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Abby Broyles is an award-winning journalist from Oklahoma City. She is a fill-in anchor and reports in the 4 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. weekday newscasts.

Broyles began her on-air career in Tyler, Texas. She was a reporter and weekend anchor at KYTX – CBS 19 before taking a reporter position at a CBS affiliate in Oklahoma. She took a year off from news to do entertainment as the host of “Oklahoma Live” on KSBI – TV. As a talk show host, she had her own series called “Only in Oklahoma with Abby Broyles” in which she composed feature packages on people, places and businesses unique to Oklahoma.

Since joining KFOR, Broyles has traveled all over the Sooner State chasing big stories. She received a 2015 Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters Award for her live coverage from the state penitentiary on the stay of execution for Richard Glossip. Since she covers the court beat, you can frequently see her reporting on high profile trials in both state and federal courts. Broyles has also covered the tornadoes that devastated Oklahoma over the past few years, interviewing countless families and following recovery efforts.

Broyles is currently pursuing her law degree at the Oklahoma City University School of Law. In her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her family. She also visits local elementary schools to read to students and speaks to high school and college journalism classes.


Recent Articles
  • “It becomes a moral and ethical dilemma,” Oklahoma vets forced to screen pet owners seeking prescriptions for themselves

    OKLAHOMA – You could call it a new frontier in the opioid crisis. People are using their pets to score drugs. Vets across Oklahoma are now forced to screen for pet owners who may be using their pets’ painkiller prescriptions for themselves. It is an epidemic without boundaries. From police to pilots and preachers to teachers, households around the country are affected by the unshakable grip of opioid addiction. The numbers show more Oklahomans now die from prescription drug overdoses […]

  • NewsChannel 4 confronts State Senator Kyle Loveless over resignation, criminal investigation

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Kyle Loveless is no longer a state senator. The decision follows a NewsChannel 4 investigation where we first told you that Loveless was the focus of an ethics investigation. At this point, Loveless has not been charged with a crime, but he did resign Thursday while a criminal investigation continues. Prosecutors are looking into whether Republican Senator Kyle Loveless embezzled campaign donations. In February, NewsChannel 4 reported that the Oklahoma Ethics Commission was digging into Loveless’ campaign […]

  • Battling brewing over anticipated alcohol modernization tax dollars

    OKLAHOMA CITY – There’s a battle brewing over beer money at the State Capitol. When our new alcohol laws go into effect, that’ll mean more tax revenue on high point beer. There are two schools of thought. Some lawmakers want the tax dollars to go to the state to help our budget crisis. Others say that money should stay in the counties and cities. In November, Oklahomans said they want modern alcohol laws – high point beer and wine in […]

  • “It must be done right,” Bipartisan commission calls for extended moratorium on executions, sweeping reforms

    OKLAHOMA – Executions should stay on hold. That’s the recommendation from a group led by former Governor Brad Henry investigating the death penalty in Oklahoma. It was a unanimous decision. The Death Penalty Review Commission said our state leaders have to address some big problems with the death penalty in Oklahoma before another person receives the ultimate punishment. “A whole lot of things need to be fixed,” former Governor Brad Henry said. A panel of 11 people from legal experts […]

  • “It’s immoral,” House Republican leaders, Gov. Fallin pushing for gasoline tax hike to close budget gap

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Paying more at the pump – that’s one plan to help plug the state’s budget hole. But, some said it may drain the bank accounts of hardworking Oklahomans. House Republicans and Governor Fallin are pushing for an increase in gasoline tax, but opponents said that’s unfair to average Oklahomans when there’s no plan to raise taxes on big oil. Right now, you’re paying about 17 cents on the gallon in motor fuel tax. The Oklahoma tax on […]

  • Homeowners opposing Warren Theatre in OKC plan to take fight to court

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Not in my neighborhood. That’s what a group of homeowners are saying about a new Warren Theater planned for a development off the Kilpatrick Turnpike. Now, they plan to take their fight to court. It’s a peaceful pocket of green on our city’s northeast side. The serenity brings Linda Airington there every day. “It’s beautiful, it’s peaceful. I can walk my dog off leash,” Airington said. A little more than 100 acres will be developed for commercial […]

  • Man accused of killing Logan County Deputy claimed ties to Irish Mob, Aryan Brotherhood

    LOGAN COUNTY – The man accused of fatally shooting Logan County Deputy David Wade is sitting in jail facing a long list of charges, including first degree murder. Nathan Leforce is a convicted felon with a history of stealing vehicles and more violent crimes involving law enforcement. According to court documents, he associates himself with the Irish Mob and the Aryan Brotherhood. Up until now, he’s avoided long stints in prison. Now, he could face a lifetime behind bars. By […]

  • Police investigate shooting at northwest Oklahoma City apartment complex

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City police are investigating a shooting that injured a child Monday night near N.W. 10th and MacArthur. It happened around 7:45 p.m. at the Windsor Park apartments in the 5900 block of N.W. 10th. A neighbor told NewsChannel 4 he heard multiple gunshots and watched the child rushed away in an ambulance. The parking lot was scattered with shell casings. A child was shot before dark. NewsChannel 4 talked to a neighbor who didn’t want to show […]

  • “That’s not a calculation of embezzlement,” Richard Glossip documentary challenges alleged motive in murder

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Richard Glossip is sitting on Oklahoma’s death row for a crime he says he didn’t commit, although a jury decided he deserved death for the murder of Barry Van Treese. Now, a new documentary takes another look at the alleged motive of the crime. Glossip’s legal team has been investigating the evidence from Glossip’s case. Prosecutors said Glossip wanted Van Treese killed because he’d been embezzling money from him. But now an expert says based on what […]

  • Judge denies sentence reduction for 24-year-old woman convicted of killing UCO professor in DUI crash

    OKLAHOMA CITY  – The woman convicted of killing a beloved UCO professor in a DUI crash asked a judge for mercy Tuesday. 58-year-old Debra Reed was killed in August 2013. Chandler Kardaras was intoxicated when she slammed into Reed’s car in Edmond. Tuesday was emotional for both families. 24-year-old Kardaras fought through tears asking a judge to reduce her 25-year sentence for second-degree murder. Melanie Berry told the judge that two years is not enough for killing her mother. “You […]

  • “That is the people’s house,” Oklahoma capitol staffer sends email warning of “cross-dressers” in the building

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An email sparked quite a bit of controversy at the Oklahoma capitol Monday. The email from a staffer warned there were “cross-dressers” in the capitol building. About 70 teens from Tulsa went to the capitol to meet with lawmakers when the email came out. The email had instructions giving pages permission to use the staff bathrooms, rather than the public ones, because of the people who were in the building. The email read: “As per the Speaker’s […]