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Second Teen Arrested in Deadly Street Racing Hit and Run in Dallas

Second Teen Arrested in Deadly Street Racing Hit and Run in Dallas

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF News) – Dallas Police arrested second teenager wanted in connection to a deadly hit and run during a street race. Investigators said 19-year-old Brayan Montoya and 18-year-old Andrew Martinez were behind the wheels of two cars that were speeding southbound on Ferguson near Highwood Drive when 73-year-old Linda Pearson and her dog were…MORE

Mesquite Community Pays Tribute to Fallen Officer

Mesquite Community Pays Tribute to Fallen Officer

MESQUITE (WBAP/KLIF) – The City of Mesquite is paying tribute to a fallen Police Officer. The Mesquite community linked arms and prayed during a candlelight vigil outside the Police department Sunday night to remember the life of Officer Richard Houston. Officer Houston was shot Friday outside of a Mesquite grocery store. A suspect was also…MORE

Texas GOP Supports a 4th Special Legislative Session

Texas GOP Supports a 4th Special Legislative Session

(WBAP/KLIF) — The Texas Republican party is sounding the call for a 4th special legislative session. Calls continue to urge Governor Greg Abbott to call another special session and one bill Republican lawmakers want to address is the mandate to force companies to require that employees be vaccinated for COVID-19. GOP Party Chair Matt Rinaldi…MORE

Texas Congressman Visits Taiwan Amid Concern of Chinese Military Action

Texas Congressman Visits Taiwan Amid Concern of Chinese Military Action

(WBAP/KLIF) — Tensions between Taiwan and China are increasing, and that could affect Texas. Taiwan is one of the state’s biggest trading partners, conducting $7-billion a year in business with Texas companies. U.S. Representative Collin Allred shared a strong message to China, if they take military action to reclaim Taiwan, and indicated a strong U.S.…MORE

Paxton Concerned About COVID Spread at Border

Paxton Concerned About COVID Spread at Border

(WBAP/KLIF) — As Omicron spreads across the U.S., Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is worried about the spread. The Republican points the finger at the Biden administration for not following health protective protocols at the U.S. southern border. Texas Republicans are calling out the Biden administration for a double standard when it comes to COVID…MORE

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