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At Least Two Dead As Crews Battle Historic Wildfires in Texas Panhandle

At Least Two Dead As Crews Battle Historic Wildfires in Texas Panhandle

PANHANDLE (WBAP/KLIF News ) – A second death has been reported as a result of the wildfires that continue to scorch the Texas panhandle. The family of Cindy Owen said she died on Thursday after being caught in a wildfire near Pampa. The Texas Department of Public Safety said the truck driver got out of…MORE

Smokehouse Creek Fire Claims the Life of 83-Year-old Woman

Smokehouse Creek Fire Claims the Life of 83-Year-old Woman

STINNETT (WBAP/KLIF News ) – What is now the largest wildfire in Texas history has scorched over 1 million acres in the Texas panhandle since it began Monday and claimed the life of at least one victim. The family of 83-year-old Joyce Blankenship said she died at her house in Stinnett. The Smokehouse Creek fire…MORE

Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration As Wildfires Rage in the Panhandle

Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration As Wildfires Rage in the Panhandle

PANHANDLE (WBAP/KLIF News ) – Fast moving wildfires continue to spread in the Texas panhandle, prompting evacuation orders and the shutting down of a nuclear facility Tuesday afternoon. Some residents in the rural towns of Canadian, Pampa and others were told to leave as neighborhoods and livestock were threatened. Governor Greg Abbott issued a disaster…MORE

Workers at Molson Coors Brewery in Fort Worth Striking

Workers at Molson Coors Brewery in Fort Worth Striking

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF News ) – Unionized workers at the Molson Coors brewery in Fort Worth are striking amid tense negotiations with their employer over a three-year contract. Teamsters Local 997 members started picketing outside the brewery on Saturday and Sunday. There are 420 member workers the facility which makes, packages and warehouses products that…MORE

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Confirms Divorce Following Allegations of an Affair

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Confirms Divorce Following Allegations of an Affair

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF News ) -Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson addressed reports surrounding his recent divorce. In a statement on Thursday, the mayor confirmed that he and his wife of 16 years are going through a divorce, but he said that he will keep details about the proceedings private. Johnson’s statement was issued in response to reports…MORE

Arlington Animal Services Capture Coyote Believed to be Responsible for Biting 3 Children

Arlington Animal Services Capture Coyote Believed to be Responsible for Biting 3 Children

ARLINGTON (WBAP/KLIF News ) -Just days after three children were bitten by a coyote at an Arlington park, Arlington Animal Services announced Thursday morning that workers captured the coyote believed to be responsible for the terrifying encounters. The incidents happened at Parkway Central Park on Van Buren drive near Lamar Boulevard and Cooper Street. The…MORE

2 Injured in Fiery 18-Wheeler Crash on Loop 12 in Irving, Morning Commutes Impacted

2 Injured in Fiery 18-Wheeler Crash on Loop 12 in Irving, Morning Commutes Impacted

IRVING (WBAP/KLIF News ) – Two people have been injured in an early-morning crash in Irving. It happened around 2 a.m. on southbound Loop 12 near Irving Boulevard and involved three vehicles, including two 18-wheelers. All southbound lanes are closed as authorities investigate the cause of the accident. Irving Police said it could take investigators…MORE