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Flour Bluff high schooler making big accomplishments before graduation

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) — Jeremiah Baldwin attends Flour Bluff high school. His mom, Bridgette Baldwin says he was a quiet kid growing up. "Jeremiah didn't speak until he was three," she said.

KIII TV3 - 2018-12-10 05:19:00

Corpus Christi's Candy Cane Lane kicks off the holidays with lights, music and more

If you're looking for some of the best Christmas lights in town, there's one neighborhood you don't want to miss. Schanen Estates will be celebrating another year of holiday cheer at Candy Cane Lane on Saturday, Dec. 8.

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-12-08 01:19:00

Nightly road closures expected on SPID this week

CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) — Drivers can expect some nightly road closures to look out for this week. All eastbound main lanes of SH 358 (South Padre Island Drive) will close nightly between Kostoryz and Weber roads beginning Tuesday, Dec. 11, through Thursday, Dec. 13, from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. each ni

KIII TV3 - 2018-12-10 05:30:00

Corpus Christi woman searches for stolen, vintage car

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) — Not many teens these days can say they bought their first car. Corpus Christi Native Valerie Pantoja, can. "It's more old school classic-y, not too many people that I knew of liked that kind of Jeep," the now 22-year-old said.

KIII TV3 - 2018-12-09 04:28:00

Romanian woman arrested with credit card skimmers

PORTLAND – A traffic stop on U.S. Highway 181 last Monday seems to have put a crimp in a pair of young women’s criminal activity, but not after stealing a large sum of money from San Patricio County residents.

MYSOUTEX.COM - 2018-12-09 21:34:00

Local motorcycle club helps hundreds of foster children

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) — Santa received some help from a local motorcycle club on Sunday afternoon. As a part of their annual Toy Drive, the Corpitos Chatper of the Calaveras MC, gathered in front of the Walmart in Calallen. For a couple of hours, they collect toys and money, to buy more gifts f

KIII TV3 - 2018-12-10 04:11:00

Do you know these men? Corpus Christi police seek men in Norton Street robbery

Corpus Christi police are seeking two men suspected of an armed robbery at a convenience store on Norton Street. Police officers responded to store in the 2900 block of Norton Street, near Kostoryz Road, just before 10 p.m. Tuesday, according to a news release.

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-12-07 23:19:00

This Corpus Christi man says there were maggots on his Sonic hotdog

There's something about Sonics in Corpus Christi. A viral Facebook post by a Corpus Christi man shows video of what appears to be maggots crawling on top of a hot dog amongst the ketchup and relish. Another clip shows live maggots in the paper bag the food came in.

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-12-07 23:07:00

Police: Man barricaded himself in Corpus Christi motel to dodge warrant arrest

A man who barricaded himself in a Corpus Christi motel for about two hours Thursday afternoon was trying to avoid being arrested on warrants, police said. Twenty-one-year-old Preston Felts was arrested and booked into Nueces County Jail Thursday on a warrant for robbery. His bail was set at $100,000

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-12-07 15:24:00

Zavala Elementary is working on becoming the area's first 'community school'

Zavala Elementary is taking on a challenge. On Thursday, school employees and parents, with the help of the Texas and Corpus Christi chapters of the American Federation of Teachers, gathered more than 250 community members to discuss three things:

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-12-08 22:18:00

Getting into the holiday spirit at the Art Museum of South Texas

CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) — Kids and their families were able to get into the holiday spirit at the Art Museum of South Texas Saturday. With the help of the Junior League of Corpus Christi and HEB, they were able to hold their annual Christmas Tree Forest.

KIII TV3 - 2018-12-09 05:30:00

Robbery suspect involved in two-hour standoff with police identified

CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) — Corpus Christi police have identified the man arrested following a two-hour standoff with SWAT officers Thursday at a hotel in the 6800 block of SPID.

KIII TV3 - 2018-12-08 00:41:00

Some give the gift of life this holiday season

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) — The Winter Blood Drive was put on by the Coastal Bend Blood Center and Ezekiel diamonds held a Winter Blood Drive. Even though the center says there's always a demand for blood donations usually go down this time of year.

KIII TV3 - 2018-12-09 05:20:00

Corpus Christi's identity is in voters' hands in runoff election

There will be no Beto Bump for the Dec. 18 Corpus Christi City Council runoff election. Beto O'Rourke's Senate campaign drove an uncharacteristically large turnout for a midterm election. The smart money says turnout for the city runoff will be low because local voters are fatigued from being called

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-12-07 19:57:00

Brightwood College shuts down Corpus Christi campus

Corpus Christi (KIII News) — Heartbroken and devastated are a couple of the words former students from Brightwood College used to describe their feelings. The vocational college has several campuses across the nation, including Corpus Christi.

KIII TV3 - 2018-12-06 00:19:00

Island residents enjoyed a look at La Posada while giving back to their community

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) — People on the island not only got to enjoy a look at La Posada but to give back to their community as well Friday night. The party held on Jackfish Avenue for the past 13 years allows people to donate an unwrapped toy to the Marine Corps 'Toys For Tots.'

KIII TV3 - 2018-12-08 05:23:00

Guess how many Corpus Christi Bayfront dog parks would fit in Portland's? A lot!

We have five dogs — five dogs! And they live inside our house — inside the house! It was my wife's idea, God bless her and curse me. So you can imagine that I was thrilled to find out that there will be a new dog park on Padre Island. It would be a bit of a drive from central Corpus Christi, but not

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-12-07 17:03:00

Nueces County jury acquits man in fatal shooting of Jesus Cruz

A man accused in the December 2016 of Jesus Cruz has been acquitted by a jury. Juan Herrera, 37, was charged with capital murder in the 70-year-old's death. Trial began Monday. On Wednesday, a Nueces County jury returned its not guilty verdict, according to court records.

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-12-06 17:17:00

Brightwood College's Corpus Christi campus is shut down

Brightwood College, a for-profit institution in Corpus Christi, was closed this morning, leaving students in with unanswered questions. Students and teachers at Brightwood, one of dozens operated by Education Corporation of America, were told as they came to the campus near Greenwood Road the school

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-12-05 17:09:00

Second trial opens in Corpus Christi in death of transgender woman

Elizabeth Stephanie Montez was killed over a roll of pocket change, prosecutors say. The trial for Cedric Green, one of four people accused in the transgender woman's October 2017 killing, began Tuesday in 117th District Court. After a jury was selected, attorneys presented their opening statements,

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-12-05 12:30:00