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Former UFC fighter Tim Hague dies after getting knocked out in boxing match | My San Antonio Former UFC fighter Tim Hague dies after getting knocked out in boxing match
Former UFC heavyweight fighter Tim Hague died Sunday after suffering a brain injury during a boxing match on Friday, his family confirmed to CTV News Edmonton. According to MMAJunkie.com, Hague's overall MMA record was 21-13.
My San Antonio | June 19, 2017
Change of venue granted for San Antonio lawyer facing sex charges | My San Antonio Change of venue granted for San Antonio lawyer facing sex charges
Mark H. Benavides, accused of having sex with his clients in exchange for legal favors, will have his criminal cases heard in Wilson County.
My San Antonio | June 22, 2017
S.A. councilman says Crystal City manager Jonas, mayor solicited a bribe | My San Antonio S.A. councilman says Crystal City manager Jonas, mayor solicited a bribe
Manny Pelaez, the newly installed councilman of District 8, testified today in a federal corruption trial that former Crystal City manager and attorney James Jonas sought a kickback.
My San Antonio | June 22, 2017
Regan touched many people in her long life as a nun | My San Antonio Regan touched many people in her long life as a nun
Sister Josepha Regan taught school for almost six decades and continued being a lively presence in her later years.
My San Antonio | June 22, 2017
Friends describe North Texas teen who died in tragic horse accident as 'genuine angel' | My San Antonio Friends describe North Texas teen who died in tragic horse accident as 'genuine angel'
A 19-year-old girl from Fort Worth who tragically died Monday after being thrown from a horse is being remembered by friends and family online.
My San Antonio | June 22, 2017
Multiple lanes closed after BCSO deputy loses control of motorcycle on 281, crashes | My San Antonio Multiple lanes closed after BCSO deputy loses control of motorcycle on 281, crashes
A Bexar County sheriff's deputy was hospitalized Thursday afternoon after he crashed his motorcycle while chasing a speeding driver on U.S. Highway 281, officials said.
My San Antonio | June 22, 2017
Third teen arrested in shooting death of New Braunfels 17-year-old | My San Antonio Third teen arrested in shooting death of New Braunfels 17-year-old
A third teenager was arrested and charged Wednesday in connection with the shooting death of 17-year-old New Braunfels boy over the weekend, according to the police department.
My San Antonio | June 22, 2017
North Texas lawmaker will introduce two bathroom bills in special session | My San Antonio North Texas lawmaker will introduce two bathroom bills in special session
This month, Gov. Greg Abbott announced a special session to begin July 18
My San Antonio | June 22, 2017
Guard changing at Sam Houston High School | My San Antonio Guard changing at Sam Houston High School
After eight years as principal at the East Side school, Darnell White will become director of SAISD student support services and will be replaced by Mateen Diop.
My San Antonio | June 22, 2017
Seguin calls special election to replace Seidenberger | My San Antonio Seguin calls special election to replace Seidenberger
A special election has been called for Nov. 7 by the Seguin City Council to fill the vacancy created by the departure of District 3 Councilman Phil Seidenberger for health reasons.
My San Antonio | June 22, 2017
Council approves resolution on Paris climate accord | My San Antonio Council approves resolution on Paris climate accord
The City Council voted overwhelmingly to support a resolution stating San Antonio would address climate change.
My San Antonio | June 22, 2017
Witnesses: Burning man jumped from bridge near Morgan's Wonderland | My San Antonio Witnesses: Burning man jumped from bridge near Morgan's Wonderland
A man who was on fire jumped from a bridge, killing himself Thursday on the Northeast Side near Morgan's Wonderland, according to police and witnesses who saw the man jump.
My San Antonio | June 22, 2017
Body of 65-year-old found floating in Canyon Lake hours before drowned teen pulled from water | My San Antonio Body of 65-year-old found floating in Canyon Lake hours before drowned teen pulled from water
Two investigations were launched Wednesday after officials found two bodies on opposite sides on Canyon Lake within 24 hours.
My San Antonio | June 22, 2017
New S.A. councilman to testify in Crystal City corruption trial | My San Antonio New S.A. councilman to testify in Crystal City corruption trial
District 9 Councilman Manny Palaez will be testifying against indicted former City Manager/Attorney James Jonas.
My San Antonio | June 22, 2017
Officials charge Victoria mosque suspect with hate crime | My San Antonio Officials charge Victoria mosque suspect with hate crime
Marq Perez was arrested less than a mile away from the mosque grounds on March 3.
My San Antonio | June 22, 2017
Couple's friend shoots arguing wife on East Side, flees scene | My San Antonio Couple's friend shoots arguing wife on East Side, flees scene
A 28-year-old woman was shot Wednesday night during an argument with her wife in the East Side.The victim was arguing with her wife in the 4300 block of Jarbet Drive when a friend, shot the victim, according to the San Antonio Police Department.
My San Antonio | June 22, 2017
Cindy rolls ashore with winds, rains and warnings of storms to come | My San Antonio Cindy rolls ashore with winds, rains and warnings of storms to come
While Cindy isn’t the biggest or worst storm to ever hit the Texas coast, it is the first storm of this year’s hurricane season to threaten the area.
My San Antonio | June 21, 2017
Anesthesiologist Ritter loved to teach | My San Antonio Anesthesiologist Ritter loved to teach
Dr. Richard “Dick” Ritter, whose long Army and medical career included serving as chief of anesthesiology at Walter Reed and Brooke Army medical centers, died June 13 at 85.
My San Antonio | June 21, 2017
Second Murder Charge Added to "Angel of Death" Case | San Antonio Current Second Murder Charge Added to "Angel of Death" Case
A Bexar County grand jury has brought a new murder charge against 66-year-old Genene Jones in a renewed push to keep the former nurse behind bars. Jones is charged with killing 2-year-old Rosemary Vega with an unknown injection while working at the Bexar County Hospital (now University Hospital) nearly 40 years ago.…
San Antonio Current | June 21, 2017
United Way seeks donated supplies for teachers | My San Antonio United Way seeks donated supplies for teachers
The project benefits teachers in the Southside, East Central and San Antonio independent school districts.
My San Antonio | June 21, 2017
North Texas police seize stash of meth, pot, pills and guns during 'nervous' traffic stop | My San Antonio North Texas police seize stash of meth, pot, pills and guns during 'nervous' traffic stop
A man was arrested in North Texas last weekend with numerous drugs and guns following a traffic stop, according to the Titus County Sheriff's Office.
My San Antonio | June 21, 2017
4 S.A. men arrested on sexual assault of a child charges within 24 hours | My San Antonio 4 S.A. men arrested on sexual assault of a child charges within 24 hours
Four men were arrested Tuesday on charges of sexual assault of a child in connection with four separate cases of abuse.
My San Antonio | June 21, 2017
Death of woman found in North Side apartment ruled accidental | My San Antonio Death of woman found in North Side apartment ruled accidental
The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office said Marian Beltran, 26, died from toxic effects of methamphetamine.
My San Antonio | June 21, 2017
Ex-bank manager in San Antonio admits embezzling $125,000 | My San Antonio Ex-bank manager in San Antonio admits embezzling $125,000
Gabriel Collazo walked out of interview when he was confronted by BBVA Compass Bank officials.
My San Antonio | June 21, 2017
Rep. Ina Minjarez Named “Rookie of the Year” Lawmaker | San Antonio Current Rep. Ina Minjarez Named “Rookie of the Year” Lawmaker
To land on Texas Monthly’s “The Best and Worst Legislators” list, a lawmaker has to stand out in either amazing or horrible ways. For the most part, the magazine’s survey, published after each regular session of the Texas Legislature, ignored San Antonio's state-level politicians (and that’s probably a good thing). There was one exception: TM named Rep. Ina Minjarez as its one and on...
San Antonio Current | June 21, 2017
Trump nominating Bexar County GOP leader to HUD position | My San Antonio Trump nominating Bexar County GOP leader to HUD position
President Donald Trump has nominated the vice chair of the Bexar County Republican Party to join his administration as assistant secretary of fair housing and equal opportunity, within the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
My San Antonio | June 21, 2017
Accused child-killer Genene Jones faces new murder charge | My San Antonio Accused child-killer Genene Jones faces new murder charge
Jones, who is in state prison serving a 99-year-term for murder, was indicted Wednesday by a Bexar County grand jury in connection with the the September 1981 death of Rosemary Vega, a 2-year-old girl, according to a Bexar County District Attorney’s Office news release. After she was convicted for killing a child in Kerrville and given the 99-year term, it was widely thought Jones would never ...
My San Antonio | June 21, 2017
14-year-old charged with capital murder, 2 others arrested in death of man at San Marcos laundromat | My San Antonio 14-year-old charged with capital murder, 2 others arrested in death of man at San Marcos laundromat
Three suspects were arrested this week in a drug deal gone wrong that left one man dead at a San Marcos laundromat, according to a news release.
My San Antonio | June 21, 2017
Wife of San Antonio man who drowned in Corpus Christi Bay: ‘He is my everything’ | My San Antonio Wife of San Antonio man who drowned in Corpus Christi Bay: ‘He is my everything’
A San Antonio family is mourning the loss of a man who died Monday after drowning in Corpus Christi Bay while swimming with friends and family, according to online posts and official reports.
My San Antonio | June 21, 2017
New San Antonio council seated | My San Antonio New San Antonio council seated
The 2017-19 City Council has been officially sworn in and taken the dais.
My San Antonio | June 21, 2017
Daughter finds dad face down in North Side pool an hour after he began swimming | My San Antonio Daughter finds dad face down in North Side pool an hour after he began swimming
A 68-year-old man drowned while swimming laps in his pool Wednesday, marking the second drowning of an elderly person in two days.
My San Antonio | June 21, 2017
Padre Island National Seashore closes beaches, issues flood advisory ahead of tropical storm | My San Antonio Padre Island National Seashore closes beaches, issues flood advisory ahead of tropical storm
Tropical Storm Cindy continues to affect the Texas coast, prompting for beach closures and a flood advisory.
My San Antonio | June 21, 2017
Police arrest second juvenile in shooting death of 17-year-old that shocked New Braunfels | My San Antonio Police arrest second juvenile in shooting death of 17-year-old that shocked New Braunfels
The New Braunfels Police Department has arrested a second juvenile who is charged with murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Conrad Kuntz, a news release said Wednesday.
My San Antonio | June 21, 2017
Surveillance camera allegedly catches S.A. woman robbing man she took home from North Side bar | My San Antonio Surveillance camera allegedly catches S.A. woman robbing man she took home from North Side bar
A 58-year-old woman was arrested Monday after she allegedly drove a man home from a bar with a friend and then stole jewelry from inside his home.
My San Antonio | June 21, 2017
SAPD: Woman with self-inflicted cuts on arm purposefully drove into police squad car on NE side | My San Antonio SAPD: Woman with self-inflicted cuts on arm purposefully drove into police squad car on NE side
A woman purposefully drove into the back of a squad car Wednesday morning on the Northeast Side, police say.
My San Antonio | June 21, 2017
Firefighters pull woman from flipped car after North Side crash | My San Antonio Firefighters pull woman from flipped car after North Side crash
A woman was hospitalized Tuesday night after she lost control of her vehicle and drove into a ditch on the North Side.
My San Antonio | June 21, 2017
Friends and family remember 22-year-old whose boyfriend allegedly beat, strangled her to death | My San Antonio Friends and family remember 22-year-old whose boyfriend allegedly beat, strangled her to death
Months after her mysterious North Side death made headlines, friends and family members continue to memorialize a 22-year-old woman whose mother never stopped seeking justice.
My San Antonio | June 21, 2017
Soon-to-be ex-wife accused of attacking man after arguing about new partner | My San Antonio Soon-to-be ex-wife accused of attacking man after arguing about new partner
Maxine Molette-Samuels, 37, was arrested Tuesday and faces a count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
My San Antonio | June 21, 2017
BCSO: 3-year-old girl revived by deputies after being found in pool | My San Antonio BCSO: 3-year-old girl revived by deputies after being found in pool
The 3-year-old girl was transported to University Hospital after she was revived by deputies, the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office reported.
My San Antonio | June 21, 2017
Residents question future of East Side community center | My San Antonio Residents question future of East Side community center
The lease for the Ella Austin Community Center ran out last month.
My San Antonio | June 20, 2017
Thomas was publisher at The Light | My San Antonio Thomas was publisher at The Light
William C. “Bill” Thomas, publisher of the San Antonio Light in the 1980s, was heavily involved in local philanthropy during his long career in the newspaper industry
My San Antonio | June 20, 2017
San Antonio's Strange Definition of “Transparency” When It Comes to Police Shootings | San Antonio Current San Antonio's Strange Definition of “Transparency” When It Comes to Police Shootings
Back in March, on the eve of the trial over Marquise Jones’ 2014 death at the hands of an off-duty cop, the City of San Antonio backtracked on a significant point. A critical detail in the case had always been a pistol police say they found some 25 feet from where Jones’ body collapsed on the pavement after San Antonio Police Department officer Robert Encina, who was working ...
San Antonio Current | June 20, 2017
SAPD details weapons found in apartment of accused Medical Center serial rapist | My San Antonio SAPD details weapons found in apartment of accused Medical Center serial rapist
Two handguns and several knives, including one survival-style knife and at least 14 kitchen knives, were seized from the apartment of the 18-year-old suspect now facing five aggravated sexual assault charges in connection with a string of attacks in the Medical Center area.
My San Antonio | June 20, 2017
City: 28-year-old shot to death, run over by his own car at San Marcos laundromat | My San Antonio City: 28-year-old shot to death, run over by his own car at San Marcos laundromat
San Marcos police are investigating the death of a man who was shot and then run over with his own car at a laundromat this week, according to a news release from the city.
My San Antonio | June 20, 2017
SAPD continues search for 7-year-old girl who went missing in neighborhood near Austin Hwy | My San Antonio SAPD continues search for 7-year-old girl who went missing in neighborhood near Austin Hwy
It's been more than two weeks since 7-year-old Monika Cruzita Wilson went missing from a neighborhood near Austin Highway, and police are still looking for answers to her disappearance.
My San Antonio | June 20, 2017
Padre Island National Seashore issues no swim, rip current warning as tropical storm approaches | My San Antonio Padre Island National Seashore issues no swim, rip current warning as tropical storm approaches
The weather disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico was upgraded to a tropical storm Tuesday and though the main impact will hit the upper Texas coast, tides will likely be affected further south.
My San Antonio | June 20, 2017
Medellin kept busy with work, family and construction | My San Antonio Medellin kept busy with work, family and construction
Fernando J. Medellin Sr., a Marine Corps veteran who served as a reservist while working at Kelly AFB, raising a family and doing many home improvements, died June 8 at 83.
My San Antonio | June 20, 2017
Sexual Assault Victim Sues Former SAPD Cops, City for Mental and Physical Trauma | San Antonio Current Sexual Assault Victim Sues Former SAPD Cops, City for Mental and Physical Trauma
When a 24-year-old woman agreed to work undercover for the San Antonio Police Department March 2015, she had no idea what she was signing on to. What she did know was that she desperately needed financial and legal help.…
San Antonio Current | June 20, 2017
SAPD: Wife noticed 'something was not right' when she found husband floating in NW Side pool | My San Antonio SAPD: Wife noticed 'something was not right' when she found husband floating in NW Side pool
A 90-year-old man drowned to death Tuesday in the Northwest Side after he fell into a swimming pool while working in his backyard.
My San Antonio | June 20, 2017
New Mom Dearice Hamby and San Antonio Stars Take on the Dallas Wings this Friday Night | San Antonio Current New Mom Dearice Hamby and San Antonio Stars Take on the Dallas Wings this Friday Night
The San Antonio Stars have an extra passenger on road trips this season, but the only dribbling she’s figured out so far is her drool. She’s Amaya Marie Ododa, the four-month old daughter of forward Dearica Hamby. Amaya was born on Feb. 5, and has been with mom throughout the Stars season.…
San Antonio Current | June 20, 2017