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Iran Disputes President Trump’s Claim That US Warship Shot Down Drone

Iran Disputes President Trump’s Claim That US Warship Shot Down Drone

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard says it will release images taken by a drone that President Donald Trump says was hit by a U.S. warship to disprove his claim. The Guard’s website, sepahnews.com, published a statement on Friday saying these images will show the Guard’s drone had been carrying out its regular…MORE

Another Democrat Wants To Take On TX Senator Cornyn

Another Democrat Wants To Take On TX Senator Cornyn

HOUSTON (AP) – A Houston city councilwoman says she’s running for U.S. Senate in 2020, becoming the latest Democratic challenger vying to take on Republican Sen. John Cornyn. Amanda Edwards launched her campaign Thursday with a video in which she appeals to people who have been told to wait their turn because “the status quo…MORE

Texas Woman Pleads Guilty in Shooting Deaths of 2 Daughters

Texas Woman Pleads Guilty in Shooting Deaths of 2 Daughters

ATHENS, Texas (AP) — A Texas woman was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to shooting and killing her two young daughters in 2017. Prosecutors declined to pursue the death penalty against Sarah Nicole Henderson in exchange for her pleading guilty to two counts of capital murder in the deaths of her…MORE

Aunt of Toddler Found Dead in Landfill Charged in Connection to his Death

Aunt of Toddler Found Dead in Landfill Charged in Connection to his Death

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – A second person is charged in connection to the death of a Dallas toddler found dead in a landfill last week. According to Dallas Police, 27-year-old Chrystal Jackson, the aunt who had custody of 18-month-old Cedrick “CJ” Jackson, is facing an Endangering a Child Criminal Negligence charge. The boy’s body was found…MORE

Southwest Airlines Pushes Back Date 737 Max Jet Could Fly Again

Southwest Airlines Pushes Back Date 737 Max Jet Could Fly Again

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – Southwest Airlines is moving back the date it expects to fly the grounded Boeing 737 Max jet. The plane was grounded earlier this year after crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia killed 346 people. According to the airline, it continues to monitor information from Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration on the impending…MORE

Police Identify Active Shooter Suspect, Killed by Fort Worth SWAT

Police Identify Active Shooter Suspect, Killed by Fort Worth SWAT

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF) – A suspect, 19-year-old Markevvion Devonte Cannon is in dead following a shooting and hostage situation on the west side of Ft. Worth.  Police received a phone call from a woman who said a man was holding her and three others hostage inside an apartment in the 2900 block of Broadmoor. The…MORE

Houston-Based Company Pita Pal Issues Hummus Recall

Houston-Based Company Pita Pal Issues Hummus Recall

HOUSTON (WBAP/KLIF News) – Houston-based Pita Pal has issued a voluntary recall of almost 90 different types of hummus products due to concerns over Listeria. The products were made between May 30th, 2019 and June 25, 2019. Some of the brands affected include Bucee’s brand hummus as well as 7-Select, Lantana and Fresh Thyme. The…MORE

Mesquite City Council Approves $5.5 Million Downtown Project

Mesquite City Council Approves $5.5 Million Downtown Project

MESQUITE (WBAP/KLIF) –  The Mesquite City Council approved this week a construction contract for the Downtown Mesquite infrastructure project, known as Front Street Station. The $5.5 million project is expected to improve infrastructure such as drainage and lighting, add more than 80 new parking spaces, and will create an event space, performance pavilion as well…MORE

Epstein Denied Bail in Sex Trafficking Case

Epstein Denied Bail in Sex Trafficking Case

NEW YORK (AP) – A federal judge has denied bail for jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges involving underage girls. The judge’s decision Thursday comes after prosecutors argued Epstein should remain behind bars in New York City because he has the means to flee and is a danger to the public. Prosecutors fear…MORE

President Trump Slams Four Democratic Congresswomen at North Carolina Rally

President Trump Slams Four Democratic Congresswomen at North Carolina Rally

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Going after four Democratic congresswomen one by one, a combative President Donald Trump turned his campaign rally into an extended dissection of the liberal views of the women of color, deriding them for what he painted as extreme positions and suggesting they just get out. “Tonight I have a suggestion for…MORE