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Second Brewster Street Ice House to open on Corpus Christi's Southside

The Corpus Christi Downtown Management District board of directors have selected a new executive director. Alyssa Barrera, currently serving as the business liaison for the City of Corpus Christi, will take on the new role on Feb. 5.Monica Lopez/Caller-Times


Nueces County participates in Backpage sex trafficking plea deal

Michelle Putman, human trafficking prosecutor with the Nueces County District Attorney's office, and District Attorney Mark Gonzalez prepare to discuss the role of Nueces County in the plea deal of Backpage.com's CEO Carl Ferrer and other sex trafficking cases with the media on Monday, April 16, 20


Carino's rebrands as Johnny's Italian American Tavern in Corpus Christi

You can find meals from all different cultures around the U.S., but some aren't quite as authentic as you might think. Here are the 3 most surprisingly Americanized dishes. Buzz60 A long-time chain Italian eatery has rebranded. Johnny Carino's, 1652 S. Padre Island Drive, will have a grand re-openi


Artist's vehicle stolen in broad daylight from downtown area

According to the Corpus Christi Police Department, a local artist's vehicle was stolen in broad daylight from the downtown area Sunday. CCPD officials said it is an uncommon case of auto theft. It happened while there was foot traffic and vehicles passing through the area. Lori Edwards parked her ca


Corpus Christi, Texas, shows, and learns, how best to honor Selena Quintanilla

What we witnessed this weekend begs the question: Does Selena belong to Corpus Christi, or does Corpus Christi belong to Selena? (Answer: yes.) Our Tejano queen continues to give back to her community 23 years after her death. This year's Fiesta de la Flor in Selena's honor drew 59,000 people, the l


Police investigate overnight stabbing at La Armada Apartments

Corpus Christi police hope that more witnesses to the stabbing come forward with information. A 26-year-old male was hospitalized overnight after police say he was stabbed in the 1400 block of Mango Court at the La Armada Apartments. According to the Corpus Christi Police Department, officers were


It's official, Del Mar regents accepted Guy Watts' resignation

Del Mar College regents accepted the resignation from District 4 Regent Guy Watts during a special called meeting Monday. The motion passed with seven yes votes. Watts and At-large regent and board chair Trey McCampbell were not present at Monday's meeting. Watts' letter of intent to resign was re


This is how Corpus Christi celebrates Selena Quintanilla-Perez! Check out the highlights from Day 1 of Fiesta de la Flor 2018.

Officials for the Corpus Christi Convention & Visitors Bureau, which is organizing the Selena-themed event, urge fans to enter on Power Street while crews work on the main entryway.


Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - The Coast Guard medevaced a 79-year-old fisherman from a floating cabin near Corpus Christi, Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a request from a Texas


Federal fugitive wanted for murder thought to be in Corpus Christi

Undersheriff Carmine Marceno, with the Lee County Sheriff's Office in Florida, held a press conference on Friday to announce that a search was on for awoman wanted in connection with the April 9 slaying of a 59-year-old womanin Fort Myers Beach, Florida.


Ralph Garza has not always had long hair and a beard but the Texas native may want to keep it if he continues to pitch like he has early this season for the Hooks.

“I had short hair all the way back in high school, usually ones or twos and I get to pro ball and I had some guys say, ‘everyone is growing their hair out,’” Garza said. “The beard has been a thing and I could always do it since high school. But the hair is new.”


Port of Corpus Christi has big plans for Harbor Island in Port Aransas

The port has pursued a wider, deeper ship channel since 1990. It's vital not only to us but to the rest of the world's economies. The port finally received the needed go-ahead from the Corps of Engineers, by putting up $32 million to start and with some assistance from Rep. Blake Farenthold. Tom Wh


Texas mariachis take Guinness World Record from Mexico, mariachi's birthplace

Premont Junior and High School mariachi band members performed Thursday, April 7, 2015 to raise funds for the band. It a community without much, the band means everything, said Jonathan Gomes.


Pro-Con: Should teachers be armed with hand guns in the classroom?

Teachers, school administrators and politicians across the nation have renewed the discussion of whether teachers should have guns in classrooms since the deadly Parkland, Fla., shooting in February. In Texas, 172 school districts already allow staff or board members to carry guns on school campuses


Digital Spring Cleaning: Simple steps to keep you online identity secure

Despite the recent cold snap across Texas, spring is in full swing, and there is a good chance that your weekend plans may include scrubbing baseboards or preparing for a garage sale. While clearing out clutter is an annual ritual for many households, the National Cyber Security Alliance and Better


Robstown woman dies in overnight accident

A 61-year-old Robstown woman died after the truck she was riding in was struck by an 18-wheeler at the intersection of North Highway 281 and County Road 116 Sunday evening. Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) investigated a three vehicle accident that occurred at approximately 8:35 p.m. approxi


Corpus Christi police search for suspect in road-rage shooting

Corpus Christi police are investigating a road rage incident that left a 20-year-old man with gunshot wounds Saturday.Police responded about 5 a.m. to the 4700 block of South Padre Island Drive near Everhart Road, Senior Officer Travis Pace said.The man told police he was cut off by an older silver


Vendors arriving to prepare 'El Mercado' at Fiesta de la Flor

Vendors from all over the world are arriving with their goods less than a week away from this weekend's big Fiesta de la Flor event. Paulette Kluge, the head of Corpus Christi's Convention & Visitor's Bureau, said her and her staff are moving at lightning speed. "We are going to have 80 different ve


TX Corpus Christi TX Zone Forecast

TX Corpus Christi TX Zone Forecast for Monday, April 9, 2018 _____ 511 FPUS54 KCRP 100822 ZFPCRP Enjoy your mostly sunny, slightly breezy Easter Sunday with mild temperatures. Few more days of pleasant weather with a storm rolling in as early Thursday. Media: KTVU Zone Forecasts for The Coastal Ben


Employee hospitalized after accident at Voestalpine plant

As of Monday evening, officials said the victim is recovering from minor injuries. A worker was taken to Christus Spohn Shoreline Hospital Sunday after an accident at the Voestalpine plant in Portland. The company confirmed Monday that an employee at the iron ore processing plant was injured in a