Police standoff on NW Side ends with suspect fatally shooting himself, police chief says
An armed man who San Antonio police described as a “very violent individual who had a very violent past” barricaded himself inside a Northwest Side apartment for about 6.5 hours Wednesday before a combination of police and the suspect’s gunfire brought the standoff to an end.
Former ECISD booster club treasurer pleads no contest in fraud case, ordered to pay $201K in restitution
The former treasurer of an East Central Independent School District booster club pleaded no contest Tuesday in an unrelated felony fraud case and can avoid prison if she pays back more than $201,000 in restitution by early next year, court records obtained by the KSAT 12 Defenders show.
San Antonio East Side safe house provides help to community members who want to change for better
Bennie Price got out of prison with a mission to do something positive to change the culture of his neighborhood. He started Big Mama’s Safe House on the East Side to bring resources to those who need them most.
Silence in the community prevents justice for families hurt by gun violence, advocates say
A San Antonio family is frustrated by the silence of people they believe witnessed the murder of their loved one and are reluctant to come forward to speak with SAPD. SAPD reports 94 homicides between January to August 2021.