News

Dumb Criminal Shoots Himself in Bungled Robbery Attempt
An attempted robbery of a Victoria taxi went awry when the man who was trying to hold up the driver accidentally shot himself.
Victoria police say the incident occurred yesterday (Sunday) afternoon in the area of Kingwood Drive and Queenswood Trail when the man reportedly was trying to hold up the ta…
The Haunted Salem Bridge-One Year Later
About a year ago, a group of paranormal researchers known as Urban Exploration spent some time exploring the old Salem bridge in Victoria. Legend has it that some strange things happen there like figures that appear and the sound of disembodied voices...
It’s Pedal to the Metal Next Weekend at The Texas Mile
Do you feel the need for speed? Who doesn't once in a while? Whether you like to go fast or just appreciate high-powered vehicles doing so, The Texas Mile is for you. 
As the most recognized 1-Mile Top Speed Racing event in the world, the much anticipated Texas Mile returns to the Victoria…
College Admissions Scandal Hits University of Texas
We've been hearing a lot of news about some celebrities and others who have bought their kid's way into some prestigious universities and now, you can add UT to the list of involved schools. According to a published report, the Longhorns men's tennis coach has been placed on administr…
I Was Called for Jury Duty
It's one of those inevitable things that happens when you're an upstanding, law-abiding, taxpaying citizen of the community (insert guffaws here). You get a card in the mail that says you've been selected to serve jury duty.
I've gotten one of these before and when I went in, the roomful of prospecti…
Victoria Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week
Identity theft. That's one of the biggest fears these days with as much as we do online. That's what happened to a woman who was the victim of that kind of crime in December.
Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking information regarding identity theft...
This Version of Monopoly is All About Victoria
Everybody knows the famous board game 'Monopoly,' right? I think we all grew up playing it, fighting over who gets to be the top hat, battleship or race car game piece. It's truly a classic. Well now, a company called Late for the Sky has produced localized versions of the classic boa…
Houston Texans Release Cornerback Kevin Johnson
Former first-round draft pick Kevin Johnson has been released by the Houston Texans. The cornerback was the 16th overall pick but has faced injuries that limited his playing in recent years, he was in injured reserve after the first game of the season last year because of a concussion, but he also s…
Victoria Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week
Are you a crime fighter? You could be if you have information that helps police solve the Victoria Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week.
On October 26th at approximately 7:30 in the morning, a generator was stolen from the driveway of a residence on the 1800 block of Mission Drive...

Load More Articles