Amputee boxers and veterans Eric Morante, Moses Sonera and August O'Neill train for their upcoming fights in the first U.S. amputee boxing league based in San Antonio, Texas. San Antonio has the highest number of active and retired military veterans in the U.S.
Von Ormy Mayor Trina Reyes at her home in Von Ormy on Friday, September 25, 2015. "I took this job for the betterment of the community," Reyes said. "You're supposed to leave it better than you got it, but I did not expect this hornet's nest." The city of Von Ormy has recently suffered a great deal of gridlock due to conflicting ideas between city councilwomen and the mayor over property taxes back in May (Reyes was not mayor then). Texas Rangers opened a criminal investigation into the matter.
Honors inspects the olives of this year's crop at Sandy Oaks Olive Ranch outside of San Antonio, Texas.
Bexar County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau, center, talks with other law enforcement during the San Antonio local law enforcement tribute for Harris County Sheriff Deputy Darren Goforth at the Alamodome on Friday, September 4, 2015. Deputy Goforth was shot and killed at a gas station on August 28.
The South Korean National Sledge Hockey team, made up of players with amputations, practices alongside the San Antonio Sledge Hockey team in Texas.
Guns and hand grenades are displayed in the back of a show vehicle during the Black Jack Arm Drop Race at San Antonio Raceway on Saturday, September 5, 2015.
Xavier Castile, left, and Justin Mason, hold their game tickets before entering the stadium for John Jay High School's game against Del Rio on Friday, September 11, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas. Both Castile and Mason graduated from John Jay in 2007, and both played football for the team. They both went on to play college ball. "We just want to know more," Mason said of last week's incident. "They made a bad decision, but we want to know why they made that decision." Both have heard referee's bad-mouthing players on the field and say it's not common but something they have had to deal with. The game follows the week after two defensive players from John Jay targeted and hit a referee during the game. The students were suspended from the team and the school, and may face criminal charges for their actions on the field.
John Jay High School's cheerleading team says a prayer together before John Jay High School's game against Del Rio on Friday, September 11, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas. The game follows the week after two defensive players from John Jay targeted and hit a referee during the game. The students were suspended from the team and the school, and may face criminal charges for their actions on the field.
San Antonio tech pioneer David Monroe holds an early version of an image transmission system, the invention on which he based his company, Photophone Ltd., in 1983.
Congressman Ralph Hall from Texas's 4th District poses for a portrait during the Science, Technology Engineering and Math Festival at Harmony Science Academy in Garland on Saturday, April 26, 2014. (Matthew Busch/The Dallas Morning News)