One year after homeless man was shot at a gas station, family frustrated with lack of charges
A year after William Hawkins, 35, was shot in a downtown gas station parking lot near McCullough Avenue and U.S. 281, his family is frustrated by what they see as a lack of justice. The Oct. 14, 2021 shooting happened in broad daylight, and was captured on camera, but the shooter is not currently facing any charges.
Nonprofit provides resources for San Antonios homeless population amid COVID-19 pandemic
SAN ANTONIO The pandemic has restricted resources for the homeless, and a local nonprofit has stepped up to fill the need. And now that particular population has fewer and fewer resources, said Dawn White-Fosdick, president and CEO of Christian Assistance Ministry, a nonprofit that helps the homeless. Theres just an array of resources that people need who are homeless, White-Fosdick said. City leaders know there is a need, and they are working on expanding resources and outreach efforts for the homeless population. So thats another 500 spaces for homeless individuals that are freed up in our existing shelters, Bridger said.
Enjoy First Friday, Comic Con, and Fideo As We Fall Back This Daylight Saving Weekend
Michael Keaton is landing in San Antonio for the annual Alamo City Comic Con, held this year at the Grand Hyatt downtown. Friday-SundayGrand Hyatt San Antonio, 600 E. Market St.$10-$550Walk to End EpilepsyHelp raise money for those affected by epilepsy on Saturday morning with a leisurely stroll through the San Antonio Zoo. Saturday, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.Trinity University Skyline Room, Main Wing$0-$10Sabrina ClaudioAlternative R&B and pop singer Sabrina Claudio is bringing her Truth Is tour to San Antonio. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.Traders Village San Antonio, 9333 S.W. The hit Broadway musical is finishing its time in San Antonio this weekend.therivardreport.com