Driver was speeding before far Northwest Side crash that killed 3 people, police report says
A driver who police believe was speeding lost control on a curvy section of Babcock Road. The car went airborne and landed in a tree, ejecting three people inside. They were killed. A fourth person was critically injuried.
Fire started in fireplace damages Northwest Side duplex, fire officials say
SAN ANTONIO – An attempt to stay warm likely caused a fire in a Northwest Side duplex early Thursday morning, San Antonio fire officials said. The fire was called in around 2:30 a.m. at a duplex in the 6700 block of Hickory Springs Drive, not far from Babcock Road and DeZavala Road. Firefighters said a woman inside the home started a fire in the fireplace late Wednesday night and woke to find the house on fire. Firefighters were able to put out the fire and keep the fire from spreading to the other side of the duplex. A damage estimate has not been released.
Deco Pizzeria burglarized, suffered nearly $10,000 in damages
Courtesy, Deco PizzeriaDeco Pizzeria is picking up the pieces from a Sunday morning break in resulting in thousands of dollars in damages. Owner Jacob Valenzuela told MySA.com the Medical Center location at 2022 Babcock Road was burglarized around 1:30 a.m. Sunday. The patio door and office were damaged in the break in. He estimates damages to be nearly $10,000. An undisclosed amount of money was also taken from the restaurant, he said.mysanantonio.com
Woman facing DWI charges after crashing sedan into SUV on Northwest Side, police say
San Antonio police respond to a crash on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in the 2300 block of Babcock Road, near Wurzbach Road on the Northwest Side. SAN ANTONIO – A woman is facing charges of driving while intoxicated after San Antonio police said she caused a rollover crash that sent one person to the hospital. The crash happened around 1:45 a.m. Monday in the 2300 block of Babcock Road, near Wurzbach Road on the Northwest Side. Police said the woman was driving a sedan and struck an SUV, causing it to rollover. SAPD, the San Antonio Fire Department and EMS were on the scene of the crash.
Pet-friendly food truck park opens on San Antonio’s Northwest Side
SAN ANTONIO – If you’re looking for a socially-distant, pet-friendly outdoor outing in San Antonio, then look no further! The Divide, a pet-friendly food truck park, located at 21880 Babcock Road, held its grand opening event last week. The Divide is a family-owned business that began as a renovation project for the Hunter-Galvan family, according to its website. They will love it😻 Posted by The Divide on Wednesday, October 21, 2020To learn more about The Divide, visit its website or its Facebook page. RELATED: MAP: 35+ patio bars for enjoying cooler weather in San Antonio
Man shot by Balcones Heights police who say he threatened people with what they thought was a gun
Man shot by Balcones Heights police who say he threatened people with what they thought was a gunBalcones Heights and San Antonio police are investigating a shooting near the 1100 block of Babcock Road. Balcones Heights and San Antonio police are investigating a shooting near the 1100 block of Babcock Road. less Balcones Heights and San Antonio police are investigating a shooting near the 1100 block of Babcock Road. Balcones Heights and San Antonio police are investigating a shooting near the 1100 block of Babcock ... more Photo: Taylor Pettaway Photo: Taylor Pettaway Image 1 of / 8 Caption Close Man shot by Balcones Heights police who say he threatened people with what they thought was a gun 1 / 8 Back to GalleryBalcones Heights police officers shot a man threatening residents of an apartment complex with what they initially thought was a gun, Police Chief John Jahanara said. This shooting comes two days after San Antonio police shot and killed a man while serving an arrest warrant less than four miles away.mysanantonio.com
Bexar County ME identifies 29-year-old found dead in Northwest Side home
SAN ANTONIO The Bexar County Medical Examiners Office has identified a 29-year-old found dead on the far Northwest Side of town on Sunday. Officials identified the victim as Gary Alexander Witt. His body was found on the porch of a home on Real Ridge, near Babcock Road and Kyle Seal Parkway, officials say. Six people attending a party at the home were questioned at the scene, officials say. Related: SAPD: Man found fatally shot outside home; 6 people at party taken in for questioning
SAPD, Balcones Heights police search for person of interest in stabbing
SAN ANTONIO The San Antonio Police Department and Balcones Heights Police Department are searching for a person of interest in a stabbing early Monday morning. The search is taking place in the 2800 block of Hillcrest Drive, not far from Loop 410 and Babcock Road. According to police, a woman was headed to her apartment with her boyfriend when they were approached by the suspect. Thats when, police say, an argument between the boyfriend and the suspect ensued, with the man being stabbed in both the abdomen and thigh. Authorities early Monday blocked off the entrance and the road leading up to the Trio Apartments on Hillcrest Drive.
She was a special person: Family of crash victim heartbroken over sudden loss
SAN ANTONIO Antonio Ramos and his family have been left heartbroken after a deadly crash off Babcock Road on Thursday. Savannah Ramos, 19, died after a driver crashed head-on into the car she was riding in. San Antonio police said the driver of the other vehicle was trying to kill himself. Savannah had just finished her classes with Health Careers High School and the family had plans to meet for dinner. We know that she was a special person in her time that she was here with us, Ramos said.
SAPD: Woman dead, 2 hospitalized after near head-on crash on Northwest Side
SAN ANTONIO A 19-year-old woman is dead, and two others are hospitalized after a near head-on crash in northwest San Antonio, according to San Antonio police. Police and fire crews received a call for a major crash in the 6800 block of Babcock Road on Thursday evening. Police said a 40-year-old woman, a 19-year-old woman, and a 15-year-old girl were in a vehicle traveling eastbound on Babcock Road. The 19-year-old woman died at the scene. RELATED: Affidavit: San Antonio man used homemade napalm to set car on fire
‘She was a sweet lady’: Neighbors remember elderly woman after she is fatally beaten in Balcones Heights apartment
BALCONES HEIGHTS – Neighbors are left devastated after a 76-year-old woman was found beaten to death at the Spanish Keys apartment in the 1150 block of Babcock Road. Balcones Heights Police said they received a call from the victim after an argument with her son, Michael Wayne Curbow, 55. Police are now searching for Curbow after they arrived to the apartment and found his mother dead. Hernandez said he was not close to the victim but would see the mother and son argue often. Police searching for man accused of fatally beating 76-year-old motherAshley Rodriguez, a resident Spanish Keys did not know what had happened to her neighbor.
Police searching for man accused of fatally beating 76-year-old mother
Police searching for man accused of fatally beating 76-year-old motherPublished: January 29, 2020, 12:09 pmThe incident began around 7 p.m. at the Spanish Keys Apartments in the 1150 block of Babcock Road, not far from Hillcrest Drive and Loop 410.
Last Nix Health Care facility in San Antonio set to close
SAN ANTONIO - Employees at Nix Behavioral Health Center were notified Wednesday in a letter that the facility will close by the end of the month. The center, located at 1975 Babcock Road, was the last remaining Nix health facility in San Antonio. The group's parent company, Prospect Medical Holdings, announced the closure of the other local facilities earlier this year. READ MORE: Nix Health announces major layoff in San AntonioA statement from Prospect Medical Holdings confirmed the closure. Prospect Medical Holdings is hosting an on-site job fair featuring other local healthcare providers and outplacement services to help employees with the transition.
NW Side Mexican restaurant cited for storing ice sticks on dirty floor
SAN ANTONIO - A Northwest Side restaurant was ordered to through a reinspection last month after it was found storing ice sticks on a dirty floor. Martha's Mexican Restaurant, located in the 5800 block of Babcock Road, was also dinged for having a hole in the wall near its ice machine. City health officials said a follow-up inspection was also required because of refrigeration issues with three pieces of restaurant equipment. To see more health inspection scores and to go Behind the Kitchen Door with Dillon Collier, click HERE for our special section. Check out more restaurant scores by clicking here.
Apartments for rent in San Antonio: What will $2,000 get you?
Curious just how far your dollar goes in San Antonio? 2810 Babcock RoadListed at $1,908/month, this 1,228-square-foot two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment is located at 2810 Babcock Road. 16333 Vance Jackson RoadNext, there's this three-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment located at 16333 Vance Jackson Road. Here's a 1,340-square-foot two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment at 12803 West Ave. that's going for $1,978/month. Here are the cheapest rentals recently listed in San Antonio.
Check out the 3 most popular spots in San Antonio's Tanglewood neighborhood
Get to know this San Antonio neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from an ice cream shop to a hair salon. Located at 6565 Babcock Road, Suite 17, it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting four stars out of 378 reviews on Yelp. The ice cream chain has three San Antonio-area locations. Danisa Dominican Hair SalonPhoto: debora r./YelpHair salon Danisa Dominican Hair Salon is another top choice. Danisa Dominican Hair Salon specializes in "African American hair and ethnic hair," according to the business' Yelp page.
Nix Specialty Health Center to cease operations within 30 days
SAN ANTONIO - The Nix Specialty Health Center on Vance Jackson Road will cease operations in the next 30 days as Prospect Medical consolidates its behavioral health services in San Antonio. A spokesperson for Prospect Medical said remaining patients may be transferred to Nix Behavioral Health Center on Babcock Road, which will remain open. This consolidation will allow us to gain operational efficiencies at the Babcock location, Prospect Medical said in a statement. A total of 158 employees will be impacted by the closure. We will be hosting an on-site job fair with other local healthcare providers and outplacement services will be provided to impacted employees to help ease the transition, Prospect Medical said in the statement.
CPS Energy work could affect Thursday morning commute on Babcock, Callaghan
SAN ANTONIO - CPS Energy work could affect Thursday's early morning commute for drivers who take Babcock or Callaghan Roads near Loop 410. Crews are working to span high voltage electric lines across Babcock Road. For safety, crews will be intermittently closing both directions of Babcock Road between Loop 410 and Callaghan Road. Alternating lane closures could last between 5 and 15 minutes each through 6:30 a.m. The work is not expected to cause any residential or commercial power interruptions.
Apartments for rent in San Antonio: What will $2,000 get you?
Curious just how far your dollar goes in San Antonio? The residence offers a walk-in closet, hardwood flooring, in-unit laundry and a balcony. According to Walk Score, the area around this address is somewhat walkable, is bikeable and offers many nearby public transportation options. According to Walk Score, the surrounding area isn't very walkable, is somewhat bikeable and offers limited transit options. Per Walk Score ratings, the surrounding area is car-dependent, is bikeable and doesn't offer many public transit options.
Apartments for rent in San Antonio: What will $2,200 get you?
2810 Babcock RoadListed at $2,103/month, this 1,228-square-foot two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment is located at 2810 Babcock Road. The apartment comes with a balcony, hardwood flooring and in-unit laundry. Per Walk Score ratings, this location is somewhat walkable, is fairly bikeable and has good transit options. According to Walk Score, the surrounding area isn't very walkable and isn't particularly bikeable. Per Walk Score ratings, the surrounding area is car-dependent, has minimal bike infrastructure and doesn't offer many public transit options.