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  • Oklahoma City officials to educate seniors on avoiding fraud

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Authorities in Oklahoma City are hoping to educate senior citizens on the prevalence of fraud and prevent them from becoming a victim. The Oklahoma City Police Department is part of the Informed Senior Seminar, which will be held Friday, April 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. This free event will teach seniors how to avoid scams. It will include information from the Oklahoma Banker’s Association’s Fraud Division, Oklahoma City Police Department’s White Collar Crime Division and […]

  • Photo of Oklahoma wildfire victim who lost everything bringing attention to disaster

    BLAIR, Okla. – A photo is worth a thousand words, and one picture taken of a wildfire victim says it all. The Blair Fire Department posted a photo of a man who lives in Martha who has lost everything to the wildfires in western Oklahoma. The photo has been shared thousands of times and is speaking to the need of fire victims. So far, the 34 Complex wildfire in Woodward County has burned 67,778 acres and is believed to be […]

  • Several earthquakes recorded in northern Oklahoma

    HENNESSEY, Okla. – Residents in northern may have felt a little rattling on Thursday morning. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a 3.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded northwest of the town of Fairview.  The earthquake occurred around 1:30 a.m. on Thursday. A short time later, the USGS recorded a 3.2 magnitude quake near the town of Dover. It was recorded around 2:20 a.m. on Thursday. In the same general area, a 2.8 magnitude earthquake registered near Dover.

  • Election Board: 794 people file to run for state office

    OKLAHOMA CITY – There will probably be more candidates on your ballot the next time you head to a polling place for a state election. Data from the Oklahoma State Election Board indicates that 794 people have filed for state office this year. According to the Oklahoma State Election Board, this is the most amount of people to file for office since at least 2000. The candidate listing is as follows: 40 for U.S. Representative 15 for Governor 7 for […]

  • Deputies searching for pair accused of stealing vehicles in Lincoln County

    LINCOLN COUNTY, Okla. – Authorities in Lincoln County are still searching for a couple accused of stealing a truck. On Wednesday night, deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office initiated a manhunt for a couple accused of stealing vehicles near Prague. Investigators say they are accused of stealing one truck and abandoning it before stealing another. So far, deputies have been able to recover both vehicles. Officials were searching for the pair near County Rd. 1010 and County Rd. 3510 […]

  • Officials: 279 Oklahomans have died from the flu this season

    OKLAHOMA CITY –  While the peak of flu season is behind us, new data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health is showing how much the virus affected the Sooner State. So far this year, officials with the Oklahoma State Department of Health say that 279 people have died from the flu since September. Fortunately, none of those deaths occurred within the last week. Also, health experts say 9 people had to be hospitalized within the last week due to the […]

  • Officials: Rhea Fire only 15% contained after burning almost 300,000 acres

    DEWEY COUNTY, Okla. – While firefighters continue to battle a massive wildfire in western Oklahoma, some residents are being allowed to check on their homes. So far, the 34 Complex wildfire in Woodward County has burned 67,778 acres and is believed to be about 45 percent contained. The Laverne Fire in Beaver and Harper counties has burned 100 acres and is 80 percent contained, and the Hooker Fire in Texas County has burned 179 acres but is 100 percent contained. The […]

  • 8-year-old Oklahoma boy catches 100 pound paddlefish

    KEYSTONE LAKE, Okla. – An 8-year-old fisherman made an amazing catch while fishing with his father in the Arkansas River, near Keystone Lake. According to the Department of Wildlife Conservation, 8-year-old Zaniel Cole caught a paddlefish that weighed over 100 pounds with the help of his father, Adam Cole. In addition to catching the paddlefish, Cole also caught a huge shovelnose sturgeon. “The probability of doing this in a lifetime of Oklahoma fishing is immeasurably small, much less in the same […]

  • 4 seniors: Easy video chatting devices

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Video chatting is great way to stay connected, but it’s not always easy if your loved one is uncomfortable with technology. Fortunately, there are several unique products that can help make video chatting easy. If you’re looking for a device that requires no technology input, the ViewClix Smart Frame is for you. This is a 15-inch digital picture frame with video calling capabilities designed for seniors.  It allows family and friends to make video calls and send […]

  • Christian Costello accepts plea deal in first-degree murder case

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A man accused of killing his father has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to the crime. In August of 2015, prosecutors say Christian Costello attacked his father, former Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Mark Costello, with a knife and repeatedly stabbed him at an Oklahoma City restaurant. Costello’s family says he suffers from a mental illness, and had spent time in a mental health facility. During a pre-trial hearing in May of 2016, Costello told the court that he […]

  • Circle K’s ‘Fuel Up Night’ to help fund local schools

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A national company says drivers can fill up their tank and help local schools in the process. Several Circle K convenience stores will be participating in the ‘Fuel Up Night’ on Thursday, April 19 to kick off the company’s annual ‘Fueling Our Schools’ fundraising campaign. The campaign invites customers to purchase fuel at a specially marked fuel pump, and Circle K will donate one cent of every gallon purchased to a local school. However, customers can make […]