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Possible human smuggling attempt in Fayette County

Traffic stop turns into drivers and passengers fleeing the vehicle

FAYETTE COUNTY - On Tuesday, May 11, around 1:38 a.m., Deputy A.J. Gonzales conducted a traffic stop on a green GMC SUV on I-10, near mile marker 673, for an equipment violation. As the vehicle came to a stop, the…

Two Texas deputies killed, city worker wounded in attack

The suspect has been charged with capital murder

EDEN, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a man shot two West Texas sheriff’s deputies dead and critically wounded a city employee while answering a dog complaint. Twenty-eight-year-old Jeffrey Nicholas has been charged with capital murder and jailed with a $4…

What you need to know about the landscaping rocks in the City of Port Lavaca

It all stemmed from a social media post about rocks being thrown in the water at Bayfront Park.

PORT LAVACA, Texas - A rocky situation brought a community together. This is what the City of Port Lavaca said following a Facebook conversation that began with a post that showed kids throwing rocks into the water at Bayfront Park.…

Kendra Scott and her team honored nurses at The Woman's Hospital of Texas

In celebration with National Nurses Week

HOUSTON, Texas - On Friday, May 7, hundreds of nurses at The Woman's Hospital of Texas were surprised with a special event honoring National Nurses Week. Kendra Scott, world-renowned jewelry and home accessories designer, collaborated with The Woman's Hospital…

Victoria native, Craig Smith, has been named Driscoll Health Plan CEO

Smith has years of service that have led him to this position

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Craig Smith, who grew up in Victoria and has family in Corpus Christi, has been given the title of Driscoll Health Plan CEO, giving him the responsibility for the overall performance of the Health Plan As…

Texas Department of Agriculture now accepting applications

Deadline for application: May 21, 2021

TEXAS - The Texas Department of Agriculture is accepting applications to help with local costs collected for activities related to the FY 2021 State Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (PEBT). The deadline for this application is May 21, 2021. Out of…

Karya Kares brings free swimming classes to children across the State of Texas

Here is what you need to know for your child to receive these services

HOUSTON, Texas - Karya Property Management's Karya Kares organization, with its main headquarters located in Houston, acts as a non-profit institution created to provide charity opportunities and services to both the Houston area and globally. From the beginning, Karya Kares…

Governor Abbott announces HHSC's extension of Emergency SNAP benefits for May

A continuation to the response to the Covid-19 pandemic

AUSTIN, Texas - On Tuesday, May 4, Governor Abbott announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is providing about $246 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits for the month of May in response…

Deadline to apply for disaster assistance with FEMA is May 20

For those recovering from uninsured or underinsured losses and damages

DENTON, Texas - There are only two weeks left for Texas residents and businesses, who are recovering form uninsured or underinsured losses and damage from February's severe winter storms, to register for disaster assistance with FEMA and apply for a…

Customer's package delivery video goes viral

A local customer warns neighbors about his delivery getting thrown onto his property, making his social media posts get a lot of interaction.

VICTORIA, Texas - Recently, a customer living on Kensington Street received a package from Lone Star Overnight, a delivery service that takes pride in its personal relationships with customers. The…

Longhorns LB Jake Ehlinger found dead at age 20 off campus

Jake Ehlinger had not played the last two seasons after arriving as a walk-on from Austin’s Westlake High School

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas linebacker Jake Ehlinger, the younger brother of former Longhorns quarterback Sam Ehlinger, was found dead near campus Thursday, Austin police said. Officers found the 20-year-old Ehlinger after responding to a call at 12:18 p.m. Police…

Crossroads residents celebrate National Day of Prayer

Residents came together at downtown Victoria in prayer

VICTORIA, Texas - Today residents celebrated National Day of Prayer at DeLeon Plaza in downtown Victoria. It was a beautiful day as many people came out for the National Day of Prayer event. The event kicked off with patriotic music…