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    “Do Not Call” violations cost Sprint big

    Sprint is facing the biggest fine yet for ignoring customers’ “Do Not Call” requests. The Federal Communications Commission announced Monday that the wireless carrier¬†will pay a $7.5 million dollar fine,¬†set up a compliance program and send reports to regulators for the next two years. Sprint continued to send promotional text messages and phone calls to customers who opted out of the campaigns. This is the biggest fine for a “Do Not Call” case yet, but with Sprint bringing in over […]

  • 9/11 Memorial Museum

    Controversial 9/11 memorial gift shop opens this week

    Families of some 9/11 victims are upset that a gift shop is included in the new memorial museum. The gift shop will open to the public Wednesday at the National September 11 Memorial Museum. It will sell books about the attack and the building of the memorial, FDNY clothing and search and rescue stuffed animals. The president of the museum defends the gift shop, saying it’s in a respectful space and will help offset costs of operating the memorial. “To […]

  • Measles

    New study encourages early vaccination for measles

    Some parents worry that too many vaccinations too close together can affect their child’s health, but a new study finds no link between vaccine schedules and seizures. The study by Kaiser Permanente’s Institute for Health Research Colorado examines the timing of vaccines and seizures. Dr. Simon Hambidge, lead author of the study, said some parents think a child’s immune system isn’t strong enough for multiple vaccines. “There is no scientific evidence for this, and there is evidence that it is […]

  • Jill Abramson

    New York Times and former editor speak about dismissal

    Both parties have broken their silence about the removal of Jill Abramson as executive editor of the New York Times. After initial reports that Abramson was fired because she spoke out about being paid less than her male predecessor, the publisher of the New York Times spoke publicly about her dismissal. Arthur Sulzberger Jr. said in a statement on Saturday that Abramson’s “pay package,” including salary and stock options, was comparable with Bill Keller’s, who held the job before Abramson. […]

  • Girl asks Biden to prom, he sends corsage

    Teen gets prom surprise from Vice President Joe Biden

    A high school senior from Newington, Connecticut didn’t expect a response when she invited Joe Biden to her prom months ago, but last week she got quite the surprise. He didn’t take Talia Maselli to the dance, but he did send a corsage — with red, white and blue flowers. Maselli said she addressed her letter to “Mr. Vice President; Man of Many Chuckles.” In that letter, she said that if Biden turned her down, House Speaker John Boehner would […]

  • Summer in December

    Around the World in 2 Days: Travel agent offers weekend trip to Australia

    A tour operator in the UK is offering a whirlwind weekend trip for the working traveler — if you’re willing to give up sleep on your vacation. It’s a weekend trip to Australia, and it costs just $1,840. That includes airfare, two hotel nights and three days of car rental. But clocking in at 46 hours round-trip, much of that time would be spent in the air or on the road. Covering 21,000 miles in two days, Austravel agents say […]

  • police

    UPDATE: Paramedics fought to save a life after an officer involved shooting

    LAWTON, Okla. – A late night call led to one death and police officers under investigation. Police responded to the 1500 block of N.W. Williams Street around 10:45 p.m. Saturday. While they were on location, a subject pointed a gun at officers. That is when officials say at least one officer shot the suspect. An ambulance was called out but the man didn’t make it. OSBI is investigating the incident. Stay with KFOR as we keep you up-to-date on this […]

  • UPDATE: Suspect facing several charges after opening fire on officers

    OKLAHOMA CITY – One man is behind bars and facing several charges after he allegedly began shooting at police. Around 2 a.m. on Sunday, officers were called to a disturbance near the Walgreens, located near S.W. 84th St. and S. Pennsylvania Ave. Witnesses say the man was intoxicated and had a knife. Police found the alleged suspect, who continued to walk away. When confronted, authorities say 25-year-old Jerad Gravitt started shooting at the officer. Fortunately, no one was injured as […]

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    A ‘total loss’ after early AM fire; long response time

    SHAWNEE, OKLA. – Around 4:30 a.m. fire crews received a call reporting heavy smoke coming from a convenience store off of Lake Rd and NS 334. When crews arrived the building was engulfed in flames that had broke through the roof, said fire officials. The building, formally Sunny Beaches Convenience Store, was a total loss. Fire officials said that it took them 12 minutes to get to that fire, longer than normal. They credited the distance from the station, 9 […]

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    Body found in OKC neighborhood, possible homicide

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Investigations are underway after a body was found near NE 31st St. and North Eastern Avenue. Policed responded to a call around 1:30 a.m. about a body in the roadway. The body was found in the 1600 block of Bishop Bobby L. Williams Dr. in the Springlake area. Officials believe it to be a possible homicide. Police have not released where the body was when they arrived or the identification of the victim. Keep checking back with […]

  • UPDATE: One person burned in South OKC Fire

    UPDATE: The man injured in that fire has been taken to an area hospital for treatment to his arm. No other injuries were reported. OKLAHOMA CITY – One man was treated for second-degree burns and smoke inhalation after an early morning fire. Fire crews responded to a call about the fire in the 3200 block of South Clegern Avenue shortly before 8 a.m. Sunday, said fire officials. The fire is out but crews are still on scene. No other information […]