Monday, July 31, 2017

Former AZ Sheriff Convicted for Ignoring Orders to Stop Racial Profiling

Posted By on Mon, Jul 31, 2017 at 9:23 PM

In the midst of a national push to get local law enforcement officials doing the job of federal immigration agents, a former sheriff has been convicted for doing just that. It's not just any sheriff — it's former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, poster boy of the anti-immigration movement known for detaining hundreds...

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Friday, July 28, 2017

Smuggling Survivors Are Being Held in a Federal Immigration Detention Center

Posted By on Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 12:20 PM

Thirteen survivors of smugglers' thwarted attempt to shuttle more than a hundred immigrants in a sweltering, locked cargo truck are being held in a federal immigrant detention center in downtown San Antonio. While the undocumented immigrants are not charged with any crimes, the feds say they have to hold the...

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Police Arrest Man Tied to Eastside Shooting that Killed 4-Year-Old Boy

Posted By on Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 4:30 PM

Police arrested a man Wednesday who may be connected to the July 20 shooting death of a 4-year-old boy in San Antonio's east side. Charles Lee Bethany was initially arrested for possessing more than 28 grams of cocaine with intent to sell. This arrest came after San Antonio Police Department...

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Trump's Military Ban Rattles Trans Troops, Veterans in Military City, USA

Posted By on Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 6:01 AM

On Wednesday morning, San Antonio army veteran Danny Ingram got a worried call from a friend in the Air Force. "She had seen the news and was scared, suddenly it felt like her job was on the line," said Ingram. The call came a few hours after President Donald Trump...

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

House Committee Votes Unanimously To Restore Therapy Funding for Vulnerable Children

Posted By on Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 1:49 PM

A Texas House committee voted unanimously Tuesday to restore therapy funding for children with disabilities that was previously slashed by state officials. In December, the state health department cut $350 million worth of funds from Early Childhood Intervention, a Medicaid program that provides free or low-cost treatment to some 60,000 Texas...

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Rick Perry talks Pig Poop with Prank Callers

Posted By on Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 12:48 PM

Last week, former Texas Governor and reality T.V. star Rick Perry was duped into having a 22-minute phone chat with Russian pranksters, where they talked cyber hacking, the Paris Climate Agreement and pig poop. According to Bloomberg News, Perry (currently the U.S. Secretary of Energy) believed he was speaking with...

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Lawyers Say Death Row Inmate's String of Awful Attorneys Should Halt Thursday Execution

Posted By on Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 11:47 AM

On the eve of TaiChen Preyor's scheduled execution date, his lawyers are scrambling to make requests  for more time to change his death sentence to one of life-long imprisonment or, at least, to fully investigate his case. His lawyers claim that Preyor's previous counsel was under-qualified and held back...

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SAPD Officer Shot, Suspect Killed in Overnight Robbery Scuffle

Posted By on Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 9:41 AM

San Antonio Police Officer Nathan Becerra was shot Wednesday morning during a confrontation with a robbery suspect in the city's northwest side. He is currently recovering after surgery at the University Hospital's Intensive Care Unit and is expected to survive the bullet to his stomach, according to SAPD Chief William...

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Photograph of New Incarnate Word President Gets Out of Hand

Posted By on Tue, Jul 25, 2017 at 1:44 PM

The Incarnate Word's magazine "The Word" posted a picture of its new president with what appears to be three hands. A picture of the magazine cover was posted onto Reddit with the caption "the university's president is really hands on." Reddit users have upvoted the picture of the president Dr....

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SeaWorld's Last Orca Calf Dies in San Antonio

Posted By on Tue, Jul 25, 2017 at 1:13 PM

SeaWorld's last killer whale bred in captivity died Monday after serious health complications. The 3-month-old whale contracted a disease, which officials say is likely pneumonia, over the weekend. SeaWorld said pneumonia is common in whales both in captivity and in the wild saying it was "one of the most common...

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