LaShanda McCuin

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LaShanda McCuin is from Dallas, she joined KAVU in February 2019 as a Multimedia Journalist.
At a young age, LaShanda was a track and field athlete and her talents earned her a college scholarship to Langston University.
She graduated from Langston with a bachelors degree in psychology. Then she went back to school for broadcasting journalism.
LaShanda found her passion in broadcast journalism and became a voice for the voiceless. She also loves telling stories and providing information to the community.
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More than 8,600 bats were found dead after the winter storm

The South Texas Blood and Tissue Center is asking the community to donate blood

“There was simply not enough water running through the system” says the Victoria City Manager

Jesus Garza gave an update on the water issues during the snow storm in the Victoria City Council Meeting

A day in February has been designated to Ms. Sandra Avery

Ms. Avery Day is February 16

It’s the 75th year for the Victoria Livestock Show

The COVID-19 second dosage clinic is scheduled for Tuesday

Businesses in Victoria and surrounding counties are allowed to operate at 75% occupancy

TABC approved Bars to reopen

Yorktown community helped those without power and water during the winter storm

Miracle on 4th Street gives a voice to survivors of Sutherland Springs mass shooting

Director Charlie Minn has a new documentary

Victoria officials postpone this week’s vaccination clinic

Power Outages may continue throughout Monday night, ERCOT says

"We anticipate that we'll need to continue these controlled outages at some level" says the Electric Reliability Council of Texas Director

A woman and her unborn child died in a crash on U.S. Highway 77

Power outage in Cuero is currently getting fixed

All students will have to take the STAAR test in person

“The hotline allocation fills up within about 5 to 10 seconds after going live”, says Victoria County Public Health Director

The COVID-19 vaccines were already allocated at 10 am Wednesday morning

The $156.8M Dollar Bond Proposal was approved in the Victoria I.S.D. special board meeting

The V.I.S.D. Education Foundation is still accepting donations to help provide scholarships

A virtual town hall meeting is coming up to help pregnant women with substance abuse

This event is cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date

2,000 COVID-19 vaccinations will be administered

2,000 COVID-19 vaccinations will be administered

The V.I.S.D Bond recommendation questionnaire is available to the community

Here are a few safety tips on how to avoid crashes with 18-wheelers

Officials at UHV spoke with the CEO of Innovation Collective about economic development

Refugio Almager is the Military Hero of the Month

Victoria Crime Stoppers asking for help in finding Mark Randall Blevins

Mark Randall Blevins is wanted on charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child

V.I.S.D. Education Foundation provides over $40,000 in scholarship funding

Phase II of $3.7M Crestwood Drive Reconstruction Project begins March

Next batch of COVID-19 vaccine dosages to be prioritized for those 65 and older

Victoria County residents no longer have to monitor water usage

Public Works Director explains how the city monitors drought conditions

The community will be able to give feedback on the Parks and Recreation Master Plan

The Food Bank of the Golden Crescent has paused all operations due to a number of employees testing positive for COVID-19

The Salvation Army Thrift Store is set to reopen next week

After 25 years police release new photos of Amber Hagerman murder hoping to find the killer

Victoria ranked 21st worst connected community in America

The City of Victoria is working to bring fast broadband services to the community

A local leader gave an update on the COVID-19 vaccines in Victoria County

The 2021 general election applications are available for those who wish to be on the ballot

Victoria man is a contestant on Let’s Make A Deal

Cornyn receives briefing on Texas COVID-19 vaccine rollout

The Victoria Public Health Department to collaborate with local animal society to increase adoption rate

The Victoria County Commissioners voted and approved the collaboration

A 10-year-old boy was attacked by the family dog

Workforce Solutions official reveals unemployment stats for November 2020

Victoria County unemployment was 8.4% last month