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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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Oklahoma mother and daughter survive breast cancer together

Oct 22, 2019 11:54 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – In life there’s no user’s manual. “People don’t tell you what to expect when you grow older,” Joyce Walton said. It’s a journey you’ve got to put your shoes on and live, and if you’re lucky you won’t travel alone. “We get up. We sit at the window,” Joyce said. “We have coffee, and then we go in and fix breakfast.” Joyce and her mom, Milly Lenney, have lived together for years. They do everything together, […]

Remains of Kamille ‘Cupcake’ McKinney found in dumpster

Oct 22, 2019 11:40 PM EDT


Emergency declaration extended to help with NE OKC ‘food desert’ crisis

Oct 22, 2019 11:26 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Efforts continue to help with the so-called `food desert` striking Northeast Oklahoma City. City Council members agreed Tuesday to extend the emergency declaration on certain small discount stores throughout the 73111-zip code. City Councilwoman Nikki Nice believes everyone should have access to healthy food, but it’s a different story for some in her district. “We need to introduce healthy options,” she said. “If they don`t have healthy options, then shame on us for not allowing them […]

Trial underway for caretaker accused in burned baby neglect case

Oct 22, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – An Oklahoma woman is on trial, accused in a horrific case of child neglect. Eleven-month-old Caleb Washington was badly burned, and doctors had to amputate his leg. Prosecutors say the baby was in pain for weeks because neither his caretakers nor his mother would take him to the hospital. The jury trial against caretaker Cordett Cole began Monday. Caleb Washington was known to physicians at OU Children’s Hospital as the “Christmas Day burn baby” because his […]

Body of missing 5-year-old girl found in South Carolina landfill

Oct 22, 2019 10:41 PM EDT


Sooner Schooner sidelined following Saturday crash

Oct 22, 2019 09:47 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (KFOR) – The University of Oklahoma’s beloved Sooner Schooner will not be coming out onto the field to celebrate touchdowns for the rest of the season. “We will repair the damaged Schooner and its future use will be for static display. It is possible that it will be back at a game this season, but it will not run. We also are in the process of having a new Schooner constructed. There is no timetable yet for when […]

OU Board of Regents member steps down

Oct 22, 2019 09:27 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (KFOR) – A member of the University of Oklahoma’s Board of Regents has submitted his resignation. C. Renzi Stone announced his resignation from his Twitter account Tuesday evening. Renzi said that he informed Governor Kevin Stitt and his fellow Regent members that he was resigning. “It has been an honor to serve the state and our alumni, students, faculty and staff,” he said in his resignation letter, which he attached in the tweet. Stone was appointed by then-governor […]

Thunder Open Season Wednesday Night at Utah

Oct 22, 2019 08:40 PM EDT

The Oklahoma City Thunder begin a rebuilding era on Wednesday night when they open the regular season at Utah at 8:00 pm. The Jazz are being considered among the top three of four teams in the Western Conference and Thunder guard Chris Paul believes this is a challenging test for OKC to start the season. The Thunder’s home opener is Friday night at 7:00 against Washington.

You might want to change the time of day you take your blood pressure medicine

Oct 22, 2019 07:54 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (CNN) — You may want to take your blood pressure medicine at bedtime rather than when you get up in the morning, according to a study published Tuesday in the European Heart Journal. The research found that people who take their anti-hypertensive medicine before bed had better-controlled blood pressure and consequently had a much lower risk of death or illness from heart problems when compared to people who took their medication in the morning. Compared to those who […]

New Google Maps feature shows location of police speed traps

Oct 22, 2019 07:45 PM EDT


Chipotle’s supply of carne asada is running low

Oct 22, 2019 07:40 PM EDT

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (CNN) – Chipotle is expecting to run out of its popular new meat dish, carne asada, late next month or in early December

OKC woman dies after crashing into tractor-trailer near El Reno

Oct 22, 2019 07:30 PM EDT

CANADIAN COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) – An Oklahoma City woman died Tuesday from injuries she suffered when she crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer. Christy Summers, 50, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on Interstate 40, three miles west of El Reno. Summers was driving her 2018 Jeep Cherokee west on I-40 behind a 2015 Freightliner tractor-trailer. The tractor-trailer slowed down due to traffic conditions at approximately 12:03 p.m. Summers swerved to the right, but crashed into […]

OKC man pistol-whipped and robbed during video game system transaction; suspects captured

Oct 22, 2019 07:10 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Four people are busted after the sale of a gaming system gone wrong. A man says he met with a woman to buy a gaming console on Monday evening. “When they met, she asked him to pull around the corner when they were finished conducting business. Obviously that should throw up red flags in somebody’s head,” said Master Sgt. Gary Knight with the Oklahoma City Police Department. When they turned the corner, police say several people […]

Willie Brown, Hall of Famer for the Oakland Raiders, dies

Oct 22, 2019 07:09 PM EDT

(CNN) — Longtime

Wynnewood Housing Authority property manager accused of fraud

Oct 22, 2019 07:09 PM EDT


NBA cracks down on fan behavior at games

Oct 22, 2019 07:00 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – The NBA regular season tips off tonight and as for fans in the stands and players on the court, they will have to be on their best behavior. The league has new rules they say will protect players and coaches, so all can enjoy the game. “When you think of an NBA game, pretty much more than any other sport, fans are right there. There are fans that sit in the same row as the players,” […]

Family adopts siblings after watching their story on News 4

Oct 22, 2019 07:00 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – The Melton family didn’t have any plans to add to their household of five, but they say God had different plans for them. It’s a successful adoption story for a brother and sister News 4 featured almost exactly one year ago. “If it weren’t for God being in our lives we’d probably have a nervous breakdown,” Lance Melton said. Lance and Winter Melton are busy parents. They are involved in the church and take care of […]

Woman says someone dumped trashcan full of bees in her yard

Oct 22, 2019 06:36 PM EDT

LEHIGH ACRES, FL (WFTX) — Illegal dumping again in Lee County, but this time someone left a surprise swarming inside. A Lehigh Acres woman reached out to Fox 4 after she noticed a trashcan full of bees in her yard. “I was mad because first off, it made the neighborhood look really trashy, and I’m thinking why wouldn’t they just deal with it on their own?” she asked. So, she asked Lee county to pick it up. “They were like […]

OKC teen works hard to bounce back from rare leukemia diagnosis

Oct 22, 2019 06:05 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – 14-year-old Wyatt Williams loves to stay busy with his hands, and his favorite activity is basketball. “He slept with the basketball,” laughs his mom, Florenda. “He has a goal in his room, and all you hear is boom boom boom.

“It acknowledges the severity of this horrific death and justice and closure for this family,” County leaders agree to settlement following inmate’s death

Oct 22, 2019 06:00 PM EDT

GARFIELD CO., Okla. (KFOR) – Garfield County Commissioners announce a $12.5 million dollar settlement following the death of an inmate who was allegedly bound to a chair for more than two days. “The federal civil lawsuit filed on behalf of our client Anthony Huff has been resolved in an amicable fashion,” Huff’s attorney Eddie Wyant said. The Garfield County Board of Commissioners is preparing to front a $12.5 million dollar bill after 58-year-old Anthony Huff was found unresponsive and strapped […]