Category Archives: KLIF News & Information In The Morning

Dallas Police Officer Dragged By Fleeing Suspects

Dallas Police Officer Dragged By Fleeing Suspects

Dallas (WBAP.KLIF) – A Dallas police officer was injured Saturday when a car driven by two wanted felons drove off, dragging him along the ground. Officers pulled the two over while investigating reports of drug sales in the 4200 block of Maple Avenue. During that traffic stop the officers realized the two people in the…MORE

Six Injured When Boat Burns At Lake Weatherford

Six Injured When Boat Burns At Lake Weatherford

Weatherford (WBAP/KLIF) – Six people were injured Saturday afternoon when a boat caught fire on Lake Weatherford. Four of the injured were badly burned, and had to be airlifted to hospitals. The remaining two were transported by ground ambulance. The boat sank, and The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is trying to recover it. The…MORE

The COVID-19 Numbers Keep Rising

The COVID-19 Numbers Keep Rising

Austin (AP) – Texas has reported 4,732 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, and 154 new deaths from the illness. The Texas Department of State Health Services says the new coronavirus cases pushed the overall number of cases for the six-month Texas outbreak to at least 606,530. Of those, the state says…MORE

The Trump Administration Has Held Hundreds Of Immigrant Children In Hotels

The Trump Administration Has Held Hundreds Of Immigrant Children In Hotels

Houston (AP) – New data shows the U.S. government has detained children at several major hotel chains during the coronavirus pandemic instead of transferring them to government-funded shelters. The figures released Friday show that since March, the Trump administration has used hotels to hold at least 660 children, most unaccompanied by a parent, before expelling…MORE

Hurricane Laura Killed Four People In Texas

Hurricane Laura Killed Four People In Texas

Hemphill, Texas (AP) – Texas recorded four deaths Friday linked to Hurricane Laura, which roared ashore along the Louisiana border the day before. Sabine County Emergency Management Coordinator Kerwin Lloyd identified the first death as David Murrell, 54, in East Texas. Murrell died Thursday when a tree fell on his mobile home Hemphill. Officials in…MORE

Missing Soldier Was Part Of A Sexual Abuse Investigation

Missing Soldier Was Part Of A Sexual Abuse Investigation

Killeen (AP) – Officials say a soldier who has gone missing from Fort Hood in central Texas has been involved in an open investigation of abusive sexual contact. Sgt. Elder Fernandes was reported missing on Wednesday. Killeen police say the 23 year old Fernandes hasn’t been seen since Monday when his staff sergeant dropped him…MORE

Gulf Coast Bracing For Back-to-Back Hurricanes

Gulf Coast Bracing For Back-to-Back Hurricanes

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – The Gulf coast from Corpus Christi, Texas to Apalachicola, Florida is bracing for the onslaught of two possible hurricanes this week. Tropical Storm Marco is paralleling the east coast of Mexico, while Tropical Storm Laura entered the Gulf of Mexico from the Caribbean. They should both be hurricanes by the time they…MORE

COVID-19 Has Killed 11,000 In Texas

COVID-19 Has Killed 11,000 In Texas

Austin (AP) – Texas has surpassed 11,000 coronavirus deaths as hospitalizations continue to fall. State health officials reported Friday that roughly 5,500 coronavirus patients were hospitalized, which is nearly half as many as July’s peak. Republican Governor Greg Abbott also announced federal approval of some out-of-work Texans to receive an additional $300 a week through…MORE

Another Soldier Missing From Fort Hood

Another Soldier Missing From Fort Hood

Austin (AP) – Authorities are searching in Central Texas for another solider who has gone missing from Fort Hood. Base officials and the Killeen police issued alerts Thursday night on the missing soldier, Sgt. Elder Fernandes. Police says 23-year-old Fernandes was reported missing Wednesday and was last seen Monday when his staff sergeant dropped Fernandes…MORE