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Hurricane to Tropical Storm; Isaias Expected to Grow to Hurricane Again Before Overnight Landfall

Hurricane to Tropical Storm; Isaias Expected to Grow to Hurricane Again Before Overnight Landfall

DALLAS- Isaias snapped trees, knocked out power  and caused some flooding in the Bahamas, before moving toward Florida and being slightly downgraded in strength to tropical storm status.  However, the storm is expected to again grow to hurricane strength before making landfall overnight or early Sunday morning in Florida. Authorities have closed beaches, marinas and…MORE

Six Houston Police Officers Indicted By Grand Jury

Six Houston Police Officers Indicted By Grand Jury

HOUSTON (AP) – Prosecutors say a grand jury has indicted six former Houston police officers whose work with a narcotics unit has been under scrutiny since a 2019 drug raid in which a couple was killed. The former officers are accused by prosecutors of falsifying documentation about drug payments to confidential informants, routinely using false…MORE

Trump Floats November Election Delay, But it Won’t Happen

Trump Floats November Election Delay, But it Won’t Happen

Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is for the first time floating a “delay” to November’s presidential election. But the dates of presidential elections are set in federal law, and cannot be changed except by Congress. On Thursday morning, Trump tweeted: “With Universal Mail-In Voting (not Absentee Voting, which is good), 2020 will…MORE

Trump Floats November Election Delay – But he Cannot do That

Trump Floats November Election Delay – But he Cannot do That

Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is for the first time floating a “delay” to November’s presidential election. But the dates of presidential elections are set in federal law, and cannot be changed except by Congress. On Thursday morning, Trump tweeted: “With Universal Mail-In Voting (not Absentee Voting, which is good), 2020 will…MORE

Rep. Louie Gohmert, of Tyler, Tests positive for COVID-19

Rep. Louie Gohmert, of Tyler, Tests positive for COVID-19

Washington (WBAP/KLIF) – U.S Representative Louie Gohmert of Tyler has tested positive for Covid-19, according to Politico.  Gohmert was pre-screened at the White House Tuesday morning before a flight to Texas with President Donald Trump. Gohmert is known for not wearing a mask and in an interview in June said if he contracted the coronavirus…MORE

Coronavirus Sweeps Through Texas Women’s Prison

Coronavirus Sweeps Through Texas Women’s Prison

(WBAP/KLIF) — The Coronavirus is sweeping through a Texas women’s prison.  Nearly half of the almost 1,300 prisoners at the Federal Medical Center-Carswell have tested positive for COVID-19. The outbreak is the second largest at a federal prison. The facility reported 310 new cases of the virus, Tuesday, just two days after revealing 200 inmates…MORE

American and 4 Other Airlines Reach Loan Agreements

American and 4 Other Airlines Reach Loan Agreements

Dallas (AP) – Five airlines including American Airlines have reached tentative agreements for new loans from the government to help them survive the virus pandemic. The Treasury Department said Thursday it has letters of intent with American, Spirit, Frontier, Hawaiian and SkyWest. Those and all other leading U.S. airlines previously accepted a combination of grants…MORE

Brother of Man Shot by Austin Police With Beanbag is Speaking Out

Brother of Man Shot by Austin Police With Beanbag is Speaking Out

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – The brother of a 20-year-old student who was shot and seriously injured by police at a protest in Austin, Texas, says officers’ use of less lethal munitions, such as beanbags, should be reviewed. Justin Howell was hospitalized in critical condition after the May 31 protest and discharged this week. He was…MORE

Multiple Juneteenth Events Scheduled Across DFW

Multiple Juneteenth Events Scheduled Across DFW

DFW (WBAP/KLIF NEWS)- Citizens all over the state are celebrating Juneteenth, the holiday which celebrates the day slaves were freed in Texas in 1865. Multiple events are being held across DFW. The Not My Son organization is holding a celebration in Dallas at Lofty Spaces off of Montgromery Street from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.…MORE