South Texas

Contango Has A New Oil Discovery In South Texas

Private operator CML Exploration has been proving up the Georgetown formation in Zavala and Dimmit Counties in South Texas near substantial acreage …

Oil

Dog Found Dragging a Massive, Heavy Chain Down the Road Is Finally Learning About Freedom (PHOTOS)

Willa, a dog recently rescued by Rescue Dogs Rock NYC, spent every day of her life on a chain that was unimaginably large. How she managed to escape …

Texas

Katy Perry brings South Texas girl up onstage during San Antonio show - creates lifelong memory

Katy Perry

Texas sales tax collections up as Harvey recovery continues

DALLAS – Financial experts say Texas sales tax collections for the last few months of 2017 increased by double digits compared to a year earlier partly because of the surge in rebuilding and other recovery from Hurricane Harvey.<p>Moody's Investor Service issued a report Thursday showing December 2017 …

Greg Abbott

Last victim, 6, in Texas church shootings leaves hospital

A 6-year-old boy who was shot several times and was the last victim still hospitalized following the Nov. 5 church massacre in South Texas left the …

Crime

Boy injured in Texas church shooting gets ride on a firetruck home from hospital

<b>SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas --</b> Dozens of people gathered on a South Texas highway for Ryland Ward's homecoming. Ward isn't just any 6-year-old, and it …

Crime

Trump's '3rd-century solution to a 21st-century problem'

At a press conference at Camp David over the weekend, a reporter asked Donald Trump if he’s still working on having Mexico pay for a wall along the …

Immigration

Bad loans rising: Texans struggle with mortgage payments after Hurricane Harvey

The hurricane that slammed south Texas last August damaged or destroyed thousands of homes.<p>Months later, the Houston-area mortgage market is seeing a …

Mortgages

Letters From the January 29-February 5, 2018, Issue

<b>Turning Texas Blue?</b><p>Carey McWilliams, the former <i>Nation</i> editor who spent a lifetime studying and advocating for the Spanish-speaking people, is almost …

Liberal View

Refugio business owners getting hurricane recovery grant monies

REFUGIO (KIII NEWS) - State officials are sending more money to South Texas to help those who are still dealing with the effects of Hurricane …

Texas

As influx of Puerto Ricans continues, Koch-backed group starts seeking them out in Florida

WASHINGTON – A massive influx of Puerto Rico residents displaced by recent hurricanes is transforming communities in Florida and other states, and a …

Puerto Rico

Freezing temps prompt successful test of mobile power substations in South Texas

Freezing temperatures, while posing challenges for South Texas power grid operators, provided an opportunity to successful test mobile substation …

Texas

Even if Congress says yes, Trump’s border wall faces these four big hurdles

This may be the year that President Donald Trump prods Congress to finance some of the U.S.-Mexico border wall he has long championed. Yet even if …

Immigration

Records smashed as America shivers

Most of the United States, some 90% of the country, is in the grip of a freeze so deep the Mississippi river is icing up along with countless other water bodies. Public facilities have been closed, and transport chaos has filled airports and service areas. It is bitter from south Texas to the …

Weather

Raw: Extreme cold temperatures in much of U.S.

Weather

Nor'easter to bring NYC snow, even colder conditions this week

The city is due to warm up a bit Wednesday — but will just be a tease for snow and dangerous wind chills later in the week.<p>A powerful nor'easter is …

Weather

Deadly, Bitter Cold Grips the U.S.

Deadly cold weather gripped the U.S. on Tuesday, causing the National Weather Service to issue freeze warnings and wind-chill advisories from South …

Weather

Amazon's next step? Buying Target by the end of 2018, analyst predicts

Hawaii News Now headlinesNewsMore>><p>Posted:Tuesday, January 2 2018 1:47 AM EST2018-01-02 06:47:53 GMT<p>Updated:Tuesday, January 2 2018 7:59 PM …

David Ige

Record low temps, dangerous wind chills

CLOSE<p>Chunks of ice floated down the Mississippi River and fountains froze in Texarkana, Arkansas as wind chill advisories stretched South Texas to …

Weather

Harvey presented a challenge for new Salvation Army leaders

CLOSE<p>Capt. Patrick Gesner and his wife, Laura, took over the Salvation Army in Corpus Christi in June. Two months later, Hurricane Harvey struck.<p>When …

Corpus Christi

Deadly freeze across United States and Canada blamed for at least nine deaths

Bone-chilling cold gripped much of the US as 2018 began, breaking century-old records and leading to several deaths that authorities attributed to …

Weather

Children in charter schools shouldn’t go hungry

A heartbreaking story of the seven-year-old girl in Texas has gone viral. During a class exercise in which she and her classmates were told to write …

Viral

Winter Texans enjoy Rockport after Harvey

It's the time of the year where many people from up North move to South Texas. They're otherwise known as 'Winter Texans.' Rockport, one of the towns …

Hurricane Harvey

Bitter cold in US spreads to usually sunny Florida, temperatures hit record low in several cities

Mercury is 11 to 17 degrees Celsius below normal across the country east of the Rocky Mountains in West USA.<p>The extreme cold in the United States has …

Weather

Cities sue Pentagon over gun-check system failures

NEW YORK — Three large U.S. cities filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the Department of Defense, arguing that many service members who are disqualified from gun ownership weren’t reported to the national background check system.<p>New York City, San Francisco and Philadelphia said in court papers …

News

San Antonio stories of the year in 2017: Part 2

In our continuing coverage of the biggest San Antonio stories of the year, Audrey Castoreno looks back at the second half of 2017, a year of …

George Strait

Area kids get new rides thanks to "Bikes for Kids"

CORPUS CHRISTI -<p>Struggling parents are getting a big gift under the tree this holiday season thanks to several local organizations.<p>For dozens of …

Corpus Christi

Family keeps a smile as it fights to catch up after Harvey

CLOSE<p>Thousands of children in South Texas need your help this holiday season. Here's how the Caller-Times Children's Christmas Appeal works.<p>In a …

PAW Patrol

44 Undocumented Immigrants Found Inside Refrigerated Trucks

Forty-four undocumented immigrants were found in two refrigerated trailers on Friday after being searched at a South Texas checkpoint.<p>MORE: 11 Things You Didn’t Know About Deportation<p>According to a statement from U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 19 immigrants were first located the Falfurrias …

Immigration

Chesapeake Gets Excellent Results In Giant South Texas Oil Discovery

Chesapeake Energy has filed the completion reports for three wells in its highlighted Vesper area with the Texas Railroad Commission.<p>The results …

Oil