Quantcast

Home - KZTV10.com | Continuous News Coverage | Corpus Christi

Woman found dead inside motel room on North Beach

Updated:

Police are investigating the death of a woman at a North Beach motel. Police were called to the Sea Shell Inn Motel around 1:30 Sunday afternoon. Investigators said the body of a woman in her 50's or 60's was found in one of the rooms.

More>>

US soldier ambushed in Niger wasn't captured

Sgt. La David Johnson Sgt. La David Johnson
Updated:

(AP) - The Associated Press has learned that an American soldier killed in an ambush in Niger with three comrades but recovered days later wasn't captured alive by the enemy or executed at close range. That conclusion is based on the findings of a military investigation. The report has determined that La David Johnson - a 25-year-old sergeant - was killed by enemy rifle and machine-gun fire as he fled the attack by an offshoot of the Islamic State group. The attack took place Oct. ... More>>

Cleveland pays $375,000 to settle police shooting lawsuit

Mississippi authorities report that a severed head was found on the front steps of a home. Photo: KXLN (file) Mississippi authorities report that a severed head was found on the front steps of a home. Photo: KXLN (file)
Updated:

(AP) - Cleveland has agreed to pay $375,000 to settle a lawsuit that claimed a white Cleveland police officer shot and wounded an unarmed black man who was trying to surrender while lying face down in a garage. Court documents show that a settlement was reached Thursday in the federal lawsuit filed by 29-year-old Kipp Holloway after the May 2014 shooting. A city spokesman couldn't be reached for comment Sunday about the settlement. The city denied the allegations in a motion after t... More>>

Houston fire employee charged with sexual assault of a child

Updated:

(AP) - A 27-year-old Houston Fire Department employee has been arrested on a charge of sexually assaulting a child. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says Brandon Ramirez met the girl online, sent sexually explicit photos and videos of himself to her over weeks and then met her in person for a "sexual encounter." 

More>>

8,000 firefighters protect California communities

Updated:

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) - One of the largest wildfires in California history is now 40 percent contained but flames still threaten coastal communities as dry, gusty winds are predicted to continue. Winds calmed overnight but seaside communities in Santa Barbara counties were warned again Sunday that they're still at risk if unpredictable gusts whip up once more. Some 8,000 firefighters are deployed to the so-called Thomas Fire, which has burned for nearly two weeks and still threaten... More>>

Power outage halts flights at Atlanta international airport

Updated:

ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say a power outage at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has disrupted ingoing and outgoing flights.      Airport spokesman Reese McCraine says the outage occurred early Sunday afternoon. He says all airport operations are being affected and that outgoing flights were halted.

More>>

San Antonio-area man, 22, attacked by stepdad with machete

Mississippi authorities report that a severed head was found on the front steps of a home. Photo: KXLN (file) Mississippi authorities report that a severed head was found on the front steps of a home. Photo: KXLN (file)
Updated:

(AP) - A 22-year-old man has told police in the San Antonio area that his stepfather attacked him with a machete. Police in Kirby, an enclave of San Antonio, say officers found the man on the driveway outside a home bleeding from cuts to his neck, face and hands and found his 39-year-old stepfather with a machete inside the garage at the home.

More>>

Smuggling attempt at wildlife refuge leads to arrest of 5 illegal aliens

Updated:

Border Patrol Agents assigned to the Weslaco station disrupted a smuggling attempts, resulting in the arrest of five illegal aliens on Friday. According to U.S. custom and Border Patrol, agents responded to a call of a vehicle that was possibly being loaded with illegal aliens near the Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge.

More>>

Many Fort Worth drivers ignore red light camera ticket fines

Updated:

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - City records show less than half of the more than 230,000 drivers caught by cameras running red lights in Fort Worth during the last fiscal year actually paid the $75 ticket.      The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports the non-payments were sent out for collections but because the tickets are civil violations, they won't be reported to a credit bureau.  They also don't show up on driving records, which means the Fort Worth tickets don't impac... More>>

More than 40 illegal immigrants found in refrigerated trailers

Updated:

(AP) - More than 40 immigrants smuggled inside two refrigerated truck trailers have been detained after the rigs were searched at a South Texas checkpoint.

More>>

3.0 magnitude earthquake reported off South Padre coast

Updated:

A 3.0 magnitude earthquake off the coast of South Padre Island was reported by the United States Geological Survey.

More>>

DPS: Fatal crash kills Corpus Christi man

Updated:

A head-on crash sends one person to the hospital in critical condition and leaves another person dead. The collision happened just after 3:45 a.m. along Farm Market 624, in the Bluntzer area, two miles west of Catherine Drive.

More>>

Female candidate quits Kansas race over 2005 harassment suit

Updated:

A female congressional candidate dropped out of the Kansas race Friday over a 12-year-old lawsuit accusing her of sexually harassing a male subordinate, an unusual case of a woman facing the sort of misconduct allegations that have forced numerous men out of their jobs in recent weeks. Andrea Ramsey announced in a Facebook post that she was ending her campaign, calling allegations that she harassed her former employee and then retaliated against hi...

More>>

Ray and Miller High victorious in boy's hoop action

Updated:

Ray High kept their winning ways alive as they downed King High. Ray improves to 12 and 7 on the year while King sits at 10 wins and 6 losses. Meanwhile, the Bucs from Miller beat Flour Bluff. Miller improves to 9 and 5. Flour Bluff drops to 6 and 8.

More>>

No Christmas for family displaced by Harvey? KZTV's John Rupolo reports

Updated:

A family of five lost everything after Hurricane Harvey destroyed their Aransas Pass home. They came back after evacuating to find all their possessions were gone, and have since been living in an Ingleside hotel paid for by FEMA.

More>>

Local couple shares their "Direct line to Santa"

Updated:

Santa Claus has connections everywhere, including in Corpus Christi.  A big red mailbox located outside a home on the 1000 block of Belmeade Drive has a direct line to Old Saint Nick. 

More>>

Dying man's wish to see new 'Star Wars' movie coming true

Updated:

(AP) - A dying man's wish to see the new "Star Wars" movie is expected to come true Saturday, thanks to local fire departments and medics. Ron Villemaire, 69, is terminally ill and is in hospice care in Bedford, New Hampshire, his daughter, Elizabeth Ngo, said Friday. Villemaire is a huge "Star Wars" fan, but can't get to a theater and sit in a seat.      "...

More>>

Ex-soldier gets 18 months for threatening Fort Hood rampage

Updated:

WACO, Texas (AP) - An ex-soldier from Texas has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for threatening to go on a shooting rampage at Fort Hood.      Prosecutors say a judge in Waco sentenced Thomas Anthony Chestnut Jr. on Dec. 8. 

More>>

Military hero McRaven leaving post as Texas chancellor

William McRaven / USAF photo William McRaven / USAF photo
Updated:

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - University of Texas System Chancellor William McRaven - the former head of U.S. Special Operations Command who directed the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden - plans to leave the school in May. He's citing non-serious health concerns.      McRaven informed the system's Board of Regents of his decision during a meeting Friday.      The retired Navy Admiral had multiple recent clashes with the Regents, and his three-year contract expires... More>>

3 sentenced in Texas alligator snapping turtles sales case

Alligator Snapping Turtle / TPWD Alligator Snapping Turtle / TPWD
Updated:

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - Two men have been sentenced to federal prison in a scheme to catch alligator snapping turtles in Texas and sell the rare reptiles for up to $1,000 apiece.      Prosecutors in Beaumont say Travis Leger of Sulphur, Louisiana, was sentenced Friday to 21 months. His half brother, Jason Leckelt of Wilburton, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 16 months.      Both men, plus Rickey Paul Simon of Sulphur, Louisiana, earlier pleaded guilty to conspi... More>>

Chain sued for selling gun to Texas church shooter

First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs
Updated:

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The family of three people killed in a Texas church shooting has filed a lawsuit seeking $25 million in damages against a sporting goods chain that sold two firearms to the shooter.      The lawsuit claims Katy, Texas-based Academy Sports & Outdoors was negligent in selling to Devin Patrick Kelley an AR-556 rifle used in the deadly Nov. 5 shooting.      The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in San Antonio by the family of Joann Ward, who ... More>>

Cautious Texas among last states to OK medical marijuana

Updated:

(AP) - When California rings in the new year with the sale of recreational pot for the first time, Texas will be tiptoeing into its own marijuana milestone: a medical cannabis program so restrictive that doubts swirl over who will even use it.      

More>>

Former teacher charged with production of child pornography

Updated:

LAREDO- A former Laredo-area teacher has been charged with production of child pornography. Acting U.S. Attorney Abe, Martinez says 37-year-old Ruben Guillermo Ulloa was arrested today and made his initial appearance before a U.S. Magistrate, where he was ordered into custody pending a probable cause and detention hearing set for December 20. According to Martinez, the case began when a 15-year-old who was taking piano lessons from Ulloa made a report to authorities. The report alle... More>>

One person dead in Alice house fire

courtesy William Gray courtesy William Gray
Updated:

A house fire claimed the life of an elderly man in Alice Thursday night. Alice Fire Department responded to a call in the 500 block of 5th Street in Alice around 9 p.m. last night.   According to Alice Fire Marshall Patrick Thomas, crews arrived to find a single story home fully engulfed in flames, with a resident inside the home. The identity of the man killed in the fire has not been released, and although no foul play is believed to be involved, the cause of the fire is unk... More>>

Storm debris collection to begin Monday in Area 7-A

Debris Collection Schedule Debris Collection Schedule
Updated:

Another round of Hurricane Harvey debris collection begins on Monday. Crews from the city will start picking up debris from Area 7-A, which includes areas bordered by Old Brownsville Road, Horne Road and Ayers Street to the southwest city limits.  

More>>

2 men crushed when house being raised falls on them

Updated:

HOUSTON (AP) - Two men working to lift a house onto a higher foundation after being flooded by Hurricane Harvey have died when the house fell on them. Harris County emergency officials say the accident happened just after 11 a.m. Thursday when the jacks being used to lift the house collapsed in a suburban Houston subdivision near Bush Intercontinental Airport. The house dropped about three feet onto the men. Assistant Chief Al Sterkx of the Harris County Em...

More>>

More than 200 people sickened onboard Ovation of Seas cruise

Updated:

More than 200 people became sick and five were hospitalized in Australia after an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness aboard a cruise ship earlier this month.

More>>

US prosecutors move to cash in on $8.5M in seized bitcoin

Updated:

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. attorneys in Utah prosecuting a multimillion-dollar opioid drug-ring are moving quickly to sell seized bitcoin that’s exploded in value to about $8.5 million since the alleged ringleader’s arrest a year ago. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for Utah cites the digital currency’s volatility in court documents pressing for the sale. The bitcoin cache was worth less than $500,000 when Aaron Shamo was arrested on drug charges, but the val... More>>

As Disney swallows Fox, a new era dawns for Hollywood

Updated:

NEW YORK (AP) — After years of tremors, the earthquake that had long been predicted finally shook Hollywood. Disney’s deal to purchase most of 21st Century Fox ends the era of the “Big Six” major movie studios, toppling one of the industry’s most famed studios and dramatically redrawing the Hollywood map. Disney’s move — to pay $52.4 billion in stock for Fox assets — has countless reverberations. But by effectively absorbing Fox’... More>>

Feds: Oklahoma man kept stepdaughter captive for 19 years

Updated:

A federal grand jury in Oklahoma has indicted a 63-year-old man accused of kidnapping his stepdaughter and holding her captive for 19 years in Mexico and elsewhere while fathering her nine children. Henri Michelle Piette is accused of kidnapping Rosalynn Michelle McGinnis in 1995 or 1996 and traveling with the intent to have sex with her, according to an indictment a grand jury in Muskogee, Oklahoma, handed up Wednesday.

More>>

Suspect in car attack faces new charge: first-degree murder

Updated:

Prosecutors announced at the start of a preliminary hearing for James Alex Fields that they were seeking to upgrade the second-degree murder charge he previously faced in the Aug. 12 collision in Charlottesville that left 32-year-old Heather Heyer dead and dozens injured.

More>>

Victory Pro Wrestling hosts "Twas the Fight Before Christmas" on Saturday Dec. 16

Updated:

The management of Victory Pro Wrestling came to our studios to apologize for the behavior of Pit Bull RU, who was the instigator of a huge fight that broke out over a simple and friendly game of Foosball. Victory Pro Wrestling will hold a wrestling event at the Corpus Christi Event Center on Saturday December 16th. Door open at 6 pm and general admission tickets are only $8.00.

More>>

Refugio beats San Augustine to advance to the 2A State Title Game

Updated:

It was a close game for the first quarter.  The period ended with the game was tied at 7. But Refugio scored at will after that and the Bobcats came up big on defense as well. The game ended with the Bobcats beating San Augustine 63-21. Refugio advances to the state title game to play Mart, the number one ranked 2A team in the state.

More>>

Potholes? Whats the real problem?

Updated:

Potholes, potholes, and even more potholes. "I don't think we'll ever catch up," said one resident. And that's why crews are working overtime first spraying, then shoveling and finally packing asphalt into the hole. 

More>>

No jail for fertility doctor who lied about using own sperm

Photo Credit: WTVR CBS 6 Photo Credit: WTVR CBS 6
Updated:

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Some former patients of a retired Indianapolis fertility doctor expressed anger that he avoided jail time Thursday for lying about using his own sperm to impregnate as many as dozens of women after telling them the donors were anonymous.

More>>

2 crushed when house being raised falls on them

Updated:

HOUSTON (AP) - Two men working to lift a house onto a higher foundation after being flooded by Hurricane Harvey have died when the house fell on them. Harris County emergency officials say the accident happened just after 11 a.m. 

More>>

California issues 1st licenses for its legal pot market

Updated:

LOS ANGELES (AP) - California has issued its first business licenses for the state's upcoming legal marijuana market.   

More>>

5 Texarkana junior high students charged with sexual assault

Updated:

TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) - Felony arrest warrants have been issued for five Texarkana, Texas, middle school students accused of involvement in the sexually assault on a 10-year-old girl aboard a school bus. 

More>>

Cold-stunned sea turtles nursed back to health, released into gulf

Updated:

More than 100 green sea turtles are back home after being nursed back to health. 

More>>

Family says man missing for weeks could be in danger

Updated:

A family is desperately searching for their loved one after he was last seen in the Rockport area about a month ago. 

More>>

Judge Guy Williams appears in court for pretrial hearing

Updated:

148th District Court Judge Guy Williams, who was recently suspended from the bench was back at the Nueces County Courthouse Thursday.  

More>>

CC Hooks announce new General Manager

Updated:

ORLANDO - Astros Senior Director of Business Operations Dan O'Neill announced Thursday that Wes Weigle has been appointed General Manager of the Corpus Christi Hooks. 

More>>

Kitchen Cops: December 14th

Kitchen Cops Kitchen Cops
Updated:

Perfect scores top Thursday's edition of Kitchen Cops.

More>>

Masked men steal lobby ATMs from 5 Houston Marriott hotels

Updated:

HOUSTON (AP) - Houston police believe the same group of masked men is responsible for the theft of ATMs from the lobbies of five hotels over the past six days, including four over the last four nights.

More>>

San Antonio high school lockdown lifted, teen detained

Updated:

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A teenager has been detained after officials say he threatened his ex-girlfriend in text messages that prompted a lockdown at a San Antonio high school. 

More>>

Aransas Pass PD: School resource officer fired over improper relationship with student

Updated:

An Aransas Pass school resource officer accused of having an improper relationship with a student has been fired. 

More>>

Emergency sirens sound overnight in apparent refinery fire

Updated:

Residents who live near the refinery row in Corpus Christi woke up last night to sounds of a siren. 

More>>

Woman tweets warning after overhearing man brag about cheating

Photo Credit: Twitter - @sass_xo, Daily Mail Snapchat Photo Credit: Twitter - @sass_xo, Daily Mail Snapchat
Updated:

A massive hunt is underway for a man who was blasted on social media by a woman who claims she overheard him bragging to his friend on the phone about cheating on his girlfriend. 

More>>

Janitor guilty of overcharging $500K for Alamodome cleanup

Updated:

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The operator of a janitorial service that cleaned the Alamodome has been convicted in an invoice scam that led to more than $500,000 in overcharges. Federal investigators say 54-year-old Geoffrey Comstock was convicted Wednesday in San Antonio of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and six counts of wire fraud. The case involves the Alamodome, a multipurpose, domed sports and special events facility operated by the city of San Ant...

More>>

Sports unions unveil universal declaration of player rights

Updated:

Leaders from the NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball players associations have helped unveil a universal declaration of player rights that is designed to establish a new approach to governing sports and protecting athletes. 

More>>

Venezuelans seeing bitcoin boom as survival, not speculation

Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency and worldwide payment system works without a central repository or single administrator and is a peer-to-peer system where transactions take place between users directly through the use of cryptography, without an intermediary. Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency and worldwide payment system works without a central repository or single administrator and is a peer-to-peer system where transactions take place between users directly through the use of cryptography, without an intermediary.
Updated:

As Venezuela’s national currency loses value at a catastrophic rate, thousands have begun turning to the world of cryptocurrency to salvage what little value remains from their increasingly worthless bolivars.

More>>

Hawaii case draws attention to same-sex child support issues

Aliiolani Hale Hale is a building located in downtown Honolulu, Hawaii, currently used as the home of the Hawaii State Supreme Court., Photo Date: 8/27/11 Aliiolani Hale Hale is a building located in downtown Honolulu, Hawaii, currently used as the home of the Hawaii State Supreme Court., Photo Date: 8/27/11
Updated:

A woman wants to sever her parental rights to a child her ex-wife gave birth to and is appealing a family court ruling denying that request to the Hawaii Supreme Court, which is set to hear arguments Thursday.

More>>

PBS suspends distribution of Smiley show for misconduct

Updated:

PBS says it has indefinitely suspended distribution of Tavis Smiley’s talk show after an independent investigation uncovered “multiple, credible allegations” of misconduct by its host. PBS said in a statement Wednesday it had engaged an outside law firm to investigate “troubling allegations” against the host.

More>>

Putin: US hurts itself with invented Trump collusion case

Updated:

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday scoffed at allegations of collusion between U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia, saying they have been “invented” by Trump’s foes and have hurt the U.S. political system. 

More>>

Disney buying large part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B deal

Updated:

Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox in a $52.4 billion deal, including film and television studios, cable and international TV businesses as it tries to meet competition from technology companies in the entertainment business.     

More>>

As ‘net neutrality’ vote nears, some brace for a long fight

Updated:

As the federal government prepares to unravel sweeping net-neutrality rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet, advocates of the regulations are bracing for a long fight. The Thursday vote scheduled at the Federal Communications Commission could usher in big changes in how Americans use the internet, a radical departure from more than a decade of federal oversight. 

More>>

Disney buying large part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B deal

Updated:

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) - Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox in a $52.4 billion deal, including film and television studios, cable and international TV businesses as it tries to meet competition from technology companies in the entertainment business.    Before the buyout, 21st Century Fox will separate the Fox Broadcasting network and stations, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, FS1, FS2 and Big Ten Network into a newly listed company ... More>>

Space capsule with 3 astronauts returns to Earth

Updated:

MOSCOW (AP) — Three astronauts on Thursday landed back on Earth after nearly six months aboard the International Space Station. A Russian Soyuz capsule with NASA’s Randy Bresnik, Russia’s Sergey Ryazanskiy and Paolo Nespoli of the European Space Agency descended under a red-and-white parachute and landed on schedule at 2:37 p.m. local time (0837 GMT; 3:37 a.m. EST) on the vast steppes outside of a remote town in Kazakhstan. The three were extracted from the capsule... More>>

Hayek says rebuffing Weinstein led to nightmare on ‘Frida

Updated:

In one of the most vivid accounts yet of Harvey Weinstein’s alleged abuse and harassment, Salma Hayek says the disgraced movie mogul turned the making of her 2002 passion project, the Frida Kahlo biopic “Frida,” into a nightmare after the actress refused Weinstein’s relentless advances. “For years, he was my monster,” Hayek wrote in an op-ed published Wednesday by The New York Times. 

More>>

Store clerk recounts terrifying moments during armed robbery

Updated:

Jessica Garza will never forget what happened to her last May.  "I was robbed by three young men," said Garza.

More>>

Woman charged with injuring son who had 323 medical visits

Photo Crtsy: https://www.youcaring.com/medical-fundraiser/christopher-s-crew/238705 Photo Crtsy: https://www.youcaring.com/medical-fundraiser/christopher-s-crew/238705
Updated:

DALLAS (AP) - A woman who records show took her 8-year-old son to Texas hospitals and pediatric centers more than 320 times has been arrested and charged with injury to a child with serious bodily injury.

More>>

Kentucky lawmaker facing assault allegations dies in apparent suicide

Photo Ctsy: WLKY Photo Ctsy: WLKY
Updated:

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A Republican lawmaker in Kentucky facing sexual assault allegations has killed himself.   

More>>

Rain Chances Returning to the Forecast

Updated:

A front is expected to arrive to our region late Thursday afternoon through early Friday morning, bringing with it cooler temperatures and a chance of rain. Small craft advisory conditions are expected across area bays and waterways Thursday night and Friday. An upper-level disturbance is also expected to make us showers, and possibly even thunderstorms, Saturday and Saturday night. Some showers may linger into Sunday morning. Yet another front is expected to arrive Sunday night or Mo...

More>>

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers returns, preps to play Panthers

Updated:

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - The Green Bay Packers stayed afloat in the postseason race while hoping for nearly two months that Aaron Rodgers would return. 

More>>

Man accused of killing roommate's girlfriend, disposing body in dumpster

Photo Credit: CBS 7 Midland, TX Photo Credit: CBS 7 Midland, TX
Updated:

ODESSA, Texas (AP) - Police say a West Texas woman reported missing has been found slain in an Odessa trash bin and her boyfriend's roommate is charged with her death. 

More>>

Barge dock parking lot proposal

Updated:

A popular fishing spot in Corpus Christi could a little more difficult to get to in the near future.  

More>>

Report: 3 women accuse music mogul Russell Simmons of rape

Updated:

NEW YORK (AP) - Three women have told the New York Times that music mogul Russell Simmons raped them.   

More>>

StoryCorps archives people's stories in Corpus Christi

Updated:

An audio booth of the road has made it's way to Corpus Christi.

More>>

Crime of the Week: December 13th

Crime of the week: Cops are looking for three men wanted for armed robbery. Crime of the week: Cops are looking for three men wanted for armed robbery.
Updated:

Three men armed with guns rob a store.  They got away with hundreds of dollars and cigarettes, and now cops need your help putting them behind bars.  It's the Crime of the Week.

More>>

Wheel of Shame: December 13th

Updated:

Action 10 News has teamed up with Crime Stoppers and the Nueces County Sheriff's Office to put Nueces County's most wanted fugitives behind bars. 

More>>

6 Points RTA transfer station fire under investigation

Updated:

An early morning fire left some pretty extensive damage at the RTA's transfer station at 6 points. 

More>>

Crash on I-37 leads to suspected DWI arrest

Updated:

We've all seen the billboards, "you drink, you drive, you go to jail." They're not advertisements, they're truthful reminders that if you break the law you will end up behind bars. 

More>>

CCFD to conduct Christmas tree fire safety demonstration

Updated:

The Corpus Christi Fire Department's Prevention Division will conduct a Christmas tree burn demonstration on Thursday, December 14, at 3 p.m. at the Fire Safety Drill Field located on the Del Mar College West Campus, 4101 Old Brownsville Road. 

More>>

Job opportunities available for local residents at proposed plastics plant

Updated:

The Gulf Coast Growth Ventures Project (GCGV) today announced Hire Smart - Hire Local, a new initiative designed to ensure residents in the Coastal Bend region have opportunities to work with the proposed GCGV Project. 

More>>

CC Parks & Rec hosting free Star Wars screening

Updated:

Star Wars fans will be thrilled to know the Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department and Westside Business Association will host a free screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens! 

More>>

Classes canceled for the day at Tuloso-Midway High School

Updated:

Classes at Tuloso Midway High School have been canceled for the remainder of the day due to a power outage. The outage is due to a blown transformer, a spokesperson for Tuloso-Midway ISD says. Buses will begin to transport students at this time. The school will reopen on a regular schedule for tomorrow.  Second and fourth periods will take semester exams tomorrow. Fifth and sixth periods will take exams on January 3.  More>>

For a second time in 2 days, men rob Houston hotel of ATM

Houston Galleria Courtyard Marriot Hotel/Marriot.Com Houston Galleria Courtyard Marriot Hotel/Marriot.Com
Updated:

HOUSTON (AP) - For the second time in as many days, a gang has stormed into a Houston Marriott hotel lobby and walked out with an automated cash machine.    Houston police say the manager of a Courtyard by Marriott hotel on the city's west side reported about five to eight men carried out the ATM, tossed it into an SUV and drove off around midnight Wednesday.    Police Lt. Larry Crowson says authorities are trying to determine if the heist is connected to a simil... More>>

Wheel of Shame Arrest: December 13th

Updated:

A tip from an Action 10 News viewer led to the arrest of a Wheel of Shame fugitive. The Corpus Christi Police Department has confirmed Martin Rocha has been arrested. He was on the Wheel of Shame but not a chosen one. Rocha was wanted on a motion to revoke probation for a prohibited substance in a correctional facility. Since it was Crime Stoppers tip that led to his arrest, that means someone is getting paid. Since the Wheel of Shame began, 231 fugitives have been busted. More>>

Officers to collect tips for Special Olympics Texas

Help our local officers raise money for the Special Olympics Texas. (File Photo) Help our local officers raise money for the Special Olympics Texas. (File Photo)
Updated:

Local police officers will exchange handcuffs for aprons today, all to support the Special Olympics Texas (SOTX). Officers with the Corpus Christi Police Department and Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) members will serve tables at Texas Roadhouse and collect tips to be donated to SOTX. The Tip A Cop fundraising event helps fund training and programming for more than 2,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities in the South Texas area. All tips collected today by law enfo... More>>

KZTV's John Rupolo's Pet Rescue Segment - Abandoned pups and momma

Updated:

Amber Sylvestri showed Action 10's John Rupolo where she rescued five pups and the momma dog. "They were curled up over there in a bundle," said Sylvestri  

More>>

Kitchen Cops: December 12th

Kitchen Cops Kitchen Cops
Updated:

Several restaurants earned a perfect score but only one restaurant earned a spot on the B-list.

More>>

Diocese of Corpus Christi music director placed on leave

Updated:

Lee Gwozdz, the Director of Music for the Diocese of Corpus Christi has been placed on paid administrative leave.  

More>>

Democrat Doug Jones wins Alabama Senate seat

Updated:

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore despite a litany of sexual misconduct allegations.   

More>>

Judge Guy Williams not running for re-election

Updated:

148th District Judge Guy Williams will not be running for re-election.  Action 10 News has learned that Williams missed the deadline to file if he wanted to run for re-election.  

More>>

Dozens of kids treated to 'Shop With A Cop'

Updated:

Dozens of kids were treated to picking out their Christmas presents with local law enforcement officers.

More>>

Viral Video: Man miraculously walks away from freak accident

Updated:

A local man is lucky to be alive following a freak accident where he was allegedly hit by another car.  

More>>

CCPD: Driver cited for causing early morning crash

Updated:

It was an unfortunate Tuesday morning for one driver who was involved in an accident and received a citation to top it off.  

More>>

Recent weather to blame for street problems

Updated:

Have you happened to notice the increasing amount of pot holes around the city? 

More>>

Mom who posted video of bullied son denies being racist

Updated:

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee woman who posted a video of her tearful son recounting being bullied at school has appeared on national media outlets to deflect accusations of racism.  

More>>

Hamlin middle school mascot controversy

Updated:

A middle school mascot that was recently removed for controversial issues will soon be replaced.  Hamlin Middle School was asked to remove their "Rebel" mascot back in September after a written complaint was submitted to CCISD. 

More>>

Death certificate says Charles Manson died of heart failure

Updated:

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Cult leader Charles Manson died of cardiac arrest accompanied by respiratory failure, triggered by colon cancer that had spread to other areas of his body, according to his death certificate.   

More>>

Officer honored for adopting baby from opioid addicted mom

Photo Credit: Tim Keller Facebook page Photo Credit: Tim Keller Facebook page
Updated:

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A routine call about an Albuquerque convenience store theft turned into a life-transforming moment for an officer who came across upon a pregnant woman he found using heroin.  

More>>

Ingleside primary students collect toys for children in foster care

Updated:

During the weeks leading up to Christmas most children are consumed with drafting their wish lists for Santa. For children attending Ingleside Primary School, they are trying to fulfill the wish lists of children who are not spending the holidays at home with their families. 

More>>

Officials: Man posed as film director to molest boys

Photo Credit: CBS DFW Photo Credit: CBS DFW
Updated:

DALLAS (AP) - Federal authorities say a Texas man posed as a film director in order to molest numerous boys. 

More>>

Bruce Brown, whose 'Endless Summer' redefined surfing, dies

Photo Credit: Menace surfboards Facebook page Photo Credit: Menace surfboards Facebook page
Updated:

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bruce Brown, whose 1966 surfing documentary "The Endless Summer" molded the image of the surfer as a seeker and transformed the sport, has died.

More>>

Trump signs $700 billion military budget into law

Updated:

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed into law a sweeping defense policy bill that authorizes a $700 billion budget for the military, including additional spending on missile defense programs to counter North Korea's growing nuclear weapons threat.

More>>

$191M Powerball prize claimed by unnamed Louisiana family

Updated:

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A $191 million Powerball jackpot has been claimed in Louisiana, with the state lottery describing the award as the largest single prize ever won in its 26-year history.    

More>>

Dallas-area school district cancels classes due to flu

Updated:

SUNNYVALE, Texas (AP) - A Dallas-area school district has canceled classes to try to prevent further cases of the flu as more and more students were absent because of illness. 

More>>

Mystery runner helps save Illinois mayor from frozen lake

Updated:

CHICAGO (AP) - A mystery good Samaritan helped save an 80-year-old Illinois mayor who fell through thin ice on a lake while trying to save his dog.  

More>>

Man outside Houston gun range killed when rifle discharges

Updated:

CYPRESS, Texas (AP) - Harris County authorities say a 36-year-old man walking toward a building that houses a suburban Houston gun range has been shot and killed after a rifle being worked on inside the building discharged.

More>>

US officials stop vessel carrying cocaine off Panama coast

Updated:

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - U.S. officials intercepted a semi-submersible vessel carrying more than 3,800 pounds (1,700 kilograms) of cocaine last month after pursuing it in international waters off the coast of Panama.      Customs and Border Protection says the U.S. Coast Guard stopped the vessel Nov. 13. The three crew members were arrested.      Officials say such semi-submersible vessels are designed to navigate low in the water to avoid detection. ... More>>

Prosecutors say suspect taunted Trump before subway bombing

Updated:

NEW YORK (AP) - A Bangladeshi immigrant arrested in a New York subway bombing blamed President Donald Trump for the botched suicide mission that he said he carried out for the Islamic State group, authorities said as they brought federal charges against him Tuesday.    Akayed Ullah posted a statement on his Facebook account on his way to the Monday morning attack stating: "Trump you failed to protect your nation," the criminal complaint said. He also told law enfo... More>>

NFL Network suspends analysts over sexual misconduct suit

PHOTO: Retired NFL Running Back Marshall Faulk, Photo Date: 9/25/14 PHOTO: Retired NFL Running Back Marshall Faulk, Photo Date: 9/25/14
Updated:

NEW YORK (AP) - Hall of Fame player Marshall Faulk and two other NFL Network analysts have been suspended after a former employee alleged sexual misconduct in a lawsuit.    NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy on Tuesday identified the three as Faulk, Ike Taylor and Heath Evans. He says they have been "suspended from their duties at NFL Network pending an investigation into these allegations."    According to court documents first reported by Bloomberg, former ... More>>

TRAFFIC: Staples Street exit ramp on SPID to close

Updated:

The Staples Street exit ramp on west bound South Padre Island Drive will be closed from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Today.  The Texas Department of Transportation says the temporary closure is necessary to allow crews to repair pavement that was damaged by last week's rain and snow on the road in front of La Palmera Mall. TxDOT is asking that motorists use alternate routes. Delays should be expected if traveling in this area between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.  More>>

Coffee shop wants to be Denver's first legal marijuana club

Updated:

DENVER (AP) - Colorado's largest city is reviewing the first application from a business seeking to be among the nation's first legal marijuana clubs, a step that comes more than a year after voters approved a bring-your-own pot measure. 

More>>

Texas man fatally struck while walking on Louisiana highway

Updated:

STARKS, La. (AP) - Police say a Texas man has died after being struck by a vehicle while walking on a Louisiana highway. 

More>>

Triple murder suspect captured in Dallas

Photo Credit: KENS 5 CBS San Antonio Photo Credit: KENS 5 CBS San Antonio
Updated:

DALLAS (AP) - Authorities say police in Dallas have captured a 35-year-old suspect in the fatal shooting of three people in a Houston home. 

More>>

Spirit boots breast-feeding woman from plane

Updated:

A woman making a long-planned trip with her parents and young son says Spirit Airlines kicked the family off the plane when she didn't immediately stop breast-feeding the 2-year-old, who was restless after a long delay. 

More>>

Mike Shaw Toyota, Walmart give free turkeys to Harvey victims

Updated:

Thanks to Mike Shaw Toyota and Walmart, hundreds of Hurricane Harvey victims were treated with a free treat today.  The two teamed up to give away free turkeys to storm victims in Rockport and Aransas Pass. 

More>>

Pilot, passenger crash into gulf after ultralight engine dies

Updated:

Things took a scary turn for a couple of guys who were flying in an ultralight Monday afternoon.  

More>>

Mild Weather in the Forecast this Week

Updated:

Sunny skies and mild temperatures are expected for the majority of the week. Thursday, will be the exception with increased cloud coverage and isolated showers ushered in by a weak front. Otherwise, generally quite weather is expected through the week.  Monday night will be mostly clear and cold. Winds will be light blowing at less than 10 MPH. Lows will drop into the 40s and 50s. Low of 44 for Corpus. A weak front will be arriving Tuesday. This will result in drier air filteri...

More>>

High school student carries collapsed marathoner to victory

Photo Credit: CBS DFW Photo Credit: CBS DFW
Updated:

DALLAS (AP) - In just 24 hours, her face and name have become world famous for what's seen as a supreme act of sportsmanship. 

More>>

Missing 12-year-old girl found safe

Updated:

A 12-year-old girl reported missing has been found and returned safely to her family.  

More>>

Robstown Fire Chief released from Nueces County Jail

Updated:

Nueces County Jail staff report 56-year-old Ricardo Gonzalez, who is currently employed as the Fire Chief for the Robstown Fire Department, has been released from jail. Jail records state Gonzalez was booked into the jail Sunday morning and was charged with driving while intoxicated. 

More>>

CCPD looking for suspect in Turtle Cove burglary

Updated:

The Corpus Christi Police Departments asks residents to be on the lookout for a burglary suspect. An arrest warrant has been issued for Darron Mizes, 19. The CCPD believes Mizes is responsible for at least one burglary in the Turtle Cove neighborhood in Flour Bluff. Mizes is about 5'11", 165 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes.  The CCPD says Mizes may be living on the streets at this time.  If you have any information on the whereabouts of this wanted person, ...

More>>

Several storage units damaged in overnight fire in Rockport

Updated:

Fire investigators are trying to determine what caused a huge fire at a storage building in Rockport late last night.  It happened just after 3 a.m. on the 2400 block of Highway 35.  

More>>

TSA treating 101 cold-stunned sea turtles

Updated:

Friday's cold front brought both snow and sea turtles to the Texas State Aquarium. 

More>>

WEATHER
Coastal Bend Radar
  • TroubleshootersMore>>

  • Troubleshooters: Kingsville House

    Troubleshooters: Kingsville House

    Monday, December 4 2017 11:33 PM EST2017-12-05 04:33:30 GMT

    A fire in June 2016 destroyed a Kingsville couple's home.  They told the Troubleshooters about their experience with one of the contractors they hired to rebuild it.

    A fire in June 2016 destroyed a Kingsville couple's home.  They told the Troubleshooters about their experience with one of the contractors they hired to rebuild it.

  • Troubleshooters: Fred Rich Special Report

    Troubleshooters: Fred Rich Special Report

    Wednesday, November 29 2017 6:29 PM EST2017-11-29 23:29:00 GMT

    Tonight we conclude our Special Troubleshooter Reports on convicted felon and Portland businessman Fred Rich. 

    Tonight we conclude our Special Troubleshooter Reports on convicted felon and Portland businessman Fred Rich. 

  • SportsMore>>

  • Ray and Miller High victorious in boy's hoop action

    Ray and Miller High victorious in boy's hoop action

    Saturday, December 16 2017 12:01 AM EST2017-12-16 05:01:24 GMT

    Ray High kept their winning ways alive as they downed King High. Ray improves to 12 and 7 on the year while King sits at 10 wins and 6 losses. Meanwhile, the Bucs from Miller beat Flour Bluff. Miller improves to 9 and 5. Flour Bluff drops to 6 and 8.

    Ray High kept their winning ways alive as they downed King High. Ray improves to 12 and 7 on the year while King sits at 10 wins and 6 losses. Meanwhile, the Bucs from Miller beat Flour Bluff. Miller improves to 9 and 5. Flour Bluff drops to 6 and 8.

  • Victory Pro Wrestling hosts "Twas the Fight Before Christmas" on Saturday Dec. 16

    Victory Pro Wrestling hosts "Twas the Fight Before Christmas" on Saturday Dec. 16

    Friday, December 15 2017 1:02 AM EST2017-12-15 06:02:31 GMT

    The management of Victory Pro Wrestling came to our studios to apologize for the behavior of Pit Bull RU, who was the instigator of a huge fight that broke out over a simple and friendly game of Foosball. Victory Pro Wrestling will hold a wrestling event at the Corpus Christi Event Center on Saturday December 16th. Door open at 6 pm and general admission tickets are only $8.00.

    The management of Victory Pro Wrestling came to our studios to apologize for the behavior of Pit Bull RU, who was the instigator of a huge fight that broke out over a simple and friendly game of Foosball. Victory Pro Wrestling will hold a wrestling event at the Corpus Christi Event Center on Saturday December 16th. Door open at 6 pm and general admission tickets are only $8.00.

  • Kitchen CopsMore>>

  • Kitchen Cops: December 14th

    Kitchen Cops: December 14th

    Thursday, December 14 2017 6:02 PM EST2017-12-14 23:02:48 GMT
    Kitchen CopsKitchen Cops

    Perfect scores top Thursday's edition of Kitchen Cops.

    Perfect scores top Thursday's edition of Kitchen Cops.

  • Kitchen Cops: December 12th

    Kitchen Cops: December 12th

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 11:34 PM EST2017-12-13 04:34:11 GMT
    Kitchen CopsKitchen Cops

    Several restaurants earned a perfect score but only one restaurant earned a spot on the B-list.

    Several restaurants earned a perfect score but only one restaurant earned a spot on the B-list.

Powered by Frankly

© KZTV10.com 2017, KZTV10.com
A SagamoreHill Broadcasting station
All rights reserved
Privacy Policy, | Terms of Service, and Ad Choices

Can't find something?