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Port of Corpus Christi receives 'Deal of the Year' award
The award comes from Lloyd’s List, a shipping industry publication that recognizes commercial enterprises that demonstrate a commitment to safety, innovation in technology and boldness in business.
Seeing is believing old Nueces County Courthouse redevelopment
We are thrilled that the old Nueces County Courthouse has new owners who have paid the back taxes and plan to turn it into a 190-room luxury hotel. We commend former county commissioner Mike Pusley for his many years of effort to deal with the magnificent but neglected eyesore one way or the other.
Schlitterbahn Corpus Christi will be open for 3 days, then close again
Schlitterbahn Corpus Christ, under new ownership after IBC Bank purchased them in bankruptcy auction, has undergone a facelift of more than $1 million as the water park prepares to open for the summer,Rachel Denny Clow/Caller-TImes
Man accused of running over elderly woman in Walmart parking lot pleads not guilty
Cody Callison's response? He shrugged his shoulders and said "I just hit a lady or something," according to a probable cause statement.
Man threatening violence barricaded inside Bayside home
CRIMEMan threatening violence barricaded inside Bayside homeRefugio County Sheriff's Department officials said the man had been arrested on Tuesday and was in jail on a $200,000 bond, but was later bonded out by family members.
Beach Watch: Fecal bacteria reported at Texas Coast
However, there are a few areas, including Corpus Christi Bay, reporting high and medium levels of fecal bacteria.
Red cards change complexion of match as Corpus Christi FC falls at home
Corpus Christi FC was victorious in its home debut Saturday at Dugan Stadium, beating Houston FC 3-0. Seth Korenek and Karlo Lopez, two area products, scored the first two goals for the Sharks.Quinton Martinez/Caller-Times
King High School students in Nueces County Jail for suspicion of terroristic threats
Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, is in custody after authorities say he opened fire at Santa Fe High School May 18, 2018 and killed 10 people. One officer and several others are also wounded.Natalia Contreras/Caller-Times
Woman charged with multiple counts of fraud, forgery
"These are the kinds of cases that affect all walks of life, and the kinds of cases that really concern us in this information age," First Assistant District Attorney Matt Manning said.
Two threats investigated, three students arrested at King High School
In her letter, Principal Elizabeth Perez encouraged parents to talk their children about the things they see and hear at school, and to remind them how serious pranks, teasing and spreading rumors can be. Her letter urged parents to encourage their children to report suspicious activity.
Texas Rangers investigate officer-involved shooting in Mathis leaving one man dead
Sgt. Nathan Brandley, a spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety, said the shooting happened Tuesday night.
New owners spend $1 million on improvements to Schlitterbahn Corpus Christi
Garcia was one of the many people working Wednesday to put the finishing touches on improvements made toSchlitterbahn in Corpus Christi,said Jim Kunau, general manager.
Ignorance has gone viral | Port Aransas South Jetty
As best I can figure, there are just under 100 Facebook pages that focus on one aspect or another of Port Aransas.That indicates to me that there is a lot of interest in our town.Many of those pages also display the – how can I say this nicely? – astonishing ignorance about our town by people who li
New witness in Lance Taylor's murder case prompts trial to be put on hold
“There is additional work that the defense is going to have to do because of potential impeachment issues involving Kevin Miller, who the court is aware is currently on the stand undergoing cross examination,” defense attorney Eric Perkins said.
Corpus Christi to study whether desalination plant is a pipe dream or reality
The city council voted unanimously to authorize Interim City Manager Keith Selman to give the official go-ahead to Corpus Christi-based engineering firm Freese and Nichols Inc. to determine, in part, the viability of seawater desalination facilities in the area. The company will head up a feasibilit
Jonathon McComb's fishing tournament donates $15K to Christus Spohn Hospital Shoreline
It has been two years since a flood in Wimberley took the lives of eight Corpus Christi residents. The survivor, Jonathan McComb, and his father, Mayor Joe McComb, presented scholarships to Ray High School seniors in memory of their family.Julie Garcia/Caller-Times
Corpus Christi police investigate morning drive-by shooting on city's Westside
He told police he saw a man inside the vehicle pointing a weapon at him, Pace said.The man took cover behind a vehicle and heard several gunshots before the car drove away, Pace said.Police said two vehicles in the driveway were struck by bullets.The witness was not able to describe the man or the w
Prosecutors say all evidence in Noemi Villarreal's killing points to Lance Taylor
In June 2016, a man was fishing in the bay in Flour Bluff when he saw a truck pull up with two men in it. He saw the driver get out, go behind a bush and light a match.
Gregory-Portland ISD hires CCISD's chief finance executive, who had been placed on leave
Corpus Christi ISD's former chief administrative officer, who CCISD officials said was placed on administrative leave earlier this month, was hired by the Gregory-Portland ISD.
This group of Corpus Christi baristas will make your latte and sing you love songs
A group of five Coffee Waves baristas, dubbed The Baristuds,. are performing together Friday to kick off the coffee shop's summer live music sessions.