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  • Selena Feb 19

    Selena’s Life and Legacy, 25 Years Later, to Be Celebrated by Latino Artists at Concert

    The music of the late Tejana singer Selena, who 25 years after her death still gets fans belting out the words to her enduring songs, is being celebrated this spring with a lineup of Latino artists, NBC News reports.

  • coronavirus Feb 13

    15th Case of Coronavirus in U.S. Confirmed in Texas Patient

    A patient in Texas has tested positive for coronavirus, making it the 15th case in the United States, the Center for Disease Control announced Thursday. The patient was a part of a group of people who were under a federal quarantine order at the JBSA-Lackland base near San Antonio because of a recent trip to Hubei Province, China. The group…

  • immigration Feb 8

    ICE Sued Over Treatment of 5-Year-Old With Head Injury

    The mother of a 5-year-old Guatemalan boy sued U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement over the medical care he has received in detention for a head injury suffered before the family was arrested. The lawsuit filed late Friday in California asks a judge to order the child to be taken to a pediatric neurologist or pediatric neurosurgeon. It also seeks...

  • coronavirus Feb 1

    4 Military Facilities Approved to Quarantine Overseas Arrivals

    A Texas military base was one of four sites approved Saturday by Defense Secretary Mark Esper after a request from the Department of Health and Human Services to accommodate 1,000 people who may have to be quarantined upon arrival from overseas due to a new virus. Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio and the other military bases will house…

  • San Antonio Jan 20

    2 Dead, 5 Injured in Shooting at Texas Club, Police Say

    The search for a suspect continued Sunday night after two people were killed and five others were injured following a shooting during a concert at a San Antonio club, Texas authorities said. Police said officers were called shortly after 8 p.m. Sunday to the Ventura, a music venue located along San Antonio’s Museum Reach portion of the River Walk....

  • San Antonio Dec 16, 2019

    Remains of 3 People Found During Renovations at the Alamo

    The remains of three people have been recovered from a burial room and the church at The Alamo in San Antonio. The Texas General Land Office said Friday that the remains are believed to be an infant, a teenager or young adult, and an adult.

  • San Antonio Dec 2, 2019

    Officials: 3 Dead After Small Plane Crash in San Antonio

    Three people were killed when a single-engine plane crashed while attempting to land at San Antonio International Airport, officials say.

  • NBC NEWS Nov 14, 2019

    Texas Family Told to Remove Snowman Because Too Early for Christmas Decorations

    You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch. A Texas family said their homeowners’ association put a damper on their holiday spirit by telling them to take down an inflatable snowman because it’s too early for Christmas decorations, NBC News reports. Claudia Simonis, a resident of the Lakeside at Canyon Springs subdivision in San Antonio, told NBC News in a phone interview...

  • Associated Press Oct 15, 2019

    Native American Group Seeks to Slow Alamo Church Renovation

    A Native American group is calling on officials to slow down the renovation of the Alamo church in San Antonio, after archaeological reports showed human remains were found at the property.

  • JUDGE Sep 28, 2019

    New Chapter Opens in Pennsylvania Fight Over Suing Catholic Church

    When post offices close Monday, the last victim compensation funds at Pennsylvania’s Roman Catholic dioceses will also close, hours before lawmakers plunge back into a years-old fight over whether to let long-ago victims of child sexual abuse sue perpetrators and institutions that may have covered it up.New chapter opens in Pennsylvania in fight over suing church

  • United States Aug 19, 2019

    Julián Castro’s New Animal Rights Plan Takes on a Favorite Donald Trump Jr. Hobby

    Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Monday released a comprehensive animal welfare plan that includes a series of ambitious policy proposals, including making animal abuse a federal crime and cracking down on trophy hunting, NBC News reports. “Our plan to advance animal welfare is not only the right thing to do, but will improve people’s lives through responsible pet ownership...

  • attorney Aug 8, 2019

    Lawyers: Accused El Paso Shooter’s Mom Asked Police About Weapons

    An attorney for the family of the man charged in the El Paso Walmart shooting rampage says the man’s mother contacted police weeks before the rampage out of concern that her son had a rifle.

  • Trump administration Jul 11, 2019

    New Holding Center for Migrant Children Opens in Texas

    A former oilfield worker camp off a dirt road in rural Texas has become the U.S. government’s newest holding center for detaining migrant children after they leave Border Patrol stations, where complaints of overcrowding and filthy conditions have sparked a worldwide outcry. Inside the wire fence that encircles the site are soccer fields, a giant air-conditioned tent that serves as...

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Jul 10, 2019

    Remarks from the ‘Kids in cages’ House Hearing

    Rep. Jamie Raskin D-MD, Rep. Elijah Cummings D-MD, Yazmin Juarez, a Guatemalan woman who says her daughter died after “neglect and mistreatment” in ICE custody and Rep. Joaquin Castro D-San Antonio spoke about the border facilities. Two more hearings to discuss border facilities will be occurring over the next two weeks.

  • Canada Jun 8, 2019

    Leonard, Toronto Raptors Move Within Victory of First NBA Championship

    Kawhi Leonard’s hot hand is sending the Raptors home to Toronto on the cusp of a startling upset for Canada. Leonard outdueled the Splash Brothers for 36 points and 12 rebounds, and the Raptors moved within a victory of the franchise’s first championship by winning a second straight game on Golden State’s home floor, beating the Warriors 105-92 on Friday...

  • MAYOR May 13, 2019

    Julián Castro Makes Universal Pre-K Focus of Education Plan

    Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Monday unveiled an education plan that joins other 2020 candidates in calling for tuition-free higher education, universal prekindergarten and raising teacher pay. The rollout follows the former Obama Cabinet member’s immigration plan that was more detailed than many of his rivals’ in the sprawling Democratic field. This time, Castro is getting behind education reforms...

  • NBA May 12, 2019

    CJ McCollum Leads Blazers Past Nuggets 100-96 in Game 7

    Damian Lillard’s shots kept banging off the backboard, rattling off the rim, going everywhere but through the hoop. The Portland Trail Blazers are going to the Western Conference Finals anyway because CJ McCollum had his back. McCollum scored 37 points and added a crucial chase-down block in the closing minutes that helped the Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 100-96 on...

  • NBC Apr 22, 2019

    6 Killed in Texas Hill Country Plane Crash: Texas DPS

    A man who regularly volunteered to fly sick people in remote parts of the country to hospitals in Houston and Dallas was at the controls of a twin-engine airplane that crashed Monday in the Hill Country of Central Texas, killing all six aboard.

  • Florida Apr 8, 2019

    Virginia Beats Texas Tech to Win 1st NCAA Title

    Led by De’Andre Hunter and his NBA-ready game, the Cavaliers turned themselves into national champions Monday night, holding off tenacious, ferocious Texas Tech for an 85-77 overtime win — a scintillating victory that came 388 days after a crushing setback that might have sunk a lesser team for years.

  • Donald Trump Apr 3, 2019

    Julián Castro Calls for End to Criminalizing Border Crossers

    Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Tuesday called for the U.S. to end criminalizing illegal border crossings under an immigration plan that marks the first policy rollout of his 2020 campaign. The former San Antonio mayor unveiled his proposals at a time when President Donald Trump is threatening to shut down the southern border with Mexico. Castro, who is still...

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