Category Archives: WBAP 24/7 News

Former Dallas Cowboy Dies in Rock Climbing Accident

Former Dallas Cowboy Dies in Rock Climbing Accident

(WBAP/KLIF) — Former Dallas Cowboys tight end Gavin Escobar was found dead after a rock climbing accident in California, Wednesday afternoon. The 31-year-old was one of two rock climbers found deceased in the Idyllwild area. The other victim was 33-year-old Chelsea Walsh. Both were found after Riverside firefighters hiked to the victims’ location at Tahquitz…MORE

Mavs CEO Urges Courage among Local Educators

Mavs CEO Urges Courage among Local Educators

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt Marshall brought a message of courage to educators at Thursday’s Momentous Institute’s “Changing the Odds” Conference at the Omni Dallas. The event marked the 10th annual and was sold out. Educators from across DFW listened to Marshall’s message amid continued challenges in the industry. “Sometimes people are forced…MORE

Mavs CEO Urges Courage among Local Educators

Mavs CEO Urges Courage among Local Educators

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt Marshall brought a message of courage to educators at Thursday’s Momentous Institute’s “Changing the Odds” Conference at the Omni Dallas. The event marked the 10th annual and was sold out. Educators from across DFW listened to Marshall’s message amid continued challenges in the industry. “Sometimes people are forced…MORE

Hurricane Ian Wallops Florida, Heads North

Hurricane Ian Wallops Florida, Heads North

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Officials are warning people in South Carolina that Hurricane Ian will be a problem for much of the state on Friday. The storm is forecast to make landfall midday Friday as a Category 1 hurricane. But the storm is so broad that gusty winds, heavy rain and storm surge will arrive hours…MORE

Hurricane Ian Wallops Florida, Heads North

Hurricane Ian Wallops Florida, Heads North

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Officials are warning people in South Carolina that Hurricane Ian will be a problem for much of the state on Friday. The storm is forecast to make landfall midday Friday as a Category 1 hurricane. But the storm is so broad that gusty winds, heavy rain and storm surge will arrive hours…MORE

Dallas Police Release Body Cam in Deadly Gunfight with Suspect

Dallas Police Release Body Cam in Deadly Gunfight with Suspect

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – The Dallas Police Department released body camera footage of an Officer involved shooting that happened Wednesday morning in an East Dallas neighborhood. According to DPD, Officers responded to an armed encounter call in the 10300 block of Shiloh Road just after 5:30 Wednesday morning. The preliminary investigation determined several people called 911 and…MORE

Report: Emails Show Texas AG’s Office Knew About Paxton Subpoena

Report: Emails Show Texas AG’s Office Knew About Paxton Subpoena

Texas (WBAP/KLIF) – Lawyers for a group of non-profit agencies that sued Texas over funds related to abortion access out-of-state, have provided emails that show Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office knew he’d be subpoenaed days before a process server went to his Collin County home on Monday. According the Texas Tribune, emails show that lawyers…MORE

Frisco Police Warning Residents Amid Investigations Into Robberies Near Regents Park

Frisco Police Warning Residents Amid Investigations Into Robberies Near Regents Park

FRISCO (WBAP/KLIF News ) – The Frisco Police Department is urging residents to be on alert after two robberies that occurred near Regents Park earlier this month. The crimes are believed to have been committed by the same people. The incidents happened on Tuesday, September 13 around 7:40 p.m. and on Tuesday, September 27 around…MORE

Ian Forces Texas Beach Closures

Ian Forces Texas Beach Closures

Texas (WBAP/KLIF) – Some Texas beaches closed as a precaution ahead of Hurricane Ian. Padre Island National Seashore closed its driving beaches Monday. An Instagram post warned of wave heights increasing from six to to 12 feet before subsiding this evening. Coastal flooding is expected, as well as dangerous rip currents. Beach traffic will remain…MORE

Quinnipiac Releases Polling in Texas Governor’s Race

Quinnipiac Releases Polling in Texas Governor’s Race

(WBAP/KLIF) – Six weeks before Election Day, Republican incumbent Greg Abbott has a 7-point lead over Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke 53% to 46% in the Texas governor’s race, according to a Quinnipiac University poll of likely voters in Texas released on Wednesday. This is Quinnipiac’s first poll of likely voters in Texas’ 2022 election and…MORE