A closer look at some of the late-night people who are hard at work while everyone else is fast asleep.
Employees work all night, in some cases, to cater to restaurant's after-hours crowd.
A look back at some of the people and places featured in "While You Were Sleeping" in 2019.
FedEx workers get up early to get ahead of the holiday rush.
The line of cars each morning often stretches through the parking lot at The Original Donut Shop and spills onto the street in the 3300 block of Fredericksburg Road.
Tucked in a strip mall on San Antonio's Northwest side is a middle-of-the-night saving grace for some people who own pets.
While the animals she rescues and recovers clearly can't tell time, Officer Melissa Smith can almost set her watch to the idea that her workday will include plenty of activity.
Little did he know he later would end up keeping house there, watching over the business and its guests during the overnight hours.
It may be one of the last things you’d think of anyone doing in the middle of the night, sitting around and playing what, technically, is a board game.
It's a process that literally has to happen overnight, and he oversees it all.
The phrase, “timeless beauty,” takes on a whole new meaning at a Northwest Side hair salon.
San Antonio Food Bank accepts donated food from Starbucks, uses it to feed hungry
After hearing news that Guillermo's, a popular downtown restaurant, was haunted, Junior Esquivel and his fellow S.A.D.S. members had to investigate.
Whether it's in the middle of a busy workday or after hours, some employees at Guillermo's say they never feel alone inside the popular restaurant, located north of downtown.
Even in the middle of the night the students are not alone there. There's a staff of four librarians and assistants, as well as custodians and a technology expert on duty all night long.
A bit of dirty work in the middle of the night helps to get the day off to a clean start for thousands of bus riders across the city and beyond.
The phrase, “power outage,” is enough to cause anyone to break out in a sweat, and during summer in San Antonio, that can happen in more ways than one.
If life for Jackie Verna were a fairy tale, she’d often end up with a pumpkin on her hands at the end of her work shift.
Debra Streetman said a typical day on the job for her begins around 10 p.m. and ends before the sun comes up, usually not later than 6 a.m.
People from all around the globe travel to The Alamo each day to see one of Texas’ most historic and sacred sites.
Everything from the barbells to the treadmills were getting a good workout thanks to a steady stream of overnight fitness enthusiasts.
When his telephone rings in the middle of the night, Leon Hollins knows there's something big waiting for him.
While many people are still counting sheep, Jerry Valdez already has started racking up the miles behind the wheel of his cab.
“This is 24 hours a day,” said Sgt. John Paul Garcia, who actually works in a busy section of the jail known as the booking area.
You may not have noticed them but you definitely have seen their work.
According to the signs on the front doors, the normal business hours at the HEB Plus store, located near Highway 281 and Evans Road begin at 6 a.m. each day.
U.S. Postal Service workers are known for braving all types of weather to get the mail to homes and businesses.
KSAT 12 News' “Good Morning San Antonio” begins streaming into thousands of homes each day before the sun comes up.
Six years ago, Ken Branca was up to his ears in music, recording and producing platinum-selling and Grammy-nominated records. Nowadays, it's mostly the sound of police scanners that gets...
With a clipboard in hand, Edward Castillo begins rounding up an early morning harvest inside the warehouse of River City Produce.
Whether he’s focusing in on the monitor of his PC, or getting a glimpse through giant HD television screens, Victor Gil always has his eyes on San Antonio’s roads.
Inside a storefront, the sound of heavy metal music competed with the buzz from Jason Lozano's tiny metal tattoo needle.
The open road can be a dark, lonely place, especially in the overnight hours.
Most people know them by three little letters, C. S. I., but what crime scene investigators do has an impact on hundreds of criminal cases in the city of San Antonio each year.
With the click of a mouse on their home computers or the tap of a screen on their mobile phones, people place orders for items online at all times of the day and night.
On this shift, one man gets to see the animals in a different light.
They almost seem to materialize overnight. Those zippy scooters that you’ve probably noticed around town suddenly pop up on what had been empty sidewalks.