• AG Hunter: Drug dealer who sold fake oxycodone pills to 2 people, causing death of 1, charged with 1st-degree murder

    AG Hunter: Drug dealer who sold fake oxycodone pills to 2 people, causing death of 1, charged with 1st-degree murder
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – The suspected drug dealer who allegedly sold fake oxycodone pills to two Oklahomans and caused the death of one, has been charged with first-degree murder.Jerry Leflore, 32, is suspected of selling fake Oxycodone pills that contained fentanyl to two individuals, including a 30-year-old woman who died shortly after leaving his apartment, according to a news release issued by Attorney General Mike Hunter's office. OK AG charges fentanyl distributors with murder after a
  • Dozens of Kansas psychiatrist's ineligible 'employees' cut line to get COVID vaccine before those at risk

    Dozens of Kansas psychiatrist's ineligible 'employees' cut line to get COVID vaccine before those at risk
    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (WDAF) - As millions anxiously wait for the COVID-19 vaccine, a Kansas City psychiatrist is accused of helping people cut in line. It's a move that could have put some healthy people months ahead of those at risk.Two healthcare whistleblowers contacted WDAF saying dozens of ineligible people were gaming the system by posing as employees of psychiatrist Micaela Wexler.According to Kansas' vaccine guidelines, doctors, nurses and others working in a healthcare setting, along
  • Tiffany Trump announces engagement on dad's final full day

    Tiffany Trump announces engagement on dad's final full day
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's youngest daughter, Tiffany, is engaged to be married.The 27-year-old recent Georgetown law school graduate announced her good news on Instagram on Tuesday, her father's final full day in office. She shared a photograph of herself and fiance Michael Boulos posing on the West Wing colonnade at the White House.“It has been an honor to celebrate many milestones, historic occasions and create memories with my family here at the White House, none
  • Stores drop MyPillow after CEO pushes election conspiracies

    Stores drop MyPillow after CEO pushes election conspiracies
    NEW YORK (AP) — The founder of MyPillow, a vocal and in the past few weeks very visible supporter of President Donald Trump, says a backlash against the company has begun after a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol this month.Mike Lindell, the company CEO and also the face of the brand, said major retailers like Bed Bath & Beyond and Kohl’s have dropped his products recently.Both companies confirmed the decision to cease carrying the brand Tuesday, but cited flagging sales rather than L
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  • WWII veteran celebrates 100th birthday, recalls serving in segregated Army

    WWII veteran celebrates 100th birthday, recalls serving in segregated Army
    AURORA, Colo. (KDVR) -- A World War II combat veteran celebrated his 100th birthday with family and friends while reflecting on serving in an all-Black battalion in a segregated army.In May 1943, Hughes Van Ellis was officially introduced to the war when he was drafted into the United States Army.“You have to do what you have to do. You got to go serve your country," Ellis said.Trained in the infantry, his specialty became anti-aircraft artillery and was attached to the 234th AAA Gun Batta
  • Georgia certifies runoff results, cementing Democratic wins for 2 US Senate seats

    Georgia certifies runoff results, cementing Democratic wins for 2 US Senate seats
    GEORGIA (WRBL) -- The Georgia Secretary of State's Office has officially certified the results of the Jan. 5, 2021 runoff election, paving the way for Democrats Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock to be sworn in.
    The state announced the results were official Tuesday. The certification by Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger officially affirms that all 159 counties' results were tabulated correctly for state and federal candidates.Ossoff and Warnock are replacing both incumbent Republicans
  • Oklahoma City to begin cutting off water for non-payment

    Oklahoma City to begin cutting off water for non-payment
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - At the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, city leaders in Oklahoma City took action as businesses and employees were affected by the virus and the precautionary measures.In March of 2020, the Oklahoma City Utilities Department temporarily suspended water disconnection for delinquent accounts.In all, officials say nearly 16,000 residential customers are behind on their utility bills, which totals to about $9 million.Now, city leaders say the department is planning to be
  • 'We know this is real': New clinics aid coronavirus 'long-haulers'

    'We know this is real': New clinics aid coronavirus 'long-haulers'
    NEW YORK (AP) — COVID-19 came early for Catherine Busa, and it never really left.The 54-year-old New York City school secretary didn’t have any underlying health problems when she caught the coronavirus in March, and she recovered at her Queens home.But some symptoms lingered: fatigue she never experienced during years of rising at 5 a.m. for work; pain, especially in her hands and wrists; an altered sense of taste and smell that made food unappealing; and a welling depression. After
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  • 1 dead, 14 injured following shooting at Aiken nightclub

    1 dead, 14 injured following shooting at Aiken nightclub
    AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) - 14 people were injured by gunfire following an incident at a nightclub in Aiken, Saturday morning.Authorities responded to 7th Lounge just before 1 a.m.Officials say they found several victims. A man, later identified as 30-year-old Craig Youmans of North Augusta, was also found unresponsive with apparent gunshot wounds to his body. He died at the scene.The other patients were taken to area hospitals for emergency treatment.Investigators have determined that there wer
  • Dolly Parton quiz: How well do you know Dolly?

    Dolly Parton quiz: How well do you know Dolly?
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Country music legend Dolly Parton, is turning 75 on Jan. 19. Celebrate the birthday queen by testing your Dolly knowledge.
    Check out photos, special reports and more on Parton.
  • McConnell said Trump 'fed lies' to mob about Biden election

    McConnell said Trump 'fed lies' to mob about Biden election
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell opened the Senate on Tuesday saying the pro-Trump mob that stormed the Capitol was “fed lies” by the president and others in the deadly riot to overturn Democrat Joe Biden election.McConnell's remarks are his most severe and public rebuke of outgoing President Donald Trump. The Republican leader vowed a “safe and successful” inauguration of Biden on Wednesday at the Capitol, which is under extremely tight se
  • Trump to depart DC for Florida ahead of Biden's inauguration

    Trump to depart DC for Florida ahead of Biden's inauguration
    WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) — President Donald Trump is expected to leave Washington, D.C., early Wednesday, just hours before President-elect Joe Biden takes the oath of office.He announced earlier this month that he would not be attending Biden's inauguration, breaking with tradition. Instead, he's expected to begin his post-presidency at his Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida.Four years in office: The legacy of President Donald TrumpTrump is believed to be sent off with a departure
  • Former Florida data scientist Rebekah Jones says she tested positive for COVID-19 in jail

    Former Florida data scientist Rebekah Jones says she tested positive for COVID-19 in jail
    TAMPA (WFLA) -- Florida's former data scientist who turned herself in to authorities after a warrant was issued for her arrest says she tested positive for coronavirus while she was in jail.Rebekah Jones turned herself in Sunday night. She made her first appearance before a judge on Monday and was released about an hour later after posting her $2,500 bond.After she was released, Jones did not have much to say about the charges against her but told reporters she tested positive for COVID-19 after
  • Harry Brant, son of supermodel Stephanie Seymour, dies at 24

    Harry Brant, son of supermodel Stephanie Seymour, dies at 24
    NEW YORK (AP) — Harry Brant, a rising model and son of supermodel Stephanie Seymour and publisher Peter M. Brant, has died. He was 24.The younger Brant died Sunday of an accidental overdose, his family said in a statement to The New York Times, saying "his life was cut short by this devastating disease.”“He was a creative, loving and powerful soul that brought light into so many people’s hearts,” the statement said. “He was truly a beautiful person inside and
  • Oklahoma City extends mask mandate to March 5

    Oklahoma City extends mask mandate to March 5
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – City leaders in Oklahoma City have decided to extend the city’s mask ordinance once again.On July 17, the Oklahoma City Council approved a mandatory mask ordinance for indoor public places within the city limits.Under the ordinance, most citizens in Oklahoma City are required to wear a mask while inside public buildings, with a few exceptions.The ordinance went into effect immediately and was originally set to last until Sept. 8, but the council voted to extend
  • OKC mask mandate extended to March 5

    OKC mask mandate extended to March 5
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – City leaders in Oklahoma City have decided to extend the city’s mask ordinance once again.On July 17, the Oklahoma City Council approved a mandatory mask ordinance for indoor public places within the city limits.Under the ordinance, most citizens in Oklahoma City are required to wear a mask while inside public buildings, with a few exceptions.The ordinance went into effect immediately and was originally set to last until Sept. 8, but the council voted to extend
  • Oklahoma's COVID-19 deaths surpass 3,000

    Oklahoma's COVID-19 deaths surpass 3,000
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Authorities say Oklahoma has surpassed 3,000 COVID-19 deaths since the pandemic began last year.On Tuesday, data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health shows that the state has had 358,374 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March.That’s an increase of 1,558 cases or a 0.4% increase.There were 43 additional deaths caused by the virus, bringing the state’s total number of deaths to 3,037.Medical staff attending to patients with COVID-19 wear protective
  • Infant found with mother's body in parked vehicle in Missouri

    Infant found with mother's body in parked vehicle in Missouri
    SPANISH LAKE, Mo. (KTVI/KPLR) -- A mother was found shot to death inside her vehicle Monday morning, and her 8-month-old daughter was discovered alive in the car with her body.
    Sharita Brooks, 30, was found in a parked vehicle with at least one gunshot wound. The infant appeared to be uninjured but was taken to a hospital for a routine examination. It was not immediately clear whether the child had been reunited with family members.“We have a 30-year-old woman. We have no ties to that imme
  • 2 Guard members with 'ties' to fringe right militias removed from Biden inauguration

    2 Guard members with 'ties' to fringe right militias removed from Biden inauguration
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. Army National Guard members are being removed from the security mission to secure Joe Biden's presidential inauguration.
    A U.S. Army official and a senior U.S. intelligence official say the two National Guard members have been found to have ties to fringe right group militias.No plot against Biden was found.The Army official and the intelligence official spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity due to Defense Department media regulations. They
  • Oklahoma priest passes away from COVID-19 complications

    Oklahoma priest passes away from COVID-19 complications
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - A priest who dedicated his life to serving others has passed away due to complications from COVID-19.Rev. Philip Louis grew up in the southern India state of Tamil Nadu before joining the priesthood and deciding to serve in the United States.He served as an associate pastor at Epiphany of the Lord Catholic Church in Oklahoma City before becoming pastor at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Okarche.Rev. Louis also was the Chancellor in the Diocese of Nellore, India.He also spe
  • Charter boat owner who banned Democrats from his vessel charged with participating in Capitol insurrection

    Charter boat owner who banned Democrats from his vessel charged with participating in Capitol insurrection
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) -- At Rudee Inlet in Virginia Beach, Virginia, there’s a charter boat tied up at the dock. It's owned and operated by Jake Hiles, who is now charged with participating in the riots at the U.S. Capitol.Hiles first gained notoriety last summer for a policy of not taking Democrats out on his boat.  The charges include entering grounds without lawful authority, intent to impede government business, disorderly conduct
  • You may be surprised to see who oddsmakers think will win the 2024 election

    You may be surprised to see who oddsmakers think will win the 2024 election
    WASHINGTON (COVERS) -- President-elect Joe Biden is still hours away from being sworn in as the 46th president of the United States of America, but U.S. election odds are already on the board for 2024. U.S. Election betting has emerged as one of the biggest betting markets in the world, exceeding $2 billion in handle in 2020, and sportsbooks are eager to cash in over the next four years as well.Who is the favorite to win the 2024 U.S. presidential election?Kamala Harris, who will serve as v
  • A new COVID-19 challenge: Mutations rise along with cases

    A new COVID-19 challenge: Mutations rise along with cases
    The race against the virus that causes COVID-19 has taken a new turn: Mutations are rapidly popping up, and the longer it takes to vaccinate people, the more likely it is that a variant that can elude current tests, treatments and vaccines could emerge.The coronavirus is becoming more genetically diverse, and health officials say the high rate of new cases is the main reason. Each new infection gives the virus a chance to mutate as it makes copies of itself, threatening to undo the progress made
  • 11 actions Biden has promised to take on 'Day One' as president

    11 actions Biden has promised to take on 'Day One' as president
    (NEXSTAR) -- On the campaign trail and in the weeks leading up to Inauguration Day, President-elect Joe Biden has announced a series of executive orders he intends to issue on his first day in office.
    On Wednesday, following his inauguration, Biden will end Trump's restriction on immigration to the U.S. from some Muslim-majority countries, move to rejoin the Paris climate accord and mandate mask-wearing on federal property and during interstate travel. Those are among roughly a dozen known actio
  • Chickasaw Nation remembering those who died from COVID-19

    Chickasaw Nation remembering those who died from COVID-19
    ADA, Okla. (KFOR) -The Chickasaw Nation is taking part in a national event to honor the lives lost due to the coronavirus pandemic.Beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, the Chickasaw Nation will illuminate its buildings as part of a national COVID-19 Memorial event.
    The event, organized by the Presidential Inauguration Committee, is meant to remember the lives lost to COVID-19 in cities, towns and rural communities across the country.“We are joining with Chickasaws, Oklahomans and Americans a
  • Rhode Island woman donates $1.7 million house to community center

    Rhode Island woman donates $1.7 million house to community center
    NEWPORT, R.I. (NewsNation Now) — Many people give back in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., but a Rhode Island woman donated her entire house to help fund a center dedicated to the civil rights leader’s legacy.Last November, The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center learned about an unusual donation Jane Mead Timken planned to provide.“Jane told us she wanted to give us her house,” said Heather Hole Strout, executive director of the center.2021 Inauguration Day s
  • Live: From Wilmington to Washington: Biden heads to DC after Delaware send-off

    Live: From Wilmington to Washington: Biden heads to DC after Delaware send-off
    WILMINGTON, Del. (NewsNation Now) — President-elect Joe Biden is heading to the nation's capital one day before he's officially sworn in as the 46th president of the United States.Biden and incoming first lady Dr. Jill Biden are slated to attend a send-off event in Wilmington, where the president-elect has been coordinating policy plans and appointing roles within his administration during the transition period.
    He's expected to deliver remarks from Delaware before traveling to Washington,
  • From Wilmington to Washington: Biden heads to DC after emotional Delaware send-off

    From Wilmington to Washington: Biden heads to DC after emotional Delaware send-off
    WILMINGTON, Del. (NewsNation Now) — President-elect Joe Biden is heading to the nation's capital one day before he's officially sworn in as the 46th president of the United States.Biden and incoming first lady Dr. Jill Biden attended a send-off event in Wilmington, where the president-elect has been coordinating policy plans and appointing roles within his administration during the transition period.
    In an emotional farewell, Biden promised that even as he headed to Washington to be sworn
  • From Wilmington to Washington: Biden heads to DC after Delaware send-off

    From Wilmington to Washington: Biden heads to DC after Delaware send-off
    WILMINGTON, Del. (NewsNation Now) — President-elect Joe Biden is heading to the nation's capital one day before he's officially sworn in as the 46th president of the United States.Biden and incoming first lady Dr. Jill Biden are slated to attend a send-off event in Wilmington, where the president-elect has been coordinating policy plans and appointing roles within his administration during the transition period.
    He's expected to deliver remarks from Delaware before traveling to Washington,
  • WATCH: Denver woman confronts porch pirate caught in the act

    WATCH: Denver woman confronts porch pirate caught in the act
    DENVER (KDVR) — A teacher in Denver recently confronted a porch pirate who paid a visit to her home, and it was caught on video.
    “I can hear the gate unlock at my house, and my dog and I always look when the gate gets unlocked. We were like, ‘Who’s there?’” said Stephanie Hall, who works from home.Surveillance video at Hall's home captured a man trying to take a package from her porch. Standing 5 feet tall, Hall went up to the man and took back what was her bo

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