Accuser files first lawsuit against Boerne gymnastics coach jailed for sexual misconduct

The nine-year-old girl alleges 74-year-old Mike Spiller put his hand inside her leotard during a practice at the Boerne Gymnastics Center in April. SAN ANTONIO — The mother of a nine-year-old girl is suing Boerne gymnastics instructor Mike Spiller on behalf of her child, who alleges the coach molested her during a practice in April.  … Read more

Trial for ex-border patrol agent accused of killing four close to wrapping up

The trial of Juan David Ortiz, who confessed to killing four women four years ago, was moved from Laredo to San Antonio. SAN ANTONIO — The murder trial of ex-Border Patrol agent Juan David Ortiz is coming to an end as closing arguments are slated for Wednesday morning. Ortiz faces an automatic life-in-prison sentence if convicted … Read more

Disabled Texas man dies after he was tied by mother and stepfather in RV and neglected, report says

A Texas man died after his mother and stepfather abused him, tethered him to a bed for weeks and used home remedies to try and treat his severe injuries, according to media reports. The victim, 45-year-old Edwin Colleson, died on Sunday at a Houston hospital days after the alleged abuse was uncovered at an RV … Read more

For Bexar County Deputy James Kirkendoll, earning a master’s has been ‘the hardest thing I’ve ever done’ – UTSA

Next week, Kirkendoll will cross the stage with his master’s degree in criminology and criminal justice—proof that, as he put it, “nothing is impossible.” “If you put in the work, the results are going to be outstanding,” he said. The caveat: Be willing to give up some things, like sleep. Between 60-plus hours on the … Read more