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Third Legislative Special Session Underway in Austin

Third Legislative Special Session Underway in Austin

AUSTIN (WBAP/KLIF) – Another special session began on Monday inside the State Capitol in Austin. It’s the third special in the 87th Texas legislative session. A quorum was held in the House and Senate as lawmakers prepare to tackle agenda items laid out by Governor Abbott. Those items include redistricting. “Every 10 years we get…MORE

Governor Abbott Requests Federal Emergency Declaration Regarding Border Surge

Governor Abbott Requests Federal Emergency Declaration Regarding Border Surge

AUSTIN (WBAP/KLIF) – Texas Governor Greg Abbott said Monday that he sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting an emergency declaration for the State of Texas as a result of the escalating crisis at the Texas-Mexico border, specifically due to what he called “the dire situation in Val Verde County.” Thousands of Haitian migrants…MORE

Houston Police Officer Killed, Another Injured While Serving Arrest Warrant

Houston Police Officer Killed, Another Injured While Serving Arrest Warrant

HOUSTON  (WBAP/KLIF News) – A Houston police officer is dead and another one is battling injuries sustained in a shooting Monday morning. According to Houston Police Chief Troy Finner, William “Bill” Jeffrey and Sgt. Michael Vance were shot while serving a search warrant at a apartment complex in northeast Harris County. Investigators said the suspect…MORE

Haitian Illegal Immigrants Being Airlifted Home

Haitian Illegal Immigrants Being Airlifted Home

(WBAP/KLIF) — The U.S. is flying Haitians camped in a Texas border town back to their homeland and trying to block others from crossing the border from Mexico. It’s a massive show of force that signals the beginning of what could be one of America’s swiftest, large-scale expulsions of migrants or refugees in decades.  Three…MORE

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