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Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been CANCELLED

For Northwestern Victoria and Northeastern Goliad counties

  The Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Northwestern Victoria and Northeastern Goliad counties was cancelled as of 7:49 pm CST. The storm which prompted the warning had for a short time 60 mph winds and radar indicated hail less than .75"…

Suspect Sone Quintero Rojas has been transported to the DeWitt County Jail

Rojas was arrested in San Antonio for the fatal shooting of Bradley Bowles

DEWITT COUNTY, Texas - According to DeWitt County Sheriff Carl Bowen, officials have transported Sone Quintero Rojas from the Bexar County Jail to the DeWitt County Jail Wednesday morning. The jail will place Rojas in isolation and ensure he is…

Joel Novosad: Victoria’s bicentennial plans are starting now

Joel Novosad is the director of the City of Victoria Convention & Visitors Bureau

Joel Novosad, Director of the City of Victoria Convention & Visitors Bureau, released the following column. Victoria’s 200th birthday is right around the corner, and as part of our plans to celebrate Victoria, we’re preparing to honor the man and…

Alvin Mumphord III found guilty in sex crimes trial

The incidents stem from November 2004 to March of 2021

VICTORIA, Texas - 25 News Now has confirmed the former St. Joseph High School coach, Alvin Mumphord III, 45, was found guilty on 17 counts of child sex abuse crimes Wednesday afternoon. Mumphord was convicted on six counts of improper…

Yoakum High School alumni give back to the community through annual supply drive

James and Brittiany Barnett host annual supply drives on behalf of their business, JB Hair, LLC

YOAKUM, Texas - Yoakum High School alumni James and Brittiany Barnett hosted their 2nd Annual Back-to-School Supply Drive on behalf of their Nacogdoches-based business, JB Hair, LLC. "One of the joys from the event was seeing how happy the…

Victoria County potential site for new $5.56 billion refinery in Bloomington

During construction the project would create 1,250 construction jobs and then 423 permanent jobs

VICTORIA COUNTY, Texas - 25 News Now has learned Victoria County is one of two potential sites for a new $5.56 billion refinery with the other site being Payne County and Lincoln County, Oklahoma.  Prairie Energy Partners, a wholly owned…

Fayette County Narcotics K9 Unit seizes over $200M worth of fentanyl

13 kilograms of fentanyl can manufacture 13 million pills

FAYETTE COUNTY, Texas - Fayette County Narcotics K9 Unit seized 13 kilograms of fentanyl with a potential street value of more than $200M. On Tuesday, Aug. 9, at approximately 9:33 a.m., Sgt. Randy Thumann and K9 partner Kolt with the…

City of Victoria to allocate funding for child safety programs

You can access application forms at www.victoriatx.gov/municipalcourt

VICTORIA, Texas - The City of Victoria will now allocate funding for child safety programs through a grant-to-partnership program. Local nonprofit representatives interested in receiving funds for child safety programs can apply for the City's program. Beginning Aug. 15, you…

Victoria County residents can soon renew vehicle registrations at both H-E-B locations

Agreement should improve downtown parking and avoids having to find a new building on the north side

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria County Commissioner's approved an agreement with H-E-B so residents can renew vehicle registrations in the business office at both H-E-B locations in Victoria. The date as to when this will start is still to be determined,…

Appeals court says House can obtain Trump's taxes from the IRS

Trump could still appeal, making litigation unlikely to end at this time

Originally Published: 09 AUG 22 11:35 ET Updated: 09 AUG 22 12:05 ET By Tierney Sneed and Katelyn Polantz, CNN (CNN) -- A federal appeals court on Tuesday signed off on a House Ways and Means Committee request to obtain…

Submitting Back-to-School photos in the Crossroads

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to upload photos this year

The first day of school has arrived for many students across the Crossroads, and many others will begin in the next week or two. This year, 25 News Now has set up a new method for parents/guardians to upload their…

Mike Pompeo meeting with January 6 committee today, source says

The deposition will be conducted virtually

Originally Published: 09 AUG 22 08:06 ET Updated: 09 AUG 22 08:08 ET By Kara Scannell, CNN (CNN) -- Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is meeting on Tuesday with the January 6 committee, a source familiar with the matter…

Former St. Joseph High School coach, Alvin Mumphord III on trial

The former coach is indicted on 22 counts involving inappropriate conduct with minors

Alvin Mumphord III, 45 VICTORIA, Texas - The sex crimes trial for former St. Joseph High School coach, Alvin Mumphord III, 45 resumes Tuesday morning. Mumphord is indicted on 22 counts of sex-related offenses with ten counts of indecency with…

Name of man killed in concrete truck accident released

Misael Garcia was cleaning the inside of a concrete truck when the accident happened

PORT LAVACA, Texas - The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office released the name of a man killed Saturday in an accident involving a concrete truck. Sheriff BJ Vickery said the victim's name was Misael Garcia, 38, of Port Lavaca. Authorities said…

President Biden surveys flood damage in Kentucky, pledges federal support

'It's going to take a while to get through this but I promise you we're not leaving'

Originally Published: 08 AUG 22 09:01 ET Updated: 08 AUG 22 16:35 ET By Kate Sullivan and Maegan Vazquez, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden visited eastern Kentucky on Monday and pledged the full support of the federal government as…