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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
  • “I’m scared,” Oklahoma City residents terrified because of violent neighbor

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Residents at a metro apartment complex said they are terrified of a violent neighbor. “I’m scared and when my granddaughter comes to spend time with me, she’s frightened,” said Kim Green. Green says she is living in fear. She said one of her neighbors is not just a nuisance but a terror. “Unfortunately, I’m stuck here with a man who truly needs medical help but at this point, he is dangerous to himself and he is violent […]

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    GRAPHIC: Dog burned, left for dead in Oklahoma town, donations being accepted for treatment

    Warning: Some images are graphic and may be hard to watch. SPENCER, Okla. – Authorities are searching for the person responsible for burning a dog and leaving it for dead. Law enforcement officers in Spencer say it is one of the worst cases of animal abuse they have ever seen. Officials say 40 percent of the dog’s body is burned. “About two-thirds of the back area was devoid of any fur. It was down to the skin, it was and […]

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    Fog fears: Heavy fog causing residents to become concerned about gas leaks

    CUSHING, Okla. – The strong smell of gas had some Cushing residents on high alert. “We’re very concerned that our water and our land and nature is being defiled and not being cared for,” said Neva Alsip. Alsip is passionate about the land around her. When she started to smell gas coming from wells and tank batteries, she became concerned. “We’re concerned because this hole and this leak is right next to the Cimarron River, just right down here,” she […]

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    Officials investigating fatality accident in Norman

    NORMAN, Okla. – A close-knit RV community is shattered by tragedy. Officials say an elderly woman was run over and killed by an RV. Officials say the accident happened on campus near Jenkins Avenue and Brooks Street. Larry May and his wife know most of the other tailgaters who have come to cheer on the Sooners the night before big games. “We’ve come here for years. It’s a shock and puts a damper on the mood here tonight,” he said. […]

  • Phone scammers target elderly residents

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Phone crooks targeted a metro grandmother, scamming her out of thousands. 87-year-old June says one day she received a call from a man she thought was her grandson. He told her he was in jail for a DUI and needed bail money. He then gave the phone to a man claiming to be an attorney. He told June the bail was $1,500. He also told her she could only pay with  “re-load it” cards. She drove to a nearby […]

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    Residents at their wits end over burglaries

    SPENCER, Okla. – In the past two months, 23 Spencer families had their homes broken into. This is an alarming number for a population of less than 4,000. “In one neighborhood in particular we’ve had 17 of those 23,” said Allen Lane with Spencer Police. The Bentree County Addition was hit the hardest. “Most of these burglaries are occurring between the hours of 7 a.m. and about 6 p.m.,” said Lane. At one home,  thieves knocked out the ac unit […]

  • Resident says feral cats have taken over neighborhood

    WARR ACRES, Okla. – Some residents in a Warr Acres say their neighborhood is overrun with feral cats. Claudia Jones is fuming over the infestation of feral cats on her street. “You can see at least twenty of them hanging out in the yard,” said Jones. Feline waste blends in with fall foliage and the smell lingers in the air. “They poop in the yard and the smell is horrible, especially when it rains. This is horrible, it makes you […]

  • Local authorities search for suspected drug dealer and burglar

    LOGAN COUNTY, Okla. – A wanted man gets away from lawmen for the fourth time. Bob Moore Chopper 4 flew over the area where Logan County deputies searched for Jerry Lawson. “As soon as I stopped, his car just flew past me,” said Enedina Rangel. Rangel says she saw her life flash before her eyes as Lawson led deputies on high-speed a chase. She said he almost hit her while running a red light. “I immediately went into shock because I […]

  • Local suspended police chief in court

    SPENCER, Okla. – A local suspended police chief was in court Wednesday. Spencer Police Chief Virgil Green was suspended months ago. But inside a courtroom many hope the battle between the city manager and police chief will end. “It has actually been a long time coming, because the department itself has been in turmoil ever since was suspended,” said reserve officer Jamie Davis. Davis says there’s been an ongoing power struggle where neither side is winning. “The majority of the […]

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    Officer saves Oklahoma airman from bleeding to death using index finger

    YUKON, Okla. – An Oklahoma airman is thankful to be alive after accidentally shooting himself in the leg. “I was just hoping that they could save my leg and then realized that my life was in danger,” said Christopher Griffin. In the audio recording, you can hear Griffin tell 911 operators, “I need an ambulance I just shot myself in the leg. Oh my God!” Officer Dave Carroll, who was nearby, raced over to help. Once he got there, Griffin […]

  • Teachers accuse district of choosing political side by email

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Some teachers believe the Oklahoma City Public School district is choosing a political side on the hot button issue of illegal immigration. One teacher who wanted to remain anonymous said, “We were a little bit disappointed in our school district that it would send such a political email out to us.” The email promotes National Educators Coming Out Day, a campaign in support of undocumented students. It encourages educators who agree, to take a stand and make […]