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Parents of 13 locked-up kids held on bail of $9M

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PERRIS, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say an emaciated teenager led deputies to a California home where her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, with some of them malnourished and chained to beds. 

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Passenger who died after casino boat fire identified

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A female passenger on a casino shuttle boat that was consumed by a huge fire off Florida's Gulf Coast has died. 

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Pope Francis under pressure to confront sex abuse in Chile

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SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - Pope Francis will be under pressure Tuesday to confront a priest sex abuse scandal during his first full day in Chile, an Andean nation where the majority identifies as Roman Catholic but strong currents of skepticism and even contempt for the church are increasingly present. Many Chileans are still furious over his 2015 decision to appoint a bishop close to the Rev. Fernando Karadima, a priest found guilty by the Vatican in 2011 of abusing dozens of minors ove... More>>

New buses for some RTA routes

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  A few city bus routes are getting a make over.  

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DA's office wont press charges against Victory Pro Wrestler Pit Bull RU

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The Nueces County District Attorney's office does not find enough evidence to press charges against Victory Pro Wrestler Pit Bull RU. Dr. Brad Hoffman has made a vow to bring Pit Bull RU to justice and insists he is the man who viciously attacked fellow wrestler Nacho Lego. Note: We would like to thank the Nueces County DA's office for playing along with our story line. Mark Gonzalez and Matt Manning devote countless hours to their jobs and we thank them for taking a few minutes... More>>

Man shot near Weber and Gollihar, police on the scene

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CORPUS CHRISTI - Corpus Christi police are investigating a shooting in a neighborhood near Weber and Gollihar Road. 

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Plan would reserve oil spill money for Gulf Coast projects

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Senate is working on a plan to reserve oil spill settlement money for use on projects along the Gulf Coast. 

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Arctic Front Arrives Tuesday; Freezing Rain and Sleet Possible

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Much colder temperatures and freezing rain, and even some sleet, are expected for Tuesday after our next front arrives Tuesday morning. Rain chances and cooler temperatures will stick around until Thursday. Warmer and drier conditions are expected just in time for the weekend! Expect mostly cloudy skies overnight with increasing rain chances as our next front approaches. This arctic front will arrive to the northern Coastal Plains after midnight and move offshore before sunrise Tuesd... More>>

Troubleshooters: Tiger Lane House

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Elvia Wilson says she and her husband Jerry hired Pete Martinez Remodeling 'before' Hurricane Harvey last August to remodel their house on Tiger Lane. 

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Police find body under I-37 and US-77 overpass

A body was found underneath an overpass at I-37 and US77 A body was found underneath an overpass at I-37 and US77
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A body was found under a Corpus Christi highway overpass.  

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Woman allegedly tries stabbing medics while being treated

Victorious Shockley, 28, was arrested for aggravated assault of a public servant Victorious Shockley, 28, was arrested for aggravated assault of a public servant
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A couple of Corpus Christi Medics were attacked by a woman they were trying to help on Sunday evening.  

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Schools prepare for freezing temps, some closing Tuesday

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In preparation for the below-freezing temperatures expected with this week's cold front, area schools are monitoring conditions and may announce school closures or delayed class start times. 

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Cold weather might affect your tires

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The rapid turnaround of the weather can lead to problems with your vehicle.  Residents can prepare to handle the frigid temperatures by checking their vehicles tires. 

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Driver goes wrong way on freeway then taunts police

Kevin Land was arrested for reckless driving, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, and escaping custody Kevin Land was arrested for reckless driving, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, and escaping custody
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It could've been a scene right out of a movie.  Corpus Christi Police were taunted by a man Sunday night driving recklessly on TX-358 who then managed to break away from them when he was in custody.  

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CCFD: Fire destroys home, two without home

Fire crews were delayed in putting out a house fire on Rogers St. due to a downed power line Fire crews were delayed in putting out a house fire on Rogers St. due to a downed power line
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Two Corpus Christi residents are without a home today after a major fire destroyed it.  

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Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dead at 46

Dolores O'Riordan, Irish musician, singer-songwriter and lead singer of the rock band The Cranberries Dolores O'Riordan, Irish musician, singer-songwriter and lead singer of the rock band The Cranberries
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(AP) - Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer of Irish rock band The Cranberries, died suddenly on Monday. She was 46. O'Riordan died in London, where she was recording, publicist Lindsey Holmes said.

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HBP construction bringing lane closures to Crosstown Expressway

Artistic rendition of the new Harbor Bridge in the works for Corpus Christi. Artistic rendition of the new Harbor Bridge in the works for Corpus Christi.
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More lane closures are expected next week as construction continues on the Harbor Bridge Project. Project coordinators say closures will occur in the western end of the project area and will not affect traffic on the Harbor Bridge. The Laredo Street entrance ramp to the Crosstown Expressway will be closed at 8 a.m. January 22 through 10 p.m. January 25. Beginning January 29 to February 2, the entrance ramp to the Crosstown Expressway from Interstate 37will be reduced to one lane fr...

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City setting out traffic barricades in preparation for winter weather conditions

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The City of Corpus Christi is preparing for possible icy conditions later this week. On Monday morning, the Office of Emergency Management sent out a "Reverse Alert" notice. They alerted residents of the Winter Weather Advisory expected to go into effect at 9 a.m. Tuesday and end at 6 a.m. Wednesday. The alert warned residents that freezing rain and sleet are expected so driving in these conditions could be difficult.  City of Corpus Christi Emergency Management offic...

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North Texas meth lab explosion leaves infant uninjured

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - A mother and daughter have been arrested after a methamphetamine lab in an Arlington, Texas, apartment exploded with an infant inside.    Arlington police spokesman Lt. Christopher Cook said Sunday that 21 pounds of meth were seized when the women were arrested late Friday.    No one was injured in the blast.    Thirty-nine-year-old Nancy Cruz-Rodriguez has been charged with manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance and ... More>>

King's words still inspire nearly 50 years after his death

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By JEFF MARTIN and ADRIAN SAINZ Associated Press    ATLANTA (AP) - Though his voice was silenced nearly 50 years ago, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s message of nonviolence still resonates and inspires. Decades ago, the famed civil rights leader - also regarded as one of America's greatest orators - recalled driving one night from Atlanta to Chattanooga, Tennessee, with his brother A.D. at the wheel. Most cars in the opposite lane failed to dim their lights, and his b... More>>

CCPD investigates dollar store armed robberies

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The first armed robbery happened just after 8:30 p.m. Sunday night at the Family Dollar store near Port Avenue and Baldwin Boulevard. According to police, a man walked into the store and pulled out a gun and demanded cash. The suspect fled the scene.

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DPS: Crash leaves Corpus Christi mother dead and her children injured

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A rollover crash has claimed the life of a Corpus Christi woman and sent her three children to the hospital. The crash happened just after 10:00 Sunday morning along I-37 in between McCoy and Campbellton Texas.

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CCPD discovers man's body underneath overpass

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Corpus Christi police made a grim discovery under an overpass along a major highway. Officers were called to the I-37 and US-77 interchange after a passerby noticed the body of a man lying motionless around 11:50 a.m. Sunday morning.

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Large moving brush fire extinguished by firefighters

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Multiple firefighters were called out for a massive moving brush fire. The flames broke out just before 1:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon near Farm Market 624 past County Road 73 near Calallen.

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Red Cross assists Flour Bluff family after a house fire

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A fire rips through an attic of a Flour Bluff home. The incident happened around 4:00 a.m. Sunday morning on the 1500 block of Humble Road off of Graham Road. 

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CCPD: Employee fires gun at alleged shoplifter

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Police responded to a shopping center in Corpus Christi after reports that a retail store employee fired a gun at two alleged shoplifters.

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California police say a man shot his mother after a video game argument

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(AP) - Police have arrested a Northern California man they say fatally shot his mother after an argument that erupted as he was playing a video game.

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Mark Wahlberg to donate $1.5 million film fee after public outcry

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(AP) - Following an outcry over a significant disparity in pay between co-stars, Mark Wahlberg agreed Saturday to donate the $1.5 million he earned for reshoots for "All the Money in the World" to the sexual misconduct defense initiative Time's Up.

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New high-speed train making preview run hits and kills woman

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(AP) - A high-speed train that was offering preview runs a day before its debut struck and killed a woman, police said Saturday. The woman, 31-year-old Melissa Lavell, was crossing the tracks of the new Brightline train after the sun set on Friday, Boynton Beach police said in a statement.

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France's playful baby panda makes 1st public appearance

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PARIS (AP) - France's first baby panda has made his grand public entrance by acting like many five-month-olds - climbing all over his mother, who looked like she just wanted to rest instead.

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Houston-area teenager shot after refusing to give up shoes

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HOUSTON (AP) - A 14-year-old boy is recovering from a gunshot wound to his chest after authorities say he was shot for refusing to give up his shoes.

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Texas MLK parade canceled after protest threat hurts funding

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - A Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in North Texas has been canceled just days after groups threatened to boycott the event because Gov. Greg Abbott was chosen as honorary grand marshal. 

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Lows in the 30s in the Weekend Forecast

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After our last front arrived Thursday, we've seen clear sunny skies and low humidity on this Friday. Another front is expected to arrive on Saturday, dropping temperatures even further. A freeze warning is not out of the question for our northern counties Sunday morning. Rain chances and windy conditions are expected with our next front. This strong front will arrive on Tuesday bringing us highs in the 40s and 50s and light rain.  Tonight, expect clear skies and near-freezing te... More>>

Port A ferry not boarding large vehicles

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The Port Aransas ferry system is limiting the types of vehicles it can transport at certain times throughout the day.

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Helen Slater is guest at 2018 Corpus Christi Comic Con

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The Corpus Christi Comic Con Facebook page has announced Helen Slater as special guest.  

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AG: Austin must be transparent on city manager candidates

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Open government advocates are cheering an opinion by the Texas attorney general's office that Austin cannot withhold records showing who applied for city manager. 

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Store employee allegedly tied up during robbery

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A terrifying ordeal for a store employee who was allegedly robbed and tied up inside his convenience store, Friday afternoon. 

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Police looking for two Robstown Outlet Mall thieves

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The Nike store located at the Robstown Outlet Mall was recently hit by a couple of shoplifters.  

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Alice PD hopes to fight car breakins with social media

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Car burglaries are a continuing problem in Alice, Texas and the Alice Police Department hopes to combat that problem with social media.   

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Troubleshooters; Leaning Pole

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There it is. On the 400 block of West 4th Street in Bishop. The leaning pole. Melissa Anguiano says it's been like this since before Halloween. In fact, she says at one point, the wires were just hanging off the pole . 

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Accident causing major traffic stall near Mathis

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Major accident causes traffic jam on I-37 near Mathis.

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Former postal carrier admits burning US mail for months

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A federal prosecutor says a former U.S. Postal Service worker who burned at least 20 tubs of mail over five months has pleaded guilty to a single count of delaying or destroying the mail. U.S. Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook said in a news release Friday that 50-year-old Mark Wayne Thompson took mail from his rural postal route in Louisiana to his home in Pitkin, where from Dec. 1, 2016 to May 1, 2017, he burned at least 20 tubs of mail. The former letter carri...

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I-37 crash leaves one dead, two injured

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A fatal car accident occurred early Friday morning at the intersection of North Port Avenue and I-37.  

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Cybersecurity firm: US Senate in Russian hackers’ crosshairs

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PARIS (AP) — The same Russian government-aligned hackers who penetrated the Democratic Party have spent the past few months laying the groundwork for an espionage campaign against the U.S. Senate, a cybersecurity firm said Friday.

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Multiple shots fired during home invasion

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The Corpus Christi Police Department is on the scene of home invasion on the 1000 block of Chamberlain St., near Ray High School. Officers were dispatched to the area just after 4 a.m. for numerous shots fired. When officers arrived on scene, the homeowner said that three to four people forced their way into the home. Gunfire was then exchanged from inside and outside of the house, according to Lt. Steven Gonzalez. Two people inside the home were uninjured, accor...

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Rescuers ‘searching for a miracle’ in California mudslides

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More than two full days after mudslides ravaged the coastal town of Montecito, the search for the missing became an increasingly desperate exercise Thursday, with growing doubts about whether anyone would be found alive. Seventeen people from ages 3 to 89 were confirmed dead, and more than 40 others were unaccounted for. “In disaster circumstances there have been many miraculous stories lasting many days and we certainly are searching for a miracl...

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CCPD release sketch of jogger's possible assailant

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CORPUS CHRISTI - Corpus Christi Police have released this sketch of a man accused of attacking a jogger last Friday morning along Dunbarton Oaks. 

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Astros caravan hits town and the fans loved it

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Former Hooks Chris Devenski and Joe Musgrove return to Corpus Christi today for the 2018 Houston Astros Caravan, we caught up with the guys at Academy Sports. They say they loved it here in Corpus, but lets start with the fans who stood in line for hours waiting for the World Series Champion players to arrive.

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Family remembers son 3 years after murder

13-year-old Alex Torres was shot and killed by mistake in 2015. 13-year-old Alex Torres was shot and killed by mistake in 2015.
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CORPUS CHRISTI - This Saturday marks three years since the murder of 13 year-old Alex Torres. Someone shot and killed him when he answered the door at his home, in the Treyway Apartments.  

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Virginia Grocery Investment Fund Seeks to End 'Food Deserts'

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A bipartisan group of public officials urged the General Assembly on Thursday to create a Virginia Grocery Investment Fund to help attract supermarkets to food deserts in the state. 

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Hospital CEO apologizes for discharge of patient in gown

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BALTIMORE (AP) - The chief executive of a Baltimore hospital has apologized after a woman was discharged, wearing only a gown and socks, at a bus stop at night. 

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Ex-church employee arrested for sexual assault

Eulalio Martinez was arrested on sexual assault charges Eulalio Martinez was arrested on sexual assault charges
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A former employee at a Diocese of Corpus Christi youth center has been arrested on sexual assault charges. 

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Walmart boosts starting pay, closing dozens of Sam's Clubs

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NEW YORK (AP) - Walmart confirmed Thursday that it is closing 10 percent of its Sam's Club warehouse stores - a move that a union-backed group estimated could cost thousands of jobs - on the same day the company announced that it was boosting its starting salary for U.S. workers and handing out bonuses. 

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Low Humidity and Cooler Highs Following Thursday's Front

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The windy conditions brought to us by our latest front, which arrived on Thursday afternoon, are expected to lessen on Friday. However, our next front is expected to arrive on Saturday and is expected to bring us windy conditions and even cooler temperatures for the rest of the weekend. Freezing temperatures are not out of the question for our northernmost counties early Sunday morning. Moisture and rain chances will return with our next front, which is expected to arrive next Tuesday... More>>

RTFC perform "wetting and push-in" ceremony

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The Refinery Terminal Fire Company is getting some new equipment.  

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Thirsty thief takes off with jewelry, handgun and soda

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A thirsty thief breaks into a home and allegedly takes jewelry, a handgun and a big red soda. 

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Moody principal visited by students after stroke Video included

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Moody High School was turned upside down last month when the principal suffered a stroke.  Dr. Sandra Clements is expected to make a full recovery but in the meantime, students and staff are feeling the void.   “Dr. Clement is the heart of our school and it's just different not seeing her smile every day in the hallways,” Jordan Meza, a Moody senior said. “Her not being here is just kind of like quiet and it's weird because you don't have her energy ...

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Last victim, 6, in Texas church shootings leaves hospital Video included

Ryland Ward, 5, was injured in the Sutherland Springs shooting Ryland Ward, 5, was injured in the Sutherland Springs shooting
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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A 6-year-old boy who was shot several times and was the last victim still hospitalized following the Nov. 5 church massacre in South Texas went home riding in a firetruck.

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Home struck during drive-by Video included

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Police said an investigation was ongoing after an apparent drive-by shooting struck a Westside home in Corpus Christi. 

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CCPD raid homeless camp in old church building

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Corpus Christi found several homeless people camping out inside an abandoned building in the 600 block of Furman Avenue. 

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More than 700 cold-stunned sea turtles treated and released by Texas State Aquarium

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Since the beginning of the year, the Texas State Aquarium has admitted and cared for nearly 800 cold-stunned sea turtles, releasing more than 700 sea turtles back into their natural habitat. Marking an all-time record for the aquarium’s wildlife rehabilitation team, the aquarium took in more than a third of sea turtles recovered in Texas’ recent cold snap. As cold weather swept through Texas in early January, more than 2,000 green sea turtles, afflicted by a hypothermic ...

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Five local men sentenced on drug, gun charges

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Five members of a local drug trafficking organization are headed to federal prison following their convictions on drug and firearms charges. Sentences ranged from 138-420 months in federal prison. According to U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick, Longino Castillo, 27, and Isaiah Martinez, 20, both pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. Castillo was also convicted of posse... More>>

Walmart boosts starting pay to $11 an hour, offers bonuses

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By JOSEPH PISANI and MICHELLE CHAPMAN AP Business Writers      NEW YORK (AP) - Walmart, the world's largest private employer, is boosting its starting salary for U.S. workers to $11 an hour, handing out one-time cash bonuses to those who don't benefit from the pay hike and expanding its maternity and parental leave benefits.      The company said the moves that will affect more than a million hourly workers in the U.S. are tied to recently enacted tax leg... More>>

Kitchen Cops: January 11th

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Perfect scores top Thursday's edition of Kitchen Cops.

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Amazon looks to build on 1st season of NFL streaming

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Amazon had a mostly successful debut into live streaming of major sports events with increased audience and an improved viewing experience in its first season showing NFL games. The question looking ahead is how aggressively will Amazon be in the sports streaming landscape? “It’s too soon to say,” said Jim DeLorenzo, the head of Amazon Sports. “We’re just in the early stages here. We were definitely pleased with the way things... More>>

Some legislatures lack sexual misconduct policies, training

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — After a tumultuous few months that saw numerous lawmakers accused of sexual misconduct, a majority of state legislatures across the country are considering strengthening sexual harassment policies that have gone unheeded or unchanged for years. A 50-state review by The Associated Press found that almost all legislative chambers now have at least some type of written sexual harassment policy, though they vary widely, and many are placing a greater emph... More>>

Waiting rooms fill with flu patients

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It's the flu season and it seems to be a flourishing season. In Nueces County, 672 cases were confirmed for the first week of 2018. 

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Sunrise Mall walk event goes viral

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 An event to reminisce about the days when the Sunrise Mall was the "Haunt" for most teenagers has gone viral.  Daniel Perez initiated the idea for a "walk around Sunrise Mall like it's the 80's".  

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Locals propose a canal for land under Harbor Bridge

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Greg Perkes and Ron Benavides want the city, Nueces County and CCRTA to fund a feasibility study for what they believe will make Corpus Christi a top destination in Texas. They've proposed an attraction similar to San Antonio's Riverwalk.     

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Islander men's basketball team falls to Sam Houston State

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The hard luck continues for the men's basketball team at TAMUCC. The guys lost to Sam Houston State 82-50 at the American Bank Center. The Islander record drops to 4-10. More>>

Charlie Robison and Nolan Ryan help rebuild Rockport-Fulton Memorial Park Ball Fields

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"Play Ball!"  That's what Little Leaguers in Rockport-Fulton will get to hear soon.  They'll have a place to play once again thanks to financial support from Country musician Charlie Robison, baseball Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan, the City of Rockport's Parks Department, and the Sports Turf Management Association. The City of Rockport's Parks Department announced in a press release Wednesday that a group of volunteers, local residents, members of the S... More>>

Prison bus catches on fire while transporting inmates

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A prison bus catches fire as it was taking convicts to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison units northeast of Abilene.

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American Airlines picks Lands End for new uniforms

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American Airlines will be getting new uniforms.  

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Local Martin Luther King Day events on Monday

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The first federal holiday of the year is next Monday.  Martin Luther King Jr. day is January 15th and some local organizations will be celebrating with a few events. 

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Wheel of Shame: January 10th

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Each Wednesday, Action 10 News teams up with Crime Stoppers and the Nueces County Sheriff's Office to put Nueces County's most wanted fugitives behind bars. 

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Ex-employees of doctor file lawsuit, claim unwanted advances

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Two former employees who worked for Dr. Jaime Sandoval have filed a civil lawsuit against him. 

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State notifies Judge's lawyer of 44 witnesses

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Suspended District Court Judge Guy Williams faces a March trial after being indicted on two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The charges are related to a road rage incident that was reported last April. 

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James Franco denies sexual misconduct allegations

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NEW YORK (AP) - After allegations of sexual misconduct circulated on social media about James Franco, the actor told late-night host Stephen Colbert that the "the things I heard on Twitter are not accurate." 

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Troubleshooters: Port A House

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"It's a shark tank.  It's like a feeding frenzy.  They know you have money.  Some money from insurance, so they're all at you." Lori Benning is crying out for somebody to help her get her house repaired.

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January declared National Blood Donor Month in Corpus Christi

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CORPUS CHRISTI - January has been declared National Blood Donor Month in Corpus Christi.  Wednesday morning, Mayor Joe McComb along with other city officials made the proclamation.   

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Developers gifts nearly 50 acres of land to Coastal Bend Bay & Estuaries Program

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The Coastal Bend Bay & Estuaries Programs is receiving a gift today.  Sea Oats Group, Cinnamon Shores developer, announced today in a press conference that it was donating two tracts of land compromising of nearly 50 acres to the nonprofit organization.   

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FM 43 accident sends one to hospital

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An accident on FM 43 sent one man to the hospital and caused delays for parents trying to drop their kids off at London ISD schools this morning. According to DPS Troopers at the scene, the driver of an SUV was headed east on FM 43 at about 8 a.m. when he swerved into the path of an oncoming tractor trailer. Troopers say the impact crushed one side of the SUV, trapping the driver inside. The driver had to be cut out of the wreckage and was taken to an area hospital with possible br...

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Death toll hits 15 in California mudslides; search goes on

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(AP) - The death toll from the mudslides that struck Southern California climbed to 15 on Wednesday as rescue crews searched for anyone trapped, injured or dead in the onslaught that smashed homes and swept away cars. 

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Crime Of The Week: January 10th

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A locked gate and fence did not stop two men from breaking into a couple of vehicles. It's the Crime of the Week. 

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Wheel of Shame Arrests: January 10th

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Action 10 News has learned two Wheel of Shame fugitives are in jail.

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Alleged drunk driver causes 3 car accident

Two of the cars damaged in an overnight three car accident. Two of the cars damaged in an overnight three car accident.
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A man is in jail this morning, accused of causing a three car crash late last night.

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Police investigating shooting near local strip joint

Police on the scene of a shooting outside of Club Cheetah. Police on the scene of a shooting outside of Club Cheetah.
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Just around 2:40 A.M, an argument broke out near Club Cheetah here on the 6400 Block of South Padre Island Drive.      That argument escalated, and one man was shot in the leg.

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California examines prison guards' high suicide rate

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Correctional Officer Scott Jones kissed his wife goodbye on July 8, 2011, and headed off to a maximum-security prison in the remote high desert of northeastern California. 

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Neglect charges for mom, daughter; ill man dies with sores

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GASTON, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say they have charged a mother and her daughter with neglect after her son with muscular dystrophy was found dead with numerous bedsores in a bed with maggots. Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said 25-year-old Michael Shearin required around the clock care because of his illness. But an arrest warrant says he died in a home in Gaston from an infection on Dec. 20 and E. coli bacteria were found in his bloodstream. The warrant says Shearin was dehydra... More>>

Magnitude 7.6 quake hits in Caribbean north of Honduras

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MEXICO CITY (AP) - A magnitude 7.6 earthquake has struck in the Caribbean Sea north of Honduras.

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Ex-Texas officer gets 10-year term for teen's shooting death

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DALLAS (AP) - A jury has sentenced a former suburban Dallas police officer to 10 years in prison for the shooting death of a 16-year-old who had burglarized his SUV. 

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Temperatures and Humidity Increasing Ahead of our Next Front

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Temperatures are expected to warm up on Wednesday and Thursday before a couple of cold fronts bring below average temperatures back to South Texas. Showers, and maybe even a thunderstorm or two, may be possible on Thursday before our next front arrives during the day. Cooler, drier air should filter in behind Thursdays front. Breezy to windy conditions will likely be observed over the next few days. Winds will lessen Friday but the next cold front, arriving on Saturday will increase w... More>>

Softball coach arrested for sexual assault of a minor

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A softball coach in Texas was arrested for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl and providing alcohol to minors. 

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CCPD looking for man who attacked jogger

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A woman told Corpus Christi Police that she was jogging early last Friday when she was attacked on the south side. 

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The Weeknd dumps H&M after monkey sweatshirt ad

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NEW YORK (AP) - Singer The Weeknd said Monday that he will no longer work with H&M after the clothing company posted an ad of a black child in a sweatshirt with the words "Coolest monkey in the jungle" on the front. Many people criticized the image on social media, calling it racist. 

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Catfish Charlie's vending machine bandits

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A stolen soda machine and U-Haul trailer were recovered Tuesday, after a pair of thirsty thieves were caught on camera stealing from a popular restaurant.

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Roger Creager to entertain at Fiesta de los Niños

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The Annual Fiesta de los Niños is just a few weeks away.  This highly anticipated event benefiting Driscoll Children's Hospital is going on its 26th year and organizers have brought in Corpus Christi Country musician, Roger Creager, to entertain.  

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Feedback wanted at Veterans Town Hall

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Veterans will get a chance to offer some constructive criticism directly to the VA--Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System on their operations. The Department of Veterans Affair is holding a Veterans Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, January 10th at the CCRTA building.  

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Mom, 27, aunt arrested over dead baby at Texas gas station

Police are investigating whether a man who shot himself while handcuffed in a police vehicle was searched adequately. Photo: MGN Online Police are investigating whether a man who shot himself while handcuffed in a police vehicle was searched adequately. Photo: MGN Online
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GREENVILLE, Texas (AP) - Police have arrested the mother and aunt of a weeks-old baby after the infant's body was found at a North Texas gas station. Hunt County jail records show 27-year-old Stephanie Leanne Flynn and 20-year-old Shawn Elise Flynn, both of Greenville, were being held Tuesday on evidence tampering charges. Bond was $50,000 apiece. 

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Rimz host first ever wheelchair basketball tournament in the Coastal Bend Video included

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The Corpus Christi Rimz wheelchair basketball tournament was not only the first of it's kind to hit the Coastal Bend, but it raised awareness for people with disabilities. The Rimz finished third out of four teams, but more importantly, saw young and old, male and female players with disabilities compete. It was a great time and a huge crowd showed up.  We even had a special guest, Scorch, the Rimz mascot showed up in our studio.

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Undercover operation leads to child exploitation conviction for local man

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A Corpus Christi man has been found guilty of child exploitation. Spencer Salcedo, 42, was convicted on two counts of online solicitation of minors and two counts of transfer of obscene material to minors, according to U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. According to the evidence presented at trial, Salcedo was communicating with a person he believed was the mother of two young girls, ages 14 and 11. In reality, Salcedo was actually talking to an undercover police officer. During the co... More>>

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    There are perfect scores, A-list and B-list restaurants in Tuesdays edition of the Kitchen Cops. 

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