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Death toll rises to 51 after Mexican and Guatemalan migrants ‘stacked’ in San Antonio tractor trailer

Officials report that the death toll in the horrific incident where bodies were found “stacked” inside a truck’s tractor-trailer near San Antonio has grown to at least 51 people.Mexico’s foreign secretary Marcelo Ebrard tweeted early on Tuesday that US authorities had confirmed that at least 50 individuals had died, a figure that had grown by four since it was reported on Monday night that a trailer was discovered on a road southwest of the city’s downtown by a local worker who heard a cry for help. Later on Tuesday the death toll rose to 51.When he came to investigate,...
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2 Men Charged in Connection with Deaths of 53 People Found Inside 18-Wheeler: Reports

Two men have reportedly been charged in connection with the deaths of 53 people who were found inside an 18-wheeler in southwest San Antonio, Texas, on Monday. According to court documents obtained by CNN, Juan Claudio D'Luna-Mendez and Juan Francisco D'Luna-Bilbao are charged federally with being in "possession of a weapon by an alien illegally in the United States."
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Bexar County officials share new details about smuggling victims

SAN ANTONIO – Bexar County officials gave new information Tuesday about the victims of Monday’s migrant-smuggling tragedy that left 51 people dead and more than a dozen others injured. “Today we mourn for those 51 immigrants who came to us to breathe that fresh air but instead found...
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Dozens of migrants found dead in abandoned truck in Texas

Dozens of people were found dead in a truck on the edge of San Antonio, Texas that was left abandoned on the side of the road. The vehicle was filled with migrants from several countries including Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras. Firefighters arrived on the scene after reportedly hearing calls for help to open the truck’s doors.June 28, 2022.
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3 in custody after 46 found dead in 18-wheeler in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) - Three people are in custody after 46 people were found dead inside a tractor-trailer on the southwest side of San Antonio.San Antonio police, fire trucks and ambulances surrounded an 18-wheeler near the 9600 block of Quintana Road, next to railroad tracks, KSAT reported. A worker nearby said they heard cries for help when the trailer was discovered, doors cracked open with 'stacks of bodies' inside.According to San Antonio Fire Department Chief Charles Hood, all injuries were heat related and patients were 'hot to the touch.' Hood said during a press conference Monday night that those...
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Two kangaroos fisticuffs at San Antonio Zoo caught on camera

HOUSTON (CW39) Two kangaroos faced off in their enclosure at San Antonio Zoo in San Antonio, Texas, on June 14. This footage, filmed by zoo president and CEO Tim Morrow, shows the unnamed kangaroos exchanging blows. In a Twitter post accompanying the video, Morrow said: “Who wants some? MMA (Marsupial...
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San Antonio's Best Quality Daughter unveils newly renovated patio with full-service bar

Asian American fusion eatery Best Quality Daughter this week unveiled long-awaited upgrades to its patio, which now boasts an outdoor bar, new awnings and ceiling fans. The restaurant, which opened in the Pearl in November of 2020, shared sneak peeks of the new digs on social media this week, telling fans, “there’s a shaded seat with your name on it.”
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Gruene’s Last Call now open

Kenzie Denoyer (center) co-owns Gruene's Last Call with her grandmother, Brenda Denoyer. (Eric Weilbacher/Community Impact Newspaper) Gruene’s Last Call, a craft cocktail bar, opened in Gruene Lake Village in May at 2348 Gruene Lake Drive, Ste. A, New Braunfels, next to Kora Kora Coffee and The Gruene Door. Owner Kenzie Denoyer said the shop makes all syrups in-house and fresh squeezes any juices used in its cocktails. The menu describes what the shop wants a patron to experience, she said, rather than the ingredients in that make up each cocktail. It also offers a selection of beer and wine. www.grueneslastcall.com, www.facebook.com/gruenes-last-call, www.instagram.com/grueneslastcall.
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Hyatt Regency San Antonio River Walk Celebrates 40-Year Anniversary with $38 Million Transformation of Guest Rooms

Photo courtesy Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk. San Antonio, Texas – Hyatt Regency San Antonio, the premier River Walk hotel, announces the completion of a $38 million renovation. The project completely transformed the hotel’s 602 guestrooms and 28 suites to reflect an upscale urban experience showcasing its location as a connecting feature between Alamo Plaza and the River Walk.
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