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Family Searches for Missing Man Video included

An Aransas Pass family is searching for their loved one who went missing in Brooks County. His family says it's the last thing he said on the phone that has them fearing for his life. 20 year old Eric Samora reportedly called his family two weeks ago saying he was running for his life through the brush near Falfurrias and didn't know where he was at. That's when the phone went dead. Anayeli Ruiz spoke with the young man's family and has the story. More>>

Military Matters: Mission Smile Video included

Making sure our men and women in uniform are in tip top shape, also means making sure they have good dental hygiene. In our Military Matters report, Sarah Acosta introduces us to the team from the Navy Dental Corps stationed at NASCC. The Navy Dental Corps celebrated its one hundred and second birthday this month. The organization was established in 1912 and nowadays there are more than twenty-five hundred active reserve duty corps personnel. There are three Navy Dental Corps officers at t... More>>

"A Lady Never Reveals her True Age" -Lena Coleman-Wilson Video included

Lena Coleman-Wilson has dedicated her life to helping others. This weekend, Lena, who has done so much for the community was in for a surprise of her own. A birthday surprise that is! Coleman-Wilson said, "my husband really put one over on me. He didn't tell me nothing about this. It's just so beautiful. I feel like i'm floating on air, i'm just so happy." Coleman-Wilson, is the former president of the NAACP and volunteer to several other local organizations over the years. Folks from all ov... More>>

Water Gardens Mystery Video included

It's something you had to really see to believe, when our local Water Gardens were taken over by bubbles. The odd sight near the Art Museum of South Texas attracted people who were out taking pictures of it all. Huge mounds of white foam covering nearly the whole place. Others jogging or walking by were also curious and asking, was it a prank carried out by someone or some kind of malfunction with the facility? A city employee tells 3 News that all the bubbles were from the cleaners recently... More>>

Labor Day Water Safety Tips For Children Video included

For those who have young ones who will be getting their feet wet at the pool or beach this holiday weekend, our Brian Burns has some advice on keeping your kids safe, while in the water. Here are some water safety tips to keep in mind. Never leave children alone around the water whether it is in a pool or even a lake. Secure access to swimming pools. use fences, self-closing and latching gates, and water surface alarms. Be ready for emergencies. keep emergency telephone numbers handy and lea... More>>

City of Corpus Christi's Holiday Schedule

Most City of Corpus Christi offices, including City Hall, libraries and Municipal Court will be closed Labor Day, Monday, September 1, 2014.Garbage Collection Recycling Collection: WILL BE COLLECTED on Labor Day.Heavy Brush: WILL NOT BE COLLECTED on Labor Day.Landfill: The J.C. Elliot Citizens Collection Center WILL BE OPEN on Labor Day, 8:00 a.m. until5:00 p.m.Recycling Drop-Off Sites: WILL BE OPEN on Labor Day from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. The locations are the HEB at Leopard Street and V... More>>

Youth Group Brings Joy to Children at Local Hospital

Local teens helping some special children. One church youth group decided to make their own teddy bears, and donate them to kids at Driscoll Children's Hospital. Cassie Thompson with the youth group said, "it makes me really happy, the small little act of service that i'm doing" We caught up with Cassie Thompson who attends the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She says her youth group decided they wanted to do something special for the community, so they decided to spend the last... More>>

Back To School Anti-Bullying Rally Video included


Back here at home with school now underway it's an issue that students and parents need to be aware of bullying.Saturday, several organizers got together to host a "Back to School" anti-bullying rally at the Reconciliation Church.The event which was free to the community and offered workshops and classes for everyone interested it was also a chance to hear from those victims of bullying. Part of this event took place at the "Team Teddy Community Garden" which is in memory of Teddy Molina a F... More>>

49ers' Ray McDonald faces domestic violence charge


(CNN) -- The National Football League's new domestic violence policy will be tested just three days after it was implemented by Commissioner Roger Goodell.San Jose, California, police arrested the San Francisco 49ers' starting defensive end Ray McDonald on Sunday on felony domestic violence charges.Police say they responded at 2:48 a.m. to a reported incident, and after "the domestic violence allegation was substantiated," they took the 6-foot-3, 290 pound lineman into custody and booked him.... More>>

Neighbor Dispute Video included


An early morning dispute between neighbors yesterday lands one man in jail and another in the hospital.This all happening on the 46-hundred block of Sharpsburg at around 6 Saturday. According to police, the two neighbors were arguing when someone called police on them. When officers arrived they found one neighbor with a hole in his jaw that appeared to be a gunshot wound.He was taken to Christus Spohn Memorial with a broken jaw. The suspect 31- year-old joaquin Adan Garcia was arrested and t... More>>

FBI investigating hacking attack on JPMorgan


NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The FBI is investigating hacking attacks on 7 of the top 15 banks, including one against JPMorgan Chase, according to someone with direct knowledge of the attack.The extent of the damage -- and who did it -- is still unknown. A person who analyzed the attack said hackers used sophisticated, never-before-seen malware to get deep enough into the banks' computer systems to delete and manipulate records.That could affect all sorts of bank logs, maybe even consumer or invest... More>>

A/C Unit Fixed At Casa de Oro Apartments


Residents at one senior citizen apartment complex can breath a little easier tonight. Their air conditioning is back on, after being without it for the last 3 days. This was the scene last night at the Casa de Oro apartments. It's where community members showed their generosity by dropping off water and fans to the people who live there. Elderly residents who live at the apartment complex say that they hadn't had air conditioning for the past few days and finally after one resident made a cry... More>>

Airline seat reclining sparks another skirmish


(CNN) -- Inching into another passenger's knee space has some fliers itching for a fight.In the second serious airline legroom argument reported this week, a reportedly irate passenger caused a flight from Miami to Paris to divert to Boston on Wednesday.Paris resident Edmund Alexandre, 60, was charged in U.S. federal court Thursday with interfering with an airline flight crew. Interfering with flight crew members is a violation of federal law and carries a sentence of up to 20 years in prison... More>>

Rollover And Stabbing Video included

A rollover took place along Everhart on Sunday morning where the driver left on foot after the accident and then minutes later another man walks into a hospital after being stabbed. More>>

Paws For Pets Video included

This morning's Paws for Pets features Sophia, a St. Bernard who needs a home and hip replacement surgery. More>>

Cruz Aims Barbs At President Video included

No topic was off limits as Senator Ted Cruz appeared before a group of supporters during the Americans for Prosperity Summit in Dallas. More>>

The Doctor Straightens Out The Facts Over A Crooked Nose Video included

80 percent of Americans suffer from a crooked nose, or deviated septum. Sunday morning, Dr. Vijay spoke with 3 News Anchor Michael Gibson about this all to common problem and what health issues it could cause. More>>

Oksana's Island Kitchen With Party Rolls Video included

Here's another fast and easy recipe from Oksana's Island Kitchen that will have your guests in awe over your homemade party rolls. More>>

Basketball Team Shows Support for Coach Battling Parkinson's Disease Video included

If you know anyone who's battled Parkinson's Disease, you know how difficult the disease is. On Saturday, dozens of people raised awareness and money for research to help those who are living with Parkinson's right here in the Coastal Bend. Bright and early, kayak races were held at Billish Park on Padre Island. The event is called Paddle for Parkinson's. The money raised will help support local people who are battling the disease such as "Coach K" who coaches high school basketball in Port... More>>

Pet Owner Arrested, Accused of Cutting off Dog's Leg Video included

New developments this weekend in connection with an animal cruelty case we've been tell you about. Police say they have arrested the pet's owner who is accused of cutting off the dog's leg. 48 year old Steven Mulligan has been charged with animal cruelty and is in jail in lieu of a $25,000 dollar bond. The dog's name is Bugsy. Investigators say Mulligan, in an attempt to deal with an infection in the dog's leg, gave the dog a human pain killer, and then proceeded to cut it off. The director ... More>>

Police Successfully Prevent a Woman from Jumping off the Harbor Bridge Video included

Some tense moments for Corpus Christi Police as they tried to prevent a woman from jumping off the top of the Harbor Bridge. It happened around 4 Saturday afternoon, when police say a 47 year old woman stepped over the rail and attempted to commit suicide. Police quickly responded and closed off several lanes of the Harbor Bridge. The officers called in the hostage negotiation team and had the Marina Patrol shut down the Port of Corpus Christi for a brief time. Fire fighters assisted in tryi... More>>

Benefit Held for 6 Year old Boy who was Allegedly Killed by Mother's Boyfriend Video included

There was an overwhelming show of support for the family of 6 year old Xadrian Martinez on Saturday. Just days after Xadrian tragically died, his family, friends and even complete strangers have come together to help raise money for funeral costs. Suzie Anguiano who stopped by to buy a barbeque plate said, "it's unfair that it happened to him. We want to help and support in any way that we can because we have kids of our own and if it was our kids we want the same turn out." A BBQ benefit w... More>>

BBQ Benefit for 6-Year-Old Boy Killed


A local car club called 361 along with friends and family are holding a benefit for the 6-year-old boy that was killed earlier this week.According to police the boy's stepfather 27-year-old Albert Villarreal struck young Xadrian Martinez after he soiled his clothing reportedly, Villarreal then grabbed the boy by the neck until he was unconscious and then slammed him into a refrigerator to try to revive him. EMS crews had been called out after the boy reportedly began having seizures. They rus... More>>

Former Presidents Clinton and Bush to launch new initiative


(CNN) -- Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush are going to join forces for a new initiative aimed at helping to give leaders better skills to solve problems.The presidents will appear together at an event in Washington on Sept. 8th to launch the Presidential Scholars Program.Organizers are billing this as a first of its kind partnership because not only will this involve the foundations run by Clinton and Bush but also will include the George Herbert Walker Bush and Lyndon Baines... More>>

Tropics Update


Closely watching the progression of a tropical wave in the Caribbean Sea, east of the Yucatan Peninsula this morning. This wave will track over the Yucatan through the weekend, where interaction with land will inhibit strengthening/development. By Monday, the tropical wave will be over the warm Bay of Campeche waters. At that time, strengthening and more organization of this system looks likely. I highlighted the 'development zone' in orange and coordinated it with the probable path this syst... More>>

Gun instructor's family shows sympathy for child who accidentally killed him


(CNN) -- The grieving family of the Arizona instructor accidentally shot and killed by a girl learning to fire an Uzi expressed sympathy for the 9-year-old in a nationally televised interview Friday.Charles Vacca was shot in the head Monday as he showed the New Jersey girl how to fire the Israeli-made 9mm submachine gun. As she pulled the trigger, the gun jumped out of her left hand toward Vacca, who was standing beside her. The shooting was captured on video."We just want to make sure they u... More>>

Paddle for Parkinson's


The rain didn't stop dozens of Corpus Christi residents as they hit the canals this morning all for a good cause. Paddle for Parkinson's took place at the Billish Park. Contestants got a chance to kayak 2.5 or 5 mile kayak or stand up paddle board through the canals of North Padre Island. More>>

St. Louis-area officer fired after Facebook comments on Ferguson protests


(CNN) -- A St. Louis-area police officer has been fired after making what his chief called "very concerning and inappropriate" Facebook comments on the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, according to a city official."These protesters should be put down like a rabid dog the first night," Matthew Pappert, a police officer in the city of Glendale, wrote in one post, according to CNN affiliate KMOV. There were reportedly five inappropriate posts, KMOV said.Pappert was originally suspended on August ... More>>

Here's Where And When You Can Find The Farmer's Market Video included

The Farmer's Market is where people go to buy locally grown produce. On Saturday morning, our South Texas Gardener, Gabriel Vega, spoke with Meteorologist Alan Holt about some changes made to the market that you'll need to know about. More>>

Chuckwalla Lizard Visits KIII-TV Studios


The Texas State Aquarium has been voted the second best aquarium in the United States and in Canada.This Saturday morning, one of the star attractions visited our studios.Sampson, who is a Chuckwalla lizard, was brought by Sarah Porras, who is a trainer at the aquarium. More>>

P.A.A.C. To Host Rabies and Micro-chip Event In September


Mark your calendars!P.A.A.C., otherwise known as People Assisting Animal Control, is set to hold a rabies and micro-chip event on September 13, 2014. More>>

Anger Management Therapy Aimed At Reducing Crime


Anger is a natural emotion, but if not controlled it can be extremely dangerous or even deadly. One expert at a local anger management school we spoke with says their number one clients are those who have been ordered to attend anger management courses by the court. More>>

Strangers Come Together to Deliver Fans to Elderly Residents

Strangers come together and unite after getting word via social media that an air condition unit is not working at a senior apartment complex. More>>

Kingsville Bank Robbed Video included


Kingsville Police are on the lookout for a man that robbed a bank near Texas AM Kingsville. The crime happened shortly after 5 PM Friday afternoon. The suspect got away with an undetermined amount of cash. If you have any information on this crime call Kingsville Police at 592-4311. More>>

Cell Phone Found Recording in Bathroom of Kwik Wash Laundromat Video included

For the third time in six weeks, a cell phone has been found hidden inside a public bathroom, this time at the Kwik Wash laundromat in the 11300 block of Leopard in Annaville. More>>

Bugsey's Owner Arrested for Cruelty to Animals Video included

The man who allegedly amputated the leg of Bugsey, a five-year old eskimo mix-breed at the center of a recent case of animal cruelty, was arrested without incident Friday at this home in the 3600 block of Topeka Street. More>>

Orlando Robles Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Sexual Assault Video included

The punishment phase in the sexual assault trial of Orlando Robles came to an end Friday morning with jurors deciding on a sentence of 20 years in prison with no fine. More>>

Residents Asking for More Police in Del Mar College Area Video included

Some business owners and residents living and working in the Del Mar College area say having more police officers in the area is something they would like to see in the effort to fight crime. More>>

Local Movie Producer's Film to Hit Theaters Sept. 5 Video included

He's made a living in Corpus Christi working in the oil and gas business, and now Michael Johnson is taking on another challenge. More>>

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  • China anti-dissent playbook may fail in Hong Kong

    China anti-dissent playbook may fail in Hong Kong

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:11 AM EDT2014-09-01 11:11:19 GMT
    China's Communist leaders have pulled out their usual playbook to suppress resistance to their plans to tightly limit the first direct election of Hong Kong's leader, but are likely to find that the results...More >>
    China's Communist leaders have pulled out their usual playbook to suppress resistance to their plans to tightly limit the first direct election of Hong Kong's leader, but are likely to find that the results are...More >>
  • Moscow: Ukraine talks must back cease-fire now

    Moscow: Ukraine talks must back cease-fire now

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:11 AM EDT2014-09-01 11:11:14 GMT
    With a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine about to start, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called on the participants to push for a cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and...More >>
    Diplomats at a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine must push for an immediate, unconditional cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian separatists, Russia's foreign minister said...More >>
  • UN diplomats examine Islamic State alleged crimes

    UN diplomats examine Islamic State alleged crimes

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:00 AM EDT2014-09-01 11:00:39 GMT
    The U.N.'s top human rights body is being asked to investigate the alleged crimes against civilians committed by the Islamic State group in its rampage across northeastern Syria and northern and western Iraq.More >>
    Iraq's government asked the U.N.'s top human rights body Monday to investigate alleged crimes against civilians committed by the Islamic State group in its rampage across northeastern Syria and northern and western...More >>
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