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  • Logan County officials “in desperate need” of casket guards for fallen deputy

    LOGAN COUNTY, Okla. – Authorities in Logan County are reaching out to others in the law enforcement community as they prepare to lay one of their own to rest. On Tuesday morning, Logan County Sheriff’s Deputy David Wade was serving an eviction notice at a home along Mulhall Rd., near I-35. While serving that eviction notice, officials with the sheriff’s office say Deputy Wade was shot multiple times in the body and face by 45-year-old Nathan LeForce. While authorities searched for […]

  • Health officials warning residents to fight against mosquitoes now

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Health officials across Oklahoma County are reminding residents to be proactive when it comes to preventing mosquitoes from thriving. “The best step in prevention is to remove any sources of stagnant water in kid’s toys, old tires, pet bowls, buckets, chimeneas, flower pots, wheelbarrows and even birdbaths. Mosquito larvae can mature in extremely small amounts of water like that contained in a bottle cap,” said Public Health Protection Director Phil Maytubby, with the Oklahoma City-County Health Department. […]

  • Firefighters: 10 power poles broken along N. May Ave. in Oklahoma City, businesses to shelter in place

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Many businesses along a busy stretch of roadway were forced to shelter in place after strong storms moved through the area. Around 9:30 a.m. on Friday, firefighters were called to N. May Ave. following reports of several broken power poles in the area. When fire crews arrived at the scene, they discovered 10 power poles were broken along N. May Ave., just north of 63rd St. to Wilshire. Officials say the poles are not in the roadway, […]

  • 4-year-old dies of suspected opioid overdose

    MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Authorities are investigating the sudden death of a 4-year-old boy. Neighbors tell WTMJ that 4-year-old Tyranne Beckless was found unresponsive at his home on Saturday afternoon. Paramedics rushed to the home, but Tyranne was pronounced dead. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office is still awaiting toxicology results, but says Tyranne likely died from an overdose of prescription pain medication or heroin. Police say two people have been arrested in the case, but their identities were not released. […]

  • Crews cleaning up after heavy rain causes flooding at Oklahoma Capitol

    OKLAHOMA CITY – For years, lawmakers pushed for millions of dollars to be spent to renovate the Oklahoma State Capitol. Last year, work began at the Capitol to renovate and repair the 452,000-square-foot building as part of a $245 million project. The project isn’t expected to be finished for another five years. While many drivers were busy trying to avoid flooded roadways, employees at the Capitol were trying to avoid flooded hallways. As heavy rains caused washout conditions across much of Oklahoma […]

  • Lightning likely responsible for 3 fires during severe storms

    OKLAHOMA CITY – While many residents across the state were battling heavy rain to get to work, firefighters in Oklahoma City had their hands full with house fires. By Friday morning, Oklahoma City firefighters were called to three separate fires due to lightning strikes. Emergency crews were called to a well house fire in a field along Cemetery Rd., in the Wilshire area. Firefighters at the scene say the fire was very likely due to a lightning strike. Firefighters were also […]

  • Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook fined $15,000 for postgame comments

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City Thunder superstar is facing a fine for words he used during a postgame press conference. During the Thunder’s second bout against the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night, Russell Westbrook made history again. He earned the first 50-point triple-double in NBA playoff history. Despite the record-setting performance, the Thunder lost the game 115-111. When asked about the stats that he put up in the loss, Westbrook had a very direct answer. “I don’t give a […]

  • Sheriff: Inmates draw picture in memory of fallen Logan County sheriff’s deputy

    GUTHRIE, Okla. – Just two days after the murder of a Logan County Sheriff’s deputy, and the community is still trying to get over the shock of the loss. On Tuesday morning, Logan County Sheriff’s Deputy David Wade was serving an eviction notice at a home along Mulhall Rd., near I-35. While serving that eviction notice, officials with the sheriff’s office say Deputy Wade was shot multiple times in the body and face by 45-year-old Nathan LeForce. While authorities searched for […]

  • Edmond elementary school targeted by vandals

    EDMOND, Okla. – Schools across the state are already bracing for budget cuts, but now one Edmond school will have to come up with more money to pay for destruction that was caused by vandals. On April 19, Edmond officers were called to Orvis Risner Elementary School after crews reported that the school had been targeted by vandals. Employees at the school told police that a construction crew noticed lights were on in one of the portable buildings on campus […]

  • 1 police officer killed, 1 wounded in shooting along Champs Elysees

    PARIS, France – The Champs Elysees, one of the most popular sites in Paris, was shut down on Thursday evening after a gunman opened fire on officers in the famous shopping district. Authorities told people to avoid the area as multiple security vehicles rushed to the scene. BFMTV and the French Interior Ministry report that one police officer and an attacker were killed in the shooting. Another officer and a bystander were injured. French police tweeted, “Police intervention underway in the area […]

  • “I would hope someone would come to my rescue,” Citizens come to officer’s aid during violent arrest

    TAMPA, Fla. – Police in Tampa say a couple of brave citizens likely saved the life of either an officer or a suspect. Ray Freeman tells WFLA that he was driving his cab on Wednesday afternoon when he spotted Tampa Officer Michael Collins struggling to take 18-year-old Luis Manual Vila into custody. Freeman says Vila was attacking and punching the officer. “All I thought about is, ‘If I don’t do something, this officer would not see his kids tonight.’ Or […]