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.
Man on parole back in custody, accused of terrorizing Stone Oak neighborhood with a gun
A San Antonio man with a violent criminal history dating back more than 15 years has been arrested and booked on a long list of new charges after investigators said he threatened people with a gun in a Stone Oak neighborhood.
Marijuana, cocaine and meth: KSAT goes inside the drug lab at the Bexar County Forensic Science Center
Heroin, cocaine, marijuana and fentanyl — these narcotics make their way in and out of the Bexar Forensic Science Center every day, and it’s the job of the scientists there to identify these drugs for criminal investigations.
SAPD will see officer increase after budget passes, but demand still exists for mental health unit
Overnight, SAPD responded to at least four shootings across San Antonio. With the City Council passing its spending plan for Fiscal Year 2024, SAPD will soon see an officer increase to help increase response abilities.
Video: Off-duty SAPD officer called 911 saying woman was going to kill him. BCSO rushed to house, found him drunk
A veteran San Antonio police officer has been suspended after calling 911 and telling dispatchers a woman inside his home was going to kill him, prompting a large law enforcement response that ended with Bexar County Sheriff’s deputies instead determining that the off-duty officer was drunk.
‘Air of compromise’: Abortion travel fund, mental health teams among proposed city budget tweaks
Expanding a popular mental health team, creating a fund to help cover travel to out-of-state abortion clinics, and giving more money for Animal Care Services were among the most high-profile changes council members discussed making to the budget - largely favorably.
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.”
‘SAPD’s job to search for him’: Bexar County DA responds to chief’s comments after officer shot by wanted man
Bexar County District Attorney Joe Gonzales and San Antonio Police Chief William McManus are it once again -- putting the blame on the other’s agency following another police shooting involving a wanted suspect.
A decade of crimes: Suspect accused of shooting SAPD officer has extensive criminal history, short prison stints
Dominick Rubio, 29, is a repeat felon who has spent just over a year in state prisons and substance abuse treatment centers, despite repeated probation violations and criminal charges that include violent offenses, such as choking a family member.