Know this now: Oct. 1-7
Cowboys win big; More than $1M raised during Light the Night
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.
Girl wounded in shooting during argument in Kerrville:
A 7-year-old girl was shot in the head during an argument late Saturday night in Kerrville. Police said the victim's father was arguing with a man at an intersection when another group of unknown people fired at the vehicle he was in with his daughter. The girl was taken to University Hospital in critical condition. Police had not made as arrest as of Sunday evening.
Hurricane Matthew: 'Life-threatening flash floods and mudslides' expected:
A ferocious hurricane packing 145-mph winds is prompting hundreds of Guantanamo Bay employees to evacuate and threatens to wreak havoc on Haiti and Jamaica. Hurricane Matthew was expected to dump torrential rainfall on Jamaica and Haiti on Sunday evening before making landfall Monday.
Cowboys, Texans both improve to 3-1:
Ezekiel Elliott ran for 138 yards and a touchdown and Dak Prescott threw for two scores to help the Cowboys overcome an early 14-point deficit to beat San Francisco 24-17. Prescott is the first Cowboys rookie quarterback to win three straight games.
Speaking of rookies, Will Fuller had a tiebreaking 67-yard punt return for a touchdown and the Texans earned a 27-20 win over Tennessee in their first game without J.J. Watt. The Texans are in first place in the AFC South.
Thousands raise lanterns in Light The Night walk at La Villita:
Red, gold and white lanterns lit up the night outside La Villita Saturday as 12,000 people walked to end blood cancer. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's annual Light the Night walk in San Antonio is one of the country's largest. This year, they raised $1.7 million, much of which will go toward research and patient services.
Longhorns lose Big 12 opener, Aggies, Texas State both win over weekend:
Charlie Strong’s seat got hotter after the Longhorns lost their conference opener at Oklahoma State Saturday afternoon, 49-31. Texas plays Oklahoma next Saturday in the Red River Rivalry game. Texas A&M stayed unbeaten with a tough win at South Carolina. The Aggies host fellow unbeaten Tennessee next Saturday in the top ten showdown. Texas State bounced back from two tough losses to defeat Incarnate Word, 48-17. This was the first matchup between these area universities.
SA baby found safe after AMBER Alert issued; Suspect at-large:
A 1-year-old girl from San Antonio was found safe Saturday morning after an AMBER alert was issued by authorities. The Bexar County Sheriff's Office said Kalia Martinez was found safe in Dallas about two hours after the alert was issued. The suspect accused of taking Martinez was identified as Fortino Cornejo, 50. He remained at-large as of Sunday evening.
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