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One person sent to hospital after Port Aransas ferry crashes into a dock

Officials say that one person was sent to hospital Saturday evening, after a ferry heading towards Harbor Island lost power, causing it to crash.

KIII TV3 - 2018-06-17 03:49:33

New chief nurse a familiar face at Christus Spohn

Buy NowMarty Martinez-Kimbrell, the new chief nursing officer at Christus Spohn Beeville, talks with Lynda Herrera, an LVN there, Wednesday. Martinez-Kimbrell has been in this new position for about four weeks now but has been with the hospital for the past 26 years.Jason Collins

MYSOUTEX.COM - 2018-06-17 13:00:00

Two men recovering after falling into La Quinta Channel

According to the U.S. Coast Guard, the men who have not been identified, were boarding a ship when they fell into the water. Officials said they are investigating to figure out what caused them to fall.

KIII TV3 - 2018-06-16 21:24:48

Smoke on U.S. 77 caused by burning grassland

"There's a lot of smoke coming from the wildlife refuge where they are burning grassland," Castillo said. "Goliad County has been getting a lot of calls about it, too."


Fatal crash kills Rio Grande City boy in Refugio County

The release states a preliminary investigation revealed a 1999 Ford F-350 pickup, occupied by the driver and four passengers, was traveling north on the highway when the vehicle's rear right wheel assembly came off.


Longtime pole vault coach swings by Vault Barn

The last time Tim Werner attempted to pole vault was at a master’s meet in Dana Point, Calif.In addition to the normal three tries at a height, contestants could put $10 in a hat for an additional attempt.Werner recalls friends putting a lot of bills in the hat before he was able to clear 9 feet and

VICTORIA ADVOCATE - 2018-06-17 02:45:00

Nueces County Medical Examiner's Office: Body found near Petronila is missing woman

Yvonne Villanueva, 28, was reported missing June 11. Her family told police the last time they saw her was June 4, according to a news release.


Shrimpfest brings Crossroads community to shore

SEADRIFT — The sun peeked through fluffy clouds as the scent of seawater and shrimp floated on the breeze Saturday as Evan Mutchler watched his two young children play a game of frog bop.While it was the second time for his 1-year-old daughter, Kenzie, and 3-year-old son, Kyler, to attend Shrimpfest

VICTORIA ADVOCATE - 2018-06-16 18:59:00

Potential rainfall may cause localized street flooding

“We are monitoring a lot of moisture coming from the Gulf of Mexico that’s coming to our area and bringing some beneficial rain,” said John Metz, meteorologist.

VICTORIA ADVOCATE - 2018-06-16 02:15:00

Rain expected Sunday through Tuesday

Areas of the Crossroads could see up to 4 inches of rain Sunday through Wednesday, according to a report by the National Weather Service.Abundant tropical moisture will arrive in South Texas on Sunday and will bring an increased chance for showers and thunderstorms. Rainfall amounts of 3 to 4 inches

VICTORIA ADVOCATE - 2018-06-16 20:21:00

Water disconnects coming to Corpus Christi

The city said there are 17,000 delinquent accounts that they have to take care of, but there is good news. You won't have to pay it all up front to keep your water turned on.


10-year-old killed, four injured in accident north of Woodsboro

According to Department of Public Safety troopers, it happened around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday on northbound Highway 77. Five people were traveling in a Ford F-350 pickup when the vehicle's rear right wheel assembly came off, causing the driver to lose control.


Family members identify Corpus Christi doctor as man rescued from J.P. Luby Surf Park

Luis Mackrizz, a Corpus Christi doctor who practices internal medicine near Christus Spohn Hospital Southside, was identified by his two sons on Facebook Thursday.


Got shark! | Port Aransas South Jetty

Courtesy photoWyatt Bell, a fifth-grader from New Braunfels, went on his first off shore fishing trip over the Memorial Day weekend. He caught this Atlantic sharpnose shark, his first, while fishing with his father aboard the Jalapeña with Capt. Todd Tonkin with Bill Busters Sportfishing. ...


Murder suspect's Facebook page shows relationship with Yvonne Villanueva

First their father, Timothy Trevino,died in a car crash on Interstate Highway 37in January.


Mother of three dead, suspect on the loose

A family searched for answers after Yvonne Villanueva's body was discovered on the side of the road in Petronilla, on June 13. Villanueva was initially reported missing on Sunday, June 10th; her sister Lynn hadn't heard from her all day. Lynn said although they recently lost touch, they sent each ot


Goliad, Refugio look to continue success

REFUGIO — Goliad is coming off the deepest playoff run in school history.But the Tigers expect to do even better in the upcoming season.“We’re a good team, and we know what to expect,” said receiver Dontavion Clay. “It’s up to me and the other seniors to keep us up and make sure we concentrate on wh


Murder warrant issued for man suspected in death of missing woman

According to police, they had received information that a murder may have occurred on Sunday at a residence in the 4900 block of Weber Road. The next day, Villanueva was reported missing and police believed foul play was involved.


George Strait leads Hurricane Harvey recovery campaign

In this Sept. 21, 2017, file photo, George Strait, left, and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott wave to the crowd in Rockport, Texas, during a visit with individuals affected by Hurricane Harvey. Strait leads a new tourism campaign for Hurricane Harvey-damaged Rockport and Fulton nearly 10 months after the stor


One-vehicle rollover results in one fatality

WOODSBORO - A one-vehicle rollover on U.S. Highway 77 a mile north of Woodsboro occurred around 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 13.The wreckresulted in one fatality. HALO FLIGHT was at the scene, as well as Refugio County Sheriff's deputies and Texas Department of PublicSafety troopers.Traffic was diverted d