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  • City worker fired after allegedly killing family’s dog

    TULSA, Okla. – A city worker in Tulsa has been fired after a family says he killed their dog right in front of them. Julie Bailey tells KJRH that she was getting ready to take her two dogs on a walk on Friday afternoon when a city worker came to check the water meter. As she reached the front porch, the dogs got away from her. “They were still on the leash. The leash was going down the yard. I […]

  • Tulsa families on high alert after coyotes spotted in backyards

    TULSA, Okla. – Families in Tulsa say they are on high alert after a series of coyote attacks. “I think a lot of people don’t believe there are coyotes roaming around in our backyards, but there are,” Joli Beasley told KJRH. Three years ago, Beasley was forced to down her dog, Ellie, after she was attacked. “I just think it’s more prevalent than people realize” said Beasley. Recently, the family was able to snap photos of coyotes walking through their […]

  • Family offering reward after loved one disappears in Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma family is asking for the public’s help finding their loved one. Authorities say 27-year-old Joseph Emanuel Lartey was last seen on Sept. 28. Investigators believe he was last seen at a car wash, located at 5501 S. Anderson Rd. Friends say his car was discovered a short time later in Shawnee, but there was no sign of Lartey. Since there are very few leads in the case, family members are offering a $5,000 reward for […]

  • Wildlife officials asking Oklahomans to help protect bats from deadly disease

    DELAWARE COUNTY, Okla. – Wildlife officials are warning Oklahomans to take precautions and protect bats from a deadly disease. Earlier this year, scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed that a tricolored bat in Delaware County tested positive for white-nose syndrome. White-nose syndrome was first detected in New York in the winter of 2006. Since then, the disease has spread west and resulted in the deaths of millions of bats. “It’s troubling that white-nose syndrome continues to push west and […]

  • “He’s one of us,” Texas firefighter accused of ripping down U.S. flags

    DENTON, Texas – It was a surprising act that was caught on camera. At the beginning of September, the Denton Rotary Club placed 12 U.S. flags to commemorate first responders for 9/11 around the courthouse in Denton, Texas. Two days before Sept. 11, two of the flags were torn down and thrown in the trash can. “I don’t wanna judge the person or try to guess his motives, or reasons or excuses or whatever, but it kind of hit home […]

  • Arrest made in connection to Oklahoma City bookstore owner’s murder

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Nearly a month after a bookstore owner’s body was found inside his burning building, authorities say they have arrested a man for his murder. Last month, firefighters responded to a fire at 30 Penn Books, located on the corner of N.W. 30th St. and N. Pennsylvania Ave. “When our crews arrived, there was a significant amount of brown smoke coming from the structure,” said Oklahoma City Fire Department Battalion Chief Mike Walker. He said the store was likely […]

  • Several Oklahoma agencies lose millions in funding as budget negotiations continue

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Several Oklahoma agencies are seeing their funding decrease as lawmakers have yet to come up with a budget plan. Earlier this year, 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. As a result, Gov. Mary Fallin ordered lawmakers to head […]

  • Sweet video: Girl has adorable reaction to learning she is going to be adopted

    SOUTH JORDAN, Utah – A Utah girl couldn’t contain her excitement when she found out that she was going to be adopted, and her reaction was caught on a security camera. Tannah Butterfield, a sixth-grader at American Heritage School in Utah, visits the staff at the school’s office every day. For the past two years, she and her siblings have been at the center of a parental rights case. Last week, a judge allowed the adoption process to move forward. […]

  • Police: Man arrested after allegedly lying about being held against his will to get $800

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Authorities arrested an Ada man who allegedly told a coworker that he needed money because he was being held against his will. On Oct. 9, officers received a call from the victim about a possible kidnapping that occurred in Oklahoma City. The victim told police that his coworker, 51-year-old Alvero Nunez, told him through text message that he was being held in a house in Oklahoma City. According to the arrest affidavit, Nunez allegedly told the victim that […]

  • Oklahoma student says she was injured by assistant principal

    SAPULPA, Okla. – An Oklahoma student says she was injured by an assistant principal at her high school after she was caught filming a fight. Danee Thomas, 17, says she was recording a fight between two students on her cell phone at Sapulpa High School. Once police separated the two students, Thomas says an assistant principal turned his attention toward her. “The assistant principal came to me and snatched my wrist up,” she told KJRH. “So I’m like, ‘No, what […]

  • Oklahoma City Fire Department hosts memorial service for fallen firefighters

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma City Fire Department will hold a ceremony to pay tribute to those who have died in the line of duty. On Oct. 13, the fire department will honor 16 fallen firefighters who lost their lives since the inception of the department. “We will never forget those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the name of servanthood,” said Chief Richard Kelley,  with the Oklahoma City Fire Department. “We wanted to ensure that their names would forever […]