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Katia Uriarte changes call signs; leaves KIII-TV for KRIS-TV

Longtime KIII-TV broadcaster Katia Uriarte has jumped to Corpus Christi competitor KRIS-TV. The bubbly reporter and anchor broke the news on her Facebook page, wearing a polo with the NBC affiliate's logo on the chest, while standing next to KRIS 6 weatherman Maclovio Perez. "I am SOOOO excited and

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-03-20 17:08:39

CPS investigating report of teacher hitting 2-year-old at Corpus Christi Catholic school

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 Travis Parker came home from work one day to find a Child Protective Services worker there. The worker was there to i

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-03-20 20:16:36

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

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 19:01:00

Spring Break Port Aransas: Fun time had by most

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 Spring break math is simple, really: Pack a thousand spring breakers into a small st

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-03-20 19:52:07

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

KIII TV3 - 2018-03-20 00:17:00

CCPD looking for car in Stranger Danger case

If you recognize the car, you are told to call Corpus Christi police at 361-548-0674. Corpus Christi Police are on the lookout Tuesday night for a white vehicle that is believed to be involved in a Stranger Danger case Monday afternoon near a bus stop at Villa and Leopard Street. An 11-year-old gi

KIII TV3 - 2018-03-21 05:13:00

La Palmera mall plans to host Rockport-Fulton High School prom in April

Rockport-Fulton High School students and staff didn't know where this year's prom would be held. As the school continues to recover from Hurricane Harvey, areas the school would use for their prom are still being rebuilt. La Palmera mall offered to host the event and area businesses are donating go

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-03-20 22:42:38

Corpus Christi Fire Department responding to flash fire at Southside home

An estimated 374,900 residential building fires are reported to U.S. fire departments each year. Learn these tips to prevent fires. Wochit A homeowner was asked to step outside her Corpus Christi home by construction workers late Tuesday afternoon. Moments later her home was on fire. Corpus Christ

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-03-20 21:11:17

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

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-03-19 19:11:20

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 CALLER - 2018-03-19 21:53:15

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

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-03-19 16:57:29

Skidmore man charged with sexual assault

GEORGE WEST - Officials with the Live Oak County Sheriff's Office continue their investigation into a sexual assault believed to have been perpetrated by a Skidmore man. Arrested Feb. 22 and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and aggravated sexual assault was 49-year-old Thomas Roy


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


Coast Guard medevacs boater near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas- The Coast Guard medevaced a boater Saturday evening from a 48-foot vessel three miles northeast of Port Aransas. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report from Sea Tow dispatchers that a 56

COASTGUARDNEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 21:26:01

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

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2018-03-19 17:34:14

Update: Police confirm man killed in early morning accident was from Corpus Christi

Port Aransas Police continue to investigate an accident on the Highway 361 that left one man dead Saturday morning. Officials confirmed the 22-year-old man was from Corpus Christi. According to police the man was walking down the highway near Seaway Drive around 2:30 a.m. on Saturday when he was hit


Aransas Pass native continues family tradition aboard Navy warship

Photo by Dusty Good NORFOLK, Va. -- An Aransas Pass, Texas, native and Aransas Pass High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason. Ensign Robert Olivarez is a surface warfare officer aboard the destroyer operating out of the Navy's largest base. A Nav


Two near-drowning incidents cause scare on Padre Island

Two individuals were rushed to Bay Area Hospital Friday evening after being caught in a riptide on Padre Island. A 13-year-old girl and a 20-year-old man were brought to the hospital within just minutes after they received CPR on the beach. "I see a man dragging a body, see an arm hanging out," wit


Two Victoria residents die in motorcycle wreck

Two Victoria residents died in a three-vehicle wreck about two miles south of Refugio Saturday, March 10. The fatality happened about 10:22 p.m. on U.S. Highway 77 south of Refugio, according to Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Sgt. Nathan Brandley, a spokesman for the agency Glenn Dewayne Br


Spring Break! - The Kingsville Record and Bishop News: News

With area schools out for Spring Break last week, the City of Kingsville's Parks and Recreation Department offered students activities to keep them from spending all of their vacation indoors. "When (students) are out of school, I think that it's important for us to provide activities for them to do