Legendary boxing referee Mills Lane dies

Respected for being tough but fair, Lane’s famous “Let’s get it on!” command became the final words heard before many memorable fights. RENO, Nev. — Mills Lane, the Hall of Fame boxing referee who was the third man in the ring when Mike Tyson bit Evander Holyfield’s ear, died Tuesday. He was 85. Lane had … Read more

Family suspects retaliation in East Side fires

San Antonio – The flames that destroyed an East Side home burned bright and hot Tuesday morning, and family members believe they were fueled by revenge. The blaze was called in a little before 4:15 a.m. Tuesday and destroyed the house at the end of Cardiff Avenue, just a treeline away from the westbound lanes … 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