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Woman found stabbed multiple times in rural Atascosa County, airlifted to San Antonio hospital
SAN ANTONIO — Authorities in Atascosa County say a young woman is "fighting for her life" after she was found stabbed multiple times in a wooded area Friday afternoon. Captain Max Peralta of the Atascosa County Sheriff's Office (ACSO) confirmed to KENS 5 they were investigating the case as an "attempted homicide." The unidentified woman, believed to be in her 20s, was airlifted to a San Antonio hospital in critical condition.
Human remains found in Von Ormy in July identified
BEXAR COUNTY, Texas – Human remains found in a suitcase earlier this year have been identified. The Bexar County sheriff said the remains are those of 51-year-old Ricardo Sanez. His torso was found in a suitcase in southwest Bexar County in July. Sheriff Javier Salazar says Sanez was involved...
DA’s office denied removal of children from home before baby was burned, injected with meth, state rep says
SAN ANTONIO – The Bexar County District Attorney’s Office denied several requests by Child Protective Services to remove six children who were found living in “filthy” conditions, state Rep. John Lujan confirmed to KSAT 12 News. One of the children was a 1-year-old girl who suffered...
Fight Between TX Mother And Son Ends In A Heartbreaking Suicide
An argument shockingly left a 19-year-old dead after shooting his mother before taking his own life. Mother Shot by Son in Domestic Dispute Turned Tragic. In a heartbreaking turn of events in Somerset, a small Texas community is grappling with the aftermath of a domestic dispute that escalated into a fatal shooting. The incident, which unfolded at approximately 5:00 p.m. on Monday in the 19000 block of North Dixon Street, in Somerset, Texas.
Knox named Chaplain
Logan Knox, a member of the Poteet Grange, was selected to serve as Chaplain for the National Grange youth officer team at the 157th National Grange Session in Niagra Falls, NY, on Nov. 17. He and his family attended workshops and events while there. He did a wonderful job of...
Man says 'he didn't want to be late for work' as excuse for deadly high-speed crash
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (WOAI) — He didn't want to be late to work. That's the excuse a Texas man gave investigators after topping speeds of 120 mph and killing a mother and daughter recently in Far South Bexar County, according to deputies. But in a bizarre twist, WOAI learned...
Relieved mother reacts to arrest of son's suspected killer
Nathan Martinez is jailed in Bexar County on bonds totaling more than $1 million. Investigators used evidence gathered from multiple shootings to track him down.
Weekend construction lane closures
Friday, December 1 until Friday, December 8. Daily 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Alternating eastbound frontage road lane closure from La Cantera Parkway to IH-10 eastbound frontage road for concrete beam placement. Daily alternating closures. CPS Energy closures:. The IH 10 Project will consist of installing a new overhead primary...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Puppies Up for Adoption in lytle, TX
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to lytle..
Teenager Dead, Mother Wounded in Somerset Shooting Incident
• A shooting in Somerset resulted in the death of a 19-year-old man and the injury of his mother. • The incident occurred during an argument at their home in the 19600 block of North Dixon.
Bexar County DA's Office denied CPS request to remove children 3 times before 1 year-old scalded and shot up with meth
SAN ANTONIO - A one-year-old girl was scalded with boiling water then shot up with meth, allegedly by her parents to stop her from crying. Fox San Antonio has uncovered new information in the case of a 1-year-old who was scalded with hot water and then shot up with meth 14 to 18 times allegedly by her parents. According to information we uncovered, Child Protective Services attempted to remove all six siblings from the home before the horrific incident in November. However, those requests were denied by the Bexar County District Attorney's Office.
Construction subcontractor sentenced to 30 years for coworker's senseless killing
SAN ANTONIO - A construction subcontractor was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison in the death of his coworker. Omar Martinez-Vargas, 37, had pled guilty on Oct. 13 to the first degree murder of Miguel Miranda-Hernández, 50, who was found dead last year at a Northeast Side apartment complex.
Thanksgiving Week Tragedy as Teen Guns Down Mom Then Self in Somerset Shocker
A domestic dispute in Somerset took a horrific turn, leaving a teenage shooter dead and his mother fighting for her life. At the epicenter of this Thanksgiving week tragedy stands a house on North Dixon Street, where an argument blossomed into a familial nightmare around 5 p.m. yesterday, as reported by KSAT.
San Antonio just made it easier for residents to identify where dangerous dogs live
SAN ANTONIO — There are thousands of stray dogs roaming Bexar County. Many of them could be considered dangerous, but so could some dogs with owners. San Antonio Animal Care Services (ACS) is doing its part to register those dogs online with a new tool meant to help keep residents safe.
DA's office drops charge against one San Antonio officer accused of beating suspect
The same day, the DA added a second charge against the other officer accused of punching a man inside his East Side home.
Testimony begins in Rumfield murder trial
The trial for a Poteet landlord facing a murder charge, began on Tuesday at the Atascosa County Justice Center in Jourdanton. Jimmy Garza is accused of killing Brad Rumfield on Feb. 25, 2021, at BR Outfitters. Both 81st/218th Judicial District and defense attorneys presented opening statements on Tuesday morning after a jury was selected on Monday.
Urgent Search for Missing Teen with Medical Condition in San Antonio
San Antonio police and the Bexar County Sheriff's Office are conducting an active search for Maritza Fernandez, a missing teenager known to have a medical condition. Fernandez was last seen in the area of Montauk and Bridge Hampton. She is described as having shoulder-length hair, currently dyed black, and was last seen wearing a black hoodie, black pants, and white shoes. Fernandez, who is right-handed, stands at 5 feet and 1 inch tall, weighs about 125 pounds, and is identifiable by a scar over her left eyebrow.
Kavion Jones Accused of Near-Fatal Chokehold on Girlfriend as She Fights for Life in Bexar County
Bexar County is on high alert as the sheriff's office ramps up its search for Kavion Jones, the man accused of a brutal assault on his girlfriend that left her gasping for her life, FOX San Antonio reports. Last Wednesday, a distress call broke the silence, describing a situation where Jones was accused of nearly strangling his partner to death in a case of domestic violence.
Atascosa County Judge
As we enter the Christmas holiday season, I want to extend my appreciation to the generous folks who have contributed to the County Courthouse Christmas display. This Christmas Display is a new tradition in our community that would not be possible without the support and generosity of our community contributors. I want to give a huge thank you to District Judge Jennifer Dillingham, Atascosa County Court at Law Judge Bob Brendel, Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward, Retired District Judge Lynn Ellison, Methodist Hospital | Atascosa, the Pleasanton Express, Documation, Alonzo and Barbara Peeler, Norma and Tommy Jordan and Adam Figueroa, Thomas Moy and Sons Water Well Drilling and Services, and Linebarger Attorneys at Law. Your dedication to enhancing the holiday spirit in our county is very appreciated, and your contributions will undoubtedly illuminate our courthouse in ways that bring joy to all who pass by. I encourage every one of you to take a moment to visit our display, which will decorate the courthouse lawn for December. I know it will be a sight to see and will stand as a testament to the generosity of our community. While this year’s display is already finalized, we plan to grow the collection year by year. If circumstances allow, I invite those who couldn’t contribute this time to consider joining us in brightening our county courthouse next Christmas. Your support will continue to make our community shine and keep our new tradition alive.
DONATO ROAD PROJECT
The reconstruction project of Donato Road has begun in Poteet. The project is an interlocal agreement with Atascosa County and will be a complete rebuild. Officials advise to use caution when driving in the work zone area. Pictured are Nicholas Vasquez, Poteet City Council; Mark Gillespie, Atascosa County Commissioner Pct. 1; Mando Greigo, operator; Sammy Davidson, foreman; Abel Palasio; Trey Porter and Tim Gould. Not pictured is Darren Faulkner.