Tim Gerber, KSAT 12

Tim Gerber


San Antonio, TX, United States

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Past articles by Tim:

Child abuse prevention advocates worry ‘Stay Home, Work Safe’ orders putting kids at risk

For a month now, children at risk of abuse and neglect have been locked in homes with parents ill-equipped to deal with the stress, anxiety, and uncertainty of the virus. Some worry the longer this crisis continues, it will lead to another epidemic, of child abuse and neglect cases. → Read More

Controversial school board member faces new legal issues

A local school board member censured twice in for personal legal issues is now facing new troubles. → Read More

‘They deserve to lose their jobs': Mothers outraged after BCSO deputy allegedly hits handcuffed teen on camera

Moments after two teenaged suspects were taken into custody, they claimed they were roughed up by off-duty Bexar County sheriff deputies, and home surveillance footage obtained by the Defenders appears to back up some of their story. → Read More

VIDEO: Sheriff’s deputy under investigation for allegedly hitting handcuffed teen while off-duty

A Bexar County deputy who was placed on administrative duty Monday evening for her involvement in a police pursuit of a stolen vehicle is also being investigated by the agency for allegedly assaulting a 17-year-old prisoner on January 1st while she was off duty. → Read More

WATCH LIVE: Dillon Collier answers your questions about ‘Broken Blue’ investigative special

Officers were granted a reinstatement after they were fired in 67.5% of cases in the last decade, according to data obtained by KSAT under public information law. → Read More

WATCH: ‘Broken Blue’ investigative special digs into police discipline at SAPD

Officers were granted a reinstatement after they were fired in 67.5% of cases in the last decade, according to data obtained by KSAT under public information law. → Read More

SAPD officer had an unusual offer: Beat him in a fight and you could go free

Officer Matthew Belver remains a police officer after two indefinite suspensions. → Read More

A lying SAPD officer was reinstated after he cited his military record. That was a lie, too.

Editor’s note: This story is part of KSAT Defenders’ “Broken Blue” investigative series digging into misconduct and disciplinary procedure in the San Antonio Police Department. The series will culminate with a one-hour investigative special airing on Jan. 12 at 9 p.m. For more reporting on this topic, click here. → Read More

Teenage inmate drank cleaning supplies, was hospitalized days before suicide attempt

A 19-year-old inmate with a demonstrated history of mental health issues found hanging in her cell Saturday had previously been hospitalized during her 22-day stay at the Bexar County Jail after drinking liquid cleaning supplies, the Sheriff's Office confirmed to the KSAT 12 Defenders Wednesday. → Read More

San Antonio officer who repeatedly used N-word while arresting black man asks for job back

A San Antonio police officer who was fired in January after repeatedly using a racial slur during the arrest of a black man is now fighting to have his dismissal overturned. → Read More

Site of Sutherland Springs church shooting hosts survivors of Sante Fe school shooting

United by tragedy, survivors of two recent Texas mass shootings came together Saturday to share in their grief and to continue the healing process. → Read More

State records show nearly 60 reported injuries at area amusement parks in recent years

With many families hitting area amusement parks in the coming months, the KSAT Defenders looked to see how many injuries have occurred at local parks and how the state regulates the rides. → Read More

No charges for SAPD officer who resigned amid allegations of lying about education, military service

The Bexar County District Attorney's Office recently decided not to charge a San Antonio police officer with perjury for allegedly lying about his education and military service in an effort to win his job back. → Read More

Officer once fired for lying resigns after military service called into question

A San Antonio police officer who won his job back last year after being indefinitely suspended has resigned from the department amid new allegations and is now facing criminal charges. → Read More

‘I'm making it': Judge agrees to ease financial restrictions on disgraced ex-Sen. Carlos Uresti

A federal judge on Tuesday agreed to allow former state Sen. Carlos Uresti to officially retire from the Texas Senate, releasing pension benefits previously frozen by a judgement against him. → Read More

State records show 63 reported injuries at local amusement parks in recent years

In the past week SeaWorld San Antonio has had two incidents resulting in injury or death to park guests. → Read More

Cold War-era underground government facility in Denton built to survive nuclear attack

Now home to FEMA's Region 6 Headquarters, the facility houses mobile response vehicles and personnel that have responded to everything from the Oklahoma City bombing to numerous floods and major hurricanes. → Read More

Texas DPS troopers get new gear, training to keep them safe during flood events

DPS created a basic safety course to teach troopers lifesaving skills and provide them with the right equipment to keep them safe during floods. Roughly 800 of the department’s 3,000 highway patrol troopers have been through the swift water awareness class. → Read More

Authorities confirm latest FedEx package bombs connected to Austin explosions

A FedEx facility in Austin has been roped off for several hours as FBI agents gather evidence from inside the store. A Sunset Valley police lieutenant said the FBI is investigating a confirmed link between the packages involved in the Austin bombing investigation. → Read More

How to avoid and survive an encounter with a wrong-way driver

It's a driver's worst nightmare: Suddenly seeing another vehicle coming at you head-on on the highway. → Read More