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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

Hood County Man Gives Jailhouse Interview About Killing His Wife

Hood County Man Gives Jailhouse Interview About Killing His Wife

Hood County, TX (WBAP/KLIF) – A Grandbury man provided gruesome jailhouse details about the death of his wife whose remains were found this week. 59-year old Edward Pautenis told says that he shot his wife with three different guns during an argument. “The more that she just kept coming at me, I just sat there…MORE

Uber Reports More Than 3,000 Sexual Assaults On 2018 Rides

Uber Reports More Than 3,000 Sexual Assaults On 2018 Rides

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – In a long anticipated safety report, ride-sharing giant Uber says more than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported during its U.S. rides in 2018. That figure includes 235 rapes. The company hailed the report released Thursday as the first of its kind. The company said it provides a look into the traffic…MORE

Bears Deal Cowboys Third Straight Loss

Bears Deal Cowboys Third Straight Loss

CHICAGO (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score in the Chicago Bears’ 31-24 victory over Dak Prescott and the slumping Dallas Cowboys on Thursday night. In a matchup between disappointing teams that made the playoffs last season, the Bears (7-6) came away with their fourth win in five games.…MORE