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    Family makes creepy discovery after buying couch on Craigslist

    WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) – A South Carolina family says a couch that they purchased on Craigslist cost them a lot more than the initial purchase price. “My husband was browsing on Craigslist, and he found a sectional sofa for a really good deal,” said Katie Johns. “It was like $250, and he called me and said, ‘How about we get a new sofa?” The couple met the seller at a storage unit and purchased the couch. In about a […]

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    Officials: Oklahoma City Barons to cease operations at end of this season

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Hockey fans will have to hang up their jerseys at the end of this season. On Thursday, the Oklahoma City Barons announced that they are ceasing operations of the team at the end of this season. “Well, we’re disappointed that we’re losing professional hockey in Oklahoma City, but we do understand their decision and we support their business decision as they go forward,” said Jim Couch, city manager. Team officials say the decision comes after the Barons […]

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    State leaders approve tax break for wealthiest Oklahomans

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma leaders have approved a measure that would give a tax cut to the wealthiest Oklahomans. According to the memorandum, Senate Bill 1246 would reduce the top individual income tax rate beginning in 2016, if certain revenue standards are met. Currently, the wealthiest Oklahomans pay 5.25 percent in income taxes. However, the bill reduces that tax rate to 5 percent beginning in 2016 if certain revenue markers are met. The memorandum says for that happen, the State Board […]

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    DHS, organization seeking donations for last-minute gifts for Oklahoma foster children

    OKLAHOMA CITY –  Just one week before Christmas, organizers say some last-minute presents are needed to make sure children in foster care do not go without this holiday. The Oklahoma Department of Human Services and OK Foster Wishes say they are a few hundred gifts short for Oklahoma children in foster care. DHS teamed up with OK Foster Wishes to provide thousands of children in foster care with Christmas gifts. A wish list was made for each child with a specific […]

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    Convicted sex offender on the run from Oklahoma deputies arrested in Arizona

    SHAWNEE, Okla. – The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office says it has arrested  a sex offender who has been on the run since 2012. Sheriff Mike Booth, with the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office, says deputies were looking for 40-year-old Joseph Sutton. Authorities say Sutton is a convicted sex offender who failed to update his registration. Deputies have been looking for Sutton since 2012 and had a warrant out for his arrest. On Wednesday, Sutton was arrested in Arizona, where he is being […]

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    Man upset after not receiving Christmas card overwhelmed when nearly 2,000 arrive

    CEDAR SPRINGS, Mich. (WXMI) – When a highly anticipated Christmas card from his Uncle Denny never arrived, Donnie Whipple was disappointed. After Donnie’s card was returned by the post office to his uncle, Donnie’s sister jumped into action. Spring Hobbs asked 20 of her Facebook friends to send her brother a Christmas card. Within days, Hobbs’ request for 20 cards became 1,712. The family’s mail carrier, Janine Gregory, says she has never delivered this many cards to one person. “It’s […]

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    Health officials: Six Oklahomans die of the flu, hundreds hospitalized

    OKLAHOMA CITY – As we get closer to Christmas, more people are being diagnosed with the flu. Since Dec. 10, 30 Oklahomans have been hospitalized with influenza. So far this year, 143 people have been hospitalized with the virus and six people have died. Deaths have been reported in Carter County, Garfield County, Oklahoma County, Payne County and Stephens County. According to the Oklahoma Department of Health, all the patients who died from the flu were over the age of […]

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    Canadian County man arrested for allegedly downloading, trading child pornography

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Authorities say a Canadian County man confessed to downloading and trading child porn following an investigation by a local sheriff’s department. Investigators arrested 34-year-old Walter Miller III after he allegedly downloaded a pornographic video of under-aged children being sexually molested by men. Authorities say they learned a pornographic image was shared from Miller’s computer, which sparked an investigation. After being confronted, authorities say Miller gave a full confession. He told investigators that he was trying to satisfy his […]

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    “I was the devil and he was God,” Man allegedly high on drugs arrested on various charges

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Authorities say an Oklahoma City man is facing several charges after he allegedly ran around a neighborhood naked. On Dec. 17, officers were called to a disturbance after callers said a man was running around naked and screaming. According to the police affidavit, the caller said the man was acting like he was shooting at passing cars. Authorities were forced to tase 35-year-old Marco Johnson before being able to take him into custody. According to the report, Johnson’s clothes […]

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    Still buying Christmas presents? Thousands of companies celebrate ‘Free Shipping Day’

    NEW YORK – With seven days before Christmas, many families are working to get all those presents under the tree before Dec. 25. If you still have a bit of holiday shopping to complete, several companies are hoping you head to a website to finish off those wish lists. Dec. 18 has been named ‘Free Shipping Day’ with more than 1,100 retailers offering free shipping to customers who make online purchases on Thursday. There is no minimum purchase required to […]

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    Homeless man empties pockets to help student get home, she’s working to repay the favor

    PRESTON, England (BBC) – After a homeless man tried to help a college student get home safe, the student is returning the favor and trying to help find the man a home. Dominique Harrison-Bentzen, a student at the University of Central Lancashire, lost her bank card and had no money for a cab ride home. After realizing she didn’t have the money, Harrison-Bentzen says she was approached by a homeless man. The man, whose name is Robbie, tried to give […]