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Wesley Mathews’ Attorney Considering Appeal of Child Injury Trial

Wesley Mathews’ Attorney Considering Appeal of Child Injury Trial

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF News) — An appeal could soon be coming for the trial of a Richardson father behind bars for injuring his adoptive daughter, which ultimately led to her death. Wesley Mathews is currently serving a life sentence after pleading guilty in June, but his attorney said they are exploring all options in terms of…MORE

Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall taking Medical Leave of Absence

Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall taking Medical Leave of Absence

(WBAP/KLIF) DALLAS – According to the Dallas Police Department, Dallas Police Chief, U. Renee Hall is on a scheduled leave of absence. DPD says it’s “Per her doctor’s orders, she is resting following major surgery.” The following statement was released from DPD: “It is well known that Dallas Police Chief, U. Renee Hall’s mother passed away…MORE

Severe Thunderstorms bring more damage to DFW

Severe Thunderstorms bring more damage to DFW

(WBAP/KLIF) Colleyville – The Colleyville Fire Department responded to a house fire in the Westmont neighborhood of Colleyville. The house fire comes following severe thunderstorms that made their way through the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex on Wednesday evening. The storms brought heavy wind gust around 60-70 mph and lightening. Several North Texans are experiencing wind damage along…MORE

Investigation Underway After Plane Crash At Addison Airport

Investigation Underway After Plane Crash At Addison Airport

ADDISON, TEXAS — According to the Federal Aviation Administration, emergency crews are investigating an airplane crash at the that occurred at the Addison Municipal Airport Sunday morning. The Federal Aviation Administration released a statement saying reports show an aircraft crashed into a hangar shortly after taking off around 9:10 A.M. Sunday. The whole plane was…MORE

Storms Leave Water, More Downed Trees in Their Wake

Storms Leave Water, More Downed Trees in Their Wake

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) — A neighborhood in Dallas that was hit hard one week ago by Mother Nature was hit with a second round of storms on Sunday. A tornado warning was issued by the National Weather Service at around 3:30pm, after radar indicated rotation in a storm cell moving northeast across the northern portion of…MORE

Formal Complaint Alleges Arlington Police Chief Used Racial Slur

Formal Complaint Alleges Arlington Police Chief Used Racial Slur

Updated 6/5/2019 at 4:35pm to include statement from City of Arlington ARLINGTON (WBAP/KLIF News) — A formal complaint filed to the Arlington City Manager’s office alleges Arlington Police Chief Will Johnson used a racial slur during a November manager’s meeting. The complaint, which was filed on March 22nd by Arlington Municipal Patrolman Association President Chris…MORE

Fire Tears Through Vacant Ambassador Hotel in Downtown Dallas

Fire Tears Through Vacant Ambassador Hotel in Downtown Dallas

UPDATE 5-28-19 1:25 P.M. DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – Authorities continue to work to determine the cause of a fire that gutted the historic Ambassador Hotel. The hotel’s redeveloper said Tuesday morning he plans to continue with some sort of project in the future. Jim Lake said the plan was to renovate the hotel that opened in…MORE

Judge: Sutherland Springs Families Can Proceed With Lawsuit

Judge: Sutherland Springs Families Can Proceed With Lawsuit

SAN ANTONIO (WBAP/KLIF News) — The Texas families suing the federal government for the 2017 Sutherland Springs church shooting have won a small victory in court. A federal judge has ruled that the case will not be thrown out, which is what the federal government was trying to make happen. That means lawyers for the…MORE

Dallas Catholic Diocese Raided by Police, Bishop Maintains Transparency

Dallas Catholic Diocese Raided by Police, Bishop Maintains Transparency

Updated: 4:52 PM on May 15, 2019 DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – The Catholic Diocese of Dallas is refuting claims by Police that the Diocese is not being transparent in a child sex abuse investigation. ​Dallas Police raided three Diocese locations Wednesday, including the headquarters, a storage facility, and St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church. A search warrant claims not…MORE

Denton Assistant Principal Will Not Return After Investigation Into Racial Slur

Denton Assistant Principal Will Not Return After Investigation Into Racial Slur

DENTON (WBAP/KLIF News) — An investigation into a Denton High School assistant principal has resulted in him losing his job. The investigation began when someone called the school district to say assistant principal Howard Palmer used the n-word when telling a student to turn off his music. A concerned father approached Palmer about it later…MORE