Category Archives: WBAP 24/7 News

Amarillo Mayor and Her Husband Test Positive For COVID-19

Amarillo Mayor and Her Husband Test Positive For COVID-19

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) – A Texas Panhandle mayor who’s battling cancer and whose city is dealing with a surge in coronavirus cases has announced she and her husband have tested positive for COVID-19. Amarillo Mayor Ginger Nelson said Wednesday her husband tested positive last week. Nelson got an initial negative test but after her symptoms…MORE

NWS: It Was a Tornado That Hit Arlington Tuesday Night

NWS: It Was a Tornado That Hit Arlington Tuesday Night

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – The National Weather Service says a survey team has found that damage in the Texas city of Arlington was caused by a tornado that struck Tuesday night. Officials say the severe weather caused seven structures to collapse and displaced 75 families. Authorities say three people were taken to hospitals with minor…MORE

Texas State Football Player Shot and Killed, According to Police

Texas State Football Player Shot and Killed, According to Police

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Officials say Texas State defensive back Khambrail Winters has been fatally shot and two men have been arrested and charged in the killing. The San Marcos Police Department says officers responded to calls of shots fired at the Lodge Apartments in San Marcos on Tuesday evening after what witnesses described as…MORE

The Dallas Cowboys Next Game Has Been Postponed

The Dallas Cowboys Next Game Has Been Postponed

Baltimore (WBAP/KLIF) – The Dallas Cowboys scheduled game with the Baltimore Ravens has been postponed. The two teams were going to face each other Thursday, December 3, but that game has had to be rescheduled because of a COVID-19 outbreak inside the Ravens’ organization. The Ravens have a dozen players on the COVID-19 reserve list,…MORE

North Texas Residents Avoid Unemployment Benefit Work Search Requirements

North Texas Residents Avoid Unemployment Benefit Work Search Requirements

Austin (WBAP/KLIF) – The Texas Workforce Commission announced in October that it would reinstate on November 1 its usual three-per-week work searches demand for those receiving unemployment benefits, but it didn’t happen in north Texas. Local Workforce boards have the power to reduce or remove the work search requirement depending on how severe COVID-19 is…MORE

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