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

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(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

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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

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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

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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

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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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  • Saudi king warns of terrorist threat to Europe, US

    Saudi king warns of terrorist threat to Europe, US

    Saturday, August 30 2014 2:10 PM EDT2014-08-30 18:10:28 GMT
    Iraqi officials say a suicide car bomb attack on an army checkpoint has killed nine people, including four soldiers, south of Baghdad.More >>
    The king of Saudi Arabia has warned that extremists could attack Europe and the U.S. if there is not a strong international response to terrorism after the Islamic State group seized a wide territory across Iraq and Syria.More >>
  • Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

    Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

    Saturday, August 30 2014 2:01 PM EDT2014-08-30 18:01:38 GMT
    An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years for Gaza's battered and neglected housing stock to be rebuilt following the war between Hamas and Israel.More >>
    An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years under current levels of restrictions to rebuild the Gaza Strip's battered and neglected housing stock...More >>
  • Pro-Russia rebels confident after making gains

    Pro-Russia rebels confident after making gains

    Saturday, August 30 2014 2:01 PM EDT2014-08-30 18:01:29 GMT
    As the survivor of a tank attack on a Ukrainian army truck was being carried into an ambulance, he was showered with verbal abuse by a rebel fighter.More >>
    As the survivor of a tank attack on a Ukrainian army truck was being carried into an ambulance, he was showered with verbal abuse by a rebel fighter.More >>
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