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Seven New Homes Burned

Seven New Homes Burned

McKinney (WBAP/KLIF) – Seven homes under construction at a new housing development in McKinney were destroyed or badly damaged by fire Saturday evening. No one was injured, but the McKinney Fire Department says several of the not-yet-completed homes were destroyed. The others were very badly damaged, The cause of the fire is under investigation.MORE

Woman Killed At Dallas Strip Club

Woman Killed At Dallas Strip Club

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – A woman was shot to death at a Dallas strip club early Saturday. Police haven’t said much about what happened at the XTC Cabaret, only noting the first officers on the scene found an unidentified woman suffering from a gunshot wound. She was taken to a hospital where she died. A club…MORE

President Signs Landmark Gun Measure

President Signs Landmark Gun Measure

Washington (AP) – President Biden Saturday morning signed the most sweeping gun violence bill in decades. The bipartisan compromise seemed unimaginable until a recent series of mass shootings, including the massacre of 19 students and two teachers at a Uvalde elementary school. The House gave its final approval Friday, following Senate passage Thursday. Biden signed…MORE

Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade, Allowing States to Ban Abortions

Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade, Allowing States to Ban Abortions

WASHINGTON (AP) – Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, allowing states to ban abortions. The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years – a decision by its conservative majority to overturn the court’s landmark abortion cases. Friday’s outcome overturning Roe v. Wade is expected to lead…MORE

Aaron Dean’s Lawyers Argue for Removal of Judge in Murder Case

Aaron Dean’s Lawyers Argue for Removal of Judge in Murder Case

Fort Worth (WBAP/KLIF) – OPening statements in the murder trial of a former Fort Worth Police officer were to begin yesterday but that did not happen. Instead Aaron Dean’s attorneys were arguing for the current judge in the case be removed. Retired Second Court of Appeals Justice Lee Gabriel heard testimony against Judge David Hagerman…MORE

Liz Cheney Urges Wyoming Democrats to Switch Parties to Vote for Her in GOP Primary

Liz Cheney Urges Wyoming Democrats to Switch Parties to Vote for Her in GOP Primary

Wyoming (WBAP/KLIF) – Embattled Republican Congresswoman Liz Chaney is urging Democrats in her state to switch parties to vote for her in primary election. Cheney’s campaign website has information about how voters can change their party affiliation in order to vote in the Republican primary; and, according to the New York Times, Cheney’s campaign has…MORE

Setting Gridlock Aside, Congress Set to OK Gun Violence Bill

Setting Gridlock Aside, Congress Set to OK Gun Violence Bill

The bill could be sent to President Biden’s desk later today. Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – Congress is on the verge of approving a $13 billion bipartisan gun violence bill that seemed unimaginable a month ago. House approval is expected Friday on legislation that would be lawmakers’ most sweeping answer in decades to mass shootings…MORE

The Border Patrol Is Paroling More Migrants Than It Did In The Past

The Border Patrol Is Paroling More Migrants Than It Did In The Past

Eagle Pass (AP) – The Border Patrol paroled more than 207,000 migrants who crossed into the U.S. from Mexico between August, 2021 and May of this year. In the previous seven months, it paroled only 11. That is a low-key but far-reaching change from President Joe Biden’s first months in office and from his predecessors,…MORE

Rowlett Police Looking for Owner of Lost Guitar

Rowlett Police Looking for Owner of Lost Guitar

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – The Rowlett Police Department is investigating a unique property crime, involving a guitat. According to a social media post, one of the special pieces waiting to get claimed is a vintage guitar in its case. Their investigations unit is not giving a physical description of the guitar to assure it’s claimed by…MORE