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Two new members appointed to Housing Authority board

VICTORIA, Texas- Mayor Rawley McCoy has appointed two new members to the Victoria Housing Authority board of commissioners for two-year terms. Local attorney Luther Easley and retired City staff member Darlah Sims will be sworn in at the board’s regular…

Citizen Responder program trains community to save lives

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria residents will have the chance to extinguish a car fire, rappel from a four-story building and learn how to take lifesaving measures during a crisis through the Victoria Fire Department’s Citizen Responder community education program. The program…

Selena Celebration 'Venticinco Años Tribute Concert' to be held May 9

Tribute will be at the Alamodome Arena in San Antonio, TX

SAN ANTONIO, Texas- In a press conference Tuesday morning Suzette Quintanilla, Selena's sister, announced the plans for the tribute concert in honor of the Queen of Tejano. Suzette dispelled any rumors that the concert would be held out of state,…

Spokesman: Texas refinery fire under control, no injuries

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A city spokesman says a fire at a Citgo refinery in Corpus Christi, Texas, is under control and air-quality monitoring suggests it is safe for residents to leave their homes. City spokesman Dale Stephán…

South Texas shrine to Don Pedrito Jaramillois vandalized

FALFURRIAS, Texas (AP) - Authorities are searching for vandals who damaged a south Texas shrine to faith healer Don Pedrito Jaramillo. Brooks County Sheriff Urbino “Benny” Martinez says the damage to the shrine to Don Pedrito Jaramillo in Falfurrias was…

1 dead, 3 hurt after motorcycle gang shootout at Texas bar

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - One person has been killed and three others injured following a shootout between rival motorcycle gangs at a bar in Midland Texas. The Midland Police Department says officers were called to Your Place bar at 8:26…

City of Port Lavaca hit by "aggressive" computer virus

Attack has cost the city nearly $50K

PORT LAVACA, Texas- On February 3rd Monday evening shortly after 5 p.m., the City of Port Lavaca was hit by a very aggressive computer virus. According to James Dale, the City’s IT provider, “The agents generally strike after hours expecting…

Meet Victoria's Most Eligible Bachelor's

VICTORIA, Texas-- If you're interested in reading about Timothy Windoskey please click here to read the article. If you're interested in reading about Geno Perez please click here to read the…

Man arrested after stealing truck, lying about identity

VICTORIA, Texas- On February 12th, at 1:16pm, Victoria County Sheriff's Office received a report of a pickup truck that had just been stolen in the 900 Block of FM 236, according to a statement from VCSO. Within minutes, the pickup…

Meet Victoria's Most Eligible Bachelorettes

VICTORIA, Texas--- If you're interested in reading about Carolina Astrain click here to read the article. If you're interested in reading about Tania Tchalikian click here to read the article. If…

Teen caught breaking into cars, arrested

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria Police Department shared the following statement on social media regarding a teen breaking into cars. "Tuesday morning at 2:50AM, VPD officers responded to the Primrose Addition after receiving information that someone was seen on security cameras breaking…

Be a sweetheart: prepare your family now for spring weather

Nothing says "I love you" like safety preparedness

AUSTIN, Texas– Show you care this Valentine’s Day by ensuring your loved ones and your home are ready for possible spring floods. If it can rain, it can flood. Floods are the most frequent – and the most costly –…

What’s the best sweet for your sweet? Waitr delivers your answer

Popular food delivery app lists its customer favorites

VICTORIA, Texas - Valentine’s Day has historically been one of the busiest nights of the year for the restaurant on-demand platform Waitr (usually #1 or #2 for the year). It’s pretty easy to see why - instead of eating shoulder-to-shoulder with…

Wings Over Texas airshow adds two military performance teams

U.S. Navy team and VFA team join air show

NAS KINGSVILLE – NAS Kingsville announced today that the United States Navy Parachute Team “The Leap Frogs” and the Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 125 F-35 Flight Demonstration Team have committed to participate in the Wings Over South Texas Air Show,…

Local professor explains why you shouldn't panic about Coronavirus

The four common strains of Coronavirus are prevalent and according to the CDC millions of people contract one of them every year

VICTORIA, Texas- When we learned of a woman from Victoria who was diagnosed with Coronavirus we decided to look into exactly what that means. The Coronavirus that…

Jesse Garza has been released from jail

Former constable accused of sexual assault released early.

VICTORIA, Texas---Former Constable Jesse Garza was sentenced to a year in jail for official Oppression of a Bloomington woman back in June 2019. Late Monday night Garza was released…

Forensic audit approved for Victoria County finances

An outside CPA will lead a financial audit for Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria County commissioners approved a forensic audit to revisit all expenditures with insurance claim refunds from Hurricane Harvey. The court agreed to bring in an outside certified…

What you didn't know about the Coronavirus

There are actually seven types of Coronavirus.

VICTORIA, Texas- Coronavirus. The word has become synonymous with “outbreak.” Death tolls are climbing toward 1000 in China, and airlines around the world are halting travel while the economy…