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    Tearjerker: Flash of memory reunites mom and daughter

    A video captures a tender moment of a mother and her daughter. Kelly Gunerson shared the rare moment of her Alzheimer’s-stricken mother recognizing her. In the emotional video titled “Gods Gift,” you see Gunerson lying in bed with her 87-year-old mother. While the two are next to each other in bed, Gunerson asks “Do you know who I am though?” And with a response that will bring tears to your eyes, Gunerson’s mother answers, “Kelly.” To help eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through research, walk […]

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    Coolest ultrasound ever? Baby gives the all clear from the womb

    PENNSYLVANIA – This baby seems to be doing A-okay in the womb. Soon-to-be parents in Pennsylvania apparently got a thumbs up from their unborn child. Check out the ultrasound. You can see its tiny fingers folded and what looks like a thumb sticking up. The parents told HLNTV they are expecting twins, but don’t know the sex of the babies yet. Dad-to-be, Brandon Hopkins, posted the picture to Reddit last week. The babies are due to arrive in January.

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    Edmond Police Department launches photography contest

    EDMOND, Okla. – The Edmond Police Department is seeking submissions of local Edmond photography for the future Public Safety Center in Downtown Edmond. Submitted photos will be judged by a panel of professionals and internal stakeholders to determine which will go on permanent display in the building upon completion in Fall 2015. The contest is open for submissions beginning September 2nd and will run through February 16th at 5:00 p.m. All submissions will be made online through Flickr. A total […]

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    NBC’s ‘Weight for Love’ holding casting call in Dallas

    NBC is adding a second weight loss reality show to its lineup. Do you and your spouse or significant other each have some weight to lose? “Weight for Love” targets couples (married, engaged, or in a long-term relationship) who each have at least 100 pounds to lose. To apply, you can attend a casting call at Downsize Fitness from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Dallas, Texas.  

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    Get cracking: Eating a handful of pistachios a day could help lower this risk…

    Just a handful of pistachios a day could help reduce the risk of type two diabetes. A new Spanish study included 54 adults with pre-diabetes. Half of the group added two ounces of pistachios a day to their diet, while the other half added olive oil and other fats. Four months later, only the pistachio group had significant drops in blood sugar and insulin levels, as well as improvements in insulin and glucose processing. Researchers say other types of nuts […]

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    WOW: Firefighters go beyond the call to perform random act of kindness that surprised many

    TEXAS – A Texas family was brought to tears by a random act of kindness by a group of firefighters. The men fought to save a man’s life, then offered help in a way his family never expected. It’s a heartfelt gesture family members say they’ll never forget. It was a normal call for the men of Engine 4 in Baytown. At a house one mile away, 65-year-old John McCormick collapsed while mowing his front yard. He had a history of heart trouble. This […]

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    Teen records family’s heartbreaking reaction to his coming out, receives shocking support

    GEORGIA – A teen has received  thousands of dollars after releasing a shocking video of his family’s violent reaction after the teen told them he was gay.  19-year-old Daniel Pierce, of Georgia, revealed who he was to his parents in the hope that they would accept him for who he is.  Pierce told the BBC, “I recorded the video because I knew something was going to happen and wanted to protect myself in case I was harmed in any way.”  And he was […]

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    Firefighters make miraculous rescue of two baby lion cubs

    MONTANA – Two Montana firefighters dress in their bright yellow firefighting gear stand smiling broadly, each cuddling what looks like a blackened and charred chunk of wood. That’s not charred wood their holding but a pair of mountain lion cubs they saved in the Three Mile Fire in the Bitterroot National Forest east Florence, Montana. Firefighters spotted the kitten under a burning log Friday afternoon, according to Montana Fish, Wildfire & Parks in a Facebook posting. “Firefighters called in a […]

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    Low on gas? Now is the time to fill up

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma drivers rejoice! Average retail gasoline prices in OKC have fallen 0.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.23 per gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.7 per gallon in the last week to $3.43 per gallon. Including the change in gas prices in Oklahoma City during the past week, prices Monday were 31.0 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago. […]

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    CDC director raises Ebola alarm

    CNN – The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is much worse than official figures show, and other countries are unintentionally making it harder to control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Tom Frieden told CNN on Tuesday. “We’ve seen outbreaks of Ebola before. This is the first epidemic spreading widely through many countries, and it is spiraling out of control,” said Frieden, who recently returned from a trip to the region. “It’s bad now, much worse than the […]

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    Update: OSU student who held ‘Trail of Tears’ sign issues an apology

    UPDATED 8/31/14 6:14 p.m. –  One of the Oklahoma State University students who was photographed holding on to a “Trail of Tears” banner that went viral Saturday has issued an apology, according to TulsaWorld. The banner was one of  many shown at ESPN’s College GameDay in Fort Worth, Tex., where OSU lost to No. 1 Florida State. The sign  read “SEND ‘EM HOME #TRAIL_OF_TEARS #GOPOKES.”   Here is an excerpt from one student’s statement on tulsaworld.com : “My name is Austin Buchanan. […]