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    Man sentenced to four months in jail for overdose death of Ty Pickens

    UPDATE:  A man who faced a murder charge for the death of the grandson of T. Boone Pickens has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge. Brennan Rodriguez pleaded guilty to delivery of a controlled substance, which resulted in the death of 21-year-old Ty Pickens IV. Rodriguez was sentenced to four months in jail and 10 years probation. According to Dallas News, the Pickens family says Rodriguez injected Pickens with heroin so he could take his debit card.   FORT WORTH, […]

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    Family prepares to say goodbye to pit bull after breed banned in city limits

    MOREAUVILLE, La. (KALB) – A family in Louisiana is pleading with their town to overturn an ordinance that would force them to get rid of their beloved family pet. On Oct. 13, Moreauville passed an ordinance that requires pit bull or Rottweiler owners to get rid of their pets by Dec. 1. If they do not, the ordinance says they will be disposed. O’Hara Owens is trying to spend as much time with Zeus as she can before the town […]

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    Update: I-44 back open after semi-truck accident

    UPDATE: All lanes of I-44 are back open to traffic. OKLAHOMA CITY – Emergency crews responded to a wreck on an interstate Monday afternoon. Around 12;30 p.m. on Monday, fire crews were called to an accident near I-44 and N.W. 10th St. When crews arrived, they discovered a semi-truck and an SUV had collided along the interstate. Amazingly, no serious injuries have been reported. However, authorities have shut down all but one lane of westbound I-44. At this point, traffic […]

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    New app working to cut down on holiday package thefts

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just days away and experts predict more shoppers will turn to their computers instead of brick and mortar stores. Last year, online retail sales topped $200 billion in the United States, but that number is expected to grow by about 10 percent this year, according to Shop.org. While many shoppers rejoice for the added savings, there is also a bit of worry that comes along with buying items online. “I […]

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    Redbox prices on the rise, how much you can expect to pay

    If you are heading to Redbox anytime soon, you may end up paying a bit more for a rental. Redbox announced that it is increasing its prices for DVD rentals. Experts say the success of Netflix is likely to blame for the increase. DVD rentals will be going up by 25 percent to $1.50 a night, while Blu-ray rentals rise to $2 a night. Redbox is hoping the increased revenue will allow the rental service to offer more and better […]

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    Teen killed trying to stop alleged carjacker

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. – A 19-year-old man is dead after he tried to stop someone from stealing his car. Witnesses say Oscar Perez was with his brother when he was rear-ended by an unlicensed driver, who tried to leave the scene of the wreck. Perez and his brother got out of their car to confront the driver. Police say that’s when another man jumped into the driver’s seat of Perez’s Nissan and tried to take off. Perez jumped onto the […]

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    How to send, receive letters from Santa this Christmas

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Thanksgiving is just days away and a lot of little ones are probably already writing their letters to Santa. The United States Postal Service announced that its ‘Letters to Santa’ program is celebrating 102 years of service. The postal service released a series of steps to ensure your kids get a letter back from Santa. Have your children write letters to Santa and seal it in an envelope addressed to: Santa Claus, North Pole. Tell your children that […]

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    “She did what she was supposed to do,” New mom chooses baby’s life over her own

    AURORA, Colo. – Not all pictures are worth a thousand words. A few small words can provide the perfect meaning for some. “He’s so cute and so well-behaved and just quiet,” said Maren Oates, Karisa Bugal’s sister. Declan Jay Bugal was born on Nov. 3 to Karisa and Wes Bugal. “None of us expected it to be this way. When you’re scheduled for a routine c-section, it’s supposed to be a happy, happy day,” said Oates. While Karisa was in […]

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    Oklahoma City Thunder star hosting special event for children in Africa

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City Thunder star is hosting a special event for children in Africa. Serge Ibaka is hosting the “3rd Annual Pros for Africa Celebration” on Jan. 10, 2015. The event will be held at the Renaissance Convention Center, located at 10 N. Broadway Ave. in Oklahoma City. Organizers say visitors will be able to enjoy a silent and live auction, along with live entertainment. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Serge Ibaka Foundation and Pros […]

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    Man who claimed he couldn’t pay child support because he “died” claims he is permanently disabled

    MILWAUKEE, Wis. (WITI) – A man who is facing several felonies for failure to pay child support is now trying to get out of paying altogether. John McCroy is supposed to pay $100 a month to support his 5-year-old daughter. However, the child’s mother says he only paid that once. Just eight months after being ordered to pay child support, McCroy was in a car accident. McCroy admitted to not paying child support in five years but insists he was […]

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    Disturbing: DHS worker, wife charged with child neglect after children found in filthy house

    YUKON, Okla. – Canadian County officials say they have arrested a DHS worker and his wife for child neglect. On Thursday, investigators with the Canadian County Sheriff’s Office arrested 41-year-old Lemerle Robinson and 39-year-old Jenifer Robinson. The arrests stem from a report in September that detailed severe child neglect. Investigators were called to the family’s home to help DHS with a child welfare check. Officials say children ranging from 2-years-old to 16-years-old lived in the home. According to officers, the […]