• Video shows man yelling anti-Asian slurs at couple in San Francisco

    Video shows man yelling anti-Asian slurs at couple in San Francisco
    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) - Video shows a San Francisco couple being followed and harassed by a man on a public street on Sunday as multiple bystanders recorded what happened.
    The man continued on an anti-Asian tirade for several minutes before eventually walking away after the couple called the police.Albert Hsieh and boyfriend Justin Erfort say they were just walking down Market Street when the man began an anti-Asian rant.“His comments were pretty low. He was very racially motivated
  • Ohio 'incel' charged in alleged plot to kill college women

    Ohio 'incel' charged in alleged plot to kill college women
    HIGHLAND COUNTY, Ohio (WCMH) -- An Ohio man has been stopped from allegedly plotting a mass shooting targeting female students at an unnamed Ohio university, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.Authorities say Tres Genco, 21, was arrested by federal agents Wednesday for allegedly plotting to commit a hate crime, as well as for illegally possessing a machine gun. CDC now monitoring ‘over 200 individuals in 27 states’ for monkeypoxAccording to the indictment, Genco conducted in
  • Man released from prison to marry sister of man he was accused of killing

    Man released from prison to marry sister of man he was accused of killing
    CLEVELAND (WJW) – A man convicted of killing his roommate walked out of the Cuyahoga County Jail in Ohio Thursday after being given a new trial – on his arm was the dead man's sister.It marked the latest turn in a 30-year fight for justice, and it’s also become a love story.John Tiedjen walked out of jail on Thursday with a chance to clear his name after spending more than three decades behind bars for murder. It was a moment he thought would never come. CDC now monitoring &lsq
  • Plague discovered in 6 Colorado counties after 10-year-old dies

    Plague discovered in 6 Colorado counties after 10-year-old dies
    LA PLATA COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) – The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says there have been laboratory confirmed reports of plague in animals and fleas from six counties.
    One of the six counties with confirmed plague is LaPlata County, where a 10-year-old resident died from causes associated with plague. Laboratory testing has since confirmed the presence of plague in a sample of fleas collected in the county, according to CDPHE.
    A spokesperson for CDPHE said the other fi
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  • Landing gear falls from plane, crashes to ground at country club: 'Found by a golfer who was out on the course'

    Landing gear falls from plane, crashes to ground at country club: 'Found by a golfer who was out on the course'
    (NEXSTAR) – A plane lost part of its landing gear over a golf course in Maine, sending the broken equipment crashing to the ground on one of the course’s fairways, police say.The incident took place Tuesday evening over the Gorham Country Club. The plane, a twin-engine Piper Navajo, was headed for the Portland International Jetport in Maine when the landing gear broke off. The pilot elected to return to MacArthur Airport on Long Island, New York, rather than continue to Portland.The
  • 33-year-old inmate pronounced dead at Federal Transfer Facility

    33-year-old inmate pronounced dead at Federal Transfer Facility
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - Authorities are investigating after an inmate at the Federal Transfer Center died on Thursday.Shortly before 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 22, guards discovered inmate George Kiss unresponsive at the Federal Transfer Center in Oklahoma City. Norman police bust illegal gambling operation in strip mall, six arrests made so farOfficials say they immediately began life-saving measures as they called paramedics to the scene. However, Kiss was pronounced dead by paramedics.Authoritie
  • Two arrested as illegal marijuana growing operation shut down in Oklahoma

    Two arrested as illegal marijuana growing operation shut down in Oklahoma
    LOVE COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) - Agents with the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics say they have shut down another illegal marijuana growing operation in the Sooner State. CDC now monitoring ‘over 200 individuals in 27 states’ for monkeypoxFor months, OBN has been targeting illegal marijuana growing operations across Oklahoma.Earlier this week, agents teamed up with the Love County Sheriff's Office and Carter County Sheriff's Department to visit a marijuana growing operation in Marietta.Offici
  • Don't want the COVID vaccine? How big of a risk are you really taking?

    Don't want the COVID vaccine? How big of a risk are you really taking?
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - The push to get the COVID-19 vaccine has been reinvigorated since the Delta variant showed up, and statistics show that over 90% of hospitalizations are now among the unvaccinated.Every social media post about the vaccine garners a slew of comments from those who took the shot and those who say they are going to pass.We all know the vaccine protects you against COVID-19 and offers protection against the Delta variant. For those who are vaccinated and end up getting a br
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  • Cleveland Indians change team name to 'Guardians'

    Cleveland Indians change team name to 'Guardians'
    CLEVELAND (WJW) – The Cleveland Indians are now the Guardians.
    The team announced the new name Friday in a video narrated by Tom Hanks highlighting the history of Cleveland. Guardians is a nod to the statues along the city's Hope Memorial Bridge.
    Together, we are all... pic.twitter.com/R5FnT4kv1I— Cleveland Indians (@Indians) July 23, 2021
    The organization announced in December that it would be changing its name for the first time since 1915 after years of controversy and recent pres
  • Firehouse Subs offering free sandwiches during bottled water collection drive

    Firehouse Subs offering free sandwiches during bottled water collection drive
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - A popular sandwich shop is giving away free food to customers who help those in need of water during the hot summer months.Firehouse Subs invites guests nationwide to take part in the ninth annual  H2O For Heroes® bottled water collection drive. Norman police bust illegal gambling operation in strip mall, six arrests made so farOn Saturday, Aug. 7, Firehouse Subs restaurants will offer one medium sub sandwich to each guest who brings in at least one unop
  • Look: 'Shirtless Tongan' Pita Taufatofua delivers again at Tokyo Olympics

    Look: 'Shirtless Tongan' Pita Taufatofua delivers again at Tokyo Olympics
    TOKYO (WCMH) — Pita Taufatofua once again graced the opening ceremony of the Olympics by representing his country of Tonga shirtless.Taufatofua entered the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on Friday as the flag-bearer for Tonga. Just as he did in previous games, he did so while not wearing a shirt.He teased the moment when he spoke to NBC4's Matt Barnes.
    Will @pitataufa wear a shirt at tonight's Opening Ceremony? I asked him earlier this week. The man from Tonga gives you a tease: pic.twitter.com/
  • Oklahoma City Zoo offering free admission before school year starts

    Oklahoma City Zoo offering free admission before school year starts
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - If you want to get out and enjoy the summertime before the school year starts, the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is offering free admission on certain days in August.The zoo announced that it will offer free general admission on weekday afternoons during the first three weeks of August. Norman police bust illegal gambling operation in strip mall, six arrests made so farAdmission is free on the following dates:Monday, Aug. 2 through Friday, Aug. 6, from 12 p.m. to
  • Check those tickets! Oklahoman wins $50,000 in Powerball lottery

    Check those tickets! Oklahoman wins $50,000 in Powerball lottery
    PIEDMONT, Okla. (KFOR) - If you decided to play the Powerball, it's time to check those tickets!The Oklahoma Lottery announced that an Oklahoman has won $50,000 in the latest Powerball drawing. ‘We took 356 animals off this property,’ Oklahoma veterinarian and his husband facing 18 animal cruelty chargesThe winner purchased the ticket from City Stop in Piedmont.The winning numbers from Wednesday night's drawing are 27, 28, 44, 67, 68, and 11.
  • 'Christmas in July' events centered around Chickasha leg lamp

    'Christmas in July' events centered around Chickasha leg lamp
    CHICKASHA, Okla. (KFOR) - A unique inflatable that brings back Christmas memories is back to an Oklahoma community for 'Christmas in July.'Many people grew up watching 'A Christmas Story' every holiday season, and they likely will remember the leg lamp from the movie.However, very few people know that the leg lamp was the brainchild of an Oklahoma professor. Norman police bust illegal gambling operation in strip mall, six arrests made so far“Nolan [James] kept telling her that he invented
  • Oklahoma church hosting hiring event for northeast OKC grocery store

    Oklahoma church hosting hiring event for northeast OKC grocery store
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - A local church in northeast Oklahoma City is hosting a hiring event for a new grocery store.Ebenezer Baptist Church will host a hiring event for the new Homeland, which is located at N.E. 36th and Lincoln.‘We took 356 animals off this property,’ Oklahoma veterinarian and his husband facing 18 animal cruelty chargesOrganizers say the store is looking to hire 80 people for all positions from the northeast community.The hiring event will be held at Ebenezer Baptis
  • Vaccinations begin to rise in some states with soaring COVID cases

    Vaccinations begin to rise in some states with soaring COVID cases
    Vaccinations are beginning to rise in some states where COVID-19 cases are soaring, White House officials said Thursday in a sign that the summer surge is getting the attention of vaccine-hesitant Americans as hospitals in the South are being overrun with patients.Coronavirus coordinator Jeff Zients told reporters that several states with the highest proportions of new infections have seen residents get vaccinated at higher rates than the nation as a whole. Officials cited Arkansas, Florida, Lou
  • PHOTOS: With muted ceremony and empty stadium, Tokyo Olympics begin

    PHOTOS: With muted ceremony and empty stadium, Tokyo Olympics begin
    TOKYO (AP) — Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with a dazzling display of fireworks and soaring, made-for-TV choreography that unfolded in a near-empty stadium, a strangely subdued ceremony that set a striking tone to match a unique pandemic Games.As their opening unfolded, devoid of the usual crowd energy, the Olympics convened amid simmering anger and disbelief in much of the host country, but with hopes from organizers that the
  • PHOTOS: Amid fireworks, Tokyo's opening ceremony begins

    PHOTOS: Amid fireworks, Tokyo's opening ceremony begins
    (AP) -- With a blaze of indigo and white fireworks lighting the night sky, the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony has started.It began with a single female athlete at the center of the stadium, kneeling. As she stood, the shadow behind her took the shape of a seedling, growing as she walked. A number of athletes were featured in a video that started with the moment Tokyo won the Olympic bid in 2013, then eventually to images of a world silenced by the pandemic.Then came the fireworks, a 20-second b
  • Should fully vaccinated people mask up with COVID-19 cases rising?

    Should fully vaccinated people mask up with COVID-19 cases rising?
    Should vaccinated people mask up with COVID-19 cases rising?It depends on your situation, but masking in public can provide another layer of protection and help prevent the virus from spreading to others who aren't protected.An easing of safety precautions and the large number of people who remain unvaccinated in many regions are contributing to the spread of cases around the world.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has not changed its advice that fully vaccinated people can saf
  • CDC now monitoring 'over 200 individuals in 27 states' for monkeypox

    CDC now monitoring 'over 200 individuals in 27 states' for monkeypox
    WASHINGTON (WVLA) - A week after a Texas man was confirmed to have monkeypox after traveling overseas, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is monitoring dozens of people who may have come in contact with him.Since the original monkeypox diagnosis in Texas, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is monitoring "over 200 individuals in 27 states and a few other countries."The patient flew into Atlanta, Georgia on July 9 from Lagos, Nigeria, and then went on to Dallas. He was admi
  • Norman police bust illegal gambling operation in strip mall, six arrests made so far

    Norman police bust illegal gambling operation in strip mall, six arrests made so far
    NORMAN, Okla. (KFOR) – The Norman Police Department busted an illegal gambling operation on July 15 when a larceny call led them to evidence, and eventually search warrants, where they found illegal gambling items and activities."They located numerous slot machines, gaming tables and money machines,” said Sarah Jensen, public information’s officer with the Norman Police Department. Wanted Oklahoma City carjacking fugitive who allegedly shot 3 people across Oklahoma captured in
  • Drivers say Yukon road's pothole problem can't be ignored much longer

    Drivers say Yukon road's pothole problem can't be ignored much longer
    YUKON, Okla. (KFOR) – Drivers on Wilshire Boulevard in Yukon are reaching the end of their patience, publicly warning people to only travel down the road at their own risk. A series of potholes is causing major headaches, high repair costs and even life-threatening situations.These potholes are big, some even several feet across, and there's dozens of them. Some drivers tell KFOR if city officials don't completely fix the road soon, they may have a death on their hands."It's either you hit
  • Caddo County authorities, worried son call upon public to help locate missing Oklahoma woman suffering from brain cancer

    Caddo County authorities, worried son call upon public to help locate missing Oklahoma woman suffering from brain cancer
    CADDO COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) – A loving son and the Caddo County Sheriff’s office are searching for a 55-year-old woman who has been missing for more than 24 hours. Authorities and her family believe the woman, who was recently diagnosed with brain cancer, may be disoriented.“She’s irreplaceable,” said the missing woman’s son, Dylan Sherrill, with tears in his eyes.Dawn Sherrill and her family.Dylan said his mother, Dawn Sherrill, was last seen at 6 p.m. Wednesd
  • Consumer Alert: Understanding the financial impact of bad driving

    Consumer Alert: Understanding the financial impact of bad driving
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Driving carelessly is never a good idea. Doing so can result in a collision that can cause injuries and even death. And it can cause you to lose money in the long run.Insurance comparison firm Quote Wizard recently issued an eye-opening report. Pickup slams into building following vehicle crash in Oklahoma CityThe report shows that driving under the influence, causing an accident or even a speeding ticket can raise how much you pay in auto insurance more than you rea
  • Pickup slams into building following vehicle crash in Oklahoma City

    Pickup slams into building following vehicle crash in Oklahoma City
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A pickup crashed into a building in Oklahoma City, Thursday afternoon, following a collision with another vehicle.The pickup collided with a minivan near Northwest 39th and Portland. 1 injured, 1 arrested after neighbor dispute ends in shootingThe pickup slammed into the side of a building upon impact with the minivan.At least one person was injured in the crash.Police have not yet provided information on the cause of the collision or the condition of the individuals
  • New gates to be included in Tinker Air Force Base expansion

    New gates to be included in Tinker Air Force Base expansion
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Tinker Air Force Base will undergo a significant expansion that could alleviate long wait times to get into the base.Oklahoma Industries Authority and the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber held a press conference on Thursday, announcing that 220 acres east of Douglas Boulevard is being added to the base.The addition will widen tinker's perimeter on the southeast side, stretching across Douglas Boulevard from 44th to 74th. Tinker Air Force Base gate to close for construct
  • 'We took 356 animals off this property,' Oklahoma veterinarian and his husband facing 18 animal cruelty charges

    'We took 356 animals off this property,' Oklahoma veterinarian and his husband facing 18 animal cruelty charges
    CLEVELAND COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) – A metro veterinarian is not only charged with animal abuse but now also in danger of losing his license.The Cleveland County District Attorney's Office filed 18 animal cruelty charges against Dr. Aaron Stachmus, his husband Bryson Anglin and caretaker Mark Parker.Each count represents a different species of animals.An affidavit revealed the Rock Creek Farm belongs to Stachmus and Anglin."We took 356 animals off this property," said Sarah Jensen with the Nor
  • “I think the writing is on the wall that we’re in for another really bad surge,” Health leaders urging Oklahomans to get vaccinated as cases continue to rise

    “I think the writing is on the wall that we’re in for another really bad surge,” Health leaders urging Oklahomans to get vaccinated as cases continue to rise
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - The State Department of Health today reporting 1581 new COVID-19 cases in Oklahoma. As cases increase, health leaders are sounding the alarm.  “We can’t wish it away. We can’t ignore it. It’s here and it’s gonna get worse,” said Dr. George Monks, former president of Oklahoma State Medical Association.Cases are ramping up - not just across the country, but right here in the Sooner State. Doctors warning of what’s to come.&
  • Former county commissioner charged after allegedly taking tractor from Tinker Air Force Base

    Former county commissioner charged after allegedly taking tractor from Tinker Air Force Base
    OKLAHOMA COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) - A former county commissioner was charged after allegedly taking a tractor from Tinker Air Force Base.Former Oklahoma County Commissioner Earl Rooms is facing a felony count of automobile/equipment theft. He was commissioner from 1996-2000. OBN shares progress with decade old ‘drug take back’ programHis attorney said he worked at Tinker for about 15 years."In our lives, we sometimes do things where we don't think about the consequences, and then you're
  • As moratorium end date looms, state agencies prompt struggling renters to seek out financial aid

    As moratorium end date looms, state agencies prompt struggling renters to seek out financial aid
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - The extension of the nationwide ban on evictions has provided some relief for renters. Well, at least until July 31. But even when the moratorium ends, Oklahomans can still get help paying their rent and utilities.Community CARES Partners has provided aid to people in all 77 Oklahoma counties, and they still have more work todo.Many Oklahoma families are still on the rebound after the pandemic took a heavy financial toll, but CCP ensures they have the money to help. Stimul

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