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

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

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 9:46 PM EDT2017-10-18 01:46:05 GMT

    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. 

    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. 

  • Pleasant Weather Wednesday; Humidity Returns Thursday

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 9:12 PM EDT2017-10-18 01:12:56 GMT

    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...

    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...

  • Motorcyclist killed in downtown crash

    Motorcyclist killed in downtown crash

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 7:55 PM EDT2017-10-17 23:55:59 GMT

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

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

  • Driscoll Children's Hospital Halloween celebration

    Driscoll Children's Hospital Halloween celebration

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 7:46 PM EDT2017-10-17 23:46:39 GMT

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

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

  • Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce launching Harvey relief campaign

    Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce launching Harvey relief campaign

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 7:31 PM EDT2017-10-17 23:31:59 GMT

    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. 

    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. 

  • Target date for storm debris cleanup

    Target date for storm debris cleanup

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 7:09 PM EDT2017-10-17 23:09:36 GMT

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

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

  • 123 have accepted Hillcrest buyout offer

    123 have accepted Hillcrest buyout offer

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 7:01 PM EDT2017-10-17 23:01:36 GMT
    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)

    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.&...

    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.&...

  • Nueces river flooding continues

    Nueces river flooding continues

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-10-17 23:00:49 GMT
    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.

    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...

    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...

  • Sunken boats salvaged in Key Allegro

    Sunken boats salvaged in Key Allegro

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 6:57 PM EDT2017-10-17 22:57:11 GMT

    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.

    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.

  • Police searching for woman accused of beating teen on CCISD campus

    Police searching for woman accused of beating teen on CCISD campus

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 6:19 PM EDT2017-10-17 22:19:02 GMT

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

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

  • Caught on camera: Alleged thieves target property site

    Caught on camera: Alleged thieves target property site

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 6:17 PM EDT2017-10-17 22:17:14 GMT

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

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

  • Port A Police arrest man with explosives

    Port A Police arrest man with explosives

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 5:46 PM EDT2017-10-17 21:46:01 GMT

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

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

  • Vegas hotel security guard's disappearance draws attention

    Vegas hotel security guard's disappearance draws attention

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 4:09 PM EDT2017-10-17 20:09:25 GMT

    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.      

    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.      

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

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

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 3:54 PM EDT2017-10-17 19:54:08 GMT

    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. 

    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. 

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

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

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 3:37 PM EDT2017-10-17 19:37:41 GMT

    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.

    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.

  • Spurs' Popovich labels Trump 'a soulless coward'

    Spurs' Popovich labels Trump 'a soulless coward'

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 3:10 PM EDT2017-10-17 19:10:09 GMT

    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.

    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.

  • 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. 

  • Women pull off bank heist dressed as nuns

    Women pull off bank heist dressed as nuns

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 12:42 PM EDT2017-10-17 16:42:39 GMT

    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. ...

    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. ...

  • TAMUK student symposium features gender discussion

    TAMUK student symposium features gender discussion

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 12:11 PM EDT2017-10-17 16:11:26 GMT
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • 10 million cubic feet of storm debris removed

    10 million cubic feet of storm debris removed

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 11:29 AM EDT2017-10-17 15:29:56 GMT
    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.

    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...

    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...

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

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

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 11:14 AM EDT2017-10-17 15:14:45 GMT
    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).

    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...

    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...

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

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

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 11:12 AM EDT2017-10-17 15:12:28 GMT
    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...
    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...
  • Trump: Drug czar nominee, Rep. Marino, withdrawing his name

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

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 9:07 AM EDT2017-10-17 13:07:19 GMT
    Photo: marino.house.govPhoto: marino.house.gov
    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...
    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...
  • North Texas man pulls off sky-high proposal

    North Texas man pulls off sky-high proposal

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 8:17 AM EDT2017-10-17 12:17:24 GMT
    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...
    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...
  • Council to vote on purchasing updated gear for SWAT team

    Council to vote on purchasing updated gear for SWAT team

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 5:36 AM EDT2017-10-17 09:36:47 GMT
    Corpus Christi Police Department SWAT team.Corpus Christi Police Department SWAT team.

    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

    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

  • Selena, Queen of Tejano, is recognized by Google

    Selena, Queen of Tejano, is recognized by Google

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 2:27 AM EDT2017-10-17 06:27:35 GMT
    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)

    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.

    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.

  • Mathis woman's dog returns after missing for a week

    Mathis woman's dog returns after missing for a week

    Monday, October 16 2017 11:23 PM EDT2017-10-17 03:23:40 GMT

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

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

  • Sunny Skies and Low Humidity

    Sunny Skies and Low Humidity

    Monday, October 16 2017 11:23 PM EDT2017-10-17 03:23:17 GMT
    Thank you Carlo Trevizo!Thank you Carlo Trevizo!

    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...

    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...

  • 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. 

  • Suspected drunk driver crashes into antique business

    Suspected drunk driver crashes into antique business

    Monday, October 16 2017 7:57 PM EDT2017-10-16 23:57:02 GMT

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

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

  • Flooding continues along Nueces River

    Flooding continues along Nueces River

    Monday, October 16 2017 7:36 PM EDT2017-10-16 23:36:53 GMT

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

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

  • 2 arrested in connection with shooting, assaulting alleged car thieves

    2 arrested in connection with shooting, assaulting alleged car thieves

    Monday, October 16 2017 7:08 PM EDT2017-10-16 23:08:29 GMT

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

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

  • Man wanted for allegedly stabbing girlfriend

    Man wanted for allegedly stabbing girlfriend

    Monday, October 16 2017 6:16 PM EDT2017-10-16 22:16:40 GMT

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

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

  • Semi-truck driver pleads guilty to deadly immigrant smuggling run

    Semi-truck driver pleads guilty to deadly immigrant smuggling run

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:56 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:56:46 GMT

    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. 

    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. 

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

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

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:34 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:34:48 GMT
    Photo Crtsy: Bexar County Criminal District Attorney's OfficePhoto Crtsy: Bexar County Criminal District Attorney's Office

    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. 

    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. 

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

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

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:32 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:32:29 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • San Antonio woman accused of beating teens, locking them in garage

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

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:19 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:19:10 GMT
    Photo Crtsy: CBS 7 Midland, TXPhoto Crtsy: CBS 7 Midland, TX

    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. 

    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. 

  • Victim identified in fatal weekend crash

    Victim identified in fatal weekend crash

    Monday, October 16 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-10-16 20:59:06 GMT

    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.

    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.

  • Victim identified in fatal stabbing outside pool hall

    Victim identified in fatal stabbing outside pool hall

    Monday, October 16 2017 4:39 PM EDT2017-10-16 20:39:37 GMT

    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.

    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.

  • Youth organizer convicted of production of child pornography

    Youth organizer convicted of production of child pornography

    Monday, October 16 2017 2:26 PM EDT2017-10-16 18:26:01 GMT
    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.

    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.

    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.

  • Harbor Bridge project impacts downtown traffic

    Harbor Bridge project impacts downtown traffic

    Monday, October 16 2017 1:42 PM EDT2017-10-16 17:42:17 GMT
    Artist's rendition of new Harbor Bridge.Artist's rendition of new Harbor Bridge.
    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.
    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.
  • Port Aransas students return to school for first day following Harvey

    Port Aransas students return to school for first day following Harvey

    Monday, October 16 2017 1:38 PM EDT2017-10-16 17:38:52 GMT

    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...

    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...

  • Dress for Success giving clothes to hurricane victims today

    Dress for Success giving clothes to hurricane victims today

    Monday, October 16 2017 1:00 PM EDT2017-10-16 17:00:24 GMT

    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.

    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.

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

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

    Monday, October 16 2017 11:01 AM EDT2017-10-16 15:01:10 GMT

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

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

  • Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of gold

    Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of gold

    Monday, October 16 2017 10:31 AM EDT2017-10-16 14:31:22 GMT
    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 mergThe 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

    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...

    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...

  • Bergdahl expected to plead guilty in desertion case

    Bergdahl expected to plead guilty in desertion case

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:15 AM EDT2017-10-16 13:15:33 GMT
    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.
    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...
    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...
  • 1 missing after oil rig explodes on Louisiana lake

    1 missing after oil rig explodes on Louisiana lake

    Monday, October 16 2017 7:41 AM EDT2017-10-16 11:41:57 GMT
    PHOTO: Louisiana Oil Rig Explosion in Lake Pontchartrain, Photo Date: 10/15/2017PHOTO: Louisiana Oil Rig Explosion in Lake Pontchartrain, Photo Date: 10/15/2017
    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...
    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...
  • Kayaker who briefly went missing tells tale of survival

    Kayaker who briefly went missing tells tale of survival

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:56 AM EDT2017-10-16 09:56:51 GMT

    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...

    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...

  • Two assaulted, one shot after allegedly stealing vehicle

    Two assaulted, one shot after allegedly stealing vehicle

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:14 AM EDT2017-10-16 09:14:46 GMT
    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.
    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...
    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...
  • Somalia truck bombing toll over 300 as funerals begin

    Somalia truck bombing toll over 300 as funerals begin

    Monday, October 16 2017 4:44 AM EDT2017-10-16 08:44:52 GMT
    Photo: SAID YUSUF WARSAME / EPAPhoto: SAID YUSUF WARSAME / EPA
    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...
    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...
  • Customer claims rodent found in a bowl of soup

    Customer claims rodent found in a bowl of soup

    Sunday, October 15 2017 8:27 PM EDT2017-10-16 00:27:24 GMT
    Customer claims a rodent was found in a bowl of soup.Customer claims a rodent was found in a bowl of soup.

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

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

  • Astros trying to give Houston a boost in wake of Harvey

    Astros trying to give Houston a boost in wake of Harvey

    Sunday, October 15 2017 5:56 PM EDT2017-10-15 21:56:24 GMT
    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...
    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...
  • Police: Man kills girlfriend's son, then robs her

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

    Sunday, October 15 2017 3:56 PM EDT2017-10-15 19:56:26 GMT
    Photo: PixabayPhoto: Pixabay

    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.

    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.

  • Van crashes into Alameda St antique store

    Van crashes into Alameda St antique store

    Sunday, October 15 2017 2:50 PM EDT2017-10-15 18:50:44 GMT

    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. 

    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. 

  • SUV catches fire outside 19th St restaurant

    SUV catches fire outside 19th St restaurant

    Sunday, October 15 2017 10:57 AM EDT2017-10-15 14:57:09 GMT

    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. 

    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. 

  • Home damaged after fire breaks out near A/C unit

    Home damaged after fire breaks out near A/C unit

    Saturday, October 14 2017 8:51 PM EDT2017-10-15 00:51:56 GMT

    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.

    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.

  • Texas fast-food worker fired for refusing to serve officers

    Texas fast-food worker fired for refusing to serve officers

    Saturday, October 14 2017 6:50 PM EDT2017-10-14 22:50:01 GMT
    PHOTO: Whataburger restaurant, Photo Date: September 7, 2008PHOTO: Whataburger restaurant, Photo Date: September 7, 2008

    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.

    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.

  • Police asking for footage in search of missing Texas girl

    Police asking for footage in search of missing Texas girl

    Saturday, October 14 2017 2:51 PM EDT2017-10-14 18:51:54 GMT

    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. 

    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. 

  • Police investigate fatal crash

    Police investigate fatal crash

    Saturday, October 14 2017 1:08 PM EDT2017-10-14 17:08:05 GMT

    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.

    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.

  • Cops: 4 airmen painted satanic symbols on S Carolina church

    Cops: 4 airmen painted satanic symbols on S Carolina church

    Saturday, October 14 2017 11:27 AM EDT2017-10-14 15:27:50 GMT
    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)

    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.

    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.

  • Charges dropped against ex-cop accused of faking his death

    Charges dropped against ex-cop accused of faking his death

    Saturday, October 14 2017 10:23 AM EDT2017-10-14 14:23:20 GMT
    Photo: Coleman Martin (Dallas Police Department Photo)Photo: Coleman Martin (Dallas Police Department Photo)

    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.

    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.

  • Cops searching for a man accused of stabbing his girlfriend

    Cops searching for a man accused of stabbing his girlfriend

    Saturday, October 14 2017 12:27 AM EDT2017-10-14 04:27:14 GMT

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

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

  • Meeks sentenced to over 30 years

    Meeks sentenced to over 30 years

    Saturday, October 14 2017 12:17 AM EDT2017-10-14 04:17:39 GMT

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

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

  • Puppy dies after being stabbed 50 times, left in suitcase

    Puppy dies after being stabbed 50 times, left in suitcase

    Friday, October 13 2017 8:02 PM EDT2017-10-14 00:02:14 GMT
    Photo Credit: Susannah BryanPhoto Credit: Susannah Bryan

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

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

  • Man found fatally stabbed in son's hospital room

    Man found fatally stabbed in son's hospital room

    Friday, October 13 2017 7:31 PM EDT2017-10-13 23:31:59 GMT

    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.  

    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.  

  • ZiegenBock 2017 benefits Rockport schools

    ZiegenBock 2017 benefits Rockport schools

    Friday, October 13 2017 7:15 PM EDT2017-10-13 23:15:33 GMT
    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.

    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...

    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...

  • Residents prepare for flooding near Nueces River

    Residents prepare for flooding near Nueces River

    Friday, October 13 2017 7:14 PM EDT2017-10-13 23:14:10 GMT

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

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

  • Man arrested in connection with Walmart parking lot shooting

    Man arrested in connection with Walmart parking lot shooting

    Friday, October 13 2017 7:07 PM EDT2017-10-13 23:07:30 GMT

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

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

  • Doctors encouraging people to get flu shots ASAP

    Doctors encouraging people to get flu shots ASAP

    Friday, October 13 2017 6:35 PM EDT2017-10-13 22:35:41 GMT

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

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

  • Driver accused of causing fatal crash still at large

    Driver accused of causing fatal crash still at large

    Friday, October 13 2017 4:38 PM EDT2017-10-13 20:38:07 GMT

    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. 

    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. 

  • Half a million in grants goes toward boosting South Texas workforce

    Half a million in grants goes toward boosting South Texas workforce

    Friday, October 13 2017 2:35 PM EDT2017-10-13 18:35:24 GMT
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • Newly discovered artifacts tell story of the old, iconic East Texas rail line

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

    Friday, October 13 2017 1:58 PM EDT2017-10-13 17:58:27 GMT
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • Chaos compounds frustration for families of missing near raging fires

    Chaos compounds frustration for families of missing near raging fires

    Friday, October 13 2017 1:37 PM EDT2017-10-13 17:37:38 GMT
    Families of those missing in California frustrated by chaos, lack of communication.Families of those missing in California frustrated by chaos, lack of communication.
    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...
    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...
  • League of Women Voters gets grant to mitigate Voter ID Law

    League of Women Voters gets grant to mitigate Voter ID Law

    Friday, October 13 2017 12:06 PM EDT2017-10-13 16:06:56 GMT
    File photo (KRIS)File photo (KRIS)

    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...

    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...

  • The Latest: US talk on Iran deal rattles EU allies

    The Latest: US talk on Iran deal rattles EU allies

    Friday, October 13 2017 11:27 AM EDT2017-10-13 15:27:45 GMT
    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...
    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...
  • Free repair and rebuilding advice available Nueces County

    Free repair and rebuilding advice available Nueces County

    Friday, October 13 2017 5:25 AM EDT2017-10-13 09:25:21 GMT
    Storm damage from Hurricane Harvey in Port Aransas, near Corpus Christi.Storm damage from Hurricane Harvey in Port Aransas, near Corpus Christi.

    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.

    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.

  • Taft apartment complex evictions halted by state

    Taft apartment complex evictions halted by state

    Friday, October 13 2017 12:12 AM EDT2017-10-13 04:12:33 GMT

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

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

  • Island residents concerned with increasing coyote presence

    Island residents concerned with increasing coyote presence

    Thursday, October 12 2017 10:02 PM EDT2017-10-13 02:02:53 GMT

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

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

  • Island residents concerned about coyotes

    Island residents concerned about coyotes

    Thursday, October 12 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-10-13 02:00:27 GMT
    Coyotes roaming North Padre Island are preying on pets.Coyotes roaming North Padre Island are preying on pets.

    People who live on The Island will tell you coyotes are a part of life there.  But some of them say they've had enough because packs have invaded their neighborhoods threatening pets and children.

    People who live on The Island will tell you coyotes are a part of life there.  But some of them say they've had enough because packs have invaded their neighborhoods threatening pets and children.

  • Man accused of assaulting an elderly in bus fight

    Man accused of assaulting an elderly in bus fight

    Thursday, October 12 2017 9:27 PM EDT2017-10-13 01:27:09 GMT

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

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

  • Texas Jazz festival increasing security in light of Vegas massacre

    Texas Jazz festival increasing security in light of Vegas massacre

    Thursday, October 12 2017 8:46 PM EDT2017-10-13 00:46:31 GMT

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

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

  • Inmate executed for Beeville prison guard's death

    Inmate executed for Beeville prison guard's death

    Thursday, October 12 2017 8:17 PM EDT2017-10-13 00:17:30 GMT

    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.     

    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.     

  • Concert organizers raising funds for Rockport schools

    Concert organizers raising funds for Rockport schools

    Thursday, October 12 2017 7:46 PM EDT2017-10-12 23:46:08 GMT

    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. 

    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. 

  • Mayor McComb asks residents to be patient with storm recovery

    Mayor McComb asks residents to be patient with storm recovery

    Thursday, October 12 2017 7:43 PM EDT2017-10-12 23:43:18 GMT

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

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

  • Port Aransas a step closer to cleaning up storm debris

    Port Aransas a step closer to cleaning up storm debris

    Thursday, October 12 2017 7:42 PM EDT2017-10-12 23:42:16 GMT

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

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

  • Developer wants to restore the old Nueces County Courthouse

    Developer wants to restore the old Nueces County Courthouse

    Thursday, October 12 2017 7:41 PM EDT2017-10-12 23:41:30 GMT

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

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

  • FEMA holding town hall meeting tonight

    FEMA holding town hall meeting tonight

    Thursday, October 12 2017 7:20 PM EDT2017-10-12 23:20:33 GMT

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

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

  • KZTV's John Rupolo reports on eviction delays in Taft

    KZTV's John Rupolo reports on eviction delays in Taft

    Thursday, October 12 2017 6:38 PM EDT2017-10-12 22:38:48 GMT

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

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

  • Lake Corpus Christi reaches 100% capacity

    Lake Corpus Christi reaches 100% capacity

    Thursday, October 12 2017 6:34 PM EDT2017-10-12 22:34:33 GMT
    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.

    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.

    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.

  • Boy Scouts to expand girls' participation

    Boy Scouts to expand girls' participation

    Thursday, October 12 2017 5:44 PM EDT2017-10-12 21:44:13 GMT

    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.   

    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.   

  • Coastal Bend storm recovery could take years

    Coastal Bend storm recovery could take years

    Thursday, October 12 2017 5:38 PM EDT2017-10-12 21:38:05 GMT

    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...

    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...

  • Execution set for man convicted of killing prison guard

    Execution set for man convicted of killing prison guard

    Thursday, October 12 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-10-12 21:22:28 GMT

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

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

  • Crossing guard funding dispute

    Crossing guard funding dispute

    Thursday, October 12 2017 3:48 PM EDT2017-10-12 19:48:56 GMT

    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.  

    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.  

  • Two kids and adult hit by car

    Two kids and adult hit by car

    Thursday, October 12 2017 2:38 PM EDT2017-10-12 18:38:29 GMT

    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.

    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.

  • Local professor to lead national social workers group

    Local professor to lead national social workers group

    Thursday, October 12 2017 2:25 PM EDT2017-10-12 18:25:02 GMT
    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...
    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...
  • Flooding expected along Nueces River

    Flooding expected along Nueces River

    Thursday, October 12 2017 1:52 PM EDT2017-10-12 17:52:21 GMT
    Nueces RiverNueces River

    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...

    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...

  • Police stopped accused Texas Tech gunman prior to attack

    Police stopped accused Texas Tech gunman prior to attack

    Thursday, October 12 2017 12:53 PM EDT2017-10-12 16:53:05 GMT
    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.

    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.     

    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.     

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

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

    Thursday, October 12 2017 12:17 PM EDT2017-10-12 16:17:42 GMT
    Actor Jeremy Renner donates $20,000 to Driscoll Childrens Hospital.Actor Jeremy Renner donates $20,000 to Driscoll Childrens Hospital.
    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...
    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...
  • 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.

  • Family held captive by Taliban-linked group released

    Family held captive by Taliban-linked group released

    Thursday, October 12 2017 10:45 AM EDT2017-10-12 14:45:53 GMT

    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 ...

    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 ...

  • Trump threatens NBC but experts see no real risk to licenses

    Trump threatens NBC but experts see no real risk to licenses

    Thursday, October 12 2017 7:37 AM EDT2017-10-12 11:37:22 GMT
    Photo: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of StaffPhoto: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

    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...

    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...

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

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

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 11:24 PM EDT2017-10-12 03:24:51 GMT

    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.

    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.

  • Austin man sentenced to prison for threatening Obama, FBI

    Austin man sentenced to prison for threatening Obama, FBI

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 9:37 PM EDT2017-10-12 01:37:59 GMT
    Photo Credit: CBS 7 Midland, TXPhoto Credit: CBS 7 Midland, TX

    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. 

    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. 

  • Late, but welcoming start for ACISD students

    Late, but welcoming start for ACISD students

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 9:24 PM EDT2017-10-12 01:24:17 GMT

    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.

    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.

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

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

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 8:48 PM EDT2017-10-12 00:48:59 GMT
    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.

    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...

    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...

  • 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. 

  • Troubleshooters: Contractor vs. Contractor

    Troubleshooters: Contractor vs. Contractor

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 7:46 PM EDT2017-10-11 23:46:19 GMT

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

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

  • Exxon Mobil sponsoring TSA 'Dollar Day' this weekend

    Exxon Mobil sponsoring TSA 'Dollar Day' this weekend

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 7:45 PM EDT2017-10-11 23:45:02 GMT

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

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

  • New city web page details brush pick up progress

    New city web page details brush pick up progress

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 6:43 PM EDT2017-10-11 22:43:09 GMT

    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.

    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.

  • Driver of smashed vehicle seeks help from community

    Driver of smashed vehicle seeks help from community

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 6:34 PM EDT2017-10-11 22:34:52 GMT

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

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

  • Port Royal resort announces grand re-opening following Harvey devastation

    Port Royal resort announces grand re-opening following Harvey devastation

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 6:34 PM EDT2017-10-11 22:34:03 GMT
    Photo Crtsy: Port Royal websitePhoto Crtsy: Port Royal website

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

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

  • CCPD: Speeding to blame for rollover crash on south side

    CCPD: Speeding to blame for rollover crash on south side

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 6:32 PM EDT2017-10-11 22:32:27 GMT

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

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

  • Crime of the Week: October 11th

    Crime of the Week: October 11th

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 6:31 PM EDT2017-10-11 22:31:04 GMT
    Man accused of stealing jeans.Man accused of stealing jeans.

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

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

  • Wheel of Shame: October 11th

    Wheel of Shame: October 11th

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 6:30 PM EDT2017-10-11 22:30:19 GMT

    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. 

    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. 

  • Lake Corpus Christi reaches full capacity

    Lake Corpus Christi reaches full capacity

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 6:08 PM EDT2017-10-11 22:08:01 GMT
    Photo Credit: Sue SurfacePhoto Credit: Sue Surface

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

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

  • 1 dead, 1 critical in rollover crash near Kingsville

    1 dead, 1 critical in rollover crash near Kingsville

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 5:55 PM EDT2017-10-11 21:55:41 GMT

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

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

  • Eminem slams Trump in profane video, calls him racist

    Eminem slams Trump in profane video, calls him racist

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 4:45 PM EDT2017-10-11 20:45:55 GMT

    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.  

    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.  

  • City water director announces resignation

    City water director announces resignation

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 2:57 PM EDT2017-10-11 18:57:52 GMT

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

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

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

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

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 10:17 AM EDT2017-10-11 14:17:57 GMT
    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.

    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 ...

    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 ...

  • Mobile unit provides services to veterans in rural areas

    Mobile unit provides services to veterans in rural areas

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 5:25 AM EDT2017-10-11 09:25:06 GMT
    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...
    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 complaints against PAAC arise

    More complaints against PAAC arise

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 11:16 PM EDT2017-10-11 03:16:27 GMT

    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. 

    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. 

  • Could Vegas police have taken down the gunman sooner?

    Could Vegas police have taken down the gunman sooner?

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 11:11 PM EDT2017-10-11 03:11:04 GMT

    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. 

    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. 

  • 13 dead, 8 wounded in Mexico prison riot

    13 dead, 8 wounded in Mexico prison riot

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 10:49 PM EDT2017-10-11 02:49:07 GMT

    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.

    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.

  • PINS beaches reopened to drivers, campers

    PINS beaches reopened to drivers, campers

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 10:14 PM EDT2017-10-11 02:14:44 GMT

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

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

  • Santa Rosa students deliver donations for schools impacted by Harvey

    Santa Rosa students deliver donations for schools impacted by Harvey

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 9:36 PM EDT2017-10-11 01:36:27 GMT

    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. 

    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. 

  • Murder suspects detained during traffic stop in Bee County

    Murder suspects detained during traffic stop in Bee County

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 9:10 PM EDT2017-10-11 01:10:46 GMT

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

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

  • Mayor McComb surprised with donation during city council meeting

    Mayor McComb surprised with donation during city council meeting

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 7:08 PM EDT2017-10-10 23:08:26 GMT

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

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

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

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

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 6:49 PM EDT2017-10-10 22:49:00 GMT

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

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

  • Beeville apartment fire under investigation

    Beeville apartment fire under investigation

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 6:22 PM EDT2017-10-10 22:22:50 GMT

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

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

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

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

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 5:08 PM EDT2017-10-10 21:08:33 GMT

    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.  

    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.  

  • Police issue warrant for pawn shop robbery suspect

    Police issue warrant for pawn shop robbery suspect

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 3:27 PM EDT2017-10-10 19:27:06 GMT

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

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

  • Kitchen Cops: October 10th

    Kitchen Cops: October 10th

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 12:18 PM EDT2017-10-10 16:18:09 GMT

    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. 

    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. 

  • Turtle that swallowed fishing line released in ocean

    Turtle that swallowed fishing line released in ocean

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 12:17 PM EDT2017-10-10 16:17:17 GMT
    South Carolina Aquarium / FacebookSouth Carolina Aquarium / Facebook

    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.      

    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.      

  • Texas student charged with murder in campus officer's death

    Texas student charged with murder in campus officer's death

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 9:03 AM EDT2017-10-10 13:03:31 GMT

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Authorities apprehended a 19-year-old student accused of fatally shooting a Texas Tech University police officer at the campus police station.    University officials issued an alert saying the suspect was taken into custody Monday night and that the campus lockdown order had been lifted.    In an earlier statement, the university identified the suspect as Hollis Daniels.    According to a university statement, campus police made...

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Authorities apprehended a 19-year-old student accused of fatally shooting a Texas Tech University police officer at the campus police station.    University officials issued an alert saying the suspect was taken into custody Monday night and that the campus lockdown order had been lifted.    In an earlier statement, the university identified the suspect as Hollis Daniels.    According to a university statement, campus police made...

  • CCPD responds to overnight shooting

    CCPD responds to overnight shooting

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 8:05 AM EDT2017-10-10 12:05:07 GMT

    Corpus Christi police officers are responding to an overnight shooting. The incident happened just after 12:30 am Tuesday morning inside parking at a commercial business near S.P.I.D and Greenwood Drive.

    Corpus Christi police officers are responding to an overnight shooting. The incident happened just after 12:30 am Tuesday morning inside parking at a commercial business near S.P.I.D and Greenwood Drive.

  • Man shot multiple times, gunman at large

    Man shot multiple times, gunman at large

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 7:56 AM EDT2017-10-10 11:56:37 GMT

    Corpus Christi Police Officers are searching for a gunman who shot a person twice in a parking lot at Greenwood and SPID. The shooting happened just after 12:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. Officers say there was some sort of verbal altercation before five or six shots were fired, striking the victim twice, once in the leg and once in the chest. The victim was taken to the hospital to be treated for multiple gunshot wounds. Officers are looking for a Hispanic male driving a black SUV. At ...

    Corpus Christi Police Officers are searching for a gunman who shot a person twice in a parking lot at Greenwood and SPID. The shooting happened just after 12:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. Officers say there was some sort of verbal altercation before five or six shots were fired, striking the victim twice, once in the leg and once in the chest. The victim was taken to the hospital to be treated for multiple gunshot wounds. Officers are looking for a Hispanic male driving a black SUV. At ...

  • Last day to apply for Red Cross financial assistance

    Last day to apply for Red Cross financial assistance

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 6:35 AM EDT2017-10-10 10:35:32 GMT
    Red Cross crews are walking storm victims through the application process after many Port Aransas residents experienced application delays.Red Cross crews are walking storm victims through the application process after many Port Aransas residents experienced application delays.

    The final day for households to apply for the American Red Cross'  Hurricane Harvey $400 financial assistance program is today, Tuesday, October 10, at 11:59 p.m. The Red Cross will have locations in Corpus Christi, Gregory, Port Aransas, Rockport, and Victoria today to help new people sign up for the program. To be eligible households must meet criteria which includes: Primary residence severely damaged Hurricane Harvey Displaced from their home for more than three ni...

    The final day for households to apply for the American Red Cross'  Hurricane Harvey $400 financial assistance program is today, Tuesday, October 10, at 11:59 p.m. The Red Cross will have locations in Corpus Christi, Gregory, Port Aransas, Rockport, and Victoria today to help new people sign up for the program. To be eligible households must meet criteria which includes: Primary residence severely damaged Hurricane Harvey Displaced from their home for more than three ni...

  • Four families displaced by apartment fire in Beeville

    Four families displaced by apartment fire in Beeville

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 5:48 AM EDT2017-10-10 09:48:56 GMT
    Photo: Beeville Fire DepartmentPhoto: Beeville Fire Department

    Four families are searching for a place to stay this morning after a fire ripped through their apartment complex, according to officials at the Beeville Fire Department. Firefighters with six different departments were called to the complex just after 2:15 a.m. on the 2000 block of Adams Street. More than 25 firefighters are still fighting the flames. We are told the fire is under control but not yet completely extinguished. There are eight units in the apartment complex, four ...

    Four families are searching for a place to stay this morning after a fire ripped through their apartment complex, according to officials at the Beeville Fire Department. Firefighters with six different departments were called to the complex just after 2:15 a.m. on the 2000 block of Adams Street. More than 25 firefighters are still fighting the flames. We are told the fire is under control but not yet completely extinguished. There are eight units in the apartment complex, four ...

  • The Latest: Suspect in Texas Tech campus officer killing captured

    The Latest: Suspect in Texas Tech campus officer killing captured

    Monday, October 9 2017 11:30 PM EDT2017-10-10 03:30:02 GMT

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - The Latest on a shooting at the Texas Tech University Police Department headquarters (all times local):   

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - The Latest on a shooting at the Texas Tech University Police Department headquarters (all times local):   

  • Action 10's John Rupolo reports on forced evictions in Taft

    Action 10's John Rupolo reports on forced evictions in Taft

    Monday, October 9 2017 11:21 PM EDT2017-10-10 03:21:14 GMT

    When we arrived at Rincon Apartments in Taft late today a crowd had gathered. Young and old and even children. Families told they would no longer have a home by the end of the week. "You got 72 hours to leave," one tenant was told today

    When we arrived at Rincon Apartments in Taft late today a crowd had gathered. Young and old and even children. Families told they would no longer have a home by the end of the week. "You got 72 hours to leave," one tenant was told today

  • Texas Tech campus police officer killed; campus on lockdown

    Texas Tech campus police officer killed; campus on lockdown

    Monday, October 9 2017 10:43 PM EDT2017-10-10 02:43:08 GMT

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - The Latest on a shooting at the Texas Tech University Police Department headquarters (all times local):

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - The Latest on a shooting at the Texas Tech University Police Department headquarters (all times local):

  • Red Cross disaster assistance deadline tomorrow

    Red Cross disaster assistance deadline tomorrow

    Monday, October 9 2017 8:59 PM EDT2017-10-10 00:59:46 GMT

    If you are still needing to apply for Red Cross disaster assistance, tomorrow is your last chance to do so. 

    If you are still needing to apply for Red Cross disaster assistance, tomorrow is your last chance to do so. 

  • Troubleshooters Updates on Son's Truck and Johnston Transmission

    Troubleshooters Updates on Son's Truck and Johnston Transmission

    Monday, October 9 2017 8:58 PM EDT2017-10-10 00:58:47 GMT

    The Troubleshooters went back to Staples Tire and Auto on Brownlee and Ayers today and spoke with the owner Frank Beceril. 

    The Troubleshooters went back to Staples Tire and Auto on Brownlee and Ayers today and spoke with the owner Frank Beceril. 

  • Teachers, staff return to work in Aransas County ISD

    Teachers, staff return to work in Aransas County ISD

    Monday, October 9 2017 8:53 PM EDT2017-10-10 00:53:25 GMT

    Teachers and staff in Rockport made their first day back to work Monday since Hurricane Harvey.  

    Teachers and staff in Rockport made their first day back to work Monday since Hurricane Harvey.  

  • New Normal: Port Aransas ISD staff returns to school today

    New Normal: Port Aransas ISD staff returns to school today

    Monday, October 9 2017 7:51 PM EDT2017-10-09 23:51:38 GMT

    Exactly one week from today, October 16th, empty chairs will finally be filled with students in Port Aransas Independent School District. "I got a chance to meet with my staff, it was awesome, it was great to get to see their faces," said James Garrett, middle school principal. "They are excited to work and we are excited to have them here, for sure." Pre-K teacher, Kelly Willoughby had to combine two classrooms into a portable. She said the work load is lar...

    Exactly one week from today, October 16th, empty chairs will finally be filled with students in Port Aransas Independent School District. "I got a chance to meet with my staff, it was awesome, it was great to get to see their faces," said James Garrett, middle school principal. "They are excited to work and we are excited to have them here, for sure." Pre-K teacher, Kelly Willoughby had to combine two classrooms into a portable. She said the work load is lar...

  • 'Rebuild Texas Fund' awards $2.1M to area school districts for Harvey recovery

    'Rebuild Texas Fund' awards $2.1M to area school districts for Harvey recovery

    Monday, October 9 2017 7:33 PM EDT2017-10-09 23:33:41 GMT

    Efforts to rebuilding areas affected by Hurricane Harvey in the Coastal Bend are still underway. 

    Efforts to rebuilding areas affected by Hurricane Harvey in the Coastal Bend are still underway. 

  • CCPD searching for man accused of robbing pawn shop at gunpoint

    CCPD searching for man accused of robbing pawn shop at gunpoint

    Monday, October 9 2017 6:43 PM EDT2017-10-09 22:43:20 GMT

    Police are on the hunt for armed robber accused of targeting a local pawn shop.  

    Police are on the hunt for armed robber accused of targeting a local pawn shop.  

  • Governor Abbott in Coastal Bend to tour areas recovering from Harvey

    Governor Abbott in Coastal Bend to tour areas recovering from Harvey

    Monday, October 9 2017 6:36 PM EDT2017-10-09 22:36:39 GMT
    Governor Abbott visits with those affected by Hurricane Harvey. (File photo)Governor Abbott visits with those affected by Hurricane Harvey. (File photo)

    Governor Greg Abbott will be in the Coastal Bend again today to get an update on Hurricane Harvey recovery and visit with those affected by the storm. Abbott and Commissioner John Sharp will visit six counties that were affected by the storm throughout the day Monday. The governor will begin his tour by meeting with local officials at Aransas Pass City Hall, 600 West Cleveland Blvd., at 9:15 a.m. He will then continue his tour with the following: Port Aransas  City Hall, 710 W...

    Governor Greg Abbott will be in the Coastal Bend again today to get an update on Hurricane Harvey recovery and visit with those affected by the storm. Abbott and Commissioner John Sharp will visit six counties that were affected by the storm throughout the day Monday. The governor will begin his tour by meeting with local officials at Aransas Pass City Hall, 600 West Cleveland Blvd., at 9:15 a.m. He will then continue his tour with the following: Port Aransas  City Hall, 710 W...

  • FEMA extends temporary hotel stay program

    FEMA extends temporary hotel stay program

    Monday, October 9 2017 6:34 PM EDT2017-10-09 22:34:53 GMT

    AUSTIN, Texas - Hurricane Harvey survivors who need more time to find housing are getting an extension to stay temporarily in hotels while they look for an alternative place to live. The Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program, which pays for short-term hotel stays, has been extended by 14 days. The new checkout date is Oct. 24. Participants eligible to continue in the program will receive a phone call telling them what they need to do to remain at their current hotel or fi...

    AUSTIN, Texas - Hurricane Harvey survivors who need more time to find housing are getting an extension to stay temporarily in hotels while they look for an alternative place to live. The Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program, which pays for short-term hotel stays, has been extended by 14 days. The new checkout date is Oct. 24. Participants eligible to continue in the program will receive a phone call telling them what they need to do to remain at their current hotel or fi...

  • Alleged car thief busted at local gas station

    Alleged car thief busted at local gas station

    Monday, October 9 2017 6:31 PM EDT2017-10-09 22:31:44 GMT

    A man accused of stealing a car is behind bars after he was busted at a gas station by a CCPD officer. 

    A man accused of stealing a car is behind bars after he was busted at a gas station by a CCPD officer. 

  • Man arrested for allegedly punching girlfriend in face

    Man arrested for allegedly punching girlfriend in face

    Monday, October 9 2017 6:30 PM EDT2017-10-09 22:30:25 GMT

    A man accused of assaulting of his girlfriend in two separate incidents has landed in jail. 

    A man accused of assaulting of his girlfriend in two separate incidents has landed in jail. 

  • Woman claims thieves racked up thousands on her credit cards

    Woman claims thieves racked up thousands on her credit cards

    Monday, October 9 2017 6:28 PM EDT2017-10-09 22:28:59 GMT

    A woman claims thieves have racked up $6,500 on her credit cards. 

    A woman claims thieves have racked up $6,500 on her credit cards. 

  • Multiple firefighting agencies called to battle massive house fire

    Multiple firefighting agencies called to battle massive house fire

    Monday, October 9 2017 4:58 PM EDT2017-10-09 20:58:25 GMT

    Firefighters in Robstown were called out to a massive house fire that broke out Sunday afternoon. The fire broke out at a home in the Spring Garden-Terra Verde community on Skyhawk Road, off of County Road 77.

    Firefighters in Robstown were called out to a massive house fire that broke out Sunday afternoon. The fire broke out at a home in the Spring Garden-Terra Verde community on Skyhawk Road, off of County Road 77.

  • Democrat Eric Holguin Announces Candidacy for Texas’ 27th Congressional District

    Democrat Eric Holguin Announces Candidacy for Texas’ 27th Congressional District

    Monday, October 9 2017 3:47 PM EDT2017-10-09 19:47:40 GMT

    During a rally today in downtown Corpus Christi, Eric Holguin announced his candidacy for Texas’ 27th Congressional District. The rally brought together dozens of constituents to hear Mr. Holguin’s message of rebuilding Texas through investments in good paying jobs, resilient infrastructure, and accessible healthcare. A graduate of Texas A&M University — Corpus Christi, Mr. Holguin is a born-and-bred South Texan. He grew up in a working-class Tejano fa...

    During a rally today in downtown Corpus Christi, Eric Holguin announced his candidacy for Texas’ 27th Congressional District. The rally brought together dozens of constituents to hear Mr. Holguin’s message of rebuilding Texas through investments in good paying jobs, resilient infrastructure, and accessible healthcare. A graduate of Texas A&M University — Corpus Christi, Mr. Holguin is a born-and-bred South Texan. He grew up in a working-class Tejano fa...

  • 3-car crash slows traffic on SPID; no injuries

    3-car crash slows traffic on SPID; no injuries

    Monday, October 9 2017 3:25 PM EDT2017-10-09 19:25:04 GMT

    A multi-car crash on SPID brought traffic to a near standstill Monday morning. 

    A multi-car crash on SPID brought traffic to a near standstill Monday morning. 

  • Census to add sexual orientation question to marketing survey

    Census to add sexual orientation question to marketing survey

    Monday, October 9 2017 2:45 PM EDT2017-10-09 18:45:10 GMT

    by John Paul Brammer NBC NEWS (NBC) - Following an outcry from LGBTQ advocates and its own advisers, the U.S. Census Bureau will include a question about sexual orientation on at least one of its more than 130 surveys: the Census Barriers, Attitudes and Motivators Survey (CBAMS). According to meeting minutes obtained by NPR, members of the Census Bureau's National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic and Other Populations voiced concerns late last month over...

    by John Paul Brammer NBC NEWS (NBC) - Following an outcry from LGBTQ advocates and its own advisers, the U.S. Census Bureau will include a question about sexual orientation on at least one of its more than 130 surveys: the Census Barriers, Attitudes and Motivators Survey (CBAMS). According to meeting minutes obtained by NPR, members of the Census Bureau's National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic and Other Populations voiced concerns late last month over...

  • Jerry Jones: Cowboys 'will not play' if they disrespect flag

    Jerry Jones: Cowboys 'will not play' if they disrespect flag

    Monday, October 9 2017 11:50 AM EDT2017-10-09 15:50:19 GMT
    PHOTO: Jerry Jones, owner, president, and general manager of the Dallas Cowboys (Photo: Pro Football Hall of Fame)PHOTO: Jerry Jones, owner, president, and general manager of the Dallas Cowboys (Photo: Pro Football Hall of Fame)

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Dallas owner Jerry Jones says the NFL can't leave the impression that it tolerates players disrespecting the flag. Jones says any of his Cowboys making such displays won't play.

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Dallas owner Jerry Jones says the NFL can't leave the impression that it tolerates players disrespecting the flag. Jones says any of his Cowboys making such displays won't play.

  • Whataburger, James Avery join forces to create unique charm

    Whataburger, James Avery join forces to create unique charm

    Monday, October 9 2017 11:01 AM EDT2017-10-09 15:01:01 GMT

    Looking for that perfect gift for that burger lover in your life? Whataburger and James Avery have teamed up to release a one-of-a-kind sterling silver charm. The charm represents a partnership between two legendary Texas brands that both got their start in the 1950s. In the summer of 1950, one man with a dream opened up a small burger stand in Corpus Christi that would eventually turn into the orange-and-white striped restaurants we know and love. A few summers later in 1954, Jam...

    Looking for that perfect gift for that burger lover in your life? Whataburger and James Avery have teamed up to release a one-of-a-kind sterling silver charm. The charm represents a partnership between two legendary Texas brands that both got their start in the 1950s. In the summer of 1950, one man with a dream opened up a small burger stand in Corpus Christi that would eventually turn into the orange-and-white striped restaurants we know and love. A few summers later in 1954, Jam...

  • 'The Pumpkin Patch' now open for the season

    'The Pumpkin Patch' now open for the season

    Monday, October 9 2017 9:46 AM EDT2017-10-09 13:46:51 GMT
    Photo: Grace United Methodist Church/FacebookPhoto: Grace United Methodist Church/Facebook

    Time to get in the spirit of fall and find that perfect pumpkin! "The Pumpkin Patch" at Grace United Methodist Church is now open for the season. Grace United Methodist Church Volunteers spent the weekend unloading hundreds of pumpkins of all shapes and sizes for families to stroll through and find the perfect one to take home.  The patch will remain open until October 31. Hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. and Sunday from 12:30 p.m. unt...

    Time to get in the spirit of fall and find that perfect pumpkin! "The Pumpkin Patch" at Grace United Methodist Church is now open for the season. Grace United Methodist Church Volunteers spent the weekend unloading hundreds of pumpkins of all shapes and sizes for families to stroll through and find the perfect one to take home.  The patch will remain open until October 31. Hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. and Sunday from 12:30 p.m. unt...

  • President Trump scheduled for Dallas fundraiser Oct. 25

    President Trump scheduled for Dallas fundraiser Oct. 25

    Monday, October 9 2017 9:21 AM EDT2017-10-09 13:21:00 GMT
    PHOTO: Donald Trump, United States President, Photo Date: September 19, 2017PHOTO: Donald Trump, United States President, Photo Date: September 19, 2017
    DALLAS (AP) - The Dallas County Republican Party says President Donald Trump will be in Dallas later this month for a fundraiser for his re-election campaign and for the Republican National Committee.    The Dallas location of the fundraiser scheduled for Oct. 25 isn't disclosed.    The prices to attend, however, are listed in the Sunday announcement from the county GOP.    The cost ranges from $2,700 to attend the dinner to $100,000 per person for a r...
    DALLAS (AP) - The Dallas County Republican Party says President Donald Trump will be in Dallas later this month for a fundraiser for his re-election campaign and for the Republican National Committee.    The Dallas location of the fundraiser scheduled for Oct. 25 isn't disclosed.    The prices to attend, however, are listed in the Sunday announcement from the county GOP.    The cost ranges from $2,700 to attend the dinner to $100,000 per person for a r...
  • Wildfires force evacuations in Northern California

    Wildfires force evacuations in Northern California

    Monday, October 9 2017 6:06 AM EDT2017-10-09 10:06:03 GMT
    Wind-whipped wildfires in California have brought about mandatory evacuations.Wind-whipped wildfires in California have brought about mandatory evacuations.
    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters are battling several wind-whipped fires that forced evacuations of rural neighborhoods in Northern California.    The Press Democrat reports that mandatory evacuations were ordered after a blaze broke out late Sunday near Santa Rosa, which is 54 miles (87 kilometers) north of San Francisco.    The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office says deputies were dispatched to help firefighters and California Highway Patrol officers wit...
    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters are battling several wind-whipped fires that forced evacuations of rural neighborhoods in Northern California.    The Press Democrat reports that mandatory evacuations were ordered after a blaze broke out late Sunday near Santa Rosa, which is 54 miles (87 kilometers) north of San Francisco.    The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office says deputies were dispatched to help firefighters and California Highway Patrol officers wit...
  • Convicted criminals arrested by Border Patrol

    Convicted criminals arrested by Border Patrol

    Sunday, October 8 2017 10:04 PM EDT2017-10-09 02:04:46 GMT
    A U.S. Border Patrol officer noticed bulges under a man's clothes while inspecting a bus at the Sarita checkpoint.A U.S. Border Patrol officer noticed bulges under a man's clothes while inspecting a bus at the Sarita checkpoint.

    Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector arrested a convicted murderer and attempted murderer last week. On Thursday, agents arrested a Mexican national, near Edinburg, who was in the country illegally. 

    Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector arrested a convicted murderer and attempted murderer last week. On Thursday, agents arrested a Mexican national, near Edinburg, who was in the country illegally. 

  • Kaepernick tells CBS he'll stand during national anthem

    Kaepernick tells CBS he'll stand during national anthem

    Sunday, October 8 2017 10:04 PM EDT2017-10-09 02:04:05 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - Quarterback Colin Kaepernick has told CBS that he would stand during the national anthem if given a chance to play football in the NFL again.      According to a report by Jason La Canfora on Sunday, Kaepernick has been living in New York and working out privately in New Jersey with the hope of signing with a team this season.      Kaepernick kneeled during the national anthem last season to bring more attention to the killings of black me...

    NEW YORK (AP) - Quarterback Colin Kaepernick has told CBS that he would stand during the national anthem if given a chance to play football in the NFL again.      According to a report by Jason La Canfora on Sunday, Kaepernick has been living in New York and working out privately in New Jersey with the hope of signing with a team this season.      Kaepernick kneeled during the national anthem last season to bring more attention to the killings of black me...

  • Red Cross available in Corpus Christi, Gregory, Port Aransas, Rockport to assist in aid applications

    Red Cross available in Corpus Christi, Gregory, Port Aransas, Rockport to assist in aid applications

    Sunday, October 8 2017 5:06 PM EDT2017-10-08 21:06:03 GMT

    The Red Cross is setting up shop in Gregory, Rockport and Port Aransas to assist people who were heavily impacted by Hurricane Harvey.  The most important thing and main goal for the Red Cross is to get hurricane victims approved for a new financial assistance program.  Now in order to be eligible to receive the $400 of financial assistance, you must a criteria which includes: Having severe damage to your home from Harvey Being displaced from your home for several days...

    The Red Cross is setting up shop in Gregory, Rockport and Port Aransas to assist people who were heavily impacted by Hurricane Harvey.  The most important thing and main goal for the Red Cross is to get hurricane victims approved for a new financial assistance program.  Now in order to be eligible to receive the $400 of financial assistance, you must a criteria which includes: Having severe damage to your home from Harvey Being displaced from your home for several days...

  • VP Pence leaves NFL game after players protest during anthem

    VP Pence leaves NFL game after players protest during anthem

    Sunday, October 8 2017 3:35 PM EDT2017-10-08 19:35:46 GMT
    By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer      INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Vice President Mike Pence left the 49ers-Colts game after about a dozen San Francisco players took a knee during the national anthem Sunday.      The former Indiana governor flew in so he could watch Peyton Manning's jersey retirement ceremony. Pence didn't stick around long.      Pence said on Twitter: "I left today's Colts game because POTUS and I will not dignify any event t...
    By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer      INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Vice President Mike Pence left the 49ers-Colts game after about a dozen San Francisco players took a knee during the national anthem Sunday.      The former Indiana governor flew in so he could watch Peyton Manning's jersey retirement ceremony. Pence didn't stick around long.      Pence said on Twitter: "I left today's Colts game because POTUS and I will not dignify any event t...
  • Storm surge damages Golden Nugget Casino

    Storm surge damages Golden Nugget Casino

    Sunday, October 8 2017 3:01 PM EDT2017-10-08 19:01:20 GMT

    The Golden Nugget in Biloxi, Mississippi was hit hard early Sunday Morning as Hurricane Nate made landfall as a Category 1 storm. In a video shot on the first floor of the hotel and casino, you can see just how high the water got.

    The Golden Nugget in Biloxi, Mississippi was hit hard early Sunday Morning as Hurricane Nate made landfall as a Category 1 storm. In a video shot on the first floor of the hotel and casino, you can see just how high the water got.

  • Houston restaurant security guard fatally shoots gunman

    Houston restaurant security guard fatally shoots gunman

    Sunday, October 8 2017 11:20 AM EDT2017-10-08 15:20:37 GMT

    HOUSTON (AP) - A security guard at a Houston McDonald's has shot and killed a gunman involved in a dispute outside the fast-food restaurant.      Police say a customer walking out of the restaurant Saturday night was approached by a man, an argument ensued...

    HOUSTON (AP) - A security guard at a Houston McDonald's has shot and killed a gunman involved in a dispute outside the fast-food restaurant.      Police say a customer walking out of the restaurant Saturday night was approached by a man, an argument ensued...

  • Hurricane Nate makes landfall at mouth of Mississippi River

    Hurricane Nate makes landfall at mouth of Mississippi River

    Sunday, October 8 2017 10:22 AM EDT2017-10-08 14:22:17 GMT

    By JANET McCONNAUGHEY, MELINDA DESLATTE and JEFF AMY Associated Press      NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Hurricane Nate came ashore a sparsely populated area at the mouth of the Mississippi River on Saturday and pelted the central Gulf Coast with wind and rain as the fast-moving storm headed toward the Mississippi coast, where it was expected to make another landfall and threatened to inundate homes and businesses.      Nate was expected to pass to the east of New O...

    By JANET McCONNAUGHEY, MELINDA DESLATTE and JEFF AMY Associated Press      NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Hurricane Nate came ashore a sparsely populated area at the mouth of the Mississippi River on Saturday and pelted the central Gulf Coast with wind and rain as the fast-moving storm headed toward the Mississippi coast, where it was expected to make another landfall and threatened to inundate homes and businesses.      Nate was expected to pass to the east of New O...

  • Miracle League players take to the baseball field

    Miracle League players take to the baseball field

    Saturday, October 7 2017 10:02 PM EDT2017-10-08 02:02:09 GMT

    A local sports league has brought together Coastal Bend children with disabilities on the baseball field.

    A local sports league has brought together Coastal Bend children with disabilities on the baseball field.

  • Troubleshooters: A New Roof

    Troubleshooters: A New Roof

    Friday, October 6 2017 5:31 PM EDT2017-10-06 21:31:46 GMT

    A woman calls the Troubleshooters with a complaint against a contractor she paid to put a new roof on her home.  Marlene Griffiths says she lived in this house on Weiskopf nearly 40 years. But she sold it in August. One of the stipulations of the sale was that she repair the roof. And that's why she says she hired Philip Contreras and his Pro Painting and Construction business. Paid him $5800.00. "Why did you hire him ?  Because the man next door.  Philip did his...

    A woman calls the Troubleshooters with a complaint against a contractor she paid to put a new roof on her home.  Marlene Griffiths says she lived in this house on Weiskopf nearly 40 years. But she sold it in August. One of the stipulations of the sale was that she repair the roof. And that's why she says she hired Philip Contreras and his Pro Painting and Construction business. Paid him $5800.00. "Why did you hire him ?  Because the man next door.  Philip did his...

  • Rain Chances Decreasing Locally; Tropical Storm Nate Soaks Central America

    Rain Chances Decreasing Locally; Tropical Storm Nate Soaks Central America

    Thursday, October 5 2017 11:39 PM EDT2017-10-06 03:39:11 GMT
    Tropical Storm Nate soaking Central AmericaTropical Storm Nate soaking Central America

    High pressure continues to build over our region resulting in lessening rain chances as we approach the weekend. Lows will also become slightly cooler as winds become more northerly. Coastal flooding continues across Gulf-facing beaches in South Texas thanks to higher than average tides and easterly winds.  Currently, Tropical Storm Nate is moving over Honduras and the northwestern Caribbean Sea. Torrential rains have brought flash flooding and the threat of dangerous mudslides ...

    High pressure continues to build over our region resulting in lessening rain chances as we approach the weekend. Lows will also become slightly cooler as winds become more northerly. Coastal flooding continues across Gulf-facing beaches in South Texas thanks to higher than average tides and easterly winds.  Currently, Tropical Storm Nate is moving over Honduras and the northwestern Caribbean Sea. Torrential rains have brought flash flooding and the threat of dangerous mudslides ...

  • Help cops ID persons of interest in nightclub stabbing

    Help cops ID persons of interest in nightclub stabbing

    Thursday, October 5 2017 10:33 PM EDT2017-10-06 02:33:13 GMT

    Corpus Christi Police responded to a stabbing at a night club located on the 5400 block of Leopard at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.  Upon arrival, Officers located a 32-year-old male with a stab wound. Witnesses advised that a fight initially occurred inside of the night club.  As a result of the disturbance, security asked several individuals to leave the premises, at which point several additional fights broke out in the parking lot.  The 32-year-ol...

    Corpus Christi Police responded to a stabbing at a night club located on the 5400 block of Leopard at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.  Upon arrival, Officers located a 32-year-old male with a stab wound. Witnesses advised that a fight initially occurred inside of the night club.  As a result of the disturbance, security asked several individuals to leave the premises, at which point several additional fights broke out in the parking lot.  The 32-year-ol...

  • Kitchen Cops: October 5th

    Kitchen Cops: October 5th

    Thursday, October 5 2017 12:09 PM EDT2017-10-05 16:09:19 GMT

    Only one perfect score. Whataburger located at 6817 South Padre Island Drive scored a 100.

    Only one perfect score. Whataburger located at 6817 South Padre Island Drive scored a 100.

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