Crime

Appeals court halts Texas death row inmate's execution

A state appeals court has halted this week's scheduled execution of a Texas death row inmate condemned for the shooting death of an 81-year-old woman nearly 30 years ago. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Monday granted a request by…

Victorians react to Boulevard playground fire

The Victoria Fire Department is investigating a playground fire on Rose Drive. The area now closed to the public has neighbors upset, and this is not the first time this has happened.