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Critical Race Theory VISD

Limitations for Texas educators to teach critical race theory in public schools. 

  After a long debate at the Texas Senate in May, a new version of House Bill 39-79 passed that would limit Texas educators to teach critical race theory in…

Woman arrested accused in stabbing of 63-year-old man

Stabbing victim expected to be okay

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria Police Department says one woman was arrested after stabbing one man and barricading herself inside her home on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. Authorities say they received a call at 5:44 p.m. to a disturbance at a…

Job seekers attend Victoria I.S.D. job fair

About 50 to 70 attended

VICTORIA, Texas - Between 50 to 70 people attended a Victoria I.S.D. job fair. The job fair was held in person at the Dr. Robert Jaklich Conference Center on Miori Lane. Just before 10 a.m., there were 60 to 70…

Two Victoria I.S.D. schools to get safer sidewalks

After receiving complaints about street quality, city leaders and the V.I.S.D. are working together to implement a sidewalk project.

VICTORIA, Texas - A town hall at the Victoria Community Center allowed city leaders to discuss a proposed sidewalk project, which is a part of the city's 2035…

12 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 4.95% on Tuesday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 12 new cases of COIVD-19 Wednesday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Wednesday evening, there are: 12 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 70 currently active…

Salvation Army Family Store still doing well

The store is making double the amount it did before it closed for a year.

The Salvation Army of Victoria Family Store continues its huge comeback after being closed for a year due to the pandemic.

Stolen Stop Signs in Edna

The police need your help in solving this case

The Edna police department seeking information on several stops signs, placed due to concerns of speeding.  They say the signs were stolen.  25 News Now Anchor Howard Gordon joins…

Barbara Bauer Briggs Family YMCA in Victoria promoting summer workouts

You can win t-shirts, water bottles, gym bags and free months of membership.

VICTORIA, Texas -- It's summer time which means some people begin to relax and take a break from working out. This summer, the YMCA in Victoria has a promotion going on from the months June- August 31 called "Sweat to…

Bloomington man pleads guilty to assaulting a federal marshal in February

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Jose Luis Vasquez Jr. pleaded guilty and admitted to assaulting a federal marshal back in February.

BLOOMINGTON, Texas- A 20-year-old man from Bloomington pleads guilty and admitted to assaulting a federal marshal in February, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. 25 News Now first reported on the shooting of a then 19-year-old Jose Luis Vasquez Jr.…

Several stop signs were stolen in Edna

The stop signs were placed last week.

  VICTORIA, Texas - This morning, the Edna Police Department received a call that several stop signs were removed at the intersection…

The Southside Community Coalition met June 7, 2021

The group meets for the betterment of the southside of Victoria

VICTORIA, Texas - The Southside Community Coalition met June 7 to address issues on Victoria's southside. The group meets the first Monday of each month to try to bring a unified vision for the betterment of the southside of Victoria.…

Nine new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 5.58% on Sunday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports nine new cases of COIVD-19 Monday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Monday evening, there are: 9 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 90 currently active…

Search continues for 10-year-old boy at Matagorda Beach

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a 10-year-old near Jetty Park.

MATAGORDA COUNTY, Texas - The search continues for a missing child in Matagorda. According to a news release by the U.S. Coast Guard, the search continues for a…