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Oklahoma City is a vibrant city that seems to have everything you need for a comfortable life. The Devon Energy Corporation and the Chesapeake Energy Corporation were two of the most influential power companies in the city. Today, there are many other industries, including information technology companies, have made massive strides in terms of development. The availability of various recreational activities provides a release to the people who are busy with their business through the week. It is a very good city for a person to settle down. The availability of all the necessary facilities, has already made many people to settle down here. This is the main reason for the increase in the population of Oklahoma city in the last two decades.

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Police identify victim, make arrest in deadly Warr Acres shooting

Feb 28, 2024 12:25 PM EDT

Police have identified the victim and made an arrest regarding a fatal shooting in Warr Acres on February 22, 2024.

Records: OK County commissioner who voted in favor of new jail site previously took donation from site’s owner

Feb 27, 2024 11:56 PM EDT

Records uncovered by News 4 show Oklahoma County commissioner Myles Davidson received campaign donations from executives with the company owning land he recently voted in favor of the county purchasing to relocate the Oklahoma County Jail.

OK House Education Committee bill would give lawmakers final say in school accreditation changes

Feb 27, 2024 07:45 PM EDT

Oklahoma lawmakers on the House Common Education Committee voted Tuesday to move forward with a bill giving lawmakers the final say on school accreditation status. House Bill 3550, authored by Representative Danny Sterling, R-Tecumseh, was approved in a 9-2 vote.

McConnell will step down as the Senate Republican leader in November after a record run in the job

Feb 28, 2024 12:20 PM EDT

Mitch McConnell, the longest-serving Senate leader in history who maintained his power in the face of dramatic convulsions in the Republican Party for almost two decades, will step down from that position in November.

Senate Pro Tem's proposed car tag legislation passes Aeronautics, Transportation Committee

Feb 27, 2024 05:31 PM EDT

After a serious accident left Senate Pro Tem Greg Treat's son in critical condition, the Aeronautics and Transportation Committee unanimously passed Senate Bill 2035

Fire crews knock down structure fire in NW Oklahoma City

Feb 28, 2024 07:32 AM EDT

Oklahoma City fire crews responded to a fully involved structure fire Wednesday morning.

Could Will Rogers World Airport get a new name?

Feb 27, 2024 06:22 PM EDT

There could be some changes coming to Will Rogers World Airport as they look to rebrand this year. In those rebranding discussions, there were talks of a potential name change.

'Largest single year tax cut in Oklahoma history:' Gov. Stitt signs state grocery tax elimination into law

Feb 27, 2024 06:30 PM EDT

Governor Kevin Stitt has officially signed a total elimination of the state grocery tax into law.

OKC Animal Welfare celebrates Leap Day with $29 adoption fees

Feb 28, 2024 02:34 PM EDT

The Oklahoma City Animal Welfare is celebrating Leap Day by reducing cat and dog adoption fees.

Owasso authorities continue to investigate the death of a 16-year old student

Feb 28, 2024 01:46 PM EDT

Owasso authorities still in search of a cause of death, say they ruled out that a fight at school could have contributed to

Walt Disney World will increase ticket prices starting next year

Feb 28, 2024 01:05 PM EDT

If you're planning a trip to Walt Disney World next year, you might be paying more to get into the parks.

'Smokehouse Creek' Fire in Hutchinson, Roberts County burns 500,000 acres, 0% contained

Feb 28, 2024 12:41 PM EDT

The Hemphill County Sheriff’s Office reported on Tuesday morning that the "Smokehouse Creek" fire that began Monday near the Hemphill and Roberts County line, also impacting Hutchinson County, had shifted north toward the river about four miles west of the county line and was moving east-northeast.

Multiple fires in areas of the High Plains

Feb 28, 2024 12:40 PM EDT

After sparking across the High Plains throughout Monday afternoon, multiple wildfires around the Texas Panhandle region were still burning into Wednesday morning, with evacuations and road closures active in some communities as officials work to minimize the spread of the fires.

Former pro wrestler Virgil, known for work with 'Million Dollar Man,' dies

Feb 28, 2024 11:44 AM EDT

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Wendy's isn't planning to raise prices during busiest times, company says

Feb 28, 2024 11:40 AM EDT

Earlier this month, the company's CEO said Wendy's could "begin testing more enhanced features like dynamic pricing and daypart offerings."

One arrested in connection to Pawnee County homicide

Feb 28, 2024 11:39 AM EDT

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is looking into a homicide in Cleveland.

Reese's announces new Peanut Butter Egg product

Feb 28, 2024 10:00 AM EDT

New for the spring season, Hershey has announced a new variation on Peanut Butter Eggs.

Gary Sinise's son Mac dies from rare cancer at 33

Feb 28, 2024 09:25 AM EDT

Actor and activist Gary Sinise recently announced his son has died at the age of 33, following a battle with a rare form of cancer.

Pope Francis briefly taken to hospital for tests after weekly audience

Feb 28, 2024 08:27 AM EDT

Earlier in the day, the 86-year-old pope was pushed in a wheelchair into the audience hall at the Vatican, appearing weary as he dropped heavily into his seat.

Leap Day deals from Wendy's, Krispy Kreme and more

Feb 28, 2024 08:00 AM EDT

Leap Day is just one day away, but you can already take advantage of some deals in honor of the once-in-four-years phenom.