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Before joining the KFOR, La'Tasha Givens worked as a Reporter/ Anchor at WCTV in Tallahassee, FL where she began her news career. While she enjoyed working in public relations, her dream was to become a reporter so she made a career change. She is graduate of Eastern Michigan University. She grew up between Michigan and Atlanta.

Happiest moment in my life was...: My first spiritual birthday, my wedding day
Play any sports/Favorite Sport: I love to golf and play tennis, not that I'm any good at either.

Favorite TV Show: Oprah

Favorite Car: Convertible SUV…it doesn't exist yet but I really want someone to create one for me.

4 notable persons you'd invite to dinner: Oprah, Diane Sawyer, Ronald Regan, President Barack Obama

Favorite food: Lamb and Lobster

I have a pet: None

Knew you wanted to be a reporter when…: I was 10 years old reporting from the playground about a neighbor's lost cat.

Best movie of all time: Legends of the Fall, I Am Sam

Hardest part of my job: Leaving tough stories at work

Favorite holiday: I enjoy them all

School fight song: I can't remember…: which is sad because I was a cheerleader.

People are surprised when I tell them…: I'm really afraid of squirrels

I like to listen to…: Anything mainstream

Favorite Book: The Bible, it's the most fascinating book I have ever read. There is love, war, incredible stories of courage, sibling rivalry.

I'd jump at the chance to…: travel the world for a year

Best part of the day: The morning

Favorite place to be other than home and work: Anywhere traveling with my husband

Anything else you want viewers to know about you: I believe there is something wonderful in everyone.


Recent Articles
  • Some Blanchard business owners fight big box store proposal

    BLANCHARD, Okla. — Debbie Ford has been the manager of a Blanchard pharmacy for 16 years. She said they don’t just help customers, they serve entire families, and have for generations. “Everyone is family to us.” The idea of a big box store coming to town is bad news for the store. “We don’t have the buying power that the big box stores have and so it would affect us.” City Manager Robert Floyd showed us the proposal for a […]

  • Oklahoma County Sheriff’s deputies deliver baby on the side of the road

    OKLAHOMA– Oklahoma County deputies have many responsibilities, but delivering a baby isn’t normally one of them. Deputies recently helped deliver a baby on the side of the road near SE. 29th and Triple X. Bob Moore chopper 4 was over the scene when three Oklahoma County deputies helped deliver a baby girl. The mother was being driven to the hospital when she realized the baby just couldn’t wait any longer. Sgt. John Rose and Deputy John Albert got to the scene before medics, and […]

  • Some calling for the Bible to be taught in one metro school

    MUSTANG, Okla. – Some are calling for the Bible to be taught in one metro school, but others are saying it violates the separation of church and state. After an interview on cable news, Oklahoma State Senator Kyle Loveless was called a religious terrorist. It’s because of a bill aiming to protect Mustang schools from lawsuits over a class about the Bible. “Before the curriculum was even finalized, the folks that were against it were already threatening lawsuits,” Loveless said. Although the class would […]

  • Bad heating has students complaining to parents

    OKLAHOMA CITY– Open classroom doors in Millwood Public Schools are a security no-no. But it’s one of a few ways they are keep one of the buildings from becoming too cold, a problem some parents are concerned about. Erma Neal, who is otherwise happy with the school said it is so cold inside that her granddaughter had to stay home from school one day. “She wore a coat all day in school because she said she was cold.” Administrators confirmed while the […]

  • Man blinded by gunshot on Christmas Eve looking for work

    A family man is recovering after being blinded by a gunshot wound to the face. Christopher Mendenhall is the loving father of 7-month-old Kylie and almost two year old Elijah. He recently saw his baby girl take her first steps. He cut his son’s hair for the first time getting ready for the holidays. “I love them with everything I have. They’re the entirety to my being and that dude took that away from me,” said Mendenhall. But his dreams […]

  • Oklahoma authorities execute search warrant in connection to cold case

    JONES, Okla. – Authorities from Midwest City were executing a search warrant at a house in Jones Wednesday afternoon in connection to a cold case. Police Chief Brandon Clabes would not confirm whether authorities were searching for the remains of a homicide victim, but the state medical examiner’s office was at the home in the 600 block of west Main St. in Jones as officials were using shovels to search the property. A Bobcat excavator was digging in the backyard […]

  • Experts warn of package scam

    The holidays have come and gone but cyber crooks are still trying to scam consumers —but this time with would be Christmas gifts. This email appeared in countless inboxes…. It appears to be from FedEx, stating your parcel arrived, but the courier was unable to deliver it to you. Then it directs you to click on a link. We had Patrick Allmond, an internet security expert take a look at the email. He noticed a few red flags. Although it […]

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    Metro salon receives threats after controversial sign

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The sign at J & Company Salon changes almost as often as the Oklahoma weather. “It’s become this phenomenon of funny things that people enjoy,” said owner Jay Baker. But some people are not laughing at the salon’s recent Christmas sign about Santa Claus. It’s actually drawing hate mail. One side says, “Hey kids, guess what? Santa is not” and the other side says, “coming to see you if you have been naughty.” Baker says critics of the […]

  • Alleged thieves burglarize local home, return hours later to take one more thing

    MIDWEST CITY, Okla. – The holiday cheer is gone for one Midwest City family after thieves made off with thousands of dollars worth of electronics and gifts. “It just hurts with all that we do and everything that someone would come and do this,” said Todd Evans. Thieves broke in and wreaked havoc on Evans’ home. They stole four televisions and game consoles. Evans says they ransacked each room, tossing clothes and other belongings all over the place. Perfectly wrapped […]

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    Vandals damage 20 vehicles in Moore with BB guns

    MOORE, Okla.- Moore police are on the hunt for a suspect allegedly who shot out car windows with BB gun pellets on Tuesday. “We’ve already been terrorized by the tornado, we don’t need someone going to shoot BBs at our windows,” said Andrea Karpilo. That was the sentiment of many residents who woke up to shattered car windows. Police said suspects using a BB gun drove around the west and south sides of Moore using vehicles for target practice. “It was very […]

  • This is surveillance video from Newcastle Casino moments before the victim walked outside the building.

    Police: Elderly man followed home, pepper-sprayed by alleged thief

    TUTTLE, Okla. – Police in Tuttle are searching for a crook who allegedly beat up and robbed an elderly man. Many people may carry pepper spray as a form of self-defense. However, police say it was a thief who used the chemical on an innocent victim. Surveillance video from Newcastle Casino captured the minutes before the attack, showing an 83-year-old getting ready to leave the building. He says he was robbed after he pulled into his daughter’s driveway. “The suspect asked him for his […]