SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A Texas man elbowed a bailiff attempting to handcuff him after the man was convicted of killing a San Antonio police detective.
Jurors deliberated about 25 minutes Monday before convicting Otis McKane, 40, of capital murder in the November 2016 fatal shooting of Detective Benjamin Marconi.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Three young children wandering a dark San Antonio street in the early hours Tuesday told a police officer, “Mommy’s dead,” before leading the officer to their home where their mother was bleeding from stab wounds in a bathtub, police said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two more Texas lawmakers who left their state to hobble efforts to pass new voting restrictions have tested positive for the coronavirus, raising to five the number of infected people in the delegation.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Air Force is mostly responsible for a former serviceman killing more than two dozen people at a Texas church in 2017 because it failed to submit his criminal history into a database, which should have prevented him from purchasing firearms.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Supreme Court says survivors and relatives of those killed in a 2017 mass killing at a church can't sue a sporting goods chain for selling the gunman the rifle used in the attack.
The Portland Trail Blazers have settled on Los Angeles Clippers assistant Chauncey Billups as their new coach but the deal has not been finalized, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Friday.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Civil rights organizations and people who were part of a Biden campaign caravan last fall that was surrounded on a Texas highway by Trump supporters filed two federal lawsuits Thursday, including allegations that local law enforcement failed to respond to efforts to intimidate them.
DALLAS (AP) — Texas is transferring inmates from a state prison to make room for migrants detained by state authorities, a prison system spokesman said Thursday.
The prison system began moving inmates from the Dolph Briscoe Unit prison in Dilley to other prisons Wednesday, Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jeremy Desel said.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas will now let people carry handguns without first getting a background check and training, becoming the latest and largest on a growing list of states to roll back permitting requirements for carrying guns in public.
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — A Fort Hood soldier and a Pennsylvania National Guardsman stationed at the Central Texas installation have been charged with smuggling two men into Texas from Mexico.
Court records show Fort Hood soldier Ralph Gregory Saint-Joie, 18, and guardsman Emmanuel Oppongagyare, 20, made initial appearances before a federal magistrate Tuesday in Laredo.
SEGUIN, Texas (AP) — Searchers recovered the body Monday of a second person drowned after he and a woman were swept away after rescuing two children from a Texas river, officials said.
The body of Victor Villanueva, 30, was recovered Monday afternoon from the Guadalupe River about a mile downstream from where he went missing, Guadalupe Sheriff's Sgt.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An Air Force base in San Antonio was placed on lockdown for about an hour Wednesday after military officials said gunfire was reported near a base gate.
Two gunshots were reported heard coming from outside Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland onto the base about 11:50 a.m., said Lt.
CAMERON, La. (AP) — A head found along a highway near the Louisiana coast three years ago has been identified as that of a Texas woman who was last seen in 2017.
Investigators used dental records to identify the dead person as Sally Ann Hines, 58, of San Antonio, news outlets reported.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — After relying heavily on veterans for two decades, the San Antonio Spurs are having growing pains in their transformation to a younger roster.
For the first time, San Antonio missed the playoffs for a second straight season after an NBA-record 22 straight appearances.
LeBron vs. Steph.
Oh, what a way to get into NBA playoff mode.
The matchups for the NBA’s new play-in tournament are set. It starts Tuesday night with the Eastern Conference: No. 10 Charlotte at No.
Bring on the play-in, with the NBA's regular season complete and the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers still not officially in the postseason.
The NBA’s new play-in tournament begins Tuesday night, and it took until the 146th and final day of this compressed season to determine who is going where for the playoffs.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Devin Booker had 27 points and the Phoenix Suns maintained their hope of earning the top spot in the NBA and Western Conference with a 140-103 victory over the short-handed San Antonio Spurs on Saturday.
San Antonio Spurs (33-36, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. New York Knicks (38-31, sixth in the Eastern Conference)
New York; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Julius Randle and the New York Knicks host DeMar DeRozan and the San Antonio Spurs in non-conference action.
NEW YORK (AP) — James Harden returned to action for the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night after missing more than a month with a strained right hamstring.
Harden came off the bench with 8:06 remaining in the first half against the San Antonio Spurs.
San Antonio Spurs (33-35, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Brooklyn Nets (45-24, second in the Eastern Conference)
Brooklyn; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: San Antonio heads to Brooklyn for a non-conference matchup.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs used the agony of their most humiliating defeat this season as motivation for an uplifting victory, and it couldn’t have come at a better time.
DeMar DeRozan had 23 points and the Spurs set a franchise record for points in the first half while rolling to a 146-125 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Police have charged a 23-year-old man with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a 6-year-old girl at a San Antonio car club meetup.
Andrew Rey Elizondo, an acquaintance of the child's mother, was arrested Monday afternoon in the Sunday night shooting, Police Chief William McManus said.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A Dallas man has been arrested on a charge of smuggling migrants after more than three dozen people were found in and around a big rig that was stopped in San Antonio, federal prosecutors said Friday.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is back in the ring for the third time in less than five months with a “Cinco de Mayo” theme serving as a backdrop for the Mexican star after the pandemic scrubbed the same matchup a year ago.
MIAMI (AP) — The postgame routine between San Antonio’s Gregg Popovich and Miami’s Erik Spoelstra is almost always the same. A handshake or embrace near midcourt at the final buzzer. They exchange a few words.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Police in San Antonio fatally shot a man who had earlier killed a man working in a shed outside his home, the city's police chief said.
San Antonio officers responded Tuesday night to a home after a 49-year-old man went into the shed and killed Bobby Borrego, 49, Police Chief William McManus said.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio police on Sunday said it was a passenger in the front seat who opened fire on an officer following a routine traffic stop, leading the wounded officer to fatally shoot the driver and that passenger.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Two men were killed and a woman and a San Antonio police officer were wounded in a shootout Friday following a routine traffic stop.
Around 11:30 a.m., an officer stopped a pickup truck containing three occupants for an undetermined reason on a street on the city's West Side, Police Chief William McManus said.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP) — A handgun-wielding man who opened fire outside the San Antonio airport was fatally shot by police Thursday, hours after he'd shot at vehicles from a highway overpass in the northern part of the Texas city, officials said.
President Joe Biden on Tuesday said he would pick the president of the American Statistical Association to lead the U.S. Census Bureau as it works toward releasing data from the 2020 census that will be used for redrawing congressional and legislative districts.
DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets watched not one, not two but three close-in shots miss in the closing seconds.
Things are definitely bouncing their way at the moment.
Jokic had 26 points, 14 assists and 13 rebounds to help the Nuggets win their eighth straight by holding off the San Antonio Spurs 121-119 on Friday night when DeMar DeRozan’s shot attempt at the buzzer rolled out.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas child welfare officials said Wednesday they received three reports alleging abuse and neglect at a San Antonio coliseum that is holding more than 1,600 immigrant teenagers who crossed the southern border.
Andre Drummond didn't even make it to halftime of his debut with the Lakers before a toenail came off and put the four-time rebounding leader back on the sideline as Los Angeles lost to Milwaukee.
LaMarcus Aldridge's first game in a month, with Brooklyn, was quite a bit smoother — 11 points, nine rebounds and six assists for the former San Antonio player in a breezy win over Charlotte.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tara VanDerveer hugged each of her Stanford players as they climbed the ladder to cut down the nets, capping a taxing whirlwind journey and ending an exhausting championship drought for the Cardinal.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jordan Spieth tapped in for par to win the British Open for his third major and 11th victory in just five years on the PGA Tour. He never imagined he would go 1,351 days before he felt that way again.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Haley Jones came up with a big shot, and Stanford got a little bit of luck to get back to the national championship game for the first time in 11 years.
Jones scored 24 points, including the go-ahead jumper with 32 seconds left, to help Stanford beat South Carolina 66-65 on Friday night and advance to the women’s NCAA Tournament title game.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The order popped onto the screen, a request for a 16-gigabyte USB flash drive from someone inside the NCAA Tournament bubble.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man wanted in connection with a homicide case in Texas has been arrested in southern Arizona, authorities said Thursday.
Oro Valley police said 34-year-old Nicholas Darimont was taken into custody Monday outside a shopping center north of Tucson.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio has become the last major Texas city to establish a sign-up portal for scheduling COVID-19 vaccinations.
City Council voted on Wednesday to set up the portal, allowing residents to be notified when vaccination appointments become available.
BIG WELLS, Texas (AP) — A South Texas deputy was expected to make a full recovery after he was shot during a traffic stop, according to authorities.
Dimmit County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Joshua Garcia was questioning Rocky Carrizales during a traffic stop near Big Wells Tuesday evening when the suspect began firing at the officer, Sheriff Marion Boyd said in a Facebook post.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert promised the Women's Basketball Coaches Association he will work with coaches to fix the “stark difference” between the Division I men's and women's tournaments.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Wiffle ball games and ping-pong tournaments. Boat rides, TikTok videos and Uno. Lots and lots of Uno, in fast-paced games in which the cards fly in a frenzy.
The men's and women's NCAA Tournaments in Indianapolis and San Antonio aren't all COVID-19 tests, basketball and contact tracing.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Sue Bird has a different take on the ending to the Baylor-UConn Sweet 16 matchup: The former Huskies point said Tuesday that it was actually good for the growth of women’s basketball.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Baylor coach Kim Mulkey thinks the NCAA should do away with COVID-19 testing for the Final Four and implied Monday night that players should be able to participate in those games even if they're infected with the coronavirus.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The game was billed as a marquee matchup of uber-talented freshmen Paige Bueckers and Caitlin Clark. While those two didn't disappoint, it was Christyn Williams and UConn's other upperclassmen who stepped up and helped the Huskies advance.
The chairman of the NCAA's Board of Governors gave President Mark Emmert a vote of confidence Saturday, saying the association’s top governing body was satisfied with how he has addressed inequities in the college basketball tournaments and with his leadership through a tumultuous 10 days.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Mark Emmert acknowledged the glaring failures to give the coaches and players in the women's tournament the same attention the NCAA gave the men was a result of a lack of communication between the two basketball staffs along with focusing on trying to tip off both events safely during a pandemic.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A man who was threatening his estranged common-law wife and three children in San Antonio was fatally shot by an officer early Friday, according to Police Chief William McManus.
Officers called to a domestic disturbance about 1:30 a.m.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Stan Albeck, the former San Antonio, Cleveland, New Jersey and Chicago head coach during a long NBA career, died Thursday in hospice care at son John's home. He was 89.
John Albeck told the San Antonio Express-News his father entered hospice care Thursday after having a stroke March 14.