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Rosenberg resident dies in fatal wreck north of Refugio

REFUGIO, Texas - A fatal wreck temporarily closed down the southbound lane of U.S. Highway 77, located 9 miles north of Refugio. The wreck happened around 1:13 p.m. Saturday. Domingo Orozco Olivares, 45, of Rosenberg, was pronounced dead at the…

Missing teen last seen in El Campo

Missing teen last seen in El Campo

EL CAMPO, Texas - The El Campo Police Department is requesting the public's help for any information about a missing teen. According to police, 16-year-old Joanna Marie Baeza, a runaway juvenile, was last seen on December 9, 2020 in El…

Increase of vehicle thefts in the Crossroads

Increase of vehicle thefts in the Crossroads

CROSSROADS, Texas - The Victoria Police Department confirmed there has been an increase in vehicle thefts from November to December in Victoria. For the month of November, nine vehicle thefts were reported, said Lauren Meaux with the Victoria Police Department.…

A family in Calhoun County loses everything in mobile home fire

A family in Calhoun County loses everything in mobile home fire

CALHOUN COUNTY, Texas - A family loses everything and is in complete devastation after a fire destroyed their mobile home in Alamo Beach. A little after 1 a.m. on Tuesday, January 12, the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office confirmed a man…

COVID-19 vaccine hotline and mass vaccination plan in Victoria County

COVID-19 vaccine hotline and mass vaccination plan in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria County Public Health Department announced the activation of a COVID-19 vaccine hotline beginning Thursday, January 14. The public can call the hotline between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. with questions about the vaccine. The health…

One dead after car crashes into tree on U.S. Highway 87

One dead after car crashes into tree on U.S. Highway 87

VICTORIA, Texas - At 4:43 a.m. on Sunday, January 10, the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a fatal crash on U.S. Highway 87. A 29-year-old woman was traveling northbound on U.S. Highway 87 heading towards Cuero in a…

Semi-trailer accident involving hazardous materials in Hallettsville

Tractor-trailer accident involving hazardous materials

HALLETTSVILLE , TEXAS - A tractor-trailer was involved in an accident on North Texana and Fink Street in Hallettsville on Friday, January 8, according to a Facebook post from the police department. Police said to please avoid the area. Lavaca…

Senate rejects objection to Arizona electoral votes after riot at the Capitol

The Senate voted 93 to 6 to dismiss the objection raised by Republicans Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona and Sen. Ted Cruz.

The Senate overwhelmingly rejected an attempt to object to the presidential election results in Arizona after the debate was halted for hours on Wednesday when rioters incited byPresident Donald Trump breached the Capitol and forced the House and Senate to be…

Congressman Michael Cloud "safe" during the protests at US Capitol

This comes after he said he would object the electors

On Wednesday afternoon, Texas Republican Representative of the 27th District, Michael Cloud tweets out that he is safe while protestors are in the US Capitol. This comes earlier in the day that he would object the elector certification. Cloud's statement…

Lavaca County Deputy Dakota Moreno laid to rest

Lavaca county remembering 24-year-old Deputy Moreno

LAVACA, County - Deputy Dakota Moreno impacted many lives. He loved his job and always wanted to keep his community safe. He was hurt in a motorcycle crash Sunday, December 20, 2020. He died on December 22, 2020. A…

975 COVID-19 vaccine doses expected at Citizens Medical Center in Victoria

975 COVID-19 vaccine doses expected at Citizens Medical Center

VICTORIA, TEXAS - The Victoria County Public Health Department provided an update by the Texas Department of State Health Services about the COVID-19 vaccine status. On Friday, December 4, state health services posted the first week of COVID-19 vaccine allocation.…

11 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

24 newly recovered cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria County Office of Emergency Management reports 11 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday evening and 24 newly recovered individuals. 11 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 286 currently active cases of COVID-19 in…

City of Victoria asks community to conserve water

City of Victoria asks community to conserve water

VICTORIA, TEXAS - The City of Victoria has asked residents to conserve water. On Tuesday, November 17, the City initiated Stage II of its drought contingency plan. What does the drought contingency plan mean? The plan is a series of…

Fatal motorcycle crash on US 77 near Old Goliad Road

Victoria man killed in motorcycle crash with deer

VICTORIA, Texas - A 62-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash Thursday morning along US 77 near Old Goliad Road. It happened at 7:07 a.m. A spokesperson with the DPS said David Lynn Weaver, 62, was riding south on…

State Representative Geanie Morrison joins the run for Speaker of the Texas House

State Representative Geanie Morrison joins the run for Speaker of the Texas House

TEXAS - State Representative Geanie W. Morrison announced her candidacy for Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives on Thursday, October 29. Representative Morrison was first elected to represent Texas House District 30 in 1999. In March of 2020, Representative…

Funeral planned for murder victim AquCraigis Watson

Services planned for 32-year-old man killed Tuesday night

VICTORIA, Texas - AquCraigis Watson went by Craig. He had three of his own children and was helping care for five step-children. Tuesday night he was shot and killed near Airline and Laurent. Watson had just completed barber school and…