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Old uptown Dallas office building imploded

Old uptown Dallas office building imploded

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – Another vacant office building was turned into a pile of rubble Sunday morning in uptown Dallas. The old Republic Insurance building on Turtle Creek Boulevard near “The Mansion” was blown down by a series of powerful explosions. What is now a pile of rubble will be replaced by a 14 story complex…MORE

Funeral services, memorial set for T. Boone Pickens

Funeral services, memorial set for T. Boone Pickens

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) – A public memorial is planned at Oklahoma State University to honor the late T. Boone Pickens, who donated hundreds of millions of dollars to his alma mater during his lifetime. Pickens died Wednesday in Dallas at age 91. OSU says the university will honor Pickens on Sept. 25 at Gallagher-Iba Arena…MORE

A Dallas man has attacked a famous New York City statue

A Dallas man has attacked a famous New York City statue

New York City (WBAP/KLIF) – Wall Street’s famous charging bull statue has been vandalized by a man from Dallas. According to eyewitnesses 42 year old Tevon Varlack was muttering profanities when he repeatedly slammed some sort of heavy weapon or tool against the head of the three and a half ton bronze sculpture in Manhattan’s…MORE

Federal judge threatens to put heat on Texas prison officials

Federal judge threatens to put heat on Texas prison officials

Houston (WBAP/KLIF) – A federal judge in Houston has threatened to have Texas prison officials experience the same hot temperatures prison inmates say they are still living with, even though the state settled a lawsuit over oppressive heat more than a year ago. Attorneys for the inmates say prison officials are not adhering to the…MORE

Piece of a plane falls into Southlake street

Piece of a plane falls into Southlake street

Southlake (WBAP/KLIF) – A piece of an engine cowling broke off a private plane while it was in flight over Southlake Friday afternoon. It crashed down on Continental Boulevard, near the Timarron Country Club during the afternoon rush hour. No one on the ground was hit. The plane managed to land safely at Fort Worth’s…MORE