Two injured in north San Antonio apartment complex fire that draws massive SAFD response

Officials said around 10 p.m. that the blaze was extinguished, and the cause under investigation. SAN ANTONIO — More than 40 engines and about 100 firefighters responded to a north San Antonio apartment building to rescue residents from flames and smoke.  Two were hospitalized with smoke inhalation and were in critical condition as of Tuesday … Read more

2 hospitalized in critical condition after apartment complex fire north of downtown, SAFD says

SAN ANTONIO – Two people were hospitalized in critical condition, and multiple people were rescued from their balconies during a fire at an apartment complex north of downtown, according to San Antonio Fire Department Chief Charles Hood. The call was reported in the 900 block of Huisache at the Blanco Apartments complex on Tuesday night. … Read more

Crime Stoppers offers reward for information in fatal stabbing

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the suspect responsible for the murder of Robert Hurley. SAPD officers found Hurley, also known as “Charles,” in a pool of blood with multiple stab wounds at 6:30 p.m. on February 23. Charles was discovered outside of the Sorento … Read more

Chilean circus has fought LGBTQ discrimination for 54 years

SANTIAGO – The transformation begins as night falls on this semi-desert esplanade on the outskirts of Chile’s capital, with Arturo, Alejandro and René applying makeup and donning wigs, feathers and sequins to become “Verónica Power,” “Alexandra” and “The Crazy Purse Woman.” The characters are classics of the Timoteo Circus, a show that has fought prejudice … Read more

‘They sold them like cattle’: Bexar County archivists document area’s slave trade history | Together We Rise

How much Black history should be taught in schools remains unresolved. In Bexar County Spanish Archives, the county’s slave trading history is accessible to all. SAN ANTONIO — Talk of slavery in the context of classroom instruction may come with controversy, fiery conversations, and incertitude. But a trip to Bexar County’s Spanish Archives is a free … Read more

As a San Antonio family mourns their loved one, police release photos of the suspects involved with his murder

“How can they live with themselves? How do you shoot somebody and leave them to die?” asked the sister of Simon Estrada. SAN ANTONIO — A San Antonio family said a father shot and killed was at the wrong place at the wrong time. Meanwhile, San Antonio Police released new clues in the capital murder … Read more