Stories By Malak Silmi

  • Report: Texas dominated U.S. land sales in 2021 Land sales rose 6 percent across the country with Texas topping the market with the largest share of land sales.    
  • Southwest flight attendant gets laughs on Houston flight The pre-flight safety briefing on a recent Southwest Airlines flight from Houston to San Antonio was a lot more entertaining thanks to a "hilarious" flight attendant. 
  • Dutch Bros Coffee plans major expansion in San Antonio The coffee chain opened its first San Antonio location last September at 8614 Potranco Rd. on the far West Side and has added four more locations in the region since.
  • Southwest flight attendant gets laughs on Houston flight The pre-flight safety briefing on a recent Southwest Airlines flight from Houston to San Antonio was a lot more entertaining thanks to a "hilarious" flight attendant. 
  • Watch: Southwest Airlines flight attendant entertains passengers The pre-flight safety briefing on a recent Southwest Airlines flight from Houston to San Antonio was a lot more entertaining thanks to a "hilarious" flight attendant. 
  • Sinkhole discovered on Southwest Side The Texas Department of Transportation reported that FM 2536 or Old Pearsall Road between Covel Road and Excellence Drive is closed until further notice due to the sinkhole.
  • Fly to D.C. for $38 from Austin Here are 10 flights from Austin that cost less than $100.
  • CPS Energy warns against scammers calling, texting customers In social media posts late Monday night, the energy company shared a screenshot of a text message sent to customers from a number claiming to be from CPS Energy.
  • Endangered sea turtles are nesting on Texas beaches Padre Island National Seashore raised its turtle flag on Tuesday after finding nests alongside its beaches.
  • BCSO warns against street racing in cheeky Facebook post The Bexar County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday took a light-hearted approach in a Facebook post to warn citizens about the dangers of street racing.
  • 'So much joy': Former KSAT anchor Isis Romero will join KENS 5 Romero said in her Twitter thread that "this moment comes with so much joy" because she will be staying in San Antonio to tell its stories.
  • Students suspended after video showing teens using racial slurs In a statement to the Express-News, Vidor ISD Superintendent Jay Killgo said the students have faced disciplinary consequences.    
  • Ron Nirenberg goes viral online for ripped Instagram photo A photo of a ripped-looking San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg at the match has also attracted plenty of attention.  
  • Mayor Ron Nirenberg will fast for a day for a local cause Mayor Ron Nirenberg will be abstaining from food and drink from sunrise to sunset this Friday in observance of Ramadan with local Muslim communities.
  • Fly to Mexico City for $49 from San Antonio in May You can fly to Minneapolis, New York or San Francisco for under $100. 
  • Two San Antonio COVID testing sites shutting down next week The nonprofit said the last day of operation for its mass testing sites at the Alamo Colleges District Office on North Alamo and the Wonderland Mall of the Americas will be April 29.  
  • Mask mandate dropped, many San Antonio travelers celebrate Travelers react as Amtrak, Uber and Lyft, as well as VIA Metropolitan Transit also have lifted mask requirements.
  • Dodge and Ford trucks among 16 vehicles SAPD is auctioning There will be 10 cars and six trucks available for auction at the city of San Antonio's Vehicle Impound Facility.
  • Viral TikTok video shows Texas State graduate flipping into river Texas State graduates are known jump into the San Marcos River after commencement with their caps and gowns on.         
  • Blood-sucking vampire bats have Texas officials concerned The blood-sucking bat is usually found in Central and South America but has traveled as far north as Mexico over the last decade.