Lakers top Spurs in James' return for first road victory
LeBron James scores 21 points in his return from a five-game absence, Anthony Davis had 25 points and 15 rebounds and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the San Antonio Spurs 105-94 on Friday night for their first road victory of the season.
Fired cop posts bond after being charged in teen's shooting
A fired San Antonio police officer has posted bond and been released after he was charged in the shooting of a teen as the youth sat in a car eating a hamburger. James Brennand posted $200,000 in bonds after he turned himself in Tuesday night to face two counts of aggravated assault by a public official in the Oct. 2 shooting of 17-year-old Erik Cantu, who remained on life support according to his family. Brennand, a 27-year-old rookie officer, reported the vehicle Cantu was sitting in had evaded him the night before during an attempted traffic stop.news.yahoo.com
Celebrities fined for using too much water amid drought in California
Severe droughts in California have led some counties to enact unprecedented water budgets. But a CBS Los Angeles investigation found that celebrities like Kourtney Kardashian and Sylvester Stallone are using as much as three times their allotted water budget. David Goldstein, the CBS Los Angeles reporter who led this investigation, joins Ben Tracy on CBS News to discuss.news.yahoo.com
Bodies of migrants who died in Texas trailer come to Mexico
People in the Mexican mountain town of San Marcos Atexquilapan (Ah-tex-ki-LAH-pahn) spent days preparing and collecting donations to cover the funeral costs of three teenage cousins who were among the 53 migrants who died inside a semitrailer in Texaswashingtonpost.com
Texas abortion provider Alan Braid will reopen clinics in Ill., N.M.
Choose your plan ArrowRight Alan Braid, who defied the Texas abortion ban last fall, selected locations most accessible to patients who can no longer access the procedure in their home states. AdvertisementSan Antonio, where Braid’s Texas clinic was based, is an 11-hour drive from Albuquerque and a 14-hour drive from Carbondale. Rather than close his doors in 2015, when new restrictions forced approximately half of all abortion clinics in Texas to shutter, Braid took out a loan and began building a $3 million state-of-the-art facility to comply with the laws. Local antiabortion activists say they’re thrilled Texas patients will no longer have easy access to Braid’s clinic. When the clinic closes its doors, she said, she’ll be “ecstatic.”“It’s hard to even describe how happy I’ll be,” she said.washingtonpost.com
A migrant survivor of the trailer: 'They couldn't breathe'
The advice of a friend to stay near the door of a semi-trailer may have saved Yenifer Yulisa Cardona Tomás from the deadly end that 53 other migrants met when the truck was abandoned last week on the outskirts of San Antonio. Cardona Tomás, a 20-year-old from Guatemala’s capital, said in a phone interview Monday from her hospital bed that it was already hot on June 27 when she stepped out of the warehouse on the Texas side of the Mexico border where she had been waiting and climbed into the back of the trailer. Remembering her friend's advice about staying near the door where it would be cooler, Cardona Tomás shared it with another friend she had made during the journey.news.yahoo.com
Feds Detail Frantic Texts Between Driver and Organizer of Doomed Migrant Truck
Anderson County Sheriff's OfficeA 28-year-old Texas man accused of orchestrating the horrific smuggling operation that killed 53 migrants this week frantically texted the driver when the truck went off the radar and later admitted to a confidential informant he had no idea the air conditioning had failed in the sweltering big-rig, the feds say.Christian Martinez, 28, was arrested Tuesday on a trafficking charge involving death that could land him life in prison or the death penalty after migrantnews.yahoo.com
51 migrants die after trailer abandoned in San Antonio heat
Desperate families of migrants from Mexico and Central America are seeking word of their loved ones as authorities begin identifying 51 people who died after being abandoned in a tractor-trailer without air conditioning in the sweltering Texas heat.
‘What the hell do you need an AR-15 for?’ Spurs coach Popovich, Castro brothers speak at ‘Stand with Uvalde’ benefit rally
Hundreds of people gathered in San Antonio’s Travis Park on Saturday to stand with the town of Uvalde during a call-to-action event in support of the victims and families affected by the mass shooting at Robb Elementary.
The dream of the mid-2000s will be alive at ‘When We Were Young’ festival in Las Vegas
Grab your eyeliner and flat irons, because a music festival featuring the titans of mid-aught emo music are playing for one day only at the appropriately titled When We Were Young music festival in Las Vegas on Oct. 22.