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A death mask belonging to Fray Antonio Margil de Jesús, an early missionary to south Texas who founded Mission San José.
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The new Bexar Heritage Center showcases the county’s 300-year-old history.  

Deputy Constable Alex Chavez stands outside of his patrol unit.
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Constables are as old as Texas — with jobs being created to help patrol the frontier. But some Bexar County leaders are questioning the relevance of the position, especially after the FBI raided the office of Precinct 2 Constable Michelle Barrientes Vela this week.

Michelle Barrientes Vela, second from right, attended the press conference held by Judge Nelson Wolff on Wednesday.
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When Michelle Barrientes Vela announced she intends to run for sheriff in 2020, she triggered her eventual resignation as Bexar County Constable for Precinct 2. That's the finding of District Attorney Joe Gonzales.

Sheriff Salazar speaks at a press conference following the accidental releases of two inmates.
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After two inmates were mistakenly released from the Bexar County Jail within 24 hours of each other this week, Judge Nelson Wolff is calling on the sheriff to hire a new jail administrator.


Lila Cockrell, the trailblazing former San Antonio mayor and first woman mayor of a major U.S. city, died Thursday, August 29, at age 97.

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Friends, family, colleagues and admirers celebrated the life and accomplishments of Lila Cockrell, the first woman to lead San Antonio and one of the first women to lead a major U.S. city. She died on Aug. 29 at age 97.

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County Judge Nelson Wolff said the Bexar County Democratic Party made the right call to not boycott the Bill Miller restaurant chain.

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San Antonio is in a race against time to address key transportation issues to meet the demands of a growing population. 

Jan. 4, 2018
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Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff has appointed State Representative Justin Rodriguez to fill the Commissioner Precinct 2 seat left vacant by Paul Elizondo, who died unexpectedly on Dec. 27 at age 83.

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In the last 50 years, San Antonio has become a world-class metro area. But this transformation didn't just happen by accident. Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff speaks to "The Source" about the local initiatives that shape modern San Antonio.