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Shooting near Bourbon Street leaves 5 injured

One person has been detained

Originally Published: 01 AUG 21 11:42 ET Updated: 01 AUG 21 12:06 ET By Alta Spells and Gregory Lemos, CNN (CNN) -- A shooting in the French Quarter section of New Orleans left five people injured early Sunday morning, a…

Maritime tensions escalate in the Middle East

This Jan. 2, 2016 photo shows the Liberian-flagged oil tanker Mercer Street off Cape Town, South Africa. The oil tanker linked to an Israeli billionaire reportedly came under attack off the coast of Oman in the…

Millions of households could face eviction

Originally Published: 01 AUG 21 00:06 ET Updated: 01 AUG 21 08:55 ET Analysis by Zachary B. Wolf, CNN (CNN) -- It's like Democrats in the White House and Congress forgot the date. Now it's the first of the month…

Caeleb Dressel wins another gold medal

Dressel claims 4th Olympic victory in 50 free

TOKYO (AP) — Securing his place as one of the biggest stars of the Tokyo Olympics, Caeleb Dressel won his fourth gold medal with a victory in the 50-meter freestyle Sunday. Dressel cruised to a relatively easy win in the…

San Francisco Giants defeat Houston Astros 8-6

Giants hit 5 HRs, rough up Greinke, Astros

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants hit five home runs, including four off Astros ace Zack Greinke, and beat Houston 8-6 Saturday in an interleague matchup of division leaders. Darin Ruf, Donovan Solano, Wilmer Flores and LaMonte Wade…

Durant sets record, example for US Olympic men’s hoops team

Durant is the top scorer to ever wear the red, white and blue, a player who has been unstoppable on the international stage from the moment he arrived

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Kevin Durant had been just ordinary so far in these Olympics. That’s probably not good enough for gold. Not on this U.S. men’s basketball team, an unproven and for now still unspectacular group. Durant is the…

House Democrat slams lawmakers 'on vacations'

As eviction moratorium is set to end

Originally Published: 31 JUL 21 15:33 ET By Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN (CNN) -- Rep. Cori Bush slammed her House colleagues for adjourning for August recess without passing an extension of…

U.S. vaccination rates are rising

Even in least-vaccinated Southern states

Originally Published: 31 JUL 21 13:12 ET By Matthew Hilk and Ray Sanchez, CNN (CNN) -- The pace of Covid-19 vaccinations in the US has risen steadily over the past three weeks, particularly in several Southern states with poor vaccination…

What to expect on Community Crossroads

This week on Community Crossroads

VICTORIA, Texas - Here's a look at what to expect this weekend on Community Crossroads. We learn about Pack the Bus, a school supply drive initiative by H-E-B and…

Tensions in the House boil over

Following 1/6 hearing and mask rule

Originally Published: 31 JUL 21 09:01 ET Updated: 31 JUL 21 10:23 ET By Annie Grayer, CNN (CNN) -- Democratic Rep. Jim Himes of Connecticut did not want to lose his cool, but he said this week he couldn't help…

Eviction moratorium to expire Saturday

House leaves town without passing extension

Originally Published: 30 JUL 21 10:29 ET Updated: 30 JUL 21 19:58 ET By Annie Grayer, Phil Mattingly, Kristin Wilson and Melanie Zanona, CNN (CNN) -- An eviction moratorium for renters from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

House fire on Sam Houston Drive

Authorities say no one was inside the home at the time of the fire

VICTORIA, Texas - A fire broke out at a Victoria home on Friday, July 30, 2021. The fire was located between the 1800 block of Sam Houston Dr. and Lenora Dr. Traffic was…

40 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 11.27% on Thursday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 40 new cases of COIVD-19 Friday afternoon. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Friday afternoon, there are: 40 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 301 currently active…

V.I.S.D. launches Let's Talk

VICTORIA, Texas - Are you looking for an easy way to submit questions, comments and other feedback to Victoria I.S.D.? Well, V.I.S.D. has recently launched a new Let's Talk…