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Governor Abbott implements essential services and activities protocols

Governor Abbott issues Executive Order

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order implementing Essential Services and Activities Protocols for the entire state of Texas. The protocols direct all Texans to minimize non-essential gatherings and in-person contact with people who are not in the same…

BREAKING: 3 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas- Two Victoria County female residents in their 20's and one male resident in his 30's have tested positive for COVID-19. All three are currently in self isolation in their homes and are being monitored by the Victoria County…

House Fire on Crestwood Dr.

VICTORIA, Texas - A house fire occurred on the 700 block of E. Crestwood Dr. this evening. Around 7:45 this evening, the Victoria Fire Department received a call of a house on fire and arrived to the…

District 30 Representative Candidate involved in 4 car crash on Navarro

Two hospitalized after four car crash

Update 2-20-2020 6:40 p.m.: VICTORIA, Texas- The identities of the occupants in the four vehicles involved in a crash on Navarro have been released. Emily Erickson, Senior Patrol Officer, Traffic Safety with Victoria Police explained how the crash occurred. The…

Possible road rage incident leads to added security at Aloe Elementary

Victoria County Sheriffs Office is working a possible road rage incident where suspect is thought to have a gun

VICTORIA, Texas- The following statement was published by the Victoria County Sheriffs Office official Facebook page: VCSO is currently working a possible road rage incident in the 6000 Blk. of S.W. Moody in which one subject may have brandished a…

Update: Authorities release description of vehicle used in hit and run

A woman found in the median of the HWY 59 near the Wharton Regional Airport has been identified

WHARTON, Texas -- Update 12/31/2019: Authorities in Wharton have confirmed that the suspect's vehicle is possibly a dark gray 2005-2007 Dodge Charger or Chrysler 300. Original story 12/30/2019: The Wharton Police Department has positively identified Marisol Medelez as the body…