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    Police: Body found behind OKC church

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Police are investigating after a body was found behind a church near Britton Road and Rockwell Avenue. A member of NewChurch.tv stumbled upon the body in the woods behind the church, according to Dee Patty with the Oklahoma City Police. Police are unsure how the death occurred since the male body was found partially decomposed, said Patty. A homicide unit and a medical examiner have been called to the scene. This is a developing story. Please refresh the page for […]

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    Update: Drowning victim recovered from Hugo Lake

    UPDATED 9/8/2014 7:17 A.M. CHOCTAW COUNTY – The search for a missing man from Hugo Lake has ended tragically. Bryan Luscomb, 50  was swimming with friends on Saturday afternoon when he went underwater and did not resurface, according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Kevin Antwine. Crews searched for him over the weekend. Troopers say they found his body around 6:15 p.m. Sunday.  

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    Updated: Escaped inmate back in custody

    Officials have confirmed that Mapp is now back in custody. GRANITE, Okla. – An inmate is on the loose after escaping from the Oklahoma State Reformatory in Granite, according to authorities. Officials have confirmed that James C. Mapp, 45, has escaped. Police say Mapp was convicted of drug and burglary crimes out of Lincoln County. He is approximately 6’1″, weighs 200 pounds and has sandy colored hair and hazel eyes. Mapp is also described as having multiple tattoos including flames […]

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    Church suffered total loss after early morning fire

    EL RENO, Okla. – Fire crews were called to an early morning church fire Saturday. Crews responded to the fire just after 7:00 a.m. Multiple fire departments were on scene near the 1200 block of Sunset Dr. to help knock out the flames. Officials say at least 30 firefighters helped El Reno fire crews contain the fire. The building suffered a total loss.      

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    Overnight shooting sends woman to the hospital

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A woman was rushed to the hospital early Saturday morning after a shooting in south Oklahoma City. The shooting happened around 1 a.m. in the 3800 block of S. Oklahoma Ave, according to Staff Sgt. Billy Payne with the Oklahoma City Police Department. A male suspect was arrested and taken into custody. But, no information has been given out surrounding that suspects identity. According to Payne, the victim appears to be in stable condition. This is a developing story. […]

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    Update: Overnight high-speed motorcycle chase ends with an arrest

    Updated 8/24/2014 1:10 p.m. - WARR ACRES, Okla. –  A man is arrested for allegedly leading police on a high speed chase on his motorcycle early Sunday morning. Just after 1:40 a.m. police attempted to stop a motorcyclist near Northwest Expressway and Macarthur Blvd. when a high-speed chase began. The motorcyclist, originally going 15 miles over, soon reached speeds near 100mph, according to Warr Acres officials. The chase lasted almost half an hour and went through the Metro. Police caught […]

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    Hennessey man arrested on child molestation complaint

    HENNESSEY, Okla. – A Hennessey man was arrested Friday on a complaint of lewd acts with a child, according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation. Agents were told early last week that Jay Chestnut molested a girl at his home. Chestnut was arrested by the Hennessey Police Department and questioned by OSBI. He has been booked in Kingfisher County jail while the investigation continues, according to OSBI’s release.  

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    Moore changes policy to help parents get in touch with students sooner

    MOORE, Okla. – Imagine your child being in the path of destruction and not being able to get a hold of them. For Lany Cox, that nightmare was a reality. “Sitting at home, knowing a tornado is heading that direction, where both of my children could have been in the line. The worse thing ever,” Cox said. Her daughter’s daycare was destroyed by the tornado that hit Moore on May 20, 2013. It took Cox an hour before she knew her […]

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    Manhunt in The Village, at least one on the loose

    OKLAHOMA CITY – One person was placed in custody and at least one other is on the loose following a traffic stop overnight in The Village. Oklahoma City Police attempted to pull over a vehicle around 1 a.m. That vehicle stopped just inside The Village around Sunnymeade Place and Kent Dr. That is when at least one person took off, leading police on a manhunt that lasted for at least an hour and involved both a helicopter and K-9 units, […]

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    Troopers: child killed after hit by driver smelling of alcohol

    SAYRE, Okla. – A 4-year-old boy was killed Friday afternoon when a man Oklahoma Highway Patrol Troopers described as having an “odor of alcohol beverage” struck the child with his vehicle. OHP identified the driver as 26-year-old Brandon Ryan Dowler. The accident didn’t happen on a road or street, but in a pasture south of Sayre,  according to troopers. That child was pronounced dead at the scene. Troopers have not said if the driver and child are related. The incident is still under […]

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    UPDATE: Over 21,000 Oklahomans without power

    UPDATE 8/11/14 11:38 AM – Power is restored to the customers who lost power because of the crash. UPDATE 8/10/2014: Crews have restored power to over 15,000 customers, with more to follow. According to Karen Kurts with OG&E, the power outage was caused by a driver running into a power pole. That pole then took down multiple transmission lines. Crews on the scene said that the driver had fallen asleep at the wheel. OKLAHOMA COUNTY – More than 23, 000 […]