Tag Archives: Bexar County
In the era of right-on-crime-backed efforts to curb mass incarceration, police unions have increasingly become a voice in the wilderness.
Jack Michael Ule’s death inside the Bexar County jail on April 18 struck a nerve. Arrested two weeks earlier for criminal trespass, a Class B misdemeanor, Ule...Read More
Janice Dotson-Stevens' death is another tragic example of how bad the criminal justice system is at dealing with mentally ill people who enter it.
by Michael Barajas January 4, 2019 – Three days after Christmas, family and friends of Janice Dotson-Stephens packed into pews inside the Lewis Funeral Ho...Read More
Organizers who raised money to bail out black mothers across the state are part of a movement seeking to end what civil rights groups call “wealth-based detention.”
Simone Oliver took her first-ever trip to the Bexar County jail on April 25, when she said an argument with her partner spiraled into a misdemeanor domestic ass...Read More
Texas Republicans have made gains in San Antonio, but Donald Trump may wreck their best-laid plans.
Philip Cortez is one of the Texas Democratic Party’s most important candidates this election, but for most of the year he’s been living on a different conti...Read More
Tarrant County won't issue licenses even if the stay is lifted; Bexar County will be open around the clock.
Same-sex couples in Fort Worth may have to go to Dallas to get licenses if a judge lifts his stay of a ruling striking down Texas' same-sex marriage bans. ...Read More