November 11, 2014. The mayor then got on the microphone and spoke directly to the protesters. “We want to make sure that none of us die any longer,” Jourdyn Parks told the crowd as her two young sons and daughter watched her from the sidelines. San Antonio mayor imposes curfew. The city said Tuesday that Alamo Plaza will be closed to car and pedestrian traffic every night until Sunday, from 8:30 to 6 a.m. as “a precautionary measure to minimize the possibility of civil disturbance and damage to sensitive structures.”. Posted by KENS 5 & Kens5.com on Saturday, May 30, 2020 A 24-year-old Texas college student may have been murdered because she resembled the killer's ex. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has also deployed tactical teams to assist state and local law enforcement. “We are here to show them that we will stand for what is right and for our lives.”. Get San Antonio breaking news directly to your inbox, Timeline: Nirenberg handed 'list of demands' on sixth day of S.A. protests. To read more from Jacob, become a subscriber. Pharaoh Clark announces a list of demands he will present to San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg during a protest in downtown San Antonio, Texas, on June 4, 2020. Homeowners in one Texas neighborhood spent their Memorial Day cleaning up after severe storms over the holiday weekend spawned a tornado on the northwest side of San Antonio. This is how he's responded. No more,” she said. For the last two weeks, thousands have turned in San Antonio to protest against police brutality in the wake of George Floyd 's death while in Minneapolis police custody. This articulated bus careened off a road and was left dangling from an overpass after it crashed in the Bronx in New York CIty. Governor Greg Abbott today surged substantial statewide resources to cities throughout Texas in response to escalating protest violence. On the courthouse steps, speakers led chants. News Face Masks San Antonio Texas Police An "unplanned but organized protest" by anti-maskers at a Texas mall ended in one man being arrested last week, police have said. Dashia Miles, above center, yells with other protestors. Gov. The Governor has ordered thousands more troopers to these cities and more than one thousand National Guard to assist the Department of … "No racist USA no Trump, no hate! Jacob Beltran is a reporter covering San Antonio and Bexar County. Protest demonstration in front of the Mexican Consulate in San Antonio, Texas. As of about 5 p.m. Tuesday, Mayor Ron Nirenberg had not been told of the order to reinforce the DPS with Guard members, said his spokesman, Bruce Davidson. SAN ANTONIO, TX -- San Antonio political activists have scheduled a protest ahead of a visit by presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump's to raise cash for his campaign. Last week. A spokesman with Nirenberg's office said the mayor has had three different meetings with organizers since being given the demands. According to a tweet by SAPD officials, about 30 minutes later, glass bottles had been thrown at officers. An Army veteran, she says she loves her country — and that’s why she protests. Now, they're heading toward the Alamodome. Love everyone!” said a woman standing next to him, gesturing with her hands. Police officers gear up in front of demonstrators in downtown San Antonio, Texas, on June 2, 2020. People took to the streets of San Antonio to protest … The police presence largely was unseen, save for deputies standing behind a barricade at the Paul Elizondo courthouse and a police helicopter overhead. 1 of 21. Local activist groups join for a protest march to the Bexar County Courthouse, on Tuesday, June, 2, 2020. We the people demand that a minimum of $250,000 be paid to the family of any unarmed civilian that is killed unlawfully by any police officer. "Because I’m the mayor of this goddamn city, and we’re going to make changes together.”. San Antonio Spurs guard Lonnie Walker IV helped clean up some of the buildings in San Antonio that were damaged during the George Floyd protests Saturday night. Local activist groups join for a protest march to the Bexar County Courthouse, on Tuesday, June, 2, 2020. Some of the soldiers, who have training in law enforcement and crowd control but will not have arrest powers, either were here or would arrive by today, Jones said, and would support the DPS wherever protests might occur. Thousands of protesters march through downtown San Antonio, Texas, on Saturday, May 30, 2020, to protest the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers. Dashia Miles, right, holds two signs during the protest. These platforms include reviewing community policing programs, use of force policies and mental health de-escalation measures as well as developing legislation that addresses public safety unions, qualified immunity and transparency in officer personnel records. Charles Bryant's ex-girlfriend sits down in an exclusive interview. Taylor Pettaway is a breaking news and general assignment reporter for MySA.com | email@example.com | @TaylorPettaway, Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Sister of Black woman killed by Capitol Police hopes riot will shed light on troubling case, Fact check: Trump loses several perks only with impeachment conviction by Jan. 20, Why activists say police unions stand in the way of meaningful reform. Ran into this protest around 9:30pm CST on Nov. 12th, 2016.