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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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Friend remembers woman killed in Canadian County shooting

Mar 23, 2019 11:18 PM EDT

CANADIAN COUNTY, Okla. – A man wanted for murder in Canadian County is in custody after 28-year-old Paige Gomer was shot and killed Thursday night. The Canadian County sheriff said her suspected killer is an illegal immigrant from Mexico and has admitted to the crime. “We were supposed to meet up and I just never got the time to,” said Sosha Christmas. “It just shows live everyday like your last.” Sosha Christmas regrets never meeting up with Gomer. 24 hours […]


Kiwi Connection Highlights OU-Virginia Battle in NCAA Tournament

Mar 23, 2019 11:17 PM EDT

Oklahoma had the most impressive performance of all the first round games in the NCAA Tournament. That’s because they scored more than the 67 other teams in the field. What will be even more impressive is if the Sooners can take down top seeded Virginia in the second round. They’ll likely need another double-digit performance from four of their main stays to do just that. However, this game is a bit more personal for one Sooner and one Cavalier. Matt […]


New details in February gang-related shooting

Mar 23, 2019 11:12 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Three people are in custody in connection with a deadly shooting back in February. Jaylen Brown, Marqui Smith, and Keshawn Franklin are all charged with murder. According to police, on February 17 one victim was found dead from gunshot injuries outside the Session Hookah Lounge on NW 23rd Street. Another victim was rushed to the hospital. Police said Franklin was the first to fire his pistol causing a gunfight in the parking lot. All three suspects […]


Hail wreaks havoc for Oklahoma City metro residents

Mar 23, 2019 08:11 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY – Severe weather rolled across parts of the state early Saturday evening – just a couple of days into the spring season. Hail and high winds were reported in many parts of the Oklahoma City metro. Some residents reported hail as large as golf balls.  


Spring has returned and so has the OKC Home & Outdoor Living Show

Mar 23, 2019 05:00 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY


KFOR greeted fans of the OKC Home and Outdoor Living Show

Mar 23, 2019 04:35 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY


Death toll rises to more than 100 after ferry capsizes in Iraq’s Tigris River

Mar 23, 2019 01:56 PM EDT

An overcrowded ferry capsized in the Tigris River near Mosul, killing at least 102 people during Nowruz and Mother’s Day celebrations on Thursday, officials said. Among the victims were at least 12 children, officials have said. Of the more than 170 people who were on board, about 60 are missing, said Mosul Mayor Zuhair al-Araji. The ferry was transporting people from a bank off the river to a small tourist island called Umm al-Rabeein. “My family was happy and preparing […]


Program that helps young people who need immediate safety returns to Oklahoma City, city officials say

Mar 23, 2019 01:50 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY – A program aimed at helping young people who need immediate safety is making a return in Oklahoma City. City officials say the return of the program, Safe Place, also means the return of black and yellow diamond-shaped signs on Oklahoma City fire stations and OnCue stores. “Safe Place gives an option to young people who feel they have no place to turn,” said


Replacing Oklahoma City canal lights to begin by next year

Mar 23, 2019 01:13 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City officials say work to replace the lighting system along the Bricktown Canal will be underway by next year. The city now has an architects’ report recommending safety features not in place when 23-year-old Wesley Seeley of Tuttle died and 31-year-old Brandon Gann of Van Buren, Arkansas, was critically injured after both were electrocuted in the canal last year. Seeley was electrocuted after he fell into the canal Sept. 30 and he tried to pull himself […]


Woman who was smallest baby born in Texas now works at NICU that saved her life

Mar 23, 2019 01:05 PM EDT

TEMPLE, Texas


Hundreds of OG&E customers without power in NW Oklahoma City

Mar 23, 2019 12:53 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY – Hundreds of customers with OG&E in northwest Oklahoma City are without power Saturday morning. According to OG&E’s System Watch, an outage has been reported near NW 164th and Penn. and affects approximately 400 residents in the area. It is unknown what caused the outage, but crews are working to restore power. System Watch says power could be restored by 2:30 p.m.


Oklahoma City Zoo joining flamingo chick rescue effort in South Africa

Mar 23, 2019 11:57 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma City Zoo is sending staff to South Africa to join a massive flamingo chick rescue effort. On Thursday, the zoo announced they are providing $6,000 from their Round Up for Conservation emergency fund to send staff for “boots on the ground” support after more than 1,800 lesser flamingo chicks were abandoned in South Africa. Zoo officials say due to high temperatures and low rainfall at the breeding site, which is one of only six wetlands […]


Police looking for man who kicked 78-year-old woman in the face on New York City subway

Mar 23, 2019 11:32 AM EDT

NEW YORK


71-year-old Minnesota cancer survivor breaks world record for planking

Mar 23, 2019 11:27 AM EDT

MINNETONKA, Minn. – A senior citizen who recently finished cancer treatment broke the world record for planking. 71-year-old Andy Steinfeldt didn’t even know what a plank was a few years ago – and now he holds the Guinness World Record for the exercise, according to Lakeshore Weekly News, Steinfeldt joined a gym a few years back and reportedly was put through a series of exercises to make sure he was fit enough to use the equipment without supervision. He told […]


Pink, daughter visit Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum ahead of concert

Mar 23, 2019 11:24 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY – Pink and her daughter visited the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum on Friday. Pink posted pictures of her daughter, Willow Sage Hart, at the memorial on Instagram with the caption, “Oklahoma City Memorial


Crash involving ATV, vehicle claims life of Oklahoma man

Mar 23, 2019 10:59 AM EDT

KINGFISHER, Okla. – Officials are investigating the cause of a crash involving a vehicle and ATV that claimed the life of one Oklahoma man. It happened Friday, just after 6:30 p.m., three miles south of Kingfisher. According to a trooper’s report, 34-year-old Christopher McCollum, of Kingfisher, was driving an ATV westbound on a private drive when he entered onto a county road and was struck by a pickup traveling northbound. Both vehicles departed the roadway, coming to rest in a […]


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Mar 23, 2019 09:55 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma Highway Patrol officers were on the scene of a multi-car accident on eastbound I-44. It happened just before 7:40 a.m. Saturday at I-44 and N Classen Blvd. Officials tell News 4 two semi trucks and three cars were involved in a wreck after one of the trucks overturned. No injuries were reported. All lanes of eastbound I-44 near Classen were closed, however, they have since been reopened.


Program flagging uninsured drivers mislabels some, officials ID flaw

Mar 22, 2019 11:18 PM EDT

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Oklahoma House appoints task force members to review page program after sexual assault allegation involving 2 students

Mar 22, 2019 11:00 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma House leadership has appointed a ten member task force to review the chamber’s student page program in light of a female page alleging she was raped by another page at a metro hotel last week. House Speaker Charles McCall’s office said the speaker has named seven Republicans and three Democrats to the Page Program Task Force to look into the program, which was suspended last week after the sexual assault investigation came to light. A spokesperson […]


Oklahoma WWII veteran takes flight down memory lane

Mar 22, 2019 10:45 PM EDT

ADA, Okla. – The B-24 Bomber Liberator and the men who manned them, helped liberate America from World War II. The B-24’s bombing runs in the Pacific Theater against the Japanese were lethal. One man who knows that is 94-year-old Gene Neal from Sulphur. His position in the plane during the war was in the very front of the B-24. “I was the nose gunner,” says Gene, “I was the first one there and the first one home.” On Friday […]