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    “We have very few options left,” Education officials revise budget to prepare for $50 million in cuts

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Education officials in Oklahoma are preparing for drastic cuts after the state announced another revenue failure. Earlier this week, the Oklahoma Board of Equalization confirmed a revenue failure in the state following an $878 million shortfall. The shortfall for the upcoming fiscal year, beginning July 1, means the legislature will have 13 percent less for state agencies than last year. Following the news, the State Board of Education is making preparations based on that revenue failure. The board […]

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    4 our Vets: Therapy animals provide comfort for veterans

    OKLAHOMA CITY – When coming home from a war zone, many veterans suffer from wounds that aren’t easily seen. In fact, many veterans silently deal with post traumatic stress disorder in addition to other injuries. However, help is available and experts say they do not need to suffer in silence. Therapy animals are known to be an enormous help to veterans across the country, and one therapy animal is getting a lot of attention. Reba is a 10-month-old miniature horse […]

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    Shooting victim’s boyfriend blames dog for firing the gun

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A woman is recovering after she was shot while she was sleeping. However, the woman’s boyfriend has pinpointed an unusual suspect in the crime. “Bogus,” Dianna Fay told WFOX. “A dog can’t fire a gun. That’s crazy.” Authorities say the victim’s boyfriend, 25-year-old Brian Murphy, says he brought his dog back into the bedroom after a late night walk when he saw a flash and heard a bang. He told deputies that he believes the dog jumped […]

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    Broken Arrow official hopes to demolish Bever home, create a park

    BROKEN ARROW, Okla. – A home that was the site of one of the bloodiest murders in Broken Arrow may soon be demolished. On July 22, 2015, authorities arrested Michael Bever, then 16, and his brother Robert Bever for the murder of  five people. Authorities discovered the bodies of 52-year-old David Bever, 44-year-old April Bever, a 5-year-old girl, a 7-year-old boy and a 12-year-old boy inside the family’s home. A 13-year-old girl, who was stabbed but survived, told police that her […]

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    Health officials: Flu deaths across Oklahoma rise to 37

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Health officials say nine more deaths have been recorded as the flu continues to spread across the state. In recent weeks, the Oklahoma State Department of Health announced that the virus is having a greater impact on Oklahomans. In one week, the number of deaths from the flu this season more than doubled to 23. Last week, it jumped to 28. Now, the Oklahoma State Department of Health says 37 deaths related to the flu have been recorded. […]

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    Fallen Oklahoma firefighter is a huge loss for the department, community

    LEACH, Okla. – We’re learning more about an Oklahoma firefighter who was killed in the line of duty this week. Officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol say fire crews from the Leach Fire Department were responding to a call about a structure fire around 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday when the driver, 68-year-old Michael Dale Russell, lost control of the tanker truck. Investigators say Russell was driving southbound on a county road when the truck ran off the roadway. Authorities say […]

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    Norman police identify alleged suspect injured in officer-involved shooting

    NORMAN, Okla. – Authorities have identified the man who was injured in an officer-involved shooting earlier this week. On Monday, Norman police say it all started when a woman reported that a man was trying to break into her home with a crow bar. After the woman gave officers a description of the alleged suspect, they quickly found him nearby. At some point, the suspect ran to his vehicle. “During that pursuit, the individual did reach into his waistband and […]

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    New treatment gives patients alternative to traditional lice shampoos

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A new treatment is giving parents and children battling head lice an alternative to traditional treatments. Lice Clinics of America‘s treatment involves dehydrating lice and their eggs without medicated shampoos.

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    Mortadella sent to Oklahoma distribution center recalled due to undeclared allergens

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A New Jersey company is recalling hundreds of pounds of products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. Fratelli Beretta USA, Inc. is recalling 468 pounds of mortadella because it contains pistachio nuts, which are not declared on the product label. The 3-oz. plastic packages containing slices of “Deli Thin Dietz & Watson Mortadella” are being recalled. The affected products were produced on Nov. 30 with a Best By Date of April 2, 2017 and Lot # LO23633800. […]

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    Officials: Oklahoma firefighter killed in rollover accident while responding to fire

    LEACH, Okla. – Less than three months after thieves targeted a volunteer fire department, tragedy has struck. In December, thieves broke into the Leach Fire Department and stole a rescue vehicle. Hours later, a pilot for the Oklahoma Highway Patrol discovered the damaged trucks in a field in Cherokee County. It was a huge blow to a volunteer fire department, but now they have been hit with a tragedy. Officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol say fire crews from the […]

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    Former intervention center employee pleads guilty to rape

    OKLAHOMA CITY –  A former employee at the Community Intervention Center will spend five years behind bars after he was convicted of raping a teenager in custody. In 2015, officers were called to the Community Intervention Center, a detention center for juveniles, on an alleged sexual assault. Earlier in the week, a teenager was taken into custody for public drunkenness and was dropped off at the center. According to an arrest affidavit, the girl says she was raped by an employee while […]