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9-year-old Elk City girl dances despite her leukemia diagnosis
ELK CITY, Okla. - 9-year-old Jalyn Meadows stretches up her arms, and taps to the beat in her Elk City dance class. This graceful dancer found herself struggling just to walk last October, and her family became increasingly alarmed.
Police Identify Woman Found Shot To Death In Elk City
ELK CITY, Oklahoma - Authorities have identified the woman police say was found shot to death Sunday in Elk City. According to the Elk City police chief the victim has been identified as 46-year-old Monique Stephen Smith.
OSBI identifies weekend murder victims from Beckham County
BECKHAM COUNTY, OK (TNN) - Authorities have identified two homicide victims from a pair of connected murders over the weekend in western Oklahoma. The murder investigation began when Monique Smith, 46, was killed Sunday morning in Elk City, about 106 miles west of Oklahoma City. Later Sunday, author
Beckham County officials investigate two separate but connected murders
BECKHAM CO., Okla. - Two people were found dead in two different locations in Beckham County, and police say the murders are connected. These new details emerged after witnesses came forward saying a person from one of the victim's past could be responsible for pulling the trigger.
Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers
Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer
Wanted sex offender possibly in Oklahoma
(KXII) - A man wanted in Texas for sex crimes could be in Oklahoma. U.S. Marshals are looking into a claim that Cory Harris, a convicted sexual predator, is in Oklahoma City. Officials say Harris uses dating apps like Tinder and Plenty of Fish to prey on unsuspecting women.
Man arrested in Tulsa in connection with killings on the other side of the state
TULSA — A 49-year-old man was arrested in Tulsa Monday, considered a person of interest in the killing of a woman in Elk City and a man in Sayre. Early Sunday, Elk City police responded to a shooting call in the 400 block of N State Avenue where they later found Monique Smith, 46, dead in a parking
Person of interest in two western Oklahoma homicides arrested in Tulsa
A person of interest in two homicides that occurred almost 300 miles from Tulsa on Sunday was arrested in the city early Monday. Tulsa police officers were told to be on the lookout for a man wanted in Beckham County and the truck he reportedly was driving Sunday, and he was arrested on a traffic st
4 Life Flight facilities close suddenly in Oklahoma
TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) â€” Air Methods, the leading air medical services provider, announced that after a thorough review and analysis of its operations it will no longer maintain four of its bases in Oklahoma.
8-year-old Oklahoma girl killed in tragic ATV accident
JOHNSTON COUNTY, Okla. – Authorities are investigating the cause of an ATV crash that claimed the life an 8-year-old girl in Johnston County over the weekend. It happened Saturday, just before 6 p.m., on private property in Mannsville when an adult female and four young children were riding an ATV.
Oklahoma governor signs bill against plastic bag fees, bans
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) â€” Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has signed legislation to prevent cities and towns from imposing a fee on single-use plastic and paper bags. Stitt signed the bill into law Tuesday after it received final passage in the Oklahoma Legislature earlier this month. The measure also applie
Huge 'Prehistoric' Alligator Gar Caught in Oklahoma's Lake Texoma
An Oklahoma fisherman hit the jackpot over the Easter weekend. Zachary Sutterfield from Durant caught a huge “prehistoric fish” during an outing on Lake Texoma, which straddles the border of Oklahoma and Texas at the confluence of the Red and Washita rivers.
Oklahoma To Allow Medical Marijuana Users To Carry Gun
A new Oklahoma law will allow medical marijuana users to also own a firearm. Signed into law last week by Governor Kevin Stitt, the bill says that someone using medical pot cannot be denied the right to own or possess a gun.
Air Ambulance service shuts down 4 Oklahoma helicopter bases
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Air Methods Corp. has shut down four medical helicopter bases in Oklahoma due to financial burdens. Officials with the Colorado-based company confirmed Monday that after analyzing operations, they decided to close the MediFlight bases in Chickasha, Seminole, Keefeton and at Rive
Elk City Police Investigating Possible Homicide Near Construction Site
ELK CITY, Oklahoma - The Elk City Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting near West 1st St and North State Ave. According to police around 4:20 Sunday morning they received a shots fired call in the area. Upon arrival, officers found a middle-aged woman who had been shot in the head outs
Oklahoma authorities identify remains of missing Kansas man
Oklahoma authorities confirm the remains of a man from Arkansas City, Kan. who has been missing for nearly a year were found in northern Oklahoma. The Kay County Sheriff's Office told KSN news that remains found in Kaw City Oklahoma were identified by the Oklahoma Medical Examiner's Office. Dental r
Anna Wintour spotted in chili line during ‘Oklahoma!’ intermission
The Condé Nast honcho was spotted standing on line with the regular folks for the chili and cornbread served during the intermission of “Oklahoma!”. “She was decked out in a purple floor-length leather coat and her trademark sunglasses,” said a spy.
Oklahoma sheriff’s department mourning loss of K-9 officer
MCINTOSH COUNTY, Okla. – A sheriff’s department in eastern Oklahoma is mourning the loss of a K-9 officer. According to the McIntosh County Sheriff’s Department, K-9 Bruno passed away Monday from “an unexpected medical condition after being rushed to the doctor.”
Mother Allegedly Murdered Feet Away From Her Children In Custer County
ARAPAHO, Oklahoma - Newly filed court documents reveal disturbing details involving a brutal murder in the town of Arapaho. Investigators believe the victim was killed by her ex-husband as her children sat just feet away inside the suspect’s SUV.
Police question man in 2 western Oklahoma deaths
SAYRE, Okla. (AP) — Investigators are questioning a man in connection with the deaths of two people in western Oklahoma that authorities believe are connected. The Beckham County Sheriff's Office says the man was taken into custody in Tulsa early Monday. Authorities say he's a person of interest in