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  • Pet of the week

    The Dorothy O'Connor Pet Adoption Center showed off two pets inside the NewsCenter25 studios. If you are interested in adopting one call 361-575-8573.   

  • Friday's Question of the Day

    Good Friday morning Crossroads! Here's today's Question of the Day: Seventy-five percent of women get suspicious when their man does this? Happy Guessing!

  • Firefighters on the scene of fire at Lower Mission Valley Rd. and River Ranch Rd.

    An early morning blaze is keeping fire fighters busy. The call came in just after 2 a.m. It happened at 833 Lower Mission Valley Rd. near River Ranch Rd. A Newscenter 25 crew arrived to find a structure on fire and said fire fighters had the blaze under control. Watch Sunrise this morning for the latest details.  

  • Two House Agriculture Committee staff members in crash near El Campo

    WASHINGTON (AP) - An Agriculture Department employee and two staff members on the House Agriculture Committee were injured Thursday in a car accident near El Campo, Texas. The staffers were treated at a hospital and then released. The accident took place after an event with farmers who had been affected by hurricane Harvey.  

  • Gov. Greg Abbott names new Insurance Commissioner

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Greg Abbott has named a former state appeals court judge as Texas' new insurance commissioner, a powerful post that will have a higher-than-usual profile following Harvey's destruction. Abbott's office announced Kent Sullivan's appointment Thursday. The position had remained vacant since David Mattax died of cancer in April. Sullivan is a former justice of the 14th Court of Appeals in Houston and an ex-state district judge. He's also a former first assis...

  • Houston homeowners face higher property taxes

    HOUSTON (AP) - Many Houston homeowners affected by Hurricane Harvey could now be asked to shoulder an added financial burden: higher taxes on the same houses they are struggling to rebuild. 

  • Man with rifle shot by police at Josephine City Hall

    JOSEPHINE, Texas (AP) - Authorities say police officers at a tiny North Texas town's city hall shot a man who refused to put down his rifle. A spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety said Thursday night that officers in the town of Josephine gave "verbal commands" to a person carrying a rifle and opened fire "in reaction to the perceived threat."     

  • Reports of girl trapped in Earthquake rubble not true

    MEXICO CITY (AP) - Hour after excruciating hour, Mexicans were transfixed by dramatic efforts to reach a young girl thought buried in the rubble of a school destroyed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. She reportedly wiggled her fingers, told rescuers her name and said there others were trapped near her. Rescue workers called for tubes, pipes and other tools to reach her. News media, officials and volunteer rescuers all repeated the story of "Frida Sofia" with a sense of urgency...

  • Wednesday's Question of the Day

    Good Wednesday morning Crossroads! Here's today's Question of the Day: Twenty six percent of people say this has ruined their day? Happy Guessing!

  • Thursday's Question of the Day

    Good Thursday morning Crossroads! Here's today's Question of the Day: The average parent has 15 of these per day? Happy Guessing!

    Answer:

    15 minutes!

  • Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

    Hurricane Maria is sweeping over the small island of Dominica with catastrophic Category 5 winds, starting a charge into the eastern Caribbean that threatens islands already wrecked by Hurricane Irma and holds the chance of a direct hit on Puerto Rico.
  • Billy Bush and wife separate

    NEW YORK (AP) - Former "Access Hollywood" and "Today" show personality Billy Bush has separated from wife Sydney Davis after nearly 20 years of marriage. Jill Fritzo, Bush's publicist, says in a statement that the couple has "separated for the moment to evaluate their life together." She adds, "they love each other and their children deeply and are committed to a bright future." The separation comes nearly a year after a 2005 recording surfaced ...

  • Shelter-in-place lifted after fire at refinery in Southeast Texas

    PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) - A fire at a refinery in the Southeast Texas city of Port Arthur sent black plumes of smoke into the air and caused officials to tell people nearby to shelter in place. Valero Energy Corp. spokeswoman Lillian Riojas told The Associated Press in an email that the fire started at 11:50 a.m. Tuesday in a heavy oil tank. She says Valero emergency crews responded and the Port Arthur Fire Department assisted. The city said that the shelter-in-place was lifted by abo...

  • Republican House Speaker Joe Straus calls for removal of a Confederate marker

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A powerful Texas Republican is calling for the removal of a Confederate marker in the state Capitol that rejects slavery as an underlying cause of the Civil War. Republican House Speaker Joe Straus said Tuesday in a letter to state officials that the plaque is "blatantly inaccurate." Straus becomes the most prominent Texas Republican to call for removing a Confederate marker. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has said doing so won't erase the past. 

  • Toys R Us joins bankruptcy list as Amazon exerts influence

    Toys R Us, pioneering big box toy retailer, says it has filed voluntarily for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
  • Three spills reported in Houston toxic waste site

    PASADENA, Texas (AP) - In the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane Harvey finally stopped, three spills were reported at one of Houston's dirtiest toxic waste sites. The spills were reported to a government hotline by the company overseeing the ongoing cleanup at the site, a former petroleum industry waste-processing plant contaminated with a dangerous brew of cancer-causing chemicals. The EPA says it is still assessing the scene. 

  • Undocumented immigrants affected by Harvey turn to churches

    HOUSTON (AP) - Many in the country illegally fear that seeking federal disaster aid after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will result in getting deported, prompting them to turn to places of worship and private charities. They are ineligible for federal aid but may apply on behalf of children with legal status. Parents are warned their information may be shared with immigration officers.      

  • Mexico Earthquake claims 248 lives

    MEXICO CITY (AP) - Rescuers and volunteers are frantically digging through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings looking for survivors of Mexico's deadliest earthquake since 1985 as the number of confirmed fatalities jumps to 248. Adding poignancy and a touch of the surreal, Tuesday's magnitude 7.1 quake struck on the 32nd anniversary of the earlier temblor that killed thousands and came just two hours after earthquake drills were held across Mexico to mark th...
  • Tuesday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's today's Question of the Day: A recent study says the peak time for this on the weekend is between 4-6 p.m. Happy Guessing!

  • Monday's Question of the Day

    Good Monday Morning Crossroads! Here's today's Question of the Day:

  • The Texas Zoo hopes to reopen mid-October

    VICTORIA- The Texas Zoo plans to reopen by mid-October. The zoo plans a soft open with many of its 250 animals that have returned since being evacuated during Hurricane Harvey. The Texas Zoo lost four animals due to the storm, including two tortoises and two birds. The zoo provided a Facebook Live tour over the weekend showing much of the facility cleaned and clear, including the gift shop.

  • Northeast Texas man accused of shooting two deputies

    DE KALB, Texas (AP) - Authorities have captured a Northeast Texas man after investigators say he shot two deputies checking reports of his house on fire. The Bowie County Sheriff's Office says both deputies were treated for minor injuries Sunday. Charges were pending against the homeowner.  Chief Deputy Jeff Neal says two deputies responded to a fire in De Kalb, 140 miles northeast of Dallas. The suspect allegedly didn't want the fire extinguished, pointed a gun at officers, then...

  • Harvey's record damage and huge price tag may not bring needed change

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The man tasked with overseeing Texas' Hurricane Harvey rebuilding efforts sees his job as "future-proofing" before the next disaster. 

  • More than 3,000 Texas prison inmates return to Houston-area

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - More than 3,000 Texas prison inmates bused from Houston-area units to escape Hurricane Harvey-related flooding have been returned to their original lockups. 

  • Man accused of shooting two men in Baton Rouge

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A judge has set bond for a white man suspected in the fatal shootings of two black men in Baton Rouge. District Attorney Hillar Moore told the Associated Press on Sunday evening that Kenneth Gleason, whom police named as a suspect in the shootings, was given a $3,500 bond for the drug charges that police were holding him on. Gleason has not been arrested on any charges related to the killings. 
  • Friday's Question of the Day

    Good Friday morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day:  

  • Samaritan's Purse responds to 500 requests in Victoria

    VICTORIA-  Samaritan's Purse had more than 110 volunteers across Victoria helping residents clean up. The international Christian relief organization has taken 500 requests for help. They're tarping roofs, cutting trees, mudding out homes and removing debris. Base operations are at Faith Family Church.  Teams will work Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a lunch break. They will work half days on Sundays.  www.samaritanspurse.org

  • Enrollment Information for Victoria I.S.D. Students

    VICTORIA- Although classes will not resume in the Victoria I.S.D. until Monday, Sept. 11th, the V.I.S.D. school offices will be open the week of Sept. 5-8. Parents are encouraged to call during this week if they:      -have a current V.I.S.D. student who has been displaced to another address due to Hurricane Harvey OR      -are new-to-V.I.S.D. and have a school-aged child needing to enroll.  By calling during regular business hours the wee...

  • Harvey Update for Victoria

    VICTORIA- This is the final update from the Office of Emergency Management of Victoria. Several residents report being without power. Traffic has picked up to normal. KAVU will continue monitoring recovery in Victoria and surrounding areas. A number of groups are helping with basic needs.  MOSQUITO SPRAYING BEGINS TONIGHT Spraying for mosquitoes in the City begins this evening around 8 p.m.  Spraying is done in the evening and early morning hours.  If you are outside ...

  • Update on Power in Victoria

    VICTORIA- It may be the weekend but work continues at Victoria Electric CO-op and AEP. As of September 2nd at 6:00 AM VEC has 17,127 meters online. VEC has 329 men working to restore power quickly and safely. VEC AEP estimates 95% of its customers in Victoria County will have electrical service restored by 10 p.m. Saturday night. Isolated cases may remain without power and those situations are handled on a case-by-case basis. VEC estimates 65% of their customers i Customers w...

  • The Latest on Harvey and the storm's aftermath

    HOUSTON (AP) - President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are meeting with Harvey survivors who are living in a shelter. The Trumps walked through NRG Center in Houston, spending time in an area of the shelter designated for children. They are posing for photographs and shaking hands as they listen to people's stories. Trump at one point leaned down and cupped a little boy's face while they spoke and then gave him a high five. He lifted a girl up and gave her a kiss. Tex...
  • Thursday's Question of the Day

    Good Thursday morning Crossroads! Here's your Question of the Day!

  • August Downtown Cuero Farmer's Market

    The Downtown Farmers' Market will take place Saturday, August 26 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m in Cuero.

  • Wednesday's Question of the Day

    Good Wednesday morning Crossroads! Here's your Question of the Day, Happy Guessing!

  • Monday's Question of the Day

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    Good Monday morning Crossroads! Here's your Question of the Day: What's a college students' third most important back-to-school item? Happy Guessing!
  • Friday's Question of the Day

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    Happy Friday Crossroads! Here's today's Question of the Day! After money, THIS is the top reward employers give their employees.
  • Thursday's Question of the Day

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    Good Thursday morning Crossroads! Here's your Question of the Day: 50% of people do this on the weekends. What is it? Happy Guessing!
  • Wednesday's Question of the Day

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    Good Morning Crossroads!  Happy Guessing!

  • Tuesday's Question of the Day

    Good Tuesday Morning Crossroads! Here's your Question of the Day! 25% of people spend more time doing this at the gym than exercising. What is it?” Happy Guessing!
  • Monday's Question of the Day

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    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Monday's Question of the Day: 90% of adults use this on a daily basis while driving? Happy Guessing!

  • Friday's Question of the Day

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    Good morning Crossroads! Here's Friday's Question of the day: 

  • Thursday's Question of the Day

    Good Thursday morning Crossroads! Here's today's Question of the Day: 60% of people don’t know how to properly do this when it comes to there car. Happy Guessing!

  • Wednesday's Question of the Day

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    Good Wednesday morning Crossroads! Here's today's Question of the Day: The average four year-old does this 48 times a day? Happy Guessing! Cropped Photo: Pete / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 2.0  https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/
  • Tuesday's Question of the Day

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    Happy Guessing! Watch us live at 6:30 a.m. on Sunrise for the answer and post your guess on our Facebook page. 

  • YMCA's Seilkop in Rio to compete in fourth Paralympic Games

    A Victorian is competing in the Olympics!

  • One person stabbed on Oaklawn Street Thursday morning

    Police say they do have one person in custody in connection with the incident.

  • A voice for the voiceless: Local rescue coordinator giving animals a second chance at life

    Megan Driver found her calling in life in the eyes of a injured Labrador retriever.

  • Samsung recalls smartphone after batteries explode, catch fire

    Customers will be able to swap out their new phones in about two weeks.

  • Start Healthy: Cycling

    We are hitting the pedals in this week's Start Healthy!

  • Weekend 'Baby Expo' providing information, goodies for all expecting moms

    Caring for our tiniest Victorians is what the Victoria Baby Expo will be all about this weekend.

  • How and when VISD notifies parents of an emergency situation

    Conversations between parents on social media has raised many questions about how and when VISD notifies parents of emergency situations happening at their child's school. 

  • Bay City Police searching for man accused of sexual assault of a child

    Police are asking the public for help as they search for a Bay City man accused of sexual assault of a child.

  • IHOP aiming to serve one million pancakes on Tuesday

    IHOP is serving short stack pancakes for $1 on Tuesday.

  • First Day of School at Chandler Elementary

    Happy First Day of School!

  • Find Your VISD Bus Route

     If the bus is your go-to transportation, VISD has tool to help you out.

  • Start Healthy: Aqua Zumba

    Keeping cool during a workout is nearly impossible but in this week's Start Healthy our Sarah Duran found a fun exercise that will keep the sweat away and put your swimming suit to play.

  • Ancient therapy known as 'cupping' creating curiosity among athletes, locals

    It's no surprise swimmer Michael Phelps is swimming his way to gold this Olympics. However, this year he's doing so covered in spots. 

  • St. Joe prepares to say goodbye to former principal, welcomes newcomer

    "It's sad to see McArdle go but at least we have someone like Mr. Maj to be in his place here at St. Joe," said high school senior Liam Porr.

  • Start Healthy: Yoga Tips

    In this week's Start Healthy, our Newscenter 25's Sarah Duran was determine to find a workout that not only helps you bust a sweat but requires little to no movement whatsoever.

  • Start Healthy: Four Key Nutrients for a Vegetarian Diet

    Going vegetarian isn’t as simple as cutting out meat and filling the refrigerator with fruits and vegetables.

  • FEMA Opens First Recovery Center in Edna

    EDNA- FEMA has opened its first Mobile Disaster Recovery Center in the area. 

  • U.S. Job Growth Slows

    WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. job growth slowed in August as employers added 156,000 jobs, but even that decreased pace suggests that businesses remain confident in an economy now in its ninth year of recovery from the Great Recession.    

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