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UPDATE: 3 suspects detained following afternoon shooting

VPD believes the shooting is an isolated incident

VICTORIA, Texas - According to Victoria Police Department Public Information Officer, officials have detained three suspects following a shooting Thursday afternoon at the 2200 block of N. Ben Jordan Street. The shooting left one man shot. The victim has been…

UPDATE: Joe Frank Valdez arrested on outstanding warrants

Members of the US Marshal Task Force arrested Valdez on June 28

VICTORIA, Texas - On June 28, after 7 p.m., members of the US Marshal Task Force arrested Joe Frank Valdez on his outstanding warrants, including Probation Violation on an Attempted Sexual Assault and Duty to Register as a Sex Offender.…

Sunrise Question of The Day for Thursday 6-30-22

Brush and floss after every meal

  In a new survey, 7% of people say they haven’t done this in more than 10 years.  What is it?  Go to our Crossroads Today Facebook page to submit your answer: https://www.facebook.com/CrossroadsToday. ANSWER: Gone To The Dentist

Lost puppy found at Enterprise

Corner of Mockingbird and Navarro

  Lost puppy found at Enterprise at the corner of Mockingbird and Navarro in Victoria, Texas on Wednesday June 29, 2022 at 8:30 am in the morning.  The doggy had to be put on a leash and taken in doors…

Victoria County burn ban has been lifted

Local drought index for Victoria County has dropped about 200 points

VICTORIA COUNTY, Texas - On Wednesday morning, Victoria County Judge Ben Zeller lifted both Victoria County's burn ban and the county's disaster declaration. With steady rain throughout Victoria County over the last two days, the local drought index for Victoria…

Texas official: Death toll for San Antonio trailer tragedy rises to 53

Two more migrants have died

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Texas official: 2 more migrants from San Antonio trailer tragedy die, raising death count to 53. (Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.)

Texas McDonald's restaurants raise over $250,000 to support Uvalde community

The restaurants donated 10% of lunchtime sales on June 23 to organizations assisting Uvalde

VICTORIA, Texas – Last week, the McDonald's Uvalde Fundraiser raised over $250,000 for the Uvalde community. Local McDonald's Owner/Operators donated 10% of lunchtime sales on June 23 to two organizations, The Robb School Memorial Fund and Ronald McDonald House Charities…

'Fire and Ice' free event to teach kids of fire safety

The Victoria Fire Department will host the event at Fire Station Four

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria Fire Department will host "Fire and Ice", a free event at 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on July 21. The event will take place at Fire Station Four, 2007 Salem Road. "Fire and Ice" will…

Sunrise Question of The Day for Wednesday 6-29-22

We don't have to go here physically too often any more

    According to a survey, 20% of us don’t like the one we currently have but continue to use it anyway.  What is it?  Go to our Crossroads Today Facebook page to submit your answer: https://www.facebook.com/CrossroadsToday.   ANSWER: Our Bank

Sunrise Question of The Day for Wednesday 6-28-22

There is always the bed mattress

  According to a survey, 20% of us don’t like the one we currently have but continue to use it anyway.  What is it?  Go to our Crossroads Today Facebook page to submit your answer: https://www.facebook.com/CrossroadsToday.  

Woman arrested for intoxicated assault after two-car collision

35-year-old Clarrisa Gale Silvas was determined to be intoxicated at the time of the crash says authorities

VICTORIA, Texas - A woman is behind bars after being arrested for intoxicated assault after a two-car collision near Sam Houston Highway and N. Ben Jordan St. on Monday June 27, 2022. Authorities say they responded to the scene where…

Ken Gill: Drought contingency plan helps us use water within our means

'Victoria is a little luckier than most communities'

Ken Gill, City of Victoria engineer/director of Public Works, released the following statement.  June is normally a rainy time of year for us, but high pressure is creating drought conditions all over the Southwest, and the forecast doesn’t call for…

UPDATE: Underpass on Laurent to reopen by 5 p.m.

City crews are working to clean debris in the area

VICTORIA, Texas - According to the City of Victoria, the underpass on Laurent St. is expected to reopen at 5 p.m. on Tuesday. City crews are currently cleaning debris in the area. Ken Gill, the City of Victoria Public Works…

49-year-old arrested for Continuous Sex Abuse of a Child

Carrera remains in custody at the Victoria County Sheriff's Office on a $100,000 cash bond

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria Police Department officers arrested Joe Anthony Carrera for sex abuse involving a child under the age of 14, a first degree felony. On Friday, June 24, at approximately 3:15 p.m.,  officers responded to the 1700 block…

University Health provides update on two Uvalde shooting victims

A 10-year-old girl is now in good condition

UVALDE, Texas - According to a Twitter post by University Health System on Tuesday morning, one of the remaining victims from the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde was discharged from the hospital. The University Health System in San Antonio…

Laurent Street flooding due to sump pump failure

Avoid the area until the water is clear

    VICTORIA, Texas - According to Victoria Public Works, 45 minutes after rain started on Tuesday morning, sump pumps failed at the underpass on Laurent St., three blocks South of Houston…

Sunrise Question of The for Tuesday 6-28-22

The moon could look pretty cool through it

    Over half of us who have one of these in our car say we almost never use it.  What is it?  Go to our Crossroads Today Facebook page to submit your answer: https://www.facebook.com/CrossroadsToday. ANSWER: Sun/Moon Roof