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'Incredible find' by Texas archaeologists — The real Alamo site

San Antonio - The Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, is an iconic monument to the spirit of Texians and of the soldiers who defended the mission against overwhelming odds for the 13 days they were under siege by the Mexican army in 1836.

High school football players could face charges for tackling ref

Marble Falls - Authorities in a small Texas city said Monday they are considering charging two high school football players with assault for a blindside tackle of a referee in the closing minutes of a game last week.

'Cannibal' drug hits Ibiza's party scene

San Antonio - The head of the drug squad on the Spanish Balearic Island of Ibiza has spoken to the media about a recent spate of biting attacks happening on the holiday island. This is apparently carried out by tourists, high on MDPV, sometimes known as bath salts.

Desperate and alone, immigrant children to be housed in Dallas

Dallas - More than 1,000 unaccompanied children who crossed illegally into Texas earlier this month are on their way to shelters in Dallas, Texas.

Texas father Tasered by police while trying to save son in fire

San Antonio - A Texas family claims that San Antonio used a Taser on the boy's father as he tried to rescue his son, who died in the blaze.

Venezuelan prisoners open nightclub in jail with strippers, music

San Antonio - It seems it is not always a bad thing to be a prisoner in Venezuela, as inmates of a jail have recently hosted the opening of their very own nightclub, complete with a music show and strippers.

Howard Stern's cross country 'AGT' taping scheduled revealed

Howard Stern headed to New Orleans, Louisiana on Saturday to judge hopefuls for the new season of "America's Got Talent".

Student expelled for refusing to wear RFID tracking chip badge

San Antonio - A student who had protested a pilot program initiated in her school for students to carry IDs with RFID tracking chips embedded was expelled from her school. However, a judge later blocked the suspension pending further hearings.

Small rare spider becomes a roadblock in San Antonio Texas

A rare spider species, believed to be extinct in the last 30 years, was found in road infrastructure work in Bexar County in San Antonio. The finding caused a major delay in the project, becoming a roadblock in the area's busiest intersection.

U.S. students, parents protest against tracking chips in ID cards

San Antonio - Parents and students in a Texas city are protesting an initiative concerning the school's ID badges. Two schools are currently in a pilot program that involves new student IDs that contain tracking chips.

NBA: Spurs withstand late charge from Raptors Special

Toronto - A day after Lin-sanity captivated the city, Toronto Raptors picked up the pieces after back-to-back heartbreaking losses to push another of NBA’s best to the limit.

NBA:The Lakers embarrassed the Spurs on their home court 99-83

San Antonio - The Lakers have been rolling since the All-Star Break winning six in row beating the Atlanta Hawks, Portland Trailblazers, and the Oklahoma City Thunder to name a few. Sunday they took on the league-leading San Antonio Spurs.

SeaWorld trainers prepare to swim with killer whales again

Orlando - SeaWorld officials say they are preparing trainers to re-enter the tanks with the park's killer whales for the first time in a year following the death of veteran trainer Dawn Brancheau, who was killed by the orca Tilikum in full view of an audience.

Toyota holds launch to mark Tacoma move to Texas

Production of Toyota's Tacoma, the company's best-selling pickup truck, has moved to San Antonio in Texas. The move was made last month but the launch ceremony took place Friday. The move has led to the creation of around 1,000 new jobs.

School teacher arrested after motel check-in with 12 y.o. boy

San Antonio - A San Antonio, Texas school teacher was jailed over the week-end on a charge of aggravated sexual assault after being accused of taking one of her former fifth-grade students to a motel early Saturday and performing a sex act with him.

Baboon attack seriously injures caretakers Special

San Antonio - In some circles bio-medical research on primates is a nice way to say animal torture. Two baboons held captive and experimented on in a lab in Texas fought back this week and attacked workers seriously injuring one who need hospitalized for his wounds.

Op-Ed: Spurs Are Looking Tired and Old

The San Antonio Spurs are on the verge of missing the playoffs and are plagued by injuries. If the Spurs don't get rest during this break it might be the end.

NBA: Spurs Dominate the Heat

San Antonio Spurs' power forward Tim Duncan recorded a double-double to help the Spurs put out Dwayne Wade and the Miami Heat.

NBA: Portland holds off San Antonio in 98-94 Win

Portland Trailblazers' guard Jerryd Bayless scored a game-high 31 points and a game clinching shot beat the San Antonio Spurs.

San Antonio Spurs lose to Phoenix Suns

Tim Duncan's game high of 34 points was not enough as the San Antonio Spurs lost to the Phoenix Suns at the U.S Airways Center.

Grandmother Calls In Bomb Threat In San Antonio

A Texas grandmother has been accused of calling a bomb threat to a school that refused to let her visit her grandkids. The woman's daughter had not given the school permission for visits with her.

Mother claims devil told her to kill baby son

Police called to a home in San Antonio, Texas early yesterday morning made a horrifying discovery: The decapitated body of a 3-week-old baby boy. The infant had also been stabbed.

Man Escapes Prison And No One Notices

When Esequiel Pena escaped from jail no one seemed to notice. The convicted felon from San Antonio, Texas who was serving time due to violating terms for his supervised release from an undisclosed crime.

Texas Pastor Killed by Lightning

One person died and two others were injured when they ignored one of the most basic rules about protecting yourself from a lightning strike: don't stand under a tree. The 50 year old pastor of a San Antonio church died instantly when hit by lightning.

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FOOTBALL COUNTRY: View from a roadside park on U.S. Hwy 281 shows the city of Marble Falls  Texas  w...
FOOTBALL COUNTRY: View from a roadside park on U.S. Hwy 281 shows the city of Marble Falls, Texas, where two visiting high school football players are being investigated for tackling a referee near the end of a game last week.
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The San Antonio Spurs huddling before a game
The San Antonio Spurs huddling before a game
The Spurs on the bench  during a timeout
The Spurs on the bench, during a timeout
DIRECTORS: Corporate headquarters for refinery owner Tesoro Corp. is located in San Antonio  Texas.
DIRECTORS: Corporate headquarters for refinery owner Tesoro Corp. is located in San Antonio, Texas.
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This is the only Alamo most Texans care to know about.
This is the only Alamo most Texans care to know about.
The San Antonio Spurs in a huddle
The San Antonio Spurs in a huddle