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  • Governor Mary Fallin frustrated Oklahoma lawmakers haven’t passed more criminal justice reform bills

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin is frustrated Oklahoma lawmakers have not passed more criminal justice reform bills. “My list still shows we still have 10 criminal justice bills that have not made it to my desk,” Fallin said. The governor asked lawmakers in her State of the State address to consider these reforms, including reducing criminal penalties for nonviolent drug offenders, a parole option for elderly inmates and allowing judges and prosecutors more options in diverting people from prison […]

  • Oklahoma man accused of threatening people with sword as he walked down street

    LAWTON, Okla. – An Oklahoma man accused of threatening people with a sword as he walked down the street is in custody. Around 11 a.m. Wednesday,  Lawton police officers were alerted to reports of a man walking down the street, swinging a sword and allegedly threatening people. According to KSWO, an officer approached the man, later identified as Michael Curtis, and asked him to put to sword down. However, according to the police report, the man refused to put the […]

  • List of most popular baby names in Oklahoma for 2016 released

    OKLAHOMA – The Social Security Administration has released the most popular baby names in Oklahoma for 2016. Earlier this month, the Social Security Administration released the list of the most popular baby names in the United States for 2016. Noah and Emma topped that list. Now, the Social Security Administration has released a new list that shows us how Oklahoma compares to the rest of the nation. Liam and Emma topped the Oklahoma list. The top ten boys and girls names for 2016 in […]

  • More youth using sneaky ‘text speak’: Here are the codes parents should know

    These days, teenagers rarely spell out words while texting, opting to use acronyms instead. When attempting to decipher the codes, it can feel like translating a language. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, younger generations are using texting abbreviations for ‘code’ terms. Bark Technologies released a list of the top sneaky texts teens are sending: 1174 – Meet At A Party Spot 420 – Marijuana Reference 53X – Code For Sex 8 – Code For Oral Sex 99 […]

  • Update: Norman police find missing elderly man with Alzheimer’s

    NORMAN, Okla. –  Police in Norman say they are no longer searching for a missing elderly man. Jimmy Stanley, 79, was reported missing Wednesday night after he was last seen in the 3900 block of Pine Tree Circle in Norman. Police say Stanley has Alzheimer’s and his memory only lasts about two to six minutes, which caused them to be concerned about his whereabouts. Shortly after 9:30 a.m., authorities canceled the silver alert that was issued for Stanley. Police say that […]

  • Police identify victim killed in shooting at apartment complex in N.W. Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Police have identified the victim who was killed in a shooting at an apartment complex in northwest Oklahoma City. Around 5:20 p.m. Wednesday, police were called to reports of a shooting at an apartment complex in the 6600 block of N.W. 10th St. When officers arrived, they found 44-year-old Joseph Earl Thompson lying outside in a common area of the complex. Police say Thompson was critically wounded. He was rushed to a local hospital where he passed […]

  • Woman injured in drive-by shooting in N.E. Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A woman was injured in a drive-by shooting in N.E. Oklahoma City Wednesday night. Around 11 p.m., police say someone tried to kick in a woman’s door near Hefner Rd. and N. Air Depot. However, the suspect was unsuccessful and ran away. A short time later, police said a car drove by that same home and fired multiple gunshots. A woman was injured and taken to the hospital to be treated. Police say she is expected to […]

  • Man recovering after being stabbed during home invasion in S.E. Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A man is recovering after he was stabbed during a home invasion overnight. Just after midnight, police say two men were at a home near S.E. 29th and Santa Fe when they heard a knock at the door. The men told police that four male suspects came into the home with their faces covered. One of the men at the home was stabbed. The four suspects then left. It is unclear what was taken from the home. […]

  • Man in custody following messy crash on I-240 in Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A man is in custody following a messy crash in Oklahoma City Thursday morning. Around 4:30 a.m., a suspect driving the wrong way on I-240 led police on a chase. The suspect reportedly crashed into another vehicle on I-240 near Western Ave. After the crash, police said the suspect got out of the car and ran away. However, police found the alleged suspect hiding in some bushes a few blocks away from the crash scene. He was arrested and […]

  • Video of Oklahoma father surprising son at school is going viral

    STILLWATER, Okla. – Video of an Oklahoma father surprising his son at school is going viral. Justin Beadles wore a speedo and some medals to greet his son outside of Stillwater Junior High on the last day of school. Beadles uploaded the video to Facebook with the caption, “Dad, will you pick me up from school?” The video has since gone viral, receiving more than 1.8 million views within 20 hours.  

  • Report shows how much Oklahoma legislators received from the oil and gas industry

    OKLAHOMA CITY —  A new report shows how much Oklahoma legislators received from individuals, trade groups and political action committees related to the oil and gas industry. A report from Oklahoma Watch shows that sitting lawmakers took in more than $683,000 in campaign donations from January 2015 to March 2017 from the oil and gas industry. Republicans received more than 90 percent of those donations. During the battle to balance the state’s budget, Democrats have accused Republicans of catering to […]