Stranded Texas teens bound for prom helped by couple
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Some South Texas teenagers bound for prom but stranded along a highway made it to the dance thanks to a couple celebrating their 17th wedding anniversary.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A Texas woman accused of selling her 7-year-old son and planning to sell her two other children to settle a drug debt has been sentenced to six years in...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A Corpus Christi police officer investigating two robberies at a convenience store shot a man who resembled a suspect after mistaking a lighter in his hand for a...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Four people were killed and six were hospitalized — all foreign nationals — after the sport utility vehicle in which they were travelling crashed while speeding away...
Texas oil export terminal plans stall over lease dispute
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The Port of Corpus Christi's plans for a new oil export terminal have stalled after a former port commissioner sought to have the project blocked over concerns that...
Abilene Christian gets 1st trip to NCAA Tournament
KATY, Texas (AP) — Breanna Wright scored 16 points, including two free throws with seven seconds remaining, and Abilene Christian held off Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 69-68 on Sunday in the...
Bid to buy, demolish 1914 South Texas courthouse refused
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Leaders of a South Texas county have rejected a proposal to buy and demolish a historic courthouse built in 1914 but abandoned years ago and now in...
Central Arkansas beats Texas A&M-CC 73-53
KATY, Texas (AP) — Thatch Unruh had 21 points as Central Arkansas easily beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 73-53 in the first round of the Southland Conference Tournament on Wednesday...
Central Ark., Texas A&M-CC meet in Southland tourney
No. 7 seed Central Arkansas (13-18, 8-10) vs. No. 6 seed Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (14-17, 9-9)
Southland Conference Tourney First Round, Leonard E. Merrell Center, Katy, Texas; Wednesday,...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A South Texas man is being accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend and another woman after an argument and then firing at police officers before...
South carries Texas A&M-CC past Houston Baptist 76-69
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Kareem South had 21 points as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi topped Houston Baptist 76-69 on Saturday. Emmanuel Toney added 20 points for the Islanders. Toney also had six...
HBU looks to sweep Texas A&M-CC
Houston Baptist (12-16, 8-9) vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (13-17, 8-9)
American Bank Center, Corpus Christi, Texas; Saturday, 6 p.m. EST
Lamar looks to extend streak vs McNeese St.
McNeese State (9-21, 5-12) vs. Lamar (18-12, 11-6)
Montagne Center, Beaumont, Texas; Saturday, 5:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Lamar looks for its eighth straight conference win against...
South carries Texas A&M-CC past McNeese St. 59-50
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Kareem South registered 17 points as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi defeated McNeese State 59-50 on Wednesday night.
Jake Babic had 12 points for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi...
Texas A&M-CC looks to extend streak vs McNeese St.
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (12-17, 7-9) vs. McNeese State (9-20, 5-11)
H&HP Complex, Lake Charles, Louisiana; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jashawn Talton completed a 3-point play in the waning seconds of overtime as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi rallied to beat Incarnate Word 74-72 on Saturday night.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A South Texas county is struggling to decide whether an abandoned, century-old courthouse is worth saving after receiving a bid to tear the building down.
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Incarnate Word looks to end streak vs Texas A&M-CC
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (11-17, 6-9) vs. Incarnate Word (6-22, 1-14)
Alice P. McDermott Convocation Center, San Antonio; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
Abilene Christian defeats Texas A&M-CC 73-64
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Jaren Lewis and Jaylen Franklin scored 16 points apiece as Abilene Christian defeated Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 73-64 on Wednesday night. Hayden Farquhar added 12...
Texas A&M-CC seeks revenge on ACU
Abilene Christian (21-6, 10-4) vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (11-16, 6-8)
American Bank Center, Corpus Christi, Texas; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
Garth scores 21 to lift Lamar over Texas A&M-CC 63-58
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Nick Garth had 21 points as Lamar edged past Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 63-58 on Saturday.
Davion Buster had 17 points for Lamar (16-12, 9-6 Southland Conference),...
UIW looks to end streak vs SFA
UIW (6-20, 1-12) vs. Stephen F. Austin (13-12, 6-7)
William R. Johnson Coliseum, Nacogdoches, Texas; Saturday, 5:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Stephen F. Austin looks to extend UIW's...
Texas man pleads guilty in Louisiana to kickback scheme
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Texas man has entered a plea agreement in New Orleans in a seven-year, $374,000 kickback scheme that victimized his former employer.
South carries Texas A&M-CC over Stephen F. Austin 65-55
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Kareem South had a career-high 29 points plus 12 rebounds as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi topped Stephen F. Austin 65-55 on Wednesday night.
Construction on new Corpus Christi bridge behind schedule
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Construction on a $930 million project to replace a Corpus Christi bridge is behind schedule despite reaching a major milestone this month.
Gates carries New Orleans past Texas A&M-CC 68-58
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Gerrale Gates had 14 points and three blocks as New Orleans beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 68-58 on Saturday.
Gates made 9 of 10 foul shots.
Troy Green had 13 points for New Orleans (14-10, 9-4 Southland Conference). Jahmel Myers added eight rebounds.
Elijah Schmidt had 11 points for the Islanders (10-15, 5-7). Tony Lewis added 10 points. Tre Gray had 10 points.
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Sam Houston State edges Texas A&M-CC 70-69 with late FTs
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Kai Mitchell split a pair of free throws with four seconds left as Sam Houston State edged Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 70-69 on Wednesday night for its 13th straight win.
The Bearkats (17-8, 12-0) remain undefeated atop the Southland Conference. The Islanders (10-14, 5-6) have lost four of their last five games including a pair of one-point defeats.
Bankrupt South Texas beef processor sold
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A South Texas beef processor has been sold to a North Carolina real estate developer at a court-approved bankruptcy auction.
South scores 25 to lift Texas A&M-CC past UIW 70-61
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Kareem South had a career-high 25 points as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi topped Incarnate Word 70-61 on Saturday night.
Jashawn Talton had 13 points for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (10-13, 5-5 Southland Conference). Elijah Schmidt added 10 points and three blocks. Emmanuel Toney had 10 points for the hosts.
Christian Peevy had 22 points for the Cardinals (6-17, 1-9), whose losing streak reached eight games. Charles Brown III added 13 points.
Veal hits 7 3-pointers in SE Louisiana win over Texas A&M-CC
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Marlain Veal hit seven 3-pointers and scored 27 points and Southeastern Louisiana beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 64-58 on Wednesday night, handing the Islanders their third straight loss.
Moses Greenwood added 17 points and Keith Charleston had 11 for the Lions (10-13, 6-4 Southland Conference), who were outrebounded 33-24 but made eight 3-pointers to the Islanders' three.
O’Suji’s late FTs helps Houston Bapt. hold off Texas A&M-CC
HOUSTON (AP) — Stephen O'Suji, who finished with 18 points, made three free throws in the final seconds to help Houston Baptist win consecutive games for just the second time this season as the Huskies slipped past Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 73-72 on Saturday night.
Kareem South, who posted a career-high with 24 points, drilled a 3 in the last second to move Texas A&M-Corpus Christi within one.
Abilene Christian holds off Texas A&M-CC 78-71
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Jaren Lewis and Payten Ricks scored 18 points apiece and Abilene Christian nearly blew a 17-point second-half lead but held off Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 78-71 on Wednesday night to beat the Islanders for the first time in 10 tries.
B.J. Maxwell scored 16 points and Jaylen Franklin dished six assists for the Wildcats (18-4, 7-2 Southland Conference), who made 12 of 24 3-pointers and scored 25 points off of 19 Inslanders' turnovers.
3rd child dies of injuries from South Texas car-train crash
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A third child has died of injuries from a weekend collision between a freight train and the car in which the children were riding at a South Texas railroad crossing.
The Texas Department of Public Safety says 5-year-old Aubree Galla of Beeville died at Driscoll Children's Hospital in Corpus Christi on Sunday evening.
South Texas beef processor filed for Chapter 11 protection
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A cash-strapped South Texas beef processor has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection while it sells off its assets.
According to a statement issued Thursday, Corpus Christi-based Sam Kane Beef Processors says its receiver decided to file for bankruptcy protection to assure a speedy sale to a new owner while protecting creditors and employees.
Funeral set for North Dakotan who served in Marshals Service
ASHLEY, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakotan who was a 17-year veteran of the U.S. Marshals Service will be laid to rest in his hometown.
Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal Norman Merkel died in the line of duty due to a medical condition in the fitness room of the federal courthouse in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Jan. 16. He was 45.
Talton, Babic spark Texas A&M CC rally past Nicholls 75-73
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Jashawn Talton and Jake Babic scored 18 points apiece and Texas A&M Corpus Christi rallied down the stretch to defeat Nicholls State 75-73 Wednesday night.
Talton was 6 of 10 from the field, adding five of six free throws and 10 rebounds for Texas A&M CC (9-10, 4-2 Southland Conference). Babic sank four of the Islanders nine 3-pointers.
Texas man found not guilty due to insanity in church attack
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A South Texas jury has determined that a man who authorities say fatally stabbed a worshipper and wounded three others during a church service last year is not guilty by reason of insanity.
The jury in Corpus Christi issued its judgment Tuesday against 29-year-old Marco Moreno, who prosecutors say attacked the people during a service held at a home by Kingdom Acts Ministries.
South scores 17, Islanders beat New Orleans 76-61
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Kareem South scored 17 points with three 3-pointers, Tre Gray added 15 with three 3s, and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi pulled away in the second half to beat New Orleans 76-61 on Saturday night, ending the Privateers' four-game win streak.
Irshaad Hunte scored 14 points on 6-of-7 shooting and blocked two shots and Jashawn Talton added 12 for the Islanders (8-10, 3-2 Southland Conference), who shot 54 percent and forced 21 turnovers.
Murder trial begins in fatal Texas church service stabbing
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The murder trial has begun for a man charged in a fatal stabbing during a church service at a private home in Texas.
Marco Antonio Moreno has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to charges he killed 61-year-old Frank Castillo and wounded three other men in February during a prayer service by Kingdom Acts Ministries in Corpus Christi.
Nutall leads Sam Houston State past Texas A&M-CC 72-50
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Freshman Zach Nutall scored 15 points off the bench to help Sam Houston State roll past Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 72-50 on Wednesday night.
Kai Mitchell and Josh Delaney added 14 points apiece for the Bearkats (9-8, 4-0 Southland Conference) who have won five straight. Marcus Harris had 13 points and six assists and Cameron Delaney had nine points and 11 rebounds.
South’s free throw lifts Texas A&M-CC over Northwestern St.
NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) — Kareem South scored 19 points, including the game-winning free throw, Elijah Schmidt blocked a potential game-tying shot at the buzzer, and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi beat Northwestern State 62-61 on Wednesday night.
Emmanuel Toney added 15 points for the Islanders (7-9, 2-1 Southland Conference), who made 12 of 19 free throws.
Corpus Christi police video shows burning vehicle rescue
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Police in South Texas have praised the actions of officers and good Samaritans who saved a 70-year-old man from a burning vehicle before dawn on New Year's Day.
Video tweeted by Corpus Christi police shows patrol car video capturing the dramatic rescue from a vehicle that's in flames and flipped on its side.
Atwood helps Lamar get untracked for 61-55 win over A&M-CC
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — T.J. Atwood scored 22 points and Lamar had a big second half to defeat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 61-55 on Saturday.
The Cardinals (8-7, 1-1 Southland Conference) entered the game averaging almost 82 points but trailed 22-18 at halftime as both teams shot less than 30 percent.
The second half was a big turnaround as Lamar shot 57 percent (12 of 21) and went 16 of 24 from the foul line against the league's best defensive team that allows 66 points a game.
$92M contract awarded to expand Corpus Christi Ship Channel
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — An Illinois company has won a $92 million contract to deepen and widen the Corpus Christi Ship Channel to accommodate larger oil tankers.
South with 22, Texas A&M-CC beats Central Arkansas 87-75
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Kareem South scored 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi beat Central Arkansas 87-75 in a Southland Conference opener on Wednesday night.
South was 7 of 15 from the field and made all six of his free throws for the Islanders (6-8). Emmanuel Toney added 13 points and six assists, Jashawn Talton had 12 points and eight rebounds and Elijah Schmidt had 11 points and led the Islanders with 13 rebounds.
Oklahoma State pushes the tempo to beat Texas A&M-CC, 69-59
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — After a cautious start, Oklahoma State pushed the tempo and let the 3-point darts fly in a 69-59 victory Saturday over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.
Cameron McGriff had 15 points and 11 rebounds while Thomas Dziagwa made four 3- pointers, three in the second half, for 12 points as OSU concluded its nonconference slate at 6-6. Transfer Curtis Jones, playing his second home game, added 12 points.
Archibald scores 21, La. Tech holds off Texas A&M-CC 73-68
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Amorie Archibald drained a career-high five from long range to total 21 points as Louisiana Tech stood strong against a late rally to win its sixth straight, beating Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 73-68 on Saturday night.