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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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

10 people were arrested in Yoakum drug bust, authorities report

Investigation is ongoing

Meals on Wheels of Victoria and H-E-B distributed 1,000 meals to the community

Riverside Church surprised children with new bikes for the Holiday

The COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine is scheduled to arrive Thursday

A $10M renovation is underway at Citizens Medical Center ER

A local Pastor is giving away $1,700 worth of gas on Saturday morning

An organization is teaming up with Toys for Tots to add $30K in meals for Victoria

The Victoria Salvation Army suffers more than $4K in damages after being burglarized

The non-profit is now accepting donations from the community

"I’ve enjoyed my 12 years on the board," says Ross Mansker, VISD Board of Trustees member for District 4

Victoria ISD Bond Planning Task force listened to community concerns about the building renovations

Victoria ISD is currently in the planning phase with a Community Taskforce

The Cares Act Funds were approved in the Victoria City Council Meeting

The Golden Crescent Habitat for Humanity is giving back to a local family

The Military Hero of the Month inspires the next generation at Industrial High School

Robert Elkins reflects on 20 years of service in the Navy

Rodney Durham is appointed as the Justice of the Peace for Precinct 2

Local health official encourages taking both flu and COVID-19 vaccine in the future

Victoria Police partner with Target and Toys for Tots for annual Blue Santa Drive

Toy Drive benefits children who have developmental delays or disabilities

Citizens Hospital set to receive COVID-19 vaccine in a few weeks

Trials demonstrate 90% efficacy with vaccine

Victoria County issues burn ban, effective immediately

The Victoria County Commissioners to issue new order regarding oversized campaign signs

The Regional Disaster Response and Recovery Center is opening soon

Area leaders tour Regional Disaster Response and Recovery Center

United Express Airline offers new flight service at the Victoria Regional Airport

New airline will fly to Houston twice a day

The City Council approved a new exit ramp that will make a way for a $31M shopping center

A Victoria West student was sent home for wearing a mask that says "Black Lives Matter"