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A San Antonio non-profit that provides legal services to immigrants is suing the private prison company that runs Karnes County Residential Center. The lawsuit claims the company's employees illegally separated detained immigrant fathers and their sons, causing extreme emotional distress.

Members of San Antonio’s congressional delegation are weighing in on Robert Mueller’s news conference Wednesday on alleged White House obstruction into his probe of Russian interference of U.S. elections.

Noah Fortson | NPR

Special counsel Robert Mueller is making a statement about his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Watch his remarks at the Justice Department live.

Updated at 4:12 p.m. ET

Special counsel Robert Mueller shut down his Russia investigation on Wednesday in an unusual appearance in which he restated his findings and made clear that he never considered it an option to charge President Trump.

"We are formally closing the special counsel's office," Mueller told reporters at the Justice Department on Wednesday morning.

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The housing boom continues in Bexar County, especially in its western areas, according to the San Antonio Board of Realtors.

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A record number of marijuana-related bills — 63 — were filed this legislative session. But only two bills made it across the finish line: the regulation of industrial hemp and the expansion of the state’s Compassionate Use Program.

What You Need To Know For Memorial Day In San Antonio

May 26, 2019

Here's news you can use for Memorial Day 2019.

Brian Kirkpatrick | Texas Public Radio

Communities on Lake LBJ were separated after a 2018 flood knocked out the bridge that connected them. But they were finally reunited Friday, just in time for Memorial Day weekend.

Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro has a plan to change immigration policy in the U.S. The former Housing and Urban Development secretary wants to address immigrant detention, family reunification and the immigration court system.

In stark contrast to current policy, he also wants to decriminalize crossing the border illegally, a plan he outlined in a Medium post in April.

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District 6 Councilman Greg Brockhouse appeared on TPR's "The Source" on Thursday to explain his plans if he is elected mayor. He also defended himself from allegations of domestic violence he supposedly committed in 2009.