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  • Portion of Juan Linn Street reduced to eastbound only beginning on October 19

    Beginning on Friday, October 19, 2018, the City will reduce Juan Linn Street to eastbound traffic only from Rae Street to Laurent Street to install utilities. 

  • BREAKING: Marq Perez sentenced in Mosque burning

     Marq Perez sentenced to 24 1/2 years in prison.

  • Community Crossroads honors area sheroes

    The Victoria Television Group along with CW Victoria honored some local sheroes in the Crossroads. 

  • Water pressure plane relocation beginning on October 17

    As part of the final completion of the $978,700 Tower 5 Pump Station and Water Treatment Plant 4 Demolition Project, the City will adjust the north and south water pressure planes by closing and opening existing water valves. 

  • Multiple Agencies Respond to Car Chase

    Around 1:30 Tuesday afternoon the Victoria County Sheriff's Office atempted to stop a stolen truck out of Wharton County at the intersection of highway 59 and FM 446. Before the Deputies were able to pull him over the driver sped off before slamming through a fence into a pasture.

  • Victoria Fire Department responds to S Laurent house fire

    The Victoria Fire Department responded to a house fire on South Laurent St. late Tuesday afternoon.  

  • Drivers and spectators gear up for the Texas Mile in Victoria

    The Texas Mile returns to the Victoria Regional Airport on October 26-28

  • Power outage in Goliad forces cancellation of classes

    Power Failure Much of Goliad is without power this morning (Tuesday). AEP crews are working to repair the problem. 

  • Birthday wishes

    I heard it's your Birthday!

  • Kids and Halloween: How scary is too scary?

    October is the month when we’re surrounded by spooky and scary – whether via shows on TV or costumes and decorations in the stores. 

  • Edna ISD Parents Concerned About Bullying

    An Edna mother is concerned about bullying after her son came home from school with complaints of being hurt. 

  • UHV holds Drunk Driving awareness event

    Drinking and driving is a serious cause of death in Texas and University of Houston-Victoria held an event called Project Happy Hour to educate students. Newscenter 25's David Gibson went to the event an explains the dangers. About every 20 minutes in Texas someone is hurt or killed in a car crash involving alcohol. "I have more important things to spend my money on than you know 20 dollar bottles of beer," says Nick Robins, UHV Student. 

  • Victoria Crime Stoppers searching for leads on stolen trailer

    Victoria Crime Stoppers and investigators with the Refugio Police Department are looking for leads on a stolen Travel Trailer. 

  • Body found near abandoned Mercer ER building

    A woman's body was found Monday afternoon near the abandoned Mercer ER building next to the Victoria mall. 

  • Dollar General remodel adds produce and expanded products in Victoria

    Dollar General is excited to announce it recently completed a remodel of its store at 5780 Southwest Moody St. in Victoria.  

  • Waitr “Share Thanksgiving” food drive kicks off

    Waitr, the popular app that lets you order food from local restaurants and delivers it directly to you, is helping feed local families in need this Thanksgiving.

  • Birthday wishes

    I heard it's your Birthday.

  • Recovering from pregnancy loss

    October 15 is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. According to Salena Zanotti, M.D., a women’s health physician at Cleveland Clinic, pregnancy loss is more common than most people think, and the effects are both physical and emotional. 

  • OLV Fall Fest helping in multiple ways

    The Our Lady of Victory catholic Church had their annual fall festival today at the Victoria Community center. Newscenter 25's David Gibson went to the event and tells us what the money raised will be used for. The Our lady of Victory Catholic Church's fall festival had celebrated the community and had activities for all ages. "We got a kiddie room that's full games like bean bag tosses and golf and things for the little ones to play," tells Vicki Pyatt, 

  • One hospitalized after Auto Pedestrian accident


  • 46th Annual Turkey Fest and Great Gobbler Gallup

    It's the 46th annual Turkey Fest and this morning the Great Gobbler Gallop was held. Newscenter 25's David Gibson was there and tells who wins the big race. For the 46th year in a row.. Thousands of people gathered in Cuero today for turkey fest and the biggest race of the year, the great gobbler gallop. I asked people who they thought would win the race today between Paycheck and Ruby Begonia.

  • VPD & U.S Marshal Services Barricade 500 Block of Forrest St.

    VPD along with U.S Marshall services barricaded the 500 block of Forrest Street Friday night after an attempt of an arrest. 

  • Local Minister speaks about mental health

    Back in October 2016 a Victoria teenage girl hung herself near Mexico Road.  A few months later in January 2017 two teens jumped off the Citizens parking garage killing themselves. These notable deaths prompted one area minister to create a public conversation about suicide prevention and let the community know that resources are out there to help. Newscenter 25's David Gibson spent the day with Dr Green to share his encourage words.

  • UHV presents second annual Leadercast Women conference

    UHV's Small Business Development Center presented their second annual Leadercast Women conference Friday. 

  • 1 injured after two-vehicle accident at Navarro and Red River

    Friday afternoon the Victoria Police Department along with the Victoria Fire Department responded to a call of two vehicle accident at the intersection of Navarro and Red River. 

  • PMI Lawsuit After Social Media Allegations

    A Port Lavaca company is suing a former employee after allegations were made of the work environment using the social media platform of Facebook.

  • Birthday wishes

    I heard it's your Birthday. 

  • KAVU Pet of the Week

    Rebel Rescue is in with your KAVU Pet of the Week. Meet Draco an 8-month-old Plott Hound Mix. 

  • Healthy reasons to eat pumpkin this fall

    Pumpkins are a classic symbol of fall, but a Halloween pumpkin can provide more than just a festive decoration. 

  • Halsey and Crestwood triple shooting victims identified

    Victoria Police investigating triple shooting. 

  • Texas Catholic Dioceses Set to Release Information on Sexual Abuse Allegations

    With a recent rise of sexual abuse allegations in the Catholic Church, the 15 Catholic Diocese in Texas have agreed to release names of clergy who have credible allegations of sexual abuse to minors. 

  • City of Victoria terminates Stage I of Drought Contingency Plan

    The City of Victoria is ending all drought contingency restrictions today.

  • Two arraigned in connection to murders on Jecker Street

    Victoria Police Department responded to calls of shots fired at the 2100 block of Jecker St late Friday night.

  • Birthday wishes

    I heard it's your Birthday. 

  • Detect depression sooner rather than later

    Detect depression sooner rather than later

  • Community Crossroads welcomes John Quiñones

    This week ABC's John Quiñones was guest speaker at the Victoria College Lyceum Lecture Series. He invited students to dream big and make education a priority. More than 1200 people attended the event.  Quiñones has two books out. He signed copies of What would you do? and Heroes Among Us. Quiñones was born in San Antonio and has worked in television journalism for almost 40 years. His hit TV series, What Would You Do?, airs on KAVU each Friday nig...
  • Cuero Regional Hospital hosts drive-thru flu shot event

    The Cuero Regional Hospital is holding a free drive through flu shot clinic.  

  • Texas Catholic dioceses plan to release names of clergy accused of sexual abuse of minors

    Bishop Brendan J. Cahill, STD, bishop of the Diocese of Victoria also shared his care and concern for all families and survivors of abuse and said, “We hope releasing the names will contribute to healing and restore trust.”

  • Birthday wishes

    I heard it's your Birthday!

  • Wednesday's Question of the Day

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

  • Flu shot facts

    After a difficult flu season last winter, the CDC is now recommending people get vaccinated as soon as the vaccine is available. According to Susan Rehm, M.D., an infectious disease expert at Cleveland Clinic, flu vaccine protection lasts for about six months, so those who get vaccinated in the fall should be protected through the spring. “It’s important to get the flu vaccine as soon as it’s available in the community,” said Dr. Rehm. 

  • Cuero ISD preparing students for life after high-school

    High school is vital time in a student's life..their interactions and what they learn can be applied to their futures. Newscenter 25's David Gibson spoke to the superidentent of Cuero ISD about how they're preparing students for their next steps after high school. Superintendent Micah Dyer says at Cuero ISD, they are not only teaching academics but also life skills.

  • Voter registration deadline Oct. 9

    October 9 is the last day to register to vote in the upcoming Nov. 6 Midterm Elections. 

  • New Furniture Store Opens in Victoria

    Victoria residents have a new outlet to buy furniture from a family that's been in the business for five generations.  

  • What to do if you think your child may have autism

    Earlier this year, the CDC released a report indicating that 1 in every 59 children is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. According to Veena Ahuja, M.D., of Cleveland Clinic Children’s, many parents are surprised to learn that the signs and symptoms of autism often begin to surface before a child’s second birthday. 

  • Tuesday's Question of the Day

    Here's a look at Tuesday's Question of the Day:

  • Birthday wishes

    I heard it's your Birthday. 

  • VISD speaks about East after-school traffic

    Continuing our coverage of the Carriage Pointe traffic issued caused by Victoria East High School.... Residents are fed up with parents parking, dropping-off and picking-up their children along Pennsylvania Avenue.  

  • Unitarian Universalist church one step closer to reopening

    We first told you about a two car accident on May 29 that wasn't just an ordinary finder binder, the force of the impact caused one car to barrel through the Unitarian Universalist Church of Victoria located near Crestwood and Nimitz.  There were no physical injuries but the damage suffered to the tiny church is still being felt 5 months later.  Newscenter 25's David Gibson followed this story from the beginning and tells us an update on the recovery process.

  • Red Cross urges everyone to practice home fire drills, install smoke alarms

    CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS, October 8, 2018 — Fire Prevention Week began October 7, and the American Red Cross reminds everyone to take two simple steps – practice fire drills at home and test smoke alarms monthly – to stay safe from the nation’s most frequent and deadliest disaster. On average, seven people die every day from home fires, which take more lives each year than all other natural disasters combined in the U.S., according to the National ...

  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to you!

  • Monday's Question of the Day

    Good morning Crossroads. Help us out with today's Question of the Day!

  • What to eat when battling breast cancer

    Breast cancer treatment can be grueling. 

  • Garage Sale Benefits Operation Firefighter

    Today the Victoria Apartment Association held a garage sale for a good cause. Newscenter 25's David Gibson went to see what the sale was all about. Toni Stithem with Victoria apartment association says operation fire fighter helps families in need during the most wonderful time of the year. 

  • Adopt-A-Beach clean up event held in Magnolia Beach

    Today all around Texas the 31st annual Adopt a Beach event was held. Newscenter 25's David Gibson went down to Magnolia Beach to check out the clean efforts. "The Texas adopt a beach has been going on for over 30 years and it happens twice a year," explains Teri Austin, Organizer. "There is one spring clean up and one fall clean up." Volunteers were walking the beach Saturday morning looking for any trash that can be cleaned up. Organizer Teri Austin 

  • VISD Forms Task Forces to Review School Calendar

    Victoria ISD Superintendent Dr. Quintin Shepherd is beginning to take action on some of the insights from Listening & Learning Tour. Based on the results of the Thought Exchange survey last month and numerous listening sessions throughout the community, two task forces will be created. 

  • Bootfest 2018 schedule and road closures

    Bootfest 2018 Schedule and road closure. Read the article for more information.

  • County Judge talks state of DeWitt County

    The Cuero Economic Development Corporation held their community leaders meeting early this morning. Newscenter 25's David Gibson spoke to the County Judge about the state of the county. County Judge Daryl Fowler spoke to community leaders about the state of the county. "Our oil and gas permitting out of the railroad commission is picking up," tells County Judge Daryl Fowler. 

  • Community Crossroads welcomes Ruby Begonia

    Cuero Turkeyfest is October 12, 2018 through the 14th. Learn all about it and meet Ruby Begonia on Community Crossroads.

  • KAVU Pet of the Week

    Coldwell Banker The Ron Brown Company is in on Sunrise for your KAVU Pet of the Week. Meet two furry friends who need a good home.  Join us a little after 6:30 a.m. on Sunrise for your Pet of the Week. 

  • Birthday wishes

    I heard it's your Birthday?

  • What’s best for Kids – Flu Shot or spray?

    Flu season is here and the time to get kids vaccinated is now.  

  • Port O'Connor Residents Suffer from Sewer Issues

    Residents in Port O'Connor are facing many issues after the heavy rain of last month. The sewer system is simply not fully functioning.

  • Study: ADHD diagnoses on the rise in the U.S.

    Study: ADHD diagnoses on the rise in the U.S.

  • City Council discusses H.O.T Funds for Warriors Weekend Event

    Although, we are months away from Warriors Weekend, the planning is in full swing. Tuesday evening, the organization asked for the city's help with HOT funds, however, the disagreement may change where part of this event takes place.

  • Investigators Testify on Third Day of John Davila's Murder Trial

    Day three of John Paul Davila’s murder trial continues and prosecution entered Davila’s interrogation video into evidence.  Davila is facing Capital Murder charges and is accused of beating 69 year old Victor Herrera to death after an altercation in January 2018. 

  • Combating food allergy bullying

    October is National Bullying Prevention Month.  Food allergy bullying is a growing problem in schools, according to allergists. Research shows about one third of children with food allergies report being bulled because of them.  

  • VPD Hosts National Night Out

    VPD was busy Tuesday evening but fortunately not due to crime, they were out in various locations throughout Victoria meeting the community members they proudly serve. 

  • Cuero mother raising awareness about domestic violence

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. And one crossroads mother is sharing her story to help others. Newscenter 25's David Gibson sat down with the mother and tells about this touching tale. Andrea Strait says Domestic Violence Awareness month means a lot to her now because she lost her daughter back in 2016. 

  • Witness testimonies begin in John Paul Davila murder trial

    Witness testimonies continue on day two of the John Paul Davila murder trial.  

  • Affordable Care Act Insurance Enrollment Season Approaches

    Open Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act is just around the corner. Insurance can be a tricky subject to navigate, but there are professionals, here in Victoria, who are ready to help.  

  • Refugio County celebrates 1st National Night Out

    National Night Out is a 35 year-old nationwide event, but for the first time, the festivities are coming to Refugio County. 

  • Happy Birthday Kelly Ripa

    I heard it's your Birthday.

  • Victoria College Lyceum Lecture Series welcomes ABC's John Quiñones

    One of James' favorite photos. 

  • Can diet impact breast cancer risk?

    A well-balanced diet can help ward off health problems – and that includes breast cancer. Krista Maruschak, RD is a registered dietitian at the Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center. 

  • Victoria Crime Stoppers need your help to find deadly hit and run suspect

    Victoria Crime Stoppers is looking for any information about a hit and run.

  • O'Connor Elementary School Vandalized

    According to VISD Communications Director Shawna Currie, there was a break-in at O'Connor Elementary school in the early morning hours Wednesday Sept 26, prior to the start of school. Damage was done to the cafeteria, administrative areas and library.

  • Laurent Street at Juan Linn to Close Beginning Today

    VICTORIA, TEXAS - After weeks of weather-related delays, utility and road construction at the intersection of Laurent Street at Juan Linn Street began on Monday, October 1.

  • Burned mosque in Texas rebuilt, reopens with $1.1M donations

    VICTORIA, Texas (AP) - A South Texas mosque that was torched early last year has reopened thanks to support from around the world and more than $1 million in donations.

  • Victoria County Sheriff's Office looking to identify burglary suspect

    The Victoria County Sheriff’s Office is requesting help from the community in identifying a burglary suspect.

  • Crossroads National Night Out on October 2nd

    Neighborhoods across the nation host block parties, festivals, parades, cookouts and other various community events with safety demonstrations, seminars, youth events, visits from emergency personnel and exhibits. 

  • Elections Office accepting applications to vote by mail

    The Elections Office is now accepting applications to vote by mail. Those registered voters who qualify may submit a written application from now through Friday, October 26, 2018 for the November 6, 2018 Joint General Election. 

  • Birthday wishes

    I heard it's your Birthday!

  • Know the risks of fall foraging

    Know the risks of fall foraging

  • DeWitt County dedicates Musical Park to honor Veterans

    Today the DeWitt County Historical Commission held their dedication to the Let Freedom Ring Musical Park. Newscenter 25's David Gibson attended the event and tells us about the park. Even on a rainy day it was a sigh of relief for the DeWitt County Historical Commission, because they final got to dedicate the Let Freedom Ring Musical Park.

  • Convoy of Hope spreads hope in Port Lavaca

    1500 to 2000 residents were served Today by the Convoy of Hope. A group that came together Saturday to put on a neighborhood event. Newscenter 25's David Gibson explains how this is another step closer to recovery after the devestation of Hurricane Harvey. Mark Cox with Convoy of Hope tells me this event came together after Hurricane Harvey hit a year ago.

  • St. Joe hosts Sacred Heart for Homecoming

    Now to homecoming night for St. Joe Football.   Our David Gibson, at Patti Welder Stadium for the Flyers and Hallettsville Sacred Heart. First play of the game St. Joe QB Jacob Bordovsky drops back to pass and throws deep to a wide open Keaon Griffin for the score. St Joe goes up 7-0.

  • Bluebonnet Youth Ranch Celebrity Golf Tournament returns to Victoria

    The two-day tournament is back again and that means out-of-town guests and celebrities visiting Victoria. The Celebrity Golf Tournament is making the comeback Sunday for it's thirty seventh year.  

  • Victoria Church speaks out about controversial sign

    Today, the senate's decision to move forward with kavanaugh's confirmation has sparked protests around the country. Around here....one crossroads church posted a sign about Kavanaugh that sparked controversy in the Victoria community. Newscenter 25's David Gibson went to speak with the pastor and tells why the church posted it. 

  • Birthday wishes

    I heard it's your Birthday!

  • KAVU Pet of the Week

    Meet Inky and Mario!

  • Pumpkin spice not always nice

    Fall is the time of year when many of us like to indulge in a little pumpkin spice. And it’s not hard to find – from coffee drinks, to cookies, to you-name-it, pumpkin spice is seemingly everywhere. But according to Kate Patton, RD, of Cleveland Clinic, not all pumpkin spice is created equal.

  • Bloomington Concerned over lack of Sidewalks

    Busy mornings consists of getting ready for school and catching the bus, however parents in Bloomington worry about the safety of their children as they walk out the door. 

  • Former NFL player Keith Davis provides inspiration to students at Patti Welder

    Former New York Giant Keith Davis spoke to students at Patti Welder Thursday morning. Davis' message to the students---adversity is not the end. 

  • Police search for wanted man in Refugio

    On Tuesday morning officers from the City of Refugio Police Department pulled over a Ford truck for speeding in a school zone. After the suspect fled from a routine traffic stop about a block away, Refugio High School went into lock-down.

  • Birthday wishes

    I heard it's your Birthday?

  • Study: Checking work email at home is stressing us out

    Study: Checking work email at home is stressing us out

  • Airport Commissioners to discuss Texas Mile contract during monthly meeting

    The Victoria Regional Airport will hold their monthly commission meeting tomorrow, September 27th, at 9:00 AM. 

  • pay it forward

    Local Volunteer Fire Department Wins Pay It Forward for September

    Today is Pay it Forward Thursday and it's time to give away our monthly thousand dollar grant to a worthy person or organization in the Crossroads...and today is a special day because a record number of votes were cast for today's grantees who put out fires on their own time...

  • Road closure after traffic accident in Wharton County

    Highway 59 South is shut down at FM 2919 after an accident caused a vehicle fire occurring early Wednesday morning.

  • Community Crossroads welcomes Claud and Mary Virginia Jacobs

    Community Crossroads welcomes Claud and Virginia Jacobs. 

  • Chemo bath for ovarian cancer extends mom’s life

    September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.   About 20,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 

  • Calhoun County Sheriff Speaks on Suzie Escobedo Case

    It's now over 50 days since Suzie Escobedo disappeared from her Seadrift home.The 25 year old mother was last seen on August 2nd.

  • West Wins, East Falls in District Play

    Both VISD volleyball teams were in action Tuesday night, with East hosting Calhoun and West traveling to Corpus to face Carroll.  After taking the first set, 25-17, the Titans ran into some trouble, losing the second and third frames, 25-16, 25-17, respectively. They would bounce back to win a tight fourth, 25-22, before dropping the final set, 15-10. Leilani Wimbish-Gay led all Titans with 12 kills, while Abby Barnett and Adrianna Moreno added 7 a piece. Loren Escalona had 18 a...
  • Edna Resident claims Weekly Half Grand Scratch Ticket jackpot

    (AUSTIN) – Shawn M. Butler, of Edna, claimed a top prizewinning ticket worth $500 per week for 20 years in the Texas Lottery® scratch ticket game, Weekly Half Grand.

  • Cornyn: We Must Ensure a Fair Process for Dr. Ford, Judge Kavanaugh

    WASHINGTON – Today on the floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) called for a fair process ahead of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing with Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh this week. 

  • Capital Farm Credit holding conference to aid Farmer's businesses

    WHO:   Alamo Ranch Farmers Market is a virtual farmers market that offers sustainably and responsibly-grown produce, meats, dairy and specialty goods that are sourced from Texas farmers, ranchers and food producers. Their mission is to make fresh, local foods easily accessible to San Antonians in order to support a healthier community. They also offer educational opportunities, such as this upcoming event. Alliance for Rural Impact is a nonprofit serving...
  • Birthday wishes

    I heard it's your Birthday?

  • Navigating new car seat recommendations

    Navigating new car seat recommendations

  • Cuero Regional Hospital Renovates ICU

    A major renovation project that has been updated in phases is now closer to completion. The ICU, used for critical patients received a much needed face lift.

  • Residents show concern about speeding on Hanselman Road

    Drivers are causing concern from residents along Hanselman road. Newscenter 25's David Gibson spoke to residents and tells us what he learned. One resident that lives on Hanselman road fears for her safety because speeding and distracted driving. Laurie Padron has been living on Hanselmen road for about two years and is fearful of the speed in which people come off Loop 463 and onto her road.

  • Victoria County sprays for mosquitoes

     The Victoria County Parks and Recreation is working to combat mosquitoes in the city.  Starting Monday evening crews from Victoria Parks and Rec are beginning three days of mosquito fogging. 

  • Victoria Crime Stoppers on the hunt for burglary suspects

    Victoria Crime Stoppers is looking for information about several burglaries to vehicles.  

  • Goliad Prepares for Elections with Candidate Forum

    Goliad residents gathered Monday evening to listen to four candidates that will be on the election ballot. Both Republican and Democratic Party chairs joined forces to bring this forum about. 

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