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    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day:  Happy Guessing!

  • Bandage or stitches?

    Many children are bursting at the seams to get outdoors this time of year.  And all of that extra time outdoors riding bikes and skateboards means more chances for bruises and skinned-knees.  But sometimes it’s hard to tell what can be treated at home, and when it’s time to head to the emergency department. According to Purva Grover, M.D., of Cleveland Clinic Children’s, many times, it depends on where the cut is. “Where is this laceration? If it&...

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  • Iowa Crude Oil Spill

    DOON, Iowa (AP) - Crews are working to contain and clean up crude that spilled when an oil train derailed in northwestern Iowa.      BNSF railroad spokesman Andy Williams says workers have unloaded oil from 10 of the oil tank cars that didn't leak after Friday's derailment. Officials have said 14 of the 32 cars that derailed in Lyon County leaked oil.      Officials say 230,000 gallons (870,619 liters) spilled. Roughly 100,000 gallons (378,530 liters) h...
  • Children Being Reunited With Their Families

     MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents (all times local):      4:50 p.m.      An official of a West Texas organization that's receiving around 30 immigrant parents who were separated from their children after entering the country illegally says "there's no magic bullet" to reuniting the families.      The released parents were arriving Sunday to El Paso's Annunciation Ho...
  • Fatal Minneapolis Police Shooting

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Latest on a fatal police shooting in Minneapolis (all times local):      4:15 p.m.      People are congregating outside a Minneapolis police station to protest after officers shot and killed a black man over the weekend.      The Star Tribune reports demonstrators gathered Sunday outside the Fourth Precinct station, which was the site of protests following the police killing of 24-year-old Jamar Clark in 2015.  ...
  • New Threats Of Tariffs On U.S. Trade Partners

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is lobbing new threats against U.S. trade partners.      Trump says Sunday on Twitter that the U.S. is "insisting" that countries remove "artificial" trade barriers and tariffs on U.S. imports to their countries "or be met with more than Reciprocity by the U.S.A." He says "Trade must be fair and no longer a one way street!"      Trump already has strained relationships with...
  • Youth Rodeo Association Finals in Edna

    The Youth Rodeo Association has made a stop in Edna for this rodeo season finals. 

  • Water drive helps DeWitt County first responders

    The DeWitt County Office of Emergency Management held a water drive to help benefit all the county fire departments. Newscenter 25's David Gibson tells us about this drive. During the summer season with all their safety gear on firefighters can get dehydrated quickly.

  • Chalk Art event comes to Cuero

    Cuero Main Street held its first annual street chalk art event. The month of June is art month. Today's chalk event theme was the beach, where well know artist Rafael Acosta drew the beach scene..

  • Quay Corporation recalling pork products

    WASHINGTON, June 22, 2018 – The Quay Corporation, a Skokie, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 258,121 pounds of pork lard products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. 

  • HEB recalls certain HEB and Hill Country Fare bread and buns

    An unbalance in yeast provided by supplier may have caused some products to have an unfavorable smell and flavor. Committed to the quality of its products, H-E-B is voluntarily issuing a quality withdrawal for certain H-E-B and Hill Country Fare bread and buns due to an unbalance in the yeast provided by a supplier, which resulted in possible unfavorable smell and flavor but does not present a health risk. The affected products were distributed to stores in Texas and Mexico. All...
  • Operation Game Thief seeks information in poached zebra

    Texas Game Wardens in Colorado, Lavaca and Wharton counties are looking for information regarding a poached zebra. 

  • Generals Pitcher Off To Strong Start

    The Generals, enjoying a longer break than planned after back-to-back rainouts. 

  • Veterans giving back to the next generation

    The first annual Lone Star Legacy run started in Crosby and the riders have been doing just that since Monday....all across the state. They stopped here in Victoria at the American Legion Post 166 to get coffee and donuts and take a break from their ride. 

  • Port of Corpus Christi Approves $217 Million Bond Package

    The financing will allow the Port to continue developing more terminals, rail, and channel improvements needed to handle the burgeoning oil and gas volumes from the region’s large energy producing fields. 

  • Refugio well owners asked to boil water after waste water spill

    The City of Refugio and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is asking all private water well owners to boil their water after excess rain caused over 100,000 gallons of diluted waste water to spill into Mission River.  

  • UN: Trump family separations order falls short

    McALLEN, Texas (AP) - The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump's order allowing them to remain with their parents (all times local):      10:30 a.m.  The U.N human rights office says President Donald Trump's decision to stop the U.S. policy separating migrant parents from their children doesn't go far enough.  A Trump executive order ended the policy of separations. Families will still be detained,...
  • The Latest: German auto lobby makes warning over Trump tweet on tariffs

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on America's disputes with its trading partners (all times local):      11:55 a.m.  Germany's powerful auto lobby group is warning against an escalation of the trade dispute with the United States after President Donald Trump's latest threat to raise tariffs on imported cars.  The German Association of the Automotive Industry cautions that "a further escalation of the trade dispute helps nobody."  It says in a state...
  • Texas Supreme Court ruling strikes down bag ban

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Supreme Court has overturned Laredo's ban on disposable plastic bags in a ruling that likely dismantles similar bans in other cities across the state.     

  • Bloomington getting new street lights soon

    It's being almost two years since 11 year old Kevin Garza was struck by an unknown vehicle while on his way to Bloomington Elementary School.. he was life flighted to university hospital in San Antonio where he died of his injuries. This tragedy shook the community of Bloomington to its core. Bloomington parents called for action to be taken and side walks be placed to make their childrens morning commutes safer. new school zone lights and a reduced speed limit are in effect along...

  • Victoria TNR has our KAVU Pet of the Week

    This cat needs a good home. 

  • Changes coming to the Modern Fish Act

    Congress likely to vote early next week

  • Give your grad the tools to manage their own health

    Summer break for high school graduates heading to college in the fall is a busy time. As families start to think about supplies and necessities, don’t forget to hand over the ‘keys’ that’ll help your teen manage their own health too. According to Neha Vyas, M.D. of Cleveland Clinic, a good place for parents to start is to get their teens to the doctor this summer - but don’t do the talking for them. “This is their opportunity to ask questions, an...
  • Community Crossroads welcomes Promise Pointe

    Watch Community Crossroads on the networks of the Victoria Television Group. 

  • Sens. Cruz, Cornyn, Texas Delegation Urge Army to Locate New Futures Command Headquarters in Austin

     “Texas strongly supports critical components of the U.S. Army and we sincerely hope to welcome the next Army Futures Command to Austin, Texas.”

  • Friday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!

  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Adela and Peace.  

  • Bloomington Hoops Star Picks Junior College

    A local basketball star signs to play hoops at the next level. 

  • Governor Abbott issues disaster declaration for six Texas counties

    "As severe weather and flooding continue to impact parts of Texas, our first priority is to ensure the safety of our fellow Texans in harm’s way,” said Governor Abbott.

  • AAA Texas: Prices at the pump drop four cents from last week

    Across Texas, all cities surveyed by AAA are seeing less expensive or steady gas price averages compared to one week ago. Texas drivers are paying $8.26 cents more, on average, for a tank of gas compared to this day last year.

  • FEMA: Short term housing for Harvey survivors ends June 30th

    More than 54,000 households have successfully used FEMA’s Transitional Sheltering Assistance as a bridge to a permanent housing plan.

  • Governor Abbott appoints Port Lavaca veterinarian to Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority board

    Governor Abbott Appoints Four To The Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Board Of Directors

  • First lady visits migrant children at Texas detention center

    The first lady said earlier through her spokeswoman that she "hates" to see families separated at the border. A White House official followed up Wednesday, saying Mrs. Trump had been making her opinion known to the president that he needed to act to keep migrant families together.

  • Supreme Court rules States can tax online shoppers

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax (all times local):      11 a.m.  South Dakota's attorney general says a Supreme Court ruling that states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax is a win for South Dakota and Main Street businesses across the country.  Attorney General Marty Jackley says businesses will now have tax fairness and a level playing field.  The ruling is a v...
  • Lawyer: Feds unexpectedly drop charges against 17 immigrants

    McALLEN, Texas (AP) - A civil rights group attorney says federal prosecutors unexpectedly dropped misdemeanor charges against 17 adult immigrants who crossed the border with children.  

  • Edna Walmart Closing


    Edna - After twenty six years of service, the Edna Walmart will be closing down their doors, a Walmart spokesperson confirmed.

    The store will officially close on July 20th. 

    Spokesperson Ann Hatfield said this about the closure  "The decision to close our Edna store is not an easy one... we are grateful to the customers who have given us the privilege of serving them in Edna. "

  • Thursday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day:  Happy Guessing!

  • Generals Rained Out Wednesday & Thursday

    Generals fans will have to wait longer to see their team at Riverside. 

  • City of Victoria bringing the fight to mosquitoes after rain

    With all the recent rain, some annoying pest are going to start popping up, Newscentwr 25's David Gibson spoke to the city to see how they will fight mosquitoes The rain has been coming down all day, and with the rain comes unwanted guest, I spoke to the city on how they will fight those pests. ...

  • Ganado Remembers Little School of The 400

    Isabel Verver, once a young 14 year old who took into her own hands the task of teaching English. 

  • Cuero Football Gets Pre-Season State Ranking

    Another area high school football team gets big pre-season honors. 

  • Birthday Wishes

    Happy Birthday to Mia and Sosimo! If today is your birthday, you share it with Nicole Kidman and Lionel Richie! Have a good one. If you have a birthday wish, email it here.
  • The Texas Stop Sign has a new app

    It’s the official start of summer. The kids are out of school and there is no shortage of fun things to do. 

  • Hot cars reach deadly temperatures in a hurry

    Roughly 30-60 children in the U.S. succumb to extreme heat from being left unattended in a parked vehicle each year. 

  • Wednesday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day. Happy guessing!

  • Generals Catcher Roots For His College Team At CWS

    The Generals are playing in Texarkana Tuesday night. 

  • Former Jaguar Reacts To England World Cup Soccer Win

    England's World Cup soccer win Monday, making a former UHV soccer star very happy. 

  • Trump meets with House GOP on immigration bills

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump arrived for a meeting with House Republicans on Capitol Hill saying he wants to try to fix a broken immigration system.  

  • FEMA: Don’t bring contaminated items into your manufactured housing unit

    Prevent microbial growth by cleaning, drying or discarding contaminated items AUSTIN, Texas — Before you bring any items into your FEMA/Texas General Land Office (GLO) manufactured housing unit, protect your health by discarding or treating items that are possibly contaminated by microbial growth. If you find signs of microorganisms, such as mold, in your belongings, act quickly. Cleaning these items quickly and properly helps make your temporary home a healthier place to...
  • Warriors Walk across the United States

    Wounded Warriors from the United States and Britain are walking a thousand miles across America. The warriors are trying to spread awareness about veterans with  invisable wounds, like ptsd, brain injuries and depression.

  • City of Victoria Offers Home Rebuilding Grants

    Victorians who were turn down by FEMA and their insurance company now have hope. 

  • Special election early voting turnout, June 19th

    City of Victoria June 30, 2018 Election Daily Activity - Tuesday, June 19, 18 

  • Three arrested after leading US Marshals on vehicle, on-foot chase

    The US Marshals made an arrest Tuesday afternoon near the Grandy's and Auto Zone on Navarro. 

  • Sen. Cruz introduces the Protect Kids and Parents Act

    Bill would keep families together and expedite the asylum process WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today introduced S. 3091, the Protect Kids and Parents Act, joined by 18 original cosponsors: Sens. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Steve Daines (R-Mont.), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), John Hoeven (R-N.D.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), James Inhofe (R-Okla.), James Risch (R-Idaho), Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), Marc...
  • Goliad, Yoakum Football Make Pre-Season State Top 10

    Two area high school football teams in the same district now have something else in common. 

  • Refugio Football Tops Pre-Season State Poll

    Refugio football finished the 2017 season in second place in the state. 

  • President Trump addresses illegal immigration crisis on Southern Border

    I want to take a moment to address the current illegal immigration crisis on the Southern Border.

  • 7-On-7 Victoria Tournament Rained Out

    Rain is the big winner of Tuesday night's 7-on-7 tournament in Victoria. 

  • City where many slaves entered US to apologize for slavery

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - The South Carolina city where almost half of all the slaves brought to the United States first set foot on American soil is ready to apologize for its role in the slave trade.   

  • Sen. Cornyn: We Can Keep Immigrant Families Together and Enforce the Law

    “We're hearing from many of our Democratic colleagues that the Administration ought to simply quit enforcing the law. But that is something we all have taken an oath to uphold and defend the constitution and laws of the United States.” ‘The answer to this current situation is a solution that allows us to both enforce the law and keep families together. They don't have to be mutually exclusive.’ ‘I think our goal should be pretty clear and simple: ensure...
  • CPS sues Victoria mother over toddler's health

    The trial to determine custody of Aniya Vasquez is now underway. Anita Vasquez stands accused of endangering her child's well being. Attorneys from the Department of Family Protective Services are suing Anita Vasquez to remove her parental rights for Aniya Vasquez. 

  • Chamber says family separations 'must stop now'

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on Congress and immigration: The head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce says there is no other way to put it: "Thousands of children are being forcibly removed from their parents by our government."

  • Gov. Abbott orders increased readiness as storms impact Gulf Coast

    AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott has ordered the State Operations Center (SOC) to elevate its readiness level as heavy rain and storms continue to impact the Texas coast. The SOC has increased its readiness level from level IV (normal conditions) to level III (increased readiness) beginning at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 19. Additionally, Governor Abbott has made state resources available to assist local officials in their response efforts. “Texas is no stranger to this type o...

  • Sen. Cornyn: Families Should be Kept Together at the Border

    Cornyn: Families Should be Kept Together at the Border ‘We have to keep family members together and prevent unnecessary hardship, stress, and outrage. 

  • Special election early voter turnout, June 18th

    City of Victoria June 30, 2018 Election Daily Activity - Monday, June 18, 18 

  • UM ARMY mission group come to Victoria

    VICTORIA, TX – June 18, 2018 – Most high school students are ready for sunbathing on the beach and sleeping past noon, but the students of U.M. ARMY will be armed with hammers and paint brushes, repairing homes for the underprivileged during the day and camping out in a church at night. 

  • Tuesday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!

  • Happy Birthday

    Happy Birthday to Alice and Coemyn. If today is your Birthday, you share it with Dirk Nowitzki and Paula Abdul.  Have a good one. Send you Birthday wishes here.
  • Generals Soon To Get Texas Longhorns Pitcher

    The Generals played in Lafayette, Louisiana Monday night. 

  • Victoria Hurricanes Lose In Title Game Plus World Cup Monday Scores

    The Victoria Hurricanes hopes of winning the Crossroads Amateur Football League title, coming up just short. 

  • VPD arrest convicted felon found with stolen handguns and theft

    The Victoria Police Department Special Crimes Unit (SCU) conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 2600 block of Mumphord St. on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. 

  • Sen. Cruz Introducing Emergency Legislation to Keep Illegal Immigrant Families Together

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), issued the following statement: “All Americans are rightly horrified by the images we are seeing on the news, children in tears pulled away from their mothers and fathers. 

  • Man arrested in connection to Wharton family homicide

    The Wharton County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man accused of murdering a family of 3. Robert Satterfield was arrested Saturday after authorities discovered skeletal remains at a private property located in rural Wharton County. The remains at this point are unidentifiable due to an attempt to dispose of the bodies by burning them. After receiving a tip and speaking with several witnesses, the Texas Rangers met with Satterfield at the Fort Bend County Sheriff's department,...

  • Meet the Texas Zoo's newest furry friend, Archie!

    The Texas Zoo is adding another furry friend to their zoo, a baby deer named Archie. The fawn was found and rescued from the Riverside Disc Golf Course after a resident called the zoo to alert them his mother had abandoned him. 

  • First ladies criticize border family separation

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration. Former first lady Michelle Obama is adding her voice to the rising chorus of criticism of the Trump administration's policy of family separation at the border.

  • Coast Guard searches for man overboard 100 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana

    HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a 55 year-old man who reportedly fell overboard approximately 100 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana, Monday morning.  Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a communications relay from the captain of the fishing vessel Captain Edwin at approximately 3 a.m. reporting that a crewmember had fallen overboard off a nearby fishing vessel, the Captain Kent, while it was at anchor....
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      Many children are bursting at the seams to get outdoors this time of year.  And all of that extra time outdoors riding bikes and skateboards means more chances for bruises and skinned-knees.  But sometimes it’s hard to tell what can be treated at home, and when it’s time to head to the emergency department. According to Purva Grover, M.D., of Cleveland Clinic Children’s, many times, it depends on where the cut is. “Where is this laceration? If it&...

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    • Youth Rodeo Association Finals in Edna

      The Youth Rodeo Association has made a stop in Edna for this rodeo season finals. 

    • Water drive helps DeWitt County first responders

      The DeWitt County Office of Emergency Management held a water drive to help benefit all the county fire departments. Newscenter 25's David Gibson tells us about this drive. During the summer season with all their safety gear on firefighters can get dehydrated quickly.

    • Chalk Art event comes to Cuero

      Cuero Main Street held its first annual street chalk art event. The month of June is art month. Today's chalk event theme was the beach, where well know artist Rafael Acosta drew the beach scene..

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  • BET Awards, The Latest

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Latest on the 2018 BET Awards, which are being presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater (all times local):      7:20 p.m.      R&B legend Anita Baker has urged musicians to support each other after accepting the Lifetime Achievement award during the BET Awards.  The seven-time Grammy winner was grooving along in the front row on Sunday as host Jamie Foxx, Ledisi, Yolanda Adams and Marsha Ambrosius sang her hits including...
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