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  • Village resident’s say sign shaming is getting out of hand

    OKLAHOMA CITY –  Dozens of residents in The Village have been finding signs planted in their front yards, calling them a public nuisance. They are ‘nuisance abatement pending’ signs, calling on the homeowner to mow their grass. “You can’t mow your grass in this kind of weather,” said Gene Carey, a Village resident. Carey says The Village is insisting homeowners get it done by ‘sign shaming.’ “Harassing the homeowners about their grass being four or five inches tall,” Carey said. […]

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    Village residents say yard shaming needs to stop

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Driving around The Village, you may notice signs posted in yards with the words “Nuisance Abatement Pending” on them. Residents say the tall grass is not the problem. Instead, they say the nuisance signs throughout the neighborhood make it look worse. The City of The Village code enforcement procedure states: “Common sense should be used when it comes to specialty grass, such as shade grass. It still should not exceed 7 inches. The City will work with residents […]

  • Emergency declared due to major damage on Belle Isle Bridge, repair timeline

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Transportation Commission issued an emergency declaration for the well-traveled Belle Isle Bridge on Monday. Several piers are crumbling, and others are scheduled to be repaired in the months ahead. Officials say the area sees around 100,000 cars a day along I-44, between Western and Penn. ODOT’s initial reports of I-44 westbound said that three piers have deteriorated so much that they are in need of an immediate repair. However, new reports show that an additional three […]

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    Tiny ticks packing a powerful punch in Oklahoma

    OKLAHOMA CITY – All it takes is one bite from a tiny tick to become ill. Oklahoma health authorities are warning residents about Lyme disease. While the disease is not usually a problem in Oklahoma, it is becoming more prevalent in the Sooner State. Alicia Meadows, with the Oklahoma City- County Health Department, says the problems rarely start here. “Folks that have traveled in states northern in the Midwest, Missouri, maybe Kansas, Illinois, some of those areas might be somewhere you would […]

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    “It’s indescribable, it’s fear,” Tornado victim loses nearly everything

    OKLAHOMA CITY –Gene Bersey has spent his whole life helping storm victims. Now, after the May 6th tornado, he’s a victim himself, and says he has nothing left. Gene is a former resident of the Best Value Inn that was hit by the tornado. He says it’s going to be demolished with all of his valuables inside. Gene’s lucky to be alive. He survived by hiding inside the bathroom. “It’s indescribable, it’s fear,” Gene said. He says he could have never prepared himself for what he saw […]

  • A fourteen-year-old Satanist says her school is targeting her

    OKLAHOMA CITY–   A Mid-Del 8th grader was called out for wearing a skirt that school officials said was too short. Now, the girl’s own father says the school made a mistake. Teachers  at Del Crest say Valyntyne Hale got in trouble because her skirt was too short in the back, but she says that’s not true. “I looked at him and said, ‘it’s not too short’ and he said ‘well it comes up in the back.’ I know my dress, it doesn’t […]

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    Moore couple watches as storm shelter lifts out of garage during storm

    MOORE, Okla. – A Moore family found something disturbing in their garage after last week’s torrential rains. In the space where the family parks their car, they found their storm shelter. “I heard the water really gurgle really loud,” said Ronnie South. When South went inside his garage, he saw his storm shelter floating. “I said, ‘Look at this,’ and we just watched it come right up out of the ground,” South said. Storm shelter experts say if installed improperly, just a […]

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    Families fight to save historic Oklahoma aquatic facility

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City Community College has announced that it is closing  its aquatic center in August. It’s been a hub for local and national swim meets and swim lessons since it opened for the 1989 Olympic Festival. No one argues that the pool is a popular place,  but keeping it afloat financially is now a critical problem. “The aquatic center was losing money year after year, by $300,000 to $400,000 per year,” said Cordell Jordan,  OCCC marketing director. According to Jordan,  the […]

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    Pollution spill kills pond fish, upsets landowner beyond words

    EDMOND, Okla.– Tuesday afternoon, after a Gastar oil rig leaked a saltwater and oil mixture onto a landowners property, shortly after the operations manager of the facility claimed the damage would be minimal. Now, just a few days later, the property owner says he’s finding dozens of dead fish floating in his pond. For the past nine years, the pond sitting on the Loftis family’s 10 acres has been a paradise, but that all changed when David Loftis says the oil rig spilled, polluting his land. Loftis […]

  • Edmond police going after counselors of teen who made bomb threat

    EDMOND, Okla. —  Edmond Police are now coming after two adults following a teen’s alleged terrifying threat to blow up his high school. The 16-year old’s reported plot against Edmond North High School unfolded back in March, when his friends told school officials they were concerned about him. Police later found fuses and explosives inside his home. Now, police are investigating two of the teen’s counselors. Edmond Police have presented charges against Edmond family counselors Jackie Shaw and Chad McCoy. Police […]

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    Argument leads to ‘very unusual’ murder-suicide in Norman

    NORMAN, Okla. – Police discovered a grisly crime scene in a Norman home on Sunday. Police say a 911 call came in asking for police to come to a home near Classen Blvd. and Hwy 9. Officers were met outside the home by a teenager who said his brother and his brother’s girlfriend had been fighting. Inside, Capt. Tom Easley, with the Norman Police Department, said officers discovered a gruesome scene. “Once the officers entered, they found two people deceased, a male […]