Seven days after a gunman opened fire on worshipers at First Baptist, a congregation of about 50 – before 26 were slain – had multiplied to more than 500.
Hundreds gathered in Sutherland Springs Monday to memorialize the 26 lives taken during a Sunday service inside the small community’s First Baptist Church.
More than 1,000 first responders and citizens from across Texas gathered at the Tower of the Americas to honor the fallen heroes of Sept. 11, 2001.
Today, Aug. 28, marks the day that my father, my best friend, and mentor Jaime P. Martinez would have turned 71 years old. What a life he lived.
As a friend wrote on his Facebook page, Richard Stuart Teitz never stopped trying to save the world.
If you knew Jaime Martinez, chances are you probably have what I call a “Jaime story.”
I was introduced to Jaime P. Martinez by Rosie Castro at Panchito’s on Zarzamora Street in San Antonio’s Westside in the spring of 1997.
Friends and activists mourning the passing of civil rights leader Jaime Martinez sang, chanted, and released red and black balloons in his honor.
The high school sophomore died by self-inflicted asphyxiation on July 8, allegedly following the promptings of the nefarious online Blue Whale Challenge.
Officer Miguel Moreno is the 14th officer to be killed in the line of duty since 2000, and his death follows two recent passings of other first responders.