Spurs unveil plans for massive new training facility, $510M community development on far NW Side
Spurs Sports and Entertainment publicly unveiled plans today for a new nearly 50-acre development on the far Northwest Side that includes a state-of-the-art training facility for the San Antonio Spurs, medical and research offices, retail, park and community space.
Should the Kendall County Boerne Fair Oaks Transportation Committee prioritize a better solution to the Highway 46-Interstate 10 congestion as it continues to set goals to improve roads and traffic fl
/Should the Kendall County Boerne Fair Oaks Transportation Committee prioritize a better solution to the Highway 46-Interstate 10 congestion as it continues to set goals to improve roads and traffic flow in the area?boernestar.com
Alamo Ranch Parkway construction to close key intersection this week
Work continues this weekend on Interstate 10 in Boerne despite crews having to work around a flock of cliff swallows that have nestled under a bridge. Work on U.S. Highway 281 in northern Bexar County continues as part of improvements by the Texas Department of Transportation.
With TxDOT planning to close Interstate 10 next weekend to demolish the old Highway 87/South Main Street overpass, temporary detours will be in place. Will you either stay in or avoid coming to Boerne
/With TxDOT planning to close Interstate 10 next weekend to demolish the old Highway 87/South Main Street overpass, temporary detours will be in place. Will you either stay in or avoid coming to Boerne that weekend to avoid the increased traffic woes?boernestar.com
18-wheeler catches fire after crashing into construction zone along I-10 on East Side
SAN ANTONIO – The aftermath of an 18-wheeler fire caused long delays on Interstate 10 on the East Side as crews cleared the scene Friday morning. San Antonio police said the incident began around 4:15 a.m. Friday when the driver of a big rig crashed into a construction zone in the median of I-10 near Foster Road. SAPD said jersey barriers, debris, oil and diesel also spilled onto the main lanes of eastbound I-10. An 18-wheeler caught fire on Friday, March 12, 2021, in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 and Foster Road. AdAn 18-wheeler caught fire on Friday, March 12, 2021, in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 and Foster Road.
Car went airborne before landing, crashing on Interstate 10, police say
SAN ANTONIO – UPDATE: The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the men killed in the crash as 24-year-old Jovan Cruz and 25-year-old Kahlid Valencia. (Original Story)San Antonio police say a car involved in a deadly overnight crash went airborne before it landed, then rolled several times along Interstate 10 on the city’s Northwest side. When it came to a stop near Hausman Road, police say they found two men in their mid-20s dead inside the vehicle. “At this point, speed was the underlying factor and a huge contributor to this crash,” said Officer Cory Schuler, a public information officer for SAPD. As of mid-morning, the Bexar County Medical Examiner’s office was still working to obtain a positive identification of the two men.
Speeding car launches on Interstate 10 near UTSA campus, killing 2 men, police say
(Original Story)San Antonio police say a driver who crashed his car on a Northwest Side highway, killing himself and his passenger, was speeding. The crash happened shortly after 2 a.m. Wednesday on Interstate 10 near Hausman Road. Police say the car had been heading east on Hausman when it reached a dead end at Interstate 10 and should have turned onto the access road. Instead, they say, the car continued heading straight, hit a barrier then launched onto the main lanes of the highway. The car then hit the median, killing the two men inside the car.
Driver of 18-wheeler ejected, killed in crash on Interstate 10, police say
Lights atop a police cruiser flash at the scene of a crime in this undated file image. SAN ANTONIO – The driver of an 18-wheeler is dead after he was ejected from his vehicle during a crash on Interstate 10 on Thursday night, San Antonio police said. The crash occurred around 8:45 p.m. in the 8600 block of Interstate 10 East. According to police, the driver of the 18-wheeler was traveling westbound when he swerved to avoid a disabled black sport utility vehicle that was left abandoned on the shoulder of I-10 over FM 1516. The driver was not wearing his seatbelt and was thrown out of the driver’s door on impact, police said.
Texas' 'Check yourself before you wreck yourself' digital road sign drawing laughs online
A social post about a Texas digital road sign is burning up Facebook unchecked. User Shanell Nicole posted a photo of a road sign along Interstate 10 near General McMullen Drive that says "CHECK YOURSELF BEFORE YOU WRECK YOURSELF"RELATED: 'No Valentine? Who’s job is this lmao Posted by Shanell Nicole on Monday, January 25, 2021User Patricio Cantu commented "This my new cover photo that's my hood." It's unclear if the sign is a reference to Ice Cube's 1992 hit "Check Yourself" But Facebook commenters seem to think so. The DOT message was a winner of the Texas DOT's highway sign contest which was held at the end of 2020.mysanantonio.com
TxDOT: San Antonio highway lanes closed due to 18-wheeler rollover
An 18-wheeler rolled over just northwest of downtown San Antonio shutting down traffic Sunday morning. According to the Express-News, the 18-wheeler was carrying thousands of bees with swarms released after the accident. Southbound Interstate 10 at the Fine Silver turn near downtown will be closed for several hours, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. As of 1 p.m., TxDOT cameras showed authorities working to clear and clean the roadways. There are no reports of injuries at this time.mysanantonio.com
$25,000 reward offered for information in New Year's Day killing of Army drill sergeant
The U.S. Army is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of those involved with the New Year's Day shooting death of a local soldier. Staff Sergeant Jessica Mitchell was found lifeless in her stalled-out 2019 White Dodge Charger on Interstate 10, near Vance Jackson Road, around 2:15 a.m. on New Year's Day. She was last seen 15 minutes earlier at 4th Quarter Sports Bar, located at 8779 Wurzbach Road. Mitchelle was later pronounced dead at University Hospital.mysanantonio.com
Work crews pre-treat San Antonio interstate ahead of approaching cold front
Work crews prepped a San Antonio-area interstate for ice Tuesday ahead of an approaching cold front. Texas Department of Transportation crews pre-treated Interstate 10 from Loop 1604 to the Kerr County line northwest of the city. A cold front threatens to bring a wintry mix to the San Antonio area Wednesday afternoon through Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. National Weather ServiceAlong the Interstate 35 corridor, forecasters predict the precipitation will remain a cold rain instead of snow. The National Weather Service said a winter weather advisory could be issued Tuesday evening or Wednesday.mysanantonio.com
TxDOT to close portions of I-10 this week to install digital message boards
TXDOTThe Texas Department of Transportation said portions of Interstate 10 on the Northwest Side will experience closures Tuesday and Wednesday nights so that crews can install digital message boards as part of the I-10 Expansion Project. The eastbound main lanes from Ralph Fair Road to Dominion Drive and the eastbound entrance ramp just before Ralph Fair Road will be closed from 9 p.m. to midnight Tuesday. That closure will also include the exit ramp to Boerne Stage Road.mysanantonio.com
Man shot in the face, chest by unknown person while driving near Medical Drive and I-10, police say
A 31-year-old man driving near Medical Drive and Interstate 10 intersection was shot at least three times by an unknown person, San Antonio police said. Police were called to the area after reports of shots fired. While searching the area, police said they received a call from University Hospital about a shooting victim who was brought in from another facility.mysanantonio.com
San Antonio police officer was driving 100 mph on Loop 410 while drunk, SAPD says
San Antonio Police DepartmentA San Antonio police officer was arrested Thursday on suspicion of drunken driving after he was speeding down a North Side freeway, the department said in a news release. Just before 3 a.m., arresting officers saw 26-year-old SAPD Officer Rafael Hernandez III swerving onto the shoulder near NW Loop 410 and Interstate 10 and driving 100 mph, SAPD said.mysanantonio.com
San Antonio's second HOV lane opens on North Side
The HOV lane opened from La Cantera Parkway to FM 3351 on the westbound side on Interstate 10. The eastbound HOV lane opened earlier this month. FIND OUT FIRST: Get San Antonio breaking news directly to your inboxThe I-10 HOV lanes are the first of three VIA-managed HOV-lane projects in San Antonio. “The opening of HOV lanes is a culmination of several years of community engagement, planning and construction and just one of many projects we are delivering to prepare for the future growth of our region.”Use of the HOV lanes does not require any special permits or stickers. They will operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week and the passenger regulations will be enforced by San Antonio police.mysanantonio.com
Collision leaves two injured, shuts down portion of east Bexar County highway
JOHN DAVENPORT /SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWSA collision between an 18-wheeler and a box truck Thursday afternoon trapped two injured passengers and forced the closure of all eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 in east Bexar County. The accident was reported at about 3:42 p.m. on I-10 East near FM 2538, according to the Bexar County Sheriff's Office.mysanantonio.com
Portion of downtown street will be reduced to two lanes until 2023 during San Pedro Creek project
Portion of downtown street will be reduced to two lanes until 2023 during San Pedro Creek projectBeginning Monday, Alamo Street between Interstate 10 and South Flores Street will be reduced to a two-lane road until early 2023 while construction crews replace the Alamo Street Bridge, the San Antonio River Authority said in a news release Wednesday. "It is a beautiful space for residents to interact with the art, water and culture in the downtown area," said Monica Trevino-Ortega with the San Antonio River Authority. "People remember the San Pedro Creek when it was still a drainage ditch and they have loved seeing what has come to life." Houston Street to Nueva Street will remain closed during the current phase, which is expected to be completed in October 2021. Though the Alamo Street partial closure is part of phase two, which isn't expected to begin for several more months, crews have closed Alamo, Camp and Guadalupe streets for pre-construction, Trevino-Ortega said.mysanantonio.com
Victim of hit-and-run crash with 18-wheeler on Interstate 10 identified
Published: May 23, 2020, 11:30 am Updated: May 23, 2020, 11:35 amSAN ANTONIO The victim of a fatal crash with an 18-wheeler on Interstate 10 near the Dominion has been identified by the Medical Examiners Office. Falkenberg was pronounced dead at the scene, according to San Antonio Police Department. The driver of the 18-wheeler, Justin Antwan Jackson, 29, fled the scene, but authorities later found the truck parked near the Shops at Rivercenter. (KSAT)Jackson was later located and arrested in the downtown area at Bowie Street and E. Crockett Street, authorities said. Woman killed following hit-and-run crash with 18-wheeler on Interstate 10, San Antonio police say
SAPD: Big rig involved in fatal hit-and-run found with parts of victims car attached
SAN ANTONIO San Antonio police continue to look for the driver of an 18-wheeler that was involved in a fatal hit-and run-crash on the far Northwest Side. Accident investigator takes photos of victims car after deadly hit-and-run crash. A few hours later, they received a call about a suspicious big rig parked downtown near Crockett and Bowie streets. Police rope off an 18 wheeler which they believe was involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash on Interstate 10 near Dominion. They said the big rig continued on for about 20 miles with the car parts attached.
Truck driver arrested in connection with fatal hit-and-run crash in San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO A 29-year-old man was arrested Friday afternoon in connection with a hit-and-run crash on Interstate 10 in San Antonio that left a 46-year-old woman dead. The San Antonio Police Departments Traffic Investigation Unit arrested Justin Antwan Jackson for failing to stop and render aid involving a death. SAPD: Big rig involved in fatal hit-and-run found with parts of victims car attachedThe woman was pronounced dead at the scene. A few hours later, police received a call about a suspicious big rig parked downtown near Crockett and Bowie streets. You can see extensive damage on this 18-wheeler and still, pieces of the victims car are caught under the rear wheel, said Officer Douglas Greene of the San Antonio Police Department.
Downed light pole on NW side presents hazard for morning drivers
SAN ANTONIO A light pole that was designed to illuminate the road instead presented a challenge to drivers in the dark early Friday morning on the citys Northwest side. Another driver told KSAT12 he was left with three flat tires after running over the unexpected road hazard. Both drivers said they didnt see the light pole until it was too late. San Antonio police were not able to say what caused the light pole to fall onto the road. They said it was not related to another crash that happened around the same time nearby at Interstate 10 and Medical Drive.
Woman killed following hit-and-run crash with 18-wheeler on Interstate 10, San Antonio police say
Published: May 22, 2020, 6:36 am Updated: May 22, 2020, 9:47 amSAN ANTONIO A woman is dead following a crash with an 18-wheeler that fled the scene on Interstate 10 near the Dominion. San Antonio police say the big rig rear-ended a Ford Fiesta that was traveling on the eastbound lanes around 5:30 a.m. Friday. San Antonio police believe an 18-wheeler found near the Shops at Rivercenter is connected to a fatal crash on Interstate 10 on Friday, May 22, 2020. (KSAT)Greene says it appears the driver parked the truck near Bowie and Crockett Streets and left. Crash along Interstate 10 near Dominion Drive on Friday, May 22, 2020.
Stalled SUV on I-10 results in a fatal wreck Saturday night
Stalled SUV on I-10 results in a fatal wreck Saturday nightMan dies after his stalled vehicle was hit by a pick-up truck on the Northwest Side Saturday, May 2, 2020. Man dies after his stalled vehicle was hit by a pick-up truck on the Northwest Side Saturday, May 2, 2020. Photo: 21 Pro Video Photo: 21 Pro Video Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Stalled SUV on I-10 results in a fatal wreck Saturday night 1 / 5 Back to GalleryOne man is dead after his stalled vehicle was hit by a pick-up truck Saturday night on the Northwest Side, according to San Antonio police. The unidentified man, 44, died on impact in his vehicle when the truck that was traveling east on Interstate 10 hit the SUV, which was stalled near UTSA Boulevard, about 10:30 p.m., police say. A woman trying to avoid the accident lost control of her vehicle and also wrecked.mysanantonio.com
Police searching for individuals involved in Uber shoot-out
Police searching for individuals involved in Uber shoot-outA 29-year-old Uber driver told police she picked up two males in their late teens near MLK Drive and Walters Street just before 11 p.m. As she drive onto Interstate 10, someone from a light colored, mid-sized vehicle began shooting at her car, police said. less A 29-year-old Uber driver told police she picked up two males in their late teens near MLK Drive and Walters Street just before 11 p.m. As she drive onto Interstate 10, someone from a light colored, mid-sized ... more Photo: Google Maps Photo: Google Maps Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Police searching for individuals involved in Uber shoot-out 1 / 1 Back to GallerySan Antonio police are searching for those involved in a shoot-out during an Uber ride Tuesday night. She stopped at the intersection of I-10 and New Braunfels Avenue, where the two passengers fled on foot, police said. Police, however, were unable to locate the two individuals and are still searching for them. Taylor Pettaway is a breaking news and general assignment reporter for MySA.com | firstname.lastname@example.org | @TaylorPettawaymysanantonio.com
Police close part of I-10 following crash on the far Northwest Side
Police close part of I-10 following crash on the far Northwest SideThe eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 are closed near Camp Bullis on the far Northwest Side after a crash, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. less The eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 are closed near Camp Bullis on the far Northwest Side after a crash, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. The Map shows the approximate location of the ... more Photo: Texas Department Of Transportation Photo: Texas Department Of Transportation Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Police close part of I-10 following crash on the far Northwest Side 1 / 1 Back to GalleryThe eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 are closed near Camp Bullis on the far Northwest Side after a crash, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. Authorities have not provided details on the crash. FIND OUT FIRST: Get San Antonio breaking news directly to your inboxTaylor Pettaway is a breaking news and general assignment reporter for MySA.com | email@example.com | @TaylorPettawaymysanantonio.com
Suspect, authorities involved in Boerne shootout identified
Suspect, authorities involved in Boerne shootout identifiedA section of Interstate 10 westbound in Boerne has been shut down as police investigate an officer-involved shooting. A section of Interstate 10 westbound in Boerne has been shut down as police investigate an officer-involved shooting. Photo: Google Maps Photo: Google Maps Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Suspect, authorities involved in Boerne shootout identified 1 / 1 Back to GalleryA shootout between a suspect and law enforcement on Interstate 10 in Boerne on Thursday left one man hospitalized and a Kendall County Sheriffs Office deputy shot in the arm. Boerne officers Paul Bilotta and James Schmidt as well as Kendall County Deputy Rollin Senger chased Palmore onto Interstate 10 heading toward Comfort. The Boerne officers were not injured.mysanantonio.com
Police officer, suspect injured in shootout on I-10 in Boerne
Police officer, suspect injured in shootout on I-10 in BoerneA section of Interstate 10 westbound in Boerne has been shut down as police investigate an officer-involved shooting. Photo: Google Maps Photo: Google Maps Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Police officer, suspect injured in shootout on I-10 in Boerne 1 / 1 Back to GalleryA man was hospitalized Thursday after a shootout with police officers and Kendall County Sheriff's deputies on Interstate 10 in Boerne, according to officials. Boerne officers and Kendall County sheriff's deputies chased the man onto Interstate 10 heading toward Comfort, before he stopped off the interstate. No Boerne officers were injured. All I-10 westbound mainlanes at Exit 529 in Kendall County re-opened Thursday afternoon.mysanantonio.com
Man fatally struck after walking onto Interstate 10 on North Side
Man fatally struck after walking onto Interstate 10 on North SideA man was fatally struck by a dump truck after walking onto I-10 near the Fresno Drive exit, Friday March 13, 2020. A man was fatally struck by a dump truck after walking onto I-10 near the Fresno Drive exit, Friday March 13, 2020. Photo: Jacob Beltran Photo: Jacob Beltran Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Man fatally struck after walking onto Interstate 10 on North Side 1 / 5 Back to GalleryA pedestrian was fatally struck by a dump truck Friday afternoonafter he walked onto Interstate 10 on the North Side. Jennifer Rodriguez, an SAPD spokeswoman, said the man was immediately struck after he stepped onto the highway. Police do not know why the man walked onto the highway.mysanantonio.com
3 hurt at Texas chemical plant hit by 2 massive explosions
At a Wednesday night news conference, Branick said a loss of power at the plant prevented any investigation into the cause of the explosions or how much damage was done to the facility. Likewise, he said there was no estimate yet for the amount of damage to the surrounding neighborhoods.chicagotribune.com
Collision Between Big Rig, Tanker Truck Spills Thousands of Pounds of Avocados Onto Highway Near San Antonio
Avocado lovers, brace yourselves for some sad news.The collision between a big rig and tanker truck just before 12:45 a.m. on Interstate 10 in Cibolo resulted in a tasty yes, tasty spill. A KSAT report didn't provide details on their condition, however.The highway was shut down for several hours as authorities cleared the avocados. 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
Portion I-10 hit with Imelda flooding reopens
BEAUMONT, Texas - A portion of Interstate 10 in southeast Texas that was closed due to flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda has reopened. KFDM-TV reports that officials with the Texas' Department of Public Safety and Department of Transportation said the interstate between Winnie and Beaumont reopened as of noon Sunday. The interstate though is still closed at the San Jacinto Bridge in Harris County after loose barges struck the support columns near the water. The Texas Department of Transportation said Sunday that the barges had been dislodged and officials are inspecting the bridge for damage. This weekend floodwaters began to recede to reveal the exhausting cleanup effort that lies ahead after Imelda slowly churned across the region, damaging hundreds of homes and causing five deaths.
Fifth death linked to storm that walloped Houston area
Authorities raised the storm's death toll to five, saying it is believed to have killed a 52-year-old Florida man who was found dead Thursday in his stranded pickup truck along Interstate 10 near Beaumont, which is near Texas' border with Louisiana. Jefferson County spokeswoman Allison Getz said that although floodwaters seeped into Mark Dukaj's truck, investigators don't believe he drowned, though they do believe his death is storm-related. An autopsy will determine the cause.chicagotribune.com
Wooden boards spill onto roadway in 18-wheeler rollover
SAN ANTONIO - Part of Interstate 10 near Culebra Road was shut down Wednesday afternoon after an overturned semitrailer's load of wooden boards spilled onto the highway. San Antonio police shared video of the rollover on the department's Facebook page around 2 p.m. In the video, wooden boards are seen strewn across the roadway. The Texas Department of Public Safety said that the main eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 at Interstate 35 are closed. WATCH LIVE: Transguide Traffic CamerasCopyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
20 killed, 26 wounded when gunman attacks Texas shoppers
A young gunman opened fire in an El Paso, Texas, shopping area packed with as many as 3,000 people during the busy back-to-school season Saturday, leaving 20 dead and more than two dozen injured. El Paso police didn't release his name at a news conference but confirmed the gunman is from Allen, near Dallas. Before the wall project started, El Paso had been rated one of the three safest major U.S. cities going back to 1997. Heidi Beirich, director of the Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Project, said the El Paso shooting suspect wasn't on her group's radar before the shooting. The shooting is the 21st mass killing in the United States in 2019, and the fifth public mass shooting.chicagotribune.com
Free Wings! Free video game rental! Free outdoor movie!
SAN ANTONIO - How about scoring some free wings at a new restaurant in San Antonio before it opens? The free wings will be served during two-hour windows at lunch and dinner every day next week. How about checking out "Black Panther" outdoors at the San Antonio Museum of Art. Show up at 7 p.m. to check out the food trucks and activities before the movie, which starts at dusk. Because it's Tuesday, parking is free at City of San Antonio parking facilities.
Traffic light collapses on NW Side
Crews worked throughout the day Thursday to repair a traffic light that fell on the street on the city's Northwest Side. The light collapsed on the access road of Interstate 10 and UTSA Boulevard just before noon. TxDOT crews are trying figure out how it all happened, but officials said the light just fell down and wasn't knocked over by a vehicle. Traffic was backed up while crews worked to move the light off the road. Copyright 2018 by KSAT - All rights reserved.