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  • Reality series ‘Sweet Home Oklahoma’ premieres Monday

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The nation will get a glimpse into the lives of a few Oklahoma City housewives following the premier of a new reality television series. ‘Sweet Home Oklahoma’ centers around three friends living in Oklahoma City and dealing with the struggles of careers, children and divorces. It features Angie Sullivan, Jennifer Welch and Lee Murphy. The show premieres on March 20 at 9 p.m. on Bravo.    

  • Body of teen who went missing after car crash found in wooded area

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Investigators are trying to figure out exactly what led to the death of a 17-year-old girl in North Carolina. According to WRAL, 17-year-old Lauren Maria Jenkins was reported missing after she was involved in a car accident on Friday night. Authorities say Jenkins failed to yield as she attempted to make a left turn and pulled out in front of another car. They said drugs and alcohol were not a factor in the crash. Jenkins was last […]

  • Man allegedly assaults woman in bank’s HR department after being let go

    ATOKA, Okla. – An Oklahoma woman is recovering after she was allegedly assaulted by a disgruntled former coworker. Authorities tell KXII that after 41-year-old Craig Allen Viefhaus was fired from FirstBank in Atoka, he went back to the bank to talk with the bank’s president. A police report claims that Viefhaus threatened to fight the bank president before going to the human resources department. Officials say Viefhaus pushed a 29-year-old woman to the floor in the HR department, claiming she […]

  • Police: Attempted thief leaves behind key piece of evidence at crime scene

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Authorities say an attempted thief left behind a key piece of evidence at a crime scene, which led to his arrest. On March 13, officers were called to an armed robbery at a home in northwest Oklahoma City after a stranger confronted a man inside his own garage. The arrest affidavit claims the victim told police that he was in his garage when a stranger walked up to him and pointed a pistol at him. The victim […]

  • 4 your garden: Preparing a cut-flower garden

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Spring is just around the corner, so your garden will soon be blooming with colorful flowers of all shapes and sizes. There’s no better way to enjoy the flowers and roses you grow than taking an armful to display in your home. Gardening guru Linda Vater talks about planning and preparing a cut-flower garden. While it may seem like a normal garden, it is different from a regular flower bed. You can also view Linda Vater’s blog […]

  • Lego convention, ‘Heard on Hurd’ set for the weekend

    OKLAHOMA CITY – It’s the last weekend of spring break, and there are plenty of activities to keep you busy. Oklahoma City’s first Lego convention called ‘Brick Universe’ runs all weekend at the Cox Convention Center. Among the attractions are a 27-foot long Lego U.S.S. Missouri, a Star Wars zone and a building zone. The weekend weather promises to be great for getting outside. You can take your family on a St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt at Martin Nature Park […]

  • FBI agents join investigation into Oklahoma state senator facing prostitution charges

    OKLAHOMA CITY – One day after an Oklahoma state senator was officially charged with engaging in child prostitution, agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation served a search warrant at his home. On Wednesday, the Moore Police Department released a redacted report containing details of an incident at a motel between Sen. Ralph Shortey and a 17-year-old. When police went to check on a juvenile at the Super 8 in Moore last week, officers said they smelled a “strong odor of raw […]

  • 4 your garden: Using garden debris for a second purpose

    OKLAHOMA CITY – When you go outdoors, the Oklahoma wind can be brutal. It can also wreck havoc on your garden. While there’s not much you can do about the wind, gardening guru Linda Vater has a few ideas about using debris to serve a second purpose. Click here for more on Linda Vater’s blog.

  • Bus driver credited with rescuing 5-year-old boy lost in the cold

    MILWAUKEE, Wis. – A bus driver in Wisconsin is being credited with coming to the rescue of a little boy. Denise Wilson was taking a break on her bus route when she heard screaming near a gas station. “I looked over from where the sound was coming from and it was him just running up the street hollering,” Wilson told WTMJ. A 5-year-old boy was lost in 20 degree weather without a coat or shoes. “He was crying and I […]

  • Oklahoma U.S. senator proposes bill to require government programs to become more transparent

    WASHINGTON – A U.S. senator from Oklahoma has proposed a bill that would require the federal government to be more transparent when it comes to spending taxpayer dollars on federal programs. “The Taxpayers Right to Know Act” would require the government to make public the details, costs and performance metrics of every federal program above one million dollars. Currently, Americans cannot see all of the programs that are paid for by their tax dollars. “The Taxpayers Right to Know Act […]

  • Oklahoma man seeking owner of lost Purple Heart

    TULSA, Okla. – An Oklahoma man is searching for a soldier. Steve Stefanoff says he stumbled upon a Purple Heart near a busy intersection more than 20 years ago. He says he was taking out the trash to a dumpster behind Bounty Lounge when he discovered the medal. “One day, in the dumpster was this Purple Heart,” Stefanoff told KJRH. The medal is addressed to a Robert A. Wilder. After multiple Internet searches and posts to Facebook, Wilder hasn’t been […]