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Adopt Bobby on Paws for Pets
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Kristin Diaz visited Peewee's Pet Adoption for this week's Paws for Pets. Peewee's adopts their animals through their shelter 7 days a week from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
2019 Great Texas Warrant Roundup
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Chief Deputy Nueces County Clerk, Laura Garza, joined First Edition to spread the message to anyone with an outstanding warrant to come to the courthouse to get it taken care of.
Library offers more than books
PORTLAND – The Bell/Whittington Library will host a vast array of public events during the month of February. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise stated. For more information on any of these event or other services the library may have to offer call 361-777-4560.
Texas jail bond reform bills could drastically change how bonds are set
WACO, Texas (KWTX)X Two identical bills just filed in the Texas Legislature would require counties to adopt a new system that would consider a defendant's flight risk and the community's overall safety, instead of the ability to pay to determine bond amounts.
Heart T-shirt designed by Driscoll cardiologist says ‘love’ in 20 different languages
CORPUS CHRISTI – At Driscoll Children’s Hospital, all you need is love. On a T-shirt. In 20 different languages. Such diversity is evident in the latest T-shirt the Driscoll Children’s Hospital gift shop is selling, which is a new heart design, surrounded by love written 20 different ways.
Athlete of the Week: Veterans Memorial's Sammi Perez
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — We had three finalists this week, all from girls basketball teams that are in the playoffs, but, in the end it was Veterans Memorial's Sammi Perez who won our 3News Athlete of the Week voting.
Body found in vehicle submerged in Texas lake
HENDERSON COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) A woman’s body has been found inside a vehicle submerged in a lake in Log Cabin, officials said. The vehicle was recovered about 4:30 p.m. Friday near the main boat ramp at the Cedar Creek Reservoir in Log Cabin, Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse said.
Texas Couple Finds 57-Year-Old Message in a Bottle
A couple walking on the beach discovered a relic nearly six decades old. Jim and Candy Duke were walking on the National Seashore near Corpus Christi, Texas, when they found a message in a bottle.
Two Texas high school students die in freak accident
CLARKSVILLE, Texas (KXII) The Rivercrest ISD in Red River County confirms that two students died in a car crash Friday. It happened just before 3:30 Friday afternoon on State Highway 37, five miles south of Clarksville.
Texas man who confessed in church to murder sentenced to life
BROWNWOOD, Texas (AP) A Texas man who confessed in front of his church congregation to the 2016 beating death of a fellow church-goer has been sentenced to life in prison. Ryan Riggs, 22, pleaded guilty Friday to capital murder in the death of 25-year-old Chantay Blankinship.
Construction on new Corpus Christi bridge behind schedule
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Construction on a $930 million project to replace a Corpus Christi bridge is behind schedule despite reaching a major milestone this month. Construction company Flatiron/Dragados recently acknowledged that the replacement of the 60-year-old Harbor Bridge likely won’t be
Tiger found in vacant Houston home now enjoying new surroundings in north Texas
The tiger removed from a vacant home in southeast Houston is getting used to its new surroundings. The Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch in north Texas snapped a photo of the big cat posing on top of his platform taking in the view.
Search for missing Central Texas teen continues
TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has joined the effort to find a 16-year-old Temple girl who’s been missing since Dec. 30. Velia Flores is 5-feet tall, weigh 110 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes.
Corpus Christi nurse practitioner pushes for change
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — "It's a true crisis." That is how Registered Nurse Jessica Wilson described the amount of people with mental illness in the Coastal Bend. She said many of them live without proper treatment.
Texas woman shot dead in $200 gas station robbery, police say
A newlywed convenience store clerk in Texas was shot to death early Friday during an armed robbery, becoming the second person to be killed at a business in the area in three months.
Shooting in East Texas leaves 1 dead, 3 injured
HENDERSON, Texas (KLTV) Henderson Police Department officers are searching for a suspect in a shooting at an apartment complex in Henderson. The suspect’s identity is not being released at this time, Henderson Police Department Chief Chad Taylor said.
Corpus Christi 2019 Songwriters Festival
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Corpus Christi 2019 songwriters festival kicked off on Friday at the American Bank Center and it will run until Sunday night. The three day event celebrates different music and it features regional, national and international songwriters.
Forecast shows short window to see Full Snow Moon in Central Texas
TEXAS, USA — If you're hoping to grab a glance at the Full Snow Moon, late Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning will be your best chance of seeing it. Thick clouds are expected to build in Monday night into Tuesday morning just as the Supermoon moves closest to the Earth, which will occur arou
Search for SE Texas Fisherman Ends After Body Found
The U.S. Coast Guard has ended its search for a missing Southeast Texas fisherman after a body matching the man's description was found. Officials say the search for 60-year-old Dale Wolf was called off Saturday after the body was found in Galveston Bay.
Rep. Will Hurd: 1,000 Texas Farmers Could Have Land Seized To Build Trump’s Border Wall
NEW YORK (CBS NEWS) – Texas Rep. Will Hurd, the sole Republican representing a congressional district along the southern border, said more than 1,000 farmers in his state are at risk of having their land seized by the federal government to facilitate the construction of President Trump’s long-promis