Category Archives: 24/7 Newsroom News

Fort Worth’s Vision Zero Policy to Reduce Pedestrian Fatality Rate

Fort Worth’s Vision Zero Policy to Reduce Pedestrian Fatality Rate

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF)- The City of Fort Worth is implementing a policy to reduce traffic and pedestrian deaths in the city. District 9 Councilwoman Ann Zadeh said traffic fatalities are a growing problem in Fort Worth. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) designated Fort Worth as a Focus City, one that has a high rate of…MORE

Fort Worth Formally Named Ed Kraus as Chief of Police

Fort Worth Formally Named Ed Kraus as Chief of Police

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF)- The City of Fort Worth officially announces Ed Kraus as the permanent Police Chief for the Fort Worth Police Department.  Kraus has been with the department for 27 years. The department has been under fire after recent officer involved shootings and Kraus says he’s determined to keep improving community relations moving forward.…MORE

Low-Income Families Affected by Dallas Tornado in need of Help this Holiday Season

Low-Income Families Affected by Dallas Tornado in need of Help this Holiday Season

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – A well known North Texas organization is reaching out to low-income families impacted by the EF-3 tornado that ripped through the Dallas area in October. Urging North Texans to not forget their neighbors and local schools, churches and businesses who are still struggling after the tornado, Unite Greater Dallas has launched a…MORE

North Texas Judge Warned For Refusing to Perform Same-Sex Weddings

North Texas Judge Warned For Refusing to Perform Same-Sex Weddings

WACO, Texas (AP) – The Texas Commission on Judicial Conduct issued a public warning to a judge who refuses to perform same-sex marriages. The Waco Tribune-Herald reports that McLennan County Justice of the Peace Dianne Hensley said her “Bible-believing” Christian conscience prohibits her from doing same-sex weddings. She said she believes she’s entitled to a…MORE

Pelosi OKs Drafting of Impeachment Articles Against President Trump

Pelosi OKs Drafting of Impeachment Articles Against President Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the House is moving forward to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. Pelosi delivered the historic announcement Thursday from the speaker’s offices at the Capitol. Trump, meanwhile, tweeted that if Democrats are going to impeach him, he wants them to “do it now, fast”‘…MORE

Dallas ISD School Bus Driver Doesn’t Stop for Student

Dallas ISD School Bus Driver Doesn’t Stop for Student

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – Dallas ISD is investigating after a video showing a school bus driver refusing to stop for a student standing in the middle of the street. The video taken near Spring Valley and Preston Roads was posted to Facebook. The student is seen standing in front of the bus saying, “Open the door,”…MORE

American Airlines Hopes New Kitchen Will Cut Delays

American Airlines Hopes New Kitchen Will Cut Delays

Fort Worth (AP) – American Airlines says an antiquated, overworked kitchen caused 2,300 flight delays this summer at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. So American is planning a new facility – at a cost of $100 million – to increase meal-preparation capacity at its biggest hub airport. American operates more than 900 flights a day at…MORE

Texas Judge Orders Border Wall Fundraiser Not To Build

Texas Judge Orders Border Wall Fundraiser Not To Build

HOUSTON (AP) — A local judge in South Texas has ordered supporters of President Donald Trump not to build their planned private border wall on a section of land near the Rio Grande. State District Judge Keno Vasquez on Tuesday issued a temporary restraining order against We Build the Wall, which raised $25 million after…MORE

Downtown Dallas Holiday Pop Up Helps Local Entrepreneurs, Artists Start their Own Businesses

Downtown Dallas Holiday Pop Up Helps Local Entrepreneurs, Artists Start their Own Businesses

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF)- Unbranded 2019 hosted by Downtown Dallas, Inc. (DDI) opens December 5th for the fifth year. Shalissa Perry with DDI said it’s an innovative Downtown holiday pop-up shop. “Unbranded provides free retail space to a curated group of entrepreneurs, designers, and artists…we have about 15 vendors come in each week for the month of December,”…MORE