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State presents evidence, calls witnesses in hearing for 2014 Ardmore murder case

ARDMORE, Okla, (KXII) - 26-year-old Stephen Vineyard faces one charge of first degree murder in the shooting death of 59-year-old Ella Loftis on June 30, 2014. Ardmore Police said Loftis was caught in a cross fire, believed to be between gang members.


Two arrested in Ardmore copper theft

ARDMORE, Okla. (KXII) - Ardmore police arrested two men after they were caught trying to sell copper they allegedly stole from a construction site. Police say Austin Shouse and Olen Henshaw stole about $300 worth of copper from a construction on Sam Noble Parkway.


New construction projects begin in Ardmore

Ardmore is growing in every direction, and construction can be seen all over town. On 12th Ave. N.W., the new location for Burger King is now underway, and near Veterans Blvd. and N. Commerce, the construction process for Atwoods Ranch & Home is gearing up.


Ardmore emergency dispatch to double in size after renovations

They say to keep your friends close and your enemies closer. But where does that leave coworkers?. Currently, the dispatchers at the Ardmore Police Department are working close together, but a new renovation project will soon give them twice the space.


New Ardmore shopping center nears completion

ARDMORE, Okla. -- Ardmore's Market Street project is moving ahead. The new shopping center, which will be anchored by an Academy Sports and Outdoors tore, has been in the works since last summer. And despite all the wet weather, there are no delays in the project.


Ardmore Animal Shelter charity auction rescheduled for Saturday

After a brief paws, Ardmore High School’s hospitality students have dinner plans once again. The school will host a dinner and silent auction to raise money for the Ardmore Animal Shelter this weekend after being forced to postpone the event earlier this month when the school temporarily closed beca


Reba McEntire Drops 'No U in Oklahoma' From Upcoming 'Stronger Than the Truth' Record

Surprise! Reba McEntire just dropped a new song, "No U in Oklahoma," from her upcoming Stronger Than the Truth record. McEntire co-wrote the song with Ronnie Dunn and Donna McSpadden.


Cat rescued from electric pole after being stuck for 2 days

ARDMORE, Okla. (KXII) - "All it took was one misstep for that cat and it would've been electrocuted," Mikee Stagner said. Mikee Stagner and his wife Dana say a week ago they started hearing the sounds of a cat in their backyard.


More than 100 cattle stolen in northeast Oklahoma

PRYOR, Ok. - The Mayes County Sheriff's Office says 107 cattle were stolen from a pasture east of Pryor, OK. The Sheriff received the larceny report on Thursday, February 21st.


Oklahoma man stole Pepsi truck to look for girlfriend, police say

An Oklahoma man stole a Pepsi truck to look for his girlfriend earlier this week, authorities said. Steven Hart, 45, is accused of stealing the truck around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday as the driver was unloading soda in the back, Tulsa police Officer Jeanne Pierce told the Tulsa World.


Death of 1-year-old girl leads to arrest of Oklahoma mother

TULSA, Okla. – A woman is in jail after she allegedly threw her 1-year-old daughter against a wall, resulting in the little girl’s death. On Monday, police say Tiffani Paul called 911 after her daughter appeared to be in cardiac arrest.


Prosecutors question witnesses in Oklahoma bomb plot case

OKLAHOMA CITY – Federal prosecutors have questioned four FBI agents and an informant as they continue to present evidence in the trial of a man accused of planning to detonate a bomb outside an Oklahoma City bank.


Oklahoma schools struggle to find subs

CALERA, Okla. -- When a teacher is out sick, a substitute is called in. But with the influenza outbreak, many Oklahoma schools are finding that to be easier said than done. Some districts have been forced to cancel classes because replacements could not be found for sidelined teachers.


Co-owner talks plans for new Thackerville zoo

THACKERVILLE, Okla. (KXII) - A new zoo could be welcoming guests in Thackerville this year. One owner is facing charges for owning exotic animals without a license, and the other is under fire by PETA for declawing exotic big cats.


Ardmore man arrested for assault with a deadly weapon

ARDMORE, Okla. (KXII) - A call to police about a disturbance in a trailer led to the arrest of man for allegedly hitting someone with his truck. Ardmore police say Travis Stewart was arrested for the incident.


Ardmore residents get legislative update

ARDMORE, Okla. -- Oklahoma lawmakers are now in their third week of the 2019 session. So how are things going?. That was the focus of the third annual State of the State Forum in Ardmore on Tuesday evening.


Point of View: Oklahoma doesn't need constitutional carry

Oklahoma has a rich history of cultivating good guys with a gun. Many of our gun-owning citizenry have been granted an open or concealed carry license. Often professionally-trained via military or law enforcement, these citizens are often dedicated to safe responsible gun ownership and consider them


Three men arrested for car burglaries in Johnston Co.

JOHNSTON COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - Three Johnston County man are facing multiple burglary charges and conspiracy. Courts records show Bowen Imotichey, Johnathon Latshaw and Dustin Lowe broke into several cars at a Mill Creek wrecker service earlier this month.


Arbuckle Mountain Futurity running all week at Hardy Murphy Coliseum

Horses, riders, trainers and owners from across the nation have flocked to Ardmore for the week to compete in the 10th Annual Arbuckle Mountain Futurity. Macon Massey, arena manager for the event, said that there are over 180 horses with over 100 different riders competing in the various open divisi


So much for Oklahoma Senate GOP unity

Will Rogers famously said he was “not a member of any organized political party. I am a Democrat.” Today that quip may better apply to the GOP given that several Senate Republicans recently voted against their own caucus agenda, and several others voted against helping homeless kids. One wonders: Wh