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High school students honor classmate killed in car accident

SAN ANTONIO — On Saturday evening, amid the long holiday weekend, dozens of students from Taft High School in San Antonio gathered to celebrate the life ...

Northside ISD opens investigation into high school coach

Alma Lopez has been with Taft HS in northwest San Antonio since 2010.

Taft alumnus, 'Black Panther' actor dies  mySA

Ronald Glenn "Abongo" Humphrey, an alumnus of Taft High School and actor in the 2018 blockbuster film "Black Panther," has died. A death notice from Dignity ...

Former SA high school standout student-athlete, Navy grad dies at 29  KSAT 12

Condolences and tributes have poured in over the past week after it was announced that Gary Myers Jr., a former standout student-athlete at Taft High School, ...

Missing 16-year-old last seen leaving Taft High School  WOAI

SAN ANTONIO -- The FBI and the Bexar County Sheriff's Office held a joint news conference Tuesday afternoon concerning a missing Taft High School student.

16-year-old Taft High School student missing  Spectrum News

A Northside high school student is missing and authorities are asking for the public's help.

Taft High School football star-turned-actor lands ‘Black Panther’ role  San Antonio Express-News

Excitement is growing for Marvel's newest superhero movie, “Black Panther,” and it turns out that San Antonio has a special reason to cheer. Abongo Humphrey ...

Students, teachers mourn loss of beloved Taft principal on social media  KENS 5 TV

Tommy Garcia, the longtime principal of William Howard Taft High School, passed away Tuesday, according to a tweet by Northside Independent School District ...

BCSO finds missing Taft HS student, parents arrested and charged with abuse

The parents of a previously missing Taft High School student have been arrested as BCSO says she was abused for not agreeing to an arranged marriage that ...

Former Communications Arts High School principal passes away  WOAI

SAN ANTONIO — Northside Independent School District community members and faulty are mourning the loss of a former Communications Arts High School ...

San Antonio students challenging school dress codes  San Antonio Express-News

In Harlandale Independent School District, students are challenging their district's longstanding dress code that they say oversexualizes girls and prioritizes ...

State might clip high school cosmetology classes — a bad move  mySA

One doesn't always leave the hairdresser looking the way one hoped. Sometimes all you need is a trim, maybe a little off the top or a quick shortening of the ...

Meet 26 NFL players from Greater Cincinnati high schools

Here's a look at the Greater Cincinnati high school alumni on NFL rosters.

EXCLUSIVE: Residents in apartment complex damaged by Hurricane Harvey could be evicted ... again  Corpus Christi Caller-Times

TAFT — Residents of the Rincon Point Apartments in Taft will soon be packing to leave their homes for the second time in less than a year. This time, the issue ...

Taft HS Teacher Is One of the Worst Bakers in America  San Antonio Current

San Antonio resident Judy Welch admits she isn't a very good cook. But that doesn't mean a little heat is going to keep her out...

For Texas-Born Soprano Megan Pachecano, Versatility Is A Key To Success  Texas Public Radio

Soprano Megan Pachecano makes her home in the northeast, but she's never far from her home state of Texas. “We always find each other,” she says. Even in.

NISD putting 2-year cap on Taft enrollment

Northside Independent School District has announced a two-year cap on Taft High School while they build a new high school in the Kallison Ranch area.

Police still searching for gunmen who killed local rapper

SAN ANTONIO — Police say the gunmen who shot and killed a local rapper after a concert on the northwest side of the city over a year ago are still at large.

Facing enrollment decline, SAISD begins teacher layoffs  mySA

The San Antonio Independent School District is eliminating about 60 teaching positions — with additional cuts likely — in response to declining enrollment and ...

Fast Times at California's Petroleum High  High Country News

A day in the life of the U.S.'s first high school academy devoted to oil production.

Eating W's? How Cowboys DT Antwaun Woods developed from fringe NFL player to starter  USA TODAY

FRISCO, Texas – Antwaun Woods says the words rang in his ears anew every morning until training camp. “There's no reason why you shouldn't be on an NFL ...

Harlan High School to relieve NISD student overpopulation

If you have kids, your day is probably built around picking them up and dropping them off at school.

San Antonio native among Texas stars on fall TV  San Antonio Express-News

San Antonio native James Roday returns to weekly prime-time television in the warm and personal ABC drama “A Million Little Things,” a dramatic departure ...

Nearly 3,500 S.A.-area students were disciplined for fighting during the 2016-2017 school year  mySA

About 3,500 students at San Antonio-area schools were disciplined for getting into fights during the 2016-2017 school year — nearly twice as many as the year ...

Burnet hosts third state High School BBQ Cook Off  Burnet Bulletin

Burnet Iron Dawgs member Preston Reeves wraps up his brisket during last year's Texas High School BBQ Cook Off Championship at Burnet High School.

National Signing Day: Texas recruiting updates  Spectrum News

Future college football athletes will make their commitments throughout the day today. Follow along.

Man shot, killed by security guard at apartment pool identified  FOX 29

SAN ANTONIO - Authorities identified the man shot and killed by a security guard following a fight at a pool late Thursday night.Nickolas Bosch, 40, was ...

Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

S.A. born Roday bids farewell to 'Psych'

that the long-running TV series “Psych” is barreling toward its end, star James Roday of San Antonio hopes to finally make it home for a Spurs playoff game.

High School Basketball: St. Anthony vs. Taft

Yorktown ISD selects new superintendent | Education  Victoria Advocate

Chad Gee began his first full week as the new superintendent for Yorktown ISD on Monday.

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

UTSA receives $5 million to support new cybersecurity education pipeline  UTSA Today

(Oct. 24, 2017) -- The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) has received a five-year, $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create a ...

San Antonio Teenager Faced Abuse for Objecting Arranged Marriage, Parents Charged  San Antonio Current

A San Antonio teenager who went missing in January has been found safe, but now her parents are facing child abuse charges, according to multiple...

6 women honored for their military service  Temple Daily Telegram

Six women veterans were honored for their *service* during a Legacy Women Veterans Recognition Event at the William R. Courtney Texas State Veterans Home ...

Unique retirement ceremony for Army Chief of Clinical Engineering

SAN ANTONIO - Inside a San Antonio beer hall, Chief Warrant Officer Four David L. Reid fights back tears as he speaks to the gathering of friends and family.

Agency Profile: Northside ISD Police

At 8:50 a.m. the bell rings, marking the start of first period for the majority of the 518 students attending Communications Arts High School in San Antonio (TX).

San Antonio high schools: From worst to best - November 2014

A 2015 list published by Niche ranks 14,431 high schools based on dozens of statistics and over 4 million opinions from 280,000 students and parents.

School bus driver shortage forcing drivers to make 'double runs'

Hundreds of kids are waiting up to an hour to catch a ride home thanks to a shortage of bus drivers that's forcing buses to make double runs.

Exchange students enjoy their time in San Antonio

Maupus, who spent his exchange year at Churchill High School, won a tennis tournament and went to the prom, something he says is not done in France.

High school marching bands head for the heat  San Antonio Express

Marching bands practice before or after classes during the school year, but sometimes it's not enough for them to learn and refine their shows. UIL recently ...

Salsa competition means scholarships at St. Philip's College

SAN ANTONIO -- An hour to cook and half an hour to present. That's all the time 16 high school students got before local restaurant managers and chefs graded ...

Records: San Antonio-area schools with the highest number of drug and alcohol seizures in 2014-15

SAN ANTONIO — Crystal methamphetamine, cocaine and LSD were among the variety of drugs seized from students at San Antonio-area schools in the 2015 ...

O'Connor football team throws teen surprise birthday party after no one showed up to first party  KSAT 12

After no one showed for Diego Hernandez's 14th birthday party, the O'Connor High School varsity football team took matters into their own hands.

Texas Breaststroker Migs Martin Verbally Commits to TCU  SwimSwam

2014 Texas UIL 5A state champion in the 100 breast, Migs Martin, has verbally committed to the TCU Horned Frogs for 2016.

San Antonio-born star touts TV movie, Spurs  San Antonio Express-News

What better time, after such a turbulent year, to sit down with a silly, good-natured and very funny holiday TV show filled with friendship, snappy dialogue and ...

Presa House Gallery Celebrates the 40-Year Career of Artist Joan Frederick  San Antonio Current

An Oklahoma native with a strong background in Native American art history, artist Joan Frederick moved to San Antonio in 1986 and taught at Taft...

Raiders' Anderson commits early to play at Texas State  San Antonio Express

P.J. Anderson has been focused on football the past few months. Since basketball season ended in February, the Taft High School junior has worked on refining ...

Bland sees it all as DA  Odessa American

After enrolling at Texas A&M University, Robert Newton “Bobby” Bland IV went from being a shy and lonely freshman to a sophomore confident in his speaking ...

S.A. school names reflect history  San Antonio Express-News

School names in S.A. reflect history — and different local traditions.

San Antonio soldier killed in Afghanistan  San Antonio Express

A San Antonio soldier, Pfc. Diego Montoya, 20, has been killed in Mehtar Lam, Afghanistan, his family said Friday. Family members said they didn't have many ...

Kneaders Bakery and Cafe Announces Second SA Location  San Antonio Current

Quick *service* bakeries are so hot right now. Kneaders Bakery & Cafe, which was launched in 1997 in Orem, Utah, is opening its second location...

Artist on Artist: Gary Sweeney Interviews Joan Frederick  San Antonio Current

Joan Frederick is a multi-media artist who arrived in San Antonio from Oklahoma in 1986. Beyond her artwork (which encompasses photography, sculpture and ...

Ex-chief's son describes pal's fatal shooting  San Antonio Express

The son of a former San Antonio police chief was the first witness called to testify Wednesday in the murder trial of a Taft High School graduate accused of killing ...

Strike up the band

The band will honor composer Fred Oldencott and retired NISD band directors Leland Sharrock of Taft High School and Wallace Dierolf of O'Conner High ...

Too Sweet To Eat: Polymer Clay Bling From Sweet Craft Jewelry  San Antonio Current

When Nicole Gonzalez set out to find her way in life after graduating from Taft High School, the San Antonio native decided to try her...

UAPB’s new head coach pleased with recruiting class  Pine Bluff Commercial

A celebration of University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Head Coach Cedric Thomas' first national signing day class was a success, and the Social Lounge was ...

NFL Draft: Ohio State sets record with 10 picks in first three rounds

Five more Ohio State Buckeyes were selected on the second evening of the 2016 NFL Draft, held at the Auditorium Theater in downtown Chicago. In the process ...

Extra-alarm fire struck at West Loop metal plating plant  WLS-TV

Hundreds of Chicago firefighters spent hours battling flames at a metal plating company in the West Loop neighborhood Thursday morning.

S.A. actors all over TV — including 'House of Cards’

SAN ANTONIO — I don't have to remind die-hard “House of Cards” fans that the wait for a new season of the addictive political drama is nearly over. What San ...

Puro San Antonio: Conchas, marranitos and Vero Mangos you can wear

One local artist's sweet talent is glamming San Antonian foodies in the latest pan dulce, burrito and Vero Mango fashions. You read that right. Nicole Gonzalez ...

Latino Celebs With Texas Roots; Stars Born in Texas  Latina

It may be dubbed the Lone Star State, but there are many Latino stars that hail from Texas! It seems like that they say is true, everything is bigger in Texas, ...

Melodious mayhem in 'Psych: The Musical'  San Antonio Express

SAN ANTONIO — San Antonio's “Psych” star James Roday never got a chance to perform musical theater at his alma mater, Taft High School. However, the ...

Hungry Hound: Café Istanbul in Wicker Park tastes like home for Turkish expats  WLS-TV

About 40000 Turkish expats live in the Midwest, a quarter of them in Chicago. Some of them are restaurateurs, making the same delicious food from back home.

Woman charged with attempted murder of Chicago police officer shot in Humboldt Park  WLS-TV

A 19-year-old woman was denied bail Sunday after allegedly shooting a Chicago police officer in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.

Customs says hack exposed traveler, license plate images  WLS-TV

U.S. Customs and Border Protection *service* says images of travelers and license plates have been exposed in a cyberattack that compromised a subcontractor's ...

PHOTO CONTEST: Teacher Makeover  WOAI

Having trouble viewing the contest form? CLICK HERE...OFFICIAL CONTEST RULESContest: WOAI/San Antonio Living's Teacher Makeover Photo ...

City announces plans to improve eastern end of Riverwalk  WLS-TV

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is officially announced Sunday a $10 million plan to revamp part of Chicago's Riverwalk.

Notre Dame cathedral fire: Before and after photos of fire damage  WLS-TV

See photos from before and after a fire destroyed its spire and its roof of the iconic Notre Dame cathedral in Paris.

Redefining Home  San Antonio Magazine

Gail Martinez was “home” to her four kids as they moved around the world for their father's Air Force career. Then Gail was killed during last year's terrorist attack ...

#ThankATeacher Trending Before National Teacher Day On May 6th  CBS Local

(CBS SF) — If you can write an essay, thank a teacher. If you learned a second language, thank a teacher. If you know how to spell “receive,” thank a teacher.

Armed carjackers target drivers in Uptown, Lakeview  WLS-TV

Armed carjackers targeted drivers in Chicago's Uptown and Lakeview neighborhoods on the North Side.

Kevin Love, Russell Westbrook & UCLA Fab 14: Ex Bruins Tearing Up The NBA  Bleacher Report

When did UCLA basketball become so ordinary? The school has a top notch coach in Ben Howland, outstanding recruits each and every year, and a winning ...

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