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Local Rescue Organizations Try to Find New Homes for Pets Video included

They were rescued from the streets and today a few dogs and cats were hoping to find their new forever homes. Local rescue groups like Peewee's and for the Love of Strays were over at PetSmart today trying to adopt out all of these pets. It was apart of PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend. A spokesperson for Peewee's says Corpus Christi is second in the nation when it comes to the number of strays. They say they get about 75 calls a day to take in dogs. If you didn't make it out tod... More>>

Local Church Celebrates 100 Years in the Coastal Bend

It was a big celebration to honor a local church which has been part of the community for 100 years. Mayor Nelda Martinez and Judge Loyd Neal were part of Sunday mornings celebration to proclaim today as a Celebration Day for Holy Cross Catholic Church. All of the parishioners gathered after mass at the Ortiz Center for a special lunch. The parish is small and only has 80 people, but they say they have a great priest with a strong choir that keeps their church very much alive. David Longoria... More>>

Child Passenger Safety Week Video included

TXDOT wants to remind you to make sure your child is secure when riding in a car. Parents are invited to bring their car seats and receive instruction on proper use and safety at the Refugio Community Center on Monday from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. It is all part of Child Passenger Safety Week, which starts today and ends next Saturday. Safety experts advise parents to know their child's weight and height when you go to the event. More>>

Police Arrest Driver who was Passed Out at Intersection Video included

Police received an unusual 911 call placed this morning. Someone told police that an SUV was parked in the intersection of McArdle and Weber. The driver had been slumped over the wheel for at least 15 minutes. Within minutes police arrived and got that driver out of the SUV and ended up placing her in handcuffs. 19 year old Amy Ramirez was arrested and led to the back of a patrol car. The woman told officers she was tired because she'd been working a lot. However, police say they noticed so... More>>

Power Outage Affects Students at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi Video included

Students who live on campus at Texas AM Corpus Christi have been dealing with a power outage. Students tell us its been on and off since Saturday night. According to AEP Texas, they are having some trouble with their under ground cables. This has caused the power outage to 8 customers, one of those being the university. Crews have been on scene since 10 AM on Sunday working on the problem. They hope to have the lights back up and running by Sunday evening. More>>

Accident Slows Traffic along I-37, South of Mathis Video included

An ugly looking accident slows down traffic on I-37 for people heading into the city Sunday afternoon. The crash happened just after one on I-37, south of Mathis. State Troopers say the truck was pulling the camper, when the truck's tire blew out. The blow out caused both the truck and camper to flip on it's side. No one was inside the camper at the time of the accident and there were no injuries. More>>

Museum of Science and History New Imagination Playground


Families flocked to the Museum of Science and History Saturday for dollar day and to take a glimpse at the new imagination playground. The imagination playground is an interactive collection of over a hundred giant foam building blocks that will make the imagination of kids and adults go wild. More>>

'Married ... with Children' might get a spinoff


(CNN) -- "Married ... with Children" may have ended in 1997, but that doesn't mean we've seen the last of the Bundys.As originally reported by E!, there's a chance that the comedy could return to TV in a new form. Sony Pictures Television, the studio behind the original series, is said to be shopping a pitch for a spinoff series centered on David Faustino's girl-crazy Bud Bundy.There's no word yet on the plot of the pitch, or if it will be greenlit by the studio. One popular theory is that th... More>>

P.A.A.C. Offered Free Rabies Vaccines and Microchips


People Assisting Animal Control had a busy morning today giving away free rabies vaccinations and microchips to pets.This all took place at the new PAAC clinic off of Ayers near Holly. They offered free rabies vaccines to the first 50 dogs and cats. PAAC hopes that in the future they will be able to help more dogs in the community. More>>

Yet another 'Frozen' spinoff: An Epcot theme park attraction


NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- It's time for fans of Epcot's classic ride, Maelstrom, to let it go. "Frozen" is here.Walt Disney Resorts announced Friday that construction has begun on a new attraction based on the animated hit "Frozen."It will take the place of Maelstrom, a Norwegian boat ride at Walt Disney World's Epcot center in Florida."From the moment we screened the film several months before its release, we were inspired by the possibility of bringing this great story to life for our guests,"... More>>

Glass Recycling at Whitecap Water Treatment Plant Video included


This was the scene over at the Whitecap waster water treatment plant as the city held a glass recycling event.Volunteers braved the rains and they say there was a steady crowd. More>>

Police Training Center Open For Future Academy Cadets Video included

CCPD is going to have a Police Academy coming up in March. So, the department has opened up it's training center to those cadet hopefuls out there. It's an effort to help them be prepared to pass the physical fitness requirements. More>>

Oksana's Island Kitchen Video included

Greek cake is on the menu in Oksana's Island Kitchen. More>>

EV-D68 Causing Severe Respiratory Illness In Children Across The Country Video included

EV-D68 is causing cases of severe respiratory illness, sometimes resulting in hospitalization, especially among children with asthma. One grandmother talks about how the virus hit her granddaughter so hard she ended up being airlifted to a hospital. More>>

The Doctor Is In Segment Explains The Rare Respiratory Virus Hitting U.S. Video included

There's a respiratory virus spreading across the U.S. that's so bad, children are ending up in the emergency room. The C-D-C says this is an unusually severe virus and on Sunday morning, Dr. Vijay joined 3 News Anchor Michael Gibson to discuss how it can be fought before it shows up in the Coastal Bend. More>>

Fundraiser To Stop Sex Slavery And Forced Labor Trade Video included

St. Luke's United Methodist Women have begun their "dynamic dollar" campaign to help build cottages here in town for child sex trafficking victims. They're also holding a fundraiser on Tuesday where a local restaurant has pledged to give a portion of their proceeds that night to the effort. More>>

Fall Home and Garden Show Continues on Sunday Video included

The American Bank Center is proving to be a one stop shop this weekend for all of your home and garden needs. A good crowd was on hand for the fall Home and Garden Show happening at the venue. Its not only a great way for people to grab some re-modeling tips for their home, but its also a great way for local businesses to show off what they have to offer the community. Joe Gazin, along with Katia Uriate and the rest of the 3 News team was on hand to meet with fans.If you didn't make it out t... More>>

Coast Guard Rescues Family from Sinking Boat near Port Mansfield

The Coast Guard and Good Samaritans rescued a child and four adults from their sinking sailboat 12 miles off Port Mansfield, Texas, Friday. At approximately 10 p.m., watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi Command Center received a distress call from the sailboat 12 miles offshore and 38 miles North of South Padre Island. After weather conditions began deteriorating, the 34-foot sailing vessel Sea Gal was taking on water and sinking. The watchstanders launched a 45-foot respon... More>>

Rain Brings Temporary Cooler Weather

Tropical Rains covering pretty much all of Corpus Christi. The rain will track NW and taper off over the next hour or two.Tonight: Mainly cloudy with only isolated showers. Overnight lows dip into the lower 70's with northeast winds between 7 and 13 mph.Looking Ahead: Sunday and Monday will see further drying of the atmosphere, meaning a reduction in rain and clouds. Partly to mostly cloudy on Sunday with some lingering morning showers, then partly cloudy on Monday. Temperatures rebound back ... More>>

Hit and Run Accident Leads to Chase

A hit and run accident in Alice leads to a high speed chase with police. According to officials, this all started on East Main just before two Saturday afternoon. A red pick up truck hit another vehicle and took off. Police went after the truck, but the driver would not pull over. Jim Wells County Sheriff's Office assisted in the chase. The people inside the truck ended up bailing out on Highway 44 and County Road 336. Border Patrol is currently assisting in the search for those suspects. More>>

Man Rescued from Bay Remains in Serious Condition Video included

A 41- year-old man is in serious condition tonight in the ICU after he had to be rescued from Corpus Christi Bay. According to police, two men were sitting at a dock in front of the Art Museum. The men were allegedly drinking and decided to go for a swimming. Once inside the water, the currents slammed both of them into the wall. One of the men in the water was able to grab a cable and pull himself up. When police got out there, an officer went into the water to get to the second man. Office... More>>

Suspected Burglar Found Hiding in Ceiling at Department Store Video included

A suspected burglar tries to go on a shopping spree inside a department store in Aransas Pass Saturday morning, that's until he tripped the alarm. Police surrounded the Bealls store on Wheeler Avenue about 6:30 this morning. When officers arrived, they found a man crawling out of a hole in the back of the building. When the suspect saw police, he crawled back into the store. It took a while to find the would-be crook, that's because the man was hiding in the ceiling. Officers actually had to... More>>

Kids Battling Cancer are Treated to a Day of Fun Video included

A group of local kids who have been affected by cancer were treated to a day of smiles and laughter over at FunTrackers. It was chance for them to forget about their disease and just be a kid. The event was held by Driscoll Children's Hospital and was a way to honor the patients and their families. While at today's event, we also found a young man who battled and beat cancer last year. Trey Carpenter now serves as a mentor and role model to other kids diagnosed with cancer. Trey Carpenter sa... More>>

Big solar storm hitting Earth


(CNN) -- Big storms are hitting Earth, but you don't need a raincoat or umbrella.These storms are coming from the sun. It's raining down a huge amount of solar radiation. We're safe, but power grids, radios and satellites may be affected.Experts say the combined energy from two recent solar events has arrived, prompting the Space Weather Prediction Center to issue a strong geomagnetic storm watch for Saturday.Wait. What's a solar storm? Basically, the sun is a giant ball of gas: 92.1% hydroge... More>>

Home and Garden Show


Saturday is the second day of the huge Home and Garden Show. The event kicked off Friday afternoon at the American Bank Center this is the 15th Annual edition of the Home and Garden Show. The show wraps up on Sunday and you can also catch your favorite 3 news personalities at the American Bank Center More>>

Like predecessors, Obama drawn back into Iraq


WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Like most Americans, President Barack Obama is tired of war. Unlike most Americans, he just started another one.In launching his new campaign against Islamic State terrorists inside Iraq and Syria, the Nobel peace laureate acknowledged the engagement wouldn't be another Iraq or Afghanistan. And a day after Secretary of State John Kerry insisted the campaign is not a war, press secretary Josh Earnest on Friday affirmed that the United States is indeed "at war" with ISIS.But... More>>

TAMUK Students Take a Look at Drug Addiction


It's hands on experience that can prove to be life saving one day. Texas AM Pharmacy students are getting an up close look at drug addiction and how to spot an addict. Students are doing a clinical rotations at the South Texas Abuse Recovery Services. It's a non profit abuse treatment facility that helps those who want to recover from opiate addiction More>>

Red light! GM stops sales of Corvettes


NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The new Corvette goes from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 3.8 seconds, but good luck getting your hands on one.General Motors has told Chevrolet dealers to stop delivery of about 2,000 of 2015 Corvettes to fix the driver's airbag, the automaker said in a statement Friday.The muscle cars are being inspected for a "suspect part" that attaches the air bag to the steering wheel. GM has also temporarily halted shipments from its plant in Bowling Green, KY, where Corvettes have be... More>>

Dollar Days Is Here Again! Video included

The Museum of Science and History is hosting dollar day today and is also unveiling its new imagination playground! It's an interactive collection of over a hundred giant foam building blocks. Sarah Tindall with the Museum joined 3 News Anchor Michael Gibson with the details. More>>

South Texas Birding Report Video included

The folks from over at the Aquarium came onto our Saturday morning news to talk bird rehab. More>>

Two Black Kittens Need A Home Video included

This weeks Paws for Pets features two black kittens who are hoping you will take them home with you. More>>

K9 Coach Talks Escape Artists Video included

There are just some breeds of dogs that like to dig out of the backyard or even jump the fence to get where they want to go. On our Saturday morning show, the K9 Coach joined 3 News Anchor Michael Gibson is discuss which of those breeds out there have a natural urge to take off and what you can do about it. More>>

CCPD Cadets Learn To Direct Traffic Video included


It was quite the rush hour for some future Corpus Christi Police Officers as members of the latest Police Academy class got the chance to direct traffic at one of the City's busiest intersections. More>>

Reid Street Apartment Tenants Given Notice to Vacate Video included

Residents that live in the Reid Street Apartments near Ray High School, behind the HEB on Alameda, are in a crisis without water; and to make matters worse, they have been given notice to vacate by Oct. 3. More>>

Local Attorney Starting Coalition to Delay Spohn's Plans Video included

As Nueces County Commissioners prepare to vote Monday whether to support the tearing down of Christus Spohn Memorial Hospital and the expansion of their Shoreline campus, one local attorney is saying not so fast. More>>

Home and Garden Show Kicks Off at American Bank Center Video included

The Home and Garden Show kicked off Friday at the American Bank Center and will continue through the weekend. It's the place to go to find all kinds of interesting things for your home and landscaping needs. More>>

Construction of the New Cosmopolitan Building Well Underway Video included

Construction is well underway on what many are hoping will be the crown jewel of living in this city's downtown area -- the Cosmopolitan of Corpus Christi. More>>

Bishop Child Cleared of All Pediatric Cancer Treatments Video included

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and seven-year old Mathew Garza, who has had cancer for almost half of his life and has been receiving treatment at Driscoll Children's Hospital, celebrated a huge milestone this week. More>>

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