San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO  | With Leonard gone, a new look for Popovich and the Spurs

SAN ANTONIO  — The most tumultuous offseason in Gregg Popovich’s two decades with the Spurs ended with the trade of star Kawhi Leonard to Toronto. And Popovich says he is fine with that. The Spurs traded Leonard and Danny Green to the Toronto Raptors for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl and a conditional 2019 first-round pick … Continue reading SAN ANTONIO  | With Leonard gone, a new look for Popovich and the Spurs

AP sources: Leonard going to Raptors, DeRozan going to Spurs

Two people familiar with the situation say San Antonio and Toronto have reached an agreement in principle on a trade that will send Kawhi Leonard to the Raptors and DeMar DeRozan to the Spurs. One of the people says the Spurs also are sending Danny Green to the Raptors as part of the deal. Both … Continue reading AP sources: Leonard going to Raptors, DeRozan going to Spurs

HUNTSVILLE, Texas | Texas executes man for 2004 slaying of store owner

HUNTSVILLE, Texas  — A Texas prisoner was executed Tuesday evening for the fatal shooting of a San Antonio convenience store owner after courts turned down appeals that the state parole board improperly rejected the inmate’s clemency request because he’s black. Christopher Young, 34, never denied the slaying, which was recorded on a store surveillance camera, … Continue reading HUNTSVILLE, Texas | Texas executes man for 2004 slaying of store owner

NAACP News: Governor of Puerto Rico to Address NAACP at 109th Annual Convention

SAN ANTONIO, TX – The NAACP, the country’s oldest and largest national civil rights organization, announces that Governor Ricardo Rosselló of Puerto Rico will attend the organization’s 109th Annual Convention and deliver remarks to NAACP Convention delegates in San Antonio, Texas. Led by NAACP President Derrick Johnson, the Convention will also include continuing legal education … Continue reading NAACP News: Governor of Puerto Rico to Address NAACP at 109th Annual Convention

HUNTSVILLE, Texas  | San Antonio store owner’s killer set for execution

HUNTSVILLE, Texas  — A Texas death row inmate was set for execution Tuesday evening as lawyers argued in the courts that the state parole board improperly refused his clemency request because he’s black. Christopher Young was condemned for fatally shooting a San Antonio convenience store owner during an attempted robbery nearly 14 years ago. Young, … Continue reading HUNTSVILLE, Texas  | San Antonio store owner’s killer set for execution

SAN ANTONIO | Detaining immigrant kids is now a billion-dollar industry

SAN ANTONIO  — Detaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually — a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds. Health and Human Services grants for shelters, foster care and other child welfare services for detained unaccompanied and separated children soared … Continue reading SAN ANTONIO | Detaining immigrant kids is now a billion-dollar industry

The Latest: Grizzlies offer Kyle Anderson 4-year deal

The Latest on NBA Free Agency (all times EDT): 10 p.m. Kyle Anderson has signed a $37 million, four-year offer sheet from the Memphis Grizzlies. Anderson agreed to the terms Friday, according to a person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because neither the Grizzlies nor the San Antonio Spurs publicly … Continue reading The Latest: Grizzlies offer Kyle Anderson 4-year deal

NBA | The Latest: Tony Parker leaving San Antonio for Charlotte

NBA – The Latest on NBA Free Agency (all times EDT): 3:50 p.m. Tony Parker‘s time in San Antonio is over, after 17 seasons and four NBA championships. A person with knowledge of the negotiations says Parker has agreed to sign a two-year, $10 million deal with the Charlotte Hornets. The person spoke to AP … Continue reading NBA | The Latest: Tony Parker leaving San Antonio for Charlotte