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Governor Abbott Appoints New Texas Secretary Of State

Governor Abbott Appoints New Texas Secretary Of State

A new secretary of state has been appointed by governor Greg Abbott. Attorney John Scott is now the Texas Secretary of State. Scott previously served as Deputy Attorney General for Civil Litigation for then-Attorney General Greg Abbott. He also has 33 years of experience and has presented cases in front of the Supreme Court. The…MORE

US Salmonella Outbreak Tied to Onions Sickens Hundreds of People

US Salmonella Outbreak Tied to Onions Sickens Hundreds of People

AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) – U.S. health officials say a salmonella outbreak tied to onions has sickened more than 650 people in 37 states. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says at least 129 people have been hospitalized. No one has died. Nearly all of the illnesses were reported in August and…MORE

Double Murder Trial of Man Accused  in Gruesome Murders of His Wife & Baby Begins in FTW

Double Murder Trial of Man Accused in Gruesome Murders of His Wife & Baby Begins in FTW

Fort Worth (WBAP/KLIF) – In Fort Worth, the double murder trial has begun for 35-year old Craig Vanewege who is accused of killing wife and infant son in 2016. On Wednesday gruesome images of Shanna Vandewege and the couple’s 3-month old baby with their throats slashed were shown in court. During opening statements, prosecutors said…MORE

Walgreens begins testing drone delivery in Texas

Walgreens begins testing drone delivery in Texas

Walgreens will begin flying packages by drone to residents in a pair of Texas cities in partnership with Google’s drone-making affiliate, Wing. The companies said they will begin testing the service next week in the city of Frisco and neighboring Little Elm, two fast-growing communities north of Dallas where road traffic is “probably the biggest…MORE

Arlington Police Investigate A Fatal Officer Involved Shooting

Arlington Police Investigate A Fatal Officer Involved Shooting

ARLINGTON (WBAP/KLIF)- Arlington Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened Wednesday afternoon. Around 2:30p.m., 911 Dispatch received a call from a passerby who said an SUV was stopped in the middle of the road along Pioneer Parkway near Daniel Drive….and the driver appeared to be slumped over the wheel. Two Arlington officers responded to the…MORE

Governor’s Office Says “No Need for Special Session at this Time”

Governor’s Office Says “No Need for Special Session at this Time”

AUSTIN (WBAP/KLIF) – Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s office is responding to a tweet from the Lieutenant Governor regarding a fourth special session. Lt. Governor Dan Patrick said in a Tweet on Wednesday that more needs to be done. He said the House needs to pass an election forensic audit bill, and that he would support…MORE

Biden Announces Scaled Back $2T Spending Plan

Biden Announces Scaled Back $2T Spending Plan

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden emphasize the middle class values of his now-scaled back $2 trillion domestic spending package. His proposal is for an unprecedented federal investment to expand social services for millions of middle-income Americans and tackle climate change. Included are child tax credits, paid family leave, health care, free pre-kindergarten and some…MORE

Mavs Luka Doncic Arranges Special Surprise for Children’s Health Patients

Mavs Luka Doncic Arranges Special Surprise for Children’s Health Patients

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – Dallas Mavericks star Luka Dončić is giving back to local children. This week Dončić surprised patients who are admitted at Children’s Health in Dallas and Plano with special gifts to help uplift their spirits. Each patient admitted in the Pauline Allen Gill Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s Health received a pair of…MORE

Nikolas Cruz Pleads Guilty to 2018 Parkland School Massacre

Nikolas Cruz Pleads Guilty to 2018 Parkland School Massacre

Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) – Nikolas Cruz has pleaded guilty to murder in the 2018 massacre that left 17 dead at a Parkland, Florida, high school. Cruz entered his plea Wednesday after answering a long list of questions from Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer aimed at confirming his mental competency. Cruz was charged with…MORE