Adam Seibel

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Adam Seibel is from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He made his first appearance on the news at a young age when a local station got some b-roll of him, and his recently decimated home destroyed by a tornado. Adam got his start in journalism through his school’s yearbook club and later attended the University of Oklahoma in Norman where he studied broadcast journalism. 

When not on the job Adam enjoys anything outdoors, from fishing to riding his longboard. He also enjoys live music performances and is an avid Sooner football fan (he said he’ll be sure to leave the OU shirts at home if he visits Austin). Adam joined 25 News Now as a multi-skilled journalist in June 2021. If you see him around town feel free to say hi and get to know him!


Jackson County Sheriff’s Office arrest three people for drive-by shooting

On Monday Jackson County SO arrested three individuals for a drive-by shooting.

Child shot in road rage incident near Amarillo

A Texas father is calling for changes to gun laws after his eight-year-old son was shot in an episode of road rage.

Bailout in Refugio County

RCSO Deputies stopped a vehicle and six of the occupants fled, as of Sunday evening three of them had been apprehended.

Car drives into Corpus Christi Bay

A car lost control and drove into the water near the Corpus Christi Marina, KRIS 6 reports.

AMBER Alert issued for a child abduction in Groves

The victim is a 4-year-old black male, Jaiceon Robertson who was last seen wearing a gray Timberland shirt and black shorts with scars on his arms, stomach, and legs.

VISD appoints new principal for Patti Welder Middle School

At the June 9 VISD School Board Meeting, trustees appointed Larry Rodriquez as the new principal of Patti Welder Middle School for the 2022-2023 school year.

Port Lavaca hosts blood donation drives

The city held one Monday June 6 and will have another Wednesday June 8 at the Memorial Medical Center from 2 - 6:30 pm

Auto-pedestrian accident on Houston Highway

A 37-year-old man was hit while crossing Houston Highway, he suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Train derailment in Shiner

Shiner Train has derailed on US 90, blocking all main crossings in Shiner

May Military Hero

Meet Army Veteran George Hyak, who is also 102 years old.

Meals on Wheels South Texas hosts prom for their clients

Around 30 seniors turned out for prom.

PAM Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Victoria inducts new patient into their ‘Wall of Fame’

"It's made me enjoy life more. Appreciate people more, my family, my wife, and these therapies here, the nurses were great. Everyone just treated me, the administration, all treated me so good," says Copes.

City of Victoria changing its water treatment process

Starting June 1, Victoria will begin treating its water using chlorine rather than chloramines.

Oyster Bay Closures, a 25 News Now Extra

“We all have one common goal - and that's the good of the bay the good of the reefs and the oysters. Just how we get there is where a difference of opinions are,” says Curtis Miller, owner of one of the last few family owned seafood stores in the Crossroads.

Vehicle fire near the 3000 block of South Laurent

At this time no word if anyone is hurt.

Texas woman killed husband over other woman

Karin Stewart has been charged with murder in the death of James Hargrove. She remained jailed Sunday on $75,000 bond.

Victoria Police investigating crash at Lone Tree Rd. and Lova Dr.

Crash investigation east of N. Ben Wilson St. and south of U.S. 59 Business

Lavaca County Office of Emergency Management issues warning on scam

They warn of some people getting calls from someone claming to be a CBP officer or Border Patrol agent demanding payments over the phone, warning that this is a scam.

Refugio County Sheriff’s Office arrest wanted gang member

The RCSO reported that they arrested a wanted gang member out of Corpus Christi.

April Butler running for Victoria City Council District 6 seat

"I believe we need transparency from our elected officials that we need to spend our tax dollars wisely. We need to make choices now. Not just for current residents but for our future. And ultimately, listen when the citizens of Victoria speak," says Butler. 

April Military Hero

Private First Class Army Veteran Harold Slavik is your Military Hero for the month of April.

Victoria County grand jury finds U.S. Marshal’s actions justified in the officer-involved shooting of JD Javier Lane

The Grand Jury concluded the Deputy U.S. Marshal's actions were justified under the law and no further action should be taken by the Victoria County Criminal District Attorney's Office

Victoria Police Department teams up with Prosperity Bank to offer ‘Shred-It’ event to the Victoria community

The free event was an opportunity for Victorians to drop off their important or confidential documents to be shredded.

Keep Victoria Beautiful cleanup project has nearly 230 volunteers for Earth Day event

The group picked up trash all over Victoria, from Riverside Park to along the loop on Zac Lentz Parkway.

Riots in Sweden against far-right group leave 3 injured

Police said they responded by firing warning shots and “three people seem to have been hit by ricochets” and were hospitalized in Norrkoping.

Body found near downtown Victoria

A male body was found Friday on 1809 E. Power Ave.

Residents to vote on 14 proposed amendments to Victoria City charter in May 7 election

Residents will be able to decide on rules for term limits, emergency elections and many other local government functions when the City hosts an election May 7 on 14 proposed amendments to the City charter.

Students involved in the Victoria East High School incident speak out

“It was wrong, it was very wrong. My son is hurt due to the situation, and I'm pretty sure he's going to be the one to get in trouble for this when he wasn't the one that started it or created it and neither was his girlfriend,” says Vanessa Martinez, Davian's mom.

Police arrest man after he allegedly buried his mother and sister in the backyard and continued to cash Social Security checks

Michael Lelko, 45, has been charged with two felony counts of concealment of death/moving body, according to court documents filed in the Cook County Circuit Court.

Benefit dinner for Victoria woman who passed away

The benefit dinner is set for Sunday, April 10, 2022 in memory of Skye Lynn Valdez.

Victoria woman dies in car crash

26-year-old Skye Valdez died Sunday morning in a car crash while traveling north on Highway 59.

‘Anything For Selena’ event set for April 16 in Downtown Victoria

The event will include a performance, sweet bread, and a look-a-like contest all to pay tribute to and celebrate Selena.

Victoria West High School Indoor Percussion team heads to state competition for the first time in Victoria history

The indoor percussion team was started in 2020 and is already competing at a state level.

March Military Hero: Louisa Rosalez

The US Department of Veterans Affairs recognizes the month of March as Women’s Veterans Month, with women making up around 16 to 19 percent of the United States Military.

Victoria teenager saves child from drowning

16-year-old Isaiah Longoria saved a child from drowning when he noticed the child go under water after screaming for help at Pebble Beach.

25 News Now Sunrise hosts country music artist Ryan Sims, the first in-studio concert in over 5 years

Country music artist Ryan Sims was joined by guitarist Joe Peasall and friends for a 25 News Now Sunrise live-in-studio concert.

Candlelight vigil held for Elizabeth Drane

The vigil was to pay homage to Drane at the site of Riverside Bark, a dog park coming to the Crossroads started by Drane.

PAM Health Stands with Ukraine going strong all day

You can drop off your donations at 101 James Coleman Drive

Beto O’Rourke holds campaign in Victoria

Democrat gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke took the stage in Victoria Friday afternoon at the University of Houston-Victoria as part of his 'People of Texas' campaign.