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CCPD looking for suspect in Staples Street bank robbery

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KIII TV3 - 2018-10-19 16:59:05

Here's a new way to travel around downtown Corpus Christi

To ride a scooter, users must download the Blue Duck app, create an account and scan their driver license. A credit or debit card must also be entered to ride.

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-10-19 18:29:00

Police are searching for man involved in bank robbery

Police described the suspect as a black man with a thin build, roughly 25-30 years of age, standing between 5 foot 3 inches and 5 foot 5 inches tall. He was wearing a gray hoodie, gray sweatpants and a white cloth which was used to cover the lower part of his face.

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-10-19 18:41:00

Woman accused of selling son to pay drug debt pleads not guilty

29-year-old Esmeralda Garza entered a not guilty plea and asked the judge for a bond reduction, but was denied. According to investigators, she was arrested after trying to sell her seven-year-old son.

KIII TV3 - 2018-10-19 22:01:34

Corpus Christi Metro Ministries in need of cold weather wear

Corpus Christi Metro Ministries said they are in need of coats, especially adult coats in larger sizes, to help those in need as the temperatures drop. They said they have 15 children covered right now because parents tend to take care of their kids first, but the adults are still in need.

KIII TV3 - 2018-10-19 00:00:33

Blue Duck Scooters hit downtown Corpus Christi

"It's convenient, it's eco-friendly, and it's fun," Blue Duck Cofounder Jeff Mangold said.

KIII TV3 - 2018-10-19 23:13:48

Texas unemployment hits record low: Here's how you can find a job in Corpus Christi

The trend bodes well for businesses in the region, particularly those in the retail industry, as they gear up for the holiday shopping season, said Kenneth A. Treviño, president/CEO of Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend.

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-10-19 16:43:00

#TBT: Corpus Christi's Sunrise Mall was once a thriving shopping center

The weather didn’t cooperate the day Sunrise Mall opened on Feb. 4, 1981. It was rainy and temperatures hovered around the mid-50s, but the crowds came anyway to scope out the 60-or-so stores filling the space, anchored by department stores Frost Bros., Joske’s and Sears.


Llano River flooding to affect Nueces River

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KIII TV3 - 2018-10-18 23:24:59

Affidavits detail father and son's charges in deadly Taft shooting

Taft (KIII News) — Probable cause affidavits obtained by 3News detail last weekend's deadly shooting in Taft, Texas, which claimed the lives of four people.

KIII TV3 - 2018-10-18 21:43:42

First trial in the death of Elizabeth Stephanie Montez begins

Friends, allies and advocates held a rally to bring awareness to the violence against the transgender community. The rally was organized after the death of Elizabeth Stephanie Montez, who was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds in a home near Robstown.Wochit


Argument preceded Texas shooting that killed 4 men

This booking photo provided by San Patricio County Sheriff's Office Ronnie Rodriguez Sr. Rodriguez Sr. was arrested Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in connection with a shooting at a toddler's birthday party that left four men dead and a fifth wounded. The U.S. Marshals Service says Rodriguez Sr. was taken

FOX NEWS - 2018-10-18 16:59:41

See what happened when a Rockport boy called game wardens on a woman fishing illegally

These stories often represent a range of violations and cases involving everything from the misbehavior of poachers to nefarious misdeeds of other outlaws. The tales always reveal real-life encounters, which can be pathetic, humorous, dangerous, heroic, or educational.

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-10-18 19:00:00

There's a new sheriff in Nueces County and it is Corpus Christi PD's Lt. John Chris Hooper

After nearly four hours in open session, Nueces County commissioners voted to select John Chris Hooper as the new sheriff. Hooper will replace Jim Kaelin, who announced last month that he was planning to retire at the end of October to spend more time with his family.


Here's Nueces County District Attorney Mark Gonzalez's top priorities

"A conviction with no action means nothing," he said. "If a guy goes to jail for two weeks, and he gets a conviction and he gets out and continues to hurt his loved one, what did we really accomplish? Nothing."

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-10-18 13:00:00

Rain prompts flood warning for San Patricio, Jim Wells, Nueces counties

"Locally heavy rainfall will be possible through tonight across South Texas, mainly along coastal areas," a Thursday hazardous weather outlook stated. "Several inches of rainfall will be possible which may produce very localized flooding."

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-10-18 16:54:00

Portland police detain juvenile after reports of bomb threat at Gregory-Portland MS

Portland police officers detained a juvenile Thursday morning after reports of a bomb threat at Gregory-Portland Middle School.Law enforcement searched the building about 11 a.m. after reports of a bomb threat, according to a Facebook post from the city of Portland.Students and faculty at the school

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-10-18 17:47:00

Find Corpus Christi-area Trunk or Treat spots & check out great trunk or treat ideas

Parents looking for safe, family friendly places to trick-or-treat with small children can find what they're looking for at local Trunk or Treats held by community churches, businesses or schools.

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-10-18 18:59:00

Is the USS Lexington in Corpus Christi haunted? These people think so

Charles "Rusty" Reustle, director of operations and exhibits, said the museum receives hundreds of reports of"supernatural" activityeach year.


Ronnie Rodriguez Sr. finally found after fatal shooting in Taft

Yesterday, the Texas Rangers asked the Gulf Coast Violent Offender and Fugitive Task Force, led by the U.S. Marshals, to help in the manhunt for Rodriguez. He was found in a hotel at the 2000 block of South 10th Street in McAllen.