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Approximately 15 individuals escape, following vehicle pursuit

None of the individuals were located

WHARTON COUNTY, Texas - On Thursday, at approximately 1:15 a.m., members of the Wharton County Sheriff's Office Criminal Interdiction Unit and Patrol Division attempted a stop on a silver GMC Sierra pickup. Members stopped the vehicle for a traffic violation…

Senates votes to pass $40 billion Ukraine aid package

Ukraine continues to fight back against Russia's attacks

Originally Published: 19 MAY 22 05:01 ET Updated: 19 MAY 22 13:17 ET By Ali Zaslav, Clare Foran and Ellie Kaufman, CNN (CNN) -- The Senate voted Thursday to pass a roughly $40 billion bill to send aid to Ukraine…

Sunrise Question of The Day for Thursday 5-19-22

Comes with disguises

      What was the first toy to ever be advertised on TV?  What is it?  Go to our Crossroads Today Facebook page to submit your answer: https://www.facebook.com/CrossroadsToday. ANSWER: Mr. Potato Head Shown on Toy Story

Man suffers electric shock while working on power pole

Neighborhood without power

  Victoria, Texas - According to officials with the Victoria Fire Department, around 6 o'clock Wednesday evening, a man suffered an electrical shock while working on a power pole located near the corner of Plover and LaValliere streets. Upon arrival,…

Top headlines in The Port Lavaca Wave

CCISD names new principals

PORT LAVACA, Texas - Here are some of the top headlines you'll read in The Port Lavaca Wave this week. County invokes burn ban A ban on outdoor burning was implemented Wednesday by the Calhoun County Commissioners’ Court during its…

House to vote on bill to prevent domestic terrorism

Vote comes after the wake of Buffalo mass shooting

Originally Published: 18 MAY 22 05:13 ET Updated: 18 MAY 22 10:32 ET By Clare Foran, CNN (CNN) -- The House of Representatives is expected to vote Wednesday on a bill aimed at preventing domestic terrorism and combating the threat…

Two individuals arrested for Smuggling of Persons Tuesday night

Here are the details of the traffic stop

WHARTON COUNTY, Texas - On Tuesday, at approximately 11:58 p.m., a member of the Wharton County Sheriff's Office Criminal Interdiction Unit stopped a silver Chevrolet Traverse. The member stopped the vehicle for a traffic violation on US 59 N., near…

National Peace Officers Memorial Ceremony

Tuesday Morning May 17, 2022 from 9 am until 10 am

  VICTORIA, Texas - Close to 100 people gathered at Deleon Plaza Tuesday morning for the 2022 National Peace Officers Memorial Ceremony.  The event honors law enforcement…

Sunrise Question of The Day for Wednesday 5-18-22

Reminds me of Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer

    The average person buys 6 of these a year for their house. Six of what are they?  Go to our Crossroads Today Facebook page to submit your answer: https://www.facebook.com/CrossroadsToday. ANSWER: Lightbulbs

DOCPAC to host Low-Cost Vaccination and Microchip Week for pets

Here are the details on the event

VICTORIA, Texas - The Dorothy H. O'Connor Pet Adoption Center will host a Low-Cost Vaccination and Microchip Week on Monday, May 23, through Friday, May 27. The organization will provide services from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, no…

JPMorgan warns California's $6 gas could spread nationwide

US gas prices reach record highs in the aftermath of Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Originally Published: 17 MAY 22 16:46 ET Updated: 17 MAY 22 17:03 ET By Matt Egan and Chris Isidore, CNN Business (CNN) -- The average price for gasoline in California hit $6 a gallon Tuesday for the first time --…

Column: How can the library better meet your needs?

Dayna Williams-Capone shared the following message

Dayna Williams-Capone shared the following message: Are you a Victoria Public Library patron? If so, how can we improve our services? If not, how can we change that? The scope of services offered by public libraries has changed greatly over…

Edinburg woman arrested on Smuggling of Persons charge

A traffic stop led to the discovery of four individuals hidden inside vehicle

WHARTON COUNTY, Texas - On Tuesday, at approximately 1:30 p.m., a member of the Wharton County Sheriff's Office Criminal Interdiction Unit conducted a traffic stop. The official stopped a 2018 Dodge Journey for a traffic violation on U.S. 59, in the…

Amaya Celine Alvarez wins City coloring contest

Several first-to third-grade students participated in the contest

VICTORIA, Texas - The City of Victoria awarded Amaya Celine Alvarez as the winner of a coloring contest hosted by the City of Victoria for Public Service Recognition Week (May 1-7). Alvarez is a third-grade student at O'Connor Elementary…

Residents invited to celebrate Riverside Stadium's 75th anniversary

Skills contests, live music, other fun events to take place on May 20 through 21

VICTORIA, Texas - The City of Victoria invites you to attend Riverside Stadium's 75th anniversary on May 20 through 21. Skills contests, live music and other fun events will take place at the celebration beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday…

Police arrest suspect in Dallas Koreatown hair salon shooting

Here are the details of the arrest based on an arrest document

DALLAS, Texas - On Tuesday, Dallas Police arrested a suspect in the shooting at Hair World Salon in Dallas Koreatown. According to Dallas Police, officials had obtained an arrest warrant for Jeremy Theron Smith, 36, for the shooting at the…

Former Victoria County District Attorney Dexter Eaves has died

Eaves died Saturday, May 14, 2022

VICTORIA, Texas - 25 News Now has confirmed Dexter Eaves has died. The former Victoria County District Attorney graduated law school from St. Mary's in 1991. He served as district attorney from 1998 to 2007 in Victoria County. Dexter Eaves,…