Category Archives: 24/7 Newsroom News

A small town Texas resident has been sentenced to more than 600 years in prison

Burnet (WBAP/KLIF) – 46 year old Bryant Dulin of Burnet, a small town northwest of Austin, has been sentenced to 645 years in prison for molesting children. A jury found him guilty of sexually abusing children under the age of six for more than a decade, from 2003 until 2016. At his trial the Burnet…MORE

A hospice nurse involved in a Medicare fraud case is going to testify against her employers

Frisco (WBAP/KLIF) – The criminal prosecution of Frisco-based Novus Health Services is moving into high gear with another of the defendants accepting a plea bargain with prosecutors. Hospice nurse Taryn Stuart has agreed to plead guilty to one count of health care fraud while admitting she fatally over-dosed at least two patients at the direction…MORE

Dallas businessman dubbed ‘Frack Master’ charged with fraud

DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas oil and gas businessman who dubbed himself the “Frack Master” has been charged with money laundering and fraud after regulators accused him and others of defrauding investors of about $80 million. Christopher Faulkner, who made appearances on cable TV to discuss oil and gas topics, was arrested Monday at Los…MORE

State of the Art Sports Therapy Center Opens in Frisco

State of the Art Sports Therapy Center Opens in Frisco

FRISCO (WBAP/KLIF) – Baylor Scott & White Sports Therapy & Research, a 300,000-square-foot medical and sports performance complex located at The Star in Frisco, home of the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters, is now open. According to experts in the sports performance and healthcare fields, the work being done at Baylor Scott & White Sports Therapy &…MORE

Fuel Spill Closes High Five Interchange in North Dallas

Fuel Spill Closes High Five Interchange in North Dallas

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – The headache of headaches for North Texas travelers came Thursday with most of the Dallas High Five interchange closed for hours. A fuel spill Thursday morning led to hours of cleanup on various ramps in the large interchange connecting I-635/LBJ Freeway and U.S. 75/Central Expressway in North Dallas. The High Five was…MORE

Latinos Could be the Majority in Texas by 2022

Latinos Could be the Majority in Texas by 2022

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – New U.S. Census stats released this (Thursday) morning, show that Texas baby boomers are attributed to a continuing aging population. The Lone Star State also got bit more diverse between July 2016 and July 2017. Data suggests that Latinos will outnumber whites in Texas by the year 2022. Previous estimates pegged Latinos…MORE

Abbott calls for end to ‘disgraceful’ family separations

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is asking Texas’ congressional delegation to find bipartisan solutions to immigrant children being separated from parents who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border, saying “this disgraceful condition must end.” In a letter to the state’s 36 House members and two senators on Wednesday, Abbott said “it can only…MORE

Dallas Based AT&T Unveils New Streaming Service

Dallas Based AT&T Unveils New Streaming Service

NEW YORK (AP) – AT&T is launching a new streaming service incorporating networks from the Time Warner company it just bought. Thursday’s announcement comes just days after AT&T closed its $81 billion Time Warner deal. The WatchTV service is a cable-like package of more than 30 TV channels delivered over the internet, similar to Sling…MORE

Anti-Liberal Billboard in Texas Panhandle to Come Down

Anti-Liberal Billboard in Texas Panhandle to Come Down

VEGA, Texas (WBAP/KLIF News) — The billboard in the Texas panhandle that told liberals to keep on driving out of Texas is coming down. The owner of the billboard tells the Fort Worth Star Telegram that media coverage and social media backlash resulting from its message is the reason he’s removing it. He says he…MORE

Poor Air Quality Leads to New TxDOT Clean Air Campaign

Poor Air Quality Leads to New TxDOT Clean Air Campaign

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF News) — Poor air quality in North Texas has TxDOT telling drivers to take action. TxDOT is launching its “Drive Clean Texas” campaign to help move the Metroplex out of a classification that says its air quality does not meet federal standards. “Summer’s just now beginning, and when slow wind speeds and hot sunny…MORE