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    Experts: Summertime screen time can lead to negative health effects for kids

    OKLAHOMA CITY – It is summertime, which means that many children are stuck in front of a television or computer while they are out of the classroom. Experts say that extra screen time can have a negative effect on your child’s health. If they are stuck in front of a screen, they are not out playing or exercising- which is obvious. However, advertising may also play a role in what they are doing or eating. The more television they watch, […]

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    Oklahoma City store donates uniforms to help students heading back to school

    OKLAHOMA CITY – It’s a generous donation for school kids in need. Oklahoma City schools start Monday and students in many classrooms are required to wear uniforms. For some parents, that can be a tough expense to cover on top of everything else. That’s why “Uptown Kids” at Classen Curve donated more than 500 pieces of clothing to “Sharing Tree,” a local charity. “There’s a lot of budget cuts for the schools this year and we though out way that […]

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    Oklahoma City police detective retiring after nearly 30 years of service

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City police detective is retiring after nearly 30 years of service. Kim Davis has spent half of her career in the sex crimes division, working hundreds of cases and earning multiple commendations. Recently Davis was featured in our “Pay it 4ward” segment after she helped a young girl 25 years ago. Davis also played a key role in the Daniel Holtzclaw investigation. She says she still loves coming to work every day and didn’t want […]

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    Paycom donates $10,000 to provide bikes to Oklahoma children

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City company is helping several children enjoy the great outdoors this summer with a generous donation. On Wednesday morning, Paycom made a generous donation of $10,000 to The Salvation Army’s Buck$ 4 Bikes drive at the OKC Boathouse District. “The Salvation Army is a great partner for us. This is a way to support our local communities and specifically children and to get them out and active and a sense of independence. We’re really excited to […]

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    Choir breaks out in song as remains of fallen soldier removed from plane

    HOUSTON, Texas – It was a beautiful moment captured on video inside a plane in Houston. Earlier this month, a plane landed in Houston and the pilot had a special message for passengers. He told passengers that an Army private was escorting the remains of a World War II soldier back to Houston, adding that he would be exiting the plane first. At that point, a choir of young people began to sing the “Battle Hymn of the Republic.” Diane […]

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    Officials: Power surge causes issues with 911 operating system for two hours

    ENID, Okla. – An outage caused a headache for 911 dispatchers across the state on Wednesday morning. Around 11 a.m. officials with the Enid Police Department say the state-wide 911 operating system was disabled. However, AT&T says it was not a state-wide issue, adding that it affected calls in Enid, Shawnee and some other areas. AT&T told officials that some type of power surge and a major fiber line cut in the Oklahoma City area were responsible for the outage. […]

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    Firefighters battle blaze at abandoned building in Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Firefighters were called to an abandoned building on Wednesday afternoon after a fire was reported in the structure. Shortly before 2 p.m., fire crews were called to a vacant building near I-40 and Meridian Ave. When they arrived, they could see flames shooting from the roof. Oklahoma City fire officials say they were able to easily get inside the building because a back door was left open. Fire crews say they requested an additional engine company to […]

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    Man warns others after stopping woman from getting in truck with fake Uber driver

    OCEAN BEACH, Calif. – A California man is warning users of a popular ride sharing service to be extremely careful about who you trust with your safety. The man told KGTV that he watched a drunk woman stumble out of a bar near his home and attempt to get in to a truck that pulled up beside her. “And she says, ‘Are you my Uber?” he said. “I knew for a fact his older model, beat up truck wasn’t an Uber […]

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    102-year-old woman latest victim of ‘jugging’ crime trend

    HOUSTON, Texas – It’s a crime that is becoming all too common in the Houston area. Police in Houston say they have seen a rise in ‘juggings’ recently. ‘Juggings’ refer to criminals specifically targeting bank and ATM customers and follow victims to their homes, work or stores in an attempt to get that cash. “They follow you from the bank to another location then break into your car to get the money, or if that won’t work, they rob you,” […]

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    Reports: Oklahoma homeowner killed in house explosion near Tahlequah

    TAHLEQUAH, Okla.-  Local, state and federal authorities are at the scene of a suspected home explosion near Tahlequah in northeastern Oklahoma. The Tahlequah Daily Press reports the explosion was reported shortly before 9 a.m. Wednesday just east of Tahlequah. Emergency management officials did not immediately return a phone call seeking additional comment. According to FOX 23, the homeowner was killed in the blast. Tahlequah firefighters, Cherokee County emergency management officials and sheriff’s deputies, the bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and […]

  • Calls into Boone County’s 911 Center released Tuesday captured the frightening moment when Walmart shoppers found a 1-year-old inside a hot car in Florence.

    Listen: Witnesses frantically call 911 after finding 1-year-old locked in hot car

    FLORENCE, Ky. – Emergency dispatchers were flooded with calls on Sunday afternoon after bystanders noticed a young child locked in a hot car. Officials told WLWT that witnesses heard a 1-year-old crying in a car parked in the Walmart parking lot. The windows were up and the car’s engine was off as temperatures rose. Caller: “These stupid people left their baby in the car.” One woman told dispatchers she was going to break the car’s windows when emergency crews arrived. […]