Medical Examiner identifies motorcyclist killed in crash on Northeast Side
SAN ANTONIO – A motorcyclist killed in a crash Sunday on the city’s Northeast Side has been identified by the Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office. Chadwick Short, 35, was killed while driving his motorcycle on FM 78. According to police, he t-boned a four-door sedan that was driving out of a private property parking lot. Authorities said they’s unsure how each driver didn’t see the other, but no charges have been filed in the crash as of yet. Short was taken to the Brooke Army Medical Center, where he later died.
Man trying to cross street hit by sedan, police say
SAN ANTONIO – A 40-year-old man was taken to an area hospital after being hit by a car late Tuesday night, San Antonio police said. The crash happened around 11 p.m. on Highway 87, not far from Loop 410 on the city’s East Side. According to police, the man was attempting to cross the street but was not in a crosswalk when he was struck by a red sedan. The man was taken to Brooke Army Medical Center, where he is expected to recover. The San Antonio Police Department, the San Antonio Fire Department and EMS all answered the call.
BAMC will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines to all TRICARE beneficiaries ages 65 and older
(U.S. Army photo by Corey Toye)SAN ANTONIO – The Brooke Army Medical Center will begin administering the COVID-19 vaccine to all TRICARE beneficiaries, ages 65 or older, next week by appointment only. BAMC announced the vaccine appointments on Saturday afternoon, and officials say they were able to open up appointments for beneficiaries ages 75 and older earlier this week. They were also able to increase capacity to allow more vaccine appointments at the Fort Sam Houston site. To obtain DS Logon credentials, click “Register.” To make an appointment, click “Appointments” on the portal home page. AdRelated: South Texas VA to host COVID-19 vaccine event for hundreds of veterans living on San Antonio’s South Side
Woman killed in weather-related crash on Southeast Side identified
SAN ANTONIO – Update:The victim of a weather-related crash on the Southeast Side earlier this month has been identified. The crash happened Feb. 13 near a Dollar General at the intersection of S. WW White Road and Retta Street. Original:One person is dead and another is hospitalized following a weather-related crash on the Southeast Side, according to San Antonio police. The crash happened near a Dollar General at the intersection of S. WW White Road and Retta Street. The driver of the Mitsubishi, a 73-year-old man, and passenger, a 47-year-old woman, were taken to the Brooke Army Medical Center.
Family mourns 9-year-old who died three days after testing positive for COVID-19
San Antonio – A San Antonio fourth grade student passed away just days after testing positive for COVID-19. Southworth said Gongora’s mother took her to the Brooke Army Medical Center, where she later tested positive for COVID-19. “We want to raise awareness because whatever it is that caused this, there just needs to be a general change in the way that people approach children and COVID,” Southworth said. Her family believes her death was COVID related, but they are still waiting for the medical examiner’s report. RELATED: Coronavirus update San Antonio, Feb. 4: Leaders report 860 new COVID-19 cases, 5 new deaths
Balcones Heights police officer critically wounded, suspects sought following shooting at apartment complex
BALCONES HEIGHTS, Texas – A sergeant with the Balcones Heights Police Department was critically wounded after he was shot Wednesday afternoon in the parking lot of an apartment complex, officials said. Joey Sepulveda was undergoing surgery at Brooke Army Medical Center for wounds in the neck and shoulder, Balcones Heights Mayor Suzanne DeLeon said. At least three suspects are being sought in connection with the shooting. The Bexar County Sheriff's Office put out an advisory for this suspect involved in the shooting of a Balcones Heights police officer. “My hat is off to that secondary officer,” Salazar said.
Bicyclist hospitalized after being hit by sedan, police say
SAN ANTONIO – A bicyclist was hit by a sedan while trying to cross a street on the city’s Northeast Side late Monday night, San Antonio police said. According to police, the bicyclist, a man in his 50s, was crossing the street against the light when he was struck by a sedan heading westbound on Walzem Road. Police said the driver of the sedan did stop to render aid and will not be facing any charges. The bicyclist was taken to Brooke Army Medical Center, where he is listed in stable condition. The San Antonio Police Department, the Windcrest Police Department, the Windcrest Fire Department and EMS all answered the call.
Brooke Army Medical Center to transfer pediatric patients to preserve COVID effort
A 59th Medical Wing Pediatric Critical Care Air Transport Team provides care to a five-month-old patient on board a C-17 Globemaster III headed to California, Oct. 9, 2020. In an effort to preserve staffing and resources in the midst of the pandemic, the Brooke Army Medical Center has announced it will transfer new pediatric patients needing inpatient care to local children’s hospitals at this time. Pediatric patients will still be evaluated and treated in the BAMC Emergency Department. “We have coordinated with all of the major health systems in town to ensure a smooth transfer and continuity of care for our pediatric patients needing inpatient services,” Osborn said. RELATED: Brooke Army Medical Center takes in trauma patients to help free up beds at other SA hospitals
Brooke Army Medical Center takes in trauma patients to help free up beds at other SA hospitals
SAN ANTONIO – Medical professionals from the Brooke Army Medical Center will be partnering with University Hospital to provide some relief in their COVID-19 treatment efforts. The increase of coronavirus cases has local hospitals feeling the pressure. In order to make room for more COVID-19 patients, BAMC is helping other hospitals by taking in additional trauma patients. However, they are confident this collaborative effort will relieve some of the strain on local hospitals. RELATED: Coronavirus update San Antonio, Jan. 8: Leaders report 1,079 new COVID-19 cases, 5 new deaths
Man arrested in drug-related shooting that killed 14-year-old and 20-year-old on Northeast Side, records show
The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office previously arrested another suspect in the case, 17-year-old Jaylen Dears, on Dec. 24. Dears was also charged with capital murder, jail records show. Jaylen Dears, 17, was arrested on suspicion of capital murder on Dec. 24, 2020. The witnesses told deputies they heard one of the two suspects say “naw (expletive) this is a homicide” before opening fire, deputies said. Jail records show Miller was booked on Thursday and his bond was set at $500,000.
Man killed in East Side shooting identified
SAN ANTONIO – A man is dead following a shooting on the city’s East Side late Monday night, San Antonio police said. According to police, officers arrived to find the man -- identified as 51-year-old Dietric Van Harrington Jr. -- with multiple gunshot wounds to the chest. Police said they originally believed the Van Harrington was dead, but when EMS arrived they said he was still alive. Investigators say they found gunshots on the front of a nearby home, but weren’t sure if they were recent and connected with the shooting. The San Antonio Police Department, the San Antonio Fire Department and EMS all answered the call.
Live Oak police ID man killed after shooting at apartment complex
SAN ANTONIO – Authorities have identified a man who was shot at an apartment complex in Live Oak and later died at a hospital. A person found Moorer on the floor of an apartment with a gunshot wound to the torso, police said. The witness said they heard yelling inside the unit before gunshots were fired, but did not see anyone leave the unit. The investigation led to the arrest of Imond Martise Woods, 22, who has been charged with murder, booking records show. Imond Martise Woods, 22, has been charged with murder, booking records show.
Murder suspect didn’t remember shooting man because he was ‘high on acid,’ Live Oak police say
SAN ANTONIO – A man accused of fatally shooting a person while he was “high on acid” has been arrested, according to Live Oak police. According to an arrest affidavit, a witness called the police after he heard gunshots and found an injured man lying on the floor inside an apartment unit. Near him, officers found a Taurus 9mm handgun, along with a spent 9mm casing and a live 9mm bullet. The affidavit states that police contacted the apartment complex’s office, who said Woods was renting the apartment but was subleasing it to other people. The affidavit states that he admitted to the shooting, “but he claimed to have no knowledge of how he did it because he was high on acid.”Read also:
Teen killed in accidental shooting on West Side ID’d by medical examiner
SAN ANTONIO – A 19-year-old is dead and another teenager is wounded following an accidental shooting on the city’s West Side. The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office said Jose Ortega was killed early Wednesday. Officers were called around 2:15 a.m. to the 200 block of Remolino Street, not far from Cupples Road and Highway 90 after receiving reports of a shooting. The two victims were taken by EMS to Brooke Army Medical Center, where Ortega later died. The San Antonio Police Department, the San Antonio Fire Department, and EMS all answered the call.
Officials ID teenager found fatally shot at an intersection near Harlandale High School
Harlandale ISD has identified the 14-year-old male found shot at a South Side intersection Sunday evening as Angel Jerry Yanez. The teen, who was a student at Harlandale High School, later died at the hospital. When police arrived, they found the teenager in the street by Harlandale High School, near the intersection of Gerald and Tupper avenues. FIND OUT FIRST: Get San Antonio breaking news directly to your inboxYanez was transported to Brooke Army Medical Center where he was pronounced dead less than an hour later. Harlandale ISD released a statement Monday afternoon, expressing their sadness over Yanez's death.mysanantonio.com
BAMC doctors saved their lives. Now BAMC bills threaten their livelihood.
After being discharged, Faris received a bill that, according to his family, has swelled well into the six figures. Since Faris is not active duty military, a retiree or a covered family member, he is responsible for the full health care bill, according to BAMC billing policy. The claims adjuster handling Rocha's bill has been unable to get BAMC to provide an itemized bill. The KSAT 12 Defenders reached out to officials with BAMC regarding Faris and Rochas billing issues. This clears the way for Rochas medical bill to be paid.
East side shooting leaves father and son hospitalized
East side shooting leaves father and son hospitalizedTwo people were shot on the East Side, police said. Two people were shot on the East Side, police said. Photo: Ashley McBride Photo: Ashley McBride Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close East side shooting leaves father and son hospitalized 1 / 1 Back to GalleryTwo people were shot Saturday afternoon on the citys East Side, police said. Police responded to the shooting near Clark Avenue and I Street just after 4 p.m. Sunday. The man, around 40 years old, and one of his sons, about 16, were both taken to Brooke Army Medical Center.mysanantonio.com
San Antonio Adapts Amid a March Like No Other
By weeks end, five coronavirus fatalities would be recorded in San Antonio, and one more in Comal County, with a slow expansion of testing locally leading to 140 individuals testing positive. San Antonio was among the first Texas cities to issue such orders as Gov. On Thursday, Toyota announced it would join other North American vehicle manufacturers and suspend production through April 20, idling 7,200 workers at its San Antonio plant and local supply chain businesses. Amid all the dire economic news, many San Antonio nonprofits and volunteer corps deployed to offer care and services to the citys most vulnerable populations. Credit: Scott Ball / Rivard ReportThe San Antonio Area Foundation and United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County announced the first $300,000 in grants from the newly established COVID-19 Response Fund, with the money directed to nonprofits directly involved in charitable services related to the pandemic.therivardreport.com
San Antonio officials report first coronavirus death in Bexar County
San Antonio officials report first coronavirus death in Bexar CountyThe first death caused by coronavirus was recorded in Bexar County on Saturday, March 21, 2020. less The first death caused by coronavirus was recorded in Bexar County on Saturday, March 21, 2020. She died at a hospice care ... more Photo: Courtesy / Photo: Courtesy / Image 1 of / 77 Caption Close San Antonio officials report first coronavirus death in Bexar County 1 / 77 Back to GallerySan Antonio has recorded its first death from the coronavirus, city officials said Sunday. MORE CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE:Peggy O'Hare reports on the census, demographics and occasionally crime and general assignments in the San Antonio and Bexar County area. | firstname.lastname@example.org | Twitter: @Peggy_OHare | Sig Christenson covers the military and its impact on San Antonio, Bexar County and the nation.mysanantonio.com
San Antonio Experiences First Coronavirus Death as Local Infections Rise to 45
A San Antonio woman in her 80s died at Brooke Army Medical Center after contracting COVID-19, marking the first local death from the outbreak, health officials confirmed Sunday evening.The woman, who had a history of underlying health issues, succumbed to the disease on Saturday. Follow the health experts guidelines," San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg said in an emailed statement. From local politics and culture to national news that hits close to home, San Antonio Current has been keeping San Antonio informed for years. Its never been more important to support local news sources. If quality journalism is important to you, please consider a donation to San Antonio Current.sacurrent.com
Man hospitalized after shooting outside restaurant on South Side
SAN ANTONIO A man was shot in the abdomen outside a restaurant on the South Side Saturday night. San Antonio police responded to the shooting after 8 p.m. near a Wing Daddys Sauce House in the 1000 block of Southeast Military Drive. The man was taken to Brooke Army Medical Center in an unknown condition. It will be updated when more details become available. Read also:Man driving with gun in lap accidentally shoots self, San Antonio police saySuspect arrested on assault charge after allegedly using knife on man he thought stole his truck
East Side shooting sends pair to hospital, police say
SAN ANTONIO - A man and a woman were taken to an area hospital after being shot on the city's East Side early Thursday morning, San Antonio police said. Officers responded just before 3 a.m. to the Knights Inn in the 4000 block of East Houston Street after receiving reports of two people wounded. According to police, the woman was shot in the back and the man was grazed by a bullet in the back of the head. Authorities say the shooting appears to have happened at another location, and then the pair drove to the Knights Inn where they called for help. At this time, a motive for the shooting is not currently known.
San Antonio Woman Allegedly Pushed Elderly Father-in-Law Down Stairs After He Told Her She Drank Too Much
The man told a nurse that daughter-in-law Camille Schober shoved him down the stairs after he told her she had been drinking too much. From local politics and culture to national news that hits close to home, San Antonio Current has been keeping San Antonio informed for years. Its never been more important to support local news sources. If quality journalism is important to you, please consider a donation to San Antonio Current. Every reader contribution is valuable and so appreciated, and goes directly to support our coverage of critical issues and neighborhood culture.sacurrent.com
Police surround home, arrest murder suspect after shooting
SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio police surrounded the home of a murder suspect early Sunday morning, before the man surrendered without incident. Police say Christopher Bustos, 36, shot a man during an argument in the 1700 block of Point West around 3:45 a.m. Sunday. Bustos was charged with murder and is being held in lieu of $500,000 bond. The victim's identity has not been released because police are waiting to notify his next of kin. Original Story: Man shot multiple times in chest on South SideCopyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
After officer injured, SAPD chief angry over sheriff's chase policy, filming of "COPS"
ORIGINAL: San Antonio Police Chief William McManus expressed anger Friday over the Bexar County Sheriff's Office chase policy after an SAPD officer was injured following a chase with deputies that ended in a crash. After giving a short update on Delgado, McManus' focus switched to the policy that led up to the officer's injury. RELATED: 'COPS' to start filming in San Antonio with Bexar County Sheriff's OfficeMcManus said he spoke with BCSO Sheriff Javier Salazar Thursday night about the sheriff's office chase policy. He said the two had previously spoken about the chase policy but "apparently not enough." "The Bexar County Sheriff's Office pursuit policy was made more restrictive when I took office in 2017 with feedback from the Sheriff's and Citizen's Organized for Public Engagement Committee (S.C.O.P.E.
San Antonio police officer injured on Northeast Side, SAPD says
SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio police said an officer was injured in an incident at I-35 and Eisenhauer Road on the Northeast Side. The officer was taken to the Brooke Army Medical Center, where San Antonio police are expected to provide more information in a news conference. KSAT will update this story as more information becomes available. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Army combat medic shares story of resilience after undergoing rehab at Center for the Intrepid
SAN ANTONIO - Over the past 12 months, more than 1,000 patients have been helped at the Center for the Intrepid at Brooke Army Medical Center, according to officials. Im the medic, so I tried to move to help and I notice that I can't move. In December 2018, Avila, who is a combat medic, was airlifted to a hospital in Germany. Avila was determined to move forward, so he began physical therapy at the Center for the Intrepid. So, yeah, I just dont see a reason not to smile right now, Avila said.
Army combat medic shares story of resilience after undergoing rehab at Center for the Intrepid
For National Rehabilitation Awareness Week, KSAT News at 9 went behind the scenes of the Center for the Intrepid at Brooke Army Medical Center, where one Army combat medic shared his story of... Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Homeless man in critical condition after drive-by shooting
SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio police are searching for a shooter after a drive-by shooting Saturday morning just west of downtown. Police responded to a call in the 800 block of South Salado Street at 3:37 a.m. Officers said they found a homeless man under a bridge with several gunshot wounds. That man was taken to Brooke Army Medical Center, where he remains in critical condition. Later Saturday morning, police got reports of a blue Volkswagen vehicle being driven on top of the bridge on Salado Street with someone inside firing a gun into the air. Investigators are looking to see if that vehicle is connected to the drive-by shooting.
Steven P. Feldhouse
Steven P. FeldhouseSteven P. Feldhouse, 62, of Uvalde died suddenly due to an accident at work on July 24, 2019, at the trauma center at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio. He was born on Jan. 4, 1957, in St. Louis, Missouri, to Catherine T. (Steger) and Harold E. Feldhouse II. He graduated from Warren Western Reserve High School in Warren, Ohio. Feldhouse was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Theresa Feldhouse; nephew, Tyler R. Byers; second wife, Sandy Watt, formerly of Kent, Ohio: and his third wife, Jo Costello, formerly of Uvalde. He is survived by four brothers, Matthew M. Feldhouse of St. Petersburg, Florida, Donald J. Feldhouse of Omaha, Nebraska, Thaddeus J. Feldhouse Sr. of Clearwater, Florida, and Harold E. Feldhouse III of Orion, Ohio; and three sisters, Mary M. Berquist of Warren, Ohio, Catherine A. Feldhouse Heath of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, and Judie R. Feldhouse Ferrebee of Brookfield, Ohio.uvaldeleadernews.com
Woman killed in hit-and-run crash identified by police
Mat Hayward/Getty ImagesSAN ANTONIO - San Antonio police have identified a woman killed in a hit-and-run crash Monday night on the city's South Side. Carolina Villanueva, 62, died after she was hit by a car around 9:30 p.m. in the 200 block of Chicago Boulevard, not far from South Presa Street. According to police, Villanueva was walking when she was hit by the white sedan traveling westbound. Police said the car fled the scene and did not stop after the crash. Authorities say the driver of the vehicle, when identified, now faces a charge of failing to stop and render aid.
Army: Bergdahl looked good after return to U.S.
Army: Bergdahl looked good after return to U.S. Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl remains in seclusion at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. He’s described as being in stable condition as he re-adjusts following five years as a Taliban captive in Afghanistan. Manuel Bojorquez reports.cbsnews.com
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl returns to U.S. amid controversy
Bowe Bergdahl returns to U.S. amid controversy America's last prisoner of war in Afghanistan is back in the U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl returned after five years in captivity. Manuel Bojorquez reports from Brooke Army Medical Center, where the former Taliban prisoner will continue his recovery.cbsnews.com
Released Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl en route to U.S.
Released Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl en route to U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held by the Taliban for five years, is en route to the U.S. at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. Officials are preparing for more interviews with Bergdahl about what happened during his captivity. Manuel Bojorquez reports.cbsnews.com