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Update: 5 Workers Arrested During Banquete Game Room Bust Video included

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Another game room bust, this one happening in Banquete late Friday night. The Nueces County Sheriff's Office raided two game rooms and both of them were packed with players. The sheriff's office had under cover officers look into two game rooms, one in Banquete and the other just south of Robstown. Not only is it alleged that the game room paying out money, but the game room in Banquete was also a fire trap since there was only one way in and one way out. The Banquete game room had been ... More>>

Residents Startled by Gun Fire Video included

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Residents woke up to the sound of gun shots in one westside neighborhood Saturday morning. The incident happened just before 2:30 Saturday morning at a home near the intersection of Cortez and Baldwin Boulevard. Police later told 3 News that one man was arrested, but only for public intoxication. Police say the man put up a struggle with officers. More>>

Car Crashes and Catches Fire Video included

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A driver loses control and crashes in between two barriers under the freeway. It happened at the Greenwood turn around and SPID earlier Saturday afternoon. CCPD says that the driver was speeding when he made the turn and lost control, getting stuck between the two barriers. Police say the impact caused the car to catch fire. The driver was not injured. He was given a ticket and the car will be impounded, that's because the driver did not have insurance. More>>

Kids Saddled up and Held on Tight for Buc Days Mutton Busting Video included

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It was quite the scene along the bay front as pint sized cowboys and cowgirls were seeing who could hold on for the full 8 seconds. Saturday, kids saddled up and held on tight, all part of the annual Buc Days Mutton Bustin' event. The crowd was cheering on as little cowboys and cowgirls grabbed onto the wool for the ride of their life! This is just one of the many events happening at Buc Days 2014. For more information on any of the Buc Days festivities, visit their website at www.bucdays.com More>>

Earth Day Celebrated at Texas State Aquarium Video included

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Several families spent the day Saturday at the Texas State Aquarium celebrating Earth Day. Kids and even parents joined in on the fun all while learning about ways to be eco-friendly and help mother earth.. all while having a good time. Nishy George who was visiting the Aquarium Saturday with her family told 3 News, "it was a little bit of obstacle courses and they were talking about recycling. We listened to a little bit of that, watched a couple of shows, and then had fun at the splash p... More>>

14th Annual Easter Festival Draws Hundreds of Families Video included

Kids went wild as they went after all of the Easter eggs that dotted a field over at the Fellowship of Oso Creek Church Saturday afternoon. The church is located on Yorktown near Rodd Field. It was apart of the church's 14th annual Easter Festival. Organizers say close to 35 hundred people came out to take part in the fun. More>>

Jewish Center Shootings, KKK Rebranding

(CNN) -- Pointy hats, white robes, crosses burning, bodies hanging from trees. The images of the Ku Klux Klan are reminders of the nation's ugliest moments from the Civil War through the struggle for racial equality in the 1960s.Last Sunday, the world was confronted with another image of the Klan: 73-year-old Frazier Glenn Cross, a white supremacist and avowed anti-Semite, in the back of a police car, spitting, "Heil Hitler!"When his alleged rampage at two Jewish institutions in suburban Ka... More>>

Last Day For Easter Bunny at La Palmera Mall

Today is the last day for you to take your kids to see the Easter Bunny at La Palmera Mall. The mall closes at 9 p.m. More>>

San Antonio Man Arrested Following High Speed Chase in Jim Wells County Video included

A San Antonio man is arrested after he takes officers on a high speed chase in Jim Wells County. Pictures of the arrest were sent to 3 News by a viewer. It happened Saturday morning around 8 am outside of Alice along Highway 281. This all started after a DPS trooper tried to pull over a pickup truck. Speeds hit 95 miles per hour. The truck eventually approached George West and Live Oak County deputies were forced to shoot out the tires on the truck. The driver eventually pulled over, and ... More>>

Official: Search intensifies, should be completed in a week

(CNN) -- The underwater drone scanning for traces of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 should be completed with its task within the next week as the search for the plane intensifies for the next few day, a government official said Saturday."Today and tomorrow, it's imperative that we focus because the experts have narrowed down the search area. Whatever the outcome for the next few days, we need to regroup and reconsider," said Hishammuddin Hussein, the Malaysian acting transport minister.The de... More>>

Police Respond to Shots Fired Call on City's Westside

Police rush to one Westside neighborhood after someone reported shots being fired off. The incident happened just before 2:30 this morning at a home near the intersection of Cortez and Baldwin Boulevard. Police later told us that one man was arrested surrounding this incident but only for public intoxication. Police say the male suspect put up a struggle with officers. We are told he was taken to the city's detention center. More>>

SpaceX's Dragon on way to International Space Station

(CNN) -- Belching smoke and fire, SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft successfully blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, Friday afternoon on a resupply mission to the International Space Station."I'm feeling pretty excited. This is a happy day," said SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk on NASA's space blog after the craft roared into space atop a Falcon 9 rocket.The Dragon is scheduled to rendezvous with the International Space Station Sunday morning. The station's robotic arm will capture... More>>

Robstown Stations of the Cross Video included

A Good Friday tradition taking place in Robstown. The ceremony began at St. Mary's Catholic Church and concluded at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. The event meant to symbolize Christ carrying the cross to his crucifixion. More>>

Border Patrol Bust

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At least 80 immigrants suspected of entering the United States illegally were arrested in a makeshift encampment in suburban South Texas.They were found in an undeveloped patch of scrub near an abandoned tennis club in McAllen. They were camped under tents and huts camouflaged with mesquite branches and cacti. Some told authorities they had been there sleeping on pieces of cardboard with little food or water for at least a week.It was unclear whether any of those arrested Thursday afternoon w... More>>

National Energy Boom Blurs Political Battle Lines

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The U.S. energy boom is blurring the traditional political battle lines across the country.Democrats are split between environmentalists and business and labor groups, with the proposed Canada-to-Texas oil pipeline a major wedge.Some deeply conservative areas are allying with conservationists against fracking, the drilling technique that's largely responsible for the boom.The divide is most visible among Democrats in the nation's capital, where 11 Democratic senators wrote President Barack Ob... More>>

K-9 Coach On Saturday Morning Show

K-9 Coach Discusses How Easter Could Prove To Be Fatal To Your Dog Video included

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The K-9 Coach joined 3 News Anchor Michael Gibson on Saturday morning to talk about those hidden Easter dangers.  He gave us a rundown of what you need to do to keep you dog healthy and safe over this weekend holiday. More>>

Arrests Made

Whiskey River Bar Fight Video included

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Police say fists were flying as a huge bar fight breaks out at a popular south side bar.The fight broke out around 2:15 on Saturday morning at the Whiskey River bar which is in the 5700 block of South Staples. According to police, the fight started inside the bar then it moved outside. One police officer was struck in the brawl. Several men and women who were involved in the melee were taken to jail. More>>

Nueces County Deputies Raid Banquete 8-Liners Video included

In an effort to shutdown 8-Liners in Banquete, Nueces County Sheriff's Deputies raided two 8-Liner establishments. Sheriff Jim Kaelin spoke about the raids with 3news. More>>

Officers Arrest Wanted Man Hiding in Closet on Waxwing Street Video included

Corpus Christi police and warrant officers with the Nueces County Sheriff's Office were searching a Flour Bluff neighborhood Friday for a man wanted on a number of charges, including aggravated robbery. More>>

First United Methodist Church of Taft Broken Into, Looted Video included

A 100-year old church in Taft was dealing with more than its share of misfortune Friday after a thieves broke into the church sometime in the last 24 hours. More>>

Alice Apartments Lose Water for Second Time in Two Weeks Video included

It was a frustrating morning for residents of an apartment complex for the elderly in Alice. For the second time in as many weeks, they woke up Friday to find their water shut off. More>>

Portland Officials Warning of Venomous Brown Widow Spiders Video included

Spider experts want to warn the public about a new venomous critter that is being found all over the Portland area, especially since lots of people are expected to be out and about this Easter weekend. More>>

Two Children, One Pregnant Woman Ejected During Rollover Accident Video included

A sport utility vehicle with seven people inside lost control on Highway 77, just outside of Robstown, and flipped several times just after 10 a.m. Friday. More>>

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