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Buccaneer Days Carnival Opens its Gates Video included

Buc Days is back, and the carnival gates are set to be opened up for everyone. Kiii Chief Meteorologist Bill Vessey went Live from the carnival Thursday where the fun is about to begin. More>>

Free Admission to Museum of Science and History Saturday Video included

If you are looking for something to do with the family this weekend, you can't beat "free." That's the deal the Museum of Science and History is offering Saturday."We'll be open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., completely free, so you can bring the whole family," said Jordan Greer of the Museum of Science and History.There will be plenty of hands-on activities featuring the wonderful world of science.Also, the museum will be having an after-hours event on Monday for those suffering from autism. It's all ... More>>

PRCA Buc Days Rodeo Kicks Off Thursday Night Video included

For many, one of the highlights of Buc Days is the PRCA Buc Days Rodeo, and this year is no exception. It kicked off at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.Kiii Meteorologist Alan Holt went Live from the rodeo arena with the details of the night's event. He even talked to an award winning rodeo clown and bull fighter. More>>

Female Named Firefighter of the Year for the First Time in Beeville Video included

A female firefighter in Beeville made history Thursday. She was the first woman in Beeville ever to receive the honor of being named Firefighter of the Year."She's breaking new ground. I've been a firefighter for 65 years," Beeville Fire Chief Donald Morris said. "In fact, I got my 65-year pen this year, and in the past, we didn't have any female firefighters."Morris said 30-year old Lindsay Morgan answered 234 calls last year. That placed her among the top 10 firefighters in that department,... More>>

CCPD Senior Officer Wright Names Police Officer of the Year Video included

One of the Corpus Christi Police Department's best was honored Thursday for all of his hard work -- Senior Officer Karl Wright.Wright was recognized as Police Officer of the Year by the Kiwanis Club of Corpus Christi. He's been with the department for 16 years.Kiii-TV would like to send a big congratulations to Senior Officer Wright. More>>

City Considers Handing Crossing Guard Program to Private Company Video included

Police Chief Floyd Simpson is looking at making some big changes to the school crossing guard program. It's an idea to save money and keep police officers focused on fighting crime.The idea is to turn over the crossing guard program to a private company out of Houston."The company that we're going to contract with will assume all of those employees," Chief Simpson said. "Their lives won't change. Everything is going to remain the same within. They'll just have better management."Simpson said ... More>>

Dunking of the Mayor to Kick Off 77th Annual Buc Days Video included

It's the 77th year for one of Corpus Christi's biggest celebrations, Buc Days, and one of the ceremonial highlights to kick off the event took place Thursday -- the dunking of the mayor.Kiii Chief Meteorologist Bill Vessey went Live from the Lawrence Street T-Head as the dunking of Mayor Nelda Martinez took place. More>>

John Paul II High School Students Arrive in Rome Video included

Students from John Paul II High School, along with about 70 other Coastal Bend residents, arrived in Rome Thursday to take part in the canonization of their school's namesake.On Sunday, Pope John Paul II and Pope John the 23rd will become saints at a massive canonization ceremony in St. Peter's Square, and the students will be there to witness that piece of history being made.A total of nine students and 10 faculty members from John Paul II High School went on the pilgrimage. For some, it was... More>>

Council Considers $1.4 Million Grant for Del Mar College Video included

City Council is set on deciding whether or not to approve giving Del Mar College a $1.4 million grant to expand its process and instrumentation technology.The money will be used to build a fully operational and functioning processing unit like you would find at one of the refineries. No oil products will be made, and instead, water will be used. The idea is to be able to get more students through the program.Del Mar College has about 50 students a year graduate, but with this processing unit ... More>>

City Breaks Ground for Major Improvements to McArdle Road Video included

The City broke ground at 9:30 a.m. Thursday for a construction project aimed at improving the stretch of McArdle Road between Whitaker Drive and Ennis Joslin by August of 2016.The project, funded by the 2012 Bond, will include a three-lane roadway, bike lanes, five-foot sidewalks and upgraded utilities.Corpus Christi Mayor Nelda Martinez and members of City Council were joined by Mary Encinia, whose daughter Kimberly was killed by a hit and run driver while walking downing McArdle between Rod... More>>

Aransas Pass Police Seek Man Suspected of Assaulting Woman at Walmart Video included

Aransas Pass police are looking to identify a man who allegedly assaulted a female inside of the local Walmart at around 11 a.m. Sunday, April 20.According to police, the female victim noticed the man was following her in the store before he assaulted her and then fled. The suspect could be seen in surveillance footage leaving the store. Police say he got inside of a blue four-door vehicle and left the parking lot toward Demory Lane.The suspect is described as a short Hispanic male with a buz... More>>

Judge Reduces Bond for 26-Year Old Bank Robbery Suspect Video included

Seanette Villarreal, the 26-year old woman accused of robbing the Value Bank in the 3700 block of Staples almost two weeks ago, appeared before a judge Thursday morning.Villarreal asked that 148th District Court Judge Guy Williams reduce her bond from $100,000 to $20,000. Her attorney said she is not a flight risk, as she is a single mother with custody of three children and she has a job.The prosecutor, however, said Villarreal allegedly robbed a bank, and that is a serious crime.Ultimately,... More>>

Man and Woman Plea Guilty to 2012 Murder of an Elderly Man Video included

A man and woman accused of beating a 67-year old man to death during a home burglary back in August of 2012 plead guilty in the 148th District Court Thursday morning.Antonio Arredondo and Esmeralda Benavidez were both arrested for the murder of 67-year old Felipe Martinez at his home in the 1900 block of Violeta Court. Martinez' family members said he knew his attackers.In court Thursday, Arredondo plead guilty to murder and was sentenced to 30 years in a Texas Department of Corrections facil... More>>

Concern over Codeine in Children's Medicine Video included

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A recent study find codeine in prescribed children's medications is potentially dangerous in some cases and ineffective in other cases. Doctor Alicia Hart explains what is behind the research and has advice for parents when their children become ill. More>>

Mayor's Fitness Council's First Advantage Partnership Video included

The "It's Your Life Foundation 5K Walk and Run" is the first program partnership initiative with the Mayor's Fitness Council. Stacie Anaya from the Fitness Council and Raymond Aguilar explain who benefits from their efforts. For more information, visit www.itsyourlifefoundation.org or www.ccmayorsfitnesscouncil.com. More>>

Orange Grove Pioneer Days Video included

The annual Orange Grove Pioneer Days will be held this Friday and Saturday in downtown Orange Grove. The family fun event is free. Ernest Henderson from the Museum and Mayor Carl Srp join Jane Monreal on First Edition with the details. More>>

Singer Clarissa Serna Visits First Edition Video included

Singing sensation, Clarissa Serna, is a rising star after making it on the singing competition show, "The Voice." She joins Jane Monreal live to talk about her journey. She will be performing in "The Voice Showcase" at Brewster Street Icehouse on May 16th. Kids are welcome. Visit www.brewsterstreet.net for ticket information. More>>

Buc Days Pro Rodeo Kicks Off Thursday At American Bank Center Video included

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If you are looking for bull riding, team roping and mutton bustin, it can all be found at the Buc Days Pro Rodeo at the American Bank Center Thursday-Sunday. More>>

Mostafa Remembered Video included

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The beloved owner of the Tim's Market on Ayers and Brownlee, 59-year-old Ben Mostafa, was remembered at a memorial service Wednesday evening. Mostafa was shot and killed in his store during a robbery back on April 14th. More>>

Services Held for Well-Known Businessman Benjamin Mustafa Video included

Family, friends and community members came together Wednesday evening to remember 59-year old Benjamin Mustafa, the victim of this city's latest homicide.A memorial was held for the beloved and well-known businessman, who was fatally shot last week at the Tim's Market on Ayers Street. Services took place at the Bay Area Fellowship on Rodd Field Road.Kiii News Reporter Bill Churchwell went Live from the memorial services with more information.To many, he was simply known as Ben, or Benjamin, a... More>>

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for New Voestalpine Plant Video included

Local elected officials and dignitaries welcomed a brand new industry to South Texas Wednesday as they broke ground for a $700 million iron ore processing plant in San Patricio County. More>>

Effort to Erect Statue Honoring American Indians Runs Into Roadblocks Video included

The effort to erect a monument honoring American Indians buried along Ennis Joslin has run into a number of delays, the biggest being a lack of money.Organizers say that no corporations, or anyone with deep pockets, have stepped forward to help; and what's worse, the artist who was going to sculpt the monument died, and then the contract with the City expired.Larry "Running Turtle" Salazar is the man behind the effort to put a monument along Ennis Joslin at Hans Suter Park. He is with the Sou... More>>

Appreciation Luncheon Held for Rangel College of Pharmacy Video included

Congratulations were in order Wednesday for the folks at the Rangel College of Pharmacy in Kingsville, which is part of the Texas AM Health Science Center.They held an appreciation luncheon celebrating the recent success of reaching their goal to raise $50,000. That money will establish a presidentially endowed scholarship in memory of the late Dr. James Robertson, Jr.The money was raised thanks to the great success of the 2014 Ties Tennis Shoes Memorial five-mile run and walk. More>>

Students Bound for Rome to Witness Canonization Ceremony Video included

Some lucky Coastal Bend residents, including students and teachers from John Paul II High School, are on their way to Rome to witness history.Pope John Paul II will be canonized on Sunday, and our own citizen reports from John Paul II High School will be there to watch. About 70 members of the community boarded buses Wednesday morning heading for Houston, where they will catch a plane to Rome.Pope John Paul II and Pope John the 23rd will be proclaimed saints at the ceremony at the Vatican Sun... More>>

  • Male TAMUK Students Walk a Mile in Heels for a Good Cause

    Male TAMUK Students Walk a Mile in Heels for a Good Cause

    Male students at Texas AM University-Kingsville got a taste Wednesday of what women have to deal with everyday -- walking in high heels.It was an event called Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, which aims at showing support for the cause of ending gender violence and sexual assault."It's difficult just standing here in high heels, honestly," TAMUK sophomore Steven Garza said. "My feet hurt, and I don't know how I'm going to walk a mile, honestly.""It actually is pretty difficult," TAMUK sophomore Adri...More >>
    Male students at Texas AM University-Kingsville got a taste Wednesday of what women have to deal with everyday -- walking in high heels.It was an event called Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, which aims at showing support for the cause of ending gender violence and sexual assault."It's difficult just standing here in high heels, honestly," TAMUK sophomore Steven Garza said. "My feet hurt, and I don't know how I'm going to walk a mile, honestly.""It actually is pretty difficult," TAMUK sophomore Adri...More >>
  • Crime Stoppers: Help Prevent Crime on Your School Campus

    Crime Stoppers: Help Prevent Crime on Your School Campus

    Crime can strike anywhere and at any time, even in the classrooms of our schools. That's why our local authorities are involved with the Campus Crime Stoppers program.If you know something about a crime or someone bringing weapons to school, and you don't know who to tell, you can call the Corpus Christi Crime Stoppers. They never ask for your name, and instead, they give you a personal tip number. If your tip helps solve a crime, you can get a cash reward.It's not okay to let crime go on in ...More >>
    Crime can strike anywhere and at any time, even in the classrooms of our schools. That's why our local authorities are involved with the Campus Crime Stoppers program.If you know something about a crime or someone bringing weapons to school, and you don't know who to tell, you can call the Corpus Christi Crime Stoppers. They never ask for your name, and instead, they give you a personal tip number. If your tip helps solve a crime, you can get a cash reward.It's not okay to let crime go on in ...More >>
  • Eagle Ford Shale Transforming Rural Texas Communities

    Eagle Ford Shale Transforming Rural Texas Communities

    There is no doubt that the Eagle Ford Shale is one of the biggest economic engines in South Texas, but as production grows, rural communities are transforming right before our eyes.Cory Smith with our ABC affiliate in San Antonio tells us about the challenges facing these areas, and how city governments and industry leaders are trying to come together to tackle them.More >>
    There is no doubt that the Eagle Ford Shale is one of the biggest economic engines in South Texas, but as production grows, rural communities are transforming right before our eyes.Cory Smith with our ABC affiliate in San Antonio tells us about the challenges facing these areas, and how city governments and industry leaders are trying to come together to tackle them.More >>
  • Robstown Police Officers Receive Taser Training

    Robstown Police Officers Receive Taser Training

    Several officers with the Robstown Police Department are set to receive Taser guns, but before they are issued the new weapon, they have to experience first-hand what it's like to be tased.More >>
    Several officers with the Robstown Police Department are set to receive Taser guns, but before they are issued the new weapon, they have to experience first-hand what it's like to be tased.More >>
  • Flour Bluff Man Given Seven-Year Prison Sentence After Guilty Plea

    Flour Bluff Man Given Seven-Year Prison Sentence After Guilty Plea

    The man arrested Friday after an extensive search in the Flour Bluff area plead guilty Wednesday morning to one count of tampering with evidence, and will now be going to a Texas Department of Corrections facility for seven years.Michael Ryder was arrested just before 3 p.m. Friday at a home in the 9400 block of Waxwing. Officers had been searching for him for hours, attempting to serve a warrant for his arrest. Eventually, Ryder was found hiding in a closet at the home on Waxwing. Police sai...More >>
    The man arrested Friday after an extensive search in the Flour Bluff area plead guilty Wednesday morning to one count of tampering with evidence, and will now be going to a Texas Department of Corrections facility for seven years.Michael Ryder was arrested just before 3 p.m. Friday at a home in the 9400 block of Waxwing. Officers had been searching for him for hours, attempting to serve a warrant for his arrest. Eventually, Ryder was found hiding in a closet at the home on Waxwing. Police sai...More >>
  • Investigators Find Signs of Possible Break-In Prior to Warehouse Fire

    Investigators Find Signs of Possible Break-In Prior to Warehouse Fire

    Investigators returned to the Jet Specialty warehouse on Leopard Street Wednesday, where they are now investigating a fire that broke out there Sunday night as a case of arson.More >>
    Investigators returned to the Jet Specialty warehouse on Leopard Street Wednesday, where they are now investigating a fire that broke out there Sunday night as a case of arson.More >>
  • Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce Hosting Mixer at New South side Location

    Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce Hosting Mixer at New South side Location

    The Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce is expanding to the south side of town. They will be hosting a mixer at their new location at 2307 Airline Road on Wednesday, April 30th, starting at 5:30 p.m.More >>
    The Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce is expanding to the south side of town. They will be hosting a mixer at their new location at 2307 Airline Road on Wednesday, April 30th, starting at 5:30 p.m.More >>
  • Two Coastal Bend Victims Identified in Washington Mudslide

    Two Coastal Bend Victims Identified in Washington Mudslide

    A local family received news they were dreading Tuesday, and unfortunately were prepared for it -- two of their relatives were identified as victims of the mudslide that devastated a small town in Washington state on March 22.The bodies of Theresa and Steve Harris were recovered Tuesday. Theresa's brother, Mark Christoph, owns an insurance business here in town. Both victims were from the Coastal Bend.More >>
    A local family received news they were dreading Tuesday, and unfortunately were prepared for it -- two of their relatives were identified as victims of the mudslide that devastated a small town in Washington state on March 22.The bodies of Theresa and Steve Harris were recovered Tuesday. Theresa's brother, Mark Christoph, owns an insurance business here in town. Both victims were from the Coastal Bend.More >>
  • Corpus Christi Ballet Tribute Performance

    Corpus Christi Ballet Tribute Performance

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:18:35 GMT
    The second half of the Corpus Christi Ballet's program is tribute performance to the memory o the victims of the Holocaust. Choreographer Brian Honigbaum explains where he got his inspiration for the powerful drama.More >>
    The second half of the Corpus Christi Ballet's program is tribute performance to the memory o the victims of the Holocaust. Choreographer Brian Honigbaum explains where he got his inspiration for the powerful drama.More >>
  • Corpus Christi Ballet Company Performs from "Graduation Ball"

    Corpus Christi Ballet Company Performs from "Graduation Ball"

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:10:16 GMT
    Corpus Christi Ballet will present a unique program this weekend at the American Bank Center. Artistic Director, Cristina Munro, explains the program. Dancers perform from the light hearted ballet.More >>
    Corpus Christi Ballet will present a unique program this weekend at the American Bank Center. Artistic Director, Cristina Munro, explains the program. Dancers perform from the light hearted ballet.More >>
  • Three Star Student Sarah Grace O'Donnell from St. Pius School

    Three Star Student Sarah Grace O'Donnell from St. Pius School

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:00:36 GMT
    Sarah Grace O'Donnell is a sixth grader at St. Pius School. She was recognized nationally in a writing contest, as well as placing in the science fair. She loves reading and sports and wants to be an author when she grows up. She is joined by her teacher, Kathi Urbis, on First Edition.More >>
    Sarah Grace O'Donnell is a sixth grader at St. Pius School. She was recognized nationally in a writing contest, as well as placing in the science fair. She loves reading and sports and wants to be an author when she grows up. She is joined by her teacher, Kathi Urbis, on First Edition.More >>
  • Buc Days Junior Parade Kicks Off On Shoreline Saturday

    Buc Days Junior Parade Kicks Off On Shoreline Saturday

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:07 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:07:32 GMT
    The IBC Bank Buc Days Junior Parade will be at 11 a.m. Saturday starting on Shoreline Blvd. and Taylor Street and end near the American Bank Center.More >>
    The IBC Bank Buc Days Junior Parade will be at 11 a.m. Saturday starting on Shoreline Blvd. and Taylor Street and end near the American Bank Center. More >>
  • The City Attorney's Office Gets Performance Review

    The City Attorney's Office Gets Performance Review

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:16 AM EDT2014-04-23 04:16:28 GMT
    The City of Corpus Christi has received the results of a formal review of their Attorney's Office. Our Bill Churchwell has a look at the highlights from the report.More >>
    The City of Corpus Christi has received the results of a formal review of their Attorney's Office. Our Bill Churchwell has a look at the highlights from the report.More >>
  • Local Residents Dealing With Hunger Problem

    Local Residents Dealing With Hunger Problem

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:11 AM EDT2014-04-23 04:11:24 GMT
    According to a new study here in Texas, the Corpus Christi area is above average when it comes to people living with food insecurity. Food insecurity is when you don't know where your next meal is coming from. If you would like to donate to the Food Bank Of Corpus Christi call this number: (361) 887-6291If you would like to donate to Senior Services call this number: (361)-826-3150More >>
    According to a new study here in Texas, the Corpus Christi area is above average when it comes to people living with food insecurity. Food insecurity is when you don't know where your next meal is coming from. If you would like to donate to the Food Bank Of Corpus Christi call this number: (361) 887-6291If you would like to donate to Senior Services call this number: (361)-826-3150More >>
  • Local Cheerleaders Head To National Competition

    Local Cheerleaders Head To National Competition

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-04-23 04:06:21 GMT
    A group of local young cheerleaders are getting ready to head to a national competition in Orlando, Florida. They are hosting a couple of fundraisers on Saturday. More >>
    A group of local young cheerleaders are getting ready to head to a national competition in Orlando, Florida. They are hosting a couple of fundraisers on Saturday. 
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  • Getting Ready for the 77th Annual Buccaneer Days Festival

    Getting Ready for the 77th Annual Buccaneer Days Festival

    It's the 77th year that Buccaneer Days will take place in Corpus Christi, and the festivities kick off later this week, with opening ceremonies scheduled for Thursday.Kiii News Reporter Anayeli Ruiz went Live from the site of the Buc Days Carnival with more details on what you can expect from this year's festivities.More >>
    It's the 77th year that Buccaneer Days will take place in Corpus Christi, and the festivities kick off later this week, with opening ceremonies scheduled for Thursday.Kiii News Reporter Anayeli Ruiz went Live from the site of the Buc Days Carnival with more details on what you can expect from this year's festivities.More >>
  • The 2014 Caller-Times Healthcare Heroes Awards Banquet

    The 2014 Caller-Times Healthcare Heroes Awards Banquet

    A special awards ceremony was held Tuesday at the Solomon P. Ortiz Center to honor local healthcare professionals.It was the 2014 Caller-Times Healthcare Heroes awards banquet. It's the second year the event was held, and it was put together by the Corpus Christi Caller-Times and Christus Spohn Hospital South.In all, seven awards were handed out on Tuesday.More >>
    A special awards ceremony was held Tuesday at the Solomon P. Ortiz Center to honor local healthcare professionals.It was the 2014 Caller-Times Healthcare Heroes awards banquet. It's the second year the event was held, and it was put together by the Corpus Christi Caller-Times and Christus Spohn Hospital South.In all, seven awards were handed out on Tuesday.More >>
  • Funeral Procession Follows Fallen Firefighter Maurice "Marty" Martinez

    Funeral Procession Follows Fallen Firefighter Maurice "Marty" Martinez

    Fire and public safety officials gathered Tuesday to remember one of their own with strong ties to South Texas, as the late Maurice "Marty" Martinez was laid to rest."It's a very hard impact for us to take. He was a, relatively speaking, he was very young, to pass like this, and we'll miss him, well, we'll miss him a lot," Ingleside Fire Chief R.J. Thomas said. "The biggest thing we'll miss is the training that he conducted. He was a constant trainer and a mentor to many, many firefighters ac...More >>
    Fire and public safety officials gathered Tuesday to remember one of their own with strong ties to South Texas, as the late Maurice "Marty" Martinez was laid to rest."It's a very hard impact for us to take. He was a, relatively speaking, he was very young, to pass like this, and we'll miss him, well, we'll miss him a lot," Ingleside Fire Chief R.J. Thomas said. "The biggest thing we'll miss is the training that he conducted. He was a constant trainer and a mentor to many, many firefighters ac...More >>
  • Convicted Businessman Mauricio Celis in Court Tuesday

    Convicted Businessman Mauricio Celis in Court Tuesday

    Local businessman Mauricio Celis was back in court Tuesday. He was convicted of falsely holding himself out as a lawyer back in 2010, and of identifying himself as a police officer.On Tuesday, Celis officially began his 10-year probated sentence, and while he will have to abide by the standard conditions of probation, District Judge Guy Williams did allow Celis to travel throughout the country and even to Mexico. Celis' attorney said he has most of his business dealings there.The judge could ...More >>
    Local businessman Mauricio Celis was back in court Tuesday. He was convicted of falsely holding himself out as a lawyer back in 2010, and of identifying himself as a police officer.On Tuesday, Celis officially began his 10-year probated sentence, and while he will have to abide by the standard conditions of probation, District Judge Guy Williams did allow Celis to travel throughout the country and even to Mexico. Celis' attorney said he has most of his business dealings there.The judge could ...More >>
  • Former Mexican President Vicente Fox Visiting Corpus Christi

    Former Mexican President Vicente Fox Visiting Corpus Christi

    Former Mexican President Vicente Fox is in Corpus Christi to speak at Tuesday night's sold out Christus Spohn South Texas Lyceum.Earlier in the day, Fox met with a small group of media to go over various topics, including his thoughts on the war on drugs. He said legalizing marijuana in the United States would go a long way toward ending the violence caused by the drug wars in Mexico."Back 100 years ago in Chicago, until the prohibition of alcohol was banned and crime ended, and the padranos ...More >>
    Former Mexican President Vicente Fox is in Corpus Christi to speak at Tuesday night's sold out Christus Spohn South Texas Lyceum.Earlier in the day, Fox met with a small group of media to go over various topics, including his thoughts on the war on drugs. He said legalizing marijuana in the United States would go a long way toward ending the violence caused by the drug wars in Mexico."Back 100 years ago in Chicago, until the prohibition of alcohol was banned and crime ended, and the padranos ...More >>
  • City Council Approves Study to Develop Desalination Test Plant

    City Council Approves Study to Develop Desalination Test Plant

    At Tuesday's City Council meeting, members officially accepted a federal grant and approved spending over $1 million in city funds for a desalination plant pilot study.The study will help determine how and where would be best for building a test plant and also to search for state and federal grants to assist with such construction. It will also help determine the most efficient way to process saltwater, what to do with the leftover brine water and how to store, possibly underground, drinkable...More >>
    At Tuesday's City Council meeting, members officially accepted a federal grant and approved spending over $1 million in city funds for a desalination plant pilot study.The study will help determine how and where would be best for building a test plant and also to search for state and federal grants to assist with such construction. It will also help determine the most efficient way to process saltwater, what to do with the leftover brine water and how to store, possibly underground, drinkable...More >>
  • Warmer Weather Brings Out More Coastal Bend Snakes

    Warmer Weather Brings Out More Coastal Bend Snakes

    As temperatures begin to warm up, some experts are sending out a warning -- beware of snakes.It was just this past weekend when a family celebrating Easter came across a diamondback rattlesnake in their yard as the kids were hunting for Easter eggs. It happened in the 6300 block of Alexis Drive, in the Cimarron and Yorktown area.Luckily, no one was bitten.Kiii News Reporter Bill Churchwell went Live with a look at what you should do if you come across a venomous snake.You might be surprised, ...More >>
    As temperatures begin to warm up, some experts are sending out a warning -- beware of snakes.It was just this past weekend when a family celebrating Easter came across a diamondback rattlesnake in their yard as the kids were hunting for Easter eggs. It happened in the 6300 block of Alexis Drive, in the Cimarron and Yorktown area.Luckily, no one was bitten.Kiii News Reporter Bill Churchwell went Live with a look at what you should do if you come across a venomous snake.You might be surprised, ...More >>
  • Job Seekers Come Out to Kiii-TV Studios for a Job Fair

    Job Seekers Come Out to Kiii-TV Studios for a Job Fair

    It was a packed house here at the Kiii-TV studios Tuesday as those looking for work showed up to participate in our job fair.Some employers said they were shocked at the number of folks that came out. A total of 18 companies looking to hire participated in the fair, and many of them conducted interviews on the spot.Kiii-TV is in the process of planning our next job fair. Once those plans are finalized, we'll let you know the date and time.More >>
    It was a packed house here at the Kiii-TV studios Tuesday as those looking for work showed up to participate in our job fair.Some employers said they were shocked at the number of folks that came out. A total of 18 companies looking to hire participated in the fair, and many of them conducted interviews on the spot.Kiii-TV is in the process of planning our next job fair. Once those plans are finalized, we'll let you know the date and time.More >>
  • Hot Jobs: April 22, 2014

    Hot Jobs: April 22, 2014

    This week's Hot Jobs report is courtesy of Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend.Location Alice, Texas Job Number 6296363 Title Assistant Manager Salary Starts at $28,340.00 Year, Depending on Experience +Benefits Qualifications One (1) year prior experience in retail management and a High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required. Basic computer skills required. Candidate must be able to provide excellent customer service and supervision to clients and employees. Must ...More >>
    This week's Hot Jobs report is courtesy of Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend.Location Alice, Texas Job Number 6296363 Title Assistant Manager Salary Starts at $28,340.00 Year, Depending on Experience +Benefits Qualifications One (1) year prior experience in retail management and a High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required. Basic computer skills required. Candidate must be able to provide excellent customer service and supervision to clients and employees. Must ...More >>
  • Head Start Kids Learn About the Environment on Earth Day

    Head Start Kids Learn About the Environment on Earth Day

    Kids from our local Head Start schools were taught the importance of conservation and recycling to celebrate Earth Day on Tuesday.It's celebrated every April 22, and kids were made aware of environmental problems from Corpus Christi Mayor Nelda Martinez and Toby Globy.The three most important things the kids learned were reduce, reuse and recycle. The folks at Head Start hope the kids will tell their moms and dads why it is important to help Mother Earth.More >>
    Kids from our local Head Start schools were taught the importance of conservation and recycling to celebrate Earth Day on Tuesday.It's celebrated every April 22, and kids were made aware of environmental problems from Corpus Christi Mayor Nelda Martinez and Toby Globy.The three most important things the kids learned were reduce, reuse and recycle. The folks at Head Start hope the kids will tell their moms and dads why it is important to help Mother Earth.More >>
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  • Register to Win: Disney on Ice presents 100 Years of Magic!

    Register to Win: Disney on Ice presents 100 Years of Magic!

    Your favorite Disney characters will come to life May 8-11 at the American Bank Center Arena as Disney on Ice present 100 Years of Magic, and Kiii-TV is providing you with a chance to win free tickets!More >>
    Your favorite Disney characters will come to life May 8-11 at the American Bank Center Arena as Disney on Ice present 100 Years of Magic, and Kiii-TV is providing you with a chance to win free tickets!More >>
  • Special Report: The Buc Starts Here, Tonight at 10 p.m.

    Special Report: The Buc Starts Here, Tonight at 10 p.m.

    Considered one of the best festivals in all of Texas, it started out as just an old fashioned seaside celebration to signify the beginning of the summer season. It's grown over the years into an 11-day major tourist event. Take a look back at why over a quarter of a million people each year celebrate our pirate beginnings in a 3News Special Report: The Buc Starts Here, tonight at 10 p.m.More >>
    Considered one of the best festivals in all of Texas, it started out as just an old fashioned seaside celebration to signify the beginning of the summer season. It's grown over the years into an 11-day major tourist event. Take a look back at why over a quarter of a million people each year celebrate our pirate beginnings in a 3News Special Report: The Buc Starts Here, tonight at 10 p.m.More >>
  • Fourth Annual Coastal Bend Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

    Fourth Annual Coastal Bend Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

    Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday, so if you have any expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs, you can bring to our Kiii-TV studios for quick and safe disposal.The event is organized by the Drug Enforcement Administration and local police departments, and aims to prevent pill abuse by helping residents rid their homes of unwanted prescription drugs. Studies show that the majority of abused drugs are obtained from family and friends, including your medicine cabinet.There will be multiple d...More >>
    Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday, so if you have any expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs, you can bring to our Kiii-TV studios for quick and safe disposal.The event is organized by the Drug Enforcement Administration and local police departments, and aims to prevent pill abuse by helping residents rid their homes of unwanted prescription drugs. Studies show that the majority of abused drugs are obtained from family and friends, including your medicine cabinet.There will be multiple d...More >>
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