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  • “He just took a huge gasp of air,” Logan County deputy saves life of man suffering from cardiac arrest

    LOGAN COUNTY, Okla. – An Edmond man survived cardiac arrest thanks to the quick action of a nearby deputy. Sgt. Marcus Williams with the Logan County Sheriff’s Office said it started when he was stopped at Petty’s Pit Stop in Edmond. Sgt. Williams said he hardly ever listens to scanners for fire or ambulance calls, but happened to hear a call about a cardiac arrest. “I figured well, it’s literally less than a mile and a half away from here,” Sgt. […]

  • K-9 unit search has Davis apartment tenants looking for answers

    DAVIS, Okla. – Apartment tenants in Davis are concerned about management entering their units with a K-9 for an apartment-wide search. Davis Village Apartments conducted a general search of the units last week. Then on Thursday, residents discovered a notice that read: “Due to several complaints and issues at the complex, on Friday August 18th, a Canine Unit will be brought onto the complex and will go through each apartment for an inspection.” “This kind of letter is a total shock,” […]

  • 14-year-old boy charged for murder of Cordell woman, shooting her son

    NEW CORDELL, Okla. – A 14-year-old boy was arrested and is now charged with breaking into Tammi Thomas’ home, killing her, and shooting her son. The boy is charged with first-degree murder, shooting with intent to kill, and burglary in the first degree. It happened July 2 at Thomas’ home around 1 a.m. Investigators said the suspect knew Thomas’ 14-year-old son, but he wasn’t immediately recognizable because he was wearing a disguise. The suspect is accused of shooting Thomas in […]

  • OKC councilman proposes income tax to fund teacher stipends

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A new effort underway to boost teachers’ pay in Oklahoma City could mean the first income tax for city residents. The income tax would fund an annual stipend, or bonus, for public school teachers and support staff, including custodial staff and nurses. It would not apply to administrators. It comes as an education crisis plagues Oklahoma City, with school weeks cut down to four days and teachers fleeing to higher paying states. Oklahoma City Public Schools Board […]

  • Residents near Classen Circle fighting to keep businesses from flattening homes

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A community is pushing back against encroaching businesses and their parking lots into residential areas. A future Braum’s that could replace businesses inside the Donnay Building are just an example of the unwanted change, and the circumstances are disturbing to neighbors. Businesses are buying up and razing homes along N. Western Avenue, and using the space to expand their businesses. Jon Coussens lives in the neighborhood surrounding N. Western. He’s the vice president of the neighborhood association, and he’s […]

  • Alleged family favoritism in Garfield County Sheriff’s Office brought to light after inmate death

    GARFIELD COUNTY, Okla. – A sheriff already indicted for the death of an inmate, now in question about his kids who were on his payroll. Garfield County Sheriff Jerry Niles’ son and daughter-in-law were paid to work for him, and received pay increases while he was in office. According to an Attorney General’s opinion, this may violate Oklahoma nepotism law. Legal analyst and defense attorney Jacqui Ford explains why nepotism law governing authority figures’ employment of relatives have existed in […]

  • Homicide under investigation in northwest Oklahoma City neighborhood

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Police are investigating a homicide in northwest Oklahoma City Wednesday evening. Officials were near the scene off N.W. 63rd and N. Pennsylvania Ave. on the 1500 block of Duffner Drive. Police say a call went out around 3:45 p.m. as a medical call for EMSA. Authorities say one man was killed. It was disturbing news for neighbors who said they’ve known the two men who lived at the residence for years. “Never had any problems with them, they […]

  • DHS employee arrested after arriving drunk to routine welfare check

    NORMAN, Okla. – A routine welfare check takes a turn when police report the DHS employee arrived on the scene drunk. Police and DHS were called to the welfare check at a home on Beaumont Street in Norman. Officers arrived first, and shortly after, DHS child welfare specialist Jennifer Mangham joined them. “Mangham arrived on scene and immediately began exhibiting the signs of being intoxicated,” said Norman Police Public Safety Information Officer Sarah Jensen. NewsChannel 4 obtained body cam video […]

  • Norman mom faces child neglect, drug charges after 9-year-old left in hot car

    NORMAN, Okla. – A Norman woman is facing child neglect and drug charges after police said she left her 9-year-old in the car for more than an hour in the sun. A bystander called police after seeing the child in the car of the Lowe’s parking lot in Norman. “We just found a kid that was in the car, and the car off,” the bystander told the dispatcher. He said he believed the kid to be in the car for […]

  • Good Samaritans rush to lift pickup truck off pinned motorcyclist in Northwest Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Bystanders rushed to the rescue after the motorcycle collided head on with a pickup truck in Northwest Oklahoma City. The crash happened a little before 9 p.m. Friday evening at the corner of NW 10th Street and Virginia Avenue. Police said there were two people riding the motorcycle, both were alert and talking when they were taken to the hospital. Chad Adams said he was driving in a car in front of the pickup truck just before the […]

  • Hope and skepticism for a town hall meeting planned for Classen Circle future Braums

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma-based company Braums is looking for input from the public on a move to open a location at Classen Circle amidst backlash at initial plans to demolish existing businesses. Our partners at first reported that Braums requested an extension for a Planning Commission hearing on August 7. The new meeting is set for September 28. The current plans include rezoning three properties adjacent to the Donnay Building for commercial-use, razing the Donnay Building and the businesses […]