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  • Thanksgiving tips to keep your holiday safe

    So now we know how to properly...and safely fry a turkey. Newscenter 25's David Gibson is taking a look at a few food safety tips to keep your family safe during the holidays. If this is your first time in the kitchen cooking up Thanksgiving dinner, we found some helpful tips to keep your family safe. "If you bought a frozen turkey its probably too late to attempt to try and make it for Thursday because you want to make sure that you thaw it properly," 

  • Appeal on asylum ruling will be filed

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -  Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says an appeal will be filed on the decision by a judge to bar the Trump administration from refusing asylum to migrants who cross the southern border illegally.  

  • Food Bank of the Golden Crescent named Top 40 Food Bank in nation

    The Food Bank of the Golden Crescent has been recognized as one of the top forty food banks in the nation. 

  • Thanksgiving dinner locations in the Crossroads

    There are many ways to celebrate Thanksgiving, and communities and groups throughout the Crossroads want to share it with you. 

  • Goliad commissioners approve requests for Christmas in Goliad preparations

    The Goliad commissioner's court approved two requests which will help clear the way for the thirty fifth annual Christmas in Goliad festival. 

  • Johnny Carino's shuts down for good

    Johnny Carino's has officially closed down it's doors for good in Victoria. 

  • Tuesday H.S. Basketball Scores

    Here are Tuesday's area high school basketball scores.  

  • Sen. Rand Paul says Saudi support is a 'mistake'

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Sen. Rand Paul says it's a "mistake" for President Donald Trump to continue supporting arms sales to Saudi Arabia after the death of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi. 

  • Former East QB Makes All-Conference

    A big honor for a former East Titan. 

  • E. coli outbreak, US officials say don't eat romaine

    NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. health officials are telling people to avoid eating romaine lettuce because of an E. coli outbreak that has sickened 32 people in 11 states. 

  • Texas A&M System shows off ways it can help Army Futures Command

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Students, researchers and professors from The Texas A&M University System – including those at the flagship campus in College Station and at the nearby 2,000-acre RELLIS campus – recently showcased a wide range of work and projects that could help the U.S. military in its quest for modernization. 

  • Salvation Army to host Thanksgiving Day luncheon

    The Salvation Army announced Monday the Community Thanksgiving Day luncheon, will be held at Salvation Army headquarters on 1302 N. Louis Street in Victoria. 

  • VISD Now Ready To Put Ideas Into Action

    VISD Needs Your Help For District Improvement. 

  • Christmas on the Square and Lighted Parade set for Nov. 30

    (VICTORIA, TEXAS) Christmas on the Square will be 6-9 p.m. Friday, November 30 at DeLeon Plaza in downtown Victoria. 

  • Clothing drive hopes to help the Crossroads

    As the giving season approaches and weather becomes colder, a 19 year old woman decided that she wanted to make a difference in her community and collect clothes for those in need. Newscenter 25’s Griselda Perez has the warming story. 

  • Cuero Family Spreads holiday cheer through Thanksgiving Dinner

    It is the season of giving and throughout the country we are seeing acts of kindness, including right here in the Crossroads. the Lets Stand Together community organization is holding thanksgiving day dinner. Newscenter 25's David Gibson spoke to organizers about this special event. What started as a happy accident in the 90's is now the let's stand together Thanksgiving dinner in Cuero.

  • Woman thankful after procedure uncovers hidden cancer

    Woman thankful after procedure uncovers hidden cancer

  • Victoria County accepts Texas A&M grant for Be Well Victoria program

    The Victoria County Health Department have accepted a $20,000 donation from the Texas A&M Health Science Center to aid their Be Well Victoria program. 

  • H.S. Basketball Scores/Highlights & Boys Previews

    East girls basketball, with pre-Thanksgiving home hoops action Monday afternoon. 

  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Candy, Nolan, Anayha, Cassie, Jacob, Allen, Zayn, Belinda.  If today is your cupcake day, you share it with Joe Biden.  

  • Tuesday's Question of the Day

    Good morning, Crossroads! Start your Tuesday by taking a guess at today's question... Good luck and have a terrific Tuesday!

  • Refugio Track Star Picks College

    A Refugio state track champion makes her college choice on Thanksgiving week. 

  • Suspect dead, 4 critical after Chicago hospital shooting

    CHICAGO (AP) - Police say the suspected gunman is dead and four people are in critical condition following a shooting at a Chicago hospital.      

  • White House again threatens Acosta's pass

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is threatening to again suspend White House press credentials for CNN reporter Jim Acosta. 

  • Victoria Crime Stoppers requesting info on Guadalupe St homicide

    Victoria Crime Stoppers is looking for any information regarding a homicide. 

  • Victoria man arrested for aggravated robbery

    At 4:00 p.m. Sunday the Victoria Police Department officers located and arrested 23-year-old Victoria resident, Marcos Antonio Lopez, at a residence in the 100 block of Cobble Stone Court. 

  • Tuberculosis prevention and control funding continues

    Victoria County Commissioners voted to continue the Tuberculosis Prevention and Control Federal Grant Program Monday morning at commissioners court. 

  • VPD welcomes two new officers

    Recently, Chief JJ Craig swore in the Victoria Police Department’s newest members, Officers Oscar Garcia and Jacob Starr. 

  • Texas cop arraigned in double homicide in upstate NY

    SODUS, N.Y. (AP) - A Texas police officer has made an appearance in a town court in upstate New York where he's among three people charged in connection with a double homicide.      

  • Cmr. George P. Bush announces Amendment 2 to State Action Plan is posted for public comment

    AUSTIN - Today Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced the second amendment to the Texas General Land Office's (GLO) $5.024 billion state Action Plan for Hurricane Harvey has been posted for a federally required 30-day public commentperiod. 

  • Texas troopers urge Thanksgiving holiday safe travel

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas troopers will be out in force over the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend in an extended effort to keep all travelers safe. 

  • Waitr delivers free meals to local families for Thanksgiving

    Victoria, TX – Waitr is spreading Thanksgiving cheer this week by feeding 2,000 families in need, including in the Victoria area. 

  • Monday's Question of the Day

    Hope you all had a wonderful weekend, Crossroads! Here's a brain puzzler to kick off your week!

  • Birthday Wishes

    Happy Birthday to Momo, Madyson, Alexander, Emily, Shanita, Lexi, and Adolph.  If today is your big day, you share it with Larry King.  Have a good one.  Email your wish here.  
  • Thanksgiving meal prep provides brain boost

    A delicious Thanksgiving meal shared with family and friends does more than tantalize the taste buds – it can also be good for the brain. According to Marwan Sabbagh, M.D., Director of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, the process of planning a meal exercises the brain; and the social aspects of gathering with loved ones is good for brain health too. 

  • Cowboys Beat Falcons, 22-19

    Brett Maher shook off a missed extra point and kicked a 42-yard field goal on the final play, giving Dallas a 22-19 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday after the Cowboys squandered a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter.

  • Texans Beat Redskins, Extend Winning Streak to Seven

    LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - Justin Reid returned an interception 101 yards to help the Houston Texans overcome a mistake-prone Deshaun Watson and beat the Washington Redskins 23-21 on Sunday for their seventh consecutive victory.      Washington's loss came at a significant price when quarterback Alex Smith suffered a gruesome ankle injury on a sack in the third quarter.      Smith's right ankle turned the wrong way as he was sacked by Kareem Jackson and J.J. Wa...
  • Gymagic Girls Finish Fourth in Synchronized Trampoline

    A pair of area gymnasts keep making serious waves overseas. Krista McNary and Brooke Warzecha finished fourth in the world in the synchronized trampoline at the World Age Group Games in St. Petersburg, Russia this weekend. The two youth gymasts out of Victoria Gymagic had previously finished 15th and 22nd, respectively, in the individual trampoline earlier in the week.  The St. Petersburg games mark the second consecutive year that McNary and Warzecha have competed in the World...
  • West Girls' Basketball Finishes Third in McAllen Tournament

    The West girls' basketball team continued its strong start to the season this weekend, finishing third out of 52 total teams at the McAllen Varsity Tournament. After falling to San Antonio Clark to start play on Saturday, the Warriors rallied in their second contest, defeated Harlingen High School, 76-42, to clinch the third spot behind 23 points from Kennedy Youngblood. Youngblood was named to the all-tournament team for her performance throughout the weekend.  West is 6-2 on ...
  • Golden Crescent Food Bank holds move out hunger walk

    The Food Bank of the Golden Crescent's mission is to help heal the hurt of hunger by doing anything to help feed the hungry.  So they held their first annual Moving Out hunger 5k walk/run event in Deleon Plaza to spread awareness. Newscenter 25's David Gibson checked out the event and brings us the details. With every stride the runners take gives back to the community and those in need.

  • Victoria Family Collecting Stuffed Animals for Children In Need

    After tragic loss and a lack of closure, the Salazar family is coping by carrying on their grandmother's tradition of giving. 

  • Refugio Drubs Yorktown, Advances to Area Round

    The Bobcats' offense looks like it can't be stopped. Refugio defeated Yorktown 75-0 in Karnes City on Friday, marking the sixth straight week the team has eclipsed the 55-point threshold. The Bobcats have posted 75 points or more three times during that stretch.  Refugio dominated from start to finish in the 2A division I bi-district, scoring 42 unanswered points in the first half to put the game out of reach early.  Next up for the Bobcats will be an area round clash aga...
  • VISD cuts Elementary Agriculture program

    Visd agriculture program has decied to make changes to their AG farm, taking away the opportunity to  a certain group of students. Newscenter 25's David Gibson spoke with a parent and volunteer about this problem and tells us all about it. Dave Garza is parent and volunteer for the 4h program  says that visd took 3rd through 8th graders off the AG farm.

  • Industrial takes on Rice Consolidated

    Industrial football, looking to make as long a run as its volleyball team did in the playoffs. Our David Gibson, at Ricebird stadium for the Cobras and Rice Consolidated, 3a division one bi-district. First play of the game Rice's Devin Sims takes the hand off and runs for a big gain before being tackled.  On the same drive the Raiders running back takes the ball and barrels his way all the way down to the 2 yard line.

  • Yoakum Pulls Away Late, Beats Columbus

    It wasn't pretty at times, but the Bulldogs got it done.  Yoakum beat Columbus, 30-13, in Hallettsville on Friday, pulling away in the fourth quarter to punch their ticket to the area round for the second consecutive season. After a pair of costly first half turnovers, Yoakum tightened up their play and held the Cardinals scoreless in the second half in front of a friendly crowd.  After scoring on their first possession of the game, the Bulldogs ran into trouble after quar...
  • Friday Football Fever Scoreboard

    Here are the Friday Football Fever final scores. 

  • Edna Football Wins First Round Playoff

    Edna football starts the playoffs with a big win.

  • Video surfaces after traffic stop turned unlawfully carrying weapon arrest and possession of marijuana

    On Thursday, November 15th at approximately 12:34pm, Victoria Police Department Officer Kelly conducted a traffic stop in the 1000 block of E. Trinity St. on a Chevrolet Cruze. 

  • Robbery suspect under arrest after dust up with VPD officers

    A robbery suspect has now been charged with resisting arrest after officials say the suspect got physical with arresting officers.

  • UHV break ground on STEM building construction site

    UHV leaders broke ground Friday morning to usher in the beginning of construction on their brand new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics building. 

  • VISD holds Special Olympics bowling tournament

    The Victoria ISD held a Special Olympics bowling tournament Friday afternoon at Century Lanes. Newscenter 25's David Gibson headed down there to bring us this strike-ing story. About 57 bowlers came to compete in this Special Olympics bowling tournament and I spoke to a few of them about what this means to them. "I like bowling because its hard to focus on it," says Abbi Brozwske, Bowler.

  • H.S. Football Playoff & H.S. Basketball Scores

    Here are Thursday night's area high school football final scores 

  • VISD's New Task Force Plan

    Thursday night the VISD Board of Trustees meeting had one major theme.. which Dr. Quintin Shepherd calls radical transparency.

  • Athletes Of The Week: Industrial Volleyball

    Our Athletes Of The Week are the Industrial volleyball team. 

  • UHV receives $1.5 million from Johnson Foundation

    The largest donation in the history of the University of Houston-Victoria made this month will allow the university to enhance its health career education offerings for students.

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