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    SAN ANTONIO – As the COVID-19 pandemic drags on, local elected officials and the governor are seeing their approval ratings drop. While San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg, Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff and Gov. Greg Abbott still appear to be popular with Bexar County voters. Each of them had at least a 61% approval rating in the latest Bexar Facts-KSAT-Rivard Report poll released on Tuesday, which was a drop of seven to nine percentage points from the previous poll in...
    SAN ANTONIO – Editor’s note: Join KSAT and Bexar Facts for a livestream discussion about the poll results and local policing and inequality from 6:30 p.m. till 8 p.m. on Tuesday. KSAT12 anchors will interview local leaders and community activists. Join the conversation by asking a question here. Want to take the poll or see the full results? Visit Bexar Facts’ website. Before COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations surged in San Antonio to record levels, a newly released Bexar Facts-KSAT-Rivard Report...
    SAN ANTONIO – Editor’s note: Join KSAT and Bexar Facts for a livestream discussion about the poll results and local policing and inequality from 6:30 p.m. till 8 p.m. on Tuesday. KSAT12 anchors will interview local leaders and community activists. Join the conversation by asking a question here. Want to take the poll or see the full results? Visit Bexar Facts’ website. There is broad support for both local officers and police reform measures among likely voters in San Antonio,...
    SAN ANTONIO – The death of George Floyd was captured on camera, and then mourned on the streets of America, with chants of “Black Lives Matter,” “Say His Name,” “No Justice-No Peace.” Some San Antonians and South Texans joined in the marches and protests, but what are the realities of police brutality and systemic racism in the Alamo City? It is the subject of the latest Bexar Facts-KSAT-Rivard Report Poll, and will be the focus of a KSAT town...
    SAN ANTONIO – A child injured in an accidental shooting near Calaveras Lake is in stable condition and recovering, according to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office. The shooting happened Friday night in the 12000 block of Bernhardt Road. Deputies received a call for an accidental shooting involving a child in the area. After arriving on scene, officials said the child was alert and responding. The child was taken to University Hospital for further treatment and as of Saturday, he is...
    SAN ANTONIO – A family of four and one other driver were injured after a crash on the city’s South Side overnight, according to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office. The crash happened just before midnight on Highway 1604 and Jett Road. Officials said a woman was driving toward 1604 when she drove through a stop sign and t-boned another vehicle that had a family of four inside — a mother, father, and two teenage girls in the back seat....
    SAN ANTONIO – A man is facing charges after leading deputies on a chase in northeast Bexar County overnight, according to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office. The incident happened around 4:30 a.m. Saturday at the corner of Montgomery Drive and Windrock Drive. A vehicle almost hit another vehicle at the corner of Glen Mont and a deputy witnessed the incident, officials said. The deputy attempted to pull over the vehicle, and that’s when the driver quickly fled the scene. The...
    By CALVIN WOODWARD, HOPE YEN and CHRISTOPHER RUGABER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — If saying things 100 times could make them true, President Donald Trumps account of how the U.S. is doing with the coronavirus would be true. COVID-19 testing would be the envy of the world, the economy would be on the cusp of roaring back, the threat would be receding in a pandemic that has sickened more than 3.1 million Americans and killed more than 133,000. But repetition...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — If saying things 100 times could make them true, President Donald Trump’s account of how the U.S. is doing with the coronavirus would be true. COVID-19 testing would be the envy of the world, the economy would be on the cusp of roaring back, the threat would be receding in a pandemic that has sickened more than 3.1 million Americans and killed more than 133,000. But repetition doesn’t make for reality. The U.S. is taking a...
    “I just shot everything that was moving,” said the 27-year-old before the judges. He killed his parents, half-brother, half-sister, uncle and aunt The facts took place on January 24 in Rot am See (southwest ofGermany) during the burial of the shooter’s grandmother, reports RTL. During this deadly shooting, the 27-year-old man killed six members of his family, including his parents, half-brother, half-sister, uncle and aunt. Other family members were seriously injured. The murderer used a 9mm semi-automatic revolver that belonged...
    SAN ANTONIO – A child was hospitalized after an accidental shooting in southeast Bexar County, according to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office. The shooting happened Friday night in the 12000 block of Bernhardt Road. Deputies first received a call for an accidental shooting involving a child. After arriving on scene, officials said the child is alert and responding. The child is being taken to an area hospital for further treatment and the investigation is still ongoing. This is a developing...
    SAN ANTONIO – For the second consecutive day, Bexar County added more than 900 COVID-19 cases. During Friday’s COVID-19 briefing, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg announced 923 new cases in Bexar County. Since Sunday, the county has added more than 4,000 cases, bringing the total case count to 18,602. One COVID-19 death was also confirmed Friday, continuing an 11-day streak where officials have confirmed at least one death due to the virus. The latest victim was a younger Hispanic man...
    SAN ANTONIO – The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s office has identified a motorcyclist killed in a crash on the city’s South Side overnight. Quan Van Bach, 28, died after losing control of his motorcycle around midnight near Loop 410 and Moursund Boulevard. According to police, Van Bach was leading a group of six to ten motorcycles westbound on a 2018 Kawasaki ZX-10R (Ninja) when he came very close to another motorcycle. Police said both motorcycles were going faster than 100...
    Coronavirus updates: Dog in Texas confirmed to have COVID-19 I spent the night in a New York hotel that made 3 core changes to help guests feel safe during the pandemic — and I think it sets a good model for beachfront hotels everywhere Duchess Camilla Fast Facts © FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall visits the French charity association Emmaus second-hand store as the associations leading patron on May 27, 2013 in Bougival, west of Paris. ...
    (CNN)Heres a look at Independence Day, celebrated on the Fourth of July.Americas 244th Independence Day will be celebrated on Thursday, July 4, 2020.History July 4, 1776 - The Continental Congress adopts the Declaration of Independence while meeting in Philadelphia at the Pennsylvania Statehouse (now Independence Hall). The Congress declares the American colonies free and independent states. (Note: John Hancock signs on July 4th. The rest sign on August 2, 1776.)Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Roger Sherman, and Robert R....
    (CNN)Here is a look at the life of Alex Trebek, longtime host of the game show Jeopardy!PersonalBirth date: July 22, 1940 Birth place: Sudbury, Ontario, CanadaBirth name: George Alexander Trebek (some sources say Giorgi Suka-Alex Trebek)Read MoreFather: George Edward TrebekMother: Lucille (Lagace) TrebekMarriages: Jean (Currivan) Trebek (1990-present), Elaine (Callei) Trebek (1974-1981, divorced)Children: with Jean Trebek: Emily and MatthewCollege: University of Ottawa, B.A., 1961Other FactsHas hosted more than 7,500 episodes of Jeopardy! Nominated for 34 Daytime Emmy Awards and has won...
    (CNN)Here is a look at the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season.FactsThe 2020 Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. The areas covered include the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea.The National Weather Service defines a hurricane as a tropical cyclone with maximum sustained winds of 74 mph (64 knots) or higher.Hurricanes are rated according to intensity of sustained winds on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. The 1-5 scale estimates potential property damage.Read MoreA Category 3...
    (CNN)Heres a look at the life of the first female chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel.PersonalBirth date: July 17, 1954Birth place: Hamburg, Germany Birth name: Angela Dorothea KasnerRead MoreFather: Horst Kasner, a Lutheran minister Mother: Herlind Kasner, an English teacherMarriages: Joachim Sauer (1998-present); Ulrich Merkel (1977-1982, divorced) Education: University of Leipzig, B.S., 1978; German Academy of Sciences, Ph.D, 1986Religion: LutheranOther FactsFormer Chancellor Helmut Kohl sometimes referred to her as the girl.She is a trained physicist.Timeline1978-1990 - Research associate at Zentralinstitut für...
    (CNN)Heres a look at the life of Her Royal Highness, the Duchess of Cornwall.PersonalBirth date: July 17, 1947 Birth place: London, England Birth name: Camilla Rosemary Shand Read MoreFather: Major Bruce Shand, retired British Army officer, later a wine merchant Mother: Rosalind Cubitt, daughter of the 3rd Baron of Ashcombe Marriages: Prince Charles (April 9, 2005-present), Andrew Parker-Bowles (1973-1995, divorced) Children: with Andrew Parker-Bowles: Laura Rose and Thomas Henry Other FactsHer complete title is: Her Royal Highness The Princess...
    (CNN)Heres a look at the first moon landing on July 20, 1969. The moon landing was watched by an estimated 600 million people around the world. FactsJuly 20, 1969 - [4:17 p.m. EDT] Apollo 11 becomes the first manned spacecraft to land on the moon.Neil Armstrong (commander), Buzz Aldrin (lunar module pilot) and Michael Collins (command module pilot) were the crew.The Apollo 11 spacecraft consisted of the command module, Columbia, and the lunar module, Eagle.Read MoreThe crew traveled 240,000 miles...
    SAN ANTONIO – An additional week of early voting may have played a role in turnout during early voting for the runoff election in Bexar County, according to data provided by the county’s election department. Over the past two weeks, more than 36,000 people have cast a ballot in Bexar County during the runoff election. The numbers are much higher than the early voting period of the 2016 presidential runoff election, when only 10,828 people cast a ballot in-person between...
    Japans wholesale price fall eases in June, weak demand clouds outlook Back in Black Series: Mercedes-AMG GT Black Will Be a 700-HP-Plus Track Monster Bob Dole Fast Facts Here is a look at the life of former US Senator and presidential candidate Bob Dole. © POOL Bob Dole salutes former president George H.W. Bush. Personal Birth date: July 22, 1923 Load Error Birth place: Russell, Kansas Birth name: Robert Joseph Dole Father: Doran Ray Dole, grain elevator...
    (CNN)Heres a look at the life of the founder of Virgin Group, Ltd., Richard Branson. PersonalBirth date: July 18, 1950 Birth place: Surrey, EnglandBirth name: Richard Charles Nicholas BransonRead MoreFather: Edward Branson, lawyer Mother: Eve (Huntley-Flindt) Branson, flight attendantMarriages: Joan (Templeman) Branson (1989-present); Kristen (Tomassi) Branson (1972-1976, divorced)Children: with Joan Branson: Clare Sarah, born and died in 1979; Holly; SamOther FactsStruggled in school due to dyslexia.Signed notable artists such as the Sex Pistols, Culture Club, the Rolling Stones and Genesis...
    (CNN)Heres a look at the life of Jon Huntsman, former Utah Governor and 2012 Republican presidential candidate.PersonalBirth date: March 26, 1960 Birth place: Palo Alto, CaliforniaBirth name: Jon Meade Huntsman Jr.Read MoreFather: Jon Meade Huntsman Sr., billionaire chemical magnateMother: Karen (Haight) HuntsmanMarriage: Mary Kaye Cooper (1983-present)Children: Asha Bharati, adopted from India; Gracie Mei, adopted from China; William, Jon III, Elizabeth, Abigail and Mary AnneEducation: Attended University of Utah, 1978-1980; University of Pennsylvania, B.A. in Political Science, 1987Religion: MormonOther FactsDropped out...
    (CNN)Here is a look at the life of former US Senator and presidential candidate Bob Dole.PersonalBirth date: July 22, 1923Birth place: Russell, Kansas Birth name: Robert Joseph DoleRead MoreFather: Doran Ray Dole, grain elevator and produce station operatorMother: Bina (Talbott) DoleMarriages: Elizabeth (Hanford) Dole (December 7, 1975-present); Phyllis (Holden) Dole (1948-1972, divorced)Children: with Phyllis Holden: Robin (1954)Education: University of Kansas, 1941-1943; University of Arizona, 1948-1949; Washburn Municipal University, BA and LLB, 1952Military: US Army, Captain; US Army, Honorary ColonelReligion: MethodistOther...