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KZTV's John Rupolo reports on a Mom beating a teen at Miller High

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The video is hard to watch. It begins with the adult female in blue shorts beating and hitting a teen in the courtyard of Miller High. 

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Celtics star Hayward suffers gruesome injury in opener

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CLEVELAND (AP) - Boston star forward Gordon Hayward suffered a gruesome injury, breaking his left ankle just five minutes into his debut with the Celtics.    

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Pleasant Weather Wednesday; Humidity Returns Thursday

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Low humidity and pleasant sunshine are expected to continue on Wednesday. However, changes are right around the corner. Moisture will increase again on Thursday leading to increased cloud coverage ad isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms Thursday through the end of the weekend. Rain chances will peak on Sunday ahead of our next front. Drier, cooler air is expected following our next front.  Tuesday night expect clear skies and cool lows in the 50s inland, 60s along the...

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Judge grants Cowboys' Elliott reprieve, cleared for 49ers

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NEW YORK (AP) - Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott has been granted another legal reprieve in the running back's fight to avoid a six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations.      

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Motorcyclist killed in downtown crash

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A 60-year-old man involved in a motorcycle accident earlier today has died.  

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Driscoll Children's Hospital Halloween celebration

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Halloween came early for patients at Driscoll Children's Hospital on Tuesday.  

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Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce launching Harvey relief campaign

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People in Port Aransas are sharing their stories about the struggles they faced and continue to deal with since Hurricane Harvey hit the Coastal Bend and drastically changed their lives. 

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Target date for storm debris cleanup

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Mountains of tree limbs and trash in the trail of destruction left by Hurricane Harvey can still be seen across the city.  

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123 have accepted Hillcrest buyout offer

Hillcrest residents are faced with a tough reality with the Harbor Bridge buyout (KRIS 6 News) Hillcrest residents are faced with a tough reality with the Harbor Bridge buyout (KRIS 6 News)
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Items stacked on the curb and spray painted symbols on home exteriors indicate Port Corpus Christi's buyout of the Hillcrest neighborhood homes is underway. According to officials, the relocation effort is actually ahead of schedule. Here's a breakdown: - 550 households are eligible for relocation - 291 are interested in selling - 123 have accepted buyout offer - 75 have closed on home Despite interest, there's still a big challenge ahead - finding affordable housing to move into.&...

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Nueces river flooding continues

Homeowners near the Nueces River are dealing with the fifth day of flooding as water is released from the Wesley Seale Dam. Homeowners near the Nueces River are dealing with the fifth day of flooding as water is released from the Wesley Seale Dam.
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Assistant city manager Mark Van Vleck told the Corpus Christi city council that we can expect 4 to 5 more days of flooding along the Nueces river. That flooding began last week because of releases from Wesley Seale dam. Van Vleck says 2 flood gates remain open and they're expected to remain that way for a couple more days. With Lake Corpus Christi at capacity, anymore water flowing into that reservoir would have to be released immediately. Van Vleck says that could lead to worse f...

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Sunken boats salvaged in Key Allegro

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A massive cleanup operation is underway at Key Allegro in Rockport.  When Hurricane Harvey pounded the small coastal city back in late August, the trail of destruction left 13 vessels underwater in Key Allegro.

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Police searching for woman accused of beating teen on CCISD campus

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Police are on the hunt for a woman accused of beating a teen on CCISD school property. 

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Caught on camera: Alleged thieves target property site

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A property manager is asking for the public's help following a number of burglaries at his property site. 

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Port A Police arrest man with explosives

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A quick thinking Port Aransas resident may have prevented an explosive situation late Monday night.

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San Antonio Stars moving to Las Vegas, bought by MGM Resorts

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By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) - The WNBA says the San Antonio Stars are being bought by MGM Resorts International and moving to Las Vegas, joining the NFL and NHL with teams tied to the gambling mecca. 

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Vegas hotel security guard's disappearance draws attention

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LAS VEGAS (AP) - The hotel security guard wounded by Stephen Paddock inside a Las Vegas Strip high-rise before gunfire rained out the windows on a music festival crowd is in a safe place after going to a medical clinic last week instead of scheduled TV interviews, his employer said Tuesday.      

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Delaware woman charged with drowning infant son, 5-year-old boy

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Police in Delaware's largest city have charged a woman with drowning her infant son and the baby's 5-year-old half brother. 

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325-pound woman charged with killing girl by sitting on her

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PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A 325-pound (150-kilogram) Florida woman is charged with killing her 9-year-old cousin by sitting on the child as punishment.

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Spurs' Popovich labels Trump 'a soulless coward'

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has called President Donald Trump "a soulless coward who thinks that he can only become large by belittling others" in response to Trump's comment Monday that former President Barack Obama and other commanders in chief "didn't make calls" to families of fallen soldiers.

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Kitchen Cops: October 17th

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Let's get started with the perfect scores. Julian's BBQ located at 1818 Baldwin scored a 100. Whataburger located at 2424 Baldwin scored a 100. 

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Women pull off bank heist dressed as nuns

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TANNERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Two women have been charged with trying to rob a bank in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains while dressed as nuns. Nineteen-year-old Swahilys Pedraza-Rodriguez, of New Haven, Connecticut, and 23-year-old Melisa Aquino Arias, of the Dominican Republic, appeared before a judge in Newark, New Jersey, on Monday. They're also charged with robbing banks in Garfield and Teaneck, New Jersey, while wearing head scarves.      The Garfield heist was Sept. ...

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TAMUK student symposium features gender discussion

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KINGSVILLE  — The Women and Gender Studies program at Texas A&M University-Kingsville will host a Student Symposium at noon Wednesday, Oct. 25, in the Blue Room of Sam Fore Hall. The keynote speaker will be Dr. S. Ayse Kadayifei-Orellana, associate director and assistant professor of the practice at Georgetown University’s MA program in conflict resolution. She will talk about Peacebuilding in a Complex World: Experience from Muslin Women. All disciplines ... More>>

10 million cubic feet of storm debris removed

Hurricane Harvey left behind enough debris in Port Aransas to fill the U.S. Capitol rotunda ten times. Hurricane Harvey left behind enough debris in Port Aransas to fill the U.S. Capitol rotunda ten times.
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AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Transportation has collected more than 10 million cubic feet of debris - or the equivalent of about 186 football fields - in the four districts most impacted by Hurricane Harvey since landfall August 25.  From Corpus Christi to Houston and numerous towns in between, TxDOT crews have worked tirelessly to help clear roadways and help citizens in their ongoing recovery efforts. "We continue to deliver much needed service to those communities s...

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Driver who caused small pile up cited, will foot clean up cost

This truck caused a four-car pile up Tuesday morning. (October 17, 2017). This truck caused a four-car pile up Tuesday morning. (October 17, 2017).
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Three people were taken to the hospital Tuesday morning following an accident involving four vehicles.  The collision occurred around 8 a.m. on the northbound Crosstown Express Way access road, between Saratoga and Holly.   According to first responders, a heavy duty silver pick up truck rear-ended one of the other vehicles, which created a chain reaction.  The at fault driver, who was not taken to the hospital, will be cited for failure to control speed and will be r...

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'Take a break' after Hurricane Harvey with 50% off local attractions

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As the Coastal Bend continues to recover from the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, the Corpus Christi Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) wants to help residents relax a little. The CVB and other major attractions around the Bend want to invite everyone to take a break from the hard work and reconnect with the beautiful things to love about Corpus Christi and the Texas Coastal Bend.   From now until October 31, 2017, residents can enjoy 50% off general admission with a wristband... More>>

Trump: Drug czar nominee, Rep. Marino, withdrawing his name

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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says the Pennsylvania congressman he chose to be the nation's drug czar is withdrawing from consideration for the job.    Rep.Tom Marino has informed me that he is withdrawing his name from consideration as drug czar. Tom is a fine man and a great Congressman! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 17, 2017 Trump's announcement Tuesday on Twitter follows reports that Republican Rep. Tom Marino played a key role in pa... More>>

North Texas man pulls off sky-high proposal

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A North Texas man had his head in the clouds as he proposed to his girlfriend over the weekend literally, proposing 1,000 feet from the ground. Nick Cannan had just received his pilot's license a few days prior and asked his girlfriend, Kerryn Beattie, to go on a ride with him. Cannan video recorded the moments that followed. Below the couple was a field with large white signs spelling out 'Kez I (heart) U! Will you marry me?' The proposal caught Beattie off-guard but once she... More>>

Council to vote on purchasing updated gear for SWAT team

Corpus Christi Police Department SWAT team. Corpus Christi Police Department SWAT team.
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The Corpus Christi Police Department Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team assists local, state and federal agencies on high-risk operations. The team frequently works with the bomb squad, which requires a greater need for special protection. The Corpus Christi City Council will vote today to approve the purchase of new gear for the SWAT team. The new gear will equip each team member with updated ballistic protection that will boost the safety of officers in high-risk situations

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Selena, Queen of Tejano, is recognized by Google

Photo: Picture of Google doodle of the late Tejano singer Selena. (Courtesy: google.com) Photo: Picture of Google doodle of the late Tejano singer Selena. (Courtesy: google.com)
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Selena Quintanilla, who is considered the Queen of Tejano music, was paid a special tribute by the technology company Google. The late singer's image was given her own Google doodle around 12:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.

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Refugio football coach helping to rebuild the community

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Before Hurricane Harvey hit, all the talk one ever heard about was Bobcat football.

But now, the town is in great despair, the city has to  rebuild.

The thought of football was taking a back seat to cleanup and repair 

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Mathis woman's dog returns after missing for a week

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KZTV's John  Rupolo reports on a missing dog in Mathis returned home safe and sound

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Sunny Skies and Low Humidity

Thank you Carlo Trevizo! Thank you Carlo Trevizo!
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Cooler and drier weather is expected through at least mid-week with humidity expected to return late Wednesday. Humidity will continue to increase as rain chances return to the forecast through the remainder of the week. Rain will be possible through the end of the week.  Monday will be pleasant and cooler following Sunday's front with highs in the 70s and 80s. Gusty north winds will begin to lessen Monday afternoon.  Monday night into Tuesday morning will be clear and ver...

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Troubleshooters: Pool Guy

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Every day Ron Snellgrove and Jennifer Butler look at their backyard, they see a big hole and piles of dirt. 

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Questions and answers about Colin Kaepernick's grievance

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By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer Let's assume that Colin Kaepernick is better than several quarterbacks - backups, and even starters - who have managed to find jobs on NFL rosters this season. 

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Rodgers to undergo surgery on collarbone

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By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - The sullen expression that Aaron Rodgers had on his face while being carted back to the locker room at Minnesota proved to be a precursor to the diagnosis that no one on the Green Bay Packers wanted to hear. 

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Suspected drunk driver crashes into antique business

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A beloved antique shop in our community remains closed after police say, a van plowed into the business, Saturday night.  

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Flooding continues along Nueces River

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Residents who live along the Nueces River are still dealing with severe flooding caused by water releases from Lake Corpus Christi. 

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2 arrested in connection with shooting, assaulting alleged car thieves

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Police are trying to get to the bottom of a bizarre situation that sent two people to the hospital with injuries.  

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Man wanted for allegedly stabbing girlfriend

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A man accused of stabbing his girlfriend at a Port Aransas bar is still on the run and wanted in Nueces County.   

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Semi-truck driver pleads guilty to deadly immigrant smuggling run

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The driver of a semitrailer packed with at least 39 immigrants, 10 of whom died, has pleaded guilty to making the deadly smuggling run. 

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Woman gets 50-year prison sentence in San Antonio child abuse case

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - One of three people accused of injuring children at a San Antonio house has pleaded guilty. Porucha Phillips agreed to a 50-year prison sentence in return for her guilty pleas to charges of injury to a child and serious bodily injury to a child. 

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Coastal Bend College Receives $322,707 Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) Grant

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The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has awarded Coastal Bend College a $322,707 Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) grant. The grant will help the school district purchase and install equipment to provide 135 students with training for careers in the nursing profession. The purchased equipment will continue to support the nursing program and future students enrolled with Coastal Bend College. More>>

San Antonio woman accused of beating teens, locking them in garage

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A 38-year-old San Antonio woman has been arrested on charges alleging that she used an aluminum bat to beat two teenage brothers in her home and locked them in a garage. 

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Victim identified in fatal weekend crash

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The Medical Examiner's Office has released the name of a 20-year-old woman killed in an accident over the weekend.  The fatal crash victim has been identified as Idalis Ramirez.

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Victim identified in fatal stabbing outside pool hall

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The Medical Examiner's Office has identified a man who succumbed to stab wounds he suffered during a fight outside a pool hall just over two weeks ago.

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Youth organizer convicted of production of child pornography

Police say McMillan was arrested while allegedly on his way to engage in sexual activity with a minor. Police say McMillan was arrested while allegedly on his way to engage in sexual activity with a minor.
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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A teen mentor and founder of a nonprofit youth organization has been convicted of sexual exploitation of a child, otherwise known as production of child pornography, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez.

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Harbor Bridge project impacts downtown traffic

Artist's rendition of new Harbor Bridge. Artist's rendition of new Harbor Bridge.
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Construction of the new Harbor Bridge has led to some closures that will impact travel in the Comanche/Crosstown area. The Comanche Street bridge and the Comanche/Lipan exit have been shut down. The bridge will remain closed until further notice. The Comanche/Lipan exit will be shut down until May 2018. Work crews will begin drilling next to the Comanche street bridge next week as part of the construction project. More>>

Port Aransas students return to school for first day following Harvey

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Today is a big day in Port Aransas. Kids will put on their backpacks and head to school for the first time this year! Students in Port Aransas will once again be back in their classrooms for a year of learning nearly two months after Hurricane Harvey left significant damage to the schools. A big welcome sign is waiting to greet students on their first day of the year. Help for the district continues to come in from around the country. Just this weekend, the "Kowboy Krewe Found...

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Dress for Success giving clothes to hurricane victims today

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Dress for Success will be distributing new and gently used women's, men's and children's clothing, shoes, accessories, bedding, housewares, toiletries and supplies today from 3 - 8 p.m. at Sunrise Mall near Sears. This date will be open to all Coastal Bend Counties affected by Hurricane Harvey. For security purposes we ask that no small children be left unaccompanied during donation hours.  Proof of address is required.  For more info call 361-232-5226.

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2-year-old denied kidney transplant because of father's trouble with the law

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2-year-old denied kidney transplant because of father's trouble with the law

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Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of gold

The collision happened in the galaxy NGC 4993, about 130 million light-years from Earth. Although this is far from Earth, the galaxy is a neighbor "just around the corner" from our own, the Milky Way, according to astronomers. Hide Caption 5 of 8 The merg The collision happened in the galaxy NGC 4993, about 130 million light-years from Earth. Although this is far from Earth, the galaxy is a neighbor "just around the corner" from our own, the Milky Way, according to astronomers. Hide Caption 5 of 8 The merg
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WASHINGTON (AP) - A violent collision of two super-dense neutron stars in a distant galaxy has helped astronomers uncover cosmic secrets, including where gold comes from.    Scientists revealed Monday that detectors in space and on earth picked up the crash's faint signals in mid-August. Telescopes on every continent were able to see and measure light and energy emerging from the crash.    The collision generated a fierce burst of gamma rays and a gravitational w...

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Bergdahl expected to plead guilty in desertion case

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl shown in captivity by the Taliban in Afghanistan and in US Army uniform. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl shown in captivity by the Taliban in Afghanistan and in US Army uniform.
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FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is expected to plead guilty Monday to charges that he endangered comrades by walking away from a remote post in Afghanistan in 2009.    The U.S. Army said Bergdahl asked to enter his plea before the military judge at Fort Bragg. The Associated Press previously reported that he's expected to plead guilty to charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.    It's not clear if Bergdahl, 31, has a deal with prose... More>>

1 missing after oil rig explodes on Louisiana lake

PHOTO: Louisiana Oil Rig Explosion in Lake Pontchartrain, Photo Date: 10/15/2017 PHOTO: Louisiana Oil Rig Explosion in Lake Pontchartrain, Photo Date: 10/15/2017
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KENNER, La. (AP) - Rescuers were searching for one person after an oil rig exploded on Lake Pontchartrain in Louisiana, injuring seven others.    According to The Times-Picayune, Kenner Police spokesman Sgt. Brian McGregor said Sunday evening that rescue boats were being sent and officials with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office were assisting.    Jefferson Parish spokesman Antwan Harris said in a news release that reports came into the Emergency Operations ce... More>>

Kayaker who briefly went missing tells tale of survival

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A kayaker is safe this morning after he says he was caught up in strong currents while trying to set out bait late Sunday night. Just after midnight, emergency crews responded to a call where a kayak flipped over near Bob Hall Pier, leaving its occupant missing. When crews arrived, the current was so strong that they could not launch a boat to look for the missing man. The Coast Guard was called in to assist in the search. About thirty minutes later, the kayaker was found on s...

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Two assaulted, one shot after allegedly stealing vehicle

Two people were assaulted and one was shot after they allegedly stole a car. Two people were assaulted and one was shot after they allegedly stole a car.
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Two people are in the hospital this morning after both were badly beaten and another shot, according to officers from the Corpus Christi Police Department. Officers say they found the two, a man and a woman, under an overpass at South Padre Island Drive near the Crosstown Expressway just before 11 p.m.  The man and woman had allegedly stolen a vehicle, according to the CCPD, and the owner of that vehicle was able to track the two down. The owner then reportedly assaulted the tw... More>>

Somalia truck bombing toll over 300 as funerals begin

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MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - The death toll from Saturday's truck bombing in Somalia's capital is now over 300, the director of an ambulance service said Monday, as the country reeled from the deadliest single attack it's ever experienced.    Dr. Abdulkadir Adam of Aamin Ambulance service said more people had died of their wounds in the past few hours.    Funerals began, and the death toll was expected to rise again.    Saturday's truck bombing targeted a... More>>

Customer claims rodent found in a bowl of soup

Customer claims a rodent was found in a bowl of soup. Customer claims a rodent was found in a bowl of soup.
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A picture of a rodent in a bowl of soup is making the rounds on social media. 

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Astros trying to give Houston a boost in wake of Harvey

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By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer      HOUSTON (AP) - Every time the Astros suit up, they wear a simple patch as a reminder of what Houston lost to Hurricane Harvey and its catastrophic flooding.      The city is determined to rebuild, and the Astros are careful to honor Houston with every game as they chase a second trip to the World Series in the franchise's history.      "I hope we're representing the city well and for our fan base... More>>

Police: Man kills girlfriend's son, then robs her

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HOLMES BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police say a man killed his girlfriend's 17-month-old son and stole her car stereo and laptop while she was in the hospital with her dying child.

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Van crashes into Alameda St antique store

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CORPUS CHRISTI - Officers from Corpus Christi Police Department were called out last night when a van ran into an antique store on Alameda Street. According to police, a drunk driver ran his vehicle into the Red Crow Antique Mall around 10:30 last night. 

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SUV catches fire outside 19th St restaurant

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A man who was inside a restaurant on 19th Street came out to find his SUV on fire at around 8:30 this morning. Corpus Christi Fire Department responded and had to cut the vehicle’s hood open to extinguish the flames. 

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Home damaged after fire breaks out near A/C unit

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The Corpus Christi Fire Department were called out to battle a house fire earlier Saturday evening. The fire broke out around 6:30 p.m. Saturday night at a home in the 4800 block of Monitor Street near McArdle Road.

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Texas fast-food worker fired for refusing to serve officers

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DENISON, Texas (AP) - A worker at a popular Texas-based fast-food chain has been fired after refusing to serve two police officers. Denison Police Chief Jay Burch says in a Facebook post that his officers were trying to get something to eat at the Whataburger early Saturday when an unidentified female employee declined to serve them.

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Police asking for footage in search of missing Texas girl

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RICHARDSON, Texas (AP) - Authorities are asking the public for any surveillance video that might show a vehicle which could be connected to a missing 3-year-old suburban Dallas girl who disappeared after she was made to stand outside her home in the middle of the night as punishment. 

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Police investigate fatal crash

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Investigators with the Corpus Christi Police Department say a T-bone crash has claimed the life of a 20-year-old young woman. The crash happened just before 8:50 a.m. Saturday morning in the 8200 block of Leopard Street near Tuloso Road.

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Cops: 4 airmen painted satanic symbols on S Carolina church

Surveillance footage from Salem Black River Church in Mayesville, South Carolina. Sumter County Sheriff's Office (Courtesy NBC) Surveillance footage from Salem Black River Church in Mayesville, South Carolina. Sumter County Sheriff's Office (Courtesy NBC)
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MAYESVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Four young members of the Air Force have been arrested after authorities said they spray-painted satanic symbols on a 250-year-old South Carolina church that tends to draw people interested in ghost stories. Now they face charges that could put them in prison.

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Charges dropped against ex-cop accused of faking his death

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A judge has dismissed a misdemeanor charge against a former Texas police officer accused of faking his own death and fleeing to Mexico. The false-alarm charge against 29-year-old Coleman Martin was dismissed Friday at the request of the Travis County District Attorney's Office.

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Cops searching for a man accused of stabbing his girlfriend

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Police are asking for the public's help to find a man accused of stabbing his girlfriend.

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Meeks sentenced to over 30 years

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Barry Meeks sat in court today dressed in that familiar prison orange jump suit. 

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1st and 10: Final scores & highlights 10/13

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The night has come to an end, but Action 10 captured highlights of the excitement from some of tonight's games across the Coastal Bend. 

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Puppy dies after being stabbed 50 times, left in suitcase

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HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - A pit bull puppy that was beaten, stabbed and stuffed into a suitcase in Florida has died.  

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Man found fatally stabbed in son's hospital room

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BALTIMORE (AP) - Police in Baltimore say a man was found dead of a stab wound in his young son's room at Johns Hopkins Hospital.  

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ZiegenBock 2017 benefits Rockport schools

ZiegenBock2017, happening Sunday, October 15, will benefit Rockport schools, which were severely damaged by Hurricane Harvey. ZiegenBock2017, happening Sunday, October 15, will benefit Rockport schools, which were severely damaged by Hurricane Harvey.
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A group of professionals in the Corpus Christi area that call themselves "Texas Strong" have teamed up with a local concert venue to maximize their efforts to support Aransas County ISD - home to the Rockport community school buildings.  Mark your calendars for Sunday, Oct. 15,, for the return of ZiegenBock Music Festival featuring eight bands and two stages of live music including: Josh Abbott Band Aaron Lewis Wade Bowen Koe Wetzel Flatland Caval...

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Residents prepare for flooding near Nueces River

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Residents living on some of the lower grounds of County Road 73 are seeing higher than normal water levels around their properties.  

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Man arrested in connection with Walmart parking lot shooting

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Police have arrested a man accused in a parking lot stabbing that occurred outside of a local Walmart.  

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Doctors encouraging people to get flu shots ASAP

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If you normally get your annual flu shot, this year doctors are encouraging folks to get it done sooner rather than later. 

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1st and 10: HS football live scores & updates

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High school football teams across South Texas will soon be under the "Friday Night Lights" as they take the field to battle for their school's bragging rights. 

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Driver accused of causing fatal crash still at large

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DPS Troopers have new information and are asking for the public's help in tracking down the driver who caused a deadly accident last week. 

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Islander volleyball team back on the winning track Video included

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Lady Islanders sweep Lamar before a pinked-out crowd The lady islanders held the nation's second longest conference win streak, but lost two conference  games over the the course of three days. 

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Half a million in grants goes toward boosting South Texas workforce

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McALLEN - Today, Senator Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa attended the Texas Workforce Commission Grant Award Ceremony where Commissioner Julian Alvarez presented a check for a Skills Development Fund Grant of $221,729 to South Texas College in partnership with a consortium of manufacturers to provide manufacturing job training for students in our region. Commissioner Alvarez also presented a check for a Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) Fund Grant of $342,740 to Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ... More>>

Newly discovered artifacts tell story of the old, iconic East Texas rail line

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In the late 1800s, prisoners from Rusk Penitentiary started building a railroad to help transport raw materials to support the institution's iron smelting operations.      The Tyler Morning Telegraph reports the line reached Palestine in the early 1900s and services along the 50-mile round trip route were expanded along the way to include freight and passengers.      When profits began to lag, services ceased and eventually the rail system in the 1970s ... More>>

Chaos compounds frustration for families of missing near raging fires

Families of those missing in California frustrated by chaos, lack of communication. Families of those missing in California frustrated by chaos, lack of communication.
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SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - Family members have been searching for Ellen and Bob Pearson since they were last seen fleeing their mobile home in California wine country, preparing to leave in their purple Pontiac as flames lurked in the distance.      Five days later, no one has heard from the couple, both in their 70s. Loved ones are growing frustrated with the Sonoma County sheriff's office, where phones lines are busy or out, and with other agencies that seem to have d... More>>

League of Women Voters gets grant to mitigate Voter ID Law

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The League of Women Voters-Corpus Christi (LWV-CC) has been notified by the League of Women Voters of Texas that it is one of six Leagues in Texas to be awarded a Public Advocacy for Voter Protection passthrough grant. LWV-CC has received a $500 grant to plan and implement a program “to mitigate the impact of Texas voter photo ID laws.” This project is supported by the League of Women Voters Education Fund. LWV-CC, with support from coalition partners in the Corpus Chris...

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The Latest: US talk on Iran deal rattles EU allies

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WASHINGTON (AP) - A European diplomat close to the Iran nuclear deal says EU foreign ministers are expected to call for the accord's continued implementation.      The diplomat spoke shortly before U.S. President Donald Trump was expected to urge U.S. lawmakers to codify tough new requirements for Tehran.      The senior EU diplomat noted Friday that the Trump administration has already certified it twice, and that the International Energy Agency has do... More>>

Free repair and rebuilding advice available Nueces County

Storm damage from Hurricane Harvey in Port Aransas, near Corpus Christi. Storm damage from Hurricane Harvey in Port Aransas, near Corpus Christi.
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Texas residents who experienced damage caused by Hurricane Harvey and subsequent flooding can get free advice on rebuilding stronger, more disaster-resistant structures from hazard mitigation specialists.

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Taft apartment complex evictions halted by state

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Residents at the Rincon Apartments were given five day eviction notices in Taft earlier this week. 

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Island residents concerned with increasing coyote presence

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Padre Island residents raised their concerns about coyotes with the Island Strategic Action Committee Wednesday night.  

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Man accused of assaulting an elderly in bus fight

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Police say a man will more than like be charged with assault following a scuffle on an RTA bus.  

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Texas Jazz festival increasing security in light of Vegas massacre

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In light of the Las Vegas shooting massacre, this year's Texas Jazz music festival will have increased security.  

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Inmate executed for Beeville prison guard's death

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HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Texas inmate convicted in the death of a prison guard was put to death Thursday after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his lawyer's attempts to halt the execution.     

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Concert organizers raising funds for Rockport schools

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The Ziegenbock country music festival that hits the Coastal Bend every year has some different goals this time around other than just playing music and entertaining the people. 

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Mayor McComb asks residents to be patient with storm recovery

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Storm recovery continues to move along but Mayor Joe McComb is asking for residents to be patient.  

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Port Aransas a step closer to cleaning up storm debris

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The city of Port Aransas is a step closer to cleaning up the piles of storm debris from Hurricane Harvey.  

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Developer wants to restore the old Nueces County Courthouse

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An Ohio developer is expected to bring some changes to a historic building in Downtown Corpus Christi. 

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FEMA holding town hall meeting tonight

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Tonight FEMA is at your service to answer any questions you may have about assistance.  

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Court lifts injunction that blocked Elliott's 6-game suspension

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FRISCO, Texas (AP) - A federal appeals court cleared the way Thursday for the NFL to impose a six-game suspension on Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott over domestic violence allegations, siding with the league in the latest high-profile fight over its ability to punish players for off-field behavior.

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KZTV's John Rupolo reports on eviction delays in Taft

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The state gets involved to stop the eviction of dozens of people at a low income housing complex in Taft. 

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Lake Corpus Christi reaches 100% capacity

Lake Corpus Christi is at full capacity for the first time since 2015. Lake Corpus Christi is at full capacity for the first time since 2015.
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Those living along Lake Corpus Christi have noticed a recent change in their backyard. Many have raised concern as recent northwest rains have caused unusually high levels of stored water and the possibility of flooding.

Julie Ramos, a Mathis resident, has lived here for two years. She said within the past four days, her backyard has changed drastically.

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Boy Scouts to expand girls' participation

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NEW YORK (AP) - In its latest momentous policy shift, the Boy Scouts of America will admit girls into the Cub Scouts starting next year and establish a new program for older girls based on the Boy Scout curriculum that enables them to aspire to the coveted Eagle Scout rank.   

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Coastal Bend storm recovery could take years

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Mayor Joe McComb says Coastal Bend storm victims will need to be patient. During the Padre Island Business Association's monthly luncheon, the Corpus Christi mayor the area's storm recovery has made progress but we're looking at a long haul. Mayor McComb said the recovery from Hurricane Harvey is now what he called a fast food, fast track process so storm victims will have to be patient. He added, "On the optimistic side, 18 months to get fully back up and running. On, you kno...

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Execution set for man convicted of killing prison guard

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A man sentenced to death for killing a Beeville corrections officer is hours away from his scheduled execution.  

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Crossing guard funding dispute

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There's been some dispute over how to spend over $300,000 that's helped pay for crossing guards at CCISD and Flour Bluff ISD.  

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Tuloso Midway Cherokees are the team to beat in the Coastal Bend

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Who is going to beat the Tuloso Midway volleyball team? 
Right now the gals are 16 an 0 in district play.

In fact, the Lady Cherokees have not lost a district game in the last 2 seasons.

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Two kids and adult hit by car

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Two children and an adult were hit by a car early Thursday morning. It happened at the intersection of Leopard and Villa, near Oak Park Elementary. The children and adult sustained minor, non-life threatening injuries.  The driver is being questioned by police.

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Local professor to lead national social workers group

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The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) has appointed Dr. Olivia Lopez, adjunct instructor of sociology in Del Mar College’s (DMC) Social Sciences Department, as chair of their Human Rights Committee. “My education, experience and lifelong interest in human rights and immigration issues will come together in this committee,” said Dr. Lopez. “There are three preliminary goals that I hope to accomplish with one being to reconnect with community and org... More>>

Flooding expected along Nueces River

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CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – City officials have been closely monitoring the water flow into Lake Corpus Christi due to recent rains in our western watershed area. As of yesterday, lake levels reached 94 feet elevation, which is 100 percent capacity. The most recent forecasts are predicting Lake Corpus Christi to exceed the capacity of the Wesley Seale Dam. In order to limit downstream flooding of the Nueces River, reduce possible damage to the dam and maximize water storage capacity...

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Police stopped accused Texas Tech gunman prior to attack

Texas Tech reviewing policies after new information in shooting released Oct. 12, 2017. Texas Tech reviewing policies after new information in shooting released Oct. 12, 2017.
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Authorities say the student accused of killing a Texas Tech University police officer was questioned the previous day by police investigating a reported stolen gun.     

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Jeremy Renner donates $20,000 to Driscoll Children’s Hospital

Actor Jeremy Renner donates $20,000 to Driscoll Childrens Hospital. Actor Jeremy Renner donates $20,000 to Driscoll Childrens Hospital.
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Actor Jeremy Renner and his fans have donated $20,000 to Driscoll Children’s Hospital to help with expenses incurred during Hurricane Harvey. The funds were raised through his app, where he asked fans to donate to Driscoll Children's Hospital as part of a contest for an “Avengers” set visit.  “As a father I can think of no better way to give back, to show support and love than to a child. I hope this donation to Driscoll Children’s Hospital on beha... More>>

Kitchen Cops: October 12th

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Perfect scores are on the top of Thursday's edition of the Kitchen Cops.

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Family held captive by Taliban-linked group released

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ISLAMABAD (AP) — An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children have been released after years of being held captive by a network with ties to the Taliban, U.S. and Pakistani officials said Thursday. U.S. officials said Pakistan secured the release of Caitlan Coleman of Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, and her husband, Canadian Joshua Boyle, who were abducted five years ago while traveling in Afghanistan and had been held by the Haqqani network. Coleman was ...

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Trump threatens NBC but experts see no real risk to licenses

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NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening NBC’s broadcast licenses because he’s not happy with how its news division has covered him. But experts say his threats aren’t likely to lead to any action. The network itself doesn’t need a license to operate, but individual stations do. NBC owns several stations in major cities. Stations owned by other companies such as Tribune and Cox carry NBC’s news shows and other programs elsewhere. Licen...

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KZTV's John Rupolo reports on RV's for displaced Port Aransas people

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The streets in Port Aransas remain cluttered with debris and homes are destroyed. Many had to move out of town, but now a lucky few are coming back.

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Austin man sentenced to prison for threatening Obama, FBI

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A 21-year-old Central Texas man has been sentenced to more than five years in federal prison after admitting that he made threats against President Barack Obama and the FBI. 

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Late, but welcoming start for ACISD students

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October 11th might seem like a late start for the school year and technically it is, but the Rockport community has come together and were beyond ready to get their school year started.

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Trial dates set for man, woman, in shooting death of 13-year-old Alex Torres

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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Trial dates were set for a man and woman accused of taking part in the murder of a 13-year-old boy. The judge, during a Wednesday hearing, set David Davila's trial for November and Christina Trevino's trial for December. Both are charged with capital murder. Davila is accused of fatally shooting 13-year-old Alex Torres in 2015. It happened at the Treyway apartments, Davila was reportedly looking for an ex-girlfriend, but allegedly went to the wrong residence and shot Torres by...

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Troubleshooters: Phillip Contreras

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We also asked Contreras about the story we did last Friday. Marlene Griffiths and her daughter Erin Kelly claim they paid him $10,000.00 to put a new roof on their home. 

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Troubleshooters: Contractor vs. Contractor

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We have a 'first' on today's Troubleshooters. A contractor calls with a complaint about another contractor. 

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Exxon Mobil sponsoring TSA 'Dollar Day' this weekend

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If you're looking for something to do this weekend, head out to the Texas State Aquarium. 

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New city web page details brush pick up progress

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The City of Corpus Christi rolled out a new web page today in an effort to keep residents updated on the city’s continuing efforts to pick up brush left over from Hurricane Harvey. The page, http://www.cctexas.com/debrispickup, gives information on progress made by Solid Waste Services and contractor crews picking up brush around the city. The website also has advice for residents to help expedite pickup.

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Driver of smashed vehicle seeks help from community

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A man is asking for the public's help following a rollover accident that totaled his SUV.  .

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Port Royal resort announces grand re-opening following Harvey devastation

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Mustang Island's largest resort hotel announced plans today to re-open its doors following the widespread devastation brought on by Hurricane Harvey.  

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CCPD: Speeding to blame for rollover crash on south side

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Police say being in too much of a rush was to blame for an early morning accident that sent two drivers to the hospital.  

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Crime of the Week: October 11th

Man accused of stealing jeans. Man accused of stealing jeans.
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The guy featured in this week's Crime of the Week is accused of stealing $1,500 worth of jeans.

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Wheel of Shame: October 11th

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Every Wednesday Action 10 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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Lake Corpus Christi reaches full capacity

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Recent rains experienced in our western watershed area have entered Lake Corpus Christi, causing a steady increase in stored water volume in the reservoir.  

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1 dead, 1 critical in rollover crash near Kingsville

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A devastating early morning crash has left a young woman dead and another in critical condition.  

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Eminem slams Trump in profane video, calls him racist

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Eminem has unleashed a profane lyrical tirade against President Donald Trump - saying he "came to stomp" and taking aim at Trump's Twitter habits, policy, appearance and supporters.  

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City water director announces resignation

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Action 10 News has learned that the city's water director, Clarence Wittner, has announced his resignation.  

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Duo accused of killing 13-year-old scheduled for court

Alex Torres was shot and killed at his home back in January 2015. File photo. Alex Torres was shot and killed at his home back in January 2015. File photo.
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Two people accused of taking part in the murder of a 13-year-old boy will be in court today. Christina Trevino and David Davila are scheduled for a hearing in the 148th District Court. Davila is accused of fatally shooting 13-year-old Alex Torres at the Treyway Terrace Apartments back in January of 2015, according to court documents. Davila was allegedly looking for an ex-girlfriend when he shot Torres by mistake as Torres opened the front door of his apartment, according to court ...

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Mobile unit provides services to veterans in rural areas

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A mobile center will be touring the Coastal Bend this week to provide services to veterans in rural areas. The VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System (VATVCBHCS) together with Nueces County Veterans Services will set up a mobile center at three different locations over the next three days to provide services like individual readjustment counseling, group meetings and counseling, bereavement counseling, substance abuse information and more.  Information will also b... More>>

Lady Cherokees down Vets Memorial

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The Lady Cherokees from Tuloso Midway are 15 and 0 in district play, but  that's not unusual. The gals have not lost a district game in over 2 years. At Tuloso Midway, the plot thickens, why? Because the Cherokees are facing their toughest task of the year in Vets Memorial. Vets Memorial took the first set. But Tuloso Midway comes back to win the next three. Give the win to the Lady Cherokees in four sets.  

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More complaints against PAAC arise

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Just last week, Action 10's John Rupolo reported on a story about two local dogs who died just weeks apart after getting fixed at People Assisting Animal Control, otherwise known as PAAC. 

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Could Vegas police have taken down the gunman sooner?

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By MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press (AP) - The revised timeline given by investigators for the Las Vegas massacre raises questions about whether better communication might have allowed police to respond more quickly and take out the gunman before he could kill and wound so many people. 

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13 dead, 8 wounded in Mexico prison riot

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MEXICO CITY (AP) - At least 13 inmates died in a prison riot in northern Mexico that authorities ended with lethal force, a state security official said late Tuesday.

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PINS beaches reopened to drivers, campers

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Driving conditions at Padre Island National Seashore have improved following the recent extreme high tides.  

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Corpus Christi Rimz wheelchair basketball team overlooks disability

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Richard Ledesma has been playing for about 3 years and says the game has changed his life, "I lost my leg due to vascular disease and i became an amputee about 8 years ago and i found this team about 3 years ago and i thought life was over and i finally realized it was just beginning." It is just the beginning for Ledesma and many others. Playing wheel chair basketball gives the guys a sense of completeness and accomplishment. "I don't consider myself to be handicap. ...

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Santa Rosa students deliver donations for schools impacted by Harvey

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The Education Service Center, Region 2 (ESC-2), received a delivery of school supplies collected by students from Santa Rosa ISD in an effort to provide some assistance and relief to the students of Region 2 schools that were impacted by Hurricane Harvey. 

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Murder suspects detained during traffic stop in Bee County

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A man and woman suspected of murder are behind bars following a traffic stop in Beeville. 

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Mayor McComb surprised with donation during city council meeting

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Mayor Joe McComb received quite the surprise during Tuesday's city council meeting. 

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Local 3-year-old burn victim to be released from Galveston hospital

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A 3-year-old girl who was severely burned in a barbecue pit accident in her backyard is finally coming home tomorrow.  

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Beeville apartment fire under investigation

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Several families are without a home after a fire destroyed their apartment building, Tuesday morning.

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NFL may change policy that players 'should' stand for anthem

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NFL owners will meet next week to consider changes to a game manual that says players "should" stand during the national anthem, a guideline the league has left to the discretion of players who kneeled in large numbers after criticism from President Donald Trump.  

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Cardinals acquire RB Adrian Peterson from Saints

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PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona Cardinals, with the worst rushing game in the NFL, have acquired running back Adrian Peterson from the New Orleans Saints in exchange for an undisclosed 2018 draft pick.  

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Police issue warrant for pawn shop robbery suspect

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Police have issued a warrant for a man believed to be in connection with a pawn shop robbery. 

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Kitchen Cops: October 10th

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Two perfect scores in Tuesday's edition of Kitchen Cops. Asian Café located at 2233 Airline scored a 100. Julio's Easy Stop located at 5945 Greenwood scored a 100. 

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Turtle that swallowed fishing line released in ocean

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South Carolina Aquarium CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A sea turtle that underwent surgery to remove more than 4 feet (1 meter) of fishing line she had swallowed has been released in the Atlantic Ocean off South Carolina's coast.      

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  • Troubleshooters: Pool Guy

    Troubleshooters: Pool Guy

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:37 PM EDT2017-10-17 01:37:53 GMT

    Every day Ron Snellgrove and Jennifer Butler look at their backyard, they see a big hole and piles of dirt. 

    Every day Ron Snellgrove and Jennifer Butler look at their backyard, they see a big hole and piles of dirt. 

  • Troubleshooters: Phillip Contreras

    Troubleshooters: Phillip Contreras

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 8:24 PM EDT2017-10-12 00:24:04 GMT

    We also asked Contreras about the story we did last Friday. Marlene Griffiths and her daughter Erin Kelly claim they paid him $10,000.00 to put a new roof on their home. 

    We also asked Contreras about the story we did last Friday. Marlene Griffiths and her daughter Erin Kelly claim they paid him $10,000.00 to put a new roof on their home. 

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  • Kitchen Cops: October 17th

    Kitchen Cops: October 17th

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 12:47 PM EDT2017-10-17 16:47:02 GMT
    Kitchen CopsKitchen Cops

    Let's get started with the perfect scores. Julian's BBQ located at 1818 Baldwin scored a 100. Whataburger located at 2424 Baldwin scored a 100. 

    Let's get started with the perfect scores. Julian's BBQ located at 1818 Baldwin scored a 100. Whataburger located at 2424 Baldwin scored a 100. 

  • Kitchen Cops: October 12th

    Kitchen Cops: October 12th

    Thursday, October 12 2017 12:16 PM EDT2017-10-12 16:16:59 GMT

    Perfect scores are on the top of Thursday's edition of the Kitchen Cops.

    Perfect scores are on the top of Thursday's edition of the Kitchen Cops.

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