Automotive

VPD Auto Crimes Task Force will not be conducting vehicle inspections after July 7th

Due to the recent spike of COVID-19 cases the Auto Crimes Task Force will not be conducting vehicle inspections

VICTORIA, Texas- Due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in Victoria, the Victoria Police Department Auto Crimes Task Force will not be conducting vehicle inspections (VTR-68A) after July 7, 2020. These inspections will resume once the spike has subsided;…

Lock it. Hide it. Keep it. Says Victoria Police Dept.

VICTORIA, Texas - Crime Analyst Erin Garysch talks about burglaries of motor vehicles for this year so far. Out of the 110 instances this year, 85 of the vehicles were unlocked. The photo above shows the Kernel Density map for…

DPS offices open June 3rd

HOUSTON, Texas - DPS Driver License Offices in the Southeast Texas Region will open on June 3 by appointment only and with limited services. Customers who currently do not possess a Texas driver license, commercial driver license (CDL), learner permit…

Benefit held for Anthony Rojas Jr. to help funeral costs

The 21-year-old was killed by a pick-up truck on a highway road where he had been fishing

VICTORIA, Texas – A benefit for Louis Anthony Rojas Jr. was held Sunday, April 26th at noon, located at Rudy’s on the Run, to help with funeral costs. Anthony worked at Rudy’s…

Local volunteer fire department hosts parade

The Quail Creek volunteer fire department celebrated birthdays with a parade

VICTORIA, Texas -- The Quail Creek volunteer fire department brought some joy to two children that were celebrating birthdays: Skylar Ragnow, 11, and Hayes Langridge, who turned 3. The parade was held at 6 p.m. and featured a variety of…

One dead after a two vehicle crash in Victoria County

69-year-old from Telferner was killed Wednesday evening in a two vehicle accident

TELFERNER, Texas - A 69-year-old male, Calvin E. Kuykendall, is dead after two vehicle crash at the intersection of FM-1686 and U.S. Hwy 59. Kyukendall was traveling North from Telferner, driving a 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer when he was hit. He…

Gov. Abbott: Texas is Waiving Penalties with Vehicle Registration,Titling and Parking Placards

Due to COVID-19, Texas is waiving certian rules related to vehicle registration, parking placards and titling to help stop the spread

VICTORIA, Texas - Governor Abbott announced on March 16, 2020, that Texas is waiving certain rules relating to vehicle registration, parking placards for persons with disabilities, and titling to aid the state’s efforts to combat COVID-19. These suspensions will allow…

Tesla deliveries rise to record as car buyers rush for subsidies

SAN FRANCISCO - Tesla Inc. delivered a record 112,000 cars in the final three months of 2019, as buyers rushed to take advantage of subsidies being dialed back or eliminated altogether in three key markets this year. The electric-vehicle maker handed over 92,550 Model 3 and 19,450 Model S and Model X electric vehicles in the fourth quarter, according to a statement, eclipsing its previous ...

Fiat Chrysler, Peugeot agree to merge

Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot owner PSA Group have signed a binding merger agreement, solidifying a nearly $50 billion deal that will create the world's third largest automaker.

Auto workers OK labor deal at Fiat Chrysler

Auto workers at Fiat Chrysler have ratified a new four-year contract, closing the door on the possibility of another strike like the one that shut down rival General Motors for six weeks.