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    Authorities believe man wanted for Tulsa murder may actually be in Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Authorities believe a man who is wanted for murder out of Tulsa may actually be in Oklahoma City. Around 4 a.m. on Oct. 2, 2016, Byron Penn, 31, allegedly shot security guard Norman Huntley to death outside of a Tulsa club. Tulsa police told KJRH that video shows a group of people trying to steal a backpack from another person inside a club. A fight ensued, and those attempting to take the backpack fled to a car […]

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    New plan for school report cards, some say the formula is racist

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma State Superintendent’s office recently revamped the A through F grading system for schools, and it is now coming under fire with accusations of racism. Federal law mandated a change to Oklahoma’s A through F report card system for schools. Superintendent Joy Hofmeister’s office proposed a new plan for A through F, which passed the state school board in December. But, some parent advocacy groups aren’t happy about some of the changes. Education advocates, like Robert […]

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    His dog can fetch…and count.

    OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA — He’s in the shop all the time. Phillip Ferguson literally lives with the engines he rebuilds. His shop is above his crowded workspace. But he also lives with Cookie, a 6-year-old mutt left by a customer when she was just a pup. “They called me about 5 in the morning and said, ‘man I forgot my dog in your shop’,” he recalls. “When they came to get her the next day I said, ‘I’ll give you […]

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    Army veteran says VA taking his money to pay child support for a boy who is not his

    AURORA, Colo. — An Army veteran in Colorado says the Department of Veterans Affairs is wrongly garnishing his retirement pay. Elmo Jones, a retired Green Beret, served our country for more than two decades. But he’s going up against a behemoth bureaucracy to stop child support payments for a boy who is not his. The VA is taking a big chunk of his retirement pay each month to pay child support for the now-5-year-old boy. It’s something a Colorado court […]

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    Exclusive: “I am innocent,” Rep. Dan Kirby tells NewsChannel 4 he was cleared of sexual harassment allegations long before settlement

    OKLAHOMA CITY – In his first television interview, Rep. Dan Kirby answers questions about the sexual harassment allegations against him and a settlement he said he never knew about. Kirby returned to the capitol Tuesday, telling his colleagues he’s innocent. He told NewChannel 4 he was cleared in the sexual harassment case long before a settlement was paid to his accuser using taxpayer money. “I am innocent. I did not sexually harass anyone,” Kirby said. Kirby said he was blown […]

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    Oklahoma receives REAL ID extension through June 2017

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin along with legislative leaders Tuesday announced Oklahoma has received an extension through June 6, 2017 to meet the requirements in the REAL ID Act. But, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security warned failure for the state to act during the 2017 legislative session on legislation committing Oklahoma to all the REAL ID requirements could result in the denial of future extension requests. Without the extension, federal agencies later this month would have been prohibited […]

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    Oklahoma City man accused in brutal murder of 2-year-old sentenced to prison

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City man accused in the brutal murder of a 2-year-old child was sentenced to life in prison. Justin Lawson, 24, was originally accused of sexually assaulting 2-year-old Sheleah while her mother, Keah, was in class. Keah Cudjo told KFOR in Sept. 2015 that Justin Lawson first contacted her around 8 a.m. saying that something was wrong. “I got a call that she peed on herself and was shaking. I tried to come home, but he said she […]

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    How to fuel up before working out

    Scientists have long known that what you eat before, during and after you exercise can make or break a workout and possibly affect your fitness results. So what do nutritionists recommend to munch on? It turns out that quality carbohydrates are important pre-workout and lean proteins post-workout, experts say. What to eat before exercise Before you exercise, eat carbs, but not too much, said Nancy Cohen, a professor in the department of nutrition at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. […]

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    City bans pedestrians from popular Bluff Creek Trails

    OKLA. CITY – There is outrage over the City of Oklahoma City’s new ban on running a popular Bluff Creek, trails below the Lake Hefner Dam by Pat Murphy Park. Runners we talked to say they were blindsided by the news after learning they would have to give up their dirt trails and find someplace else to run! They still have access to the paved trails, but it’s the dirt trails the city wants them off! The ban extends to […]

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    ‘It was wonderful,’ New York City issues first U.S. ‘intersex’ birth certificate

    NEW YORK CITY – For the first time in the United States, New York City issued a birth certificate reading “intersex” in the gender field. The city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene corrected the original birth certificate of Sara Kelly Keenan, born in Brooklyn 55 years ago. She received it in the mail at her Santa Cruz, California, home on Tuesday. “It was wonderful. It was the first time I saw ‘intersex’ in print related to my name,” said […]

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    George Michael autopsy results inconclusive, police say

    An autopsy on the body of pop star George Michael proved inconclusive and further tests will be needed, UK police say. “The cause of death is inconclusive and further tests will now be carried out. The results of these tests are unlikely to be known for several weeks,” a statement from Thames Valley police said. Michael, who was 53, was found dead at his home on Christmas Day. The musician shot to fame in the 1980s as part of the […]