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    Oklahoma City Thunder announces new coaching staff

    OKLAHOMA CITY – After the NBA draft, Oklahoma City Thunder fans got a glimpse of the players who will be on the hardwood next season. Now, they’re getting a look at the coaches. The Oklahoma City Thunder named Monty Williams, Maurice Cheeks and Anthony Grant as assistant coaches. Billy Schmidt was also named a quality control coach. Organizers say they will join Mark Bryant and Darko Rajakovic as assistants, along with shooting coach Adam Harrington and Vin Bhavnani, who will […]

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    Detroit mother says she doesn’t regret murdering her children

    DETROIT, Mich. – A Detroit woman has pleaded guilty to killing two of her children and storing their bodies in a freezer for years. On Monday, Mitchelle Blair pleaded guilty to killing 13-year-old Stoni Blair and 9-year-old Stephen Berry. She was arrested in March after deputies who evicted her from her apartment found the children’s bodies. Blair claims the children were abusing her 8-year-old son. In court, Blair said that she had no regrets for what she did, calling the […]

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    Supreme Court allows Texas abortion clinics to remain open

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court decided to put a hold on court rulings that reduced the number of abortion clinics in Texas. A state law that was passed in Texas in 2013 required clinics providing abortion services to meet the same standards as an ambulatory surgical center. It also required doctors providing the services to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. Women’s groups say the law, which would go into effect on July 1, would force all but nine […]

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    Witness: Lifeguards couldn’t swim, perform CPR when teen nearly drowned at community pool

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. – A teenager in Georgia is lucky to be alive after nearly drowning at a community pool last week. Authorities say 14-year-old Brionne Sloan was swimming in the deep end when something happened and he lost consciousness. Fortunately, another swimmer was able to lift him out of the pool and on to the concrete. Brionne’s mother, Melissa Sloan, was in another area of the pool. She says she noticed some commotion, but had no clue her eldest […]

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    “I’m not lying,” Wellness blogger tells story after fake cancer diagnosis

      SYDNEY, Australia – A disgraced wellness blogger is telling her story after she claimed to have healed herself of cancer by simply changing her diet. Fans say Belle Gibson gained popularity after she announced that she was battling a malignant brain tumor. She also told followers that she was turning down traditional cancer treatments after doctors told her she had just six weeks left to live. Instead, she said she chose a vegetable-heavy, nutrition-based healing plan to battle the […]

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    Oklahoma man killed after allegedly firing round at officers

    TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – A 35-year-old Oklahoma man died after being shot by officers in Tahlequah. According to KJRH, four officers were called to a home in Tahlequah on Saturday after a fight broke out between two men. When officers arrived, authorities say they found the men and a stolen pickup truck. Tahlequah police say one of the men ran into an attic and barricaded himself inside it. At one point, he fired a shot at police. Authorities say officers returned fire, […]

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    ‘This has been a nightmare,” Family’s vacation ruined after daughters suffered hundreds of bed bug bites

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – A vacation turned into a nightmare after bed bugs brought one family’s trip to a screeching halt. The Streble family left their home in Kentucky to enjoy the sand the and sun in Florida. They told WESH that they were staying at the Oak Plantation Resort in Kissimmee when they started noticing red bumps on their daughters’ arms. They said they originally thought they had just been attacked by a group of mosquitoes, but decided to check […]

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    French authorities discover decapitated head following attack on U.S.-owned factory

    (CNN) — French authorities have identified the man whose decapitated head was found after an attack on a factory near Lyon. Herve Cornora, 54, was in charge of the transportation company that employed Yassin Salhi, the alleged attacker, according to CNN’s French affiliate BFMTV. Cornora’s severed head was found hanging from a fence, along with two banners that purportedly bear Islamic writing, outside the same factory where a large explosion occurred Friday. Police found his body in the suspect’s van. […]

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    Father saves son after being attacked by alligator in Texas

    HOUSTON, Texas – A 13-year-old boy and his father are recovering after being attacked by an alligator. The boy’s grandfather told KPRC that his grandson, Kaleb, was swimming by the bank of Lake Charlotte when an alligator bit his arm and leg. At one point, Kaleb was pulled underwater. “I nearly had a heart attack,” said Mark Ford, the boy’s grandfather. When Kaleb’s family realized what was going on, they immediately ran into the water to help him. The alligator then […]

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    Bye Bobby: Friends, family remember Bob Barry, Jr. at memorial service

    OKLAHOMA CITY – As we mourn the loss of our friend and colleague Bob Barry, Jr., we also celebrate the life he lived. On Saturday, KFOR Sports Director Bob Barry, Jr.  passed away from injuries he sustained in a scooter accident. While his death has been difficult on all of us, we also know that he would be trying his hardest to make us laugh. On Friday, his family and friends hosted a public celebration of his life at Crossings Community […]

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    Watch: Bloopers throughout the years with Bob Barry, Jr.

    OKLAHOMA CITY – When you think of Bob Barry, Jr., you may think of his jokes or his ability to make people laugh. While he was always a funny guy, not every laughable moment was planned. For nearly 35 years, Bobby was a familiar face at NewsChannel 4 in Oklahoma City. At the end of every weekday newscast, he tried to bring a bit of sports and a smile into living rooms across the state. Throughout the years, we’ve accumulated […]