- Police are at the scene of an officer-involved shooting Monday night in northwest Oklahoma City.
- MIDWEST CITY, Okla. – Mangled wreckage and flashing lights shut down a portion of I-40 westbound Monday evening.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol said the high-speed chase started in Pottawattamie County.
Law enforcement stopped a male driver for going 103 miles per hour and, when it became known the vehicle was stolen, he hit the gas.
“We met them around 40 and Douglas, is where we got involved in pursuit,” said Trooper Gary Hightower with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. “He had pa
Oklahoma lawmaker says she won’t hear equal pay for women bill in committee after voting for it last yearOKLAHOMA CITY - A band of Oklahoma lawmakers have signed on to help shrink the pay gap between men and women, but one lawmaker is holding it up.
Every woman in the House of Representatives has signed on as a coauthor, except for one.
Rep. Elise Hall is the chair of the committee and refuses to hear the bill, despite voting for it last year.
Oklahoma women make 73 cents for every dollar paid to men.
That’s even lower than the national average.
“Anytime there’s a gap like that i
- OKLAHOMA CITY - Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in northwest Oklahoma City.
The shooting was reported around 9:45 p.m. Monday at N.W. 35th and May.
Police were reportedly chasing a suspect on foot when shots were fired.
EMSA has been called to the scene.Breaking: officer involved shooting at NW 35th and May. @kfor pic.twitter.com/hatOXtPZXZ
— Abby Broyles (@abbybroyles) February 28, 2017One EMSA unit left with sirens and lights flashing. No word yet on how many
- OKLAHOMA CITY - Police are investigating an armed robbery in northeast Oklahoma City.
The robbery was reported around 9:30 p.m. Monday at N.E. 10th and Sooner.
A clerk was reportedly held up at gunpoint but was uninjured.
A suspect then took off with an undisclosed amount of cash and is still on the loose.
If you have any information, contact police.
This is a developing shooting. Check back for updates.
- It plays out like an Oscar-worthy screenplay: twin brothers from small town Oklahoma make it big. But on Sunday night, Okie's Thad and Trent Luckinbill got that real-life Hollywood ending when La La land, which they helped produce, took home six Oscars.
- HOUSTON – A Texas teen is lucky to be alive after driving off of a parking garage and falling seven stories before his vehicle slammed into the roof of a hardware store Sunday afternoon.
While at his daughter’s bridal shower, Doug Hermance, of Westheimer Plumbing & Hardware in Houston, got a call saying a car had fallen into his store.
His initial reaction was to think the call was a joke, “How can that possibly happen? That was nothing we would’ve expected
- Get ready to pay more to use any of Oklahoma's turnpikes. A 12 percent increase will kick in on Wednesday, according to the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority (OTA).
- The town of Konawa is about to lose its ambulance service. City Manager Eric Kuykendall says ambulance service had taken a $300,000 chunk out of the town's $1.3 million budget each year.
- A police pursuit that reached speeds of more than 100 mph ended Monday night in Midwest City.
- ONTARIO, Canada – Chicken meat served at Subway restaurants may only contain about 50 percent chicken DNA.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation had researchers at Trent University’s Wildlife Forensic DNA Laboratory test the chicken from several fast food chains, including McDonald’s, Wendy’s, A&W, Tim Hortons and Subway.
Chicken bought from a supermarket should test at 100 percent DNA, but meat that has been seasoned, marinated or prepared is expected
- OKLAHOMA CITY – A new mental health hospital in Oklahoma City looks to add to the greater need for additional mental health and substance abuse treatment facilities in the state.
Oakwood Springs, a 72-bed adult treatment center located at W. Memorial Drive and North Western Avenue on the city’s northwest side, cut the ribbon on the new facility late Monday afternoon.
“It's way overdue for the epidemic of mental health,” said Cathy Costello, the wife of forme
- MIDWEST CITY, Okla. - A high-speed chase has ended after a crash.
The chase was reported around 7 p.m. Monday in Pottawatomie County, near McLoud.
Speeds of over 100 miles per hour were reportedly reached.
The suspect then crashed at a curve on I-40 and Hudiburg Drive in Midwest City.
The interstate westbound was shut down for over an hour with traffic diverting off at Air Depot due to the crash.Bad accident after hi-speed chase crashes out WB I-40 @ Hudiburg in MWC. Avoid area WB I-4
- Oklahoma City-based band doubleVee, comprised of former Starlight Mints frontman Allan Vest and producer Barb Vest, has released its latest off-kilter music video, this time for "Dangerous World." "Dangerous World" is set in a strange land where the viewer never knows when the ups and downs might stop and when fighting to survive will be necessary.
- A small fire that damaged a mosque in suburban Tampa, Florida has been ruled arson, said Hillsborough County fire investigators on Friday.
The fire was reported about 2 a.m. Friday at the Islamic Society of New Tampa, said fire department public information officer Corey Dierdorff.
Firefighters arrived and quickly put out the fire at an entrance to the building, WFTS reported.
Nobody was injured in the blaze.A small fire that damaged a mosque in suburban Tampa, Florida, has been ruled arson, fir
- A law was signed by Gov. Mary Fallin last year to pave the way for a new Impaired Driver Database throughout Oklahoma, aiming to get drunk drivers off the streets.
- OKLAHOMA CITY - Thousands in the state had trouble filing claims for unemployment over the weekend, and the problems continued Monday.
Officials said the unemployment claims are supposed to be made on Sundays so payments can be sent the following morning.
When participants were told the issues will likely lead to delays, they became concerned.
“I lost my job of 14 years last Monday, and so I immediately called in to file for unemployment. You have to immediately start your job search and
- OKLAHOMA CITY - A morning commute turned into a nightmare for one man.
Just after 9 a.m., he pulled over near I-44 between Penn and May because of a flat tire.
"They pulled off to the side of the road to fix that tire when a black SUV pulled up behind them,” said Travis Vernier, an Oklahoma City police officer.
He thought he was getting help from a friendly stranger.
"But, in fact, a black male got out of the passenger side of the SUV, approached the victim and robbed him at gun point,"&n
- Local breweries are asking lawmakers to extend their hours at tap rooms to put them on an even playing field with bars.
From Saddlery to Tourist Stop: Stockyards Sarsaparilla managed the change in the sweetest possible wayOKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA -- If you want to discuss anything really deep it's always helpful to grab a cold one and head to the nearest bar you can find.
The cold ones, in this case, are root beers and sarsaparillas, and a refreshing fizzy, lemon drink for yours truly, a tough choice among the more than 400 different varieties available at Stockyards Sarsaparilla.
"People also wanted that old time candy and the feel of an old-time candy shop," says manager Jo Weims.
Hard to believe but Weims took
- Several fire crews are responding after a wildfire ignited in a rural area just north of Yukon, Monday evening.
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Missing AttachmentYUKON, Okla. – Crews are responding to a grass fire in Yukon.
The fire was reported around 5 p.m. Monday in the 125000 block of W. Wilshire, near Piedmont Road.
About 30-40 acres have been burned so far.
Some structures in the area may reportedly be threatened, also.Large grassfire burning now at Express Ranch in Yukon. #BreakingNews @kfor pic.twitter.com/nn9Rh6o79s
— Lance West (@lancewest) February 27, 2017
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- OKLAHOMA CITY - Authorities said a woman is recovering and they are investigating following a shooting on the city's southwest side on Monday morning.
Around 9:15 a.m., witnesses said a Cadillac pulled up to the emergency room and a man ran inside, begging for help.
He told medical staff the woman he was with had just been shot.
"She was helped inside and, indeed, was suffering from a gunshot wound," said Officer Travis Vernier with the Oklahoma City Police Department.
- It plays out like an Oscar-worthy screenplay: two twin brothers from small town Oklahoma make it big. But on Sunday night, Okie's Thad and Trent Luckinbill got that real-life Hollywood ending when La La land, which they helped produce, took home six Oscars.
- The website was restored Monday afternoon, but the phone system remained down with hopes to have it back up before the end of the day, the OESC said.
- OKLAHOMA CITY – With Mardi Gras just around the corner, you don’t want to forget a classic dish like red beans and rice.
1 pound dried red kidney beans (traditionally, the smaller red kidneys or “pink” kidneys are used)1 12-14oz package andouille smoked sausage, thinly sliced3 celery ribs, chopped1 green bell pepper, chopped1 medium onion, chopped3 garlic cloves, minced1 tablespoon Creole seasoning6 cups water (or chicken stock)sliced
- OKLAHOMA CITY – It’s a traditional and delicious dish for Mardi Gras that you won’t want to miss.
The pancakes are usually used to celebrate ‘Shrove Tuesday,’ where families would use up extra food that couldn’t be eaten during Lent.
1.5 cups all-purpose flour
3.5 t baking powder
½ t salt
¼ C sugar
1.25 C whole milk
1/2 t vanilla
1 large egg
3 T melted butter
Melt the butter in microwave for 30 seconds, set aside.
In a medium b
- Clouds will increase overnight in central and eastern Oklahoma.
- OKLAHOMA CITY – The Red Tie Night benefits the Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund to help those living with HIV and AIDS.
The Red Tie Night will be Saturday, March 4 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.
The event begins at 6:30 p.m.
- HOUSTON – Houston police are looking for a suspect who shot and killed an 8-year-old girl following a car crash early Saturday.
The shooting happened around 2 a.m. near a Houston intersection when a white Pontiac Grand Prix ran a red light.
After the driver of the white car ran the light, a black Honda Accord, driven by 8-year-old De'Maree Adkins' mother, slammed into the side of the Pontiac, police said.
A photo of 8-year-old De'Maree Adkins, who was shot a
- PRAGUE, Czech Republic – A player from West Africa is being hailed as a hero for saving the life of an opponent during a soccer game.
This weekend, Togo faced Bohemia during a league game in the Czech Republic.
The match was a back-and-forth battle for both squads when Bohemian goalkeeper Martin Berkovec collided with teammate Daniel Krch near the half-hour mark.
Berkovec was immediately knocked unconscious and Togo’s Francis Kone jumped into action.
According to ESPN, Kone put his
- On the right is Rosa Parks, then 42. On the left is Lola, 5. They are years and worlds apart and, yet, the resemblance is remarkable.
The photo is just one of the Seattle-area kindergartener’s incredible transformations to celebrate Black History Month.Day 10. Black History Month photo project. #RosaParks #blackhistorymonth #blackgirlsrock #blackhistoryisamericanhistory #blackgirlmagic pic.twitter.com/dxFdOTiSlQ
— Cristi Smith-Jones (@MsKittiFatale) February 10, 2017
Every day in Feb
- Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez, who’s accused of fatally shooting Philando Castile during a traffic stop last July, pleaded not guilty in a St. Paul court Monday.
The killing July 6 became a sensation on social media when Castile’s fiancee, Diamond Reynolds, live-streamed its aftermath on Facebook. Reynolds’ 4-year-old daughter was also in the car at the time.
Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez, who’s accused of fatally shooting Philando Castile during a tra
- The website was restored Monday afternoon, but the phone system remained down with hopes to have it back up before the end of the day, the OESC said.
- OKLAHOMA CITY – Authorities in Oklahoma City are searching for a man who was reportedly caught off guard when he allegedly tried to rob a local convenience store.
Oklahoma City police say an alleged suspect tried to rob the Circle L Food Mart, located in the 9000 block of N. Western Ave. recently.
The alleged suspect, who was wearing a gray hoodie, walked into the store with a gun in his hand.
However, he had no idea the female clerk was reaching for a gun of her own.
Authorities say the m
- RANKIN COUNTY, Miss. – Authorities have released more information on the Mississippi murder suspect who was last seen in Oklahoma.
Alex Bridges Deaton, 28, is at the center of a nationwide manhunt.
Deaton is accused in the murder of his girlfriend, 30-year-old Heather Robinson. He is also accused of shooting at another woman as she was jogging early Friday morning in Rankin County, WLBT reports.
Around 5 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 24, a woman in Rankin County, Miss. called 911 saying she h
OKLAHOMA CITY– Severe weather season is fast approaching and you need to be prepared.
KFOR 4Warn Storm Team
Come meet the Oklahoma weather experts at the 2017 Severe Weather Awareness Expo at Penn Square Mall, Saturday, March 4.
The entire 4Warn weather team will be there to talk about safety, storm chasing and forecasting.
KFOR’s team of experienced weather chasers and will also be on hand to talk about the latest technology they use in the field when helping to keep you 4War
- According to estimates, at least one million people in the U.S. practice witchcraft, and at the stroke of midnight on Friday, February 24th many witches worldwide came together on social media to cast a mass spell on President Donald Trump."You're fired, you're fired, you're fired!" chanted a group of Wiccans who posted the video on Facebook.
Instructions were posted online so anyone could participate with the "Bind Trump" group, simultaneously burning a picture of the president, while ask
- OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City police are looking for a suspect who was shooting at another car and caused a wreck on Monday.
Police tell NewsChannel 4 it began as some sort of domestic dispute near N.W. 85th and Hudson.
The cars were speeding down the road as one driver shot at the other car.
It ended at Britton and Kelley when the car that was being chased crashed into another vehicle.
The car that was being chased rolled and then erupted into flames.
No one suffered life threatening inju
- OKLAHOMA CITY - Laura Ward was outside in her front yard near N.W. 85th and Hudson when she heard the shots fired.
“We were right there. That’s all we know. We saw everything. They were inside luckily,” Ward said.
Her 3- and 4-year-old daughters were inside the house at the time.
“Just pow, pow, pow. It was a small gun. It must have been,” Ward said. “The cars came back here and started shooting again, and they just raced off.”
Police said it all starte
President Donald Trump signs his first executive order as president, ordering federal agencies to ease the burden of President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act on Jan. 20 (Photo by Kevin Dietsch – Pool/Getty Images)
By Meg Wagner
Masses of Americans could be left uninsured
Republican lawmakers’ plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act could leave millions of newly-insured Americans without healthcare coverage and stop billions of federal dollars from fl
- MILWAUKEE, Wis. – A woman in Wisconsin says she is confused after a pair of would-be thieves ended up apologizing after trying to rob her.
Kristy Welch tells WTMJ that she got home from a class on Monday night when a pair of strangers opened her car door.
“They wanted me to come out of the car, but I wasn’t going. I’m not exactly light weight. They’re not going to pull me out,” she said.
One of the men had a gun and demanded money, but things soon changed when
- The bill requiring all Oklahoma students to be vaccinated unless they have a medical exemption is changing. State Sen. Ervin Yen confirms to News 9 his original bill now getting overhauled.
- Oklahoma City fire Lt. Wiley Gabehart, left, and firefighter Kevin Matson help firefighter Matt Alberty put on the orange suit and green rubber boots worn while the team cleans up especially hazardous materials.
- OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden and Dr Pepper are uniting forces to help global giraffe conservation in the 13th annual Dr. Pepper Vending Machine Art Contest.
For the past 12 years, zoo officials say both the zoo and Dr. Pepper have leveraged the unlimited creativity of Oklahoma’s students to visually inform and inspire serious conservation messages ranging from Asian elephant conservation to recycling.
This year’s contest theme, “Heads Up for
- WASHINGTON, DC – FEBRUARY 27: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Donald Trump leads a listening session with health insurance company CEO’s in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, February 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump vowed to fix the problems with the Affordable Care Act. (Photo by Aude Guerrucci-Pool/Getty Images)
By Ese Olumhense
‘Stupid’ mission killed “American hero”
Bill Owens, the father of a Navy SEAL killed in a Jan. 28 raid in Yemen, refused to meet wi
- TAMPA, Fla. – Lissa Barnett is hoping her story can change someone else’s life.
At just 24-years-old, Barnett suffered from anorexia and was close to death.
“As a nurse, I have been around death. I have been around dying people and they have a certain scent. I was constantly surrounded by that smell. Come to find out, my flesh was decaying. I was actively dying,” she told WFLA.
She weighed 62 pounds and was searching for something that was unattainable.
“I knew I w
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CYPRESS, Texas — High school wrestler Mack Beggs walked out of the Texas sports complex with a smile on his face and a gold medal dangling from his neck. He had just won the University Interscholastic League (UIL) state championship, making him the league’s first transgender boy to win a girls’ state wrestling title.
“I wouldn’t be here today if it weren’t for my teammates,” he told reporters shortly after his win on Saturday. “We train
- OKLAHOMA CITY – City leaders say it is about to get a lot quieter around downtown Oklahoma City.
The Federal Railway Administration has approved a ‘quiet zone’ in downtown Oklahoma City that will allow trains to pass through the city center without sounding a horn at intersections.
The ‘quiet zone’ will go into effect on Tuesday, Feb. 28. However, experts say it could take up to 48 hours before the railroad operators’ systems are updated.
The ‘quiet zone
- NEW YORK– Bob Harper, the longtime trainer on the weight loss show “The Biggest Loser,” has suffered a heart attack.
Harper told TMZ he was working out at a gym in New York City when he collapsed two weeks ago. Another gym patron, who is a doctor, administrated CPR to save his life.
According to TMZ, the 51-year-old was unconscious for two days and stayed in the hospital for more than a week. Harper said genetics played a huge role in his cardiac event. His mother passed a
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