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78,000 Pounds of Infant Formula Arrives in US

78,000 Pounds of Infant Formula Arrives in US

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – A military plane carrying enough specialty infant formula for more than half a million baby bottles arrived Sunday in Indianapolis. It’s the first of several flights expected from Europe aimed at relieving a shortage that has sent parents scrambling to find enough to feed their children. President Joe Biden authorized the use…MORE

Murder Suspect Dies In Jail Cell

Murder Suspect Dies In Jail Cell

Houston (AP) – The Harris County Sheriff’s Office says a man charged with killing his wife has died after being found unresponsive in the county jail in Houston. The sheriff’s office said 39 year old Benjamin Pierce of Katy was found lying unresponsive on the floor of his one person cell just before 4:30 a.m.…MORE

Fire Truck Stolen, Recovered

Fire Truck Stolen, Recovered

Balch Springs (WBASP/KLIF) – A Plano Fire Department truck that was stolen from a maintenance facility in Balch Springs Saturday afternoon was recovered later that same day in Dallas. The truck is brand new, and was getting some finishing touches at a service center in Balch Springs when an unidentified person climbed into it, and…MORE

Biden Signs $40B for Ukraine Assistance During Asia Trip

Biden Signs $40B for Ukraine Assistance During Asia Trip

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – President Joe Biden has signed legislation granting Ukraine an additional $40 billion in U.S. support as it continues to battle a Russian invasion. The legislation includes $20 billion in military assistance, $8 billion in general economic support, $5 billion to address global food shortages that could result from the collapse…MORE

Actor, 18 Others Arrested For Defrauding The Government

Actor, 18 Others Arrested For Defrauding The Government

Plano (AP) – The actor who played the Red Power Ranger in the “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” films and television series has been charged with wire fraud conspiracy relating to the COVID-19 Paycheck Protection Program. The FBI says Jason Geiger is one of 19 defendants named in the federal indictment. He was arrested Tuesday, and…MORE

Curry, Warriors Rally Past Mavs for 2-0 Lead in West Finals

Curry, Warriors Rally Past Mavs for 2-0 Lead in West Finals

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Stephen Curry scored 32 points with six 3-pointers and eight rebounds, Kevon Looney had a career-high 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors used one of their signature third-quarter flurries to rally past the Dallas Mavericks 126-117 for a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. Luka Doncic…MORE

Judge: COVID Asylum Restrictions Must Continue on Border

Judge: COVID Asylum Restrictions Must Continue on Border

EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) – A federal judge in Louisiana is refusing to end pandemic-related restrictions on migrants seeking asylum on the southern border. The judge on Friday blocked a plan by President Joe Biden’s administration to lift the restrictions next Monday. Migrants have been expelled more than 1.9 million times since March 2020 under…MORE

WATCH: Fort Worth Officer Fired over Excessive Force

WATCH: Fort Worth Officer Fired over Excessive Force

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF) – The Fort Worth Police Department terminated an Officer this week following an administrative investigation into a use of force incident that occurred in January. The department released video of the incident on Friday. According to FWPD, on January 28, Officer Mitchell Miller arrested a person for public intoxication and transported him…MORE

Doctors Concerned over Decreasing COVID Immunity

Doctors Concerned over Decreasing COVID Immunity

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – The number of reported COVID-19 cases in North Texas are on the rise, while immunity appears to be falling. According to the Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation, the week-over-week increase in positive reported cases in Dallas County is in the 30-40% range if you average out over several weeks to account for…MORE

Dallas Stars Begin Search for New Head Coach, Bowness Steps Aside

Dallas Stars Begin Search for New Head Coach, Bowness Steps Aside

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – Rick Bowness is out as Head Coach of the Dallas Stars. The team made the announcement on Twitter Friday afternoon. Stars GM Jim Nill thanked Bowness for his time in Dallas. According to the team, the search for a news coach is underway. Copyright 2022. WBAP/KLIF News. All Rights Reserved.MORE