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    Norman man arrested after officers allegedly find stolen guns, police scanner inside his home

    NORMAN, Okla. – A Norman man was arrested on an array of charges after police say they found stolen guns and police scanners inside his home. On Sept. 26, officers with the Norman Police Department were trying to serve a search warrant when they spotted the alleged suspect getting into a car. When they tried to speak to the man, the police report states that he backed up and hit a vehicle before driving away. Officers say the driver, Christopher […]

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    Police release autopsy findings of mysterious deaths of American sisters at luxury resort

    We’re learning a little more about two American sisters who were found dead in their luxury hotel room in the Seychelles. Workers at the Maia Luxury Resort said they spotted 42-year-old Robin Korkki and 37-year-old Annie Korkki kicking back with drinks throughout the day on either Sept. 21 or 22 (reports differ) and they were assisted to their room around 8:15 p.m., the Seychelles Nation reports. The next day, the sisters were found “unresponsive” in their beds by staff, with […]

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    Carter County employee charged with embezzlement

    ARDMORE, Okla. – A former county employee is being charged with embezzlement, but she claims it is all an act of retaliation. According to KXII, 55-year-old Becky Wright is accused of stealing county records to benefit a private business. Court documents allege that 42,000 documents were scanned in to her work computer and then deleted. Investigators say that would normally cost $1 per page, but say Wright never paid anything. Wright denies those allegations and says she was one of […]

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    Texas teen hit by passing car while getting off school bus

    TOCO, Texas – A Texas girl is recovering after being hit by a car while getting off the school bus. According to KXII, the 15-year-old Chisum High School student was getting off the bus in the eastbound lane of Hwy 82 when she was suddenly hit by a van. Investigators say the driver of the van did not yield to the bus, and instead passed it on the shoulder, hitting the girl. She was flown from the scene with a […]

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    “It creeped me out,” Mother credited with stopping kidnapping near elementary school

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A man is facing kidnapping charges after a mother says he grabbed her daughter and started walking away with the child. The mother told KOB that she turned her back for a minute, and that’s when 29-year-old Dustin Sherman allegedly grabbed her daughter. “He was carrying her like he was carrying his own child,” she said. “He was holding her close, you know, trying to hold her really close to him and that bothered me really bad.” […]

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    “She was an amazingly brave person,” School counselor credited with stopping shooting

    ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. – A middle school counselor is being credited with saving the lives of several teachers after she reportedly stopped a gunman from firing any rounds. Officials say a 14-year-old student walked into Sycamore Middle School on Wednesday morning and went straight to Molly Hudgens’ office. “He advised Ms. Hudgens he was going to kill some teachers and a police officer and not students. He came to her because he indicated she would be the only one to […]

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    Update: Missing 12-year-old boy found safe

    UPDATE: Officials say Ballard was found safe on Friday. Original story: WALTERS, Okla. – Authorities in Walters are searching for a missing 12-year-old boy. The Walters Police Department is searching for 12-year-old Kenneth Ballard. Officers say Ballard was last seen leaving his home in the 100 block of S. 1st St. in Walters around 7 p.m. on Thursday night. Investigators say he left a note that said he was leaving and not coming back. He may be riding a midnight […]

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    Hurricane Matthew intensifies, listed as Category 3 heading through the Caribbean

    KINGSTON, Jamaica – Experts are warning residents in the Caribbean that a hurricane has strengthened and is headed their way. The National Hurricane Center said Matthew is now a Category 3 hurricane with winds up to 115 miles per hour. Officials say hurricane-force winds extended out for 45 miles and tropical storm-force winds extended outward up to 185 miles. The storm is the fifth hurricane of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season. Swells that are generated by Matthew are expected to […]

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    “It’s kind of a thug mentality that brought all these people together,” 6 people charged in Oklahoma man’s murder

    ROGERS COUNTY, Okla. – Six people are facing charges in connection to a deadly shooting in Rogers County earlier this year. On Aug. 12, the body of 27-year-old Casey Adkins was found near 145th East Ave. and Apache by a passerby. Investigators learned that Adkins was shot following a dispute about a stolen vehicle. According to KJRH, Amy Worsham told police that Adkins was first shot through the seat in a car. After that, she claimed the group shot him […]

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    State officials discuss checks and balances in place to prevent embezzlement in schools

    OKLAHOMA CITY – In recent weeks, several school districts across the state have been rocked by embezzlement scandals. This week, McAlester Public Schools Superintendent Marsha Gore pleaded no contest to embezzlement. The amount of money she took was less than $100 but she was fired for violating policies for credit card usage and personal spending. Also, a state audit found falsified time sheets and a maintenance employee who made more than double his contracted salary at Crooked Oaks Public School […]

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    Police identify man killed while taking photographs of train in Norman

    NORMAN, Okla. – Authorities in Norman have identified a man who was hit and killed by a train early Thursday morning. Police were called to the railroad crossing near Constitution St. around 12:12 a.m. on Thursday. Investigators say a pedestrian was standing near the track videotaping or photographing the train. The train was unable to stop and hit the man as it passed through the crossing. The pedestrian, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was identified as 31-year-old Michael […]