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U.S. Army moving hurricane-diverted equipment through Corpus Christi port

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

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2017-09-20 15:52:10

High School Results & Updated Schedules

Islander Splash Veterans Memorial boys at Lovejoy meet TENNIS District 30-5A Tuloso-Midway def. Gregory-Portland 10-9 VOLLEYBALL TUESDAY'S RESULTS DISTRICT 30-5A RAY DEF. ALICE, 25-17, 25-18, 25-15 KILLS - Ray, G. Bell 11, C. Benitez 9, B. Niblett 4; Alice, M. Villarreal 5, J. Guerra 2, K. Escobar 2

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2017-09-20 19:54:07

More help available to those left jobless after Hurricane Harvey

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - More disaster monies are coming to the Coastal Bend through the Texas Workforce Commission in the form of a large grant and extended unemployment benefits. A news conference was held Wednesday at the Solomon P. Ortiz Center detailing the $1.6 million grant, which comes f

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-21 00:51:32

Military equipment being shipped overseas through Port of Corpus Christi

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Over the last couple of days, Coastal Bend residents have been seeing military helicopters flying through the area, and even landing in some well-known areas. Facebook user Josette McClanahan was one of those residents. She sent video Monday of the helicopters flying ove

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-20 16:59:31

Marvel Universe Live! comes to Corpus Christi next year

The leading ladies in 'Marvel Universe Live: Age of Heroes' say channeling their strong characters every day makes them feel stronger both on and off the stage. They hope their audience feels the same way. Marvel superheroes are coming to Corpus Christi and will be on stage at the American Bank Ce

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2017-09-20 21:22:11

Singing ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer is the new America's Got Talent champion

The votes are in, and your America's Got Talent season 12 champion is...Darci Lynne Farmer! The 12-year-old won the night with her incredible singing ventriloquist act, bringing her puppet, Petunia, back Wednesday for a performance of Anything You Can Do (I Can Do Better) with fellow ventriloquist T

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-21 08:45:37

Avoid these 6 pitfalls when leasing a car

Leasing a car can be the right decision in some cases. You can enjoy driving a new car without putting down a large sum of money or slide behind the wheel of a used car with little investment. The average lease payment in 2016 was $120 less than an average finance payment on a new car, according to

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-21 15:23:59

KIII recognizes Salma Hayek during Hispanic Heritage Month

Selma Hayek has been in the film industry for over a decade and remains prominent in her mission to portray strong Latina women through her various movies roles. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we will be celebrating a prominent figure in Hispanic culture every Tuesday and Thursday durin

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-21 14:09:34

Home security with night vision for under $65

CLEVELAND, OH - It's the no. 1 request right before Halloween: Property protection, surveillance and night vision. Like clock work every year, I collect more requests for home security at precisely this time. In my quest to save you cash, today I have you and your home covered! The issue with most

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-21 08:33:04

North Korean minister calls Trump's threats 'sound of dog barking'

North Korea's foreign minister has described as "the sound of a dog barking" President Donald Trump's threat to destroy his country. The comments are the North's first response to Trump's debut speech at the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday, during which he vowed to "totally destroy North Korea" if

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-21 08:27:24

Mother speaks after suspect pleads not guilty to son's murder

On Wednesday 25-year-old Paris Richardson plead not guilty to the murder of 17-year-old Timothy Echols Jr. Richardson was originally indicted on murder charges on August 31st after he was located by US Marshals just outside New Orleans, Louisiana. CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - On Wednesday 25-year-o

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-21 04:11:26

Woman who criticized Hobby Lobby's cotton goes on TV, says she's gotten death threats

KILLEEN, Texas -- Killeen resident Daniell Rider responded Wednesday to backlash she has received after posting to Facebook a photo of a faux raw cotton decorative plant sold at craft giant Hobby Lobby -- a company she urged to remove the decor by arguing the decoration was insensitive. "This decor

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-21 03:11:20

How you can find loved ones, help victims in Mexico City earthquake

SAN ANTONIO (KIII NEWS) - With 225 now confirmed dead in the Mexico City earthquake, many are looking for a way to find out if their loved ones in Mexico are okay, and a way to help those in need. The Mexican Consulate in San Antonio wants any Mexican citizens living here who have families in the af

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-21 00:51:52

Dr. Hector P. Garcia scholarship awarded to TAMUCC freshman

Wednesday was the State designated day to recognize the achievements of late civil rights pioneer Dr. Hector P. Garcia, and Del Mar College celebrated by handing out a $20,000 scholarship to a deserving student. CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Wednesday was the State designated day to recognize the ach

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-21 00:51:05

Texas Workforce Commission hosts roundtable meeting in Coastal Bend

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - "Don't forget about us." That was the message Wednesday from many at a Texas Workforce Commission roundtable discussion at the Solomon P. Ortiz Center focused on the needs of the Coastal Bend after Hurricane Harvey. "It's a county that's very low-income, so there's lots

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-21 00:32:37

Grandparents raising children gather to learn about resources

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Grandparents who are raising their grandchildren received some assistance Wednesday at the American Bank Center during the 18th annual Grandparents Conference. Multiple agencies have come together to provide useful tools to grandparents and other relatives working to mak

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-21 00:17:12

Del Mar College celebrates the life of Dr. Hector P. Garcia

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - There was a lot of singing, dancing and great food Wednesday at Del Mar College's West Campus as they celebrated Dr. Hector P. Garcia's Texas State Recognition Day. The college along with the Garcia Founders Chapter and HEB put on the luncheon to remember the civil right

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-21 00:15:05

8-liner gameroom raided in San Patricio County, operator arrested

SAN PATRICIO COUNTY (KIII NEWS) - A San Antonio man was arrested Tuesday night for allegedly running an 8-liner operation in San Patricio County. San Patricio County Sheriff's Deputies said the alleged gameroom operator, Tarun Kumar Somavarapu of San Antonio, was taken into custody and booked into t

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-21 00:11:16

Discount prescription cards available to Nueces County residents

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Nueces County Commissioners are reminding residents of an option for assistance that has been around for six years -- the discount prescription card. Zach Barrett with Coast2Coast Rx Card was at Wednesday's Commissioner's Court meeting to detail the benefits of the disco

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-21 00:07:34

Dr. Hector P. Garcia Scholarship recipient grateful to parents, Dr. Garcia

Mariella Jimenez has been the first to experience many things. She was part of the first graduating class at Veterans Memorial High School; she was the first in her family to graduate from high school and the first to go to college; and she is the first to receive the Dr. Hector P. Garcia Scholarsh

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2017-09-20 23:54:08