Ozzy Mora

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Azalea “Ozzy” Mora, originally from Los Angeles, California, landed a job straight out of college at KPNX-TV in Phoenix. After having previous experience working at ABC7 and Sirius XM Satellite Radio in Los Angeles, she was ready to follow her dreams of telling stories with purpose. KPNX-TV gave her the chance to begin her career in journalism as a social media producer and then progressively, a social media in-studio anchor.

Other than telling just stories, “Ozzy” has a passion for telling stories specifically of people making a difference, organizations coming together to help others, and assist in providing resources for people in need.

“Ozzy” was the first to tell stories in the Spanish language at KPNX-TV, digital journalist to start a blog about the importance of community and transitioned to being on-air talent.

Through her stories she has helped children become entrepreneurs through lemonade stands to helping organizations raise enough funds to build shower trailers for the homeless. She has been recognized by non-profits and organizations for her strides in helping the community. Azalea also has modeled for music videos, Aston Martin, and has been on a cover of a local magazine in Arizona called “Que Magazine.”

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10-year-old of Victoria mows lawns for free

It's part of a 50 Yard Challenge that encourages kids to mow 50 lawns for single parents, veterans, disabled and elderly for free.

Family of five jumps from window and escapes house fire within minutes

On September 5, a family of five escaped a fire minutes before the entire home became engulfed.

Port Lavaca teen struck by car while riding bike to school

A 14-year-old was struck by a car while riding his bicycle to school on Monday, August 30.

Meals on Wheels Victoria expands to Cuero and Thomaston

MOW Victoria will be able to partner with local healthcare providers and senior services to identify seniors suffering from lack of nutritional food, according to a news release.

What to expect on Community Crossroads

This week on Community Crossroads

Concerns spark social media conversation in Victoria amid long lunch lines

Students often have a few minutes to eat before their lunch period is over

Undocumented immigrants inside a U-Haul in Refugio

Refugio VFD Chief Ronnie Williams said they were found inside a U-Haul Monday night.

What to expect on Community Crossroads

This week on Community Crossroads

Pitty Paws Bully Rescue: Finding forever homes

The president of the nonprofit Brenda Bleier is a Lean on Me recipient.

What to expect on Community Crossroads

This week on Community Crossroads

Box truck gets stuck under railroad trestle on Spring Creek Drive

Victoria Police Department said no one was hurt and no citations were issued.

DeTar Healthcare System: Increased admissions and staffing challenges amid COVID surge

Hospitals across the nation are dealing with shortages.

Two deadly Lavaca County crashes, one caused by heavy fog

Two deadly crashes occurred in Lavaca County Monday morning.

Cuero physician sends warning of RSV cases spike

The CDC reported an unprecedented spike in the respiratory illness in younger children.

'He fought until the very end': Bay City police officer dies

Detective Delgado passed away after a year-long battle with complications related to COVID-19.

Pothole repairs in the City of Edna near Parkmoor Boulevard

Several potholes were spotted by a resident at the corner of South East and Parkmoor Blvd.

There's a critical need of volunteer firefighters in the Crossroads

Chief Ronald Williams of the Refugio Volunteer Fire Department says several volunteer fire departments are struggling.

Wharton County: Girl's death is being investigated as a homicide

Human remains were found on Friday, June 18 in a secluded area in Wharton County.

Four arrested by police after finding stolen catalytic converters

Six catalytic converters were found in a vehicle following a traffic stop on Monday, June 28, according to the Victoria Police Department.

300 to 400 visit the pool for open swim at Barbara Bauer Briggs Family YMCA

Zacariah Reynolds says 300 to 400 people visit the pool for open swim almost every day.

Victoria Police Department proposes a budget increase for 2022

Some highlights of the budget include personnel and benefits, necessary equipment, and building improvements.

Update to human remains found off of County Road 225 in Wharton County

Authorities released an image of the jewelry the victim was wearing when found on Friday, June 18.

PSA: A Message from the Victoria Police Department about crime prevention

In the past year, 469 vehicles have been burglarized, according to the Victoria Police Department.

Humans remains found in Wharton County near County Road 225

The Wharton County Sheriff's Office found human remains in a secluded area on Friday, June 18.

Vaccine clinic at Christ's Kitchen in July and open to the public

Trish Hastings with Christ's Kitchen says a vaccine clinic is scheduled at the soup kitchen Thursday, July 8.

Free assistance for plumbing repairs following winter freeze in February

The Victoria County Long-Term Recovery Group was approved for a second grant that will help people across the Crossroads with plumbing issues.

One man dead and one hurt following crash on Highway 87 near Cuero

Deputies are still investigating a fatal car crash that occurred Sunday, June 13.

Residents rally behind volunteer at fire department battling cancer

Lisa Sauceda has been an active member with Nursery Volunteer Fire Department for 12 years and is battling cancer.

Tribute to fallen officers will travel through Victoria Tuesday

The Beyond the Call of Duty-End of Watch Ride To Remember

Fire destroys mobile home on Fleming Prairie Road in Victoria

Fire crews say no one was hurt and all three occupants got out safe.

Free hurricane preparedness event at Cuero Regional Hospital

Examples of documents, tool kits and personal planning will be shared with attendees during the event.

One person wanted with two felony warrants taken into custody

Police say one person was taken into custody for Continuous Sexual Abuse of Young Child or Children.

Bloomington man pleads guilty to assaulting a federal marshal in February

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Jose Luis Vasquez Jr. pleaded guilty and admitted to assaulting a federal marshal back in February.

Police search for man wanted for aggravated kidnapping in El Campo

Police are still searching for a man they say assaulted a woman on Saturday, May 29.

Search continues for 10-year-old boy at Matagorda Beach

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a 10-year-old near Jetty Park.

The first Downtown Victoria Art Walk where artists partner with businesses

An in-person experience for friends and family in downtown Victoria on Friday.

Sunday Beach rescuer: 'I was getting to the point I couldn't stay above water'

"The current there is pretty strong, so you always got to watch out," said Chipper Dowell of Port Lavaca.

Mosquito Boom: Three categories of mosquitos you need to be aware of

Between 2002 and 2011, there was one human case of West Nile neuroinvasive disease in Victoria County.

City of Victoria and Victoria County will continue spraying for mosquitos

Yes, the City and Victoria County will continue spraying for mosquitos.

Man arrested following high speed chase in Port Lavaca