Category Archives: WBAP 24/7 News

Arlington Texas Live Hotel Opens in Aug., Reservations Now Available

Arlington Texas Live Hotel Opens in Aug., Reservations Now Available

ARLINGTON (WBAP/KLIF)- A new hotel is coming to Arlington’s entertainment district. The Live! by Loews Hotel opens this Summer but is now booking reservations. Director of sales, Marcela Ceccacci said it’s a great location for sports fans….only a quarter of a mile away from the Cowboys Stadium, across the street from Globe Life Park and next…MORE

Arlington PD Releases Annual Report: Reduce in Crime and Awards for Community Policing

Arlington PD Releases Annual Report: Reduce in Crime and Awards for Community Policing

ARLINGTON (WBAP/KLIF)- The Arlington Police Department released its annual report to show the community what they accomplished in 2018. Lieutenant Christopher Cook said they had a significant reduce in crime rates over the last year.  There was an 8% reduction in overall crimes, 13% in violent crimes, and a 7% decrease in property crimes. Cook…MORE

Texans React to Billboard Aimed at City of Dallas, Confederate Heritage

Texans React to Billboard Aimed at City of Dallas, Confederate Heritage

KEMP (WBAP/KLIF) – A billboard east of Dallas that appears to condemn the city for its recent action regarding confederate monuments, is offending some North Texans. The billboard sits off of HWY 175 near the City of Kemp, about 45 miles east of Dallas. It features a cartoon image of a Confederate Soldier urinating on…MORE

Texas Sheriff’s Calls on Congress to Act Quickly to Secure Border

Texas Sheriff’s Calls on Congress to Act Quickly to Secure Border

(WBAP/KLIF) – Texas Sheriff’s are calling on congress for more border security. Sheriff’s from more than 20 Texas counties are asking Congress to take action quickly to better secure the border. “There have been a half a million people in the United States or more that have perished from a drug overdose since 9-11,” said…MORE

SMU Law School Welcomes 16-Year-Old Student

SMU Law School Welcomes 16-Year-Old Student

DALLAS – Students at SMU law school may soon be somewhat surprised to see a teenager sitting in the seat next to them. Haley Taylor Schlitz, 16, will be headed to Dedman School of Law this coming fall. Schlitz currently is attending Texas Woman’s University and is expected to graduate with a degree in Interdisciplinary…MORE