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When Kula needed water to stop wildfire, it got a trickle. Many other US cities are also vulnerable

Sep. 30, 2023 09:43 AM EDT

Hours before devastating fires scorched the historic town of Lahaina on Maui, Kyle Ellison labored to save his rental house in Kula, a rural mountain town 24 miles away, from a different blaze. As high winds whipped burning trees and grass, Ellison and his landlord struggled with...

The American soldier who bolted into North Korea 2 months ago has returned to the US

Sep. 28, 2023 17:07 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The American soldier who sprinted into North Korea across the heavily fortified border between the Koreas more than two months ago was whisked to a Texas Army base Thursday for medical checks and interviews after his return to the U.S., according to the Pentagon. ...

Video appears to show Pvt. Travis King returning to U.S. after his release in North Korea, landing at San Antonio, Texas

Sep. 28, 2023 04:37 AM EDT
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Video appears to show Pvt. Travis King returning to U.S. after his release in North Korea, landing at San Antonio, Texas.

Man pleads guilty to smuggling-related charges over Texas deaths of 53 migrants in tractor-trailer

Sep. 27, 2023 19:20 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — One of six men charged in Texas over 53 migrants who died last year in a sweltering tractor-trailer has pleaded guilty for his role in the nation's deadliest human smuggling attempt from Mexico, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. Christian Martinez, 29, is the...

Dolphin that shared a tank with Lolita the orca at Miami Seaquarium moves to SeaWorld San Antonio

Sep. 25, 2023 20:50 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A Pacific white-sided dolphin who shared a tank with Lolita the orca at the Miami Seaquarium until Lolita died last month has been moved to SeaWorld San Antonio, where he will live with others of his species, officials said Monday. Li’i will be joining other Pacific...

Country singer-songwriter Charlie Robison dies in Texas at age 59

Sep. 10, 2023 19:11 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Charlie Robison, the Texas singer-songwriter whose rootsy anthems made the country charts until he was forced to retire after complications from a medical procedure left him unable to sing, died Sunday. He was 59. Robison died at a hospital in San Antonio after...

San Antonio shooter wounds 2 officers during car pursuit, police say

Aug. 25, 2023 02:43 AM EDT

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP) — A suspect shot and wounded two Texas officers during a car pursuit before barricading himself in an apartment complex Thursday evening, police said. He was later arrested after police set up a perimeter around the area, San Antonio Police Chief William...

Texas elementary school students escape injuries after a boy fires a gun on a school bus

Aug. 23, 2023 11:18 AM EDT

SEGUIN, Texas (AP) — Authorities say no one was injured after a Texas elementary school student fired a gun while on a crowded school bus. The bullet struck the back of a bus seat and was stopped by steel inside the seat as the bus arrived Tuesday morning at Jefferson Elementary...

NBA releases its schedule for the coming season, with an eye on player rest and travel

Aug. 17, 2023 17:22 PM EDT

Maximizing player rest and limiting travel demands were again part of the NBA's formula for the upcoming regular season, the league indicated Thursday when announcing the schedule for 2023-24. Teams have an average of 14 instances of back-to-back games this season, up slightly from...

IHeartMedia: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Aug. 09, 2023 05:23 AM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — SAN ANTONIO (AP) — IHeartMedia Inc. (IHRT) on Tuesday reported a loss of $884.5 million in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the San Antonio-based company said it had a loss of $5.93. The results did not meet Wall Street expectations. The...