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  • Aretha Franklin "Queen of Soul" dead at 76

      DETROIT (AP) - Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from advanced pancreatic cancer.      

  • UPDATE: Injuries in train vs car crash

    A train hit a vehicle near Highway 59 in Inez. This is a developing story check back for details. 

  • Victoria funeral home accused of cremating the wrong body

    Victoria- A funeral home is in the hot seat after a petition was filed in civil court on August 13th, alleging Grace Funeral Home of illegally cremating a woman and delivering her remains to the wrong family.  

  • House Democrat: Brennan losing his security clearance sets a "very dangerous precedent"

    House Democrat: John Brennan losing his security clearance sets a "very dangerous precedent". Watch the video above. 
  • AAA Texas: Pump prices remain 45 cents higher than a year ago

    Coppell, TX – The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.61 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is two cents less than last week and is 45 cents more per gallon compared to this day last year.  

  • Drunk driving victim shares her story

    AUSTIN – Laura Gonzalez celebrates her birthday every Labor Day weekend, commemorating the start of a new year and the end of summer alongside friends and family. 

  • GoFundMe launches new hub to help Dreamers pay DACA renewal fees

    REDWOOD CITY, CA - Dreamers are young, patriotic people who are American in every sense but on paper. They strengthen our workforce, study in our schools, serve in our armed forces, and enrich our communities.  

  • TEA releases accountability grade and STAAR results

    Cuero Independent School District received a C grade. Victoria ISD was directly affected by Hurricane Harvey and did not receive an overall rating. Bloomington ISD was directly affected by Hurricane Harvey and did not receive an overall rating.

  • Murder Trial To Begin For Fired Balch Springs Officer

    DALLAS (AP) - A murder trial for a former Texas police officer who killed a black teenager highlights the heightened role that video evidence plays in high-profile police shootings. Former Balch Springs officer Roy Oliver, who is white, opened fire last year into a moving car filled with five black teens and killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards. The 38-year-old Oliver was fired after the shooting. His jury trial is scheduled to begin Thursday in Dallas, but defense attorneys filed an eme...

  • Most Reverend Charles V. Grahmann has passed away at the age of 86

    The Diocese of Victoria is reporting the Most Reverend Charles V. Grahmann, died in San Antonio Tuesday at 4 p.m.. 

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    I heard it's your Birthday!

  • Thursday's Question of the Day

    Here's your Question of the Day... Happy Guessing!

  • Feeling down? Research links exercise with boost in mood

    We all know that exercise does a body good. But a recent study shows performing resistance exercise, like strength or weight training, can actually be good for our brains too. 

  • UHV Men's and Women's Soccer Begin 2018 Preseason Training

    Both UHV's men's and women's soccer teams hit the field for practice for the first time Tuesday, with the men's side returning four seniors and the women's side five. The women, coming off a 2017 season that saw them post a 4-9 record overall, hit the turf first as they look to bond with a roster that features 23 new incoming players. "Just carry on, help them out whenever they need help," said senior captain Lauren Leslie when asked about her role as a mentor on the team. ...
  • Texans Open Joint Practice Sessions With 49ers

    The Houston Texans held their first day of joint practices with the 49ers Wednesday, with Deshaun Watson, JJ Watt, and Jadaveon Clowney all looking strong as they work their way back from last year's season-ending injuries. With the team back from Training Camp at the Greenbrier in West Virginia, Newscenter25 Sports traveled to the Texans' Houston Methodist Training Center, where things got heated quickly.  With hundreds of fans in attendance to catch a glimpse of their 2018 tea...
  • Gulf Bend Center Trained Shiner ISD in Youth Mental Health First Aid

    Gulf Bend Center received a grant from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission with the purpose of educating every school district employee in the Crossroads.

  • Local mom says Victoria woman found and safe

    The mother of Emily Rosales, 24, says her daughter has been located and she is safe. 

  • Telferner Man arrested after leading deputy on chase

    A Telferner man is in custody after fleeing a traffic stop Tuesday afternoon.

  • The Grades Are In For School Districts Across Texas

    The Texas Education Agency has released letter grades for every public school district in the state, just as students across North Texas begin returning to classes for a new school year.
  • Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested more than 1,000 children

    Six Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania joined the list this week of those around the U.S. that have been forced to face the ugly truth about child-molesting priests in their midst.   

  • Trump makes good on threat to revoke Brennan's clearance

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is revoking the security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan, who served in the Obama administration.    

  • VPD investigates shooting on Main Street

    Victoria Police Department is investigating a shooting.  Officers responded to the 600 block of S. Main Street in response to a shooting on Tuesday at 10:30 p.m. 

  • Victoria police search for shooting suspect

    Victoria Police Department is asking for your help in finding a shooting suspect. Officers responded to Autumn Park Apartments on 4405 North Navarro Street in response to a shooting on Saturday, August 11th at 2:00 am. 

  • VISD approved for hurricane funds and propose lower tax rate

    Victoria ISD has been approved for additional hurricane-related reimbursements, affecting the proposed hurricane relief tax rate increase. 

  • Community Crossroads welcomes Fill the Boot & MDA

    Catch Community Crossroads for Fill the Boot, Flip Flop Fest and Victoria Strong!

  • GLO wins award for innovative STORM tracking system developed during Harvey

    AUSTIN - Today Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced the Texas General Land Office (GLO) was awarded the Project Excellence Award by the Texas Association of State Systems for Computing and Communications (TASSCC) for the development of a disaster tracking program during Hurricane Harvey. 

  • SagamoreHill and Dish Network have reached an agreement. KVCT Fox 19 should return to the Dish program today.

    Some important information for dish network subscribers…the KVCT-TV agreement with DISH expired at 6:00 p.m. Monday May 21, 2018.  So we felt it was necessary to alert DISH customers to the possibility that they may lose access to KVCT-TV local news as well as FOX programs such as Fox News at 9, NFL Football, The Simpsons, Empire, and many more of your favorite programs.

  • Port Lavaca Volunteer Fire Department is asking for prize donations!

    The Port Lavaca Volunteer Fire Department is asking for PRIZE donations that can be listed in a raffle that they will hold on November 6th.

  • Wednesday's Question of the Day

    Happy Wednesday/Hump Day, Crossroads! Here's your Question of the Day...

  • VPD Railroad Operation

    Victoria Police Department conducted their Crossing Accident Reduction Operation alongside railroad company Union Pacific. Newscenter 25’s Griselda Perez rode along and spoke to VPD Officer Brogger about the importance of this operation. 

  • NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA has launched a spacecraft to the sun that will fly closer to our star than anything ever sent before. 

  • Cuero pool and splash pad closed on weekdays

    The Cuero Municipal pool and splash pad Hours will be closed Monday through Friday starting August 13th - September 2nd. 

  • Torres Elementary go door to door to register students for school

    Victoria ISD revealed their move to online only registration may have led to lower than expected registration numbers. 

  • Golden Crescent Prevention educates on digging safety

    The Golden Crescent Damage Prevention Council along with Texas 811 held a meeting to educate contractors about underground digging. Newscenter 25's David Gibson attended the meeting and has more on how you can stay safe when digging. officials for the Golden Crescent Damage Prevention Council's main goal today is to provide information to contractors on steps to stay safe when digging....but it's not just contractors G-C-D-P wants to you to be aware. 

  • UHV honors late professor with scholarship

    The University of Houston Victoria created a memorial schloarship for a long time professor. Dr. Li Chao passed away last fall and UHV wanted to do something to remember the dedicated professor. UHV made an endowed schloarship so it will last forever.

  • Jury duty for JP #1 on August 15th has been cancelled

    Jury duty for August 15th has been cancelled

  • New speed calming signs installed in Hallettsville

    TxDOT installed new “Speed Calming Device Signs” in the 1500 Block of N. Texana St. for both northbound and southbound traffic.

  • Coast Guard stops lancha crew illegally fishing in US waters

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew engaged in illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Sunday morning. 

  • UHV Receives New Land For Athletic Facilities

    Looking to expand its athletic facilities, the University of Houston Victoria, now has the means to do just that, thanks to a recent generous gift.

  • Cornyn Renews Call to Bring Austin Tice Home

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement about Houston-native Austin Tice, a Marine veteran and journalist who was taken captive in Syria six years ago today. 

  • First Look: Disney's Live-Action Mulan!

    In case you missed it: Disney released the first image of it's new Mulan!

  • Tuesday's Question of the Day

    Happy Tuesday, Crossroads! Here's today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!

  • Birthday wishes

    I heard it's your Birthday. 

  • FDA: Teething gels with benzocaine not safe for infants

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a warning to parents regarding the use of over-the-counter teething gels containing benzocaine for infants. 

  • East and West Begin Preseason Practices

    As the fall sports calendar inches closer, both East and West opened up their preseason practices Monday morning. The Titans ran their first full practice in shorts and shirts as they look to build upon a 2017 season that saw them go 3-6 overall, and 1-5 in district. Head coach Roland Gonzales told me he plans to rely heavily on a core group of seniors for leadership, and said he likes what he's seen from his team so far.  "We're gonna have some great senior leadership this...
  • Old Victoria Fire House renovation project

    Victoria county commissioners approved phase one of the proposed renovation of the old firehouse in downtown Victoria. Newscenter 25's David Gibson tells us a proposed timeline on this project.. After continued discussion Victoria county commissioners pushed forward in making the old fire station a public safety building  for the Victoria County Sheriffs Office. "Its a much needed project," says County Judge Ben Zeller. County Judge Ben Zeller says the Victoria ...

  • Man shot at Victoria apartment complex Saturday morning

    The Victoria Police Department responded to a shooting at the Autumn Park Apartments early Sunday morning.  

  • Port Lavaca resident warns of IRS phone scam

    A Port Lavaca resident is warning residents of a possible phone scam. 

  • Crime Stoppers seeking identity of backyard trespasser

    Victoria crime stoppers is seeking to identify a person caught trespassing.  

  • Charlottesville anniversary: Few arrests, peaceful protests

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Events to mark the anniversary of the deadly violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, were largely peaceful, with police making just a handful of arrests.      In Washington, D.C., thousands of people wanting to send a message that racism isn't welcome gathered Sunday outside the White House to protest a planned white supremacist rally in a nearby park. In the end, less than two dozen white nationalists showed up.   ...
  • Google tracks your movements, like it or not

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to.   

  • Aero Crafters is joining the fight against food insecurity and you can too

    VICTORIA,TX -  Back to School events are happening throughout the Crossroads. Local organizations have done an amazing job volunteering and collecting backpacks and school supplies for children in our area. 

  • FBI fires Peter Strzok, agent who sent anti-Trump texts

    WASHINGTON (AP): President Donald Trump is questioning whether special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference and Trump's presidential campaign will be dropped now that the FBI has fired one of Mueller's former investigators.

  • At Least 27 Rescued After Flash Flood Hits West Texas Park

    At least 27 people have been rescued after 8 to 9 inches of rain caused flash flooding in the Nueces River at a park west of San Antonio. 

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