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Monday, Oct 1, 2018

Mosque in Victoria Rebuilt, Reopens With $1.1M Donations

Mosque in Victoria Rebuilt, Reopens With $1.1M Donations

A South Texas mosque that was torched early last year has reopened thanks to support from around the world and more than $1 million in donations.

Sunday, Aug 19, 2018

Emails Raise Questions About Ex-Texas Congressman, New Job

Emails Raise Questions About Ex-Texas Congressman, New Job

A former Texas congressman had tried steering a federal contract to the owner of a business who gave him a $160,000-a-year job after the congressman resigned amid sexual harassment allegations, according to...

Sunday, Jul 29, 2018

Muslims in Victoria Recall Changes Since 2017 Mosque Fire

Muslims in Victoria Recall Changes Since 2017 Mosque Fire

A Muslim congregation in Victoria, Texas remains traumatized, according to leaders, 18 months after a man burned down their mosque. An outpouring of support from Victoria residents followed the fire, but as...

Friday, Jul 20, 2018

Mosque Fire Causes Minor Damage, Believed Arson

Mosque Fire Causes Minor Damage, Believed Arson

Investigators are seeking tips from the public to the identity of those they believe set a fire that caused minor damage to a Houston-area mosque.

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018

Man Convicted of Hate Crime, Arson in Texas Mosque Torching

Man Convicted of Hate Crime, Arson in Texas Mosque Torching

A man accused of torching a South Texas mosque last year has been convicted of federal arson and explosives charges and of a hate crime charge.

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Jurors Shown Mosque Arson Suspect's Anti-Muslim Writings

Jurors Shown Mosque Arson Suspect's Anti-Muslim Writings

Prosecutors say a Texas man accused of torching a mosque made plans to create a "rogue unit" to monitor and possibly confront Muslims at the Islamic center.

Monday, Jul 9, 2018

Jury Selection Begins for Texas Mosque Arson Suspect

Jury Selection Begins for Texas Mosque Arson Suspect

A 26-year-old man accused of setting fire to a Southeast Texas mosque is to face a hate crime charge in federal court.

Monday, Jun 4, 2018

Texas Mosque Welcomes Church Damaged by Car Crash

Texas Mosque Welcomes Church Damaged by Car Crash

The Victoria Advocate reports that the Victoria Islamic Center offered its worship space Sunday to a group of about 30 members of the Unitarian Universalist Church.

Thursday, Jan 25, 2018

Texans' Donations to Help Clear Untested Rape Kit Backlog

Texans' Donations to Help Clear Untested Rape Kit Backlog

Many sexual assault victims in Texas have to wait years for closure because the state has a massive backlog of untested rape kits, but now you may be able to help change that with a simple donation.

Sunday, Dec 24, 2017

Dozens of Buses, Other Transit Vehicles Burned in Texas Fire

Dozens of Buses, Other Transit Vehicles Burned in Texas Fire

A fire broke out early Saturday burning more than 30 city transit vehicles in Victoria, Texas, where residents were already struggling for transportation after losing cars in the flooding from Hurricane...

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