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State rankings are out for class 2A division I

Shiner ranked #1, Refugio #3

Dave Campbell's Texas Football released it's class 2A division I state rankings and two area teams made the top 10. Below is a list of the top 10. Shiner Timpson Refugio Marlin Hawley Centerville Crawford Beckville Coleman Cisco The Shiner…

Lavaca County is now under Disaster Declaration

You can read the full declaration at co.lavaca.tx.us

LAVACA COUNTY, Texas - Beginning on Wednesday, June 22, Lavaca County will be under a Disaster Declaration. Lavaca County Judge Mark Myers issued a Disaster Declaration, detailing the extreme drought conditions. He also prohibited the sale or use of certain…

Elderly man found deceased following house fire

Fire crews from Victoria and Mission Valley find garage, home engulfed in flames

    VICTORIA, Texas - On Wednesday morning, local firefighters located a deceased man in a Mission Valley home after responding to a house fire. According to Victoria County Fire Marshal…

VPD: Intoxicated man crashes and takes excavator for a ride

Suspect faces several charges in early morning crash and excavator ride

Leonardo Ray Martinez, 30 VICTORIA, Texas - On Monday, June 20, 2022 around 4:20 a.m., Victoria Police responded to a motor vehicle crash near the 5900 block of Houston Hwy. Officers found a crashed black Chevrolet Impala in a field…

Top headlines in The Port Lavaca Wave

Affordable housing plan set for Port Lavaca

CALHOUN COUNTY, Texas - Here are some of the top headlines this week in The Port Lavaca Wave. Juneteenth celebrates freedom, unity Unstoppable. Those two words rang out loud and strong at the 2022 Juneteenth Celebration Saturday at George Adams…

City seeks contractor for Riverside Park duck pond repairs

The foundation of the duck pond is damaged partly due to Hurricane Harvey

VICTORIA, Texas - The City of Victoria is seeking a contractor to restore the Riverside Park duck pond. The duck pond has been closed since 2018 due to sidewalk damage. Hurricane Harvey contributed to some of the damages on the…

Local high-speed chase results in a felony arrest

This is a developing story

VICTORIA, Texas - On Wednesday, at approximately 8:25 a.m., local law enforcement arrested a subject following a felony stop. According to the Victoria Police Department, the Gulf Coast Violent Offender Task Force stopped the subject who had felony warrants. The…

Rob Gronkowski retires, won’t join Tom Brady for 3rd season

The four-time All-Pro tight end announced his retirement for the second time in three years on Tuesday

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Rob Gronkowski won’t be joining Tom Brady for a third season with the Buccaneers. The four-time All-Pro tight end announced his retirement for the second time in three years on Tuesday. In an Instagram post, Gronkowski…

Deshaun Watson settles 20 civil suits, faces NFL suspension

Watson still faces discipline from the league

HOUSTON (AP) — Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson’s decision to settle 20 of 24 civil lawsuits for sexual misconduct may not dissuade the NFL from giving him a lengthy suspension, a person familiar with the league’s investigation told the Associated…

Victoria County issues disaster declaration due to ongoing drought

The declaration bans the sale and use of fireworks countywide

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria County Judge Ben Zeller issued a Declaration of Local Disaster on June 21, 2022, due to the county's severe drought and fire conditions. Judge Zeller stated in a press release that with the recent grass fires…

11 officers responded to Uvalde shooting within 3 minutes, source says

New reports reveal how authorities then waited to engage

Originally Published: 21 JUN 22 03:55 ET Updated: 21 JUN 22 09:01 ET By Travis Caldwell and Rosa Flores, CNN (CNN) -- Eleven officers -- including Uvalde school district police chief Pete Arredondo -- were inside Robb Elementary within three…

Deputy: 2 officers had chance to shoot Uvalde school gunman

Officers say they didn't shoot because children were in the line of fire

UVALDE, Texas (AP) - Two Uvalde city police officers told a sheriff's deputy that they passed up a fleeting chance to shoot the gunman for fear of hitting children outside an elementary school where the gunman killed 21 people. The…

Matijevic homers for 1st MLB hit, Astros beat White Sox 4-3

The Astros bounced back from a 7-0 shutout Saturday to get a 2-1 series win

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie J.J. Matijevic homered for his first major league hit and Mauricio Dubón added a two-run shot to power the Houston Astros to a 4-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday night. The Astros bounced…

Grossman leads Tigers past Rangers 7-3 for series split

Texas is off Monday before starting a two-game home series against the Philadelphia Phillies

DETROIT (AP) — Robbie Grossman homered and drove in four runs as the Detroit Tigers beat the Texas Rangers 7-3 Sunday to split the four-game series. The Tigers and their league-worst offense scored five or more runs in consecutive games…

Dance arts featured in local art walk

VICTORIA, Texas - Here's a look at part of today's Downtown Victoria Art Walk. The Ballet Academy of South Texas showcased the art of dance. Dancers danced to…

Cueto, López combine for 3-hitter as Chisox down Astros 7-0

Verlander allowed nine hits and seven runs — four earned — in a season-low 3 2/3 innings to snap a two-game winning streak.

HOUSTON (AP) — Johnny Cueto and Reynaldo López combined for a three-hitter and Luis Robert tied a career-high with four RBIs as the Chicago White Sox jumped on Justin Verlander early and cruised to a 7-0 win over the Houston…

Tigers pound 3 HRs, beat Rangers 14-7 to end 6-game skid

Texas starter Taylor Hearn (4-5) allowed eight runs and 10 hits in 3 2/3 innings

DETROIT (AP) — Eric Haase had three hits, including one of three Detroit homers, and the Tigers snapped a six-game losing streak with a 14-7 win over the Texas Rangers on Saturday. The Tigers had scored only two runs in…