SEGUIN, Texas (AP) — A small plane that crashed near San Antonio last month, killing two people and a dog, was having engine trouble before takeoff, federal investigators said Thursday.
The single-engine Piper PA-28-235 crashed and burned shortly after takeoff from a private airstrip four miles (6.44 kilometers) southwest of Seguin on July 22, officials said.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kamaiu Johnson hit a 97-yard bunker shot to a foot for birdie on the final hole and a 5-under 67 that gave him a one-shot victory Tuesday in the Mastercard APGA Tour Championship and made him the top player on the circuit geared toward minorities in golf.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ Rackspace Technology, Inc. (RXT) on Tuesday reported a loss of $40.6 million in its second quarter.
On a per-share basis, the San Antonio-based company said it had a loss of 19 cents.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings Inc. (CCO) on Tuesday reported a loss of $65.7 million in its second quarter.
The San Antonio-based company said it had a loss of 14 cents per share.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. will begin a rehab assignment with Double-A San Antonio either Saturday or Sunday, San Diego Padres manager Bob Melvin said.
Tatis took batting practice with the Padres at Dodger Stadium on Friday afternoon and then left for Texas.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ Biglari Holdings Inc. (BH) on Friday reported a loss of $73.8 million in its second quarter.
On a per-share basis, the San Antonio-based company said it had a loss of $244.37.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ Victory Capital Holdings Inc. (VCTR) on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $79.2 million.
The San Antonio-based company said it had net income of $1.09 per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $1.11 per share.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ IHeartMedia Inc. (IHRT) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $14.4 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the San Antonio-based company said it had profit of 10 cents.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have hired former NBA player DeMarre Carroll and former Utah Jazz assistant coach Vince Legarza as assistant coaches.
Carroll will be reunited with Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer after playing for him with the Atlanta Hawks from 2013-15.
BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Southlake Carroll pitcher Griffin Herring took player of the year honors on the Blue Bell/Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 6A all-state baseball team.
Herring was 13-1 with a 0.24 earned run average in leading the Dragons to the state title.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in Mexico said Thursday that at least 94 migrants had to bash their way out of a suffocating freight trailer abandoned on a highway in the steamy Gulf coast state of Veracruz.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ Cullen/Frost Bankers Inc. (CFR) on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $119.1 million.
The bank, based in San Antonio, said it had earnings of $1.81 per share.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ Valero Energy Corp. (VLO) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $4.69 billion.
On a per-share basis, the San Antonio-based company said it had profit of $11.57. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were $11.36 per share.
UVALDE, Texas (AP) — The principal of the Texas elementary school where a gunman killed 19 students and two teachers has been placed on administrative leave, her attorney said.
Two men were indicted Wednesday in the case of a hot, airless tractor-trailer rig found last month with 53 dead or dying migrants in San Antonio, officials said.
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala repatriated its first victim Friday from the smuggling attempt that left 53 migrants from Mexico and Central America dead last month in San Antonio, Texas.
The body of 13-year-old Pascual Melvin Guachiac Sipac arrived around midday in Guatemala’s capital.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — JD Davison had 28 points and 10 assists, Juhann Begarin added 19 points and the Boston Celtics beat the Memphis Grizzlies 108-91 on Thursday for their third straight victory in the NBA Summer League.
SAN MARCOS ATEXQUILAPAN, Mexico (AP) — After days of preparation and donations to cover funeral costs, this mountain community in eastern Mexico on Thursday mourned the return of three teens, all cousins, lost among the 53 migrants who died inside a semitrailer in San Antonio, Texas.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Desperate families of migrants from Mexico and Central America frantically sought word of their loved ones as authorities began the grim task Tuesday of identifying 51 people who died after being abandoned in a tractor-trailer without air conditioning in the sweltering Texas heat.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican air force plane landed at an airport near Mexico City on Wednesday, bearing eight bodies of the 53 migrants who were found dead in a truck in Texas last month.
They were the first to be returned of the 26 Mexicans among those who died of heat and dehydration inside a locked truck trailer abandoned by smugglers on the outskirts of San Antonio on June 27.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden apologized Tuesday for saying Latinos are “as unique" as San Antonio breakfast tacos during a speech to the nation's largest Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — James Wiseman returned and Jonathan Kuminga capped a big night with a tiebreaking free throw with 8.1 seconds left, leading the Golden State Warriors to an 86-85 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday at the Las Vegas Summer League.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jewish community leaders in San Antonio had put synagogues and other facilities on high alert Saturday after being informed by the FBI of a potential threat.
But hours later, the Jewish Federation of San Antonio said the FBI had informed it there was no longer any “known imminent threat” for the local Jewish community.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — All but six of the 53 migrants found dead or dying in a tractor-trailer in Texas last week have been identified, officials said Wednesday.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — More than half of the 53 migrants found dead or dying in a tractor-trailer in Texas last week have been identified, the youngest among them 13 years old, officials said Tuesday.
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Simple advice from a friend to stay near the door may have saved Yenifer Yulisa Cardona Tomás from the deadly fate that befell 53 other migrants when they were abandoned trapped in a sweltering semi-trailer last week on the edge of San Antonio.
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The advice of a friend to stay near the door of a semi-trailer may have saved Yenifer Yulisa Cardona Tomás from the deadly end that 53 other migrants met when the truck was abandoned last week on the outskirts of San Antonio.
Zach LaVine is staying in Chicago. Same goes for Jusuf Nurkic in Portland.
Day 2 of NBA free agency on Friday brought another max deal — this time, going to LaVine, who secured the richest contract in Bulls history when he agreed to a $215 million, five-year contract.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A group of people who were spotted getting in and out of a parked semitrailer in San Antonio were part of a work crew, not a human-smuggling operation, authorities said Friday.
Authorities checked the vehicle after someone alerted a deputy constable to it, just days after 53 migrants died when they were abandoned in a stifling semitrailer in San Antonio.
TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — Some 2,000 migrants, most Venezuelans, walked out of this southern Mexico city early Friday en masse to pressure authorities into allowing them to continue to the United States border at a time attention is focused on immigration.
LAS VEGAS, Honduras (AP) — Children set out hoping to earn enough to support their siblings and parents. Young adults who sacrificed to attend college thinking it would lead to success left their country disillusioned.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The tractor-trailer at the center of a human-smuggling attempt that left 53 people dead had passed through an inland U.S.
ENCINAL, Texas (AP) — Four migrants died Thursday and three other people were injured in a highway crash in Texas that authorities described as another fatal human smuggling attempt during a tragic week near the U.S.-Mexico border.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — In the chaotic minutes after dozens of migrants were found dead inside a tractor-trailer sweltering under the Texas sun, the driver tried to slip away by pretending to be one of the survivors, a Mexican immigration official said Wednesday.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The two cousins returned to the tiny, hardscrabble hamlet they grew up in in southern Mexico about two weeks ago to say goodbye in what has become a rite of passage for generations of migrants from their remote, impoverished mountainous region in Oaxaca state.
A global look at some of the deadliest incidents involving trafficked migrants in trucks or shipping containers:
— June 27, 2022: 53 migrants died after being abandoned in a sweltering tractor-trailer on a remote back road in San Antonio.
Let the talking begin. The trading, too, and eventually the signing.
Free agency officially opens Thursday in the NBA, with teams able to begin negotiating at 6 p.m. Eastern with players who are not under contract — although, in reality, free agency and the slew of offseason movement is already off and running.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Drowned in the Rio Grande. Murdered in Mexico. Perished in the Arizona desert. For migrants traveling to the United States, the journey has always been full of peril.
A tragic reminder came this week when at least 51 people died after being abandoned in the back of a tractor-trailer in sweltering San Antonio.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Forty-six people were found dead after being abandoned in a tractor-trailer on a remote back road in San Antonio in the latest tragedy to claim the lives of migrants smuggled across the border from Mexico to the U.S.
KERRVILLE, Texas (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board said Sunday it is investigating a Central Texas plane crash that killed two people.
Authorities say the small plane crashed near the airport in Kerrville at around 7 p.m.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs chose Baylor forward Jeremy Sochan with the ninth overall pick, Ohio State guard Malaki Branham with the 20th selection and Notre Dame’s Blake Wesley at No. 25 in the NBA draft on Thursday night.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Two people were killed and five others were injured when about 20 to 30 rounds were fired from a vehicle at people gathered in front of a San Antonio home for a family barbecue, police said.
DENVER (AP) — The family of a Texas woman who died after falling from a chairlift at a small Colorado ski resort as she was riding up with her two young daughters has settled a wrongful death lawsuit.
1954 — Rocky Marciano scores a 15-round unanimous decision over Ezzard Charles at New York to retain the world heavyweight title.
1961 — Gene Littler shoots a 68 in the final round to edge Doug Sanders and Bob Goalby in the U.S.
HOUSTON (AP) — Residents of Centerville had become more vigilant over the past three weeks as authorities searched for a murderer who had killed on behalf of Mexican drug cartels and who stabbed and injured the driver of a prison transport bus last month when he escaped custody not far from their small Texas town.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Police in San Antonio fatally shot a 13-year-old who was driving a suspected stolen car early Friday and rammed it into a marked patrol car, officials said.
In a statement, police say officers were answering a report of multiple gunshots fired about 1:30 a.m.
UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Bullet fragments lodged in the children's arms and legs. Traumatic flashbacks flooding their nightmares. For the 17 people injured during a mass shooting last week in Uvalde, Texas, healing will be slow in a community mourning the deaths of 21 others.
MIAMI (AP) — Somewhere, Gregg Popovich must be pleased.
Ime Udoka and Steve Kerr played for Popovich with of the San Antonio Spurs, both served as assistant coaches under him, and neither makes any effort to hide the affinity they have for the NBA’s career victory leader.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas man has been sentenced to six years in prison for setting fire to the Travis County Democratic Party office in downtown Austin.
Federal court records show Ryan Faircloth, 31, of San Antonio was sentenced Friday to 72 months in prison after pleading guilty in January to arson for throwing a Molotov cocktail into the office in September.