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Corpus Christi driver dies after crashing into Welcome to Flour Bluff sign

A 23-year-old man has died after crashing into the Welcome to Flour Fluff sign early Thursday morning. Senior Officer Travis Pace, a spokesman for the Corpus Christi Police Department, said officers received a call to respond to a crash at 5:33 a.m. Pace said the driver was traveling eastbound on St

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-03-22 15:45:03

Robstown man indicted with sexual assault of a child

SINTON - San Patricio County grand jurors indicted several locals for felonies Feb. 27, including a Robstown man who was indicted on a sexual abuse charge. Matthew Scott Rodriguez was indicted for aggravated sexual assault of a child and continuous sexual abuse of a child with a victim under 14. Rod

MYSOUTEX.COM - 2018-03-21 18:52:00

TV station fires employee after airing vulgar 'lick it, smell it' audio clip

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - A Texas TV station employee was fired and another suspended after vulgar audio interrupted a live newscast Monday night. KRIS Communications News Director Paul Alexander issued a statement to apologize for the inadvertent broadcast of an audio clip with disturbing language du

USA TODAY - 2018-03-22 14:50:13

Police seek woman of interest in Coleman Avenue murder

Corpus Christi police investigators want to speak with an additional person of interest in the city's latest homicide. Police on Wednesday released images of the woman they are seeking, who appears to have pink hair, according to a news release. Anyone with information about the murder, or the ide

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-03-21 20:45:01

Woman suspected of robbing dollar store caught exiting elevator of Corpus Christi medical building

A man and woman set out for a shopping spree. But that turned out to be illegal. The two tried to escape the focus of Corpus Christi police's radar by hiding in a nearby medical tower, police said. That plan went downhill slowly - literally. Lt. Chris Hooper said officers responded to a call about

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-03-22 18:51:37

Corpus Christi man in custody on suspicion of distributing child pornography

A 26-year-old man was taken into custody on allegations he distributed child pornography. Clinton Ray Stephens of Corpus Christi was arrested Wednesday morning, according to a news release from the U.S. District Attorney's office. According to the charges, an electronic chat room company notified th

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-03-21 16:51:28

South Texas mall hosts prom for school in Harvey-damaged area

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Some South Texas teenagers whose school was heavily damaged by Hurricane Harvey and not able to host prom have a new location with a flair for fancy clothes. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports the Rockport-Fulton High School prom will be held April 28 in the food co

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-22 10:21:16

CCPD looking for person of interest in Coleman Avenue homicide

Investigators are looking to speak with a person of interest Wednesday in connection with a shooting homicide last week in the 2000 block of Coleman Avenue. The person of interest is described to be a female with pink hair. Two individuals are wanted in connection with the murder of 19-year-old Dean

KIII TV3 - 2018-03-21 22:53:00

Reward offered to catch Texas gang member on most wanted list

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - A wanted sex offender affiliated with the Surenos Trece gang has just been added to Texas' Top 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list with a reward up to $2,000 for his capture. Eric Rene Ruiz, 28, failed to register as a sex offender and has been wanted in Texas since October 201


More than 200 arrested during spring break in Port Aransas

Port Aransas police officers spent the first day of spring break alongside beachgoers. Officers made their presence known and monitored crowds to keep everyone safe. Alexandria Rodriguez/Corpus Christi Caller-Times As students returned to school at the close of spring break, the Port Aransas Police


Corpus Christi man behind bars after infant found unconscious on his chest in bathtub dies

A 21-year-old man is behind bars for suspicion of criminally negligent homicide after he fell asleep in a bathtub with a baby on his chest. Corpus Christi police officers found the man and the unconscious baby when they were called to the 2000 block of Jasmin Court at 6:44 p.m. Friday, according to


Medical examiner: 2 drowned during Spring Break

Rip currents kill an estimated 100 beachgoers annually in the United States. But escaping these swift ocean currents is easy if you follow these guidelines. David Sikes/Caller-Times Two people who were reported missing in the water during Spring Break have died, according to the Nueces County Medic


Man's Assault on Ex Forces Massive Outdoor Brawl

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - A man's forced entry and brutal assault of his ex-girlfriend triggered a larger fight outside the residence, the Caller Times reports. Unfortunately for the ex-girlfriend, she was badly beaten before neighbors came to her assistance. The attacker was able to escape without being


New Harbor Bridge engineers designed collapsed Florida bridge

The company that engineered the pedestrian bridge that collapsed in Florida last week is the same one that designed Corpus Christi's new Harbor Bridge. Now, State Representative Todd Hunter is asking that the work FIGG Engineering Group has done on the new Harbor Bridge be reviewed. It was last week


Corpus Christi police warn residents of people posing as city utility workers

The Corpus Christi Police Department created this short video to help educate the public on stranger danger and what children and parents should do. Corpus Christi Police Department Reports of people posing as city of Corpus Christi employees prompted police to send a warning to residents. Corpus


Man with ties to Corpus Christi on Texas DPS most wanted list

A man who has ties to Corpus Christi is on one of the nation's popular lists. But it's not a good thing. Eric Rene Ruiz, 28, has landed on the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders lists, and a cash reward for information leading to his capture was announced, according to a news release from the Texas


Dave & Buster's restaurant, gaming center coming to Corpus Christi

A few Coastal Bend residents have already expressed joy about the new franchise coming to the area. Dave & Buster's will be making its way to the Coastal Bend this 2018 holiday season as they open their first location in Corpus Christi. The 18,000-square-foot restaurant and gaming center will be l


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Corpus Christi police officers on paid leave after man being medically treated dies

Four Corpus Christi police officers have been placed on administrative leave with pay after a 38-year-old man became unresponsive while being treated by medics. Police were called to the Costa Tarragona Apartments, in the 2000 block of North Padre Island Drive, at 1:26 a.m. Friday for a violent dis


Police investigate woman's death on Leopard Street, family wants answers

Police detectives are investigating the death of a 53-year-old Corpus Christi woman who exited from a moving vehicle March 10. About 5:46 p.m., the woman was riding in a vehicle with a 48-year-old man on the 6400 block of Leopard Street when she "came out of the vehicle" and hit the ground, Corpus