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AMBER ALERT: Seagoville Police Are Searching for Two Teen Girls

AMBER ALERT: Seagoville Police Are Searching for Two Teen Girls

Seagoville, TX (WBAP/KLIF) – An Amber Alert has been has been issued out of Seagoville. The Seagoville Police Department is searching for two teen girls: 16-year old Devany Betancourt, described as Hispanic, 5-feet-2-inches tall,110 pounds, black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a gold and pink shirt, jeans, brown boots, gold chain…MORE

Capitol Breach Defendants Try The Journalism Defense

Capitol Breach Defendants Try The Journalism Defense

Washington (AP) – Some people charged with storming the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 are claiming they were only there to record history as journalists, not join a deadly insurrection. Experts say it’s unlikely these defendants can mount a viable defense on First Amendment free speech grounds, but some seem intent on trying. The Associated…MORE

With One Dead and Two Others Injured, Dallas Police Need Your Help

With One Dead and Two Others Injured, Dallas Police Need Your Help

DALLAS, TX – Dallas police are asking for anyone with information about the shooting on Lyons street late Saturday. Officers were called to the three-thousand block on Lyons street and found 18-year old Cerriante Dimoren Green, had been shot. The black male was pronounced dead at the scene by Dallas Fire-Rescue. Two others were shot…MORE

A Houston Immigrant Facility for Girls To Be Closed

A Houston Immigrant Facility for Girls To Be Closed

HOUSTON (AP) – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says it is removing immigrant girls from a facility in Houston. HHS said that about 450 girls are being removed from the Emergency Intake Site for Unaccompanied Children operated by the National Association of Christian Churches, where immigrant girls have been housed since April…MORE

3 Fatally Shot in Austin, No Suspect in Custody

3 Fatally Shot in Austin, No Suspect in Custody

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Emergency responders say three people have been fatally shot in Austin and no suspect is in custody. The Austin-Travis County EMS says it has received no reports of other victims. EMS spokeswoman Capt. Christa Stedman said early Sunday afternoon that it was still an active scene. She says the first 911…MORE

2 Killed, Officer Wounded In San Antonio Gunfight

2 Killed, Officer Wounded In San Antonio Gunfight

San Antonio (AP) – Two men were killed, a woman and a San Antonio police officer wounded during a gunfight that erupted following a routine traffic stop. Police Chief William McManus said the Friday morning incident on the city’s West Side came when an officer stopped a pickup truck containing three occupants. The officer’s body…MORE

Biden Administration Moving Immigrant Girls

Biden Administration Moving Immigrant Girls

Houston (AP) – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says it is removing immigrant girls from a facility in Houston. HHS said that about 450 girls are being removed from the Emergency Intake Site for Unaccompanied Children operated by the National Association of Christian Churches where they were housed since April 1. The…MORE

North Texas Teacher Arrested on Inappropriate Student Relationship Investigation

North Texas Teacher Arrested on Inappropriate Student Relationship Investigation

DALLAS – WBAP/KLIF – Parker County Sheriff’s Department has arrested 43 year old Misty Lorene Cato of Springtown in connection with having an improper relationship with a student.  Sheriff Russ Authier says the victim reported the abuse began when he was a 15 year old student in Azle, and continued for several years at several…MORE

COVID-19 Is Still With Us

COVID-19 Is Still With Us

Austin (AP) – Newly reported COVID-19 cases in Texas have fallen just short of the state average for the past seven days. However, the state’s daily COVID-19 death toll was significantly above average. About 3,200 new cases, plus 273 cases previously unreported, fell two cases short of the state’s rolling seven day average calculated by…MORE

Soldier Who Killed Protestor May Face Charges

Soldier Who Killed Protestor May Face Charges

Austin (AP) – Prosecutors say a grand jury will consider whether to bring charges against a man who drove into a crowd demonstrating in Austin against police violence last July, then shot and killed an armed protester. Travis County District Attorney José Garza announced the move in a statement Friday without identifying the man who…MORE