Tag Archives: San Antonio
Civil rights advocates worry interpretation of a 2015 body camera law could help cops avoid prosecution as much as it ensures police accountability.
The senator who drafted the sweeping-but-little-noticed body camera law that the Texas Legislature passed in 2015 called his bill a blueprint for other states w...Read More
“At any type of rally we hold, we always encourage people to bring their rifles,” said an organizer with a group that defends Confederate monuments.
About 500 people converged on a San Antonio park in the blistering heat Saturday — some to call for the removal of a 118-year-old Confederate monument and oth...Read More
Gilbert Flores’ hands were raised when two Bexar County deputies shot and killed him. A former cop who’s trained thousands of state police officers explains why he thinks that’s OK.
Gilbert Flores was already taunting the cops when his mother called 911 the morning of August 28, 2015. “My son, he’s gone crazy, I think he’s on drugs, I...Read More
Nirenberg doesn’t identify with a specific political party, but thinks future-focused candidates are in a prime position to take back the state.
Ron Nirenberg assumed office in June after defeating former Mayor Ivy Taylor with 54 percent of the vote in a runoff election. Like Taylor, Nirenberg’s job pe...Read More
How a libertarian experiment in city government fell apart over taxes, debt and some very angry people.
The Rise and Fall of the “Freest Little City in Texas” How a libertarian experiment in city government fell apart over taxes, debt and some very ang...Read More
Strangest State: A drunken drive-thru, cocaine granola bars and pig-e-mon police officers.
illustration by Drue Wagner DUMAS // A runaway teenager was found safe after she hopped a coal train and rode it more than 300 miles. Adalie Rivera, 13, disappe...Read More