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Man's fatal shooting by Waco police clouded by lack of video

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(AP) - A lack of video footage has stirred controversy around a Waco police shooting of a 37-year-old black motorist earlier this month.     

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Officials: 26 bulldog puppies found in hot van at store

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 (AP) - Animal welfare officials say more than two dozen puppies were found inside a hot van parked at a New Jersey store.    

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Fallen forensics: What a 2016 report has to say about them

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By The Associated Press      Defense lawyers have long questioned the reliability of some forensic science methods, but over the past decade, the debate has intensified. Two highly critical reports found that with the exception of DNA, many methods have not been tested rigorously enough to be considered scientifically valid.      

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Mastermind of lottery fraud faces 25-year prison sentence

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 (AP) - For a decade, computer programmer Eddie Tipton reliably showed up for work at the central Iowa office of the Multi-State Lottery Association and earned the confidence of his co-workers, a team of technicians entrusted to build computers used to randomly pick numbers for some of the most popular lottery games in the U.S.   

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Couple facing several charges in drugs and weapons bust

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Cops say a routine arrest led to a much bigger bust, landing a local couple both behind bars. 

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Police: Woman critical after being shot by ex-husband

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Cops say a woman is fighting for her life after being shot by her ex-husband in an apparent murder-suicide attempt. 

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17 dogs rescued from Ben Bolt home

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Over a dozen dogs found in inhumane conditions were rescued from what Jim Wells County detectives are calling a puppy mill.  

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West Oso guarantees victory

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After a 10 year playoff drought the West Oso football team is starved for post season play.  

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Food truck Friday: Chez Weiners

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An American classic and summertime favorite, hot dogs, are available inside this food truck. 

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Orange Grove boy reels in record-breaking tilapia

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An Orange Grove boy will have a record-breaking story to tell his friends when he heads back to school. 

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Over 250 arrested in Houston-area sex sting operation

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HOUSTON (AP) - Authorities in Houston say a month-long sting operation has resulted in arrests of more than 250 sex buyers and traffickers. 

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Cold case murder of Henry Lozano Video included

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Thursday marked the anniversary of the unsolved case of a local man who was gunned down seven years ago. 

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Ray's Valdez commits to UIW Video included

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Ray baseball's utility player, Antonio Valdez has verbally committed to the University of Incarnate Word in San Antonio. 

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TAMUCC launching program to help students with trouble affording food

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Texas A&M Corpus Christi is starting a program to help out college students with food troubles. 

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Centurions attitude adjustment Video included

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The tiny private school of John Paul II has created quite the buzz around town as they look to change the culture of previous years.

The Centurions have not won a district game in 5 years which isn't shocking since their district is composed of established Houston schools. However, new head coach and athletic director, Andrew Leon says that teaching the team to believe in themselves is critical if they are to have any success.

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What to expect during the solar eclipse Video included

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It's considered one of nature's greatest events, a solar eclipse.

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Sonya's Weekend Rundown: August 17th Video included

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Fast cars, doggie swimming and a back to school party are just some of the things happening this weekend around the Coastal Bend.  

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Spohn expansion project moving forward Video included

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Construction on the Spohn hospital expansion project is coming along well.  

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Powerball jackpot jumps to $510M

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No big winners for Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot.  

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Kitchen Cops: August 17th Video included

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Perfect score stickers go to four different businesses.

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Man believed to have killed wife, 7-year-old son, dog, then self

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LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - A man is believed to have killed his wife, their 7-year-old son and the family dog in their New Jersey home before killing himself, authorities said Thursday.    

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Nevada judge clears way for expanded marijuana distribution

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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - A judge cleared the way Thursday for Nevada to allow more businesses to move marijuana from growers to stores in an effort to keep up with overwhelming demand since recreational pot sales began last month.  

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Search continues for 5 on Army helicopter missing off Hawaii

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HONOLULU (AP) - Rescuers on Thursday continued searching the ocean off Hawaii for five soldiers missing since their Army helicopter went down during nighttime training.    

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Man who didn't pay rent gets 45 years for killing roommate

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey man convicted of fatally stabbing his roommate after the victim told him he had to move out because he wasn't paying rent has been sentenced to 45 years in prison.   

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Aransas County DA: 'Don't Accept Cases From Rockport Police Department' Video included

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Aransas County District Attorney Kristen Barneby sent out a press release on Tuesday that raises a question about the safety of folks living in Rockport, the county seat.

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CCPD: Armed robbers target local food truck Video included

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Things took a frightening turn for employees of a food truck when they were unpleasantly surprised by armed robbers. 

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Alleged burglar caught on camera Video included

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Cops are asking for help from the public in identifying an alleged burglar. 

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Officials: 1 dead, 32 injured in Barcelona attack

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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - The Latest on the van that ran into a crowd in Barcelona's Las Ramblas district (all times local): 

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Man sentenced in fatal Robstown shooting

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One of three suspects is headed to prison for the murder of a Robstown man. 

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People Behaving Badly with John Rupolo: Dollar store theft Video included

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A guy was caught red handed behaving very badly. 

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Crime of the Week with John Rupolo: Home Depot robbery Video included

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Do you recognize this guy? Take a good look at him. "We have several thefts that have occurred in the 4400 block of south port," said Nueces County Sheriff's Office Captain Monica Rios. 

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Eagles mature over off-season Video included

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Veteran's Memorial, the newest high school in Corpus Christi participated in their first ever varsity football season last year. This year the system is the same, but the expectation is much higher. 

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Jacob's story touched many hearts in Aransas Pass Video included

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A young boy's story from Houston has captivated the hearts of an entire town. 

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Judge orders Quintanilla to be held without bond Video included

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It's now up to a judge to determine how long A.B. Quintanilla will spend behind bars. 

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CCPD officer hospitalized in motorcycle crash Video included

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A CCPD motorcycle police officer involved in an accident has been hospitalized with severe injuries. 

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CCPD responding to accident involving motorcycle cop

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Lt. Hooper of CCPD has told Action 10 News that officers are responding to an accident involving a motorcycle police officer.  

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Mayweather and McGregor to fight in smaller gloves

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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor got their wish to fight in smaller gloves, but not before being chastised by a Nevada boxing official for using the issue to hype their fight later this month. 

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Man charged with spraying manure on border patrol car

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ALBURGH, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont man is charged with spraying liquid manure on a marked U.S. Customs and Border Protection car after confronting an agent about immigration enforcement.   

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CCPD: Gun powder was result of bomb scare Video included

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Cops say gun powder is what prompted the CCPD Bomb Squad to respond to a bomb scare. 

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Nearly $11M worth of drugs seized at Sarita checkpoint

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Two people are behind bars following a major drug bust at a border patrol checkpoint.  

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A.B. Quintanilla taken into custody during court hearing Video included

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A.B. Quintanilla finally made an appearance in court Wednesday morning after he failed to show up at his last scheduled court date. 

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20 immigrants found locked in semitrailer

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SIERRA BLANCA, Texas (AP) - Border Patrol agents have found 20 immigrants crammed into a locked semitrailer at a checkpoint in West Texas.

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CCPD: 2 drivers ticketed in crash on Ayers and SPID

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Some folks involved in an early morning crash were fortunate to escape injury, but no so fortunate with the law. 

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Wheel of Shame: August 16th Video included

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Time to take a spin on the Wheel Of Shame. 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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Hornets buzz about impressive O-line Video included

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The Flour Bluff Hornets football team had to wait an extra week to begin 2 a days because they took part in spring training; but they insist they haven't missed a beat. 

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Copano Bay fishing pier closed to public

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Both sides of the Copano Bay fishing pier over in Rockport have been closed to the public. 

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Several schools hit by break-ins, vandalism Video included

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Officials believe teens are responsible for a series of school break-ins over the weekend.  

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Crosswalk proposal on Ocean Dr. near Cole Park Video included

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Folks who visit Cole Park know it can be difficult to get to from nearby neighborhoods because you have to cross a busy street. 

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Kitchen Cops: August 15th Video included

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Catch the Kitchen Cops Report every Tuesday and Thursday.

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CCPD Bomb Squad called to home following assault arrest Video included

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A man who allegedly threatened employees at a workplace with a machete has been arrested. 

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Water bill increase proposal Video included

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Action 10 has some news to report that no one is going to get excited about.

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Police issue warrant for mom accused of leaving baby in van Video included

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Cops have issued an arrest warrant for a woman accused of leaving her baby girl inside a van at a movie theater.  

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CCPD: Suspect admits to fatal shooting outside bar Video included

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A man who allegedly confessed to a fatal shooting outside a bar has been identified. 

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CCPD: Man shot and killed after argument heats up

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Corpus Christi police say a man was killed after an argument inside a bar heated up.

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Beeville water boil advisory lifted Video included

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A water boil advisory that has been in effect for the city of Beeville nearly three weeks has finally been lifted. 

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Lawsuit claims rodent was baked into Chick-fil-A sandwich

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A lawsuit claims a suburban Philadelphia woman got an extra topping on her Chick-fil-A sandwich: a dead rodent.  

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#WhataThoseContest: Vote for your favorite

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Here in Corpus Christi folks love their famous hometown fast food hero Whataburger. 

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Newborn found in flower bed covered in ants; mom charged

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HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston-area woman has been charged with felony child abandonment after officials say her newborn daughter was found covered with ants in an apartment complex flower bed.

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CCPD: Driver's mistaken assumption results in rollover crash

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A case of mistaken assumption resulted in a rollover accident Tuesday morning.  

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Multiple arrests in parking lot brawl Video included

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A brawl in a local parking lot resulted in multiple arrests and one person tased.  Officers with the Corpus Christi Police Department originally responded to a call of a disturbance with a weapon just before 11:30 p.m. Monday at the Times Market on Baldwin near Morgan. Officers arrived to find several people physically fighting in the parking lot. Lieutenant Henry Sepulveda with the CCPD says officers tried to separate the men but ended up having to use force to control the sit... More>>

Police respond to a shooting near a bar

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Gun shots ring out near a bar on Horne Road, and the cops responded to the scene. The shooting happened just before 12:30 a.m. Tuesday morning near the intersection of Port and Horne Road.

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'Cuts For Cures' fundraiser Video included

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Several folks were able to get their haircut and help out a great cause at the same time. 

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2017 "C.A.R.E" shirts for sale Video included

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Each year the Corpus Christi Firefighters "C.A.R.E" t-shirts are a hot commodity.  

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Security enhancements made at Carroll HS Video included

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It won't be so easy anymore for random people to wander through Carroll High School.  

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CCPD finds goat wandering in road on Saratoga Video included

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Cops responded to an unusual call reported by several folks Sunday night. 

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Ayers Street road improvements coming soon Video included

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A fatal pedestrian accident has residents worried over the lack of sidewalks on Ayers and McArdle Street.  

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CCPD: Traffic shut down on Ennis Joslin near Nile due to grass fire

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A grass fire out at Hans and Pat Suter Park has forced police to shut down parts on Ennis Joslin near Nile.  

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Nueces Delta Preserve targets hundreds of acres in controlled burn

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A controlled burn out in the Calallen area Monday afternoon had several folks concerned. 

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Bond set for man charged in fatal pedestrian accident Video included

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A man accused in a fatal pedestrian accident made an appearance in court Monday.  

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CCPD: Elderly man found in backyard pool dies

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A  66-year-old man has died after he was found in a backyard swimming pool. 

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CCPD: Woman, 94, found shot dead in wheelchair; son arrested Video included

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A man is behind bars after cops responded to a shooting and found an elderly woman dead in a wheelchair. 

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Man pulls gun at church during self-defense argument

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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a Florida man pulled a gun on a martial arts instructor at a church during an argument over using firearms for self-defense.    

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Vandals target local elementary school, nearby residents Video included

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Cops are on the hunt for some vandals who targeted a local elementary school. 

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Cops investigating shooting near Ruth St. Video included

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Cops are investigating an early morning shooting that left a man injured. 

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Capital murder charge against 17-year-old in far South Texas

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(AP) - Starr County District Attorney Omar Escobar says a 17-year-old has been arrested and charged with capital murder for the slaying of another 17-year-old from Rio Grande City in far South Texas.

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10 arrested in Nacogdoches vice sting operation

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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(AP) - Ten people have been arrested in what police in Nacogdoches in East Texas say was a prostitution and human trafficking operation.      Police Lt. Dan Taravella says the investigation is continuing and other arrests may still be possible.  

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Man held for carjacking mail truck in Houston

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(AP) - Houston police say a man is in custody for carjacking a postal worker's mail truck.      Police say they the postal service was able to track the truck through a GPS device and when officers stopped him he tried back the truck into a patrol car and then jump from a window.     

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Man in serious condition after fall into Lake Travis

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(AP) - Central Texas authorities say a man is in serious and potentially life-threatening condition after falling from a cliff into Lake Travis.   

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1 arrest at San Antonio rallies about Confederate statue

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(AP) - One person has been charged with misdemeanor assault and police say a second was detained but not charged after about 300 demonstrators showed up at competing rallies over the presence of a Confederate monument in downtown San Antonio.      Two city council members have filed a request to move the monument elsewhere. The 40-foot monument at Travis Park features a soldier at the top. It was erected in 1899.      Police kept the protesters Saturday a... More>>

The Latest: Car strikes group at white nationalist at rally

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - The Latest on the white nationalist rally being held in Charlottesville (all times local):  Authorities are on the scene after a vehicle plowed into a group of people marching peacefully through downtown Charlottesville. An Associated Press reporter saw at least one person on the ground receiving medical treatment immediately afterward the incident, which occurred approximately two hours afte...

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CCPD: Woman killed by suspected intoxicated driver

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Corpus Christi police say a woman was killed after a truck hit her early Saturday morning. The crash happened around 3:00 am at the intersection Ayers Street and McArdle Road. According to police the driver of the truck, 27-year-old Robert Simmons, struck a female pedestrian that was walking on the roadway and lost control of his vehicle.

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Britney Spears donates to Louisiana schools' flood recovery

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Pop star Britney Spears is donating some of her Las Vegas show ticket sales to Louisiana schools for flood recovery. The Kentwood, Louisiana native announced that $1 of every ticket sold through the end of the year will go to public schools in a partnership with the Louisiana School Boards Association.

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Border Patrol agents detain 86 immigrants in Hidalgo

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HIDALGO, Texas (AP) - U.S. Border Patrol agents detained nearly 90 immigrants found walking near a canal in a South Texas city, including 50 children. 

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Cosmopolitan in downtown Corpus Christi remains vacant Video included

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A high rise apartment complex with high anticipations of revitalizing downtown Corpus Christi remains empty.  

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Man leads cops on chase, escapes after climbing on rooftop Video included

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Cops are on the hunt for a man who fled the scene of a hit and run accident. 

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Former San Antonio teacher sentenced in sex parties case

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - An ex-high school English teacher in San Antonio accused of throwing lewd parties for boys must serve 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to child sex abuse-related counts.

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Semi driver identified in deadly rollover crash Video included

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The victim of a deadly rollover accident has been identified.  

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Food truck Friday: Louisiana Pit Stop Video included

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We're adding a little cajun flavor to your weekend. 

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Man gets life in prison for fatal beating of toddler

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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A 24-year-old Fort Worth man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the 2015 fatal beating of his girlfriend's toddler son.

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Upcoming road closures August 12-18

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Here's a heads up on some upcoming road closures to be aware of over the next week.  

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PINS beaches reopened to traffic

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Weekend beach plans are back on the table if you're looking for some fun in the sun. 

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Sales Tax Holiday weekend

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It won't be as bad as Black Friday, but you can certainly bet that shopping destinations will be packed this weekend. 

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Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott suspended 6 games in domestic case

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Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was suspended for six games Friday after a yearlong NFL investigation of his domestic violence case in Ohio.    

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Kitchen Cops: August 10th Video included

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Let's get started with the perfect scores. Granny's Tamales on Leopard and Wild Veggie Bouquet on s-p-i-d both scored a 100. Executive Surf Club on Chaparral is on the list twice. The patio area where dogs are allowed scored a 100. The kitchen area of the Executive Surf Club scored a 92.

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Troubleshooters: Unpaid Contractor Video included

Man accused of not paying contractor tries to get away from Andy Liscano. Man accused of not paying contractor tries to get away from Andy Liscano.
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Charlie Sanders is a project manager for PFC Construction Services of Mesquite.

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Troubleshooters: Portland Pool Video included

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  Ruby and Sam Cortez's dream was to build a swimming, spa, and fire pit in the backyard of their new home in Portland. 

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People Behaving Badly - Video Doorbell Video included

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A homeowner sent John Rupolo doorbell video of two thugs that came to her front door when she wasn't home. Little did they know the whole thing was being recorded and their faces were clear to see. It happened one morning a few weeks back. 

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Crime of the Week: The cold case of Mauricio Ortiz Video included

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Mauricio Alfonso Ortiz had been missing since October of 2006. He left his job as a bartender in the 900 block of South Staples and hasn't been seen since. "We have not forgotten about this case," said CPD PIO Officer Gena Pena. 

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Kitchen Cops: August 8th Video included

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Perfect scores top Tuesday's edition of the Kitchen Cops Report.

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  • Troubleshooters: Unpaid Contractor

    Troubleshooters: Unpaid Contractor

    Thursday, August 10 2017 7:38 PM EDT2017-08-10 23:38:02 GMT
    Man accused of not paying contractor tries to get away from Andy Liscano.Man accused of not paying contractor tries to get away from Andy Liscano.

    Charlie Sanders is a project manager for PFC Construction Services of Mesquite.

    Charlie Sanders is a project manager for PFC Construction Services of Mesquite.

  • Troubleshooters: Portland Pool

    Troubleshooters: Portland Pool

    Thursday, August 10 2017 1:49 PM EDT2017-08-10 17:49:10 GMT
    Portland pool at center of dispute with contractors.Portland pool at center of dispute with contractors.

      Ruby and Sam Cortez's dream was to build a swimming, spa, and fire pit in the backyard of their new home in Portland. 

      Ruby and Sam Cortez's dream was to build a swimming, spa, and fire pit in the backyard of their new home in Portland. 

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  • West Oso guarantees victory

    West Oso guarantees victory

    Friday, August 18 2017 6:07 PM EDT2017-08-18 22:07:38 GMT

    After a 10 year playoff drought the West Oso football team is starved for post season play.  

    After a 10 year playoff drought the West Oso football team is starved for post season play.  

  • Ray's Valdez commits to UIW

    Ray's Valdez commits to UIW

    Friday, August 18 2017 2:45 PM EDT2017-08-18 18:45:51 GMT

    Ray baseball's utility player, Antonio Valdez has verbally committed to the University of Incarnate Word in San Antonio. 

    Ray baseball's utility player, Antonio Valdez has verbally committed to the University of Incarnate Word in San Antonio. 

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