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  • Texas nurse gets 4 years in prison in $375M health care scam

    DALLAS – A registered nurse in Texas must serve four years in federal prison for her role in what prosecutors call a health care scam involving nearly $375 million in false claims. Charity Eleda of Rowlett in North Texas was sentenced Wednesday in Dallas and must repay nearly $400,000 to Medicare. The 56-year-old Eleda was convicted last year of conspiracy to commit health care fraud, health care fraud and making false statements to secure Medicare benefits. Investigators say Eleda helped […]

  • ESPN panel argues over whether or not Oklahoma is in the Midwest

    OKLAHOMA – An EPSN panel recently had a very interesting argument: Is Oklahoma in the Midwest? Journalists Mina Kimes, Woody Paige, Sarah Spain and Kevin Blackistone were on the ESPN show “Around the Horn” Tuesday when the host raised the question. “I have no idea. Is Oklahoma in the Midwest, or is it the Southwest?” host Tony Reali asked the panel. Kimes and Spain were positive Oklahoma was part of the Midwest, while Blackistone insisted it is part of the […]

  • Authorities searching for suspect who led officers on high-speed chase through S.W. Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Authorities are searching for a suspect who led officers on a high-speed chase through southwest Oklahoma City. Initial reports indicate Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Deputies were serving a search warrant at a home when the suspect got into a car and drove away, leading officers on a chase. Eventually, the suspect crashed the vehicle near S.W. 32nd and Hudson. After the crash, officials say the suspect got out of the vehicle and ran away. The man is still […]

  • Officials announce funeral services for fallen Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Officials have announced funeral services for fallen Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper, Lt. Heath Meyer. OHP Chief Ricky Adams said on his Twitter account and Facebook that 43-year-old Lt. D. Heath Meyer died Monday night.  The OHP says Meyer was injured July 14 after putting down strips of spikes along Interstate 35 in Moore in an attempt to stop a fleeing vehicle. The OHP says the driver of the fleeing vehicle avoided the spikes and that two other […]

  • Murder charges filed in 1984 cold case in S.E. Oklahoma

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Murder charges have been filed in a 1984 cold case in southeastern Oklahoma. Johnny Smith was killed on June 28th, 1984 during his shift at the K.C.S. Lumber Company in Idabel. On the day of the murder, four witnesses said they heard a gunshot and then saw a man erratically driving a front-end loader, which belonged to the lumber company, past them. Several minutes later, the witnesses told police that the same man drove a truck in the […]

  • Construction workers find note from 1933 while working to restore Oklahoma Capitol

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Construction workers found a note from 1933 while working to restore the Oklahoma Capitol. The capitol building is undergoing a major face-lift. Construction crews have already uncovered some pretty amazing hidden gems while restoring the historic building. Recently,  construction workers found another hidden gem left behind by previous men who worked at the Capitol 84 years ago. Underneath some granite stairs that lead up to the south portico, a construction worker discovered a note scrawled on a […]

  • Medical Examiner’s report reveals more details on newborn baby found dead in Enid dumpster

    ENID, Okla. – A medical examiner’s report is revealing more information on the newborn baby who was found dead inside a dumpster in Enid earlier this year. Police were called shortly before 2:30 a.m. on April 9 to a home in the 1600 block of S. 2nd St. on reports of a suspicious odor. “When our officers responded, they could smell the odor also, and they then discovered a newborn infant inside of that (dumpster),” said Capt. Jack Morris, with the Enid […]

  • Today will be the hottest day of the week

    *** A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR CENTRAL AND EASTERN OKLAHOMA THROUGH THIS EVENING. *** Today will be the hottest of the week with widespread 100s and a heat index to 110 degrees! Thankfully, the heat dome starts to move west on tomorrow, allowing for a cool front to sweep across the state. This will spark storms Thursday morning in northwestern Oklahoma. Scattered storms will develop in northern Oklahoma tomorrow and move into central Oklahoma with the front in […]

  • Oklahoma City burglary suspect taken to hospital following arrest may have caused death of other patient

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City burglary suspect who was taken to the hospital after he was arrested may have caused the death of another patient. On April 9th, Jimmy McCoy was allegedly involved in a burglary at the Dungee Apartments in northeast Oklahoma City. McCoy was arrested shortly after the alleged burglary. However, police said while McCoy was being arrested, he suffered an apparent seizure. He was then rushed to Baptist Hospital to be treated. “During this hospital stay, […]

  • FMMA making waves in healthcare world

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Free Market Medical Association is making waves in the healthcare world by working to promote transparency in all aspects of healthcare. Founders of FMMA, Dr. Keith Smith and Jay Kempton, stopped by Rise and Shine to talk about FMMA and their upcoming conference. The 2017 Annual Conference Be a Beacon will include break-out sessions, speakers, and information that is specifically geared towards helping anyone, whether you are a buyer, a seller, or a vendor. This two-day conference is […]

  • Oklahoma City teen who was dropped off at local hospital barely alive after assault has passed away

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A man who was dropped off barely alive at a local hospital last year after he was assaulted has passed away. On October 18, 2016, Tyree Ivy, then 18, was dropped off at OU Medical Center after being assaulted near the intersection of N.E. 36th and Springlake Drive. Ivy was in critical condition. “He had severe head trauma. It appears that he is in a permanent vegetative state,” Gary Knight with Oklahoma City Police Department told KFOR […]