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Oklahoma man accused of killing pregnant girlfriend, unborn baby

TULSA, Okla. – A man is facing new charges including first-degree murder after a domestic incident in east Tulsa Monday evening. Tulsa police told FOX23 they received a call about a suicidal man around 5 p.m. Monday. Officers responded to the home at Sawmill Apartments near 36th Street and 129th Eas


2 Oklahoma hospitals fight off deadly fungal 'superbug'

It wasn’t publicized locally, but within the past few years teams of health officials at two Oklahoma health facilities took rapid actions to contain the spread of a fungal “superbug” that federal officials have declared a serious global health threat.


Chickasha Police cancel Silver Alert for Chickasha man headed for Anadarko

CHICKASHA, Okla. – The Chickasha Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a 72-year-old “incapacitated” man who is believed to be headed towards Anadarko. Barry Wetselline was last seen wearing a white shirt, blue shorts, and ball cap around 4:30 p.m. at the 2900 block of Highway 62 West in C


80 mph on the Turner Turnpike? Speed limit hikes on Oklahoma highways not expected anytime soon

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahomans likely won’t see increased speed limits any time soon. Gov. Kevin Stitt on Tuesday signed a bill that would allow the governing bodies of the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority and Oklahoma Department of Transportation to increase speeds on some roadways.


Chickasha baseball sweeps Anadarko in district play

The Chickasha baseball team completed a district sweep on Tuesday. Chickasha outscored Anadarko 21-0 over the course of the two games. Following a 5-0 win over the Warriors on the road on Monday, the Fightin' Chicks defeated the Warriors 16-0 at Elliott Field in Chickasha on Tuesday.


Severe storms across Oklahoma bring hail, leave behind damage

OKLAHOMA CITY – Some residents are cleaning up Thursday after severe storms brought hail, high winds, heavy rain and even a Tornado Warning overnight. Oklahoma saw the first tornado of the season near Shattuck Wednesday evening.


Oklahoma County Commissioners to consider new jail trust

OKLAHOMA CITY - New funding decisions with the Oklahoma County Jail may be a reality if a new jail trust is passed. “We can avoid the dysfunction that for years and years and years has been going on in the county,” Oklahoma County Public Defender Bob Ravitz said.


Oklahoma Newest Cash Crop: Medical Marijuana Prices Falling

Oklahoma implemented medical marijuana faster than any other state. Forty five days after voters said “yes” to State Question 788, a new home-grown industry was born. Those behind the state question purposely crafted the measure with fewer restrictions.


Man arrested after allegedly putting hidden camera in women’s restroom at Oklahoma restaurant

SALLISAW, Okla. - An employee at a restaurant in eastern Oklahoma was arrested after a customer found a hidden camera in a women's restroom. It happened April 14 at Roma's Italian Restaurant in Sallisaw.


Oklahoma governor vetoes first bills, signs dozens more

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt has vetoed his first bill, rejecting a proposal sent to him by fellow Republicans to create a new 14-member panel meant to study home-based services.


Oklahoma court affirms life sentence in crucifix killing

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has affirmed the life sentence of a woman convicted of killing her adult daughter by forcing a crucifix and medallion down her throat because she believed the woman was possessed by the devil.


Report shows thousands of Oklahoma farms are shutting down

OKLAHOMA - A new report shows thousands of farms in Oklahoma are shutting down. From 2007 to 2017 farms in Oklahoma went from 86 thousand to just over 78 thousand according to Census Data.


Staying safe as 'snake season' strikes in Oklahoma

TULSA, Okla. — The sight of snakes can send a chill up your spine. As gardeners get outside to tend to their plants, they can run into snakes, mice and spiders that made their home in those piles of leaves during the cold winter.


Alex Trebek Shares Health Update After Wrapping Current Season Of 'Jeopardy!'

Season 35 of "Jeopardy!" has finished filming, and host Alex Trebek assured viewers he isn't going anywhere. In a video released Wednesday on Twitter, the beloved "Jeopardy" host said he is healthy enough to continue hosting the popular game show next season.


Amber Alert issued for California girl, last seen in car with Nevada plates

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — An Amber Alert has been issued for a 15-year-old California girl who was last seen with two murder suspects in the city of Torrance. On April 16, a man was found dead in a white Audi in the city of Carson. 40-year-old Maricela Mercado and 39-year-old Roman Cerratos have been i


Tuttle police investigate attempted abduction of girl, 12, walking to school

TUTTLE -- Police are investigating an attempted abduction after a man chased a 12-year-old girl who was walking to school Wednesday. The girl, who is in the fifth grade, was walking to Tuttle Intermediate School about 7:30 a.m. when a man approached her and demanded her to come to him, said police M


Harris featured speaker at Oklahoma History and Preservation Conference

OKLAHOMA CITY -- LaDonna Harris, American Indian activist and founder of Americans for Indian Opportunity, will be headlining the presenters at the 2019 Oklahoma History and Preservation Conference.


Soil health workshop set for May 16 in Fort Cobb

Join the Natural Resources Conservation Service and NRCS soil scientists for a FREE soil health workshop and lunch on May 16 in Fort Cobb, Oklahoma. The workshop will explore how to manage your land for better soil health and healthy food. Speakers will discuss the soil and its biological components


Rattlesnakes ready for action in Apache

APACHE — Thousands of slimy, slithering snakes are snared and ready for the public this weekend in Apache. It’s the 36th annual Apache Rattlesnake Festival and the small Caddo County town is already ahiss with excitement for the venerable event, which runs from Thursday through Sunday. As many as 30


Am-Po rolls to district title

AMBER — The Amber-Pocasset softball team is on a roll heading to the regional tournament. Class 3A's No. 7 team cruised through the district tournament on Wednesday at Am-Po. The Lady Panthers hosted Elmore City-Pernell and Healdton and won all three of their games by a combined score of 42-2.