Category Archives: 24/7 Newsroom News

Texas Teachers now Eligible for the COVID Vaccine

Texas Teachers now Eligible for the COVID Vaccine

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – The Texas Department of State Health Services notified all vaccine providers on Wednesday that they should immediately include school and child care workers in vaccine administration. According to DSHS, the department received a letter from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services this week directing states to expand eligibility to include people…MORE

City of McKinney Implements Disaster Relief for Residents and Businesses Still Struggling After Last Month’s Severe Winter Storm

City of McKinney Implements Disaster Relief for Residents and Businesses Still Struggling After Last Month’s Severe Winter Storm

MCKINNEY (WBAP/KLIF News) – It’s been a few weeks since last month’s severe winter storms lest millions of Texans without power and water yet there are still hundreds of North Texans still struggling. It’s a situation that’s prompted local leaders to act. The McKinney City Council approved a disaster relief plan for residents and businesses that were…MORE

Carrollton 10-year-old Found Safe, Father Charged with Murder in Ex-Wife’s Death

Carrollton 10-year-old Found Safe, Father Charged with Murder in Ex-Wife’s Death

CARROLLTON (WBAP/KLIF) – An AMBER Alert was cancelled late Wednesday morning after Carrollton Police announced 10-year-old Rosemary Lee Singer had been found safe. Earlier on Wednesday the Carrollton Police Department said authorities were searching for the girl after her mother was found dead in her apartment complex on Hebron Parkway overnight. According to Police, the…MORE

Texas Business Owners and Officials Have Mixed Emotions Over Lifting of COVID Restrictions

Texas Business Owners and Officials Have Mixed Emotions Over Lifting of COVID Restrictions

Texans who run small businesses are mostly relieved at Gov. Greg Abbott’s lifting of COVID-19 restrictions but there is also some confusion and concern. The governor’s order goes into effect March 10, next Wednesday. Fearing that it would be misunderstood Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley just lifted the mask mandate immediately. Fort Worth Mayor Betsy…MORE

Could Rescinding the COVID Mask Mandate in Texas Backfire?; One NTX Mayor Thinks So

Could Rescinding the COVID Mask Mandate in Texas Backfire?; One NTX Mayor Thinks So

Texas (WBAP/KLIF) – Reaction to Governor Greg Abbott‘s announcement was swift from some of the state’s largest urban areas. Fellow Republican, Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price called Abbott’s order “premature” and asked him to allow more people to get the vaccine if they want one. A written statement reads: “I am calling on Gov. Abbott to…MORE

You have not added an image yet. Please upload and apply an image.