Thursday, November 27, 2014

Downtown Rally and March for Ferguson Planned Friday

Posted By on Thu, Nov 27, 2014 at 8:35 PM

On Friday, November 28, San Antonio protesters will reconvene at the Bexar County Courthouse for a rally and march held in solidarity for Ferguson, MO. Organized by a group of citizens that bill themselves as SATX4Ferguson,  the protest is meant to highlight the excessive use of force by law...

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What Are Texans Thankful For?

Posted By on Thu, Nov 27, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Facebook released a map this week that has a state-by-state breakdown of what people say they are thankful for on social media. The map is a bit mundane, but looking it over will kill a few moments between your Thanksgiving meal and dessert.  While many states have a religious...

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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Texas Set to Execute Schizophrenic Inmate

Posted By on Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 11:07 AM

Scott Louis Panetti believes he is going to be executed for preaching the gospel. That's far from the truth, but Panetti—a diagnosed schizophrenic, who is insane and suffers delusions—is being executed for murdering Joe Gaitan Alvarado, Jr., 55, and Amanda Carrion Alvarado, 56, in 1992 at their Fredericksburg home. The...

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Judge Sends Cameron Redus Wrongful Death Suit Back to State Court

Posted By on Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 1:39 PM

A federal judge has sent a wrongful death suit involving the shooting of 23-year-old University of the Incarnate Word student Robert Cameron Redus back to state court. Redus was killed near his Alamo Heights apartment last December in an off-campus incident involving UIW Police Officer Christopher Carter. According to...

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Ferguson Response Gathering Planned For Tonight

Posted By on Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 10:56 AM

Following last night's announcement that a Missouri grand jury found no probable cause to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, response rallies and calls to action are planned across the country tonight. San Antonio's will take place at the Bexar County Courthouse at...

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Monday, November 24, 2014

Catch 'Telling: San Antonio' Tonight on KLRN

Posted By on Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 6:38 PM

Tonight at 9 p.m., KRLN is airing a broadcast of Telling: San Antonio, a theatre performance piece that gave local veterans an opportunity to share their experiences about their time serving in the military. The performance, which is a series of monologues told by veterans, is part of a...

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City Accepting Applications for Diego Bernal's Old Council Seat

Posted By on Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 4:52 PM

Are you the next Diego Bernal? The city is now taking applications to fill the former District 1 councilman's seat from now through the May elections. Bernal officially vacated the position last week as he sets his sight on the Texas Legislature. He formally launched his campaign for Mike...

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City Must Address Homelessness In Earnest

Posted By on Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 1:56 PM

A weekend column in the San Antonio Express-News addressed the high volume of "quality-of-life" cases—tickets issued for ordinance violations like camping, panhandling and public consumption—dismissed by the City’s municipal court in recent months. Express-News columnist Gilbert Garcia wrote that over a three-month period the court dismissed more than 8,600 quality-of-life...

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The 'Express-News' is Having an Unfortunate Case of the Mondays

Posted By on Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 12:42 PM

Update: Monday, November 24, 2014, 1:49pm We reached out the the San Antonio Express-News. They clarified that the headline was a result of a drag-and-drop error. It's actually a combination of two headlines: "Best gas station grub in Texas" and "2 Texas elephants recovering from herpes." (Those poor elephants.)...

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Friday, November 21, 2014

Abbott Attacks Obama’s Immigration Order

Posted By on Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 6:33 PM

On Thursday night, President Barack Obama unveiled an executive order to ease the United States of America’s current immigration policy, shielding approximately 5 million undocumented persons from the threat of deportation. The President announced the specifics of his plan during a prime-time address, which was recorded and transcribed in its entirety...

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