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Missing Dallas Juvenile

Missing Dallas Juvenile

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing juvenile, 13-year-old, Ruby Rodriguez Munguia. She was last seen December 7, 2019 at about 10:00 a.m., in the 13600 block of Purple Sage Drive. Ruby is described white female with black hair and brown eyes. She is 4’9”…MORE

Investigators Say They Know What Caused The Fire At A Houston Area Petrochemical Facility

Investigators Say They Know What Caused The Fire At A Houston Area Petrochemical Facility

HOUSTON (AP) – Local and federal investigators say a fire at a Houston-area petrochemical storage facility that burned for days in March was accidental and caused by equipment failure at a storage tank. The report by the Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives concludes the failure took…MORE

Pacific Gas & Electric Says It Has Reached a $13.5 Billion Settlement

Pacific Gas & Electric Says It Has Reached a $13.5 Billion Settlement

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Pacific Gas and Electric says it has reached a $13.5 billion settlement that will resolve all major claims related to devastating wildfires blamed on its outdated equipment and negligence. The settlement, which the utility says was reached Friday, still requires court approval. PG&E says it is a key step in leading…MORE

Boeing Faces Possible Fine of Nearly $4 Million

Boeing Faces Possible Fine of Nearly $4 Million

AP– Boeing faces a possible fine of nearly $4 million after safety regulators say the company installed faulty parts on the wings of some Boeing 737 jets. The Federal Aviation Administration says suppliers told Boeing about a problem with the components, which are known as slat tracks. The parts sit at the front edge of…MORE

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

On Dec. 7, 1941, Japan launched a surprise attack on the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii as part of its plan to conquer Southeast Asian territories; the raid, which claimed some 2,400 American lives, prompted the United States to declare war against Japan the next day, triggering World War II. In separate…MORE

North Texas Rape Numbers Get More Startling Following Uber Report

North Texas Rape Numbers Get More Startling Following Uber Report

FORT WORTH – Rape crisis center advocates warn the more than 3 thousand sexual assaults reported for the year 2018 by ride sharing company Uber are likely a small percentage of actual sex assault crimes; as little as 6 to 9 % of the actual crimes, says “The Women’s Center” Assistant Director of Crisis Services…MORE

Senator Cornyn Pushes Bill Blocking E-Cigarette Sales to Children

Senator Cornyn Pushes Bill Blocking E-Cigarette Sales to Children

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF) – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) is fighting for atricter laws on E-cigarettes. The Senator visted the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth Friday with Mayor Betsy Price to hear from local medical professionals about the dangers of vaping and about local efforts to curb e-cigarette use in North…MORE

Tarrant County Reports First Flu Death

Tarrant County Reports First Flu Death

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF) – Tarrant County is reporting its first flu death of the year. This death involves a young child. “On an average flu season, there are about 36,000 flu deaths, you know, in an average year,” Tarrant County Public Health Director Vinny Taneja said. Taneja says we are already trending higher early in…MORE

MedStar Implements Life-Saving Stop the Bleed Kits

MedStar Implements Life-Saving Stop the Bleed Kits

FORT WORTH  (WBAP/KLIF News) – Medstar has implemented a new kit that will help save more lives in the event of a disaster. The Tarrant County ambulance service assembled six specialized duffel bags containing 40 Stop the Bleed kits that can be given to bystanders in the field to help first responders treat trauma victims.…MORE

MedStar Implements Life-Saving Stop the Bleed Kits

MedStar Implements Life-Saving Stop the Bleed Kits

FORT WORTH  (WBAP/KLIF News) – Medstar has implemented a new kit that will help save more lives in the event of a disaster. The Tarrant County ambulance service assembled six specialized duffel bags containing 40 Stop the Bleed kits that can be given to bystanders in the field to help first responders treat trauma victims.…MORE