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Homeless Shelter Captures Synagogue Hostage Taker on Surveillance

Homeless Shelter Captures Synagogue Hostage Taker on Surveillance

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – Surveillance footage shared with the FBI by a Dallas homeless shelter could provide investigators with more information in the investigation into Saturday’s standoff at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville. The suspect is dead and all hostages are home safe. According to OurCalling, Malik Faisal Akram, the synagogue hostage taker, came to the…MORE

Healing Service to be held for Congregation Beth Israel Following Weekend Attack

Healing Service to be held for Congregation Beth Israel Following Weekend Attack

COLLEYVILLE (WBAP/KLIF News) – A vigil will be held Monday night in support of the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Colleyville following an attack over the weekend. Authorities said 44-year-old British citizen Malik Faisal Akram stormed into the synagogue with a gun and held four people hostage for more than 10 hours on Saturday. The…MORE

Honoring MLK Jr across the Metroplex

Honoring MLK Jr across the Metroplex

(WBAP/KLIF) – Events surrounding MLK Jr. day are limited across North Texas due to the continued spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant. The City of Dallas kicked off its 40th annual celebration of the life an legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. last week with events highlighting issues of equity, diversity, and opportunity. The…MORE

Paxton Must Turn Over Personal Cell Phone Records Related to Jan 6th Trump Rally

Paxton Must Turn Over Personal Cell Phone Records Related to Jan 6th Trump Rally

Austin (WBAP/KLIF) – Texas AG Ken Paxton has until Thursday to turn over his personal cell phone records from January 6th 2021 — so says the Travis County DA. In reaction to a complaint filed earlier this month, DA Jose Garza says that Paxton and his office failed to comply with the Texas Public Information…MORE

Hostages Safe, Suspect Dead after Stand-off at Colleyville Synagogue

Hostages Safe, Suspect Dead after Stand-off at Colleyville Synagogue

COLLEYVILLE – WBAP/KLIF – UPDATE 10: 45 P.M. – The suspect in the hostage situation at a Colleyville synagogue is dead, according to the FBI. The standoff ended after 9 p.m. Saturday night. All four hostages were released. Police said late Saturday that they are safe and uninjured. UPDATE: 6: 32 p.m. – Authorities say…MORE

Oath Keepers Founder Remains In Jail

Oath Keepers Founder Remains In Jail

Plano (WBAP/KLIF) – The founder and leader of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group will remain in jail at least until a court hearing next Thursday. Stewart Rhodes made his initial court appearance in Plano on Friday,. That was one day after his arrest on charges he plotted with others to attack the U.S. Capitol…MORE

Number of COVID Related School Closures Growing in DFW

Number of COVID Related School Closures Growing in DFW

(WBAP/KLIF) – More North Texas school districts are canceling classes due to COVID related absences as the highly contagious Omicron variant continues to spread. “More than 150 team members are out currently due to illness, COVID-19 exposure or day care closure, and student absenteeism is at a high for the school year,” read a statement…MORE

Dallas ISD Superintendent Officially Announces Plan to Resign

Dallas ISD Superintendent Officially Announces Plan to Resign

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – Dallas ISD Superintendent Michael Hinojosa announced on Thursday that he plans to resign later this year. Hinojosa addressed speculation that he could run for political office. “I was a government teacher for eight years and I’ve been testifying at the Capitol my whole career,” Hinojosa said. I enjoy that stuff but I…MORE

Supreme Court Halts COVID-19 Vaccine Rule for US Businesses

Supreme Court Halts COVID-19 Vaccine Rule for US Businesses

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court has stopped the Biden administration from enforcing a requirement that employees at large businesses be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing and wear a mask on the job. At the same time, the court is allowing the administration to proceed with a vaccine mandate for most health care…MORE