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    Emergency funds approved to fix parts of I-35 damaged by rock slide

    MURRAY COUNTY, Okla. -The heavy rains from Tropical Depression Bill caused a massive landslide two weeks ago, shutting down the northbound side of I-35 near Turner Falls. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation was forced to close I-35, just south of Turner Falls, following a rock slide earlier this month. Crews immediately set up a detour for northbound drivers, diverting them to the southbound lanes, but traffic is still an issue. Now, state transportation officials are working to fund emergency repairs to get […]

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    Experts: Simple ways to relax your back

    OKLAHOMA CITY – For some, back pain can be crippling. According to Yahoo! Health, nearly 30 percent of American adults reported at least one bout of back pain lasting a day or more within the past three months. If you are experiencing back pain, experts say there are a few culprits that may be to blame. The position of your pelvis – The 90/90 medial hamstring drill can correct your pelvic position and make the pain go away. Weak ab muscles […]

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    Oklahoma Supreme Court says Capitol’s Ten Commandments Monument must be removed

    OKLAHOMA CITY – While all eyes are on Washington and the U.S. Supreme Court’s rulings this week, the Oklahoma Supreme Court made a decision affecting a prominent fixture at the state Capitol. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court voted 7-2 that the Ten Commandments Monument at the Oklahoma State Capitol must be removed. According to the Tulsa World, the plaintiffs argued that its placement at the Capitol violated the state Constitution, saying the monument constituted the use of public property for […]

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    Court rules that Oklahoma woman can sue oil companies for earthquake damage

    PRAGUE, Okla. – A lawsuit against two oil companies is able to move forward, thanks to the Oklahoma Supreme Court. In 2011, Sanda Ladra says she was watching television when a 5.7 magnitude earthquake rattled her home. “During the earthquake a lot of the rock fell down off the chimney and struck her in her legs,” Scott Poynter, Ladra’s attorney, told NewsChannel 4 in 2014. Ladra says that after three years, she was still experiencing knee pain. She decided to […]

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    UPDATE : Northbound I-44 back open following deadly accident

    UPDATE: Crews cleaned up the scene and reopened the highway to traffic. Authorities have since identified the victim as 61-year-old Debra Brown. Investigators say Brown accidentally hit the back of a red Volkswagen Jetta while traveling northbound on I-44.   OKLAHOMA CITY – Drivers may need to avoid a busy interstate following a crash. Shortly before 10:30 a.m., emergency crews were called to an accident along northbound I-44 and N.W. 23rd St. The three inside lanes are blocked and traffic […]

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    Lawmakers calling for impeachment of Oklahoma Supreme Court justices following monument ruling

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Following a controversial decision by the Oklahoma Supreme Court, a group of lawmakers called for judicial reform and the impeachment of seven justices. On Tuesday, the Oklahoma Supreme Court voted 7-2 that the Ten Commandments Monument at the Oklahoma Capitol must be removed. After the decision, Reps. Kevin Calvey, John Bennett, Casey Murdock, Lewis Moore, Dan Fisher and George Faught  called the for the impeachment of the seven justices who ruled for the plaintiff in the case. […]

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    S&B’s Burger Joint prepares to open new location with donation drive

    MIDWEST CITY, Okla. – Oklahomans will have the chance to grab a bite to eat for a good cause. S&B’s Burger Joint will be hosting a soft opening for a new location in Midwest City on Thursday, July 2. For a $5 cash donation to the Regional Food Bank, guests can enjoy a complimentary fountain drink or tea and one of the following: Two sliders and a side A full size burger and a side A slider and a smothered […]

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    Bye Bobby: Friends, family remember Bob Barry, Jr. at memorial service

    OKLAHOMA CITY – As we mourn the loss of our friend and colleague Bob Barry, Jr., we also celebrate the life he lived. On June 20, 2015, KFOR Sports Director Bob Barry, Jr.  passed away from injuries he sustained in a scooter accident. While his death has been difficult on all of us, we also know that he would be trying his hardest to make us laugh. On June 26, 2015, his family and friends hosted a public celebration of his […]

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    Family of man accidentally shot by reserve deputy files lawsuit against sheriff, county officials

    TULSA, Okla. – The family of a man who was killed by a reserve duty in Tulsa is now suing the deputy and the sheriff. According to the federal lawsuit, former reserve deputy Robert Bates unnecessarily used a stun gun on an already restrained suspect. In February, Bates is accused of using a stun gun on Terry Byrum, who was restrained, during a traffic stop. Two months later, Bates fatally shot Eric Harris, who was unarmed and restrained. Bates is […]

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    Lawton police searching for man who allegedly tried to abduct teenager

    LAWTON, Okla. – Authorities in Lawton are searching for a man after they say he attempted to abduct a teenage girl. On Monday, officers were called to the 1700 block of S.W. G Ave. after a 16-year-old girl said she was attacked while walking home. The girl said she was walking on the street when a Hispanic man pulled up beside her in a white Chevy pickup truck. She told police that the man told her to walk over to […]

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    Colorado hiker struck by lightning says dog saved his life

    DENVER, Colo. – A beautiful day in the mountains turned tragic for a group of hikers in Colorado. This past weekend, Jonathan Hardman, Mary Prescott and Will Chandler decided to hike on Mount Bierstadt with their dogs. “Clear skies, you couldn’t have asked for a better day,” Hardman told KCNC. “It came out of nowhere.” When the group reached the top of the mountain, a storm appeared. As they were hiking back down the trail, lightning suddenly struck. “We heard a […]