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Toys 'R' Us' Geoffrey
Offered a New Gig
Jul 4, 2018 11:03 AM CDT
Toys 'R' Us' Geoffrey Offered a New Gig
San Antonio Zoo trying to convince toy chain to donate mascot to further giraffe conservation
- With the closing of all US Toys 'R' Us stores, mascot Geoffrey is headed for the unemployment line. But not so fast: The San Antonio Zoo wants the defunct toy chain to shift its famous giraffe to a new gig, that of conservation ambassador for, well, giraffes. As CNN...
Road Race for
Apr 28, 2018 3:20 PM CDT
Texas Town Sponsors Perfect Road Race for 'Underachievers'
The .05K course starts at a brewpub and ends at a brewpub
- Time's up for underachievers in the San Antonio, Texas area. So many have signed up for the city of Boerne's exceedingly short "underachievers" race that it's all filled up, reports the AP . With the first Boerne (BER'-nee) 0.5K scheduled for May 5, organizers say...
Teacher on Leave After
'Gross' Slavery Assignment
Apr 20, 2018 9:57 AM CDT
Teacher on Leave After 'Gross' Slavery Assignment
Worksheet at Texas charter school asked students to list both negative and positive aspects of slavery
- When Roberto Livar's wife picked up their son Wednesday from Great Hearts Monte Vista charter school in San Antonio, Texas, the 8
-grader was "distraught" over an assignment in history class, Livar tells KABB . The worksheet he completed was entitled "The Life of Slaves: A Balanced View,"...
One of the Tractor-Trailer
Victims Grew Up in Virginia
Jul 26, 2017 6:37 AM CDT
One of the Tractor-Trailer Victims Grew Up in Virginia
Friends blame 'broken immigration system' for death
- At least one of the 10 people who died while crammed into a tractor-trailer outside a Texas Walmart grew up in America and was making the dangerous journey to be reunited with his relatives. Frank Fuentes, 20, was brought to the US as a toddler and graduated from JEB Stuart...
Driver Says He
Didn't Know He
Jul 24, 2017 11:54 AM CDT
Truck Deaths: Driver Says He Didn't Know He Carried People
James M. Bradley Jr. charged with transporting immigrants in US illegally
- The tragedy is extreme—now 10 people dead after being contained in a stiflingly hot tractor-trailer parked at a San Antonio Walmart—and so too is the potential sentence for James M. Bradley Jr. In advance of his Monday appearance in federal court, the 60-year-old driver of the truck...
One More Victim Dies
From Sweltering Truck
Jul 24, 2017 12:17 AM CDT
One More Victim Dies From Sweltering Truck
Driver, in custody, faces federal and state charges
- The driver of a tractor-trailer containing dozens trapped alongside eight dead bodies has been taken into custody. The driver faces federal and state charges in what is being investigated as a human trafficking incident, reports My San Antonio . Per the AP , one more victim has died at the hospital after...
'Horrific Tragedy': 8 Dead in
Tractor Trailer at Walmart
Jul 23, 2017 5:36 AM CDT
'Horrific Tragedy': 8 Dead in Tractor Trailer at Walmart
San Antonio cops suspect human trafficking after dozens found crammed in truck
- Eight people have been found dead in a tractor-trailer outside a Walmart in San Antonio, Texas, in what police are calling a horrific human trafficking case. Some 30 other people were found in the truck, which didn't have a working air conditioning system, and they were taken to hospitals,...
'Things Went Bad Real Quick'
in Fatal Shooting of Officer
Jun 30, 2017 2:21 PM CDT
'Things Went Bad Real Quick' in Fatal Shooting of Officer
San Antonio officer killed while investigating car break-in
- A police officer in San Antonio died Friday of wounds suffered when he and his partner were shot by a man they intended to question about a vehicle break-in, police said. Officer Miguel Moreno, a nine-year veteran of the police force, was shot in the head during the encounter Thursday,...
Video Appears to Show Texas
Officer Striking Teenage Girl
May 24, 2017 6:35 PM CDT
Video Appears to Show Texas Officer Striking Teenage Girl
The 14-year-old was charged with assaulting a public servant
- The San Antonio Police Department is reviewing police body camera footage after a bystander posted video online that appears to show an officer punching an eighth-grade girl three or four times outside a birthday party last weekend, the AP reports. The grainy footage was shot late Saturday outside an event...
Mystery of Missing Texas Dad
Comes to a Close in Ohio
Feb 20, 2017 1:48 PM CST
Mystery of Missing Texas Dad Comes to a Close in Ohio
'He met somebody online,' Ohio police chief says of San Antonio's Lee Arms
- Super Bowl Sunday was the last time anyone saw Texas man Lee Arms in the San Antonio area, and he hadn't been seen since—until late last week, when the 44-year-old was found safe in Ohio, the
San Antonio Express-News
reports. And it looks like he was there of...
1 Dead, 5 Hurt in Mall Robbery
'Gone Really, Really Bad'
Jan 22, 2017 6:19 PM CST
1 Dead, 5 Hurt in Mall Robbery 'Gone Really, Really Bad'
Good Samaritan killed while intervening in San Antonio
- One person is dead and five more injured in what San Antonio's police chief calls a mall "robbery gone really, really bad." (The number of casualties was in flux.) Police say it began when two men robbed a Kay's Jewelers in the city's Rolling...
Texas: Women Convicted of
Raping Girls Were Innocent
Nov 24, 2016 12:05 PM CST
Texas: Women Convicted of Raping Girls Were Innocent
The 'San Antonio 4' are exonerated
- "Excited" and "happy" is how the San Antonio Four are feeling after the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals officially exonerated them of child sexual abuse on Wednesday after a 20-year fight. Elizabeth Ramirez, Kristie Mayhugh, Cassandra Rivera, and Anna Vasquez were declared innocent after being wrongfully convicted of...
Man Accused of Killing Cop
Got Married During Manhunt
Nov 23, 2016 6:00 AM CST
Man Accused of Killing Cop Got Married During Manhunt
Otis McKane was at courthouse day after San Antonio shooting
- Police arrested a suspect in the murder of a San Antonio cop on Monday afternoon. They might have arrested him hours earlier had they looked in an unexpected place: the county courthouse, where he was getting married. Records show that Otis McKane, 31, married Christian Chanel Fields, 27, Monday morning...
Police 'Ambush' Suspect Was
Upset Over Custody Battle
Nov 22, 2016 4:05 AM CST
Police 'Ambush' Suspect Was Upset Over Custody Battle
'I lashed out at someone who didn't deserve it'
- The suspect arrested in the ambush shooting of a San Antonio police detective says he was angry about a child custody battle and "lashed out at somebody who didn't deserve it." Otis Tyrone McKane was being led by police to the Bexar County Jail late Monday when...
Suspect Arrested in Murder
of San Antonio Police Officer
Nov 21, 2016 6:14 PM CST
Suspect Arrested in Murder of San Antonio Police Officer
Otis Tyrone McCain, 31, arrested without incident
- A manhunt for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a veteran Texas police detective ended Monday evening with an arrest in the slaying, which was one of several weekend attacks that authorities say targeted law enforcement in multiple states, the AP reports. The San Antonio detective as well as...
Suspect in Cop
Killing Was in
Police HQ Before
Nov 21, 2016 1:48 PM CST
Suspect in Cop Killing Was in Police HQ Before Attack: Chief
'I think uniform was the target': San Antonio police chief on gunning down of Detective Benjamin Marconi
- A man thought to have gunned down a San Antonio police officer —one of four cop shootings over a 24-hour period this weekend—came into the police department's downtown headquarters just hours before the Sunday morning ambush, MySanAntonio.com reports. SAPD Chief William McManus said at a Monday...
4 Different Cities, 4 Different
Cop Shootings in One Day
Nov 21, 2016 10:18 AM CST
4 Different Cities, 4 Different Cop Shootings in One Day
Sunday saw officer killed, 3 wounded, with 3 of the shootings apparently targeted
- It was a tough Sunday for law enforcement across the country, with four separate shootings leaving one police officer dead and three wounded, CBS News reports. And three of the attacks appear to have targeted their victims, authorities say: Detective Benjamin Marconi in San Antonio, Texas, was killed while writing...
Trump Tweet Gets
San Antonio Cops in Trouble
Oct 12, 2016 3:20 PM CDT
Trump Tweet Gets San Antonio Cops in Trouble
They'll be disciplined for wearing 'Make America Great Again' hats
- On Tuesday, Donald Trump tweeted a video of himself posing with uniformed police officers as he prepared to board his plane at the San Antonio International Airport—and now at least 14 of those officers are facing disciplinary measures over their attire. They were shown in the video wearing the...
Teen Athlete Rescues
the National Anthem
Oct 12, 2016 11:00 AM CDT
Teen Athlete Rescues the National Anthem
Texas volleyball player Marina Garcia belts out song after CD malfunction
- Marina Garcia was all ready to play for her Texas high school's volleyball team Friday night, but she had one task to take care of before the first spike: rescuing the national anthem. Fox 29 reports that the senior stepped up to the mic when something went awry with...
58 Years Die
Jul 13, 2016 10:13 AM CDT
Couple Married 58 Years Die Hand-in-Hand
'I just can't believe something like this would ever happen'
- A few months after suffering a stroke, George Rodriquez died July 5 with his high school sweetheart and wife of 58 years grasping his hand. Three hours later, Ora Lee Rodriquez was dead, too. It's like something out of
, daughter Corina Martinez tells Fox 29 . "I...
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