Category Archives: WBAP 24/7 News

Funeral Services Scheduled for Atatiana Jefferson

Funeral Services Scheduled for Atatiana Jefferson

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF) – Funeral services are set for the woman killed by a fort worth police officer as the city copes with her death. Aaron Dean is out of jail on bond for the Murder of Atatiana Jefferson. Body cam footage shows him shooting through a window at her family’s house killing her. Attorney…MORE

Finishing Touches Underway at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth

Finishing Touches Underway at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF) – Crews at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth are flushing out any kinks ahead of this month’s grand opening; literally. The countdown is on. There is just over a week left until the new arena opens its doors. But first things first; checking the plumbing. Students from Trimble Tech High School in Fort…MORE

Historic Downtown Fort Worth Building to Become New Hotel

Historic Downtown Fort Worth Building to Become New Hotel

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF)- One of downtown Fort Worth’s most iconic buildings is getting a new owner and a new purpose in the community, while still preserving its historic charm. The W.T. Waggoner Building, 810 Houston St., is set to become the new Sandman Signature Hotel, the second hotel of its kind in the United States.…MORE

GM and Union Reach Tentative Deal that Could End Strike

GM and Union Reach Tentative Deal that Could End Strike

DETROIT (AP) – The United Auto Workers and General Motors have reached a tentative contract agreement that could end a month-long strike that brought the automaker’s U.S. factories to a standstill. The deal was hammered out Wednesday but it won’t immediately end the strike by more than 49,000 workers. They’re likely to stay on the…MORE

Former North Texas Congressman Pete Sessions Subpoenaed In Connection To Rudy Guiliani Ukraine Investigation

Former North Texas Congressman Pete Sessions Subpoenaed In Connection To Rudy Guiliani Ukraine Investigation

WASHINGTON D.C. (WBAP/KLIF News) – Former North Texas Congressman Pete Sessions bid to get back into Congress is off to a rough start. A federal indictment appears to link him to an alleged campaign finance scheme involving President Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Guiliani and two of his associates who have already been charged. Guiliani, Lev Parnas…MORE

An Early Crowd is Building Outside the AAC for Thursday’s Trump Rally

An Early Crowd is Building Outside the AAC for Thursday’s Trump Rally

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – The crowd is already gathering outside the American Airlines Center for the Trump campaign rally tomorrow evening. Among those in the small crowd that is slowly building, this group of women talked to us about why they came out so early. “Mr Trump, President Trump. [What are some of the things that…MORE

Taos Air To Relaunch Flights To Austin, Dallas In December

Taos Air To Relaunch Flights To Austin, Dallas In December

TAOS, N.M. (AP) – Taos Air has announced that it will relaunch flights to Austin and Dallas in December, giving some Texans direct access to northern New Mexico for the ski season. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports Taos Air will begin direct service Dec. 19 through March 29. The service will link Taos Regional…MORE

Fort Worth Chief: ‘absolutely no excuse’ for woman’s killing

Fort Worth Chief: ‘absolutely no excuse’ for woman’s killing

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The furor Tuesday over the killing of a black woman by a white Fort Worth officer became increasingly about a gun pointed at a bedroom window. But the police chief and activists said the focus was on the wrong gun. Officer Aaron Dean was arrested on a murder charge Monday…MORE

Former Dallas Officer Pleads Guilty to Fake Citations

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – A former Dallas police officer has pleaded guilty to falsifying traffic citations to collect overtime pay. The U.S. Attorney’s Officer of the Northern District of Texas announced former Officer Mathew Alan Rushing pleaded guilty to one count of false statements. He was accused of at least 38 fake reports including citations where…MORE