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  • Community Crossroads welcomes Promise Pointe

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

  • Friday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!

  • 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...
  • Thursday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day:  Happy Guessing!

  • 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!

  • Tuesday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!

  • 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.
  • Monday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!

  • 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.

  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Kason and Raquel.  If today is your Birthday, you share it with Blake Shelton and Paul McCartney. Have a good one!
  • The Nave Museum: Time Travels by Benini

    Slideshow: The Nave Museum: Time Travels by Benini

  • Pasta not a diet-wrecker after all

    When it comes to foods that don’t flatter our waistlines, pasta often gets a bad rap. 

  • The Nave Museum: Time Travels by Benini

    The Nave Museum is showcasing work by Benini. 

  • KAVU Pet of the Week

    Today's Pet of the Week is Cindy. She needs a forever home. 

  • Friday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: 19% of workers say there is no downside to this. What is it? Click here to post your comment. We may read your guess live on Sunrise between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m. Happy Guessing!

  • The Nave Museum: Time Travels by Benini

    The Nave Museum is showcasing work by Benini. The exhibit is called Time Travels. You can catch it through June 24, 2018.  For more click here and here.  Enjoy the slideshow. 
  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Cornelio and Priscilla! If today is your Birthday, you share it with Neil Patrick Harris and Helen Hunt.  Have a good one!
  • Thursday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: This clothing item is responsible for twice as many injuries as chainsaws. What is it? Click here to post your comment. We may read your guess live on Sunrise between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m. Happy Guessing!
  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Andrew and Ikaika. If today is your big day, you share it with President Donald Trump and Boy George. Have a good one!
  • Community Crossroads welcomes Moody Gardens

    Catch two live penguins on Community Crossroads this weekend. Summer is here and Moody Gardens is the hottest place to visit on Galveston Island with attractions the entire family will enjoy. 

  • Victoria Police seize 40 lbs. of marijuana

    Big marijuana bust in Victoria. 

  • Wednesday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!

  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to George and Myrle. If today is your balloon day, you share it with Tim Allen, Mary Kate and Ashley and Chris Evans.  Have a good one!
  • The Historic Summit

    ABC NEWS-- North Korea will denuclearize, President Donald Trump declared in an exclusive interview with ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos just hours after intense and historic negotiations with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Stephanopoulos asked how Trump could trust the brutal dictator. 

  • Tuesday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: 7% of people have gotten into a car accident because of this person. Who is it? Click here to post your comment. We may read your guess live on Sunrise between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m. Happy Guessing!
  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Jazmin! If today is your Birthday you share it with former President George H.W. Bush. Have a good one!
  • Victoria Police: DWI Driver knocks out power to thousands

    More than 2400 AEP customers were without power overnight. 

  • Victoria woman left with damaged windshield after rock throwing incident

    A Victoria woman said she was hit with a rock while driving near the Tanglewood area. 

  • Victoria Girl gets big surprise at her lemonade stand

    It's hot enough for a lemonade stand and that's exactly what Juliza did Sunday afternoon in Victoria.  

  • Monday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!

  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Eva and Elias! If today is your cake day, you share it with Dr. Oz and Shia LaBeouf. Have a good one!
  • Journalist Gene Apodaca dead at 45

    A longtime journalist who got his start in Texas has died. Gene Apodaca started at the CBS affiliate in Odessa. He worked at the ABC affiliates in Corpus Christi and Houston. Apodaca most recently worked in New York at New York 1.  Family and friends buried Apodaca today in his hometown of Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Apodaca died May 22nd of a heart attack. He was 45-years-old.  You can read more here.

  • Friday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day:  Happy Guessing!

  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Jaycob! If today is your Birthday, you share it with Kanye West and Bonnie Tyler.  Have a good one!
  • KAVU Pet of the Week

    Meet Earl and Mack, our KAVU Pets of the Week.  Earl is a Chihuahua, Dachshund short coat smooth haired dog. He's about 2.5 years old. He's black tan and has been at the center since early April. Mack is our cat this week. He's a brown and black domestic short-hair. He's nine-months-old. Mack arrived at the center in late April and needs a forever home.  Click here for more. 
  • Family members of Antonio T.J. Vela Jr. still seek answers one year later

    Victoria Crimestoppers is requesting information regarding the disappearance of Antonio Vela Jr. 

  • Opioid overdose antidote under recall

    Opioid antidote under recall. 

  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Nathan, and McKayla. If today is your Balloon Day, you share it with Vice-President Mike Pence.  Have a good one!
  • Community Crossroads welcomes Aero Crafters

    Aero Crafters is raising money to help The Texas Zoo and all you have to do is enjoy a drink. Parrot Punch comes with a souvenir cup this summer and $1 goes to The Texas Zoo.  So far, Aero Crafters has raised $500. The perky punch is available now at 309 E. Crestwood. Aero Crafters features new cocktails, wine classes, pint nights and backyard games for the entire family. Click here for more.  The 28th Annual Pescado Grande Fishing Tournament benefits the Harbor Children's ...
  • Thursday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day:  Happy Guessing!

  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Eddie and Natalie. And Happy Birthday and Anniversary to Duane and Jessica. Have a good one!
  • Wednesday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Having this increases your chances of landing a job by 10% What is it? Click here to post your comment. We may read your guess live on Sunrise between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m. Happy Guessing!
  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Karley and Natalie.  If today is your Big Day, you share it with Mark Wahlberg. Send your Birthday wishes here.
  • Tuesday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!

  • Monday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!

  • High speed chase ends at Loop 463 and Hwy 87

    Victoria Police said a 40-year-old man led them on a chase Sunday around 11 p.m.  It started at Southwest Moody Street went into Victoria county and ended in the city of Victoria at Loop 463 and Highway 87.  Officers used spike strips to help stop the suspect. Pete Rocha III is charged with evading arrest. 

  • KAVU Pet of the Week

    Meet Lester the cat. He's this week's KAVU Pet of the Week. Lester has cancer and needs an indoor loving home.  For more information call Victoria Trap Neuter and Return at 361-433-4029. Or click here. 
  • Community Crossroads welcomes Haley Singer Memorial Golf Tournament

    The 4th annual Haley Singer Memorial Golf Tournament is set for June 9th at the Victoria Country Club. Registration is at 9 a.m., the Shotgun Start is at 11 a.m. There's also a silent auction, a live band, a fajita dinner and a pool party. To learn more email here. You can also call 361-655-5202. The Victoria Public Library is inviting you to its Fun Fest. It's a children's summer reading challenge with plenty of prizes. There's something for everyone. There's a kickoff party with Ki...

  • Early morning hit and run at Houston Highway near Sam Houston

    A woman had to go to the hospital after a crash off Houston Highway near Sam Houston. It happened around 2:15 a.m. Police said the driver that hit the woman's car took off. He was later found and arrested. He faces a number of charges this morning.  The victim went to the hospital just as a precautionary measure. 

  • Friday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day:  Happy Guessing!

  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Paula, Diana, and Faith. If today is your Birthday, you share it with Amy Schumer. Have a good one!
  • Thursday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day:  Happy Guessing!

  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Kadence. If today is your Birthday, you share it with Brooke Shields and Clint Eastwood.  Have a good one!
  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Amari, Brittany, Thomas, Hannah, and Trina. Have a good one! Send your Birthday wish here.

  • Wednesday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!

  • Tuesday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: We may read your guess live on Sunrise between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m. Happy Guessing!

  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Dorothy and Lupe.  If today is your Birthday, you share it with La Toya Jackson and her sister Rebbie. Have a good one! It's also National Paperclip Day. 
  • Execution date set for Joseph Garcia of "Texas 7"

    A death row inmate who was part of the notorious "Texas 7" gang of escaped prisoners has received an execution date for late this summer. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice says they've received documents setting 45-year-old Joseph Garcia for lethal injection August 30th. On Christmas Eve 2000, Garcia and six co-defendants fatally shot a 31-year-old police officer while on escape from the Connally Unit. To learn more click here.

  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Linda and Brianna. If today is your Birthday, you share it with Gladys Knight.  Have a good one!
  • Monday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: every time you do this on your computer, an average of about 600,000 other people around the world do it too. What is it? Click here to post your comment. We may read your guess live on Sunrise between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m. Happy Guessing!
  • Foster parents needed in the Crossroads

    Crossroads needs more foster parents. 

  • Pet of the Week

    Here's your Pet of the Week.  Meet Boogie. He's a Schnauzer mix. He's about six-year's-old.  And Mack is our cat. He's about eight-month's-old. If you're interested click here or call 361-575-8573.
  • Question of the Day

    Here's today's Question of the Day: On average, we spend around 10% of our day here. Where? Happy Guessing!

  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Jason, Gail, Emily, George, Stephen. If today is your Birthday, you share it with Patti Labelle and Tommy Chong.  Have a good one!

  • Community Crossroads welcomes Dancing With The Stars-Victoria Style

    This week on Community Crossroads catch some of the dancers on Dancing With The Stars, Victoria Style. 

  • Thursday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: We may read your guess live on Sunrise between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m. Happy Guessing!

  • Wednesday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: We may read your guess live on Sunrise between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m. Happy Guessing!

  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Sandra, Mandy, and Theresa.  If today is your Birthday, you share it with Drew Carey and Joan Collins. Have a good one!
  • Update: Children Found Safe

    According to the Texas Department of Public Safety website, Taniya, Teanna and Brock Chatman have been found. 

  • Tuesday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Click here to post your comment. We may read your guess live on Sunrise between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m. Happy Guessing!

  • Community Crossroads focuses on District 27

    Join Community Crossroads for a Special Edition focusing on the Runoff in District 27. KAVU Sunday 5/20/18 at 1-1:30pm KMOL Sunday 5/20/18 at 11-11:30am KVCT Sunday 5/20/18 at 2:30-3pm KXTS Saturday 5/19/18 at 12:30-1pm All of the District 27 candidates were invited to come on Community Crossroads.  In the Democratic race we have Eric Holguin facing Raul Barrera. In the Republican race we have Bech Bruun and Michael Cloud. The position pays $174,000 annually. It's a tw...

  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday Cierra, and Gracie. If today is your big day, you share it with Naomi Campbell. Have a good one!
  • Monday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day Happy Guessing!

  • Moment of Silence today at 10 a.m.

    Governor Greg Abbott has issued a statewide call for Texans to take part in a moment of silence at 10:00 AM C.T. today, May 21, 2018, to honor the memory of the victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting. "The act of evil that occurred in Santa Fe has deeply touched the core of who we are as Texans," said Governor Abbott. “In the midst of such tragedy, we pray for the victims and those mourning in Santa Fe, while we work to ensure swift and meani...
  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Gabby, Geramiah, Ava, Gracelynn.  If today is your Big Day, you share it with Mr. T. Have a good one!
  • Warriors Weekend Fishing Rodeo another success

    By Trey Meynig: Keith Mitchell, now in his 38th year serving in the United States Army, makes time each year for Warriors Weekend. He said it's a great time to relax and let your hair down and have a good time.  "Its a time to get away, time to relax, have home fun fishing, and catch fish, that's to most rewarding part," said Mitchell. Both active duty and veterans of the United States Armed Forces are transported to South Texas each May. It's a way to say thank you ...
  • Friday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing

  • Community Crossroads welcomes Doggone Purrrfect Cakes & Treats

    Doggone Purrrfect Cakes and Treats is helping Victoria Trap Neuter and Return and all you have to do is buy your four-legged friend a snack. 

  • Thursday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!

  • Wednesday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!

  • Death row inmate claims he's innocent

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Texas inmate has insisted he wasn't involved in a San Antonio killing more than 14 years ago that sent him to death row. Juan Castillo faces lethal injection Wednesday evening for the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man in a robbery plot. Castillo would be the 11th convicted killer put to death this year in the U.S. and the sixth in Texas. For more click here. 
  • Family members honor six men lost in WWII

    Seventy-five years after a World War II training flight crashed into the Gulf of Mexico, relatives of the men on board visited the crash site. Six men died in the B-26 Marauder when it crashed off the coast of southwest Florida in November 1942 during a training mission. This weekend, family members of several of the men on board the plane attended a memorial service at the site.  At the event, scuba-divers went to the ocean floor to leave behind family mementos in honor of th...
  • Tuesday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!

  • Eighteen Palestinians killed during mass protests

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -  Israeli live fire has killed at least 18 Palestinians during mass protests along the Gaza border with Israel, in a violent burst of bloodshed that cast a cloud over Israel's festive inauguration of the new U.S. Embassy in contested Jerusalem. It was the deadliest single day of protests since the Palestinians began staging weekly border demonstrations on March 30 in an attempt to break an Israeli-Egyptian blockade.     Israel has warne...
  • Monday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!

  • Birthday Wishes

    Happy Birthday to Audrina and Mom to the Fab Five. If today is your Birthday, you share it with Mark Zuckerberg. Have a good one! 
  • Friday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!

  • Thursday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!

  • Three American detainees released

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the release of three Americans from North Korea (all times local):      9:35 a.m.      A U.S. official says that "substantial progress" has been made on plans for a U.S.-North Korean leadership summit during Secretary of State Mike Pompeo';s visit to Pyongyang.      While Pompeo met with top North Korean leaders, including Kim Jong Un, lower-level officials from t...
  • Wednesday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!

  • Birthday Wishes

    Happy Birthday to Jeremy, Larry, Jason, Amerikis, Richard! And Happy Anniversary to Tommy and Valerie. If today is your cake day, you share it with Billy Joel.  Have a good one!
  • Tuesday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!

  • Monday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day:  Happy Guessing!

  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Ayden, Katelyn, Zariyah, Ernest, and Clifford. Have a good one!
  • National Melanoma Day

    Today, May 7, 2018 is National Melanoma Day. The American Academy of Dermatology says this designation is a good way to raise awareness of the disease. In fact, the entire month of May is designated to it. Melanoma is one of the most fatal forms of skin cancer. As the summer approaches, the medical community reminds people to be cautious with sun safety and tanning in general. People are asked to wear orange on Monday in honor of National Melanoma Day. More information ab...
  • Pet of the Week- May 4

    Boogie and Colby Jack. They're our Pets of the Week from the Dorothy O'Connor Pet Adoption Center.  DOCPAC is having its Camp K-9 this summer. It is for children ages 10 to 15. Students will experience specific training techniques to us on a current or future pet. Campers will have the opportunity to work with and socialize shelter dogs. There are five sessions and the cost is $150. Click here to learn more about DOCPAC. Here's more about Dorothy O'Connor: Dorothy H...
  • Friday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!

  • Thursday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!

  • Wednesday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day:Happy Guessing!

  • Tuesday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Happy Guessing!

  • Monday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day:Happy Guessing!

  • Friday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!

  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Hailey, Michael, Michelle, Terri, Elena Grace and Noe.  Have a good one!
  • Thursday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!  

  • Community Crossroads welcomes candidates for Victoria I.S.D. Board

    The six candidates vying for two seats in the Victoria I.S.D. joined Community Crossroads this week. Incumbent Dr. Estella De Los Santos and Michael Atkinson are seeking the seat in District 2.  Bret Baldwin, Kody Chandler, Dr. Kirby Garrett and Michael Kuhn are vying for the District 3 seat.  Early voting started April 23rd and ends May 1st. The polls open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 30th and May 1st. Voting takes place at 2805 N. Navarro in Classroom A, at the Dr. Pattie...
  • Wednesday's Question of the Day

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

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  • Birthday Wishes

    Happy Birthday to Sabrina and Lia.  If today is your big day, you share it with Kelly Clarkson and Barbra Streisand.  Have a good one!
  • Monday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!  

  • Friday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: What do modified American cars, hand-built racers, Cuban daily drivers and Roller Derby have in common? Happy Guessing!  

  • Birthdays

    Happy Birthday to Claudia, Domingo, Jayce, Joe, Khloe, and Savannah.  If today is your clown day, you share it with James Franco and Ashley Judd.  Have a good one!
  • Thursday's Question of the Day

    Here's today's question of the day: How long has America had Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day and when is it this year? Happy Guessing. 

  • Wednesday's Question of the Day

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

  • Tuesday's Question of the Day

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

  • Monday's Question of the Day

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

  • Pet of the Week

    Dorothy O'Connor Pet Adoption Center joined us in studio this morning for our KAVU Pet of the Week. 

  • Friday's Question of the Day

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

  • Thursday's Question of the Day

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

  • National Pet Day

    You may want to give your pet some extra love and attention today in honor of National Pet Day. The annual day started back in 2005 and is celebrated each year on April 11th. And to prove just how important pets are here are some fun statistics. According to Zulily, the on-line retailer, 42 percent of millennial pet owners would rather snuggle with their pet than their romantic partner. 71 percent of millennials say they would take a pay cut if it meant they could bring their pet to...
  • Wednesday's Question of the Day

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

  • 16 states fighting Texas lawsuit targeting health overhaul

    Sixteen states with Democratic attorneys general are pushing back against a Texas lawsuit to invalidate former President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. 

  • Tuesday's Question of the Day

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

  • Selena drink cups gobbled up by fans

    The latest version of drink cups bearing the likeness of slain Tejano music queen Selena didn't last long this weekend at Stripes convenience stores in Texas and Louisiana. 

  • Monday's Question of the Day

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

  • Friday's Question of the Day

    Here's today's question of the day.  

  • HEB Plus in Victoria evacuated after small fire

    VICTORIA - The HEB Plus in Victoria was forced to evacuate Wednesday night after reports of a small fire.   It happened around 8 p.m when authorities say a maintenance worker spotted a small flame from one of the AC units on the roof. Everyone was evacuated from the store as a precaution.  Fire crews put the fire out quickly. Customers and employees were allowed back in the store at 8:38 p.m.  

  • Houston approves new post-Harvey flood construction rule

    HOUSTON (AP) — Houston officials on Wednesday approved a rule for new homes and other buildings in the city’s flood plains that will require them to be elevated higher off the ground to avoid floodwaters. The regulation comes more than seven months after Hurricane Harvey flooded thousands of homes in the nation’s fourth-largest city, which has long had a culture that’s resistant to regulation and remains the only major U.S. city without zoning. The City Counci...
  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Lori, Rylan and Fernando, Andrew, Mary Ann, Rudy, Rory Grace.  Have a good one!
    • 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

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