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Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Federal lawsuit claims excessive force by Austin police

One week after an Austin police officer shot and killed an unarmed, black 17-year-old, two San Antonio tourists filed a federal excessive force lawsuit against several Austin Police Department officers.

Saturday, July 4th, 2015

Suspect in San Marcos, New Braunfels bank robberies pleads guilty

A San Antonio man charged with pulling heists at eight banks and a credit union, including a Wells Fargo branch in San Marcos, is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty this week to two counts of bank robbery...

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Same-sex marriage advocates battle in court

A federal court in San Antonio will hear arguments Wednesday in a case challenging the legitimacy of Texas’ constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. It is one of several cases pending in courts statewide, a venue in which gay rights...

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