A citizen’s tip led to the detention of at least 11 migrants authorities think were in the country illegally Monday afternoon, Raul “Pinky” Gonzales, sheriff for Refugio County, said Tuesday.
PHARR — On the afternoon of June 2, Sgt. Lee Ashcraft, a 23-year veteran of the Texas Department of Public Safety, manned a machine gun on a 34-foot Yellowfin patrol boat as it cruised down the Rio Grande River.
A key eyewitness in a 2018 double homicide case fielded questions from the defense during Wednesday's proceedings, stating she was "very certain" the defendant was the man who pulled the trigger.
Starting Friday, the Victoria County Public Health Department will begin scheduling COVID-19 vaccines with direct scheduling rather than the previous waitlist system, according to a county press release.
When Seadrift residents found themselves trapped inside their homes during February’s winter freeze, local police sprang into action.
Multiple game rooms were searched and at least 12 people were arrested on illegal gambling charges during a multiagency operation that spanned four counties, authorities in the region said Thursday.
Sheriff Justin Marr wants the community to be his “eyes and ears” for his deputies regarding human smuggling and trafficking enforcement in Victoria County.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and local law enforcement officials will hold a public town hall meeting to discuss the situation at the state’s southern border on Monday.
Four immigrants, who authorities said are in the country illegally, were detained after a bailout on a rural road in western Victoria County, sheriff ’s office officials said Thursday afternoon.
The drive from Houston to a gas station in rural Victoria County where her 14-year-old son was found nearly 20 years ago never gets easier for Dona Torres.
Amanda Johnson's cause of death has not been determined by the Fort Bend County Medical Examiner’s Office. The Texas Rangers, who are aiding the Matagorda County Sheriff's Office in the investigation of her death, are still conducting their investigation. Information that was provided to the…
A town hall meeting for residents concerned with stray and loose dogs in Bloomington is in the works, a county commissioner said Thursday.
Since the inaugural edition of the Advocate was printed in 1846, the printing press at the heart of the Crossroads has taken only a few days off from dispensing local, state and national news during its 171-year run.
From fertilizer comes almost all the food we eat — vegetables, meats and most of what is on a dinner plate. But in recent months, the price for fertilizer has “skyrocketed,” said one retailer.
A commercial truck driver pleaded guilty Friday to criminal negligent homicide years after a fatal crash he caused by passing a vehicle in a no-passing lane in Victoria County.
Victoria West High School students and staff honored founding Principal Debbie Crick with a plaque and photos, which will hang on campus.
BLOOMINGTON — Makenna Cornelius, 19, never forgets to bring an old cattle prod she used in FFA before every walk outside. Without it, she said, it would not be possible to fend off the many dogs — both stray and owned — that roam the streets near her home.
The audience leaned in as one of the first Victoria County judges took the stage and began sharing war stories from the Texas Revolutionary War.
A travel trailer in Telferner and a second one in Victoria were destroyed in separate fires just hours apart Saturday morning, fire officials said.
Five-year-old Patti Ann Riley danced barefoot to the beat of her mother’s fiddle with the roof of the historic DeLeon Plaza gazebo shielding the audience members from a light drizzle.
A commercial truck driver accused of recklessly causing a Victoria County highway crash in July while he was fatigued has been arrested.
The Texas Senate unanimously passed a bill authored by State Sen. Lois Kolkhorst to require a voter-verifiable paper audit trail for all elections systems, according to a Tuesday news release.
Pavement repairs on three intersections with Navarro Street in Victoria will be begin Wednesday evening, according to a city news release.
A Victoria mother and her three children who were critically injured in a crash last week are receiving treatment at a San Antonio hospital, family members said Friday.
A Victoria mother and her three children were taken to a local hospital after they were involved in a crash with a woman suspected of driving while intoxicated, Victoria police said in a news release Wednesday.
The cause of a fire that destroyed a Mission Valley home is still under investigation, fire authorities said Wednesday.
Dozens of children hooted and hollered on their search for Easter eggs while weaving in between families, pop-up shops and people in line for a photo with the Easter Bunny, where Eddie and LaVerne Teague were queued.
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- Victoria Crime Stoppers asking for your help in solving two burglaries
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- Subject contacted police and has been identified
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- 2 arrested after two-hour standoff in Yoakum
- Victoria mayor candidates debate the city's handling of recent crises
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