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  • Organizations team up for free computer recycling event

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Spring is officially here, which means that it’s time to clean out those closets. Several organizations have teamed up to help Oklahomans recycle some electronics that may be taking up space. Dell EMC OKC and the Oklahoma City Thunder are hosting a free computer recycling event on Saturday, March 31 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Dell EMC facility, located at 3501 S.W. 15th St. in Oklahoma City. Organizers will accept any brand of computer, […]

  • Dramatic video shows semi-truck hitting school bus carrying special needs students

    GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. – A school bus driver is being praised for her actions after being hit by a semi-truck in South Carolina. According to WYFF, Tammy Cummings was driving a school bus for special needs students on Tuesday afternoon when a semi-truck lost control. Officials say the tractor-trailer ran off the side of the road, hit a power pole, continued driving and crossed the center line, hitting the school bus. In addition to Cummings, there were four special needs […]

  • Officials ask residents to postpone any outdoor burning plans

    OKLAHOMA CITY – While it is finally beginning to feel like spring, Oklahoma officials are warning residents to postpone any burning that they have planned. The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry says the warm temperatures and dry grass could lead to major issues if a fire were to spark. As a result, citizens are being asked to postpone all outdoor burning activities for the next few days. “We are expecting conditions to worsen today as winds increase, temperatures rise, and humidity decreases,” said […]

  • UPDATE: H.E. Bailey Turnpike Norman Spur opens after crews contain grass fire

    MCCLAIN COUNTY, Okla. – A busy turnpike is now open after firefighters contained a large grass fire. It appears as though a large grass fire burned about 100 acres near Bridge Creek. Fortunately, it appears as though the fire is under control. Investigators say smoke was covering the roadway, which forced them to close down a heavily traveled roadway. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the H.E. Bailey Turnpike Norman Spur was closed from mile market 100 to mile marker […]

  • 4 our vets: Oklahoma History Center to honor Vietnam War veterans

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Veterans of the Vietnam War are getting the recognition they deserve following an act that was signed into law last year. Last year, President Trump signed the Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 107 into law. Initially, the bill encouraged citizens to fly the U.S. flag on March 29 to commemorate the service of all Vietnam War veterans. However, the Oklahoma History Center decided to take it one step further. The center announced that it will recognize […]

  • Oklahoma woman to donate kidney to college basketball coach

    TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – An Oklahoma woman is jumping through hoops in an attempt to save a stranger’s life. Billy Gillispie is a well-known name around the college basketball circuit. He was the head coach for Texas A&M, Kentucky and Texas Tech. He also served as an assistant coach at the University of Tulsa. Despite those jobs, he never had the pleasure of meeting Ericka Downey. Downey is the wife of Northeastern State University men’s basketball head coach Mark Downey. Although […]

  • Myriad Gardens installing playground equipment for children with special needs

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A children’s area at an Oklahoma City attraction will be closed as crews work to make it more accessible for disabled children. The Myriad Botanical Gardens is a popular stop for families of all shapes and sizes. However, organizers say families with children may have to wait a few weeks before bringing their little ones to the Children’s Garden. Officials say the Children’s Garden will be closing on Monday, March 26 for approximately two to three weeks. […]

  • Affidavit: Man arrested again after allegedly making bomb threat

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Less than a week after being arrested for calling 911 dozens of times, an Oklahoma man is back behind bars. On March 15,  officers arrested 63-year-old Richard Holt after he allegedly called 911 more than 30 times in an hour. Investigators say it all started when Holt called 911 to report a theft, and then continued to call and ask for officers to hurry. Even when officers were inside his apartment, the report states that they could […]

  • Police searching for man who allegedly broke into Oklahoma City bar

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Authorities are searching for a man who allegedly broke into a bar and attempted to steal several bottles of liquor. Around 4:20 a.m. on March 19, officers were called to an alarm at Margarita Island. While on the way to the bar, the bar’s general manager called dispatchers and said he was holding a burglary suspect at gunpoint. When officers arrived at the scene, they say the suspect had already gotten away from the manager. According to […]

  • Agents: Man shot to death after confronting officers with AK-47, handgun

    OWASSO, Okla. – Authorities say a man is dead following an officer-involved shooting in Owasso. Around 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday night, officers were called to a disturbance call near 151st East Ave. and 108th Place North in Owasso. When police arrived at the scene, they were confronted by a man carrying a loaded AK-47 rifle and a handgun. According to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, the officers backed up to their patrol cars for cover as they yelled at […]

  • Google awards $50,000 to four Oklahoma City nonprofits

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Four nonprofit organizations across Oklahoma City will get a big boost from Google following a recent competition. On Thursday, Google announced the winners of the ‘ Impact Challenge Oklahoma City.’ Each of the four winning nonprofit organizations will receive $50,000 to support their work and create economic opportunity in Oklahoma City. “I am thrilled to celebrate these four organizations that do so much for our community,” said Oklahoma City Mayor-Elect David Holt. “I also salute the many […]