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Comal County Sheriff's Office deputy dies in car crash

The Comal County Sheriff's Office is mourning the loss of one of their own. One of their deputies has died after a car crash in Schertz. FOX 7 Austin's Jacqueline Sarkissian has more.


Slain taxi driver identified, police still searching for killer

SAN ANTONIO — Authorities have released the name of a taxi driver who was shot to death in a Texas Thrift store parking lot in Windcrest Thursday morning. A supervisor at Yellow Cab says Aadam Xirsi was an African immigrant who left his family behind to build a better life here.


Suspected Converse fireworks stand robber turns himself in

CONVERSE, Tex. (KTSA News) — A man wanted for a New Year’s Day robbery of a fireworks stand in Converse has turned himself in. The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office said 23-year-old Damarrea Lacey went to the Alamo Fireworks stand in the 8000 block of FM 78 on New Year’s Day with a female accomplice.


Here's what you need to know about San Antonio's proposed new city manager Erik Walsh

Deputy City Manager Erik Walsh has been named the only finalist to replace Sheryl Sculley as San Antonio's city manager. Original published: 2019-01-18 04:13:15 Read the full San Antonio News here.


Teen shot in robbery at Whataburger

SAN ANTONIO — A San Antonio teenager was robbed and shot outside a Whataburger by a group of men Thursday night. The robbery happened at the Whataburger at De Zavala and I-10 around 10:30 p.m.


Payment plans available, including for furloughed workers, in Bexar County

SAN ANTONIO - The tax assessor and collector in Bexar County announced Friday that payment plans are available for anyone struggling to afford their home property taxes. These same payment plans also can help qualifying furloughed federal employees.


Investigators warn Cibolo residents of tampered hot dogs

CIBOLO, Texas - Investigators with the Cibolo Police Department are warning residents about tampered hot dogs recently being left on the sidewalk for pets to eat in a local neighborhood.


Central Texas Teen who killed boy, 15, sentenced to prison

BELTON, Texas (KWTX) A Bell County teenager was sentenced Wednesday to serve a 45-year prison term after he pleaded guilty to the 2017 murder of a 15-year-old Temple boy. Judge Fancy Jezek, in Belton’s 426th District Court, sentenced Edgar Lopez-Benitez, 17, to serve 45 years for the death of Andrew


One person found dead in taxi in Windcrest

SAN ANTONIO — Windcrest Police say one person was found dead in a taxi in Windcrest early Thursday morning. The victim was found just before 7:00 a.m. at I-35 and Eisenhauer, near the Texas Thrift Store. Police say the man had been shot and it appears to be a homicide.


Man accused of killing 'snitch' found guilty of murder

SAN ANTONIO - Updated at 2:44 p.m.:. After four hours of deliberation, jurors returned a guilty verdict against Antonio Nunez. The jury went into the punishment phase. Nunez could be sentenced to a maximum of life in prison.


BCSO: Man accused of sexually assaulting girl in SA mall parking lot

SAN ANTONIO - A man sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl in a San Antonio mall parking lot on multiple occasions, according to an arrest affidavit. Thomas Griffin Williams, 25, was taken into custody Jan. 11 and is facing a charge of sexual assault of a child, a second-degree felony.


San Antonio police officer suspended after intervening in nephew's DWI arrest, records show

A San Antonio police sergeant's attempt to intervene in his nephew's drunken driving arrest resulted in a month-long suspension, according to disciplinary records obtained by mySA.com.


Friends Cast Doubt After Texas Mom, Young Daughters Found Dead Inside Mansion: Reports

The shooting deaths of a Texas mother and her two daughters was ruled a murder-suicide, but friends have cast doubts on the ruling. The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office ruled the deaths of girls Alexa, 16, and London, 10, as homicides. Mother Nichol Olsen’s death was ruled a suicide, according


Man found dead in a donation bin has been identified.

SAN ANTONIO - Wayne Franklin Kreuger, 21, was found sticking out of a donation drop box on Dec. 12 in the 17770 block of San Pedro Ave. According to the San Antonio Police report, the body had no markings indicating foul play.


Man found shot to death in driver's seat of taxi

WINDCREST, Texas - Windcrest police are investigating a homicide after they found a man dead in the driver's seat of a taxi Thursday morning. Officials said they were called out for reports of a shooting in the parking lot of a Texas Thrift store on I-35 near Loop 410 at about 7 a.m. They said when


San Antonio couple ties the knot at Whataburger

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (KTRK) -- There's a new wedding venue in Texas that's hotter than spicy ketchup...Whataburger!. A San Antonio couple tied the knot in front of friends and family then did it again at the fast food joint.


Sheriff: Boyfriend 'person of interest' but not a suspect in death investigation

SAN ANTONIO – It’s a local case that’s getting worldwide attention: the shooting deaths of a mother and her two young daughters near Boerne. The Bexar County Sheriff is now calling the mom’s boyfriend a “person of interest,” but not a suspect.


Texas deputy suffers medical episode, dies following three-car accident

COMAL COUNTY, Texas — A Texas deputy died in an accident that involved three vehicles Thursday afternoon. Police say Comal County Deputy Sheriff Ray Horn, 44, was off duty and may have suffered a medical emergency while driving home. At about 5:15 p.m., he collided with other vehicles at the interse


University Hospital asks for help identifying patient

SAN ANTONIO — University Hospital is asking for the public's assistance to help identify an unknown patient. The hospital says that the elderly man suffers from dementia. They describe the patient as a white male, 5'8", 230 lbs. The patient has no visible scars or tattoos.


Two San Antonio women accused of covering-up baby King Jay's death assaulted in jail

Angie Torres was attacked in a jail bathroom on Jan. 9 while Beatrice Sampayo, the childs grandmother, was spat on by another inmate. Original published: 2019-01-17 20:06:38 Read the full San Antonio News here.