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Former UT Austin Tennis Coach Sentenced For Role In College Admissions Scandal

Former UT Austin Tennis Coach Sentenced For Role In College Admissions Scandal

BOSTON (AP) – The former men’s tennis coach at the University of Texas at Austin sprinted away from reporters and his lawyers after he was sentenced to six months in prison for his role in a college admissions scandal. Michael Center was sentenced Monday to six months in prison for taking a $100,000 bribe in…MORE

As Bernie Sanders Surges, Texas Liberals Take Their Own Shot

As Bernie Sanders Surges, Texas Liberals Take Their Own Shot

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren endorsed her, Texas’ largest labor union is on her side andshe surpassed $1 millionin donors. Jessica Cisneros, who at 26 would become the youngest member of Congress, is the best shot liberal activists could’ve taken for a win in the 2020 election. But it’s not clear…MORE

Mesquite Police Issue Amber Alert

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF News) Mesquite (Image courtesy of WFAA TV) The Mesquite Police department has issued an Amber Alert for Nyla Crockett, a black 8 month old girl with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen in the 4800 block of North Galloway Avenue in Mesquite. Police are also looking for Chernario Crockett in connection with…MORE

Plano Church Leader Sentenced in Sexual Assault of Young Girl

Plano Church Leader Sentenced in Sexual Assault of Young Girl

MCKINNEY (WBAP/KLIF) – A Plano church volunteer is sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl. The Collin County District Attorney’s Office said Monday that 45-year-old Everardo Raul Sanchez-Cabrera of Plano, was sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child. “We expect our church leaders,…MORE

OxyContin Maker Starts Accepting Settlement Claims

OxyContin Maker Starts Accepting Settlement Claims

(AP) – OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is rolling out an advertising campaign to let people know they can file claims against the company over the toll of its opioids. The effort is part of the company’s bankruptcy proceedings, which it is using to try to settle nearly 3,000 lawsuits. Most were filed by state and…MORE

Trial Begins in Shavon Randle Kidnapping Case

Trial Begins in Shavon Randle Kidnapping Case

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – More than two years after a kidnapped 13-year old girl was found dead in an abandoned house in Oak Cliff, the trial for one of the men allegedly involved begins today. Shavon Randle of Lancaster was the innocent victim in a case involving retaliation over stolen drug money. Randle’s body and the…MORE

Serious Pedestrian Crash Shuts Down 635 Eastbound

Serious Pedestrian Crash Shuts Down 635 Eastbound

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – Emergency responders are busy with a serious crash investigation involving a pedestrian on 635 at Abrams. WFAA reports that three vehicles were involved, and that at least one of the drivers underwent a sobriety test Another person was taken to a hospital in critical condition. The accident happened around 4:30am. Pictures from…MORE

2nd Person Killed by Mardi Gras Float in New Orleans

2nd Person Killed by Mardi Gras Float in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man was struck and killed by a Mardi Gras float during a raucous weekend street parade in New Orleans, becoming the second person in days killed along a parade route during this year’s Carnival season, authorities said. The man was fatally injured Saturday evening as the popular Krewe of Endymion…MORE