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  • Oklahoma teacher arrested for assaulting a police officer

    BROKEN ARROW, Okla. – An Oklahoma teacher is in hot water after allegedly attacking an officer during an arrest. Authorities tell FOX 23 that they were called to an accident after a driver ran a red light. The crash was not serious, but officials say the driver of the car, 29-year-old Joshua Wann, reportedly smelled like Listerine and alcohol when officers got to the scene. FOX 23 reports that Wann failed several field sobriety tests and was taken into custody. […]

  • Flash flood warnings issued for several counties in southwestern Oklahoma

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warnings and severe thunderstorm warning for several counties in southwestern Oklahoma. Click here for updated watches and warnings across the state and to see expiration times for the watches and warnings. Counties under a flash flood warning are: Blaine Caddo Canadian Cleveland Comanche Cotton Grady Kiowa McClain Oklahoma Tillman Washita Click here to see live interactive radar.

  • Texas crews investigating triple fatality crash involving storm chasers

    SPUR, Texas – Three storm chasers, including a pair of Weather Channel contractors, were killed Tuesday while chasing a tornado in Texas, authorities said. They were pronounced dead at the scene of a two-vehicle crash about 5 miles west of Spur, officials said. The crash occurred when a black Suburban traveling north on Farm to Market Road 1081 about 3:30 p.m. ran through a stop sign and collided with a Jeep traveling west on Farm to Market Road 2794, according […]

  • Oklahoma City police investigating reported hit-and-run involving pedestrian

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Police are investigating a reported hit-and-run in northeast Oklahoma City. Around 4 p.m. on Tuesday, emergency crews were called to the 1200 block of N. Staton following an accident involving a pedestrian. Witnesses told officials with the Oklahoma City Police Department that a white vehicle hit a pedestrian and drove away without stopping. Police officials tell NewsChannel 4 that the pedestrian is unconscious but alive.

  • Oklahoma City residents encouraged to submit names for MAPS 3 Park

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City leaders are asking for the public’s input when it comes to a future park. Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett is asking residents to submit their best ideas to name the MAPS 3 Park, which will take place over 70 acres near downtown Oklahoma City. “The new park will be a place people will meet to enjoy the trails and water features, gather for concerts and events, spend time with their children, family and friends in […]

  • Oklahoma woman arrested after allegedly embezzling more than $400,000

    ROLAND, Okla. – A Roland woman has been taken into custody after she allegedly embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from a business. On Monday, agents with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations arrested 45-year-old Carolyn Louise Hignite on an embezzlement charge. Authorities allege that Hignite prepared 122 fictitious loans under fake names at Anchor Financial Services. She eventually took the money that was assigned to each loan, officials allege. Investigators believe it all started around Christmas 2012 to pay […]

  • Moore, Mid-Del, Shawnee schools cancel extracurricular activities for Tuesday

    MOORE, Okla. – A couple of school districts in the metro have decided to cancel extracurricular activities due to the threat of severe weather. On Tuesday afternoon, Moore Public Schools, Mid-Del Public Schools, and Shawnee Public Schools announced that all extracurricular activities and evening classes were canceled for tonight. Parents/Guardians-Update on night time activities.. pic.twitter.com/xVbeDtUEC3 — Moore Public Schools (@MoorePublicSch) March 28, 2017 For the safety of our students, we have decided to cancel all extracurricular activities for tonight due […]

  • Deputies: Man claiming to be Marine veteran arrested for allegedly trafficking marijuana

    CANADIAN COUNTY, Okla. – An Illinois man is facing charges after he was allegedly caught with drugs inside his vehicle while traveling through Canadian County. On March 2, deputies with the Canadian County Sheriff’s Office say 32-year-old Daniel Joseph Snyder was stopped along eastbound I-40 for a traffic violation. During the traffic stop, Snyder said he was heading home from California after a visit with some of “his brothers from the service.” Snyder said that he flew to California to […]

  • Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers injured while working accident after being hit by driver

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers are warning drivers to be extremely careful when it comes to construction zones and accident scenes. On Monday night, troopers were investigating a deadly accident on the Will Rogers Turnpike when a distracted driver hit a patrol car. The crash caused the patrol car to slam into another trooper’s vehicle, damaging both cars. According to a post on the patrol’s Facebook page, both troopers were also injured in the wreck. Fortunately, they were […]

  • Officials: Blood donations in honor of fallen Oklahoma officer will save more than 100 lives

    TECUMSEH, Okla. – Following the tragic death of a young Oklahoma police officer, officials say more than 100 lives will be saved due to a series of blood donations in his honor. Police say around 11:30 p.m. on Sunday night, Tecumseh Police Officer Justin Terney attempted to pull over a vehicle near Benson Park and Gordon Cooper. The passenger of the vehicle jumped out of the car and ran from Terney, who pursued him on foot. Officials say Terney was shot three […]

  • Teen convicted of throwing infant out a window is sentenced to probation

    OMAHA, Neb. – A Nebraska teenager who was convicted of throwing her newborn baby out of a second-story window will not serve any jail time. Originally, 16-year-old Antonia Lopez was charged as an adult on one count of felony child abuse resulting in death. Investigators told KPTM that Lopez gave birth to a premature baby in September at her apartment. Police say Lopez threw the baby out of the second-story window before telling her mother. Officials say Lopez’s mother tried […]