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Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff has compared charges of corruption leveled by his challenger in the November election to the “lies” of President Donald Trump. A more equivalent Washington counterpart to Bexar County Probate Judge Tom Rickhoff, though, is Rep. Louie Gohmert, a reliably kooky ...
Everett Fly is an award-winning San Antonio architect and landscape architect. He is a 2014 National Humanities Medalist, honored by the White House for preserving the integrity of African-American places and landmarks. Fly has played an important role in unveiling the hidden African-American history of ...

The suspect in a 24-hour standoff with Bexar County deputies and other law enforcement officers was charged Thursday with two additional counts of attempted capital murder of a police officer. Fernando Macias, 60, now faces a total of three counts of attempted capital murder of a police officer. He was ...
The Bexar County-commissioned Plethora sculpture designed for the San Pedro Creek Linear Park is officially on hold because officials have not been able to identify funding sources to cover unexpected fabrication costs that are exceeding the project's original budget. Originally budgeted for $735,000, ...
Donald Stewart, 34, faces unauthorized use of a stolen vehicle after investigators recognized the vehicle he was driving Friday, March 23, 2018. Photo: Jacob Beltran. Image 2 of 47. Scroll through the slideshow to see which cities and towns in the San Antonio-New Braunfels metropolitan area have the ...
SAN ANTONIO - A search is on for a driver who lead deputies on a vehicle chase in South Bexar County. Bexar County deputies originally tried to stop the driver for speeding in the area of Loop 410 and Southton Road just after 5 a.m. Friday but he sped away.

SAN ANTONIO - With all eyes on the deadly serial bombings investigation in Austin, the Bexar County sheriff plans to use an after-action report to help prepare for similar situations in Bexar County. "We study these situations wherever they may happen in the country. This one happened 60 miles away.
Police and the U.S. Marshals Service arrested in Central Texas on Wednesday a 17-year-old who was wanted for capital murder in the San Antonio area. Isaiah Luis Westman was taken to the Killeen City Jail to await extradition back to Bexar County, where he was accused of fatally shooting 17-year-old ...
Gov. Greg Abbott has submitted Texas' list of requested Opportunity Zones, and it appears that Bexar County could receive 24 of its 27 requested zones, including tracts that encompass Morgan's Wonderland, the AT&T Center, Brooks, Port San Antonio, and most of Southwest and Southeast San Antonio.
Specifically Pelaez wants an analysis of how property appraisals affect business development in Bexar County as compared to other counties. He said, in some instances, commercial property can be overvalued compared to homes, which can lead to lawsuits from the property owners. The Bexar County ...
Bexar County Commissioners have approved a plan to increase eligibility criteria for receiving economic incentives. County economic development officials said the changes are intended to entice larger economic projects and will refocus how they use tax incentives as a tool to lure companies looking to ...
She said she's not surprised by this week's county health rankings, which showed that 9 percent of Bexar County babies are born under 5 1/2 pounds. For African-American babies, it's 15 percent, almost twice the state average of 8 percent. Low birth weights are such a widely recognized issue that the ...
SAN ANTONIO - Police are questioning suspects Thursday night who claimed they killed chickens, goats and other animals in a religious sacrifice ritual. Authorities were called to 11414 Bronz Sand at about 7:15 p.m. for reports of animal cruelty. Neighbors said they could see people in the garage sacrificing animals with ...
SAN ANTONIO - The Metropolitan Health District said there are things to be proud about, but there's still a long way to go after Bexar County ranked 115 out of 242 Texas counties in health standings. Work to battle two big health issues in Bexar County is starting to pay off. Adult obesity dropped to 27 ...
The ninth annual County Rankings, released today by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin, ranks Bexar County 115th for overall health out of 242 Texas counties that were measured. That's in the middle of the pack, but well below that of other large urban counties in the ...
Precinct 4 Commissioner Tommy Calvert wants answers about the rollout of a body camera program worth nearly a million dollars for Bexar County deputies. Calvert wants to know why only 40 cameras are being used of the 300 or so that were bought from a company called Utility about two years ago.
SAN ANTONIO - Diane Martinez heard loud noises as she watched television on Tuesday night in her home on the sleepy Saddle Trail. It was too late for the noise to be from the construction next door, Martinez figured, but she didn't see anything amiss. So she ignored the noise, though not for long.

SAN ANTONIO - Three have been arrested in connection with the escape of three inmates from the Bexar County Jail last Friday, the Bexar County Sheriff's Office said. Marcos Maldonado, 17, a friend of inmate Eric Trevino, Michelle Ramirez, 23, who was the getaway driver, and Trevino's ex-girlfriend and ...
SAN ANTONIO - Bexar County Sheriff's officials on Friday released the first image of the man who was holed up in a northwest Bexar County home in a standoff with law enforcement officials for more than 24 hours. Fernando Macias, 60, is in custody at a local hospital on a charge of attempted capital ...
Gov. Greg Abbott highlighted the results of the Democratic primary for Bexar County district attorney -- and the specter of George Soros -- in fundraising emails sent Wednesday. "George Soros racked up another big win last night," reads one of the emails. "After the liberal BILLIONAIRE poured nearly $1 ...
A large fire in south Bexar County is forcing residents in the area to leave their homes. It is in the area of Mogford Road and Dunes. Authorities said multiple houses and cars were affected and one person sustained minor burns. Currently, there is no word on the exact number of people affected. The cause of the fire remains ...
SAN ANTONIO - A Bexar County commissioner is calling for a change in the contract with Axon, which is the vendor that's being considered for supplying body-worn cameras to the Bexar County Sheriff's Office. Commissioner Tommy Calvert released a letter Wednesday saying he “will introduce a contract ...
Incumbent Nico LaHood has officially conceded in the Bexar County District Attorney race. "This isn't the worst thing that has happened in my life. I've overcome many challenges. The fact that my family, my children, my wife are standing next to me on the stage and they're standing there in their health -- I'm blessed.
Democratic Bexar County District Attorney candidate Joe Gonzales celebrates his victory with family and friends at Tomatillos Mexican Restaurant, Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Gonzales had a commanding lead over ... more. Photo: JERRY LARA / San Antonio Express-News. Image 2 of 50. Democratic Bexar ...
Nearly 13,900 voters have cast ballots Tuesday morning in Bexar County's primary races — a slower pace compared to the record-breaking turnout of early voting. "That's not overwhelming," said Bexar County Elections Administrator Jacquelyn Callanen, who is getting live updates of voter turnout from 280 ...
SAN ANTONIO – The escape of three accused killers from the Bexar County jail, has left the family of a little boy in even more grief. One of the inmates, Eric Trevino, 22, is accused of murdering Rene Blancas Jr., 3. The toddler's father, Rene Blancas Sr., said he still not able to process how the inmates were able to get out.
An election judge holds the door for a voter as they enter the early voting site Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2018 at the Lions Field Adult and Senior Center on the first day of early voting for the March 6 joint primary ... more. Photo: William Luther, Staff / San Antonio Express-News. Image 2 of 59. Click through the slides ...
SAN ANTONIO - A man is in the hospital after he was shot during a confrontation with Bexar County deputies late Tuesday night. The incident occurred just after 10 p.m. in the 1300 block of Sun Candle Drive, located not far from Potranco Road outside Loop 1604.
Teachers, several of them union representatives, said educators across Bexar County largely dismissed the idea, revived last week by President Donald Trump and the National Rifle Association. Resources instead should be directed toward counseling and a curriculum that addresses social and emotional ...
Body camera switch proposed by Bexar County sheriff draws criticism from original vendor ... Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar, seen on Jan. ... Bexar County taxpayers have waited more than two years for the sheriff's office to fully deploy a body camera system since county commissioners awarded ...
The Bexar County Sheriff has recruited help from the Federal Bureau of Investigation to track down a San Antonio teenager who disappeared a month ago. Sixteen-year-old ... Representatives from both Bexar County and the FBI held a joint press conference Tuesday to underscore the urgency of the issue.
The new policy's language reads: “Bexar County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy status, age, religion, ...
SAN ANTONIO - What was supposed to be a sprawling neighborhood in South Bexar County has sat deserted for years. Now it's getting a second chance. 2008. More News Headlines. Enjoy free pancakes at IHOP for National Pancake Day · San Antonio photographer sentenced to 200 months in federal ...
The Brook Hollow Library, seen in 2017, is one of 38 early voting polling sites in Bexar County. Click ahead to view Express-News Editorial Board endorsements for the March 2018 primary. The Brook Hollow Library, seen in 2017, is one of 38 early voting polling sites in Bexar County. Click ahead to view ...
From 2016 to 2017, Bexar County spent $870,261 across several different types of investments. The refocusing of the innovation fund is occurring in concert with the county revamping its overall strategy for economic incentives to attract larger corporations to move here. The new economic development ...
SAN ANTONIO - A man with outstanding warrants who ran from Bexar County sheriff's deputies Monday morning now faces even more charges. Deputies caught up with the man after a brief chase through a Northeast Bexar County neighborhood, near Northmont and Montgomery Drive.
The unemployment rate for the first month of 2018 was 3.4 percent. It was 3 percent in December. The new data from Workforce Solutions Alamo indicates that the January unemployment rate for its 13-county region, which includes Bexar, was also 3.4 percent. That figure is identical to the unemployment ...
SAN ANTONIO - A San Antonio man said he received a call from a person claiming to work for Bexar County, telling him there was a complaint filed against him and that he needed to call back a number, which turned out to be a dead line. The Federal Trade Commission says the following phrases can help ...
Teachers, several of them union representatives, said educators across Bexar County largely dismissed the idea, revived last week by President Donald Trump and the National Rifle Association. Resources instead should be directed toward counseling and a curriculum that addresses social and emotional ...
The Bexar County Sheriff has recruited help from the Federal Bureau of Investigation to track down a San Antonio teenager who disappeared a month ago. Sixteen-year-old ... Representatives from both Bexar County and the FBI held a joint press conference Tuesday to underscore the urgency of the issue.
Body camera switch proposed by Bexar County sheriff draws criticism from original vendor ... Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar, seen on Jan. ... Bexar County taxpayers have waited more than two years for the sheriff's office to fully deploy a body camera system since county commissioners awarded ...
The new policy's language reads: “Bexar County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy status, age, religion, ...
Abandoned South Bexar County neighborhood getting second chance. Phase 1 of Palo Alto Villas to open in several months. By Erica Hernandez - Digital Journalist. Posted: 2:03 PM, February 26, 2018 Updated: 5:28 PM, February 26, 2018 ...
Phone scammer poses as Bexar County worker. Caller asks victim to call back bogus number. By Deven Clarke - Video Journalist. Posted: 9:53 PM, February 23, 2018 Updated: 10:11 PM, February 23, 2018 ...
Photo: Bexar County Jail. Image 1of/1. Caption. Close. Image 1 of 1. Michael Rowe, now faces a charge of harassment, a Class B misdemeanor. He was booked into the Bexar County Jail on Thursday. Michael Rowe, now faces a charge of harassment, a Class B misdemeanor. He was booked into the ...
“Bexar County Emergency Services Districts have a duty to protect the citizens of Bexar County, and right now, we have the opportunity to do so at our fullest potential by selecting the best Public Safety Radio System solution for our First Responders,” they wrote. The officials note that “every other major ...
SAN ANTONIO - The number of cases of child abuse and neglect in 2017 has gone up almost 36 percent from 2014. After more than 5,846 cases of child abuse and neglect in 2013, the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services saw the numbers steadily drop down to 4,550 in 2016. Last year ...
It appears most Bexar County Jail inmates have one thing in common — their love for ramen. According to documents obtained by mySA.com from the sheriff's office, inmates ordered 1,100,37 packs of ramen in 2017. The flavors offered in the jail include lime chili with shrimp (366,803 packets,) chili ...
Harlan High School in Northside ISD, shown under construction in 2015. Growth in the western part of the district spurred the district to include three new schools in its bond proposal for elections this May but the bulk of the record $848.9 million proposal would go for upgrades to existing campuses.
Linda Molina, judicial candidate for Bexar County Court number five, places a sign at the Brook Hollow Branch of the San Antonio Public Library Tuesday February 20, 2018 where early voting is taking place. Bexar County voters will decide contested primaries when 11 days of early voting begin ahead of ...


 

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