Jason Whitely

Jason Whitely


Senior Reporter @ WFAA-TV Channel 8 jwhitely@wfaa.com Instagram: @jasonwhitely

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THE LAST 24-HOURS in Dallas County have been the deadliest for #COVID19 . New cases: 601 Total cases: 21,338 (since March 10) New deaths: 20 Total deaths: 373 All Dallas County COVID-19 Updates and Information can be found here:

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MORE: Here’s @GovAbbott’s Executive Order on a mandatory face mask requirement for counties with 20 or more cases:

UPDATE: @AmericanAir  announced updates to some international destinations from @DFWAirport  that it had not previously shared. In addition, AA said it will permanently cancel DFW-Munich flights.

Today marks the halfway point of 2020.

#BREAKING @GovAbbott  issues a mandatory statewide face mask policy in every Texas county that has 20 or mor #COVID19  cases.

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EXCEPTIONS to Texas’ new statewide mandatory face mask policy:

NEW: In a new letter, @JudgeClayJ  urges @GovAbbott  to close indoor dining restaurants, gyms and other businesses for all but essential workers. Abbott on Thursday did require face masks in every county w/ 20 or more #COVID19  cases.

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#BREAKING : Passengers stuck in long lines for immigration a @DFWAirport  tell us there are no offers of hand sanitizer, gloves, or masks from U.S. Customs / Immigration. Travelers say they’ve had no screenings of temp yet and no one followin #coronavirus  protocols.

Someone hacked Dallas tornado sirens last night - turning on all 156 of them near midnight. Here's the city statement:

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#BREAKING: GUILTY: Jury finds former Dallas police officer #AmberGuyger  guilty of murder in the shooting death of #BothamJean .

Six seconds is as long as it lasted at the church shooting this morning. For as many people there who were armed — one clearly had recurrent training, knew what to do and fired the fatal shot immediately ending the threat. That’s heroism.

#BREAKING : The suspect in th #AustinBombings  has been killed after FBI, Austin police tracked him down and engaged him in Round Rock within the last hour, according to state law enforcement officials. A device detonated --which they expected when they pursued him. Then shots.

#BREAKING : Shooting inside of West Freeway Church of Christ in Fort Worth. Video shows a man enters the sanctuary with a rifle and fired three shots. Injuries unknown. Church security (armed members) subdued him.

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UPDATE: The shooter is one of the deceased this morning, according to MedStar — at West Freeway Church of Christ in White Settlement. Video shows an armed church member took the shooter down with a single shot.

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