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Average US price of Gas Drops 2 Cents Over 2 Weeks, to $3.46

Average US price of Gas Drops 2 Cents Over 2 Weeks, to $3.46

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) – The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline fell 2 cents over past two weeks, to $3.46 per gallon. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday that the price drop is partly because of a crash in crude oil costs. It’s the first decline in gas prices in 14…MORE

Fauci Says Early Reports Encouraging About Omicron Variant

Fauci Says Early Reports Encouraging About Omicron Variant

UNDATED (AP) U.S. health officials say that while the omicron variant of the coronavirus is rapidly spreading in the country, early indications suggest it may be less dangerous than delta, which continues to drive a surge of hospitalizations. President Joe Biden’s chief medical adviser, Dr. Anthony Fauci, told CNN’s “State of the Union” scientists need…MORE

Collin County Man Sentenced For Early Morning Break-In

Collin County Man Sentenced For Early Morning Break-In

McKinney (WBAP/KLIF) – A 54 year old man has been sentenced to 99 years in prison for breaking into a Wylie home, and stabbing the resident and his dog. A jury found Thong Pham guilty of breaking into Taylor Newsom’s home early in the morning March 26. Newsom’s dog, Marley, barked an alarm, and Newsom…MORE

Mesquite Police Identify Officer Killed in Shooting

Mesquite Police Identify Officer Killed in Shooting

(WBAP/KLIF) — Mesquite Police have released the name of the officer fatally shot at an Albertson’s parking lot, Friday. Officer Richard Houston was shot multiple times by a suspect and later died at Baylor hospital. his body was transported by motorcade to the medical examiner’s office. Residents set up a make-shift memorial in front of…MORE

Money Found Hidden In Church Walls

Money Found Hidden In Church Walls

Houston (AP) – Authorities are investigating whether cash and checks discovered during repair work being done at Pastor Joel Osteen’s Houston megachurch is connected to $600,000 that was stolen from a church safe more than seven years ago. The revived investigation comes after a plumber called a Houston radio station’s morning show during a segment…MORE

Time is no Ally as Dems Strain to Finish Biden’s $2T Bill

Time is no Ally as Dems Strain to Finish Biden’s $2T Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) – Democrats are hoping that Congress is nearing the finish line in its seven-month trek on President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion social and environment package. They know that time is not their friend. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says he wants Democrats to finally end their disagreements and push the measure through his…MORE

Mesquite Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

Mesquite Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

MESQUITE (WBAP/KLIF) – A Mesquite Police Officer was shot and killed Friday afternoon while responding to a disturbance call in the parking lot of an Albertson’s Grocery store. The suspect involved in the shooting was also injured and taken to a local hospital. Mesquite Police Chief David Gill says “it was a senseless act of…MORE

Parents of Michigan boy Charged in Oxford School Shooting

Parents of Michigan boy Charged in Oxford School Shooting

Associated Press PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) – The parents of a teen accused of killing four students at a Michigan high school have been charged with involuntary manslaughter. A prosecutor described chilling moments that day when a teacher found a drawing of a gun, a person bleeding and the words “help me” at the boy’s desk.…MORE

North Texas Pitchman Sued For Sexual Harassment

North Texas Pitchman Sued For Sexual Harassment

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – The C.E.O. of Dallas-based Home Marketing Services is being sued for sexual harassment. An unidentified female employee alleges Bob Lovell sexually assaulted her in the company office during work hours. Her complaint also alleges that Lovell deliberately grooms and manipulates young female employees to serve his own sexual demands in the workplace.…MORE