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Padre Island National Seashore, South Beach Temporarily Closed to Vehicle Traffic

The Padre Island National Seashore will be closing off the area known as South Beach to vehicle traffic beginning at 6:00 PM Tuesday.Early Tuesday the National Weather Service issued a Coastal Flood Advisory for Nueces and Kleberg counties from 10:00 PM Tuesday until Wednesday at 12 Noon. Representatives with the Padre Island National Seashore say they are closing off South Beach to traffic during the advisory.Park officials say vehicles will be allowed back on the beach as soon as conditions... More>>

Hours After Arrest Warrant Is Issued, Suspect is Caught

Daniel Martinez, 32, has been arrested on Theft and Burglary charges on Tuesday. It was back on August 21 when Corpus Christi police raided a home along the 1700 block of Nile Dr.Early Tuesday morning, police got arrest warrants for Martinez stemming from a raid of a home along the 1700 block of Nile. Hours later, Martinez was pulled over along the 6400 block of Vincent Drive. Police officers recognized Martinez as a wanted person and arrested him. The truck he was driving was taken to the Co... More>>

Terror Group Posts "A Second Message to America"

(CNN) -- The ISIS terror group has published a video titled "A second message to America," showing the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff.The video also threatens the life of British captive, David Haines.Sotloff speaks to the camera before he is killed, saying he is "paying the price" for U.S. intervention.The masked ISIS figure in the video speaks to U.S. President Barack Obama, telling him, "Just as your missiles continue to strike our people, our knife will continue to strike... More>>

  • Firefighters Respond to Apartment Fire on Yucca Courts

    Firefighters Respond to Apartment Fire on Yucca Courts

    Firefighters were called out at around 4 p.m. Monday to respond to an apartment fire in the 1400 block of Yucca Courts, near Ayers Street.More >>
    Firefighters were called out at around 4 p.m. Monday to respond to an apartment fire in the 1400 block of Yucca Courts, near Ayers Street.More >>
  • Someone to Know: Pennie Parker

    Someone to Know: Pennie Parker

    Opportunities to volunteer at Driscoll Children's Hospital are available in many areas, depending on what you're interested in. In this edition of Someone to Know, 3News introduces you to Pennie Parker, a volunteer who uses art to help brighten children's days.More >>
    Opportunities to volunteer at Driscoll Children's Hospital are available in many areas, depending on what you're interested in. In this edition of Someone to Know, 3News introduces you to Pennie Parker, a volunteer who uses art to help brighten children's days.More >>
  • First Annual Labor Day Picnic at Alameda, Airline Shopping Center

    First Annual Labor Day Picnic at Alameda, Airline Shopping Center

    The first annual Labor Day Picnic was held from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday at a shopping center at the intersection of Alameda and Airline.More >>
    The first annual Labor Day Picnic was held from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday at a shopping center at the intersection of Alameda and Airline.More >>
  • Crowds at North Beach for Labor Day Despite Flooding, Erosion

    Crowds at North Beach for Labor Day Despite Flooding, Erosion

    It wouldn't be Labor Day for some people without spending it on our area beaches, and although flood in some areas and shut down in others, North Beach was the place to be Monday.More >>
    It wouldn't be Labor Day for some people without spending it on our area beaches, and although flood in some areas and shut down in others, North Beach was the place to be Monday.More >>
  • Two People Stabbed at Knights Inn Hotel on North Beach

    Two People Stabbed at Knights Inn Hotel on North Beach

    Police were called to the Knights Inn Hotel in the 400 block of Burleson, near Surfside Boulevard on North Beach, after two people were stabbed there just after 2:30 a.m. Monday.More >>
    Police were called to the Knights Inn Hotel in the 400 block of Burleson, near Surfside Boulevard on North Beach, after two people were stabbed there just after 2:30 a.m. Monday.More >>
  • Nine Hospitalized After RTA Bus Crashes Into Vehicle

    Nine Hospitalized After RTA Bus Crashes Into Vehicle

    Nine people were transported by ambulance to area hospitals Monday afternoon after a Regional Transportation Authority bus crashed into a vehicle as it was turning into a driveway at Greenwood and Easley.More >>
    Nine people were transported by ambulance to area hospitals Monday afternoon after a Regional Transportation Authority bus crashed into a vehicle as it was turning into a driveway at Greenwood and Easley.More >>
  • UK PM: Police Need Power to Seize Passports of Would-Be Jihad Suspects

    UK PM: Police Need Power to Seize Passports of Would-Be Jihad Suspects

    (CNN) - British Prime Minister David Cameron called Monday for a new law to give police the temporary power to seize a passport in case a British citizen is suspected of trying to travel to support ISIS.More >>
    (CNN) - British Prime Minister David Cameron called Monday for a new law to give police the temporary power to seize a passport in case a British citizen is suspected of trying to travel to support ISIS.More >>
  • U.N. to Investigate Human Rights Abuses Allegedly Committed by ISIS

    U.N. to Investigate Human Rights Abuses Allegedly Committed by ISIS

    (CNN) - The United Nations Human Rights Council said Monday they will send a special mission to Iraq to investigate human rights abuses and war crimes allegedly committed by ISIS.More >>
    (CNN) - The United Nations Human Rights Council said Monday they will send a special mission to Iraq to investigate human rights abuses and war crimes allegedly committed by ISIS.More >>
  • Tourists Hit North Beach for Labor Day Weekend

    Tourists Hit North Beach for Labor Day Weekend

    Hundreds of people were keeping local attractions at North Beach busy Sunday as the celebrated their Labor Day weekend.More >>
    Hundreds of people were keeping local attractions at North Beach busy Sunday as the celebrated their Labor Day weekend.More >>
  • Rick Perry Takes Back Tweet

    Rick Perry Takes Back Tweet

    (CNN) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry's Twitter account sent a disparaging graphic of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg Sunday night. Less than an hour later, he followed up with a tweet calling the graphic unauthorized.More >>
    (CNN) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry's Twitter account sent a disparaging graphic of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg Sunday night. Less than an hour later, he followed up with a tweet calling the graphic unauthorized.More >>
  • Triumph Over Kid Cancer Holds Giddy Up Race

    Triumph Over Kid Cancer Holds Giddy Up Race

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:07 AM EDT2014-09-01 13:07:33 GMT
    James Ragan's goal was to raise money and awareness to find a cure for pediatric cancers.More >>
    James Ragan's goal was to raise money and awareness to find a cure for pediatric cancers.
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  • It's Your Life Foundation Golf Tournament

    It's Your Life Foundation Golf Tournament

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:47 AM EDT2014-09-01 12:47:39 GMT
    It's Your Life Foundation is working to end diabetes, childhood obesity and youth smoking in the Coastal Bend.More >>
    It's Your Life Foundation is working to end diabetes, childhood obesity and youth smoking in the Coastal Bend.More >>
  • Family Searches for Missing Man

    Family Searches for Missing Man

    An Aransas Pass family is searching for their loved one who went missing in Brooks County. His family says it's the last thing he said on the phone that has them fearing for his life. 20 year old Eric Samora reportedly called his family two weeks ago saying he was running for his life through the brush near Falfurrias and didn't know where he was at. That's when the phone went dead. Anayeli Ruiz spoke with the young man's family and has the story.More >>
    An Aransas Pass family is searching for their loved one who went missing in Brooks County. His family says it's the last thing he said on the phone that has them fearing for his life. 20 year old Eric Samora reportedly called his family two weeks ago saying he was running for his life through the brush near Falfurrias and didn't know where he was at. That's when the phone went dead. Anayeli Ruiz spoke with the young man's family and has the story.More >>
  • Military Matters: Mission Smile

    Military Matters: Mission Smile

    Making sure our men and women in uniform are in tip top shape, also means making sure they have good dental hygiene. In our Military Matters report, Sarah Acosta introduces us to the team from the Navy Dental Corps stationed at NASCC. The Navy Dental Corps celebrated its one hundred and second birthday this month. The organization was established in 1912 and nowadays there are more than twenty-five hundred active reserve duty corps personnel. There are three Navy Dental Corps officers at t...More >>
    Making sure our men and women in uniform are in tip top shape, also means making sure they have good dental hygiene. In our Military Matters report, Sarah Acosta introduces us to the team from the Navy Dental Corps stationed at NASCC. The Navy Dental Corps celebrated its one hundred and second birthday this month. The organization was established in 1912 and nowadays there are more than twenty-five hundred active reserve duty corps personnel. There are three Navy Dental Corps officers at t...More >>
  • "A Lady Never Reveals her True Age" -Lena Coleman-Wilson

    "A Lady Never Reveals her True Age" -Lena Coleman-Wilson

    Lena Coleman-Wilson has dedicated her life to helping others. This weekend, Lena, who has done so much for the community was in for a surprise of her own. A birthday surprise that is! Coleman-Wilson said, "my husband really put one over on me. He didn't tell me nothing about this. It's just so beautiful. I feel like i'm floating on air, i'm just so happy." Coleman-Wilson, is the former president of the NAACP and volunteer to several other local organizations over the years. Folks from all ov...More >>
    Lena Coleman-Wilson has dedicated her life to helping others. This weekend, Lena, who has done so much for the community was in for a surprise of her own. A birthday surprise that is! Coleman-Wilson said, "my husband really put one over on me. He didn't tell me nothing about this. It's just so beautiful. I feel like i'm floating on air, i'm just so happy." Coleman-Wilson, is the former president of the NAACP and volunteer to several other local organizations over the years. Folks from all ov...More >>
  • Water Gardens Mystery

    Water Gardens Mystery

    It's something you had to really see to believe, when our local Water Gardens were taken over by bubbles. The odd sight near the Art Museum of South Texas attracted people who were out taking pictures of it all. Huge mounds of white foam covering nearly the whole place. Others jogging or walking by were also curious and asking, was it a prank carried out by someone or some kind of malfunction with the facility? A city employee tells 3 News that all the bubbles were from the cleaners recently...More >>
    It's something you had to really see to believe, when our local Water Gardens were taken over by bubbles. The odd sight near the Art Museum of South Texas attracted people who were out taking pictures of it all. Huge mounds of white foam covering nearly the whole place. Others jogging or walking by were also curious and asking, was it a prank carried out by someone or some kind of malfunction with the facility? A city employee tells 3 News that all the bubbles were from the cleaners recently...More >>
  • Labor Day Water Safety Tips For Children

    Labor Day Water Safety Tips For Children

    For those who have young ones who will be getting their feet wet at the pool or beach this holiday weekend, our Brian Burns has some advice on keeping your kids safe, while in the water. Here are some water safety tips to keep in mind. Never leave children alone around the water whether it is in a pool or even a lake. Secure access to swimming pools. use fences, self-closing and latching gates, and water surface alarms. Be ready for emergencies. keep emergency telephone numbers handy and lea...More >>
    For those who have young ones who will be getting their feet wet at the pool or beach this holiday weekend, our Brian Burns has some advice on keeping your kids safe, while in the water. Here are some water safety tips to keep in mind. Never leave children alone around the water whether it is in a pool or even a lake. Secure access to swimming pools. use fences, self-closing and latching gates, and water surface alarms. Be ready for emergencies. keep emergency telephone numbers handy and lea...More >>
  • City of Corpus Christi's Holiday Schedule

    City of Corpus Christi's Holiday Schedule

    Most City of Corpus Christi offices, including City Hall, libraries and Municipal Court will be closed Labor Day, Monday, September 1, 2014.Garbage Collection Recycling Collection: WILL BE COLLECTED on Labor Day.Heavy Brush: WILL NOT BE COLLECTED on Labor Day.Landfill: The J.C. Elliot Citizens Collection Center WILL BE OPEN on Labor Day, 8:00 a.m. until5:00 p.m.Recycling Drop-Off Sites: WILL BE OPEN on Labor Day from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. The locations are the HEB at Leopard Street and V...More >>
    Most City of Corpus Christi offices, including City Hall, libraries and Municipal Court will be closed Labor Day, Monday, September 1, 2014.Garbage Collection Recycling Collection: WILL BE COLLECTED on Labor Day.Heavy Brush: WILL NOT BE COLLECTED on Labor Day.Landfill: The J.C. Elliot Citizens Collection Center WILL BE OPEN on Labor Day, 8:00 a.m. until5:00 p.m.Recycling Drop-Off Sites: WILL BE OPEN on Labor Day from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. The locations are the HEB at Leopard Street and V...More >>
  • Youth Group Brings Joy to Children at Local Hospital

    Youth Group Brings Joy to Children at Local Hospital

    Local teens helping some special children. One church youth group decided to make their own teddy bears, and donate them to kids at Driscoll Children's Hospital. Cassie Thompson with the youth group said, "it makes me really happy, the small little act of service that i'm doing" We caught up with Cassie Thompson who attends the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She says her youth group decided they wanted to do something special for the community, so they decided to spend the last...More >>
    Local teens helping some special children. One church youth group decided to make their own teddy bears, and donate them to kids at Driscoll Children's Hospital. Cassie Thompson with the youth group said, "it makes me really happy, the small little act of service that i'm doing" We caught up with Cassie Thompson who attends the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She says her youth group decided they wanted to do something special for the community, so they decided to spend the last...More >>
  • Back To School Anti-Bullying Rally

    Back To School Anti-Bullying Rally

    Sunday, August 31 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-08-31 22:00:16 GMT
    Back here at home with school now underway it's an issue that students and parents need to be aware of bullying.Saturday, several organizers got together to host a "Back to School" anti-bullying rally at the Reconciliation Church.The event which was free to the community and offered workshops and classes for everyone interested it was also a chance to hear from those victims of bullying. Part of this event took place at the "Team Teddy Community Garden" which is in memory of Teddy Molina a F...More >>
    Back here at home with school now underway it's an issue that students and parents need to be aware of bullying.Saturday, several organizers got together to host a "Back to School" anti-bullying rally at the Reconciliation Church.The event which was free to the community and offered workshops and classes for everyone interested it was also a chance to hear from those victims of bullying. Part of this event took place at the "Team Teddy Community Garden" which is in memory of Teddy Molina a F...More >>
  • 49ers' Ray McDonald faces domestic violence charge

    49ers' Ray McDonald faces domestic violence charge

    Sunday, August 31 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-08-31 21:00:21 GMT
    (CNN) -- The National Football League's new domestic violence policy will be tested just three days after it was implemented by Commissioner Roger Goodell.San Jose, California, police arrested the San Francisco 49ers' starting defensive end Ray McDonald on Sunday on felony domestic violence charges.Police say they responded at 2:48 a.m. to a reported incident, and after "the domestic violence allegation was substantiated," they took the 6-foot-3, 290 pound lineman into custody and booked him....More >>
    (CNN) -- The National Football League's new domestic violence policy will be tested just three days after it was implemented by Commissioner Roger Goodell.San Jose, California, police arrested the San Francisco 49ers' starting defensive end Ray McDonald on Sunday on felony domestic violence charges.Police say they responded at 2:48 a.m. to a reported incident, and after "the domestic violence allegation was substantiated," they took the 6-foot-3, 290 pound lineman into custody and booked him....More >>
  • Neighbor Dispute

    Neighbor Dispute

    Sunday, August 31 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-08-31 20:00:16 GMT
    An early morning dispute between neighbors yesterday lands one man in jail and another in the hospital.This all happening on the 46-hundred block of Sharpsburg at around 6 Saturday. According to police, the two neighbors were arguing when someone called police on them. When officers arrived they found one neighbor with a hole in his jaw that appeared to be a gunshot wound.He was taken to Christus Spohn Memorial with a broken jaw. The suspect 31- year-old joaquin Adan Garcia was arrested and t...More >>
    An early morning dispute between neighbors yesterday lands one man in jail and another in the hospital.This all happening on the 46-hundred block of Sharpsburg at around 6 Saturday. According to police, the two neighbors were arguing when someone called police on them. When officers arrived they found one neighbor with a hole in his jaw that appeared to be a gunshot wound.He was taken to Christus Spohn Memorial with a broken jaw. The suspect 31- year-old joaquin Adan Garcia was arrested and t...More >>
  • FBI investigating hacking attack on JPMorgan

    FBI investigating hacking attack on JPMorgan

    Sunday, August 31 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:00:19 GMT
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The FBI is investigating hacking attacks on 7 of the top 15 banks, including one against JPMorgan Chase, according to someone with direct knowledge of the attack.The extent of the damage -- and who did it -- is still unknown. A person who analyzed the attack said hackers used sophisticated, never-before-seen malware to get deep enough into the banks' computer systems to delete and manipulate records.That could affect all sorts of bank logs, maybe even consumer or invest...More >>
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The FBI is investigating hacking attacks on 7 of the top 15 banks, including one against JPMorgan Chase, according to someone with direct knowledge of the attack.The extent of the damage -- and who did it -- is still unknown. A person who analyzed the attack said hackers used sophisticated, never-before-seen malware to get deep enough into the banks' computer systems to delete and manipulate records.That could affect all sorts of bank logs, maybe even consumer or invest...More >>
  • A/C Unit Fixed At Casa de Oro Apartments

    A/C Unit Fixed At Casa de Oro Apartments

    Sunday, August 31 2014 2:13 PM EDT2014-08-31 18:13:18 GMT
    Residents at one senior citizen apartment complex can breath a little easier tonight. Their air conditioning is back on, after being without it for the last 3 days. This was the scene last night at the Casa de Oro apartments. It's where community members showed their generosity by dropping off water and fans to the people who live there. Elderly residents who live at the apartment complex say that they hadn't had air conditioning for the past few days and finally after one resident made a cry...More >>
    Residents at one senior citizen apartment complex can breath a little easier tonight. Their air conditioning is back on, after being without it for the last 3 days. This was the scene last night at the Casa de Oro apartments. It's where community members showed their generosity by dropping off water and fans to the people who live there. Elderly residents who live at the apartment complex say that they hadn't had air conditioning for the past few days and finally after one resident made a cry...More >>
  • Airline seat reclining sparks another skirmish

    Airline seat reclining sparks another skirmish

    Sunday, August 31 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-08-31 17:12:07 GMT
    (CNN) -- Inching into another passenger's knee space has some fliers itching for a fight.In the second serious airline legroom argument reported this week, a reportedly irate passenger caused a flight from Miami to Paris to divert to Boston on Wednesday.Paris resident Edmund Alexandre, 60, was charged in U.S. federal court Thursday with interfering with an airline flight crew. Interfering with flight crew members is a violation of federal law and carries a sentence of up to 20 years in prison...More >>
    (CNN) -- Inching into another passenger's knee space has some fliers itching for a fight.In the second serious airline legroom argument reported this week, a reportedly irate passenger caused a flight from Miami to Paris to divert to Boston on Wednesday.Paris resident Edmund Alexandre, 60, was charged in U.S. federal court Thursday with interfering with an airline flight crew. Interfering with flight crew members is a violation of federal law and carries a sentence of up to 20 years in prison...More >>
  • Rollover And Stabbing

    Rollover And Stabbing

    A rollover took place along Everhart on Sunday morning where the driver left on foot after the accident and then minutes later another man walks into a hospital after being stabbed.More >>
    A rollover took place along Everhart on Sunday morning where the driver left on foot after the accident and then minutes later another man walks into a hospital after being stabbed.More >>
  • Paws For Pets

    Paws For Pets

    This morning's Paws for Pets features Sophia, a St. Bernard who needs a home and hip replacement surgery.More >>
    This morning's Paws for Pets features Sophia, a St. Bernard who needs a home and hip replacement surgery.More >>
  • Cruz Aims Barbs At President

    Cruz Aims Barbs At President

    No topic was off limits as Senator Ted Cruz appeared before a group of supporters during the Americans for Prosperity Summit in Dallas.More >>
    No topic was off limits as Senator Ted Cruz appeared before a group of supporters during the Americans for Prosperity Summit in Dallas.More >>
  • The Doctor Straightens Out The Facts Over A Crooked Nose

    The Doctor Straightens Out The Facts Over A Crooked Nose

    80 percent of Americans suffer from a crooked nose, or deviated septum. Sunday morning, Dr. Vijay spoke with 3 News Anchor Michael Gibson about this all to common problem and what health issues it could cause.More >>
    80 percent of Americans suffer from a crooked nose, or deviated septum. Sunday morning, Dr. Vijay spoke with 3 News Anchor Michael Gibson about this all to common problem and what health issues it could cause.More >>
  • Oksana's Island Kitchen With Party Rolls

    Oksana's Island Kitchen With Party Rolls

    Here's another fast and easy recipe from Oksana's Island Kitchen that will have your guests in awe over your homemade party rolls.More >>
    Here's another fast and easy recipe from Oksana's Island Kitchen that will have your guests in awe over your homemade party rolls.More >>
  • Basketball Team Shows Support for Coach Battling Parkinson's Disease

    Basketball Team Shows Support for Coach Battling Parkinson's Disease

    If you know anyone who's battled Parkinson's Disease, you know how difficult the disease is. On Saturday, dozens of people raised awareness and money for research to help those who are living with Parkinson's right here in the Coastal Bend. Bright and early, kayak races were held at Billish Park on Padre Island. The event is called Paddle for Parkinson's. The money raised will help support local people who are battling the disease such as "Coach K" who coaches high school basketball in Port...More >>
    If you know anyone who's battled Parkinson's Disease, you know how difficult the disease is. On Saturday, dozens of people raised awareness and money for research to help those who are living with Parkinson's right here in the Coastal Bend. Bright and early, kayak races were held at Billish Park on Padre Island. The event is called Paddle for Parkinson's. The money raised will help support local people who are battling the disease such as "Coach K" who coaches high school basketball in Port...More >>
  • Pet Owner Arrested, Accused of Cutting off Dog's Leg

    Pet Owner Arrested, Accused of Cutting off Dog's Leg

    New developments this weekend in connection with an animal cruelty case we've been tell you about. Police say they have arrested the pet's owner who is accused of cutting off the dog's leg. 48 year old Steven Mulligan has been charged with animal cruelty and is in jail in lieu of a $25,000 dollar bond. The dog's name is Bugsy. Investigators say Mulligan, in an attempt to deal with an infection in the dog's leg, gave the dog a human pain killer, and then proceeded to cut it off. The director ...More >>
    New developments this weekend in connection with an animal cruelty case we've been tell you about. Police say they have arrested the pet's owner who is accused of cutting off the dog's leg. 48 year old Steven Mulligan has been charged with animal cruelty and is in jail in lieu of a $25,000 dollar bond. The dog's name is Bugsy. Investigators say Mulligan, in an attempt to deal with an infection in the dog's leg, gave the dog a human pain killer, and then proceeded to cut it off. The director ...More >>
  • Police Successfully Prevent a Woman from Jumping off the Harbor Bridge

    Police Successfully Prevent a Woman from Jumping off the Harbor Bridge

    Some tense moments for Corpus Christi Police as they tried to prevent a woman from jumping off the top of the Harbor Bridge. It happened around 4 Saturday afternoon, when police say a 47 year old woman stepped over the rail and attempted to commit suicide. Police quickly responded and closed off several lanes of the Harbor Bridge. The officers called in the hostage negotiation team and had the Marina Patrol shut down the Port of Corpus Christi for a brief time. Fire fighters assisted in tryi...More >>
    Some tense moments for Corpus Christi Police as they tried to prevent a woman from jumping off the top of the Harbor Bridge. It happened around 4 Saturday afternoon, when police say a 47 year old woman stepped over the rail and attempted to commit suicide. Police quickly responded and closed off several lanes of the Harbor Bridge. The officers called in the hostage negotiation team and had the Marina Patrol shut down the Port of Corpus Christi for a brief time. Fire fighters assisted in tryi...More >>
  • Benefit Held for 6 Year old Boy who was Allegedly Killed by Mother's Boyfriend

    Benefit Held for 6 Year old Boy who was Allegedly Killed by Mother's Boyfriend

    There was an overwhelming show of support for the family of 6 year old Xadrian Martinez on Saturday. Just days after Xadrian tragically died, his family, friends and even complete strangers have come together to help raise money for funeral costs. Suzie Anguiano who stopped by to buy a barbeque plate said, "it's unfair that it happened to him. We want to help and support in any way that we can because we have kids of our own and if it was our kids we want the same turn out." A BBQ benefit w...More >>
    There was an overwhelming show of support for the family of 6 year old Xadrian Martinez on Saturday. Just days after Xadrian tragically died, his family, friends and even complete strangers have come together to help raise money for funeral costs. Suzie Anguiano who stopped by to buy a barbeque plate said, "it's unfair that it happened to him. We want to help and support in any way that we can because we have kids of our own and if it was our kids we want the same turn out." A BBQ benefit w...More >>
  • BBQ Benefit for 6-Year-Old Boy Killed

    BBQ Benefit for 6-Year-Old Boy Killed

    Saturday, August 30 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-08-30 22:00:16 GMT
    A local car club called 361 along with friends and family are holding a benefit for the 6-year-old boy that was killed earlier this week.According to police the boy's stepfather 27-year-old Albert Villarreal struck young Xadrian Martinez after he soiled his clothing reportedly, Villarreal then grabbed the boy by the neck until he was unconscious and then slammed him into a refrigerator to try to revive him. EMS crews had been called out after the boy reportedly began having seizures. They rus...More >>
    A local car club called 361 along with friends and family are holding a benefit for the 6-year-old boy that was killed earlier this week.According to police the boy's stepfather 27-year-old Albert Villarreal struck young Xadrian Martinez after he soiled his clothing reportedly, Villarreal then grabbed the boy by the neck until he was unconscious and then slammed him into a refrigerator to try to revive him. EMS crews had been called out after the boy reportedly began having seizures. They rus...More >>
  • Former Presidents Clinton and Bush to launch new initiative

    Former Presidents Clinton and Bush to launch new initiative

    Saturday, August 30 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-08-30 21:00:09 GMT
    (CNN) -- Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush are going to join forces for a new initiative aimed at helping to give leaders better skills to solve problems.The presidents will appear together at an event in Washington on Sept. 8th to launch the Presidential Scholars Program.Organizers are billing this as a first of its kind partnership because not only will this involve the foundations run by Clinton and Bush but also will include the George Herbert Walker Bush and Lyndon Baines...More >>
    (CNN) -- Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush are going to join forces for a new initiative aimed at helping to give leaders better skills to solve problems.The presidents will appear together at an event in Washington on Sept. 8th to launch the Presidential Scholars Program.Organizers are billing this as a first of its kind partnership because not only will this involve the foundations run by Clinton and Bush but also will include the George Herbert Walker Bush and Lyndon Baines...More >>
  • Tropics Update

    Tropics Update

    Saturday, August 30 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-08-30 20:00:11 GMT
    Closely watching the progression of a tropical wave in the Caribbean Sea, east of the Yucatan Peninsula this morning. This wave will track over the Yucatan through the weekend, where interaction with land will inhibit strengthening/development. By Monday, the tropical wave will be over the warm Bay of Campeche waters. At that time, strengthening and more organization of this system looks likely. I highlighted the 'development zone' in orange and coordinated it with the probable path this syst...More >>
    Closely watching the progression of a tropical wave in the Caribbean Sea, east of the Yucatan Peninsula this morning. This wave will track over the Yucatan through the weekend, where interaction with land will inhibit strengthening/development. By Monday, the tropical wave will be over the warm Bay of Campeche waters. At that time, strengthening and more organization of this system looks likely. I highlighted the 'development zone' in orange and coordinated it with the probable path this syst...More >>
  • Gun instructor's family shows sympathy for child who accidentally killed him

    Gun instructor's family shows sympathy for child who accidentally killed him

    Saturday, August 30 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:00:18 GMT
    (CNN) -- The grieving family of the Arizona instructor accidentally shot and killed by a girl learning to fire an Uzi expressed sympathy for the 9-year-old in a nationally televised interview Friday.Charles Vacca was shot in the head Monday as he showed the New Jersey girl how to fire the Israeli-made 9mm submachine gun. As she pulled the trigger, the gun jumped out of her left hand toward Vacca, who was standing beside her. The shooting was captured on video."We just want to make sure they u...More >>
    (CNN) -- The grieving family of the Arizona instructor accidentally shot and killed by a girl learning to fire an Uzi expressed sympathy for the 9-year-old in a nationally televised interview Friday.Charles Vacca was shot in the head Monday as he showed the New Jersey girl how to fire the Israeli-made 9mm submachine gun. As she pulled the trigger, the gun jumped out of her left hand toward Vacca, who was standing beside her. The shooting was captured on video."We just want to make sure they u...More >>
  • Paddle for Parkinson's

    Paddle for Parkinson's

    Saturday, August 30 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-08-30 18:45:18 GMT
    The rain didn't stop dozens of Corpus Christi residents as they hit the canals this morning all for a good cause. Paddle for Parkinson's took place at the Billish Park. Contestants got a chance to kayak 2.5 or 5 mile kayak or stand up paddle board through the canals of North Padre Island.More >>
    The rain didn't stop dozens of Corpus Christi residents as they hit the canals this morning all for a good cause. Paddle for Parkinson's took place at the Billish Park. Contestants got a chance to kayak 2.5 or 5 mile kayak or stand up paddle board through the canals of North Padre Island.More >>
  • St. Louis-area officer fired after Facebook comments on Ferguson protests

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

    Saturday, August 30 2014 1:26 PM EDT2014-08-30 17:26:16 GMT
    (CNN) -- A St. Louis-area police officer has been fired after making what his chief called "very concerning and inappropriate" Facebook comments on the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, according to a city official."These protesters should be put down like a rabid dog the first night," Matthew Pappert, a police officer in the city of Glendale, wrote in one post, according to CNN affiliate KMOV. There were reportedly five inappropriate posts, KMOV said.Pappert was originally suspended on August ...More >>
    (CNN) -- A St. Louis-area police officer has been fired after making what his chief called "very concerning and inappropriate" Facebook comments on the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, according to a city official."These protesters should be put down like a rabid dog the first night," Matthew Pappert, a police officer in the city of Glendale, wrote in one post, according to CNN affiliate KMOV. There were reportedly five inappropriate posts, KMOV said.Pappert was originally suspended on August ...More >>
  • Here's Where And When You Can Find The Farmer's Market

    Here's Where And When You Can Find The Farmer's Market

    The Farmer's Market is where people go to buy locally grown produce. On Saturday morning, our South Texas Gardener, Gabriel Vega, spoke with Meteorologist Alan Holt about some changes made to the market that you'll need to know about.More >>
    The Farmer's Market is where people go to buy locally grown produce. On Saturday morning, our South Texas Gardener, Gabriel Vega, spoke with Meteorologist Alan Holt about some changes made to the market that you'll need to know about.More >>
  • Chuckwalla Lizard Visits KIII-TV Studios

    Chuckwalla Lizard Visits KIII-TV Studios

    Saturday, August 30 2014 9:29 AM EDT2014-08-30 13:29:39 GMT
    The Texas State Aquarium has been voted the second best aquarium in the United States and in Canada.This Saturday morning, one of the star attractions visited our studios.Sampson, who is a Chuckwalla lizard, was brought by Sarah Porras, who is a trainer at the aquarium.More >>
    The Texas State Aquarium has been voted the second best aquarium in the United States and in Canada.This Saturday morning, one of the star attractions visited our studios.Sampson, who is a Chuckwalla lizard, was brought by Sarah Porras, who is a trainer at the aquarium.More >>
  • P.A.A.C. To Host Rabies and Micro-chip Event In September

    P.A.A.C. To Host Rabies and Micro-chip Event In September

    Saturday, August 30 2014 9:17 AM EDT2014-08-30 13:17:20 GMT
    Mark your calendars!P.A.A.C., otherwise known as People Assisting Animal Control, is set to hold a rabies and micro-chip event on September 13, 2014.More >>
    Mark your calendars!P.A.A.C., otherwise known as People Assisting Animal Control, is set to hold a rabies and micro-chip event on September 13, 2014.More >>
  • Anger Management Therapy Aimed At Reducing Crime

    Anger Management Therapy Aimed At Reducing Crime

    Saturday, August 30 2014 8:57 AM EDT2014-08-30 12:57:33 GMT
    Anger is a natural emotion, but if not controlled it can be extremely dangerous or even deadly. One expert at a local anger management school we spoke with says their number one clients are those who have been ordered to attend anger management courses by the court.More >>
    Anger is a natural emotion, but if not controlled it can be extremely dangerous or even deadly. One expert at a local anger management school we spoke with says their number one clients are those who have been ordered to attend anger management courses by the court.More >>
  • Strangers Come Together to Deliver Fans to Elderly Residents

    Strangers Come Together to Deliver Fans to Elderly Residents

    Strangers come together and unite after getting word via social media that an air condition unit is not working at a senior apartment complex.More >>
    Strangers come together and unite after getting word via social media that an air condition unit is not working at a senior apartment complex.More >>
  • Kingsville Bank Robbed

    Kingsville Bank Robbed

    Saturday, August 30 2014 12:24 AM EDT2014-08-30 04:24:52 GMT
    Kingsville Police are on the lookout for a man that robbed a bank near Texas AM Kingsville. The crime happened shortly after 5 PM Friday afternoon. The suspect got away with an undetermined amount of cash. If you have any information on this crime call Kingsville Police at 592-4311.More >>
    Kingsville Police are on the lookout for a man that robbed a bank near Texas AM Kingsville. The crime happened shortly after 5 PM Friday afternoon. The suspect got away with an undetermined amount of cash. If you have any information on this crime call Kingsville Police at 592-4311.More >>
  • Local Movie Producer's Film to Hit Theaters Sept. 5

    Local Movie Producer's Film to Hit Theaters Sept. 5

    He's made a living in Corpus Christi working in the oil and gas business, and now Michael Johnson is taking on another challenge.More >>
    He's made a living in Corpus Christi working in the oil and gas business, and now Michael Johnson is taking on another challenge.More >>
  • Extra Police Patrols Planned for Labor Day Weekend

    Extra Police Patrols Planned for Labor Day Weekend

    Extra police have been scheduled to patrol local beaches this Labor Day holiday weekend, and it's also the last weekend of the year that the Corpus Christi Police Department will have their Padre Island substation on Zahn Road manned.More >>
    Extra police have been scheduled to patrol local beaches this Labor Day holiday weekend, and it's also the last weekend of the year that the Corpus Christi Police Department will have their Padre Island substation on Zahn Road manned.More >>
  • Residents Asking for More Police in Del Mar College Area

    Residents Asking for More Police in Del Mar College Area

    Some business owners and residents living and working in the Del Mar College area say having more police officers in the area is something they would like to see in the effort to fight crime.More >>
    Some business owners and residents living and working in the Del Mar College area say having more police officers in the area is something they would like to see in the effort to fight crime.More >>
  • Bee County Man Indicted for Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child

    Bee County Man Indicted for Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child

    A Bee County Grand Jury indicted 44-year old Ezra Herschberger on four counts of continuous sexual abuse of a young child on Aug. 21.More >>
    A Bee County Grand Jury indicted 44-year old Ezra Herschberger on four counts of continuous sexual abuse of a young child on Aug. 21.More >>
  • Orlando Robles Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Sexual Assault

    Orlando Robles Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Sexual Assault

    The punishment phase in the sexual assault trial of Orlando Robles came to an end Friday morning with jurors deciding on a sentence of 20 years in prison with no fine.More >>
    The punishment phase in the sexual assault trial of Orlando Robles came to an end Friday morning with jurors deciding on a sentence of 20 years in prison with no fine.More >>
  • Bugsey's Owner Arrested for Cruelty to Animals

    Bugsey's Owner Arrested for Cruelty to Animals

    The man who allegedly amputated the leg of Bugsey, a five-year old eskimo mix-breed at the center of a recent case of animal cruelty, was arrested without incident Friday at this home in the 3600 block of Topeka Street.More >>
    The man who allegedly amputated the leg of Bugsey, a five-year old eskimo mix-breed at the center of a recent case of animal cruelty, was arrested without incident Friday at this home in the 3600 block of Topeka Street.More >>
  • 46th Home Completed by Local Habitat for Humanity Chapter

    46th Home Completed by Local Habitat for Humanity Chapter

    Over the past several month, Maria Martinez and a host of volunteers from Habitat for Humanity have been working to build Martinez a house, and on Friday their work was complete.More >>
    Over the past several month, Maria Martinez and a host of volunteers from Habitat for Humanity have been working to build Martinez a house, and on Friday their work was complete.More >>
  • Two Trucks Lose Control on I-37 at Highway 77

    Two Trucks Lose Control on I-37 at Highway 77

    One man was hospitalized after two trucks lost control on I-37 at Highway 77 just after 9:30 a.m. Friday. The accident shutdown southbound traffic on the highway.More >>
    One man was hospitalized after two trucks lost control on I-37 at Highway 77 just after 9:30 a.m. Friday. The accident shutdown southbound traffic on the highway.More >>
  • Man Found Beaten, Unresponsive Between Two Buildings

    Man Found Beaten, Unresponsive Between Two Buildings

    Corpus Christi police were called out to the 500 block of Chaparral just after 7:30 a.m. Friday when a man in his 40s was found severely beaten and unresponsive between two buildings, on the backside of the Greek Orthodox Church.More >>
    Corpus Christi police were called out to the 500 block of Chaparral just after 7:30 a.m. Friday when a man in his 40s was found severely beaten and unresponsive between two buildings, on the backside of the Greek Orthodox Church.More >>
  • Middle Schoolers Preparing for Football Season Full of Change

    Middle Schoolers Preparing for Football Season Full of Change

    A new middle school football season is about to get underway, and the one year anniversary of the death of Cameron Espinosa is also coming up.More >>
    A new middle school football season is about to get underway, and the one year anniversary of the death of Cameron Espinosa is also coming up.More >>
  • Cell Phone Found Recording in Bathroom of Kwik Wash Laundromat

    Cell Phone Found Recording in Bathroom of Kwik Wash Laundromat

    For the third time in six weeks, a cell phone has been found hidden inside a public bathroom, this time at the Kwik Wash laundromat in the 11300 block of Leopard in Annaville.More >>
    For the third time in six weeks, a cell phone has been found hidden inside a public bathroom, this time at the Kwik Wash laundromat in the 11300 block of Leopard in Annaville.More >>
  • UK Raises Terror Threat Level, Citing Syria, Iraq Risk

    UK Raises Terror Threat Level, Citing Syria, Iraq Risk

    LONDON (CNN) - The UK government raised its terror threat level Friday from "substantial" to "severe," the fourth highest of five levels, in response to events in Iraq and Syria, where ISIS militants have seized a swath of territory.More >>
    LONDON (CNN) - The UK government raised its terror threat level Friday from "substantial" to "severe," the fourth highest of five levels, in response to events in Iraq and Syria, where ISIS militants have seized a swath of territory.More >>
  • Pilot Identified in Virginia Fighter Jet Crash

    Pilot Identified in Virginia Fighter Jet Crash

    (CNN) - The body of a Massachusetts Air National Guard pilot with "numerous deployments to the Middle East" has been identified after his F-15C fighter jet crashed Wednesday in Virginia, an Air National Guard official said Friday.More >>
    (CNN) - The body of a Massachusetts Air National Guard pilot with "numerous deployments to the Middle East" has been identified after his F-15C fighter jet crashed Wednesday in Virginia, an Air National Guard official said Friday.More >>
  • MEND Battles South Texas Childhood Obesity

    MEND Battles South Texas Childhood Obesity

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:44 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:44:25 GMT
    The City County Health District is offering a free clinic to help battle childhood obesity.
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    The City County Health District is offering a free clinic to help battle childhood obesity.

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  • High School Football FANatic Series Kicks Off

    High School Football FANatic Series Kicks Off

    Friday, August 29 2014 8:54 AM EDT2014-08-29 12:54:56 GMT
    Sarah Acosta was live for 3News First Edition with CCISD cheerleaders for the kickoff of our new series High School Football FANatic at McDonalds every Friday for the high school football season until the end of November.More >>
    Sarah Acosta was live for 3News First Edition with CCISD cheerleaders for the kickoff of our new series High School Football FANatic at McDonalds every Friday for the high school football season until the end of November.
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  • Ben Bolt Experiences Flooding Conditions

    Ben Bolt Experiences Flooding Conditions

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:13 AM EDT2014-08-29 04:13:02 GMT
    Some heavy showers hit the Ben Bolt area Thursday leading to some flooding conditions in the area.More >>
    Some heavy showers hit the Ben Bolt area Thursday leading to some flooding conditions in the area.More >>
  • Rip Current Poses Threat

    Rip Current Poses Threat

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:09 AM EDT2014-08-29 04:09:54 GMT
    The National Weather Service is warning everyone about a particularly dangerous rip current that'll be present all along the Gulf Coast this weekend.More >>
    The National Weather Service is warning everyone about a particularly dangerous rip current that'll be present all along the Gulf Coast this weekend.More >>
  • United We Stand March Honors 51st Anniversary of MLK's Famous Speech

    United We Stand March Honors 51st Anniversary of MLK's Famous Speech

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-08-29 04:05:58 GMT
    For 51 years, Dr. Martin Luther King's 'I Have a Dream' speech has continued a movement for unity. That movement continued Thursday at Cole Park as the local NAACP chapter hosted a citywide celebration called United We Stand.More >>
    For 51 years, Dr. Martin Luther King's 'I Have a Dream' speech has continued a movement for unity. That movement continued Thursday at Cole Park as the local NAACP chapter hosted a citywide celebration called United We Stand.More >>
  • Gregory-Portland High School Unveils New Welding Lab

    Gregory-Portland High School Unveils New Welding Lab

    Gregory-Portland High School unveiled its new welding lab Thursday. The lab replaces the school's old agriculture shop.More >>
    Gregory-Portland High School unveiled its new welding lab Thursday. The lab replaces the school's old agriculture shop.More >>
  • United We Stand March Honors 51st Anniversary of MLK's Famous Speech

    United We Stand March Honors 51st Anniversary of MLK's Famous Speech

    For 51 years, Dr. Martin Luther King's 'I Have a Dream' speech has continued a movement for unity. That movement continued Thursday at Cole Park as the local NAACP chapter hosted a citywide celebration called United We Stand.More >>
    For 51 years, Dr. Martin Luther King's 'I Have a Dream' speech has continued a movement for unity. That movement continued Thursday at Cole Park as the local NAACP chapter hosted a citywide celebration called United We Stand.More >>
  • Bugsey to Receive Much Needed Surgery for Free

    Bugsey to Receive Much Needed Surgery for Free

    Bugsey, a five-year old eskimo mix-breed that is recovering from having its leg allegedly cut off by one of its owners, was transferred to the Gulf Coast Humane Society Thursday to receive some much needed surgery for free.More >>
    Bugsey, a five-year old eskimo mix-breed that is recovering from having its leg allegedly cut off by one of its owners, was transferred to the Gulf Coast Humane Society Thursday to receive some much needed surgery for free.More >>
  • Medical Examiner Takes Stand in Father-Daughter Murder Trial

    Medical Examiner Takes Stand in Father-Daughter Murder Trial

    The Nueces County Medical Examiner took the stand Thursday in the father-daughter murder trial of 25-year old Chastity Longbine and 56-year old Dennis Longbine. There, he made some forensic revelations to the courtroom.More >>
    The Nueces County Medical Examiner took the stand Thursday in the father-daughter murder trial of 25-year old Chastity Longbine and 56-year old Dennis Longbine. There, he made some forensic revelations to the courtroom.More >>
  • Rockport Man Found Guilty of Sexual Assault, Attempted Sexual Assault

    Rockport Man Found Guilty of Sexual Assault, Attempted Sexual Assault

    Orlando Robles, 40, was found guilty on charges of sexual assault and attempted sexual assault Thursday in the 28th District Court.More >>
    Orlando Robles, 40, was found guilty on charges of sexual assault and attempted sexual assault Thursday in the 28th District Court.More >>
  • Two People Charged with Capital Murder of a Six-Year Old Appear in Court

    Two People Charged with Capital Murder of a Six-Year Old Appear in Court

    Two people facing capital murder charges in connection with the death of a six-year old boy were magistrated in court Thursday morning and given a $1 million bond.More >>
    Two people facing capital murder charges in connection with the death of a six-year old boy were magistrated in court Thursday morning and given a $1 million bond.More >>
  • Person Donates Human Skull to Goodwill Store in Austin

    Person Donates Human Skull to Goodwill Store in Austin

    Austin police are looking for someone who may have donated a human skull to a local Goodwill store there.More >>
    Austin police are looking for someone who may have donated a human skull to a local Goodwill store there.More >>
  • Guns, Drugs Seized in Wednesday Night Raid on Magnolia Street

    Guns, Drugs Seized in Wednesday Night Raid on Magnolia Street

    Police arrested one man and seized handguns, cocaine, heroin and assorted pills after raiding a house in the 3800 block of Magnolia Street at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday.More >>
    Police arrested one man and seized handguns, cocaine, heroin and assorted pills after raiding a house in the 3800 block of Magnolia Street at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday.More >>
  • Chemical Fire at U.S. Ecology Waste Plant on County Road 69

    Chemical Fire at U.S. Ecology Waste Plant on County Road 69

    Firefighters were called out to a fire at the U.S. Ecology facility in the 3200 block of County Road 69, just south of Robstown, at around 10:40 a.m. Thursday. A shelter in place order was issued as firefighters tried to determine what kind of chemical was burning.More >>
    Firefighters were called out to a fire at the U.S. Ecology facility in the 3200 block of County Road 69, just south of Robstown, at around 10:40 a.m. Thursday. A shelter in place order was issued as firefighters tried to determine what kind of chemical was burning.More >>
  • U.N.: 43 Peacekeepers Captured Near Golan Heights Crossing

    U.N.: 43 Peacekeepers Captured Near Golan Heights Crossing

    (CNN) - An armed group detained 43 U.N. peacekeepers in Syria near the country's only border crossing with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights early Thursday, a day after militants took the crossing from the Syrian regime, the United Nations said.More >>
    (CNN) - An armed group detained 43 U.N. peacekeepers in Syria near the country's only border crossing with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights early Thursday, a day after militants took the crossing from the Syrian regime, the United Nations said. More >>
  • Death Toll Passes 1,550 as Ebola Outbreak Accelerates, Officials say

    Death Toll Passes 1,550 as Ebola Outbreak Accelerates, Officials say

    (CNN) - The Ebola outbreak "continues to accelerate" in West Africa and has killed 1,552 people, the World Health Organization said Thursday.More >>
    (CNN) - The Ebola outbreak "continues to accelerate" in West Africa and has killed 1,552 people, the World Health Organization said Thursday. More >>
  • Joan Rivers Rushed to Hospital

    Joan Rivers Rushed to Hospital

    (CNN) - Joan Rivers was rushed to the hospital Thursday morning after she stopped breathing, a source confirmed to CNN.More >>
    (CNN) - Joan Rivers was rushed to the hospital Thursday morning after she stopped breathing, a source confirmed to CNN.More >>
  • Deliberations Begin in Sexual Assault Trial of Orlando Robles

    Deliberations Begin in Sexual Assault Trial of Orlando Robles

    Jurors in the 28th District Court are now deciding the fate of Orlando Robles, a Rockport man facing charges of sexual assault and attempted sexual assault. Closing statements in the trial were heard Thursday morning, and jurors began deliberations immediately after.More >>
    Jurors in the 28th District Court are now deciding the fate of Orlando Robles, a Rockport man facing charges of sexual assault and attempted sexual assault. Closing statements in the trial were heard Thursday morning, and jurors began deliberations immediately after.More >>
  • Ready Set Paddle! Paddle For Parkinson's Event Saturday

    Ready Set Paddle! Paddle For Parkinson's Event Saturday

    Thursday, August 28 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-08-28 16:08:16 GMT
    Robin Williams' death and recent Parkinson's diagnosis is bringing more awareness to the Coastal Bend non-profit hosting this year's Paddle for Parkinson's event.More >>
    Robin Williams' death and recent Parkinson's diagnosis is bringing more awareness to the Coastal Bend non-profit hosting this year's Paddle for Parkinson's event.More >>
  • E-Cigs Health Warning

    E-Cigs Health Warning

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:38 AM EDT2014-08-28 15:38:26 GMT
    The long-term effects of smoke electronic cigarettes is unknown. The W.H.O. recent recommended e-cigs be ban inside.More >>
    The long-term effects of smoke electronic cigarettes is unknown. The W.H.O. recent recommended e-cigs be ban inside.More >>
  • Grandparents Raising their Grandchildren Conference

    Grandparents Raising their Grandchildren Conference

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:29 AM EDT2014-08-28 15:29:36 GMT
    12% of children in Texas are being raised by their grandparents or other family members.More >>
    12% of children in Texas are being raised by their grandparents or other family members.More >>
  • Two arrested for capital murder of a 6-year-old

    Two arrested for capital murder of a 6-year-old

    Thursday, August 28 2014 9:17 AM EDT2014-08-28 13:17:06 GMT
    Corpus Christi Police say two people are under arrest for capital murder in connection to the death of a 6-year-old boy, Wednesday night. Officers have not yet released the names of the suspects, or their relationship with the child.The death happened around 8:30 p.m. in the 2500 block of Fig St. Emergency Medical Services responded to a report of the boy having seizures; he was rushed to Driscoll Children's Hospital where he later died.More >>
    Corpus Christi Police say two people are under arrest for capital murder in connection to the death of a 6-year-old boy, Wednesday night. Officers have not yet released the names of the suspects, or their relationship with the child.The death happened around 8:30 p.m. in the 2500 block of Fig St. Emergency Medical Services responded to a report of the boy having seizures; he was rushed to Driscoll Children's Hospital where he later died.More >>
  • Time Running Out For C.C. Medical Center To Reach Agreement With Workers

    Time Running Out For C.C. Medical Center To Reach Agreement With Workers

    Thursday, August 28 2014 1:15 AM EDT2014-08-28 05:15:10 GMT
    Time is running out for Corpus Christi Medical Center to reach a new labor agreement with it's unionized service employees. Thursday is the final day for contract negotiations, which have been going on since March.More >>
    Time is running out for Corpus Christi Medical Center to reach a new labor agreement with it's unionized service employees. Thursday is the final day for contract negotiations, which have been going on since March.More >>
  • Canines & Cappuccinos Event Helps Area Dogs

    Canines & Cappuccinos Event Helps Area Dogs

    Thursday, August 28 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-08-28 04:06:51 GMT
    Cactus and Vine hosted a special event aimed at helping area dogs. It was called Canines Cappuccinos.More >>
    Cactus and Vine hosted a special event aimed at helping area dogs. It was called Canines Cappuccinos.More >>
  • Large Oil and Gas Fair To Be Held Tomorrow

    Large Oil and Gas Fair To Be Held Tomorrow

    A large oil and gas fair is going to be held tomorrow.It's going to be held Thursday at the Sunrise Career Center located at 5858 South Padre Island Drive.The job fair will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. More than 100 position are available.You are encouraged to come prepared with a resume and to speak with staff.More >>
    A large oil and gas fair is going to be held tomorrow.It's going to be held Thursday at the Sunrise Career Center located at 5858 South Padre Island Drive.The job fair will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. More than 100 position are available.You are encouraged to come prepared with a resume and to speak with staff.More >>
  • Woman Injured in Boating Accident Scheduled to Undergo 3rd Surgery

    Woman Injured in Boating Accident Scheduled to Undergo 3rd Surgery

    We have an update tonight on the young woman who was critically injured during a boating accident over the weekend. We're told she is preparing to undergo her 3rd surgery on Thursday. The accident happened Sunday night around 8. Officials with the Texas Parks and Wildlife say 24-year old Rebecca Chambers, and some friends, were headed back to a boat ramp at marker-37 on the intracoastal waterway when she somehow fell off the front of the boat they were in. She got caught by the engine prop, ...More >>
    We have an update tonight on the young woman who was critically injured during a boating accident over the weekend. We're told she is preparing to undergo her 3rd surgery on Thursday. The accident happened Sunday night around 8. Officials with the Texas Parks and Wildlife say 24-year old Rebecca Chambers, and some friends, were headed back to a boat ramp at marker-37 on the intracoastal waterway when she somehow fell off the front of the boat they were in. She got caught by the engine prop, ...More >>
  • Convention and Visitors Bureau Opens New Visitors Center

    Convention and Visitors Bureau Opens New Visitors Center

    The Corpus Christi Convention and Visitors Bureau opened their new visitors center Wednesday at Resaca and Shoreline, just across from the American Bank Center.More >>
    The Corpus Christi Convention and Visitors Bureau opened their new visitors center Wednesday at Resaca and Shoreline, just across from the American Bank Center.More >>
  • Christus Homecare Hospice Donates $2,500 to Man Closely Affected by ALS

    Christus Homecare Hospice Donates $2,500 to Man Closely Affected by ALS

    A local man who has lost 11 family members to ALS received a generous donation on Wednesday -- a check for more than $2,500.More >>
    A local man who has lost 11 family members to ALS received a generous donation on Wednesday -- a check for more than $2,500.More >>
  • Salute to Military Luncheon Held at Omni Bayfront Hotel

    Salute to Military Luncheon Held at Omni Bayfront Hotel

    The Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce and First Community Bank teamed up Wednesday to host a Salute to Military luncheon at the Omni Bayfront Hotel.More >>
    The Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce and First Community Bank teamed up Wednesday to host a Salute to Military luncheon at the Omni Bayfront Hotel.More >>
  • Prosecution, Defense Rest in Sexual Assault Trial of Orlando Robles

    Prosecution, Defense Rest in Sexual Assault Trial of Orlando Robles

    Both the state and defense rested Wednesday in the trial of Orlando Robles, a Rockport man facing charges of sexual assault and attempted sexual assault. Robles could learn his fate as early as Thursday.More >>
    Both the state and defense rested Wednesday in the trial of Orlando Robles, a Rockport man facing charges of sexual assault and attempted sexual assault. Robles could learn his fate as early as Thursday.More >>
  • Mathis Police Officer Accused of Indecency with a Child Arrested

    Mathis Police Officer Accused of Indecency with a Child Arrested

    Mathis Police Officer Antonio Gutierrez, 50, was arrested by the Jim Wells County Sheriff's Department Tuesday after he was accused of indecency with a child, according to Sheriff's Department Sgt. Felix Saenz.More >>
    Mathis Police Officer Antonio Gutierrez, 50, was arrested by the Jim Wells County Sheriff's Department Tuesday after he was accused of indecency with a child, according to Sheriff's Department Sgt. Felix Saenz.More >>
  • The Village Restaurant Burglarized for the Second Time in Three Months

    The Village Restaurant Burglarized for the Second Time in Three Months

    A family-owned restaurant in Corpus Christi was hit by burglars overnight, and now police are trying to track them down. It is the second time in three months that the Village Restaurant on Louisiana Avenue and Swantner has been burglarized.More >>
    A family-owned restaurant in Corpus Christi was hit by burglars overnight, and now police are trying to track them down. It is the second time in three months that the Village Restaurant on Louisiana Avenue and Swantner has been burglarized.More >>
  • Police Investigating After Dog's Leg Allegedly Cut Off by Owner

    Police Investigating After Dog's Leg Allegedly Cut Off by Owner

    The Corpus Christi Police Department is investigating a possible case of animal cruelty centered around a dog who allegedly had a leg cut off by its owner. A member of Rescue 361 contacted 3News about the dog, which is currently awaiting surgery at a local veterinary clinic.More >>
    The Corpus Christi Police Department is investigating a possible case of animal cruelty centered around a dog who allegedly had a leg cut off by its owner. A member of Rescue 361 contacted 3News about the dog, which is currently awaiting surgery at a local veterinary clinic.More >>
  • Picky Pete Cleanup Program Comes to Windsor Park Elementary

    Picky Pete Cleanup Program Comes to Windsor Park Elementary

    The mantra behind the City's newest cleanup program is "Why pass it up? Pick it up." That program was unveiled Wednesday at Windsor Park Elementary School.More >>
    The mantra behind the City's newest cleanup program is "Why pass it up? Pick it up." That program was unveiled Wednesday at Windsor Park Elementary School.More >>
  • Crime Stoppers: Help Keep Crime Out of Your School

    Crime Stoppers: Help Keep Crime Out of Your School

    School is officially in full swing now, and it may be good for your kids to know that there is a Crime Stoppers program just for students, allowing them to anonymously report crimes at their schools.More >>
    School is officially in full swing now, and it may be good for your kids to know that there is a Crime Stoppers program just for students, allowing them to anonymously report crimes at their schools.More >>
  • Hit and Run Driver Causes Eight-Vehicle Collision on SPID

    Hit and Run Driver Causes Eight-Vehicle Collision on SPID

    An eight-vehicle accident brought traffic to a stop just after 8 a.m. Wednesday on SPID over Kostoryz Road. Police say a car and truck crashed first, causing a chain reaction, and the driver of the truck that started it all fled the scene.More >>
    An eight-vehicle accident brought traffic to a stop just after 8 a.m. Wednesday on SPID over Kostoryz Road. Police say a car and truck crashed first, causing a chain reaction, and the driver of the truck that started it all fled the scene.More >>
  • Overnight Burglary at Dynamo Cycle Motorcycle Accessory Shop

    Overnight Burglary at Dynamo Cycle Motorcycle Accessory Shop

    3News has obtained surveillance video from an overnight burglary that shows a crook smashing through the glass front door and heading for the cash drawer at the Dynamo Cycle motorcycle accessory shop at Ayers, near Gollihar.More >>
    3News has obtained surveillance video from an overnight burglary that shows a crook smashing through the glass front door and heading for the cash drawer at the Dynamo Cycle motorcycle accessory shop at Ayers, near Gollihar.More >>
  • Murder Trial of Chastity, Dennis Longbine Begins in 319th District Court

    Murder Trial of Chastity, Dennis Longbine Begins in 319th District Court

    Opening arguments were presented Wednesday morning as the trial of 25-year old Chastity and 56-year old Dennis Longbine, a father and daughter accused of shooting and killing 30-year old Jesse Quintanilla to death back in May of 2012, began in the 319th District Court.More >>
    Opening arguments were presented Wednesday morning as the trial of 25-year old Chastity and 56-year old Dennis Longbine, a father and daughter accused of shooting and killing 30-year old Jesse Quintanilla to death back in May of 2012, began in the 319th District Court.More >>
  • Second American Killed Fighting for ISIS, Syrian Opposition Coalition says

    Second American Killed Fighting for ISIS, Syrian Opposition Coalition says

    (CNN) - Douglas McAuthur McCain is not the only American killed while fighting for ISIS in recent days, a coalition of Syrian opposition groups said Wednesday.More >>
    (CNN) - Douglas McAuthur McCain is not the only American killed while fighting for ISIS in recent days, a coalition of Syrian opposition groups said Wednesday.More >>
  • Two Arrested for Threatening to Shoot a Man Outside a Downtown Bar

    Two Arrested for Threatening to Shoot a Man Outside a Downtown Bar

    Two people were arrested and charged with aggravated assault just after 2:30 a.m. Wednesday for allegedly threatening to shoot a 33-year old male after he offered to tell them a funny joke for 25-cents.More >>
    Two people were arrested and charged with aggravated assault just after 2:30 a.m. Wednesday for allegedly threatening to shoot a 33-year old male after he offered to tell them a funny joke for 25-cents.More >>
  • Man Arrested for Punching Woman in the Face After Argument

    Man Arrested for Punching Woman in the Face After Argument

    A 45-year old man was arrested Tuesday morning in the 500 block of South Water Street after he allegedly punched a woman in the face after an argument.More >>
    A 45-year old man was arrested Tuesday morning in the 500 block of South Water Street after he allegedly punched a woman in the face after an argument.More >>
  • Police Looking to Find Man Wanted for Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon

    Police Looking to Find Man Wanted for Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon

    The Corpus Christi Police Department is looking for 30-year old Franklin Lee Vasquez. He is wanted on an arrest warrant for unlawful carrying of a weapon on alcohol premises.More >>
    The Corpus Christi Police Department is looking for 30-year old Franklin Lee Vasquez. He is wanted on an arrest warrant for unlawful carrying of a weapon on alcohol premises.More >>
  • Get Your Dog Microchipped For Free at Canines & Cappuccinos

    Get Your Dog Microchipped For Free at Canines & Cappuccinos

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:57 AM EDT2014-08-27 13:57:51 GMT
    The Corpus Christi Animal Care Services has partnered with Cactus Vine to host a free microchipping and adoption event,More >>
    The Corpus Christi Animal Care Services has partnered with Cactus Vine to host a free microchipping and adoption event,More >>
  • Run for Blood

    Run for Blood

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:33 AM EDT2014-08-27 13:33:32 GMT
    Lace up your kicks and save three lives during the annual Run for Blood event.More >>
    Lace up your kicks and save three lives during the annual Run for Blood event.More >>
  • 911 Abuse Warning

    911 Abuse Warning

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:28 AM EDT2014-08-27 04:28:05 GMT
    They have one of the most stressful jobs out there - 911 Emergency Dispatchers. They deal with all kinds of life or death scenarios almost on a daily basis. They also deal with their fair share of false alarm calls or prank calls. In fact recently, one man was arrested for making over 400 calls to 911 in one day.More >>
    They have one of the most stressful jobs out there - 911 Emergency Dispatchers. They deal with all kinds of life or death scenarios almost on a daily basis. They also deal with their fair share of false alarm calls or prank calls. In fact recently, one man was arrested for making over 400 calls to 911 in one day.More >>
  • Dash Cam Video Shows High Speed Chase

    Dash Cam Video Shows High Speed Chase

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:20 AM EDT2014-08-27 04:20:04 GMT
    Corpus Christi Police on Tuesday released the dash cam video of the high speed chase between CCPD officers and a man wanted in a double shooting that left one person dead.More >>
    Corpus Christi Police on Tuesday released the dash cam video of the high speed chase between CCPD officers and a man wanted in a double shooting that left one person dead.More >>
  • Record Enrollment Year At TAMUCC

    Record Enrollment Year At TAMUCC

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:16 AM EDT2014-08-27 04:16:00 GMT
    This year Texas AM Corpus Christi is welcoming over 11,000 students overall to the campus. That's an increase of over 5 percent in one year.More >>
    This year Texas AM Corpus Christi is welcoming over 11,000 students overall to the campus. That's an increase of over 5 percent in one year.More >>