Latest San Antonio News

San Antonio migrant deaths lead to slow effort to ID victims

Jun. 29, 2022 00:06 AM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Victims have been found with no identification documents at all and in one case a stolen ID. Remote villages lack phone service to reach family members and determine the whereabouts of missing migrants. Fingerprint data has to be shared and matched by different governments. ...

51 migrants die after trailer abandoned in San Antonio heat

Jun. 28, 2022 23:03 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Desperate families of migrants from Mexico and Central America frantically sought word of their loved ones as authorities began the grim task Tuesday of identifying 51 people who died after being abandoned in a tractor-trailer without air conditioning in the sweltering Texas...

Truck tragedy a reminder of struggle to stop migrant deaths

Jun. 28, 2022 18:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Drowned in the Rio Grande. Murdered in Mexico. Perished in the Arizona desert. For migrants traveling to the United States, the journey has always been full of peril. A tragic reminder came this week when at least 51 people died after being abandoned in the back...

Texas official: Death count in San Antonio migrant tragedy climbs to 51.

Jun. 28, 2022 16:19 PM EDT
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Texas official: Death count in San Antonio migrant tragedy climbs to 51.

Texas official: Death count in San Antonio migrant tragedy climbs to 50.

Jun. 28, 2022 11:06 AM EDT
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Texas official: Death count in San Antonio migrant tragedy climbs to 50.

Hospital confirms deaths of 2 more migrants, bringing death toll to at least 48 after trailer abandoned in San Antonio

Jun. 28, 2022 10:14 AM EDT
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Hospital confirms deaths of 2 more migrants, bringing death toll to at least 48 after trailer abandoned in San Antonio.

46 migrants found dead in abandoned trailer in San Antonio

Jun. 28, 2022 07:59 AM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Forty-six people were found dead after being abandoned in a tractor-trailer on a remote back road in San Antonio in the latest tragedy to claim the lives of migrants smuggled across the border from Mexico to the U.S. Sixteen people were hospitalized, including four children. ...

San Antonio Fire Chief: 46 people died from heat in semitrailer

Jun. 27, 2022 22:33 PM EDT
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio Fire Chief: 46 people died from heat in semitrailer.

AP source: At least 40 people found dead in back of tractor trailer in San Antonio area

Jun. 27, 2022 21:48 PM EDT
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — AP source: At least 40 people found dead in back of tractor trailer in San Antonio area.

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Jun. 27, 2022 07:11 AM EDT

Austin American-Statesman. June 26, 2022. Editorial: It’s time to close the dead suspect loophole In the aftermath of the deadliest school shooting in Texas history, families of the victims in Uvalde have pleaded with law enforcement for a full accounting of a...