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Life For Gruesome Murder, No Conviction For Sexual Assault

11/8/2018
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San Antonio Express-News Courts and Crime reporter Elizabeth Zavala gives final details on two much reported on cases involving San Antonio men. Read more at: https://www.expressnews.com/news/local/article/Judge-sentences-San-Antonio-killer-who-cut-up-13359421.php https://www.expressnews.com/news/local/article/Former-Ballet-San-Antonio-dancer-found-not-guilty-13359422.php

Duration:00:23:29

Safety Becomes a Concern in Dismemberment Case

11/1/2018
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San Antonio Express-News Courts and Crime reporter Elizabeth Zavala has details on increased security during the sentencing phase of a trial where 32 year old Daniel Moreno Lopez has already been convicted of killing, dismembering and burning the remains of his girlfriend’s cousin. Read more...

Duration:00:19:27

Life Sentences For Repeated Sexual Assault, Son of Accused of Murdering Father

10/25/2018
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San Antonio Express-News Courts and Crime reporter Elizabeth Zavala has details on the sentencing of a man convicted of repeated sexually assaulting his adopted daughter, and the new trial of a son accused of killing his father. Read more at: https://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/crime/article/It-is-not-forgivable-Man-accused-of-repeatedly-13330429.php https://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/article/San-Antonio-man-on-trial-accused-of-killing-13328292.php

Duration:00:21:29

Sex Case Involving Former San Antonio Ballerina Delayed Again Amid Accusations of Misconduct

10/19/2018
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San Antonio Express-News courts reporter Elizabeth Zavala has details on a delay caused by video evidence in a high profile sexual assault trial. Read more at https://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/article/Sex-case-involving-former-San-Antonio-ballerina-13315285.php

Duration:00:15:52

San Antonio Teen Learns His Fate in Deadly Home Invasion Case

10/12/2018
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San Antonio Express-News courts reporter Elizabeth Zavala has details on the conviction of sentencing of 19 year old Jonathan Andrew Perales, who shot and killed a man in his home. Read more at https://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/article/Closing-arguments-begin-in-San-Antonio-area-13299170.php

Duration:00:23:55

Man Who Fathered His Adopted Daughter’s Three Children After Repeated Rapes Pleads Guilty

10/4/2018
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San Antonio Express-News courts reporter Elizabeth Zavala has news of the open plea agreement for Eusebio Castillo, 48, is accused along with his wife, Laura A. Castillo, 47, of sexually assaulting their adopted daughter and niece, Abigail Alvarado, leading to the birth of three children whom the couple raised to think Alvarado was their older sister. Read more at https://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/article/Man-who-fathered-his-adopted-daughter-s-three-13273617.php?

Duration:00:16:53

San Antonio Mother Arrested After Disabled Son Dies of Malnutrition, Dehydration

9/28/2018
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San Antonio Express-News courts reporter Elizabeth Zavala has details on the passing of Joshua Alonzo, a 21 year old with cerebral palsy and schizencephaly. His mother, 47 year old Alma Munoz, has been arrested and charged with causing serious bodily injury to a disabled person in connection with his death. Read more...

Duration:00:15:25

Troubled Bexar County Republican Judge Resigns… Again

9/21/2018
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San Antonio Express-News writer Bruce Selcraig has details on the second resignation of John Fleming, a Republican Bexar Country judge who while no longer serving, will still appear on the November ballot. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/news/local/article/County-Court-Judge-Fleming-submits-his-13237110.php

Duration:00:15:36

Frances Hall Released, Mark Benavides Victim Convicted

9/10/2018
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San Antonio Express-News courts reporter Elizabeth Zavala has news of the release of Frances Hall and the conviction of a Mark Benavides victim for the intoxication manslaughter of a father walking with his wife and son. Read more at: https://www.expressnews.com/news/local/crime/article/Frances-Hall-convicted-of-killing-husband-2-13212016.php https://www.expressnews.com/news/local/article/Jury-convicts-San-Antonio-woman-in-2013-DWI-death-13213833.php

Duration:00:21:57

Theft of "Make America Great Again" Hat Leads To Felony Charge

9/3/2018
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San Antonio Express-News courts reporter Elizabeth Zavala has updated information on the case of a viral video that captured a visiting teenager being confronted over his "Make America Great Again" hat. Read more at https://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/article/Man-accused-of-grabbing-MAGA-cap-throwing-13193988.php

Duration:00:19:13

Parents Remember Daughter Whose Body Went Missing From Funeral Home

8/27/2018
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San Antonio Express-News courts reporter Elizabeth Zavala discusses her recent interview with Timothy and Charlotte Mott about their ongoing search for the body of their daughter, who died three years ago from cystic fibrosis, only to have her body go missing before it was to be cremated. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/news/local/article/Parents-remember-daughter-whose-body-went-missing-13183520.php

Duration:00:21:40

Murder Mistrial, Murder Conviction

8/20/2018
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San Antonio Express-News courts reporter Elizabeth Zavala has news of the mistrial in the case of David James Gomez, as well as the conviction of two gang members for a San Antonio-area cop killing. Read more at: https://www.expressnews.com/news/local/article/Judge-declares-mistrial-in-San-Antonio-murder-case-13158188.php https://www.expressnews.com/news/local/article/2-guilty-in-killing-of-Balcones-Heights-cop-to-be-13157977.php

Duration:00:20:16

San Antonio Car Shop Owner Accused of Killing

8/13/2018
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San Antonio Express-News courts reporter Elizabeth Zavala has details on 49 year old David James Gomez, a car shop owner accused of killing his business associate, 42 year old Isaias Flores, in 2015. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/news/local/article/Trial-begins-for-San-Antonio-car-shop-owner-13141566.php.

Duration:00:20:31

Frances Hall, Mark Benavides & Nico LaHood Case Updates

8/6/2018
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San Antonio Express-News courts reporter Elizabeth Zavala has updates on three cases previously discussed on the podcast. Read more at: https://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/article/Convicted-killer-Frances-Hall-drops-bid-for-new-13118267.php https://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/article/Four-pending-sex-cases-against-convicted-ex-San-13118097.php https://www.expressnews.com/news/local/article/Appeals-court-sides-with-Bexar-DA-s-office-in-13124908.php?cmpid=gsa-mysa-result

Duration:00:24:48

Brutal Stabbing-Shooting Capital Murder Case Ends in Mistrial

7/30/2018
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San Antonio Express-News courts reporter Elizabeth Zavala explains the chain of events that led to last week's mistrial in the capital murder case against Luis Antonio Arroyo. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/news/local/article/Brutal-stabbing-shooting-capital-murder-case-ends-13109271.php.

Duration:00:19:27

Double Murder Trial, Benavides Change of Venue

7/23/2018
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San Antonio Express-News courts reporter Elizabeth Zavala gives updates on accused murder Luis Antonio Arroyo and ex-San Antonio lawyer Mark Benavides. Find more details on both cases by visiting: Death sought for San Antonio man accused in ‘disturbing, violent crime’ https://www.expressnews.com/news/local/article/Death-sought-for-San-Antonio-man-accused-in-13079151.php Judge still deciding venue for next trial for ex-San Antonio lawyer convicted in sex...

Duration:00:24:03

Murder Mistrial, Benavides Back in Court

7/9/2018
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San Antonio Express-News courts reporter Elizabeth Zavala has updates on both sides starting over again in the capital murder case of Brian Flores, as well as the upcoming trial for former Bexar County public defender Mark Benavides. Find more details on both cases by visiting: https://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/article/San-Antonio-death-penalty-case-ends-in-mistrial-13052125.php https://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/article/Trial-date-set-for-ex-San-Antonio-attorney-13052501.php

Duration:00:20:28

Several Case Updates

7/2/2018
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San Antonio Express-News courts reporter Elizabeth Zavala has details three different Bexar County court cases. Jurors sentence David Villarreal to 60 years in prison in the death of his boyfriend: https://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/article/San-Antonio-man-hears-verdict-in-2015-stabbing-13024270.php Former H-E-B executive John Morgan Campbell denied probation: https://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/article/Former-HEB-executive-convicted-of-child-porn-in-13026963.php Cheryl Reed...

Duration:00:21:34

‘Paranoid’ San Antonio Man Claims He Stabbed Boyfriend Over Hidden Cameras

6/25/2018
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San Antonio Express-News courts reporter Elizabeth Zavala has details of a meth-related murder trial to hear closing arguments today. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/news/local/article/Paranoid-San-Antonio-man-said-he-stabbed-13015299.php

Duration:00:20:37

Immigrant Tractor-Trailer Driver, First Capital Murder-Death Case Since 2015

6/18/2018
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San Antonio Express-News courts reporter Elizabeth Zavala has details on the alleged driver of the tractor-trailer where 54 immigrants were found last week in Northeast San Antonio, as well as the capital murder trial of Brian Flores, accused of killing two teenagers for someone else in the deaths of Joshua Rodriguez and Victoria Dennis in September 2015.

Duration:00:22:09