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Ted Cruz bashes San Antonio City Council for its airport Chick-fil-A ban

Photo: William Luther, Staff / San Antonio Express-News. A decision by the City Council to bar Chik-fil-A from opening a restaurant at San Antonio International Airport is drawing criticism from Sen. Ted Cruz.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Texas pet owner dead, ‘attacked by her two pit bull terriers’: police

A Texas woman died on Saturday after she was “attacked by her two pit bull terriers,” police said. Officers arrived at North O’Connor Road to help out the fire department, who was called to a veterinary facility about “reports of a woman in need of medical attention,” Irving Police said in a news re


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.


3 men arrested after leading DPS on chase, crashing in Starbucks parking lot

SAN ANTONIO - Three men are facing several charges after they led authorities on a high-speed chase in a stolen pickup truck and crashed it in a Starbucks parking lot, according to officials with the Texas Department of Public Safety.


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


Woman killed by San Antonio officer identified, had fake gun

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


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.


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.


Lawsuit: Bexar County Jail guards operated 'fight club' between inmates, made bets

SAN ANTONIO — A man has filed a federal lawsuit against Bexar County, accusing Bexar County Jail guards of operating a "fight club" of staged fights between inmates. According to the lawsuit, former inmate Rodolfo Carrazco is suing Bexar County after he says Bexar County Jail guards operated a "figh


Multiple charges pending after high-speed chase ends in wreckage on the North Side

Police say two men are in serious condition and another is under arrest after a multi-agency, high-speed chase through San Antonio ended in a rollover early Saturday. Department of Public Safety troopers began pursuit about midnight after a DPS helicopter spotted a reported stolen pickup truck trave


Federal drug raids in San Antonio net 12 arrests; two still at large

Photo: JERRY LARA, STAFF / SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS. A dozen people were taken into custody Friday morning in raids in the San Antonio area targeting two cells of alleged heroin and cocaine traffickers.


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.


Driver loses control, crashes into tree head-on

SAN ANTONIO — A driver lost control of her vehicle late Friday night and crashed into a tree head-on. Authorities were called to the 3800 block of Northwest Loop 410 at about 11 p.m. Friday for reports of an accident. Police said a woman was driving at a high rate of speed, veered off the road and s


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.


'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.


Queensryche's San Antonio Performance Strikes a Balance Between Delivering Classics and Moving Forward

“I’ve seen Queensryche,” said one attendee of the band's Friday night show at the Aztec Theatre. “But this is the first time I’ve seen the cover band.”. And that's the obstacle the touring reboot of the '80s progressive metal act had to overcome. Even so, Queensryche and tourmates Fates Warning drew