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Denton County Encouraging Women to Take Part in Free Self Defense Course

Denton County Encouraging Women to Take Part in Free Self Defense Course

DENTON (WBAP/KLIF News) – The Denton County Sheriff’s Office is teaching North Texas women how to protect themselves from attackers. The department’s Captain Orlando Hinojosa said the free class called “The Women’s Empowerment Program” will teach students about self defense from a two-fold perspective…the mental and physical aspects. “The first hour is in the classroom. The…MORE

Richardson School Board Votes Unanimously to End Voting Rights Act lawsuit

Richardson School Board Votes Unanimously to End Voting Rights Act lawsuit

RICHARDSON (WBAP/KLIF) – The Richardson ISD School Board voted unanimously this week to end a Voting Rights Act lawsuit regarding the way trustees will be elected in the future. The decision to settle the suit means the parties will seek federal court approval to change this year’s school board election to November. Upon court approval,…MORE

“Denton University” Diploma Mill Issuing Fake Degrees

“Denton University” Diploma Mill Issuing Fake Degrees

DENTON (WBAP/KLIF News) — An online diploma mill is falsely claiming Denton as its home base. It’s branded as “Denton University” and claims to offer life experience degrees, ranging from associates to doctoral and costing as much as $999 for all four degrees. Its listed address, however, is that of a TA Travel Center. The…MORE

Court Rules Texas Can Bar Planned Parenthood From Medicaid

Court Rules Texas Can Bar Planned Parenthood From Medicaid

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A federal appeals court panel has lifted a lower-court ban that prohibited Texas from eliminating Planned Parenthood from the state’s Medicaid program. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued the ruling Thursday in New Orleans. The decision lifts the preliminary injunction District Judge Sam Sparks of Austin imposed on the…MORE

Police Investigate Shooting At Fort Worth Home Depot

Police Investigate Shooting At Fort Worth Home Depot

Update: 9:00am FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF News) — Fort Worth Police say the two gunshot victims in Thursday night’s shooting outside a Home Depot have died at the hospital. Police also say the two are believed to be in the process of robbing someone when they were shot. The Fort Worth Police Department has not yet found…MORE

Students Taken to Hospitals After a Church School Bus Overturns on I-30

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – Several people, including students, were taken to the hospital after a school bus from Bishop Dunne Catholic High School overturned on I-30 near Loop 12 Walton Walker. Annette Gonzalez Taylor with the Dallas Diocese says the driver of the bus acted quickly to help the passengers despite the fact she was injured. Two drivers…MORE

Trump to Pelosi: Trip Request Denied Until Government Shutdown Ends

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is postponing what he’s calling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s “seven-day excursion” to Egypt, Afghanistan and Brussels in apparent payback for asking him to reschedule his State of the Union speech because of the partial government shutdown. Trump wrote a letter to Pelosi on Thursday informing her that her trip…MORE

Arlington Police Release Body Cam Video of a Deadly Traffic Stop Shoot Out

Arlington Police Release Body Cam Video of a Deadly Traffic Stop Shoot Out

UPDATE: 3:50 PM 1-17-2019. Arlington Police have released body cam and dash cam video of a traffic stop that left one man dead and an officer seriously injured Friday night. 20-year-old Tre’shun Miller was shot and killed after fleeing a drug investigation during a traffic stop. Dash Cam Video shows Miller running away and firing…MORE

Fallen Little Elm Police Officer Honored Two Years After His Death

Fallen Little Elm Police Officer Honored Two Years After His Death

LITTLE ELM (WBAP/KLIF) – Thursday marked the two year anniversary of the day Little Elm Police Detective Jerry Walker was shot and killed in a standoff with a gunman. The Little Elm Independent School District is doing its part to ensure Detective Walker’s legacy lives on. According Little Elm ISD Superintendent, Daniel Gallagher, Jerry R. Walker…MORE

DFW Airport Named 2019 Global Airport of the Year

DFW AIRPORT (WBAP/KLIF) – Dallas Fort Worth International Airport has been recognized as the 2019 Airport of the Year by Air Transport World, the leading media brand serving the global airline and commercial air transport industry for more than 50 years. The honor recognizes DFW’s innovation in providing a world-class customer experience, global leadership in sustainability, cost…MORE