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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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OKCPS Superintendent unveils 3 options for district’s future realignment, 15 or 18 schools to close under the plans

Jan 23, 2019 12:58 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY – As part of the Oklahoma City Public School District’s plan to improve the district, re-align its student population and increase educational opportunities for all students, district officials released three options it intends to move forward with, under which 15 or 18 schools could be closed. Superintendent Sean McDaniel presented the three options, or paths, of the district’s “Pathway to Greatness” project at a school board meeting at Northeast Academy Tuesday evening. With more than 400 people filling […]

Recently demoted dean calls for OU president to resign

Jan 22, 2019 11:32 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. – The turmoil at the University of Oklahoma continues, with a new controversy also putting a spotlight on President Jim Gallogly. Tuesday, student organizations held an anti-racism rally at the student union, in response to the racist video that recently surfaced. One of the people who expressed themselves was Dr. Suzette Grillot. She was recently removed from her position as Dean of the College of International Studies. She started her commentary by saying she wanted to make eye […]

Logan Co. man allegedly sets dangerous fire in backyard following break-up

Jan 22, 2019 11:18 PM EDT

LOGAN COUNTY, Okla. – A chaotic and potentially harmful situation ended with a man tased in his own front yard, while firefighters worked to extinguish a growing fire in the backyard. Matthew Pavlich was charged with third-degree arson Tuesday for his actions last week. Judge Susan Worthington set his bond at $25,000. It all started a little after midnight, when neighbors were awoken and alerted that something was wrong. “This guy was running around the house, and in the back […]

Iowa woman tricked out of $112,000 after looking for love online

Jan 22, 2019 10:43 PM EDT


James Gandolfini’s son Michael Gandolfini cast as Tony Soprano in ‘Sopranos’ prequel movie

Jan 22, 2019 10:10 PM EDT


Oklahoma man pointed gun at woman during road rage incident, Arkansas Police say

Jan 22, 2019 09:55 PM EDT

SILOAM SPRINGS (KFSM) – An Oklahoma man allegedly pointed a gun at another driver after a “road rage” incident on U.S. 412 in Arkansas, officials told KFSM. The woman said she was near the Dollar Tree at a stoplight on US. 412 when Lewis pulled up behind her at the stoplight. She told KFSM Jeffrey Scott Lewis, 49, of Watts, Okla., began to honk for no reason before pulling around her and driving into the store’s parking lot, according to […]

Mother says 10-year-old who committed suicide was bullied over colostomy bag

Jan 22, 2019 09:22 PM EDT


Family desperate to get stolen wedding ring back before funeral

Jan 22, 2019 07:00 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY – An elderly woman’s wedding ring was stolen off her finger. Her family say she was slipped an Ambien. Over the weekend, that woman passed away and while her ring has been found, the woman’s family is furious that she doesn’t have it back. Oklahoma City Police say they presented charges to be filed on the nurse accused of stealing the ring. However, the ring still remains in police custody, while paper work in the District Attorney’s office […]

Sisters stick together despite living in different homes under DHS custody

Jan 22, 2019 07:00 PM EDT

EDMOND, Okla. – Brooke and Bailee are young sisters

Mother shares concerns ahead of OKCPS meeting on school closures

Jan 22, 2019 07:00 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY – Parents have shared their concerns ahead of a meeting announcing plans to re-align the Oklahoma City Public School District, closing 14-20 schools. “I’m going to sit quietly, and listen and show my support for Harding,” said Heather Graham. Sign in tow – Graham showed up to work prepared to head straight to the highly-anticipated OKCPS meeting. “I’m a mama bear,” she said. “When it comes to my kids, I’m passionate and want the best for them.” The […]

Mortgage rates are lower than expected, but experts say it won’t last long

Jan 22, 2019 06:00 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY – Low mortgage rates are bringing out buyers across the Sooner State. For the past month, officials say that mortgage rates have fallen to their lowest levels since August. That’s great news for potential home buyers, and many are taking notice of the interest rates. “Applications have increased in the last 10 days,”

Krispy Kreme is giving away free doughnuts until January 27 if you purchase a dozen

Jan 22, 2019 05:59 PM EDT

If you want some free doughnuts, you’re in luck. Krispy Kreme is giving away a free original glazed dozen with the purchase of any dozen. In order to be eligible for the Winston-Salem-based company’s promotion, customers will need to sign up for the

Supreme Court again takes no action on DACA, leaving policy in effect for now

Jan 22, 2019 05:54 PM EDT


Drug ad price transparency plan contains huge loophole, researchers say

Jan 22, 2019 05:28 PM EDT

The Trump administration’s proposal to require pharmaceutical companies to list drug prices in television ads would have a profound impact on the way consumers think about expensive drugs and whether they would ask their doctor about them,

Officials: 755 Oklahoma families affected by shutdown helped by event

Jan 22, 2019 04:38 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY – Hundreds of Oklahoma families affected by the government shutdown were helped during an event held by several local organizations. On Monday, the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma partnered with several other local organizations to set up a mobile distribution center for federal employees on Day 31 of the government shutdown. The food bank ended up distributing 30,200 pounds of food to 755 Oklahoma households that are being impacted by the shutdown. “It’s hard to see our neighbors […]

Girl’s dad and soon-to-be stepdad pose with her before dance

Jan 22, 2019 04:25 PM EDT

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Oklahoma City Zoo announces names of six baby pygmy goats

Jan 22, 2019 04:16 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY – A group of baby pygmy goats at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden now have names. Recently, the zoo welcomed six 9-month-old, female dwarf Nigerian pygmy goats to the barnyard habitat. Earlier this month, the zoo began asking visitors to vote for their favorite names for the cute kids. Visitors were asked to choose six out of 10 names of Oklahoma towns. After almost 4,500 votes were cast, the goats now have names. On Tuesday, zoo […]

Resthaven Funeral Home donating food to families affected by the shutdown

Jan 22, 2019 04:00 PM EDT


Lawmaker plans to amend bill requiring payment to protest at Oklahoma State Capitol

Jan 22, 2019 03:54 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma lawmaker said he plans to amend a bill which has been criticized as unconstitutional by several groups. Senate Bill 592, authored by Sen. Mark Allen, R-Spiro, would require any organization or group of 100 or more people protesting at the capitol to “post a bond of $50,000 with the Oklahoma Capitol Improvement Authority.” The purpose is to offset the cost of additional security, clean up and repairs, the bill states. “That language was misinterpreted downstairs, […]

Baby dies after pregnant Michigan woman claims she was kicked in stomach

Jan 22, 2019 02:36 PM EDT

OAKLAND COUNTY, MI (WNEM ) — A 22-year-old Michigan man has been charged after allegedly assaulting his pregnant girlfriend, causing her to miscarry, and the baby to die. Oakland County deputies were called to a home in Pontiac after the 19-year-old woman said her boyfriend had kicked her in the stomach, and she was six months pregnant. She said the fight started after she refused to give her boyfriend her cell phone. When deputies arrived, the woman was having severe […]