Author: KROV News Department
And on this day in 1933 – Ruth Bader Ginsburg is born. She is the second female U.S. Supreme Court Justice and spent her legal career advocating for women’s rights before taking the bench.
In Local News – Bexar County Precinct 3 reserve constable deputy Calloway Lawson was suspended for one month after disparaging Facebook comments and threatening emails he left for a woman he thought reported him to Facebook. It all started with a post on social media. In December 2018, a conservative New Braunfels resident took to […]
And on this day in 1997 – Simone Biles is born. She becomes the most decorated American gymnast, winning four gold medals at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
In Local News – The San Antonio current reported that: “A long-simmering dispute between Bexar County Democratic Party officials overflowed on Wednesday into allegations by its current leader that loyalists to former chairman Manuel Medina committed financial crimes.”At a press conference outside the Bexar County Courthouse, current Chairwoman Monica Alcantara said she discovered documents showing “more than […]
And on this day in 1986 – Susan Butcher wins Iditarod, becoming the second woman ever to win the Alaskan dog sled race.
In Local News – CNN News reported that: “Democrats easily kept control of a Texas House seat Tuesday night, holding off another push by the state’s top Republicans to flip a solidly blue district in a special election runoff.”Democrat Ray Lopez defeated Republican Fred Rangel, 58 percent to 42 percent, according to unofficial returns. Rangel called […]
And on this day in 1912 – First-ever Girl Scouts meeting is held in Savannah, Ga. The organization has grown to 2.7 million members. And on this day in 1968 – Tammy Duckworth is born. She became the first disabled woman to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives and the second Asian-American woman in the Senate.
In Local News – In a Fox News Report; Investigators confirmed on Friday that seven male students were arrested in connection with hazing allegations at La Vernia High School. La Vernia police also said there are ten alleged victims and they expect many more to come forward. Investigators say there are more arrests to come, […]
And on this day in 1993 – Janet Reno is confirmed as the first woman to be U.S. Attorney General.
In Local News – Nearly two dozen credit card skimmers were pulled from gas stations throughout San Antonio last month, police records showed. Fraudsters target lower-grade gas pumps and ATMs to install the devices to steal customers’ credit card and bank information. Newer gas stations are using upgraded pumps that are harder to crack, but […]