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Sunday, Apr 8, 2018

San Antonio Officer Shoots Man Who Pulled Knife: Chief

San Antonio Officer Shoots Man Who Pulled Knife: Chief

A man accused of assaulting people with a baton in a San Antonio parking lot is hospitalized in critical condition after he was shot by an officer when an electronic stun gun failed to subdue him.

Sunday, Apr 1, 2018

San Antonio Police Shoot Homicide Suspect

San Antonio Police Shoot Homicide Suspect

Authorities in San Antonio say they shot and killed a man they say was suspected of killing a woman.

Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018

DPS Urges Texans to Stay Vigilant and Report Suspicious Activity

DPS Urges Texans to Stay Vigilant and Report Suspicious Activity

Officials also remind people to call 911 and do not approach any unknown item.

Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018

Incident at Goodwill Store Not a Bombing: ATF & Austin PD

Incident at Goodwill Store Not a Bombing: ATF & Austin PD

Police and federal authorities say the latest explosion to hit Austin was not related to the series of bombs that has rocked the state capital.

Thursday, Mar 15, 2018

Amber Alert Discontinued for 3-Year-Old San Antonio Twins

Amber Alert Discontinued for 3-Year-Old San Antonio Twins

San Antonio NBC affiliate WOAI-TV reports that authorities have safely located the two toddlers who were the subject of an Amber Alert.

Friday, Mar 9, 2018

Teen Trapped in TX Cave for 10 Hours Rescued

Teen Trapped in TX Cave for 10 Hours Rescued

Emergency personnel have safely rescued an 18-year-old girl who was trapped for about 10 hours in a South Texas cave during a high school field trip.

Monday, Mar 5, 2018

Body Found Floating in San Antonio River Walk

Body Found Floating in San Antonio River Walk

San Antonio police say a body was found floating in the city's River Walk.

Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018

Several Harassment Complaints Filed By San Antonio Employees

Several Harassment Complaints Filed By San Antonio Employees

San Antonio officials have investigated nearly two dozen cases of sexual harassment involving city employees over a three-year period.

Saturday, Feb 24, 2018

Texas Rapper Shot, Killed After San Antonio Performance

Texas Rapper Shot, Killed After San Antonio Performance

San Antonio Police say a local rapper was shot and killed early Saturday as he left a venue where he had just performed.

Friday, Feb 16, 2018

Sheriff Didn't Pursue Sex Case Against Texas Church Gunman

Sheriff Didn't Pursue Sex Case Against Texas Church Gunman

Sheriff's deputies didn't pursue a sexual assault investigation against the gunman in a mass shooting at a Texas church, even though the woman reporting it signed a complaint detailing the alleged attack...

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