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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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Thunder Winning Streak Snapped by Dallas

Jan 28, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

The Oklahoma City Thunder had their five-game winning streak ended with a 107-97 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Monday night at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. Dallas led nearly the entire game and hit a Thunder opponent season high 19 three-pointers, five of them coming from Luka Doncic, who led the Mavs with 29 points and 11 rebounds. The Thunder trailed by 12 at halftime and by as many as 16 early in the third quarter, then went on […]

Cowboys’ Big 12 Losing Streak Reaches Seven With Loss to Kansas

Jan 27, 2020 11:52 PM EDT

Oklahoma State’s men’s basketball team fell behind by 17 points early, then rallied, then watched Kansas go on a game-clinching run to start the second half on their way to a 65-50 win over the Cowboys at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater on Monday night. OSU shot just 28 percent from the field for the game and 2-for-18 from three-point range. Kansas built a 24-7 lead midway through the first half, as the Cowboys made just 1 of their first nine […]

Coyle Public Schools closed Tuesday and Wednesday due to flu

Jan 27, 2020 11:27 PM EDT

COYLE, Okla. (KFOR) – The Superintendent for Coyle Public Schools says they will be closed for two days due to a flu outbreak in the district. Coyle Public Schools will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 28 and Wednesday, Jan. 29 while officials disinfect the schools. School will be back in session Thursday and Friday.

Local rescue warns of the dangers of breeding dogs with the double merle gene

Jan 27, 2020 11:27 PM EDT

EDMOND, Okla. (KFOR) – Each member of The Noodle Gang is either vision or hearing impaired, and pretty soon they’re going to be up for adoption. It’s a full house at the Turner home in Edmond. Little white fluff balls named after Italian cuisine. “We have Ravioli. We have Ramen, Linguini, Fettuccini, and Ziti,” Moria Turner said. What makes these furry friends unique is that all of them have hearing or vision issues. The problem? That pretty merle coat can […]

Suspect robs metro pharmacy of over $6k in drugs with flair gun

Jan 27, 2020 11:06 PM EDT

DEL CITY, Okla. (KFOR) – Del City Police say one man stole more than $6,000 worth of drugs from a CVS Pharmacy. After the robbery, the worker frantically called 911, saying, “Uh, uh, I can’t even speak right now…We just got robbed.” Surveillance video shows a man walking around the CVS, but not near the cash register. Instead, he goes straight for the pills. He then walks up to the counter and demands drugs. According to police records, he tells […]

Just Desserts? Metro woman’s windshield smashed, gas tank filled with sugar by unknown suspect

Jan 27, 2020 11:00 PM EDT

EDMOND, Okla. (KFOR) – A recent sugar attack in Edmond was anything but sweet when a woman’s car was vandalized from the inside out. The woman called 911 when she came outside to find her windshield smashed in and a white, powdery substance spilling out of the gas can. “Makes you think about the person out there doing it and why they are targeting where they are targeting,” Nicholas Nelson said. It’s something sweet that is leaving Nicholas Nelson feeling […]

OKCPD on scene of fatal motorcycle accident

Jan 27, 2020 10:37 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – First responders are on the scene of a fatal motorcycle accident near I-40 and Agnew Monday evening. Officials were called to the scene just before 9 p.m. Monday. Oklahoma City Police say the motorcyclist was getting onto I-40 when he lost control and crashed. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he died from injuries to the head. There is no other information available at this time. This is a developing story. We will keep […]

Senate impeachment trial: Trump’s defense soldiers past Bolton revelations

Jan 27, 2020 10:25 PM EDT

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OKC voter registration deadline soon for upcoming initiative petition election

Jan 27, 2020 10:10 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – If you live in Oklahoma City and want to vote in the upcoming initiative petition election, you must be registered and/or your registration must be up to date by February 7. OKC residents will vote on March 3 to consider a permanent 1/8-cent sales tax for parks. The proposed 1/8-cent parks sales tax, if approved, would be similar to the ¾-cent sales tax dedicated to public safety (primarily the

Police identify suspect in connection to shots fired at Penn Square Mall

Jan 27, 2020 09:02 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Oklahoma City police have identified the man they believe fired shots at Penn Square Mall last week, and officers are still searching for him and a third man connected to this incident. Shots were fired at Penn Square Mall Saturday, Jan. 18. Both Dequann Gresham, 23, and Terence Parker, 21, were booked into the Oklahoma County Jail on Thursday on suspicion of assault and battery with a deadly weapon. Police are still trying to locate 22-year-old […]

11th Annual Oklahoma Mission of Mercy event announced

Jan 27, 2020 08:42 PM EDT


Pursuit ends with stolen truck submerged in Tecumseh golf course creek

Jan 27, 2020 07:12 PM EDT

TECUMSEH, Okla. (KFOR) – Police are looking for the person accused of leading police on a chase through a golf course and crashing a stolen truck in a creek. It started early Monday morning when a Tecumseh police officer saw a white Chevy truck on the road that had been reported stolen the day before. “It’s crazy,” said Tecumseh Police Chief J.R. Kidney. “We have had a rash of stolen vehicles here in the area but to actually find one […]

Barbers and hairstylists give Arbor Grove Elementary students free haircuts

Jan 27, 2020 07:03 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Kids at Arbor Grove Elementary are sporting new haircuts thanks to barbers and hairstylists who volunteer their time. “These guys come every time we ask them, give up their Monday, their day off, and do good things for our kids,” Principal Brenda Davis said. It’s a tradition that started three years ago after a teacher reached out to local stylists. Walter Watson has been cutting hair for 13 years. “I saw some fellow– some people that […]

OK Co. District Attorney recuses himself in assistant DA’s domestic abuse case

Jan 27, 2020 07:00 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) — Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater has officially recused himself from a domestic abuse case involving allegations against one of his prosecutors. “She had injuries consistent with being struck or at least being assaulted,” MSgt. Gary Knight with the OCPD said. The victim in this case is the wife of Oklahoma County Assistant District Attorney Robert McClatchie. “It appears they’re going through a divorce. At some point, he came to the home to try and talk […]

Former OSU Star Remembers Facing Kobe Bryant

Jan 27, 2020 06:44 PM EDT

Former Oklahoma State standout and 10-year NBA veteran Desmond Mason talked to KFOR about his experiences playing against Kobe Bryant, who died Sunday at the age of 41 in a helicopter crash in California.  

Lakers’ next game postponed after Kobe Bryant’s death

Jan 27, 2020 06:27 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The NBA has postponed the Los Angeles Lakers’ next game against the Clippers on Tuesday night after the deaths of retired superstar Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and seven others in a helicopter crash. Bryant’s helicopter crashed Sunday, and the Lakers learned about it while flying home from an East Coast road trip. LeBron James and several other players appeared to be visibly affected by the news when they got off the plane. The Lakers organization hasn’t […]

Painting on the Milk Bottle: A local painter tackles the ticklish job of putting a mural on one of OKC’s most recognizable buildings

Jan 27, 2020 06:15 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) — His confidence grows with the amount of paint he puts to wall or canvas. “Every time I start one, it’s a whole new thing,” says muralist Chris Presley. “I almost feel like I don’t really know what I’m doing when I start even though that’s what I do for a living.” Chris has already brushed on lots of layers for his latest work. “I just call her ‘The Buffalo Goddess,'” he smiles. She’s definitely come to […]

Resident upset about pot farm in OKC city limits

Jan 27, 2020 06:13 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Growing pains continue as Oklahoma’s medical marijuana industry continues to expand. In far west OKC, businessmen are looking to rezone a piece of land from residential to agricultural in order to grow pot. “It’s going to be a pot farm, a marijuana farm, 10 acres. What we don’t need is a farm,” said Steve Boyce. The retired police officer is concerned about the prospects of a marijuana farm going up close to his West OKC neighborhood. […]

OSDH testing 2 in Oklahoma for possible coronavirus

Jan 27, 2020 06:00 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Officials with the Oklahoma State Department of Health say they are working with health care providers and federal partners to test two people that meet the criteria for testing for possible novel coronavirus. “It is important to note that a person under investigation is not a case of novel coronavirus.

9-year-old OKC girl back home after being shot in Texas road rage incident

Jan 27, 2020 06:00 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – One week after Rubye Rhodes was shot during an alleged road rage incident in Dallas, she received a hero’s welcome from the entire 4th-grade class at Parkview Elementary. Her friends and teachers breaking into a ‘Rubye!’ chant as they welcomed back the friend they almost lost last week. When asked what was going through her mind, Rubye told News 4, “That many people care about me.” Rubye and her family were driving back to Oklahoma City […]