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  • Man says he captured UFO on camera on NW Side of San Antonio

    12/09/2017 6:54:04 AM PST · by bgill · 40 replies
    cbs austin ^ | Dec. 8, 2017 | SBG San Antonio
    A man says he caught a UFO on camera as it flew around the Northwest Side Thursday night. The viewer told us he followed the craft at a distance all night and said he spotted three of the "massive" crafts in the air. The witness, who identified himself as a former pilot for the Air Force, said "this was no flight path approved by the FAA" and said it wasn't a helicopter "as it made no sound."
  • Father shoots and kills teen robber who burst into a Texas Popeyes and threatened his kids

    12/08/2017 7:23:59 AM PST · by Navy Patriot · 86 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | December 8, 2017 | Kelly Mclaughlin
    A father eating a meal with his family at a Texas Popeyes shot and killed a robber who threatened him and his wife and children with a gun. Carlos Molina, 32, was eating at a San Antonio Popeyes with his family around 9pm on Wednesday when Andres Herrera, 19, walked in to the fast food restaurant and demanded his money and belongings at gunpoint. Molina told Herrera that he had no money - because he spent it on the meal - and asked the teen if his family could leave, according to the San Antonio Police Department.
  • Police: Teens shot attempting to steal during meetup to buy jewelry (TX)

    12/06/2017 12:01:54 PM PST · by bgill · 5 replies
    mysa ^ | Dec. 6, 2017 | Jacob Beltran
    San Antonio Police Department Sgt. Robert Perez said the teens, ages 14 and 15, met two men in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 8500 block of Ahern Drive, across the street from North Star Mall. The teens had met the seller using Offerup, a smartphone application used to buy and sell items, and arranged to buy the necklace, police said. Police said it appeared that the teens tried to steal a necklace that they had agreed to buy over an app and the seller's passenger shot them. Perez said. “There’s no reason to meet in a...
  • Police: TX murder suspect told his child to clean up blood after stabbing estranged wife

    12/06/2017 11:55:01 AM PST · by bgill · 6 replies
    San Antonio Express-News ^ | Dec. 5, 2017 | Fares Sabawi
    Lewis Bright, 47, was taken into custody on a murder warrant almost three weeks after he dropped Erica Bright off at the First Choice Emergency Clinic on Nacogdoches Road Nov. 16. She told the nursing staff before she died that Lewis Bright stabbed her with a knife at her home, according to the arrest affidavit. Police obtained a search warrant and inside the apartment they found clumps of coagulated blood on the floor and a large kitchen knife in the sink with blood on its blade, the affidavit says.Investigators interviewed the estranged couple's child, who reportedly saw Lewis Bright driving...
  • 10-year-old killed on Thanksgiving morning in gang-related shooting on N. Side, police say (TX)

    11/23/2017 12:50:30 PM PST · by bgill · 10 replies
    mysa ^ | Nov. 23, 2017 | Fares Sabawi
    A 10-year-old girl was fatally struck in the chest by a bullet Thursday morning as she watched TV in her bedroom, according to San Antonio police. Police were called before 7 a.m. about a shooting in the 100 block of Harwood Drive in the North Side... The house has had problems in the past," McManus said. "We believe it's gang-related directly to the brother." Detectives brought the girl's brother in for questioning, McManus said.
  • Man behind the tiny defiant Christmas tree at the Alamo speaks out

    11/21/2017 4:18:54 PM PST · by bgill · 3 replies
    mysa ^ | Nov. 20, 2017 | Madalyn Mendoza,
    San Antonio's traditional Alamo Plaza tree-lighting ceremony will relocate families to Travis Park on Friday, but the cheer is continuing at the original spot -- thanks to a (now-not so) secret elf. Over the weekend, locals and tourists seemed happy to spot an 18-inch tree standing small but proud in front of the Alamo. No one knew how the little tree got there, but they crouched beside it and posted photos on Facebook and Instagram. And that elf -- he isn't done yet. The tree stood in the exact spot a much bigger tree usually stands during the holiday season...
  • Texas church shooting leaves many dead

    11/05/2017 12:08:31 PM PST · by Simon Green · 381 replies
    BBC ^ | 11/05/17 | BBC
    At least 27 people have died after a gunman opened fire at a church in Texas during Sunday services. The attack happened at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs in Wilson County. A police commissioner at the scene confirmed that at least 27 people had died. Several others are reported to be injured. The San Antonio FBI branch said its agents had been deployed, and there was no indication of the gunman's motive. The FBI also said that while only one shooter was reported, it was looking into other possibilities. Local ABC affiliate KSAT 12 reported the gunman entered...
  • Update: 'At least 27 people killed' at a Texas church and multiple people injured ...

    11/05/2017 11:11:39 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 516 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 11/05/2017 | Valerie Edwards
    At least 16 people were shot by a gunman who opened fire just before 10.30am  The shooting occurred at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Texas A witness said among those who were shot in the attack was a two-year-old childAnother witness said a man 'in full gear' walked into the church and opened fireVictims were transported to a local hospital and it's unclear if any are deceased At least 16 people have been shot inside a Texas church after a gunman opened fire during the Sunday morning service.   The shooting happened at the First Baptist Church...
  • Witnesses say several people shot at church in Sutherland Springs, Texas

    11/05/2017 11:06:48 AM PST · by Az Joe · 65 replies
    KENS ^ | 11-05-2017
    Multiple witnesses told CBS affiliate KENS that several people were shot at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs. Dana Fletcher, a business owner in the area, told CBS News she saw a "ton" of sheriff's vehicles and ambulances racing down the road. She said she doesn't know what happened but said there was heavy police presence and people being airlifted from the scene.
  • Sheriff: S.A.-area man accused of sexually assaulting 5 foster children took in 180+ girls (TX)

    10/13/2017 5:56:18 AM PDT · by bgill · 21 replies
    mysa ^ | Oct. 13, 2017 | Caleb Downs
    A Medina County man accused of sexually assaulting five former foster children, including several in Bexar County, took in more than 180 young girls over a five year period, officials said. That leads investigators to believe there could be numerous other victims who have yet to come forward. "It's not a question about whether there are more," said Medina County Sheriff Randy Brown. "It's just about how many."... Over the course of the five years, more than 180 girls passed through his care, Brown said. At various times, Briseno was reportedly taking care of up to 12 girls at once....
  • Texas officials rename Lee High School to LEE High School [San Antonio]

    10/10/2017 9:11:52 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 25 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 10, 2017 3:12 PM EDT
    Officials at a San Antonio school district have voted to rename a high school because of its ties to Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, though one trustee says it doesn’t change much. North East Independent School District trustees voted Monday that Lee High School will be renamed Legacy of Educational Excellence High School. The acronym is LEE High School. Board President Shannon Grona says the name is a compromise that retains the school’s history and lessens the expensive process of renaming and rebranding the school with a completely different name. …
  • Gregg Popovich: US is an ‘embarrassment to the world’

    09/25/2017 10:36:50 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 46 replies
    NY Post ^ | September 26, 2017 | Fox News
    The coach of the San Antonio Spurs thinks the U.S. is “an embarrassment to the world.” Gregg Popovich, NBA head coach of the San Antonio Spurs, reportedly made the comment during the team’s media day on Monday in regards to the recent battle between professional sports teams and President Trump, the San Antonio Express-News reported. After being asked about his thoughts on President Trump’s tweet on Saturday, in which the president rescinded an invitation for the Golden State Warriors to visit the White House, Popovich reportedly laughed saying, “I thought it was comical that it was rescinded because they weren’t...
  • Save the Alamo

    09/18/2017 6:52:01 AM PDT · by outinyellowdogcountry · 89 replies
    Save The Alamo ^ | 9-1-17 | Lee Spencer White
    The Second Battle of the Alamo A second Texas Revolution is currently brewing in the Lone Star State. This all comes as a result of a seemingly laudable plan promoted to and passed by the state’s legislature some four years ago. The plan involved the rebuilding and improvement of the state’s most iconic shrine—the Alamo. The plan as promoted and approved would have rebuilt certain historic structures present at the time of the 1836 battle, as well as give visitors there a better and more complete understanding of the physical environment existing at the time of the conflict. Consequent to...
  • San Antonio Drops ShotSpotter, System not Cost Effective

    08/22/2017 1:03:27 PM PDT · by marktwain · 13 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 18 August, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Shot Spotter Sensor in Omaha, Nebraska One of the technological fixes that has been attempted is the use of sensors to pinpoint gunshots inside of cities. The theory of the technology is fairly simple. Spread audio sensors throughout the city. Feed the input into a computer system, looking for gunshots. With sophisticated programs, isolate the gunshots from the other noise, and pinpoint their location and time. Ideally, this happens in near real time, to allow police response to gunshots. From ksat.com: San Antonio - A program intended to help police officers identify where a shooting happens, get there quicker...
  • Armed Group Appears at Council to Oppose Statue’s Removal

    08/18/2017 9:13:09 AM PDT · by Ennis85 · 16 replies
    Rivard Report ^ | August 16th 2017 | JEFFREY SULLIVAN
    The ongoing controversy surrounding the proposed removal of the Confederate monument in Travis Park was at the center of Wednesday evening’s citizens to be heard session in City Council Chambers. As speakers addressed Council members on the dais inside, about 10 individuals donning kevlar vests and assault rifles stood guard outside. They arrived as escorts for This Is Texas Freedom Force (TITFF) Vice President Brandon Burkhart, who addressed Councilmen Roberto Treviño (D1) and William “Cruz” Shaw (D2) – authors of the Council Consideration Request to relocate the monument – during his time to speak. “I’m going to address you guys...
  • Family, neighbors speak out after gunmen slay sleeping 4-year-old in East Side drive-by shooting

    07/20/2017 5:00:30 PM PDT · by BBell · 17 replies
    http://www.mysanantonio.com/ ^ | 7/20/17 | Caleb Downs
    "There's been so many," a neighbor said of shootings in the area. "It's just random. During the daytime, during the nighttime, all times of the day you just hear them shooting."Family members are grieving and neighbors are outraged after an East Side drive-by shooting killed a 4-year-old boy and left the boy's mother with two gunshot wounds in her leg. Police said the gunmen involved in the shooting pulled up in front of a simple, one-story home in the 200 block of Hub Avenue around midnight Wednesday and opened fire. De-Earlvion Whitley lay sleeping in the front room of the...
  • Satanic ‘Blue Whale Challenge’ Led to Texas Teen’s Death, Says Father

    07/12/2017 8:20:48 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 23 replies
    Breitbart Texas ^ | July 12, 2017 | Bob Price
    The father of a San Antonio, Texas, area teenage boy said his son apparently killed himself while participating in the satanic “Blue Whale Challenge” that is spreading on social media. After playing the game online, the parents of 15-year-old Isaiah Gonzalez found him hanging in his bedroom. His father, Jorge Gonzalez, wants other parents to know about the dangers of this game that is believed to have originated in Russia, Fox News reported. “It talks about satanic stuff and stuff like that and my son was never into that,” the teen’s father told KSAT ABC12 in San Antonio. He said...
  • 32-year-old SAPD officer dies day after downtown shootout

    06/30/2017 10:17:40 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 12 replies
    MySA ^ | 06/30/52017 | By Kelsey Bradshaw and and Caleb Downs
    SAN ANTONIO — A police officer involved in a shootout near San Antonio College Thursday afternoon has died, officials announced Friday morning. Officer Miguel Moreno, 32, was pronounced dead at 11:11 a.m. Friday at the San Antonio Military Medical Center. He was one of two officers shot in the 200 block of W. Evergreen St. near San Antonio College while approaching two suspects near a car that appeared to have been broken into Thursday afternoon, said SAPD Chief William McManus. Moreno was with Officer Julio Cavazos, 36, who was shot in the chest and is expected to survive, McManus said...
  • The jaw-dropping gowns of the 2017 Coronation Court (TX)

    04/27/2017 7:34:57 AM PDT · by bgill · 14 replies
    Express News ^ | April 27, 2017 | Michael Quintanilla
    The women held court in their royal garments, each adorned with Swarovski and Aurora Borealis crystals, glass baguettes, rhinestone chains, bugle beads, custom stones, coins and handmade tassels on dramatic gowns and 10- to 14-foot long trains weighing 40 to 60 pounds. With its sweeping scenery and rich folklore, Argentina was selected by the Order's Mistress of the Robes Marnie Tate Simpson because of its connection to her father who lived there as a child.
  • S.A. family sleeps as man burglarizes home 4 times in less than 4 hours, police say (TX)

    03/08/2017 6:28:04 AM PST · by bgill · 8 replies
    MySA ^ | Mar. 7, 2017 | Madalyn Mendoza
    A San Antonio man is accused of stealing items from a Southeast Side home four times in a 3 1/2-hour span while the homeowners and their children slept inside the residence... He allegedly entered through a driveway door after the family of four fell asleep, then proceeded to make multiple trips in and out of the residence starting just after 11:30 p.m. All four burglaries were caught on surveillance footage, documents show... Authorities tracked down Beltran down after locating some of the property at a local pawn shop