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  • 8 hours Golf: Johnson grad Martin in final 8 of U.S. Junior Amateur event mySA -Sports
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  • 9 hours Winning numbers drawn in ‘All or Nothing Night’ game mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Night" game were: 02-03-04-06-08-09-11-14-17-18-22-23 (two, three, four, six, eight, nine, eleven, fourteen, seventeen, eighteen, twenty-two, twenty-three) ... more
  • 9 hours Winning numbers drawn in ‘Daily 4 Night’ game mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Night" game were: 7-9-0-5, FIREBALL: 1 (seven, nine, zero, five; FIREBALL: one) ... more
  • 9 hours Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Night’ game mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Night" game were: 5-0-6, FIREBALL: 9 (five, zero, six; FIREBALL: nine) ... more
  • 9 hours Winning numbers drawn in ‘Two Step’ game mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Two Step" game were: 02-10-24-26, Bonus: 34 (two, ten, twenty-four, twenty-six; Bonus: thirty-four) Estimated jackpot: $225,000 ... more
  • 9 hours Winning numbers drawn in ‘Cash 5’ game mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Cash 5" game were: 09-10-18-20-32 (nine, ten, eighteen, twenty, thirty-two) ... more
  • 9 hours Golf: Reagan grad Summers to play for WTGA crown mySA -Sports
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  • 11 hours 2020 debates: Biden-Harris rematch and progressive faceoff mySA
    ATLANTA (AP) — The second set of summer Democratic presidential debates will feature a rematch with a twist, plus the first showdown of leading progressives as the party wrestles with its philosophical identity and looks ahead to a 2020 fight against President Donald Trump. Former Vice President Joe Biden and California Sen. Kamala Harris will take center stage July 31, barely a month after Harris jolted the sprawling field in the first debates and propelled herself to clear top tier status with an aggressive takedown of the 76-year-old Biden's long record on race. CNN, which is broadcasting the debates, assigned ... more
  • 11 hours Police found bombs, guns after shooting report on San Antonio’s Northwest Side mySA -Local
    Police responding to a shooting at a house found bombs and other weapons. ... more
  • 13 hours Boeing to take a $4.9 billion charge over grounded jet mySA
    DALLAS (AP) — Boeing said Thursday it is booking a $4.9 billion charge to cover possible compensation to airlines that have canceled thousands of flights since the 737 Max jet was grounded after two deadly accidents. The airplane builder also said the Max-related fallout will cut $5.6 billion from its revenue and pre-tax earnings in the April-through-June quarter. The Chicago-based company said the calculations were based on an assumption that regulatory approval for the plane's return to flying will begin early in the fourth quarter. That timing is earlier than some analysts expected and may have contributed to a rally ... more
  • 13 hours Winning numbers drawn in ‘Daily 4 Evening’ game mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Evening" game were: 5-5-8-1, FIREBALL: 4 (five, five, eight, one; FIREBALL: four) ... more
  • 13 hours Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Evening’ game mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Evening" game were: 8-0-8, FIREBALL: 5 (eight, zero, eight; FIREBALL: five) ... more
  • 13 hours Winning numbers drawn in ‘All or Nothing Evening’ game mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were: 01-02-04-07-09-13-15-17-18-20-23-24 (one, two, four, seven, nine, thirteen, fifteen, seventeen, eighteen, twenty, twenty-three, twenty-four) ... more
  • 14 hours Tully Blanchard returns to wrestling, has multi-show deal with AEW mySA -Sports
    All Elite Wrestling announced Thursday that Blanchard, who was a member of the Hall of Fame faction the Four Horseman along with Ric Flair, will be Shawn Spears' "adviser" in AEW. ... more
  • 14 hours Uniformed off-duty Bexar detention deputy arrested for carrying gun while attempting eviction mySA -Local
    The charge stems from an incident that occurred last year, deputies said. ... more
  • 14 hours Richard Branson inspired by Apollo, his own space shot soon mySA
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson said Thursday his spaceship has just a few more test flights before he jumps on board for the first tourist trip. The British billionaire celebrated his 69th birthday at NASA's Kennedy Space Center during 50th anniversary festivities for humanity's first moon landing. His guests were 100 other aspiring astronauts who have put down deposits to launch into space with Virgin Galactic. Like Branson, many in the crowd were inspired to fly into space by Apollo 11, which he called "the most audacious journey of all time." Branson said three or four ... more
  • 14 hours Report: Newspaper chains Gannett, GateHouse in merger talks mySA
    NEW YORK (AP) — Two of the country's largest newspaper companies are in "advanced talks" to combine. That's according to a Wall Street Journal report that cites unidentified people familiar with the matter. The Journal says that Gannett Co., the owner of USA Today, and GateHouse Media, the owner of the Austin American-Statesman, Palm Beach Post and many papers in small- and mid-sized towns, are nearing a deal that would have GateHouse or its parent buy Gannett. New Media Investment Group, itself a unit of private equity firm Fortress Investment Group, owns GateHouse. Fortress' owner is Japanese tech giant SoftBank, ... more
  • 15 hours Aunt of child found dead in landfill charged mySA
    DALLAS (AP) — A child-endangerment charge has been filed against the aunt of an 18-month-old boy found dead in a Dallas-area landfill a day after she had reported him missing. Cedrick Jackson had been the subject of a statewide Amber alert issued July 10. That was after his 27-year-old aunt, Chrystal Jackson, who had custody of the child, reported him missing and possibly abducted. The aunt was booked into the Dallas County jail Thursday with bond set at $35,000. No attorney is listed on her online jail report. Still jailed in lieu of a $500,000 bond is Jackson's boyfriend, 27-year-old ... more
  • 15 hours First Financial: 2Q Earnings Snapshot mySA
    ABILENE, Texas (AP) _ First Financial Bankshares Inc. (FFIN) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $42.1 million. The Abilene, Texas-based bank said it had earnings of 31 cents per share. The commercial banker operating mostly in Texas posted revenue of $107.6 million in the period. Its revenue net of interest expense was $101.3 million, beating Street forecasts. First Financial shares have climbed 4% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $30, an increase of 13% in the last 12 months. _____ This story was generated by Automated Insights (http://automatedinsights.com/ap) using ... more
  • 16 hours Across US, clergy mobilize to support vulnerable migrants mySA
    So far this week, an anticipated nationwide sweep has not materialized at the expected magnitude. Yet the mere prospect of such action has prompted legions of pastors, rabbis and their congregations across the United States to stand ready to help vulnerable immigrants with offers of sanctuary and other services. Here's a look at some of the recent developments: ___ Rabbis have organized a network of more than 70 synagogues nationwide committed to supporting immigrants and asylum seekers, whether through providing sanctuary or other assistance, such as accompanying people to check-ins with immigration authorities. Some rabbis have been arrested during a ... more
  • 16 hours North Dakota sues feds over pipeline protest police costs mySA
    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota sued the federal government Thursday to recover the $38 million the state spent policing protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said he filed the claim in Bismarck federal court after the Army Corps of Engineers ignored an administrative claim he filed one year ago. The agency did not immediately return telephone calls seeking comment Thursday. It has 60 days to respond to the state's 37-page lawsuit. Thousands of opponents of the $3.8 billion pipeline that's been moving North Dakota oil to Illinois for two years gathered in southern North ... more
  • 16 hours Our Lady of the Lake professor dies in apparent drowning at Canyon Lake mySA -Local
    The body of Cary Guffey, 53 of San Antonio, was recovered Wednesday afternoon. ... more
  • 16 hours Philadelphia moves to fire 13 officers over Facebook posts mySA
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Police Department is suspending 13 officers with intent to fire them following an investigation into offensive and sometimes threatening Facebook posts, the police commissioner announced on Thursday. The department had placed 72 officers on administrative leave in June after a nonprofit group published the results of a two-year review of personal Facebook posts or comments from officers in Philadelphia and seven other U.S. police departments. The team of researchers found officers from Arizona to Florida bashing immigrants and Muslims, promoting racist stereotypes, identifying with right-wing militia groups and, especially, glorifying police brutality. All the posts ... more
  • 17 hours Texas leaders urge prosecutors to keep enforcing pot laws mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republican leaders have urged state district and county attorneys to continue enforcing marijuana laws after several local prosecutors decided to drop pot possession cases amid confusion involving a new law legalizing hemp. Gov. Greg Abbott together with other Republican officials said in a letter Thursday that prosecutors who stopped taking marijuana possession cases misunderstood the new legislation. Texas' new law provides a specific definition of marijuana, based on its percentage of THC, the compound that gets users high. But before the new law, Texas authorities only needed to show the presence of THC in suspected ... more
  • 17 hours Heat wave forecast prompts Chicago public housing checks mySA
    Public housing officials in Chicago were planning wellbeing checks on residents as the heat and humidity are expected to mount to dangerous levels as part of a wave of sweltering weather covering a substantial portion of the U.S. Routine checks also will be done to make sure the temperature in housing units are at safe levels. Window air conditioners are available for emergency situations, Chicago's Housing Authority said Thursday. Excessive heat warnings were posted Thursday by the National Weather Service from central Nebraska and Missouri into western Ohio and parts of West Virginia. An excessive heat watch was put in ... more
  • 17 hours SWAT officer fatally shoots man after standoff in Fort Worth mySA
    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Police in Fort Worth say an officer fatally shot a man who had opened fire on police and had held several people, including children, hostage in an apartment. Fort Worth police say officers responded to the apartment Thursday after a woman called 911 for help. Once there, police say a man began firing on the officers from a third-floor apartment. The responding officers had bullet-resistant gear and none were hurt, though one officer's shield was struck by gunfire. Police say a SWAT officer opened fire on the man, killing him. Police did not release any ... more
  • 17 hours Famed San Antonio chef Thierry Burkle bringing new downtown spot mySA -Food
    A filing for Bunz at the Savoy names chef Thierry Burkle of The Grill at Leon Springs and L’Etoile as the owner. ... more
  • 17 hours Victoria man dies after contracting flesh-eating bacteria at a Texas beach mySA -Local
    A Victoria man died last week after family members said he contracted a flesh-eating bacteria at a Texas beach earlier this month. ... more
  • 17 hours Officials: Charter bus headed to San Antonio catches fire in Blanco County mySA -Local
    A charter bus headed to San Antonio engulfed in flames Thursday afternoon on U.S. 281 near Ranch Road 1323 in Blanco County, the Blanco County Sheriff's Office confirmed. ... more
  • 18 hours Texas cop who shot bystander won’t be charged mySA
    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A Texas police officer will not face criminal charges for fatally shooting an 18-year-old, who authorities say was hit by gunfire aimed at someone else. Prosecutors announced Thursday that a grand jury voted not to indict San Antonio Officer Steve Casanova for the 2018 death of Charles Roundtree, Jr. Casanova shot Roundtree after arriving at a San Antonio home to investigate a reported assault. Police have said the officer opened fire when another man, Davante Snowden, reached for a gun. Roundtree's mother is suing the city of San Antonio, and claims no one in the home ... more
  • 18 hours FAA has no timeline for lifting grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max mySA -Local
    U.S. aviation regulators have no timeline for returning Boeing's grounded 737 Max to service and won't act until they are sure it is safe, the nation's top transportation official said Thursday. The Federal Aviation Administration has to be assured that a fix being developed by Boeing in the wake of two fatal crashes will prevent any future accidents, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said in a speech in Washington. "The FAA will lift the aircraft's prohibition order when it is deemed safe to do so," Chao said. "That is the bottom line: There is no timeline." Chao was speaking before the ... more
  • 18 hours Lick Honest Ice Creams to open its second San Antonio location at Hemisfair in 2020 mySA -Food
    The second location for this ice cream shop will be located downtown in Hemisfair. ... more
  • 18 hours Grand jury won’t indict San Antonio cop in killing of unarmed teen last year mySA -Local
    A Bexar County grand jury did not return an indictment against policeman Steve Casanova in the shooting of Charles Roundtree Jr., 18, who was hit by a shot that went through another person. ... more
  • 18 hours River Walk’s Esquire Tavern loses its chef, searches for replacement mySA -Food
    After eight years and with solid reviews, the 86-year-old San Antonio saloon launches a search for a new chef. ... more
  • 18 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: 01-04-05-06-09-10-13-16-19-20-23-24 (one, four, five, six, nine, ten, thirteen, sixteen, nineteen, twenty, twenty-three, twenty-four) ... more
  • 18 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: 1-3-0, FIREBALL: 7 (one, three, zero; FIREBALL: seven) ... more
  • 18 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: 5-6-1-9, FIREBALL: 2 (five, six, one, nine; FIREBALL: two) ... more
  • 18 hours Almost 50 years ago, the miniature Brackenridge Eagle train was robbed at gunpoint mySA -Local
    Nearly 50 years ago today, passengers aboard the Brackenridge Eagle winded through the park and into history when the miniature train was looted at gunpoint by two masked robbers. ... more
  • 19 hours Colorado town honors Green Beret killed in Afghanistan mySA
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado town has honored a fallen Green Beret with a candlelight vigil after he was killed during combat in Afghanistan. The Gazette reports that a crowd of more than 200 people stood outside a Falcon brewing company on Wednesday in honor of 40-year-old Sgt. Maj. James G. "Ryan" Sartor. The Rev. Doug Brauner says the community came together for Sartor's wife and three children to show their love and support, including members of a special forces motorcycle club. Friends of Sartor say he was a leader and an example of what a man's supposed ... more
  • 19 hours Vermont’s congressman says Trump should be impeached mySA
    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's lone member of the U.S. House of Representatives says President Donald Trump should be impeached. Democratic Rep. Peter Welch announced his support for the impeachment of Trump on Thursday. He says Trump has "established a clear pattern of willful disregard for our Constitution and its system of checks and balances" and Congress shouldn't tolerate it anymore. Welch offered a long list of reasons he thinks Trump should be impeached, including the president's attacks on the media and his racial attacks on some opponents. The House of Representatives is led by a Democratic majority and it ... more
  • 19 hours Report: Texas jail officers didn’t make inmate checks mySA
    TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) — A special inspection conducted at a Texas for-profit jail following an inmate's death in March found that officers weren't doing required cell checks even though their paperwork said otherwise. The Texarkana Democrat-Gazette reports the Texas Commission on Jail Standards concluded in an April report that LaSalle Corrections, which runs the Bi-State jail in Texarkana on the border between Texas and Arkansas, did not comply with the state's inmate check record-keeping law. LaSalle Corrections then settled an inmate death suit the following day. LaSalle Corrections previously agreed to a settlement in 2017 when a severely diabetic woman ... more
  • 19 hours 77.8M acres in Gulf of Mexico for August oil, gas lease sale mySA
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The federal government will offer 77.8 million acres (31.5 million hectares) in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas exploration and development on Aug. 21. An Interior Department statement says the lease sale will include 14,585 tracts. They're in water 3 to 231 miles (5 to 370 kilometers) offshore and in water from 9 feet to more than 2 miles (3 to 3,400 meters) deep. Until August 2017, the Interior Department held separate lease sales for the Gulf's most active area and tracts off Texas. They were consolidated under an Obama administration plan created because ... more
  • 19 hours Former Texas judge leaves GOP, denouncing Trump for racism mySA
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A former Texas judge who served on the state's highest criminal court has denounced President Donald Trump in announcing her decision to leave the Republican party. The Austin American-Statesman reports retired Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Judge Elsa Alcala announced her decision on Facebook. Alcala said in the Facebook post that even accepting that Trump has had some successes, "at his core, his ideology is racism." Alcala added that she can no longer support the GOP and will be voting in the 2020 Democratic primary. She was appointed to the court by Gov. Rick Perry in ... more
  • 19 hours BCSO: An inmate was found dead Thursday morning in county jail mySA -Local
    A 24-year-old inmate is dead after being discovered unresponsive Thursday morning at the Bexar County Adult Detention Center, according to a news release. ... more
  • 19 hours Mississippi State ex-coach Sherrill and NCAA settle lawsuit mySA
    CANTON, Miss. (AP) — The NCAA and former Mississippi State University football coach Jackie Sherrill have settled a lawsuit in which Sherrill accused the college sports governing body of damaging his reputation. Sherrill also said the NCAA hurt his future coaching opportunities by publicly naming him in allegations of recruitment violations in 2003. He was Mississippi State's head coach from 1991 to 2003 and sued the NCAA in 2004. News outlets report that financial terms of the lawsuit settlement are confidential. The agreement was reached Wednesday in Mississippi's Madison County Circuit Court after jurors had already heard testimony about Mississippi ... more
  • 19 hours Edith Jones, who integrated southern medical schools, dies mySA
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Dr. Edith Irby Jones, the first black student to enroll at an all-white medical school in the South and later the first female president of the National Medical Association, has died. She was 91. Jones' daughter Myra Jones Romain said mother died Monday in Houston of natural causes. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, which Jones integrated in 1948, also announced her death in a post on its website Tuesday. In addition to being the first black student at UAMS, Jones also was the first black female resident at Baylor College of Medicine in ... more
  • 19 hours Six Flags Fiesta Texas, IHOP team up for summer deal mySA -10ment
    Six Flags Fiesta Texas and San Antonio-area IHOPs are teaming up this summer to offer a discount on food and fun. ... more
  • 19 hours Toys R Us plans a small comeback with 2 stores this year mySA
    NEW YORK (AP) — The first two new Toys R Us stores — one in Texas, the other in New Jersey — will open in November as part of a small comeback of the defunct iconic toy chain in the U.S. Richard Barry, a former Toys R Us executive and now CEO of the new company called Tru Kids Brands, says an online experience will follow. He says brand partners and more details will be announced in coming weeks. Tru Kids Brands said it has entered a partnership with a startup called b8ta, an experiential retailer to launch what Barry ... more
  • 20 hours 7 years after fire, a comeback for Hubig’s Pies mySA
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A favorite New Orleans confection is making a comeback seven years after a devastating fire ended production. Hubig's Pies will be produced again next year in suburban Jefferson Parish, the Louisiana Economic Development agency said in a news release. Hubig's made hand-sized turnovers with a glazed crust and fillings of chocolate, coconut or a variety of fruits. Sealed in waxy white and yellow paper wrappers, each emblazoned with a caricature of a chef known as Savory Simon, the pies were prominent for decades at retail checkout counters, including grocery outlets, drug stores and hardware stores. A ... more
  • 20 hours House set to approve phased-in $15 minimum wage mySA -Local
    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are set to approve legislation Thursday to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade, to $15 an hour, but the bill has almost no chance in the Republican-controlled Senate. Passage was expected after centrists won concessions for a slower phase-in, over six years instead of five. They also won assurances the pay hike could be halted midway if a study shows job losses or other adverse effects. A hike in the $7.25 hourly wage has been a top Democratic campaign promise, intended to address income inequality that's driving the 2020 ... more
  • 20 hours Tejano singer Elida Reyna launches lipstick line named after her music mySA -10ment
    Tejano songstress Elida Reyna has added a makeup line to complement her music career. ... more
  • 20 hours Poker club cases end after potential conflict of interest mySA
    HOUSTON (AP) — Prosecutors have dismissed charges against nine people who had been arrested in May after two Houston poker clubs were raided as part of a two-year organized crime investigation. Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said this week her office dropped the charges after discovering a potential conflict of interest involving a former contract employee and a political fundraiser. Ogg declined to provide details involving the conflict of interest. While gambling is illegal in Texas, such clubs have cited a gray area in state law they say lets them operate if they don't take a percentage of winnings. ... more
  • 20 hours Review: Cappy’s keeps its groove as Alamo Heights’ go-to restaurant mySA -Food
    Since 1977, upscale but unpretentious steaks, seafood and brunch have kept the spotlight on Cappy Lawton’s flagship. ... more
  • 20 hours Jeffrey Epstein denied bail in sex trafficking case mySA -Local
    NEW YORK (AP) — A judge denied bail Thursday for jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges after prosecutors argued the jet-setting defendant is a danger to the public and might flee the country. The federal judge's ruling means Epstein will remain behind bars while he fights charges that he exploited dozens of girls in New York and Florida in the early 2000s. "I doubt that any bail package can overcome danger to the community," U.S. District Judge Richard Berman said Thursday. The defense had argued he should be allowed to await trial under house arrest with electronic monitoring ... more
  • 20 hours Police shut down an Adidas pop-up selling 99-cent Arizona Iced Tea sneakers mySA -Biz
    Shoshy Ciment/Business Insider Police shut down a pop-up selling Arizona Iced Tea-branded Adidas sneakers for 99 cents in New York City on Thursday due to safety concerns.  The event drew massive crowds, with fans of Adidas and Arizona Iced Tea waiting in line overnight in hopes of getting the sneakers.  Two teenagers were assaulted at the event, an NYPD spokesperson confirmed to Business Insider, with one eyewitness saying a teenage girl was hit over the head with a bottle.  "I can't be out here, risking my life for a pair of 99-cent sneakers," the eyewitness told Business Insider. "Due ... more
  • 21 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: 2-4-3, FIREBALL: 8 (two, four, three; FIREBALL: eight) ... more
  • 21 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: 01-02-04-07-14-15-18-19-20-21-22-23 (one, two, four, seven, fourteen, fifteen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty, twenty-one, twenty-two, twenty-three) ... more
  • 21 hours Southwest cancellations will rise due to grounded Boeing jet mySA
    DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines is again pushing back the date it expects to be able to fly the grounded Boeing 737 Max jet, meaning more flight cancellations. Southwest said Thursday that it was taking the plane out of its schedule through Nov. 2, a month longer than before. Without the plane, Southwest says it will drop about 180 flights a day from its schedule, up from 150. Southwest is also delaying the addition of new pilots as a result of the Max grounding. The airline told pilots last week that it was postponing two classes for new pilot training ... more
  • 22 hours Houston Democrat joins US Senate race against GOP’s Cornyn mySA
    HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston city councilwoman says she's running for U.S. Senate in 2020, becoming the latest Democratic challenger vying to take on Republican Sen. John Cornyn. Amanda Edwards launched her campaign Thursday with a video in which she appeals to people who have been told to wait their turn because "the status quo and establishment was not ready for change." If elected, Edwards would be Texas' first black senator. She joins a Democratic field headlined by Air Force veteran MJ Hegar, who lost a House race last year and has raised more than $1 million. Cornyn remains a ... more
  • 22 hours Police seek tips for shooting on Southeast Side mySA -Local
    Police are asking for the public's help in locating and identifying a man they say shot two people June 22 on the city's Southeast Side. ... more
  • 23 hours Texas woman pleads guilty in shooting deaths of 2 daughters mySA
    ATHENS, Texas (AP) — A Texas woman has pleaded guilty to shooting and killing her two young daughters in 2017. Prosecutors declined to pursue the death penalty against 31-year-old Sarah Nicole Henderson in exchange for her guilty plea Wednesday on two counts of capital murder in the deaths of her 7- and 5-year-old daughters. Henderson has been in custody since her arrest in November 2017 at her home near Mabank, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) southeast of Dallas. Authorities have said sheriff's deputies initially were summoned to the home about a possibly suicidal woman. They cleared the scene but authorities ... more
  • 23 hours Toys R Us makes a small comeback with 2 stores, including 1 in Texas mySA -Local
    NEW YORK (AP) — The first two new Toys R Us stores will open in November as part of a small comeback of the defunct iconic toy chain in the U.S. Richard Barry, a former Toys R Us executive and now CEO of the new company called Tru Kids Brands, says an online experience will follow. He says brand partners and more details will be announced in coming weeks. Plans are to open a store in the Galleria mall in Houston, Texas, and in Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus, New Jersey. The first two locations will be about 6,500 ... more
  • 23 hours BCSO: Arrest made in connection with body found on far North Side mySA -Local
    Aliza Marie Cantu, 23, was arrested Wednesday evening for the death of a man found dead on the far North Side earlier this week, according to Bexar County Sheriff's Office. ... more
  • 23 hours Woman finds black widow spider in organic grapes mySA -Local
    A New Hampshire woman is warning others to carefully check and wash their produce before eating it after finding what appears to be a black widow spider in organic grapes. ... more
  • 24 hours San Antonio got risqué with sultry all-male performance group ‘Thunder from Down Under’ mySA -10ment
    The Aztec Theater had plenty of steam Wednesday night as 'Thunder from Down Under' made a stop in San Antonio. ... more
  • 1 day Alliance Data: 2Q Earnings Snapshot mySA
    PLANO, Texas (AP) _ Alliance Data Systems Corp. (ADS) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $139 million. On a per-share basis, the Plano, Texas-based company said it had profit of $2.64. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $3.83 per share. The results fell short of Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $4.12 per share. The manager of loyalty and rewards programs for retailers and others posted revenue of $1.35 billion in the period, which matched Street forecasts. Alliance Data expects full-year earnings in the ... more
  • 1 day Louvre in Paris removes Sackler name after opioid protests mySA -Local
    PARIS (AP) — France's Louvre Museum in Paris has become the first major institution to remove the Sackler family name after protests erupted against the family that is blamed for the deadly opioid crisis in the United States. At the Louvre's Oriental Antiquities gallery, an Associated Press photographer late Wednesday saw tape covering multiple placards bearing the name that has long been associated with arts patronage around the world. A sign listing family members by name had been removed from its place on the wall, with only the holes and outline remaining. The Sackler family owns Purdue Pharma, which is ... more
  • 1 day Police: Kids seeking candy trapped in store by sex offender mySA -Local
    NEWPORT, N.C. (AP) — A sex offender working at a North Carolina convenience store is accused of locking children inside the shop and robbing them. Newport police Chief Keith Lewis tells reporters two children entered the shop near closing Sunday to buy candy and were trapped by 60-year-old Hector Sanchez, a registered sex offender from California. Lewis says Sanchez said he locked up because he was closing, but he then refused to let the kids leave. He says the kids tried to buy candy with $20 that Sanchez pocketed. He says one of them called their mom, who alerted police. ... more
  • 1 day Two council women arrested as San Antonio suburban controversy heats up in Castle Hills mySA -Local
    Two Castle Hills city councilwomen were arrested Thursday, charged with tampering with government records, in the latest twist in a series of reported troubles in the suburban community. ... more
  • 1 day Jury weighing fate of San Antonio man accused in fatal shooting at convenience store mySA -Local
    Nathan Knowles is accused of murder in the death of Michael Berlanga after the pair fought in the parking lot of a West Side convenience store. ... more
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