Category Archives: WBAP 24/7 News

PETA Calls to Suspend Upcoming Races at Lone Star Park Due to Extreme Heat

PETA Calls to Suspend Upcoming Races at Lone Star Park Due to Extreme Heat

GRAND PRAIRE (WBAP/KLIF NEWS)- Horse racing at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie is scheduled to take place August 9th, but with temperatures reaching the upper 90’s, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, aka PETA, have requested that races be postponed. Senior Vice President of PETA Kathy Guillermo says three horses die in…MORE

Lawyers for Amber Guyger Asking for Conviction to be Overturned

Lawyers for Amber Guyger Asking for Conviction to be Overturned

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – The Fifth Court of Appeals is being asked to consider a lesser charge in the case of former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger. Guyger is serving a 10-year prison sentence after being convicted last year of Murder in the 2018 shooting death of Botham Jean. Guyger claims she shot Jean after mistaking his…MORE

U.S. Attorney: Former Angels Employee Charged in Pitcher’s Deadly Overdose

U.S. Attorney: Former Angels Employee Charged in Pitcher’s Deadly Overdose

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – A former Los Angeles Angels employee was charged on Friday with conspiracy to distribute fentanyl in connection with the 2019 overdose death of Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs. According to U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas, Erin Nealy Cox, former Angels Communications Director Eric Prescott Kay was charged via criminal complaint with…MORE

Two Frisco ISD Students Test Positive for COVID-19 While Attending Cheer Camp

Two Frisco ISD Students Test Positive for COVID-19 While Attending Cheer Camp

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – Two Liberty High School students who attended a cheer camp last weekend have tested positive for the coronavirus. According to Frisco ISD, one of the students began feeling sick on the first day of camp, this past Saturday, and was tested later that evening. The second student had spent time with the first…MORE

Cuomo Clears New York Schools Statewide to Open, Carefully

Cuomo Clears New York Schools Statewide to Open, Carefully

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – New York’s governor said Friday he would allow children statewide to return to classrooms for the start of the new school year, citing the state’s success in battling the coronavirus pandemic. The announcement by Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo clears the way for schools to offer at least some days of in-person…MORE