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District 27 Congressman Michael Cloud issues statement on Trump's second impeachment

Congressman Michael Cloud (TX-27) issued the following statement regarding H. Res. 24 – Article of Impeachment

Victoria, Texas - District 27 Republican Congressman Michael Cloud released the following statement regarding the impeachment of Donald Trump: “Last week’s violent attack on the U.S. Capitol was abhorrent, and I condemn every unlawful action that occurred. Every single person…

The FBI has arrested Jenny Cudd of Midland, Texas

Cudd is accused of rioting at the U.S. Capitol

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - Federal officials say a West Texas flower shop owner who posted a video on Facebook bragging about breaking into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office during the U.S. Capitol riot last week has been arrested. A spokesman…

Trump's been impeached again. What's next?

Investigators pursuing signs U.S. Capitol riot was planned

Originally Published: 13 JAN 21 15:53 ET Updated: 13 JAN 21 17:33 ET By Zachary B. Wolf, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump has been impeached again -- the first leader in US history to be impeached twice by the…

Dollar General will pay its workers to get a Covid-19 vaccine

Dollar General has 157,000 employees who can get paid to get the vaccine

Originally Published: 13 JAN 21 13:00 ET Updated: 13 JAN 21 13:04 ET By Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business (CNN) -- Dollar General wants its employees to get Covid-19 vaccines, so it's offering to pay them to do it. The chain…

61 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 19.81% Tuesday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 61 new cases of COIVD-19 Tuesday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Tuesday evening, there are: 61 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 587 currently active…

Victoria ranked 21st worst connected community in America

The City of Victoria is working to bring fast broadband services to the community

VICTORIA, Texas- In the City of Victoria there has been a push for broadband internet services. Darrek Farrell the City of Victoria Assistant City Manager spoke at the partnership meeting this morning about how the city is striving to get…

Republican members of Congress refuse to wear masks during Capitol insurrection

Six House Republicans unmasked and closely together during U.S. Capitol insurrection

Originally Published: 09 JAN 21 12:27 ET Updated: 09 JAN 21 15:46 ET By Keri Enriquez, CNN (CNN) -- Six House Republicans were captured on video refusing masks offered by a colleague during the US Capitol insurrection on Wednesday. Rep.…

Wildlife advocate warns Texas mountain lions mean no harm

Wildlife advocate, John Jefferson, wants Texans to know how to handle a mountain lion without fear.

VICTORIA, Texas - Recently, a press release from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department came out in December 2020, sparking a lot of fascination and craze around Texas…

Trump to visit U.S.-Mexico border to laud border wall

By KEVIN FREKING WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to travel to the U.S.-Mexico border on Tuesday to highlight his administration’s work on the border wall, the White House said Saturday. Trump will travel to the town of…

Hotel stays offered in lieu of warming shelter for the homeless Sunday, Monday night

Mid-Coast is requesting monetary donations and donations of gloves, thermals, and winter coats.

VICTORIA, Texas - Mid-Coast Family Services will provide emergency hotel stays in lieu of its traditional Warming Center for Sunday night and Monday night due to freezing temperatures. Coronavirus and social distancing concerns inhibit the ability to host the regular…

Benefit for Colleen Cervantes is on Sunday, Jan. 10

A benefit for the recently passed, Colleen Cervantes, will happen on Sunday, Jan. 10 at 11:00 a.m.

VICTORIA, Texas - Colleen Cervantes was 37 years old when she passed away from cervical cancer. She started to experience pain and symptoms around June 2020, then…

Downtown's master plan has a survey available

Anyone who wants to add their perspective to the current downtown master plan, can do it through an online survey.

VICTORIA, Texas - Our downtown is an up-and-coming area, where the city is undergoing a project that started on December 18, 2020 with an Advisory Committee.   The committee is planning…

Twenty-one new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria County Public Health Department reported 22 new confirmed, cases of COVID-19 Saturday evening. The hospitalization rate remains above the 15 percent threshold, as of Saturday it was 18.99 percent. Bars without a TABC food license…

Victoria Police Department welcomes 6 new officers

Friday morning, Jan. 8, VPD welcomed 6 new officers during their swear-in ceremony.

VICTORIA, Texas - On Friday morning, January 8, the Victoria Police Department welcomed 6 new officers, they were really excited, as many of the officers have extensive education backgrounds.  These…