Category Archives: WBAP 24/7 News

Survivors Of Uvalde School Massacre Describe Scene

Survivors Of Uvalde School Massacre Describe Scene

Uvalde (AP) – A young survivor of the massacre at a Texas elementary school says she covered herself with a friend’s blood and pretended to be dead while she waited for help to arrive. Miah Cerrillo told CNN that she and a friend called 911 from her dead teacher’s phone Tuesday, and waited for what…MORE

DPS Director Calls Police Delay in Uvalde Wrong Decision; Abbott ‘Livid’

DPS Director Calls Police Delay in Uvalde Wrong Decision; Abbott ‘Livid’

UVALDE, Texas (AP) – Authorities say nearly 20 officers gathered in the hallway of a Texas elementary school for more than 45 minutes before agents used a master key to open a door and confront a gunman. Steven McCraw, the director of the Texas Department of Public Safety, said at a contentious news conference Friday…MORE

Where Was Uvalde P.D.’s SWAT Team?

Where Was Uvalde P.D.’s SWAT Team?

Uvalde (WBAP/KLIF) – Many questions are swirling about the actions, or lack thereof, of the Uvalde Police Department during Tuesday’s school shootings. A Texas Department of Public Safety briefing Thursday said several Uvalde Police officers were inside Robb Elementary School four minutes after the gunman got there and began shooting children. He also fired at…MORE

Texas Leads the Nation in Population Growth

Texas Leads the Nation in Population Growth

(WBAP/KLIF) — One North Texas county ranked number one in the country for its population boom. The United States Census Bureau, Thursday, released numbers showing Rockwall as the nation’s fastest growing county in the country. The North Texas county increased by 6.5% from 2020 to 2021. Five Texas cities rank in the top 15 on…MORE

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