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US will ban WeChat and TikTok downloads on Sunday

Originally Published: 18 SEP 20 07:59 ET Updated: 18 SEP 20 09:31 ET By Brian Fung, CNN Business (CNN) -- The Commerce Department plans to restrict access to TikTok and WeChat on Sunday as the Trump administration's executive orders against…

WATCH LIVE: Virtual 9/11 memorial hosted by Victoria Fire Department

Live on VFD's Facebook page

VICTORIA, Texas- Nineteen years ago, an unthinkable tragedy seemingly made time freeze. On September 11th, 2001 19  Islamic extremist terrorists part of Al-Qaeda hijacked four American planes. The hijackers crashed two planes into both towers of the World Trade Center,…

Local police and firefighters to Brave the Shave this Sunday

Community encouraged to get involved this weekend

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria Fire Department and Victoria Police Department are participating in the Baldrick's head-shaving event to support childhood cancer research. The head-shaving event takes place Sunday, September 13th from noon to 3 p.m. at Club Westerner located at 1005…

Six questions about slavery reparations, answered

New urgency to debate about compensating descendants of American slaves

Originally Published: 15 AUG 20 07:11 ET By Breeanna Hare and Doug Criss, CNN (CNN) -- If you feel like you're hearing more about slavery reparations, it's not your imagination. The widespread protests against police brutality and racial injustice following…

2020-2021 UIL Regular Season Football Telecast Info

This will only be for the 2020-2021 year

VICTORIA, Texas - In an effort to increase accessibility of high school football games and encourage social distancing across Texas, the UIL will allow live telecasts of high school football games on Friday nights during the regular season with the…

Big 12 announces schedule for 2020 football season

Schools will have to adhere to safety guidines

VICTORIA, Texas - The Big-12 conference will play sports this fall.    That news came Wednesday as the conference released it's football schedule. All schools currently have nine in-conference games scheduled, and an open date for a 10th game from an…

NASA sends rover named Perseverance to Mars

Perseverance will gather rock and soil samples for future return to Earth

  CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - Perseverance is NASA’s latest Red Planet rover, designed to search for astrobiological evidence of ancient microbial life on Mars. Following a seven-month journey, it will…

League of Women Voters of Texas give improvements needed for voter safety

65% (166 out of 254 counties) provide a Vote By Mail link or voter education

AUSTIN, TX - The League of Women Voters of Texas conducted its sixth survey of Texas county websites in July 2020. This review was narrow in scope, focusing the information counties are providing voters regarding the impact of COVID-19 on…

Texas Zoo closes Friday due to severe weather

Texas Zoo closes Friday due to severe weather

VICTORIA, Texas - The Texas Zoo will close Friday, July 24th, at noon and remain closed through Saturday due to incoming severe weather. The system became Tropical Storm Hanna Thursday night and is projected to bring heavy rain and wind…