Monday, January 29, 2018

The Alamo Cannons Are So Texan They Stopped at Buc-ee's During a Road Trip

Posted By on Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 4:25 PM

Old Texas met new Texas last Thursday when cannons from the Alamo made a stop at Buc-ee's. Yep, the cannons are the original ones that were outside the Alamo during the revolution back in 1836. The cannons were being transported to Texas A&M University in College Station, but not before...

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Beto O'Rourke Campaign Outraises Ted Cruz in Last Months of 2017

Posted By on Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 3:16 PM

In his underdog run to represent Texas in the U.S. Senate, El Paso Congressman Beto O'Rourke has again out-raised GOP incumbent Senator Ted Cruz. According to his campaign staff, Democrat O'Rourke collected $2.4 million in the last three months of 2017, while Cruz raked in $1.9 million over the same...

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The Last Blockbuster in Texas Has Finally Closed

Posted By on Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 1:02 PM

After setting up shop in the early 1990s, the last Blockbuster location in Texas has closed. The Twitter account behind the CineSol Film Festival in the Rio Grande Valley shared pictures of signs left in the Blockbuster store window. For customers hoping to get out of late fees, they won't...

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Bexar County Deputy Charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child

Posted By on Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 12:04 PM

On Jan. 27, Bexar County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested one of their own deputies for aggravated sexual assault of a child, according to a spokeswoman for the department. Clayton Burrell Saunders, a 44-year-old BCSO detention deputy who has worked for the department since 2013, had been placed on administrative leave since...

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Mentally Ill Woman Fatally Shot by Police in her Northside Home

Posted By on Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 10:33 AM

A 43-year-old woman with a history of mental illness was shot and killed by a San Antonio Police Department officer Saturday in her own home. The woman, Kirsten Kloppe, had called police around 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, to report stalking, and believed her computer was "being interfered with," according...

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Friday, January 26, 2018

San Antonio Reporter Target of Racist Harassment While On Assignment

Posted By on Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 6:15 PM

On Tuesday evening, Ashlei King, a reporter for KABB Fox29 and News4SA, was setting up in front of a school in San Antonio, getting ready to go live on the 10 o'clock show.  But minutes before her segment was set to air, King found herself in the midst of a...

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Texas Inmate Caught Escaping Prison to Pick Up Duffle Bag Full of Booze, Tobacco and Homemade Feast

Posted By on Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 1:29 PM

A federal inmate escaped from an East Texas prison to retrieve a duffle bag full of contraband just to be caught by authorities when trying to sneak back in. Joshua Hansen of Dallas was allegedly caught by Jefferson County Sheriff's deputies and U.S. Marshals on Wednesday night, according a...

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UTSA Opens Resource Center for Students with DACA Status

Posted By on Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 1:23 PM

As Congress moves closer to the looming March 5 end date for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program set by President Trump, the University of Texas at San Antonio is dedicating resources to help prepare undocumented students with DACA status (often called "Dreamers") for the unknown. On January 22, UTSA...

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Council Approves $75,000 Bonus for City Manager Sheryl Sculley

Posted By on Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 1:17 PM

In a closed-door meeting Thursday, the San Antonio City Council and Mayor Ron Nirenberg decided that City Manager Sheryl Sculley deserved a $75,000 bonus for her 2017 job performance. Under Sculley's current 2016 contract (which expires at the end of 2018), she's automatically granted an annual $25,000 raise. Meaning that,...

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Man Charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault After Caught in 11-year-old's Bedroom to "Have Beers"

Posted By on Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 1:00 PM

A man is charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child after he was caught in an 11-year-old girl's bedroom with a six-pack of beer. According to the San Antonio Express-News, 23-year-old Ethan Jesse Castellano was found in the girl's bedroom on Tuesday night without her family's permission. Police responded...

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