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Local Residents Dealing With Hunger Problem Video included

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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)-826-3150 More>>

Local Cheerleaders Head To National Competition Video included

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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 Video included

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 Video included

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 Video included

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 Video included

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 Video included

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 Video included

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 Video included

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 Video included

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 Video included

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 Video included

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>>

Work Crews Setting Up for Buc Days Rodeo Events Video included

Work crews were busy at the American Bank Center Tuesday setting up the arena to host the upcoming Buc Days rodeo events.It's the 24th year that the PRCA Rodeo has been put on during Buc Days. On Monday, crews brought in the dirt, and Tuesday was "iron day" as volunteers set up the side panels and chutes.Once all of that is set up, crews say they can bring in the animals, and then the cowboys."The rodeo starts on Thursday night and the first performance is at 7:30 p.m. It's Military Appreciat... More>>

The Right Way to Mark Your Spot for the Buc Days Parade Video included

The Buc Days Illuminated Night Parade is less than two weeks away, and people are already marking their spots for the parade using chalk, and in some cases, graffiti. However, you might not want to do that just yet. Kiii News Reporter Anayeli Ruiz went Live to tell us why.Two or three weeks ago, residents began marking their spots for the Buc Days parade, but some decided to use spray paint to mark up a sidewalk, prompting the Corpus Christi Police Department's graffiti removal truck to come ... More>>

CCPD Lieutenant Rescues Toddlers Locked in Vehicle Video included

Two small children were accidentally locked inside of a sport utility vehicle at around 4 p.m. Tuesday in the parking lot of the Walmart in the 4100 block of Staples Street.The mother of the children was with them the whole time, but was locked out while loading groceries into her vehicle. While waiting on Pop-a-Lock, Corpus Christi Police Lt. Sergio Delgado decided it was best to go ahead and get the children out. He busted out a window and pull the two toddlers to safety.The toddlers were c... More>>

  • Orange Grove Runner Takes Part in 2014 Boston Marathon

    Orange Grove Runner Takes Part in 2014 Boston Marathon

    In Boston Monday, it was an enormous step forward in the healing process following the devastating bombings at last year's marathon.That run took place again Monday, with thousands of runners from around the world there. Thousands more watched as the event went off without a hitch. Among those taking part in the run was Jake Perez from Orange Grove.Perez ran last year, and said Monday's run was something he could not miss.More >>
    In Boston Monday, it was an enormous step forward in the healing process following the devastating bombings at last year's marathon.That run took place again Monday, with thousands of runners from around the world there. Thousands more watched as the event went off without a hitch. Among those taking part in the run was Jake Perez from Orange Grove.Perez ran last year, and said Monday's run was something he could not miss.More >>
  • Groundbreaking Ceremonies Held as Portland Schools Expand

    Groundbreaking Ceremonies Held as Portland Schools Expand

    A groundbreaking ceremony was held Monday morning outside of Gregory-Portland High School, where a new all-sports complex is going up.The complex will feature a new weight room and some additional classrooms.Ground was also broken at Stephen F. Austin Elementary, where they are also expanding the facilities. Both projects should be complete in about a year.More >>
    A groundbreaking ceremony was held Monday morning outside of Gregory-Portland High School, where a new all-sports complex is going up.The complex will feature a new weight room and some additional classrooms.Ground was also broken at Stephen F. Austin Elementary, where they are also expanding the facilities. Both projects should be complete in about a year.More >>
  • Ceremony Held as Eight Firefighters Retire from CCFD

    Ceremony Held as Eight Firefighters Retire from CCFD

    They have a combined total of 234 years of experience, and on Monday, they were honored by the Corpus Christi Fire Department as they prepare for retirement.Eight members of the CCFD are retiring, all at different ranks. The ceremony took place at the Firefighters Association Hall on Ayers.Among those honored were S.A. Benavides, who started as a firefighter at the age of 19, he's now 66.Kiii-TV would like to congratulate all of the firefighters and wish them and their families the best.More >>
    They have a combined total of 234 years of experience, and on Monday, they were honored by the Corpus Christi Fire Department as they prepare for retirement.Eight members of the CCFD are retiring, all at different ranks. The ceremony took place at the Firefighters Association Hall on Ayers.Among those honored were S.A. Benavides, who started as a firefighter at the age of 19, he's now 66.Kiii-TV would like to congratulate all of the firefighters and wish them and their families the best.More >>
  • Padre Island Schlitterbahn Now Accepting Job Applications

    Padre Island Schlitterbahn Now Accepting Job Applications

    It is another sign that the Schlitterbahn water park on Padre Island is getting closer to being finished. On Monday, they began accepting job applications for the park.They are looking for everything from lifeguards to greeters, restaurant staff and even people wanting hospitality type jobs. You can apply online by clicking here.More >>
    It is another sign that the Schlitterbahn water park on Padre Island is getting closer to being finished. On Monday, they began accepting job applications for the park.They are looking for everything from lifeguards to greeters, restaurant staff and even people wanting hospitality type jobs. You can apply online by clicking here.More >>
  • RTA Making Progress on Staples Street Center Construction

    RTA Making Progress on Staples Street Center Construction

    Monday was a pivotal point in the construction of the Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority's future Staples Street Center as they began drilling concrete piers for the structure.Depths of the piers will range from 70 feet for exterior walls, to 35 feet for interior support, and six feet for the utility pad. Each pier is 18 inches in diameter. The RTA is proud of the fact that recycled materials are being used in the construction project.The budget for the project is $22.9 million,...More >>
    Monday was a pivotal point in the construction of the Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority's future Staples Street Center as they began drilling concrete piers for the structure.Depths of the piers will range from 70 feet for exterior walls, to 35 feet for interior support, and six feet for the utility pad. Each pier is 18 inches in diameter. The RTA is proud of the fact that recycled materials are being used in the construction project.The budget for the project is $22.9 million,...More >>
  • Local USO Gathering at Freebirds to Help Those in Fort Hood

    Local USO Gathering at Freebirds to Help Those in Fort Hood

    The local chapter of the USO will be in front of the Freebirds in the 5400 block of SPID Monday handing out information and telling people how they can help the USO in Fort Hood.A table will be set up from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-7 p.m.More >>
    The local chapter of the USO will be in front of the Freebirds in the 5400 block of SPID Monday handing out information and telling people how they can help the USO in Fort Hood.A table will be set up from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-7 p.m.More >>
  • Someone to Know: Baker Middle School Sixth Grader John Chapa

    Someone to Know: Baker Middle School Sixth Grader John Chapa

    Most children his age enjoy receiving goodies during the Easter holiday, but Baker Middle School sixth grader John Chapa, would rather give back -- while dressed as a panda.John raised money from his allowance, birthdays and chores, to give out dozens of stuffed animals to deserving children at Gloria Hicks Elementary School before the Easter holiday, all while wearing a panda suit."He wanted to buy a mascot outfit because he wanted to help anonymously," said Vicky Chapa, John's mother. "He w...More >>
    Most children his age enjoy receiving goodies during the Easter holiday, but Baker Middle School sixth grader John Chapa, would rather give back -- while dressed as a panda.John raised money from his allowance, birthdays and chores, to give out dozens of stuffed animals to deserving children at Gloria Hicks Elementary School before the Easter holiday, all while wearing a panda suit."He wanted to buy a mascot outfit because he wanted to help anonymously," said Vicky Chapa, John's mother. "He w...More >>
  • City Announces Buccaneer Days Street Closures

    City Announces Buccaneer Days Street Closures

    The Corpus Christi Traffic Department says various street closures will be implemented for the Buccaneer Days festival and carnival.Traffic control set up started at 8 a.m. Monday, and will remain in effect until May 5. During that time, the following will be implemented:- Northbound Shoreline Boulevard will remain open to traffic.- The median between northbound and southbound Shoreline Boulevard, located between Park Avenue and Kinney Street, will be used as the carnival grounds.- Park Avenu...More >>
    The Corpus Christi Traffic Department says various street closures will be implemented for the Buccaneer Days festival and carnival.Traffic control set up started at 8 a.m. Monday, and will remain in effect until May 5. During that time, the following will be implemented:- Northbound Shoreline Boulevard will remain open to traffic.- The median between northbound and southbound Shoreline Boulevard, located between Park Avenue and Kinney Street, will be used as the carnival grounds.- Park Avenu...More >>
  • Buc Days Gospel Fest Raising Money for Music Scholarships

    Buc Days Gospel Fest Raising Money for Music Scholarships

    Buc Days not only raises scholarship money through its rodeo, parade and carnival, but the fairly new Buc Days Gospel Fest will also be giving back to the community.The free event will be held from noon-6 p.m. Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church downtown. Musicians and groups will be coming from across Texas to play in the lineup, performing anything from southern gospel to contemporary Christian music."And not only music, but its going to be uplifting, and people are really going to be...More >>
    Buc Days not only raises scholarship money through its rodeo, parade and carnival, but the fairly new Buc Days Gospel Fest will also be giving back to the community.The free event will be held from noon-6 p.m. Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church downtown. Musicians and groups will be coming from across Texas to play in the lineup, performing anything from southern gospel to contemporary Christian music."And not only music, but its going to be uplifting, and people are really going to be...More >>
  • City Advising to Help Eliminate Mosquito Breeding Sites

    City Advising to Help Eliminate Mosquito Breeding Sites

    It's that time of the year again -- the City's Animal Care Services and Vector Control are preparing for mosquitoes to start breeding again, bringing with them the threat of West Nile virus.Mosquitoes only breed in standing water, so in order to keep the areas where people work and play safe, the City is asking that Coastal Bend residents be sure to drain all sources of standing water in and around your property. Also, be sure to keep insect repellents handy, and wear protective clothing when...More >>
    It's that time of the year again -- the City's Animal Care Services and Vector Control are preparing for mosquitoes to start breeding again, bringing with them the threat of West Nile virus.Mosquitoes only breed in standing water, so in order to keep the areas where people work and play safe, the City is asking that Coastal Bend residents be sure to drain all sources of standing water in and around your property. Also, be sure to keep insect repellents handy, and wear protective clothing when...More >>
  • Investigators Looking Into Cause of Overnight Warehouse Fire

    Investigators Looking Into Cause of Overnight Warehouse Fire

    The Corpus Christi Fire Department continues to investigate a commercial building fire that broke out just after 10 p.m. Sunday a the Jet Specialty warehouse on Leopard Street.Fire crews arrived at the scene to find flames and significant fire damage inside of the building. CCFD Captain James Brown said that, because of the structure's design, firefighters were forced to battle the fire from outside of the building."We have a metal building. That metal building will contain the heat," Brown s...More >>
    The Corpus Christi Fire Department continues to investigate a commercial building fire that broke out just after 10 p.m. Sunday a the Jet Specialty warehouse on Leopard Street.Fire crews arrived at the scene to find flames and significant fire damage inside of the building. CCFD Captain James Brown said that, because of the structure's design, firefighters were forced to battle the fire from outside of the building."We have a metal building. That metal building will contain the heat," Brown s...More >>
  • Rollover on Highway 181 South Shuts Down Traffic for a Short Time

    Rollover on Highway 181 South Shuts Down Traffic for a Short Time

    Southbound Highway 181 in Portland was shut down to one lane for a little over an hour after a tow truck hauling a Ford pickup rolled over on its side just after 1 p.m. Monday.According to police, the tow truck's axle broke, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle and roll over. Part of the axle that broke off came loose and struck another vehicle, but there were no injuries from the accident.After a little over an hour, crews were able to clear the scene and southbound Highway 181 ...More >>
    Southbound Highway 181 in Portland was shut down to one lane for a little over an hour after a tow truck hauling a Ford pickup rolled over on its side just after 1 p.m. Monday.According to police, the tow truck's axle broke, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle and roll over. Part of the axle that broke off came loose and struck another vehicle, but there were no injuries from the accident.After a little over an hour, crews were able to clear the scene and southbound Highway 181 ...More >>
  • Woman Found Dead in Trash Compactor Identified

    Woman Found Dead in Trash Compactor Identified

    The Nueces County Medical Examiner's Office released Monday morning the identity of the woman who was found dead in the trash compactor of a dump truck on April 15 at the Republic Waste Services facility on Agnes.The woman was identified as 41-year old Nancy Lea Bailey. Authorities are ruling her death an accident. Bailey died from multiple blunt force injuries, likely caused by the trash compactor.Upon finding Bailey's body, officers began investigating her death, suspecting that she may hav...More >>
    The Nueces County Medical Examiner's Office released Monday morning the identity of the woman who was found dead in the trash compactor of a dump truck on April 15 at the Republic Waste Services facility on Agnes.The woman was identified as 41-year old Nancy Lea Bailey. Authorities are ruling her death an accident. Bailey died from multiple blunt force injuries, likely caused by the trash compactor.Upon finding Bailey's body, officers began investigating her death, suspecting that she may hav...More >>
  • Padre Island National Seashore Free Admission

    Padre Island National Seashore Free Admission

    If you are looking for something to do this Easter weekend you may want to head out to the Padre Island National Seashore.That's because this Easter weekend admission to the park is free. The offer not only coincides with Easter weekend but it also marks the beginning of National Park Week which began Saturday and lasts till the 27th of April.More >>
    If you are looking for something to do this Easter weekend you may want to head out to the Padre Island National Seashore.That's because this Easter weekend admission to the park is free. The offer not only coincides with Easter weekend but it also marks the beginning of National Park Week which began Saturday and lasts till the 27th of April.More >>
  • Control Burn Gets Out of Control

    Control Burn Gets Out of Control

    A control burn. got out of control due to high wind. This happened Saturday at around 3 in the afternoon it started on Jacoby lane in Aransas Pass. According to fire officials, the blaze was about 4 to 5 acres and was said to have jumped Highway 35. Fire crews from Rockport, and several others surrounding agencies battled the fire for about an hour and a half. One shed did burn due to the fire.More >>
    A control burn. got out of control due to high wind. This happened Saturday at around 3 in the afternoon it started on Jacoby lane in Aransas Pass. According to fire officials, the blaze was about 4 to 5 acres and was said to have jumped Highway 35. Fire crews from Rockport, and several others surrounding agencies battled the fire for about an hour and a half. One shed did burn due to the fire. More >>
  • Easter Celebrations Around World

    Easter Celebrations Around World

    (CNN) -- Christians celebrated Easter around the world Sunday, but with reminders of violence and politics.In his second Easter message since becoming pontiff, Pope Francis prayed for an end to conflicts in Iraq, Israel, the Central African Republic, Nigeria, South Sudan, Venezuela and Ukraine.He delivered his speech from the central balcony of Saint Peter's Basilica. "We pray in a particular way for Syria, that all those suffering the effects of the conflict can receive needed humanitarian a...More >>
    (CNN) -- Christians celebrated Easter around the world Sunday, but with reminders of violence and politics.In his second Easter message since becoming pontiff, Pope Francis prayed for an end to conflicts in Iraq, Israel, the Central African Republic, Nigeria, South Sudan, Venezuela and Ukraine.He delivered his speech from the central balcony of Saint Peter's Basilica. "We pray in a particular way for Syria, that all those suffering the effects of the conflict can receive needed humanitarian a...More >>
  • Power Outage in Annaville

    Power Outage in Annaville

    Many of your neighbors were without power for more than two hours over in Annaville. The power went out just after ten last night, the outage affected more than 11-hundred homes. Thankfully the power was restored more than two hours later. Police believe the cause of power going out is due to a car hitting a telephone pole in that area.More >>
    Many of your neighbors were without power for more than two hours over in Annaville. The power went out just after ten last night, the outage affected more than 11-hundred homes. Thankfully the power was restored more than two hours later. Police believe the cause of power going out is due to a car hitting a telephone pole in that area.More >>
  • Man Arrested For Punching Officer

    Man Arrested For Punching Officer

    A huge fight breaks out at a popular Southside bar. Police say it involved at least 15 people. It happened just after 1:30 Saturday morning at the 5700 Blk of Staples. According to police, the fight started inside Whiskey River then moved outside. When officers tried to break up the fight 22-year-old Brian Stewart punched one of the officers. Stewart was arrested and now faces charges of assaulting a police officer.More >>
    A huge fight breaks out at a popular Southside bar. Police say it involved at least 15 people. It happened just after 1:30 Saturday morning at the 5700 Blk of Staples. According to police, the fight started inside Whiskey River then moved outside. When officers tried to break up the fight 22-year-old Brian Stewart punched one of the officers. Stewart was arrested and now faces charges of assaulting a police officer.More >>
  • With Sales Now Legal, Cannabis Lovers Take Denver's 420 Weekend To New Highs

    With Sales Now Legal, Cannabis Lovers Take Denver's 420 Weekend To New Highs

    DENVER, Colorado (CNN) -- Coming to the Mile High City this weekend was the perfect 65th birthday present for Karen Stevenson. She and her husband drove out of the Bible Belt to experience, for the first time, what it's like to buy and smoke weed legally. She wore a T-shirt featuring an image of María Sabina, a late-Mexican shaman, puffing on a joint -- a shirt that, until this day, she never dared to wear outside her Cape Girardeau, Missouri, home. "It's kind of like being a part of history...More >>
    DENVER, Colorado (CNN) -- Coming to the Mile High City this weekend was the perfect 65th birthday present for Karen Stevenson. She and her husband drove out of the Bible Belt to experience, for the first time, what it's like to buy and smoke weed legally. She wore a T-shirt featuring an image of María Sabina, a late-Mexican shaman, puffing on a joint -- a shirt that, until this day, she never dared to wear outside her Cape Girardeau, Missouri, home. "It's kind of like being a part of history...More >>
  • Man Who Shot Cop in Fredericksburg In Jail After Chase

    Man Who Shot Cop in Fredericksburg In Jail After Chase

    A suspect accused of shooting a Fredericksburg police officer is in custody in San Antonio after leading police on a chase spanning several counties.It started in Fredericksburg around 1:30 a.m. Saturday.According to the Fredericksburg Police Department, an officer was making a routine traffic stop when the 31-year-old Robert Adrian Rendon fired several shots at him from inside the car.The officer was hit twice, once in the stomach and once in the neck.He was able to radio for help and was ta...More >>
    A suspect accused of shooting a Fredericksburg police officer is in custody in San Antonio after leading police on a chase spanning several counties.It started in Fredericksburg around 1:30 a.m. Saturday.According to the Fredericksburg Police Department, an officer was making a routine traffic stop when the 31-year-old Robert Adrian Rendon fired several shots at him from inside the car.The officer was hit twice, once in the stomach and once in the neck.He was able to radio for help and was ta...More >>
  • Passion Play Draws Hundreds of Spectators to Cole Park

    Passion Play Draws Hundreds of Spectators to Cole Park

    Many of you started the day watching the 72nd annual Passion Play at the Cole Park. Whether it's a family tradition, or your first time, the production tells the story of the meaning of Easter. The crowd got to witness a beautiful sunrise Sunday morning. The Passion Play depicts the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Dozens of actors, along with music, and costumes helped create an over powering experience for those in attendance. John Siotos who attended the Passion Play told 3...More >>
    Many of you started the day watching the 72nd annual Passion Play at the Cole Park. Whether it's a family tradition, or your first time, the production tells the story of the meaning of Easter. The crowd got to witness a beautiful sunrise Sunday morning. The Passion Play depicts the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Dozens of actors, along with music, and costumes helped create an over powering experience for those in attendance. John Siotos who attended the Passion Play told 3...More >>
  • Labonte Park was a Popular Place for Campers on Easter Sunday

    Labonte Park was a Popular Place for Campers on Easter Sunday

    We headed out to Labonte Park, one of the most popular camp sites on this Easter Sunday to see how families there were enjoying the day! The park located just off I-37 was filled with families camping out. People have been camping out all week just to make sure they got a good spot! The weather was definitely in their favor. It seems no one was safe from the cascarones, as some of the campers organized an attack on our very own kiii camera man, Jay Pena.More >>
    We headed out to Labonte Park, one of the most popular camp sites on this Easter Sunday to see how families there were enjoying the day! The park located just off I-37 was filled with families camping out. People have been camping out all week just to make sure they got a good spot! The weather was definitely in their favor. It seems no one was safe from the cascarones, as some of the campers organized an attack on our very own kiii camera man, Jay Pena.More >>
  • Recognizing the Behind the Scene Heroes of Emergency Response Calls

    Recognizing the Behind the Scene Heroes of Emergency Response Calls

    All week long, we have been celebrating the heroes who are behind the scenes when it comes to emergency response. We're talking about all of the 9-1-1 dispatchers. Today we caught up with the DPS dispatchers who are spending their Easter weekend answering your emergency calls. The DPS operators are on duty 24 hours a day seven days a week and get this, they serve 18 counties in the South Texas area. Not only do they help dispatch State Troopers for DPS, but they also help Texas Parks and Wil...More >>
    All week long, we have been celebrating the heroes who are behind the scenes when it comes to emergency response. We're talking about all of the 9-1-1 dispatchers. Today we caught up with the DPS dispatchers who are spending their Easter weekend answering your emergency calls. The DPS operators are on duty 24 hours a day seven days a week and get this, they serve 18 counties in the South Texas area. Not only do they help dispatch State Troopers for DPS, but they also help Texas Parks and Wil...More >>
  • 20,000 Eggs Rain Down from the Sky During Egg Hunt

    20,000 Eggs Rain Down from the Sky During Egg Hunt

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:53:15 GMT
    Now here's one unique way to hunt for Easter eggs! 20,000 eggs were dropped from a helicopter Sunday by one special visitor. The Easter Bunny making that special delivery today from a helicopter up above. All of the fun happening at the Church of Hope in Calallen Sunday morning. There was fun for the whole family and it was a great turnout, with more than 300 people on hand. This was the first year the church has used a helicopter to drop all of the eggs. Along with the Easter egg hunt, the...More >>
    Now here's one unique way to hunt for Easter eggs! 20,000 eggs were dropped from a helicopter Sunday by one special visitor. The Easter Bunny making that special delivery today from a helicopter up above. All of the fun happening at the Church of Hope in Calallen Sunday morning. There was fun for the whole family and it was a great turnout, with more than 300 people on hand. This was the first year the church has used a helicopter to drop all of the eggs. Along with the Easter egg hunt, the...More >>
  • Military Matters: Fleet and Family Support Services

    Military Matters: Fleet and Family Support Services

    It's a program designed to help support our military members and their families on a variety of areas of their lives. It's called the Fleet and Family Support Center, and it can be found at both NAS Corpus Christi and NAS Kingsville. From making dollars and sense of their finances, to working through PTSD and stress management, Fleet and Family Services is there to help with a variety of topics, and not just for active duty military but also their families, and even veterans. The services a...More >>
    It's a program designed to help support our military members and their families on a variety of areas of their lives. It's called the Fleet and Family Support Center, and it can be found at both NAS Corpus Christi and NAS Kingsville. From making dollars and sense of their finances, to working through PTSD and stress management, Fleet and Family Services is there to help with a variety of topics, and not just for active duty military but also their families, and even veterans. The services a...More >>
  • Firefighters Spend Hours Battling Warehouse Fire

    Firefighters Spend Hours Battling Warehouse Fire

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:47:11 GMT
    The Corpus Christi Fire Department is investigating a fire that broke out Sunday night at a local business.Crews arrived to Jet Specialty on Leopard near Southern Minerals around 10:15 p.m., Sunday. The company supplies oil and gas equipment. Captain James Brown says the structure design forced firefighters to battle the blaze from outside the building. First responders were on scene until around 2 a.m. putting out hot spots. One firefighter suffered a minor leg injury.CCFD will be back on sc...More >>
    The Corpus Christi Fire Department is investigating a fire that broke out Sunday night at a local business.Crews arrived to Jet Specialty on Leopard near Southern Minerals around 10:15 p.m., Sunday. The company supplies oil and gas equipment. Captain James Brown says the structure design forced firefighters to battle the blaze from outside the building. First responders were on scene until around 2 a.m. putting out hot spots. One firefighter suffered a minor leg injury.CCFD will be back on sc...More >>
  • Walk to End Alzheimer's

    Walk to End Alzheimer's

    The Walk to End Alzheimer's is scheduled for September 13th at Heritage Park. Get a team together and register at www.alz.org. Eliseo Chavez also explains an upcoming symposium at TAMUK.More >>
    The Walk to End Alzheimer's is scheduled for September 13th at Heritage Park. Get a team together and register at www.alz.org. Eliseo Chavez also explains an upcoming symposium at TAMUK.More >>
  • New Line of "Young Professionals" Courses at the Island University

    New Line of "Young Professionals" Courses at the Island University

    Texas A M University Corpus Christi is launching a new line of courses aimed at helping young professionals or people changing careers. The classes cover self publishing, personal finance, and business writing. For information on registration, visit www.tamucc.edu.More >>
    Texas A M University Corpus Christi is launching a new line of courses aimed at helping young professionals or people changing careers. The classes cover self publishing, personal finance, and business writing. For information on registration, visit www.tamucc.edu.More >>
  • Early Morning Foot Pursuit For CCPD

    Early Morning Foot Pursuit For CCPD

    A Corpus Christi man is facing some serious charges after leading Corpus Christi police officers on a foot chase Sunday morning. The chase started at 1:15 Sunday morning at the 2000 block of Treyway, near Airline and Holly. Police say while the suspect fled from police, he allegedly tried to get rid of a gun and what is believed to be crack cocaine. Investigators were able to recover a handgun and the controlled substance. The man was then taken to the Corpus Christi Detention Center and...More >>
    A Corpus Christi man is facing some serious charges after leading Corpus Christi police officers on a foot chase Sunday morning. The chase started at 1:15 Sunday morning at the 2000 block of Treyway, near Airline and Holly. Police say while the suspect fled from police, he allegedly tried to get rid of a gun and what is believed to be crack cocaine. Investigators were able to recover a handgun and the controlled substance. The man was then taken to the Corpus Christi Detention Center and...More >>
  • Oklahoma City Bombing Anniversary

    Oklahoma City Bombing Anniversary

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-04-20 14:33:19 GMT
    Saturday marked the 19th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing by Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols. The victims of that attack were remembered in a ceremony at the site.More >>
    Saturday marked the 19th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing by Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols. The victims of that attack were remembered in a ceremony at the site.More >>
  • Asian Culture On Display In The Upcoming Children's Day Festival

    Asian Culture On Display In The Upcoming Children's Day Festival

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:07 AM EDT2014-04-20 14:07:21 GMT
    There's a cool and colorful event coming up at the Museum of Asian Cultures. It's called Children's Day Festival and on Saturday Morning's First Edition 3 News Anchor Michael Gibson spoke with a volunteer with the event about why families are going to want to show up.More >>
    There's a cool and colorful event coming up at the Museum of Asian Cultures. It's called Children's Day Festival and on Saturday Morning's First Edition 3 News Anchor Michael Gibson spoke with a volunteer with the event about why families are going to want to show up.More >>
  • Crosstown Rollover Sends One Man To The Hospital And He Gets A Ticket To Boot

    Crosstown Rollover Sends One Man To The Hospital And He Gets A Ticket To Boot

    Sunday, April 20 2014 9:41 AM EDT2014-04-20 13:41:10 GMT
    Sounds of a wild rollover crash could be heard for blocks over on the Westside of the City. The accident happened just after 12:30 on Sunday morning on the Crosstown freeway near Gollihar. According to police the driver was traveling southbound on the expressway and tried to avoid another vehicle on the road. Investigators say he swerved into another lane and lost control. He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He will also be given ticket for not staying in his own ...More >>
    Sounds of a wild rollover crash could be heard for blocks over on the Westside of the City. The accident happened just after 12:30 on Sunday morning on the Crosstown freeway near Gollihar. According to police the driver was traveling southbound on the expressway and tried to avoid another vehicle on the road. Investigators say he swerved into another lane and lost control. He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He will also be given ticket for not staying in his own ...More >>
  • Update: 5 Workers Arrested During Banquete Game Room Bust

    Update: 5 Workers Arrested During Banquete Game Room Bust

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:00:15 GMT
    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 >>
    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

    Residents Startled by Gun Fire

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:45:09 GMT
    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 >>
    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

    Car Crashes and Catches Fire

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:30:09 GMT
    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 >>
    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

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

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:06:54 GMT
    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.comMore >>
    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.comMore >>
  • Earth Day Celebrated at Texas State Aquarium

    Earth Day Celebrated at Texas State Aquarium

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:06:19 GMT
    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 >>
    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

    14th Annual Easter Festival Draws Hundreds of Families

    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 >>
    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

    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 >>
    (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

    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 >>
    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

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

    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 >>
    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

    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 >>
    (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 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 >>
    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

    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 >>
    (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

    Robstown Stations of the Cross

    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 >>
    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

    Border Patrol Bust

    Saturday, April 19 2014 12:15 PM EDT2014-04-19 16:15:58 GMT
    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 >>
    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

    National Energy Boom Blurs Political Battle Lines

    Saturday, April 19 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-04-19 16:07:05 GMT
    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 >>
    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

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

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-04-19 15:52:05 GMT
    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 >>
    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

    Whiskey River Bar Fight

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-04-19 15:26:31 GMT
    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 >>
    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

    Nueces County Deputies Raid Banquete 8-Liners

    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 >>
    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 >>
  • Easter Crowds Expected to Gather at Labonte Park

    Easter Crowds Expected to Gather at Labonte Park

    As Easter weekend begins, many Coastal Bend residents are getting ready to fire up the grill and spend time with their families, and Labonte Park will be a popular destination for just that.More >>
    As Easter weekend begins, many Coastal Bend residents are getting ready to fire up the grill and spend time with their families, and Labonte Park will be a popular destination for just that.More >>
  • First United Methodist Church of Taft Broken Into, Looted

    First United Methodist Church of Taft Broken Into, Looted

    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 >>
    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 >>
  • TAMUCC Students Display Innovation Using Google Glass

    TAMUCC Students Display Innovation Using Google Glass

    There's a group of students at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi who have been working on some really cool technology involving Google Glass.More >>
    There's a group of students at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi who have been working on some really cool technology involving Google Glass.More >>
  • Local Spiritual Reader Gives Out Easter Baskets at Marina

    Local Spiritual Reader Gives Out Easter Baskets at Marina

    A lot of underprivileged kids are going to have a great Easter this year thanks to one generous lady who was out at the Corpus Christi Marina Friday, giving out Easter baskets.More >>
    A lot of underprivileged kids are going to have a great Easter this year thanks to one generous lady who was out at the Corpus Christi Marina Friday, giving out Easter baskets.More >>
  • Service Dogs Spread Cheer at Local Nursing Home

    Service Dogs Spread Cheer at Local Nursing Home

    A group of service dogs were taken to a local nursing home Friday to help spread cheer to the residents there.More >>
    A group of service dogs were taken to a local nursing home Friday to help spread cheer to the residents there.More >>
  • Alice Apartments Lose Water for Second Time in Two Weeks

    Alice Apartments Lose Water for Second Time in Two Weeks

    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 >>
    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 >>
  • City Finishes First Phase of Street Preventative Maintenance

    City Finishes First Phase of Street Preventative Maintenance

    The City of Corpus Christi has just completed the first batch of work for its Street Preventative Maintenance Program this week.More >>
    The City of Corpus Christi has just completed the first batch of work for its Street Preventative Maintenance Program this week.More >>
  • Families Taking Pictures with Easter Bunny at La Palmera Mall

    Families Taking Pictures with Easter Bunny at La Palmera Mall

    La Palmera Mall was the place to be on Friday if you wanted to see the Easter Bunny. Dozens of families lined up to meet the carrot-crunching character.More >>
    La Palmera Mall was the place to be on Friday if you wanted to see the Easter Bunny. Dozens of families lined up to meet the carrot-crunching character.More >>
  • Midday Service at First United Methodist Church for Good Friday

    Midday Service at First United Methodist Church for Good Friday

    Christians around the world observed on of the holiest days of the year -- Good Friday. At First United Methodist Church in Corpus Christi, the faithful gathered for a midday service.More >>
    Christians around the world observed on of the holiest days of the year -- Good Friday. At First United Methodist Church in Corpus Christi, the faithful gathered for a midday service.More >>
  • Portland Officials Warning of Venomous Brown Widow Spiders

    Portland Officials Warning of Venomous Brown Widow Spiders

    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 >>
    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 >>
  • Alice Police Arrest Man in Possession of Crystal Meth

    Alice Police Arrest Man in Possession of Crystal Meth

    After receiving a tip that an Alice man was in possession of methamphetamine, Alice police were able to locate him and arrested him Thursday on Olmito Street in Alice.More >>
    After receiving a tip that an Alice man was in possession of methamphetamine, Alice police were able to locate him and arrested him Thursday on Olmito Street in Alice.More >>
  • Two Children, One Pregnant Woman Ejected During Rollover Accident

    Two Children, One Pregnant Woman Ejected During Rollover Accident

    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 >>
    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 >>
  • Police Seek Female Bank Robbery Suspect Identified by Public

    Police Seek Female Bank Robbery Suspect Identified by Public

    Thanks to help from the public, police have identified the woman suspected in the April 12 robbery at the Value Bank in the 3700 block of Staples Street as 26-year old Seanette Alice Villarreal.More >>
    Thanks to help from the public, police have identified the woman suspected in the April 12 robbery at the Value Bank in the 3700 block of Staples Street as 26-year old Seanette Alice Villarreal.More >>
  • Officers Arrest Wanted Man Hiding in Closet on Waxwing Street

    Officers Arrest Wanted Man Hiding in Closet on Waxwing Street

    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 >>
    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 >>
  • Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Strikes Southern Mexico

    Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Strikes Southern Mexico

    (CNN) - A magnitude-7.2 earthquake struck southern Mexico's Guerrero state Friday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said.More >>
    (CNN) - It met the definition of a major one, but the magnitude-7.2 earthquake that struck Friday in southern Mexico's Guerrero state doesn't appear to have left much of a mark, and the region emerged relatively unscathed.More >>
  • Girl Scout Spreads Flower Seeds Along Highway Leading to Benavides

    Girl Scout Spreads Flower Seeds Along Highway Leading to Benavides

    16-year old Alis Louviere, a Girl Scout with Troop 1097, was out spreading wild Cosmos seeds along Highway 359 east of Benavides Friday morning.More >>
    16-year old Alis Louviere, a Girl Scout with Troop 1097, was out spreading wild Cosmos seeds along Highway 359 east of Benavides Friday morning.More >>
  • Suspect Uses Welding Equipment to Break Into Coin Machines

    Suspect Uses Welding Equipment to Break Into Coin Machines

    Corpus Christi police are looking to identify a man who allegedly broke into dispensing machines at the Ocean in Motion Laser Car Wash in the 14000 block of Northwest Boulevard just after midnight Sunday, March 9.More >>
    Corpus Christi police are looking to identify a man who allegedly broke into dispensing machines at the Ocean in Motion Laser Car Wash in the 14000 block of Northwest Boulevard just after midnight Sunday, March 9.More >>
  • Craft Makers Sell Easter Items in Front of Moon Plaza Flea Market

    Craft Makers Sell Easter Items in Front of Moon Plaza Flea Market

    The Easter Bunny isn't here yet, but it sure looked like he had arrived Thursday along a stretch of Ayers Street.More >>
    The Easter Bunny isn't here yet, but it sure looked like he had arrived Thursday along a stretch of Ayers Street.More >>
  • Driver Slams Into Bar

    Driver Slams Into Bar

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:02 AM EDT2014-04-18 13:02:19 GMT
    One local woman faces charges of DWI and criminal mischief after driving through the front of a bar Friday morning.More >>
    One local woman faces charges of DWI and criminal mischief after driving through the front of a bar Friday morning.More >>
  • Safety Changes Coming To McArdle Road

    Safety Changes Coming To McArdle Road

    About 40 residents gathered at the Oso Recreation Center to hear details on how the 27 month project to rebuild a section of McArdle Road will affect them and area businesses.More >>
    About 40 residents gathered at the Oso Recreation Center to hear details on how the 27 month project to rebuild a section of McArdle Road will affect them and area businesses.More >>
  • Signs Point To Pothole Problems

    Signs Point To Pothole Problems

    In Kingsville, motorists tired of driving down on one street covered with potholes came up with a unique way to point out the problem.
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    In Kingsville, motorists tired of driving down on one street covered with potholes came up with a unique way to point out the problem. 
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  • CCISD Teachers Honored At Banquet

    CCISD Teachers Honored At Banquet

    The Corpus Christi Independent School District held their annual Teacher Of The Year Banquet at the American Bank Center Thursday Evening.More >>
    The Corpus Christi Independent School District held their annual Teacher Of The Year Banquet at the American Bank Center Thursday Evening.More >>
  • One Dead, Six Hospitalized After Two Vans Collide at Highway 44 Intersection

    One Dead, Six Hospitalized After Two Vans Collide at Highway 44 Intersection

    Seven people were transported to Christus Spohn Memorial Hospital after two vans collided around noon Thursday at the intersection of Highway 44 and FM 3386. One driver has been confirmed dead.More >>
    Seven people were transported to Christus Spohn Memorial Hospital after two vans collided around noon Thursday at the intersection of Highway 44 and FM 3386. One driver has been confirmed dead.More >>
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize-Winning Author, Dies at 87

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize-Winning Author, Dies at 87

    (CNN) - Gabriel García Márquez, the influential, Nobel Prize-winning author of "One Hundred Years of Solitude" and "Love in the Time of Cholera," has died, his family and officials said.More >>
    (CNN) - Gabriel García Márquez, the influential, Nobel Prize-winning author of "One Hundred Years of Solitude" and "Love in the Time of Cholera," has died, his family and officials said.More >>
  • Alice Officials Seek Grant to Build Transportation Facility

    Alice Officials Seek Grant to Build Transportation Facility

    There are plans underway in Alice to build a transportation facility to handle the increased transportation needs in that region.More >>
    There are plans underway in Alice to build a transportation facility to handle the increased transportation needs in that region.More >>
  • CCPD Honors Young Hero Who Spoke to 911 to Save His Mom

    CCPD Honors Young Hero Who Spoke to 911 to Save His Mom

    The Corpus Christi Police Department and Metrocom honored a five-year old boy and his sister at their downtown headquarters Thursday morning for communicating with 911 operators to save their mother's life.More >>
    The Corpus Christi Police Department and Metrocom honored a five-year old boy and his sister at their downtown headquarters Thursday morning for communicating with 911 operators to save their mother's life.More >>
  • Priscilla Leal Going to Houston Physical Therapy Hospital

    Priscilla Leal Going to Houston Physical Therapy Hospital

    It was announced Thursday that the District 3 Councilwoman Priscilla Leal will be traveling to Houston on Friday to be admitted at TIRR Memorial Hermann, a world-renowned physical therapy hospital.More >>
    It was announced Thursday that the District 3 Councilwoman Priscilla Leal will be traveling to Houston on Friday to be admitted at TIRR Memorial Hermann, a world-renowned physical therapy hospital.More >>
  • Suspect Pleads Guilty to Killing Two Rockport Men in October

    Suspect Pleads Guilty to Killing Two Rockport Men in October

    The man accused of killing two Rockport men in October of 2013 has pled guilty to the charges, meaning 32-year old David White will serve 50 years in prison.More >>
    The man accused of killing two Rockport men in October of 2013 has pled guilty to the charges, meaning 32-year old David White will serve 50 years in prison.More >>
  • Police Seek Suspects of Attempted Robbery at Retail Store

    Police Seek Suspects of Attempted Robbery at Retail Store

    Detectives need your help catching two men who tried to burglarize a trailer parked outside of a clothing retail store in the 5400 block of McArdle Road.More >>
    Detectives need your help catching two men who tried to burglarize a trailer parked outside of a clothing retail store in the 5400 block of McArdle Road.More >>
  • Federal Judge Denies Request to Park Recalled GM Cars

    Federal Judge Denies Request to Park Recalled GM Cars

    At the federal courthouse Thursday, District Judge Nelva Gonzalez Ramos delivered a legal victory to General Motors in connection with an ongoing recall of small GM cars.More >>
    At the federal courthouse Thursday, District Judge Nelva Gonzalez Ramos delivered a legal victory to General Motors in connection with an ongoing recall of small GM cars.More >>
  • Police Respond to Reports of Shots Fired in Residential Neighborhood

    Police Respond to Reports of Shots Fired in Residential Neighborhood

    Police were called into action Thursday morning after residents reported hearing several gunshots ring out in the 4400 block of Sequoia Street, near Gollihar and Weber.More >>
    Police were called into action Thursday morning after residents reported hearing several gunshots ring out in the 4400 block of Sequoia Street, near Gollihar and Weber.More >>
  • No Arrests in Shooting at Gas Station on Nueces Bay Boulevard

    No Arrests in Shooting at Gas Station on Nueces Bay Boulevard

    Corpus Christi police say no arrests have been made in relation to a dispute over a fuel pump Wednesday night that resulted in gunfire.More >>
    Corpus Christi police say no arrests have been made in relation to a dispute over a fuel pump Wednesday night that resulted in gunfire.More >>
  • Ceremony Held in Honor of 19-Year Old Accident Victim

    Ceremony Held in Honor of 19-Year Old Accident Victim

    An organ donation ceremony was held Thursday for a young woman who was hit by a vehicle and gravely injured in Port Aransas over he weekend.More >>
    An organ donation ceremony was held Thursday for a young woman who was hit by a vehicle and gravely injured in Port Aransas over he weekend.More >>
  • Port Aransas Officials Discuss Banning Plastic Bags

    Port Aransas Officials Discuss Banning Plastic Bags

    Many cities have tried and failed, but that has not stopped Port Aransas from stepping up to the plate to try and rid their city of plastic bags.More >>
    Many cities have tried and failed, but that has not stopped Port Aransas from stepping up to the plate to try and rid their city of plastic bags.More >>
  • Kingsville Residents Puts Up Signs to Get City to Fix Potholes

    Kingsville Residents Puts Up Signs to Get City to Fix Potholes

    Kingsville residents who has to drive on the 1600 block of North Young at Corral took action when their street became unbearable because of potholes.More >>
    Kingsville residents who has to drive on the 1600 block of North Young at Corral took action when their street became unbearable because of potholes.More >>
  • Coastal Compass Offers Free Education & Work Resources

    Coastal Compass Offers Free Education & Work Resources

    The Coastal Compass Education and Work Resource Center at La Palmera mall helps guide people on the right path for their future.More >>
    The Coastal Compass Education and Work Resource Center at La Palmera mall helps guide people on the right path for their future.More >>
  • Dispute Over Gas Pump Leads To Shooting

    Dispute Over Gas Pump Leads To Shooting

    A fight broke out at a gas station in the 1000 Block of Nueces Bay Boulevard Wednesday evening. One man was shot in the altercation. He is expected to recover from his injuries.More >>
    A fight broke out at a gas station in the 1000 Block of Nueces Bay Boulevard Wednesday evening. One man was shot in the altercation. He is expected to recover from his injuries.More >>
  • Community Comes Out To Remember Murder Victim

    Community Comes Out To Remember Murder Victim

    A candlelight vigil was held Wednesday evening to remember 59-year-old  Benjamin Mustafa. He was gunned down at his convenience store Monday afternoon in a robbery attempt.More >>
    A candlelight vigil was held Wednesday evening to remember 59-year-old  Benjamin Mustafa. He was gunned down at his convenience store Monday afternoon in a robbery attempt.More >>
  • Ronald McDonald House Receives Big Donation

    Ronald McDonald House Receives Big Donation

    The folks with Grunt's Texas Cantina in Sandia donated over $53,000 to the Ronald McDonald House. The money was raised through a barbecue fundraiser.More >>
    The folks with Grunt's Texas Cantina in Sandia donated over $53,000 to the Ronald McDonald House. The money was raised through a barbecue fundraiser.More >>
  • Convicted Killer Villegas Executed

    Convicted Killer Villegas Executed

    Jose Villegas, a 38-year old convicted killer, was executed just after 7pm Wednesday evening in Huntsville. He was convicted for a brutal triple murder back in 2001 here in Corpus Christi.More >>
    Jose Villegas, a 38-year old convicted killer, was executed just after 7pm Wednesday evening in Huntsville. He was convicted for a brutal triple murder back in 2001 here in Corpus Christi.More >>
  • Free Admission This Weekend at Padre Island National Seashore

    Free Admission This Weekend at Padre Island National Seashore

    If you are looking for something to do this Easter weekend, you may want to head out to the Padre Island National Seashore.More >>
    If you are looking for something to do this Easter weekend, you may want to head out to the Padre Island National Seashore.More >>
  • Stripes Gives Scholarships to Six Local High Schoolers

    Stripes Gives Scholarships to Six Local High Schoolers

    Some local high school students received big help on Wednesday in their pursuit of a college education.More >>
    Some local high school students received big help on Wednesday in their pursuit of a college education.More >>
  • Fans Pay Respects on Selena Quintanilla-Perez' 43rd Birthday

    Fans Pay Respects on Selena Quintanilla-Perez' 43rd Birthday

    She was the reigning queen of Tejano music when she was gunned down in 1995, but had she lived, Selena Quintanilla-Perez would have been 43 years old on Wednesday.More >>
    She was the reigning queen of Tejano music when she was gunned down in 1995, but had she lived, Selena Quintanilla-Perez would have been 43 years old on Wednesday.More >>
  • AT&T Retirees Picket Over Rising Health Care Premiums

    AT&T Retirees Picket Over Rising Health Care Premiums

    Employees formed a picket line outside the downtown offices of AT&T in Corpus Christi, saying that since last year, their healthcare premiums have gone up some 300-percent.More >>
    Employees formed a picket line outside the downtown offices of AT&T in Corpus Christi, saying that since last year, their healthcare premiums have gone up some 300-percent.More >>
  • Local Vendors Display Services as TPCO America Supplier Fair

    Local Vendors Display Services as TPCO America Supplier Fair

    A supplier fair for companies hoping to land business contracts with TPCO America was held Wednesday evening at the Solomon P. Ortiz Center.More >>
    A supplier fair for companies hoping to land business contracts with TPCO America was held Wednesday evening at the Solomon P. Ortiz Center.More >>
  • Firefighters Called Out to Fire at Duplex on Robinson Street

    Firefighters Called Out to Fire at Duplex on Robinson Street

    Investigators are looking into the cause of a fire that broke out Wednesday afternoon at a duplex in the 600 block of Robinson Street, near Ray High School.More >>
    Investigators are looking into the cause of a fire that broke out Wednesday afternoon at a duplex in the 600 block of Robinson Street, near Ray High School.More >>
  • Execution Date Arrives for Convicted Killer Out of Corpus Christi

    Execution Date Arrives for Convicted Killer Out of Corpus Christi

    Jose Villegas, a 38-year old convicted killer, was scheduled to be put to death Wednesday evening in Huntsville for a brutal triple murder back in 2001 here in Corpus Christi.More >>
    Jose Villegas, a 38-year old convicted killer, was scheduled to be put to death Wednesday evening in Huntsville for a brutal triple murder back in 2001 here in Corpus Christi.More >>
  • Court Appoints Capital Murder Attorneys to Three Shooting Suspects

    Court Appoints Capital Murder Attorneys to Three Shooting Suspects

    The three suspects charged in the Monday afternoon shooting homicide of 59-year old Benjamin Mustafa appeared in court Wednesday to receive court appointed attorneys that specialize in capital murder trials.More >>
    The three suspects charged in the Monday afternoon shooting homicide of 59-year old Benjamin Mustafa appeared in court Wednesday to receive court appointed attorneys that specialize in capital murder trials.More >>
  • Family of 19-Year Old Accident Victim Face Tough Decision

    Family of 19-Year Old Accident Victim Face Tough Decision

    The parents of a young woman who was struck and gravely injured in Port Aransas this weekend still have many questions about how the accident happened.More >>
    The parents of a young woman who was struck and gravely injured in Port Aransas this weekend still have many questions about how the accident happened.More >>
  • Crime Stoppers: Help Identify a Bank Robbery Suspect

    Crime Stoppers: Help Identify a Bank Robbery Suspect

    Police need your help solving a bank robbery that happened last year just before Christmas at the American Bank on Alameda, near Everhart.More >>
    Police need your help solving a bank robbery that happened last year just before Christmas at the American Bank on Alameda, near Everhart.More >>
  • CCPD Looking for Fugitive Wanted for Evading Arrest

    CCPD Looking for Fugitive Wanted for Evading Arrest

    The Corpus Christi Police Department needs your help catching a woman that was able to evade police in a vehicle.More >>
    The Corpus Christi Police Department needs your help catching a woman that was able to evade police in a vehicle.More >>
  • Museum of Science and History Unveils Tolerance Exhibit

    Museum of Science and History Unveils Tolerance Exhibit

    The Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History is unveiling an all-new exhibit to coincide with National Genocide Awareness Month.More >>
    The Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History is unveiling an all-new exhibit to coincide with National Genocide Awareness Month.More >>
  • TPCO America Announces Phase Two of Plant Construction

    TPCO America Announces Phase Two of Plant Construction

    A news conference was held Wednesday morning as TPCO America announced details of the biggest phase in construction of their new Gregory plant, as well as a supplier fair to be held later in the night.More >>
    A news conference was held Wednesday morning as TPCO America announced details of the biggest phase in construction of their new Gregory plant, as well as a supplier fair to be held later in the night.More >>
  • Officers Arrest Woman Found Passed Out at Drive-Thru Window

    Officers Arrest Woman Found Passed Out at Drive-Thru Window

    A Corpus Christi woman is facing serious charges after police say she fell asleep at the wheel while at a drive-thru window just after 3 a.m. Wednesday.More >>
    A Corpus Christi woman is facing serious charges after police say she fell asleep at the wheel while at a drive-thru window just after 3 a.m. Wednesday.More >>
  • Police Seek Women Accused of Using Stolen Checks at Walmart

    Police Seek Women Accused of Using Stolen Checks at Walmart

    The Aransas Pass Police Department is looking for two women who used stolen checks to purchase 12 Green Dot prepaid credit cards totaling almost $5,000 just before 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29.More >>
    The Aransas Pass Police Department is looking for two women who used stolen checks to purchase 12 Green Dot prepaid credit cards totaling almost $5,000 just before 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29.More >>
  • Rescuers Search Dark, Cold Sea for Survivors of Shipwreck off South Korea

    Rescuers Search Dark, Cold Sea for Survivors of Shipwreck off South Korea

    (CNN) - Military dive teams worked the waters of the Yellow Sea in a desperate effort to find nearly 300 people who remained missing after a ferry sank with breathtaking speed.More >>
    (CNN) - Military dive teams worked the waters of the Yellow Sea in a desperate effort to find nearly 300 people who remained missing after a ferry sank with breathtaking speed.More >>
  • Man Arrested for Firing Shots Into the Air, Public Intoxication

    Man Arrested for Firing Shots Into the Air, Public Intoxication

    A 42-year old man was arrested late Tuesday night for discharging a firearm inside city limits and public intoxication at Padre Balli Park.More >>
    A 42-year old man was arrested late Tuesday night for discharging a firearm inside city limits and public intoxication at Padre Balli Park.More >>
  • Buc Days Pro Rodeo To Hold Mutton Bustin Mania Saturday

    Buc Days Pro Rodeo To Hold Mutton Bustin Mania Saturday

    Mutton Bustin Mania will be Saturday from 10 a.m. to Noon on Shoreline and Park, where the little ones can try their luck at mutton bustin.More >>
    Mutton Bustin Mania will be Saturday from 10 a.m. to Noon on Shoreline and Park, where the little ones can try their luck at mutton bustin.More >>
  • Organization Brings Awareness to Number of Area Teens Abusing Drugs

    Organization Brings Awareness to Number of Area Teens Abusing Drugs

    Corpus Christi City Leaders are looking to end drug and alcohol abuse among pre-teens.More >>
    Corpus Christi City Leaders are looking to end drug and alcohol abuse among pre-teens.More >>
  • Three Star Student 4/16/14

    Three Star Student 4/16/14

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:40 AM EDT2014-04-16 13:40:34 GMT
    Marisol Rodriguez is a 13-year old 7th grader at the School of Science and Technology. She is the 3 Star Student for Wednesday, April 16th.More >>
    Marisol Rodriguez is a 13-year old 7th grader at the School of Science and Technology. She is the 3 Star Student for Wednesday, April 16th.More >>
  • DMC Master Chorus to Carnegie Hall

    DMC Master Chorus to Carnegie Hall

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:33 AM EDT2014-04-16 13:33:20 GMT
    Del Mar College's Master Chorus is headed to New York in May to perform at Carnegie Hall. Dennis Richardson, director of choral activities, joined John-Thomas Kobos with how you can help them.More >>
    Del Mar College's Master Chorus is headed to New York in May to perform at Carnegie Hall. Dennis Richardson, director of choral activities, joined John-Thomas Kobos with how you can help them.More >>
  • Hebbronville 8-Liner Operators Speak Out

    Hebbronville 8-Liner Operators Speak Out

    In Jim Hogg County, the Sheriff's Office there was ordered 8-Liner Gaming Establishments there to shut down.
    More >>
    In Jim Hogg County, the Sheriff's Office there was ordered 8-Liner Gaming Establishments there to shut down. That order comes in the aftermath of an armed robbery attempt last week at one of those establishments in Hebbronville. The owners of those 8-Liner businesses in the Hebbronville area spoke to 3news on Tuesday.More >>
  • Portland Officials Promoting Water Safety

    Portland Officials Promoting Water Safety

    The city of Portland is taking steps to make sure it's citizens know the importance of swimming pool safety. 
    More >>
    The city of Portland is taking steps to make sure it's citizens know the importance of swimming pool safety. Tuesday night the Mayor of Portland proclaimed the month of May as Drowning Prevention And Water Safety Awareness Month.More >>
  • TAMUCC Proclaimed Storm Ready

    TAMUCC Proclaimed Storm Ready

    The National Weather Service Tuesday gave Texas A&M Corpus Christi their StormReady seal.More >>
    The National Weather Service Tuesday gave Texas A&M Corpus Christi their StormReady seal.More >>
  • Barge Containing Fuel Additive Stuck Off Coast of Port O'Connor

    Barge Containing Fuel Additive Stuck Off Coast of Port O'Connor

    Crews in the Port O'Connor area are still cleaning up from last month's oil spill in the Galveston Bay area, but as of Tuesday, U.S. Coast Guard officials say they have a new problem to contend with.More >>
    Crews in the Port O'Connor area are still cleaning up from last month's oil spill in the Galveston Bay area, but as of Tuesday, U.S. Coast Guard officials say they have a new problem to contend with.More >>
  • HEB Donates $50,000 for CASA Expansion Project

    HEB Donates $50,000 for CASA Expansion Project

    Helping children who have, through no fault of their own, found themselves caught in the legal system is the mission of CASA, or Court Appointed Special Advocates.More >>
    Helping children who have, through no fault of their own, found themselves caught in the legal system is the mission of CASA, or Court Appointed Special Advocates.More >>
  • City Council Votes to Annex Property of Proposed Wind Farm

    City Council Votes to Annex Property of Proposed Wind Farm

    The City of Corpus Christi may have effectively killed a proposed wind farm project in the Chapman Ranch area, just outside the city limits, in a single vote at Tuesday's council meeting.
    More >>
    The City of Corpus Christi may have effectively killed a proposed wind farm project in the Chapman Ranch area, just outside the city limits, in a single vote at Tuesday's council meeting.
    More >>
  • Friends of Murder Victim Benjamin Mustafa Build Makeshift Memorial

    Friends of Murder Victim Benjamin Mustafa Build Makeshift Memorial

    People who knew 59-year old Benjamin Mustafa, the victim of this city's latest homicide, began leaving items in his memory at the Tim's Market Tuesday morning.More >>
    People who knew 59-year old Benjamin Mustafa, the victim of this city's latest homicide, began leaving items in his memory at the Tim's Market Tuesday morning.More >>
  • Body of a 41-Year Old Woman Found in Trash Compactor

    Body of a 41-Year Old Woman Found in Trash Compactor

    Corpus Christi police are investigating the death of a 41-year old woman whose remains were found in a trash compactor at a local garbage collection business early Tuesday morning.More >>
    Corpus Christi police are investigating the death of a 41-year old woman whose remains were found in a trash compactor at a local garbage collection business early Tuesday morning.More >>
  • Waffle Event Raises $10,500 for Triumph Over Kids Cancer

    Waffle Event Raises $10,500 for Triumph Over Kids Cancer

    A check for $10,500 was presented to the Triumph Over Kids Cancer Foundation at Monday night's Corpus Christi Independent School District board meeting.More >>
    A check for $10,500 was presented to the Triumph Over Kids Cancer Foundation at Monday night's Corpus Christi Independent School District board meeting.More >>
  • Two People Rescued from Overnight Apartment Fire in Flour Bluff

    Two People Rescued from Overnight Apartment Fire in Flour Bluff

    Two people suffered from smoke inhalation during a fire that broke out just before 2:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Wharf Apartments in Flour Bluff.More >>
    Two people suffered from smoke inhalation during a fire that broke out just before 2:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Wharf Apartments in Flour Bluff.More >>
  • Police Seek Man Suspected of Exposing Himself to Young Girl

    Police Seek Man Suspected of Exposing Himself to Young Girl

    Police need your help finding a man who allegedly exposed himself to a young girl Sunday evening at North Pope Park, between Hamlin Middle School and Robert Wilson Elementary.More >>
    Police need your help finding a man who allegedly exposed himself to a young girl Sunday evening at North Pope Park, between Hamlin Middle School and Robert Wilson Elementary.More >>
  • Bond Reduced for Woman Charged in Shooting Homicide

    Bond Reduced for Woman Charged in Shooting Homicide

    Susan Salcido, the woman accused of killing her 52-year old live-in boyfriend last Thursday, had her bond reduced from $1 million to $100,000 by Judge Bobby Galvan Tuesday in the 94th District Court.More >>
    Susan Salcido, the woman accused of killing her 52-year old live-in boyfriend last Thursday, had her bond reduced from $1 million to $100,000 by Judge Bobby Galvan Tuesday in the 94th District Court.More >>
  • 'We are America, we own the finish line,' Biden says at Boston Bombing Memorial

    'We are America, we own the finish line,' Biden says at Boston Bombing Memorial

    (CNN) - A moment of silence at the finish line, the tolling of church bells and a solemn flag-raising ceremony capped the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing Tuesday.More >>
    (CNN) - A moment of silence at the finish line, the tolling of church bells and a solemn flag-raising ceremony capped the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing Tuesday.More >>
  • Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation Offers Several Free Programs & Services

    Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation Offers Several Free Programs & Services

    Sarah Acosta was live at the new building for 3News First Edition taking a look at the facility and learning about the vast amount of free programs and services offered.More >>
    Sarah Acosta was live at the new building for 3News First Edition taking a look at the facility and learning about the vast amount of free programs and services offered.More >>
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