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Early voting for Texas’ 27th Congressional District Joint Primary Election begins February 14

Early voting for the upcoming Joint Primary Election will be February 14 to February 25 and the last day to register to vote is January 31.

VICTORIA, Texas - Early voting for Texas’ 27th Congressional District Joint Primary Election begins February 14. It includes a crowded race with three Democratic candidates and five Republican candidates. You can read about all the candidates here. The election is…

Texas wins three Deal of the Year awards from Business Facilities magazine

Here is what you need to know

AUSTIN, Texas – On Friday, Jan. 14, Governor Greg Abbott announced that the State of Texas received three Deal of the Year awards from Business Facilities magazine. The awards recognized the Lone Star State's exceptional economic environment for corporate relocations,…

FBI identifies hostage-taker at Texas synagogue

Malik Faisal Akram held four people hostage at a Texas synagogue

Originally Published: 16 JAN 22 00:29 ET Updated: 16 JAN 22 14:04 ET By Alaa Elassar, Michelle Watson and Alanne Orjoux, CNN (CNN) -- The FBI on Sunday identified Malik Faisal Akram, a 44-year-old British national, as the man who…

Corpus Christi Police Department detectives search for vehicle of interest

Officers responded to a shooting that left a 38-year-old dead on the scene

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - The Corpus Christi Police Department is asking for your help with locating a vehicle of interest. On Saturday, Jan. 15, at approximately 12:41 a.m., officers responded to a shooting at the intersection of Gollihar and…

'Texas is fully prepared to address any potential wildfires in the coming days'

Governor Greg Abbott prepares state resources in response to elevated fire weather throughout Texas

AUSTIN, Texas – On Friday, Jan. 14, Governor Greg Abbott directed the TDEM to prepare resources in response to increased fire weather conditions across Texas this weekend. The Texas A&M Forest Service warns residents of elevated to critical fire weather…

Edna woman saves bald eagle

Jessica Coleman, founder of Lumpy Lizard Reptile, Poultry, and Exotics Rescue saved an injured bald eagle in Edna.

EDNA, Texas - Jessica Coleman is the founder of Lumpy Lizard Reptile, Poultry, and Exotics Rescue and when she got the call from an Edna resident that there was a…

Uvalde resident charged with Felony Money Laundering

Drug Interdiction Investigator David Smith conducted the traffic stop leading to the arrest

FAYETTE COUNTY, Texas - On Wednesday, Jan. 13, afternoon, around 2:36 p.m., Drug Interdiction Investigator David Smith conducted a traffic stop on a 2001 Isuzu Rodeo vehicle. According to Sheriff Keith Korenek's report, the traffic stop took place on…

Governor Abbott announces $10 million in Spaceport Trust Fund grants

Here are the details

AUSTIN, Texas – On Thursday, Jan. 13, Governor Greg Abbott announced Spaceport Trust Fund grant awards of $5,000,000 to the Cameron County Spaceport Development Corporation. He also announced $5,000,000 to the Houston Spaceport Development Corporation. The Governor's Office of Economic…

Civilian Police Academy offers hands-on experience of police work

You can register by Feb. 1 for 2022 academy

VICTORIA, Texas - The 2022 Civilian Police Academy gives will provide residents with a chance to learn about different areas of police work. It will also put knowledge into action through hands-on activities and demonstrations. “We try to include…

Fayette County Sheriff's Office delivers several promotions

Sheriff Keith Korenek reported two deputy promotions to Night Patrol Sergeants

FAYETTE COUNTY, Texas - Several deputy promotions took place within the Fayette County Sheriff's Office for the new year. Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek reported two deputy promotions to Night Patrol Sergeants, through the new 2022 budget. Lt. David Beyer…

A Victoria County jury convicts man on two different charges of assault

The charges stemmed from two separate incidents in June and July of 2021.   

VICTORIA, Texas - Today, a Victoria County jury convicted 36-year-old Joshua Lee Vasquez, of Victoria, of Aggravated Assault and Assault Family Violence With a Previous Conviction. The charges stemmed from two separate incidents in June and July of 2021. The…

Governor Abbott receives Blue Shield Award

Texas State Troopers Association presented the governor with the award on Wednesday

AUSTIN, Texas – On Wednesday, Jan. 12, Governor Abbott delivered remarks at the Texas State Troopers Association Award Presentation. He also reaffirmed the State of Texas' unwavering support for law enforcement. Both took place at the Governor's Mansion in Austin,…

New voter registration cards to be sent out soon

You must register by January 31 to vote in the March 1 Joint Primary Election

VICTORIA, Texas - Registered voters should receive a new voter registration card soon. Redistricting is still underway and the Elections Office should send cards out by Jan. 22, 2022. You must register by Jan. 31, 2022, in order to vote…

Lavaca County residents urged to pre-register with STEAR program

Pre-registration can save lives during emergencies, natural disasters

LAVACA COUNTY, Texas - Lavaca County Office of Emergency Management urges residents, who may require assistance during an emergency, to register with the State of Texas Emergency Assistance Registry (STEAR) Program. Pre-registration can save lives during emergencies and natural disasters.…

The Refugio I.S.D. has cancelled all classes until January 18, 2022

The Refugio I.S.D. has seen a significant rise in COVID-19 cases among staff and students

REFUGIO, Texas - Parents with students in the Refugio I.S.D. received notice today classes are cancelled starting Wednesday, January 12, 2022. The district is closed until Tuesday, January 18, 2022 when classes will resume. The closure includes all Refugio I.S.D.…

January is human trafficking prevention and awareness month

"It's a horrible crime, I can't think of too many crimes that are worse than this. People need to be aware that it's out there and it is in our backyard,"

VICTORIA, Texas - January is human trafficking prevention and awareness month. With Texas ranking number 2 in human trafficking cases nationwide, the Texas Department of Family and Protective…