I-10 WB at Graytown Rd. remains closed due to a major crash involving 18-wheeler carrying flammable liquid; EB lanes have reopened
The eastbound lanes of I-10 East from Graytown Road to Loop 1604 have reopened following a major crash involving an 18-wheeler on Sunday, according to Transguide. The westbound lanes however remain closed.
Woman, 20, charged with DWI after causing rollover crash that injured 3 on Northwest Side, police say
Three people were injured, including one person who is hospitalized with serious injuries, after a drunk driver caused a crash on the Northwest Side early Sunday morning, according to San Antonio Police.
Arbitrator upholds firing of SAPD officer who sent woman her own ‘intimate’ photos
A twice-fired San Antonio Police officer has lost an attempt to win his job back after he was fired for using a series of spoofed phone numbers to harass a woman with graphic photos, including her own “intimate, personal selfies.”
San Antonio City Council leaders await findings of fatal police shooting, angry confrontation on West Side
San Antonio city leaders who spoke with KSAT 12 News offered their condolences to 28-year-old Kevin Johnson’s family after he was shot and killed by officers, which led to a tense confrontation between the crowd and police. However, they chose to withhold further comment until the details are confirmed and the body cam footage is released.
Parents worried about safety of their own children after Lina Khil, 3, vanished from playground
There's an empty playground and an eerily quiet complex on the Northwest Side amid the ongoing search of Lina Khil, who vanished from the playground Monday afternoon. At the complex, parents are worried about the young girl’s whereabouts and holding their own kids extra close.
Man in critical condition after he was shot in the parking lot of a North Side strip mall
A man was hospitalized in critical condition following a shooting Tuesday in the parking lot of a North Side strip mall, San Antonio Police said. The incident occurred in the 7500 block of McCullough Avenue just before noon. A witness told police he heard gunshots and stepped out of one of the strip mall businesses and saw a man jump into a black SUV and take off on McCullough, said SAPD Sgt. Matthew Brown.mysanantonio.com
Detective suspended for 2018 off-duty dispute with woman, suspended for another off-duty dispute with woman
He originally was handed a contemplated indefinite suspension in January, but the proposed punishment was later reduced, records show. At one point during the 2018 incident, Castillo leaned down and said into an officers body camera, (Expletive) Miles Earwood okay (expletive) him okay. He wants to get involved in this relationship he can go (expletive) his punk (expletive) okay...you can tell the (expletive) captain to go (expletive) his self. Alright good...I aint scared of no (expletive) Captain, previous suspension records show. Records do not indicate if the same woman was involved in both disputes with Castillo.
Transgender Woman Identified as Victim in San Antonio Barbershop Killing
San Antonio Police have identified 20-year-old Helle Jae ORegan as the victim of a fatal attack at the Diesel Barbershop on Bandera Road near Loop 1604 on May 6. ORegan and two other barbershop employees were inside the business preparing for their reopening on May 8. Police say Campbell is seen in surveillance video threatening the three employees of the barbershop with a gun and a knife. At one point, Campbell placed one victim in a choke hold until he renders [victim] unconscious. According to an email from Pride Center San Antonio, authorities do not believe ORegans gender identity played a factor in her death.ORegans murder has struck hard at the heart of San Antonios LGBTQ community.outinsa.com
Suspect charged with manslaughter in shooting death of 17-year-old girl
Suspect charged with manslaughter in shooting death of 17-year-old girlA woman, in her early 20s, was shot at about 7:30 p.m. in the 8100 block of Broadway Street Monday April 20, 2020, San Antonio Police said. A woman, in her early 20s, was shot at about 7:30 p.m. in the 8100 block of Broadway Street Monday April 20, 2020, San Antonio Police said. Photo: Jacob Beltran Photo: Jacob Beltran Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Suspect charged with manslaughter in shooting death of 17-year-old girl 1 / 5 Back to GalleryA suspect accused of shooting a teenage girl in the back Monday evening on the North Side was identified Thursday. Eleazar Jacob Flores, 20, is charged with manslaughter in the death of 17-year-old Madeline May Pendon, San Antonio police said. Jacob Beltran is a reporter covering San Antonio and Bexar County.mysanantonio.com
Update: Teenager shot in the back later dies at hospital, SAPD said
Update: Teenager shot in the back later dies at hospital, SAPD saidA woman, in her early 20s, was shot at about 7:30 p.m. in the 8100 block of Broadway Street Monday April 20, 2020, San Antonio Police said. A woman, in her early 20s, was shot at about 7:30 p.m. in the 8100 block of Broadway Street Monday April 20, 2020, San Antonio Police said. Photo: Jacob Beltran Photo: Jacob Beltran Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Update: Teenager shot in the back later dies at hospital, SAPD said 1 / 5 Back to GalleryA 17-year-old girl is dead after she was shot in the back Monday while she was a passenger in an SUV, San Antonio police said. They said they just heard a pop and that the female screamed that she had been shot, Wilson said. Jacob Beltran is a reporter covering San Antonio and Bexar County.mysanantonio.com
Update: Officials ID man killed by police after wielding pickaxe
Update: Officials ID man killed by police after wielding pickaxeSan Antonio Police investigators examine the scene where a man was killed during a confrontation with an officer Monday afternoon, March 23, 2020, on the West Side. The man, in his 40s, confronted the officer with a pickaxe when she arrived at the scene, police said. less San Antonio Police investigators examine the scene where a man was killed during a confrontation with an officer Monday afternoon, March 23, 2020, on the West Side. The man, in his 40s, confronted the officer ... more Photo: Jacob Beltran Photo: Jacob Beltran Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Update: Officials ID man killed by police after wielding pickaxe 1 / 4 Back to GalleryA man wielding a pickaxe was killed by an officer responding to a disturbance Monday afternoon at a West Side home. Officer Douglas Greene, an SAPD spokesman, said Delgado had a pickaxe and was confrontational with the officer when she arrived.mysanantonio.com
Victim identified in West Side gas station shooting
SAN ANTONIO - Alfonso Diaz, 28, has been identified as the victim of a shooting at a gas station on the city's West Side, according to San Antonio Police. The shooting occurred in the parking lot of a gas station Tuesday night near Cupples and Castroville roads. Witnesses told police Diaz got into an altercation with the suspect before he was shot. ORIGINAL REPORT: Man, 29, killed in West Side gas station shooting, police sayDiaz allegedly walked up to the suspect and pushed him, prompting the suspect to draw a handgun, which the suspect then fired several times, police said. Diaz was struck several times by the gunfire and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Family identifies female construction worker killed in violent hit-and-run accident on 1604
SAN ANTONIO - UPDATE: Family members have identified the 29-year-old female construction worker who was killed early Thursday morning in a hit-and-run while she worked on the Northwest Side as Tracie Sheppard. (Previously)A 29-year-old female construction worker was killed at approximately 3:45 a.m. Thursday while she was working on 1604 near Hausman, according to police. She was part of a construction crew working to pick up signs from a previous road closure. San Antonio police referred to the accident as "very violent," as the Explorer was traveling at expressway speeds. Witnesses told police the Explorer continued traveling westbound on 1604 after the incident and the driver didn't stop to render aid.
Murderers caught Red-Handed Get Off Scott Free...
As in the Charles Roundtree murder, Garners murder was also caught on video. Garner's dying words, "I can't breathe," became a national rallying cry and a flashpoint in the Black Lives Matter movement. The general point that Im trying to convey is that cops shouldnt be killing ANYONE, especially unarmed black men. Wonder if he wouldve gotten away with that one the way he did Charles Roundtree? The issue of police killing unarmed black men and not being held to account criminally as anyone else would- is a serious one.saobserver.com
Thief Steals Newspaper Delivery Truck in Northwest San Antonio, Hits Patrol Car in Early Morning Heist
click to enlarge ShutterstockSan Antonio Police say a man stole a truck from a newspaper delivery man and left a trail of damage along a stretch of Fredericksburg Road early Thursday morning.The delivery man, who was in the middle of his deliveries, was filling up on gas at a 7-Eleven on Fredericksburg Road and Medical Drive around 5 a.m., a KENS 5 report states Police say another man jumped into the truck and drove away from the convenience store. Officers followed him to a Budget Suites at Fredericksburg and Louis Pasteur.At the motel, officers instructed the man to get out of the vehicle, but instead, he put the truck in reverse, hitting a patrol car and a pillar of the motel.The suspect then drove down Fredericksburg Road and reportedly abandoned the truck . Authorities said they later arrested the suspect, who currently in custody.sacurrent.com
Man wanted since May for murder of nephew arrested
SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio Police have arrested a man wanted since May for the murder of his nephew. According to an arrest report, 45-year-old Joe Rodriguez is accused of killing 31-year-old Ruben Solis. Police say around 4 a.m. May 19, Rodriguez went to Solis' apartment in the 3300 block of Roselawn Road. The arrest affidavit says the two men started arguing and that's when Rodriguez stabbed Solis in the neck, arm and chest. He's charged with murder and is being held on a $100,000 bond.
Homeless man runs to McDonald's to ask for help after stabbing, police say
SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio Police say a homeless man with multiple stab wounds to the arm and back ran up to the drive thru of a McDonald's just west of Downtown asking for help. The assault happened around 2 a.m. Saturday at the corner of Houston and Leona. The man was taken to a hospital in serious condition. Officers say he was not cooperating with investigators. Police believe the stabbing was the result of a fight between the victim and another homeless man.