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Water Managers Warn Of Dismal Year Along The Rio Grande

Water Managers Warn Of Dismal Year Along The Rio Grande

Albuquerque (AP) – Federal water managers have released their annual operating plan for the Rio Grande, and it doesn’t look good. Flows have been meager so far this year because of below-average snowpack and precipitation. The Rio Grande is one of North America’s longest rivers and a major water source for millions people and thousands…MORE

Manhunt Underway For Suspect In Shooting Of Two Year Old Girl

Manhunt Underway For Suspect In Shooting Of Two Year Old Girl

Hackberry (WBAP/KLIF) – Police are looking for a 25 year old resident of Richardson who apparently shot up his girlfriend’s car Thursday afternoon in the community of Hackberry, a little east of Lewisville Lake. Witnesses identified Demetrius Davis as the man who fired at least 8 shots through the passenger’s side rear door of the…MORE

Handgun Bill Clears First Hurdle In TX Legislature

Handgun Bill Clears First Hurdle In TX Legislature

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Texas handgun owners would no longer need a license or training to carry their weapon in public under a bill that has cleared a major vote in the GOP-controlled state Capitol. Democrats on Thursday railed against loosening gun laws after the 2019 mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart. Texas has…MORE

Texas Legislature Moves to Limit Voting

Texas Legislature Moves to Limit Voting

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – The nation’s next big voting battle is underway here in Texas. Legislation advancing in the GOP-controlled Texas legislature could outlaw 24-hour polling places, eliminate drive-thru voting and make it a crime for elections officials to mail unsolicited absentee ballot applications. All were efforts tried or implemented during the coronavirus pandemic last…MORE

A Suspect in the Shooting of a Burleson Police Officer Arrested

A Suspect in the Shooting of a Burleson Police Officer Arrested

BURLESON, Texas (AP) – Authorities say a man suspected in the shooting of a Burleson police officer during a traffic stop early Wednesday has been arrested. The shooting happened at about 4:15 a.m. Wednesday about 45 miles southwest of Dallas. Police say the officer was taken to a Fort Worth hospital, where he was listed…MORE

Ex-Dallas Cop Fired After Murder Charges Wants his Job Back

Ex-Dallas Cop Fired After Murder Charges Wants his Job Back

DALLAS (AP) – A former Dallas police officer who was charged with murder then fired is trying to get his job back after a judge found there was no probable cause for his arrest. Bryan Riser’s lawyer says he filed a formal appeal of the dismissal even before prosecutors said they didn’t have enough evidence…MORE

State Not Seeing Drop in Vaccine Demand After J&J Pause

State Not Seeing Drop in Vaccine Demand After J&J Pause

AUSTIN (WBAP/KLIF) – The State of Texas is not seeing a drop in demand for COVID-19 vaccine following the pause of the Johnson and Johnson COVID shot. As a matter of fact, State Infectious Disease Expert Imelda Garcia says demand is still great especially with the increased availability of doses. “More small providers, like pharmacies…MORE

PPE Manufacturing Company from New Mexico Opening its Largest Facility in Fort Worth

PPE Manufacturing Company from New Mexico Opening its Largest Facility in Fort Worth

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF)- Rhino Health LLC, the only domestic manufacturer of nitrile rubber gloves, is expanding operations and opening its largest manufacturing facility in Fort Worth. The facility is a 400,000 square foot property in Majestic Fort Worth South Business Park, and will house approximately 10,000 square feet of office space for corporate functions as well as serve…MORE

New Texas COVID-19 Cases Continue To Drop

New Texas COVID-19 Cases Continue To Drop

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A below-average number of new COVID-19 cases was reported Wednesday, while deaths matched the Texas average, according to state health officials. Even with the addition of 160 previously unreported cases added to the 3,262 new cases reported Wednesday, the total fell well short of the seven-day rolling average of 3,699 computed…MORE