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Trump Abruptly Escorted From Briefing After Shooting near WH

Trump Abruptly Escorted From Briefing After Shooting near WH

(AP) – President Donald Trump was abruptly escorted by a U.S. Secret Service agent out of the White House briefing room as he was beginning a coronavirus briefing Monday afternoon. He returned minutes later, saying there was a “shooting” outside the White House that was “under control.” Trump says, “There was an actual shooting and…MORE

Fort Worth Police Searching for Woman Last Seen at Watauga Rd. Bingo Hall

Fort Worth Police Searching for Woman Last Seen at Watauga Rd. Bingo Hall

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF)-The Fort Worth Police Department needs your help locating a missing woman they say is in danger. Police are looking for Carolyn Kay Riggins, a 69 year old black woman who was last seen on July 11th at the Watauga Road Bingo Hall. Shes 5’9″, 200 pounds and has a brown curly wig (natural…MORE

Tarleton State Postpones Football Season to Spring Semester

Tarleton State Postpones Football Season to Spring Semester

STEPHENVILLE (WBAP/KLIF) – Tarleton State University announced on Monday that it has delayed its football season until the spring semester due to safety and scheduling concerns brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. “The health and well-being of our student-athletes, as well as our fans, staff and all the students of Tarleton State University, has always…MORE

First Texas High School Cancels Football Season

First Texas High School Cancels Football Season

Ben Bolt High School has become the first school in the state of Texas to cancel its sports program due to COVID-19. The Class 2A school is located west of Corpus Christi. According to superintendent Mike A Barriera, the decision was made after much consideration and ”out of an abundance of caution”. Twelve states have…MORE

Downtown Dallas Museums Announce Reopening Plans

Downtown Dallas Museums Announce Reopening Plans

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – Six museums in the Dallas Arts District and downtown have announced today their plans to reopen and welcome visitors again, after being closed since mid-March over concerns surrounding COVID-19. The Dallas Museum of Art and the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum will open to the public on August 14; the Nasher…MORE

Sales Tax Revenue Up Almost $500-Million

Sales Tax Revenue Up Almost $500-Million

(WBAP/KLIF — Although the Coronavirus pandemic has cost the state of Texas billions of dollars, new financial numbers have provided some positive news for the Lone Star State. State coffers saw a nearly half billion dollar increase in sales tax revenue in July alone. Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar says with a drop in leisure travel,…MORE

Mariachi Band Plays-On During Pandemic

Mariachi Band Plays-On During Pandemic

(WBAP/KLIF) — Mariachi enthusiasts recently received some good news about this year’s international musicians conference. Organizers of the Las Cruces International Mariachi Conference have given the green light for the gathering to move forward this November, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Although live performances and in-person instruction has been canceled, the organization will provide the conference…MORE

COVID-19 Numbers On Slow Decline in Texas

COVID-19 Numbers On Slow Decline in Texas

(WBAP/KLIF) — The Lone Star State saw almost 4,900 new cases of COVID-19, Sunday, while 116 Texans died of the illness. In addition to the the slowly declining numbers, the total Coronavirus hospitalizations further dropped to just over 7,400. The statewide total of confirmed COVID-19 cases topped 486,000, while more than 8,500 residents have died.…MORE

DPD Officer Shot at Fort Worth Stockyards

DPD Officer Shot at Fort Worth Stockyards

(WBAP/KLIF) — One suspect is in custody and another on the run in the shooting of a Dallas Police Officer. It was a quiet night of shopping for an off-duty officer and his wife at the Fort Worth Stockyards, Sunday. That ended when two men approached the couple and demanded the woman’s purse. The officer,…MORE