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  • EMSA suspends ‘Heat Alert’ as temperatures, heat-related illnesses decline

    OKLAHOMA CITY – After several days with temperatures near the triple digits, EMSA is lifting the first ‘Heat Alert’ of the summer. After receiving several calls for heat-related illnesses, EMSA issued the first ‘Heat Alert’ on Thursday. A “Heat Alert” is issued when EMSA dispatchers receive five heat-related emergency calls in a 24-hour period. Officials say paramedics treated 20 people for heat-related illnesses during the ‘Heat Alert.’ Since temperatures have dropped, the alert has been suspended. Warning signs of heat exhaustion […]

  • Oklahoma Highway Patrol releases video of dramatic pursuit with assault suspect

    BRYAN COUNTY, Okla. – It was a terrifying chase that lasted nearly an hour and put several drivers at risk. Last October, Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers discovered a severely beaten woman inside a truck at a lodge near Durant. When they began asking her what happened, the driver of the truck took off and led them on a long pursuit. Deputies tell KXII that Donald Snow barreled down the road at about 100 miles per hour, and weaved in and […]

  • “Nobody thinks this could ever happen,” Potted plant to blame for deck fire

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. – A family in Virginia is warning others after they say a freak accident almost took away their home. “Nobody thinks this could ever happen, but it did,” Brad Jordan told WHSV. “We never thought it could and it almost burned our house down.” Last week, the family’s 13-year-old son looked out his window and spotted smoke. Immediately, the family rushed to find their deck and vinyl siding on fire. Fortunately, they were able to put the […]

  • Police: Indecent exposure suspect using banana to draw attention to himself

    TULSA, Okla. – Police in Tulsa are searching for a man who is accused of exposing himself in a nearby neighborhood multiple times. Authorities tell FOX 23 that they have received several calls from residents in a midtown Tulsa neighborhood about a man exposing himself. The callers reported that a man in his 60s was carrying a single banana by his side to draw attention to himself. “So she told us that he was walking and he had this banana […]

  • Oklahoma couple sentenced to 30 years in prison for death of 2-year-old boy

    TULSA, Okla. – An Oklahoma couple will spend the next 30 years in prison following the death of a toddler. In 2016, emergency crews were called to a Tulsa home after a 2-year-old boy was found unresponsive. When officers arrived at the home, investigators say 2-year-old Michael Rigney had bruises on his arms and face, and was suffering from a head injury. Sadly, the toddler died from his injuries. Police ultimately arrested Branden Taylor, the boy’s stepfather, in connection with his […]

  • OU safety suspended indefinitely after being accused of selling stolen property

    NORMAN, Okla. – A University of Oklahoma football player has been suspended indefinitely from the team after a warrant was issued for his arrest. On Monday night, OU announced that junior safety Will Sunderland was suspended from the team indefinitely after an arrest warrant was issued for him. According to a report from the Oklahoma City Police Department, Sunderland sold a Playstation console and controller to CDR Electronics in March. Employees later learned that the items had been stolen. According […]

  • Man accused of breaking into home, taking shower and putting on victim’s underwear

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma man was taken into custody after he allegedly broke into a man’s home and put on his underwear. On June 15, officers were called to a home in the 2300 block of S.W. 24th St. after they received a call from the victim about a break-in. According to the arrest affidavit, investigators say 21-year-old Raymond Rampersad got into the home by prying away some boards and crawling through the crawlspace. The victim, Ignacio Moguel, told police […]

  • Discover Oklahoma: Fun music events, ghost tours back for the summer

    OKLAHOMA CITY – It is going to be a hot weekend, but that shouldn’t stop you from heading out to a few fun festivals. It is time again for ‘Jazz in June’ at Brookhaven Village and Andrews Park in Norman, which will be held on Friday and Saturday from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. The event is free, although they do accept contributions. The ‘Made in Oklahoma Wine, Beer and Food Festival’ is going on Saturday from 10 a.m. to […]

  • Forestry Services: Fighting against seedlings

    With summer nearly upon us, many people will be spending a lot of time outdoors. Oklahoma Forestry Services has information on seedlings, burn bans and other educational resources.

  • Oklahoma victims in deadly bank robbery file lawsuit over shooter’s wrongful prison release

    EUFAULA, Okla. –  A lawsuit has been filed following a deadly bank robbery that claimed the life of an Oklahoma bank president last year. Authorities say it only took 63 seconds from the moment 39-year-old Cedric Norris walked into the Bank of Eufaula for him to shoot two employees and flee with a hostage. On Jan. 21, 2016, authorities say Norris walked into the Bank of Eufaula and shot Randy Peterson, the bank president, who later died at the scene. […]

  • Oklahoma receives REAL ID extension through October

    OKLAHOMA CITY – State leaders say they have several more months to become compliant with the REAL ID Act after receiving a crucial extension. The REAL ID Act was put in place in 2005 to improve the reliability of state issued ID’s, making it harder for terrorists to obtain fake identification. However, Oklahoma passed a law in 2007 that said our state wouldn’t comply with the REAL ID Act, citing concerns about how residents’ information was stored. In January, the U.S. […]