Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Judge Blocks Trump's "Sanctuary City" Crackdown As Texas Considers Its Own

Posted By on Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 6:00 AM

On Tuesday, a judge temporarily blocked President Donald Trump from following through on his threat to strip federal funding from so-called "sanctuary cities," where police departments seek to limit their role in federal immigration enforcement. The ruling by federal district judge William H. Orrick comes after a lawsuit filed earlier this...

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

North Side Teens Shot While Walking Home From School

Posted By on Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 4:10 PM

A 30-something man shot and wounded two North Side teenagers Tuesday afternoon. An 18-year-old woman and 16-year-old boy were walking home from school along Jackson Keller Road, near Robert E. Lee High School, when they were stopped by an unknown man. According to the San Antonio Police Department, the man...

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Uber and VIA Try to Tackle Fiesta's DWI Problem

Posted By on Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 1:14 PM

Beware jovial Fiesta goers: an unusually high number of people were arrested for driving while intoxicated this weekend. Cue concerned entities, VIA Metro Transit and Uber, who are teaming up to make sure that the city is safe over the course of marathon partying. Bexar County Court records show that...

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Atheists Respond to Mayor Taylor's Poverty Comments

Posted By on Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 11:45 AM

Over the past weekend, a video of Mayor Ivy Taylor sharing her thoughts on systemic poverty has spread quickly across the internet — sparking national coverage and upset. Her words, that poverty is what happens to "broken people...people not being in a relationship with their Creator," rattled one national group...

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An Ethically Challenged City, a Near-Billion Dollar Bond, and a Very Strange Mayor’s Race

Posted By and on Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 6:30 AM

On April 3,  a small but raucous crowd gathered midday at the corner of Avenue E and Third Street. Clustered below the San Antonio Express-News’ epic tower-style facade, people vowed to cancel their subscriptions while others hurled insults like “racist,” “bigot” and “xenophobe.” Some protesters waved signs emblazoned with...

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Here's Where You Can Find Early Voting Locations in Bexar County

Posted By on Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 12:01 PM

Early voting for the May 6 mayoral, bond and local elections begins today, so we've put together a handy list of places where San Antonians can cast their vote. Hours of early voting are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mon., April 24- Thu. April 27, Sat. April 29; 8...

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Mayor Taylor Says Poverty is a Symptom of Godlessness

Posted By on Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 11:44 AM

At an April 3 mayoral candidate forum, Mayor Ivy Taylor shared her surprising views on systemic poverty in San Antonio. To her, the "broken people" facing poverty just have a bad relationship with God. Now, weeks after the forum, a video of her answer has gone viral. The video shows...

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SAPD Officer Joins Dance Party After Responding to Noise Complaint

Posted By on Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 10:34 AM

On Sunday night, one on-duty SAPD police was caught on video shaking his groove thang after responding to a noise complaint at the same San Antonio residency. Lesley Sapp was hosting her child's dance club, NXG Dance Crew, when police showed up to investigate the bumpin' music scene. That's also...

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Eight Food Chains Burglarized Over Weekend

Posted By on Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 10:09 AM

In what San Antonio police are calling a "crime spree," a total of seven fast-food chains and one convenience store were burglarized over the weekend. The two latest took place at a Domino's Pizza and Papa John's, both on the North Side, early Monday morning — about an hour apart...

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Spurs Come Up Short in Game Four

Posted By on Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 7:59 AM

With Kawhi Leonard’s artistry on full display in the fourth quarter of Game 4, it was hard to imagine his shot at the buzzer – a pull-up jumper with the game tied – would barely draw iron. Leonard had single-handedly dragged the Spurs to the brink of a 3-1 series...

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