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2 Dead After Police Pursuit Ends In Crash In SW OKC
OKLAHOMA CITY - Two people have died after a police pursuit ended in a crash in Southwest Oklahoma City, according to police. The Oklahoma City Police Department says the pursuit started near Southwest 40th Street and Villa Avenue. The driver crashed shortly after at Southwest 44th Street and Villa
Woman leaves child in car while in casino, charged with felony murder
Alanna Jean Orr was charged with felony murder of a child after leaving her grandson in the car as she went to Kickapoo Casino in Harrah, Oklahoma, according to the First Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert J. Troester.
Yukon man to be inducted into Clydesdale Hall of Fame
YUKON, Okla (KOKH) â€” Rancher and businessman Bob Funk will be inducted into the Clydesdale Hall of Fame April 26 to honor his more than two decades of achievement according to the Clydesdale Breeders of the USA.
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.
Crave Hot Dogs and BBQ Opens Its Doors in Yukon, Oklahoma
Crave in Yukon, Oklahoma opened at The Plaza at Stone Mill, 2121 South Yukon Parkway Suit 150 Yukon, OK 73099, this past weekend on April 13th. Customers flocked to the location with a gorgeous outdoor patio and an inviting interior which includes a 24 tap beer wall. Eddie and Kevyn Steffensen could
I-44 roll over sends one to hospital
COMANCHE COUNTY, OK (TNN) - A driver was flown to an Oklahoma City hospital after a crash Friday on I-44. It happened around noon near Mile Marker 58 near Fletcher. Our photographer at the scene said it appeared the driver of the car went off the road and rolled over, with the car coming to a stop o
Judge issues ruling on lawsuit over Yukon medical marijuana ordinance
YUKON, Okla. – A judge has issued a ruling in regards to a lawsuit that was filed against the city of Yukon over a recently passed medical marijuana ordinance. The lawsuit was filed in October at the Canadian County Courthouse on behalf of Yukon resident Jason Hodge. It challenged an ordinance appro
Oklahoma governor signs bill for commercial hemp production
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has signed legislation establishing guidelines for producing commercial hemp in the state. The bill signed by Stitt Thursday authorizes the state Department of Agriculture to develop and manage a hemp production program under the 2018 federal farm bill.
Yukon police investigating home invasion
YUKON, Okla. – An investigation is underway in Yukon following a home invasion that occurred on Sunday, police say. Police say officers responded to a home invasion/robbery with shots fired near S Holly Ave. and W Vandament Ave. on Sunday.
Silver Alert for missing 71-year-old woman
OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) â€” A teacher at Eugene Field Elementary School in NW Oklahoma City was bitten by a dog on their leg according to police. They say two dogs got onto the school grounds but no children were hurt.
Staff member bitten by loose dog at Oklahoma City elementary school, police say
OKLAHOMA CITY — A staff member was bitten a loose dog at Eugene Field Elementary School in Oklahoma City, police officials confirm. According to police, two loose dogs were found at the school located near Northwest 16th Street and Classen Boulevard. Animal control officers have taken the dogs away.
Driver Sees Boy Holding Up Sign In 95 Degree Heat, Slams On Their Brakes To Find Out Why
Many people have taken the young generation to be very corrupted, and all they care about is themselves and their social media. The claim is valid to some extent because getting a teenager away from his or her phone to do something that is to help him or her is always tricky. However, this story mig
Oklahoma man arrested after allegedly grabbing 12-year-old, offering to exchange his cellphone for sex
OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) -- A man has been arrested for child abuse after drunkenly grabbing a 12-year-old by the arm and offering to exchange his cellphone for sex with him, according to witnesses.
Officials continue to look for man who walked away from Oklahoma City corrections center in 2014
OKLAHOMA CITY – Officials are still looking for a man who walked away from a corrections center in Oklahoma City several years ago. On November 17, 2014, Francisco Paez walked away from the Clara Waters Community Corrections Center.
Man accused of setting Oklahoma school on fire in custody
STROTHER, Okla. — A man is in custody after being accused of setting Strother Elementary School on fire. Surveillance cameras captured the man setting the school on fire. The fire damaged half the building, officials said.
One confirmed fatality after short pursuit at S.W. 44th and Villa, according to OKCPD
Oklahoma City Police Department is responding to a fatal crash following a short pursuit. According to the OKCPD Public Information Officer, an officer attempted a traffic stop at 5:42 p.m., which led into a short pursuit.
24 years later, Oklahoma pauses to remember victims of Murrah Building bombing
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahomans gathered Friday morning to remember those who lost their lives on April 19, 1995 in the Murrah Building bombing. Family members, survivors, first responders and community members attended a remembrance ceremony at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum. Memorial st
Panel: Trust, not sheriff, should run Oklahoma County Jail
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- A panel of government officials and community leaders has voted to establish a nine-member trust to manage the operation and finances of the aging Oklahoma County Jail.
Oklahoma City bombing 'Survivor Tree' DNA to live on
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) â€” Science and technology are helping Oklahoma City to sustain the DNA â€” and the spirit â€” of a tree that has symbolized hope in the 24 years since the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in U.S. history shook the city to its core.
Today in History April 19: Oklahoma City bombing leaves 168 people dead
There’s a lot to look back on in history for April 19. Here are a couple of notable moments. 1995: A truck bomb destroys the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building killing 168 people and wounding hundreds more. Timothy McVeigh was later convicted and executed for the bombing.