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  • FEMA offers Harvey recovery information to survivors on Facebook page

    AUSTIN, Texas -Hurricane Harvey survivors looking for real-time information on recovery efforts in Texas can simply follow the FEMA Harvey Facebook page. The social media site, which launched Sep. 12, allows Facebook users to ask questions and receive answers from FEMA about disaster assistance and the recovery process. Followers of www.facebook.com/FEMAharvey can find multilingual information and fact sheets on topics like how to apply for disaster assistance, how to move forward in...
  • UHV Women's Soccer Comes Back From Harvey

    UHV women's soccer is starting its season two weeks later. 

  • Riverside Park Still Recovering Weeks after Harvey

    It's been three weeks since Hurricane Harvey made landfall, and the storm left most of Riverside Park with substantial damages. On  Monday morning, we were able to take tour of Riverside park, where trees and debris lined the roadways and golf course.

  • Graduation Ceremony for FEMA Corps Teams who assisted with Harvey Recovery

    Austin, Texas – After completing 10 months and 1,700 service hours, some spent helping the survivors of Hurricane Harvey, a number of FEMA Corps and National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) Traditional AmeriCorps teams will be honored with a ceremony in Houston on Wednesday, Nov.15. Scott Thomas, Deputy Federal Coordinating Officer for Hurricane Harvey, will speak at the graduation ceremony. The location and hours for the ceremony are as follows:   The Lone Star Conve...
    • Trump to see Hurricane Michael damage in Florida

      President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have arrived in Florida to survey damage in the state as well in Georgia from Hurricane Michael.  

    • 4 wounded in Fort Worth drive-by shooting

      Authorities say two 3-year-old children and two young men were wounded in a drive-by shooting in Fort Worth.     

    • Oklahoma school bus hydroplaned during crash

      A Texas Department of Transportation report says an Oklahoma school bus hydroplaned on a wet road before crashing in Central Texas.     

    • Deadly Birthday Party Shooting

      TAFT, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a party in South Texas to mark a toddler's first birthday erupted in gunfire, leaving four men dead and a fifth man wounded. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the shooting happened shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday in Taft, 12 miles (19 kilometers) north of Corpus Christi. Sgt. Nathan Brandley said an argument escalated into a deadly shooting.  Brandley says one suspect is in custody. He says a second suspect hasn't yet been arrested. Bra...

    • 2-Year-Old Fatally Mauled by Dog

       ALVIN, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a 2-year-old girl was fatally mauled by her family's dog in their Houston-area home. The Brazoria County Sheriff's Office says deputies went to a home in Alvin on Friday afternoon after getting a 911 call. At the home, located about 30 miles south of Houston, deputies found the girl had been attacked by the dog while the two were playing in the yard. The girl sustained severe injuries and died at the scene. Authorities say the mixed-breed dog ...

    • 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.

    • One of Crossroads Most Wanted captured

      Victoria Police Department and Victoria Crime Stoppers are pleased to announce that John Carrier, one of the Crossroads Most Wanted, has been captured.

    • Texans saved nearly $60 billion over 10 years thanks to natural gas

      HOUSTON, TX — Everything is bigger in Texas, even savings from energy costs, according to a new report by Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA).

    • Texas Stores Selling CBD

      AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Some stores around Texas have begun selling the cannabis extract known as CBD, despite the lack of any state law specifically legalizing the sale. The Austin American-Statesman reports the sale of products containing CBD, or cannabidiol, is occurring in a legal grey area. Law enforcement officials, prosecutors and pro-cannabis activists disagreeing among themselves whether the sales are legal. CBD is a non-intoxicating derivative of marijuana and hemp that has bee...

    • Judge Zeller selected to receive Texas A&M-San Antonio’s Inaugural “Distinguished Alumni” Award

      Victoria County Judge Ben Zeller has been selected to receive Texas A&M University-San Antonio’s inaugural Distinguished Alumni Award at an awards ceremony in the President’s Rose Garden on the A&M-San Antonio campus on Saturday, October 20th. 

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  • One of Crossroads Most Wanted captured

    One of Crossroads Most Wanted captured

    Victoria Police Department and Victoria Crime Stoppers are pleased to announce that John Carrier, one of the Crossroads Most Wanted, has been captured.

    Victoria Police Department and Victoria Crime Stoppers are pleased to announce that John Carrier, one of the Crossroads Most Wanted, has been captured.

  • One hospitalized after Auto Pedestrian accident

    One hospitalized after Auto Pedestrian accident

    LAST NIGHT AROUND 8:50 PM THE VICTORIA POLICE DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO A CALL A MAN HIT BY A CAR ON THE 3000 BLOCK OF HOUSTON HIGHWAY. 

    LAST NIGHT AROUND 8:50 PM THE VICTORIA POLICE DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO A CALL A MAN HIT BY A CAR ON THE 3000 BLOCK OF HOUSTON HIGHWAY. 

  • 4 wounded in Fort Worth drive-by shooting

    4 wounded in Fort Worth drive-by shooting

    Authorities say two 3-year-old children and two young men were wounded in a drive-by shooting in Fort Worth.     

    Authorities say two 3-year-old children and two young men were wounded in a drive-by shooting in Fort Worth.     

  • PMI Lawsuit After Social Media Allegations

    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.

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

  • 2-Year-Old Fatally Mauled by Dog

    2-Year-Old Fatally Mauled by Dog

     ALVIN, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a 2-year-old girl was fatally mauled by her family's dog in their Houston-area home. The Brazoria County Sheriff's Office says deputies went to a home in Alvin on Friday afternoon after getting a 911 call. At the home, located about 30 miles south of Houston, deputies found the girl had been attacked by the dog while the two were playing in the yard. The girl sustained severe injuries and died at the scene. Authorities say the mixed-breed dog ...

     ALVIN, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a 2-year-old girl was fatally mauled by her family's dog in their Houston-area home. The Brazoria County Sheriff's Office says deputies went to a home in Alvin on Friday afternoon after getting a 911 call. At the home, located about 30 miles south of Houston, deputies found the girl had been attacked by the dog while the two were playing in the yard. The girl sustained severe injuries and died at the scene. Authorities say the mixed-breed dog ...

  • Trump to see Hurricane Michael damage in Florida

    Trump to see Hurricane Michael damage in Florida

    President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have arrived in Florida to survey damage in the state as well in Georgia from Hurricane Michael.  

    President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have arrived in Florida to survey damage in the state as well in Georgia from Hurricane Michael.  

  • Deadly Birthday Party Shooting

    Deadly Birthday Party Shooting

    TAFT, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a party in South Texas to mark a toddler's first birthday erupted in gunfire, leaving four men dead and a fifth man wounded. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the shooting happened shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday in Taft, 12 miles (19 kilometers) north of Corpus Christi. Sgt. Nathan Brandley said an argument escalated into a deadly shooting.  Brandley says one suspect is in custody. He says a second suspect hasn't yet been arrested. Bra...

    TAFT, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a party in South Texas to mark a toddler's first birthday erupted in gunfire, leaving four men dead and a fifth man wounded. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the shooting happened shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday in Taft, 12 miles (19 kilometers) north of Corpus Christi. Sgt. Nathan Brandley said an argument escalated into a deadly shooting.  Brandley says one suspect is in custody. He says a second suspect hasn't yet been arrested. Bra...

  • Texas Stores Selling CBD

    Texas Stores Selling CBD

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Some stores around Texas have begun selling the cannabis extract known as CBD, despite the lack of any state law specifically legalizing the sale. The Austin American-Statesman reports the sale of products containing CBD, or cannabidiol, is occurring in a legal grey area. Law enforcement officials, prosecutors and pro-cannabis activists disagreeing among themselves whether the sales are legal. CBD is a non-intoxicating derivative of marijuana and hemp that has bee...

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Some stores around Texas have begun selling the cannabis extract known as CBD, despite the lack of any state law specifically legalizing the sale. The Austin American-Statesman reports the sale of products containing CBD, or cannabidiol, is occurring in a legal grey area. Law enforcement officials, prosecutors and pro-cannabis activists disagreeing among themselves whether the sales are legal. CBD is a non-intoxicating derivative of marijuana and hemp that has bee...