On Thursday, the San Antonio Police Department held a press conference to discuss the failure of their Special Victims Unit to properly investigate 130 cases. SVU is responsible for investigating crimes like sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse. Some of those cases are now ineligible for prosecution.
After 15 years in prison, the women known as the “San Antonio Four” have been exonerated in a criminal case that upended their lives. Convicted in 1998 of gang-raping two little girls, the women have been found completely innocent.
A San Antonio woman being arrested on drug charges last week made waves of news when officers searched her purse and found the remains of an eight-week-old fetus. As you might expect, there’s a deeply tragic backstory there: the woman, Bernadette Rivera, told a local news station she had a miscarriage and was unable…
An active shooter opened fire at Lackland Air Force base in San Antonio around 8:45 Friday morning, police said. Details are still sketchy, but the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office confirmed at 10:41 that two people have died.
As part of a newly-launched philanthropic campaign, Pornhub held a contest offering a $25,000 college scholarship to one carefully chosen recipient. Applicants were required to be at least 18 years old and have a GPA of 3.2 or higher, and had to submit a short video and essay. Just a few days ago, Pornhub announced…
Booze and ice cream. Two of humanity’s greatest inventions, so why not combine them? As I discovered on a weekend trip to San Antonio recently, you can, and it’s magical. And while boozy ice cream is typically made with gelatin, if you’re willing to put in a little extra leg work, yours can be 100% vegetarian.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, already facing fraud charges, has gotten himself embroiled in yet another ridiculous legal situation: a federal judge in San Antonio may hold him in contempt of court for refusing to recognize the legality of same-sex marriage.
Someecards, those wildly popular images that pair vintage illustrations with a sardonic line, still produce content that gets hundreds of thousands of shares on social media. (There’s even one about dad bod!) But one unidentified teacher in San Antonio, TX woman has just learned that not everyone thinks they’re funny.…
Joan Cheever, a San Antonio woman who’s been feeding the homeless for the past decade, is arguing that Texas’ religious freedom law should protect her from the $2,000 fine she’s facing for her charitable work. Cheever was cited by police last week for handing out food in a local park. She argues the Religious Freedom…
No kid wants to wear sunscreen, because kids can barely grasp the concept of college, much less skin cancer. Hence the endless, heroic struggle of parents to prevent sunburns. Not helping, though: One Texas school has banned the stuff as a "toxic substance."
Valentine's Day is right around the corner! Is your city populated by poetry-slinging Casanovas or candy-heart-hating love-is-dead types? If only there were some way to find out, using the power of the Internet.
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