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    Shocking: Mom drives with 5-month-old in trunk to avoid being cited

    FLORIDA – A baby found in the trunk of a car has been placed in the great-grandmother’s custody. Police say 19-year-old Breona Watkins had a passenger slide her five-month-old child through an access panel into the trunk of her car. Authorities found the child lying on top of a pair of cutting shears and a tire iron. Police say Watkins’ explanation was because she didn’t have a car seat and didn’t want to get a ticket. The baby’s great-grandmother was […]

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    Apple pulls back faulty iPhone software update after major issues reported

    CNN – Apple’s first update to its recently released iPhone software didn’t go so well. It withdrew the software update Wednesday following widely reported issues that left some unable to use their phone. After the update, the phones were unable to connect to cellular networks and the fingerprint reader, a security feature, did not work. “We have received reports of an issue with the iOS 8.0.1 update,” the company said in a statement, adding it was “actively investigating.” Apple did […]

  • Booze and bullets: Controversial gun range explains how it’s keeping their customers safe

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A new gun range in town is stirring up some controversy in the Sooner State. Wilshire Gun opens its doors Friday, September 26. The new range offers customers a chance to practice their shooting, learn about weapons, and it even offers them a drink afterwards. Some Oklahomans are concerned that mixing alcohol and guns could put people’s lives in danger. But, General Manager Jeffrey Swanson says with the right precautions in place, that won’t be an issue. […]

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    Jersey Shore’s ‘The Situation,’ brother, indicted for tax crimes

    Michael Sorrentino has a little ‘situation’ with the IRS. Federal prosecutors have formally charged the reality star and his brother, Marc, with failing to properly pay taxes on an 8.9 million dollar income. Both are expected to appear in a New Jersey Federal Court today. The indictment claims the brothers filed false tax returns and funneled millions of company money earned through promotions and appearances between 2010 and 2012 into personal accounts. Michael Sorrentino gained fame on the MTV reality […]

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    Soda giants look to help customers cut calories

    American’s three largest soda makers, Coca-Cola, Pepsico and Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, have agreed to scale back calories in sugary drinks over the next decade. Former President Bill Clinton announced the commitment Tuesday as part of the Clinton Global Initiative’s annual meeting. “They are announcing a commitment to reduce beverage calories consumed per person without regard to age or where they consume them by 20% nationally before 2025. They will launch a national calorie awareness program providing calorie counts and […]

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    Popular restaurant announces possible breach

    Jimmy John’s announced Wednesday that they “learned of a possible security incident involving credit and debit card data at some of Jimmy John’s stores and franchised locations.” Company officials say approximately 216 stores appear to have been affected by this event. They say the breach occurred on July 30, 2014, when someone stole log-in credentials from Jimmy John’s point-of-sale vendor and used the stolen credentials to remotely access the point-of-sale systems at some corporate and franchised locations between June 16, 2014 […]

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    Concerned Oklahomans prepare for major earthquakes

    OKLAHOMA  – Oklahoma is no stranger to severe weather and natural disasters. With Oklahoma being rattled by more than 3,500 earthquakes this year, myriad businesses, organizations, Native American tribes, schools, health-care facilities, units of government and individuals have enrolled to participate in a regional earthquake preparation drill next month. The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut is scheduled on October 16. Participants throughout the U.S. and across the globe will practice how to “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” at 10:16 a.m. that […]

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    Video appears to show beheading of Frenchman kidnapped in Algeria

    A Frenchman who was kidnapped over the weekend in Algeria appears to have been beheaded in a video that was posted online Wednesday. The video shows armed men beheading a man who appears to be Herve Gourdel — a man who the French foreign ministry said was kidnapped Sunday in Algeria’s Tizi-Ouzou region east of Algiers. In the video, the armed men claim to belong to Islamist militant group Jund al-Khilafa — or Soldiers of the Caliphate — in Algeria, […]

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    Officials announce new splash pad opening in Oklahoma County

    EDMOND, OK – A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place Friday, September 26 at 4:00 pm for the new Barnett Field Splash Pad. The splash pad is located on Main Street just east of Kelly Avenue. With its completion, the Barnett Field Splash Pad is the first to be built in Edmond.  Due to a later than anticipated opening, the splash pad is scheduled to remain open through October 20 with favorable weather. The Barnett Field Splash Plan project was […]

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    Buyer Beware: Things you need to know before purchasing the iPhone 6 Plus

    CNNMoney – If you just bought an iPhone 6 Plus and you like to wear tight pants, beware… maybe. There are reports circulating online claiming that the new, larger iPhone bends when owners carried them in their pockets for long periods of time. Ironically, the reports came the same day that smartphone warranty provider SquareTrade called the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus the “most durable smartphone ever.” It’s impossible to say whether reports of bending iPhone 6 Pluses are […]

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    OKC outlet mall gives local cheerleading squads ‘something to cheer about’

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A local outlet mall in Oklahoma City is looking to give local cheerleading squads “Something To Cheer About.” The Outlet Shoppes in Oklahoma City is giving school cheerleading squads a chance to win $1,000. Squads are invited to perform at the center from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 4th. All squads will receive $200 just for participating. The squad with the most fan votes for spirit will win $1,000. A mascot dance-off is scheduled […]