Emily Baucum, News 4 San Antonio

Emily Baucum

News 4 San Antonio

San Antonio, TX, United States

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Past articles by Emily:

CPS Energy hires full-time meteorologist to help improve communication with customers

WOAI NBC News Channel 4 San Antonio provides local news, weather forecasts, traffic updates, investigations, and items of interest in the community, sports and entertainment programming for San Antonio and nearby towns and communities in South Central Texas, including Windcrest, Uvalde, Universal City, Somerset, Seguin, Schertz, San Marcos, Sabinal, Poth, Poteet, Pleasanton, Pearsall, New… → Read More

New sponsor helps San Antonio 'Honor Flight' fly

SAN ANTONIO – Veterans call it the trip of a lifetime: the Honor Flight takes them to see their memorials in Washington, D. C. News 4 & Fox San Antonio were along for the ride to file exclusive reports. This was the first Honor Flight from San Antonio since the pandemic began. The nonprofit effort is fueled by volunteers and donations. The veterans fly for free, stay in a hotel for free and see… → Read More

Nonprofit drugmaker will soon sell insulin for $30 a vial, regardless of insurance

SAN ANTONIO (WOAI/KABB) — A major effort is underway to make insulin much more affordable for people with diabetes. As lawmakers in Congress negotiate a bill to reduce the cost, a nonprofit drugmaker will soon offer it for just $30 a vial regardless of insurance. The inventors of insulin sold the patent for just $1 because they wanted it to be affordable. One hundred years later, it can now cost… → Read More

Nonprofit drugmaker will soon sell $30 a vial insulin, regardless of insurance

SAN ANTONIO – A major effort is underway to make insulin much more affordable for people with diabetes. The Trouble Shooters found out you’ll soon be able to buy it for just $30 a vial. The inventors of insulin sold the patent for just $1 because they wanted it to be affordable. One hundred years later, it can now cost up to $300 a vial - and people go to great lengths to get it. “I was 27 years… → Read More

Expert that predicted Texas power grid failure expects six months of high oil prices

SAN ANONIO – As the United States bans the import of Russian energy, the Kremlin has threatened if enough Western countries cut Russian oil, there would be “catastrophic consequences for the global market” - possibly doubling the price of oil to a staggering $300 a barrel. The Trouble Shooters spoke with a Texas energy expert who says the Kremlin used his team’s math to make that threat.… → Read More

Preparing for another crisis: is CPS Energy ready?

SAN ANTONIO – As the calendar flips closer to winter, the Trouble Shooters are finding out if San Antonio has done what it needs to do to head off another power crisis. We begin with CPS Energy. There’s no doubt the state of Texas carries the lion’s share of blame for the winter power crisis. But here in San Antonio, CPS Energy made mistakes, too - and there’s a citywide effort to make sure they… → Read More

Loophole would allow energy providers to opt out of weatherization for $150

SAN ANTONIO – “The bottom line is, that everything that needed to be done was done to fix the power grid in Texas,” Governor Greg Abbott promised back in June as he signed new laws in wake of the power crisis. But a loophole has now emerged that has stunned state lawmakers, prompting the question: do lawmakers understand their own law? Last week, the people in charge of regulating the Texas… → Read More

Expert advice on what to consider when choosing online schools

SAN ANTONIO – As the new school year begins amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, many local families wish their kids could continue virtual learning. State lawmakers didn’t fund it this year so most school districts can’t afford to offer it to every student. The Trouble Shooters find out what families who are considering outside options for online school need to know. We turned to our neighbors in… → Read More

High-tech sanitation systems part of the doctor's office of the future

SAN ANTONIO – The pandemic is already changing your experience at the doctor’s office in ways that have nothing to do with face masks or temperature checks. Doctors are now redesigning their offices based on our new normal. “We believe this is the doctor's office of the future,” TSAOG Orthoapedics CEO Sani Mirza says about the group's newest center. It just opened on the city’s far north side.… → Read More

Find out how much Texas political standoff is costing taxpayers

SAN ANTONIO – The Trouble Shooters are finding out how much the political standoff in the Texas legislature over voting rights is costing you, the taxpayer. As Texas Democrats beat a path out of town, Governor Greg Abbott’s message to them is: you can run, but you can’t hide. “I can, and I will, continue to call special session after special session after special session all the way up until… → Read More

Amid foster care crisis, Child Protective Services regional director resigns

SAN ANTONIO – Amid the foster care crisis in Bexar County, the regional director of Child Protective Services is now out of a job. A CPS spokesperson Wednesday afternoon that Brenda Watkins resigned her position and there's no one lined up to take her place. The regional director oversees foster care in 28 counties across South Texas, including here in Bexar County where the state just took back… → Read More

Energy expert says Texas isn't ready for next winter storm or heat wave

SAN ANTONIO – On Tuesday afternoon, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed two bills that are being called sweeping changes to the Texas power grid. One bill would require energy companies, including the ones who sell power to a utility like CPS Energy, to weatherize their equipment. They would face penalties for not complying. The other bill would make ERCOT’s board members political appointees. → Read More

New city pilot program makes it possible for families to stay in their homes

SAN ANTONIO – A new city pilot program is making it possible for families to stay in the neighborhoods where they’ve put down roots. Instead of spending money on new affordable housing, the idea is to upgrade the housing we already have. For the Martinez family, it means they get to go home again. “It’s his grandparents. Then that is the house,” Laura Martinez points to an old sepia-toned photo.… → Read More

What more than 70 pounds of stolen mail can teach you about how thieves operate

SAN ANTONIO – With the help of a San Antonio Police Department detective, the Trouble Shooters are taking you inside the mind of a mail thief so you know how to protect yourself. Thieves are breaking into mailboxes faster than the United States Postal Service can keep up: it has just two workers repairing boxes for all of San Antonio. “It's probably about 70 to 80 pounds of mail in there,”… → Read More

Economic disparity kept some San Antonio students learning from home

SAN ANTONIO – The superintendent of a major local district is begging families to send teenagers back to school in person next year. The Trouble Shooters found out there’s a clear economic disparity keeping many of them out of the classroom. For Pauline Rojas, school no longer means the campus of Brackenridge High School. It means a south side home, and the kitchen table where she just finished… → Read More

People without power during winter storm say CPS Energy denied them rebates

SAN ANTONIO – People who lost power for four days during the winter storm say CPS Energy told them they had power the whole time, so they aren’t getting a rebate. The Trouble Shooters are holding CPS Energy accountable and getting answers for the south side neighborhood. “I was in shock. I felt insulted and offended,” Esmeralda Flores says. “I feel that it's an injustice. Not only to me but to… → Read More

Foster care crisis likely means more local children will be sent out of state

SAN ANTONIO – Over the past several weeks we’ve watched the solution state lawmakers came up with to save the foster care system just crumble in Bexar County. The Trouble Shooters are finding out if privatizing the system failed, and what happens to children if we don’t get this right. Caption: Foster care crisis likely means more local children will be sent out of state (SBG San Antonio) → Read More

'Train wreck:' Emails uncover city council was in the dark during power crisis

SAN ANTONIO – Thousands of pages of emails between city leaders during the power crisis reveal city council was just in the dark as you were that week. Many council members lost power at their homes. And the emails show they didn’t have any more insider information than any of you who were freezing in your homes. With emails rolling in from angry, frustrated and cold citizens, much of city… → Read More

'Sigh.' Councilwoman's emails show frustrating fight for answers during power crisis

SAN ANTONIO – During the power crisis, while so many of you froze in your homes, thousands of emails obtained by the News 4 Trouble Shooters are pulling back the curtain on what really happened that week. We’ve shown you scathing emails sent to the Mayor and City Manager from city workers who felt their lives were being put in danger. → Read More

'Sigh.' Councilwoman's emails show frustrating fight for answers during power crisis

SAN ANTONIO – During the power crisis, while so many of you froze in your homes, thousands of emails obtained by the News 4 Trouble Shooters are pulling back the curtain on what really happened that week. We’ve shown you scathing emails sent to the Mayor and City Manager from city workers who felt their lives were being put in danger. → Read More