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AMBER ALERT: Seagoville Police Are Searching for Two Teen Girls

AMBER ALERT: Seagoville Police Are Searching for Two Teen Girls

Seagoville, TX (WBAP/KLIF) – An Amber Alert has been has been issued out of Seagoville. The Seagoville Police Department is searching for two teen girls: 16-year old Devany Betancourt, described as Hispanic, 5-feet-2-inches tall,110 pounds, black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a gold and pink shirt, jeans, brown boots, gold chain…MORE

3 Fatally Shot in Austin, No Suspect in Custody

3 Fatally Shot in Austin, No Suspect in Custody

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Emergency responders say three people have been fatally shot in Austin and no suspect is in custody. The Austin-Travis County EMS says it has received no reports of other victims. EMS spokeswoman Capt. Christa Stedman said early Sunday afternoon that it was still an active scene. She says the first 911…MORE

Oath Keeper is 1st Suspect to Plead Guilty in Capitol Riot

Oath Keeper is 1st Suspect to Plead Guilty in Capitol Riot

WASHINGTON (AP) — A member of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group and heavy metal guitarist on Friday became the first defendant to plead guilty to federal charges in connection with the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Jon Ryan Schaffer, the frontman of the band Iced Earth, has agreed to cooperate with investigators in hopes…MORE

Registration Period Extended for Texans Applying for Federal Aid in Wake of Winter Storm

Registration Period Extended for Texans Applying for Federal Aid in Wake of Winter Storm

AUSTIN (WBAP/KLIF) – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended the Individual Assistance registration period for Texans impacted by the winter storm. According to Governor Greg Abbott, the extension comes at the request of the state. February’s winter storm brought widespread power outages and busted water pipes across much of the state. Individuals who live in…MORE

Governor Abbott Urges Biden Administration to Designate Mexican Drug Cartels as Foreign Terrorist Organizations

Governor Abbott Urges Biden Administration to Designate Mexican Drug Cartels as Foreign Terrorist Organizations

AUSTIN (WBAP/KLIF) – Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to President Joe Biden and Vice President and Border Czar Kamala Harris encouraging the federal government to designate Mexican drug cartels as foreign terrorist organizations. The Governor included a background document detailing how these drug cartels clearly meet the three-part test required for the designation.…MORE

Texas Senate Advances Measure To Control ERCOT

Texas Senate Advances Measure To Control ERCOT

Austin (WBAP/KLIF) – The Texas Senate has advanced a bill that is intended to change the way the state oversees its electric grid operator. Senate Bill 2 would require ERCOT’s Board of Directors to all be residents of Texas. The chairman would have to be appointed by the Governor, and approved by the state Senate.…MORE

Why Former Lt. Gov. Dewhurst Was Arrested

Why Former Lt. Gov. Dewhurst Was Arrested

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – Dallas Police say former Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst was arrested Tuesday on a domestic violence charge because he pushed his girlfriend down while trying to take their shared laptop away from her. It happened in front of a hotel near Dallas Love Field. Hotel security video allegedly shows Dewhurst chasing his…MORE

Dallas County Launches COVID-19 Vaccination Scheduler

Dallas County Launches COVID-19 Vaccination Scheduler

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – Dallas County residents can now schedule a same-day or next-day appointment for their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at the Fair Park Community Vaccination Center through the Dallas County website. Dallas County Health and Human Services announced on Wednesday that it has transitioned from the registration wait-list to a vaccination scheduler…MORE

Minnesota Cop Will be Charged in Shooting of Black Motorist

Minnesota Cop Will be Charged in Shooting of Black Motorist

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — A prosecutor said Wednesday that he will charge a white former suburban Minneapolis police officer with second-degree manslaughter for killing 20-year-old Black motorist Daunte Wright in a shooting that ignited days of unrest and clashes between protesters and police. The charge against former Brooklyn Center police Officer Kim Potter will…MORE

Biden to Pull Troops from Afghanistan, end Longest US War

Biden to Pull Troops from Afghanistan, end Longest US War

Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden says he will withdraw the remaining U.S. troops from Afghanistan and end America’s longest war. He declared on Wednesday that the Sept. 11 attacks, which were coordinated from Afghanistan, cannot justify American forces still being there 20 years after the deadliest terror assault on the United States.…MORE