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OHP: High speed chase suspect gives up, one arrested

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — OHP says a chase that reached 145 mph ended peacefully when the driver stopped her car just south of Norman. The chase started on the H.E. Bailey Turnpike eastbound near mile marker 106 and continued onto Hwy 9 and U.S. 62.


Cleveland County Courthouse closes due to power outage

CLEVELAND COUNTY, Okla. – The Cleveland County Courthouse was closed on Friday morning. Just before 8 a.m., officials said the closure was due to a power outage. OG&E did not initially have an estimate as to when the power would be restored but later said it would be within the hour.


CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Suspect leads Norman police officers on wild car chase

NORMAN, Oklahoma (KFOR/NBC News) - Newly released body camera and dashboard camera video show the officers' point of view of a high speed pursuit that started in Valley Brook, Oklahoma and ended in Norman Monday afternoon.


Oklahoma Aryan Brotherhood Prison Gang Leaves Behind Carnage, Sheriff Says

TULSA, Oklahoma - Prosecutors say an Oklahoma prison gang ran a drug trafficking organization and ordered violent crimes from inside prison walls. An indictment says the Universal Aryan Brotherhood was involved in numerous violent crimes, including nine murders, kidnappings and assaults, spanning ov


Stalking victim warns others to be on the lookout

NORMAN, Okla (KOKH) — Police are urging Norman residents and Oklahoma University students to remain vigilant as they continue to search for a man allegedly stalking women and breaking into their homes.


New Bills Could Raise Oklahoma's Minimum Wage

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma - Oklahoma's minimum wage could go up if state lawmakers pass two new bills. One proposal would bump the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.50 per hour for everyone.


Life In Prison Didn't Stop Oklahoma Inmate From Running Meth Ring, Prosecutors Say

A man serving life in prison for the murder of Pawnee County Sheriff Dwight Woodrell has been indicted in federal court this week for racketeering. Federal prosecutors say far from going to prison to learn his lesson, James Taylor became a powerful member of the Universal Aryan Brotherhood gang and


OU professor resigns from “toxic environment” after requesting the same pay as male colleague

NORMAN, Okla. - Current and former students in the journalism program at the University of Oklahoma are buzzing about the retirement of longtime professor Judy Gibbs Robinson. "First I got an email from her over Christmas break saying she was leaving the university," said junior Katelyn Howard. "The


1 In Custody After Chase Near Newcastle

One person was arrested after a high-speed chase near Newcastle. The chase happened about 3 p.m. Friday on State Highway 9. According to scanner traffic, the suspect vehicle was driving as fast as 145 mph.


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.


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.


Meet three top commercial construction specialists in Oklahoma

Let's join Associated General Contractors of Oklahoma in recognizing three top commercial construction specialists for 2018. Builder The trade group named Goldsby Construction LLC CEO and founder Chris Goldsby as Builder of the Year. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental design from t


Reba name-checks Oklahoma in new song

TULSA, Okla. - Oklahoma native and country legend Reba McEntire released a new song off her upcoming album Friday and her home state gets a mention in the title. “No U in Oklahoma” was co-written by McEntire, Ronnie Dunn and Donna McSpadden, according to Rolling Stone. The song is an upbeat breakup


Norman PD searching for burglary and stalking suspect

NORMAN, Okla (KOKH) — A male suspect believed to be involved in both a recent burglary and stalking incident has yet to be identified in Norman. Norman Police are asking the public to help them identify the suspect.


Sister fights for justice after Britney Tiger’s body found in remote Oklahoma reserve

Britney Tiger “had a heart of gold,” according to her sister Jessica Tyson. Jessica told Dateline that, as a mother, sister, daughter, aunt and friend, Britney always wore a smile and forever lent a helping hand.


Attempted kidnapping ends in crash, two suspects in custody

OKLAHOMA CITY – Police say two suspects are now in custody after a reported kidnapping and subsequent car chase Friday afternoon. Shortly before 1 p.m., officers responded to a call of a kidnapping in SE OKC.


Officials Working To Keep Deer Disease Out Of Oklahoma

Oklahoma officials are working to keep a disease affecting deer out of Oklahoma. Nicknamed, “zombie deer disease,” Chronic Wasting Disease has showed up in deer and elk in every state bordering Oklahoma.


OU basketball: Born in Norman, Texas' Jaxson Hayes now on other side of rivalry

NORMAN — Jaxson Hayes used to be the toddler wandering around girls basketball practice at Norman High School while his mom coached. Now a towering 6-foot-11, Hayes will be in a different Norman gym on Saturday, and he’ll be doing more than wandering. The Texas freshman has gone from a late blooming


OKC Man To Stand Trial For Shooting, Beheading Grandparents

Oklahoma City, OK - An Oklahoma City investigator recalled in court on Friday, a violent and gruesome murder scene. The suspect is accused of killing his grandparents in their Northwest Oklahoma City home two years ago.


NPD seeks help identifying stalking suspect

CR 18-280-R Felon in possession of a firearm; Tampering with a witness by corrupt persuasion; Criminal forfeiture. • U.S. v. Bell (Superseding) Sexual exploitation of a child, Criminal forfeiture.