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Communities Foundation of Texas Hopes to Break Records this NTX Giving Day

Communities Foundation of Texas Hopes to Break Records this NTX Giving Day

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF)- North Texans can donate to more than 3,000 local non-profits for this The 2021 Communities Foundation of Texas’ North Texas Giving Day. The 13th annual Giving Day follows another record-setting year, where more than 106,000 donors raised $58.8 million for more than 3,000 nonprofits. After a tough year it’s been for many businesses,…MORE

Hundreds of Haitians and Other Migrants Transported to Houston

Hundreds of Haitians and Other Migrants Transported to Houston

Texas (WBAP/KLIF) – According to a tweet from KHOU- Houston reporter Adam Bennett who is covering the migrant crisis in Del Rio a Texas non-profit “has arranged transportation for migrants, 95% of whom are Haitian” to be transported to Houston. About 500 of the migrants who entered Texas illegally arrived in Houston on Wednesday, with…MORE

Fire Causes Major Damage to North Dallas Home Under Renovation

Fire Causes Major Damage to North Dallas Home Under Renovation

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – A North Texas woman who was living in a trailer outside her home while it was being renovated, woke up to find her 2-story home in flames overnight. The two-story home was heavily engulfed in flames when Dallas Fire Rescue arrived around 3 a. m. The woman saw the flames after being…MORE

California Company DCI Hollow Metal Expanding into Fort Worth

California Company DCI Hollow Metal Expanding into Fort Worth

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF)- Family owned and operated, DCI Hollow Metal, today announced it will expand from Southern California into Fort Worth, Texas to accommodate new and existing customers. The expansion initially brings over 20 full-time positions to Fort Worth, with plans to shortly expand beyond 40, DCI Hollow Metal officials say. The company will lease…MORE

Crowley ISD Teacher on Leave Following Allegations of Excessive Force on a Student

Crowley ISD Teacher on Leave Following Allegations of Excessive Force on a Student

CROWLEY (WBAP/KLIF) A teacher at the Crowley Ninth Grade Campus has been put on administrative leave as the district investigates allegations of use of excessive force on a student. Due to the investigation, the district said on Wednesday that it cannot release the teacher’s name or the student’s name. “The incident occurred in a classroom…MORE

Biden meets with Democrats as $3.5-trillion Plan Faces Party Split

Biden meets with Democrats as $3.5-trillion Plan Faces Party Split

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden is launching meetings with Democrats from the House and Senate as Congress works to bridge party divisions over his big $3.5 trillion “build back better” agenda. The afternoon sessions Wednesday come ahead of crucial voting deadlines. The House is to vote soon on the first part of Biden’s plan…MORE

Governor Abbott Adds Agenda Items to Third Special Legislative Session

Governor Abbott Adds Agenda Items to Third Special Legislative Session

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott added two additional agenda items on Wednesday for the Third Special Session that began Monday. “These two additional agenda items are crucial to improving the quality of life for all Texans,” said Governor Abbott. “I look forward to working with my partners in the Legislature to pass these additional items that will…MORE

Trash Collection Crew Targeted in Deadly Carjacking Attempt in Dallas

Trash Collection Crew Targeted in Deadly Carjacking Attempt in Dallas

DALLAS  (WBAP/KLIF News) – Dallas Police are searching for three suspects involved in a deadly carjacking attempt at an apartment complex near Kessler Park overnight. A trio of trash collectors were targeted in the attack. Investigators said one of the men was shot and killed by three men who approached them while they were working…MORE

Officials: Many Haitian Migrants Are Being Released in US

Officials: Many Haitian Migrants Are Being Released in US

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Many Haitian migrants camped in a small Texas border town are being released in the United States, two U.S. officials said Tuesday, undercutting the Biden administration’s public statements that the thousands in the camp faced immediate expulsion. Haitians have been freed on a “very, very large scale” in recent days,…MORE