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Trump Receives NRA Endorsement as He Vows to Protect Gun Rights

Trump Receives NRA Endorsement as He Vows to Protect Gun Rights

DALLAS (AP) — Former President Donald Trump has urged gun owners to vote in the 2024 election as he addressed thousands of members of the National Rifle Association, which officially endorsed him just before Trump took the stage at their annual meeting in Texas. Trump on Saturday has pledged to continue to defend the Second…MORE

Former President Trump at the Dallas NRA Convention Saturday Afternoon

Former President Trump at the Dallas NRA Convention Saturday Afternoon

DALLAS – (WBAP/KLIF) – Former President Donald Trump is due to speak to the National Rifle Association conference attendees at 2 pm today/Saturday In response, the Democratic National Committee has placed mobile billboards in Dallas outside of the venue, the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center. The billboards accuse Trump of putting the gun lobby ahead…MORE

Plant Workers in Alabama Vote Against Joining UAW

Plant Workers in Alabama Vote Against Joining UAW

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A decisive vote against the United Auto Workers union at two Mercedes factories in Alabama on Friday sidetracked the UAW’s grand plan to sign up workers at nonunion plants mainly in the South. But newly elected President Shawn Fain said the union will return to Mercedes and will press on with…MORE

Scottie Scheffler Taken Away in Handcuffs by Kentucky Police

Scottie Scheffler Taken Away in Handcuffs by Kentucky Police

(WBAP/KLIF) — FOX News –Scottie Scheffler was detained before the start of the second round of the PGA Championship after a deadly car crash near Valhalla Golf Course, where the event is taking place. Scheffler was put in handcuffs after a “misunderstanding with traffic flow led to his attempt to drive past a police officer…MORE

2 Tarrant County Jailers Fired Following Inmate’s In-Custody Death

2 Tarrant County Jailers Fired Following Inmate’s In-Custody Death

TARRANT COUNTY (WBAP/KLIF News ) – Two employees at the Tarrant County Jail have been fired following an inmate’s death. The Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office released a five-minute video and additional details about what led up to 31-year-old Anthony Johnson Junior’s passing on April 21. TSCO said Johnson died from a medical emergency after being…MORE

Legendary Texas Motor Speedway Promoter and Former President Eddie Gossage Dies at 65

Legendary Texas Motor Speedway Promoter and Former President Eddie Gossage Dies at 65

NORTH TEXAS (WBAP/KLIF News ) – The legendary former Texas Motorway Speedway president Eddie Gossage died Thursday at 65 years old. Speedway Motorsports confirmed his passing on behalf of Gossage’s family but his cause of death has not been released. “Today we have lost one of the world’s biggest race fans,” said Speedway Motorsports President…MORE

House Passes Bill Forcing Weapons to Israel, Future Unlikely in Senate

House Passes Bill Forcing Weapons to Israel, Future Unlikely in Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House delivered a rebuke to President Joe Biden Thursday for pausing a shipment of bombs to Israel, passing legislation that seeks to force the weapons transfer as Republicans worked to highlight Democratic divisions over the Israel-Hamas war. Seeking to discourage Israel from its offensive on the crowded southern Gaza city of…MORE

Texas Governor Pardons Army Sergeant Convicted of Murder

Texas Governor Pardons Army Sergeant Convicted of Murder

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Governor Greg Abbott has pardoned a former U.S. Army sergeant convicted of murder for fatally shooting an armed demonstrator in 2020 during nationwide protests against police violence and racial injustice. Republican Governor Greg Abbott had previously ordered the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles to review Daniel Perry’s case and said…MORE

City of Dallas Retains Police Chief Eddie Garcia

City of Dallas Retains Police Chief Eddie Garcia

(WBAP/KLIF) — Interim Dallas City Manager Kimberly Bizor Tolbert today announced a plan that will keep the city’s police chief in Dallas until at least through mid-2027. This plan was announced this afternoon. The plan, which is an addendum to the Chief’s initial offer letter from the City of Dallas in December 2020, was signed…MORE