Mother of innocent man killed in racing crash encourages others to be wise while driving
The mother of a man who was an innocent driver killed in a racing crash is hoping his story inspires others to make better decisions on the roads. Andrew Gomez, 22, is remembered as a hardworking and loving young man.
Street racers from San Antonio keep New Braunfels police busy over the weekend
SAN ANTONIO – Swinging baseball bats, small explosives and countless moving violations were all problems New Braunfels police say they had to deal with this past weekend. A group of street racers, believed to be from San Antonio, shut down parts of an Interstate Highway 35 access road, doing donuts and blocking traffic. In a video posted to Youtube, you can see some of the activity on Walnut and Interstate Highway north access road. ”A car club from San Antonio had over 100 vehicles that were blocking several intersections, mostly along Walnut Avenue,” said David Ferguson, spokesperson for the New Braunfels Police Department. AdRelated: One man dead, two others hospitalized after racing-related crash on city’s South Side, San Antonio police say
Social media captures President Donald Trump’s visit to the Texas border
Nydia Canas attaches a flag to her vehicle in supporter of President Donald Trump in anticipation of his visit to the U.S.-Mexico border, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Harlingen, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)HARLINGEN, Texas – President Donald Trump traveled to South Texas on Tuesday to tout his administration’s border wall accomplishments. RELATED: President Donald Trump’s relationship with the Texas borderOfficials in Alamo indicated Tuesday morning they did not have any prior knowledge of the president’s visit and did not have an itinerary. pic.twitter.com/rTKFjcq5si — James Dobbins (@james_dobbins_) January 12, 2021More people gathering in McAllen and waiting for President Donald Trump’s arrival. @ksatnews pic.twitter.com/pMjRPDzXjW — KSAT Tiffany Huertas (@KSAT_Tiffany) January 12, 2021Several President Donald Trump supporters gathering near McAllen International Airport.
Witness captures moments leading up to fireworks disaster at Northeast Side racing meetup
SAN ANTONIO – A witness captured the moments of a street racing meetup on Sunday night in the Eisenhauer Market parking lot that turned into a chaotic scene after a fireworks disaster. “People doing donuts, hanging outside the window,” Pecina said. San Antonio police arrived at the scene just before 11 p.m. to find about 200 racers in the parking lot. They’ll line up, do a couple of donuts,” Pecina said. “Perrin Beitel and Nacogdoches are long, long roads that make it very, very attractive to this kind of situation,” said Clayton Perry, District 10 councilman.
At least 8 arrested on city’s Northwest Side in crackdown on illegal street racing
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police arrested at least eight drivers during a late night crackdown on illegal street racing. Officers arrived at the parking lot of the Bexar County Academy around 11 p.m. Monday and reportedly found more than 100 cars gathered there. Police say the drivers had been racing and doing maneuvers, such as drifting and spinning, in the parking lot, located near Bandera Road and Hillcrest Avenue. Some drivers also hurled raw eggs at the officers, hitting one sergeant and several patrol cars, police said. Police say this was the second crackdown of the night on street racing.
Ready, set, race! Andretti Indoor Karting & Gaming reopens with safety, social distancing in mind
SAN ANTONIO Ready to get your race on? Andretti Indoor Karting & Gaming is open again, and they have special social distancing and safety measures in place. Andretti requires all guests to wear a face covering that covers their mouth and nose at all time within the facility. The requirement does not apply to children with specific age requirements, per county, city and state mandates, nor to individuals who cannot wear a face covering due to a medical condition. Theres a deal this weekend for National Bowling Day, so dont miss out!
Police believe racing was cause of two vehicle roll over, search for two drivers continues
SAN ANTONIO A lot of damage is left behind after a pickup truck and sedan rolled over in the 1000 block of Division Avenue early Friday morning. Police believe the drivers of the two vehicles were racing when they hit a bump and both lost control. The two drivers of the vehicles that were believed to be racing fled the scene after they rolled over, and police are still searching for them. Two vehicle roll over in 1000 block of Division Ave. (Copyright 2020 by KSAT - All rights reserved.) Two vehicle roll over in 1000 block of Division Ave. (Copyright 2020 by KSAT - All rights reserved.)
San Antonio mom creates at-home H-E-B for daughter
SAN ANTONIO A San Antonio two-year-old has truly become an H-E-B partner. Aria Plata loves going to the grocery store, but over the past couple of months has not been able to go because mom wasnt comfortable taking her due to COVID-19. Courtesy: Lori Plata (KSAT)H-E-B will once again require face coverings in Bexar County after new executive orderLori Plata did the next best thing and brought H-E-B to her daughter by creating an almost exact replica checkout lane. Courtesy: Lori Plata (KSAT)Little Aria loved it and has made the whole family go through her check out lane. Courtesy: Lori Plata (KSAT)Plata hopes that things get better soon, so she can take Aria back to the store to purchase her favorite H-E-B popsicles.
Meet the activist working with San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg to help stop racial injustices
SAN ANTONIO – Editor’s note: This video was created specifically for the KSAT-TV streaming app. But a man with a plan stepped up to the microphone, calmed the crowd and got Mayor Ron Nirenberg to listen. Speakers urge San Antonio City Council to ‘defund the police’ during budget discussionsClark wrote a list of 10 requests that he believes would push San Antonio in the right direction towards ending police brutality and racial injustices. Mayor Ron Nirenberg speaks to community on Day 6 of George Floyd protests in San AntonioAfter presenting his petition, Clark met with Mayor Ron Nirenberg and walked him down to the downtown rally. Nirenberg said he and Clark will meet daily to try and tackle Clark and the community’s list.