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  • Jon Welsh visits tornado damaged area

    Helicopter pilot Jon Welsh tours damaged areas from May 20 on foot

    SHAWNEE – Bob Moore Chopper 4 pilot, Jon Welsh toured tornado damaged areas of Shawnee and Moore Oklahoma. He originally reported on the tornadoes of May 19th and 20th from his helicopter, but today he walked through areas hit hard to see the damage up close. “Seeing all of this devastation is intense. It’s tough to look at from 800 feet in the air, but when you are standing right next to it, you can see how the tornado just […]

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    OKC resident rides out May 31 tornado in storm drain

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A tornado roared through Oklahoma City and as it was approaching the home of Bob Patterson, near 59TH and Shalamar Drive, he got his family into a nearby shelter. However, there wasn’t enough room for Patterson, so he took action. He grabbed a ladder removed a manhole cover in the back of his neighbor’s yard and put the ladder down the drain and climbed down. He brought his neighbor and his dog with him. “We rode out the tornado inside […]

  • Motorcycle safety classes offered free by the OHP

    The Oklahoma Highway Safety Office says that with new motorcycles having 200hp engines, motorcycle safety is of utmost importance. Free classes are now being offered by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol to ensure all cycle riders know how to control their motorcycles properly, watch out for distracted car drivers and keep the roads as safe as possible.

  • OU Sooners open Women’s College World Series with win over Michigan

    OKLAHOMA CITY — The Sooners played Michigan after their regular season record of 52-4 last night after a short delay, finally putting away the 8th-ranked Wolverines 7-1. Sooner pitcher Keilani Ricketts threw a no-hitter (the sixth this season) and struck out 12 on the way to a late-night victory for the top-ranked Sooners. Up next – Texas and Oklahoma go it at tonight (Friday).

  • Tornadoes tear through Oklahoma and Arkansas Thursday

    PERKINS, RIPLEY — In what has been all to common in recent weeks, the 4Warn Storm Team was tracking severe storms from just after the noon hour until late last night in central portions of our state. While the metro OKC area was mostly spared, tornadic-producing storms were north and south of the metro area, from just east of the Lawton area to north of the metro near Pernell. Radar indicated strong wind shear activity, but actual tornadoes were rare […]

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    Look Out it’s Lucas!

    Laugh for Relief – Oak City Comedy Initiative, OKC comedy, Oklahoma City Improv and Red Dirt improv are collaborating on a big show Friday night at The Paramount on historic film row. It will include local stand-up, improv and short films. Admission is free , we will be asking for donations at the door and throughout the night. 100% of donations collected will go to the Oklahoma City Community Foundation. Any inquires should be directed to OakCity@gmail.com. LyricTheatreOKC.com – Lyric is holding […]

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    Dog who served four tours of duty laid to rest

    From WQAD — An area K-9 was laid to rest Wednesday, after serving four tours of duty in the Middle East. Freddie, a bomb-sniffing golden retriever from Galva, Illinois cleared the way for hundreds of soldiers in Afghanistan. “He’d be the lead dog, he’d walk in front of me to make sure other soldiers were safe,” said Ryan Anderson of Galva, Freddie’s dog handler, hours before  putting his best friend and comrade to sleep. “It’s a day I’ve known that has […]

  • Florida coach feels Okies’ pain

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Florida University’s women’s softball team has qualified for the College “World Series” which gets underway this morning at Hall of Fame Stadium here in the city. And the Gators head coach is Tim Walton, the former pitcher for the University of Oklahoma baseball team. Walton was part of a coaching caravan that met the media Wednesday to talk about his team’s opening game against Tennessee. But soon the conversation turned to what the tornado victims and their families […]

  • Sooners open play at WCWS

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The top ranked Oklahoma Sooners begin play in the Women’s College Softball “World Series” tonight at Hall of Fame Stadium here in the city. OU has been at or near the top of the national polls virtually all season and with that sparkling record of 52-4 they get ready to host Michigan in the fourth and final game of opening day at approximately 8:30pm Oklahoma time on national TV through one of the ESPN outlets. The Sooners feature […]

  • KFOR presents viewer donation check of $17,000 to United Way of Oklahoma

    KFOR presented the United Way of Oklahoma a check for $17,000 — and the donations were supplied solely by generous donations from viewers young and old. We were literally overloaded here at KFOR studios last week after the Sunday and Monday tornadoes with so many supplies and donations that, as usual, the generosity of Oklahomans was overflowing. As David Thompson with the United Way states, these dollars are not designated for any particular cause, but the entire amount will go […]

  • Safe rooms or underground shelters?

    With last week’s tornadoes, many Oklahomans are again looking at purchasing and installing a tornado shelter or a safe room. Shelters come in many versatile forms: garage-based and self-contained, partially-buried or even completely above ground. Prices generally range from $3,000 to over $10,000 based on size and type. Would you trust an underground shelter more or an above-ground, reinforced safe room? Which offers more protection? There’s not an easy answer.