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  • 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. 

  • Edna Resident Starts Petition To Keep Walmart

    One Edna resident is taking matters into his own hands to keep the Walmart in Edna open. Kenneth Marek started getting signatures Thursday and now has over 100. He believes he could have 1,000 by Sunday. Marek told us he is still looking in to how many signatures he will need to get Walmart's corporate team to give the decision to close a second look. Upon hearing about the petition Walmart Representative Anne Hatfield released this statement: "With all the change happening i...
  • 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.  

  • Community Crossroads welcomes Promise Pointe

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

  • 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.     

  • Planned Parenthood lawsuits challenge efforts to push abstinence-only on teens

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Several affiliates of Planned Parenthood are suing the Department of Health and Human Services over its efforts to impose an abstinence-only focus on its Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program that has served more than 1 million young people.      The lawsuits were filed Friday in federal courts in New York City and Spokane, Washington, by four different Planned Parenthood affiliates covering New York City and the states of Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, ...
  • Changes coming to the Modern Fish Act

    Congress likely to vote early next week

  • 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.”

  • Victoria TNR has our KAVU Pet of the Week

    This cat needs a good home. 

  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Adela and Peace.  

  • 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...
  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Intel CEO out after consensual relationship with employee

    By BARBARA ORTUTAY AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) - Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigned after the company learned of what it called his consensual relationship with an employee.  Intel said Thursday that the relationship was in violation of the company's non-fraternization policy, which applies to all managers. The company did not give more details on what happened and a representative did not immediately return a message for comment on Thursday.  Chief Financial Officer ...
  • Sen. Cruz Introduces the Student Empowerment Act

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today introduced the Student Empowerment Act. This bill would expand 529 College Savings Plans to include K-12 elementary and secondary school expenses for public, private, and religious schools, including homeschool students. This legislation builds on Sen. Cruz’s Student Opportunity Amendment, which Congress passed and the President signed into law in December 2017, by allowing a...
  • 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.  

  • 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. 

  • 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!

  • 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...
  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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.
  • 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,...

  • 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....
  • Cornyn, Peters Project Safe Neighborhoods Bill signed into law

    WASHINGTON- U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Gary Peters (D-MI) released the following statements after President Trump signed their Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act of 2018 into law. This legislation authorizes a nationwide law enforcement program focused on the reduction of violent crime. “Over the course of a decade, partnerships between federal, state, and local law enforcement have reduced crime rates and protected communities in Tex...
  • Sign up for El Campo alert messaging system

    Register for the City's Alert messaging system. It's free. Receive voice, text and/or email alerts during an emergency situation. 

  • Special election early voting turnout, June 18th

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

  • Immigration Fight

    Protesters gathered in Houston where a migrant youth holding facility could potentially be located. More than 200 undocumented migrant children could soon be placed in a former homeless shelter near downtown Houston.

  • 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. "

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