UIL State Track & Field Championships Recap: Class 5A, 2A Friday
The second day of the UIL State Track and Field Championships brings state records and more champions to the greater San Antonio area, including thrilling performances from Boerne Champion, Alamo Heights, Southwest, Shiner and Yorktown.
KSAT Kids: Today in History, Oct. 19
Today is Monday, Oct. 19, the 293rd day of 2020. On Oct. 19, 1781, British troops under Gen. Lord Cornwallis surrendered at Yorktown, Virginia, as the American Revolution neared its end. In 1944, the U.S. Navy began accepting Black women into WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service). In 1765, the Stamp Act Congress, meeting in New York, adopted a declaration of rights and liberties, which the British Parliament ignored. In 2001, U.S. special forces began operations on the ground in Afghanistan, opening a significant new phase of the assault against the Taliban and al-Qaida.
15 cases of coronavirus, 1 fatality reported in DeWitt County
DEWITT COUNTY, Texas – Updated April 23:As of Thursday, DeWitt County reported its 15th case of COVID-19. Updated April 17:Three new COVID-19 cases have been reported in DeWitt County, totaling the total number of cases to 13. Updated April 9:A new COVID-19 case has been reported in DeWitt County, totaling the number of cases to eight. Updated April 4:An additional COVID-19 case has been reported in DeWitt County, totaling the number of cases to seven. Original:DeWitt County officials on Thursday reported two new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number to six cases in the county.
Students experience living history on retired aircraft carrier
A few years ago, 10-year-old twins Carter and Jack Hanson really got into the game Battleship. That got them interested in naval warfare in general, which eventually led to a family vacation to see the Yorktown, a retired aircraft carrier in Charleston, S.C., where their encounter with a WWII veteran showed them how amazing living history can be. Steve Hartman reports on the encounter.cbsnews.com