Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Addiction Crisis Hotline to Serve San Antonio Residents Soon

Posted By on Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 3:30 PM

There are several different hotlines that people can call when they are dealing with a variety of issues or crises. Now, there will be one that will cater to San Antonio residents specifically. For the first time, San Antonio will soon have a 24-hour crisis hotline for anyone struggling...

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Former Metro Health Director Colleen Bridger Promoted to Assistant City Manager

Posted By on Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 3:29 PM

Colleen Bridger, San Antonio's former public-health czar, has been named an assistant city manager after serving four months in an interim version of the post, a city spokeswoman has confirmed. City Manager Erik Walsh was originally expected to decide whether to extend the permanent job offer on September 1...

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San Antonio Transgender Woman and Her Father Appear in National Ad Campaign About Acceptance

Posted By on Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 3:05 PM

According to the 2015 U.S. Transgender survey, 1.4 million people identify as a different gender than that assigned at birth. That statistic has grown every year, but many transgender individuals still face problems and obstacles. One of the biggest issues is acceptance, particularly by family members. That is the theme...

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Authorities Arrest San Antonio Man Who Ran Over Officer's Bike During Traffic Stop

Posted By on Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 1:17 PM

A San Antonio motorist is now facing charges weeks after he reportedly struck and ran over a police officer's bicycle during a traffic stop. Two officers were patrolling Cattleman's Square on June 29 when they saw a vehicle fail to use its signal while turning. The officers attempted to...

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Texas Woman Says She Was Attacked While Tubing in New Braunfels

Posted By on Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 12:12 PM

A day tubing ended with a Texas woman needing plastic surgery after she said a group of other women brutally beat her. Lindsey Rose of Houston said she was floating the Guadalupe River at the Lazy L&L Campground on Saturday when a stranger tried to take her inner tube....

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Gina Ortiz Jones Tops Fundraising in Her Race as Opponent Will Hurd Faces Spanish-Language Attack Ad

Posted By on Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 11:16 AM

Looks like U.S. Rep. Will Hurd is in for another tough reelection bid. The Republican representing San Antonio and a swath of the South Texas border looks to have been outstripped by Democratic opponent Gina Ortiz Jones on daily fundraising totals. He's also being skewered in the cycle's first Spanish-language...

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Bexar County Deputies Bust 8-Liner Gambling Den South of San Antonio

Posted By on Mon, Jul 15, 2019 at 1:54 PM

Bexar Country sheriff's deputies raided an illegal 8-liner gambling operation late Saturday night south of San Antonio, taking at least two women into custody, according to a KSAT news report. The operation was located in the 19600 block of FM 1937 near US Highway 281 and Loop 1604, according...

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Business Group Attorney Says He'll Sue City of San Antonio Over Paid Sick Time Ordinance

Posted By on Mon, Jul 15, 2019 at 1:18 PM

Anyone following the struggle over paid sick leave in San Antonio probably saw this one coming. After the ordinance lived through an attack this spring in the Texas Legislature, an attorney representing business interests informed the city he'll sue to block the measure from taking effect on August 1,...

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San Antonio Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Teen Girl, Threatening to Have Her Father Killed

Posted By on Mon, Jul 15, 2019 at 12:42 PM

A San Antonio man is in police custody after he reportedly sexually assaulted a teen girl and threatened to kill her father. A 16-year-old girl, who had been reported as a runaway, was reportedly living with suspect Noah C. Guana. Guana's mother discovered that the teen had moved in...

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Separate Stolen Vehicle Crashes in San Antonio Leave Two Teens Dead

Posted By on Mon, Jul 15, 2019 at 12:21 PM

Two San Antonio teens are dead after drivers led police on a chase in stolen vehicles in two separate incidents. Around 4:17 a.m. Sunday, police received a call about individuals attempting to steal an SUV near Interstate 10 West and Spectrum One. When officers located the car, the driver...

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