Category Archives: WBAP 24/7 News

Fort Worth Police Lose a K-9 Comrade to Illness

Fort Worth Police Lose a K-9 Comrade to Illness

Fort Worth (WBAP/KLIF) – Fort Worth Police lost one of their 4-legged comrades Wednesday. In a tweet, the department said K-9 Bak suffered from Systemic Lupus Erythematosis (SLE). Bak was born on May 14, 2014, and became a Fort Worth K-9 patroller in April of 2016. We lost #K9 Bak yesterday. Bak suffered from Systemic…MORE

UT Austin Coach Pleads Guilty In College Admissions Scandel

UT Austin Coach Pleads Guilty In College Admissions Scandel

BOSTON (AP) – A lawyer says the former University of Texas at Austin coach who pleaded guilty in the college admissions bribery scheme is a “very good man who made a bad mistake.” Michael Center pleaded guilty Wednesday to accepting $100,000 to help an applicant get into the school. Center’s lawyer told reporters after the…MORE

Dallas Expands Powers of Police Oversight Board

Dallas Expands Powers of Police Oversight Board

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas City Council has expanded the powers of the independent panel that oversees city police and hears complaints about officer misconduct. Council members voted unanimously Wednesday to give the newly renamed Community Police Oversight Board a budget and staff of four to monitor complaints against officers. Activists in Dallas have been…MORE

Texas Not One Of States Affected By Recent Melon Salmonella Outbreak

Texas Not One Of States Affected By Recent Melon Salmonella Outbreak

​WASHINGTON (WBAP/KLIF News) –​ The Centers for Disease Control and the Food and Drug Administration say a salmonella outbreak that has affected 117 people in 10 states is linked to pre-cut melon. The likely source is said to be Caito Foods in Illinois, but the investigation is ongoing. The melon is sold at stores like…MORE