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Ex-Prosecutor Disbarred After Wrongful Convictions in Texas

Ex-Prosecutor Disbarred After Wrongful Convictions in Texas

DALLAS (AP) – A former Dallas County prosecutor has surrendered his law license after the State Bar of Texas said he withheld evidence that led to the wrongful convictions of two men who spent 14 years in prison in the fatal stabbing of a pastor. The Dallas Morning News reports that Richard E. “Rick” Jackson…MORE

Suspected Child Killer Charged With Kidnapping & Theft; More Charges Expected

Suspected Child Killer Charged With Kidnapping & Theft; More Charges Expected

UPDATED 5:35AM  5/17/21  Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – The mother of 4-year Cash Gernon (pictured left) whose body was found on a street their Mountain Creek neighborhood in southwest Dallas on Saturday morning, told police surveillance video captured the moment someone broke into the back door of their home and took her son. Police arrested 18-year old…MORE

‘There Was No Going Back’: Migrants Send Kids into US Alone

‘There Was No Going Back’: Migrants Send Kids into US Alone

LA JOYA, Texas (AP) – Growing numbers of migrant families are making the heart-wrenching decision to separate as they try to get their children into America. Many families with kids older than 6 have been quickly expelled from the country under federal pandemic-related powers that don’t allow migrants to seek asylum. But they know that…MORE

Border Agent May Have Smuggled In A Nanny

Border Agent May Have Smuggled In A Nanny

Laredo (AP) – A former U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent in Texas has pleaded guilty to illegally bringing a Mexican woman into the U.S. to work as her nanny. Court documents show 40 year old Rhonda Walker pleaded guilty Friday in U.S. District Court in Laredo to conspiracy to bring the woman into the…MORE

Houston’s Missing Tiger Has Been Found

Houston’s Missing Tiger Has Been Found

Houston (WBAP/KLIF) – A missing tiger that’s been roaming around Houston has been found. The tiger was first spotted Sunday, May 9, when it was seen by an off duty police officer lying on a residential lawn. The tiger was wearing a collar, and before the city’s animal services could corral it, someone in a…MORE

A Dallas Toddler Found Dead In The Street, According to Dallas Police

A Dallas Toddler Found Dead In The Street, According to Dallas Police

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF News) – Officers were called to Saddleridge Drive saturday morning, where police say a little boy was found dead in the street. police say the boy had “multiple wounds” and the incident is being investigated as a murder. Officers are reportedly canvassing the area, asking neighbors and the public if they heard or…MORE

Gas Pumps Back To Normal Late Sunday

Gas Pumps Back To Normal Late Sunday

Washington (AP) – Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm says the nation is “over the hump” on gas shortages following a ransomware cyberattack that forced a shutdown of the nation’s largest gasoline pipeline. Granholm says problems peaked Thursday night, and service should return to normal in most areas by the end of the weekend. She says about…MORE

 Body Of Missing Dallas Man  Found

 Body Of Missing Dallas Man  Found

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – The body of a Dallas man who’s been missing for almost seven months has been found in a wooded area behind Pal Quinn College. KPMG executive Alan White disappeared the morning of October 22, shortly after he was recorded on a service station surveillance video system filling his car. His body was…MORE

Man Pleads Guilty to Strangling 3 Women to Death in Dallas

Man Pleads Guilty to Strangling 3 Women to Death in Dallas

DALLAS (AP) – Prosecutors say a man who fled to Mexico 18 years ago after being released on bond in Dallas was sentenced to life in prison in the strangulation deaths of three women. The Dallas County district attorney’s office said Thursday that 43-year-old Jose Sifuentes pleaded guilty to three murder charges. Prosecutors say he…MORE

US Calls Reports of Migrant Children in Buses ‘Unacceptable’

US Calls Reports of Migrant Children in Buses ‘Unacceptable’

UNDATED – The head of U.S. Health and Human Services says reports of unaccompanied migrant children being forced to stay overnight in parked buses at the Dallas convention center are “completely unacceptable” if true. Secretary Xavier Becerra said Friday that the agency is investigating. It’s unclear how many children were kept on buses overnight at…MORE