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    Health officials: Syphilis outbreak in Comanche County

    LAWTON, Okla. – The Oklahoma State Department of Health and the Comanche County Health Department have confirmed an outbreak of syphilis in Lawton, Okla. and the surrounding areas. Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease  and can significantly affect your health if it’s not diagnosed and not treated. The Comanche Health Department Director says syphilis can be cured with antibiotics and encourages people to get tested and seek treatment. “The good news is syphilis can be identified by examination and testing, […]

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    Father pulled over driving wife in labor to hospital gets ticketed

    Calhoun County, IO (WHO) — There’s an update to a story that went viral last week out of Iowa. A father who was pulled over and held at gunpoint has been ticketed for speeding his laboring wife to the hospital. Last Tuesday, Ben Kohnen was taking orders from his wife, despite seeing the emergency lights in his rear view mirror. His wife, Rachel, was in labor and thought she wasn’t going to make to the hospital in time to have […]

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    Deputies: Woman arrested after mistaking sheriff’s office for bar

    PAW PAW, Mich. — A woman is arrested and facing drunk driving charges after deputies say she pulled into the sheriff’s office parking lot and thought it was a bar. Investigators say just after 2 a.m. on Sunday a 39-year-old woman pulled right up to the front door of the Van Buren County Jail, according to Fox 17. Deputies say she thought she ended up at a bar, but actually she pulled into a parking lot that’s used to walk suspects […]

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    Ride in style to the OKC Thunder game tonight

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Need a ride to the Oklahoma City Thunder game tonight? Fans can ride to the OKC Thunder game tonight in a Cadillac Escalade, get dropped off at the front door of the Chesapeake Energy Arena, and have a shot at Thunder tickets and a 2015 Cadillac Escalade for a week for free! Bob Moore Cadillac is providing a fleet of 2015 Cadillac Escalades to shuttle fans to the Thunder game tonight against the Utah Jazz from five […]

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    The next steps in the Ebola crisis

    (CNN) — Ebola vaccine testing could start in the next few weeks, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, as health officials scramble to quell the virus that has killed more than 4,500 people. The goal is to launch vaccine trials in West Africa by January, said Dr. Marie Paule Kieny, WHO’s assistant director general for health systems and innovation. It’s not clear when vaccines could be distributed to the masses. That won’t be determined until after the testing results come […]

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    Above normal temps, rain chances start to move in

    OKLAHOMA – Unseasonably warm temperatures will continue this week. Highs today will average 10 degrees above normal in the upper 70s to lower 80s. Our next storm system will move through late tomorrow through Thursday morning. Showers and thunderstorms will start in western Oklahoma tomorrow afternoon and spread east across the state through Thursday. Rain totals will be low. Temperatures will soar for the weekend to the 80s and possibly 90s, averaging 15-20 degrees above normal! A bigger storm system will move in […]

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    Jury retrial to begin on whether Jodi Arias should get life or death sentence

    (CNN) — Jodi Arias and her legal team will begin fighting for her life this week when a new jury hears opening arguments on whether she should receive a life or death sentence for her murder conviction. It’s been a long legal journey for Arias, 34, whom a jury found guilty last year of first-degree murder in the gruesome killing of ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander, 30. This week’s court proceeding in Arizona is a retrial of the penalty phase. In 2013, […]

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    Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison for girlfriend’s killing

    (CNN) — From a globally lauded athlete to convicted killer, Oscar Pistorius’ fall from grace culminated Tuesday with a five-year sentence in the shooting death of his girlfriend. The sentence was imposed for the charge of culpable homicide, which in South Africa means a person was killed unintentionally, but unlawfully. Under South African law, he will have to serve at least one-sixth of his sentence — 10 months — before he can ask to be considered for parole. Pistorius was […]

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    Update: ‘The Binky Bandit’ arrested on robbery charges

    UPDATE: Investigators say they have identified and arrested a man who allegedly carjacked a victim at a business parking lot earlier this year. Authorities say they arrested 20-year-old Toney Conway, who they called the “binky bandit.” He is now facing robbery charges. OKLAHOMA CITY – An armed carjacker is caught on camera with a pacifier in his mouth. Police released surveillance pictures of a man they dubbed the “binky bandit.” The suspect allegedly robbed and carjacked a victim in front […]

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    Thunder star Kevin Durant undergoes foot surgery

    Update: 2:54 p.m. – Thunder star Kevin Durant underwent successful foot surgery Thursday. Oklahoma City Thunder General Manager Sam Presti says Durant had surgery to address a Jones fracture in his right foot. According to a press release, the Thunder, Durant, and his representatives decided to have Dr. Robert Anderson perform the surgery at the Ortho Carolina Foot and Ankle Clinic in Charlotte, North Carolina. Officials say Durant will be re-evaluated in six weeks. The Thunder will play around 16 regular […]

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    Official: Nurse diagnosed with Ebola called CDC before flight to report slightly-elevated temperature

    (CNN) — The day before she went to the hospital with Ebola symptoms, Amber Vinson was flying halfway across the country on a commercial jet with 132 other people. CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden said she never should have stepped foot on the flight, but another federal official told CNN that no one at the agency stopped her. Before flying from Cleveland to Dallas on Monday, Vinson called the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to report an elevated temperature […]