Category Archives: WBAP 24/7 News

A Santa Claus protester went to jail in Cleburne

A Santa Claus protester went to jail in Cleburne

Cleburne (WBAP/KLIF) – One of three men who picketed a Cleburne church Saturday wound up in jail. Aaron Urbanski was one of the three objecting to a breakfast with Santa event at St. Mark United Methodist Church. They were shouting at arriving children that Santa Claus is not real. The police were called. They told…MORE

A Garland Mom Honors Slain Son Collecting Holiday Toys and Blankets

A Garland Mom Honors Slain Son Collecting Holiday Toys and Blankets

WFAA – WBAP/KLIF – A Garland mother who lost her five year old son November of 2017 to drive by gunfire intended for someone else is collecting holiday toys and warm blankets again this season for kids in need.   Investigators believe Kason Powell was not the intended gunshot victim, but he was killed while visiting…MORE

Dozens Arrested During Protest at Yale University

Dozens Arrested During Protest at Yale University

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) – Yale University police have arrested 48 people who were protesting the Ivy League school’s investments in fossil fuel companies and its Puerto Rico debt holdings. The arrests came during a sit-in demonstration Friday inside Yale’s investment office as more than 300 students and community members rallied outside the building. Protesters…MORE

Chief of Staff John Kelly Will Leave His Job At the End of 2018

Chief of Staff John Kelly Will Leave His Job At the End of 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump says chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job at the end of the year. Trump isn’t saying immediately who will replace Kelly, a retired Marine general who has served as chief of staff since July 2017. But the president says an announcement about a replacement will be…MORE

Murder suspect arrested for killing his own father

Murder suspect arrested for killing his own father

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – Dallas Police have arrested a suspected murderer. 41 year old Dameian Beal is charged with the murder of his father who was found dead inside his apartment August 3rd. Dameian Beal is now in the Lew Sterret Jail where he reportedly is refusing to speak with investigators.MORE

Hit and run suspect arrested for fatal accident.

Hit and run suspect arrested for fatal accident.

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – Dallas Police have arrested a suspected hit and run driver for fleeing the scene of a fatal accident. It happened last night on Garland Road a few blocks south of Northwest Highway. A pedestrian walking in the right lane of traffic in the dark and rain was hit by a car and…MORE

Mega Pet Adoption Event in Fort Worth This Weekend

Mega Pet Adoption Event in Fort Worth This Weekend

FORT WORTH – WBAP/KLIF –  North Texas Humane Society is teaming up with the City of Fort Worth to offer more than 500 adoptable pets at a special Will Rogers Coliseum event Saturday and Sunday. Running from 10 am to 6 pm both days, the event will feature dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs and more…MORE

Woman Faces up to 80 Years For Health Fraud While Imprisoned

Woman Faces up to 80 Years For Health Fraud While Imprisoned

MIDLOTHIAN (WBAP/KLIF) – In 2015 Alexis Norman pleaded guilty to ID theft and Medicaid fraud and was sentenced to 105 months in prison. Prosecutors say she ran another scam from inside the prison and is facing 80 mores years in jail. She pleaded guilty to renting out office space in Waco with a co-defendant and…MORE

AG Paxton Praises President Trump’s Nomination for U.S. Attorney General

AG Paxton Praises President Trump’s Nomination for U.S. Attorney General

AUSTIN (WBAP/KLIF) – Attorney General Ken Paxton Friday commended President Trump’s nomination of former U.S. Attorney General William Barr to lead the Department of Justice again. “In William Barr, President Trump nominated a highly respected attorney and brilliant legal mind who has demonstrated an unfailing commitment to the rule of law and fidelity to the…MORE