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Martin O’Malley: Beto O’Rourke Should Run For President

Martin O’Malley: Beto O’Rourke Should Run For President

WASHINGTON (AP) – Martin O’Malley, the former Democratic governor of Maryland and 2016 presidential candidate, says he will not run for president in 2020 and is backing Beto O’Rourke. O’Malley’s endorsement of O’Rourke, who catapulted to the national spotlight in his close Texas Senate race against Sen. Ted Cruz, comes in a column published in…MORE

Texas lawmakers will reconsider marijuana decriminalization

Texas lawmakers will reconsider marijuana decriminalization

AUSTIN (WBAP/KLIF News) — Texas lawmakers are beginning a new biennial legislative session reconsidering a bill that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana. Rep. Joe Moody, Democrat from El Paso, has offered a similar bill in the past but thinks changing public opinion might help it pass this time. His bill would make…MORE

Frisco Police Investigate Shooting

Frisco Police Investigate Shooting

(WBAP/KLIF) FRISCO – After what the Frisco Police Department is calling an ‘extensive investigation’ by detectives of the Frisco PD, two arrests have been made in the murder of Anthony Morehead. According to Frisco PD: On Wednesday, December 26, 2018, at approximately 7:48 AM, the Frisco Police Department and the Frisco Fire Department were dispatched…MORE

Texas AG, universities face suit over Israel boycott law

Texas AG, universities face suit over Israel boycott law

DALLAS (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas on Tuesday filed a lawsuit over a state law requiring contractors to certify that they do not boycott Israel or Israel-controlled territories, arguing the law forces people to choose between their First Amendment rights and their livelihoods. The ACLU says the law went into effect…MORE

Winter Weather Storm Watch in North Texas

Winter Weather Storm Watch in North Texas

FORT WORTH – WBAP/KLIF –  A winter storm watch is expected to be issued for North Texas and the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex by or on Friday.  A massive winter storm that will bring as much as six inches of snow along the I-40 corridor from eastern New Mexico east to Oklahoma City. The Dallas-Fort…MORE

Salvation Army Red Kettle Stolen From Fort Worth Store

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF News) – The holiday season is underway and for many that means giving…for others…stealing. The Salvation Army said it’s searching for one of its red kettles that was stolen from a Walmart store off of Eastchase Parkway and Anderson Boulevard in Fort Worth Tuesday afternoon. The organization’s Lieutenant Timothy Israel said the suspect…MORE

State Judge Mandates Quick Safety Fixes After Frightening Apartment Fire

State Judge Mandates Quick Safety Fixes After Frightening Apartment Fire

DALLAS – WBAP/KLIF – A state judge orders the Dallas apartment complex where a dramatic fire last week caused many to jump for their lives…including from third story windows…to shore up safety features within a week. State judge Tonya Parker orders the Meadows Apartment Complex in Dallas to install smoke detectors, fix taped-over sprinklers, and…MORE

Burkburnett Texas Police Issue Amber Alert for Missing Toddler

Burkburnett Texas Police Issue Amber Alert for Missing Toddler

BURKBURNETT, TX (WBAP/KLIF) – Police in Burkburnett, north of Wichita Falls, have issued an Amber Alert for a missing 2-year-old. Eli Scott Smith, a white boy approximately 36 inches tall weighing 32 pounds with blonde hair and blue eyes was last seen wearing a light blue thermal with a truck on it and blue jeans.…MORE

Dallas Arts and Community Patron Caroline Rose Hunt Dies at Age 95

DALLAS – (WBAP/KLIF) – Dallas philanthropist, arts and community patron Caroline Rose Hunt has died at the age of 95, following a stroke suffered October 31rst.   Hunt was the daughter of oil tycoon H.L. Hunt, and helped to create the “Uptown” area of Dallas with the building of the Crescent Hotel in the 1980’s.  The…MORE

Beto O’Rourke’s political future uncertain

Beto O’Rourke’s political future uncertain

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Republican Ted Cruz is returning to the Senate, scuffed by a surprisingly close race but still President Donald Trump’s take-no-prisoners defender on the hard right in Texas. His own White House ambitions remain intact, too. What’s next for Rep. Beto O’Rourke is less clear. His loss deflated supercharged Democrats across…MORE