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Emilie Eaton | Despite Plea From Victim's Son, San Antonio Man Executed For Murder, Robbery

7/20/2018
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San Antonio Express-News staff writer Emilie Eaton has details on 34 your old Christopher Anthony Young, a San Antonio man convicted in the robbery and murder of a Southeast Side convenience store owner, who despite pleas from the victim’s son to save his life, was executed Tuesday evening. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/news/article/San-Antonio-man-executed-for-murder-robbery-13083445.php.

Duration:00:19:50

Silvia Foster-Frau | Controversial Handling of Sutherland Springs Donations

7/13/2018
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San Antonio Express-News immigration reporter Silvia Foster-Frau is back on the program to discuss a recent update to the 2017 Sutherland Springs shooting and how victims’ families, as well as those who survived, are trying to move on with their lives with the help of approximately $3 million in donations to the First Baptist Church.

Duration:00:18:14

Josh Baugh | E-Scooters Invade San Antonio

7/6/2018
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San Antonio Express-News senior reporter Josh Baugh has details on the recent invasion of electric scooters that can be found in downtown San Antonio, as well as the two new companies that will soon join in.

Duration:00:23:05

Lauren Caruba | Separated Families in El Paso

6/29/2018
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San Antonio Express-News education reporter Lauren Caruba describes her time reporting in El Paso on the recent happenings involving separated families at the border. Find more info at https://www.expressnews.com/news/local/article/In-Tornillo-shelter-migrant-kids-spend-their-13025328.php

Duration:00:19:59

Gilbert Garcia | 'Mexican American Studies' Course

6/22/2018
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This week San Antonio Express-News Metro Columnist Gilbert Garcia gave his take on the ongoing back and forth by the Texas State Board of Education on what to call a course on Mexican-American history, noting that the debate highlights the "cynical stigma of the hyphen." Find more details at https://www.expressnews.com/news/news_columnists/gilbert_garcia/article/SBOE-debate-highlights-the-cynical-stigma-of-the-12999227.php

Duration:00:23:31

Scott Huddleston | Proposed Alamo Changes Remain Controversial

6/14/2018
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San Antonio Express-News staff writer Scott Huddleston has details on the $450 million re-imagining of the Alamo that would involve relocating the 1930s Cenotaph. Find more details at https://www.expressnews.com/news/local/article/Proposed-Alamo-plan-would-overhaul-heart-of-12976917.php

Duration:00:18:52

Richard Webner | Hays Street Bridge Apartments Closer to Reality

6/8/2018
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San Antonio Express-News business reporter reporter Richard Webner gives updates on the controversial apartment complex that may soon be built on the city's east side. Find more details at: https://www.expressnews.com/real-estate/article/Hays-Street-Bridge-apartments-closer-to-reality-12967138.php

Duration:00:15:05

Silvia Foster-Frau | Castro Leads San Antonio in a Growing Number of Cities Rallying for Migrant Children

6/1/2018
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San Antonio Express-News immigration reporter Silvia Foster-Frau explains how a confluence of multiple reports and events have confused some while others, notably U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro of San Antonio, have pushed for better treatment of immigrant children in the United States. Find more details at https://www.expressnews.com/news/local/article/Castro-leads-San-Antonio-in-a-growing-number-of-12952397.php

Duration:00:18:53

Josh Brodesky | Two Weeks in Jail Without Seeing an Attorney

5/25/2018
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San Antonio Express-News staff editorial writer and columnist Josh Brodesky has details on two pregnant, female prisoners who were recently released from jail after having gone roughly two weeks without meeting their public defenders. Find more details at https://www.expressnews.com/opinion/columnists/josh_brodesky/article/Two-weeks-in-jail-without-seeing-an-attorney-12926740.php

Duration:00:20:56

Alia Malik | SAISD to Lay off 132 Teachers

5/18/2018
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San Antonio Express-News staff writer Alia Malik has details on the San Antonio Independent School District's plan to cut more than 100 teachers and support staff following their largest ever enrollment decline. Find more details at https://www.expressnews.com/news/education/article/SAISD-to-lay-off-132-teachers-in-all-12914457.php

Duration:00:17:52

Brian Chasnoff | Catherine Amato DWI Charge Dismissed

5/11/2018
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In February, a magistrate judge ruled that police could use “all reasonable force necessary” to draw the blood of Catherine Amato, who was refusing to submit to any sobriety tests or provide samples of her breath or blood after being pulled over, with the presiding judge finding that a San Antonio police officer had “probable cause” to believe that Amato was driving while intoxicated on NW Loop 410, the second time in less than two years that the prominent local businesswoman had been...

Duration:00:17:44

Josh Baugh | San Antonio Tricentennial

5/4/2018
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San Antonio Express-News senior reporter Josh Baugh explains how plans for San Antonio’s Tricentennial celebration have changed, followed by a discussion of how events this week have been perceived.

Duration:00:19:35

Elaine Ayala & John MacCormack | San Antonio’s Fiesta

4/26/2018
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San Antonio Express-News reporters John MacCormack & Elaine Ayala discuss the importance of Fiesta to San Antonio & how best to maintain the celebration for years to come. John's article about the first Battle of Flowers is available online at https://www.expressnews.com/fiesta/article/First-Battle-of-Flowers-ended-in-a-brawl-12865089.php.

Duration:00:25:38

John MacCormack | Corrupt Texas Sheriff Released From Prison

4/19/2018
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San Antonio Express-News reporter John MacCormack recounts the 1991 drug crime that sent Presidio County Sheriff Rick Thompson to what was originally life in prison. Despite that sentence, this week Thompson was released from custody. https://www.expressnews.com/news/local/article/Corrupt-Texas-sheriff-soon-to-be-released-from-12810361.php

Duration:00:18:58

Sig Christenson | New “Military City” Podcast

4/12/2018
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San Antonio Express-News Senior Reporter Sig Christenson was embedded with the 3rd Infantry Division during the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003. Sig’s Iraq-related Express-News projects include “Witness to War,” a special section recounting the invasion and early occupation of Iraq; “The Only Retreat,” a three-part series detailing the sole U.S. defeat during the Iraq invasion, and stories on soldier and family stress resulting from repeated deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, as his...

Duration:00:24:03

Silvia Foster-Frau | Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Recovery

4/6/2018
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San Antonio Express-News education reporter Silvia Foster-Frau’s grandfather is Puerto Rican, & due to hurricane damage, left the unincorporated US territory until power was restored to his home. Silvia recently visited the island & discusses some of the issues she researched during the trip. https://www.expressnews.com/opinion/commentary/article/A-trip-home-to-where-Abuelo-s-heart-lies-12774715.php

Duration:00:18:23

Alia Malik | Largest-Ever Enrollment Decline Driving SAISD Budget Shortfall

3/30/2018
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San Antonio Express-News staff writer Alia Malik discusses how an enrollment decline in the San Antonio Independent School District has resulted in a two year, $31 million budget shortfall. https://www.expressnews.com/news/education/article/Largest-ever-enrollment-decline-driving-SAISD-12789196.php

Duration:00:16:58

Sig Christenson | 15th Anniversary of Iraq War

3/23/2018
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This month marks the 15th anniversary of the Iraq War. To discuss this important piece of history, we spoke with someone who was there - San Antonio Express-News Senior Reporter Sig Christenson - who was embedded with the 3rd Infantry Division during the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003. Sig’s Iraq-related Express-News projects include “Witness to War,” a special section recounting the invasion and early occupation of Iraq; “The Only Retreat,” a three-part series detailing the sole U.S....

Duration:00:42:35

Peggy Fikac | Governor Didn't Want "Bathroom Bill"

3/16/2018
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San Antonio Express-News Austin Bureau Chief Peggy Fikac discusses her interview with Representative Byron Cook, who now claims despite the governor's public statements to the contrary, Gregg Abbott never wanted last year's "Bathroom Bill" legislation to reach his desk. Read more about the issue at https://www.expressnews.com/news/local/politics/article/House-chairman-says-Gov-Abbott-s-staff-12749758.php

Duration:00:21:22

Emilie Eaton | 32 Weeks, the Making of a Cop

3/9/2018
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San Antonio Express-News Criminal Justice Enterprise Reporter Emilie Eaton discusses her research & experiences from following a group of cadets to document their training at the San Antonio Police Department’s nationally recognized academy. All five of her reports are now available online at https://www.expressnews.com/32-weeks-the-making-of-a-cop-chapter-one/.

Duration:00:36:46