Former District Judge Peter Sakai looked poised to seize the Democratic nomination for Bexar County judge in Tuesday night's primary runoff, pulling ahead early against in-party rival State Rep. Ina Minjarez. At around 9 p.m., Sakai appeared to be headed to the November ballot with roughly 61.5% of the vote. Minjarez had 38.5% of the votes so far tabulated.
This weekend will be the last for one of the original restaurants that helped revitalize East Grayson Street. Alamo BBQ Co., a pioneer on the north-of-downtown stretch, will permanently close Sunday, May 30, according to chef-owner Jason Dady. The prominent San Antonio chef shared the news Tuesday on multiple social media platforms, citing his inability to reach a new lease with the owners of the Pearl-area property.
Fourteen students and a teacher are dead in the aftermath of a shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, 90 minutes west of San Antonio, ABC News reports. The 18-year-old suspect in the incident, a student at Uvalde High School, is also dead, Gov. Greg Abbott said. The suspect — identified by ABC, citing "law enforcement sources," as Salvador Ramos — allegedly shot his grandmother before opening fire in the school, the governor added.