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Genene Jones, right, appeared in State District Court in San Antonio to enter plea in the deaths of infants in her care in the early 1980s when she worked as a nurse.
Brian Kirkpatrick | Texas Public Radio

A State District Court judge approved a plea deal Thursday morning for a former nurse accused of killing five San Antonio children in the 1980s.

This photo and others now hang in San Antonio’s McNay Art Museum."It’s just a very infectious smile that she had," said her friend Lisa Lopez.
Original photo: John Dyer

In 1992, a young Texan singer caught the attention of a now-defunct, New York-based publication, Mas Magazine. They asked San Antonio photographer John Dyer to shoot a cover and spread of the performer.

Paul Flahive | Texas Public Radio

A major economic development project on San Antonio's East Side is slated to complete its first phase Feb. 1. 

CDC | Robert Denty

This flu season has turned out to be a tough one for children. There have been twice as many pediatric flu deaths so far this season than at the same time last year. Eight of those have been in Texas


Trustees for San Antonio’s North East Independent School District voted Monday to stop recording the class rank of high school students who fall below the top 10% of their class.

Updated at 6:30 p.m. ET

The House of Representatives has delivered articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate, which is expected to begin a trial next week.

Earlier in the day, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi named seven Democratic members of Congress as the managers who will argue the case for impeachment.

Those managers brought the articles to the Senate on Wednesday evening.

A house under construction on Marbach Road in San Antonio pictured in a 2018 file photo.
Brian Kirkpatrick | Texas Public Radio

The San Antonio Board of Realtors released the 2020 Housing Forecast for the San Antonio area on Tuesday during a gathering of more than 1,000 realtors and real estate experts.

Eddie Gaspar | The Texas Tribune

2020 is going to be a busy election year. So we have compiled the most important dates in one place — you'll never have to worry about missing a headline.

High school students participating in a Model United Nations conference at Trinity University in San Antonio raise their placards to speak during a delegate committee session Jan. 9, 2020.
Camille Phillips | Texas Public Radio

Less than 48 hours after Iran hit two U.S. bases in Iraq in retaliation for the death of their military leader, Qassem Soleimani, hundreds of high school students converged in San Antonio for a Model United Nations conference.

Students in charge of organizing the conference told Texas Public Radio’s Camille Phillips that the situation with Iran feels personal for them and their friends.

Lauren Terrazas | Texas Public Radio

The city has lost a major arts organization. In a statement on its website, Arts San Antonio said it ceased operations at midnight on Dec. 31, citing insolvency. 

The entity’s stated mission was to entertain, educate and enrich South Texans with a variety of music and dance performances, among other fields.