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Impeachment Trial & Other Civil Litigation Plagues the Former President

Impeachment Trial & Other Civil Litigation Plagues the Former President

WASHINGTON (AP) – The House is set to bring the impeachment article against former president Donald Trump for the Senate trial. But a growing number of Republican senators say they oppose the proceedings against the former president. Trump was impeached on the charge that he incited a siege of the U.S. Capitol. House Democrats who are…MORE

City of Keller Reaches $200,000 Settlement in Police Excessive Force Case

City of Keller Reaches $200,000 Settlement in Police Excessive Force Case

Keller (WBAP/KLIF) – The City of Keller has agreed to pay $200,000 to a man who was pepper-sprayed and arrested by two police officers while videotaping his son’s arrest last summer.   Marco Puente filed a lawsuit alleging excessive force and illegal arrest in the Aug. 15 incident. His son Dillon had been pulled over for…MORE

FBI: Texas Man’s Posts From Capitol Riot Lead to His Arrest

FBI: Texas Man’s Posts From Capitol Riot Lead to His Arrest

DALLAS (AP) — Authorities have arrested a 22-year-old Texas man who investigators say posted videos on social media that showed him taking part in the U.S. Capitol riots earlier this month. was arrested Thursday after investigators executed a search warrant at his Savoy home, according to The Dallas Morning News. Cooke posted pictures and video…MORE

The Latest Numbers on COVID-19 Deaths in Texas

The Latest Numbers on COVID-19 Deaths in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – The Texas health department has reported a decrease in the number of new deaths due to COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus. There were 407 additional deaths reported Saturday following three consecutive days of more than 1,200 new deaths. Data from Johns Hopkins University shows the seven-day rolling average of…MORE

Shocking New Covid Numbers From Dallas County Sunday

Shocking New Covid Numbers From Dallas County Sunday

WBAP/KLIF –  The Dallas County Covid case count climbs again with Sunday’s released new numbers 11 hundred and 74 new cases announced Sunday, along with 12 additional deaths. A total of 2 thosuand and 8 Dallas County residents have lost their lives because of the Covid 19 illness. Vaccinations remain troublesome with not enough doses…MORE

CBS News/WBAP/KLIF – President Joe Biden will repeal the ban on transgender Americans serving in the U.S. military. The announcement will be made via executive order.  Then President trump tweeted a ban in 2017 on transgender military members serving. The move could affect more than 15 thousand transgender military members who had been serving in…MORE

Dave Chappelle Tests Positive For COVID-19; Shows Canceled

Dave Chappelle Tests Positive For COVID-19; Shows Canceled

Austin (WBAP/KLIF) – Comedian Dave Chappelle has tested positive for the coronavirus, and his upcoming comedy shows have been canceled. Chappelle tested positive just before a show in Austin. He is said to be asymptomatic, and quarantining. Chappelle had been performing socially-distanced shows in Ohio since June, and recently decided to move them to Austin…MORE

Texas Officials Allocate COVID-19 Vaccines For The Week of January 25th

Texas Officials Allocate COVID-19 Vaccines For The Week of January 25th

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF News) – The state of Texas is scheduled to receive 332,750 doses of COVID-19 vaccine from the federal government next week.  The Texas Department of State Health Services has instructed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to ship those doses to 212 providers across Texas. The state will continue to vaccinate health care…MORE

Television & Radio Icon Larry King Dead at Age 87

Television & Radio Icon Larry King Dead at Age 87

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Larry King has died at age 87 after a half-century in broadcasting that included interviews with presidents, movie stars and ordinary Joes. His production company tweeted that he died Saturday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. No cause of death was given, but a spokesperson said this month he had…MORE