UK royals traveling to Boston with eye on environment prize

LONDON – The first overseas trip by the Prince and Princess of Wales since the death of Queen Elizabeth II begins Wednesday, an occasion to show the world as much about who they are not as who they are. With their three-day visit to Boston, focused on Prince William’s initiative to find the environmental entrepreneurs … Read more

Allegations against Boerne gymnastics coach span decades, cross borders

A grand jury Tuesday indicted 74-year-old Mike Spiller on charges of indecency with a child. SAN ANTONIO — Authorities in Boerne Tuesday detailed charges against a gymnastics instructor they accuse of exposing himself to a child he coached.  Mike Spiller bonded out of jail Tuesday, but Boerne police arrested him again on a second charge involving … Read more

Annual Christmas at the College event honors Robb Elementary victims

UVALDE, Texas – The annual Christmas at the College is a beloved tradition in Uvalde, and this year, they honored the 21 victims of the Robb Elementary shooting. Thousands of Christmas lights illuminate the Southwest Texas Junior College (SWTJC) campus in Uvalde. “Every year, you know, it grows, and you just — it’s so rewarding … Read more

Second Bexar County jail study focuses on morale improvements to fight staffing shortage

SAN ANTONIO – For the second time in two months, a consultant recommends changes to help the Bexar County jail to help address its chronic under-staffing problems. Hired in fall 2021 to evaluate the jail and its operations, American Correctional Consultants President E. Keith Neely presented his findings and recommendations to Bexar County commissioners Tuesday. … Read more

Fugitive engaged in shootout with law enforcement in Floresville before he was shot, Texas DPS says

Floresville High School was briefly on lockdown. Dozens of officers responded to the busy area, but authorities say only the suspect was hit. FLORESVILLE, Texas — A wanted fugitive engaged in a shootout with law enforcement in a busy area near Floresville High School before he was shot by an officer, according to the Texas … Read more