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  • The Texas Zoo is trying to save a zebra

    The Texas Zoo needs your help to save a five-month-old baby Grants Zebra in North Texas. The zebra is claimed to be “too gentle” to be introduced into an established group of zebra and will be sold off in an upcoming exotic animal sale if not purchased. The Texas Zoo Facebook page said many times auctioned exotic hoof stock are sent to trophy hunting facilities or suffer other similar fates. The Texas Zoo needs $4500 to buy this baby zebra. Click here for m...

  • Stunned sea turtles rescued

    NBC- The declining temperatures are affecting the ocean leaving sea turtles stunned.   Rescue teams are helping the sea turtles from the cold. The National Park Service's Sea Turtle Recovery Team is searching the Gulf Coast and bays for stunned turtles. Teams found eight larger turtles, but they plan to continue searching over the next few days. The chief of the Sea Turtle Recovery Team, Donna Shaver says the turtles will be taken to their labs to recover. They will eve...

  • Prevent Neck Pain while Feeding Baby

    New moms can’t resist gazing down at their newborn while nursing or bottle-feeding, but holding the head in this position for long periods of time can cause a real pain in the neck.

  • Thursday's Question of the Day

    Good morning Crossroads! Here's Thursday's Question of the Day: What is America's favorite flavor or popcorn? Happy Guessing!

  • World Champion Comes To Victoria

    A world champion, showing Victorians the way to do jiu-jitsu Wednesday night. 

  • West Girls Basketball's District Showdown

    After two weather postponements, West girls basketball will play its district showdown Thursday night. 

  • Bohemian Blush Rolling Out A New Look On Salons

    What do you get get when you combine an Airstream, a salon and a woman with a dream? Bohemian blush, salon and boutique.

  • VISD District Swim Meet Preview

    West and East swimmers and divers go for district championships this week. 

  • Heating Issues Arise at Stroman Middle School

    It was the freezing  temperatures that caused the boilers at Stroman Middle School to freeze overnight, leaving the heat to not work at full capacity. 

  • Man gets life in prison for 2016 West Texas double slaying

    SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas man must serve life in prison in a plea deal for his role in the 2016 shooting deaths of two people at a home in San Angelo.      Prosecutors on Tuesday announced Raymond Alvarado Jr. of San Angelo pleaded guilty to capital murder and was sentenced to life in prison without chance for parole.      Alvarado could have faced the death penalty if convicted of capital murder in the September 2016 slayings of 28-year-old J...
  • Harsh weather conditions cause power outages

     In city of Blessing, Texas where many people lost power due to the harsh weather conditions. Many residents tell me that their power was restored within 2 hours. Crews have been working around the clock to make sure everyone's power is restored. But one blessing man didn't receive his power back until 12pm today.  

  • Woman, 2 children killed in mobile home fire outside Houston

    HOUSTON (AP) - Authorities say a woman and her two children have died in a mobile home fire northeast of Houston.      Rachel Moreno, spokeswoman for the Harris County fire marshal's office, says first-responders saw flames coming from a back bedroom of the home early Wednesday.      Names of the victims have not been released but Moreno says the woman was 33 years old, her daughter was 11 and son 9. The father of the children was hospitalized with injuri...

  • Victoria Commissioner's approve Hazard Mitigation plan

    Victoria County Commissioner's approved their Hazard Mitigation plan Tuesday morning, after a year long planning process. The Victoria County Hazard Mitigation plan allows the county to proactively handle county emergencies such as freezing temperatures caused by winter storms. 

  • AEP Texas continues to restore power in Rio Grande Valley and Corpus Christi District

    (January 17, 2018)  As of 6 a.m. Wednesday morning, approximately 3,300 customers remained without power as a result of the current winter storm. This number compares with 20,500 at 8:45 p.m. on Tuesday. The largest concentration of outages is located in the Rio Grande Valley where 2,300 customers are without power, including: San Benito – 970 McAllen – 580 Harlingen – 430 Weslaco – 200 Pharr - 80 ...

  • Gov. Abbott Extends Disaster Declaration For Texas Counties Impacted By Hurricane Harvey

    AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today extended the State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties affected by Hurricane Harvey. All Texas counties declared disaster areas will continue to be eligible for assistance as they recover and rebuild after the storm. There are currently 60 counties included in the state disaster declaration.

  • Sen. Cruz: Pattern of Political Censorship Across Technology Companies is Highly Concerning

    Questions representatives of Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter at Commerce Committee hearing   WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, today participated in a hearing titled, ‘Terrorism and Social Media: #IsBigTechDoingEnough?’ The hearing examined the steps social media platforms are taking to combat the spread of extremist propaganda over the Internet.   Watch Sen. Cruz...

  • STJ Football Gets New Head Coach

    Bryan    Jones    has    been    named    head    football    coach    at    St.    Joseph    High    School.   

  • UHV Softball Makes NAIA National Poll

    UHV softball will start the season nationally ranked. 

  • IRS, States and Tax Industry Warn Employers to Beware of Form W-2 Scam

    Tax Season Could Bring New Surge in Phishing Scheme WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry today urged all employers to educate their payroll personnel about a Form W-2 phishing scam that made victims of hundreds of organizations and thousands of employees last year. The Form W-2 scam has emerged as one of the most dangerous phishing emails in the tax community. During the last two tax seasons, cybercriminals tricked payroll pers...
  • Wind Chill Values In The Teens Today! When Will It Warm Up?

    Freezing Precipitation Is Out, But Cold Air Remains. How Long Will It Last? 

  • Winter Weather Delays and Cancellations

    With drastic weather changes expect overnight on Monday, several schools are canceling or delaying classes.

  • FDA: Don’t Give Children Cough Syrup with Codeine

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued updated guidelines for cough medications that contain codeine, advising against giving codeine to anyone under the age of 18. 

  • Wednesday's Question of the Day

    Good morning Crossroads! Here's today's Question of the Day

  • Indicted Texas attorney general has war chest worth $5.7M

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Indicted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has a campaign war chest of $5.7-plus million as he seeks re-election.      Paxton campaign's announced Tuesday that the Republican raised nearly $775,000 through the end of 2017.      Paxton faces no opposition in the GOP primary March 6 and is heavily favored in November's general election.      His Democratic opponent, Houston lawyer Justin Nelson, previously announced raisi...
  • DeWitt County Office of Emergency Management weather updates

    WEATHER UPDATE 10:00 AM DeWitt County is under a Winter Weather Warning. While the slide states a Winter Weather Advisory for Today, that is for the areas covered by Corpus Christi Forecast Areas.  Please what for patches of black ice over the next 48 hours as after 6 pm temperatures may drop and with wind chill in the teens, moisture on the elevated bridges, overpasses may freeze.  Some bridges in DeWitt County have been sanded for safety and we will continue to monit...
  • Residents show concern about icy conditions

    I'm here live in Cuero where this one of the coldest winters i have seen in my 23 years of life. As a life long south Texan this is cold. Many people agree that is is freezing. I spoke to residents about how the icy conditions are making them feel. As the weather conditions are supposed to worsen as the night rolls in,many Cuero residents are nervous about the conditions. One resident told me she was very scared about driving in these conditions. Resident Kat Kocurek...
  • Red Cross Opening Warming Center in Fulton

    CORPUS CHRISTI, TX (January 16, 2018) – The American Red Cross in coordination with the Texas Department of Emergency Management (TDEM) is opening a warming center this afternoon for those who may be impacted by the arctic cold front with freezing conditions, including freezing rain. Shelter operating hours: 3 p.m. – until weather conditions improve Rockport/Fulton Fire Department 401 North 9th Street Fulton, TX 78538
  • Victoria County receives grant for rifle resistant body armor

    Victoria County Commissioners accepted a grant from the Governor's Office to purchase rifle resistant armor.  The county received nearly twenty five thousand dollars of a statewide twenty three million dollar grant issued by the Governor's Office to purchase rifle resistant body armor for the sheriff's office. 

  • VISD Hoops Games Get Pushed Back To Wednesday & Thursday

    VISD basketball teams have Tuesday night off due to the icy weather.

  • Victoria city council meeting canceled, rescheduled for later date

    VICTORIA, TEXAS - Due to the inclement weather and icy road conditions, the Victoria City Council meeting on Tuesday evening, Jan. 16 has been canceled. The meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, Jan. 22 at 5 pm at Council Chambers. For more information, contact the City's Communications Office at 485-3110.
  • AEP Texas mobile app provides good option for reporting and monitoring outages during winter storm

    AEP Texas continues to request conservation measures and asks customers who lose power to switch off their large appliances such as the heating and a/c systems, dishwashers, washing machines and dryers. Taking this action will reduce the possibility that breakers will trip again as power is restored to groups of customers more efficiently during the forecasted cold weather. In the meantime, AEP Texas is requesting conservation measures over the ...
  • USPS Rio Grande District Winter Weather monitor weather conditions

    SAN ANTONIO, TX - The winter storm that brought freezing rain, sleet and snow to much of Central Texas has affected road conditions throughout much of the area.  The Postal Service makes every reasonable effort to deliver mail in many difficult weather conditions. We are currently monitoring road conditions in the affected areas.  Decisions regarding mail delivery service will be made on a location-by-location basis, dependi...

  • Chief Meteorologist Bill Alexander update on freezing conditions

    Our Chief Meteorologist Bill Alexander shares an update on the current winter weather conditions. 
  • Mid-Coast and VAHC warming shelter to reopen

    It is predicted that real-feel temperatures will drop below freezing January 16-18. The Victoria Area Homeless Coalition is preparing to help homeless in need of shelter by providing a warming shelter at Pine Street Community Center, 803 N. East Street. The warming shelter will open each night at 5 p.m. and close at 8 a.m. each day. If  freezing temperatures continue we will extend the warming shelter as needed. VAHC will need vol...
  • Governor Abbott Rolls Out Plan To Rein In Texas Property Taxes

    AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today will announce a set of proposals to rein in skyrocketing property taxes in the Lone Star State and provide greater transparency to voters in the process. In announcing his plan, the Governor will hold press conferences at a homeowner’s residence in Houston and the tax assessor’s office in Arlington to highlight the negative impact that rising property taxes are having on everyday Texans. ...
  • Freezing Rain and Sleet Falling In The Area. Click Here For The Latest Forecast.

    Some of the coldest air we have seen in a while! How long will it last? Trey Meynig has your forecast. 

  • Ease into exercise to avoid dangerous side effects

    Many of us find ourselves with a renewed commitment to get into better shape at the start of a new year. But Richard Figler, M.D., a sports medicine physician at Cleveland Clinic, said it’s important to take it slow. 

  • Depression is more than winter blues

     Wintertime can be depressing. We all feel down once in a while, especially on a dreary, cold day.  

  • Question of the Day

    Here's Today's Question of the Day: 

  • H.S. Sports Weather Changes And H.S. Soccer Highlights

    The incoming cold weather is making some changes in local high school sports schedules.  

  • UHV Sports Practices Affected By Weather

    Weather is changing plans for two UHV teams. 

  • Community Marches to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.

    It was a celebration on Monday, as the community came together to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.and his legacy. Residents from all ages and all walks of life,  marched together to continue living Dr. King's dream for equality. 

  • VFD investigating suspicious house fire on Virginia Ave

    The Victoria Fire Department are investigating an overnight house fire at the 800 block of Virginia avenue. The fire occurred at 3:34 early Monday morning. 

  • Victoria Crime Stoppers looking for cell phone thief

    Victoria Crime Stoppers is looking to identify someone in connection with the theft of a cell phone on December 26th from a store on the 2200 block of N Ben Jordan Street. 

  • Enjoy Your Mild Monday, Tuesday Will Bring BIG Changes!

    BIG weather changes over the next 24 hours! Click here for your latest forecast. 

  • Monday's Question of the Day

    Here's today's Question of the Day:   

  • Hands on event at the Museum of Coastal Bend

    Here  at museum of coastal bend, where their monthly events will let you have fun in a hands on way. "Its some really fun activities that they will actually get to take home with them, anything from drawing comic book characters to making origami and all sorts of fun things," says Amanda Lanum, Education Coordinator.

  • Update: $200,000 worth of property recovered in DeWitt County

    The Victoria Police Department is trying to solve a burglary. The thieves got off with 200-thousand dollars worth of property. A burglary has been confirmed by the Victoria Police Department. Between Thursday, 01/11/2018 and Friday, 01/12/2018, unknown offenders made forced entry to Dale's fun center, 9802 n. Navarro St.

  • Farmers Market provides fresh food

    The farmers market in Victoria attracts area farmers and venders within a hundred mile radius, They bring in fresh locally grown food. Farmers market is a way to give back to local farmers and a way to support your budget.

  • Local bar raises money for a good cause

    A new local bar is celebrating their grand opening by raising money for a good cause. Aero Crafters on crestwood has grandopening January 27th. It will feature live music, games, food trucks, and more. 

  • West Volleyball Girl Commits To College & H.S. Soccer Scores

    West volleyball setter Emily Olson commits to sign with Weber State, back in her home state of Utah. 

  • H.S. Basketball Scores & Highlights 1-12

    Here are Friday night's area high school basketball scores and highlights.

  • The Red River street project is ahead of schedule

    We've been following the Red River road reconstruction project since last year. there is good news for the citizens of Victoria the Red River project is two months ahead of schedule, but I spoke to a business owner on how the project is affecting her sales

  • Victoria Commissioners vote to expand Citizens ER, plus more

    Victoria County Commissioners took the first steps towards approving an expansion of Citizens Medical Center's Emergency Department. During their weekly meeting, Victoria commissioners approved two resolutions that will allow them to accept construction bids for expanding Citizen's Emergency Wing. 

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      The Texas Zoo needs your help to save a five-month-old baby Grants Zebra in North Texas. The zebra is claimed to be “too gentle” to be introduced into an established group of zebra and will be sold off in an upcoming exotic animal sale if not purchased. The Texas Zoo Facebook page said many times auctioned exotic hoof stock are sent to trophy hunting facilities or suffer other similar fates. The Texas Zoo needs $4500 to buy this baby zebra. Click here for m...

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      NBC- The declining temperatures are affecting the ocean leaving sea turtles stunned.   Rescue teams are helping the sea turtles from the cold. The National Park Service's Sea Turtle Recovery Team is searching the Gulf Coast and bays for stunned turtles. Teams found eight larger turtles, but they plan to continue searching over the next few days. The chief of the Sea Turtle Recovery Team, Donna Shaver says the turtles will be taken to their labs to recover. They will eve...

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      Good morning Crossroads! Here's Thursday's Question of the Day: What is America's favorite flavor or popcorn? Happy Guessing!

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      It was the freezing  temperatures that caused the boilers at Stroman Middle School to freeze overnight, leaving the heat to not work at full capacity. 

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