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Democratic Presidential Candidates Take Debate Stage in Texas

Democratic Presidential Candidates Take Debate Stage in Texas

HOUSTON (WBAP/KLIF) – The 10 candidates who qualified will all be on one stage Thursday night during the Democratic Presidential debate on the Texas Southern University campus in Houston. To qualify, a candidate had to have recieved campaign contributions from at least 130,000 people and be polling at at least 2% in four approved polls. Candidates…MORE

City of Fort Worth Appealing Document Release for Fitzgerald Lawsuit, Again.

City of Fort Worth Appealing Document Release for Fitzgerald Lawsuit, Again.

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF)- The fight between the city of Fort Worth and Former Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald continues. Dallas Judge Gena Slaughter denied the city’s first appeal, ordering city officials to be deposed produce records that were allegedly altered or deleted regarding Fitzgerald’s termination. The city says this includes written and digital documents, emails and text…MORE

The Heat Is On

The Heat Is On

Austin (WBAP KLIF) – Consumers and businesses are urged to reduce their electricity use on Thursday, Sept. 5 and Friday, Sept. 6, especially during the hours of 2 to 7 pm . “ERCOT’s job is to ensure power is available all over Texas,” said ERCOT President and CEO Bill Magness. “When electricity demand and heat…MORE

Dallas Detective Handcuffed to Oswald when Oswald was Shot by Ruby has Died

Dallas Detective Handcuffed to Oswald when Oswald was Shot by Ruby has Died

(WBAP/KLIF) – Former Dallas Police Detective Jim Leavelle, who was handcuffed to Lee Harvey Oswald when Jack Ruby jumped from a crowd of reporters and shot Oswald, has died. He was 99. Leavelle described the incident in the old Dallas Police Headquarters basement at Harwood and Main Streets countless times over the past 56 years.…MORE

El Paso Shooting Suspect says AK-style Gun came from Romania

El Paso Shooting Suspect says AK-style Gun came from Romania

EL PASO, Texas (AP) – The suspected gunman in the El Paso mass shooting earlier this month told police that the AK-style gun he used in the attack came from Romania. The Texas Tribune reported Wednesday that 21-year-old Patrick Crusius told police he ordered the weapon online before picking it up at a gun store…MORE

President Calls for Strong Penalties in Wake of 2 Mass Shootings

President Calls for Strong Penalties in Wake of 2 Mass Shootings

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is asking the Justice Department to propose legislation so that those who commit hate crimes and mass murders face the death penalty. The Republican president says he wants capital punishment to be imposed swiftly against those who carry out hate crimes and mass shootings. Trump spoke from the White…MORE

President Trump Steps Up Attack On Black Lawmaker

President Trump Steps Up Attack On Black Lawmaker

WASHINGTON (AP) – Facing growing accusations of racism for his incendiary tweets, President Donald Trump is seeking to deflect the criticism by labeling a leading black congressman as himself racist. In the latest rhetorical shot at non-white lawmakers, Trump said Sunday that his weekend comments referring to Rep. Elijah Cummings’ majority-black Baltimore district as a…MORE

Wiley Jury Returns Monday 9 am

Wiley Jury Returns Monday 9 am

MESQUITE – WBAP/KLIF –  The jury deciding the fate – for the second time – of a former Mesquite police officer has been instructed to return to court at Monday, 9 am. Former officer Derick Wiley faces aggravated assault charges for shooting an unarmed man he says he believed was stealing a vehicle, which was…MORE