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US Gulf Coast Could Be Hit By Side-By-Side Hurricanes Within A Few Days

US Gulf Coast Could Be Hit By Side-By-Side Hurricanes Within A Few Days

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – The Gulf Coast could be facing a major, double hit this coming week. A pair of tropical storms is forecast to come this way, likely side-by-side, as they grow stronger and become possible hurricanes.¬† ¬†Tropical Storm Marco formed late Friday, south of the Yucatan peninsula. It is now heading more or less…MORE

Texas Man Charged With Ohio Ambulance Theft

Texas Man Charged With Ohio Ambulance Theft

Toledo, Ohio (AP) – Ohio State Police say a Texas man is in custody after leading troopers on a chase through three Ohio counties in a stolen ambulance. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says an ambulance reported stolen from Mercy Health St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Toledo was spotted parked on Route 24 in Lucas…MORE

COVID-19 Death Toll Nears 10,000

COVID-19 Death Toll Nears 10,000

Austin (AP) – The death toll in Texas from the coronavirus inched nearer to 10,000 over the weekend, with 238 deaths reported on Saturday bringing the total to 9,840. The Texas Department of State Health Services said the number of reported cases increased by 8,245 to 528,838. The true number of cases is likely higher…MORE

Texas Has The Tests: Needs Test-Takers

Texas Has The Tests: Needs Test-Takers

Austin (AP) – Texas leaders who grappled with coronavirus testing shortages for much of the pandemic are now facing the opposite problem: not enough takers. The number of coronavirus tests being done each day in Texas has dropped by the thousands in August, mirroring nationwide trends. The drop comes even as the number of deaths…MORE

Stripper Going To Prison For 16 Years

Stripper Going To Prison For 16 Years

Texarkana (AP) – A federal judge in Texas has sentenced a former male stripper to more than 16 years in prison on charges linked to having a shank in jail, and threatening to have a white supremacist gang kill a witness. A federal jury acquitted Collin Hayden of gun and drug charges in March, but…MORE

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