC News. Greg Gianforte. Photo courtesy NBC News.
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BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Thursday's nationally-watched election for Montana's sole congressional seat got a last-minute twist when the Republican candidate, Greg Gianforte, was charged with misdemeanor assault for grabbing a reporter by the neck and throwing him to the ground.      

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Huge landslide blocks iconic California highway Video included

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(NBC News) A massive landslide that went into the Pacific Ocean is the latest natural disaster to hit a California community that relies heavily on an iconic coastal highway and tourism to survive, and it adds to a record $1 billion in highway damage from one of the state's wettest winters in decades. The weekend slide in Big Sur buried a portion of Highway 1 under a 40-foot layer of rock and dirt and changed the coastline below to include what now looks like a rounded skirt hem... More>>

Emergency resources strained by synthetic overdoses Video included

CCPD received 128 calls related to synthetic drugs between May 16-23. CCPD received 128 calls related to synthetic drugs between May 16-23.
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This week Corpus Christi police have seen a huge surge in the number of incoming synthetic-related calls. 

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Humpal tennis factory continues to crank out state titles Video included

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The Humpal tennis factory continues to crank out state titles. London senior Dillion Humpal won his fourth consecutive singles state title last Friday in College Station. He captured the 3A championship. He is the first to win gold in three different classifications. 1A, 2A and now 3A.  "It was definitely a big goal of mine since i was a little freshman," said Dillon. "I have been playing tennis for a long time and I had big hopes when i came to high school and it... More>>

It's summer league basketball time at the YMCA Video included

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"I just love basketball", says 13 year old Zacharia Mendiola. That is the sentiment not only of the players, but the coaches and parents too. One of those coaches who has been volunteering for about five years at the YMCA is Jacinto Garcia or coach "G". He loves coaching youth basketball. "The  feeling is undescribable your heart just sometime explodes with joy," said Garcia... "I've seen little girls that are afraid of the ball all of the su... More>>

Voestalpine says black dust may have come from its plant

Portland residents are worried black dust covering their homes is coming from the nearby Voestalpine plant. Portland residents are worried black dust covering their homes is coming from the nearby Voestalpine plant.
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Voestalpine says black dust Portland residents have been breathing in for weeks may have come, in part, from its steel plant.

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Proposed federal budget cuts scaring Americans Video included

Shea Hales has multiple sclerosis and relies on medicaid. Shea Hales has multiple sclerosis and relies on medicaid.
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President Trump's first budget proposal is scaring a lot of Americans. The plan includes deep cuts to programs people rely on.

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Parking nightmare for residents near Spohn expansion project Video included

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The expansion project at Spohn Shoreline causing lots of hassles for residents and business owners in that area. Here's the reason construction workers are parking along these streets you see highlighted on the map that's Elizabeth Street, Booty and 5th Street Residents say vehicles parked along these streets by construction workers are interfering with trash pickup, slowing down traffic, and even making it difficult to drive through these intersections safely. "The pa...

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6 Investigates: City hires plumbing contractors to get scofflaws into compliance Video included

Anyone with a sprinkler system is required to have it tested per city regulations. The city has hired plumbing companies to force businesses and homeowners into compliance after the December water crisis. (KRIS 6 News) Anyone with a sprinkler system is required to have it tested per city regulations. The city has hired plumbing companies to force businesses and homeowners into compliance after the December water crisis. (KRIS 6 News)
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The city has hired eight local plumbing companies to door to door to convince local businesses to come into compliance with the city’s plumbing regulations.  This comes after a citywide water ban in December, in which environmental officials linked a faulty plumbing device to a possible chemical leak into the water supply. 

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City workers suspended for using city equipment for a personal project Video included

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Three city employees were suspended earlier this month after city resources, your tax dollars pay for, were used for personal reasons.  

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Local Allergist says generic forms of epinephrine injectors just as safe as name-brands Video included

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When seconds matter, a shot of epinephrine could save a life. But after recent spikes in the price of EpiPens, insurance companies have begun to refuse coverage. One local allergist says if your insurance denies the EpiPen, there are alternatives. As of June 1st, Blue Cross Blue Shield will have the EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. on their "excluded drug list". 

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  • 6 Investigates: Veterans sent to nursing home with history of neglect

    6 Investigates: Veterans sent to nursing home with history of neglect

    Thursday, May 25 2017 6:04 PM EDT2017-05-25 22:04:46 GMT
    A KRIS 6 News investigation has found the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs continues to place veterans in a local nursing homes with a history of neglect. (KRIS 6 News)A KRIS 6 News investigation has found the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs continues to place veterans in a local nursing homes with a history of neglect. (KRIS 6 News)

    A local veteran who needed help during the final years of his life instead ended up in one of the city’s worst-rated nursing homes. A KRIS 6 News investigation has found the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs continues to place veterans in that nursing home despite being aware of its past problems with neglecting patients.

    A local veteran who needed help during the final years of his life instead ended up in one of the city’s worst-rated nursing homes. A KRIS 6 News investigation has found the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs continues to place veterans in that nursing home despite being aware of its past problems with neglecting patients.

  • 6 Investigates: City hires plumbing contractors to get scofflaws into compliance

    6 Investigates: City hires plumbing contractors to get scofflaws into compliance

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 8:40 PM EDT2017-05-25 00:40:18 GMT
    Anyone with a sprinkler system is required to have it tested per city regulations. The city has hired plumbing companies to force businesses and homeowners into compliance after the December water crisis. (KRIS 6 News)Anyone with a sprinkler system is required to have it tested per city regulations. The city has hired plumbing companies to force businesses and homeowners into compliance after the December water crisis. (KRIS 6 News)

    The city has hired eight local plumbing companies to door to door to convince local businesses to come into compliance with the city’s plumbing regulations.  This comes after a citywide water ban in December, in which environmental officials linked a faulty plumbing device to a possible chemical leak into the water supply. 

    The city has hired eight local plumbing companies to door to door to convince local businesses to come into compliance with the city’s plumbing regulations.  This comes after a citywide water ban in December, in which environmental officials linked a faulty plumbing device to a possible chemical leak into the water supply. 

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  • SGA advances to state, Beeville wins, Friday playoff scoreboard

    SGA advances to state, Beeville wins, Friday playoff scoreboard

    Friday, May 26 2017 11:53 PM EDT2017-05-27 03:53:46 GMT
    H.S. Softball Playoffs from Friday Class 4A Beeville 7 Rio Hondo 4 (in 8 innings) Lady Trojans lead series 1-0 Class 3A SGA 11 Jourdanton 5 (Lady Lions advance to state) H.S. Baseball Playoffs Georgetown Gateway 4 Falfurrias 1 (BOTTOM 9th)
    H.S. Softball Playoffs from Friday Class 4A Beeville 7 Rio Hondo 4 (in 8 innings) Lady Trojans lead series 1-0 Class 3A SGA 11 Jourdanton 5 (Lady Lions advance to state) H.S. Baseball Playoffs Georgetown Gateway 4 Falfurrias 1 (BOTTOM 9th)
  • Local man has one of the finest classic cars in the world

    Local man has one of the finest classic cars in the world

    Friday, May 26 2017 10:52 PM EDT2017-05-27 02:52:59 GMT
    Billy Thomas is the owner of Hot Rod Heaven. "I named it as such because I want to go to heaven everyday," said Billy Thomas Thomas was raised in Corpus Christi. In fact, he was raised in the automobile industry. His grandfather owned and operated a junk yard right here in town. "Growing up in the junk yard, I would get an old car fix it up drive it and invariably someone would come in and want to buy it and I had to sell it," said Thomas. That was only the beg...
    Billy Thomas is the owner of Hot Rod Heaven. "I named it as such because I want to go to heaven everyday," said Billy Thomas Thomas was raised in Corpus Christi. In fact, he was raised in the automobile industry. His grandfather owned and operated a junk yard right here in town. "Growing up in the junk yard, I would get an old car fix it up drive it and invariably someone would come in and want to buy it and I had to sell it," said Thomas. That was only the beg...
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