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Texas abortion clinics dealt new setback

Texas abortion clinics dealt new setback

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ ban on most abortions is likely to stay in effect for the foreseeable future, opponents fighting the law said Monday night, after a federal appeals court ruled against sending the case back to only judge who has ever blocked the restrictions. The decision by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of…MORE

Healing Service to be held for Congregation Beth Israel Following Weekend Attack

Healing Service to be held for Congregation Beth Israel Following Weekend Attack

COLLEYVILLE (WBAP/KLIF News) – A vigil will be held Monday night in support of the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Colleyville following an attack over the weekend. Authorities said 44-year-old British citizen Malik Faisal Akram stormed into the synagogue with a gun and held four people hostage for more than 10 hours on Saturday. The…MORE

Tuskegee Airman Brigadier General Charles McGee Dies at 102

Tuskegee Airman Brigadier General Charles McGee Dies at 102

BETHDESDA, MD (WBAP/KLIF News) – Celebrated Tuskegee Airman Brigadier General Charles McGee has died at 102. He’s one of the last living members of the famed pilots. In a statement, McGee’s family said he died peacefully in his sleep at on January 16 at his Bethdesda, Maryland home. General McGee was born in Cleveland, Ohio…MORE

Important Deadlines for March 1 Primary

Important Deadlines for March 1 Primary

Texas (WBAP/KLIF) – With the March 1 primary on the horizon, there are several important dates to remember: *The deadline to register to vote is January 31 Apply now for your absentee ballots. The last day to apply is February 18. Applications my be requested by mail, fax, email and online. *** All mail-in ballots…MORE

Honoring MLK Jr across the Metroplex

Honoring MLK Jr across the Metroplex

(WBAP/KLIF) – Events surrounding MLK Jr. day are limited across North Texas due to the continued spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant. The City of Dallas kicked off its 40th annual celebration of the life an legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. last week with events highlighting issues of equity, diversity, and opportunity. The…MORE

Excuse the typo: Cowboys botch Vander Esch’s name on jersey

Excuse the typo: Cowboys botch Vander Esch’s name on jersey

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys got off on the wrong foot before their playoff loss to the San Francisco 49ers even started. Linebacker Leighton Vander Esch’s name was misspelled on the back of his No. 55 jersey during pregame warmups. The “c” and “s” were transposed in his last name. Vander Esch was…MORE

Paxton Must Turn Over Personal Cell Phone Records Related to Jan 6th Trump Rally

Paxton Must Turn Over Personal Cell Phone Records Related to Jan 6th Trump Rally

Austin (WBAP/KLIF) – Texas AG Ken Paxton has until Thursday to turn over his personal cell phone records from January 6th 2021 — so says the Travis County DA. In reaction to a complaint filed earlier this month, DA Jose Garza says that Paxton and his office failed to comply with the Texas Public Information…MORE

U.K. Arrests Connected To Colleyville Synagogue Standoff

U.K. Arrests Connected To Colleyville Synagogue Standoff

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) – Police in England say they have arrested two teenagers in their investigation into an armed British national holding four people hostage during a 10-hour standoff at a Texas synagogue. The Greater Manchester Police did not name the suspects Sunday or whether they faced any charges. They described them as teenagers who…MORE

Prosecutor: Texas Attorney General Violated Open Records Law

Prosecutor: Texas Attorney General Violated Open Records Law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A district attorney says Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton violated the state’s open records laws by withholding or failing to retain his communications relating to his appearance at a pro-Donald Trump rally that preceded the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol last year. The Austin-based Travis County district attorney’s office told…MORE

A Closer Look at the Case of Aafia Siddiqui, Jailed in Fort Worth

A Closer Look at the Case of Aafia Siddiqui, Jailed in Fort Worth

(WBAP/KLIF) – The man who authorities say held hostages inside a Colleyville synagogue had demanded the release of a Pakistani woman who is imprisoned nearby on charges of trying to kill American service members in Afghanistan. The woman whose freedom was sought, Aafia Siddiqui, is serving an 86-year prison sentence after being convicted in Manhattan…MORE