Darian Trotter, News 4 San Antonio

Darian Trotter

News 4 San Antonio

San Antonio, TX, United States

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Past articles by Darian:

"Don't trick me..." Elderly man says he was tricked into 'free internet' but later billed

A warning now for people being sold on free internet. Caption: SBG San Antonio. Apparently important qualifying details aren't always passed along to unsuspecting customers. With a surprise bill in hand, one East side man reached out to Fox San Antonio's Problem Solver Darian Trotter for help. "Don't trick me like this," said Jesse Rodriguez. "Don't abuse me. " Jesse Rodriguez thought he was… → Read More

"It ruined our dinner." Handicapped customer asked to move, and park across the street

Controversy over handicap parking has one San Antonio woman demanding an apology and fighting for change. She says after parking in a designated space close to the entrance of a popular restaurant she was asked to move her car to handicap parking across the street. In an effort to make sure it doesn't happen to anyone elseShe reached out to Fox San Antonio's Problem Solver Darian Trotter. → Read More

"It's just a mess." Road construction snarls traffic to businesses

A major construction project is causing growing pains for some small business owners along West Military Drive. Lanes there have been torn up for months seemingly with no end in sight. We talked to one shop owner who says regular updates about the project have stopped. He turned to News 4 San Antonio's Darian Trotter to help get answers. Jorge Gonzalez opened Fuego Nutrition last fall. → Read More

"Utterly disgusting." Roaches force renter to move out, breaking her lease

What's being described by renters as a roach infestation has one of them breaking her lease to move out. She says the roaches at Parc 410 Apartments have taken over despite efforts by property managers and renters to get rid of them. In an effort to get property managers to do more, she reached out to Fox San Antonio's Problem Solver Darian Trotter for help. "Omg, I was just utterly disgusted,"… → Read More

'It's frightening!' Renters worried the homeless are causing a spike in crime

SAN ANTONIO - A growing homeless encampment behind a Northwest Side apartment complex has renters there on edge. "Six months ago there weren't any homeless down there," said Doug Sutherlun. "And then the next thing you know we have a little town down there. " Nestled in the middle of a wood-choked field is a homeless encampment. "There's tents. You can see it. There's a whole bunch of tents,"… → Read More

"I've never gotten not one check" Single mother fights for unemployment

An eight-month battle to collect unemployment checks forces a single mother to get help. After struggling to over come two major hurdles with the Texas Workforce Commission on her own, she reached out to Fox San Antonio's Problem Solver Darian Trotter. "I had to stop working because it was a risk for her," said Lisa Barrera. During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Lisa Barrera made the tough… → Read More

San Antonio man, out of luck, after tree falls on his trucks at apartment complex

A freak accident leaves a San Antonio man fighting for repairs. The areas recent heavy rain caused a tree at his Northside apartment complex to tumble onto two of his parked vehicles. Frustrated about broken promises by property managers to cover the damage, he reached out to Fox San Antonio's Problem Solver Darian Trotter to look into things. A very telling photo documents what Joe Ochoa had… → Read More

Family living in filth, gets emergency housing assistance

A local family living in filth is getting some much needed help. Last week, we told you how raw sewage was creating a nightmare for the family and how a sewer main break left them without working toilets. Fox San Antonio’s Problem Solver Darian Trotter tells us how they're being helped with emergency housing and other resources. "I'm beyond happy. I think y'all so much y'all are a god send and I… → Read More

"It's horrible." Sewer main break leaves family without working toilets for months

A San Antonio mother is dealing with a smelly situation a sewer main break has now inconvenienced her family for months. It all started when aging pipes burst during the winter storm. Crews hired by property managers started to make repairs but the family says there's been little progress. Frustrated, because they have no working toilets, they reached out to Fox San Antonio's Problem Solver… → Read More

"I can be homeless." San Antonio woman waits for housing voucher, faces deadline to vacate

Time is running out for a San Antonio woman and her disabled daughter looking for a new place to live. The home they've rented the past two decades will soon be sold. They got the unsettling news from the owner six weeks ago. The family's lease expired yesterday. Afraid they'd be forced to live on the streets, they reached out to Fox San Antonio's Problem Solver Darian Trotter for help. → Read More

"It is horrible, it's disgusting." Vacant, historic building becomes trouble for neighbors

A vacant historic building in one San Antonio neighborhood has become an eyesore and shelter for the homeless. People who live and work near the old Basila Frocks building on the city's West Side are disappointed with what the once treasured space has become. What was once a thriving business center at the corner of W. Martin and N. Zarzamora has been reduced to an eyesore full of debris and an… → Read More

Federal agents arrest VA pharmacy technician after months long drug theft investigation

Two people are under arrest, following a months long investigation centered on prescription drug thefts. The busts come after a series of our Problem Solver reports that honed in on local vets who needed help after their mailed meds went missing. Fox San Antonio's Problem Solver Darian Trotter worked with federal agents who had already launched an investigation. "I guess that person had easy… → Read More

"They're disrespecting our family members." Headstones displaced for weeks at SA cemetery

Displaced headstones at a Westside cemetery has family members demanding an explanation and action. Since the pandemic, San Fernando Cemetery #2 has been criticized for the lack of upkeep of the grounds. Now displaced headstones are the focus. Angry family members are demanding an explanation and action. Several of them reached out to Fox San Antonio’s Problem Solver Darian Trotter for help.… → Read More

"They're eating her." Bedbug infestation forces 86-year old to leave her home

An apparent bedbug infestation is making the golden years for a Texas senior citizen unbearable. Her loved ones say they've put in several requests to have her apartment treated by a pest control expert. Caption: "They're eating her. " Bedbug infestation forces 86-year old to leave her home. Frustrated by what they say has been a slow response, they reached out to Fox San Antonio's Darian… → Read More

"I wanted my dentures so I could chew." SA senior forced to wait months for teeth

She did her part, paid for dentures, and allowed staffers at her dental office to take an impression. She was promised a fast turnaround. That's not what happened. Frustrated with a months-long process she reached out to Fox San Antonio's Problem Solver Darian Trotter, to share her experience with others. "I've never experienced such a delay in getting teeth," said Rebecca Sanchez. Rebecca… → Read More

'It's somewhat baffling.' San Antonio father asked to pay back unemployment he didn't get

A San Antonio father says he's being asked to pay back unemployment benefits he never got. Frustrated about the request for repayment he reached out to Fox San Antonio's Problem Solver Darian Trotter to help clear things up. When Anthony Buttitta lost his job as a certified personal trainer due to the pandemic, he was stressed out about the loss of wages. → Read More

'It's somewhat baffling.' San Antonio father asked to pay back unemployment he didn't get

A San Antonio father says he's being asked to pay back unemployment benefits he never got. Frustrated about the request for repayment he reached out to Fox San Antonio's Problem Solver Darian Trotter to help clear things up. When Anthony Buttitta lost his job as a certified personal trainer due to the pandemic, he was stressed out about the loss of wages. → Read More

How a routine oil change turned into a nightmare for a San Antonio woman

SAN ANTONIO - She went to a local automotive shop to have a mechanic trouble shoot one problem. She says she left with a new one. A routine oil change became an ongoing saga for one of our Fox San Antonio viewers. She reached out to Fox San Antonio's Problem Solver Darian Trotter for help. "I heard a little noise in the car, it felt funny and i looked up and there's Midas," Adair said. Marina… → Read More

How a routine oil change turned into a nightmare for a San Antonio woman

SAN ANTONIO - She went to a local automotive shop to have a mechanic trouble shoot one problem. She says she left with a new one. A routine oil change became an ongoing saga for one of our Fox San Antonio viewers. She reached out to Fox San Antonio's Problem Solver Darian Trotter for help. "I heard a little noise in the car, it felt funny and i looked up and there's Midas," Adair said. Marina… → Read More

"It's disgusting." Large sewage spill has some Eastside neighbors demanding cleanup

Boarded up windows and a community swimming pool full of green water and renters say that's not the worst of their problems. A sewer main break has flooded a large area at the Winston Square Apartments. Frustrated by the stench and what neighbors say has become an eyesore they reached out to Fox San Antonio's Problem Solver Darian Trotter for help. This is what renters at Winston Square… → Read More