Brian Kirkpatrick


Brian Kirkpatrick has been a journalist in Texas most of his life, covering San Antonio news since 1993, including the deadly October 1998 flooding, the arrival of the Toyota plant in 2003, and the base closure and realignments in 2005. 

He also served as news director and anchor at KTSA and Metro Networks, and was previously the "Morning Edition" anchor at Texas Public Radio. His early career included work as a news anchor and production assistant for the Texas State News Network/Dallas Cowboys Radio Network in Dallas, from 1988-1993. During his years at TSN, he helped cover the Luby’s mass shooting in Killeen and the Branch Davidian standoff at Mount Carmel. Kirkpatrick read his first newscast on a small radio station in the Hill Country as a teenager in 1981.

Brian returns to reporting after teaching high school journalism at Harlandale High School in San Antonio for the past seven years. 

Texas Tech Athletics / Contributed Photo

Gabe Rivera, a star of local and college football before is NFL career was cut short by a drunk driving accident, died Monday. He was 57.

Frost Bank

Construction of the new Frost Bank tower, which broke ground in 2017, and it is now officially halfway complete, according to a bank spokesman.



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San Antonio will host the 2025 Men’s Final Four tournament at the Alamodome.

San Antonio Solid Waste Management Department

If you have an old tire in your backyard, a sunken sofa in the living room, or cans of toxic stuff under your kitchen sink or garage, Saturday is the day to get rid of them.

Robyn Elliott of Dallas grooms her giant schnauzer at River City Cluster of Dog Shows.
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More than 1,000 dogs and their handlers are competing for best-in-show through Sunday at the Exhibition Hall at Freeman Coliseum.

The public is invited to the River City Cluster of Dog Shows and features some of the top dogs from across the nation, according to show sponsors.