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  • 3 hours ConocoPhillips settles Oklahoma City water pollution lawsuit mySA
    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — ConocoPhillips has settled a lawsuit with homeowners in northwestern Oklahoma City who accused the energy company of polluting their water supply and soil to such a degree that no trees or flowers will grow. The lawsuit, filed in Oklahoma City federal court in 2016, said ConocoPhillips didn't sufficiently dispose of saltwater overflow from the West Edmond Oil Field. ConocoPhillips reached a confidential settlement with residents of more than 30 homes in the nearby Clifford Farms subdivision last week, The Oklahoman reported. "(The) plaintiffs own and reside at (their) property for the purpose of enjoying the unique ... more
  • 3 hours Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases mySA
    MIAMI (AP) — A surge of asylum-seeking families has been straining cities along the southern U.S. border for months, but now the issue is flowing into cities far from Mexico, where immigrants are being housed in an airplane hangar and rodeo fairgrounds and local authorities are struggling to keep up with the influx. U.S. immigration officials have eyed spots in states like Florida, Michigan and New York, to help process the migrants before they move on to their destination, which could be anywhere in the U.S. And in border states, cities that are several hours' drive from Mexico are already ... more
  • 4 hours Following first national title, Texas drops interim tag for men’s tennis coach Bruce Berque mySA -Sports
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  • 4 hours NASA’s first-of-kind tests look to manage drones in cities mySA
    RENO, Nev. (AP) — NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in cities for the first time beyond the operator's line of sight as businesses look in the future to unleash the unmanned devices in droves above busy streets and buildings. Multiple drones took to the air at the same time above downtown Reno this week in a series of simulations testing emerging technology that someday will be used to manage hundreds of thousands of small unmanned commercial aircraft delivering packages, pizzas and medical supplies. "This ... more
  • 4 hours Texas governor announces $1.6B deal for teacher raises mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says $1.6 billion in teacher raises are coming in a deal driven by classroom unrest and Republicans who sharply changed course on public education ahead of 2020. The announcement Thursday would make Texas the latest state — and now the largest — to pour more money into schools in wake of teacher revolts across the U.S. and years of cost-cutting. Teacher never went on strike in Texas. But Republicans who absorbed heavy losses in the 2018 elections returned to the Capitol newly committed to a public school system that was declared barely ... more
  • 4 hours High schools: Outside the Box, May 24 mySA -Sports
    From inside the lines to out, Express-News staff writer Terrence Thomas takes a look back and a look ahead at the high school sports landscape: ... more
  • 5 hours Houston police chief asks public to help to find girl’s body mySA
    HOUSTON (AP) — The police chief in Houston says evidence shows that a 4-year-old girl who has been missing since earlier this month was killed and he's asking for the public's help in finding her body. Police Chief Art Acevedo said at a news conference Thursday that finding the body of Maleah Davis will allow her family to have a proper burial for her. He says he believes Derion Vence, the former fiance of the girl's mother, knows where the child is but has not told police. Vence reported the girl missing in early May, saying she'd been abducted after ... more
  • 5 hours Judge orders CPS to return King Jay’s siblings to maternal grandparents mySA -Local
    The four siblings of King Jay Davila were removed from the care of their grandparents in San Antonio after the children’s mother claimed that her stepfather had sexually abused her as a child. ... more
  • 5 hours FAA meets with international regulators over Boeing 737 Max mySA
    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Representatives from more 30 countries met with Federal Aviation Administration officials Thursday to hear the U.S. regulator's approach to determining how soon the Boeing 737 Max can resume flying after two crashes that killed 346 people. Before the meeting, acting FAA Administrator Daniel Elwell declined to give a timetable for the plane's return. He hinted it could be several months, saying that even October — a later return than airlines expected — might not be realistic. The meeting is crucial to the U.S. agency's hopes of convincing other regulators around the world to lift their ... more
  • 5 hours Health officials warn of measles exposure at Texas airport mySA
    DALLAS (AP) — Health officials in Texas say a person who passed through Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport has tested positive for measles and are warning other travelers to make sure they're immunized. Tarrant County health officials said in a statement Thursday that the person was at the airport May 15 and used the Skylink tram later in the day while traveling from terminals D to A. Measles is highly contagious and is transmitted to others by airborne droplets when an infected person exhales or coughs. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced in April that the number of U.S. ... more
  • 5 hours Alamo Bowl announces New Year’s Eve kickoff for 2019 mySA -Sports
    The Valero Alamo Bowl is scheduled for a New Year's Eve kickoff for the first time in 25 years. ... more
  • 6 hours UTSA adds three future home football games mySA -Sports
    UTSA announced Thursday the addition of home football games against Grambling State in 2020, Texas Southern in 2022 and Houston Baptist in 2024. ... more
  • 6 hours The Onion cooks up beef with Texas in Whataburger pride-shaming satirical article mySA -LS
    Subtweets, the Twitter act of mocking or insulting another user without tagging them, are bad as it is, but even worse when they attack an entire state and its love for Whataburger. ... more
  • 6 hours Photos show life inside the Bexar County Jail mySA -Local
    When an inmate is awaiting trial or serving a sentence, here is what is their life is like behind bars. San Antonio Express-News staff photographer Bob Owen recently got a rare look at what it's like inside the Bexar County Jail. ... more
  • 6 hours The Latest: Memorial held for Texas woman shot by officer mySA
    BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Houston area woman who was shot and killed by a police officer (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Community leaders, elected officials and relatives of a Houston-area woman shot and killed by a police officer say her death must be a call to action. The Rev. Al Sharpton delivered a eulogy for 44-year-old Pamela Turner during a service Thursday at a Houston church. Baytown police say Officer Juan Delacruz shot the African American woman after she hit him with his Taser during an attempted arrest last week. Turner's family has presented the Hispanic ... more
  • 7 hours 2 plead guilty in Texas in Backpage.com sex-trafficking case mySA
    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Two men have pleaded guilty in Texas for using the now-defunct Backpage.com sex-trafficking site to advertise victims for sale. Federal prosecutors in Fort Worth say Joshua Glaze pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to commit sex trafficking through force fraud or coercion. Faizal Sabar pleaded guilty to the same count May 13. Both await sentencing and face up to life in prison. Investigators say Sabar in 2017 traveled with a victim from Pennsylvania to Texas. Authorities say Glaze helped Sabar create online ads and rent hotel rooms. They say the two men kept the proceeds. Glaze ... more
  • 7 hours ‘Major icon,’ historic area of Big Bend National Park destroyed by wildfire, officials say mySA -Local
    An historic area of Big Bend National Park was destroyed Wednesday by a wildfire, according to park officials. ... more
  • 7 hours Winning numbers drawn in ‘All or Nothing Day’ game mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Day" game were: 01-02-03-08-09-11-12-14-15-16-17-21 (one, two, three, eight, nine, eleven, twelve, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, twenty-one) ... more
  • 7 hours Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Day’ game mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Day" game were: 2-9-7, FIREBALL: 2 (two, nine, seven; FIREBALL: two) ... more
  • 7 hours Winning numbers drawn in ‘Daily 4 Day’ game mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Day" game were: 9-2-6-7, FIREBALL: 4 (nine, two, six, seven; FIREBALL: four) ... more
  • 8 hours Texas police officer back to work after shooting woman mySA
    BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — A Houston-area police officer who fatally shot a woman with mental illness is back on the job but not the streets. Baytown police say Officer Juan Delacruz returned to work Monday. He'll be on administrative duty during the investigation into his shooting of 44-year-old Pamela Turner. Delacruz was put on paid leave for three days following the May 13 killing. Police have said Delacruz shot the African American woman after she hit him with his Taser during an attempted arrest. Turner's family has presented the Hispanic officer as the aggressor, saying he was Turner's neighbor and ... more
  • 8 hours Dallas offers Confederate statue for sale, surplus property mySA
    DALLAS (AP) — Dallas leaders have declared a Confederate statue surplus property and offered to sell it for a minimum $450,000 — what it cost to move the bronze artwork from public view. The Dallas City Council on Wednesday designated the statue, of Robert E. Lee and a young soldier riding horses, available for sale to the highest bidder. The 1935 sculpture by Alexander Phimister Proctor was removed from a park in September 2017 and put in storage. The statue was appraised at $950,000, which Dallas authorities say could pay for removal of the city's Confederate War Memorial. The Dallas ... more
  • 8 hours Child sex crime suspect arrested again after victim’s sister comes forward with allegations mySA -Local
    A 17-year-old San Antonio man initially accused of sexually assaulting his 6-year-old relative was taken into custody again Wednesday after police interviewed the girl's sister. ... more
  • 8 hours Review: Bistr09 French restaurant meets and beats expectations for French food in San Antonio mySA -Food
    This new French spot in the old L’Etoile from the chefs behind Bite, Chez Vatel Bistro brings flair and a lively bar. ... more
  • 8 hours Fecal bacteria levels for Texas beaches going into the Memorial Day weekend mySA -Local
    On the heels of the Memorial Day weekend, many families will be heading down to their nearest beach to cool down from the hot temperatures. MySA compiled a list of Texas beaches and the reported fecal and bacteria levels at the most popular spots. ... more
  • 8 hours Fecal bacteria levels for Texas beaches going into the Memorial Day weekend mySA
    On the heels of the Memorial Day weekend, many families will be heading down to their nearest beach to cool down from the hot temperatures. MySA compiled a list of Texas beaches and the reported fecal and bacteria levels at the most popular spots. ... more
  • 9 hours Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors mySA
    NEW YORK (AP) — Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission: freeing nonviolent drug offenders serving life in a federal system the lawyers are working to reform. When it comes to the cause, their energy is boundless, Barnett through her Buried Alive Project and Cody as founder of The Decarceration Collective. And they're immensely grateful to Kim Kardashian West for joining the fight, catching some headlines in the process. Barnett, who lives in Dallas, and Cody, based in Chicago, have spent years in the prison reform struggle, both after spending time in corporate law. "At ... more
  • 9 hours ‘Historic’ job opening with the Spurs as franchise seeks first full-time photographer mySA -Sports
    For the first time, the organization is looking to hire a full-time photographer who will shoot photos and videos at everything from games to community events in and out of San Antonio. ... more
  • 9 hours Bible, other items kept from ex-Texas nurse held in deaths mySA
    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A Texas judge has sided with prosecutors in withholding a Bible, letters and other personal items from a former nurse suspected of killing dozens of children. Bexar County prosecutors argued in court Wednesday that 68-year-old Genene Jones' writings in her Bible and other documents amounted to evidence showing her ability to comprehend. A court determined in February that Jones is competent to stand trial, but her attorney says she has diminished capacity because of strokes. Jones has served decades in prison for her 1984 conviction in the death of a 15-month-old and for giving an overdose ... more
  • 9 hours UT Board of Regents approves 2-year contract extension for Longhorns coach Tom Herman mySA -Sports
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  • 9 hours SAPD: Suspect had ‘history of disputes’ with relative he fatally shot in East Side home mySA -Local
    One man was killed and another arrested Thursday in a shooting on the East Side, according to police at the scene. ... more
  • 9 hours Winning numbers drawn in ‘Daily 4 Morning’ game mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday morning's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Morning" game were: 4-2-8-3, FIREBALL: 7 (four, two, eight, three; FIREBALL: seven) ... more
  • 9 hours Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Morning’ game mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday morning's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Morning" game were: 8-9-9, FIREBALL: 3 (eight, nine, nine; FIREBALL: three) ... more
  • 9 hours Winning numbers drawn in ‘All or Nothing Morning’ game mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday morning's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Morning" game were: 03-06-07-09-10-12-14-15-16-17-18-19 (three, six, seven, nine, ten, twelve, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, nineteen) ... more
  • 10 hours NBCSN to air 30-minute interview with Lance Armstrong mySA
    NBCSN will broadcast an interview with Lance Armstrong following Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals. The network announced Thursday that the 30-minute special will start after the game on Wednesday night. Armstrong will discuss his career with Mike Tirico in "Lance Armstrong: Next Stage." The interview covers the doping culture within cycling when he competed, Armstrong's separation from the Livestrong Foundation that supports people with cancer and what's next for him. Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles for doping by the International Cycling Union in 2012. He tells Tirico "we did what we had to ... more
  • 10 hours Taco Cabana bean and cheese tacos are one cent Thursday for National Penny Day mySA -Food
    Breakfast can cost you one red cent Thursday. ... more
  • 11 hours SAPD officer shoots suspected car burglar following ‘knock-down, drag out’ fight at West Side hotel mySA -Local
    An officer-involved shooting was reported on the city's West Side Monday morning. ... more
  • 11 hours The Latest: Elderly couple, another woman killed in Missouri mySA
    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on severe weather moving across the central United States (all times local): 8:25 a.m. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says an elderly couple and another woman were killed when a powerful storm destroyed their homes in southwest Missouri. Patrol spokesman Sgt. John Lueckenhoff said the bodies of 86-year-old Kenneth Harris and his 83-year-old wife, Opal, were found about 200 yards from their home outside Golden City Wednesday night. And 56-year-old Betty Berg died and her husband, Mark, was seriously injured when their mobile home was destroyed just west of Golden City. The storm also ... more
  • 12 hours Pets of hospice patients in Texas can also get loving care mySA
    GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Hospice Care Team, the coastal Texas provider of end-of-life medical support and care, is expanding its mission to include family members that sometimes are overlooked: the pets of hospice patients. "Hospice Care Team has decided to participate in the Pet Peace of Mind program as so many of our patients are devoted to their pets," said administrator Joe Chapman. "We can now give the reassurance to our patients who worry about their pets that the care, love and needs will continue to be provided for their companion." The Galveston County Daily news reports sometimes, pet owners ... more
  • 12 hours Tornado hits Missouri capital as deadly storms sweep state mySA
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A tornado tore apart buildings in Missouri's capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, killing at least three people and injuring nearly two dozen others. The National Weather Service confirmed that the large and destructive tornado moved over Jefferson City shortly before midnight on Wednesday. "Across the state, Missouri's first responders once again responded quickly and with strong coordination as much of the state dealt with extremely dangerous conditions that left people injured, trapped in homes, and tragically led to the death of three people," Gov. Mike Parson said. The three deaths ... more
  • 14 hours Stage Stores: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot mySA
    HOUSTON (AP) _ Stage Stores Inc. (SSI) on Thursday reported a loss of $47.5 million in its fiscal first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Houston-based company said it had a loss of $1.67. The department store operator posted revenue of $327.7 million in the period. Stage Stores expects a full-year loss of $2.25 to $2.10 per share, with revenue in the range of $1.59 billion to $1.62 billion. The company's shares closed at $1.17. A year ago, they were trading at $2.99. _____ This story was generated by Automated Insights (http://automatedinsights.com/ap) using data from Zacks Investment Research. Access a ... more
  • 19 hours Politics, killings stifle wolf recovery amid hefty price tag mySA
    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Illegal killings and longstanding political resistance have undercut the return of two species of endangered wolves to the wild, frustrating government efforts that already cost more than $80 million but have failed to meet recovery targets. The number of red wolves roaming the forests of North Carolina has plunged to fewer than three dozen in recent years — the most precarious position of any U.S. wolf species. In the Southwest, a record number of Mexican gray wolves turned up dead in 2018, tempering an increase in the overall population to 131 animals. With such small numbers ... more
  • 20 hours Census: Big cities in US aren’t growing like they used to mySA
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Big cities in the U.S. aren't growing like they used to. Most of the nation's largest cities last year grew by a fraction of the numbers they did earlier in the decade, according to population and housing unit estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. The previous growth big cities had experienced in the first half of the decade was fueled by millennials who delayed home-buying in the suburbs after the recession and stuck it out in large cities, said William Frey, a senior fellow at The Brooking Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program. The recession's aftermath ... more
  • 21 hours Texas moves to arm more teachers to prevent school shootings mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas moved a big step closer to arming more teachers and school personnel as a way to help prevent future campus shootings, under a bill sent to Gov. Greg Abbott. The measure approved Wednesday night by the state Senate changes the 6-year-old school marshal program that had limited the number of armed marshals, and instead opens campuses to as many as local school districts feel they need. The bill was among several school security measures pushed by Gov. Greg Abbott after a gunman killed eight students and two substitute teachers at Santa Fe High School near ... more
  • 21 hours Census: 10 Texas cities among those with most dramatic population growth mySA -Local
    New Braunfels, San Antonio continue to post strong showings, the latest census numbers show. ... more
  • 21 hours Winning numbers drawn in ‘All or Nothing Night’ game mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Night" game were: 03-04-05-06-10-11-15-16-17-18-20-24 (three, four, five, six, ten, eleven, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, twenty, twenty-four) ... more
  • 21 hours Winning numbers drawn in ‘Daily 4 Night’ game mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Night" game were: 1-8-3-2, FIREBALL: (one, eight, three, two; FIREBALL: zero) ... more
  • 21 hours Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Night’ game mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Night" game were: 8-8-5, FIREBALL: 4 (eight, eight, five; FIREBALL: four) ... more
  • 21 hours Winning numbers drawn in ‘Cash 5’ game mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Cash 5" game were: 06-11-16-31-34 (six, eleven, sixteen, thirty-one, thirty-four) ... more
  • 21 hours Winning numbers drawn in ‘Lotto’ game mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Lotto" game were: 02-09-23-37-42-50 (two, nine, twenty-three, thirty-seven, forty-two, fifty) Estimated jackpot: $6 million ... more
  • 21 hours Most popular Texas baby names in 2018 revealed mySA -10ment
    More than 2,000 boys and 2,000 girls who were born in Texas in 2018 have at least one thing in common - their first name. ... more
  • 22 hours Winning numbers drawn in ‘Powerball’ game mySA
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were: 07-10-20-44-57, Powerball: 3, Power Play: 2 (seven, ten, twenty, forty-four, fifty-seven; Powerball: three; Power Play: two) Estimated jackpot: $288 million ¶ ___ ¶ Online: ¶ Multi-State Lottery Association: http://www.powerball.com/ ... more
  • 23 hours Texas 8th-grader wins National Geographic contest mySA
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Nihar Janga, an eighth-grader from Austin, Texas, with an already impressive array of awards, took home top honors Wednesday in the 31st annual National Geographic GeoBee, an elite test of geographic knowledge. Janga triumphed during a competition at the National Geographic Society headquarters in Washington. The student from Austin's Canyon Ridge Middle School was also a co-champion of the 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee and a top-ten finalist in the 2018 GeoBee. The society also held the first-ever national-level competition of the GeoChallenge, a team competition that asked for innovative solutions to modern problems. This year's challenge: ... more
  • 23 hours FAA chief says flying public will regain faith in Boeing jet mySA
    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Public confidence in Boeing's 737 Max jet is "maybe" shaken after two deadly crashes but that will eventually change, said the chief of the Federal Aviation Administration. Representatives from 33 other global aviation regulators will meet in Fort Worth, Texas, Thursday to hear FAA officials describe the steps they have taken — and what remains to be done — before the plane flies again. The list of foreign regulators includes delegates from Indonesia and Ethiopia, where the two crashes occurred before the plane was grounded worldwide in March. In all, 346 people died. Acting FAA ... more
  • 23 hours Police mulling charges against man who allegedly left woman dead in SUV mySA -Local
    The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office has not yet ruled on her cause of death. ... more
  • 1 day Girl, 10, 6th known child to die after US border detention mySA
    HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. authorities say a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities in a previously unreported case. The death marks the sixth known case in the last year. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday that she died on Sept. 29 at an Omaha, Nebraska, hospital of fever and respiratory distress. Spokesman Mark Weber said the department began caring for the unidentified girl in March 2018. Weber said the girl was "medically fragile," with a history of congenital heart defects. He did not say when she entered the ... more
  • 1 day Winning numbers drawn in ‘Daily 4 Evening’ game mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Evening" game were: 8-7-6-7, FIREBALL: 4 (eight, seven, six, seven; FIREBALL: four) ... more
  • 1 day Winning numbers drawn in ‘All or Nothing Evening’ game mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were: 01-04-08-09-11-14-16-17-18-21-22-23 (one, four, eight, nine, eleven, fourteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, twenty-one, twenty-two, twenty-three) ... more
  • 1 day Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Evening’ game mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Evening" game were: 0-4-1, FIREBALL: 7 (zero, four, one; FIREBALL: seven) ... more
  • 1 day Texas approves $3 billion in flood control after Harvey mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nearly two years after Hurricane Harvey battered Houston and the Texas coast, state lawmakers approved setting aside more than $3 billion to help pay for flood control projects. The bill sent to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday had been deemed a priority after the Category 4 hurricane struck the Texas coast in 2017 and dumped more than 50 inches of rain on Houston. Harvey caused an estimated $125 billion in damage . At least 68 people directly died from Harvey's effects. The bill would allow local governments to apply for grants for flood control and ... more
  • 1 day Pentagon to put up shelter for at least 7,500 migrants mySA
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody. The Pentagon announced Wednesday that the Department of Homeland Security made the request, and it was approved by Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan. The military will not operate the camps. The Pentagon says the military will lend tents to DHS and put them up at several sites in Texas and Arizona. The cost and timeline for constructing the temporary shelter will be determined after the Pentagon conducts site ... more
  • 1 day Feds say why undercover agent was at scene of 2015 attack mySA
    PHOENIX (AP) — Prosecutors who won a conviction against a Phoenix man for providing guns to two Islamic State followers killed in a 2015 attack on a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in suburban Dallas say an undercover FBI agent's presence at the scene had nothing to do with the earlier activities of the two attackers. The agent was instead outside a convention center in Garland to show another suspect, who was believed to be a recruiter for the Islamic State, that he could follow his instructions in staging a one-man protest at the anti-Islam event, prosecutors Kristen Brook and Joseph ... more
  • 1 day Trump awards medals to public safety officers mySA
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Fourteen public safety officers were awarded the Medal of Valor by President Donald Trump on Wednesday, including eight who responded to a shooting at a southern California polling place. "Every officer, firefighter and first responder who receives this award embodies the highest ideals of service and sacrifice, character and courage," Trump said during a White House ceremony. The medal is the nation's highest honor for bravery by a public safety officer. Eight men from the Azusa, California, police department were honored for placing themselves in danger and saving the lives of civilians and fellow officers during the ... more
  • 1 day Border holding center to reopen after 32 migrants get flu mySA
    SAN DIEGO (AP) — More than 30 migrants have tested positive for influenza at a major processing center on the Mexican border that was temporarily closed to stop the outbreak, authorities said Wednesday. It was unclear if anyone ill came in contact with a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy who was held at the facility in McAllen, Texas, and died Monday, a day after he was diagnosed and transferred to a smaller station. Carlos Hernandez Vasquez was detained for six days, twice as long as generally allowed by U.S. law. The 32 sick children and adults have been quarantined at a smaller ... more
  • 1 day San Antonio’s ‘Texicanas’ launch merchandise lines tied to the show mySA -LS
    Now Bravo fans can celebrate "Texicanas Tuesdays" in threads made by some of the show's stars. ... more
  • 1 day Former Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy set for UFC bout in San Antonio mySA -Sports
    Former Dallas Cowboys player Greg Hardy will continue his MMA career at the UFC Fight Night event July 20 in San Antonio. His opponent, Juan Adams, has been critical of Hardy's credibility as a fighter and history of legal trouble. ... more
  • 1 day ‘Avengers’ star Jeremy Renner visiting San Antonio suburb for Marvel fan event mySA -10ment
    EVO Entertainment is bringing a theater complex loaded with screens, bowling lanes and a special appearance by an "Avengers: Endgame" star to the San Antonio area. ... more
  • 1 day Las Vegas’ Thunder from Down Under is coming to San Antonio mySA -10ment
    Summer will heat up in July when the Thunder from Down Under takes a San Antonio stage. ... more
  • 1 day Mandatory overtime for nurses at center of hospital strike mySA
    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A hospital strike now in its third week is putting a spotlight on staffing shortages at the same time Ohio lawmakers are debating legislation that would allow nurses to refuse mandatory overtime. Many of the nurses among the 2,200 workers on strike at Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo say they are tired of repeatedly being on-call or forced to work beyond their regular shifts because of understaffing. The nurses say they sometimes only get a few hours of sleep before they're expected to be back assisting with surgeries or caring for the sick, ... more
  • 1 day Texas man who fled after drug smuggling plea gets 18 years mySA
    BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Prosecutors say a South Texas man who smuggled hundreds of pounds of marijuana in crates of heavy machinery must serve 18 years in federal prison after being on the run since 2013. Rene Izaguirre (ee-zuh-GAIR'-ay) was sentenced Wednesday in Brownsville. The 46-year-old Brownsville man in January 2013 pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana. Prosecutors say he had a freight company contact and shipped drugs to Houston, Dallas and Pennsylvania. Authorities believe Izaguirre ditched his ankle monitor months after pleading guilty, fled to Mexico, then resurfaced last fall in West Texas. Prosecutors ... more
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