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After Years of Planning, New Life is Being Breathed into Plano’s Collin Creek Mall

After Years of Planning, New Life is Being Breathed into Plano’s Collin Creek Mall

PLANO (WBAP/KLIF)- Top leaders from Centurion American Development Group, along with Plano Mayor John Muns and other municipal leaders, broke ground today on the commercial portion of Plano’s Collin Creek development, a $1 billion mixed-use project to transform the Collin Creek Mall. The commercial portion of Collin Creek will include approximately 400,000 square feet of…MORE

Police: Three Burned Bodies, Including Child Found in Dumpster in Fort Worth

Police: Three Burned Bodies, Including Child Found in Dumpster in Fort Worth

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF)- The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating after burned bodies were found in a dumpster.Fort Worth Police said the Fort Worth Fire Department were called to extinguish a dumpster fire outside a business on Bonnie drive by I-30W and 183, that’s when three bodies were discovered. Police said they appear to be that…MORE

Officials: All Migrants are Gone from Texas Border Camp

Officials: All Migrants are Gone from Texas Border Camp

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) – The mayor of a Texas border town where thousands of Haitian migrants camped in recent days says it’s now empty. Del Rio Mayor Bruno Lozano said at a news conference Friday that the removal of migrants at the camp was “phenomenal news.” Nearly 15,000 had gathered there last week. The…MORE

Texas About To Experience Its Own Election Audit

Texas About To Experience Its Own Election Audit

Austin (WBAP/KLIF) – Texas’ Secretary of State’s office announced Thursday evening it is conducting an audit of the 2020 election results in Dallas, Tarrant, Collin, and Harris Counties. It did not specify what type of audit is underway. Joe Biden won the presidential vote in three of those counties. Donald Trump won in Collin County.…MORE

Migrant camp shrinks on US border as more Haitians removed

Migrant camp shrinks on US border as more Haitians removed

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Haitian migrants waited to learn their fate at a Texas border encampment whose size was dramatically diminished from the almost 15,000 who gathered there just days ago in an effort to seek humanitarian protection in the U.S. but now face expulsion. Families milled around makeshift shelters held up with giant…MORE

Decatur Hospital reaches 105% capacity, Tents set up outside

Decatur Hospital reaches 105% capacity, Tents set up outside

WISE COUNTY (WBAP/KLIF)- A hospital in Decatur had to set up tents outside to accommodate a surge in patients. Officials at Wise Health System say the hospital hit a record capacity of 109% and they’re using additional treatment tents to address the need. John Neal Vice President of Ancillary Services at Wise Health System said…MORE

Developer Announces Next Phase for CityLine Richardson

Developer Announces Next Phase for CityLine Richardson

RICHARDSON (WBAP/KLIF) – Three additional officer towers are being developed at at CityLine in Richardson. According to developer KDC, the new buildings will add nearly 1.4 million square feet of space to the 204-acre development, which is home to State Farm’s regional hub and Raytheon’s state-of-the-art office complex. Five CityLine is an 18-story tower with…MORE

Feds say Tougher Rules Needed to Protect Texas Power Plants

Feds say Tougher Rules Needed to Protect Texas Power Plants

DALLAS (AP) – Federal officials have made more than two dozen recommendations aimed at further safeguarding power plants and natural gas supplies to prevent a repeat of the February blackouts that caused more than 200 deaths in Texas. Staff at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the North American Reliability Corp. made their recommendations Thursday…MORE

Taliban Official: Strict Punishment, Executions will Return

Taliban Official: Strict Punishment, Executions will Return

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – One of the founders of the Taliban says the hard-line movement will once again carry out punishments like executions and amputations of hands, though perhaps not in public. Mullah Nooruddin Turabi was justice minister and head of the religious police when the Taliban were last in power in the 1990s. At…MORE