Helping sex assault victims through trauma could help increase prosecutions of sex crimes
The chief of family division in the Bexar County District Attorney’s Office says many sexual assault cases are very rarely fully prosecuted because victims can't be located or don't want to face their attacker in court.
Filmmaker brings documentary on El Paso mass shooting to San Antonio
San Antonio – After years of hard work and passion, a filmmaker is bringing his documentary, 915: Hunting Hispanics, to the big screens here in San Antonio in honor of those impacted by the August 3 mass shooting in El Paso. “A racist killer from Dallas drove 10 hours to El Paso because of his extreme detest for Mexican people,” said Charlie Minn, the director. This outsider came into the beautiful city of El Paso and created evil and left a permanent scar that will forever be attached to the city.”Authorities said the shooter shot 46 people, killing 23. Let me go do the same thing.’ Why would I give them that opportunity.”The film premiered in El Paso on Oct. 8 and will be showcased in San Antonio Friday, Oct. 23. RELATED: ’915′ documentary chronicles the El Paso Walmart shooting
SA firm donates illuminated tribute to El Paso shooting victims
SAN ANTONIO – The same company that puts up thousands of Christmas lights over San Antonio’s famed River Walk, Decor IQ, has donated an illuminated tribute to the victims of last summer’s mass shooting outside a Wal-Mart in El Paso. “Our heart goes out to them and what they’ve been through,” said Mark Metzger, co-owner of Decor IQ. Known for its elaborate holiday installations nationwide, El Paso International Airport is one of the company’s clients. Courtesy: Decor IQ (Decor IQ)Alban said the first time he saw his idea assembled at the company’s San Antonio warehouse, he was speechless. Courtesy: Decor IQPhoto courtesy: Decor IQ