Category Archives: WBAP 24/7 News

City of Dallas Making Sounds to Close Parks and Trails; Social Distancing Issues

City of Dallas Making Sounds to Close Parks and Trails; Social Distancing Issues

DALLAS – WBAP/KLIF – Dallas Parks and Recreation officials say Dallas parks and trails are overcrowded despite social distancing rules being in effect.  Dallas officials say the most crowded areas include the Katy Trail and White Rock Lake.  Park Rangers are monitoring activity and social distancing in use or not by visitors.  The city’s code…MORE

One Dead; More Injured in Major Dallas Ambulance Accident

One Dead; More Injured in Major Dallas Ambulance Accident

WBAP/KLIF – One person is dead; at least five others taken to an area hospital after a Dallas Fire Rescue ambualcne was involved in an early Sunday morning major accident, while transporting a patient. It happened early Sunday at the intersection of Scyene Road and Glover Pass.  Four ambulances responded to the crash; a total…MORE

Top Covid Expert Issues Dire Warnings to Maintain Social Distancing.

Top Covid Expert Issues Dire Warnings to Maintain Social Distancing.

WBAP/KLIF – ASSOCIATED PRESS – Dr. Anthony Fauci, considered the top expert  in the U S on the novel coronavirus pandemic, says Americans could see 100 to possibly 200 thousand deaths from Covid 19, and millions of infections from the virus. On CNN Sunday, Fauci says the pandemic remains a moving target; still very difficult…MORE

Coronavirus pandemic raises questions about what’s really important

Coronavirus pandemic raises questions about what’s really important

UNDATED (AP) – The coronavirus pandemic is defining for the globe what’s essential and what things we really can’t do without, even though we might not need them for survival. Attempting to slow the spread of the virus, authorities in many places are determining what shops and services can remain open. They’re also restricting citizens…MORE

Pandemic hurts law enforcement

Pandemic hurts law enforcement

Undated (AP) – Increasing numbers of police officers and civilian law enforcement staff are getting sick as the number of coronavirus cases explodes across the U.S. The growing tally raises questions about how laws can and should be enforced during the pandemic, and about how departments will hold up as the virus spreads among the…MORE

Coronavirus confirmed in worker at Globe Life Field

Coronavirus confirmed in worker at Globe Life Field

Arlington (WBAP/KLIF) – The construction company overseeing the final details on the new Globe Life Field in Arlington says one of its workers has tested positive for coronavirus. Manhattan Construction says the area where that employee worked has been cleaned and sanitized. It did not say construction on the $1.2 billion stadium has been stopped.MORE

Texas’ proposed bullet train may be delayed by the Covid-19 pandemic

Texas’ proposed bullet train may be delayed by the Covid-19 pandemic

Dallas (WBASP/KLIF) – Progress on the proposed bullet train between Dallas and Houston is now uncertain because of the coronavirus worldwide outbreak. Just a few weeks ago developers were saying groundbreaking was possible this year, with completion expected by 2026. However, Texas Central now says the pandemic has taken a toll on its partners in…MORE

Collin County Reporting 31 New Cases of Coronavirus in the Last 24 Hours

Collin County Reporting 31 New Cases of Coronavirus in the Last 24 Hours

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF News) – North Texas’ Collin County has confirmed 31 new cases of Coronavirus in the last 24 hours. That brings the total to 118 confirmed positive cases in Collin County. And 41 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Plano. Steve Stoler with the City of Plano broke down the number of confirmed cases in the…MORE

Texas; North Texas Covid 19 Cases Climb Again

Texas; North Texas Covid 19 Cases Climb Again

  NORTH TEXAS – WBAP/KLIF – Texas cases of Covid 19 continued to climb Saturday, with Dallas County officials reporting 72 new cases and two deaths for a total of 439 cases, 9 deaths to date. Tarrant County reports another 14 cases on Saturday, for a total of 128 Covid 19 positives. Collin County reports…MORE

Planned Parenthood Reportedly Suing Texas Over Banning Abortions During COVID-19 Outbreak

Planned Parenthood Reportedly Suing Texas Over Banning Abortions During COVID-19 Outbreak

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Planned Parenthood is joining other abortion providers in suing Texas over moving to ban abortions during the coronavirus outbreak. The federal lawsuit filed Tuesday in Austin, Texas, is among the most high-profile challenges to a government response to the coronavirus pandemic. The chief executive of Whole Woman’s Health, an abortion provider…MORE