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Suspect Flees On Foot After Police Chase Ends In Yukon
Police were involved in a pursuit of a suspect driving a stolen vehicle in Yukon, according to reports. According to reports, the chase ended in the area of Sunrise Park, near Yukon Parkway and Linn Lane when the suspect took off on foot.
Oklahoma's House sends trains bill down the track to the Senate
A bill that would allow law officers to cite railroads that block track-road intersections for longer than 10 minutes without good reason has left the station. Members of the Oklahoma House of Representatives voted 92 to 5 Wednesday to send House Bill 2472, authored by House Speaker Charles McCall,
2 Yukon elementary schools released from lockdown after chase
YUKON, Okla. – Two Yukon elementary schools have been released from lockdown after police take a suspect in custody following chase. Skyview and Lakeview elementaries have both been released from their lockdown this afternoon.
Oklahoma CBD, Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Required To Obtain Food Licenses
Oklahoma City, OK - The Oklahoma Department of Health is notifying CBD and medical marijuana dispensaries they'll need a food license to be able to sell certain products. The department is encouraging current businesses manufacturing or selling food products infused with or containing CBD and/or med
OU regents chair: President didn't initiate personnel probe
OKLAHOMA CITY – The chair of the University of Oklahoma regents said an ongoing personnel investigation was not initiated by the current president, but declined to elaborate further following a closed-door meeting Wednesday with attorneys to discuss the probe.
High school notebook: OSSAA sets state tournament sites
The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced the sites for each opening day of the state basketball tournaments. Next week, the Class A and Class B state tournaments begin Thursday, with Mustang, Yukon and Southern Nazarene University each hosting a class along with State Fair Aren
Warr Acres Police Department mourning loss of one of their own
WARR ACRES, Okla. – The Warr Acres Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their own. The department announced on Facebook Wednesday that Det. David Richardson passed away.
Truck Stolen While Idling In Yukon Driveway
YUKON, Oklahoma - A pickup truck stolen from a Yukon resident’s driveway while idling, was recovered Friday. The homeowner left his pickup truck idling in the 500 block of West Beam Avenue Thursday, around 7:30 a.m.
Oklahoma woman convicted after allegedly confessing to sexual abuse of a child
PONTOTOC COUNTY, Okla. – An Oklahoma woman has been convicted of sexually abusing a boy in 2017. In March of 2018, authorities arrested Jake Few and Twila Few after investigators looked into remarks made by Twila Few after a domestic disturbance in Cleveland County.
Board: Oklahoma lawmakers to have $574 million more for state’s next budget
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Legislature will have $574 million more to appropriate for the state's next budget. On Wednesday morning, the State Board of Equalization certified about $8.2 billion in state revenue. It equates to an increase of $574 million over the current year.
Quality senior living requires planning
Juanita Pigg says she moved to Spanish Cove Retirement Village in Yukon because of its “life care” approach to senior living, and 28 years later she couldn’t be happier about the decision.
Police: Oklahoma man says he stole Pepsi truck to get to the airport
TULSA, Okla. – Authorities say an Oklahoma man stole a Pepsi truck in order to get to the airport as the driver was unloading soda in the back. The driver jumped out of the back when he felt his rig move, and a trail of sodas spilled out as the truck drove off.
Black History Month: 13 historic all-black towns remain in Oklahoma
The all-black towns of Oklahoma represent a unique chapter in American history, according to the Oklahoma Historical Society website. Nowhere else, neither in the Deep South nor in the Far West, did so many African-American men and women come together to create, occupy and govern their own communiti
“It means everything for his legacy,” Oklahoma’s first black state trooper honored at training facility
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is honoring a trailblazer. Lt. Ronald Johnson was the first black state trooper in Oklahoma. He served from 1968 to 1987 and continued to recruit for the agency until he passed away in 2013.
Oklahoma ranked 12th 'most sinful' state in United States, study says
Oklahoma has been ranked as the 12th "most sinful" state in the United States, according to a study from WalletHub . The report ranked states based on their anger, jealousy, excesses and vices, greed, lust, vanity and laziness.
Will 'Space Force' affect Oklahoma?
President Donald Trump has asked Congress to create the Space Force, a sixth branch of the military that would operate semi-independently within the U.S. Air Force. In a policy directive signed Tuesday , the president outlined milestones and goals for the new domain, including the creation of a budg
Government shutdown to blame for change to SNAP benefits in March
OKLAHOMA CITY – Following a government shutdown earlier this year, the Oklahoma Department of Human Services says it is trying to make things easier on families who receive food assistance.
Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City students helping build tiny homes for homeless youths
Construction technology students at Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City are learning career skills while helping a nonprofit provide shelter to homeless youths. The students are working in the campus construction bay this semester to build walls that will become part of the first three tiny home
Two women charged with murder in connection to deadly shooting
OKLAHOMA CITY – Two women have been charged in connection with a deadly shooting earlier this month. On Feb. 10, Oklahoma City police were called to the area near N.W. 16th and Meridian after neighbors reported hearing gunshots in the area.
Oklahoma Senate committee passes bills limiting 4-day school weeks
OKLAHOMA CITY - An Oklahoma state Senate committee passed two bills Tuesday to limit and possibly eliminate 4-day school weeks. Senate Bill 441 requires schools to go back to 5-day weeks. Any school that wants to stay on a 4-day schedule would be able to plead its case to the state board of educatio