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Possible flash flooding this week #TurnAroundDontDrown

Weather Alert

VICTORIA, Texas- With heavy rain and possible flash flooding in the forecast throughout this week and into the weekend, the Victoria OEM created some graphics to highlight the importance of #TurnAroundDontDrown. Don't underestimate the power of water. Six inches of…

Federal pandemic-related unemployment benefits will end soon

Vast amounts of job openings and fraudulent claims amongst reasons for ending

AUSTIN, Texas -- Governor Greg Abbott today informed the U.S. Department of Labor that Texas will opt out of further federal unemployment compensation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, effective June 26, 2021. This includes the $300 weekly unemployment supplement from…

Victoria County grand jury indicts woman in theft case

Woman faces theft and misapplication of fiduciary property indictments

VICTORIA, Texas- A Victoria County grand jury has issued two indictments against Billie Hessler, 51. The first four count indictment includes two counts of theft and two counts of misapplication of fiduciary property. The four counts involve amounts up to…

Suspect arrested in double stabbing at a business on Houston Hwy

Two victims expected to be okay following stabbing incident

VICTORIA, Texas- On Sunday, May 16, 2021 just before 9:30 a.m. Victoria police worked a double stabbing at a business in the 3800 block of Houston Hwy. A 39-year-old man and a 26-year-old man were stabbed during a fight. The…

COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Lavaca County

Beating COVID-19

LAVACA County- The Department of State Health Services Public Health Region 8, COVID-19 2nd Dose Vaccine Clinic(s) is set for Tuesday, May 25, 2021. The DSHS Communications Team is reaching out to patients to schedule and confirm appointment times for…

VC's Museum to host 'Mammoth Hunters Summer Camp' on June 21-25

Advanced registration required before June 1

VICTORIA, Texas - Starting June 21 through June 25, Victoria College's Museum of the Coastal Bend will host a Mammoth Hunters Summer Camp for children ages 8 through 12 (grades 4 through 7). Some of the available activities, introducing the…

CDC chief discusses mask wearing for unvaccinated people

Following last week's updated guidance

Originally Published: 16 MAY 21 11:44 ET Updated: 16 MAY 21 12:39 ET By Chandelis Duster and Naomi Thomas, CNN (CNN) -- Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Sunday that people have…

Deadliest day in Israel-Palestinian conflict

Scenes of horror unfold in Gaza

Originally Published: 16 MAY 21 08:14 ET Updated: 16 MAY 21 10:30 ET By Abeer Salman, Ibrahim Dahman, Mohammed Tawfeeq, Ofri Eshel, Ben Wedeman, and Hadas Gold, CNN (CNN) -- Israel bombed the house of Hamas' Gaza leader and obliterated…

The City of Victoria opens a new section of landfill

Learn more by visiting the link attached

VICTORIA, Texas - On April 7, a modified skid steer loader was used to roll out a thick plastic liner for a new half-cell at the City of Victoria landfill. Republic Services, which operates the landfill for the City, hired…

Missing tiger in Houston has been turned in to authorities

Tiger seems to be in good health and unharmed

Originally Published: 15 MAY 21 21:39 ET Updated: 16 MAY 21 07:27 ET By Rosa Flores, Aya Elamroussi and Andy Rose, CNN (CNN) -- The nine-month old Bengal tiger that has been missing for days in Houston was found Saturday…

Conflict intensifies in Gaza as Israeli strikes hit home

Bombs family home and media offices

Originally Published: 15 MAY 21 11:39 ET Updated: 15 MAY 21 14:44 ET By Ibrahim Dahman, Abeer Salman, Kareem Khadder, Mohammad Tawfeeq, Ben Wedeman and Hadas Gold, CNN (CNN) -- Israel bombed a house in Gaza where a family…