Crime

Update: ATF confirms no explosives in suspicious package

The Victoria Police Department have confirmed via e-mail that one of their mental health officers took a 29 year old white male out of Port Lavaca into custody and transported him to a secure location to be mentally evaluated. 

One Arrested in Standoff with VPD

VPD is investigating a 61-year-old Victoria resident after a standoff that lasted over two hours on Friday night in the 100 block of Tampico Court. Captain Elaine Moya said in a press release that the resident involved refused to listen…

Chaos erupts, 2 arrested during Texas execution

Chaos erupted near Texas' death chamber when the son of the inmate being executed pounded on the chamber windows, shouted obscenities and threw fists after his father spoke his last words.     

Houston police will end use of no-knock warrants

Houston's police chief has announced officers will no longer use no-knock warrants, just weeks after a drug raid on a home in which two suspects were fatally shot and five undercover officers were injured.