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Man carrying ax allegedly uses bicycle to run from police

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Castle Hills police have caught up with a man who they say tried to run from them on a bicycle early Friday morning.

19-year-old in critical condition after being shot on Northeast Side, police say

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A 19-year-old was taken to an area hospital after being shot on the city’s Northeast Side late Thursday night, San Antonio police said.

Body found in Comal County could be missing San Antonio woman, Crystal Garcia, police say

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The body was found Wednesday night in a field along York Creek Road near Interstate 35 during a collaborated search between SAPD, New Braunfels police and the Comal County Sheriff’s Office.

‘Preying on patients’: SAPD asks victims to come forward after nurse’s sexual assault arrest

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After arresting a local family nurse practitioner on suspicion of sexual assault, San Antonio police are asking any other potential victims to come forward.

Floresville music tutor arrested after internet vigilantes record him trying to meet minor at San Antonio hotel: affidavit

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The Texas Rangers have arrested a former San Antonio-area music tutor who was caught on camera allegedly attempting to meet a teenager for sex.

Texas toddler dies after accidentally shooting himself in head with family member’s gun, police say

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A two-year-old is dead after a tragic accident involving a family member’s firearm.

Recognize him? Police, Crime Stoppers seek suspect in robbery of Southeast Side cellphone store

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San Antonio police and Crime Stoppers are looking for the person responsible for the robbery of a Southeast Side cellphone store back in August.

Shooting at East Side gas station leaves man with wound in his jaw

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A man is recovering from a gunshot wound in his jaw that he says he suffered at an East Side gas station.

America’s Hidden ‘Constitution-Free Zones’

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Federal agents are shielded from civil lawsuits in 10 states by circuit court rulings that effectively grant them absolute immunity―even for documented cases of abuse. Hamdi Mohamud of Minnesota wants the Supreme Court to determine that preventing her from suing a federally deputized police officer infringes her right to equal justice.

Will New Education Funding End School-to-Prison Pipeline?

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The promise of $122 billion in federal stimulus funds for education reform comes at a critical moment, when the pandemic has aggravated the already “enormous challenges” faced by at-risk youth, says a Sentencing Project report.

National Police Reform Dies on Capitol Hill

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A key sticking point was GOP resistance to rethinking qualified immunity for police officers, but negotiators couldn’t even agree on a “slimmed-down” version, remaining apart on issues like restrictions on the deadly use of force and the creation of a national database on officer misconduct.

Florida’s Sanctuary City Ban Tossed Out by Judge as Racist

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U.S. District Judge Beth Bloom has struck down parts of a Florida law aimed at banning local governments from establishing sanctuary city policies, arguing in part that the law is racially motivated and that it has the support of hate groups.

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