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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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UCO Looks to Break Out in 2019

Aug 18, 2019 09:36 PM EDT

The University of Central Oklahoma is looking for a breakout season in 2019. That after going 8-4 in each of the last two seasons. Both of those seasons produced bowl wins for the Bronchos. On offense, UCO has a wealth of talent. Especially with the quarterbacks. The Bronchos could theoretically play four quarterbacks this fall. And the coaching staff would be ok with each and every one of them taking snaps. Chandler Garrett, Keats Calhoon, Will Collins and newcomer Brandon […]

Former NFL player and Texas Longhorns star Cedric Benson dies in a motorcycle crash

Aug 18, 2019 03:43 PM EDT

Famed running back Cedric Benson, who soared to stardom as a Texas Longhorn “legend,” died Saturday night. He was 36 years old. Austin police said a minivan was trying to cross an intersection when it ran into a motorcycle, CNN affiliate KXAN reported. Both Benson and a woman were pronounced dead at the scene. “Our condolences to the friends and family of former Bears running back Cedric Benson, our 4th overall Draft pick in 2005 and member of the 2006 […]


Aug 18, 2019 03:06 PM EDT

CUSHING, Okla. – City officials in Cushing say they are monitoring a situation involving the Cushing Lake dam. According to city officials on Sunday, there has been a breach of the concrete structure beneath the surface, “which is allowing water to pass unrestricted yet controlled, meaning there has not been a complete dam failure.” The area north of the dam is mostly fields and livestock, no structures, and police are notifying those who have property and livestock downstream of the […]

22-month-old girl dies after being left inside a hot car in New Jersey

Aug 18, 2019 02:47 PM EDT

A 22-month-old girl has died after she was found unresponsive in a van outside a commuter rail station in Lindenwold, New Jersey, prosecutors said. A 911 call at about 3:38 p.m. Friday reported a child inside a van at the PATCO High Speed Line, according to a press release from the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office. Police arrived and found the girl unresponsive in her car seat and the passenger window broken, authorities said. The toddler was pronounced dead on the […]


Aug 18, 2019 01:40 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. – A motorcyclist was killed after crashing into a car at an intersection in Tulsa. Police say they are now looking for the driver of the car who left the scene after the accident. At around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, Tulsa police responded to the area near 31st and Mingo for a crash. According to FOX 23, a motorcyclist was traveling at a high rate of speed, possibly 100 mph, when he crashed into a black Honda turning left […]

Yukon police searching for man who escaped during arrest

Aug 18, 2019 01:24 PM EDT

YUKON, Okla. – Yukon police are looking for a man who escaped while he was under arrest over the weekend. On Sunday, Yukon police conducted a traffic stop at around 1:30 a.m. in the 500 block of Elm Ave. on a vehicle driven by Sierra Rhodes, 24. Yukon police say during the traffic stop, Rhodes gave officers false information about his identity. Police determined Rhodes’ identity and discovered he had two active warrants for his arrest in Oklahoma and Pottawatomie […]

A record 768 million US vacation days went to waste last year, a study says

Aug 18, 2019 12:57 PM EDT

Workers in the United States left a record number of vacation days on the table last year, equating to billions in lost benefits,

Steve Agee, Susan Winchester stop by Flash Point

Aug 18, 2019 12:54 PM EDT


“No credible threat at this time,” Possible “threat of violence” prompts OKCPD, Canadian County Sheriff’s Office investigation

Aug 18, 2019 12:53 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY – A possible “threat of violence” prompted an investigation from Oklahoma City police and the Canadian County Sheriff’s Office. According to the Oklahoma City Police Department on Sunday, they were contacted by several “concerned citizens about a possible threat of violence that was said to take place somewhere in the OKC/Yukon area.” Police say investigators with the department and sheriff’s office investigated the possible threat and determined there is no credible threat at this time. “A fantastic example […]

ISIS claims responsibility for deadly blast at wedding in Afghanistan, killing more than 60 people

Aug 18, 2019 12:18 PM EDT

A suicide bomb attack at a wedding in Kabul on Saturday killed 63 people and wounded 182, an Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman said. Among the victims were women and children, spokesman Nasrat Rahimi said. About 20 people were taken to a Kabul hospital run by the Italian NGO Emergency, the organization said. “We were planning to sleep when we heard the sound of a loud explosion,” a witness who lives near the venue and did not want to be identified […]

California third-grader sells lemonade to honor fallen officers

Aug 18, 2019 12:05 PM EDT

OAKDALE, Calif. — A third grader from Modesto is selling lemonade and raising funds in honor of fallen officers. People from all over Stanislaus County stopped at Millie’s Lemonade Stand in Valley Home Park Friday to refresh and give back to a cause close to 8-year-old Millie Cox’s heart. “Officers protect us and we wanted to do something nice for them,” Millie told KTXL. All day long, Millie and her classmate, Ashlan, scooped ice and filled lemonade glasses to raise […]

Used needles found near Missouri school bus stop

Aug 18, 2019 11:23 AM EDT


Oklahoma rescue responds to Tennessee after more than 200 animals found in home; woman charged

Aug 18, 2019 11:18 AM EDT

Warning: This video contains images that may be considered disturbing. PIKEVILLE, Tenn. – A Tennessee woman who authorities say had more than 200 animals inside her home has been charged with animal cruelty. News outlets report all animals had been taken away by Friday afternoon from the home of Caroline Adkins in Pikeville. More than 160 dogs and more than 40 cats were reportedly on the property. Karen McMeekin of A Time 4 Paws Rescue in Crossville says she received […]

Clinton police, OSBI investigating after 8-year-old dies from apparent gunshot wound

Aug 18, 2019 11:08 AM EDT

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River flow adjusted to recover Oklahoma sunken barges

Aug 18, 2019 10:53 AM EDT

TULSA, Okla. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Tulsa requested to raise the pool at Webbers Falls to 491.5 feet for 24 hours to facilitate barge movement. The request made Wednesday with Southwestern Division Headquarters continues the efforts to recover two sunken barges at Webbers Falls. The pool reached 491 feet Tuesday morning. Flooding caused two barges to break from constraints and crash into a lock and dam in May, obstructing three gates from closing. Water flow at […]

Authorities identify cause, victim of deadly I-35 crash

Aug 18, 2019 10:46 AM EDT

MCCLAIN COUNTY, Okla. – The Oklahoma Highway Patrol released new details in a crash that claimed the life of a Moore man. The crash happened August 15, at around 11:15 a.m., on I-35 northbound, approximately 3.6 miles southwest of Wayne. According to a trooper’s report, 40-year-old Roberto Nieto, of Moore, was driving southbound on I-35 when he struck the rear of a semi that was stopped in the outside lane due to construction. Nieto was pronounced dead at the scene. […]

Westbound lanes of I-44 back open in Oklahoma City following semi crash

Aug 18, 2019 10:21 AM EDT

UPDATE: All lanes of I-44 westbound near May have been reopened.

USGS: 3.7 magnitude earthquake recorded in Pittsburg County

Aug 18, 2019 10:02 AM EDT

PITTSBURG COUNTY, Okla. – Residents in eastern Oklahoma may have felt some shaking Sunday morning. The USGS says a 3.7 magnitude earthquake was recorded in Pittsburg County just after 4 a.m. The epicenter of the earthquake was 1.2 miles north/northeast of Quinton, Oklahoma; 123 miles east of Oklahoma City. There have been no reports of any damage.

IDEMIA preparing for public rollout of Mobile ID in Oklahoma with beta program

Aug 17, 2019 11:20 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY – The state of Oklahoma is offering a new Mobile Driver’s License Beta Program for up to 10,000 testers. This allows Oklahoma drivers to scan their license to have a digital copy of their ID on their smartphones. You will be able to use the Mobile ID for everything from buying alcohol, to getting pulled over by the police. IDEMIA is the company that makes traditional driver’s licenses for Oklahoma, and 34 other states, and it says Mobile […]

Love OKC provides over $1 million in free resources to thousands of families on Saturday

Aug 17, 2019 11:00 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY – Love OKC One Day event took place at the Oklahoma Fairgrounds on Saturday. The event provided over $1 million in free resources for Oklahoma families. “We set a goal this year of 10,000,” said Mike Emmelhainz, Love OKC One Day Executive Director. Emmelhainz said this is the 8th annual event, growing each year since it began. “In those 7 years, we’ve served over 41,000 people and had over 11,000 volunteers,” Emmelhainz said. With over 35 organizations coming […]