Tuesday, July 5, 2016

San Antonio FC Records Third Consecutive Win on Sunday

Posted By on Tue, Jul 5, 2016 at 2:35 PM

San Antonio FC recorded their third consecutive win on Sunday, July 3 when they beat Tulsa Roughnecks FC 2-1 away from home, expanding on the club’s first winning streak in franchise history and earning 10 points out of a possible 12 in their last four matches. Midfielder Michael Reed recorded his second...

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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Deputies Failed to Mention Man’s Hands Were Raised Above His Head When They Shot and Killed Him

Posted By on Thu, Jun 30, 2016 at 7:45 AM

When Bexar County sheriff’s deputies Robert Sanchez and Greg Vasquez first arrived outside Gilbert Flores’ parents’ house on the far northwest side, they encountered a chaotic scene. Flores’ mother had just called 911, saying her son had beaten his wife and baby. On the 911 call, Flores can reportedly be...

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Dude Tries to Have Sex With Teenager, Gets Robbed by Her Friends Instead

Posted By on Thu, Jun 30, 2016 at 6:00 AM

Police are searching for a 17-year-old woman who set a 25-year-old man up for robbery in May after agreeing to hook up with him at a hotel. According to an incident report provided by the San Antonio Police Department, the victim told investigators that he met Bethany Renee Hernandez...

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Governor's Office is Clearly Not Happy About Bush's Handling of the Alamo

Posted By on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 1:58 PM

One of the Texas GOP's rising stars — a Bush, no less — is taking heat for settling a battle over thousands of Alamo artifacts with the Daughters of the Republic of Texas. Last Friday, the Associated Press reported that the Texas General Land Office resolved a lawsuit with...

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Texas AG: Schools Should Be Able to Out Transgender Students to Their Parents

Posted By on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 9:25 AM

It’s no surprise Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is squarely opposed to the kind of policy Fort Worth ISD Superintendent Kent Scribner passed earlier this year to protect transgender students from discrimination. But in an opinion issued Tuesday, which was solicited by Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick (who has called for...

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San Antonio’s Homeless LGBTQ Youth Find a Safe Space to Become Themselves

Posted By on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 6:30 AM

The mass shooting at an Orlando gay club this month killed 49 people, wounded at least 50 others, and, in the minds of many within the LGBTQ community, violated a sacred space. In his comments following the tragedy, President Barack Obama called the Pulse nightclub, the site of the...

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The Zoo's New Elephant Will Be Sent to Florida If It Doesn't Bond With Lucky

Posted By on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 6:00 AM

When One World Conservation's CEO Karrie Kern heard the San Antonio Zoo brought in a companion for its lone elephant Lucky, she was surprised. "The thing that surprised me is more that they have aligned themselves with Ringling," Kern said. "We had no idea she was coming." For decades, animal...

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

U.S. Attorney Richard L. Durbin Among Pride Parade Dignitaries

Posted By on Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 5:04 PM

Originally published in Out in SA. Organizers for Pride San Antonio announced today that Richard L. Durbin, Jr., the United States Attorney for the Western District of Texas, will be among the local dignitaries to appear in the Pride Parade on July 2. Durbin, who is based in San Antonio,...

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What Happens to Texas’ Other Medically Unnecessary Abortion Laws?

Posted By on Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 8:05 AM

On Monday the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the country’s most important abortion case in more than two decades, with a 5-3 majority striking down parts of a 2013 Texas law that shuttered more than half of the state’s abortion clinics under the guise of women’s health and safety....

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U.S. Customs Officers Seize Elephant Skull at Rio Grande Valley Border Crossing

Posted By on Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 6:00 AM

Agricultural specialists with U.S. Customs and Border Protection made a colossal find after Mexican authorities sent a truck driver attempting to enter that country back to the northern side of the Rio Grande. The driver, who was from Guadalupe, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, tried to bring an elephant skull into Mexico,...

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