Category Archives: KLIF News & Information In The Morning

White Supremacist Prisoner Executed

White Supremacist Prisoner Executed

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) – A white supremacist gang member has been executed for strangling a West Texas woman over fears she would alert police about his drug operation. Justen Hall received a lethal injection Wednesday evening at the state penitentiary in Huntsville. The 38-year-old Hall was condemned for the 2002 killing of 29-year-old Melanie Billhartz…MORE

Texas Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Ban on State Income Tax; Gov Abbott is Thrilled

Texas Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Ban on State Income Tax; Gov Abbott is Thrilled

Dallas-Fort Worth (WBAP/KLIF) – On Election Day Tuesday, Texas voters had many constitutional amendment propositions on the ballot. Proposition 4 was top of mind for many; the issue amending the  constitution to making it harder for lawmakers to levy an income tax passed overwhelmingly. Governor Abbott issued a statement after passage praising the vote: “Today’s…MORE

Plano fire truck damaged in early morning accident

Plano fire truck damaged in early morning accident

Plano (WBAP/KLIF) – A Plano fire truck was damaged early Sunday morning when it was hit by a vehicle while blocking traffic on the Central Expressway to protect an accident scene. The ladder truck was parked across a traffic lane with all of its emergency lights on when it was hit shortly after 2:00 am.…MORE

One man was killed Friday night in a gunfight at a north Dallas intersection.

One man was killed Friday night in a gunfight at a north Dallas intersection.

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – A gunfight erupted Friday night in north Dallas where Rosemeade Parkway meets Midway Road. Dallas Police say a disturbance developed between two groups confronting each other at that location. Guns were pulled, and several people on each side began shooting. One man was killed in the fusillade, another wounded, and both groups…MORE

Julian Castro’s presidential campaign is still alive, but barely

Julian Castro’s presidential campaign is still alive, but barely

San Antonio (WBAP/KLIF) – Former Housing Secretary Julián Castro has announced he has raised the $800,000 he said he needed to avoid dropping out of the presidential race. However, that does not guarantee him a successful campaign. Castro has still not met the minimum standards to be invited to the Democratic Presidential Primary debate later…MORE

Dallas Police remove a naked man from a Buckner Terrace daycare center.

Dallas Police remove a naked man from a Buckner Terrace daycare center.

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – 5:30 Monday morning the owner of a Dallas daycare business on Red Bud Drive called police because her security system was showing her a naked man had broken in, and was wandering around inside. The same man reportedly had done the same thing before. It took a little while, but police eventually…MORE

A cab driver was robbed and killed early Monday morning in Oak Cliff

A cab driver was robbed and killed early Monday morning in Oak Cliff

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – Dallas Police say a cab driver was robbed and killed early Monday morning in Oak Cliff. He apparently managed to drive a short distance after he was shot, but crashed at an apartment complex on Polk Street near Kiest Boulevard. The cabbie was dead when first responders reached him.MORE

Dallas candlelight vigil ended by gunfire

Dallas candlelight vigil ended by gunfire

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – A disturbance erupted Sunday night during a candlelight vigil in Dallas’ St. Augustine Park. The vigil was being held to honor 23 year old Kevin Berry who was killed during the shootings at a Halloween/home coming party in Greenville Saturday Night. Sometime during the vigil a disturbance began, escalated into a fight,…MORE

Dallas Police squad car rammed by drunk driver

Dallas Police squad car rammed by drunk driver

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – Two Dallas Police officers sitting in a marked squad car with the emergency lights on early Saturday morning on Grand Avenue a little north of I-30 were hit by a suspected drunk driver. The officers were waiting on a tow truck to haul away a vehicle that had been involved in an…MORE

Admitted drug dealers sentenced to prison

Admitted drug dealers sentenced to prison

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – An admitted drug dealer and his also-admitted enforcer were each sentenced Friday to 30 years in prison. 44 year old Eric Freeman, known by his street name “Stuff,” pleaded guilty to three felonies to avoid going to trial on many more, all related to rampant drug dealing at the Han Gil Hotel…MORE