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National Weather Service Confirms Four North Texas Tornadoes in Weekend Storms

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF) – The National Weather Service is confirming four tornadoes from the storm system that ripped through North Texas Sunday with more possible. The four confirmed include a tornado in Grand Prairie that does not yet have a wind speed associated with it. An EF-1 tornado has been confirmed in Hill County and…MORE

Early Applications on Rise at Baylor Despite Assault Scandal

WACO, Texas (AP) – Baylor University is seeing its second-highest number of early applicants in school history despite a broad sexual assault scandal that’s spawned lawsuits and recriminations. The Dallas Morning News reports about 14,300 prospective students applied by the early application deadline of Nov. 1. The number is a 19 percent increase from the…MORE

Hundreds Attend MLK Rally in Ft. Worth

Hundreds Attend MLK Rally in Ft. Worth

Ft. Worth (WBAP/KLIF News) – Hundreds of people lined the streets of Fort Worth and attended a rally on Sundance Square Plaza Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Day. “A lot of these schools, they’re not teaching enough about what went on back then,” one parent said while she sat with her kids along…MORE

Interstate 35W Closed Temporarily

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF NEWS) — A fuel spill temporarily closed southbound Interstate 35W at Meacham in Fort Worth. 30 gallons of fuel leaked from the damaged engine compartment of a Ford truck onto the freeway. Fort Worth police diverted traffic and cleaned up the spill. Copyright 2017.  WBAP/KLIF News.  All Rights Reserved.  MORE

Garland House Fire Kills Elderly Man, Critically Injures Wife

GARLAND (WBAP/KLIF News) – A man was killed and his elderly wife is in critical condition after a fire destroyed their home in Garland Sunday night. It started around 10:45 p.m. at the home on Green Cove Drive near North Country Club Road. The Garland Fire Department’s Merrill Ballancier said a neighbor heard glass breaking and…MORE

Steve Forbes Ready for Trump to Resume Office

(WBAP/KLIF News)  One of the biggest names in finance is standing behind the president-elect. Steve Forbes is the Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media. He says Donald Trump is able to pull the trigger on getting things done, in part because he’s made excellent choices for cabinet heads. Forbes also ran for president twice, himself, on the…MORE

Police ID Body Found in Pond

ADDISON (WBAP/KLIF News) – Police in Addison are trying to figure out how a man’s body wound up in a local pond.MORE

Man Attacked in Target Parking Lot

Man Attacked in Target Parking Lot

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF News) – The North Texas theater community is raising money to help a director who was attacked over the weekend.MORE

Reports of Storm Damage, Power Outages Across North Texas

Reports of Storm Damage, Power Outages Across North Texas

NORTH TEXAS (WBAP/KLIF News) – About 4,000 residents were without power Monday morning and dozens of homes were damaged after severe weather tore through parts of North Texas Sunday night. A tornado touched down near the Grand Prairie Municipal Airport. One man didn’t want to be caught out in the open and waited out the storm under the…MORE