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WATCH: Dallas Police Search for Lottery Ticket Dispenser Thief

WATCH: Dallas Police Search for Lottery Ticket Dispenser Thief

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF News) – Dallas police are asking the public to help find a man who brazenly stole a Lottery ticket dispenser last month. Investigators said on February 26,2019 around 7:04 a.m., a white or Latin man wearing a black hoodie and dark pants entered the Rush 24/7 at 2510 S. Hampton Road. Video shows the…MORE

Teens Suspects Arrested for Crime Spree Targeting Waffle House Restaurants

Teens Suspects Arrested for Crime Spree Targeting Waffle House Restaurants

Dallas-Fort Worth (WBAP/KLIF) – Several North Texas police agencies worked quickly overnight Sunday to find two suspects in connection with a string armed robberies at Waffle House restaurants, where employees and restaurant customers were robbed. Restaurants in Oakland, West Fort Worth, Saginaw and Roanoke were targeted in a span of 80 minutes. The suspects, Justanity…MORE

Austin Police Promise More Security After Violent End to SXSW

Austin Police Promise More Security After Violent End to SXSW

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Austin’s police chief is pledging more security for the city’s entertainment district following multiple shootings over the weekend as the South by Southwest Festival drew to a close. The Austin American-Statesman reports officers responded to three separate shootings Saturday morning that sent five people to the hospital. Two more shootings occurred…MORE

Nearly Three Out Of Four People Afraid Of Self Driving Cars

Nearly Three Out Of Four People Afraid Of Self Driving Cars

Coppell (WBAP/KLIF)  –  Americans are still afraid of self driving cars.   AAA’s annual automated vehicle survey found that 71 percent of people are afraid to ride in fully self-driving vehicles.  AAA believes the key to helping consumers feel more comfortable with fully self-driving vehicles will be bridging the gap between the perception of automated vehicle…MORE

George W. Bush welcomes new US citizens at Texas ceremony

George W. Bush welcomes new US citizens at Texas ceremony

  DALLAS (AP) — Former President George W. Bush welcomed new U.S. citizens Monday during a naturalization ceremony in Dallas, saying that “amid all the complications of policy, may we never forget that immigration is a blessing and a strength.” Bush and former first lady Laura Bush spoke to the around 50 candidates for naturalization…MORE

Collin Co. Sheriffs Department Launches App, Real-time Updates and Information

Collin Co. Sheriffs Department Launches App, Real-time Updates and Information

COLLIN COUNTY (WBAP/KLIF)- The Collin County Sheriffs Department launches an app to provide real time updates and information to citizens. The Mobile App is free and is now available for download, in the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store. Sergeant Jessica Pond says the app allows easy access to the most important features of their website including…MORE

Charges Dismissed Against Three Dallas Police Officers

Charges Dismissed Against Three Dallas Police Officers

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – Charges against three dallas police officers accused of recklessly causing the death of a 32-year-old man were dropped Monday. According to the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office, charges of misdemeanor deadly conduct against Dallas Police Sgt. Kevin Mansell and Officers Danny Vasquez and Dustin Dillard were all dropped in the death of…MORE

Former President Calling on Congress to Deliver Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Former President Calling on Congress to Deliver Comprehensive Immigration Reform

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – Former President George W. Bush is calling on Congress to deliver comprehensive immigration reform. The 43rd President of the United States said Monday that he’s confident the U.S. will “have a fair and just immigration policy soon.” In front of a crowd of nearly 50 newly naturalized U.S. citizens from 22 countries, at the…MORE

Emmitt Smith Company Dips Toe in South Dallas Development

Emmitt Smith Company Dips Toe in South Dallas Development

DALLAS – A real estate company owned by former Cowboys great Emmitt Smith is trying to revitalize a South Dallas building. Emmitt Smith Communities has joined up with American South Real Estate Fund to finance and renovate the 30,000-square-foot Urban League building on South Lancaster Road. The project is estimated to cost around $6 million.…MORE

Crews Still Battling Massive Fire at Houston-Area Petrochemical Plant

Crews Still Battling Massive Fire at Houston-Area Petrochemical Plant

DEER PARK (WBAP/KLIF News) – Firefighters are still battling a massive blaze at a petrochemicals terminal in Deer Park, about 20 miles southeast of Houston. The fire erupted at the Intercontinental Terminals Company Sunday morning when the terminal that stores petrochemical liquids and gases, including fuel and bunker oil, ignited. Authorities said the flames have…MORE