South Texas

Lulu Ramirez Inspiring Community Years Later Living with Congenital Heart Disease

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - She's the little girl whose big heart stole everyone's heart in South Texas. Then 6-year-old Lulu Ramirez, whose wish to …

Heart Disease

South Texas Gardener: Planting Carrots in the Fall

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Carrot varieties that do best in Texas include Big Shot, Candy Stix, Caropak, Cheyenne, Danvers 126, Nantes, Navajo, …

Gardening

Coast Guard catches illegal fisherman

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - The Coast Guard put a stop to a Mexican lancha boat crew who was illegally fishing in the South Texas waters …

Texas

Don't miss tomorrow's CC Hot Tamale Festival

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - The 3rd Annual Corpus Christi Hot Tamale Festival is happening downtown on Saturday November 18th from 12pm-10pm!<p>The CC …

South Texas dog trainer nationally recognized

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - A Coastal Bend dog trainer is in the running towards national recognition with her contribution to the canine …

Texas

Enjoy authentic cowboy cuisine on the grounds of King Ranch

Celebrate the rich culture and heritage of South Texas this weekend in Kingsville Texas.<p>The celebration kicks off with the famous ranch hand …

Travel

Police building was CPL’s longtime headquarters

The police department and municipal court building on Chaparral served as the main headquarters of Central Power & Light for half a century. The ice …

Corpus Christi

GOP, Democratic senators back bill to bolster FBI gun checks

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of senators has reached agreement on legislation to ensure federal agencies and state governments accurately report …

Gun Control

Thousands pack Texas church shooting family funeral service

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — Three thousand mourners filled an event center to capacity Wednesday for the funeral of eight members of a family who were among the more than two dozen killed in a shooting at a small Texas church.<p>Families of the victims accompanied black and white hearses in …

News (U.S.)

Help South Texas children in need

Get the news<p>Subscribe Today<p>Log In<p>Subscribed, but don't have a login?<p>Activate your digital access.<p>CLOSE<p>Thousands of children in South Texas need your …

Texas

Listen: Could the National Butterfly Center be the one to stop the border wall?

Could President Trump’s border wall really be derailed by a wildlife sanctuary and an activist group devoted to butterflies? The answer is almost certainly no, but it’s still fun to think about.<p>The National Butterfly Center is located on a 100-acre sanctuary in South Texas. The butterfly …

Other Sports: Local links: Redesigned Arlington Ditto could be ready for July soft opening | SportsDay

Construction is complete on the total redesign of Arlington's Ditto Golf Course, and it could be ready for a soft opening in July, John Colligan of …

Sports

One that got away – Michael Lamm’s Texas Tan h

<i>I found this hot rod as a roller in 1951 and bought an engine, transmission, Columbia axle, and radiator at a local wrecking yard. I had the car up</i> …

Classic Cars

Local doctor donates private jet to help fund expansion at Driscoll Children's Hospital

CLOSE<p>Oscar-nominated actor Jeremy Renner donates $20,000 to Driscoll Children's Hospital.<p>Some donate money to help out local hospitals, but one local …

Health Care

How a 1947 TIME Story Exposed the Darkness Behind Nostalgia for the Old West

<i>In 1947, TIME ran a short article about a Texas sheriff with a deadly reputation. Now, 70 years later, author James McCollom found inspiration in</i> …

Crime

South Texas teen's Whataburger photo shoot goes viral

Get the news<p>Subscribe Today<p>Log In<p>Subscribed, but don't have a login?<p>Activate your digital access.<p>CLOSE<p>The internet loved Evelyn Lopez Terrazas's …

Texas

Coastal Bend Day Of Giving 2017

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Join KIII in supporting the Coastal Bend Community Foundation in their annual 'Day of Giving!<p>On November 14th donate …

Corpus Christi

Whataburger-themed quinceanera photos go viral

NATALIA - Many young girls struggle over the theme of their quinceanera, but it was an easy decision for one South Texas girl.<p>Evi Terrazas of Natalia …

Viral

South Texas Birding: The Kestrel Falcon

The American Kestrels is the smallest falcon in North America, and also the most common and most widespread. They breed across the majority of North …

Texas

Failing to outlaw the war machines used in Sutherland Springs is a sin

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS — On an isolated road on the South Texas plain stands a lone post office, its flag hanging limply at half-mast, two gas stations, …

Guns

South Texas Blood and Tissue Center in need of donations following shootings

Several local hospitals are in need of blood as they continue to treat victims of the Sutherland Springs church shooting.<p>Four buses from the South …

Texas

Heart Gallery features children in need of forever homes, brings awareness to adoption

It took more than an hour for adoption specialists to put photos of children, many of them siblings, in frames.<p>But the time spent cleaning the frames …

Texas

13th Annual Hearts Gallery of South Texas

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Families interested in adoption gathered Thursday night for the 13th annual heart gallery of South Texas. 46 children …

Texas

Quail season may be more bust than boom

Texas quail hunters of a certain age hold all quail hunting seasons against a standard set by a handful in their past - years when the quail …

Texas

Church shooting victims face many obstacles in court

CHICAGO (AP) — Texas church shooting victims and their families could have a hard time successfully suing the government over the Air Force's failure to submit the gunman's criminal history to the FBI — a step that would have blocked him from legally buying weapons.<p>Relatives of the more than two …

News (U.S.)

Today's letters: Allegiance to Canada, guns in America

<b>Canadiana. Americana. Both were on the minds of our letter-writers today. You’re welcome to write to us too, at letters@ottawacitizen.com . Find our</b> …

Canadian News

FBI again finds itself unable to unlock a gunman's cellphone

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Texas church massacre is providing a familiar frustration for law enforcement: FBI officials say they are unable to unlock the gunman's encrypted cellphone to learn what evidence it might hold.<p>The rampage might revive the debate over the balance of digital privacy rights and …

Privacy

Mexican citizen executed in Texas for cousin's 1997 slaying

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Mexican citizen on death row in Texas was executed Wednesday night for the slaying of his 16-year-old cousin who was abducted from her family's apartment and fatally beaten.<p>Ruben Ramirez Cardenas, 47, was given a lethal injection after several federal court appeals failed …

Crime

Article: If a guy named Mohammad blew up Texas church?

- Advertisement -<p>'If a guy named Mohammad blew up that church yesterday. O my God, O my God, Washington would be on fire," says MSNBC Moring Joe Host.<p>…

Liberal View

Native plant nursery in South Texas concentrates on seeds

Think of this as a flower shop without the usual panic around the holidays.<p>The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Native Plant Nursery here, tucked …

Gardening