A government watchdog group based in Austin has asked the Texas Public Integrity Unit to investigate state Sen. Ken Paxton, R-McKinney. The request has to do with Paxton advising his law clients of securities investments without having a license to do so.
While working as an attorney, Paxton solicited clients and invested their money without having a license to do so. The Republican nominee for Texas attorney general admitted wrongdoing and paid the $1,000 civil penalty.
Hemisfair Park's makeover is a step-by-step process, one that the public will be invited to be a part of this week.
Hemisfair leaders are expecting hundreds of people to join in on a public workshop Tuesday at Sunset Station that will make clear the direction Hemisfair's Civic Park should take. That's the second and largest of three future parks at Hemisfair.
Residents will be presented with design concepts and the option to say how they feel about them. The city will take the feedback into consideration and will influence how the park will be laid out.
The now famous case of Michael Morton looms over Texas law, law enforcement, and legal procedure.
Convicted of murdering his wife, Morton was sentenced to life in prison in 1987, but would later be completely exonerated fro the crime. It is a cautionary reminder of what happens when overzealous law officials and prosecutors decide the facts of a crime rather than investigate it.
The Department of Defense has released the name of a Fort Hood soldier who died in San Antonio last week.
The Army says Private First Class Donnell Antwain Hamilton, Jr., died Thursday, July 24, at Brooke Army Medical Center, from an illness that was diagnosed in Afghanistan.
Hamilton, who the Army says was from Kenosha, Wisconsin, had served on active duty as an M-1 armor crewman since October, 2012. He had been assigned to Fort Hood since April of 2013 and deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in July of 2013.
The San Antonio Public Library System is debuting a new way to expand the reach of its digital book system.
When going to the library you expect to see rows of book shelves, but now the library is experimenting with its walls. Its digital library community project takes vinyl wallpaper that looks like a bookshelf where each book in the image has a QR code, and places it in senior centers, YMCA locations, and at Haven for Hope.
Library Director Ramiro Salazar said the goal is to show what resources the library has available.
A well-established business in San Antonio is defending itself after allegations that a security guard discriminated against a same-sex couple. Thursday night, a rally was held at Sanchez Ice House, where the owner's daughter, Sharon Castillo, read a statement.
But also present at the gathering were the complainants in the case, Maricela Fonseca and her girlfriend, Gina Ramirez.
The get together also featured patrons to the bar, where people relaxing with beer buckets could be seen unwinding from the week.
Texas Matters: As Congress comes up on summer break there is still no solid solution in place for what to do with the unaccompanied minors coming into Texas. There are several plans up for proposal but even Texas Democrats disagree with each other. Also on this show: According to one report, the number of abortions in Texas has dropped since last year's passage of a new abortion law.
Congress running out of time for border/immigration solution