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  • Fatal crash near Hwy 177

    Officials: Two killed in head-on crash along Pottawatomie County highway

    TECUMSEH, Okla. – Two people are dead following a head-on collision in Pottawatomie County. On Tuesday afternoon, Pottawatomie County Sheriff Mike Booth says two cars collided along U.S. 177, near Tecumseh. Booth confirmed to KFOR that two men involved in the wreck died at the scene. Officers closed the highway in order to clear the accident scene, but it has since been reopened.

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    Summertime heat taking a toll on Oklahoma residents

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Summer is here in Oklahoma, and that means that temperatures are on the rise. Since the first ‘Heat Alert’ of the summer was issued on Wednesday, EMSA paramedics say 38 people have called 911 due to a heat illness. On Tuesday, EMSA responded to two heat related emergencies. Relief from the heat is not in sight, so paramedics are urging residents to use extreme caution when outdoors. You are encouraged to pre-hydrate before going outside and continue […]

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    Oklahoma farmers market helping SNAP recipients eat healthier through ‘Double Up’ program

    OKLAHOMA CITY –  Summer is officially here, which means that fresh produce is available at farmers markets across the state. Now, a new grant is helping low-income Oklahoma families make healthier choices. Oklahomans who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits will be able to double the fresh fruits and vegetables they purchase without increasing their bill. The OSU-OKC Farmers Market has been chosen to participate in the Double Up Oklahoma program. Each market day, the DUO program will match the […]

  • When Zika virus made headlines because of its link with the neurological disorder microcephaly, it became the latest in a growing list of mosquito-borne viruses for Americans to worry about.

    10 pregnant women test positive for Zika virus in Dallas

    DALLAS, Texas – Health officials in Texas say 10 pregnant women in Dallas County have tested positive for the Zika virus. Officials say the tests are preliminary because the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend waiting until the women give birth to officially confirm the diagnosis. According to KXAS, authorities with the Dallas County Health and Human Services agency say the women contracted the virus while traveling internationally. Health experts also stress that none of the infections were spread […]

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    Seven Oklahoma City schools changing class times to save money

    OKLAHOMA CITY – In an effort to save money, one of the state’s largest districts is changing when students will be in class. The Oklahoma City Public School District announced that it could save $700,000 by changing school start and end dates. Officials say the time change will eliminate 18 bus routes, which will save money. The district announced that the following schools will start class at 9:10 a.m. and will end at 4 p.m.: Classen School of Advanced Studies […]

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    Oklahoma actress, singer cast in “NBC’s Hairspray Live”

    NEW YORK – Another Oklahoma starlet is set to put her talent on display for the world to see in a new live musical. In 2013, Oklahoma country music star Carrie Underwood broke records when she took the stage for “Sound of Music Live.” The program recorded 18.6 million viewers, making it the highest viewed Thursday night entertainment program since the series finale of “Frazier.” Now, another Oklahoman will put her skills to the test in front of millions of […]

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    3-year-old toddlers die from heat exhaustion after sneaking out of home

    BOSSIER CITY, La. – Twin toddlers died after they were found unresponsive in a pickup truck outside of their home. The Bossier City Police Department says a 3-year-old boy and girl died from heat exhaustion after they were found in the truck on Saturday afternoon. “Neighbors tell police the children’s mother, who was home at the time, had contacted them saying she was looking for the children,” a statement from the police department read. Rhonda Matthews, the victims’ next-door neighbor, […]

  • Nanny cam glitch gives glimpse into stranger's room

    “Somebody else could be watching,” ‘Nanny cam’ glitch gives glimpse into stranger’s room

    WASHINGTON – Home surveillance cameras are going high-tech, allowing users to check on their home at any time as long as they have their smartphone. It’s a feature that was perfect for Sandie Kaplanis, who uses the cameras to keep an eye on her 14-year-old Labrador, Amber. “Yes, she has kidney failure,” Kaplanis told WJLA. “I watch her to see if she’s breathing, to see if she is okay.” When she logged on a few weeks ago to check on […]

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    Freak accident claims the life of 11-year-old girl at summer camp

    SWITZERLAND COUNTY, Ind. – A freak accident at a summer camp has claimed the life of an 11-year-old girl. Investigators tell WAVE that around 2:20 a.m. on Tuesday, a storm moved through the area and lightning struck a healthy tree on the Camp Livingston campgrounds. The tree then fell onto a cabin with several children and three adults inside it. Dispatchers learned that one person was injured during the collapse. When paramedics arrived, they learned that an 11-year-old girl had […]

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    Police: Walmart greeter attacked by Oklahoma man after asking for receipt

    TULSA, Okla. – Authorities in Tulsa are searching for a man who allegedly attacked a greeter at Walmart. Tulsa police told KJRH that the greeter asked for the suspect’s receipt as the man was walking out of the Walmart Neighborhood Market on Monday night. At that point, officials say the man started punching the victim and ran out of the door. Investigators say they are still trying to build a good description of the suspect. Fortunately, the greeter did not […]

  • William Reece

    Case against accused serial killer at a standstill over death penalty debate in Oklahoma

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The case against an accused serial killer is at a standstill. William Reece is currently serving a 60 year prison sentence for kidnapping after he abducted 19-year-old Sandra Sapaugh. Fortunately, she was able to escape and call police. Recently, Reece has been linked to several unsolved murders across Texas and Oklahoma. According to KPRC, Kelli Cox disappeared on July 15, 1997 after touring the Denton jail with her criminology class. She phoned her boyfriend to pick her up […]