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Winter Storm Watch in Effect for North Texas

Winter Storm Watch in Effect for North Texas

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF) – A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for North Texas. Freezing rain and a wintry mix could lead to and dangerous conditions beginning Monday. The Winter Storm Watch includes Montague, Cooke, Grayson, Fannin, Lamar, Jack, Wise, Denton, Collin, Hunt, Delta, Hopkins, Palo Pinto, Parker, Tarrant, Dallas, Rockwall, Kaufman, Eastland, Erath, Hood…MORE

Discussion of Teen Curfew in Fort Worth Postponed

Discussion of Teen Curfew in Fort Worth Postponed

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF) – New developments in the Texas Legislature on curfew considerations have led to a pause pause on Fort Worth City Council discussions on a potential curfew for teenagers. “My fellow Councilmembers and I have heard from many residents through our deliberations on whether or not to renew the City of Fort Worth’s…MORE

Georgia QB Stetson Bennett Arrested in Dallas

Georgia QB Stetson Bennett Arrested in Dallas

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – Georgia Quarterback Stetson Bennett is charged with Public Intoxication after being arrested Sunday morning in Dallas. According to the Dallas Police Department, Officers responded to reports of a man banging on doors in the 1600 block of Tribeca Way around 6:10 Sunday morning. The preliminary investigation found when officers arrived, they located…MORE

Donations and Volunteers Needed for Annual Prom Closet

Donations and Volunteers Needed for Annual Prom Closet

PLANO (WBAP/KLIF) – Registration is now open for Prom Closet 2023 at St. Andrew Methodist Church in Plano. Girls from all over can receive a prom dress and accessories free of charge. Prom Closet started in 2009 and provides dresses to approximately 1,000 high school girls each year. Shopping will take place Feb. 7-9, 11and…MORE

Dallas Police Chief Urges Peaceful Tyre Nichols Protests

Dallas Police Chief Urges Peaceful Tyre Nichols Protests

(WBAP/KLIF) — Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia released a video message on social media with his reaction to watching body-cam footage of the beating death of Tyre Nichols. After characterizing the actions of the five Memphis officers as “despicable” and not representative of thousands of honorable police officers across the nation, he specifically cited the…MORE

Memphis Authorities Release Video in Tyre Nichols’ Death

Memphis Authorities Release Video in Tyre Nichols’ Death

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Video showing five Memphis officers beating a Black man has been made public. The release comes one day after the officers were charged with murder in the death of Tyre Nichols. The footage shows Nichols being held down, struck by the Black officers and screaming for his mother as the police…MORE

Body Cam Footage of Dallas Police Shoot-out Released

Body Cam Footage of Dallas Police Shoot-out Released

(WBAP/KLIF) — Police body-cam footage of a gun battle with a fugitive is released to the public. Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia continues his stance on transparency as body cam footage is released from Wednesday’s shootout with a capital murder suspect. 18-year-old Joey Cesar Fraire was wanted on a capital murder charge out of Farmers…MORE

Cornyn Gets Tough on Border & Debt Ceiling

Cornyn Gets Tough on Border & Debt Ceiling

(WBAP/KLIF) — Senator John Cornyn held a press conference with Texas media outlets, Thursday, to weigh in on the partisan battle involving raising the debt ceiling, drug smuggling, and the migrant crisis. Cornyn says a debt-ceiling stalemate continues between the GOP and White House. President Biden has pledged that a cut in Federal spending will…MORE

Arlington ISD Superintendent Announces Retirement

Arlington ISD Superintendent Announces Retirement

(WBAP/KLIF) — Arlington ISD will begin a search for the district’s next superintendent after Marcelo Cavazos announced his retirement, Thursday. Cavazos says he will step down from the district’s top post in August, giving time for the district to conduct a search for his replacement and provide any necessary training. Cavazos says he’ll miss interacting…MORE

Amber Alert Discontinued for 15 Week Old Baby

Amber Alert Discontinued for 15 Week Old Baby

UPDATED 4AM: 1-27-23] Kemp, TX (WBAP/KLIF) – The Kemp Police Department canceled an AMBER Alert for a 3-month old baby around 3:30 this morning. There is no word on how or where the infant was found. The baby and his mother, 23-year old Abigail Williams, who was identified on the alert as the suspect, were…MORE