Author - Suzanne Melton

Texas AP Broadcasters radio, TV awards presented in Austin

Thirty-seven TV stations and 11 radio stations submitted 789 entries in the contest. A list of winners can be found at: http://discover.ap.org/contests/texas-broadcast . The Associated Press is a not-for-profit news cooperative representing 1.400 newspapers and 5,000 broadcast stations in the United States. … TELEVISION I & II and RADIO I & II COMBINED: TAPB-Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas Award: KBTX-TV, Bryan-College Station, "Tommy Wallis Investigation." Jordan-Flaherty Award 2017: KDFW-TV, Dallas. TELEVISION I and II COMBINED: Overall Excellence-Television: KHOU-TV, Houston. RADIO I and II COMBINED: Overall Excellence-Radio: KUT-FM, [...]

Worldwide Broker Network, Member Host EPIC Announce 58th Global Conference in San Antonio, TX

SAN FRANCISCO, April 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Worldwide Broker Network™ (WBN), the world’s largest fully integrated international network of independent Property & Casualty and Employee Benefits brokers, has announced its 58th Global Conference on April 11-14, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Partnering with Member Host EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, the 2018 Global Conference will include more than 300 brokers, carrier sponsors, and speakers from more than 100 countries for discussions on compliance, client engagement, specialty industry coverage, [...]

Facebook Sued Over Housing Discrimination

FLICKR CREATIVE COMMONSFacebook is being sued over housing discrimination. The National Fair Housing Alliance, along with affiliated groups in San Antonio, New York and Miami, have sued Facebook for violating the Fair Housing Act. The lawsuit says the company “continues to enable landlords and real estate brokers to bar families with children, women and others from receiving rental and sales ads for housing.” The suit comes as the social media company continues to deal with charges of the misuse of data, belonging [...]

Another blast strikes Austin; earlier, a package exploded in San Antonio

AUSTIN, Tx. — At least one person was injured Tuesday night in a reported explosion in a south Austin, Texas, neighborhood, officials with Austin-Travis County EMS said. There were no details on what caused the explosion or if it was connected to a string of recent bombings in Texas. EMS said a man in his 30s suffered potentially serious injuries and was taken to a hospital. The news of the most recent blast came on a day two bombs in packages in [...]

Former Texas State student convicted for deadly drunken driving crash

0 SAN MARCOS Woman convicted for deadly crash crash A former Texas State University student was convicted of intoxication manslaughter on Friday and faces prison time for her role in a deadly crash in 2016 that shattered a young family. Shana Lee Elliott was behind the wheel of a Chevrolet Impala on Texas 21 in San Marcos on Aug. 2, 2016, when she crossed into oncoming lanes and slammed into a Toyota Corolla carrying Fabian Guerrero-Moreno, 23, and his pregnant wife, [...]

Officials Seek Quick Fixes for Downtown Housing Affordability Issues

The Soapworks apartment complex has a new owner and is undergoing renovations, raising issues of affordability. Elected officials and City staff are looking into short-term solutions for residents concerned they will be priced out of apartments next to the multimillion-dollar San Pedro Creek improvements project. Possible avenues, suggested by Councilman Roberto Treviño (D1), are using funds from area taxing districts to help residents relocate, providing incentives to landlords to keep rents down, or some other assistance. “I want to make sure [...]

Badly Injured TX Firefighter Offers Thanks for Support

Error loading player: No playable sources found San Antonio firefighter Brad Phipps, who was badly injured nine months ago in the Ingram Square fire that killed his colleague Scott Deem, opens up in this news segment about his recovery and offers a thank you for the huge outpouring of support he’s received. Source Article

State Highlights: NYC’s Free Lead Testing Draws Only Small Number Of Children; Texas’s Nursing Home Chain Blames Lawsuits for Bankruptcy

Media outlets report on news from Massachusetts, Kansas, Minnesota, Florida, Wisconsin and New Hampshire. More than a month after New York City began offering free lead testing to nearly 3,000 children living in public housing apartments in the wake of a lead-paint scare, only 73 children have been tested under the initiative, city officials said. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration offered the testing after a Department of Investigation probe last year found the city’s housing authority had failed to conduct [...]

San Antonio FC Announces 2018 USL Schedule

News Release SAN ANTONIO, TX – San Antonio FC will travel to Sacramento to take on Republic FC on Saturday, March 17 for the club’s opening match of the 2018 USL season. The club will then debut in front of its home supporters at Toyota Field on Saturday, March 24 against Saint Louis FC at 7:30 p.m. The home opener marks the first of 17 USL regular season home games taking place at Toyota Field in 2018. SAFC will play every [...]

The Best San Antonio TX Housing For You

When it is time for you to find a new place to live, there are many things that can help you choose a great place that will fit the way that you like to live. Instead of making a quick decision that may not be the best one, you can use the tips shared here to help you find the perfect San Antonio TX housing option for you and your family. One thing that can help you find the [...]