The Darsch Report: March 18 – 24

Chick-Fil-A Banned from San Antonio Airport On Thursday, March 21, the San Antonio City Council approved and amended a seven-year concessions agreement for new restaurants and businesses in Terminal A of the Texas airport with Paradies Lagardère, a travel retailer and restaurateur that works with more than 100 airports. The amended plan bars Chick-Fil-A from […]

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The Darsch Report: Feb. 4 – 10

Bexar County Child Sex Crime On Thursday, Feb. 7, a Bexar County Sheriff’s Office records employee was arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a child. Jose Angel Laines, 44, is currently assigned to the Sheriff’s Office records section and has been employed with the Sheriff’s Office since 2004. “The disturbing allegations against this 14-year employee […]

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The Darsch Report: Jan. 28 – Feb. 3

Money Laundering and Russians Court documents were released on Friday, Feb. 1 detailing a money laundering scheme of more than half a million dollars committed by a San Antonio luxury car dealer with Russian connections. Karen Mgerian, 40 — one of two men arrested in raids Thursday in which more than 100 high-end vehicles were […]

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The Darsch Report: Jan. 21 – 27

Non-Citizens Voting in Texas Elections On Jan. 25, Texas Secretary of State David Whitley announced that there are about 95,000 non-citizens in Texas who are registered to vote and that 58,000 have voted in one or more elections since 1996. This is the result of an 11-month investigation by the Texas Department of Public Safety […]

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The Darsch Report: Jan. 14 – 20

San Antonio Housing Projects On Wednesday, Jan 16th, San Antonio officials declared that the first applications for the city’s revamped Center City Housing Incentive Policy (CCHIP) are being received and reviewed. Four new housing developments, encompassing 515 units, will set aside 238 of the units for families making less than 60 percent of the area’s […]

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The Darsch Report: Jan. 7 – 13

Tarrant County GOP In Tarrant County on Jan. 10th, county GOP officials overwhelmingly voted against a motion to oust Vice-Chairman Shahid Shafi because he is a Muslim. Precinct chairs voted 139-49 in favor of the trauma surgeon and Southlake City Council member. After the vote, Shafi told members of the press, “As an immigrant to this […]

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