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Driver who crashed into fence during chase to face charges
According to Trooper Michael Jewell, the vehicle initially sped up and then pulled over. However, when the trooper exited his patrol car, Damico sped up again, an incident report said.
“It felt like my skin was on fire,” Oklahoma officer recovering after being dragged 55 feet
ALTUS, Okla. – It was a terrifying moment for an Oklahoma police officer, and it was captured on his body worn camera.
What to Do … this Weekend
Looking for something a little different to do this weekend? Then here are a few things you might enjoy!
Police officer collides with teen on bike in Duncan
DUNCAN, Okla. - Just after his first day of school, a teen was rushed to the hospital after he collided with a police vehicle while he was riding his bike.
Court documents reveal new details in El Reno child’s hot car death
EL RENO, Okla. – Court documents are revealing new details in the death of an El Reno child, who was left in a hot car.
DOC investigates second stabbing within week at Lawton Correctional Facility
Inmate James Bever, 36, was found lying in a pod shower with stab wounds and was taken to an area hospital, the Oklahoma Department of Corrections said in a news release. Bever is serving a seven-year sentence out of Pittsburg County for escape.
OU names Jane Irungu interim associate vice president for university community
“I am honored and humbled for the opportunity to serve in this new role,” writes Irungu. “I look forward to working with the faculty, staff, students and the entire OU community to enhance the foundations and principles of inclusive excellence that are part of our OU vision and mission.”
Grab a burger at Interurban to support the Rock Island Arts Festival Aug. 14
Those hungry for some art can visit the Interurban patio to bid on silent auction items which include handmade jewelry and clothing, dog treats, Disney-themed golf balls, home decor, paintings and drawings and a variety of gift certificates, Susan Gearhart, with the Chickasha Area Arts Council, said
Thyroid Tablets Recalled
The medication is Levothyroxine and Liothyronine in doses of 15 mg, 30 mg, 60 mg, 90 mg, and 120 mg sold by Westminster Pharmaceuticals, LLC.
Little Axe bus driver arrested on allegations of lewd acts with a child, Norman police say
NORMAN, Okla. – Following an investigation, a Little Axe bus driver was arrested on allegations of lewd acts with a child.
Storms buckle section of Main St. in Norman
NORMAN, Okla. (KOKH) —Part of Main St. in Norman is shut down after the road buckled in Tuesday's severe storms.Norman police say the 4300 block of W. Main is impassable this morning. Officials couldn't say if the damage was caused by wind or rain, only that it was "weather related."This is a develo
Yukon could be sued if City Council passes medical marijuana ordinance, attorney says
However, if the Yukon City Council passes aproposed ordinance, she might not be able to. The ordinance would not allow marijuana dispensaries from being put within 1,000 feet of a church, museum, library, child care center, jail or another dispensary.
Blanchard woman arrested Thursday in Norman fatal wreck
About 12:35 p.m. Thursday, police responded to a collision near Flood Avenue and Venture Drive. Officers believe Nicole Chavez, 43, was traveling south in the northbound lanes of Flood Avenue when she struck a northbound car driven by Danielle Bamford.
Woman searching for wedding ring lost at Moore store
A woman isn’t giving up hope after she lost her wedding ring last week at a Moore store.Watch the video above for the full story.
Pursuit ends with suspects crashing into residents' fence
Two Chickasha residents were sitting on the porch when a red pickup came crashing through the fence.Karen Wiley and Donald Mask said they saw the truck speeding down 9th St. when the vehicle began to sway and then barrel through the fence—unfortunately taking out Wiley's morning glory plant.The purs
Bethany man reunited with missing 15-foot python
After being lost for almost three weeks in Bethany, a 15-foot python is back home where she belongs, and her owner couldn’t be happier.
Class revives crochet craft in Lawton | Tulsa's 24-Hour News, Weather and Traffic
Michell Rosario, activities coordinator at the Owens Multi-Purpose Center, has hosted a twice-weekly crocheting class since June. The class has attracted around a dozen participants — many of whom are teenagers and young adults — that have learned there's so much you can do with a needle and a bundl
One person in custody after chase ends in crash in Chickasha
CHICKASHA, Okla. —One person is in custody after a police chase ended in a crash Friday afternoon in Chickasha, Oklahoma Highway Patrol officials confirmed.According to the OHP, the chase ended at 10th Street and W. Iowa Avenue.AdvertisementStay with KOCO 5 for updates.AlertMe
Metro city council seeking to restrict medical marijuana dispensaries
According to the Yukon Review,it would only allow medical marijuana retailers to open on Garth Brooks Blvd., just south of I-40.
Burglary suspect arrested after allegedly stealing Oklahoma deputy’s patrol car
On Monday night, deputies with the Grady County Sheriff’s Department were investigating the burglary of a home in Ninnekah. When they arrived at the scene, deputies were able to take Jason Ostrom into custody.