City rolls out violent crime reduction plan The hot-spot policing initiative is the first part of the three-pronged strategy to prevent and reduce violent crime. by Iris Dimmick Latest Sandoval accuses Pelaez of ‘tantrum’ as council mulls final pandemic relief funding by Iris Dimmick Council members move to boost renters’ awareness of their rights by Iris Dimmick Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio gets $840K to add mental health services by Iris Dimmick Bexar County to distribute more anti-overdose drugs to deputies by Iris Dimmick Many foster kids have to switch therapists over and over. These advocates want to change that. by Iris Dimmick More news Activists submit 38,000 signatures in effort to put policing issues on city ballot The City Clerk’s office has 20 business days, until Feb. 8, to verify more than 38,000 signatures gathered on a petition. by Iris Dimmick San Antonio obstetrician: Abortion ban complicates high-risk pregnancy care For doctors who work with high-risk pregnancies, Texas’ abortion ban has added an extra layer of pressure and paperwork when making life-or-death decisions. by Iris Dimmick Will San Antonio follow NYC’s strategy to hospitalize more homeless people struggling with mental illness? Opinion: New York Mayor Eric Adams is making it easier to forcibly hospitalize people suffering from mental illness. Will San Antonio follow? by Melissa Fletcher Stoeltje 160 people died in San Antonio while unhoused in 2022 — more than double last year SAMMinistries will need more than double the number of candles it brought to the memorial last year, when 71 people who died were honored. by Iris Dimmick Council approves $44 million in first, ‘transformational’ round of housing bond funding The $44 million, which includes some money from federal housing programs, will fund 14 home and rental projects across the city. by Iris Dimmick Councilman McKee-Rodriguez’s crime reduction proposal gets yellow light from committee A San Antonio council committee will move forward with a plan to create a system that would work to prevent crime and recidivism. by Iris Dimmick Armed protesters, supporters outside all-ages drag show remain largely peaceful Protesters who called the Tuesday show inappropriate for children were outnumbered by LGBTQ supporters outside the Aztec Theatre downtown. by Iris Dimmick As threats against LGBTQ community rise, police brace for protesters outside drag show Supporters of the LGBTQ community are organizing a counterprotest in response to a frequently armed group’s plan to demonstrate at the Aztec Theatre. by Iris Dimmick SAPD files DWI charge against Clayton Perry San Antonio police filed a DWI charge against Councilman Clayton Perry (D10) on Tuesday. by Iris Dimmick $500M public partnership to expand health care access in southern Bexar County The partnership will include a health clinic, a community hospital and a medical office building on 68 acres near the Texas A&M San Antonio campus. by Raquel Torres $44M in housing bond projects could build or rehab 2,500 affordable units A third of the units to be built or rehabbed are what the city calls “deeply affordable,” for those earning 50% or less than area median income. by Iris Dimmick Bexar County grand jury indicts fired police officer in shooting of Erik Cantu A grand jury indicted former San Antonio police officer James Brennand on two counts of aggravated assault by a public servant and one count of attempted murder. by Iris Dimmick Load more posts Loading… Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.