Know this now July 18

Deadly flooding, drugs in school, not a tornado


SAN ANTONIO – Get in the know, San Antonio. Here are the stories that impact you and some you’ll be talking about at the water cooler this week.


Manu Ginobili is expected to return to the San Antonio Spurs for a 16th season. Over the past year, Ginobili has said he would return to the Spurs for another season if he felt he could contribute and help the team win games. He has decided there apparently is enough "grandpa juice" left in the tank for another run. || San Antonio International Airport will be getting flights out of two cities previously unavailable to travelers. Frontier Airlines will be adding flights to four cities it currently serves New Orleans, Orlando, Phoenix, San Diego, and two new cities, Cincinnati and San Jose, California.


It has been 30 years since one of the worst tragedies to ever strike the Texas Hill Country. On the night of July 16, 1987, just outside Comfort, the kids at Pot O’ Gold Christian Camp were settling in for their final night of the retreat, while 30 miles up the Guadalupe River, at the other end of Kerr County, a complex of storms would turn what had been a sleepy river into a deathtrap. || If not for the calendar, Monday would have been like any other day for Felicia DeFore Smith. But Monday, July 17, 2017, was anything but another day: It was the 30th anniversary of a day that changed her life. || Video of a heated confrontation at a San Antonio-area Taco Bell has gone mega-viral -- and has people from all over the world wondering about the story behind the video. What led up to the bizarre incident? Who were these people? And what about the guy in the car just trying to order food?


30 years later

It has been 30 years since one of the worst tragedies struck the Texas Hill Country. That fateful Friday morning in 1987, the final bus and van carrying the kids across the river, trying to escape the ensuing flood, was hit by a wall of water.

Ten of the 43 campers never made it across.


Civil rights activist dies

A longtime civil rights activist died this weekend. Jaime Martinez passed away Sunday morning after battling cancer for several years, his family said.


Floods in Arizona turn deadly

A family of 14 were swimming this weekend at a popular swimming hole in Arizona when a flash flood inundated the area. At least nine people, including two children died.


I D-A-R-E you to

Drug, Abuse, Resistance, Education might work to teach kids to say no, but it has not stuck with everyone. Approximately 1,500 drug and alcohol busts were carried out at public schools in the San Antonio area during the 2016 fiscal year, discipline reports show.

No, that was not a tornado

Your Weather Authority meteorologist Kaiti Blake explains what lots of folks on the North Side saw on Saturday.

Meteorologist Kaiti Blake explains what a landspout is.

Posted by KSAT 12 & KSAT.com on Saturday, July 15, 2017

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