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  • A birthday surprise takes a WWII veteran back to his past

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A birthday surprise takes one man back to his days of flying in World War II. It’s a gift John Riggs has waited a long time to give his father, Jerry Riggs, 91. This weekend, Jerry Riggs’ dream finally came true when a plane he crewed over half a century ago visited Oklahoma City. In honor to the anniversary of the World War II B-24 Bomber Groups, Jerry took a ride in the only B-29 that’s still […]

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    Workshop offers to help those who want to learn to eat healthier

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Thinking about moving to a healthier lifestyle? Residents who want to learn ways to be healthier and eat better should plan now to attend this free workshop. The seminar will be held Thursday, September 25, at 9:30 a.m. at the Oklahoma County OSU Cooperative Extension Service, 930 N. Portland, Oklahoma City, OK. The workshop is sponsored by the Oklahoma Home and Community Education (OHCE) organization and open to the public. Amanda Horn, a Registered Dietitian and the […]

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    Fraternity investigated over ‘date rape’ drug allegations

    CNN – A fraternity at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is being investigated on suspicion that members put “date rape” drugs into drinks served at a party, according to search warrants issued by campus police. Police started investigating after three women and a man were hospitalized after consuming drinks at the September 12 party at the Tau Kappa Epsilon house, the search warrant said. The warrants sought, among other things, drugs that cause loss of memory or “other intoxicating effects.” One […]

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    Emmy-winning actress dies at age 84

    CNN – Emmy-winning actress Polly Bergen, whose TV and movie career spanned more than six decades, has died, her publicist said. Bergen — who was 84, according to her profile on IMDb.com — died peacefully at her home in Southbury, Connecticut, on Saturday morning, publicist Judy Katz said in a statement. She was surrounded by her family, longtime manager and friends. The Tennessee native first appeared on screen in the 1949 Western “Across the Rio Grande.” She had notable roles […]

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    Whoa: Video shows what it’s like to be a bike messenger in NYC

    You see them in the movies or even in New York City, but have you ever wondered what it’s like to be one? A video captures what it’s like to be a bike messenger in New York City.      

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    Tiny miracle brings family happiness after suffering terrible loss

    Many memories have been lost to a fire in northern California. But in the ashes to her family pictures and burned-out mementos, one woman found what she was desperately looking for. Bertha Cervantes had taken off her wedding ring to cook. There was no time to save it when the fire rushed in. For hours, fire crews accompanied her and her family under the setting sun, sifting through one piece of rubble at a time, until it finally appeared. But […]

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    2nd security incident at White House in 2 days

    CNN – A man jumped a fence at the White House late Friday and made it through the North Portico doors into the building before he was captured, Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary told CNN. Part of the White House was evacuated after a disturbance was initially detected on the North Lawn, according to a CNN reporter who was among those hustled from the building. The first family was not at the White House at the time, but other people […]

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    Drivers traveling Downtown warned they could run into delays

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Commuters traveling to Downtown OKC may run into some traffic delays. Officials are warning metro drivers of ongoing construction that could cause some unexpected delays. This is a summary of downtown traffic conditions for September 20 – 26. The south sidewalk on Kerr will be closed between the garage drive at Leadership Square to Robinson. North access to Leadership Square will be closed, all other access will remain open. Main reduced to one west bound and two east […]

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    Lawsuit: Teen raped after school used her as ‘bait’ to catch rape suspect

    Note: This article contains descriptions of alleged sexual crimes. CNN – HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — It’s an unimaginable horror. A 14-year-old girl with special needs allegedly was raped at school after a teacher’s aide persuaded her to act as bait to catch an accused sexual predator, a fellow student. “It has essentially devastated her life,” attorney Eric Artrip — who represents the girl and her father — said of the alleged January 2010 incident. The Department of Justice and U.S. Department […]

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    Water main break affects businesses in OKC

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Crews responded to a water main break in SW OKC Saturday afternoon. Authorities said they were called to the 2000 block of Exchange Avenue just after 2:30 p.m. Officials say the break is affecting several businesses in the area, including the Grace Rescue Mission. They say the Grace Rescue Mission is without water and has been since early Saturday. The Salvation Army is stepping up to cook their meals tonight so that they don’t have to suspend operations. Crews […]

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    J.C. Penney looks to hire 35K workers for this holiday season

    J.C. Penney says it’ll add 35,000 seasonal workers this year. That’s the same amount the retailer hired last year for the crucial holiday shopping season. Earlier this week, UPS, FedEx, Kohl’s and Walmart each announced they’d be hiring more seasonal workers this year than last year. View Walmart’s hiring announcement. View UPS’ hiring announcement.