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Homeless encampments, crime creep up in far West side neighborhood

SAN ANTONIO (KABB/WOAI) - One man says he and his neighbors are growing frustrated with the growing number of homeless people camping in and around their neighborhood.They say crime is only escalating as a result.Aaron Knoblock has lived on the West side for 50 years, he's lived in his home for nearly 30.

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Homeless encampments, crime creep up in far West side neighborhood

Coronavirus policy forces some migrant children to leave parents at the border

Experts say the so-called "Title 42" rule is partially responsible for the influx of unaccompanied minors seeking asylum in the United States.SAN ANTONIO — A policy meant to stifle infectious diseases' spread in the United States has caused some migrant children to leave their parents at the border and enter the U.S. alone.

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Coronavirus policy forces some migrant children to leave parents at the border

Maruo ready to bring aggressive, violent game to CFL

Les Maruo has had one of the most complete football experiences of any player in this year’s CFL Global Draft.Born in Yokkaichi, Japan, Maruo left his homeland when he was nine and moved with his family to Wichita, Kansas.He grew up there playing and falling in love with football.

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Maruo ready to bring aggressive, violent game to CFL

Severe Thunderstorm Warning in effect for Edwards, Kerr counties

Follow KENS 5 on air and online for breaking severe weather coverage.Get the KENS 5 app for alerts when severe weather threatens South Texas.A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in place for Edwards and Kerr counties until 11:45 p.m. Monday night.According to the National Weather Service, wind gusts with speeds up to 60 mph and quarter-sized hail are possible for the area.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning in effect for Edwards, Kerr counties

Steps to protect yourself if your ID is stolen

Identity theft is running rampant as we spend more time online.The steps you need to take to stop schemers from using your personal information.SAN ANTONIO — Identity theft hits you where it hurts most, in the pocketbook.Your money and personal information gone, stolen by schemers.

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Steps to protect yourself if your ID is stolen

East Side churches are working with a local pharmacy to bring COVID-19 vaccines to the community

Church leaders say there are people hesitant about getting COVID vaccine and they’re here to help SAN ANTONIO – Hundreds of residents living on the city’s East Side have been vaccinated thanks to partnerships involving local churches, a pharmacy and other support organizations.Church leaders say community members— and themselves— were hesitant about the vaccines at first.

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East Side churches are working with a local pharmacy to bring COVID-19 vaccines to the community

More vaccine slots open up, but you have to request yours by Wednesday

SAN ANTONIO- Vaccine slots are opening up for 500 people who 18 and older and are wanting the one-time Johnson & Johnson shot.To receive the shot, those interested must submit their names to be placed on a list by 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 14.Only those on the list will be eligible to receive the vaccine that will be given out Friday, April 16 starting at 8 a.m. at Texas A&M off One University Way, San Antonio, Tx 78224.

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More vaccine slots open up, but you have to request yours by Wednesday

SAISD Superintendent Pedro Martinez's plan to fix COVID learning gaps

It will take additional school days, increased teacher pay, and millions of dollars to get San Antonio Independent School District students back to where they need to be academically and emotionally, according to Superintendent Pedro Martinez’s three-year pandemic response plan.Martinez outlined his long-term vision for addressing pandemic-related learning gaps to the school board over the past several meetings, culminating in Monday’s meeting in which Chief Financial Officer Larry Garza laid out a new employee compensation plan for the extended school year.

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SAISD Superintendent Pedro Martinez's plan to fix COVID learning gaps

Wedding dress for upcoming big day, hundreds of memories gone after trash fire goes wild

SOMERSET, Texas - A family is now forced to rebuild its home after someone burning trash lost control of the fire.The water needed to put out the flames - unreachable."The fire started back here," Leslie Ramos said walking through the rubble.The alley of J and M Lane near Somerset, two small streets where the Alaquinez family built a suburb, homes very close to each other in a tight knit area.

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Wedding dress for upcoming big day, hundreds of memories gone after trash fire goes wild

How a routine oil change turned into a nightmare for a San Antonio woman

SAN ANTONIO - She went to a local automotive shop to have a mechanic trouble shoot one problem.She says she left with a new one.A routine oil change became an ongoing saga for one of our Fox San Antonio viewers.She reached out to Fox San Antonio's Problem Solver Darian Trotter for help.

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How a routine oil change turned into a nightmare for a San Antonio woman

Mother, baby both survive COVID ward in hospital, finally reunited months later

SAN ANTONIO - A mother is home with her newborn after both nearly died in the COVID-ICU ward.Mother, baby both survive COVID ward in hospital, finally reunited months later (SBG San Antonio) A local school teacher, Cathi Aguilera, had an emergency C-section while intubated at Methodist Hospital.

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Mother, baby both survive COVID ward in hospital, finally reunited months later

Metro Health says some may be combining two groups to wrong regarding herd immunity

SAN ANTONIO – Metro Health addressed Gov.Greg Abbott’s statements about him saying he believes Texas is close to herd immunity.Dr. Colleen Bridger said some may be analyzing how many have recovered from COVID-19 and have natural immunity, then combining them with the separate group of people who are receiving the vaccine.

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Metro Health says some may be combining two groups to wrong regarding herd immunity

U.S. Marshals looking for alleged murder suspect in the shooting at a San Antonio bar

SAN ANTONIO - The U.S.Marshals need your help to find Hector Turrubiate, a convicted drug dealer who was sentenced to 5 years in federal prison for selling marijuana.U.S.Marshals looking for alleged murder suspect in the shooting at a San Antonio bar (SBG San Antonio) When he was done with his time Turrubiate was ordered to serve 3 years of supervised release, but he allegedly went into hiding to avoid being arrested again.

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U.S. Marshals looking for alleged murder suspect in the shooting at a San Antonio bar

Secretary Mayorkas orders allows freedom to charged or convicted undocumented detainees

SAN ANTONIO - During the month of March, nearly 100 people at the Bexar County Jail had Immigration and Customs Enforcement Detainers, also known as ICE Detainers.That means they are not to be released once they serve their time, bond out, or if charges are dropped, because the federal government has an order to remove them from the country for being here illegally.

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Secretary Mayorkas orders allows freedom to charged or convicted undocumented detainees

Have you seen this woman? San Antonio police say she robbed a Five Below this month

The woman robbed the store and left the area on foot, police say SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Police Department and Crime Stoppers are asking the public for help in identifying and locating a Northeast Side robbery suspect.The robbery happened at a Five Below store located at 1247 Austin Highway.

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Have you seen this woman? San Antonio police say she robbed a Five Below this month

CRIME STOPPERS needs your help finding robbery suspect

SAN ANTONIO - CRIME STOPPERS is asking for your help in finding a robbery suspect.The incident took place on April 5 at around 11:15 in the morning at the Five Below in the 1200 block of Austin Highway.The female suspect ran away after allegedly robbing the store.

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CRIME STOPPERS needs your help finding robbery suspect

San Antonio at Orlando, Final Score: Spurs comfortably extinguish Magic, 120-97

Fresh off an exciting but draining win against the Dallas Mavericks, the San Antonio Spurs found themselves entering a potential trap game on a SEGABABA against the subtly tanking Orlando Magic.After a brief slow start, the Spurs used a team effort to insert their dominance from midway through the first quarter and on for the comfortable and satisfying 120-97 blowout win, beginning a new winning streak along the way.

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San Antonio at Orlando, Final Score: Spurs comfortably extinguish Magic, 120-97

Two arrested during FBI raid in Stone Oak identified, charges released

SAN ANTONIO - We have received new information regarding an FBI raid at a Stone Oak home last Friday.The home, on Battle Oak near Huebner, was raided when Juan Enqui Kramer Prida, 45, and Adriana Pastor San Roman, 46, were arrested.Court documents say they are facing civil forfeiture charges.

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Two arrested during FBI raid in Stone Oak identified, charges released

"Robots work, people rule," San Antonio robotics company ready to expand and hire

In this weeks’ Job Tracker series we are introducing you to .Located at Port San Antonio, the company is working to streamline global delivery.They’ve created an environment where humans are the brainpower, and the robots are the muscle behind this booming tech industry.

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Pop star Ally Brooke cites Tejano artists as early influences while growing up in San Antonio

The 27-year-old pop star cites Selena, Shelly Lares, Emilio Navaira and Elida Reyna as early influences.Pop star Ally Brooke was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas.Before she rose to fame as a member of girl group Fifth Harmony, the singer and author spent many weekends at historic Market Square in the Alamo City belting out tunes from some of her favorite Tejano artists.

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Pop star Ally Brooke cites Tejano artists as early influences while growing up in San Antonio

Pet of the Week: It's me, Eloise!

SAN ANTONIO - It's Monday and that can only mean one thing, time to name our Pet of the Week!Now more than ever, pets have a special place in our families and in our hearts.We search through the hundreds of pet photos we receive in Chime In and choose just one to give the honorary title of Pet of the Week.

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Pet of the Week: It's me, Eloise!

Bexar County is almost 25% fully vaccinated

Nearly a quarter of Bexar County residents old enough to get the shot have been vaccinated against COVID-19.It’s a remarkable statistic and one that is reason for optimism.But it is nowhere close to herd immunity even though Gov.Greg Abbott recently claimed the state is nearing the elusive threshold.

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Bexar County is almost 25% fully vaccinated

San Antonio to roll out vaccine registry on Wednesday

San Antonio is rolling out a COVID-19 vaccine registry to the public on Wednesday, after months of some officials resisting an idea that many other cities and states have adopted.Colleen Bridger, the city’s coronavirus czar, said at the city-county pandemic briefing Monday that the registry, also referred to as a waiting list, initially will be open to people 65 and older.

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San Antonio to roll out vaccine registry on Wednesday

Three days of mayoral forums kick off Tuesday

The San Antonio Report, KSAT 12, and Bexar Facts will host three forums featuring a mayoral candidate each evening beginning Tuesday.Mayor Ron Nirenberg will be up first on Tuesday, followed by challenger Greg Brockhouse on Wednesday and Denise Gutierrez-Homer on Thursday.The candidates will answer journalists’ and residents’ questions each night from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on KSAT.

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Three days of mayoral forums kick off Tuesday

Take in the view of San Antonio at The Moon’s Daughters restaurant

This new San Antonio hot spot is located 20 stories high, inside the Thompson San Antonio Hotel SAN ANTONIO – There’s no shortage of new places to try in San Antonio when it comes to great food and cocktails, but The Moon’s Daughters will definitely take you to new heights!

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Take in the view of San Antonio at The Moon’s Daughters restaurant

Senior centers among the reopened public facilities in San Antonio, coronavirus safety measures implemented

Josie Baca waited in anticipation outside the West End Park Senior Center Monday afternoon, rearing to play Bingo and crossword puzzles with her friends once again.SAN ANTONIO — It was a welcoming day for dozens of San Antonio residents who reunited at senior centers after more than a year.

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Senior centers among the reopened public facilities in San Antonio, coronavirus safety measures implemented

San Antonio officials report 317 new coronavirus cases, no new deaths

Backlogged coronavirus cases pushed San Antonio’s cumulative infections past 210,000 on Monday, but circulation of the virus continues to remain low.Bexar County recorded 1,223 cases from more than two weeks ago, raising the number of infected residents to 210,796.The total includes 317 new cases reported Monday, as well as 151 from Saturday and 253 from Sunday.

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San Antonio officials report 317 new coronavirus cases, no new deaths

MISSING TEEN: 16-year-old boy last seen in west Bexar County, sheriff's office says

16-year-old Daniel D'Anthony Soto was last seen Saturday morning in the 1500 block of Sage Run.SAN ANTONIO — The Bexar County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a missing teenager last seen over the weekend.According to BCSO, Daniel D'Anthony Soto, 16, was last seen at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 10 in the 1500 block of Sage Run on the west side of Bexar County.

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MISSING TEEN: 16-year-old boy last seen in west Bexar County, sheriff's office says

SA COVID-19 Briefing, April 12: 601K first-dose vaccines administered, more than 376K fully vaccinated, mayor says

7-day rolling day average is 232 cases SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg, Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff, and Assistant City Manager Dr. Colleen Bridger updated the community about the local response to COVID-19 in the Monday night briefing.Nirenberg reported a 7-day rolling average of 232 cases.

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SA COVID-19 Briefing, April 12: 601K first-dose vaccines administered, more than 376K fully vaccinated, mayor says