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1 arrested, 1 sought after Uber driver shot during carjacking

SAN ANTONIO - An 18-year-old man was arrested and another man is wanted after San Antonio police say they took part in a violent carjacking that led to an Uber driver being shot multiple times.


San Antonio bans Chick-fil-A from airport

The airport in San Antonio, Texas is getting a new look, including the dining area. But as of this week, that look won’t include Chick-fil-A. The City Council has decided to take a stand for intersectionality or something and ban the delicious chicken outfit from the property. There’s a staggering n


FIGHT CLUB: Lawsuit says Bexar Co. guards staged prisoner fights

SAN ANTONIO (KXAN) — A former inmate of the Bexar County Jail has filed a lawsuit claiming that guards operated a "fight club" — where inmates were made to fight as the guards placed bets on the winner.


DPS: One person arrested, two in hospital after high-speed chase leads to rollover crash

SAN ANTONIO - Two people are in critical condition after a truck rolled over following a high speed chase, according to the Department of Public Safety. The chase started when a DPS helicopter spotted a stolen truck in South Bexar County. Troopers then tried to pull the truck over, but the driver sp


Central Texas coalition working to end veteran homelessness

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Across the area, the Central Texas Homeless Coalition is working to provide resources to end veteran homelessness. According to a "point in time" count conducted in January, there were 31 veterans identified between Bell, Coryell, Lampasas and Hamilton counties.


San Antonio homes in high demand, but supply may not be keeping pace

Clayton Pickens has been buying and selling homes in San Antonio for years. He said dream homes in San Antonio used to be a lot cheaper. "Now those dream houses that people think are on the higher end, the're up towards the five hundreds," said Pickens.


'The Donut Boy' visits SAPD

SAN ANTONIO - Multiple police units -- including motorcycles and bicycles -- surrounded the Public Safety Headquarters this morning. Some pedestrians feared something had gone wrong, however, the only guilty ones today were the officers themselves.


Man found dead inside car due to drug overdose

SAN ANTONIO — A man was found dead in his car Friday night from what police say was a drug overdose. Police said a 40-year-old man was found dead inside of his car Friday night around 9:30 p.m. on the 200 block of South Trinity at the Trinity Food Mart parking lot.


More than $100k raised for pets at San Antonio Humane Society

SAN ANTONIO — More than $100,000 was raised for the cats and dogs at the San Antonio Humane Society Saturday. The San Antonio Humane Society's 2019 El Rey Fido fundraising competition has finished, and the fundraising groups raised more than $100,000 for the pets at the humane society.


State senator proposes legislation to crack down on drunken drivers

SAN ANTONIO - A state lawmaker is pushing a bill that would allow first-time driving while intoxicated offenders to be eligible for deferred adjudication, or a probation-type agreement.


Raptors’ Kawhi Leonard takes shot at Spurs, says it’s important to ‘play for people you trust’

Toronto Raptors superstar Kawhi Leonard has never been one to say much, and when he does say something, it’s usually a one-word answer without any juice behind it. But, his breakup with the San Antonio Spurs has apparently left him bitter enough to finally say something headline-worthy.


Mexican officials pick up 21 lost migrants south of Texas

MEXICO CITY – Mexican immigration authorities say 21 migrants have been rescued in the northeastern state of Coahuila after wandering near the U.S. border for seven days. The National Migration Institute said Saturday that its assistance unit, Grupo Beta, received a call for help after the migrants


Waco: Central Texas Girl Scouts hold 7th annual "STEM Fest"

WACO, Texas (KWTX) S.T.E.M, stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Important subjects to know, as the Central Texas Girl Scouts are doing their part to learn about the different subjects in the 7th annual "STEM Fest."


4-year-old Mariachi singer from San Antonio competing on Mexico's Got Talent

He's not even old enough for grade school, but a San Antonio mariachi singer is already making it big. Mateo Lopez, 4, is competing on Mexico's Got Talent, with his debut episode airing Sunday at 7 p.m.


Man who shot mother in the head while smoking meth charged by Grand Jury

SAN ANTONIO — A grand jury has indicted 20-year-old Matthew Canales on a charge of manslaughter. The indictment says Canales discharged a deadly weapon in the direction of Rosa Canales, his mother.


Man claims to be 'Insta famous,' lures, rapes San Antonio girl, police say

SAN ANTONIO - Richard Brown, 25, was arrested Thursday on charges of sexual battery on a child 12-17, sexual assault with a 16- or 17-year-old and contributing to the delinquency of a minor for raping a girl he met on social media, according to an arrest warrant affidavit.


Woman killed by San Antonio officer identified

SAN ANTONIO — The woman who was killed when she confronted a San Antonio police officer with what looked like an uzi has been identified as Hannah Westall, 26. Westall was involved in the confrontation with SAPD officers on Wednesday in the parking lot of the Huebner Commons Shopping Center at Huebn


Off-duty officer thrown off motorcycle on highway

SAN ANTONIO — An off-duty police officer was thrown off his motorcycle Saturday morning while he was traveling on the highway. Authorities were called to Interstate 35 and Loop 410 at about 8:45 a.m. for reports of an accident involving a police officer. The San Antonio officer was in the left hand


SAPD: 19-year-old shot at east side apartment complex

SAN ANTONIO — A 19-year-old is in the hospital Friday afternoon after authorities say he was shot in the stomach at the Rosemont at Highland Park apartment complex on San Antonio’s east side.


Officer accused of giving homeless man feces sandwich wins appeal

SAN ANTONIO - A San Antonio police officer fired in October 2016 after he allegedly gave a homeless man a sandwich with dog feces had his dismissal overturned by an arbitrator earlier this month.