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    Emergency managers urge you to make a plan before a tornado strikes

    This time of year, residents without an underground shelter need to think about their options long before severe weather strikes.  If a tornado threatens her home, Virginia Prince has a plan.  “Well I’d probably go to my son’s, four streets away, and go to his storm cellar,” says Virginia.  Emergency management experts urge you to know where you would take shelter, at work and at home. If you live in a mobile home or an upstairs apartment, find a safer […]

  • Animal welfare director with controversial history takes OKC job

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City is in the middle of an animal overpopulation crisis. As many as 700 are cared for daily at the only city-run shelter. Julie Bank is the new animal welfare superintendent. “I hope that we are a caring loving organization here who’s going to look at every single animal and do everything we can in our power for that animal,” Bank said. But some in the rescue community wonder why Bank was chosen for the job […]

  • Dozens rally on state capitol in support of “Sandy’s Law”

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Dozens of people rallied on the front steps of the Oklahoma State Capitol Saturday morning, taking a stand against domestic violence. Protesters were demanding a change in legislation that would protect those who witness violent assaults. The proposed law is named after 21-year-old Sandra Stevens, who appeared to have committed suicide last month, but her family believes she did not take her own life and now they are fighting to give her back a voice. “You’re supposed […]

  • Dash-cam video released in OHP trooper involved shooting

    GUTHRIE, Okla.– We got our first look at dash-cam video Tuesday of a Guthrie shooting that took place after a traffic stop. OHP says Trooper Swickey shot Kenneth Brown, 18, when Swickey felt his life was in danger. The dash-cam video shows Swickey pulling over Brown for allegedly not having his headlights on. It appears to be just a routine traffic stop, letting Brown off with just a written warning. However, the mood changes when Trooper Swickey begins questioning Brown. […]

  • Oklahoma City motel residents left high and dry with no water

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Residents of the Route 66 Inn in Oklahoma City say they’ve had no running water for several days. About 30 people call the motel at I-40 and Meridian home.Tracie Kaiser says she pays a thousand dollars a month to rent two motel rooms there. It’s supposed to be all bills paid, but she says they have no running water. “And there’s no water, no water, still no water,” said Kaiser. Kaiser says the problem has been going […]

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    Traffic Alert: Accident on Britton Rd. near Oklahoma Ave. slows morning traffic

    UPDATED 1/12/15 8:37 A.M. OKLAHOMA CITY – A two car crash in Oklahoma City is slowing down the morning commute. It happened after 7:30 a.m. in the middle of Britton Rd. Near Oklahoma Ave. The accident involves a car and a SUV. Police say the driver SUV was heading east on Britton Road and was waiting in a turn lane to head south and was rear ended by the driver in a silver car. The driver of the silver car […]

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    Dryer sparks house fire in OKC

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Some scary moments for an Oklahoma City family after a fire. It happened around 7:00 a.m. Monday at a home located at 213 NW 92nd, which is in northwest Oklahoma City. Firefighters say the people inside were running laundry in a dryer inside a detached garage. According to investigators, they forgot to clean out the dryer vent and the built up lint sparked a fire. There were no injuries. Firefighters estimate there is about $2500 worth of […]

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    Generous Oklahomans support ‘Holidazzle’ event, Warmth 4 Winter

    OKLAHOMA CITY –  An overcast sky didn’t dampen the holiday spirit at the Holidazzle event, presented by Paycom. Children and their parents came to the Buy For Less on N.W. Expressway to take pictures with Santa, enjoy a toy train ride and hot chocolate. This family friendly event also brought in donations of new coats for Brad Edward’s Warmth 4 Winter program. The coats are then sent to The Salvation Army for distribution. Also, NewsChannel 4’s Galen Culver, Tara Blume, Lucas Ross and […]

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    Flames or feast: simple tips for a safe thanksgiving

    OKLAHOMA – The last thing anyone wants is to burn Thanksgiving dinner, much less the house you’re eating it in. Deep fryers are known to be especially dangerous when it comes to frying turkeys. Brian Stanaland with the Oklahoma City Fire Department says if done wrong, it could cost you more than the price of the bird. “What you’ve got to think about is you’ve got an open flame below a large pot of grease.” Stanaland said. It could either […]

  • Holidogs and cats! Watch our video, share it, then download the song and make your own video

    Watch our video of Holidogs and cats! Share it with your friends, too. Then download the song and make your own version. It doesn’t have to be a dog or cat it can be any pet! If you have a pet snake or ferret, get out your cell phone and start making a fun video. We’d love to see it, so share it with us! Email us the YouTube link and we just might share it on-air or online.