Category Archives: WBAP 24/7 News

White Supremacist Group Reportedly Demonstrated in Downtown Dallas

White Supremacist Group Reportedly Demonstrated in Downtown Dallas

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – After reports surfaced that white supremacists planned to demonstrate in North Texas over the weekend, the Dallas Morning News reports that one group claims to have staged demonstrations in near downtown Dallas Saturday. The group, the American Identity Movement (formerly Identity Evropa), is also said to have posted videos online showing a…MORE

New Mexico Company Chose To Build Part Of Border Wall In Texas

New Mexico Company Chose To Build Part Of Border Wall In Texas

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – An Albuquerque-based company has been awarded a more than $80 million contract to building a stretch of new border wall in Texas. KVIA-TV in El Paso, Texas, reports Southwest Valley Constructors was recently chosen by U.S. Customs and Border Protection to build an 11-mile stretch in Hidalgo County, Texas. Customs and…MORE

A Mother Exposed Her Own Child to Unneeded Medical Procedures, Pleads Guilty

A Mother Exposed Her Own Child to Unneeded Medical Procedures, Pleads Guilty

DALLAS (AP) – A Texas woman accused of exposing her son to unneeded medical tests and procedures has pleaded guilty to recklessly causing injury to a child. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that Kaylene Bowen-Wright pleaded guilty Thursday in Dallas County court. Sentencing for the 35-year-old, who faces up to 20 years in prison, is…MORE

Government agencies across the state are under cyber-attack

Government agencies across the state are under cyber-attack

Austin (WBAP/KLIF) – Texas state officials say at least 20 government agencies throughout the state have been attacked by hackers. They describe the onslaught as a “coordinated ransomware attack.” Several state agencies combined their efforts to respond, including the Division of Emergency Management, and the Texas Military Department. The state has not said exactly what…MORE

Clear the Shelters Places 85,000 Pets Saturday

Clear the Shelters Places 85,000 Pets Saturday

DALLAS – The NBC Network’s annual “Clear the Shelters” national event was held Saturday, with most shelters and pounds offering every pet under their roof at zero cost.  The event this year found homes for 85,000 pets; mostly dogs and cats.  67 North Texas shelters took part, with the Humane Society of North Texas alone…MORE

An Alleged Threat to Downtown Dallas in a Social Media Post

An Alleged Threat to Downtown Dallas in a Social Media Post

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF News) – The Dallas Police Department is monitoring social media, following a post warning the public of possible violence in the downtown area. All social media postings are being monitored by the Fusion Center. According to DPD’s twitter page, additional officers are patrolling the downtown area out of an abundance of caution. The…MORE

Appeals court limits order that had stopped Trump asylum limits

Appeals court limits order that had stopped Trump asylum limits

San Francisco (AP) – A federal appeals court ruling will allow the Trump administration to begin rejecting asylum at some parts of the U.S.- Mexico border for migrants who arrived after transiting through a third country. The policy would deny asylum to anyone who passes through another country on the way to the U.S. without…MORE