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Pair charged for plot to attack White House, Trump Tower

Sep. 25, 2020 3:02 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Federal authorities have arrested two men on terror charges for allegedly plotting to bomb or shoot up sites including the White House and Trump Tower in New York City in attacks inspired by the Islamic State group. Jaylyn Christopher Molina, of Texas, and Kristopher Sean Matthews, of...

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2019, file photo, Florida State head football coach Mike Norvell speaks at n during an NCAA college football press conference in Tallahassee, Fla. Norvell has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not coach the Seminoles in-person this week as they prepare for Miami. He released a statement Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 saying he tested positive Friday. His wife and daughter tested negative Saturday morning, he said. (AP Photo/Phil Sears,  File)

FSU coach Norvell tests positive for virus before Miami

Sep. 19, 2020 9:47 PM EDT

Florida State coach Mike Norvell has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not coach the Seminoles in-person this week as they prepare for Miami. Norvell released a statement Saturday saying he tested positive a day earlier but is feeling fine. He said his wife and daughter tested negative Saturday. Florida State...

FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2018 file photo, Chick-fil-A signage is displayed in downtown, Athens, Ga. Chick-fil-A said Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, that it no longer plans to open a restaurant in the San Antonio airport, even though the Texas city relented and agreed to let it do so after more than a year of legal wrangling. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP, File)

Chick-fil-A: No longer seeking lease at San Antonio airport

Sep. 14, 2020 5:04 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Chick-fil-A said Monday that it no longer plans to open a restaurant in the San Antonio airport, even though the Texas city relented after more than a year of legal wrangling that began when some city leaders opposed the fast-food chain getting a spot, citing donations made by company...

HFM*A photograph of Army veteran Damian Daniels is displayed before mourners during his funeral at Alabama National Cemetery in Montevallo, Ala., on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. Daniels, an Alabama native who served in Afghanistan, was fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy at his home in San Antonio, Texas, last month. Relatives say he was troubled mentally. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)

Combat vet killed by Texas deputy buried in Alabama on 9/11

Sep. 11, 2020 11:26 PM EDT

MONTEVALLO, Ala. (AP) — His Army stint complete after serving in Afghanistan, Damian Daniels left Alabama to begin a new life in Texas. He bought a house, enrolled in college and supported the Black Lives Matter movement. Black himself, Daniels was working to start a new business when paranoid...

Police: Shoplifting suspect shot dead after stabbing officer

Sep. 4, 2020 7:55 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A San Antonio police officer and a security guard fatally shot a Black shoplifting suspect Friday after he stabbed the officer in the face, officials said. The shooting happened about 2:30 p.m. in the parking lot of an H-E-B supermarket in northwest San Antonio. Police Chief William...

Black veteran was 2nd person in mental crisis deputy killed

Sep. 3, 2020 6:53 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A Texas sheriff’s deputy who fatally shot a troubled Black veteran last week near San Antonio also shot and killed a man suffering from a mental health crisis 10 years ago. The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office identified John A. Rodriguez, 52, a 14-year member of the force, as...

Mathias Ometu speaks outside the Bexar County Courthouse Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 to the media in San Antonio, Texas.  Police officers detained Ometu while he was jogging on Aug. 28,  as a suspect in a nearby domestic violence call, saying he resembled a sketchy description given by the complainant. However, the complainant refused to come to the scene immediately to positively identify Ometu.  The delay in his positive identification led to a two-day jail stay until he was cleared. (William Luther/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)

Black jogger jailed after mistaken ID arrest speaks out

Sep. 3, 2020 5:15 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A Black jogger who spent nearly two days in jail after mistakenly being arrested by San Antonio police because they said he fit the description of an assault suspect says it was a traumatic experience that no one should have to go through. Mathias “Marty” Ometu, a...

Police chief defends arrest of Black jogger; DA drops case

Sep. 1, 2020 5:19 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio police officers “acted appropriately” in their arrest of a Black jogger, even though they misidentified him as an assault suspect based on a sketchy description, their chief said Tuesday. Even so, Chief William McManus said he and Bexar County District Attorney...

Los Angeles Clippers' Kawhi Leonard (2) fouls Dallas Mavericks' Luka Doncic (77) during the second half of an NBA first round playoff game Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

With Clippers moving on, Leonard rolls into second round

Aug. 31, 2020 2:40 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard has been the star of two championship runs, winning NBA Finals honors with San Antonio and Toronto. He's playing better now than in either of those. Leonard will ride a career-best streak of five straight 30-point postseason games into the Western Conference...

Verty chats on his phone while his wife Saint Jean holds up her 1-year-old daughter at their house in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. The Trump administration has sharply increased its use of hotels to detain immigrant children before expelling them from the United States during the coronavirus pandemic. Verty says government contractors at a hotel where he was detained gave his family, including his daughter, cups of ice to eat to pass temperature checks prior to their deportation flight, even though they had tested negative for COVID-19. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

US now using several hotel chains to detain migrant children

Aug. 28, 2020 9:54 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government has detained children at several major hotel chains — more than previously known — during the coronavirus pandemic instead of transferring them to government-funded shelters, according to new data released Friday. Since March, the Trump administration has...