Category Archives: KLIF News & Information In The Morning

Former Dallas Cowboy Ryan Leaf arrested in California

Former Dallas Cowboy Ryan Leaf arrested in California

Palm Desert, CA (AP) – Former Dallas Cowboy Ryan Leaf has been arrested in Southern California. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department says the 44 year old former NFL quarterback was arrested Friday on a domestic battery charge in Palm Desert, which is about 110 miles southeast of Los Angeles. According to booking information provided by…MORE

Austin rally demands faster re-opening of Texas’ economy

Austin rally demands faster re-opening of Texas’ economy

Austin (AP) – As more sectors of the Texas economy re-open from the freeze of the coronavirus pandemic, a few dozen anti-government demonstrators rallied at the state Capitol in Austin to demand that all limitations be lifted. The weekend “Texas Freedom Rally” featured speakers who called for Texas to remain “open and free” and for…MORE

Former Florida Congressman injured in Texas motorcycle accident

Former Florida Congressman injured in Texas motorcycle accident

Waco (AP) – Former U.S. Representative Allen West of Florida has been injured in a motorcycle crash near Waco. West’s Facebook page says the former congressman was airlifted to a Waco hospital where he is now in stable condition. West reportedly was riding his motorcycle when a car cut him off, causing him to collide…MORE

Athletes at 4 Texas universities may soon return to their schools

Athletes at 4 Texas universities may soon return to their schools

Irving (WBAP/KLIF) – College athletes in the Big 12 Conference, and the SEC now have permission to return to their schools for voluntary workouts. Big 12 presidents and chancellors on Friday okayed the return of football players to their campuses on June 15 for conditioning and workouts. Their schools will have to abide by local…MORE

An Oklahoma casino wants DFW residents to know it will soon be re-opening

An Oklahoma casino wants DFW residents to know it will soon be re-opening

Thackerville, OK (WBAP/KLIF) – The Winstar Casino just across the Red River in Oklahoma wants north Texas residents to know it will re-open Wednesday at 25% capacity. The tribe that runs it says preparations have been underway for weeks. Employees and vendors have been through safety training, and will be continuously monitored. Alterations were made…MORE

A Texas judge wants an explanation of Trump administration immigration policy

A Texas judge wants an explanation of Trump administration immigration policy

Houston (AP) – A judge in Houston has criticized the Trump administration’s handling of detained immigrant children and families, ordering it to give the court detailed information about efforts to quickly release them in the wake of the coronavirus. On Friday, the judge ordered the U.S. government to better explain why it hasn’t released some…MORE

Texas Supreme Court Justice has COVID-19

Texas Supreme Court Justice has COVID-19

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – A Texas Supreme Court Justice has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. 63 year old Justice Debra Lehrmann is the highest ranking state official known to have contracted COVID-19. Justice Lehrmann says she and her husband, Greg, tested positive after showing symptoms last week. She insists the two of them have strictly…MORE

A Collin County court has held what may be the first trial of its kind

A Collin County court has held what may be the first trial of its kind

Dallas (AP) – A court in the Dallas suburbs this week held what is believed to be the first American jury trial conducted over online video. The civil proceeding Monday in a Collin County court was an non-binding, abbreviated trial in a lawsuit over a disputed insurance claim. It serves as an experiment in restarting…MORE

Eviction moratorium extended in Dallas County

Eviction moratorium extended in Dallas County

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – Dallas County Justices of the Peace have temporarily stopped some eviction proceedings until the middle of June. The moratorium applies to eviction proceedings filed after March 27. The earliest any of those eviction cases will be heard will be June 15. That’s when state rules will allow courts to re-open to hear…MORE

TSA to increase airport security checks

TSA to increase airport security checks

Fort Worth (WBAP/KLIF) – The Transportation Security Administration, or TSA, which checks passengers and luggage at airports unveiled some new security rules Thursday, but the Acting Secretary of Homeland Security indicated more may be coming. Chad Wolf told reporters while inspecting security at Fort Worth’s Alliance Airport, TSA may start checking temperatures and running thermal…MORE