Contrary to initial reports, SAPD “did in fact attempt to secure fingerprints from the handgun found at the scene of the February 2014 shooting.”
Councilman Ron Nirenberg (D8) and Bexar County Democratic Chairman Manuel Medina revisited their differences over the Vista Ridge pipeline project during a mayoral forum at Trinity University’s Chapman Center auditorium.
As a collaborative hub that brings together the services of several social service agencies, the Neighborhood Place serves 70,000 area residents a year.
The Trump administration removed federal protections for transgender students, which inspired more than 50 community members to rally at Main Plaza.
“If there was ever a call to action for state officials to get serious about reforming foster care, this was it,” State Rep. Chris Turner said.
Top State leaders have remained silent on whether they’ll provide more resources for sex-trafficking victims or more funding for the child welfare system.
Texas only has one specialized treatment center that can care for up to 20 of the state’s estimated 80,000 child sex trafficking victims at any given time.
The first time Yvette ran away from her home in San Antonio, she was 15. An older relative in the house had been molesting her since she was a child.
In the last year and a half, Texas lost more than 300 beds in facilities meant for the most troubled foster kids and is scrambling to replace them.
When the long-term foster care system fails them, many children turn to the underground sex industry, where pimps promise them security and affection.