Category Archives: WBAP 24/7 News

Cancer center sends Chinese scientists packing

Cancer center sends Chinese scientists packing

Houston (WBAP/KLIF) – A prominent cancer center in Houston says it has ousted three scientists identified by federal authorities as probably involved in Chinese efforts to steal American research. The MD Anderson Cancer Center says it was told the National Institutes of Health could withhold funding if the Center didn’t act. The three scientists have…MORE

Collin County – Car Plows Into Home on Caddo Cove

Collin County – Car Plows Into Home on Caddo Cove

COLLIN COUNTY – WBAP/KLIF – Investigation is underway into the cause of a car leaving a roadway and crashing into a home in Collin County.  Highway Patrol Troopers were called to the single vehicle crash on Caddo Cove, near Sweetwater Cove and Three Rivers Lane, to find three people inside the vehicle; none were inside…MORE

A Texas Teen Launches Effort To Abolish “Confederate Heroes Day”

A Texas Teen Launches Effort To Abolish “Confederate Heroes Day”

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Texas is among just nine states with holidays honoring Confederate soldiers and a teenager is behind a renewed push to change that. The effort to abolish “Confederate Heroes Day” comes months after state Republican leaders yielded to pressure and removed a 60-year-old plaque that rejected slavery as an underlying cause of…MORE

Travis County District Attorney Announces New Protocols for Drug Prosecution

Travis County District Attorney Announces New Protocols for Drug Prosecution

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – The district attorney for one of the largest counties in Texas is introducing new drug-prosecution protocols that are expected to increase the number of case dismissals and referrals to diversion programs. Travis County District Attorney Margaret Moore has already instructed crime labs to stop testing trace amounts of substances because her…MORE

Dallas Police are working to identify a body found in a drainage ditch

Dallas Police are working to identify a body found in a drainage ditch

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – Dallas Police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found Friday in a drainage ditch near the intersection of Bruton and North Masters Roads west of Mesquite. Police say there was no obvious cause of death, so that determination will be up to the Dallas County Medical Examiner. The…MORE

Police are looking for a pair of active armed robbers

Police are looking for a pair of active armed robbers

Fort Worth (WBAP/KLIF) – Fort Worth Police are looking for a pair of armed robbers who have held up at least three businesses in the last three weeks. They robbed a Shell gas station on March 29, an O’Reilly’s Auto Parts on March 31, and a Quick Stop food mart on April 17. They also…MORE

Woman’s Body Found; Investigation Underway by Dallas Police

DALLAS – WBAP/KLIF – Dallas Police are investigating the discovery of a woman’s body in a drainage ditch at Bruton and North Masters Roads Friday afternoon.  No identification or possible cause of death yet released. (Copyright, All Rights Reserved; WBAP/KLIF)  MORE

Fort Worth Detectives Seek Answers From a Letter Connected to 1974 Cold Case Murder

Fort Worth Detectives Seek Answers From a Letter Connected to 1974 Cold Case Murder

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF)- Fort Worth cold case detectives are looking for a person of interest in connection to 1974 murder. Officer Ivan Gomez said Carla Walker was kidnapped when she was 17 years old outside a south Fort Worth parking lot.  Her body was found days later near Benbrook Lake but her killer still hasn’t…MORE

Fort Worth Detectives Seek Answers From a Letter Connected to 1974 Cold Case Murder

Fort Worth Detectives Seek Answers From a Letter Connected to 1974 Cold Case Murder

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF)- Fort Worth cold case detectives are looking for a person of interest in connection to 1974 murder. Officer Ivan Gomez said Carla Walker was kidnapped when she was 17 years old outside a south Fort Worth parking lot.  Her body was found days later near Benbrook Lake but her killer still hasn’t…MORE

Texas Breaks Record in Job Growth

Texas Breaks Record in Job Growth

(WBAP/KLIF) – Texas continues to break records when it comes to job growth. The number of people employed reached a record high of 14 million in the month of March, marking the 107th consecutive month of employment growth. Close to 23,000 jobs were added last month. Unemployment sits at 3.8 percent. Most of the states…MORE