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Pilot’s Union Alleges Significant Spike in Safety; Maintenance Issues.

FORT WORTH – The pilot’s union for Fort Worth-based American Airlines reports what it calls “a significant spike” in safety and maintenance issues. A spokesman with the Allied Pilots Association report fewer routine plane inspections and shorter flights for testing after major maintenance work. The union says American has increased time between routine inspections, and…MORE

Illegal Migrant Crossings Down in March, 2024

Illegal Migrant Crossings Down in March, 2024

WASHINGTON (AP) — Arrests for crossing the U.S. border illegally fell slightly in March, authorities said Friday, bucking a usual spring increase amid increased immigration enforcement in Mexico. The Border Patrol made 137,480 arrests of people entering from Mexico, down 2.3% from 140,638 arrests in February, the first time since 2017 that arrests fell in…MORE

Deadly New Drug Mixed in Casual User Drugs

Deadly New Drug Mixed in Casual User Drugs

DALLAS – (WBAP/KLIF) – A warning about a deadly new street drug goes out to casual or weekend drug users, and parents of kids who may be tempted to try an unknown pill or another street drug. Former DEA/Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent Michael Brown is warning of crisis now in play with a drug…MORE

“It Was Worth It”, Say Dallas Eclipse-Viewers

“It Was Worth It”, Say Dallas Eclipse-Viewers

DALLAS – (WBAP/KLIF) – As many as 22,000 spectators were expected to be in downtown Dallas’ Klyde Warren Park, and as the time of the partial eclipse began, the crowds appeared to bunch up like fans at a rock concert trying to squeeze in to get closer to the band. Groups of people gathered on…MORE

Immigrant Fee Hikes Will Likely Cause More Trouble To A Broken U.S. Immigration System

Immigrant Fee Hikes Will Likely Cause More Trouble To A Broken U.S. Immigration System

DALLAS – (WBAP/KLIF) – A Metroplex immigration attorney says he’s already seeing a broken U.S. immigration system get worse with significant hikes in fees for renewal of visas and work permits for those migrants already in Texas and around the nation legally; often, already here for years. Attorney Omar Ortiz with the Jaime Barron Immigration…MORE

Milk; Beef, Safe From Avian Flu, But You and Yours May Not Be.

Milk; Beef, Safe From Avian Flu, But You and Yours May Not Be.

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY – (WBAP/KLIF) – As “Bird Flu”, or the H5N1 “Avian Flu” virus spreads into species not known for susceptibility to the virus, and increasingly infects dairy cattle nationwide, and, at least one recent human victim; a Texas Panhandle resident, scientists continue to study how the virus is spreading. The first thing scientists…MORE

DFW Area Drivers Safe On Bridges; Overpasses: TXDOT

DFW Area Drivers Safe On Bridges; Overpasses: TXDOT

DALLAS – (WBAP/KLIF) – As another bridge incident claiming lives hits the headlines, this time in Baltimore, WBAP/KLIF took a look at the condition of area bridges in the state, wondering how safe drivers are in their daily commutes. Of several bridges and overpasses in the DFW Metro area, the Dallas Morning News reports Texas…MORE

17 Year Old Charged in Deadly Cleburne Area Crash

17 Year Old Charged in Deadly Cleburne Area Crash

A 17 year old is arraigned on several counts in the deaths of six people on Highway 67, the day after Christmas, 2023. Luke Resecker was arraigned for six counts of Intoxication Manslaughter, two counts of Intoxication Assault, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Penalty Group 2, and Possession of Marijuana. Bond was set at $50,000,…MORE

Texas Re-Enters Space Age; Creating Texas Space Agency

Texas Re-Enters Space Age; Creating Texas Space Agency

HOUSTON – (WBAP/KLIF) – Governor Greg Abbott announces Texas is stepping back into a leading role of space exploration; creating the new “Texas Space Commission”. Abbott says Texas will be the launchpad for Mars…in his words, “As we look to the future of space, those who reach for the stars, do so from the Lone…MORE

President Joe Biden in the DFW Metroplex for Fundraisers Wednesday Night

President Joe Biden in the DFW Metroplex for Fundraisers Wednesday Night

DALLAS – (WBAP/KLIF) President Joe Biden arrived at DFW International Airport about 5:30 pm Wednesday, on the way to two fundraisers in the Park Cities area. A sitting president has not arrived at the DFW airport since did President Obama. Biden’s first fundraiser is in Preston Hollow, at the home of Pharos Capital Group’s Kneeland…MORE