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(AP) — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder in a deadly late-night shooting, sealing the downfall of an athlete who once had a $40 million contract and a standout career ahead of him. The first-degree murder conviction carries a mandatory sentence of life in prison without parole in the slaying of Odin Lloyd, a 27-year-old landscaper and amateur weekend football player who was dating ...
In 1934, writer Frank Bushick described scenes of the already-iconic chili queens, flirtatious young women running food stands selling enchiladas, frijoles and bowls of chili, while bantering with visitors in English and Spanish, enchanting their patrons with their wits and beauty as much as their culinary creations. Writer O. Henry, who visited San Antonio in the 1880s and 1890s, depicted a scene and wrote in his short story, “The Enchanted Kis...
Sometimes the ads in these old papers are more interesting than the stories.
Banks, architects, retail stores and travel opportunities were among a dozen or so advertisers crowded on the front pages along with the top news stories of the day. Looking at those print ads now, they provide glimpses into life in San Antonio more than 100 years ago, illustrating how some things have stayed the same while other aspects have changed dramatically. Sometimes, the ads presented readers with unintentional irony and high drama. A ...