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  • Cooking with Kyle: Creating succulent chopped pork in the slow cooker

    OKLAHOMA CITY – This easy recipe is economical and is perfect to feed the gang watching football or make for a simple family dinner. Added bonus: it freezes beautifully. 1 Pork Loin Roast (4-6lbs. Use Pork Loin, not Tenderloin) 12oz-14oz Crushed Tomatoes 1 T Garlic Powder 1 T chili seasoning or favorite BBQ rub 1 t black pepper 1 t salt Remove pork from package and cut off any undesired fat from fat cap. Leave some since it will help tenderize […]

  • Oklahoma deputies recover $35,000 worth of stolen property

    CLEVELAND COUNTY, Okla. – Authorities in Cleveland County say they have recovered thousands of dollars worth of stolen property following the arrest of an alleged burglary suspect. Deputies with the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office say they located an abandoned car near Slaughterville after witnesses called to report a suspicious man with an assault rifle. After contacting the owner of the car, deputies learned that the car was missing along with other items, including an assault rifle. Officials say they discovered […]

  • Oklahoma Department of Education awarded $2.3 million grant

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma state agency received some welcome news this week. On Monday, the Oklahoma State Department of Education announced that it had been awarded a $2.3 million, five-year grant to help gifted and talented students with disabilities from minority, economically disadvantaged and English learner populations. Oklahoma was one of 12 recipients of the grant, which will be used to help nearly 6,000 elementary school students in four school districts across the state. Agency leaders say Ardmore, Duncan, Guymon […]

  • Department of Health ends funding for Oklahoma Child Abuse Prevention contractors

    OKLAHOMA CITY – While lawmakers are still struggling to come to a compromise on a budget, an Oklahoma agency announced that it is ending funding for programs due to budget constraints. The Oklahoma State Department of Health says it is doing everything it can after losing more than $10 million in funding. Officials say the shortfall is due to a loss of federal funds, increased costs and reduction in state appropriation. “Since federal funds are nearly 60% of the OSDH budget, […]

  • GPS mishap: Texas couple survives 6 days lost in the desert

    HOUSTON, Texas – A Texas couple says a wrong turn could have ended their lives while on vacation in southern Utah. Helena and Gerald Byler were on vacation and decided to take a drive to Lake Powell. The couple used a GPS to navigate, but soon realized something was terribly wrong. The route led them on a rocky trail with big drop off, and put them eight hours away from their destination. Eventually, the car couldn’t go any father and […]

  • “These people need to pay for what they’re doing,” Several arrests made in decades-old murder mystery

    SPALDING COUNTY, Ga. – It’s been over 34 years since Timothy Coggins body was found on a power line, but authorities say they now believe they have solved his murder. On Oct. 9, 1983, officials discovered the body of Coggins. Investigators say he had been brutally murdered and his body was left on a power line. “This was not meant to kill – this was meant to send a message,” Spalding County Sheriff Darrel Dix told WXIA. “This was brutal.” […]

  • Officials: Three injured after home explodes in Oklahoma town

    MEAD, Okla. – Three people were rushed to a nearby hospital following a home explosion in an Oklahoma town. According to KXII, firefighters were called to a home  along N. Ranchette Rd. in Mead around 8:30 a.m. on Monday morning. Initial reports indicate that the home suddenly exploded. Investigators say a propane tank is likely to blame for the explosion. In all three people were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment. Officials say two elderly people were treated for […]

  • Oklahoma fraternity’s homecoming routine goes viral for a good cause

    EDMOND, Okla. – A group of college students set their pride aside in hopes of raising money for a good cause. Members of the Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity at the University of Central Oklahoma created a cheer and dance routine for the school’s homecoming celebration. The hilarious routine included gymnastics moves, aerobatics and fanny packs. The video was posted on the fraternity’s Facebook page and has been viewed over 2 million times. The fraternity is hoping the popularity of the […]

  • Officials looking for family members of fallen Oklahoma firefighters

    TULSA, Okla. – A local fire department is searching for relatives of a pair of fallen firefighters who died in the line of duty 100 years ago. Ben Hanes and Ross Shepard died when a stairwell collapsed at the Mayo building in 1917. “The fire came in about 10 o’clock at night, next door at the Ohio building and it quickly spread to the Mayo building, which they obviously saved that building because it’s still here today,” said Capt. Mike Burgess, […]

  • Police searching for men accused of robbing convenience store

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Authorities are asking for the public’s help identifying two men who allegedly robbed a convenience store early Friday morning. Around 7:30 a.m., officers were called to an armed robbery of a convenience store, located in the 2900 block of S.W. 59th St. According to the police report, the clerk told police that one of the alleged suspects brought an item to the counter and then pulled out a gun and demanded money. Officials say another alleged suspect […]

  • Three weeks later: Gov. Fallin calling on both parties to compromise

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Gov. Mary Fallin is calling on leaders of both parties to come to a compromise during this special session. Earlier this year, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that a $1.50-per-pack ‘cigarette fee’ was unconstitutional after lawmakers passed the revenue raising measure in the final five days of a legislative session without a 75 percent majority vote. The fee was expected to generate $215 million for several state agencies. As a result, Gov. Mary Fallin ordered lawmakers to head […]