• 'It’s not only a scam, but it’s also a robbery,' Oklahoma woman scammed out of $15,000 after Walmart trip

    'It’s not only a scam, but it’s also a robbery,' Oklahoma woman scammed out of $15,000 after Walmart trip
    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (KFOR) – An Oklahoma woman is now out thousands of dollars following a simple shopping trip to Walmart. The Oklahoma City Police Department is hoping this case will serve as a warning to others."The main takeaway for the public is that you never want to engage in a financial conversation or engage in a financial transaction with a stranger who simply approaches you on the street or in a store," said MSgt. Gary Knight with the Oklahoma City Police Department. “It
  • Guthrie police ask community members to take precautions at train crossings

    Guthrie police ask community members to take precautions at train crossings
    GUTHRIE, Okla. (KFOR) – A Central Oklahoma police department is asking Oklahomans to be cautious at train crossings."Injuries and deaths occur at rail crossings every day. Most of these tragedies are preventable," Guthrie Police Department officials said on social media. ‘I fear that we’re not going to find her.’ Missing Oklahoma woman last seen during encounter with Tonkawa policeOfficials said that although highway-rail crossing incidents and fatalities has declined for
  • Plumbing customer left high and dry chases down refund

    Plumbing customer left high and dry chases down refund
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – An Oklahoma daughter called KFOR, trying to chase down a refund for her parents after a plumber allegedly left her high and dry.Paula Mason's plumbing problem has lasted far too long.
    We first met with her back in early August. She explained to our team several months before, her parents' home was in need of immediate repairs.
    "We just thought it was a blockage," said Paula. "Found out it was a busted line, broken line." Oklahoma flooding victims stuck waiting months
  • 16-year-old Blackwell teen making miraculous recovery from COVID-19, double pneumonia and strep after being in ICU and on ventilator

    16-year-old Blackwell teen making miraculous recovery from COVID-19, double pneumonia and strep after being in ICU and on ventilator
    BLACKWELL, Okla. (KFOR) – A 16-year-old Blackwell football player is making a miraculous recovery from COVID-19, double pneumonia and strep after being in the ICU on a ventilator, with doctors saying it was a bleak outlook.It’s some good news coming out of a story that originally looked bleak for the Barnett family. Levi, a football player in Blackwell who has high functioning autism, was in the ICU, placed on a full ventilator for COVID-19 and other illnesses. However, his mom, Heat
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  • Council on American-Islamic Relations in Oklahoma preparing for Afghan refugees

    Council on American-Islamic Relations in Oklahoma preparing for Afghan refugees
    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (KFOR) – The Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of OKC said the first refugee family from Afghanistan is now in Oklahoma. Now, the two charities are working together to ensure the family and future families get settled in.“We are meeting a historic need. This is a momentous project that we are working on,” said Veronica Laizure, the CAIR Civil Rights Director. First Afghan refugees
  • Surge in Texas women coming to Oklahoma for abortions

    Surge in Texas women coming to Oklahoma for abortions
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – An Oklahoma City abortion clinic is overwhelmed by a flood of patients from Texas. It's the ripple effect of the Lonestar State's controversial abortion law, Senate Bill 8. The new law bans abortions around six weeks after conception, which is often before a woman knows she is pregnant.The Trust Women clinic in OKC is used to only having five to 10 Texan patients per clinic day."Since SB 8 went into effect on Sept. 1, that volume has gone up three or four times," sai
  • Fall Harvest Festival to bring comforting fun and food to Oklahoma City

    Fall Harvest Festival to bring comforting fun and food to Oklahoma City
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Fall is in the air, and OKC Beautiful is looking to celebrate with its third annual Fall Harvest Festival.The festival will be held from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, at the Delmar Gardens Food Truck Park in the Farmers Market District.A variety of seasonal foods and activities will be featured during the event, including a chili cookoff involving local restaurants and home chefs, with guest judges Apollo Woods (OKC Black Eats), Phi Nguyen (Take a Bite OK) and Dave Cathe
  • Oklahoma Airport Operators Assoc. seeking nominations for 3 women making significant contributions to aviation, aerospace in the state

    Oklahoma Airport Operators Assoc. seeking nominations for 3 women making significant contributions to aviation, aerospace in the state
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Oklahomans are called upon to nominate three women for making important contributions to the state's aviation and aerospace industry.The Oklahoma Airport Operators Association and the Oklahoma Chapter of Ninety-Nines is seeking nominations for three Oklahoma women who contributed significantly to aviation and aerospace, according to an Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission news release. ‘I fear that we’re not going to find her.’ Missing Oklahoma woman las
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  • 2 Midwest City police officers cleared by Oklahoma County District Attorney for shooting armed suspect

    2 Midwest City police officers cleared by Oklahoma County District Attorney for shooting armed suspect
    MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (KFOR) – Two Midwest City Police Department officers are back on duty after shooting an armed suspect in August.Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater cleared the two officers, Sgt. Mize and Sgt. Netherton, in the shooting that occurred on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, in the 200 block of North Air Depot.Police were called to the scene regarding a suspect firing a long gun while walking down streets. ‘I fear that we’re not going to find her.’ Missing
  • 2 Midwest City police officers cleared by Oklahoma County District Attorney after shooting armed suspect

    2 Midwest City police officers cleared by Oklahoma County District Attorney after shooting armed suspect
    MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (KFOR) – Two Midwest City Police Department officers are back on duty after shooting an armed suspect in August.Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater cleared the two officers, Sgt. Mize and Sgt. Netherton, in the shooting that occurred on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, in the 200 block of North Air Depot.Police were called to the scene regarding a suspect firing a long gun while walking down streets. ‘I fear that we’re not going to find her.’ Missing
  • 'I fear that we're not going to find her,' Missing Oklahoma woman last seen during encounter with Tonkawa police

    'I fear that we're not going to find her,' Missing Oklahoma woman last seen during encounter with Tonkawa police
    TONKAWA, Okla. (KFOR) - An Oklahoma family is desperately searching for their missing loved one. According to Tonkawa Police Department, Cathy Ann James, 60, was last seen in Tonkawa on September 4.  OSBI asking public for help finding Oklahoma woman who has been missing for over 2 weeks“I am sad, and I just want her to come home," said Britany Beal, James' niece. "I just want to know where she is. That’s what I’m feeling.”KFOR has obtained body-cam footage
  • Oklahoma minister tackled by bystander, arrested by police after allegedly touching child inappropriately at bus stop

    Oklahoma minister tackled by bystander, arrested by police after allegedly touching child inappropriately at bus stop
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - A man has been arrested after allegedly touching a child inappropriately at a bus stop. 33-year-old Michael Coghill was arrested for lewd acts to a child. Tulsa ‘Peeping Tom’ pleads guilty to breaking into homes, attempting to sexually assault victimsAccording to the police report, a 9-year-old victim reported that a "guy touched him on the back and he didn't like the way it made him feel."The report also says the person would stop at the bus stop while jo
  • Oklahoma hits grim milestone, surpassing 10,000 deaths due to COVID-19

    Oklahoma hits grim milestone, surpassing 10,000 deaths due to COVID-19
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - The Oklahoma State Department of Health has announced the state now has over 10,000 COVID-19-related deaths.The state now has 10,025 provisional COVID-19 deaths and 603,161 total cases, per CDC provisional state data.Oklahoma’s COVID-19 deaths top 10,000Over the past year, KFOR has shared the stories of many of those who lost their lives due to COVID.
    "We know it doesn't have to be this way," said Oklahoma State Medical Association President Mary Clarke.
    "We are deal
  • Allergy season is back in Oklahoma - could your sniffles be allergies, COVID-19 or something else?

    Allergy season is back in Oklahoma - could your sniffles be allergies, COVID-19 or something else?
    EDMOND, Okla. (KFOR) - You might be grabbing your tissues - or hearing sniffles in your home or workplace.Of course, during this pandemic, that's always cause for concern - but it's also allergy season."That's one thing about Oklahoma – there's pollen all four seasons here so it's very unique in that way," said Dr. Bret Haymore - whose patients are constantly coming in and out the door at the Oklahoma Allergy & Asthma Clinic. COVID-19 pandemic putting stress on Oklahoma’s immunoc
  • Oklahoma man upset he had to pay wrecker service after car was stolen

    Oklahoma man upset he had to pay wrecker service after car was stolen
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - An Oklahoma City man says his car was stolen over the weekend from Penn Square Mall. Police found it not too far from where he left it, but getting it back home wasn’t so easy.“I knew somebody had taken it because I knew where it was parked at,” said Marvin Slutzky, who says his car was stolen at Penn Square Mall. Tulsa ‘Peeping Tom’ pleads guilty to breaking into homes, attempting to sexually assault victimsSlutzky says he visited Penn Square
  • 'Since we've moved up here, they have really been a big help.' Young couple returns to Oklahoma after losing jobs during pandemic, is blessed by the generosity of local church

    'Since we've moved up here, they have really been a big help.' Young couple returns to Oklahoma after losing jobs during pandemic, is blessed by the generosity of local church
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - After losing both their jobs during the pandemic, Oscar and Emily McKinney decided to pack up and move home to Oklahoma.With a growing family, support was not only wanted, but also very much needed, and that's where Ebenezer Baptist Church stepped in to help."When we moved up here they were doing a bunch of giveaways," said Oscar McKinney.
    Giveaways that included a line of cars that was miles long.Ebenezer Baptist ChurchEbenezer Baptist Church became well-known for their g
  • Federal arrest warrant issued for Brian Laundrie in connection with Gabby Petito investigation

    Federal arrest warrant issued for Brian Laundrie in connection with Gabby Petito investigation
    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials say the boyfriend of Gabby Petito, whose body was found at a national park in Wyoming after a cross country trip with him, has been indicted for unauthorized use of a debit card as searchers continued looking for him in Florida swampland.The federal grand jury indictment filed in U.S. District Court in Wyoming does not explain who the card belonged to. But it indicates Brian Laundrie made unauthorized withdrawals worth more than $1,000 during the pe
  • 'Maderna' tourist wanted after skipping Hawaii Zoom hearing

    'Maderna' tourist wanted after skipping Hawaii Zoom hearing
    HONOLULU (AP) – An Illinois woman is wanted in Hawaii after she didn't show up for a virtual court hearing on her arrest for an alleged fake COVID-19 vaccination card that misspelled Moderna as “Maderna.”
    At a hearing on the case held via Zoom, Judge Karin Holma said she would issue a $500 warrant for 24-year-old Chloe Mrozak's arrest.
    She was released without bail earlier this month on two misdemeanor counts of violating Hawaii’s pandemic emergency rules.Woman arrested a
  • Wyandotte mason lays 571 bricks to become 'Oklahoma's Best Bricklayer', heading to championship in Las Vegas

    Wyandotte mason lays 571 bricks to become 'Oklahoma's Best Bricklayer', heading to championship in Las Vegas
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Imagine doing anything labor intensive 571 times in an hour. Leif Reints, a mason, and his mason tender Calvin Bean laid 571 bricks in an hour, earning Reints the title of 'Oklahoma's Best Bricklayer'.Reints and Bean of Reints Masonry in Wyandotte defeated eight other local teams in the Oklahoma Regional Series to win $600, gift certificates, a loaded tool bag, ceremonial trowel and a shot to compete in the SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500, the nation's top masonry competitio
  • Wyandotte mason lays 571 bricks to become 'Oklahoma's Best Bricklayer'

    Wyandotte mason lays 571 bricks to become 'Oklahoma's Best Bricklayer'
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Imagine doing anything labor intensive 571 times in an hour. Leif Reints, a mason, and his mason tender Calvin Bean laid 571 bricks in an hour, earning Reints the title of 'Oklahoma's Best Bricklayer'.Reints and Bean of Reints Masonry in Wyandotte defeated eight other local teams in the Oklahoma Regional Series to win $600, gift certificates, a loaded tool bag, ceremonial trowel and a shot to compete in the SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500, the nation's top masonry competitio
  • 'I want my mother': Kroger employee recalls helping co-worker shot at Tennessee store

    'I want my mother': Kroger employee recalls helping co-worker shot at Tennessee store
    COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Words cannot fully express the shock felt in the suburban Tennessee town of Collierville after a gunman opened fire at a Kroger store Thursday.Collierville police say at least 13 people were shot, most with severe injuries, and two are dead - including the suspected shooter. Police Chief Dale Lane said this is "the most horrific event that has ever occurred in Collierville history."Some employees and customers at the grocery store tried to run while others hid
  • Edmond Public Schools establishes thresholds to change quarantine, face mask policies after major decline in positive COVID-19 cases

    Edmond Public Schools establishes thresholds to change quarantine, face mask policies after major decline in positive COVID-19 cases
    EDMOND, Okla. (KFOR) – Edmond Public Schools is seeing a significant decline in COVID-19 cases and quarantines, and as a result, is instituting a COVID positive threshold that will initiate a change in quarantine and face mask policies if the threshold is met.The school district established the threshold in collaboration with the Oklahoma City-County Health Department, according to a letter Superintendent Angela Grunewald sent to students' families. Group of Oklahoma parents file lawsuit o
  • CDC advisory panel backs COVID-19 booster shots for high-risk adults

    CDC advisory panel backs COVID-19 booster shots for high-risk adults
    WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. vaccination drive against COVID-19 stood on the verge of a major new phase as government advisers Thursday recommended booster doses of Pfizer's vaccine for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans — despite doubts the extra shots will do much to slow the pandemic.Advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said boosters should be offered to people 65 and older, nursing home residents and those ages 50 to 64 who have risky underlyi
  • LIVE NOW: Shooting at Kroger in Collierville, Tennessee

    LIVE NOW: Shooting at Kroger in Collierville, Tennessee
    COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. — WREG has received reports of a shooting with multiple people possibly injured inside the Kroger on Byhalia and Poplar Avenue in Collierville.Collierville Police Department reported an off-campus active shooter situation. Collierville High School is now sheltering in place.
    Any students that remain on campus will not be permitted to leave the building and no visitors will be permitted to enter the building until the shelter in place has been lifted.
    Multiple ambulances
  • LIVE NOW: 13 people shot, one dead in mass shooting at Kroger in Collierville, TN; shooter dead

    LIVE NOW: 13 people shot, one dead in mass shooting at Kroger in Collierville, TN; shooter dead
    COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. — Multiple people were injured Thursday in a shooting inside the Kroger on Byhalia and Poplar Avenue in Collierville, a Memphis suburb, after an active shooter incident.Collierville Police Chief Dale Lane confirmed 13 people were shot, and one person killed.The suspected shooter is dead, possibly from a self-inflicted gunshot, Lane said. The suspect's vehicle is still parked and is being investigated.Lane said officers entered the store just after 1:30 and found multipl
  • Collierville, TN Kroger shooting kills 2, including shooter, injures 12 more

    Collierville, TN Kroger shooting kills 2, including shooter, injures 12 more
    COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. (WREG) — Multiple people were injured Thursday in a shooting inside the Kroger on Byhalia and Poplar Avenue in Collierville, a Memphis suburb, after an active shooter incident.Collierville Police Chief Dale Lane confirmed 13 people were shot, and one person killed. The suspected shooter also is dead, possibly from a self-inflicted gunshot, Lane said. See the press conference with details below.The suspect's vehicle is still parked and is being investigated.Lane said off
  • Collierville, TN Kroger shooting kills 1, injures 12; shooter dead

    Collierville, TN Kroger shooting kills 1, injures 12; shooter dead
    COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. (WREG) — Multiple people were injured Thursday in a shooting inside the Kroger on Byhalia and Poplar Avenue in Collierville, a Memphis suburb, after an active shooter incident.Collierville Police Chief Dale Lane confirmed 13 people were shot, and one person killed. The suspected shooter also is dead, possibly from a self-inflicted gunshot, Lane said. See the press conference with details below.The suspect's vehicle is still parked and is being investigated.Lane said off
  • Thunder open pop-up shop early to help organization caring for foster families

    Thunder open pop-up shop early to help organization caring for foster families
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - The Oklahoma City Thunder is opening a new pop up shop in Penn Square Mall and they celebrated by hosting a shopping spree. "This is more than just a retail shop for us. This is our Thunder experience kind of brought to the fans," said Michelle Matthews, with the Oklahoma City Thunder.  Tulsa ‘Peeping Tom’ pleads guilty to breaking into homes, attempting to sexually assault victimsThey don't officially​ open to the public until Saturday.How
  • DHS says horse patrols suspended in Del Rio, as quoted by CNN

    DHS says horse patrols suspended in Del Rio, as quoted by CNN
    DEL RIO, Texas -- The Department of Homeland Security suspended the use of horse patrols in Del Rio, CNN and other news outlets reported Thursday.On Wednesday, the Associated Press reported, “U.S. Border Patrol agents tied to images showing aggressive tactics on Haitian immigrants have been placed on administrative duties pending an investigation.”The AP also reported, “There was no sign in photos and videos viewed by The Associated Press that the mounted agents were carrying w
  • Pilot in fatal New Mexico balloon crash had drugs in system, toxicology report finds

    Pilot in fatal New Mexico balloon crash had drugs in system, toxicology report finds
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A toxicology report reveals the pilot involved in New Mexico's deadliest hot air balloon crash had drugs in his system.
    The hot air balloon went down in late June after hitting a power line, killing four passengers and the pilot, Nicholas Meleski. It was a devastating crash that shook Albuquerque and the tight-knit hot air ballooning community."I freaked out. First of all, I thought, 'Am I seeing this? Is this really happening?'" a witness told KRQE on June

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