2 arrested in connection with shooting death of man at San Antonio motel
Douglas Skaggs and Haley Gibbens were arrested in connection with the shooting death of Tito Roman on March 17 in the 4900 block of NW Loop 410. SAN ANTONIO – A 55-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman were arrested in connection with the March 17 shooting death of a 39-year-old man. According to the San Antonio Police Department, Douglas Skaggs and Haley Gibbens were arrested Friday in Austin by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force Austin Division. They are expected to be extradited to San Antonio to face charges. Skaggs and Gibbens are accused of entering a room around 2:41 a.m. at the Home Suites motel in the 4900 block of NW Loop 410, where they got into an argument with Tito Roman.
Check current road conditions, closures in San Antonio area
SAN ANTONIO – With icy conditions still present on San Antonio roadways, the Texas Department of Transportation has closed all major highways. They include US 281 N and Loop 1604, Loop 410 and IH-10 NW, Loop 410 and US 281, Loop 410 and SH 16, Loop 410 and SH 151, Loop 410 and US 90, US 90 and Loop 1604, SH 151 and Loop 1604, IH 35 ramps connecting to IH 10 and US 90, and IH 37 and Loop 410. Highway closures have been reported along Loop 410 from US 90 to Evers and near the San Antonio Airport. Crews have close upper levels of I-35 and I-10 in downtown San Antonio due to icy conditions. Loop 1604 and Old Corpus Christi; 1630-1866 Block E Loop 1604; Loop 1604 at Quiet Night; IH-10 at Ralph Fair Road, Westbound Lanes; Loop 1604 at FM 1346; 300 block of S Loop 1604 E, Westbound Lanes; S Loop 1604 E, US Highway 281 S, according to the BCSO.
Man killed while trying to run across Loop 410
Ken BrancaA man was killed early Sunday when he ran across NW Loop 410 and was struck by a car, officials said. The collision happened around 5 a.m. in the 4900 block of the 410. Police said a woman was driving a Mitsubishi Mirage in the westbound lanes when the man ran in front of her. She told officers that she was not able to avoid hitting him.mysanantonio.com
SAPD: Woman found injured, covered in blood after man tried to rape her
SAN ANTONIO – A woman was able to flag down officers after she escaped an attack that left her injured and covered with blood, according to San Antonio police. Police officers found him at a nearby restaurant after they searched the area of Culebra Road and Loop 410. An arrest affidavit states the 35-year-old woman was sitting on a curb when a man approached her and asked for a cigarette. The woman was able to escape and ran to police officers nearby. The affidavit states that an officer walked into a nearby restaurant and found a man, later identified as Culpepper, sitting at a booth.
SAPD: Driver showing 'signs of impairment' hits and kills sleeping homeless man
A 24-year-old man was arrested after allegedly hitting and killing a pedestrian and then attempting to flee from the scene, San Antonio police said. Just before midnight, Christian Alexis Cazares was driving his 2005 Ford Escort on the eastbound access road of NW Loop 410, near Vance Jackson Road. According to police, Cazares failed to make a complete left turn onto Vance Jackson, jumped the curb and entered the westbound turnaround lane.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
Northwest Side restaurant told to remove dead pests, receives low health score
SAN ANTONIO – A restaurant near Wonderland of the Americas Mall had to be instructed to remove dead pests from its premises this month during a routine health inspection. Spice Fine Indian Cuisine, located in the 3700 block of NW Loop 410, received a score of 76 while also racking up violations that included having fly sticky traps in its kitchen and using food containers that were damaged. To see more health inspection scores and to go Behind the Kitchen Door with Dillon Collier, click HERE for our special section. Score Guide:100-90 = A (Very Good to Acceptable)89-80 = B (Acceptable to Marginal)79 or lower = C (Marginal to Poor)Metro Health indicates that scores of 69 or lower are failing scoresOther scores this week:Scooped Cookie Dough Bar, 15900 La Cantera Pkwy., 100Brew Bros., 7403 Leslie Rd., 98The Jingu House, 3853 N. St. Mary’s, 98La Luna Azul Restaurant, 2433 Austin Hwy., 98Rocoto’s Sabor Latino Grill, 10555 Culebra Rd., 98Papa John’s Pizza, 11823 Culebra Rd., 97Sushiholic, 11619 Bandera Rd., 97Bill Miller BBQ, 7140 NW Loop 410, 96Mariposa Groceries, 1438 W. Mariposa Dr., 96Powerhouse Bakery, 4902 Golden Quail, 96El Burrito Tapatio, 5600 Walzem Rd., 94Magott’s Grocery & Market, 92Wrigleyville Grill, 602 NW Loop 410, 92Circle K, 5439 Evers Rd., 89Heavenly Gourmet, 5005 West Ave., 88Pompeii Italian Grill, 16109 Nacogdoches Rd., 86Smoothie King, 11411 Bandera Rd., 86Thai Hut Bistro, 3111 TPC Pkwy., 84Tio’s Tex-Mex, 9390 Huebner Rd., 82Spice Fine Indian Cuisine, 3720 NW Loop 410, 76For food establishment complaints in the city of San Antonio, send an email to Metro Health or call 210-207-8853. Check out more restaurant scores by clicking here.
Major accident reported on EB Loop 410 at Ingram Rd
SAN ANTONIO A major accident involving an 18-wheeler has been reported on eastbound NW Loop 410 at Ingram Road early Thursday morning. The San Antonio Police Department advises motorists to use an alternate route as eastbound NW Loop 410 is presently shut down at Ingram Rd road. All traffic is being diverted to the Ingram Road exit ramp. For more information on traffic you can click here to view our traffic page on KSAT.com. Click the links below for current road closures.
Woman killed in NYE crash identified
SAN ANTONIO – A woman killed in crash on the far Northwest Side on New Year's Eve was identified Thursday as Jesamie Friend, 20. San Antonio police said Friend was speeding along NW Loop 410 near Highway 151 around 5 a.m. Tuesday when she lost control of her vehicle, which flipped and hit a median. Man, 18, arrested in New Year’s Day crash that left man, teen dead on West SideFriend was ejected from the vehicle, police said. She died at the scene.