Bexar County

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Bexar County will soon open a new multimillion dollar intake facility for processing and detaining suspects after an arrest, but the San Antonio Police Department has said it would decline to use it.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

Bexar County will use a new intake and health assessment center to magistrate people arrested by police and deputies beginning this fall.


Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

Bexar County is suing several brand-name opioid manufacturers and distributors. The suit was filed in a Bexar County district court instead of on the federal level to prevent it from being consolidated with other similar cases.


Photograph courtesy of Fiesta® San Antonio Commission/© Betsy Newman Photography

This week on Fronteras:

  • Stress in families often leads to child abuse and neglect.
  • Immigrant families often suffer an additional amount of stress (0:00).
  • And Fiesta is coming to a close this weekend in San Antonio. Some people believe the 11-day celebration carries racial undertones (13:48).

 


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Everett Fly is an award-winning San Antonio architect and landscape architect. He is a 2014 National Humanities Medalist, honored by the White House for preserving the integrity of African-American places and landmarks.  

Fly has played an important role in unveiling the hidden African-American history of San Antonio. The east side of the city is known for being predominantly African-American, while the west side is predominantly Hispanic.


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