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  • Kitten rescue Rusty kitten

    Kitten rescue: Engines should purr, not meow

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Car enthusiasts love to hear the “purr” of a finely-tuned engine but when they hear meowing under the hood, that’s a problem. After jacking up the car, mechanic Rusty Newton said he found a kitten. He was called in for the rescue after the car’s owner heard the purring. Newton said lifting the car was the hard part, the rescue didn’t take long at all. The story’s ending is a happy one with the kitten taking the […]

  • Heat Wave hits NYC

    You can drown after leaving the pool; what parents should watch for…

    TEMECULA, Cali. – Lindsay Kujawa turned her back for less than 30 seconds but that’s all the time it took for her son Ronin to fall into the churning water. “Mom panic and fear kicked into overdrive,” Kujawa wrote on her blog, Delighted Momma. “I frantically scanned the spa … his little head was bobbing up and down trying desperately to get air. I pulled him out as fast as I possibly could.” The whole ordeal lasted about 20 seconds, […]

  • Chile Elevator accident

    Man injured in elevator ride that turned into Tower of Terror at apartment

    SANTIAGO, Chile – A man is in the hospital after an elevator want out of control while he was inside. It was all caught on camera. The security footage shows 30-year-old Jose Vergara climbing into the elevator in a Santiago apartment. As the doors close, things start to go wrong and it becomes something more like the Tower of Terror than an elevator ride. In the video the doors open again and you can see the floors flying by as […]

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    Mayor to cast first fishing line at new southeast Oklahoma City park today

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The city is getting a new park on the southeast side of town. The new Kitchen Lake Park with be dedicated this afternoon at S.E. 119th St. and Sooner Rd. Anglers have been fishing at Kitchen Lake for nearly half a century now today city leaders will open a new park on its banks. More than $850,000 in improvements means two picnic areas, a new driveway, parking lot and sidewalks, leading to a floating dock. Kitchen Lake […]

  • Miss Indiana USA 2014

    She didn’t win Miss USA pageant but she’s getting all the attention for her ‘normal’ body

    BATON ROUGE, La. – She didn’t win the Miss USA 2014 pageant but she is getting all the attention after the show. Miss Indiana, Mekayla Diehl, is being praised for her showing off her”normal” body in the pageant Sunday night. Miss Nevada, Nina Sanchez, was crowned Miss USA. The 25-year-old Diehl did not make the semifinals but she made a legion of new fans.  

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    Crews work to contain 2-alarm fire near Lake Thunderbird, no injuries reported

     OKLAHOMA CITY – Crews are working to contain a large house fire near S.E. 149th St. and S. Hiwassee Rd. The home between Lake Thunderbird and Lake Stanley Draper caught fire just before 5:30 a.m. Crews said the roof of the 4,000 sq. ft. house was started to collapse as soon as they got inside. Authorities said OG&E has been called to the  2-alarm fire at the home on the 14400 block of Sauna Ln. because power lines are down […]

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    UPDATE: Oklahoma governor announces decision on Common Core measure

    UPDATE 6/5 – Gov. Mary Fallin announced her decision on Common Core Thursday afternoon. Shortly after 4 p.m., Gov. Fallin announced she is passing House Bill 3399. The measure will repeal Common Core standards in Oklahoma and allow Oklahomans to create new English and math standards. Fallin signed the bill, stating: “We are capable of developing our own Oklahoma academic standards that will be better than Common Core. Now is the time for Oklahomans – parents, citizens, educators, employers and elected officials – […]

  • New push to get storm shelters in all Oklahoma schools kicks off today in Moore

    MOORE, Okla. – The “Take Shelter Oklahoma” organization is making a second push to get a storm shelter in every school in our state. The group is making some changes after the first plan ran into some political road blocks. Their original plan was to use a franchise tax to raise $500 million. Since that did not happen, the group is now focusing on getting the issue on the November ballot. Officials said if the issue makes the ballot and […]

  • Blue Angels planes

    Investigation: Blue Angels descend into porn, homophobia and harassment scandal

    One of the nation’s most prestigious teams of flying aerobats dive-bombed into the depths of sexual harassment and stayed there for at least a year, a new Navy study said. Members of the Blue Angels openly passed around pornography and flew with it in the cockpits during air shows and they cursed gays and spread dirty talk about women, under the command of Captain Gregory McWherter. A Navy investigation into the accusations showed the members’ self-serving actions turned the squadron […]

  • Suspicious package County Hall

    All Clear: Suspicious package turns out to be blanket and backpack downtown

    ALL CLEAR: Authorities have given the all clear after a suspicious package was reported downtown. Officials said the threat turned out to be a blue blanket and a backpack. OKLAHOMA CITY – Authorities are investigating a suspicious package reported at City Hall. Streets around City Hall are shut down at this time as a precaution. The bomb squad is on scene near Couch and Hudson. Refresh this story and watch NewsChannel 4 for the latest updates.  A member of the […]

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    Popular Oklahoma lake swimming area closed after E. coli found in the water

    GROVE, Okla. – Officials have a health alert for anyone planning a trip to Grand Lake this weekend. A popular swimming area is closed after authorities found E. coli in the water. The beach at Grand Lake State Park in Bernice is closed right now after the water samples tested positive for the bacteria. Officials say a handful of illnesses have been reported and now investigators are trying to find out where it’s coming from. We’re told the swimming area […]