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Garland Police Arrest Three Suspects in Kidnapping of Toddler From Motel

Garland Police Arrest Three Suspects in Kidnapping of Toddler From Motel

UPDATE 10/21 12:28 AM: Garland Police said all three suspects in the kidnapping of a 20-month boy from Express Inn off Northwest Highway near Pendleton Drive on Sunday have been arrested. GARLAND (WBAP/KLIF News) – Garland Police are asking the public to help find two women involved in the kidnaping of a 20-month-old early Sunday…MORE

White House Unveils Plan To Eventually Get Vaccines Into the Arms of Kids 5 to 11

White House Unveils Plan To Eventually Get Vaccines Into the Arms of Kids 5 to 11

WASHINGTON (AP) – Kids aged 5 to 11 will soon be able to get a COVID-19 shot at their pediatrician’s office, local pharmacy and potentially even their school. The White House is detailing plans Wednesday for the expected authorization of the Pfizer shot for younger children in a matter of weeks. The country has ample…MORE

Cowboys safety Kazee arrested on DWI charge

Cowboys safety Kazee arrested on DWI charge

THE COLONY, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys safety Damontae Kazee was arrested early Tuesday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated in a Dallas suburb, police said. The Colony police Sgt. Aaron Woodard said Kazee was booked on a Class B misdemeanor. Kazee was released around midday after posting $2,500 bond, Woodard said. Kazee was pulled…MORE

2 Dallas Firefighters Injured in Apartment Explosion Remain Hospitalized; Another Released After 16 Days

2 Dallas Firefighters Injured in Apartment Explosion Remain Hospitalized; Another Released After 16 Days

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – Two of three dallas firefighters who suffered serious injuries in the Highland Hills Apartment explosion last month remain hospitalized. Dallas Fire Rescue says Capt. Christopher Gadomski and Driver Engineer Ronald W. Hall, both suffered burns and injuries to their legs. DFR also says another firefighter, Pauline Perez, was released Friday after spending…MORE

Texas Nurse Convicted of Killing 4 Heart Surgery Patients With Air Injections

Texas Nurse Convicted of Killing 4 Heart Surgery Patients With Air Injections

TYLER, Texas (AP) – A Texas nurse has been convicted of capital murder in the deaths of four patients who died after prosecutors say he injected them with air following heart surgeries. The Smith County jury deliberated for about an hour Tuesday before it convicted William George Davis, of Hallsville, of capital murder involving multiple…MORE

Fort Worth City Council Approve $13.2 million Urban Village Development

Fort Worth City Council Approve $13.2 million Urban Village Development

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF)-The Fort Worth City Council voted on two resolutions totaling $13.2 million to support the construction of the Evans & Rosedale Urban Village. The development will include commercial, retail, and residential units, as well as a parking structure and enhancements to the plaza and other public spaces, in return for the economic development…MORE

28-year-old Man Arrested, Charged in Connection to the Dallas Apartment Explosion

28-year-old Man Arrested, Charged in Connection to the Dallas Apartment Explosion

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF)- Dallas Police say a man is in custody accused of firing a gun that contributed to a natural gas explosion at a southeast Dallas apartment complex that injured eight people last month, including four Dallas firefighters. Dallas police confirmed they charged 28-year-old Phillip Dankins with seven counts of deadly conduct related to the…MORE

Southwest Airlines Reverses Course on Unpaid Leave for Unvaccinated Employees

Southwest Airlines Reverses Course on Unpaid Leave for Unvaccinated Employees

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) Dallas based Southwest Airlines is telling unvaccinated employees that they can continue to work after the deadline for federal contractors passes. The vaccine requirement calls on all Federal contractors to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8. Southwest Airlines initially indicated it would put any employee who doesn’t meet that deadline on…MORE

North Texas First Responders Preparing for National Drug Take Back Day

North Texas First Responders Preparing for National Drug Take Back Day

NORTH TEXAS (WBAP/KLIF News) – North Texas police departments and EMS departments are getting ready for National Drug Take Back Day, Saturday, October 23. The Drug Enforcement Agency event was created to help address prescription drug abuse which has become a key public safety and health issue. According to the 2019 National Survey on Drug…MORE

Former President Trump Calls the Late Colin Powell “a Classic RINO”

Former President Trump Calls the Late Colin Powell “a Classic RINO”

(WBAP/KLIF) – In the wake of General Colin Powell’s death, former President Donald Trump is highlighting what he called “mistakes” made by Powell when he was secretary of state. A statement from the 45th President was released by the Political Action Committee Save America on Tuesday. “Wonderful to see Colin Powell, who made big mistakes…MORE