• 'Confusing': Family went without heat at home due to issue with gas line

    'Confusing': Family went without heat at home due to issue with gas line
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - The heat's back on for one OKC family who went without heat for two weeks, due to an issue with their gas line.
    Paul Cason said he and his wife reached out to ONG a few days before Thanksgiving, believing there a gas leak in their home.
    "We called ONG to come out and check it, and they shut our gas off, which is understandable, safe. But then it just kind of went south from there. We had a plumber do pressure testing and all kinds of stuff, and they figured out that there
  • Elk City police officer pulls 88-year-old man from burning house

    Elk City police officer pulls 88-year-old man from burning house
    ELK CITY, Okla. (KFOR) - The courage of an Elk City police officer was caught on camera, with newly released body camera footage being released of the officer pulling an 88-year-old man out of his burning house.Unfortunately, the rescued man would later die of injuries, but the Elk City Police Department and neighbors are still praising the officer, who entered the burning home minutes before firefighters arrived.Sgt. Colt Lowry was first on the scene of a house fire call on the 900 block of Wes
  • OKCFD: Three dead in aircraft fire near NW 23rd & Cimarron Road

    OKCFD: Three dead in aircraft fire near NW 23rd & Cimarron Road
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - According to the Oklahoma City Fire Department, an aircraft caught fire near NW 23rd and Cimarron Road.
    OKCFD tweeted around 9:30 p.m. on Monday about a reported plane crash on Clarence E. Page Airport property. According to the post, a small aircraft as well as surrounding grass caught fire.
    The fire was quickly under control by fire crews.Unfortunately, OKC Fire says they located three deceased victims.
    The Oklahoma City Fire Department released a statement Monday night
  • Supreme Court declines to take up 2020 case against Dominion, Facebook

    Supreme Court declines to take up 2020 case against Dominion, Facebook
    The Supreme Court on Monday chose not to take a case brought against Dominion Voting Systems and Facebook by voters who claimed that the two companies illegally influenced the 2020 election.Kevin O’Rourke, et al. filed a petition in September for a writ of certiorari, or review of the case by the Supreme Court, which has now been denied, effectively dismissing the case.The group alleges that Dominion’s election technology, often criticized by allies of former President Trump, is craf
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  • 'Cheers' star Kirstie Alley dies at 71, family says

    'Cheers' star Kirstie Alley dies at 71, family says
    (NEXSTAR) – Actress Kirstie Alley has died at the age of 71, according to a statement from her family."We are sad to inform you that our incredible, fierce and loving mother has passed away after a battle with cancer, only recently discovered," according to the statement published to her official social media channels Monday evening.Alley was undergoing treatment at the Moffitt Cancer Center, whose staff her adopted children, True and Lillie, thanked in the statement."She was surrounded by
  • Senate GOP pans Trump call to terminate Constitution

    Senate GOP pans Trump call to terminate Constitution
    (The Hill) – Former President Trump’s weekend call to terminate parts of the U.S. Constitution in order to overturn the 2020 election results was met with derision and opposition by Senate Republicans on Monday. “I think it’s ridiculous talk,” Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), a newly-minted member of GOP leadership. “To besmirch our dedication to the Constitution is ridiculous.”“Very inappropriate,” said Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.),
  • OK Co. Jail Administrator resigns after 2+ years worth of claims of negligence

    OK Co. Jail Administrator resigns after 2+ years worth of claims of negligence
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - After two-and-a-half years of people claiming the Oklahoma County Detention Center and its staff are negligent, the Jail Administrator has resigned.Greg Williams's resignation comes after failed health inspections, over three dozen deaths within the past few years, an alleged inmate on inmate rape, a correction officer held hostage by an inmate, and much more over the course of his time with the jail.However, Williams told KFOR the detention center is i
  • Northwest Oklahoma City condo fire causes over $1 million in damages

    Northwest Oklahoma City condo fire causes over $1 million in damages
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - A condominium fire in northwest Oklahoma City caused what officials estimate to be over $1 million in damages early Sunday morning.
    Firefighters said when they arrived, flames were easily 20 feet over the roof line."We're estimating it to be about a $1.4 million loss,” Scott Douglas with the Oklahoma City Fire Department said. OHP releases body cam video of Minnesota murder suspect arrestThe destruction was in full view Monday morning.
    Douglas said it started when th
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  • Judge denies bond for man accused in quadruple homicide

    Judge denies bond for man accused in quadruple homicide
    KINGFISHER COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) – The man accused of killing four Chinese Nationals, at a marijuana farm in Lacey, made his first court appearance by video. New court documents detail what witnesses encountered the night of the murders.At the Monday hearing, Judge Lance Schneiter denied the suspect, Wu Chen, bond. Chen’s facing four 1st degree murder and one assault and battery with a deadly weapon charges.On November 20th, Kingfisher County deputies were called to the 10-acre mariju
  • New Oklahoma law allows adjunct teachers to become full-time educators; does not loosen teaching requirements

    New Oklahoma law allows adjunct teachers to become full-time educators; does not loosen teaching requirements
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A new state law allows adjunct teachers to teach full time in qualifying school districts.Senate Bill 1119 went into effect on July 1. Educators concerned about number of non-certified teachers to fill classroom gapsIt strips away the maximum hours adjunct teachers can teach in a class from 270 hours. Local school districts now determine that number.“That simply gives school districts the ability to hire someone without an arbitrary number blocking them from hi
  • Former Oklahoma corrections supervisor sentenced for promoting white supremacist assault on Black inmates, ordering other abuse

    Former Oklahoma corrections supervisor sentenced for promoting white supremacist assault on Black inmates, ordering other abuse
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A former supervisory correctional officer at the Kay County Detention Center (KCDC) was sentenced Monday to 46 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for violating the civil rights of three pretrial detainees.On April 15, 2022, a federal jury convicted Matthew Ware, 53, of placing two pretrial detainees in “substantial risk of serious harm,” and ordering a corrections officer to use excessive force against a third pretria
  • Oklahoma City doctor discusses RSV's threat to older adults

    Oklahoma City doctor discusses RSV's threat to older adults
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - Viruses are spreading like wildfire across the country right now - including one most people associate with young children: respiratory syncytial virus, more commonly known as RSV.While RSV is taking its toll on our youngest - it's also impacting the older population. RSV vs. COVID: Here’s how you can tell the difference"At my age, I'm vulnerable to get sicker faster," said Vanessa Boniface of Oklahoma City.She is taking no chances when it comes to her health this se
  • FBI: Arizona cult leader had 20 wives, some as young as 9

    FBI: Arizona cult leader had 20 wives, some as young as 9
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (WTVO) — According to the FBI, an accused polygamist cult leader in Arizona had 20 wives, including underage girls and one who was possibly his own daughter.The Federal Bureau of Investigation filed an affidavit in federal court on Friday accusing Samuel Rappylee Bateman, 46, of transporting minors between Arizona, Utah, Nevada, and Nebraska to engage in illicit sexual conduct.He has not been charged with sexual abuse, according to the Salt Lake Tribune, but was arrested o
  • EPA proposes to close ‘loophole’ for reporting ‘forever chemical’ releases

    EPA proposes to close ‘loophole’ for reporting ‘forever chemical’ releases
    The EPA said Monday that it is proposing to close a prior “loophole'' that allowed some companies to get out of reporting their releases of certain kinds of toxic chemicals. The agency said it was proposing to end stipulations that let companies get out of disclosing how much PFAS — a group of chemicals, some of which have been linked to cancers and other illnesses — they were dumping. Under current regulations, implemented under the Trump administration, companies di
  • Man who shot Lady Gaga's dog walker gets 21-year prison sentence

    Man who shot Lady Gaga's dog walker gets 21-year prison sentence
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man who shot and wounded Lady Gaga’s dog walker and stole her French bulldogs last year took a plea deal and was sentenced to 21 years in prison on Monday, officials said.The Lady Gaga connection was a coincidence, authorities have said. The motive was the value of the French bulldogs, a breed that can run into the thousands of dollars, and detectives do not believe the thieves knew the dogs belonged to the musician.James Howard Jackson, one of three
  • SCOTUS hears case arguing LGBTQ rights, freedom of speech violations

    SCOTUS hears case arguing LGBTQ rights, freedom of speech violations
    WASHINGTON (Nexstar) – The U.S. Supreme Court is tasked with deciding whether a wedding website designer is allowed to refuse to make websites for same-sex couples.A crowd gathered outside the Supreme Court on Monday as the justices considered whether anti-discrimination laws violate the First Amendment.“Colorado is trying to force me to create custom, unique artwork to promote ideas inconsistent with my faith and the core of who I am ,” website designer Lori Smith said.Smith s
  • Police chief resigns after showing badge during stop

    Police chief resigns after showing badge during stop
    PALM HARBOR, Florida (KFOR/Storyful) - When Mary O’Connor flashed her police badge during a traffic stop while she and her husband were driving a golf cart in public without a license plate, she told the deputy who stopped them that she was the Tampa Police Chief and she was "hoping you'll just let us go tonight." O'Connor has now resigned.
    Bodycam video from Pinellas County Sheriff's Deputy Larry Jacoby shows O'Connor and her husband explaining that they don't typically take their un
  • Teen causes gas pump explosion doing "burnout"

    Teen causes gas pump explosion doing "burnout"
    ROCHESTER, New York (KFOR/Storyful) - A teenager was captured on security camera "trying to do a burnout," when he went full circle and plowed into a gas pump, causing an explosion.Unharmed, the 18-year-old then drove off, but was later arrested by officers from the GATES Police Department. Officers say a witness got a partial plate number to the Mercury Marquis.When authorities ran the partial plate and make of the vehicle, they were led to the home of Ryan Odell in Ogden, New York, whose Mercu
  • Greg Williams to resign as CEO of Oklahoma County Detention Center

    Greg Williams to resign as CEO of Oklahoma County Detention Center
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - Oklahoma County Detention Center Jail Administrator and Chief Executive Officer, Greg Williams tells KFOR he intends to resign from his position with the Criminal Justice Authority (Jail Trust).The Oklahoma County Jail Trust appointed Greg Williams in Nov. 2019, months before the trust took over operations at the jail.Williams, a 30-year veteran of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, was hired to help the Jail Trust improve the contentious jail following decades of tro
  • Greg Williams resigns as CEO of Oklahoma County Detention Center - last day January 19

    Greg Williams resigns as CEO of Oklahoma County Detention Center - last day January 19
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - Oklahoma County Detention Center Jail Administrator and Chief Executive Officer, Greg Williams has resigned from his position with the Criminal Justice Authority (Jail Trust).The Oklahoma County Jail Trust appointed Greg Williams in Nov. 2019, months before the trust took over operations at the jail.Williams, a 30-year veteran of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, was hired to help the Jail Trust improve the contentious jail following decades of troubles for the deten
  • Deadly baptism - 14 die in river after storm strikes

    Deadly baptism - 14 die in river after storm strikes
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (KFOR/Storyful) - At least 14 people have died and one is still missing after a church performed a baptism ceremony in a river in South Africa, when a storm blew through, creating flash flooding.According to local reports, about 33 church parishioners were taking part in the baptism in the Jukskei River in Johannesburg on December 3rd, when flash floods swept away 15 people.The rescue operation will continue until the final person is accounted for.
  • ABC pulls daytime anchors off air after romance disclosure

    ABC pulls daytime anchors off air after romance disclosure
    ABC News has taken a pair of daytime news personalities off the air after reports of a romantic relationship between the two anchors surfaced.
    Colleagues Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes, who are both anchors of ABC's "GMA 3" afternoon show have been taken off the air by network President Kim Godwin while the outlet decides how to handle fall out from the alleged off-air relationship and the widespread attention it has caused, Variety reported.
    Robach and Holmes have been the focus of intense tabloid
  • Affidavit: 153 videos, images of child sexual abuse found on former assistant district attorney's Google Drive

    Affidavit: 153 videos, images of child sexual abuse found on former assistant district attorney's Google Drive
    PAYNE COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) - Court documents filed in Payne County are shining light on the disturbing details of Assistant District Attorney Kevin Etherington's alleged crimes following his child porn arrest in late November.The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) unit received numerous cybertips of suspected child sexual abuse filed onto a Google Drive account. Affidavit: Deer Creek staff member sent nude photo to 15-year-old via Google DocsDu
  • How bad is the flu in Oklahoma this year? CDC map looks grim

    How bad is the flu in Oklahoma this year? CDC map looks grim
    (NEXSTAR) – Unless you live in one of four states, the flu situation looks to be growing dire near you.Nearly every state is reporting "high" or "very high" flu activity, according to tracking by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
    Only four states – Alaska, Michigan, New Hampshire and Vermont – have "low" or "minimal" activity. Two more states, Hawaii and West Virginia, have a "moderate" level of influenza infections.When will flu and RSV peak?As of Friday, mo
  • OK AG files embezzlement charges against contractor couple, encourages additional victims to come forward

    OK AG files embezzlement charges against contractor couple, encourages additional victims to come forward
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - The Oklahoma Attorney General has filed embezzlement charges in McIntosh County against a husband and wife duo accused of defrauding Oklahomans of thousands of dollars for construction projects they never completed. Prosecutors ask quadruple homicide suspect be held in Kingfisher jail without bondAttorney General John O’Connor says Victor and Julie Dowling are each charged with 14 counts of Embezzlement and one count of Pattern of Criminal Offenses.
    If convicted, the
  • Affidavit: Deer Creek staff member sent nude photo to 15-year-old via Google Docs

    Affidavit: Deer Creek staff member sent nude photo to 15-year-old via Google Docs
    OKLAHOMA COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) - A probable cause affidavit is revealing more details after a staff member at Deer Creek Public Schools (DCPS) was taken into custody Friday for alleged ‘inappropriate communication’ with a student.According to the report, 23-year-old Sarah Hull-Degroat had been communicating with a 15-year-old since at least October 2022 via Google Docs. Oklahoma man confesses to brutal murders after disappearance"This essentially allowed each party to communicate
  • Affidavit: Deer Creek staff member sent nude photo to 15-year-old student via Google Docs

    Affidavit: Deer Creek staff member sent nude photo to 15-year-old student via Google Docs
    OKLAHOMA COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) - A probable cause affidavit is revealing more details after a staff member at Deer Creek Public Schools (DCPS) was taken into custody Friday for alleged ‘inappropriate communication’ with a student."Teachers are put into a position of trust and we're trusting them with our children," said AaronBrilbeck, a spokesman for the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office.  "To betray that trust, that's what's so concerning about this type of thing... We're w
  • "Grand families" celebrate Christmas with gifts from Sunbeam, law enforcement

    "Grand families" celebrate Christmas with gifts from Sunbeam, law enforcement
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - More than 400 grandchildren and 180 grandparents received gifts and support Saturday during Sunbeam Family Services’ 22nd annual Grandparents Raising Grandchildren holiday program.
    Most of the toys handed out to the children were donated by the Oklahoma City Police Department and the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office. Report: Oklahoma ranks top 10 state where parents rely on child support the mostBetty Lowery was one of the grandparents who has been part of the
  • OKCPD: Teen shoots, kills man attacking another

    OKCPD: Teen shoots, kills man attacking another
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - The Oklahoma City Police Department says a physical altercation turned deadly in the early hours of Sunday morning.According to the incident report, officers were called to a home on S. Drexel Pl. around 2:30 a.m. after a person was shot inside the residence. Oklahoma County Jail administrator may resign at Monday’s jail trust meetingPolice arrived and found 38-year-old Cory Cade dead with several gunshot wounds.
    Investigators learned a fight between Cade and another
  • Idaho college killings: Roommates of slain students break their silence

    Idaho college killings: Roommates of slain students break their silence
    (NewsNation) — Weeks after the Nov. 13 killings of four college students in a rental home near the University of Idaho, two surviving roommates have made statements.The police have said they won't put out any more information unless it is completely vetted and won't harm the ongoing investigation.But that silence has been deafening for the victims' families, who are desperate for any new development that could crack the case.Meanwhile, the two roommates, who were also in the house at the t
  • 'Charlie Brown Christmas' tunes still a holiday tradition after 57 years

    'Charlie Brown Christmas' tunes still a holiday tradition after 57 years
    NEW YORK (AP) — The Mendelson family would love to find the envelope where their father, Lee, scribbled some lyrics to jazz musician Vince Guaraldi's composition “Christmas Time is Here” for an animated TV special featuring the “Peanuts” gang in 1965.The producer always said it had taken less than half an hour to write, and he likely tossed the scrap of paper away. He was in a rush. Everything was rushed. No one even knew, once the special aired, whether i
  • OHP releases body cam video of Minnesota murder suspect arrest

    OHP releases body cam video of Minnesota murder suspect arrest
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) — New footage released by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol shows the moment troopers pulled over and arrested a murder suspect.
    It happened early Thanksgiving morning along I-35 near Braman.
    Troopers sa the man they pulled over is a suspect and wanted in connection to a murder in Bloomington, Minnesota.
  • Prosecutors ask quadruple homicide suspect be held in Kingfisher jail without bond

    Prosecutors ask quadruple homicide suspect be held in Kingfisher jail without bond
    KINGFISHER COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) – Kingfisher County prosecutors are asking a judge to withhold bond for the suspect accused of executing four Chinese Nationals at a 10-acre marijuana grow in Lacey.“I want to stay here, whatever how long I will have to stay in jail, I don't care. But if I go back to Oklahoma, I will be killed in the prison or jail,” said Wu Chen through a translator to a Florida judge.Chen told the judge he was terrified to be extradited back to Oklahoma saying
  • DHS delays REAL ID deadline another two years

    DHS delays REAL ID deadline another two years
    (The Hill) -- The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced it was extending the deadline by roughly two years for air passengers to use a REAL ID when traveling.The agency announced on Monday it will begin enforcing the more stringent identification requirement on May 7, 2025, after previously setting a deadline of May 3, 2023. The announcement marks DHS’s third extension.REAL ID-compliant documents, which are generally signified by a small star, are already required for people to e
  • Rare December tropical disturbance pops up in the Atlantic

    Rare December tropical disturbance pops up in the Atlantic
    TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Although hurricane season is officially over, there's still a chance we could see another tropical depression or storm in the Atlantic this year.According to the National Hurricane Center, forecasters are watching a low pressure system that's producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms about 750 miles northeast of the northern Leeward Islands.
    "Environmental conditions appear conducive for this system to acquire some subtropical characteristics while it drifts nor
  • Frozen raspberries recalled over Hepatitis A

    Frozen raspberries recalled over Hepatitis A
    INDIANAPOLIS (WXIN) - More than 1,000 cases of frozen raspberries are being recalled because they have the potential to be contaminated with Hepatitis A.The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said the recall involves James Farm frozen raspberries sold through Restaurant Depot/Jetro locations in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and Delaware.The recall was initiated after FDA testing indicated the presence of Hepatitis A in the raspber
  • 'Sesame Street' legend Bob McGrath dies at 90

    'Sesame Street' legend Bob McGrath dies at 90
    Bob McGrath, an actor, musician and children’s author widely known for his portrayal of one of the first regular characters on the children’s show “Sesame Street” has died at the age of 90.McGrath’s passing was confirmed by his family who posted on his Facebook page on Sunday: "The McGrath family has some sad news to share. Our father Bob McGrath, passed away today. He died peacefully at home, surrounded by his family.”Bob McGrath, "Sesame Street Bob" during D
  • Oxford Dictionaries names 'goblin mode' its word of the year

    LONDON (AP) — Asked to sum up 2022 in a word, the public has chosen a phrase.
    Oxford Dictionaries said Monday that “goblin mode” has been selected by online vote as its word of the year.It defines the term as “a type of behavior which is unapologetically self-indulgent, lazy, slovenly, or greedy, typically in a way that rejects social norms or expectations.”First seen on Twitter in 2009, “goblin mode” gained popularity in 2022 as people around the world
  • Oklahoma County Jail administrator may resign at Monday's jail trust meeting

    Oklahoma County Jail administrator may resign at Monday's jail trust meeting
    OKLAHOMA COUNTY (KFOR) - The Oklahoma County Jail is holding a Jail Trust Meeting Monday to discuss the possible resignation of Oklahoma County Jail administrator Greg Williams. This all comes after several problems at the jail while William has been in the position with failed health inspections, over three dozen deaths within the past few years, an alleged inmate on inmate rape, a correction officer held hostage by an inmate, and much more.  Now CEO
  • Report: Oklahoma ranks top 10 state where parents rely on child support the most

    Report: Oklahoma ranks top 10 state where parents rely on child support the most
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - A startling number of Oklahoma families rely on child support. Nationally, Oklahoma ranks in the top ten according to a new report.
    The average annual personal income of parents who receive child support here at home is just under 37,500. The average amount of child support received is just over 5,000. Nationwide, that number is 11.6%. As inflation makes life more expensive, parents in Oklahoma are relying on child support more than ever. “What we
  • Oklahoma ranks top 10 state where parents rely on child support the most

    Oklahoma ranks top 10 state where parents rely on child support the most
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - A startling number of Oklahoma families rely on child support. Nationally, Oklahoma ranks in the top ten.  The average annual personal income of parents who receive child support here at home is just under 37,500. The average amount of child support received is just over 5,000. Nationwide, that number is 11.6%. As inflation makes life more expensive, parents in Oklahoma are relying on child support more than ever. “What we found is that folks
  • OU to Battle Florida State in the Cheez-It Bowl

    OU to Battle Florida State in the Cheez-It Bowl
    Oklahoma will square off with Florida State in the Cheez-It Bowl in Orlando Thursday, December 29th, at 4:30pm.The Sooners finished the season at 6-6 while Florida State went 9-3.It's the first meeting between the two since 2011 when OU beat the Noles 23-13 in Tallahassee. The Sooners have won six straight in seven total meetings against FSU.
  • OSU Set to Face Wisconsin in Guaranteed Rate Bowl

    OSU Set to Face Wisconsin in Guaranteed Rate Bowl
    A trip to Phoenix is set for Oklahoma State. OSU will square off with Wisconsin in the Guaranteed Rate Bowl Tuesday, December 27th, at 9:15pm.It's the first time in program history the Cowboys are squaring off with the Badgers.The game itself is unique because it's played at Chase Field where the Arizona Diamondbacks play.Oklahoma State finished the season 7-5 while Wisconsin tallied a 6-6 record. The Badgers just hired Luke Fickell as their next head coach. No word if he will coach Wisconsin in
  • Fire crews investigating cause of OKC apartment fire

    Fire crews investigating cause of OKC apartment fire
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR)- Fire crews are actively investigating what caused an apartment fire at the Grand Pointe condominiums early Sunday morning in northwest Oklahoma City, said the Oklahoma City fire department.According to fire officials, the call came in at 3:46 a.m. All occupants were evacuated safely and there have been no injuries reported. The cause of the fire is unknown and currently under investigation.
    An estimate of 2.8 million dollars is the assessed value of damage, said OKC fire.Fi
  • Which airline is the most reliable in 2022?

    Which airline is the most reliable in 2022?
    (NerdWallet) - When booking a flight, you want the option that will get you and your stuff where you want to go — preferably on time. Unfortunately, that's not been a given recently.Airline performance has struggled over the past year as passengers flock back to the skies. According to Transportation Security Administration screening data, almost 11 million more passengers traveled in June 2022 compared with June 2021.To see which airlines handled these turbulent times best, NerdWallet dug
  • 44 states experiencing high levels of respiratory illness

    44 states experiencing high levels of respiratory illness
    (The Hill) – Respiratory illness is on the rise across the United States, with 44 states now experiencing high levels amid a worsening flu season.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that 31 U.S. jurisdictions, which include territories and Washington, D.C., had “very high” levels of respiratory illness and 16 jurisdictions had “high” levels last week. Only 19 jurisdictions had very high levels and 17 jurisdictions had high levels the week b
  • The science of gift wrapping explains why sloppy is better

    The science of gift wrapping explains why sloppy is better
    (The Conversation) - They say appearances can be deceiving. In the case of gift giving, they might be right.Consumers in the U.S. spend billions of dollars a year on wrapping gifts, in most cases to make their presents look as good as possible. This includes money spent on paper, boxes, ribbon and pretty bows.While some people are particularly skilled at gift wrapping – with the perfect folds, carefully tied ribbons and bows – others aren’t quite cut out for
  • How much are your holiday lights adding to your electric bill?

    How much are your holiday lights adding to your electric bill?
    (NEXSTAR) – Whether you're wrapping your Christmas tree in one strand of lights or adorning your home with a Griswold-like display, the type of lights you select can have a big impact on your electric bill.
    A walk down the aisle of Christmas lights can be overwhelming. First, the bulb type - LED or incandescent? Then there's the size of the bulb, with the most common ranging from the typical strand of mini bulbs, followed by C7 and the larger C9 (roughly 2.25").First, the math. Electricity
  • Oklahoma City Police see yearly increase in lives being saved through officers distributing Narcan to people suffering opioid overdose

    Oklahoma City Police see yearly increase in lives being saved through officers distributing Narcan to people suffering opioid overdose
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - Since Oklahoma City Police started distributing Narcan to people suffering from opioid overdoses, they’ve been seeing yearly increases in the number of lives being saved because of it.  Oklahoma City Police have seen a spike in opioid overdoses in the past year.  Officers started carrying the medication Narcan back in 2015.  According to the latest data, in 2015 only two individuals were given Narcan. That number has risen ever
  • Video shows several drivers crossing the yellow line to get around traffic at 33rd and Kelly in Edmond causing safety issue

    Video shows several drivers crossing the yellow line to get around traffic at 33rd and Kelly in Edmond causing safety issue
    EDMOND, Okla. (KFOR) - Drivers at one busy Edmond intersection have started making their own rules on the road. Frustrated drivers at the intersection of Kelly and 33rd have resorted to driving on the wrong side of the road during rush hour and it was all caught on camera.  One Edmond resident who drives that street every day told KFOR he’s fed up with it.  “It's horrible... This is the worst section of my drive,” said Cory Puckett.  A video in an Edmond Fac

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