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'Avengers: Age of Ultron' trailer might make you squeal

<p>The new trailer for "Avengers: Age of Ultron" is, in a word, "Hulktastic."</p> <p>Marvel and Disney unleashed the first official look at the next Avengers movie on Wednesday night, not long after a leaked version made its way online, and now May can't come fast enough.</p> <p>The two-minute clip features everything Marvel fans could've asked for, between James Spader's chilling narration as Ultron, the introduction of Elizabeth Olsen's Scarlet Witch and Aaron Taylor-Johnson's Quicksilver, and the glimpse of Iron Man's Hulkbuster armor.</p> <p>Not to mention the well-played use of "I've Got No Strings" from Disney's "Pinocchio," which serves as an eerie soundtrack for the destruction that unravels in the clip.</p> <p>The teaser trailer for "Avengers: Age of Ultron" wasn't supposed to make its debut until Tuesday's episode of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," but that plan was scrapped shortly after Wednesday's leak.</p> <p>Marvel went ahead and released both the official teaser trailer and a teaser poster to boot after giving a good-natured response to the rogue teaser.</p> <p>Most fan reaction to the "Avengers: Age of Ultron" clip has been one of total rapture.</p> <p>"Avengers: Age of Ultron," written and directed by Joss Whedon (aka the man who brought us 2012's blockbuster "The Avengers"), will arrive on May 1.</p> <p><iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/tmeOjFno6Do?rel=0&showinfo=0" frameborder="0"> </iframe></p>

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:35:13 GMT

James Corden to start 'Late Late Show' March 9

<p>James Corden now has a date for his first broadcast of "The Late Late Show": March 9, 2015.</p><p>"We're excited to begin CBS' next chapter after midnight and introduce James' wide range of performance talents and fearless creative instincts to American television viewers," CBS Entertainment Chairman Nina Tassler said in a statement.</p><p>Corden, 36, is taking over from Craig Ferguson, whose last show is scheduled for December 19.</p><p>At the moment, Corden is probably best known to American audiences for his Tony-winning performance in the Broadway comedy "One Man, Two Guvnors." But they'll get more of a glimpse of the talented Brit when "Into the Woods," the movie version of the Stephen Sondheim musical, opens Christmas Day. Corden plays the Baker in the film, which also stars Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt and Anna Kendrick.</p><p>"The Late Late Show" is also getting a new producer. Ben Winston, who has been friends with Corden for almost two decades, will oversee the program. Winston is currently an executive producer of the UK version of "The X Factor."</p><p>CBS has yet to announce a final episode for "The Late Show with David Letterman," though Letterman has said he'll be stepping down sometime in 2015. Stephen Colbert will take the reins from Letterman.</p>

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:30:07 GMT

Solar eclipse viewing event available at McAllister Park

<p>A big show in the sky is just hours away.</p> <p>The last partial solar eclipse of the year will take place Thursday evening.</p> <p>The new moon will obscure part of the sun, darkening the sky and casting its shadow on the earth.</p> <p>If you're looking for a way to watch the solar eclipse, you can join the San Antonio League of Sidewalk Astronomers.</p> <p>They will have telescopes set up to safely view the solar eclipse at the dog park inside McAllister Park. </p> <p>The event starts at 5 p.m. and is free to anyone who wants to come.</p> <p>You can find more information on their website at <a href="http://www.salsa-astro.com/" target="_blank">salsa-astro.com</a>.</p>

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:12:07 GMT

2014 Angel Tree registration ends Friday

<p>Friday will be the last day for local families to register for the Salvation Army's 2014 Angel Tree program.</p> <p>The Salvation Army provides gifts each Christmas for thousands of eligible families with children. </p> <p>Families who wish to receive gifts through the Angel Tree program can register from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and must bring the following items:</p> <ul> <li>Photo identification (current driver's license or state/country issued ID)</li> <li>Birth certificates for all children in the home</li> <li>Proof of residency (current ID, rental agreement, or current household bill)</li> <li>Proof of income including government assistance (TANF, Medicaid, food stamps) or current paycheck.</li> </ul> <p>This year, the Salvation Army expects to deliver gifts to 6,000 children in the San Antonio area.</p>

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:23:37 GMT

Crime Stoppers seek clues into Chase Bank robbery

<p>Crime Stoppers is seeking the public's help in identifying an armed man who they said robbed a Chase Bank.</p> <p>The robbery happened Oct. 3 at 1:30 p.m. at the Chase Bank at 4703 Medical Drive.</p> <p>According to Crime Stoppers, the man approached a teller and said he needed to cash a check.</p> <p>The man then gave the teller a note demanding money and displayed a large handgun. He then took an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing on foot.</p> <p>Crime Stoppers said the man may be the same person who robbed a BBVA Bank on Sept. 12.</p> <p>Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information that leads to the arrest of the man.</p> <p>You can call Crime Stoppers at 224-STOP (224-7867).   </p> <p>To text a tip, text "Tip 127 plus your tip" to CRIMES (274637).</p> <p>You can also visit the <a adhocenable="false" href="http://www.sacrimestoppers.com" target="_blank">Crime Stoppers website</a> to leave a tip.</p> <p>As always, you do not have to give your name when you contact Crime Stoppers. </p>

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:03:38 GMT

2 women wanted in H-E-B wallet theft

<p>San Antonio police and Crime Stoppers are asking for your help in identifying a pair of women wanted in a wallet theft at a local H-E-B.</p> <p>According to police, the wallet was left at a register in a checkout lane on Oct. 9 at the H-E-B at 8219 Marbach Rd.</p> <p>One woman walked up to the register and leaned over the wallet around 7:30 p.m. while paying for a soda. Investigators said the woman then dropped the wallet into the basket of a motorized scooter behind her, operated by another woman.</p> <p>The two women allegedly covered the wallet with merchandise, walked outside, and left in a black compact car.</p> <p>Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest in this case. The number to call is 210-224-STOP (224-7867). Callers may remain anonymous.<br> </p>

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:02:34 GMT

South San ISD: Employee brought meth to school

<p>South San Antonio Independent School District police have arrested an employee who they say brought brass knuckles and a methamphetamine pipe onto school property.<br> <br> District spokesman Ed Suarez said officers arrested Jake Contreras on Wednesday after receiving a tip the day before. He is charged with possession of a weapon in a prohibited place and possession of a controlled substance in a drug-free zone.</p> <p>Suarez said Contreras resigned immediately from his job as a paraprofessional redirection aide.</p> <p>Contreras was questioned at Frank Madla Elementary school and officers searched his backpack. They say they found a set of brass knuckles and a pipe that tested positive for traces of meth.</p> <p>Contreras was released from the Bexar County Jail on $30,000 bond.</p>

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:55:29 GMT

Man wanted on child porn charges caught in SA

<p>A man wanted on three counts of possession of child pornography in North Texas has been arrested in San Antonio.</p> <p>Gaylord Stevens, 65, who also goes by the name Steven Hake, was captured by U.S. Marshals.</p> <p>He was wanted on a warrant out of Lindale, outside of Tyler.</p> <p>His bond is set at $300,000.</p> <p>In Bexar County, he has a criminal history that includes burglary, theft, assault and terrroristic threats.</p>

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:38:02 GMT

Chief: Officer suspended for faking reports

<p> The Austin police chief has indefinitely suspended a lieutenant who he says had an affair with a woman and embellished and falsified reports in an effort to arrest her husband.</p><p>Chief Art Acevedo announced the suspension of Lt. Jason Disher on Wednesday. He has been with the department since 1999 and was recently promoted.</p><p>Investigators say Disher violated the department's policies on retaliation and honesty. They say Disher in April submitted a warrant for the man's arrest on a harassment charge. Disher claimed the man drove past his home in an intimidating way.</p><p>The wife tells the department the allegations were false. Police say Disher's version of the events was inconsistent.</p><p>He has 10 days to appeal the decision. No publicly listed phone number could immediately be located for Disher Thursday</p>

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:09:46 GMT

Infant boy abandoned at Houston post office

<p> Houston authorities are searching for the parents of an infant who was abandoned in a post office lobby.</p><p>A Texas Department of Family and Protective Services spokeswoman says the 1-month-old boy was found on Wednesday. He was wearing a white onesie and the name Jesse was written on his diaper.</p><p>The spokeswoman says the baby appeared clean and healthy, with no signs of abuse or neglect. He was left in a car seat with bottles of water and formula.</p><p>The infant was taken to Texas Children's Hospital for a checkup.</p>

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:07:28 GMT