Category Archives: WBAP 24/7 News

New Poll Shows Cruz Gaining over O’Rourke

New Poll Shows Cruz Gaining over O’Rourke

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – A new poll shows Senator Ted Cruz gaining over his challenger Congressman Beto O’Rourke. Quinnipiac University has Cruz up by 9 points over O’Rourke. Previous polling done in the past weeks had Cruz up by only one, clearly within the margin of error. Both Cruz and O’Rourke participate in their first debate…MORE

9 Protesters from Botham Jean Rally, Released from Jail with Bond

9 Protesters from Botham Jean Rally, Released from Jail with Bond

ARLINGTON (WBAP/KLIF) – 9 Protesters arrested in a rally for Botham Jean were released from jail. Officer Chris Cook with Arlington Police says the protesters were arrested for traffic obstruction charges during a rally Sunday night outside the AT&T Stadium. 8 of the protesters were released with $100 bond and one other was released with…MORE

Man Accused of Ramming Truck into Fox 4 Building Could Be Arrested Again

Man Accused of Ramming Truck into Fox 4 Building Could Be Arrested Again

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – The Dallas Police Department is explaining why a man accused of ramming his truck into a downtown television station was released. Police say at the time Michael Chadwick Fry was released, Fox 4 had not yet provided a damage estimate required to proceed with the case. Dallas police though say the case…MORE

Former Mesquite Police Officer on Trial in Dallas County

Former Mesquite Police Officer on Trial in Dallas County

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – A former Mesquite Police Officer is on trial this week in Dallas County. Derick Wiley is charged with Aggravated Assault by a Public Servant. Wiley allegedly shot Lyndo Jones while Jones was standing outside of his truck. Jones survived and his Civil Attorney Lee Merritt said Tuesday that he’ll testify. “I think…MORE

Dallas City Council Approves Budget to Include Pay Raises for First Responders

Dallas City Council Approves Budget to Include Pay Raises for First Responders

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – The Dallas City Council voted Tuesday to approve a budget that includes pay raises for first responders. The $1.3 billion general budget brings a base salary of $60,000 for Police and firefighters. The raises are nearly $10,000 higher than what was initially considered in the budget proposed by the City Manager. Some…MORE