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  • “I was the only one that got out of that room,” Survivor remembers blast 20 years later

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Sunday will mark the 20th anniversary of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. Florence Rogers remembers April 19, 1995 like it was yesterday. She worked in the credit union inside the federal building and watched the floor in front of her fall six stories. “I was the only one that got out of that room. All of the other eight that were in there perished,” said Florence Rogers. Rogers was thrown back from the […]

  • Popular aquatic center closing after 25 years

    OKLAHOMA CITY – After nearly three decades, a popular swimming facility will be closing its doors. On Wednesday, officials announced the closure of the Oklahoma City Community College Aquatic Center. “I assure you this decision was made following a careful review and with the full understanding of the significant contribution the center has made to the college and Oklahoma City since it was built in 1989,” said Dr. Paul Sechrist, the OCCC president. “However, the present day functional, operational, financial, […]

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    Lawn mower exchange program working to help environment, save Oklahomans money

    OKLAHOMA CITY – If you are in the market for a new lawn mower, the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality may help you save a little money. The DEQ’s Air Quality Division is hosting a lawn mower exchange event on Saturday, April 25. From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., residents are encouraged to head to the OSU-OKC Farmers Market with their old gasoline-powered lawn mower. At the event, visitors can exchange used, gasoline-powered lawn mowers that are in working condition […]

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    Report: Nanny cam captures 3-year-old being burned on hot stove, beaten by babysitter

    DANBURY, Conn. – A Connecticut woman is being held on a $ 1 million bail after police say she beat and burned a 3-year-old child she was supposed to be watching. On March 27, the child’s mother came home to find her daughter suffering from burns on her hands and bruises on her face. “Lidia, my nanny, told me that they had made pancakes and when she wasn’t watching, my daughter had pushed her little chair up to the stove […]

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    Comedian’s tweets spark outrage over hunter’s photos

    A tweet by a well-known comedian and animal activist has led to a series of online threats against a hunter. What must've happened to you in your life to make you want to kill a beautiful animal & then lie next to it smiling? pic.twitter.com/DyYw1T5ck2 — Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) April 13, 2015 The picture of Rebecca Francis was taken five years ago and has recently sparked outrage after Ricky Gervais tweeted about it earlier this week. Francis says the giraffe […]

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    Woman credits Oklahoma guardsman with saving her life during brutal attack

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City woman credits a guardsman with the Oklahoma National Guard for saving her life following a brutal attack. On March 15, Katelyn Powers says it was a normal day as she and her boyfriend drove along I-35, near the I-40 interchange. Without warning, Powers says her boyfriend turned on her and began attacking her with a kitchen knife. Powers, who is eight months pregnant, was able to pull to the side of the road and […]

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    “He was dead when we got there,” Father mourning after son, nephew die in ATV accident

    PLACER COUNTY, Calif. (KTXL) – It was common to see 3-year-old Jayden Secrest and 5-year-old Blake Cronkite together, playing on their motorbikes and ATVs. “I can’t even put into words how much my son loved him. And how much he loved my son,” Billy Secrest, Jayden’s dad, told KTXL. Tragically, those lives were claimed when they had an accident with Cronkite’s ATV. About an hour before the crash, Jayden’s dad rode alongside the boys. After playing, Secrest told the boys […]

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    Teen battling life-threatening illness not allowed to ‘walk’ with graduating class

    PLANO, Texas – A Texas teenager who battled a life-threatening illness while in high school says one class stands between her and graduating with her friends. For teens who suffer from Cystic Fibrosis, there is no guarantee they will make it to their high school graduation. “I’ve had this entire ceremony thought of in mind, at the big place and all my friends walking on stage. And then after you get off, you’re like, ‘Whoa, I’m done with high school. […]

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    Steps you need to take before installing a storm shelter

    OKLAHOMA CITY – In Oklahoma, spring time is associated with showers and even a bit of a severe weather. If you are looking to protect your family in the form of a storm shelter, experts say there are a few steps you need to take before installing a shelter. Officials say residents need to apply for a building permit before installing a below-ground or above-ground safe room. You will need the following documents: Completed building permit application Engineered specifications per […]

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    Caught on camera: Officer saves family, dog from burning home

    FT. WORTH, Texas – When you think of police officers, you probably associate them with crime fighting and traffic stops. However, police officers are often the first ones on the scene of emergencies. When authorities in Fort Worth saw smoke coming from a home, they immediately jumped into action. The officers started banging on the door to the home, trying to wake up residents who were asleep. After kicking down the door and getting the family outside, one of the […]

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    ThunderUp: Oklahoma City Thunder fans show team spirit despite being left out of playoff mix

    OKLAHOMA CITY – On Wednesday night, the Oklahoma City Thunder had one last chance to make it to the NBA Playoffs. However, the situation wasn’t always in their hands. Despite beating the Minnesota Timberwolves in Minnesota, the Thunder had to rely on the San Antonio Spurs to defeat the New Orleans Pelicans for a playoff birth. The Pelicans ended up defeating the Spurs, meaning they claimed the playoff spot, leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder out. While many Thunder fans were […]