Category Archives: WBAP 24/7 News

Dallas Megachurch Pastor Resigns as Leader of Rainbow PUSH Coalition

Dallas Megachurch Pastor Resigns as Leader of Rainbow PUSH Coalition

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF News ) – Months after accepting the position, the Dallas megachurch pastor who became the president and CEO of Reverend Jess Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition is resigning. The Coalition officially handed over the leadership reigns to Reverend Dr. Frederick Douglass Haynes III as Reverend Jesse Jackson transitioned to emeritus status. He released a…MORE

Remains of Woman Found in Tyler 40 Years Ago Identified as Arlington Mother

Remains of Woman Found in Tyler 40 Years Ago Identified as Arlington Mother

ARLINGTON (WBAP/KLIF News ) – There’s been a major breakthrough in a cold-case out of North Texas that has haunted the Smith County Sheriff’s Office for almost forty years. A woman’s body was found along 1-20 in Tyler by a highway mowing crew in 1985 and her remains were finally identified as then Sindy Gina…MORE

Sexual Assault Charges Against Dak Prescott to be Moved

Sexual Assault Charges Against Dak Prescott to be Moved

(WBAP/KLIF) — Sexual assault charges against a Dallas Cowboy have been dropped in Dallas County. The lawsuit filed by a woman who accused Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott of sexual assault have been dropped, to enable the case to be refiled in Collin County. According to court documents, the woman’s attorney submitted paperwork to voluntarily…MORE

Seven Jurors Seated in Donald Trump’s Hush Money Trial, 11 More Needed

Seven Jurors Seated in Donald Trump’s Hush Money Trial, 11 More Needed

NEW YORK (AP) — The first seven jurors for Donald Trump’s hush money trial were chosen Tuesday after lawyers grilled members of the jury pool about their social media posts, political views and personal lives to decide whether they can sit in fair judgment of the former president. The jurors include an English teacher, an…MORE

House Transfers Impeachment Articles Against Homeland Security Secretary to Senate

House Transfers Impeachment Articles Against Homeland Security Secretary to Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — House impeachment managers walked two articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas across the Capitol to the Senate on Tuesday, forcing senators to convene a trial on the allegations that he has “willfully and systematically” refused to enforce immigration laws. While the Senate is obligated to hold a trial under…MORE

Dallas Hotel Adds “Chief Happiness Officer”; A Trendy New Hire

Dallas Hotel Adds “Chief Happiness Officer”; A Trendy New Hire

DALLAS – (WBAP/KLIF) – A new hire at the Dallas Fairmont Hotel may have found the sweet spot for many more mutts, formerly “down on their luck”, but later, adopted from Operation Kindness in North Texas. A pup named “Bondi” now serves as “Chief Happiness Officer” at the Dallas Fairmont; well-trained and welcoming to guests…MORE

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