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    The latest Texas news from The Associated Press.
  • Friday's Question of the Day

    Good morning Crossroads! Here's today's Question of the Day: How long was the first Thanksgiving? Happy Guessing!
  • The Texas Zoo Officially Re-opens November 18th

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    The Texas Zoo at Riverside Park officially re-opens Saturday, November 18, 2017. The facility experienced extensive damage during and after Hurricane Harvey.  The Texas Zoo launched a soft open on Halloween and is ready to receive guests. It is also introducing its new Executive Director to the public. 
  • Thursday's Question of the Day

    Good morning Crossroads! Here's today's Question of the Day: The Department of Transportation says the rate of this happening is now the lowest it's been since 1995.  Happy Guessing!

  • FDA approved first digital drug

    The FDA has approved its first digital drug. A pill with a built-in tracking device. Abilify My-Cite has an embedded ingestible sensor that records when the medication is taken.  Made by japan-based Otsuka Pharmaceutical co., 

  • Stove Top releases stuffing-sized pants

    Stove Top stuffing is looking to capitalize on those of us who eat too much at thanksgiving dinner. 

  • Weight Watchers to sell diet wine

    For those of us who are looking to cut back on a few calories this holiday season...

  • UCLA players to speak after Chinese detention

    Three UCLA basketball players will speak publicly for the first time after being detained in China.The three players are scheduled to speak at a new conference on the campus of UCLA today along with their coach and athletic director.

  • Butterball to sell organic turkeys this season

    Butterball is looking to update its image this Thanksgiving

  • Clean Out Your Fridge Day!

    The holidays are almost here and you need to make room for leftovers. Today is National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day! It's easy to take the fridge for granted. Some tips: -Throw away all moldy and expired food. -Completely wipe down the inside. -And get rid of anything you haven't used in a while. Home economists at whirlpool home appliances reportedly created this day in 1999.

  • Northern California gunman kills 4, wounds 10 in rampage

    The gunman behind a rampage in Northern California was out on bail after being charged with stabbing a neighbor and had been the subject of a domestic violence...

  • Wednesday's Question of the Day

    Good morning Crossroads! Here's today's Question of the Day: A new study says if you don't like this, it's your parents fault.  Happy Guessing!

  • Tuesday's Question of the Day

    Good morning Crossroads! Here's today's Question of the Day! One in four couples say they sleep in separate beds with 14% of people doing it because of this? Happy Guessing!

  • Tax Relief for Victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas

    Victims of the Hurricane Harvey that took place beginning on August 23, 2017 in parts of Texas may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service.

  • House to vote on $7.9B Harvey relief bill

    The House is swiftly moving to pass President Donald Trump's request for a $7.9 billion first installment of relief for victims of Harvey. 

  • Half of U.S. adults have high blood pressure in new guidelines

    New medical guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition.  

  • Sessions faces Congress amid new Russia probe details

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions returns to Capitol Hill Tuesday amid growing evidence of contacts between Russians and associates of President Donald Trump. 

  • Floor in Denton apartment collapses during party

    A college party in Denton, Texas very nearly ended in tragedy ... 

  • iPhone X owners need to watch our for cold weather this winter

    and apple is readying a software fix for its new iphone ten, following reports that the screen becomes unresponsive in cold weather.

  • Disneyland Cooling Towers Linked to Legionnaire's Disease

    Disneyland park in southern California has shut down two cooling towers following an outbreak of Legionnaire's disease. . 

  • Monday's Question of the Day

    Good morning Crossroads! Here's today's Question of the Day: 85% of us love..

  • 11/10 Pet of the Week

    Stormy – she is a mature black lab with a shiny coat.  She is one of our hurricane refugees. Stormy was found wondering the streets of Cuero after the storm.  We have posted her photo and info on Facebook as well as placing ads in the paper searching for her owner and no one has come forward.  Stormy does not live up to her name – she is very mild mannered, walks on a leash and just needs some love and affection now that she is in her senior years.  She...
  • With Daylight Saving time ending, watch for these potential effects

    Sunday November 5, marks the end of daylight saving time when we turn the clocks back one hour. Even though we'll gain an extra hour of sleep.......the time change can have some negative effects.  You can become sluggish, moody, your immune system could be weakened and you could be more likely to get sick. it can cause a hormonal imbalance which causes weight gain and digestion issues.   Dr. Liz Zafra-Evans with Dr. Liz Naturally in Victoria...
  • Tuesday's Question of the Day

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

  • Officer killed at Texas Tech University

    LUBBOCK, Texas - Police apprehended a 19-year-old student accused of fatally shooting a Texas Tech University police officer at the campus police station. University officials issued an alert saying the suspect was taken into custody and that the campus lock down order had been lifted. In an earlier statement, the university identified the suspect as Hollis Daniels.

  • Beyonce sings Spanish for relief efforts on 'Mi Gente' remix

    Beyonce has released a surprise single on which she sings in Spanish, English and French to raise relief money for those affected by hurricanes in the Caribbean and earthquakes in Mexico.

  • 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...
  • 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.

    • 90% of travelers will be driving this Thanksgiving

      This Thanksgiving higher gas prices probably won't keep Americans from hitting the road. An estimated 50.9 million people are expected to travel 50 miles or more to get to their holiday destinations over the four-day weekend - the most since 2005. A vast majority of those traveling for Thanksgiving will be driving - about 45.5 million, up more than three percent from last year.
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    • Operation Christmas Child

      Operation Christmas child helps children who wouldn't normally have a Christmas by giving them Christmas gifts. Samaritan's Purse collects shoe boxes and fills the boxes with gifts. "Wow toy,it could be a soccer ball with a pump, could be a doll or a stuffed animal or something. Try to always put some school supplies in there because it helps them to be able to go to school a lot of times. maybe some hygiene items like a toothbrush or a wash cloth, soap." Once the boxes...
    • Gov. Abbott Announces Extension Of Transitional Sheltering Assistance For Hurricane Victims

      AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted Texas' request to extend the deadline for Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) for victims of Hurricane Harvey. TSA helps displaced victims of the storm who are unable to return to their homes find short-term shelter in hotels or other temporary housing locations. The TSA deadline has been extended from November 28, 2017 to January 16, 2018.   "It is t...
    • TABC investigating death of Texas State University student

      SAN MARCOS – The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission has opened an investigation into the Nov. 13 death of Texas State University student Matthew Ellis. Ellis, a 20-year-old pledge with the university’s Phi Kappa Psi fraternity, was pronounced dead at a San Marcos apartment following a fraternity event the night before.   “This is an incredibly tragic event, and TABC extends its sympathies to the family, friends, and classmates of Matthew Ellis,” TABC C...
    • Portions of Riverside Park Re-Open

      A portion of Riverside Park is re-opening after being closed for almost three months. 

    • Stayton Avenue Closed Beginning on November 20

      VICTORIA, TEXAS - The City of Victoria will close Stayton Avenue to through traffic from Vine Street to Glass Street to install utilities beginning on Monday, November 20, 2017.  This road closure is expected to take 3 days, weather permitting.   All businesses in the construction zone will remain open and accessible, and the public is encouraged to support businesses in the work zone.  Through-traffic can avoid delays in the work zone by seeking alter...
    • Holiday Hills Returns To Victoria To Sell Christmas Trees

      Holiday Hills Christmas Trees is now back in Victoria. Due to wintry winter in Oregon, Holiday Hills will be expecting their first shipment of trees Monday. The smallest of trees takes about 10 years to grow while the taller ones takes about almost 20 years. Douglas, Nobles, Grand and Nordmann Firs  will be available for purchase. "The Nordmann Firs originated from Eastern Europe and they are very hearty and beautiful lush green trees. We grow them in Oregon now and will be...

    • Gov. Abbott's commission to rebuild Texas update Issue 10

      AUSTIN - Amidst the challenges faced in communities across Texas these past few months, there have been small blessings from which we can gain strength—including a renewed sense of community. We now know the incalculable value of neighbors helping neighbors. And we have been reminded of how precious life is. In this season of sharing, I urge all Texans to reach out to their neighbors and invite them to share in the bounties of our great state—from the blessings of the ...
    • Five Points Museum reopens tomorrow

      The Five Points Museum will reopen tomorrow for the first time since before Hurricane Harvey made landfall. The museum will open it's doors tomorrow from 6 to 9 pm and will have three new exhibits for the public to see. 

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