Category Archives: WBAP 24/7 News

A Grand Jury will hear more on Farmers Branch Officer Involved Shooting

A Grand Jury will hear more on Farmers Branch Officer Involved Shooting

FARMERS BRANCH (WBAP/KLIF) – A Dallas County Grand Jury will hear the facts of the June 12, 2019 Officer Involved Shooting that occurred in the 11400 block of North Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, Texas. In a statement released by the Farmers Branch Police Department, it says: “We look forward to the grand jury hearing the facts of…MORE

Severe Storm Damage in Greenville

Severe Storm Damage in Greenville

GREENVILLE, TX (WBAP/KLIF) – Greenville, Texas in Hunt County is the latest city to be hit with severe storm damage as a reported Tornado touched down early Wednesday evening. Greenville is approximately 50 miles from Dallas. (Copyright 2019, WBAP/KLIF. All Rights Reserved.)MORE

Severe Storm Damage in Greenville

Severe Storm Damage in Greenville

GREENVILLE, TX (WBAP/KLIF) – Greenville, Texas, in Hunt County, is the latest city to be hit with severe weather damage as a possible tornado touched down early Wednesday evening. The National Weather Service will send crews to survey damage later this week to determine if the damage was caused by a tornado. Greenville is approximately…MORE

Arlington Police to expand Radio System for Special Events Unit, Improve Safety

Arlington Police to expand Radio System for Special Events Unit, Improve Safety

ARLINGTON (WBAP/KLIF)- The Arlington Police Department is expanding it’s portable radio technology for the special events unit. Lieutenant Chris Cook said they rely heavily on outside police agencies to help work events at AT&T Stadium, Globe Life Park and Texas Live, but they don’t all have the same radio system. The department received a grant to purchase 25 new…MORE

City of Mesquite to Raise Community Funds for Veteran’s Memorial

City of Mesquite to Raise Community Funds for Veteran’s Memorial

MESQUITE (WBAP/KLIF)- The City of Mesquite needs the community’s help to raise funds to complete designs for a Veterans Memorial to be built near City Lake Park. Wayne Larson with the City of Mesquite says it’s a community-based project and will include a 77-foot wide plaza with an area designated to pay tribute to those…MORE

Speed Limit Raised Back to Normal on Dallas North Tollway in Dallas County

Speed Limit Raised Back to Normal on Dallas North Tollway in Dallas County

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – Good news for Dallas North Tollway drivers between Downtown Dallas and Collin County: After two years, the DNT is going back to 65 miles per hour. The North Texas Tollway Authority says construction between LBJ Freeway and downtown has concluded. The project included resurfacing the Tollway and adding better median dividers. While…MORE

Special Prosecutors in Fraud Case Against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Dealt New Setback

Special Prosecutors in Fraud Case Against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Dealt New Setback

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Special prosecutors who’ve threatened to quit the criminal case against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton lost another battle over their pay, throwing the case into new uncertainty. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Wednesday refused to reconsider a 2018 ruling that effectively denied special prosecutors nearly $200,000 they said they’re…MORE

Man Accused of Kidnapping Fort Worth 8-Year-Old Indicted

Man Accused of Kidnapping Fort Worth 8-Year-Old Indicted

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – A federal grand jury has indicted the man caught on camera last month abducting an 8-year-old girl in Fort Worth, announced U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox. The grand jury charged Michael Webb, 51, with kidnapping on Wednesday. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, despite filing papers…MORE

Grand Prairie Family Member is Among Americans Who Died In the Dominican Republic

Grand Prairie Family Member is Among Americans Who Died In the Dominican Republic

Grand Prairie, TX (WBAP/KLIF) – News about the mysterious deaths of Americans in the Dominican Republic continues, and a Grand Prairie family says one of their relatives is among them. Gary Rogers told WFAA-TV that his brother, Mark Hurlbut died last June while vacationing in Punta Cana last year. “Seems like it was just yesterday, I…MORE

Gruesome Discovery at a Fort Worth Motel; Arrest Made

Gruesome Discovery at a Fort Worth Motel; Arrest Made

UPDATE:  8:50AM Fort Worth (WBAP/KLIF) –  Fort Worth police have charged a 19-year old Fort Worth man in connection with a dead body found wrapped in plastic at the Crest Motel on Camp Bowie Road last night. Salomon M. Sandoval is accused in the shooting death of the female victim. Police responded to a call…MORE