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Vietnamese Refugee joins the United States Navy that saved his life

Victoria medical doctor gets commissioned into the navy

VICTORIA, Texas - Doctor Peter Nguyen is currently a practicing medical doctor here in Victoria but the journey to getting here wasn't easy. Dr. Nguyen was born in Vietnam and at the age of nine fled the country with…

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…

House fire near Highway 59 in Ganado

Fire crews confirm no one was hurt and the home was unoccupied.

GANADO, Texas - A house fire is still under investigation in Ganado. Chief Bernard Scott with Ganado Volunteer Fire Department confirmed no one was hurt and the house was unoccupied at the time of the fire. The scene was still…

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…

Authorities: Car chase near Ander in Goliad County

Goliad County Sheriff's Office ask residents in the Ander area to report any suspicious activity.

GOLIAD COUNTY, Texas - According to a social media post by the Goliad County Sheriff's Office, on Monday at 4:30 a.m., the sheriff's office assisted DeWitt County Sheriff's Office in a car chase. The car chase ended with an arrest…

Now is the time to prepare for Hurricane Season

Forecasters say we are about two weeks away from Hurricane Season.

VICTORIA, Texas - Hurricane Season doesn't officially start until June 1, but now is the time to prepare. Now is also the time to be aware of resources available in your community. The Victoria Long-Term Recovery Group is the first…

48 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 7.44% as of Sunday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 48 new cases of COIVD-19 Monday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Monday evening, there are: 48 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 173 currently active…

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…

District 3 Council member race now has four candidates

The council member race for Victoria's District three, now has four candidates competing.

VICTORIA, Texas - The race for district's three's council member position has an unexpired term, ending in may 2024. The deadline for anyone living in the district to…

Cuero's Davyon Williams takes first at the Meet of Champions

Williams takes gold again

VICTORIA,Texas-- Some might remember his face and name from Friday. He was named Athlete of the Week. Davyon Williams competed this weekend in the Meet of Champions. All competitors from the UIL and TAPPS state track meet who took gold…

Sam Houston wins the FCS title

Sam Houston wins FCS title with late TD over South Dakota St

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The way Sam Houston handled everything in the longest and most unusual college football season, coach K.C. Keeler felt it was fitting that the Bearkats got their first FCS national title with a last-minute touchdown after…

Spurs to take part in the play-in tournament

Moore, short-handed Suns hold off Spurs 123-121

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Phoenix Suns got some needed rest for their All-Star backcourt and kept alive their chances of becoming the NBA’s top seed. E’Twaun Moore scored 22 points and made a 3-pointer with 2.2 seconds remaining that…

Astros sweep the Rangers

Four-run eighth sends Astros past Rangers, 6-2

HOUSTON (AP) — Chas McCormick had a two-run single as part of a four-run eighth, Lance McCullers Jr. threw six scoreless innings and the Houston Astros won their sixth straight, 6-2 over the Texas Rangers on Sunday. Houston loaded the…

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson scores stoppage-time winner

Score helps Liverpool defeat West Bromwich Albion

Originally Published: 16 MAY 21 14:46 ET By George Ramsay, CNN (CNN) -- Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson swapped saving goals for scoring one as his stunning stoppage-time header helped Liverpool defeat West Bromwich Albion 2-1 on Sunday. It's the first…