Deputy assigned to Sakai’s security detail accused of flashing gun at teen, family during Selma dispute
A sheriff’s deputy assigned to County Judge Peter Sakai’s security detail is accused of flashing a gun at a teenager and his family outside a home in Selma, law enforcement records obtained by KSAT Investigates show.
DA Gonzales plans to cut indictment backlog by one-third, despite staffing problems
Bexar County Commissioners agreed Tuesday to allow Gonzales to spend $295,000 in unused funding for six vacant positions to pay prosecutors who volunteer for extra work preparing cases for a grand jury. The so-called “High Risk Intake Team” would focus on violent crimes, repeat offenders, and cases specifically highlighted by police or prosecutors.
Video shows melee in Bexar County courtroom as murder suspect is attacked, beaten by victim’s family
According to a statement from the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office, the courtroom brawl happened as family members of shooting victim Ethan Soto attended a hearing for Victor Nathaneal Rivas, who is charged in Soto’s death.
‘Don’t be watering a dead lawn’: Horticulture expert explains dead vs. dormant grass and what to do with your yard.
After two years of brutal heat and below-average rainfall, the grass in your yard might be looking more brown and crunchy than lush and green. KSAT reached out to David Rodriguez, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent who specializes in horticulture, to ask what people’s options are when it comes to their grass.
🗳 FULL BALLOT: Nov. 7 state constitutional amendment, general, special, charter and bond election
there are 14 state constitutional amendments on the Nov. 7 ballot, and depending on where you live in Bexar County, your ballot could also other items including for director at large of the San Antonio River Authority as well as elections in Converse, Helotes, Hill Country Village and Schertz.
Catholic priest in San Antonio arrested on allegations of sexually assaulting woman in her 70s
A priest who was reassigned to several different churches in the San Antonio Archdiocese was arrested Tuesday for an alleged sex crime involving a woman in her 70s, Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar said.
Better communication could solve issues between Bexar County DA and SAPD, says insider
In early September, Bexar County Judge Peter Sakai said he would get to the bottom of the problems between the Bexar County DA and San Antonio Police Department. Nearly two weeks later, internal talks reveal there maybe a communication problem.
Despite some pretrial diversion failures, Bexar County DA touts expanded program
Bexar County defendants given pretrial diversion repeatedly reoffended after landing dismissals, or in some instances, had their cases reopened after failing to complete the program, data analyzed by KSAT Investigates shows.
Bexar County Judge Peter Sakai holds first of four community conversations
The first meeting was held at the Davis Scott Family YMCA in Precinct 4; those in attendance had concerns with roadways, sewage, and homelessness, but the elephant in the room was the recent uptick of shootings between suspects and law enforcement.
Bexar County Judge Peter Sakai addresses police shootings for first time
Bexar County Judge Peter Sakai on Friday made his first public comments on the recent rash of police shootings involving habitual violent offenders, saying there need to be “solutions to protect the community and to protect law enforcement.”