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  • No charges to be filed in hit-and-run accident that claimed life of Oklahoma teenager

    PURCELL, Okla. – Investigators in McClain County say they have located the driver who hit an Oklahoma teenager. Rafael Garcia-Andrade, 13, was walking back from buying fireworks around 9 p.m. on July 3 when he was struck by a pickup truck pulling a trailer, according to his sister. However, the driver never stopped. “Why didn’t they stop to see what happened?” Kasey Winn,  Garcia-Andrade’s sister, asked. Garcia-Andrade was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he was declared brain-dead, family members tell NewsChannel 4. Sadly, […]

  • Couple arrested after allegedly giving opioids to newborn

    ELK RIDGE, Utah – A couple in Utah is facing charges of child endangerment after allegedly giving opioids to a newborn. Officers say it all started with a theft at a Walmart in Spanish Fork in late June. Employees told police that a man, who was later identified as 29-year-old Colby Wilde, brought his 2-month-old daughter in the store and attempted to return stolen items for cash. As he was leaving the store, an employee confronted him and Wilde began […]

  • Lindsey Street bridge in Norman to reopen to traffic on Friday

    NORMAN, Okla. – Drivers in Norman will definitely notice a change in traffic following the reopening of a heavily traveled bridge. The Lindsey Street bridge over I-35 will reopen on Friday for the first time since its closure in April of 2016. Officials say the bridge is now the widest in the state, sitting at 337 feet wide, which is almost the length of a football field. The interchange closed last April to be reconstructed as a single point urban […]

  • Wife convicted of husband’s murder after parrot’s chilling statements

    NEWAYGO COUNTY, Mich. – A jury found a woman guilty of murdering her husband in 2015 after a pet parrot broke the case wide open. In 2015, police found 45-year-old Martin Duram dead in his home and his wife, Glenna, was found suffering from a gunshot wound to her head. Court documents claim that police suspected Glenna Duram of shooting her husband five times before turning the gun on herself. However, she told police that she didn’t kill her husband […]

  • “I completely blacked out,” Kayaker nearly dies after being attacked by wasps

    HANALEI, Hawaii – It was supposed to be a fun vacation day, but Jake Shoff says a day of kayaking quickly took a life-threatening turn. Jake Shoff, his wife and their young children were spending a day kayaking around Kauai when his kayak clipped a branch that held a wasp’s nest. “They started to swarm. A lot of them. There were a lot of wasps that were in the nest,” Shoff told KGMB. Immediately, Shoff capsized his kayak for protection […]

  • Father begging U.S. government for visa so he can attend daughter’s funeral

    KEANSBURG, N.J. – A family is struggling with the brutal murder of an 11-year-old girl in Keansburg, New Jersey. One week ago, 11-year AbbieGail Smith was found stabbed to death behind the building where she lived with her mother. Authorities eventually arrested and charged her upstairs neighbor with her murder. While her family waits for justice in the case, they are now struggling to find a way to come together for her funeral. Kenroy Smith, AbbieGail’s father, was deported from […]

  • Lawsuit: Ex-major told to ‘take the hit’ for deposed Tulsa County sheriff

    TULSA, Okla. – A former Oklahoma sheriff’s official claims he was forced to `take the hit’ and resign following the shooting of an unarmed man by a reserve deputy. The federal lawsuit filed Thursday centers around an incident after the shooting of Eric Harris by volunteer deputy Robert Bates in 2015. Bates said he meant to use his taser stun gun, not his revolver, on the suspect, who had been tackled by other deputies and was being held on the […]

  • Oklahoma couple accused of allowing 9-year-old son to smoke pot, forcing him to steal

    ROGERS COUNTY, Okla. – An Oklahoma couple is behind bars after being accused of forcing their young son to shoplift. Officials say the investigation began after a witness who lived with the couple called dispatch to report child abuse. According to the witness, 45-year-old Kimberly Broyles and 40-year-old Michael Whitaker forced their 9-year-old son to steal from Dollar General. The affidavit states that the woman decided to call for help after witnessing Whitaker allegedly kick the child in the back, […]

  • “I’m really disappointed,” Oklahoma community shocked after teenager brutally attacked on camera

    MORRIS, Okla. – A terrifying video that was posted to social media has caused outrage in an Oklahoma community. Family members tell KJRH that victim was staying at a friend’s house when she was suddenly attacked. “I was just like, ‘Oh my gosh!’ And then when she showed me the other ones and I realized who it was, I’m really disappointed in both them girls,” a resident said. A video posted to Facebook captured the brutal attack on the defenseless […]

  • Looking for extra cash? New program paying Oklahoma landowners for public access

    OKLAHOMA CITY – If you’re looking for a little extra income, the Department of Wildlife and Conservation says it may have the answer for landowners. The Oklahoma Land Access Program will use more than $2 million in federal grants to increase public hunting and fishing opportunities in exchange for incentive payments to private landowners. “We’re signing up landowners now,” said wildlife biologist Jeff Tibbits, OLAP coordinator for the Wildlife Department. “We’ve really made it flexible, and we pay competitive rates.” […]

  • Oklahoma City hotel makes national list of ‘Top 15 City Hotels’

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City hotel is gaining national attention after receiving recognition on a popular travel website. Travel and Leisure recently published a list of the ‘Top 15 City Hotels in the Continental United States.’ According to the website, hotels were rated on their facilities, location, service, food and overall value. Not surprisingly, five of the hotels were located in New York City. However, hotels in big cities weren’t the only ones who were recognized. In fact, Oklahoma […]