Category Archives: WBAP 24/7 News

Former Keller Cop Indicted by Grand Jury

Former Keller Cop Indicted by Grand Jury

(WBAP/KLIF) — A former Keller police officer accused of using excessive force was indicted by a Tarrant County grand jury, Friday.  The grand jury handed down an indictment on a charge of official oppression against Blake Shimanek, a former sergeant with the Keller Police Department. The charge stems from a much-publicized incident where Shimanek allegedly pepper-sprayed…MORE

Mesquite announces $650,000 investment in Northridge Shopping Center

Mesquite announces $650,000 investment in Northridge Shopping Center

MESQUITE (WBAP/KLIF)- Dallas-based developer CenterPoint Commercial Properties will invest approximately $650,000 to improve the Northridge Shopping Center located at 1805 North Galloway Avenue. The improvements will include façade enhancements, new tenant signage, roof repairs and storefront renovations. In 2020 the developer purchased the shopping center, which was constructed in 1960, and has proposed plans to…MORE

US Hiring Slowed to 266,000 Added Jobs in April, Unemployment Rises to 6.1%

US Hiring Slowed to 266,000 Added Jobs in April, Unemployment Rises to 6.1%

AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – America’s employers added just 266,000 jobs last month, sharply lower than in March and a sign that some businesses are struggling to find enough workers as the economic recovery strengthens; analysts predicted up to 1,000,000 jobs. With viral cases declining and states and localities easing restrictions, businesses have added…MORE

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