• Man shot, possibly abducted from grocery store parking lot in Moore

    MOORE, Okla. - An alleged Craigslist exchange has gone horribly wrong at a Moore grocery store.
    "I just want my son back, please," said Kennetha Mooreland, sobbing.
    Those are the anxious words of a mother worried about her child. Jarron Mooreland has been missing since around 6 p.m. Saturday.
    Family members of the young man said he and a friend went to the Crest in Moore to do the Craigslist exchange. That's when a white van pulled up. After a conversation with the alleged suspects, shots were
  • North Carolina daycare — yes, daycare — raided in massive drug bust

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Authorities arrested three people and seized more than 100 pounds of marijuana in two drug busts, one involving a child care center in North Carolina.
    On Tuesday, the Fayetteville Police Department’s Gang Unit executed a search warrant for a residence on the 1000 block of Ronald Reagan Drive.
    Detectives learned the residence was also a childcare center known as Tori’s Playhouse, and waited until the childcare center was closed so that no children would
  • Report: Oklahoma unemployment rate drops slightly in June

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma unemployment rate fell slightly in June.
    The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission said Friday that the jobless rate fell from 4 percent in May to 3.9 percent in June.
    The commission reported that the number of people with jobs rose by 5,805 while the number of jobless declined by 1,641.
    The report says the professional and business services sector added 3,100 jobs from May to June and the trade, transportation and utilities sector added 1,000 employees. The
  • Oklahoma woman reunites family with dog who has been missing for 2 years

    DURANT, Okla. – A pug that disappeared from its Blanchard home has been found nearly two years later.
    Vicki Collman says she was at her home in Durant when she spotted a black pug walking toward her porch.
    “She was walking behind a lady coming down the street. She was very thirsty, she came up to my porch. I asked the lady if she was her dog and she said no,” Collman told KXII. 
    The next day, Collman took the dog to the vet to see if she had a micro chip.
    Eventually, Coll
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  • 3-year-old boy dies after being left on day care bus

    HARRIS COUNTY, Texas- A Texas family is mourning the death of their 3-year-old son, who died after being left on a day care bus following a field trip.
    Investigators say 3-year-old Raymond Pryer was left inside a day care van at Discover Me Academy in Harris County, Texas  for about four hours.
    From 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Pryer was left alone on the bus where it was 113 degrees.
    KPRC reports that records indicated that Pryer was accounted for upon return to the day care.
    When he was
  • Experimental treatment uses modified stem cells to fight cancer

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    A clinical trial run by UCLA is testing a potentially pioneering form of immunotherapy that could turn a patient’s own body into a powerful weapon against cancer.
    Researchers at the university’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center are reinforcing the immune system’s foundation by genetically modifying bone marrow stem cells, the cellular factories that power immune responses. By arming those cells with receptors that recognize cancer, researchers hope a patient&rsqu
  • Construction project set to begin along Harrah/Newalla Road

    NORMAN, Okla. – Drivers along one road near Norman may need to find an alternate route for the next several weeks.
    Officials say crews will be replacing a cross drain on Harrah/Newalla Rd., from Hwy 9 to 119th St., beginning on Tuesday, July 24.
    The road will be closed to the public in both directions at various times during the construction.
    All drivers are asked to pay close attention to all traffic warning signs and designated detour routes.
    The work is expected to continue through Sept
  • Parents sue daughter’s boyfriend for allegedly enabling her heroin abuse

    PUEBLO, Colo. - A southern Colorado mother has filed a civil suit against the man she says got her daughter addicted to heroin.
    The lawsuit lists several instances where Kyle Monson, 29-year-old Carla Pena's boyfriend, ignored Pena's cry for medical attention.
    Pena's mom, Gail Sistrunk, says she filed the suit for a number of reasons, but the main one has nothing to do with money. Sistrunk said she filed the suit to save her daughter's life.
    There are 25 claims in the suit that list why she say
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  • Police: Missing Mustang man may be walking in the dangerous heat

    MUSTANG, Okla. – Authorities across several cities are searching for a 61-year-old man who may be walking in the dangerous heat.
    On Thursday, the Mustang Police Department issued a silver alert for 61-year-old Ronald Eakes.
    Investigators say Eakes was last seen around 8 a.m. on Thursday in a neighborhood near Mustang Rd. and S.W. 59th St.
    He was last seen wearing a gray shirt, tan shorts and green shoes.
    Police say Eakes is suffering from dementia, and is partially blind and deaf.Officials
  • Del City residents shocked by expensive water bills

    DEL CITY, Okla. — People who live in a Del City neighborhood are speaking out about their water bills doubling and tripling. In some cases, residents say their bills are eight times higher than their average bill.
    “It went from $47 last month, and we had all this rain last month, and it jumps to $128 this month,” Robert Wheeler, who lives in Valley Brook, said.
    Earlier this month, Wheeler told News 4 his alleged water usage went from about 2,000 gallons to a whopping 14,000 gal
  • Spontaneously combusting tortilla chips blamed for two fires

    Normally, tortilla chips need a healthy topping of spicy salsa to be described as fiery. Not, as it turns out, in Austin, Texas.
    In a Wednesday Facebook post, fire officials described arriving at July 12 factory fire caused by the “spontaneous combustion of tortilla chips. Yes, you read that right.”
    The factory had apparently been testing a new way to handle food waste from the making of the chips that “didn’t work out so well.” According to officials, box
  • 15-year-old, 18-year-old arrested in connection to alleged murder plot

    LINCOLN COUNTY, Okla. – Authorities say a 15-year-old girl and her 18-year-old boyfriend have been taken into custody following an alleged murder plot in Lincoln County.
    Shortly after midnight, dispatchers with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a home in the 344000 block of E. Hwy 188 in Chandler about a shooting.When emergency crews arrived at the scene, they found a 56-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to the face and hand.
    She was rushed to an Oklahoma
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  • 20-year-old arrested following Oklahoma City robbery

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A 20-year-old man has been taken into custody following an armed robbery of an Oklahoma City store.
    On July 12, officers were called to a reported robbery at the Family Dollar, located in the 4400 block of S.E. 44th St. in Oklahoma City.
    When police arrived at the scene, they met a female employee who was “visibly shaken up.”
    According to the police report, the victim said the alleged suspect came into the store to make a phone call and then asked about a specif
  • Registered sex offender arrested again for indecent exposure

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A registered sex offender is behind bars after being accused of masturbating in public.
    On Thursday, police were called to City Hall in downtown Oklahoma City after a witness called 911 to report a man masturbating in public.
    When officers arrived, they spotted a man, identified as 60-year-old Christopher Daringer, who matched the description of the alleged suspect.
    According to the arrest affidavit, the witness was walking near City Hall when she spotted Daringer fondling
  • Two Oklahoma teens arrested following alleged murder plot

    LINCOLN COUNTY, Okla. – Two Oklahoma teenagers are being accused of an alleged murder plot to kill family members.
    Officials with the Lincoln County District Attorney’s Office tell News 4 that a 15-year-old girl and an 18-year-old boy attempted to murder the girl’s parents.
    Investigators say the girl’s mother was shot, and is currently being treated for her injuries at a nearby hospital.
    Authorities say both of the teenagers have been taken into custody.
  • Ancient sarcophagus yields horrible-smelling secret

    This picture released by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities shows an ancient tomb dating back to the Ptolemaic period found in the Sidi Gaber district of Alexandria. (Getty Images)
    Egyptian archaeologists have unsealed and opened a mysterious granite sarcophagus discovered on a construction site in Alexandria — only to find the remains of three mummies in a pool of leaked sewage water.
    Photos released Thursday evening by Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities show a team of arch
  • Police hoping to identify man who was with murder victim before he died

    OKLAHOMA CITY – It has been almost a month since an Oklahoma City man was found dead at a local apartment complex, and authorities are asking for the public’s help.
    On June 29, officers were called to the Ashley Park Apartments, located along S.W. 74th St., after employees at the complex found a man dead.Investigators say the body of 62-year-old Oscar Osorio-Castaneda was found by management at the complex.
    Although officials haven’t released much about his death, pol
  • AT&T bringing mobile 5G technology to Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Customers of a popular communications company will soon be able to get faster network speeds.
    On Friday, AT&T announced that it plans to introduce mobile 5G to customers in a dozen cities this year.
    “No company in the world is better at building networks than AT&T. It’s why we’re building America’s first mobile 5G network as well as FirstNet, the country’s nationwide public safety broadband platform dedicated to first responders,&r
  • Oklahoma woman beaten after 4 men broke into her apartment as she slept

    TULSA, Okla. – Authorities are investigating after an Oklahoma woman was attacked and beaten as she slept in her home.
    Around 5 a.m. on Thursday morning, investigators say four men broke into the woman’s apartment near 60th and Peoria in Tulsa.
    Officials say the victim was asleep when the intruders made their way into her apartment, and they began attacking her.
    The victim’s daughter told FOX 23 that one man beat her mother with brass knuckles and tried strangling her with a b
  • Former football player arrested after allegedly charging at officers with knife

    SIDELL, La. – A former Oklahoma State football recruit is back behind bars in Louisiana after he allegedly charged at officers with a knife.
    In June, Broken Arrow police arrested former OSU football recruit Devon Thomas on complaints of wearing a mask in the commission of a felony, possession of a firearm, robbery with a firearm and possession of drug paraphernalia.
    Police say that Thomas and another person robbed a Broken Arrow convenience store on May 30.
    Devon Thomas
  • Video shows the last moments before duck boat sinks in Missouri lake

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    BRANSON, Missouri – When choppy waves began crashing against two duck boats in a lake in Missouri, Jennie Phillips-Hudson Carr started recording.
    “We are at Branson and on the showboat! A storm came in as we got on and there was 2 ducks that you ride out there and 1 went under,” she posted Thursday night on Facebook along with video of the boats bobbing up and down.
    “Not sure if everyone on it is OK.
  • Oklahoma prosecutor seeks expanded probe over text messages

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater says he’s asked state investigators to expand their criminal probe surrounding the former top attorney for the Health Department who wrote the state’s new medical marijuana rules.
    Prater confirmed late Thursday he learned of a text exchange between attorney Julia Ezell and the State Board of Pharmacy’s Executive Director Chelsea Church. In the exchange, Church appears to offer Ezell a job at the agency in retu
  • Update: Three injured at Devon Saltwater disposal well

    KINGFISHER COUNTY, Okla. – We’re learning more details about a fiery explosion at a saltwater disposal well that injured three people earlier this week.
    Shortly after 3 p.m. on Wednesday, emergency management officials say an explosion occurred at a saltwater disposal well near Hwy 33 and Calumet Rd. in Kingfisher County.
    Three people were injured and rushed to a local hospital for treatment.According to a new report, the Oklahoma Corporation Commission says the blast occurred when e
  • Driver who dodged 1,645 tolls learns her fate

    MOUNT JOY, Pa. – A woman who dodged tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike 1,645 times over a five-year period will end up paying more than $12,500 for those trips.
    Lori Yearick, 45, of Mount Joy, Penn., pleaded guilty, and her plea deal allows her to pay a lot less than she was originally said to owe: $92,000, thanks to the turnpike policy of charging toll dodgers the amount they would have owed had they traveled the highway’s entire length. Her trips occurred between the Harrisburg Eas
  • Baby found dead after mom went to work, left him alone for 8 hours: police

    PHOENIX, Ariz. — Phoenix police have arrested a mother for child abuse after her 1-year-old boy was found dead in their apartment.
    On Tuesday, July 17, at around 4 p.m., police were called to the apartment near 19th Avenue and Hatcher Road.
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    The mother, Donielle Joyce King, 32, was at home, and the baby was unresponsive on the bed.
    The child was declared dead at the scene.
    According to court paperwork, King “admitted
  • Officials: Death toll stands at 17 after all victims recovered from capsized duck boat in Missouri

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    Officials say the death toll now stands at 17 after a duck boat capsized and sank during a severe thunderstorm in Missouri.
    Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said 31 people were aboard the boat during Thursday night’s incident on Table Rock Lake near Branson.
    By late Friday morning, authorities said that all of the missing victims had been recovered, bringing the death toll to 17.
    Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Jason Pace says those who died ranged in age from 1-year-old to 7
  • Cities where millennials make the most money

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    In May 2018, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that the consumer price index (CPI), which measures the price changes for a “market basket” of consumer goods and services, rose 2.8% over the last 12 months. This represented a significant increase in inflation, which is at a six-year high, and contributed to the stagnation of real wages, which remained unchanged year over year.
    These economic trends affect all demographics
  • Sizzling temperatures are taking a toll on Oklahomans, power grid

    OKLAHOMA CITY - It was late getting here but the serious summer heat came in full force on Thursday.
    With temperatures well over the century mark, the high heat has arrived.
    "So far this summer, we haven't been all that hot, haven't made it to 100 until today; 105 today, hottest temperature since 2012.  That was six years ago, that's a special situation," said News 4 Chief Meteorologist Mike Morgan.
    That heat is taking its toll on Oklahomans.
    According to EMSA officials, they responded to
  • Teacher brought to tears on flight when strangers give over $500 after hearing her passion

    CHICAGO — Sometimes it pays to be chatty.
    Talking is one thing Kimber Bermudez has no problem with, especially when you ask her about her job, and one of those conversations set off a chain reaction of kindness that netted her over $500.
    "I am a talker, I had no idea that it would turn into this," Bermudez said.
    Bermudez is a first grade teacher at Carlos Fuentes Charter School on the Northwest Side. She was on a Southwest flight to Florida to see her parents last Tuesday when she st
  • Video shows Georgia waitress take down diner for groping her

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – A Georgia server is being hailed by many after video of her fighting back against a customer who allegedly groped her went viral.
    Someone who says they are the server’s cousin posted surveillance video of the incident on the /r/justiceserved subreddit on Sunday, claiming the man in the video was later arrested.
    Ryan Cherwinski (Savannah Police Dept.)
    The incident, which took place at Vinnie Van Go-Go’s on June 30, got mainstream media attention after

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