• UPDATE: Turner Turnpike's eastbound lanes reopened

    UPDATE: Turner Turnpike's eastbound lanes reopened
    UPDATE: Turner Turnpike's eastbound lanes are open again, according to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation.They were closed from 6:35 p.m. to 10:40 p.m.Original StoryOKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Turner Turnpike's eastbound lanes are closed down from Interstate 35 northbound and southbound because of several crashes that caused injuries.The turnpike's east lanes were closed at 6:35 p.m., according to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation. 1 person dies in head-on collision involving at
  • TikTok star accused of killing wife, her companion in high-rise shooting

    TikTok star accused of killing wife, her companion in high-rise shooting
    SAN DIEGO (KSWB) – Authorities Monday released the name of the man accused of fatally shooting his wife and her companion in a San Diego high-rise apartment building last week.San Diego police responded to reports of a shooting about 3:10 p.m. Thursday at the apartment building. There, officers found two people with apparent gunshot wounds to their upper bodies in the living room of an apartment on the 35th floor.
    Paramedics pronounced Ana Abulaban, 28, and Rayburn Cardenas Barron, 29, dea
  • IN YOUR CORNER: Tenant still out thousands after landlord no-shows in court

    IN YOUR CORNER: Tenant still out thousands after landlord no-shows in court
    A metro landlord under fire again. His former tenant is in legal limbo, having successfully sued over plumbing problems, but getting nothing in return.
    Turns out, the landlord is well known by In Your Corner.
    Sammi Hodackhas had enough of her last landlord. She moved to SE 48th Terrace a few years back.
    The family of four at the time began facing plumbing problems late last year, and during the freeze of February this year.
    "The first toilet in the main bathroom was overflowing water all the way
  • Severe Weather Expected Tuesday Night

    Severe Weather Expected Tuesday Night
    Tuesday will be warm, windy and cloudy. Highs will climb to the upper 70s with a south wind at 20 mph, gusting to 30 mph.  Storms could develop as early as late afternoon in western Oklahoma but more likely will develop this evening. Storms will be initially isolated, bringing the higher threats of baseball size hail, 80 mph winds and isolated tornadoes.  The storms will form a line as they move east overnight.  Damaging winds and a few, brief spin-up tornadoes will be possible.&n
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  • Authorities, citizens chase water buffalo through Oklahoma County fields

    Authorities, citizens chase water buffalo through Oklahoma County fields
    HARRAH, Okla. (KFOR) - A water buffalo was loose and on the run, running from pasture to pasture Monday in Harrah, Oklahoma.“I think that's it," said KFOR Chopper 4 pilot Mason Dunn. New outdoor fitness court in Norman provides free gym option for community to get fit"You ever seen anything like this?" KFOR asked Oscar Dillingham, a neighbor in the area where it was running around."Oh no,” Dillingham said. “Nuh uh."Even residents like Dillingham, who has lived in Harrah since 1
  • Dogs attacked in owner's Oklahoma City backyard; neighbor claims defense

    Dogs attacked in owner's Oklahoma City backyard; neighbor claims defense
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - A brutal attack left two Oklahoma City dogs beaten and possibly stabbed - one of them dying from her injuries.City of Oklahoma City Animal Welfare and the Oklahoma City Police Department are working together on this investigation. The incident happened the night of October 20 on the 1200 block of NW 82nd St.Investigators know a wooden pallet was used in the attack, but also some sort of bladed tool. Whether the attack was justified is still unclear. “My baby literall
  • 'Brain fog' set in after recovering from COVID? You're not alone, study finds

    'Brain fog' set in after recovering from COVID? You're not alone, study finds
    (WJW) — Some who recover from COVID-19 are experiencing memory loss and other cognitive problems known as "brain fog," researchers found.
    A study out of Mount Sinai Health System, which was published in the peer-reviewed JAMA Network medical journal Friday, showed that after looking at 740 COVID-19 patients, many had memory issues.Participants were tested for memory encoding, which looks at how people can remember short-term pieces of information, and memory recall, which looks at how peop
  • Lost hiker ignores 'unknown' cellphone calls from search and rescue team

    Lost hiker ignores 'unknown' cellphone calls from search and rescue team
    (NEXSTAR) – Just how bad have spam cellphone calls become? One lost hiker inadvertently ignored help because the calls were coming from an unknown number, search and rescue officials said.The unnamed hiker started hiking Colorado's Mount Elbert at 9 a.m. on Oct. 18 but hadn't returned by 8 p.m. that evening, according to Lake County Search and Rescue (LCSAR), who were notified the person was missing.Mount Elbert is the highest peak in the state of Colorado at 14,400 feet."Multiple attempts
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  • Apple debuts SharePlay with iOS 15: Here's how the new FaceTime works

    Apple debuts SharePlay with iOS 15: Here's how the new FaceTime works
    (NEXSTAR) – With the release of iOS 15 Monday, Apple debuted a new feature for FaceTime that would have made all those family video calls in 2020 a lot more entertaining. The new feature is called SharePlay.Basically, SharePlay lets you do more things when you're on FaceTime calls. You can stream a movie as a group or you can listen to a song together, and anyone on the call would have the power to pause the movie or rewind the song.
    Right now, the SharePlay feature works with Apple TV and
  • Jury selection begins in trial of Oklahoma mother charged in connection with 2-year-old son’s death

    Jury selection begins in trial of Oklahoma mother charged in connection with 2-year-old son’s death
    CLEVELAND COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) - An Oklahoma mother accused of the death of her child is now going before a judge and jury. Jury selection happened Monday inside a Cleveland County courtroom for the trial against Rebecca Hogue.   Oklahoma mother charged in connection with 2-year-old’s deathProsecutors allege she failed to protect her 2-year-old son, Jeremiah Johnson, from her boyfriend, Christopher Trent, who was caring for the child when he suffered those fatal in
  • Innocent bystander dead after suspect speeds through intersection while attempting to evade police

    Innocent bystander dead after suspect speeds through intersection while attempting to evade police
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - Oklahoma City Police say an innocent bystander was killed Monday night after a suspect sped through an intersection on the city's southwest side while trying to evade officers.According to authorities, officers were pursuing the suspect but stopped following due to the high rate of speed.The suspect continued to the intersection of SW 104th and Penn. when they ran a red light and hit another driver.Unfortunately, authorities say that driver has died from their injuries.The
  • 11 African lions test positive for COVID-19 at Denver Zoo

    11 African lions test positive for COVID-19 at Denver Zoo
    DENVER (KDVR) – The Denver Zoo announced Monday that 11 African lions, ranging in age from 1 to 9 years old, tested positive for COVID-19.The zoo said animal care and veterinarians describe the symptoms as being relatively mild at this point, and they are closely monitoring and treating the lions individually as needed.Zookeepers noticed the lions were coughing, sneezing, acting lethargic and battling nasal discharge. The lions tested positive after nasal swab samples were sent to Colorado
  • NC man identified as victim of killer John Wayne Gacy

    NC man identified as victim of killer John Wayne Gacy
    CHICAGO (AP) — A North Carolina man who moved to Chicago was one of the victims of John Wayne Gacy, who was convicted of killing 33 young men and boys in the 1970s, authorities said Monday.Francis Wayne Alexander would have been 21 or 22 years old when Gacy killed him sometime between early 1976 and early 1977, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said at a news conference in announcing the identification of Alexander's remains.Alexander's family didn't even realize he had been dead all these year
  • “My baby literally died in my arms,” Mother, authorities search for answers after daughter shot, killed in drive-by shooting

    “My baby literally died in my arms,” Mother, authorities search for answers after daughter shot, killed in drive-by shooting
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - A drive-by shooting early Sunday morning left a 20-year-old woman dead, and her mother and authorities asking the public to help find the killer.The mother of victim says her daughter came over for a simple visit, but moments later, that daughter was in her mother’s arms as she struggled for life.“My baby didn’t deserve to die,” said Lashawn Railback. Woman killed in drive-by shooting in northwest Oklahoma CityThe devasted mother is grieving th
  • 19-year-old suspect arrested after Oklahoma dispensary robbed at gunpoint

    19-year-old suspect arrested after Oklahoma dispensary robbed at gunpoint
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - A 19-year-old is now behind bars after being accused of robbing a local dispensary in the village last Friday.Jarmal Burris has been placed in custody. Officers were searching for him, and according to a police report, he had two confirmed warrants for robbery and kidnapping. Oklahoma man charged with murder in shooting that left child paralyzed"The first thing I noticed is the gun being drawn," said the Along Came Mary Dispensary owner. "He was yelling obscenities when he
  • At least 2 dead, officer among those injured in Idaho mall shooting, police say

    At least 2 dead, officer among those injured in Idaho mall shooting, police say
    BOISE, Idaho (NEXSTAR) — Police in Boise, Idaho, say two people have dead and at least four people, including a police officer, have been injured in a shooting at a shopping mall. They say a person is in custody.
    Police on Twitter said Monday afternoon they were working their way through each business at the Boise Towne Square shopping mall, which is located in Idaho's largest city and is the city's largest mall."At this time we believe there was only a single shooter involved," police sai
  • At least 2 dead in Idaho mall shooting, officer among several injured, police say

    At least 2 dead in Idaho mall shooting, officer among several injured, police say
    BOISE, Idaho (NEXSTAR) — Police in Boise, Idaho, say two people have died and at least four people, including a police officer, have been injured in a shooting at a shopping mall. They say a person is in custody.
    Police on Twitter said Monday afternoon they were working their way through each business at the Boise Towne Square shopping mall, which is located in Idaho's largest city and is the city's largest mall."At this time we believe there was only a single shooter involved," Boise Poli
  • Oklahoma Supreme Court blocks three abortion laws

    Oklahoma Supreme Court blocks three abortion laws
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - The Oklahoma Supreme Court today blocked three abortion laws that were scheduled to take effect November 1.House Bill 1904 mandates that only board-certified obstetricians and gynecologists can perform abortions.Senate Bill 778 and Senate Bill 779 provide restrictions surrounding the use of abortion-inducing drugs.All three were struck down Monday in court.“The Oklahoma Supreme Court recognized that these laws would cause irreparable harm to Oklah
  • Stay of execution denied for 5 Oklahoma death row inmates

    Stay of execution denied for 5 Oklahoma death row inmates
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - An Oklahoma judge has denied a stay of execution for five death row inmates, including Julius Jones.Julius Jones, John Grant, Donald Grant, Wade Lay and Gilbert Postelle have filed for a preliminary injunction in relation to their executions.During today's hearing, attorneys for the inmates asked the judge to delay the executions due to an upcoming trial in February.
    That lawsuit questions whether Oklahoma's execution protocol is constitutional.However, the judge denied al
  • Donald Trump Jr. sells T-shirts mocking Alec Baldwin's fatal shooting

    Donald Trump Jr. sells T-shirts mocking Alec Baldwin's fatal shooting
    WASHINGTON (The Hill) - Donald Trump Jr. is selling T-shirts on his web site that mock the fatal shooting on Alec Baldwin's movie set.The T-shirts promoted on his website include the tagline "guns don't kill people, Alec Baldwin kills people."The shirts retail for $27.99 and appeared online after Baldwin accidentally fired a prop gun on a movie set that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and injured director Joel Souza, Insider reported.
    Trump also took to
  • New outdoor fitness court in Norman provides free gym option for community to get fit

    New outdoor fitness court in Norman provides free gym option for community to get fit
    NORMAN, Okla. (KFOR) - The City of Norman has placed an emphasis on the community's health with programs like Move with the Mayor and now a gym that is available to all, for free.The City had unveiled a new fitness court at Frances Cate Park. It is an outdoor gym where residents can experience a variety of bodyweight exercises right in their neighborhood.Fight or Flight Fitness gym owner, James White, first saw the fitness court model while visiting San Francisco. Fascinated by the design, he kn
  • Health Department answering common questions as it expands COVID-19 booster availability

    Health Department answering common questions as it expands COVID-19 booster availability
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - On Monday, the Oklahoma City-County Health Department added Moderna and Johnson & Johnson to its list of COVID-19 boosters eligible residents can receive.However, there have been many questions surrounding mixing and matching types of vaccines as well as eligibility. CDC reports 107 new COVID-19 deaths in OklahomaEarly Monday morning, there were signs of hope at the Oklahoma City-County Health Department as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.Those who had eagerly bee
  • Virginia Democrats sue USPS for delays that threaten to 'disenfranchise' voters

    Virginia Democrats sue USPS for delays that threaten to 'disenfranchise' voters
    (The Hill) -- The Virginia Democratic Party filed a lawsuit against the United States Postal Service (USPS) on Friday for allegedly failing to process and deliver election-related mail on time, contending the delays are “threatening to disenfranchise” thousands of voters ahead of next month’s contentious gubernatorial election.The lawsuit argues that while problems are being observed throughout the commonwealth, the “significant delay in election mail” in Albemarle,
  • We are filmmakers who work with firearms. This is what is important in on-set safety

    We are filmmakers who work with firearms. This is what is important in on-set safety
    (The Conversation) - In a horrendous accident, a cinematographer has died and a director has been injured after Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun while filming in New Mexico.When shooting a film with guns, there are many choices to make: each prop needs to be appropriate for the character, and appropriate for the scene. There is also the choice of whether you will use replica weapons, real weapons, or a mix.But most importantly, everyone on set needs to know how to work alongside guns.A gu
  • Remains of former United executive found in forest preserve

    Remains of former United executive found in forest preserve
    DARIEN, Ill. (NewsNation Now) — Illinois officials have confirmed that remains found in a suburban Chicago forest preserve are those of United Airlines executive Jacob Cefolia.Cefolia, 50, was found at the Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve in Darien on Friday. Investigators used dental records to identify him. DuPage Forest Preserve Police Chief David Pederson said investigators found no signs of foul play. Child’s skeleton, 3 abandoned siblings found in Texas apartment, sheriff saysCef
  • Vaccine mandates create conflict with some defiant workers

    Vaccine mandates create conflict with some defiant workers
    BATH, Maine (AP) — Josh “Chevy” Chevalier is a third-generation shipbuilder who hasn't missed a day of work during the pandemic in his job as a welder constructing Navy warships on the Maine coast.But he's ready to walk away from his job because of an impending mandate from President Joe Biden that federal contractors and all U.S. businesses with 100 or more workers be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.“People are fighting for their constitutional rights —
  • Hertz to buy 100,000 Teslas; rentals available starting November, CEO says

    Hertz to buy 100,000 Teslas; rentals available starting November, CEO says
    DETROIT (AP) — Hertz announced Monday that it will buy 100,000 electric vehicles from Tesla, one of the largest purchases of battery-powered cars in history and the latest evidence of the nation's increasing commitment to EV technology.The purchase by one of the world's leading rental car companies reflects its confidence that electric vehicles are gaining acceptance with environmentally minded consumers as an alternative to vehicles powered by petroleum-burning internal combustion engines
  • Twitter suspends GOP Rep. Banks for misgendering trans health official

    Twitter suspends GOP Rep. Banks for misgendering trans health official
    WASHINGTON (The Hill) - Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.) said Saturday that his official Twitter account had been suspended over a post he made about Department of Health and Human Services assistant secretary for health Rachel Levine, who is transgender.According to a screenshot posted of the tweet, Banks said “the title of first female four-star officer gets taken by a man,” a reference to Levine, who became the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps' first openly
  • Yelp reviews create 'Most Haunted Spots in the U.S'

    Yelp reviews create 'Most Haunted Spots in the U.S'
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - Halloween is just days away, so families across the country will be preparing for spooky sights and treats.If you like some thrills during your Halloween events, you might find yourself on a ghost tour or going through a haunted house. CDC reports 107 new COVID-19 deaths in OklahomaRecently, Yelp named the top 25 most haunted spots in the United States and one is right here in Oklahoma City.Yelp researchers identified businesses in the restaurant, food, travel, and arts ca
  • 46% of adults would listen to same song on repeat for 3 days — just for more 'me time'

    46% of adults would listen to same song on repeat for 3 days — just for more 'me time'
    NEW YORK — With the holiday season around the corner, a majority of Americans are pumping the brakes on their frantic schedules to get some much-needed “me-time.”A survey of 2,000 people finds that for 77%, alone time is necessary for them to decompress. More than two-thirds (68%) are willing to say “no” to social plans just to have more time to themselves. Another 61% would do almost anything for more “me-time.” Forty-six percent admit they would e

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