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Wise County K-9 Unit Makes $1.7 Million Drug Bust

Wise County K-9 Unit Makes $1.7 Million Drug Bust

WISE COUNTY (WBAP/KLIF News ) – The Wise County Sheriff’s Department said its K-9 Unit made a recent $1.7 million dollar drug bust. According to the department’s Facebook post, Sheriff Lane Akin said a deputy observed a white Tacoma pickup truck pulling a U-Haul van trailer while on patrol along Highway 287. The vehicle was…MORE

Family of TAMU Student Killed by DUI Driver Awarded $69M in Damages

Family of TAMU Student Killed by DUI Driver Awarded $69M in Damages

Brazos County, TX (WBAP/KLID) – The family of a Texas A&M student who was killed by drunk driver four years ago has been awarded 69-million dollars in damages. A Brazo County jury determined the settlement against Pedro Puga based on his negligence in the case. On September 15, 2019 19-year old Carly Beatty was walking…MORE

Up to 10 Inches of Snow Fell in Parts of Texas

Up to 10 Inches of Snow Fell in Parts of Texas

Texas (WBAP/KLIF) – Parts of Texas got hit with a record-setting snow event. Amarillo and the Texas Panhandle got up to 10 inches of the white stuff. Residents in Denton county and parts of Tarrant County saw snow fall early in the evening with large, heavy flakes sticking to the ground. In Waco, the children…MORE

New Cause Determined in 737 MAX Crash

New Cause Determined in 737 MAX Crash

(WBAP/KLIF) — New light is being shed on what caused the crash of a Boeing 737-MAX in Ethiopia. In March of 2019, a Boeing 737 MAX crashed shortly after take-off, killing 157 people on board. For nearly four years, investigators believed the aircraft was brought down by a faulty sensor due to electrical problems. U.S.…MORE

Warming Centers Expand Services During Cold Weather

Warming Centers Expand Services During Cold Weather

(WBAP/KLIF) — Most North Texas families simply turn up the heat at home to rest comfortably during cold weather, however, the DFW homeless population doesn’t have that luxury. The cold weather has prompted local groups to increase the accessibility of warming centers for the homeless. According to Salvation Army Major Paul McFarland, additional warming centers…MORE

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