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  • Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Wednesday afternoon. Coast Guard crews stopped one lancha with a total of four Mexican fishermen engaged in illegal fishing. One lancha boat, with nine red snapper and fishing gear onboard, was seized. The Mexican fishermen were detained and transferred to border enforcement agents for ...
  • Men Rescued By Coast Guard Near Galveston

    The Coast Guard rescued two men from their vessel near Galveston, Texas, Saturday night. At 8:45 p.m., Sector Houston/Galveston watchstanders received a request from Sector New Orleans watchstanders after a 911 call was received from a boater reporting that his 22-foot pleasure craft had become disabled and stranded on rocks near Bird Island in Galveston Bay. Coast Guard Station Galveston response boat crewmembers attempted to assist but were unable due to shallow water depths...
  • Memorial Day Bash Cook-Off

    The annual Memorial Day Bash Cook-Off brought expert griller's and hungry visitors to Victoria. 

  • Heat Safety Tips for Memorial Day weekend

    Its a beautiful start to Memorial day weekend, Newscenter 25's David Gibson spoke to a doctor about safety tips for being in the heat. If you're going to have any fun in the sun this Memorial Day weekend you need to remember this.

  • Hot, Hazy, and Humid Conditions Continue Throughout the Crossroads

    A very hot afternoon in the Crossroads with temperatures in the 90s with 80s along the coastline. Similar to Saturday, showers are forming north of Houston and sliding southwest into the eastern parts of the Crossroads. The odds of us seeing much rain this week is very low. The upper high will prevent much vertical motion to give us rain. During the Memorial Day weekend, keep in mind heat safety as highs will remain in the upper 90s with heat index values in the triple digits. Albert...
  • City of Edna to Purchase New Electric Generator

    Edna City Council approved the purchase of a new energy generator for Edna’s water plant.

  • Cuero and Hallettsville Baseball Loses Saturday; Generals Win on the Road

    Cuero Baseball in Weimar taking on Sweeny. 

  • Generals Win Opener

    The Generals start their tenth season with late fireworks. 

  • Drive Clean Texas asks drivers to take pride in clean air

    AUSTIN – Texans have many reasons to be proud of the Lone Star state, but for nine different regions around the state, air quality is not one of them. The Texas Department of Transportation’s Drive Clean Texas campaign wants to change that.

  • Victoria Gymagic Kids Do Well At Major U.S. Competition

    Four Victoria Gymagic kids finished in the top five at the recent USA Gymnastics Elite Challenge in Colorado Springs.  

  • Gov. Greg Abbott announces extension of transitional sheltering assistance

    AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted Texas' request to extend the deadline for Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) for Hurricane Harvey survivors. 

  • Memorial Day weekend safety tips

    This Memorial Day weekend the Goliad County Sheriff’s Office expects numerous people to visit our local rivers and outdoor attractions. 

  • Rain This Week Came Too Late For A Port Lavaca Farmer

    The Crossroads finally saw rain this week after a dry start to May. The rain was beneficial to the cotton and soybeans. For the corn, it was two or three weeks too late. 

  • Victoria child in critical condition after US 59 accident

    A child is in critical condition after a one car accident happened off US Highway 59 and Midway early Friday morning.  

  • Gov. Abbott wraps up 3 day school safety round table discussion

    A 3-day round table discussion by Texas lawmakers on school safety and gun violence wrapped up Thursday. 

  • UH system names Bob Glenn as sole finalist for UHV President

    Robert K. (Bob) Glenn has been named the sole finalist to become president of the University of Houston-Victoria. Glenn currently serves as the president of Athens State University in Athens, Alabama. 

  • CONSUMER ALERT: HEB voluntarily recalls Olives

    H-E-B Ode to Olives Sliced Salad Olives being recalled for potential glass in the product

  • Farenthold still employed at Port Authority after deadlock vote

    Ex-Congressman Blake Farenthold is still employed at the Calhoun Port Authority after deadlock vote at Special Called Board Meeting. 

  • Foster parents needed in the Crossroads

    Crossroads needs more foster parents. 

  • Suspect Arrested in school shooting in Indiana

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) - The Latest on a possible shooting at an Indiana middle school (all times local):   10:15 a.m.   Authorities say two victims in a shooting at a suburban Indianapolis hospital are being taken to a hospital and the lone suspect is in custody.   Bryant Orem, a spokesman for the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office, says in a news release that the victims in Friday morning's attack at Noblesville West Middle School are being taken to Methodist Hospital i...
  • Pet of the Week

    Here's your Pet of the Week.  Meet Boogie. He's a Schnauzer mix. He's about six-year's-old.  And Mack is our cat. He's about eight-month's-old. If you're interested click here or call 361-575-8573.
  • Question of the Day

    Here's today's Question of the Day: On average, we spend around 10% of our day here. Where? Happy Guessing!

  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Angelica, Stephen, Gillianna, and Rebecca. If today is your Birthday, you share it with Octavia Spencer and Mike Myers.  Have a good one! Also, Happy Anniversary to Jordan, from your wife.
  • Extra security planned when Santa Fe High School students return

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Santa Fe High School will have extra security when students return to class for the first time since last week's shooting at the Texas school left 10 people dead. 

  • Summer Season Leads To An Increase of Snake Bites

    In the Crossroads, you find a wide variety of snakes. The Copperhead is found throughout most of the state including the Crossroads. The Texas Coral Snake and cottonmouth is found throughout South and East Texas.  The Western Diamondback Rattlesnake is found in West and Central Texas and also includes the coastline. The diamondback is not found in our northeastern counties. All of these snakes are poisonous. "So the coral snake has bright colors. It has red and yellow. The ...

  • East Soccer Star Signs With UHV

    UHV soccer lands its third former East girls star. 

  • Manning's Gymnast Wins Major American Event

    A Victorian has won a major national gymnastics event. 

  • Athletes Of The Week: Yoakum Boys Track

    Our Athletes Of The Week are the Yoakum boys track team. 

  • HEB Olive Recall

    Committed to the quality of its products, H-E-B is voluntarily issuing an all-store precautionary recall for H-E-B Ode to Olives Sliced Salad Olives in 10-ounce glass jars with a best by date of Nov. 3, 2019 due to the possible presence of glass in the product. There have been no injuries reported due to this incident, which customers reported to H-E-B. All products related to this recall were sold at our Texas stores and have been removed from store shelves. H-E-B is working closel...
  • Twitter to verify US political advertisers

    NEW YORK (AP) - The Latest on online political ads:Twitter says it will require U.S. political advertisers to identify themselves and certify that they are in the U.S. by verifying a mailing address.   

  • Know how to protect yourself and your family against the Zika virus

    The return of warm weather in Texas means more time outdoors with family and friends. 

  • Heritage Mark owner speaks about poisoned trees

    Yesterday we told you about several trees poisoned along Navarro. Newscenter 25's David Gibson spoke with the building owner about the issue, and tells us what he learned. Heritage Mark owner Donald Elder is devestated he lost about 5 trees to an act he calls atrocious. 

  • Senators praise vote on Texas Fifth Circuit District Court nominees

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) today released the following statements after the Senate Judiciary Committee approved the nominations of Andy Oldham to fill a vacancy in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, Michael Truncale to fill a vacancy on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, and Alan Albright to fill a vacancy on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas: “I am pl...

  • Hometown News Update with Amber Joseph

    Ganado ISD is responding to a threat made by a student. A Ganado High School student threatened to harm another student and school personnel Tuesday. 

  • Border Patrol agent fatally shoots immigrant in South Texas

     RIO BRAVO, Texas (AP) - The U.S. Border Patrol says an agent was trying to detain some people whom he suspected had entered the country illegally when they attacked him and he shot and killed one of them.  

  • America’s first female astronaut to soar on Forever Stamp

    SAN DIEGO — Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, a pioneering astronaut, brilliant physicist and dedicated educator who inspired the nation, will be commemorated on a Forever stamp tomorrow. Share the news using the hashtags #SallyRideForever and #AstronautStamps. The Sally Ride Forever stamp 5 p.m. PDT dedication ceremony, free and open to the public, will take place at the Price Center, University of California San Diego. Ride s...
  • Trump cancels Singapore summit in letter to Kim Jong Un

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump canceling his planned summit with North Korea: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he was involved in discussions late Wednesday and early Thursday that led to President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of a planned 

  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Jason, Gail, Emily, George, Stephen. If today is your Birthday, you share it with Patti Labelle and Tommy Chong.  Have a good one!

  • Community Crossroads welcomes Dancing With The Stars-Victoria Style

    This week on Community Crossroads catch some of the dancers on Dancing With The Stars, Victoria Style. 

  • Thursday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: We may read your guess live on Sunrise between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m. Happy Guessing!

  • Two Power Plants Coming to Victoria

    On Wednesday, Agilon Energy announced the construction on two power plants in Victoria, which will bring almost 100 jobs to this area. 

  • First female VPD employee strolls down memory lane

    A local woman took a stroll down memory lane after she was given a tour of her old stomping grounds at the Victoria Police Department. Her first time there in 50 years. 

  • Hurricane Hunters Weathering The Storm

    We are going to punch through that eye wall getting in and out of the eye. We are going to take a 100 mile look at that storm in four directions," said Ragusa. Hurricane Hunters are our visual guides to developing tropical cyclones in the warm waters of the Atlantic and Pacific. 

  • New Generals Player Once Attended Santa Fe H.S.

    The new players for the Victoria Generals, checking in with the team Wednesday. 

  • Aquatic science camp teaches high school students about ecosystems

    The University of Houston-Victoria is hosting a free summer camp that will explore humanity’s impact on aquatic ecosystems. 

  • Victoria bus stop dancer finds future in figures

    "I guess just going to the beat of the music I just make up my own dance," Victoria woman, Tracy Lopez said. 

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