DART unit targets South Side motel with more than 400 calls for police service

SAN ANTONIO – A South Side motel near the I-10 and I-37 interchange is getting a host of extra attention over what city officials say is continuing and increasing criminal activity. Armed with a Dangerous Assessment Response Team (DART) warrant on Tuesday, San Antonio Police and other city departments descended on the Ever Kleen Motel … Read more

ER physicians begging lawmakers to help with overcrowded emergency departments

SAN ANTONIO – The reasons for crowded emergency rooms are complicated, but one main issue is called patient boarding. Patient boarding is where admitted patients are held in the emergency department when there are no inpatient beds available. Those inpatient beds are sometimes filled with patients who need to be getting care elsewhere. Often, it’s … Read more

San Antonio man sentenced to 8 years in prison for killing motorcyclist, leaving scene

SAN ANTONIO – A San Antonio man charged with manslaughter after fatally striking a motorcyclist was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison. Daniel Campa pled guilty and accepted a plea deal for causing the death of Romero Maldonado, 61, in October 2021. Campa fled a minor crash, drove twice the posted speed limit and … Read more

Texas lawmakers to tackle property tax cuts and border security during special session

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick noted there’s been an absence of cooperation with House leaders in passing various bills, including plans on providing property tax-relief. AUSTIN, Texas — Lawmakers in Austin won’t be going home for at least the next 30 days after Gov. Greg Abbott called a special session to address property taxes and border … Read more