Election results for New Braunfels, Boerne, Alamo Heights, Kerrville and other area cities for May 6, 2023
Several cities and towns outside of San Antonio have local elections on May 6, including Alamo Heights, Balcones Heights, Boerne, Bulverde, Castle Hills, China Grove, Cibolo, Fair Oaks Ranch, Floresville, Garden Ridge, Grey Forest, Helotes, Hollywood Park, Kerrville, Kirby, Leon Valley, Live Oak, New Braunfels, St. Hedwig, Universal City and Von Ormy.
Southwest ISD police push for integrated active shooter training for responding agencies during emergency calls
Southwest Independent School District police officers have been receiving more active shooter drills training this summer as they prepare for a new school year. The district's chief is calling for an integrated training exercise involving agencies called to assist in an emergency.
Arrested officer had history of discipline issues, repeated encounters with SAPD. Why was he allowed to protect and serve?
A Von Ormy police officer fired last month after being charged with family assault had repeated encounters with San Antonio police prior to being taken into custody, records obtained by the KSAT 12 Defenders show.
Off-duty Von Ormy police officer stabbed while working rodeo event, 1 person in custody, BCSO says
An off-duty Von Ormy police officer was stabbed while working at a rodeo event late Sunday night, the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office said. The incident occurred around 11:30 p.m. in the 1820 block of South Jett Road, not far from Highway 16 and Loop 1604 in South Bexar County. According to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office, the off-duty officer was working at the event when they were stabbed in the lower leg. At this time, the exact details of the stabbing are not currently known. The sheriff’s office did not identify the suspect or say what charges they now face.
BCSO: Toddler killed after accidentally being run over by family member in driveway
VON ORMY, Texas – A 2-year-old child was killed in a tragic accident at her family’s residence in Von Ormy, according to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office. The incident happened at 11:16 p.m., Saturday, at a residence in the 4400 block of Throne in Von Ormy, southwest of San Antonio. Deputies said a family member was backing their vehicle out of the driveway, did not see Garcia-Hernandez behind them, and ran her over. She was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the BCSO. “Investigators were able to determine this was purely just a tragic accident,” the BCSO said in a statement.
Von Ormy police sergeant released from hospital following head-on crash, officials say
SAN ANTONIO – A Von Ormy police sergeant was injured in a head-on crash overnight and hospitalized, according to San Antonio police. Fernandez has been released from University Hospital and is recovering at home with his family. We are truly blessed that he was able to walk away with minor injuries,” the Von Ormy Police Department said in a statement on Facebook. AdUPDATE: SGT Fernandez has been release from University Hospital and is recovering at home with his family. Posted by Von Ormy Police Department on Saturday, March 20, 2021The other driver, a 37-year-old man, fled the area before officers arrived.
Man charged with intoxication assault after striking Von Ormy police officer
SAN ANTONIO – A man accused of striking a Von Ormy police officer with his car has been arrested on suspicion of intoxication assault, according to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office. The officer had stopped to help block traffic for a stalled 18-wheeler early Friday morning. The officer was exiting the car when a vehicle crashed into the rear driver’s side of the marked patrol unit, striking the officer. The officer suffered a serious head injury and had to be airlifted to University Hospital. The southbound lanes of Interstate 35 at Loop 1604 were closed following the incident but have since reopened.
Von Ormy police officer struck while conducting traffic on I-35, airlifted to hospital
SAN ANTONIO – A police officer with Von Ormy was airlifted to a hospital after a vehicle struck their patrol car on Interstate 35. The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office said the wreck occurred around 1:30 a.m. on the main lanes of Interstate 35 near Loop 1604 on the Southwest Side. The officer was exiting the car when a vehicle crashed into the rear driver’s side of the marked patrol unit, striking the officer. Airlife was dispatched to the accident and the officer was taken to University Hospital with life-threatening injuries, BCSO said. The southbound lanes of Interstate 35 at Loop 1604 were closed following the incident but have since reopened.