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  • Back to work: Gov. Fallin says special session for lawmakers is ‘the best option’

    OKLAHOMA CITY – As the Oklahoma Supreme Court decides the fate of a fee that was passed last legislative session, Gov. Mary Fallin says lawmakers need to head back to work early. Earlier this month, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that a $1.50-per-pack ‘cigarette fee’ was unconstitutional after lawmakers passed the revenue raising measure in the final five days of a legislative session without a 75 percent majority vote. The fee was expected to generate $215 million for several state agencies. […]

  • Oklahoma City Public Schools asking community about possible changes to school names

    OKLAHOMA CITY– Following deadly protests in Virginia this weekend, a local school district says it will consider changing the name of four elementary schools. A ‘state of emergency’ was declared in Virginia after three people died and 19 others were injured during clashes between white nationalists and counter protesters. After the dust settled in Charlottesville, a few school districts across the state began taking a closer look at the names of several schools and their historical significance. On Monday, Tulsa […]

  • Police: Witnesses did not call 911 as woman was being attacked outside apartment

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Police say witnesses did not call for help as a man was attempting to rape a woman outside of her apartment in Los Angeles. Authorities tell KTLA that the victim was returning home from getting coffee around 5:30 a.m. on Aug. 12 when she was approached by a man. As she was attempting to get into her apartment, the man allegedly blocked her path and began touching her. At one point, the man was able to […]

  • “I almost cried,” Car given to single mother stolen within hours

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – It was no secret that Daniele Barnett’s car was giving her trouble. “She had been struggling for a minute with her car,” said Kavaunjay Braden, Barnett’s coworker. “She had been having problems with it. She’d come to work and say, ‘Oh, my car did this today’ or ‘my car did that today.” After seeing Barnett working hard and struggling with transportation, he says he knew he had to do something. Braden decided to surprise Barnett with a […]

  • Woman arrested after allegedly slapping child over wrong answer on homework

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City woman was taken into custody after allegedly slapping her child over a wrong answer on his homework. On Aug. 15, officers were called to Prairie Queen Elementary School after learning about an abused child. An employee at the school told police that a student came to school with a bruise over his face. When asked what happened, the child said that his mother slapped him. According to the arrest affidavit, the victim said he […]

  • “I hate a thief,” Oklahoma Walmart manager fired after trying to stop thieves

    MADILL, Okla. – Tommy Hornsby had worked as a customer service manager at the Madill Walmart for the past eight years. However, that all changed because of a thief. “When I clocked in that morning, it wished me a happy anniversary. It was my eighth anniversary with the company, and she said, ‘You’re terminated,” Hornsby told KXII. Hornsby says he was working the night of July 23 when he spotted a man walking out of the store without paying for […]

  • Former Oklahoma Uber driver arrested after allegedly raping passenger

    TULSA, Okla. – A former Uber driver in one Oklahoma community has been taken into custody after he was accused of raping a passenger. Tulsa police tell KJRH that 62-year-old David Knight was working as an Uber driver when he picked up a woman at a restaurant in Tulsa. The victim says she passed out while in the back of Knight’s vehicle, but says he was supposed to take her to her house. Instead, the victim says Knight took her […]

  • Officials: Remains discovered by fisherman are from Native American burial site

    POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY, Okla. – Authorities say they do not believe foul play was involved after human remains were discovered along the South Canadian River earlier this month. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office says  a man was fishing on the river when he discovered a human jaw bone. He took the remains to authorities, who then handed the bones over to the Oklahoma State Medical Examiner’s Office. Pottawatomie County Undersheriff Travis Palmer told NewsChannel 4 that it isn’t that uncommon to find […]

  • Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame to move to Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame will soon have a new home. For years, the museum has resided at 4040 N. Lincoln Blvd. in Oklahoma City but announced that it will be moving to the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark in 2018. In a new partnership with the Oklahoma City Dodgers, the museum will move into the former restaurant space located at the northwest corner of the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, along S. Mickey Mantle Dr. “We believe this partnership […]

  • Del City voters to decide on sales tax increase

    DEL CITY, Okla. – Residents in Del City will soon decide whether to increase the sales tax rate within the city limits. Right now, the sales tax rate stands at 8.5 percent in Del City, but that could all change in November. Earlier this month, city council members decided to hold an election to let the voters choose whether or not to increase the sales tax rate to 9 percent. Officials tell NewsOK that the extra money raised from the […]

  • Woman, instructor die in skydiving accident after parachute malfunctions

    MURRAY, Utah – What was supposed to be a fun family adventure took a tragic turn. On Thursday, Wendi Gabaldon and her two daughters  prepared to go skydiving in Nephi, Utah. “I remember smiles and as soon as I jumped down, I was watching her and she was about to go up in the plane. She was getting on her gear. She was so excited to see me go and she loved that I loved it,” Melissa Gabaldon, Wendi’s daughter, […]