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It's official — the old Nueces County Courthouse has finally been sold

The developer has paid $1.5 million in back taxes owed on the building as part of the sale, county officials said, and the city of Corpus Christi last week approved $3 million in Type A grant funds for the restoration project.

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-05-24 17:32:00

King High School students in Nueces County Jail for suspicion of terroristic threats

Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, is in custody after authorities say he opened fire at Santa Fe High School May 18, 2018 and killed 10 people. One officer and several others are also wounded.Natalia Contreras/Caller-Times

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-05-24 20:57:00

Rockport Ma. artist paints Rockport harbor

Caggiano has come down from Rockport, Mass to Rockport, Texas to see if he can come away with cash in the Plein Air Southwest Painting competition.

KIII TV3 - 2018-05-25 03:06:18

Woman charged with multiple counts of fraud, forgery

"These are the kinds of cases that affect all walks of life, and the kinds of cases that really concern us in this information age," First Assistant District Attorney Matt Manning said.

KIII TV3 - 2018-05-23 23:10:34

Big game fish winners | Port Aransas South Jetty

Courtesy photoChristy and Britt Barwise took top honors at the awards banquet for the 2017 Corpus Christi Big Game Fish Club on Saturday, May 19. They were presented the Cora and Tom Keeler Perpetual Trophy for their first-place winning boat, Cherokee, captained by Tray Clark. ...

PORTASOUTHJETTY.COM - 2018-05-23 13:00:00

Coastal Bend residents urged to warn tourists about beach safety

"Keep an eye on them. Warn them. Give them tips. Let them know to swim next to a lifeguard, that way they can keep an eye on them," EMS Chief Billy Belye said. "I don't recommend going higher than waste deep water."

KIII TV3 - 2018-05-24 23:08:11

New Rockport mayor says cleanup is not finished

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KIII TV3 - 2018-05-24 21:51:22

Texas Rangers investigate officer-involved shooting in Mathis leaving one man dead

Sgt. Nathan Brandley, a spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety, said the shooting happened Tuesday night.

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-05-23 16:24:00

One-word summation of airline flight experience: Moo!

I was recently waiting to board a 737 in yet another cookie-cutter terminal located somewhere in the USA. The flight had already been delayed three times, so when it was finally announced we'd be departing shortly, all 150 of us rushed expectantly toward the boarding area.

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-05-24 23:52:00

New witness in Lance Taylor's murder case prompts trial to be put on hold

“There is additional work that the defense is going to have to do because of potential impeachment issues involving Kevin Miller, who the court is aware is currently on the stand undergoing cross examination,” defense attorney Eric Perkins said.

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-05-23 18:12:00

The Rockport Report: Birding, Fishing, and Coastline Updates

With its natural coastline, fishing piers, and animal and bird refuges, the charming Rockport area has long attracted nature lovers and those seeking a quieter coastal respite. We talked to local guides about the impact of Harvey on the region as well as what visitors can expect as they return this

TEXAS MONTHLY - 2018-05-23 20:12:19

Two threats investigated, three students arrested at King High School

In her letter, Principal Elizabeth Perez encouraged parents to talk their children about the things they see and hear at school, and to remind them how serious pranks, teasing and spreading rumors can be. Her letter urged parents to encourage their children to report suspicious activity.

KIII TV3 - 2018-05-23 22:10:51

Harvey a learning experience for ISD | Port Aransas South Jetty

Inside a portable classroom, Brundrett Middle School Principal James Garrett talks to a group of students on Oct. 16, 2017, which was the day Port Aransas ISD reopened following a seven-week closure due to damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. Staf photo by Zach PerkinsSchool officials learned on the f

PORTASOUTHJETTY.COM - 2018-05-23 13:00:00

Island Report: Port Aransas ships

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KIII TV3 - 2018-05-24 03:16:57

Prosecutors say all evidence in Noemi Villarreal's killing points to Lance Taylor

In June 2016, a man was fishing in the bay in Flour Bluff when he saw a truck pull up with two men in it. He saw the driver get out, go behind a bush and light a match.


Harbor dredging strikes ‘Rocky Point’

Aransas County Navigation District (ACND) commissioners approved a change order for the Rockport Harbor dredging project at its regular meeting Monday, May 21.The change order was awarded so Derrick Construction Company can break through the tough limestone base located inside the south jetty at the


Corpus Christi police investigate morning drive-by shooting on city's Westside

He told police he saw a man inside the vehicle pointing a weapon at him, Pace said.The man took cover behind a vehicle and heard several gunshots before the car drove away, Pace said.Police said two vehicles in the driveway were struck by bullets.The witness was not able to describe the man or the w


Gregory-Portland ISD hires CCISD's chief finance executive, who had been placed on leave

Corpus Christi ISD's former chief administrative officer, who CCISD officials said was placed on administrative leave earlier this month, was hired by the Gregory-Portland ISD.

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-05-23 15:29:00

Latest oil and gas updates

Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions for the following counties on a weekly basis: Bee, Goliad, Karnes, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio.

MYSOUTEX.COM - 2018-05-23 14:00:00

Here's why you should head out to the Port Aransas ArtFest

Several artists will be on site with arts and crafts for sale. Live-music performers include Jack Grant, Robbie and Teresa Owens and other guest appearances, officials said.