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International Space Station swerves to avoid space junk, Russia says

NASA postponed a spacewalk after receiving a space debris warning for the ISS

Originally Published: 03 DEC 21 08:01 ET By Zahra Ullah, CNN (CNN) -- The International Space Station had to adjust its orbit to avoid collision with a piece of debris from a US rocket, the head of Russia's space agency…

Pet of The Week for Fri-Yay 12-3-21

Adopt Lacey, Lucy, Lori and Lulu

Today is Fri-Yay, and here on Sunrise that means it's also time for Pet of The Week.  A segment where we highlight shelter pets here in The Crossroads looking for their furrever homes.  This morning we want to introduce you…

US Army and FAA investigating military flyover of NFL game

Here is what you need to know

Originally Published: 02 DEC 21 15:22 ET By Barbara Starr and Gregory Wallace, CNN (CNN) -- The US military and the Federal Aviation Administration are reviewing a flyover of an NFL game last month to determine if the military helicopters…

Local businessman runs for Lavaca County Judge in the 2022 election

Former County Judge Keith Mudd plans to bring hands-on business experience and conservative leadership back into the Office

LAVACA COUNTY, Texas - Local businessman and former County Judge Keith Mudd is running for Lavaca County Judge in the 2022 Republican Primary election. Mudd pledges to bring hands-on business experience and conservative leadership back into the County Judge's Office.…

BREAKING: 'Texas was included in an overall nationwide injunction order'

The injunction suspends the requirement for employees to receive the Covid-19 vaccine

VICTORIA, Texas - On Nov. 4, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) released a new Interim Final Rule (IRF). The IRF required all staff to receive Covid-19 vaccinations at facilities that participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. This…

LA@VC students apply for college through ApplyTexas

80% of students have completed an application and were accepted

VICTORIA, Texas - Students attending Liberty Academy Credit Recovery at Victoria College (LA@VC) have recently completed college applications through ApplyTexas. VC counselors provided hands-on assistance to the students throughout the application process. About 80% of students have finished their applications…

Victoria County awarded 2nd Transparency Star by Texas Comptroller

Victoria County received award for 'exemplary efforts in creating financial transparency around public debt'

VICTORIA COUNTY - Victoria County received a second Transparency Star Award from Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar. The county received the award "for exemplary efforts in creating financial transparency around public debt." In 2021, this is the second award that Victoria…

Question of The Day for Thursday 12-2-21

Ken might know her?

This fictional character has had more than 200 different jobs including: astronaut, doctor, rapper and even a Canadian Mountie. Who is it?  Submit your answer to https://www.facebook.com/CrossroadsToday ANSWER: Barbie

Victoria County sees drastic decrease in Covid-19 cases over the last few months

David Gonzales, Victoria Public Health Department director, provides an update on cases and vaccine

VICTORIA COUNTY, Texas - In the past three months, Covid-19 daily new cases have dropped drastically in Victoria County. Victoria County Public Health Department Director David Gonzales provided an update. During September, there were 1,188 new cases in Victoria County.…

VPD offers safety tips for holiday shoppers

Here is what you need to know

VICTORIA, Texas - Holiday shopping season is here. The Victoria Police Department is reminding residents to be on the lookout for thieves who prey on holiday shoppers. To help residents protect themselves from criminal activity, the Community Engagement Unit offered…

First confirmed US case of Omicron detected in California

The Omicron Covid-19 variant was identified by scientists in South Africa

Originally Published: 01 DEC 21 13:45 ET By Jacqueline Howard and Kaitlan Collins, CNN (CNN) -- The United States' first confirmed case of the Omicron coronavirus variant has been identified in California, according to a source familiar. The World Health…

Christmas Parade of Lights offered in person or on TV, online

Text 'ADD' to 361-200-3098 for updates and alerts

VICTORIA, Texas - Residents now have the choice to watch Christmas Parade of Lights in person or from their homes. Christmas Parade of Lights will return to its traditional downtown setting this year,…

VISD's 'Winter Wonderland' event reaches students with complex needs

Victoria ISD's Special Services Department to host its 8th annual 'Winter Wonderland' event

VICTORIA, Texas - On Thursday, Dec. 2, Victoria ISD's Special Services Department will host it's 8th annual "Winter Wonderland" event. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for students with complex needs within the district. "Winter…

Biden will mark World AIDS Day with new national HIV/AIDS strategy

Biden's strategy will be the nation's third HIV strategy

Originally Published: 01 DEC 21 05:11 ET By Allie Malloy and Paul LeBlanc, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden will mark World AIDS Day on Wednesday by unveiling a new national HIV/AIDS strategy with the goal of ending the HIV…