Obituaries

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87

Originally Published: 18 SEP 20 19:34 ET Updated: 18 SEP 20 19:40 ET By Joan Biskupic and Ariane de Vogue, CNN (CNN) -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, the court announced. She was 87. Ginsburg was…

Actor Chadwick Boseman has died at the age of 43

Remembering Chadwick Boseman

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel movies, has died of cancer. His representative says Boseman died Friday in Los…

Former Cuero football head coach dies at age 90

Sunday morning former Cuero football coach passed away. William "Buster" Gilbreth was 90 years old.

CUERO, Texas - Sunday morning former Cuero football coach passed away. William "Buster" Gilbreth was 90 years old. From 1969 to 1979 Gilbreth served as the head coach of the Gobblers appearing in 9 playoffs. He led his teams to…

Rev. John Carmona passes away from COVID-19

The pastor lived for 82 years

VICTORIA, Texas- Rev. John Carmona has been the pastor of Jerusalem Family Praise Center in Victoria, Texas for the last 37 years, (since 1983). He began to feel ill the first week of July, but tested negative for COVID-19.…

Remembering Regis Philbin

Regis Philbin has passed away at the age of 88

NEW YORK (AP) - Legendary television personality Regis Philbin has died at 88. The genial host shared his life with television viewers over morning coffee for decades and helped himself and some fans strike it rich with the game show…

Lupe Cuellar Hernandez

Lupe Cuellar Hernandez, age 83 from Victoria passed away Sunday, July 12, 2020

Lupe Cuellar Hernandez, age 83 from Victoria passed away Sunday, July 12, 2020. He was born July 10, 1937 in Placedo to the late Narciso and Juanita Cuellar Hernandez. He is survived by daughter Ester Hernandez of Victoria, sons Hector…

Carl Reiner passes away at 98

Comedy legend dead at 98

NEW YORK (AP) - Carl Reiner, the ingenious and versatile writer, actor and director who broke through as a “second banana” to Sid Caesar and rose to comedy’s front ranks as creator of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and straight…

Remembering Emmy Saenz

#EmmyStrong

VICTORIA, Texas- Newscenter 25 is saddened to announce that Emmy Saenz passed away Thursday afternoon on her 21st birthday. She was surrounded by family.  Newscenter 25s Bria…

Victoria County resident with COVID-19 passed away

First known COVID-19 related death in the County

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department received a report that a confirmed COVID-19 patient and male Victoria County resident in his 80s passed away at an acute care facility outside of Victoria County. The late patient had been…

Computer scientist who pioneered 'copy' and 'paste' has died

NEW YORK (AP) - The Silicon Valley pioneer who created the now-ubiquitous computer concepts such as “cut,” “copy” and “paste” has died. Larry Tesler was 74. He made using computers easier for generations as a proponent of what he called…

Memorial set for 3 victims in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A public memorial has been announced for three of those killed along with Kobe Bryant when their helicopter crashed in foggy weather last month outside Los Angeles. A service for Orange Coast College baseball coach John…

Bernie Ebbers, ex-CEO convicted in WorldCom scandal, dies

NEW YORK (AP)- Bernie Ebbers, the convicted former chief of telecoms company WorldCom, has died. He was 78. According to a family statement, Ebbers died on Sunday just over a month after his early release from prison. He had been…

Remembering Jim Lehrer and his Victoria roots

Retired Victoria College professor reflects on Lehrer's time in Victoria, friendship

VICTORIA, Texas - A journalism legend with ties to the Crossroads has passed away.  Before Jim Lehrer founded the NewsHour television program in 1975 - he was a…

Rest in Peace Abigail Arias

Officer Abigail Arias, the 7-year-old who captured the hearts of many has passed according to family via Facebook. 

Investigation ensues after DeWitt County Jail inmate dies

A press release from the Texas Department of Safety states:On 10-01-2019, the Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas Rangers, were requested by the Dewitt County Sheriff to conduct an investigation (custodial death investigation) into the death of a 42-year-old inmate…

Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75

Cokie Roberts, longtime political reporter and analyst at ABC News and NPR, has died at age 75.ABC announced her death on Tuesday. Roberts was the daughter of Hale and Lindy Boggs, two members of Congress from Louisiana, and went on…