Business in Five Points - San Antonio, TX

Schools traditionally have used a program that focuses on getting students up to speed with English, but not strengthening Spanish at the same time, SAISD officials said.

Officer Tyrone Andrews lost his battle with cancer on July 14. A week later, his fellow Dallas police officers were up before the sun, escorting the 27-year veteran's body to his hometown in Louisiana, which would serve as Andrews's final resting place
Sr. Cpl. Earl "Jamie" Givens, a motorcycle officer with the traffic unit, had one of the most dangerous jobs of the endeavor.
He rode ahead of the mass of vehicles, using his motorcycle and flashing lights to block traffic from entering…

Prison employees experience PTSD on par with Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans, a new study from a Washington State University College of Nursing

Animal Care Services officer Kassie Bennett is one of several ACS officers who cite pet owners for not providing adequate shelter or fresh water to their pets outside in the sweltering, South Texas heat.

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A feud between a man and his grandmother over his girlfriend staying at the grandmother's home exploded into violence that ultimately led to him taking dozens of people hostage inside a Los Angeles supermarket, a relative said Sunday
Investigators believe Gene Evin Atkins, 28, shot his grandmother several times and wounded his girlfriend at their South Los Angeles home on Saturday afternoon…

Let's face it - you probably have spirits at home. Why not try these places where you can drink and also enjoy their amazing atmosphere or food?

Last week, it seemed like Erving Botaka-Yobama had gotten his big break
The 19-year-old soccer player was signed on July 14 by Torpedo Moscow, a club that plays in Russia's third division. But just six days later, his contract was terminated - and critics say it's because Botaka-Yobama is black.
Though Botaka-Yobama was born and raised in Russia, his parents are Congolese. His signing was met with a torrent of hate from some of Torpedo's hardcore fans. "There may be black in our…

Texas and six other states filed the lawsuit in May asking the court to "immediately rescind and cancel all DACA permits currently in existence," which legal experts say would lead to the deportation of more than 126,000 young Texans.

Whether you want to take the whole family out or sip on some fancy cocktails with your well-behaved four-legged companion, we’ve found places sure to...

The New York Police Department says the rapper went to a police precinct early Sunday to report what happened to him. Police say the rapper became uncooperative after filing the report.

Three bodies were recovered Sunday after a massive apartment fire in San Marcos that affected about 200 residents, officials said.

Kero Kero Bonito, an indie pop band that never fails to deliver bouncy, unfathomably-adorable, video game-intro music adjacent bops, has just announced a world tour...

Officers said one suspect was arrested while three others are at-large.

With its sweet smell and stickiness, flypaper attracts and then traps flying insects that land on it. Should is a piece of mental flypaper. Once we unfurl it, our thoughts get gummed up, stuck in place, and usually not a good place. For us or others.

What's the science? Patients with epilepsy demonstrate abnormally elevated neuron firing and synchronization which contributes to seizures. Developing treatments that can reduce this neuron excitability and synchrony is a promising area of research. Many patients do not respond to anti-epileptic

This appeared in Sunday's Washington Post
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Like presidential respect for the independence of the Justice Department, presidential respect for the independence of the Federal Reserve is an unwritten rule but vital to modern American governance. And like Justice Department independence, Fed independence solidified, as a norm, partly in reaction to President Richard Nixon's abuses of power. Nixon's obstruction of Watergate investigations is famous…

Rain showers early with overcast skies later in the day. High around 80F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - If it were a normal summer, Jaxon O'Mara would be on vacation. Mollie Davis and Emmett Lockhart would be hanging out with friends - typical teenager stuff, they said
Instead, they have met with Gov. Larry Hogan, R, and, on Saturday, the man who wants to replace him, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous.
But this is not a normal summer for the teens: in March, there was a shooting at their school, Great Mills High School, that killed one of…

Researchers pinpoint the exact role of the posterior parietal cortex in mice and showed that it contains a mix of neurons attuned to visual processing, decision-making and action.

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland - The idea of Tiger Woods as a major-tournament threat, which flickered all along in golf imaginations even as it also spent much of this decade in a dormancy, returned fiercely on Saturday when Woods's name appeared atop the British Open leader board. He had spent a third round in placid conditions by the North Sea making a steep, brisk climb
By birdieing six of his first 14 holes while bogeying none, Woods had gone from even par and a crowded…