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South Texas 8-year-old dies hours after being diagnosed with flu

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A family in Rockport, Texas, is searching for answers after their son suddenly passed away on Sunday. Relatives said eight-year-old Martin Campbell came down with flu-like symptoms and then hours later, died. Now officials are waiting for test results to determine exactly wha

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Texas cheerleader’s final moments before gas explosion at house kills her captured on video

A Texas girl’s family released shocking video that shows the 12-year-old cheerleader’s final moments before a gas explosion tore through her home and killed her last year. "Good morning, guys. It is 6:02 a.m.," Linda "Michellita" Rogers whispered in the Feb. 23, 2018 video. Those words were among th

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Texas man arrested for allegedly slapping 12-year-old boy over bullied stepdaughter

A Texas man who was arrested for allegedly slapping a 12-year-old boy reportedly said Tuesday he reacted after his stepdaughter told him they boy had bullied her. James Peace, 37, of Deer Park, was arrested and charged with injury to a child under 15. He told KHOU-TV the incident with the boy got ou

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Texas officials call it "property tax relief" — but legislation won't lower tax bills or decrease budgets

The 86th Legislature runs from Jan. 8 to May 27. From the state budget to health care to education policy — and the politics behind it all — we focus on what Texans need to know about the biennial legislative session.

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Judge drops two sexual assault charges against Corpus Christi doctor

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Corpus Christi doctor accused of sexually assaulting his patients had two charges against him dropped on Tuesday. In July of 2017, 64-year-old Jaime Sandoval was arrested after at least five women who were patients came forward and accused him of inappropriate conduct durin

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Nueces County Sheriff's Office warns of phone scam

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Nueces County Sheriff's Office posted a warning on Facebook Wednesday about a phone scam trying to trick residents into clearing warrants they don't have.

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Current And Former Texas Lawmakers On Hit List Of Accused “Domestic Terrorist”

WASHINGTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A Coast Guard lieutenant who was arrested last week is a “domestic terrorist” who drafted an email discussing biological attacks and had what appeared to be a hit list that included prominent Democrats and media figures, prosecutors said in court papers.

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Central Texas woman sentenced for stealing thousands from nonprofits

HILLSBORO, Texas (KWTX) A Central Texas woman who was arrested in July 2018, after admitting to stealing tens of thousands of dollars from the Whitney Ministerial Alliance, has been sentenced after pleading guilty.

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Texas couple loses unborn infant in crash en route to a hospital

WOOD COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) A young East Texas couple was seriously injured and lost their baby, who died after a tragic car wreck on the way to the hospital. Twenty-year-old Jessica Mitchell and 23-year-old Justin Mitchell were over-the-moon excited to meet their brand new baby boy, their family says

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Man robs Texas store, sets customer on fire

PALESTINE, Texas (KWTX) A suspect was in custody Thursday evening after a man robbed a convenience store in Palestine at gunpoint, ordered the clerk and a customer to sit on the floor, bound them with duct tape, doused both with lighter fluid, and then set one of the two women on fire.

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Police say alcohol played a role in Wednesday morning car crash

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Corpus Christi Police Department have confirmed that alcohol was a factor in a car accident Wednesday morning in the 2100 block of Airline Road. It happened around 2 a.m. Airline Road had to be shut down as a result of the crash.

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Demolition begins on iconic Hacienda Records building in Corpus Christi

The iconicHacienda Recordsbuilding in Corpus Christi, Texas that recorded many historic Tejano albums from music legends was being demolished on Wednesday. Crews began the demolition after the building was severely damaged during Hurricane Harvey in August 2017 and sold to ERF Real Estate, a subsidi

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Katy man hid 6 illegal immigrants in furniture

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - A 23-year-old man may lose his status as a permanent resident after he was caught transporting illegal immigrants in the United States. The illegal immigrants were hidden in furniture.

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GreenPal now available in Corpus Christi

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A new mobile application in Corpus Christi can help you receive lawn care service at your place. GreenPal allows residents to look up professional lawn care services in the Coastal Bend. All you have to do is type in your address and the day you’d like the service.

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Why did Texans start drinking hot Dr Pepper with lemon? Curious Texas investigates a southern tradition

When the icy 30-degree temperatures hit North Texas, residents immediately think of where to grab a warm beverage. Some opt for coffee. Others may instead go for some tea or hot chocolate.

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CCPD looking for missing 14-year-old who may be in danger

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Corpus Christi police are looking to the public for help finding Emily Morgan, a missing teen who they believe may be in danger. Morgan was reported missing Tuesday. Police said that information they gathered during their initial investigation has led them to believe she may

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Driver in critical condition after crashing into southside power pole

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Some residents in Corpus Christi's southside lost power Wednesday morning after a car crashed into a power pole around 2 a.m. near the intersection of Holly and Airline roads.

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Former CCPD officer accused of domestic violence back in court

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A former Corpus Christi police officer accused of domestic violence was back in court Wednesday. 45-year-old Tommy Cabello was in court for his pretrial conference and plea deadline. He was indicted in January on charges of continuous family violence, tampering with a witness

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Police list Top 10 most dangerous intersections in Corpus Christi

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Corpus Christi police released Wednesday a list of the top 10 most dangerous intersections in town, and right at the top of the list was the intersection of SPID and South Staples Street.

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73 hate groups tracked in Texas, 6 located in Austin

AUSTIN, Texas — According to Southern Poverty Law Center's website, there were 73 hate groups a part of 55 different organizations tracked in Texas in 2018. The research by SPLC on the groups, their stance and location is located below:

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