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10 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 5.88% on Tuesday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 10 new cases of COIVD-19 Tuesday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Wednesday evening, there are: 10 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 161 currently active…

Victoria County Jail inmate dies more than a month after attempted suicide

The inmate's family is raising funds for funeral services

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria resident Zachariah Lee Sheehan died Tuesday afternoon while hospitalized in Houston. Sheehan was a Victoria County Jail inmate when he attempted suicide on Thursday, March 18, 2021. The 24-year-old was transported to a Houston area hospital…

Shots fired in Victoria neighborhood

Investigation underway after shell casings were found in front of Victoria home

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria Police are investigating shots being fired in a neighborhood in Victoria on Tuesday night. Investigators say a gray car pulled up in front of a house on the 3600 block of Allendale Street. The subject wanted…

14 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 5.11% on Monday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 14 new cases of COIVD-19 Tuesday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Tuesday evening, there are: 14 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 164 currently active…

55 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 5.7% on Saturday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 55 new cases of COIVD-19 Monday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Monday evening, there are: 55 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 163 currently active…

Austin active shooting, leaving three people dead

Police are on the scene

Originally Published: 18 APR 21 13:35 ET Updated: 18 APR 21 14:03 ET By Hollie Silverman and Alaa Elassar, CNN (CNN) -- Three people were pronounced dead at the scene of an active shooting incident in Austin, Texas, on Sunday,…

Vehicle crashes into pole in Victoria

The crash occurred at the intersection of W.Murray and US-59T

  VICTORIA, Texas - A white sport utility vehicle crashed into a pole at the intersection of W. Murray Street and U.S. Highway 59 near downtown Victoria. The Victoria Police Department responded to a call at 11:13 p.m Saturday…

Two separate fires destroyed travel trailers in Victoria overnight

The Victoria County Fire Marshall's Office is investigating the incidents

VICTORIA, Texas - Two separate trailer fires in Victoria County are under investigation. Victoria Fire Department Battalion Chief Kevin Allen said the Victoria Fire Department responded to a call at 12:32 a.m. Saturday of a fire at 244 Depot St.…

Striking image demonstrates the 407 children that were alleged victims of abuse

Norma's House Children's Advocacy Center that serves Gonzales and Lavaca County place pinwheels on their lawn every year.

GONZALES, Texas - A powerful image of more than 400 pinwheels is a representation of a child's innocence and reflects the bright future that all children deserve. The blue pinwheel is a national symbol for child abuse prevention, said Deane…

24 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 5.74% on Wednesday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 24 new cases of COIVD-19 Thursday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Thursday evening, there are: 24 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 150 currently active…

ERCOT urges Texans to conserve energy amid possible 'emergency conditions'

High generator outages and 'higher-than-forecasted' demand cited

AUSTIN, Texas - Texans are once again reminded to conserve energy from the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). There has been citing of high generator outages and "higher-than-forecasted" demand, which may lead the organization to enter "emergency conditions" ERCOT…

19 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 5.27% on Tuesday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 19 new cases of COIVD-19 Wednesday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Wednesday evening, there are: 19 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 135 currently active…

17 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 4.38% on Tuesday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 17 new cases of COIVD-19 Tuesday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Tuesday evening, there are: 17 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 129 currently active…

33 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 4.27% on Monday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 33 new cases of COIVD-19 Monday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Monday evening, there are: 33 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 124 currently active…

Three-vehicle wreck on Navarro and Zac Lentz Parkway

VICTORIA, Texas - Three vehicles were part of a wreck Saturday evening near the intersection of Navarro and Zac Lentz Parkway. A white Ford Explorer driven by a juvenile with four other juveniles in the vehicle, was traveling southbound in…

3.3 magnitude earthquake detected near Smiley

SMILEY, Texas - An earthquake at 3.3 magnitude was near Smiley on Saturday. A second earthquake at 2.6 magnitude was also detected near Smiley Saturday. The first and larger quake was measured to have a depth of 2.5 miles and…