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Patrons Zip-Tied & Duck Taped During Armed Restaurant Robbery in Oak Cliff  [WATCH]

Patrons Zip-Tied & Duck Taped During Armed Restaurant Robbery in Oak Cliff [WATCH]

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – It was a harrowing scene for patrons and employees of an Oak Cliff restaurant who were victims of three armed robbers over the weekend. Several workers and two families were inside LuLu’s Authentic Mexican restaurant on Newport Avenue when the men walked early Saturday afternoon. One victim told WFAA that everyone was…MORE

Texas’ COVID-19 Hospitalizations Falling From Record Highs

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Texas continues to fall from record highs as the state nears the end of what has been its deadliest month of the pandemic. State health officials Monday reported fewer than 13,000 people were being treated for the virus in Texas hospitals, marking the seventh…MORE

Trump Launches ‘Office of Former President’ as House Delivers Article of Impeachment to Senate

Trump Launches ‘Office of Former President’ as House Delivers Article of Impeachment to Senate

Palm Beach, FL (WBAP/KLIF) – Donald Trump has established the ‘Office of Former President’ in Florida. According to a release from the office, it was put in place to manage Trump’s “correspondence, public statements, appearances, and official activities.” Currently, Trump is facing a set of new challenges just days after leaving office. On Monday, the…MORE

Twitter Permanently Bans My Pillow CEO

Twitter Permanently Bans My Pillow CEO

(AP) – Twitter has permanently banned My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell’s account after he continually perpetuated the baseless claim that Donald Trump won the 2020 U.S. presidential election.  A Twitter spokesperson said in a statement that it decided to ban Lindell, who founded bedding company My Pillow, due to “repeated violations” of its civic integrity…MORE

Fort Worth Names Deputy Neil Noakes, a 20 Year FWPD Veteran as Chief of Police

Fort Worth Names Deputy Neil Noakes, a 20 Year FWPD Veteran as Chief of Police

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF)-The City of Fort Worth has named Deputy Neil Noakes as the Fort Worth’s 27th Chief of Police. This comes after a nation-wide search and community input. The city went with an internal hire with Noakes, a 20-year-veteran of the Fort Worth Police Department. Noakes has led many community projects including a mentor…MORE

Richardson Man being Held Without Bond for Alleged Role in Violent Capitol Breach

Richardson Man being Held Without Bond for Alleged Role in Violent Capitol Breach

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – The Richardson man accused of participating in this month’s deadly breach of the U.S. Capitol is being held without bond. According to the FBI, 34-year-old Garrett Miller breached the Capitol on January 6 and directed others to assassinate Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio Cortez. Following a hearing in a Dallas federal courtroom on Monday,…MORE

Dallas Mayor Announces Group to Help Improve Police and Fire Pension System

Dallas Mayor Announces Group to Help Improve Police and Fire Pension System

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) –  Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson announced on Monday that he has formed a study group to make recommendations on ways to improve the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System. Dallas Police Association President Mike Mata praised what he called “forward thinking” by the Mayor. “There’s no reason why we should wait until the 2025-26…MORE

North Texas Food Bank Drive-Thru Mobile Pantry to Deliver Food This Week

North Texas Food Bank Drive-Thru Mobile Pantry to Deliver Food This Week

NORTH TEXAS  (WBAP/KLIF News) – The North Texas Food Bank will continue its efforts to deliver meals to residents in need this week. The non-profit’s drive-thru mobile pantry sets up drive-thru sites across the Metroplex and distributes food packages on a first-come, first-serve basis. Here is the list of locations: Monday 1/25 10 a.m. –…MORE

Dominion Voting System Sues Guiliani Over Election Claims

Dominion Voting System Sues Guiliani Over Election Claims

WASHINGTON (AP) – Dominion Voting Systems has filed a defamation lawsuit against Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who led the former president’s efforts to spread baseless claims about the 2020 election. The lawsuit filed Monday seeks more than $1.3 billion in damages for the voting machine company, a target for conservatives who made up…MORE